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  • Highland Devil

  • Murray Family Series, Book 22
  • By: Hannah Howell
  • Narrated by: Ruth Urquhart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56

When a red-haired woman tries to steal Sir Gybbon Murray's horse on his journey back to the Murray stronghold, he thanks his lucky stars his horse is a rude lout - and that the pretty thief is not so injured that she can't tell her tale. He's no nursemaid to delicate lasses, but Mora Ogilvy is fleeing her ruthless cousins, fearing for her life. And when she tells him of the home they've taken from her and the man they say she murdered, Gybbon cannot let such injustice stand....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Blah (Narration)

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-30-18

I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THE MURRAY MEN!!

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

I am totally hooked on this series... I laughed right out loud in several places. It has just the right amount of everything. Steam, tension and a few other surprises. I must say I did miss Angela Dawe as the narrator, however, Ruth Urquhart was very good as well.

Hannah Howell... you can't write the Murray books fast enough for me... Love them!!

  • Shattered Rainbows

  • Fallen Angels, Book 5
  • By: Mary Jo Putney
  • Narrated by: Siobhan Waring
  • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Honed by danger and haunted by the past, Lord Michael Kenyon finds it easy to risk his life for his country’s sake. But in the shadow of Waterloo, he faces a far more dangerous threat - the loss of his heart to the beautiful battlefield nurse who saves his life yet can never be his. Called a saint for her virtue and selfless courage, only Catherine Melbourne knows the tragic flaw at the core of her spirit. Then fate offers Catherine a fortune, a title, a heritage for her daughter - if Michael will impersonate her husband on a visit to a wild Cornish island. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed it but with reservations

  • By Shilo on 12-28-18

I HAVE FOUND ANOTHER FAVORITE AUTHOR...

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

I loved this book. It is well written with many twists and turns. I can usually figure out what will happen next in many stories, but this one kept me surprised. With wonderful character development, just the right amount of steam and sizzle and a great narrator, I can't wait for more books to be out in this series.

I do hope the author stays with one narrator as it gets confusing when the voices and tone keep changing. This narrator was very good.

  • My Fair Lily

  • The Farthingale Series, Book 1
  • By: Meara Platt
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

Ewan Cameron, estranged grandson of the Duke of Lotheil, is in London because of a deathbed promise made to his father and has no intention of staying beyond his three month obligation. Nothing can tempt him to remain, not even Lily, the beautiful bluestocking determined not only to restore relations between him and his grandfather, but to turn Ewan into a proper gentleman.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • book is out of order

  • By karen on 07-23-18

GOOD STORY...SO SO NARRATOR.

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

I did like the storyline and the characters. Could have used a little more "steam" for me but, I did laugh out loud at some of the portions with the dog.

The narrator did a good job with different voices and expression in the reading, however, her Scottish accent was a very good Irish accent. Need to practice that accent, my dear.

Overall, I liked it and would recommend this book. Steam factor (1-5): I give it a 2. lol

  • The Red Fury

  • d'Vant Bloodlines, Volume 2
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 18 hrs and 12 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 42

Elisabel de Carron is a young woman with a massive legacy weighing on her slender shoulders. As heiress to the Earldom of Ayr, she is a cousin to the king through her mother, and the king considers her a most valuable bargaining tool in the politics of Scotland. But Elisabel isn’t a willing pawn for the king - she’s concerned only with saving her family home, Castle Torridon, from the repeated attacks of a former ally. After a particularly nasty siege, Elisabel realizes that they cannot withstand another, and she is forced to summon the most feared mercenary in Scotland, The Red Fury. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story !!

  • By Sdcota on 10-10-18

THE ABSOLUTE BEST SO FAR...

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

Wonderful!! I think this is my favorite of all Kathryn's books I have listened to so far (and that is quite a few). From the story to the narration (Brian - you did it again) I enjoyed every word! Thank you and what's next? LOL <3

  • Tempting the Laird

  • By: Julia London
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Unruly. Unmarried. Unapologetic. Catriona Mackenzie’s reputation precedes her everywhere she goes. Her beloved late aunt Zelda taught Cat to live out loud and speak her mind, and that’s exactly what she does when Zelda’s legacy - a refuge for women in need - comes under fire. When her quest puts her in the path of the disturbingly mysterious Hamlin Graham, Duke of Montrose, Cat is soon caught up in the provocative rumors surrounding the dark duke. Never one to retreat, Cat boldly goes where no one else has dared for answers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't judge the book by its cover

  • By Mallena_Do on 06-28-18

THIS BOOK SURPRISED ME...

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I thought maybe it was going to be a little repetitive of other parts of the series, however, I was totally wrong! It was funny, sad, happy, tense and just an overall joy to listen to. I will not give a summary of what happens because I don't like it when others give away half of the book in their review. I will just tell you that there is just the right amount of "steamy" and a very different storyline than most that I've read.

Loved it and would recommend to anyone and everyone!

steam rating... perfect!!

