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  • My Girl

  • A Montana Sky Series Novella
  • By: Debra Holland
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

When a logging accident kills his friend and Felicity Woodbury’s fiancé, Lars Aagaard steps in to lend his support. To keep Felicity’s suitors at bay during her mourning period, the two act as if Lars is wooing her. But, already smitten, Lars hopes to turn the pretend courtship to real love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Girl: A Montana Sky Series Novella

  • By AnnieS on 09-10-18

I just love the Montana Sky series.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-03-19

I just love the Montana Sky series and was glad to read this sweet story. It starts out very sad, but it shows how Felicity worked through her grief with Lars. Lars is so different with Felicity and he knows right away that she will be his girl some day. With Felicity's fiancée gone, it takes her a little while longer to realize her love for Lars. A beautiful story.

  • I Love You More

  • By: Josie Riviera
  • Narrated by: Liz Baechel
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

He's a billionaire businessman. Luciano Donati, entrepreneur and eligible bachelor, lost his first wife to cancer. So though he lives in romantic Charleston, SC, he has every intention of ignoring the upcoming holiday for lovers, at least until he sets eyes again on his younger sister's best friend. He remembers Anastasia as a teenager who idolized him, not this lovely, fragile woman with heartbreak in her eyes. Heartbreak that he finds himself wanting to cure.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A sweet, short story about love and loss.

  • By Julia on 12-26-18

A sweet, short story about love and loss.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-26-18

A sweet, short story about love and loss. Anastasia has loved Luciano since she was a teenager. She was too young for him then, but now that they have reconnected, she isn't too young. He was married, but his wife died and he hasn't been interested in having any kind of relationship since. Anastasia had a cancer scare, but has recovered. Neither of them are looking for a relationship, but they just can't seem to stay away from each other. He lives in South Carolina and she lives in Vermont. Long distance relationships do not seem to work very well. Will they be able to make it?

  • Seeking Fortune

  • Seeking Series, Book 2
  • By: Josie Riviera
  • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Losing his wife and daughter to influenza shook James Colchester's faith in God. As another epidemic threatens, he's torn between what's best for his fragile son: fleeing to his Welsh homeland, or staying put. In a moment of weakness, the black-haired, green-eyed Gypsy's delicate touch on his palm quells his fears, and her beauty ignites a warmth he hasn't felt in years. Desperate to return to her people, Valentina Rupa goes against every lesson her mother taught her to soothe the Englishman into a false sense of security.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed

  • By Teresa on 01-19-19

A story about love, redemption and faith.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-18

This is a good story about love, redemption and faith. It also shows how the people were prejudiced against the Gypsy people and how the influenza epidemic affected everyone. Valentina just lost her mother, her sister is sick and they have to get help. When they are confronted by some locals, Valentina's sister is hurt and the local gentry takes them in and helps them. Valentina is untrusting of Englishmen and so she doesn't disclose everything that James needs to know. As Valentina gets to know James, she realizes that she must tell him the truth, but how can she do that after waiting so long. James has been nothing but kind and is teaching Valentina about faith and love. Will he ever forgive her when he finds out the truth?

  • Sweet Enemy

  • Veiled Seduction Series, Volume 1
  • By: Heather Snow
  • Narrated by: Kate Marcin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Beakers and ball gowns don’t mix. So when lady chemist and avowed spinster Miss Liliana Claremont receives a coveted invitation to the earl of Stratford’s house party, no one expects her to accept. After all, it’s well known Lord Geoffrey Wentworth, a rising political star, is in need of a suitable bride, and it’s assumed he will choose one from the select group of attendees. Yet Liliana has no desire to lure the rich and powerful earl into marriage. She’s come to Somerton Park for one reason - to uncover what the Wentworths had to do with the murder of her father. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightfully full of twists and turns!

  • By Faun Corkum on 02-10-19

Lilianna will not give up.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-14-18

After she interrupts an intruder, Liliana finds some old letters that gave her a clue to her father's death. In order to find out who murdered him, she has to go to a house party at Lord Wentworth's home. She suspects that Lord Wentworth, or someone in his home, killed her father. What she discovers is, love. She realizes that Geoffrey did not murder her father and that his father was murdered also. Geoffrey thinks that Lilianna may be just like his mother, conniving. He doesn't find out about her snooping until after he has fallen in love with her. Well, he will marry her, but he just won't give her his heart. Easier said than done. Will they uncover the mystery of their father's deaths?

  • Scene of the Grind

  • A Killer Coffee Mystery, Book 1
  • By: Tonya Kappes
  • Narrated by: Madeline Mrozek
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

Roxanne Bloom quit her job as a lawyer, divorced her cheating husband, and moved to the quaint town of Honey Springs, Kentucky, where she'd spent many of her teenage summers visiting her eccentric and fun-loving Aunt Maxi. Roxy follows her dream and opens The Bean Hive, Honey Springs' first coffee house on the town's newly revitalized boardwalk. It opens just in time for Honey Springs' annual Honey Festival. Roxy's life couldn't be better. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great listen!

  • By Dee on 06-25-18

An entertaining mystery.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-18

An entertaining mystery and hearing about all the food made me hungry. Roxanne and her crew are so much fun. Love the dogs too. Roxanne has come back to town to recover from her divorce and start her life over. While she is trying to get reacquainted with the town and starting her coffee shop, one of her neighbors his murdered. Her aunt is suspected of the murder and Roxanne will do all she can to prove her innocence. As she investigates the murder, she draws closer to her old boyfriend. When Roxanne's life is in danger, he will do anything to save her.

