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  • Down & Dirty: Hawk

  • Dirty Angels MC, Book 3
  • By: Jeanne St. James
  • Narrated by: Ava Lucas and Tor Thom
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

When strong statements must be made, Hawk, as the MC’s VP, must be the one to make them. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t consequences, like him landing in jail. Though the club keeps an attorney on retainer, the one who shows up isn’t quite who he’s expecting. Not even close. Feisty, classy, and curvy, this attorney pushes his buttons in all the right ways. And Hawk can’t ignore a challenge. However, she’s so out of his league, he can’t hope for anything more than a few chances to scratch all her itches.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hawt!

  • By Virginia on 08-29-18

The Down and Dirty: Hawt and Breathtaking!

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

This third book in the Dirty Angels MC series is an exhilarating, fast paced and sexy story. Hawk is in trouble with the law and Kiki is his new lawyer. She is smart and sassy and Hawk wants her from the start. He never expected her to get under his skin or to be satisfied with the life he could give her but Kiki surprises him at every turn.Kiki doesn't let any man tell her what to do, but there is something underneath the surly alpha biker exterior that appeals to her. As their relationship progresses so does the conflict with a rival club, putting them all in danger. This raw and gritty story is riveting and heartbreaking at times and took my breath away.Other times it was funny, angsty, and very hot and steamy. Narrators Ava Lucas and Tor Thom easily moved between these extreme emotions, making us feel everyone of them. Lucas brought the strong, independant, Kiki to life and me to tears at one especially heartbreaking scene. Thom had the perfect deep voice for the steel,dirty talking, Hawk add in his perfect inflections and he gave me shivers, They made a great team bringing this fast paced, sexy MC story to life.

  • Once upon a Wild Fling

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 92

There are a million reasons why Miles Hart isn't the man I should date but allow me to enumerate the top three: He's friends with my brother; he's a single dad; and he's a sexy, in-demand rock star. He might as well wear an off-limits, totally unavailable, and don't-even-attempt-to-ride-this-ride sign. And there's one more little itty-bitty thing - he's never asked me on a date. That is, until he asks me to be his plus-one when his band plays at his high school reunion. It shouldn't be a big deal. After all, we're just friends, and no one is giving us our own hashtag. Except me....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Wild & Sexy Stars!

  • By kgagnon on 10-13-18

5 Wild & Sexy Stars!

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

Reviewed: 10-13-18

I can not get enough of these Hart brothers! Miles is everything you want in a hero. Besides being a famous rock star, he's charming, funny, humble, and a loving father. When he needs a buffer for a coming event, a certain sexy red head, who is off limits, comes to mind. Roxy is his business managers sister. She is sweet, kind, brave, and focused on her future. When they become each others 'plus one', their chemistry explodes. But Miles has been burned before, and when his son falls for Roxy too, he fears he may not be the Heartbreaker this time. I loved Miles, his adorable son Ben, and Roxy so much! Miles and Roxy just click with the same desires and goals, and their chemistry is off the charts. Ben is so delightful, he is sweet, polite and imparts the perfect wisdom that only a child can.
Narrators Sebastian York, and Andi Arndt continue to deliver a magical performance. They capture Miles and Roxy's personalities perfectly, nailing the humor, and the steamy sexual tension. They make me laugh, and swoon as they bring this world to life. I also loved the bonus short story 'A Little Big Rock' along with the added cast at the end!
Ms. Blakely has created the perfect ending for these brothers and the women and children who love them. I absolutely loved everything about this sweet, heartwarming, funny, and super hot and steamy family saga!

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  • How We Fall

  • A Foodie Romance (The Men of Evansdale County, Book 2)
  • By: Alyne Hart
  • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Finn King. He's sexy, single, successful, and hotter than anything that comes out of his kitchen. His focus lies on the perfection of his food and becoming a celebrity chef. Women and love aren't on his list of priorities until in walks Hailee with her smart mouth and flaming red hair. She challenges him at every turn, and he just can't get enough of it.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Delightfully Delicious Romance!

  • By kgagnon on 10-10-18

A Delightfully Delicious Romance!

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

This was a fun, sexy romance with all the right ingredients. It has a hot, sexy chef, a sassy employee that gets past all his defenses, witty banter, and lots of heat, in and out of the kitchen! Finn and Hailee have a funny and awkward meet cute. But once they connect over the intricacies of food, the sparks really fly. They have more than fod in common, both having a rough beginning and then raised by their grandmothers. They really connect on so many levels. I like how they worked through many of their issues despite having plans that would take them in different directions. The food references were interesting and made me hunger for more. I loved all the secondary characters making this romance even more fun and heartwarming. I enjoyed Alan Taylor's deep, seductive voice that easily lured me into this story, bringing it to life.

