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  • Season of the Sun

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 102

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

Who thought this was ok?

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

Reviewed: 05-24-18

Narration is terrible. Really terrible. I feel like I just listened to 30 minutes of the worst book ever.

  • Pirate

  • Space Gypsy Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Chandra Skyye
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 92

Earth: a space pirate's dream when it comes to booty but not a good place to hide when bounty hunters come looking. Pulling up stakes means Rafe must leave his vintage trailer behind, but in the process he acquires a passenger, a mouthy female who seems to think she's calling the shots. She'll soon learn who's the captain. And it isn't Annabelle, his sassy ship.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • DNF Audio Version!

  • By Cheri on 01-03-17

The narration was YUCK.

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

Reviewed: 03-31-18

Made it through 10 min. The voice of the male character was ridiculous. Imagine a teenage boy failing to pull off a Russian accent. Combined with over the top sex talk about the size of his junk, and convenient holes...*shudder*. I gave the book 4*, benefit of the doubt since it might have improved as it went along. Narrator was otherwise fine, tragic decision to use weird accent.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Gage

  • The Barringer Brothers, Book 1
  • By: Tess Oliver
  • Narrated by: Ian James, Jennifer Ann
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

After nearly losing his friend in a logging accident, Gage Barringer is convinced now more than ever that he needs to find a different job. But his side business of breaking colts at the small Montana ranch he inherited from his grandfather doesn't earn him enough money. He has his mind set on running The Raven's Nest, a popular bar and restaurant near his ranch. The original owner has died, and Gage is waiting for it to be put up for sale. But there is a five-foot-four, brown-eyed obstacle in his way, an obstacle with lips made for sin and a voice made for breaking hearts.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrators are not suited for this book

  • By Bookhound on 05-10-16

I really hate the narration.

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

Reviewed: 02-08-18

Hate, hate, hate. However if you enjoy having romance/ sex scenes read as though they were children's books... Male narrator is as capable of reading an "alpha male" character as Mr. Rogers. Pronounced p*ssy same as the foul discharge from an infected wound... hot! Not. The female narrator should host anglophile tea parties, in other words way too prissy.

  • Pandemonium

  • By: Bella Jewel
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231

I am the good girl, the one who does no wrong. Daughter of a ferocious and strong MC president, I know what protection feels like. Until one night changes everything - and not a single person in the world can protect me from it, not even my dad. Suffocating. Alone. Desperate. I let my problems live deep inside until there is no longer anywhere to run. I need an escape. Anything to make the pain go away. Trouble comes for me, and I don't fight it. I tried so hard to believe in what I was, but nobody understood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Emotional, Tender, Raw.

  • By Rebecca on 06-05-16

Suspension of disbelief, none given.

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

Reviewed: 01-05-18

This story immediately caught me up. So it took a lot for me to actually stop listening to it in frustration. This happened because of some GLARINGLY UNBELIEVABLE EVENTS. #1 A police detective found the battered and injured woman on the street, rather than calling for ambulance, Etc... he picked up a victim who had obvious injuries of unknown severity, and ran to a nearby Police Department, instead of calling for an ambulance or EMTs. #2 In his private office, he then collected samples from under her nails and from the blood on her clothing, only after which #3 did he question (her alone with a male), whether she had been sexually assaulted. IN THIS RIDICULOUSLY UNCOMFORTABLE SITUATION HE TOOK HER WORD FOR IT, AND SENT HER TO A SHOWER. GOODBYE EVIDENCE. This isn't scifi fantasy where you can make up EVERYTHING as you go along...
Later there are many more other digressions... foremost is that the daughter of the MC president, after having been kidnapped and brutalized in revenge against her father, is left unguarded when leaving late at night from a club function. So for the third time, she is left completely exposed to the psychopath that originally abducted her. This is the first MC novel I have ever read, that so disregarded reality, and the culture of the MC, in order to make the story easy to write.