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  • Come as You Are

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,320
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,214

I couldn't have scripted a more perfect night. For one fantastic evening, at a masquerade party in the heart of Manhattan, I'm not the millionaire everyone wants a piece of. Fine - multimillionaire. But who's counting all those commas? Not me, and not the most intriguing woman I've ever met. And that's why I'm eager to get to know her more, since my mystery woman seems to like me for me, rather than for my huge...bank account. Everything's coming up aces. Until the next day, when things get a little complicated. (Newsflash - a lot complicated.)

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫ 5 Stars ✫, a Bonus Novella and a little duet too

  • By Cyndi on 04-17-18

Thank you for great characters!

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

Reviewed: 04-27-18

I can’t convey how much I love this book. The characters were unique, charming and smart. They actually communicated! I kept expecting them to do something dumb like underestimate each other or pull a Three’s Company misunderstanding. How refreshing that they actually spoke to each other and didn’t automatically assume the worst the minute there was a question. I LOVE Lauren Blakely books but I especially love her for this book. Any time I thought I was about to roll my eyes expecting a contrived plot, she came through and had them act like real people. Thank you, Lauren!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wanderlust

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Grace Grant
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,026
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,861
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,861

They say Paris is always a good idea.... You know what I say? Paris would be a much better idea if I spoke the dang language. I can't even board the metro to visit the Louvre without ending up at the Moulin Rouge, and let's not even mention how I'll ever make it through a day at my new office. Fortunately my company hooks me up with my own personal translator. Ooh la la. Or should I say bloody hell? Because he's charming, witty, and British, and he brings the city to life for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫ Romantic with great narration!

  • By Cyndi on 02-06-18

Listen to this book!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

It was a fabulous, truly romantic story. I’d normally recommend reading it, but don’t! Please, LISTEN to it! The narration was amazing, especially the British accent. I felt a bit like Jude Law in The Holiday was reading to me. More than reading, actually. The “acting” that is a part of any good narration was stellar for both narrators. Highly recommend!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Roomies

  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: K. C. Sheridan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039

Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a big-time musical director. When the tryout goes better than even Holland could have imagined, Calvin is set for a great entry into Broadway - until he admits his student visa has expired and he's in the country illegally. Holland impulsively offers to wed the Irishman to keep him in New York, her growing infatuation a secret only to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I need an Encore

  • By Albertina Green on 12-08-17

Good story; reviewer was too sing song-y

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

Reviewed: 01-10-18

The story was good. I enjoyed the characters, especially Calvin. The end was a bit abrupt but nonetheless tied things up in a satisfying way. The main characters were both imperfect and made mistakes which was refreshing. Some of the lack of communication between them was frustrating at times.

My main problem was the narrator. Her pitch went up and down in a constant loop almost every other sentence. It was infuriating once I noticed it because I couldn’t un-notice it. My solution was to listen at 1.5 speed and get through it faster.

  • Easy Kisses

  • By: Kristen Proby
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Rachel Fulginiti
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,846
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,726
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,722

Simon Danbury, an internationally sought-after motivational speaker, helps women from all walks of life with love, self-esteem, dating, and career building skills. Handsome, witty, and wealthy, Simon seemingly has everything a man could want. But appearances can be deceiving. While Simon may have the answers for millions of women all over the world, when it comes to his own love life, he's a giant, sexy mess. Divorced, and convinced that he'll never love again, the very last thing he expects is one Charly Boudreaux.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Voices good . Accents off . Like the Boudreaux's.

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-23-16

If you are a stickler for accents, read this; don't listen.

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

I once wrote in a review that Sebastian York could read the phone book and I would love it. I was wrong. He can't do a British accent, and he shouldn't be cast to read one. The female narrator is great for Charley but isn't great at the British accent either. Better than York, but not great. Seriously...I love him, but if you only pronounce one of every 1000 words with an accent, why bother?

The story was good, but just read this installment and listen to the rest.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Big Vamp on Campus

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,877
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,865

Ophelia Lambert, 400-year-old vampire princess and college freshman, suddenly finds herself domesticated by humans and forced to suffer the indignities of dorm rooms, communal bathrooms, and a roommate with sticky fingers. As one of the hundreds of undead venturing into postsecondary education, Ophelia has a lot more to learn that just "undead studies" - she has to learn to get along with her fellow vampire classmates and, worst of all, her human ones.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Molly Harper's endearing wording saves the day.

  • By Joycinta on 06-07-16

Good novella showing Ophelia's transformation

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

Reviewed: 08-03-16

Entertaining story and narration as always. Only reason I gave 4 instead of 5 stars for Ronconi is she didn't seem to use the same voice for Ophelia that she did in previous books.

