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  • Deception

  • By: Aleatha Romig
  • Narrated by: Samantha Prescott, Brian Pallino
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587

Lennox "Nox" Demetri and Alexandria "Charli" Collins had every intention of following their agreement, but rules are made to be broken. In Cunning, they were reunited, with Nox setting down new rules for the game and Charli having no choice but to follow them. Now, once again, the game has changed. Nox and Charli's hot, sensual encounter has grown into something more, but it is threatened by secrets and regrets. Is it their love and intense sexual chemistry that's pushing them together or something darker?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 3rd book was a let down =(

  • By DD on 09-30-16

Wow, feeling deceived. Another book in the series?

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

Reviewed: 07-22-16

Would you listen to Deception again? Why?

No question that Aleatha is a tallented and creative writer. This will be my last book of hers if not a stand alone. I don't think authors realize that we read many books and by the time the next in a series comes out I have forgotten the pull for the plot and storyline. Often I may have several books that are incomplete due to a series. I understand this is a way of garning more income but it is not worth the break in the story to wait months or years for a next in the series. Also what is up with a 4th book? Really could not have been competed in 3?

What about Samantha Prescott and Brian Pallino ’s performance did you like?

Both are excellent performers.

Any additional comments?

An idea! if needed to garner more income why not release the series at the same time with serveral book? Still this series is not worth $40 if one is using credits.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Shopping for a Billionaire

  • Shopping for a Billionaire, Book 1
  • By: Julia Kent
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 342

When mystery shopper Shannon Jacoby meets billionaire Declan McCormick with her hand down a toilet in the men's room of one of his stores, it's love at first flush in this hilarious new romantic comedy from New York Times best-selling author Julia Kent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Short, Sweet, and LOL Funny!

  • By Cheri on 05-31-16

Fun, well written but too expensive for cliffs

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

Reviewed: 05-06-16

What did you love best about Shopping for a Billionaire?

No question that Julia Kent can write. Write well and with humorous overtones. She brings to life the details that add color to any story.

Any additional comments?

Julia needs to have one book for the Shopping for the Billionaire series. I feel I am being nickel-ed and dime to death. I would love to finish the series but only will pay for books 1 -3. Sorry Julia you are off my reading list.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bind Me

  • Capture Me, Book 2
  • By: Anna Zaires
  • Narrated by: Shirl Rae, Roberto Scarlato
  • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

For Lucas Kent, his new prisoner is a maddening contradiction: compliant yet defiant, fragile yet strong. He needs to uncover her secrets, but doing so may ruin everything. For Yulia Tzakova, her captor is the man of both her dreams and her nightmares: tender one moment, cruel the next. She can't let him crack her, but resisting him may leave her broken.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh my goodness, Anna where in the heck is Book 3??

  • By Tiff on 05-28-16

What and Why this book? Warning Cliff ahead!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-16

Would you try another book from Anna Zaires and/or Shirl Rae and Roberto Scarlato ?

Lets get this straight. I love Anna Zaires. Her dark twisted books have always been a vice I looked forward to. I was excited to get Bind Me, but now I am frustrated with not just Anna but many authors who seem to drag out their story which should be in one book, to what I believe is to bring in more dough. This book is a perfect example of stretching out the story. In doing so I believe she lost the intrigue that makes her books so enjoyable. I think it was filled with fluff (sex) and not suspense. Sex scenes were lacking the thrill of her other books. This book should have been part of book one and the ending in a book 2.

Any additional comments?

The narrators are excellent.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Denial

  • The Careless Whisper Series, Book 1
  • By: Lisa Renee Jones
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Louise
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 283

Ella awakes alone in Italy, no longer sure of who she is. One thing is certain: a gorgeous man has claimed her as his own. He's tall, dark, and sexy, the kind of rich, powerful man who makes a girl long to be possessed. And possess her he does, whispering wicked promises in her ear, indulging her deepest desires, stealing her trust - and her cautious heart. Soon, though, she discovers that nothing is as it seems. The truth will shatter her world, but it will also set her free...if it doesn't destroy her first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cliffhanger

  • By Bo Gateley on 12-10-15

Why state a Stand Alone? We maybe fooled once...

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

Reviewed: 12-13-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

It is a disapointment when we have been misled with a simple statment, stand alone. Lisa Renee we will still buy your books even without a cliff. The problem most authors don't realize is we are reading many books before the next comes out in a series and when there is a cliff we often can't remember the details for the next in line. Your books are enteraining but not enough to reread to get the details to throughly enjoy the next in the series. OK I maybe a minority here but I would have waited the year or two for the entire series to come out before I will buy a cliff.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

I was intriged to see where Lisa would take this story. Ella has been mentioned and there was always the question of where and what happened to her. I feel the story was slow at the start and the conversations that took place in the short time between Kyden and Ella are a bit farflung. What underground kingpin will divulge the details in the short few days they knew each other. Really? She may have been married, deeply in love and the lust and trust in this situations was too unrealistic. Needless to say we still want to know what happens.

Any additional comments?

I am a Lisa Renee Jones fan just a bit disapointed.