  • Body Wave

  • The Bad Hair Day Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: Nancy J. Cohen
  • Narrated by: Mary Ann Jacobs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Stylist Marla Shore goes undercover in a hair-brained scheme to catch a killer in her latest South Florida adventure. In a story braided with unexpected twists and curls, she takes on a role as nurse's aide for wealthy Miriam Pearl. While Marla snoops into the elderly matriarch's affairs, her boyfriend Detective Dalton Vail is afraid that the only affair she'll snag is with her ex-spouse Stan. Juggling work at her salon, crime solving, and two amorously inclined males, Marla fights a race against time to save Stan before the dashing detective nails him for murder. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Mystery!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-29-18

A good mystery and great characters.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Marla is back in a new mystery. This one involves her ex husband. He is accused of murdering his wife. He turns to Marla for help. Dalton is reluctant to involve Marla in the investigation, but she knows Stan is a rotten person, but he isn't a murderer. As they try to solve the case, Marla and Dalton become much closer. A good mystery and great characters.

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  • Mail-Order Brides of the West: Bertha

  • Montana Sky Series
  • By: Debra Holland
  • Narrated by: Lara Asmundson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Bertha Bucholtz returns to her St. Louis home after an unsuccessful stay at the mail-order bridal agency. Her family house is overflowing with her thin, beautiful sisters and their many suitors, and shy, overweight Bertha is lost among the chaos. Even her baking skills - so praised at the agency - aren't special, for her six sisters and her mother are also excellent cooks. Desperate to be living on her own, Bertha searches for a job as a cook but with little success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mail Order Bride: Bertha

  • By Madison W Fairbanks on 06-26-16

Bertha is always quiet and shy.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-16-18

I have loved this whole series of mail order brides. Bertha didn't get to be a mail order bride and she felt so out of place even at home. She is a quiet person and is a little plump, so she thinks that men aren't interested in her like they are her sisters. So, when an employment opportunity comes up, she decides to take it. Even if her employer will be Prudence, she will be able to be near some of her friends from the agency. It seems Prudence has changed and Bertha is willing to take the chance that the change is permanent. When arrives, there is a man who is a lot like Bertha, he is quiet and reserved. Will they be able to make a go of it?

  • Good Luck Charm

  • Holiday High Series, Book 2
  • By: Kellie McAllen
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Basketball star Kerri "Killer" O'Connor knows she's bad luck, and she's tried everything to keep it from ruining her life - a rabbit's foot, a horseshoe, her dad's lucky shirt - she's never without one. When her dad gets hurt in a freak accident on Friday the 13th, Kerri is sure she's to blame, but then a boy shows up wearing her father's old sweatshirt, and Kerri's luck suddenly does a 180. Convinced that Connor Murphy is the talisman she needs to change her fate, Kerri begs him to be there for her while her dad is recuperating.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • He wants to be more than a good luck charm.

  • By Julia on 04-02-18

He wants to be more than a good luck charm.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-18

Kerri constantly has bad luck. Her dad is usually her good luck charm, but he is in an accident and can't be at her basketball games. How will she take her team to the finals if she doesn't have her good luck charm? Then she meets Connor. When he is around her luck changes ever time. Connor is a good guy, but he has his limits. After obsessing over another girl for a long time, he finally is realizing just how special Kerri is. But, does she see him only as a good luck charm or could there be more between them?

  • Dare to Dream

  • The Maxwell Series, Book 2
  • By: S.B. Alexander
  • Narrated by: Amanda Fugate-Moss
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Death and pain brought them together. Vengeance and darkness might tear them apart. Kade Maxwell will do anything to save Lacey Robinson from her past - and from herself. A task that is harder than he ever realized as fate has something else in store. Bound and determined to push through her demons and achieve her dreams, Lacey just might dare to go too far - right into the arms of a killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 2

  • By MeDi on 06-07-16

Kade just wants to protect Lacey.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-16-18

All Kade wants to do is protect and take care of Lacey. Lacey has been through so much. Her mother and sister were murdered and she suffers from PTSD. She is the one who found her mother and sister after they were murdered. But, she is strong and wants to be able to stand on her own two feet. Her dad and Kade have to quit trying to shield her all the time. But, now there is another threat and Lacey is kidnapped, twice. She just has to push through her fears and Kade is going to have to trust her or they can't be together.

  • How a Scot Surrenders to a Lady

  • Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts, Book 5
  • By: Julie Johnstone
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

Highland warrior Cameron MacLeod's mission for the king has just gone dangerously awry, and the best chance he has of saving it is the fair-haired beauty he encounters during the ambush. Injured during the battle, the enchantress has lost her memory, but Cameron harbors one of her. Long ago, a seer foretold that this woman had the power to destroy him. He's confident he's not so weak as to succumb to her charms, but the mysterious woman soon proves herself brave, guileless, and after one foolish, searing kiss, impossible to resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By Mary DiM on 09-22-17

Strong men and women.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-26-17

The MacLeod men a honorable and strong. So are the women who love them. Cameron has always thought he had to prove himself to his family. Has always held himself to a higher standard so he felt like he might be as honorable as his brothers. Then Sorcha comes along and threatens everything. He will not become dishonorable just because the seer says it will be. When Sorcha is trying to stop her father from doing a terrible thing, she is injured and has lost her memory. As she gets to know Cameron and his family, she vows she will not do anything that will put his honor in question. Even if it means she has to marry a man she hates. Cameron will not let that happen.