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  • The Only One

  • A One Love Novella - 1001 Dark Nights
  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 569
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 568

Let's say there was this guy. And he gave you the most mind-blowing night of sex in your life. And you never saw him again. Until 10 years later. Now, it turns out he's the only one in all of Manhattan whose restaurant is available for my charity's event. The trouble is, he doesn't recognize me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Only One Melts Heart by Audio!

  • By The Audio Flow on 06-29-17

Light and fun

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

Reviewed: 02-05-19

Lauren Blakely is fantastic at giving you exactly the HEA you want. This is a second chance romance that is just the story you want to read when you have a few hours to kill.

It's light, fun, sexy, and it just makes you feel good. It's a feel good romance and I haven't been able to say that much recently. Yes, they had a slight hiccup in their relationship--that's why it's second chance--but they rekindle the flames and realize they have found the only one for them.

Yes, I did that.

Zachary Webber is one of my top 5 male narrators. His voice is smooth, deep, sultry (can a man have a sultry voice? I don't know, but they can now!) and it makes me want to rush out and one-click everything. Andi Arndt, well, do I even have to say anything about her? She's *the* voice of romance. These two together are exactly what you want to hear. They give the characters voice and bring them to life.

You'll enjoy this novella.

  • The One You Want

  • The Original Heartbreakers, Book 0.5
  • By: Gena Showalter
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

Kenna Starr will do anything to overcome her bad-girl past in Gena Showalter's The One You Want. Dane Michaelson is rich, sexy and plays hard, exactly the kind of guy she needs to avoid, but he's used to getting what he wants, and he wants her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The One You Want

  • By Anne Marie Carter on 07-18-15

Cute

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

Reviewed: 02-03-19

I enjoyed this for what it was. Fairly predictable, but cute and fun. I enjoyed the banter, but couldnt' really get into either mindset. I didn't realize this was 3rd person POV when I got started and I tend to struggle with those, but it's still a sweet romance.

I plan to continue to the next book with the hopes of a bit more heat and to eventually get to West's story. He was the character that caught my attention.

  • Finding Alexei

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198

He’s bossy, moody, and overprotective. He’s also a pro athlete who needs to focus on winning games and staying out of the headlines. I’m fiercely independent and need a man like I need a second period each month. So when our worlds collide, I never expected him to be the one to jump in and save me. Especially not when my roommate disappears, leaving me with her baby. I’m clueless about babies - and it shows. Good thing Alexei isn’t.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good listen but waaaay shorter than listed time

  • By Jill D on 12-30-18

Sweet and swoony

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

Reviewed: 02-03-19

Super fun, super sweet, and where can I find an Alexei?!

He's everything. He's sweet, he's kind, he's the knight in shining armor, the unexpected prince, the man who saves the day.

And he's swoonworthy to a new degree.

Get Finding Alexei.

  • Lover Eternal, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 2

  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,125

Listeners looking for a fresh twist on vampire tales need look no further than the erotically charged Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Mary Luce is dissatisfied with her life and her job. But when she is unwittingly thrust into the vampire dominion, everything changes. Falling under the protection of the Brotherhood's strongest member, Rhage, she soon finds herself drawn to his animalistic urges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This series is...just..wow...grab your tissues!

  • By BluBumbleB on 04-25-14

Hollywood. Rhage. Beast.

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

This is the second time I've read this book, although it is my first time listening. And I enjoyed Rhage and Mary's story. Not my favorite BDB book, but not my least favorite either.

I do like the set up for book three though. That's pretty smooth.

  • Atomic Marriage

  • By: Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Narrated by: Diane Lane
  • Length: 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8,414
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,587
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7,562

All marriages are hard. Many of them fail. Brock Lewis, an evangelical businessman turned self-published author, has the answer. Follow his international bestselling book’s 12-point “Atomic Doctrine” - make eye contact with your spouse? Always! Use the bathroom in front of them? Never! - and you, too, can build a marriage that thrives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A nice quick escape

  • By Michele on 01-09-19

Short and intriguing

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

I grabbed this as it was a freebie with the Audible Originals thing.

Short, sweet, simple.

Diane Lane did an incredible job narrating this short story.

Despite it's short length, it is a bit intriguing. How do you make your marriage better? Is it possible a total hypocrite can give decent advice? Advice that truly works for others, despite his own struggles with his marriage.
Should we adhere to th

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  • Dark Lover

  • The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 1
  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,480
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,498

The vampire Darius fears for the life of his half-breed daughter, who is unaware of her unusual destiny. To oversee her transformation, Darius seeks help from Wrath, a dangerous loner and the world's only purebred vampire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awsome title even for the Men

  • By John on 04-19-09

Wrath and Beth!

