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  • Love Machine

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Sweet, nerdy, lovable Keaton. She's my best friend and has been for years. Sure she likes numbers and math, and thinks doing other people's taxes is fun. And I like...none of that stuff. She reads novels I'll never understand, and yet we just click. There's no one I'd rather share breakfast burritos with or binge watch hours of Netflix with. She's my person. And so when she takes off her glasses and asks me to help her improve her skills in the bedroom, I barely have to think about it. Of course I'll help her. There's no one better for the job. But what happens when she's ready to take her new-found confidence and move on?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A DELICIOUS ESCAPE.. BUT BEWARE NOT 6.5 HRS

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 07-18-18

A complete joy to listen too!

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

Wow, that Slate is a charmer! *sigh* I loved this fun and flirty, friends-to-lovers romance. Keaton felt lacking with her experience after listening to her girlfriends stories. She feels her years of climbing the corporate ladder has robbed her of the carefree nights her friends experienced. After too much to drink, she calls her best friend, Slate, to ask for his help in teaching her how to be better in bed. He seemed like the best choice for instructions in the bedroom because of his history as a player, and being incapable of commitment. Slate was shocked but how could he trust his best friend with another man? They already care for each other as friends, and they trust each other completely, so what could go wrong? Slate was so thoughtful, romantic, and swoony. I loved how Keaton learned to be more spontaneous with him, even after developing her sexploration spreadsheet. I really cared for both of them and rooted for their HEA.
Andi Arndt, and Sebastian York were so perfect as Keaton and Slate. They made the fun and flirty couple come alive, and easily made me feel all the passion, heartbreak, joy, and love these characters felt. Even though this audio was quick, and easy, with no real surprises, the combination of Ryan's heartfelt story, witty banter, and great characters, along with the flawless narration by Arndt and York, made this a complete joy to listen too.

  • Betrayed

  • The Reluctant Series, Book 3
  • By: Marla Josephs
  • Narrated by: D. C. Cole
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Ashley James was through with men. But, she was also a professional. How she ended up working for the first man to break her heart while in the middle of a nasty breakup with the current man who'd broken her heart, she didn't know. One of life's cruel jokes, she guessed. Well, the joke was on life. Her job was the one thing that made sense in her life. And, she wasn't going to let stupid men take that from her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Betrayed

  • By med c on 11-18-16

4.5 Second Chance Stars!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

Nick and Ashley were friends turned lovers in High School. When college separates them, doubt and a misunderstanding tears them apart breaking both their hearts. Now years later, they meet again expectantly when they begin to work together. They have never forgotten each other and that has affected all their relationships. Ashley is tired of giving her heart only to be betrayed over and over. She feels broken and unable to really love. But she can't deny the heat and passion she feels with Nick. Nick is excited to see Ashley again and is determined to not lose his chance to win back the only woman he has ever loved. Nick and Ashley have matured and become successful, but old hurts cause old reactions, are they strong enough to fight for each other the second time? Nick and Ashley are great characters and I really grew to care for them, even when they frustrated me at times. Ms. Josephs is wonderful at building a world that is genuine, and honest, with complex characters, witty banter and steamy passion.
DC Cole continues to bring this world to life. I love how he can move effortlessly between characters making them so distinct and dynamic.
I really enjoyed this sweet, heartwarming and passionate story of forgiveness, learning to trust, and second chances.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Forbidden

  • A Reluctant Series Novel, Book 2
  • By: Marla Josephs
  • Narrated by: D.C. Cole
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Shelton Morrison has a strict and fast rule about not getting involved with his tenants. He doesn't do it. It's bad for business. But, his latest tenant is definitely testing his resolve. She isn't just living in one of his various rental properties, she's living in his upstairs apartment just a stairway away. Savina Savagar is tired of her overbearing, male dominated family. She's moved out and right into the upstairs apartment of her irresistible new landlord. Only, he seems determined to resist her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 2

