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  • Racing for the Sun

  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 116

Staff Sergeant Jasper "Ace" Atchison takes one look at Private Sonny Daye and knows that every word on paper about him is pure, unadulterated bullshit. But Sonny is desperate, and although Ace isn't going to take him up on his offer of "anything", that doesn't mean he isn't tempted. Instead, Ace takes Sonny under his wing, protecting him when they're in the service and making plans with him when they get out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blue Collar Wonderful

  • By Riva on 08-12-14

Had a little trouble getting into it.

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

Not your regular gay romance, probably too realistic. Liked that it was hard, and real.

  • The Quarterback

  • By: Mackenzie Blair
  • Narrated by: Greg Boudreaux
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

Matt Lancaster is the star quarterback at Bodine College, a small Southern Division II school with an ultra-conservative dean of athletics. Matt is also very much in the closet, and he thinks he’s kept his secret well hidden, until his best friends take him to a happy endings massage parlor and request a male masseuse for him. In walks Trevor Kim, a gorgeous, pierced, tattooed fellow Bodine student who does massages - without happy endings - to pay for school after his family kicked him out for being gay. Trevor takes one look at Matt and breaks all his own rules about mixing business with pleasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love love love

  • By Rebecca on 04-20-18

Typical Quarterback storie, done well

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

I am getting a little beyond these types of stories. Matter of fact I am not sure if I am becoming boring or these romances are too formula for me. I know that my interest is more to listening to history of math, or science. So, with that kind of stimulation from Audible, gay romances just not keeping my interest anymore. 😯

  • Another Dumb Jock

  • By: Jeff Erno
  • Narrated by: Ezekiel Robison
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27

Jeff Irwin and Brett Willson raised a fine son, Adam, in their unconventional, judgment-free family. But being the son of two dads has its challenges. Although Adam loves them, he's determined to prove he's not gay, like they are. To this end, he's become the star pitcher of his high school baseball team, a true jock. Then Adam is suspended after he gets into a fight at school, and his dads find out his grades are slipping. Determined to put him back on track, they hire him a tutor: a short, nerdy kid named Trevor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 stars- Add some happy to your reading list

  • By A T on 04-02-17

A little idealistic

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

Reviewed: 09-20-17

Though I like these types of stories, and the narrator was good, the story just seemed a little too idealistic and simple in its characters.

  • Better Than Good

  • By: Lane Hayes
  • Narrated by: Tyler Stevens
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 291

Matt Sullivan understands labels: law student, athlete, heterosexual. He has goals: graduate and begin his career in law. One fateful night, Matt tags along with his gay roommate to a dance club and everything changes. Matt finds himself attracted to the most beautiful man he's ever seen. All labels go flying out the window.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gay for you romance w/ surprisingly minimal angst

  • By JC on 04-15-15

I love this sweet romance, but....

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

Reviewed: 09-08-17

Gee, this thing ended in the middle of the story! I was ready to scream! I wanted to know how things worked out down the road! I am actually a little passed off!😕

  • Femme

  • By: Marshall Thornton
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162

Queeny cocktail waiter Lionel wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player, and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade pom-poms. Mostly, Lionel and Dog learn what it means to be a man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Heels, Better Romance...

  • By HB on 07-02-17

Totally fun and importance

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

It's a fun way to deal with a lot of issues, that in today's world are there. Gender definitions are being recreated everyday now. Transgender is saying that you can actually be the opposite sex that your body is! What is important is not focusing on the things that are different from each other, but actually what we have in common, and no matter what the gender issues may seem to be, we are all with human needs!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Transparency

  • By: Ethan Stone, Sara York
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 39

Charlie is the quintessential bear. Big, muscular and hairy. But that isn't the type of men he's attracted to. He is drawn to men like Taylor - short, smooth, and sexy. Taylor is Charlie's idea of the perfect twink. But there's something about Taylor Charlie doesn't know. Taylor is unsure about a lot of things, but when he sees Charlie, he instantly knows he wants him. The only issue standing in his way is how Taylor views his own masculinity. He's afraid that Charlie will leave once he knows the secret Taylor wants to keep hidden.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well... that was different...

  • By JC on 05-19-15

I loved this story, transgender!!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-17

I was surprised by the subject matter. This is a true issue that haunts a small group of people. But just like anything that involves consenting adults, we need to make room in our hearts and also be amazed in how us humans have so many different was of expressing our sexuality. As a gay man if I found a transgender person that I was attracted to I would surely go for it. I hate war, but I don't hate people!😗

  • A Second Harvest

  • By: Eli Easton
  • Narrated by: Will Tulin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

When his best friend overdoses, Christie resolves to take a break from the city. He heads to a small house in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania to rest, recoup, and reflect. But life in the country is boring despite glimpses of the hunky silver fox next door. When Christie's creativity latches onto cooking, he decides to approach his widower neighbor with a plan to share meals and grocery expenses. David agrees, and soon the odd couple finds they really enjoy spending time together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really touching older MC story, ok narration

  • By Morgan A Skye on 08-06-17

Another great coming out story

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

Reviewed: 06-12-17

Loved this story and of course the characters. Great narration. I noticed afterwards that I own several audio books by this author already and loved them all. Who knows I might just buy another one tonight!

  • The Truth as He Knows It

  • Perspectives, Book 1
  • By: A. M. Arthur
  • Narrated by: Guy Locke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236

Officer Noel Carlson isn't out to anyone in small-town Stratton, Pennsylvania, so a relationship is out of the question. That doesn't stop him from wanting one, though. When a night-shift call brings him face-to-thonged-butt with a hired stripper whose girl-party gig went terribly wrong, Noel takes pity on the guy and lets him go. But he can't get the encounter out of his mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and performance

  • By Riva on 03-13-16

Well, damnit this story made me cry.

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

Reviewed: 06-02-17

There is a lot going on in this story, and it is just one thing after another. I hope that all these horrible things never happen to anyone. Like all people who are objectified in this world, it can be difficult to survive not being seen as a feeling, caring person, who want and need to love and be loved. I did enjoy each of the main characters and they felt tobe real in their pain and struggle to become whole again.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • There's This Guy

  • By: Rhys Ford
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 273

Jake Moore's world fits too tightly around him. Every penny he makes as a welder goes to care for his dying father, an abusive, controlling man who's the only family Jake has left. Because of a promise to his dead mother, Jake resists his desire for other men, but it leaves him consumed by darkness. It takes all of Dallas Yates's imagination to see the possibilities in the fatigued art deco building on WeHo's outskirts, but what seals the deal is a shy smile from the handsome metal worker across the street.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why hadn't I read this earlier.

  • By Kindle Customer on 01-01-18

Good, but not that good.

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

Reviewed: 06-01-17

I liked this story basically, but it was full of drama that should have really gotten to me, instead I found myself just listening to it until it was done, and was somewhat happy about it being ended. I guess I just didn't believe the characters that much, I didn't really cares if they lived or died.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Flicker Men

  • A Novel
  • By: Ted Kosmatka
  • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 625
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 572
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 576

A quantum physicist shocks the world with a startling experiment, igniting a struggle between science and theology, free will and fate, and antagonizing forces not known to exist. Eric Argus is a washout. His prodigious early work clouded his reputation and strained his sanity. But an old friend gives him another chance, an opportunity to step back into the light.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Started out good but fell flat

  • By Edward on 08-04-15

I loved the story to some degree.

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

Reviewed: 05-29-17

For me this was a intellectual story, but it spiral down to some violence, this reducing the quality of my overall enjoyment. The narrator is perfect, and I found listening his voice rewarding. I am going to look for more from this author, see what else his imagination comes up with.