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  • Precarious

  • By: Bella Jewel
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom, Charles Lawrence
  • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 552

Ash is a prison guard. She's tough, she's strong, and she never backs away from a fight. She takes her job seriously, she takes her training seriously, and everything in her life goes as planned...until the day he is brought into the prison. She'll never forget meeting Beau "Krypt" Dawson for the first time. He's a member of the Jokers' Wrath Motorcycle Club, and it is said he killed an innocent family in the middle of a cafe, in cold blood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OH MY THIS IS HOT

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 09-23-15

Good start then Downhill

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

Started out with a good storyline but then it turned into nothing but soft porn. Too bad cause I like a good Mc story.

  • Faking Forever

  • First Wives, Book 4
  • By: Catherine Bybee
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

Shannon Wentworth’s biological clock is ticking, and she isn’t going to let her single status keep her from having a baby. When her wedding-photography business takes her to Mexico, she has every intention of finding a willing baby daddy to help her out. Until the bride goes AWOL, leaving Shannon to coddle the arrogant fiancé who has accused her of sabotaging his wedding. Victor Brooks never could have imagined that he’d be on a honeymoon for one. Only here he is, taking a hard look at his life after the younger women he thought he loved walked out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful read and narration..

  • By Trish R. on 03-15-19

Nice Addition to Series

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Overall, not bad. Nice story. Some very funny lines and scenes. The clothing descriptions as well as how hot she or he is could be toned down. Makes characters seem kind of shallow if they are always commenting on how each other looks or what they have on.

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  • Tempting Brooke

  • A Big Sky Novella
  • By: Kristen Proby
  • Narrated by: Patrick Garrett, Morais Almeida
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

Brooke’s Blooms has taken Cunningham Falls by surprise. The beautiful, innovative flower shop is trendy, with not only gorgeous flower arrangements but also fun gifts for any occasion. This store is Brooke Henderson’s deepest joy, and it means everything to her, which shows in how completely she and her little shop have been embraced by the small community of Cunningham Falls. So, when her landlord dies, and Brody Chabot saunters through her door, announcing that the building has been sold and will soon be demolished, Brooke knows that she’s in for the fight of her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very tempting

  • By theresa on 12-17-18

Lacking Depth

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Why oh why must writers give us every detail of what someone wears, how hot some guy or gal is ALL the time?! Leave a little bit of something for the listener - reader to imagine!!! This story lacked a bit of depth. Too bad cause there were some cute moments and some very funny lines. I just don't need to know what a character is wearing all the time. And we really do not need to know how hot or beautiful a character thinks the other is. That makes them seem so superficial- like there's nothing to the character except for looks.

  • In Flames

  • By: Jessica Jayne
  • Narrated by: Samantha Cook, Joe Arden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

Gracelyn Riley married a firefighter and knew that came with risks. But she never imagined herself widowed in her early 30s with two children to care for on her own. Even though her marriage to Chad Riley had its difficulties, dealing with the last year without him has not been easy. Her brother-in-law, Matt, has been the rock that has kept her from collapsing or imploding. As a Mason Ridge fireman, Matt Riley had been at the scene when his brother, Chad, was killed. For the last year, Matt has suffered from survivor’s guilt and drank himself into oblivion. Gracelyn's friendship has pulled him through time and time again until he finally sobered up.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Scorching and emotional

  • By Jan Hood on 11-23-18

Soft Porn

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

Didn't even get past chapter 2. Kudos to Joe Arden for narrating but there's nothing but graphic sex right from the get go. So tired of listening to the same scene over and over. This isn't romance - it's just two people having sex. Come on romance writers, write something more than sex scenes!!!!

  • Easy for Keeps

  • A Boudreaux Novella - 1001 Dark Nights
  • By: Kristen Proby
  • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti, Sebastian York
  • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 743

Adam Spencer loves women. All women. Every shape and size, regardless of hair or eye color, religion or race, he simply enjoys them all. Meeting more than his fair share as the manager and head bartender of The Odyssey, a hot spot in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter, Adam's comfortable with his lifestyle, and sees no reason to change it. A wife and kids, plus the white picket fence are not in the cards for this confirmed bachelor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I need more 😫

  • By Joann on 05-08-17

Sebastian Saves All

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I like the story being short. Too often these days, the romance stories are way too long. Of course, there's insta love. Graphic sex of course. Nice strong female lead. Alpha male. Exception- sounds like she's a great mom but she focuses a bit too much on how he looks. The only real save for this story is Sebastian York and his voice. Always a save. There's just no depth with all of that graphic sex and the story only being 2 hours long.

  • Completely Smitten

  • By: Susan Mallery
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 744
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 590
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 592

Sheltered preacher's daughter Haley Foster ran away from her small town to do all the "bad" things she'd never done. She soon found herself in a hotel room with U.S. Marshal Kevin Harmon. But her knight in shining armor showed no interest in teaching a disappointed Haley Lovemaking 101....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • COMPLETELY SMITTEN

  • By Judi on 08-13-11

Stupid and Cheesy

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

Reviewed: 02-28-19

No virgin stories-- ever!!!!! No 25 yr old stupid female leads ever again! The only save for this story was T Plummer's excellent narration. Aside from that, absolutely horrible. I didn't even get through 2 chapters.