  • By Zoe on 04-28-17

4.5 Deliciously Forbidden Stars!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

I couldn't wait for Shelton's story after meeting him in Reluctant, the first book in The Reluctant series, and it did not disappoint! Shelton is a successful real estate businessman. He has a rule against getting involved with his tenants. That is until sweet and sexy Savina moves in upstairs. She temps him at every turn. Savina is strong, smart, and thoughtful. She has a large meddlesome family that drops in on her constantly. This leads to a hilarious and awkward situation between Shelton and Savina that neither of them can live down throughout the book. They become friends first in this slow burn forbidden romance. It is sweet and steamy, and gave me time to really care and root for them both. This has a couple twists that stunned me and kept me totally engaged. I loved the interactions between all their friends and family members, including Shelton's cousin/sister Fallon, who we met in book one. Their banter was fun and touching.
I look for authors who can make me feel many emotions and Ms. Josephs does that with ease. Her choice to have DC Cole narrate this story made it even better. His voice changes and intonations made these characters so real, and demonstrated their emotions perfectly.
I loved this charming, emotional, and steamy forbidden romance!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wild Boys After Dark: Cooper

  • Wild Billionaires After Dark, Book 4
  • By: Melissa Foster
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

Four years ago at a film festival, Cici Fine met Cooper Wild, a man who turned her world upside down in the span of one deliciously perfect week. He was everything she'd ever dreamed of: sinfully sexy, intelligent, and incredibly loving. When the festival ended, they returned to their own hometowns with promises of forever. But Cooper disappeared, and Cici was left to raise the daughter he never knew about alone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cooper and Cici- Sizzle

  • By Janis Bell on 07-05-17

Emotional and steamy second chance romance!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

Cooper and Cici's second chance at love was so emotional and steamy. When they first met, they had an instant attraction with explosive chemistry. When Cooper's father is killed, it sends he, and his whole family, into a tailspin. He couldn't keep the promises he made to Cici and stopped seeing her. Now four years later, he turned his life around, and is determined to find, and win back, the only woman to steal his heart. When they find each other again, they can't deny how much they still want each other. But Cici has her own secrets that could break both their hearts, this time for good.
I enjoyed Paul Woodson's deep, seductive voice that easily lured me into this story, bringing it to life.
Cooper's story is the poignant, and seductive conclusion to the Wild Boys series. Although it isn't very long, it drew me in and I enjoyed their HEA.

  • The Real Deal

  • A Novel
  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

April Hamilton wants you to know she hasn’t been on Craigslist since that time she sold her futon after college. She doesn’t even spend that much time online. And even if she did, she would not be looking up personal ads. But going home alone for her family's summer reunion is an invitation for every single relative to butt into her personal life. She simply can’t handle another blind date with the butcher, the baker, or the candlestick maker from her hometown. So when she finds the Craigslist ad for a boyfriend-for-hire, she’s ready to pay to play.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A FANTASTIC FICTIONAL FAIRYTALE FLAWLESSLY TOLD

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 07-13-18

Loved this funny and unique, slow burn romance!

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

I absolutely loved everything about this story! It is a unique and funny, slow burn romance, between two fascinatingly flawed characters, who aren't looking for love. April hires Theo to be her fake boyfriend for a family reunion so she can avoid the dates her family will push on her. From their very first meeting, their clever banter weaves a fictitious, yet romantic tale of how they met and fell in love. It continues throughout the story until neither can tell what is the real deal or the fantasy. But before the weekend is over, the fake stories and all the secrets begin to weigh heavy on them both. I loved the chemistry between April and Theo, they connected instantly, really seeing and understanding each other. They had me totally swooning and rooting for their HEA! The quirky relatives and the wacky family contests, also added a lot of fun and entertaining moments.
The narration by Erin Mallon, and Zachary Webber is truly one to savor. Mallon's vivid portrayal of April and Theo was spectacular. She perfectly delivers the fun and passionate improvisation of April and Theos' love story. I also love her male voices, they are so distinct and convincing. I was impressed with how Webber made me feel Theo's conflicting emotions, and I also loved his accents.
Ms Blakely is a master at witty banter, and clever storylines with heart. When you pair her with Mallon and Webber, you get audio gold that is definitely the Real Deal!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Deliverance