  • Lei'd with Cupcakes

  • The Cupcakes Series, Volume 3
  • By: Bethany Lopez
  • Narrated by: Kerian Kane
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

They sell you on the drinks with little umbrellas, dolphin watching, and long walks on the beach. Which probably happens, if you’re that lucky schmuck living out your dream with your destination wedding, but if you’re a fish out of water PI like me, there’s no time for relaxing because trouble is never far behind. Instead of cocktails, I ended up dealing with the seedy underbelly of The Big Island. And I didn’t see one damn dolphin while undercover on a boat, which was spilling over with drug dealers, kingpins, and pedophiles.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lei’d with Cupcakes

  • By blue_river on 08-30-18

Fun and Steamy!

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

This is a fun, exciting, steamy romance. This quick listen has a little of everything, quirky characters, fun banter, a bit of suspense, and some steamy passion, all in a beautiful, tropical setting! I love this concept and wish I had started with book one, which I will definitely listen to. Kerian Kane did a nice job bringing this story to life. Her voice changes were distinct and her intonations are spot on. I really enjoyed this fun, exciting, and steamy romance!

  • Crazy, Hot Love

  • By: K.L. Grayson
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Claire Daniels is good at a lot of things, but dating isn't one of them. The men she dates must have a job on her approved-occupation list. It has to be safe, which means no cops, pilots, doctors, ranchers, and absolutely no firefighters. She's kept to her rules thus far - as long as you ignore the tiny crush she has on Trevor Allen, a crush that cannot move toward anything physical because Trevor is a firefighter and a rancher. Not to mention he's four years younger than she is and the brother of her two best friends. Still, it sure would be nice to have him put out her fire.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy, Hot Love

  • By Kim Monk on 08-11-18

Crazy Hot Friends to Lovers Romance!

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

I love friends to lovers romance and this was crazy hot fun! Claire Daniels is tired of her friends setting her up on bad dates. Her rules for the man she wants is working against her as well. Her childhood friend is a hot sexy fireman but since she lost her father in a fire she refuses to risk her heart on one. But Trevor has always wanted Claire and it's time to change her mind. This is my first book from K.L. Grayson and I loved it. It is fun & flirty and sweet and very hot & steamy. Claire, Trevor and their friends are all great characters who I want to be friends with. Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross' narration make this story even more exciting and entertaining. Their accents are believable, delivery is on point, and their chemistry is palpable. I really enjoyed this romance and want to listen to the first book, Crazy Sexy Love.

  • Who's the Daddy

  • Dirty DILFs, Book 3
  • By: Taryn Quinn
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

I found a new apartment near my new school. Yay me. I also found myself unexpectedly naked with Dare, the smoking-hot single-dad mechanic who works next door. Dare did more than clean my spark plugs that night, let me tell you. Then my worlds collide when Dare shows up at his son’s parent-teacher conference. Next thing I know, surprise! Pregnant. Dare knows I’m worried about my job at the Catholic school and about how I’m going to handle the baby that might be his. Please, God, let it be his. I just never expected Dare to propose marriage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Who’s the Daddy

  • By blue_river on 10-11-18

Fun, Steamy Romance!

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

I am really loving this series! Kelsey has moved to Crescent Cove for a fresh start. She has a new job and a new apartment but is feeling a bit lonely. Until an unexpected pizza delivery man shows up at her door. Dare is helping his family deliver a few pizzas before he goes home after a long day at his car repair shop. He never expected to find the woman of his dreams behind the door. They have a night of wild, 'no strings' passion, not expecting more. But neither can forget the other, and just might want a repeat. That is until Kelsey finds herself the teacher of Dare's son. The plot twists this story took were fun and steamy! Kelsey is so caring, organized, and is hilarious with her sparkly pens and note pads. Dare works hard, is so thoughtful, kind and sexy. They compliment each other and with their explosive chemistry, they are the perfect pair. I loved visiting with the other couples in this series and seeing where their lives have taken them. Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross' narration is so spot on, and their chemistry makes this story even more moving and delightful. I just can't get enough of these delightful baby making couples of Crescent Cove!

  • Dirty Talker

  • A Single Dads Club Romance
  • By: Piper Rayne
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Turn-ons: party girls. Platinum blondes. Zero expectations. I used to think if you could combine all three into one female, you'd have the perfect woman. Then why the hell does Ava Pearson - an outdoorsy girl, a brunette, and a woman who screams stability and responsibility - seem to be the only woman on my mind lately? It's the cupcakes. It's gotta be the cupcakes she bakes that keep me coming back for more. After all, the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, right? Did I forget to mention she's my buddy's daughter?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Treats and Dirty Talk

  • By bookbruin on 09-28-18

Sweet, Hot and Steamy!

