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  • Liquid Courage

  • By: Hildred Billings
  • Narrated by: Victoria Mei
  • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

One year after being hospitalized for a life-changing illness, Vivian is finally ready to get back into dating. Things are definitely looking up when a beautiful woman named Shari asks her out for drinks - and possibly more. Too bad the night turns whisky-sour when Shari not only rejects Vivian, but confirms her most self-conscious fears! Enter Kat the bartender, who has seen this train wreck of a date with her own observant eyes. It's not the first time Shari has destroyed a woman's self-confidence in one night, but it is the first time Kat has decided to personally cheer up a victim.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • very enjoyable

  • By Melissa M. on 05-28-18

Don’t bother!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

I love the narrator, the story however was horrible! I would like to find a way to completely remove it from my library...

  • Touch

  • By: Kris Bryant
  • Narrated by: Brittni Pope
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

As the go-to therapist at Elite Therapy, Dr. Hayley Sims is the best in her field. It's exactly why she's just been assigned her most challenging patient yet, hockey player Elizabeth Stone. Not because Stone's injury is complicated, but because she is intense to work with and needs someone to keep her in check. When Hayley's personal life starts unraveling and she realizes she might be developing feelings for her patient, she's torn between finishing her assignment and walking away to protect herself. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to listen to the narrator.

  • By teresa d'ambrosio on 07-25-18

Hard to listen to the narrator.

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

The story may have had some value to it if the narrator hadn’t been so monotone. It was very difficult to listen to. Try the story again with a new narrator.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Just Enough Light

  • By: AJ Quinn
  • Narrated by: Ruby Rivers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 113

Kellen Ryan has taken the survival skills she learned on the streets and used them to create an elite search-and-rescue operation, as well as the first home she's known in forever - a sanctuary in Haven, Colorado, high in the Rockies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful narration. Great story!

  • By Janet T. on 01-08-17

If only there were a way to get nine hours of my life back!

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

Reviewed: 02-09-17

I've listen to AJ Quinn before, but nothing like this. I'm not sure if it was the storyline or the narrator but in my opinion this book was horrible! I would not recommend it to my worst enemy. Sorry to be so harsh but I think my ears are bleeding.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Devil Inside

  • By: Ali Vali
  • Narrated by: Hilarie Mukavitz
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

Brains, guts, and ruthless ambition should be enough for a woman to come out on top in any fight. Except when the battle is over love, all bets are off. Cain Casey was groomed from birth to take the reins of the Casey family enterprises, which just happens to be one of the major crime organizations in New Orleans. Surviving by never turning away from a fight and knowing how to win at all costs, Cain is as careful with her heart as she is with her business - until she meets Emma Verde.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story- poor narration

  • By lineup29 on 03-14-16

worth the listen

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

What made the experience of listening to The Devil Inside the most enjoyable?

i liked the humor, kind of dry.

What other book might you compare The Devil Inside to and why?

don't really have one

How could the performance have been better?

much. i feel bad when i dis on a narrator, but they make or break the story. i think this story could have been so much better.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

uhhhmmm... i don't think it was really that kind of story.

Any additional comments?

i'm looking forward to book two, but i hope they try a different reader. sorry....

  • A Rylee Adamson Omnibus

  • Books 1-3
  • By: Shannon Mayer
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 19 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 752

Priceless, book one: "My name is Rylee, and I am a Tracker." When children go missing and the Humans have no leads, I'm the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot. I'm on the FBI's wanted list. I have a werewolf for a pet, a Witch of a best friend, and no need for anyone else in my life. But when a salvage starts to spin out of control, help comes from a most unexpected direction.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Voice does not match story.

  • By T-AudibleAddict-do NOT cure on 03-11-16

painful

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

Reviewed: 02-09-16

Is there anything you would change about this book?

the narrator... sorry, she's cute, but sounds like a 12 year old reading this story which made it hard to listen to.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

not there yet.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Emma Galvin?

Lauren Fortgang... hands down. it would change the entire feel of the story.

Did A Rylee Adamson Omnibus inspire you to do anything?

not a single thing.

Any additional comments?

i would rather not complain any further.