  • NYC Doms, Book 1
  • By: Jane Henry
  • Narrated by: D. C. Cole
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Tobias Creed likes things done his way, and he likes his women ready to submit. No strings attached. Until the night he meets the one woman who challenges him, practically begging to be taken over his knee. As a single mom to a child with special needs, Diana McAdams does things her way. She's in control and doesn't have time for love. Happily ever afters aren't for her. Then she meets the man who demands her submission....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • DC Cole is a delicious Dom :-)

  • By Maria on 07-05-18

I was completely seduced!

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

Reviewed: 07-05-18

I was completely seduced by this first book in Henry's NYC Doms series! It is a unique and compelling tale of finding true love in the most unlikely place and circumstance. Their first accidental meeting puts Diana in a compromising position with Tobias. She is at his mercy and Tobias can't wait to get this sexy, sassy woman to submit to him. They have instant chemistry but neither is looking for a relationship. Diana is a hard working single mom of a special needs son with a history of bad choices in men. Tobias is a sexy Dom, running a popular BDSM club. When his club is the target of some dreadful incidents, Tobias will to whatever it takes to protect not only his club members but Diana and her son as well. I loved how Ms. Henry tackled this subject matter with honesty and empathy. Tobias' lifestyle pushes my comfort level but I enjoyed Tobias' patience and Diana's sassiness. I also loved Diana's relationship with her son and her best friend, Beatrice.
D. C. Cole totally out did himself with this narration! He really put himself out there and his performance of deliciously dominant but caring, Tobias, was irresistible. He personified the hilarious girlfriend chatter between Diana and Beatrice, his characterization of Diana's son was adorable, and all the other secondary characters from creepy to delightful were spot on and I was completely captivated by his storytelling.
This romance has a bit of everything, it is funny, breathtaking, gripping and super sexy.

  • Dirty Deeds

  • By: Lauren Landish
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks, Joe Arden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

Maggie doesn’t belong in this world, this seedy underbelly of the city. But there she is, my angel with her wide eyes behind her nerdy glasses. So, when she needs help, I’m the only one who can protect her. It didn’t even take a single kiss for me to fall in love with her. I know I shouldn’t - a man like me doesn’t deserve an angel. I’ll hurt her, break her...ruin her. Still, I can’t help myself. She’s going to regret this later, regret me, and probably even hate me. But I’m a selfish man, and if she wants this now, I’ll give it to her. I’ll give her everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS SERIES IS HOT ! 🔥❤️🔥❤️

  • By Lisa Menor on 06-22-18

Wow, what an electrifying, steamy romance!

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

Reviewed: 07-05-18

Wow what an electrifying, steamy romance! Maggie and Shane both work at a strip club. They are so attracted to each other, but due to work rules, cannot act on it. Maggie is the sweet, innocent waitress and Shane is the sexy, tattooed, bad boy bouncer, or are they really? When a tragic event happens, Shane grabs Maggie to keep her safe in hiding. There are so many thrilling twists and turns, that transforms this story from the forbidden romance into so much more. This intriguing story held me captive right from the start, but then it hit the ground running as lives are in danger and secrets are revealed, challenging me to keep up. It begs you to suspend reality a bit, but if you go with it, you will enjoy this thrilling, and sexy romance.
What makes this story even more enjoyable is the wonderful narration by Tracy Marks, and Joe Arden. They smoothly amplified each character, as secrets were revealed, making them even more intriguing. I was totally lost in this world as they made me feel all the doubt, fear, heartache, joy, and passion of this story.

