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  • Behind His Lens

  • By: R.S. Grey
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones, Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

Twenty-three year old model Charley Whitlock built a quiet life for herself after disaster struck four years ago. She hides beneath her beautiful mask, never revealing her true self to the world... until she comes face-to-face with her new photographer - sexy, possessive Jude Anderson. It's clear from the first time she meets him that she's playing by his rules. He says jump, she asks how high. He tells her to unzip her cream Dior gown; she knows she has to comply.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Only get this book if it is on sale

  • By Judy on 05-21-15

Only get this book if it is on sale

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

Reviewed: 05-21-15

This book started out ok but later became irritating to me. It irks me when characters draw a wrong conclusion based on flimsy evidence and then runs off! Who does that anymore? That storyline is very outdated.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • When I'm Gone

  • A Rosemary Beach Novel
  • By: Abbi Glines
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Jason Carpenter
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Abbi Glines comes the next new adult novel in the Rosemary Beach series, in which we meet Mase, a Texas heartthrob first introduced in Take a Chance, who comes to Rosemary Beach to stir things up.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My first trip to Rosemary Beach

  • By Judy on 05-21-15

My first trip to Rosemary Beach

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

Reviewed: 05-21-15

This is the only book I've read from this series and I enjoyed it. But it didn't fill me with the need to go back and read the other books in the series. I thought the narrators did a good job, but why can't the male narrator just read the male characters and likewise with the female? That notwithstanding, I loved the intensity of the male lead and the openness of the female lead. Stories that keep the characters on a merry-go-round for 3/4 of the book because each one is afraid to be honest with the other is just tedious. Sweet romance novel but not a thriller.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mean Streak

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,409

Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ms. Brown's book far exceeds usual quality.

  • By KC in Lex on 09-08-14

I can see Jason Momoa as the male lead!

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

Reviewed: 05-21-15

If you've ever watched "The Red Road" on Sundance, you'll know exactly what I mean by my opening statement. The narrator even sounded like him! Loved the unique storyline and it kept me interested in getting answers to the questions raised. Great job, Sandra Brown!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Worth the Fall

  • McKinney Brothers, Book 1
  • By: Claudia Connor
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346

Abby Davis isn't wearing a skimpy bikini or sipping umbrella drinks, not when she's busy chasing around four little ones. And Matt McKinney isn't looking for fun - he's a Navy SEAL, a grown man with a long list of missions and fallen brothers. Abby has brought her children to this beach to start over, to give them the enjoyable memories they deserve. Matt has been sidelined by a combat injury, and he is haunted by the loss of his best friend and the promise he made: to remain a SEAL - focused and dedicated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulous ride for the emotions!

  • By xstitchnut on 03-07-17

This is how a woman should be loved

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

Reviewed: 05-21-15

I appreciated that this book had a depth of story and not just scene after scene of mindless sex. While still hot, the author managed to make this story meaningful and touching in a way that is missing from most of the "Fifty Shades of Trendy" books.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Scandalous Desires

  • Maiden Lane, Book 3
  • By: Elizabeth Hoyt
  • Narrated by: Ashford McNab
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 697

Widowed Silence Hollingbrook is impoverished, lovely, and kind - and nine months ago she made a horrible mistake. She went to a river pirate for help in saving her husband and in the process made a bargain that cost her her marriage. That night wounded her so terribly that she hides in the foundling home she helps run with her brother. Except now that same river pirate is back... and he's asking for her help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Magnificent Journey!

  • By Angela on 11-09-11

Hot!

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

Reviewed: 05-20-13

Another great chapter in the Maiden Lane series. The male lead of the book is hot, hot, hot!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Rock Hard

  • Sinners on Tour, Book 2
  • By: Olivia Cunning
  • Narrated by: Justine O. Keef
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151

The second book in the Sinners on Tour series features lead singer Sedric Lionheart, who became a playboy after his fiancee, Jessica, broke his heart. Trapped on a summer tour together for two entire months - but stubbornly desperate to stay apart - they find a million steamy reasons why they had that lovin' feeling in the first place.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but not as good as the first book...