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

Wow, what a sweet, and smoking hot romance! Dane and Ava have such explosive chemistry! They have a one night stand they can't get out of their minds. But their relationship goes from fiery hot one moment to ice cold the next only to heat back up again. Dane is an unapologetic single man. He has his hands full raising his son, and running his business. But he never saw Ava, the beautiful, sassy, baker coming. She gets past all his defenses and he keeps going back for more. I loved their fun banter and how their relationship progressed. I always enjoy listening to Wen Ross. and Kai Kennicott's narrations. Their duet narration is so smooth and their chemistry makes this story even more steamy and delightful. This is my first listen to this author, and I will definitely listen to the first book in this series.

  • Scorpio

  • By: Lauren Landish
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran, Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 62

Your heart shall be his, then will come the sting. You will suffer...and then you shall burn. The words chill me to the bone. That’s my fate. At least, that’s what the fortune teller says. Destiny, horoscopes...who believes in that? I sure don’t. I make my own future, thank you very much. But when I meet Scott Danger, the words come back to haunt me. Handsome, rich, and sexier than any man should be, he’s pursuing me hard and fast. I want to run just so he’ll chase me...catch me...take me. I’m in so much trouble, but I think I like it. Still, those eerie words.... Do I tempt fate?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Is the psychic reading correct?

  • By PATRICIA on 07-16-18

Breathtaking Romance!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

This opposites attract romance was so sweet, steamy. Scott and Madison were opposites in every way except for their instant attraction and chemistry. Madison had a rough start in life but after her Aunt took her in she found a loving home. She is strong, kind and works hard to make a life for herself. Scott lead a privileged life but lacked love and support when his father pitted him against his siblings. It looks like Scott had the better life on the outside, but Madison showed him what life was really about. Both Scott and Madison have issues that make it hard to give themselves fully. But when tragedy strikes, Scott will do whatever it takes to protect Madison and prove his love. Narrators Melissa Moran and Aaron Shedlock did a great job bringing this story to life. They set the stage perfectly for all the fun, excitement and passion.
I really enjoyed this sexy romance with it's witty banter, intriguing and quirky characters and emotional, heartfelt story.

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  • The Unkind Hours

  • By: Dwayne Alexander Smith
  • Narrated by: Tom Jordan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Steven Burns, a former major league baseball player, has the perfect life...until his five-year-old daughter is abducted and murdered. With zero suspects, the police are left baffled, and Steven must accept the haunting loss without justice. Until a shadowy stranger offers Steven an opportunity to exact ultimate revenge. Compelled by fury and grief, Steven finds the stranger’s unspeakable proposition impossible to resist, despite fears he's headed down a path of no return. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unkind Hours

  • By ZOE R on 08-24-18

Wow, What a Thriller!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

This breathtaking story was so raw, powerful, and intense. It was extremely heartbreaking and emotional for me. It was so hard for me to get past the beginning while it set up the rest of the story. After that, I was totally invested in what this father was feeling and the actions that took place. This is a riveting, fast paced story with unpredictable plot twists. Narrator Tom Jordan did an outstanding job bringing this story to life. He was so chilling at times, totally creeping me out. But it was his depiction of Steven and all the extreme emotions he went through like joy, heartbreak, desperation, and obsession that kept me enthralled.
This is the first book I've listened to by Dwayne Alexander Smith and this powerful, thrilling story has made me want to find more of his work. If you love unpredictable suspenseful thrillers, you will definitely want to listen to The Unkind Hours!

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  • Another One

  • By: Aleatha Romig
  • Narrated by: Brian Pallino, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

Trevor Willis is sexy, sweet, and oh so fun. He’s also my best friend’s brother-in-law. That should mean he’s off-limits, or that I should be off-limits to him. Someone probably should have told us that before my best friend married his brother, before the morning of the wedding, when we woke in each other’s arms with gaping holes in my memory.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great romcom that will keep you laughing!

  • By Darcie on 09-06-18

Funny, Romantic and Sexy!

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

Reviewed: 09-28-18

I absolutely adored this fun, witty, sexy rom-com. This book picks up a year after the wedding where Shana Price and Trevor Willis first met. Living on separate continents, they tried to make a long distance relationship work, but quickly lost touch. Now Shana is working temporarily in New York and Trevor is there as well. When they see each other at the most unlikely place, the sparks reignite, hotter than ever. I loved both Shana and Trevor. Shana is strong, beautiful, smart and sassy. She brings out the best in nerdy Trevor. He is so kind, thoughtful and loving and he had me totally swooning! They were made for each other in every way and their chemistry was explosive. Brian Pallino and Ava Erickson nailed it as Trevor and Shana. They both balanced each characters strength and vulnerability perfectly. They effortlessly set the stage for all the fun, excitement, doubt, and passion these characters felt. I had so much fun listening to this sweet and sexy story!