  • The Start of Us

  • No Regrets Series, Book 0.5
  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Joe Arden
  • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

I only wanted a tattoo. A mark on my body to remind me of who I used to be. Something to hold onto when I started my penance for all the things I'd done wrong, the bad choices I'd made by the time I turned 19. Instead, I found a night of possibility, of truth, of hope for the future. And the most intense physical connection I've ever had. The only one I've ever had, and one I will never forget. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just the right amount of intrigue....

  • By DW on 07-03-18

Enticing introduction to the No Regrets series!

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

Reviewed: 07-01-18

Wow, what an enticing introduction into the No Regrets series! Trey and Harley are so beautifully broken and intriguing. They have instant chemistry when they meet, and they don't want their night together to end. Tomorrow brings huge changes for them both and they never expect to see each other again. We get a peak into what their dark secrets could be and it only makes me want to know more!
Narrators, Erin Mallon, and Joe Arden deliver a flawless performance. They make Trey and Harley come alive and perfectly express all of their emotions.
I can't wait to listen to the rest to Trey and Harley's story!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mister Tonight

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250

Last night was the most embarrassing night of my life. I was that girl. You know, the highly intoxicated chick celebrating her 30th with her two best friends - the ones who are happily married. And the more I drank, the more I wanted to do something reckless to celebrate. By reckless, I meant the sexy and alluring man dressed in a business suit standing near the bar. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sexy fun!!!! A must read!!!

  • By Kindle Customer on 06-20-18

4.5 Sweet & Steamy Stars!

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

Reviewed: 07-01-18

Sexy Single Dad - Yes Please! This is such a sweet and funny romance. Kate didn't think anything could be worse than being caught, during sex, by her one night stands little girl. Well she was wrong, it turns out that he is her new landlord. Kate needs a place to live and loves the suburban setting, so she doesn't want to lose this perfect place to live. She enjoys being single and is not ready to settle down. But Hunter is so sweet, fun, and sexy, and Maddie, with her suspicious eyes, is so adorable, she can't help but fall for them both. Hunter can't stop thinking about his new independant, sassy tenant and her sexy curves, but he and Maddie are a package deal. The more time they all spend together, they more they begin to realize, that just maybe, they could be more. This was everything I crave in my romance stories. It has strong and sexy characters, witty dialog, steamy passion, all in a funny, heartwarming story!
Narrators, Andi Arndt, and Sebastian York make this even more sweet and sexy with their perfect performance. Their chemistry as Kate and Hunter is off the charts as they deliver all the awkward, steamy, and heartwarming moments beautifully.
I absolutely loved this funny, sweet and sexy romance!

  • Craft

  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

They’re not quite enemies, and not really friends. More like frustrated balls of sexual tension, Lance Gibson drives Mariah Malarkey absolutely crazy. He uses her office like a phone booth, and takes cupcakes from the corner of her desk like she baked them just for him. She didn’t. Maybe she knew the history teacher happened to love peanut butter icing, but that was purely a coincidence. Mariah has a way of getting under Lance’s skin, too. She calls him out on his crap, spoils him even if inadvertently, and, seeing the librarian in skirts, drives him wild. She won’t give in. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hot for Teacher!

  • By bookbruin on 05-22-18

I absolutely adore these Gibson men!

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

Reviewed: 06-29-18

I absolutely adore these Gibson men! This is Lance and Mariah's sweet and sexy story of love, loyalty and being true to yourself. Lance is so swoony with all his charming cockiness, compassion and sexiness. Mariah appears to be this demure librarian but underneath is a rebellious woman just wanting to let her wild side out. I loved both Lance and Mariah, their chemistry just leaps off the page and I loved them together. Their friends to lovers story is fun, emotional, and super steamy. All the Gibson boys are present and their unconditional love, support, and needling is what makes this story even better.
Wen Ross and Kai Kennicott are amazing as they perform with such passion while capturing the light, homey feel. They really helped to make these characters come alive.
This small town romance series has captivated my heart, and I can't wait for more of the Gibson Boys!