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  • An Unsuitable Heir

  • Sins of the Cities, Book 3
  • By: K.J. Charles
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

On the trail of an aristocrat's secret son, enquiry agent Mark Braglewicz finds his quarry in a music hall, performing as a trapeze artist with his twin sister. Graceful, beautiful, elusive, and strong, Pen Starling is like nobody Mark's ever met - and everything he's ever wanted. But the long-haired acrobat has an earldom and a fortune to claim.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a climax!

  • By Imagine Reviews on 11-25-17

He wanted to be a Queen, not an Earl.

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

Reviewed: 05-18-18

The main character (Pen) is a transvestite male who is in a constant identity crisis. The whole thing was rather a "drag". (pun intended) In the story, Pen does not want to become the next Earl as he will have to act straight, so he ends up being a Queen.............a drama Queen. The cockney accents in all three books of this trilogy were thicker than molasses and didn't fit some of the chracters. This authors first two books of this trilogy were much better.

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  • Old Loyalty, New Love

  • By: Mary Calmes
  • Narrated by: Tristan James
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485

When jackal shifter Quade Danas was banished from his pack for being gay, he spent years in the military escaping his father's prejudice before returning to civilian life as a bodyguard for Roman Howell, the teenage son of a very rich man. After Roman is in an accident that leaves him physically scarred and emotionally distant, Quade is the only one who can get through to him. As Roman becomes a man, he realizes what he wants - his bodyguard by his side and in his bed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic start to a new Shifter series!

  • By Tams (TTC Books and more) on 12-27-14

Needs Character Differentiation

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

What did you love best about Old Loyalty, New Love?

It was a pleasant story

What was one of the most memorable moments of Old Loyalty, New Love?

No one moment

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Yes, and no. The pace was fine and Tristan James voice was easy to listen to, however, half the time I could not tell which of the two main characters was speaking. The narrator needed to DEVELOP his character voices MUCH more than he did. This confusion carried throughout the book, not always know who was speaking. VERY CONFUSING AT TIMES.

  • Kidnapped by the Pirate

  • By: Keira Andrews
  • Narrated by: Cornell Collins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85

Nathaniel Bainbridge is used to hiding, whether it's concealing his struggles with reading or his forbidden desire for men. Under the thumb of his controlling father, the governor of Primrose Isle, he's sailing to the fledging colony, where he'll surrender to a respectable marriage for his family's financial gain. Then pirates strike and he's kidnapped for ransom by the Sea Hawk, a legendary villain of the New World. Bitter and jaded, Hawk harbors futile dreams of leaving the sea for a quiet life, but men like him don't deserve peace. He has a score to settle with Nathaniel's father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By SassiKassi on 04-24-18

CAPTAIN NEEDS A NEW VOICE

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

Reviewed: 04-20-18

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

Yes, it was enjoyable except for the Captain's voice.

What other book might you compare Kidnapped by the Pirate to and why?

Can't say

What about Cornell Collins’s performance did you like?

As a narrator Cornell Collins is excellent. However, in the case of the Captian's voice, he was disappointing. One of the things that attract a reader to a particular book is the book jacket. One this book jacket is the picture of two YOUNG VIRIL MEN who appear to be about ten years apart in age. Thus you get a mindset of now only how old the characters are, but also how they look. However, OMG, when I first heard the voice of Captain Hawk, all I could envision was the pirate Blue Beard speaking from his nursing home bed. The voice and the picture of the captain are years apart in age. This bothered me through the entire book. For this reason, I give this book my "Four Stars.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No

Any additional comments?

If you are going to picture the main character(s) on the book jacket, PLEASE USE AN AGE APPROPRIATE VOICE.

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