  • By Judy on 05-20-13

Good, but not as good as the first book...

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

Reviewed: 05-20-13

I really loved Sedric as a secondary character in the first book of this series and couldn't wait to read his story in this book. OC has a way of making these characters come to life that is entertaining and flat-out sexy! I love a hot book just as much as the next person but there were almost too many sex scenes in this one with overblown (no pun intended) descriptions. My only criticism for OC is that she learn to liberally sprinkle the book with hot scenes rather than saturate it. But the narrator is FANTASTIC!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Backstage Pass

  • Sinners on Tour Series, Book 1
  • By: Olivia Cunning
  • Narrated by: Justine O. Keef
  • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,847
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,702
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,708

It's been months since Brian Sinclair, lead guitarist for the famous rock band Sinners, composed anything. Unable to write the music that once flowed so naturally, Brian is lost without his musical mojo. But when sexy psychology professor Myrna Evans comes on tour to study groupie mentality, Brian may have found the spark he needs to reignite his musical genius. When lust turns to love, will Brian be able to convince Myrna that what they have is more than just a fling, and that now that he's found his heart's muse, he doesn't want to live without her?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite book... put into audio!

  • By Crystal on 01-02-13

Welcome Change of Plot

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

Reviewed: 05-20-13

The behind-the-scenes look in the music industry was a welcome change in storyline from the cookie cutter romance stories. I love that every character in the story was flawed in some way which made them believable and interesting. So much better than the "perfect people finding each other" that is the basis of most romances. Mix that with laugh-out-loud humor and scorching heat between the sheets (or any other available location) and you have a winner. Looking forward to other stories in the series.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Still Lake

  • By: Anne Stuart
  • Narrated by: Marie Ellis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 26

Buying a run-down farm in a beautiful Vermont town is the start of a new life for Sophie Davis. She moves her mother, Grace, and her half sister, Marty, out of the city, hoping the change will help both women sort out their complicated lives. And for Sophie, turning Stonegate Farm into a quaint country inn is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. She doesn’t even mind that the farm was the scene of a grisly multiple murder 20 years earlier….

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • fun story, sex and murder; not a great reader

  • By Hope on 09-04-12

Only in a Novel...

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

Reviewed: 05-16-13

I love AS's "House of Rohan" and "Ice"series so I gave this a try. Not that great. The two main characters would never be attracted to each other or be together in anything but a romance novel. I kept reading because at least Griffin was sexy with his obnoxiousness. Sophie was just plain obnoxious and irritating. The story was predictable and disappointing.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dare the Devil

  • By: Elaine Raco Chase
  • Narrated by: Destiny Landon, Lee James
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

Welcome to Glacier Country! Luthor Devlin and his ranch hands were out tracking 20th-century rustlers when they stepped into a time warp! There on the jagged cliffs was a woolly mammoth, a sabre-toothed tiger, and a tawny, near-naked savage. She was a primal fantasy come true - that left him stunned!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different .. in a GREAT WAY!!!

  • By Brandy C. on 11-10-12

Different...

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

Reviewed: 11-09-12

I have been bored to tears by the generic story plots with romance novels so I liked the fact that this book was a bit different. But the narration is about the worse I have ever suffered through! Too bad, because the story itself is humorous, if a little hokey.

6 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • The Witness [Brilliance Audio Edition]

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,982
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,940

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she works at home designing sophisticated security systems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • JUST SIMPLY FANTASTIC LISTENING ! !

  • By Gary on 04-24-12

Outstanding!

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

Reviewed: 04-24-12

This book is quite a step up from Nora's last couple of trilogies and is worthy of her reputation. The story is original, the characters are well-developed and likable, and its nicely balanced with humor and heat. The narrator would not have been my first choice (Susan Ericksen would have rocked it!) but she did an adequate enough job that it didn't detract from the enjoyment of the story. Thanks, Nora, for giving the people (your fans) what they want!

43 of 52 people found this review helpful