  • Crow

  • Boston Underworld, Book 1
  • By: A. Zavarelli
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,520
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,518

An Irish mobster. A missing friend. Two loyalties, ripping me apart. I had a plan. Get in, get my information, and get out. Easy, right? Turns out, infiltrating the Irish mafia isn't exactly what I thought it would be. I just wanted a soldier. Someone I could flirt with to get me in the door. That's when Lachlan Crow noticed me. Problem was, he wasn't a soldier. No, he was next in line for the throne of the Irish underworld. And he was determined to hate me from the outset.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark and Mysterious

  • By cullen_cutie2 on 03-01-17

Dark but riveting

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

Reviewed: 07-06-16

This isn't a typical romance in that it has dark subjects and characters on the wrong side of the law. But I found myself thinking about it quite a bit and wanting to get back to listening to it. Rest assured, there is a HEA. Knowing that helped me get through the more suspenseful parts. There are some disturbing subjects that the author touched on, such as murder between rival gangs, human trafficking and rape. The main characters, however, are complex yet become likable. I was cheering for them to overcome the numerous obstacles. If you want to try something different that still has hot scenes and a satisfying end, try this. The narrator did a great job on the voices and accents too.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Beast

  • A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood
  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,337
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,031
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,023

Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted, and lines have been drawn. The slayers of the Lessening Society are stronger than ever, preying on human weakness to acquire more money, more weapons, more power. But as the Brotherhood readies for an all-out attack on them, one of their own fights a battle within himself....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it but...

  • By M Oliver on 06-09-16

Doesn't disappoint!

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

Reviewed: 06-17-16

Leave it to Ward to write another book about a couple that is already together and have it be just as great as the other books. She does a great job of weaving old characters, new plot and characters, and the portrayal of real struggles in a marriage. She handles difficult subjects (loss of a loved one, infertility) with grace and heart-tugging emotion. Highly recommend this latest BDB installment.

  • Miss Frost Solves a Cold Case

  • Jayne Frost, Book 1
  • By: Kristen Painter
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,979
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,816
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,816

Jayne Frost is a winter elf, Jack Frost's daughter, Santa Claus's niece, heir to the Winter Throne, and now private investigator. Needing someone he can trust, her father sends her to Nocturne Falls to find out why employees at a toy store are going missing. Doing that requires getting to know the town, which leads to interesting encounters with a sexy vampire, an old flame, and an elevator that's strictly off-limits. The more Jayne finds out, the more questions she has, but the answers lead her deeper into danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Princess Turned PI!

  • By Cheri on 05-07-16

Lead character not so bright

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

Reviewed: 06-17-16

I love the Nocturne Falls series, but this was the one disappointment. If I can figure out what is going in the first third of the book, I lose respect for the "detective" who is bumbling around with no clue. Also I started not to like her because I felt like she was using one of the other characters. I'm looking forward to the next NF romance, but not enthralled by the start of the NF mysteries series.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Tied

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 941
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 937

For most of my life, I never imagined I’d get married. But Kate did the impossible: she changed me. I think we can all agree I was pretty frigging awesome before, but now I’m even better. The road to this day wasn’t all rainbows and boners. There were mistakes and misunderstandings worthy of a Greek tragedy. But Kate and I made it through with our inexhaustible lust, boundless admiration, and everlasting love for one another intact.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • HILARIOUSLY FUNNY FROM START TO FINISH!!

  • By BluBumbleB on 10-19-14

Improvement over the last one

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

Reviewed: 06-17-16

I like Tangled, but not so much Twisted. This was an improvement over the last one. It makes it worth going back to the series even if the useless misunderstanding in Twisted drove you crazy. This has all the characters plus Drew's lovable jerk self, but it doesn't go too far this time. And as always, Sebastian York is great. I might listen to him read the dictionary.

  • Kiss of the Highlander

  • Highlander, Book 4
  • By: Karen Marie Moning
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,258
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,700

Enchanted by a powerful spell, Highland laird Drustan MacKeltar slumbered for nearly five centuries hidden deep in a cave, until an unlikely savior awakened him. The enticing lass who dressed and spoke like no woman he'd ever known was from his distant future, where crumbled ruins were all that remained of his vanished world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Trashy but fun novel with lots of sex, time travel

  • By Mark on 04-21-12

My favorite romance ever

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

Reviewed: 12-11-15

Scotland, time travel, complex story and wonderful multi-dimensional characters. This is the book that started my love affair with KMMs books. To have Phil Gigante read it to me somehow made it even better. I love that man's voice!