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

I haven't read this book in years. So, when I saw it was part of the romance package, I just had to grab it. I've missed this world. The Black Dagger Brotherhood is dark and ruthless, but it's only to save themselves and their race.

This is PNR/urban fantasy at its finest. I can't think of another world in this genre that I'd rather get lost in. I can't wait to continue my audio journey with these characters.

  • Player on Ice

  • Boys of Winter, Book 5
  • By: S.R. Grey
  • Narrated by: Reagan West
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Jaxon Holland is more than a top-scoring center for the Las Vegas Wolves - he’s also the biggest “player” on the team. Women love him, flock to him, lust for his sculpted body. Life is good for this hockey player. Or it was. After blowing a key play in what may have been the biggest game of the season, the fans sour on Jaxon. Good thing memories are short, right? Uh, they’re not when a widely popular sports blogger, known simply as Mr. Hockeypants, calls Jaxon out and places all the blame for the loss on him. Life goes from bad to worse, and Jaxon wants to get away.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Enjoyable Read

  • By Stephanie N. Bennett on 01-10-19

The players aren't on the ice for this one.

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

This story was fun and flirty. A bit sexy. I liked the banter, but there was nothing that just blew my mind in this one. I will admit to only reading the first in this series, but this can still be read as a standalone--I never felt lost or confused while reading this. I liked the first book more than I liked this one, but this is still a solid book.

The story was just predictable. And I realize it's romance and it has a method to follow, but I was just looking for a little more wow factor, I guess.

Either way, this is still a fun-filled, banter-filled story with some hot sexy times. If you like your hockey romance to involve little to no hockey and lots of back and forth with the characters, then this is your cup of tea.

Maybe it's even your Stanley Cup of tea.

  • Sweet Rivalry

  • 1001 Dark Nights
  • By: K. Bromberg
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 410
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409

Ryder Rodgers had a plan. He was going to stride into the conference room, do the required song and dance over the next five days, and win the biggest contract of his career. But when he walked in and heard the voice of one of his competitors, all his plans were shot to hell. Harper Denton. She was always on top. In college. First in their class. Always using every advantage to edge him out to win the coveted positions. The only one who could beat him. His academic rival.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Love Arndt and York

  • By DIANE on 09-12-17

Sweet and quick

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

This was a fun little read/listen. As usual, Andi Arndt and Sebastian York are perfect in bringing the characters to life.

  • Perfect Shadow

  • A Night Angel Novella
  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094

Discover the origins of Durzo Blint in this original novella set in the world of Brent Weeks' New York Times best-selling Night Angel trilogy.... "I got a bit of prophecy," the old assassin said. "Not enough to be useful, you know. Just glimpses. My wife dead, things like that to keep me up late at night. I had this vision that I was going to be killed by forty men, all at once. But now that you're here, I see they're all you. Durzo Blint."

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but not great.

  • By Dillon on 10-21-13

Durzo Blint.

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

This is the perfect little bite for those Night Angel fans. Those who followed Durzo, those who wanted to know more of how he became all that he was, those who wanted to know what pushed him.

This was a nice trip back to the Night Angel world. This was fun and satisfying. And I will be doing a reread of the trilogy very soon.

  • Some Sort of Love

  • Happy Crazy Love Series, Book 3
  • By: Melanie Harlow
  • Narrated by: Nelson Hobbs, Lucy Malone
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335

You might think I had it all - a career I loved, a supportive family, the Nixon metabolism but not the Nixon ears, and a salary that supported my lavish taste in designer shoes, fine wine, and lacy lingerie - but I had no one to share it with. Until the day I ran into him - my one-night stand from college with the crooked smile, let's-get-out-of-here eyes, and dirty, dirty mouth. Cute and cocky then, today Levi Brooks is six feet four inches of hot bearded fantasy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A SWEET, FUN, HOT & ROMANTIC LOVE STORY

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 04-24-16

Love a single dad romance!

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

Reviewed: 01-01-19

Yep, this book is still fantastic. I did a little read/listen combo and was happy with the narrators. They did a good job of bringing Levi and Jillian to life. But let's be honest, any time you can picture Franggy as your leading man, you're going to enjoy the story.

And trust me, Levi is a sexy single dad--one you want to go home with. You want to see how it goes, you want more, and you want it all. Because he's sweet and caring and he puts that little boy of his first and there is just something so unbelievably sexy about a man with a child.

Jillian is perfect for Levi and his son, Scotty. She's a pediatrician, she's kind and patient and loving. She's understanding. And she's gorgeous. And she just wants to find the man for her. How could she have predicted her Pine Sol from years past would come back to haunt her?!

You're going to like this book. You'll want to sit down and read it all at once because it's sexy and fun and sweet.