  • The Highlander's Promise

  • Highland Brides
  • By: Lynsay Sands
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

Aulay Buchanan has retreated to his clan’s hunting lodge for a few days of relaxation. But the raven-haired beauty he pulls from the ocean puts an end to any chance of rest. Though he christens her Jetta, she knows nothing of her real identity, save that someone is trying to kill her. As she recovers, it will not be easy for Aulay to protect her and keep her honor intact when she mistakenly believes they are man and wife…Jetta sees beyond Aulay’s scars to the brave, loyal warrior she’s proud to call her own. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet, Fun Highlander Addition

  • By My Audio Romance Blog on 09-03-18

AGAIN A TERRIBLE NARRATOR HAS RUINED A BOOK...

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

I really enjoyed this whole series, however, I agree with one of the other reviewers, why change narrators for every book. The narrator for this book was not good at all. Made all the characters sound like Neanderthals. Sorry Lynsay...please listen to it before it goes out. I do love your books and will look forward to the next one ( depending on the narrator). <3

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Season of the Sun

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 98

Dear Listener: Season of the Sun first appeared in 1991. Zarabeth, with hair as red as an Irish sunset, is chosen by Magnus Haraldsson, a Viking on a trading visit to York, to be his wife. She is both stunned and fascinated by this man’s bluntness, his arrogance, his absolute belief that she is meant to belong to him. He also makes her laugh and ultimately she gives him her trust, not only with her future but with that of her little sister, Lotti. But Zarabeth’s stepfather, Olav the Vain, has no intention of setting a bride price on Zarabeth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a season of ups and downs at a record pace...

  • By 🌿🌸Susynne🌸🌿 on 07-26-13

I LOVED THIS BOOK...

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

I loved this book. I almost didn't order it because of the mixed reviews. It was different from your normal Scottish Romance, however, once I got into it and knew the characters, I was hooked. There were ups and downs in the story which made it seem real. You have to listen to this one with an open mind...the rapes and beatings were a little disturbing, however, that IS the way things were in that time and place. You wouldn't change a history book because it was disturbing... so keep it all in perspective. I am one of Anne Flosnik's fans... so for me, the narration was wonderful. It's worth a chance to listen to this one...

  • Heart of a Highlander: A Medieval Scottish Romance Story

  • Lairds of Dunkeld Series, Book 1
  • By: Emilia Ferguson
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Duty-bound to seek revenge, Broderick MacConnaway, son of the Thane of Dunkeld, lives haunted by memories of his lost wife, Aisling. Forming an alliance with the Lochlann family presents its own trials, but if the marriage allows him to fulfill his vengeance, then so be it. Even if the guilt over Aisling prevents him from ever loving again.... But when sinister intentions surface and Amabel is captured before she has a chance to reveal them, Broderick is forced to see past the deceptions and begin another campaign of vengeance.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • terrible narration <br /><br />

  • By Kindle Customer1 on 04-20-18

AGAIN A TERRIBLE NARRATOR HAS RUINED A BOOK...

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

Reviewed: 05-27-18

I would say that the narrator was to blame for ruining this book, however, it was not good on its own. The writing was like something you would read in a 4th-grade class. Too many characters that were not established and it just got very confusing as to what and who was going on. Terrible. I will not read this author again nor will I buy anything narrated by this narrator.

  • The Duke Who Knew Too Much

  • Heart of Enquiry, Book 1
  • By: Grace Callaway
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 43

Alaric McLeod, Duke of Strathaven, is known as the Devil Duke for his wicked ways. Tormented by his past, Alaric knows better than to trust a woman, yet finds himself ensnared by a spirited, virtuous virgin - who accuses him of a crime he didn't commit. Is she his worst nightmare...or his salvation?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Full of passion and mystery

  • By RomChic on 02-22-18

I LOVED THIS BOOK...

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

I loved this book. It had twists and turns and many surprises. It is very very steamy, however, I happen to love that!! Can't wait for the next book in the series!!

The Narrator was good. She didn't do anything that took away from the story. I would definitely listen to her again.

I recommend this book if you love some steam with your romance!! I do...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Highland Conquest

  • By: Alyson McLayne
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152

Laird Lachlan MacKay never planned on leading his clan, but when his older brother was murdered, he was left with no choice. His vow to avenge his brother has led him to the MacPherson clan - and their bewitching healer, Amber. Amber MacPherson is desperate. Dressed as a boy to escape her clan's treacherous leader, she runs right into Lachlan - who orders her detained. At first she causes him nothing but frustration, especially when she blackmails him into helping her clan. But when she's threatened by the same man who murdered his brother, Lachlan will do whatever it takes to keep her safe - and by his side.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED THIS STORY...

  • By MM on 02-11-18

LOVED THIS STORY...

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

Reviewed: 02-11-18

Loved this story and all the characters. I laughed at the banter and the story flowed easily. Rosalyn Landor, as usual, is brilliant on doing male voices and her Scottish brogue is perfect.

I totally recommend this book and also the one before it. Steamy and funny... can't wait for the next one. Come on Alyson McLayne...write fast!! LOL

7 of 7 people found this review helpful