6 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Swordfish

  • By: Andrea Bramhall
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

Cassandra "Cassie" Finsbury has spent almost 25 years running for her life, hiding from everyone who knew her, and hoping it was enough to keep her daughter safe. When she learns that she no longer has to run, she is determined to find Daniela again and hires private investigator Bailey Davenport, a retired FBI agent, who is more than up to the task. Bailey finds nothing more irresistible than a mystery and a challenge, and in Cassie she finds both.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Romance with a Brain

  • By Ann Townsend on 04-06-15

worst narration EVER....

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

Reviewed: 04-21-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

a different narrator plain and simple...

What could Andrea Bramhall have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

lol... a better narrator!

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Dara Rosenberg?

well, it may need to be a better story for Abby Craden, but she is the best Narrator. Or even Stella Bloom.

2 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Full Disclosure

  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,017
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 887
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 894

Ann Silver is a cop’s cop. As the Midwest Homicide Investigator, she is called in to help local law enforcement on the worst of cases, looking for answers to murder. Hers is one of the region’s most trusted investigative positions. Paul Falcon is the FBI’s top murder cop in the Midwest. If the victim carried a federal badge or had a security clearance, odds are good Paul and his team see the case file or work the murder. Their lives intersect when Ann arrives to pass a case off her desk and onto his.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DEE surprises you again

  • By Tina on 11-21-12

not worth the time....

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

Reviewed: 04-20-15

What disappointed you about Full Disclosure?

seriously... everything.

What was most disappointing about Dee Henderson’s story?

the way they referenced God and their relationships with him or her.
there was absolutely no chemistry between the characters.
the way they bargained over the marriage. who talks like that?

How could the performance have been better?

ha... a total rewrite.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

not really

  • Black Widow

  • Elemental Assassin, Book 12
  • By: Jennifer Estep
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 798
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 755
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 751

There’s nothing worse than a cruel, cunning enemy with time to kill - and my murder to plan. With wicked Fire elemental Mab Monroe long gone, you’d think I could finally catch a break. But someone’s always trying to take me down, either as Gin Blanco or my assassin alter-ago. Now along comes the Spider’s new arch-nemesis, the mysteriously named M. M. Monroe, who is gleefully working overtime to trap me in a sticky web of deceit.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun!

  • By Felicia The Geeky Blogger on 12-26-14

entertaining

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

Reviewed: 02-11-15

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

yes, it has a great bit of humor and the narrator is easy to listen to.

What did you like best about this story?

sloppy, sloppy, sloppy... cracked me up every time she said it. liked relationship with her "brother"...

What does Lauren Fortgang bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

probably the bit of twang in her voice, but it fits.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

moved...? the books are fun, not deep.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • All That Lies Within

  • By: Lynn Ames
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 284

Glamorous movie star Dara Thomas has it all - an Oscar nomination, dozens of magazine covers proclaiming her the sexiest woman alive, and people of both sexes clamoring for her attention. She also has a carefully guarded secret life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • When It's Good

  • By Me & My Girls on 06-05-16

juvenile...

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

Reviewed: 02-10-15

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

the writing... too bland and simple, sometimes just plain childish.

What do you think your next listen will be?

something with substance

Would you be willing to try another one of Emily Beresford’s performances?

not so sure about that

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from All That Lies Within?

it would take more that editing one scene, maybe an entire re-write

Any additional comments?

painful.

1 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Above All, Honor

  • Honor Series, Book 1
  • By: Radclyffe
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384

The first in the Honor series, Above All, Honor introduces single-minded Secret Service Agent Cameron Roberts and the woman she is sworn to protect - Blair Powell, the daughter of the President of the United States. Cam's duty is her life - and the only thing that keeps her from self-destructing under the unbearable weight of her own deep personal tragedy. However, she hasn't counted on the fact that the beautiful, willful first daughter will do anything in her power to escape the watchful eyes of her protectors, including seducing the agent in charge.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Blink and you'll miss it

  • By Dandylion on 11-19-13

author

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

Reviewed: 01-23-14

If you could sum up Above All, Honor in three words, what would they be?

i can't do that! but what i can say is... Abby Craden has one sexy voice!

Which character – as performed by Abby Craden – was your favorite?

i've only heard her in the Honor series, and i like them all. but if i had to choose, probably Blair with Honor a very close second!