  • From Scotland with Love

  • By: Kelli Ireland
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 731
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 678
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 678

Escape to Scotland in this funny, heartfelt audio-first romance about reconnecting with an old love...and discovering new passion. After her boyfriend runs off to a Buddhist monastery, Molly is stuck with an extra ticket for a bed-and-breakfast trip through the Scottish Highlands. Not wanting to waste the fare, she sells it in an online auction...where it's bought by a man from her past. Now she's stuck rooming with the guy who broke her heart - someone she's never been able to forget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny, Redemption, Love

  • By kathy graves on 08-07-17

Cheesy

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

Female lead a whiny b**tch. Male lead good. Story overall cheesy. Could've been better if plot tighter and not so much extraneous crap. Why do writers make female characters out to be so clumsy they look and act stupid? Makes no sense. This female apparently had a masters degree, travelled all the time but yet couldn't get herself a decent suitcase? Tripped, fell, broke windows, etc. Utterly ridiculous. No wonder she couldn't keep a man with all that clumsiness and bitchiness to all those around her.

  • Angel's Halo

  • By: Terri Anne Browning
  • Narrated by: Emily Cauldwell, Lance Greenfield, Jed Drummond, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313

Creswell Springs is a small town in Trinity County, California. Population 1,500 - maybe. It's a quiet town, with small town values. Its greatest income is the university just outside of the town limits...and the revenue the local motorcycle club brings in. I was the MC's only weakness. Or so my father use to tell me as I was growing up. Mad Max Hannigan was once Angel's Halos' president. He made the rules and everyone was expected to follow them or come face to fist with the enforcer....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good MC series!

  • By Love2reaD on 02-28-18

Too Young and Dumb

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

Reviewed: 02-13-19

If you're over the age of 30, be smart and don't listen or at least listen with skipping to get to the main idea. The characters are young and foolish. Lots of swearing, talk of sex, etc. The characters are young- like under 21-25 young. Negative right there. Multiple story lines going on so either pay attention or once again, stop listening. Multiple narrators. Some ok and some not so much. The only one of any worth was Lance Greenfield. Thank goodness it was only 4 hours.

  • The Hookup

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Stella Bloom
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,774
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764

When the new girl in town, Eliza "Izzy" Forrester, decides to hit the local drinking hole, she's not ready to meet the town's good, solid guy. She's definitely not prepared to engage in her very first hookup with him. Then Izzy wakes up the next morning in Johnny Gamble's bed, and good girl Izzy finds she likes being bad for Johnny. Even so, Izzy feels Johnny holding her at arm's length. He's in love with someone else. Someone who left him and did it leaving him broken.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A WHIRLWIND OF WICKEDLY WONDERFUL FEELS

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 12-23-17

Weak

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

I don't listen to a lot of K Ashley's books. Now I know why. They are all the same! There could've been promise for this story but it failed miserably. Too much explicit sex, too long, weak female lead character and lots of mixed messages. Why oh why do these authors write females to be so frail, stupid and weak? They write the male characters to be alpha's which is fine but then they sometimes make them a**holes which is not good. I actually liked the male narrator but not so much the female. I wish there had been more of the male voice. This could have easily been shortened to fewer hours had there not been so many useless sex scenes. Let the listener have some imagination for gosh sakes. The Izzie character was so wimpy and submissive. Grow a backbone for these damn females romance writers! I skipped a lot of unnecessary crap. Overall, not a great listen.

  • Complicated

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,015

When small-town Nebraska sheriff Hixon Drake meets Greta Dare, the connection couldn't be stronger, but the timing couldn't be worse. Dealing with the fallout of a divorce he never wanted and setting up a new home for his kids, Hix becomes that guy, that one he never wanted to be, and puts a stop to things before they can even start. Protecting his kids and himself is his only priority. Greta, on the other hand, has found the place for her and the brother she adores that's perfect for them - a sleepy little town in Nebraska.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complicated was a pleasure to my senses!

  • By Kara Hildebrand on 05-02-17

Looooong

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

Reviewed: 02-11-19

I haven't listened to many of K. Ashley's books, but the ones I have are all sort of similar. Hard core sex, some romance thrown in, lots of swearing. Now that being said, I didn't mind what the concept of this story was- starting a new life after divorce, late 30's-early 40's age range which is refreshing considering these stories are usually in the younger age range and some mystery- murder-violence thrown in. A problem is that the murder took a back seat to the other stuff happening in the story. There wasn't just one plot or focus. Yes, you have Hix and Greta but then there's all the other muck. A HUGE con- this story is way too long! 18 hours is just way too much! Fine tune the meat of the story, get rid of over half the sex scenes and the repetitive words and it could easily be cut to less than 9 hours. Of course, even nine hours is usually even too long for a romance story. But 18- whew. Overload. I skipped quite a bit of the non-essential crap. I like Lance Greenfield as a narrator but honestly, Erin Mallon is annoying. Whiny, nasally and annoying.