12 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Capture Me

  • A Twist Me Trilogy Spin-Off
  • By: Anna Zaires, Dima Zales
  • Narrated by: Shirl Rae, Roberto Scarlato
  • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241

Yulia Tzakova is no stranger to dangerous men. She grew up with them. She survived them. But when she meets Lucas Kent, she knows the hard ex-soldier may be the most dangerous of them all. One night - that's all it should be. A chance to make up for a failed assignment and get information on Kent's arms dealer boss. When his plane goes down, it should be the end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By lisa on 12-08-15

I love but Hate Anna Zaires

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

Reviewed: 12-10-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I have loved Anna when I got ahold of her Twisted series. I just can't understand why she can't write a stand alone series. 5 hours for 1 credit and then a cliff. Really. Anna we will continue to buy the next in the series even if it is a stand alone. That aside I love her dark place she take her readers and I also like the references to her past books. Nicely done

What about Shirl Rae and Roberto Scarlato ’s performance did you like?

The best past of the performance was the Russian pronuciation of the last names. They both are experienced and a pleasure to listen to.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Slow Burn

  • A Driven Novel
  • By: K. Bromberg
  • Narrated by: Kelly Ashton, Abel Cantwell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541

No matter how hard Haddie tries to forget about him, Becks relentlessly tries to prove that she should start living for today. But she is determined to avoid romantic commitment, and she can always use her ex-boyfriend's reappearance to help snuff out the slow burn within her that Becks has sparked. Or will fate force her to realize that this kind of connection doesn’t come along very often and a chance at love is worth the risk?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Engrossing yet frustrating

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-20-15

Help

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

Reviewed: 10-29-15

What disappointed you about Slow Burn?

I have enjoyed K. Bromberg's driven series books. So I decided to invest in the others. I have had a hard time getting through the story as the characters spend most of the book contemplating or in a self conversation. The book drags and I was constantly wondering when will this be over. I think the story line would be fine if there was an editor to cut half the book.

Any additional comments?

My 5 star rating in this driven series was Raced and also the first book Driven.

  • Leo’s Chance

  • By: Mia Sheridan
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 591
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590

Does everyone deserve a second chance? Even someone who lies and deceives to get it? Do we all have a second chance coming? Even if we play a part in our own destruction? How hard would you fight to have a second chance at love? A second chance at life? Another chance to tell your own story? Every love story has two sides. Evie told hers. This time it's Leo's chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty, deep and makes your heart beat.

  • By Jae Williams on 08-01-16

A rewrite of Leo

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I enjoyed Leo but felt it was missing the edge of many stories I enjoy. Meaning I could put the book down. After I read reviews of Leo's chance I was in the same story as Leo. I hate when authors try to write the counter point of view and end up with the same story. Take Note Autors please! If you are going to write in others pov please bring in information we have not already read.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Leo’s Chance?

The story could have been saved if it would have continued on from where Leo left off. It was interesting to read of the accident but then I felt I was wasiting my time rereading Leo.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • In My Wildest Fantasies

  • Pembroke Palace Series, Book One (Avon Romantic Treasure)
  • By: Julianne MacLean
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 422
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 378

Lady Rebecca Newland cannot forget the captivating nobleman who saved her life, and she sets out to meet him again when she is of an age to be courted. Unbeknownst to her, her timing is impeccable, for Devon Sinclair, the future Duke of Pembroke, has just been informed by his mad father that he must take a wife before Christmas in order to thwart a family curse and preserve his inheritance. Lady Rebecca is everything Devon could want in a wife - she is beautiful, charming, and she desires him openly.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic & Steamy....I wanted more!

  • By Elizabeth on 07-24-14

Well worth your time and your dime.

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

Reviewed: 01-31-15

Any additional comments?

A fun quick movining novel. Narrator Rosalyn Landor is one of my all time favorite. She can capitor the men as well as the women's voices and this adds another element to the story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Burying Water

  • By: K. A. Tucker
  • Narrated by: Josh Goodman, Elizabeth Louise
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,722
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,417
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,411

Left for dead in the fields of rural Oregon, a young woman defies all odds and survives - but she awakens with no idea who she is, or what happened to her. Refusing to answer to "Jane Doe" for another day, the woman renames herself "Water" for the tiny, hidden marking on her body - the only clue to her past. Taken in by old Ginny Fitzgerald, a crotchety but kind lady living on a nearby horse farm, Water slowly begins building a new life. But as she attempts to piece together the fleeting slivers of her memory, more questions emerge....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding! Perfect love / mystery book!

  • By Rebecca on 11-07-14

Excellent listen

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

Reviewed: 01-31-15

Any additional comments?

Don't think twice, as this is K.A. best to date. Both narrators are highly tallented. You will not be dissapointed with this fast moving novel and it is well written. I think K.A. is a best kept secret.

12 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • All for This

  • Here and Now, Book 3
  • By: Lexi Ryan
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Piper Goodeve, Gabriel Vaughan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258

What if you would never remember the day you made the most important decision of your life? That's what they're telling me about the day of my accident - the day I put on Max's ring and chose him over Nate. I'm counting on the wisdom behind a decision I don't remember making. Max is amazing - sexy, sweet, and kind. I was starting to believe happily-ever-after might be in my future after all. Then the unthinkable happened and my world imploded.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the story

  • By Becca on 03-12-16

Wanted to love this series

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

Reviewed: 01-12-15

Would you listen to All for This again? Why?

This was a good series except it seems to go on and on. It would have been a 5 star if Lexi Ryan put this into one or two books.

Any additional comments?

I feel the plot was unique and the characters were developed. I will continue to follow Lexi Ryan and only hope she doesn't drag out her next books. I am also thankful her books have a HEA. I would hate to spend 20 plus hours for a tear jerker.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful