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  • Craving

  • TerraMates, Book 8
  • By: Lisa Lace
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Myles
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

Earth is losing the war with the Anquesh. The world government needs TerraMates to find a bride for an alien warrior and finalize a peace treaty with the dangerous race. Jennifer Carden never thought Kai would select her as his mate. He's tall, dark, devilishly handsome, and different from all the males she's ever known. Once Kai decides Jenn is his sindare, she's taken to an alien planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Craving ~ Awesome Alien Romance!

  • By Cheri on 07-03-16

TerraMates Love Story with a different twist

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

Reviewed: 02-07-17

This TerraMates story was a little different from the others. I like it. Jenn needs money and she signs up for an alien husband. The thing is, she is only there for the money. She doesn't want to have anything to do with men.

She is assigned to flaunt herself in front of a male representative of another planet. When the time comes, she hides in a closet. Well in walks Kai the male hero. He is sent to Earth to marry a woman in order to form an alliance. Among all of the women thrown into his path, he just wants a break and hides in a closet which just happens to be the one Jenn is in. Kai Immediately recognizes Jenn to be his Sindare or Soul Mate - but much more.

There is a lot of political and romance drama adventure in this story. I love the fact that the Brides must battle the men they marry. My favorite part is how Jenn uses her Tai chi and other yoga practices to beat the resident antagonist in the marriage battle (she won the battle and was able to reject the groom).

This was a very good audio book. This audio book was provided by the author for an unbiased review.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Book of Kells

  • By: R. A. MacAvoy
  • Narrated by: Alan Robertson
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 123

A contemporary man, John Thornburn (a meek, non-violent and unpredictable artist) and woman, Derval (his tough, confrontational, strong and warrior-like lover) time travel to ancient Ireland to avenge a Viking attack. Packed with fascinating details of historical time and place in Irish history and delicately balanced on the border between realism and fantasy, the story centers around one of the most famous and beautiful illuminated manuscripts in history, the legendary but entirely real Book of Kells.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Book of Irish Fantasy

  • By S. Wells on 12-10-12

Interesting Time Travel Concept

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

Reviewed: 12-13-16

This was a good story based on time travel. The way they travel is new and has not been overdone. It is so nice to not have someone travel through a fairy ring stone. This is different and is an unexpected form of artistic magic. The ending was unexpected. The narration was good.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Naima

  • TerraMates, Book 7
  • By: Lisa Lace
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Myles, Noel Harrison
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

I never thought I'd find my soul mate through a mail-order bride agency. I never thought he'd be an alien warrior.He calls me Naima. His beloved.When I'm on my way to meet him face-to-face, my shuttle is attacked, and we crash onto a planet in the middle of a war. I didn't sign up to be an alien comfort woman. I need my Naima to rescue me.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Awesome TerraMates Adventure!

  • By Cheri on 08-18-16

New Characters with Lots of Action and Love

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

Reviewed: 12-13-16

I really enjoy listening to these stories. There is enough space action and suspense. Each story in the TerraMates series can be read alone but still builds onto the universe the author has created.

Gabriella signs up for TerraMates. She wants to leave Earth. Laz is a high ranking warrior looking for his Naima (Soul Mate). Gabriella is just trying to escape a hard life on Earth. They communicate with each other via video communication for about 5 minutes. Then Laz gets off the line. A few minutes later, Gabriella has an offer of marriage from Laz. She accepts.

On the way to Laz, her space ship crashes and she is captured buy some pretty nasty aliens. The adventure starts.

The narration is done buy Cassandra Myles & Noel Harrison do an excellent job with the character voices. I love the variation back and forth in voices.

There is a nice ending and of course the sex is hot and steamy. If you like the TerraMates series you will love this book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Science Fiction Anthology

  • Volume 1
  • By: Ray Jay Perreault
  • Narrated by: Christopher M. Allport
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Four sci-fi short stories where you'll find good computers, people who regret their past, and an explanation for something you're familiar with.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating threads left untied

  • By Matthew on 08-15-16

Interesting Concepts - A good Quad of Sci Fi

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

Reviewed: 10-18-16

I really liked "Progeny" and "Circle is Closed". Very strong Classic Science Fiction. Reminded me of a Piers Anthony story. Well written and actually makes the reader think. The narrator was excellent. He was great with voices and inflection.

This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.”

  • Auctioned to the Alpha

  • TerraMates, Book 5
  • By: Lisa Lace
  • Narrated by: Samantha Leatherwood
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 151

The innovative TerraMates business has been a runaway success. Seeking to expand, TerraMates has opened new locations with different business models. Eden is looking for a fresh start and is one of the first mail-order brides from New York City. As soon as she signs the paperwork and collects her credits, she blacks out. When Eden wakes up, she's been married to an alien bounty hunter. She's ready for a new beginning, but all she knows about her alien husband is that he's handsome and dangerous.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • TerraMates ~ Up To No Good …. Again!

  • By Cheri on 05-28-16

A Fun Stand-Alone TerraMates Story

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

Reviewed: 10-18-16

I really like the fact that the books in this series are stand-alone stories. I listen to them out of sequence and have never been confused with any of the characters in other books.

Eden is on Earth signs up with TerraMates and goes through the interview. Her picture goes all over the galaxy. Thiago is in an off world slavers den and sees Eden on the main screen. He has some sort of emotion trigger on his forehead (kind of a third eye thing). When he sees Eden, the trigger lights up and he knows he must buy her. He immediately moves to the back of the room and starts to bid on her and wins. This really pisses off one of the potential buyers. Thiago is half human and half alien, and this alone makes people dislike him (of course being a bounty hunter is another reason).

Once the sale clears Thiago has a new wife. Eden is drugged by TerraMates and wakes up with a sleazy alien middle man that makes the delivery of Eden to Thiago. Finally on board Thiago’s ship she gets bored and starts helping around the ship. Of course, she gets is some serious trouble because she is from earth and is clueless as to how things are in outer space. Thiago rescues her several times. He finally starts to like Eden and his ex-girlfriend/bounty hunter partner shows up. Then the main adventure begins.

I really love this author, and I will continue to read her books. I noticed one of the reviews for this book that was negative about Eden needing to be rescued all of the time……..WELL Duh! She does not know how things work. If I were on another planet I would not know the customs or routines either. Thiago is a true hero and one hot looking alien with a pet named Hercules. I love the ending regarding Hercules…very sweet.

This audiobook was given to me by the author at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.


  • Alpha's Enslaved Bride: A SciFi Alien Mail Order Bride Romance

  • TerraMates, Book 4
  • By: Lisa Lace
  • Narrated by: Kelly Owens, Peter Verbena
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

Knowing the future isn't a blessing. It's a curse. Especially when you've seen your death. I'm going to die in the arms of someone I have never seen before. He's a person I will love, but I don't know anything about him. When TerraMates matched me with Airik, I couldn't believe it. This sexy alien could see the future, just like me. I wasn't alone anymore. I quickly found out he knows nothing about Earth or humans. I married him, but will I be safe with him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Troublemer on 06-20-16

Great Story - I love the Terra Mates Series

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

Reviewed: 08-16-16

The title of the book threw me off. I was expecting a different storyline. I was expecting something like a girl arrives on a planet with dominant aliens....one falls for the human. However, this was not the case. Don't get me wrong at all. I love those kinds of stories. This was a very good love story with great sex and adventures. Just no dominant "Alpha". I kept checking the book cover to make sure I was listening to the correct book.

I listened to this great story. It is a romance between Quinn and Airik. Quinn lives on Earth and is being stalked by a crazy religious group. They want her dead because she can predict the future. The group tries several times to kill her. Quinn signs up for Terra Mates to go off world. She lands in the perfect place on a world of psychics.

Airik has a deadline and must marry someone quickly. His brother hooks him up with a bride through Terra Mates. Airik is the head of a precognition division of the government. He doesn't want a wife, but needs one or he will be asked to resign his post as director.

There is enough adventure and angst to keep this story interesting. As usual, Lisa Lace has written the descriptions of people and places well. I can visualize the characters clearly. I really do love her writing style.

The narrators are good. I love it when a man reads the male part and a woman the female part. The chapters are titled - Quinn or Airik (eye rick). I love the narrators and have bought several of their works.

This audiobook was given to me by the author at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Getting Some Revenge!: Once Betrayed Is Twice Sexy!

  • Ten Revenge Sex Erotica Stories
  • By: Lora Lane, Sara Scott, Jessica Silver, and others
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Wolfe, Sierra Kline, Rebecca Blue, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 47

What would you do if someone cheated on you? What if you decided to get back by enjoying some sexy excitement yourself? This collection is filled with sexy scenarios, from first MFM threesome sex to group sex, gangbangs, sex with strangers, anal sex, and more! Younger women sometimes want revenge, and so do some sexy cougars and MILFs. Watch what happens when a woman scorned takes back control by getting some sexy attention. It's just a click away and can be yours in just seconds.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Sex that will make your toes curl

  • By Johannaber's on 06-11-16

Great Sex that will make your toes curl

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

Reviewed: 06-11-16

If you don't like Hot steamy sex....this is NOT a book for you. There are some seriously detailed sex stories in this collection. This was another book I had to listen to with the ear phones on. Too sexy for my kids....and made me blush when my husband caught me listening without the ear phones.

This book was filled with quite a few authors. Some of them had fantastic writing skills and the rest were very good. Collections are good to help me judge potential authors, but I prefer longer storylines. I have bookmarked several of these authors.

This audiobook was provided by one of the authors at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

  • 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 1,534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452

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

Unexpected Ending 1st Book in a Series -Excellent

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

Reviewed: 06-11-16

I really enjoyed this audiobook. I did not expect the ending. I like the depth of the characters. There is just so much going on in this book. It was one of the few books that I had a hard time turning off. The author has a great writing style and the narrator is very good with voices.

The main characters Mackenzie and Lachlan have chemistry with each other from the beginning. Mackenzie (Mack) meets Lachlan during an illegal fighting match. Mack is a beautiful small woman, graceful, fit and is an excellent fighter. She beats the main fighter Donny (part of the Irish mob), during the match and that gets the attention of everyone. She especially gets the unwanted attention of Lachlan. Lachlan is the leader of the Irish mob and is the last person Mack wanted.

Mack is looking for her friend that has disappeared. The last time Mack's friend was seen in the company of the Russians. So, Mack gets a job at one of the Irish Mobs elite Bar with a special Strip Club section – where her friend was last seen. The Russians visit this club frequently. Of course, Mack gets into all kinds of trouble.

I am not really sure what to write at this point without giving lots of spoilers. I like Sasha. Sasha stands up for Mack when she starts stripping. Sasha likes Lachlan’s right hand man Ronan. Ronan and Lachlan have known each other since they were kids. All of these characters have had harsh childhoods. Mack’s father was a boxer and was killed by the Russians and she was an orphan. This book has the Irish mob, Russian mob and Armenian mob and is filled with fights, VERY hot sex and intrigue.

This audiobook was provided by the author at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Scottish Werebear, Book 1: An Unexpected Affair

  • A BBW Bear Shifter Paranormal Romance
  • By: Lorelei Moone
  • Narrated by: Patrick Blackthorne
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

Derek McMillan has been managing his farm and renting out a few holiday cottages on his own for years now. He deals with the occasional tourist for some extra money but mostly keeps to himself. When he first lays eyes on the curvy beauty, Clarice, he immediately regrets accepting her booking. Lightning strikes, and as much as he tries to deny it, his inner bear knows that she's his mate. But he's a shifter, and she's a human, and the two can't ever mix, can they?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Bear Hug Anyone?

  • By Cheri on 05-11-16

The story is cute and a good beginning of a series

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

I really enjoyed this audiobook. I just wish it was a little longer. I like my romance stories to be a little longer. I bought books 2 and 3 because I did enjoy the storyline and characters.

I do like the fact that Derek makes cakes and sweet goodies for Clarice and leaves it on her doorstep. Sweets from the bear is funny and I laughed. The guy in the local store thought it was funny too. Once Clarice figures out that Derek is not married....she was pissed off and I did not blame her.

There were some background characters that made the story fun. The narrator did a great job with the voices. Overall, this was good.

This audiobook was provided by the author at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

  • Living in the Land of Death

  • The Choctaw Nation, 1830-1860
  • By: Donna L. Akers
  • Narrated by: Sally Martin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

With the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Choctaw people began their journey over the Trail of Tears from their homelands in Mississippi to the new lands of the Choctaw Nation. Suffering a death rate of nearly 20 percent due to exposure, disease, mismanagement, and fraud, they limped into Indian Territory, or, as they knew it, the Land of the Dead (the route taken by the souls of Choctaw people after death on their way to the Choctaw afterlife). Their first few years in the new nation affirmed their name for the land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A proud people more honest than the government

  • By Jan on 05-25-16

I never knew most of this information

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

Reviewed: 06-07-16

This is an excellent story. I love factual history. This reveals more information about the underhanded things the government and local officials did to the indigenous people of The America's. I thought I knew a good bit about the Choctaw Indians, but this book included some facts that I know are not ever going to go in the main stream history books.

I am especially interested in the Trail of Tears. In Georgia, it started in the Sautee Nacoochee Valley and carried on out West to some of the worst land available. This is a very intense story.

I enjoyed listening to this audiobook. Sally Martin did a great job narrating this audiobook.

This audiobook was provided by narrator at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.