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  • Heart's Insanity: An Angel Fire Rock Romance

  • By: Ellie Masters
  • Narrated by: Amanda Stribling
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Skye Summers beat the odds. Professionally her life's a success - every day, she cures the sick and heals the wounded. Personally? Her life couldn't be more of a mess. She's tired of putting up with arrogant men who think nothing of ripping out her heart. She's taking a break. No more dating. No more relationships. No more men. Ash Dean has it all: fame, fortune, and the adoration of screaming fans. But the constant parties and an endless string of one-night stands are taking their toll. He's tired of superficial women who care only about sleeping with a rock star. He's taking a break.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • prepare to be shredded and put back together

  • By Becky M on 05-27-18

Diggin' the rockin' romance!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

So I was a bit skeptical going into this audiobook. I had listened to Amanda Stribling on another book and, well… it wasn’t good. I didn’t even review the book. However, I was pleasantly surprised with Heart’s Insanity. The narration was strong and I did not have the same problems as the other book. There were mechanical issues and tones that jumped from low to high in the previous book (not the same author but I don’t want to bring up what book this is). It was not pleasing to the ear. Anyway, this is supposed to be about this book so I’ll get on with it!

I do enjoy a good rocker romance and Ellie Masters seems to really excel at giving us a rocker with heart and soul. I swooned and fell hard for Ash. It isn’t often we get a believable, NICE guy rocker romance. Skye deserves to have it all… sky’s the limit! They both are a tad broken and have had a hard life.

Now, Amanda Stribling was pleasing to listen to. Her voice is sweet and soft. I loved her as Skye. I do wish we had a male narrator but I’m always pulling for dual/duet narration in a book that has both POVs. I really was swept up into Stribling's easy pacing and flow. I felt she did very well with this narration.

#AudiobookObsession

  • Entice Me

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Joseph Discher, Grace Grant
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Since the moment Kaelynn Dotson walked into my world, I haven’t been able to think, eat, or sleep. After having my heart broken by the only woman I’ve ever loved, Kaelynn has ignited something deep down inside me - a flame so hot that I cannot ignore, no matter how hard I try. I vowed to never open myself up to a woman again, but there’s something about Kaelynn that is drawing me to her. There’s just one problem....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, solid narration

  • By Sara on 03-21-19

Good story, solid narration

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Nash is seriously swoonable! While I enjoyed the last book, Seduce Me, I hated Lili’s treatment of Nash. I was relieved when he fell hard and fast for Kaelynn. Oddly she has this innocence about her even while deceiving everyone around her.

The narrators Joseph Discher and Grace Grant did a great job. I always enjoy Grace Grant’s narration. I’m not too picky with narrators honestly. As long as they don’t murder the language, I can enjoy the story. Grant and Discher were enjoyable to listen too. I enjoyed Entice Me a lot. I would mind if this series continues at all!!

  • Seduce Me

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Jeremy York, Abby Craden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

What happens when you’re forced to seduce the one person you vowed never to love? You get screwed...in more than one way. I walked out of Tucker Middleton’s bedroom seven years ago, leaving him hurt and angry. Now I need his help; the only way I can get it is to make him think I want him back. The only problem is we have silently vowed to hate one another for the rest of our lives. In order to get Tucker to help me - I have to seduce him. Easy right? Hell yes! I’m the CEO of CMI Consulting. If I set my mind to something, I make it happen.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, fantastic narration!

  • By Sara on 03-21-19

Good story, fantastic narration!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Wow, these narrators were amazing together. The storyline itself is deep and sexy but Jeremy York and Abby Craden are insanely hot together! I could have listened to them both all day long!! Something that is really important to me is that the people (narrators) match the story. These narrators were Tucker and Charleston! I couldn't imagine any other voices here. Plus, can we discuss that cover?!?! I mean, yowzas! That woman is crazy sexy and yet, she still looks classy.

  • The Perfect Alibi

  • A Novel
  • By: Phillip Margolin
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of indisputable DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence and threatens both his lawyer and his accuser as he's sent to prison. Not long after, there's another rape, and the DNA test shows that the same person committed both rapes - which is seemingly impossible since the man convicted of the first rape was in prison at the time of the second one. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent legal thriller...

  • By shelley on 03-08-19

Fantastic! Every single bit!

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

This is an incredible series! I love how we have several different cases going on. Somehow they end up mostly intertwined... or do they? It's crazy the way this book goes. Bit everywhere.

My only real negative complaint is that there are so many people to keep up with. While listening to an audiobook it does get a smidge overwhelming. And I just can't remember like I used to!

I do love meeting up with most of the same crew. I feel like I'm getting to know people. I sure do hope we get some more on this group. Narration was perfect! I wouldn't change a thing about the narration.

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  • The Complete Retrieval Duet

  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Maxine Mitchell, Jason Carpenter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

That was all it took for me to know Elisabeth was my soul mate. Five years, countless infertility treatments, and the loss of our only son. That was what it took for me to lose her. One phone call, a mix-up at the lab, and a little girl neither of us knew existed. That was the hell it took to bring her back to me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Complete Retrieval

  • By Lisa on 02-10-19

Emotional... riviting!

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

I can’t… this duet… oh my lanta… this audiobook filled my heart with love and happiness only to break it and stomp on it and set it on fire. Really Aly Martinez is an amazing author. She’s one of the most thought-provoking authors I’ve ever read and/or listened to. Martinez takes some of the most heartbreaking fears of a woman and/or man… a couple. I mean seriously, she broke my heart a bit. I could NOT stop listening to this book no matter how painful the story was.

This was a riveting story. The narrators went between with Andi Arndt, Jason Carpenter, and Maxine Mitchel. Maxine Mitchell is a fantastic narrator. She’s thorough and thought-provoking. I’ll be honest that I’m a HUGE fan of Andi Arndt. I wasn’t surprised with her amazingness. Seriously, she’s off the charts amazing especially with something so emotional. Jason Carpenter was strong and fierce in his narration. Loved the performance!

  • Hollywood Playboy

  • Hollywood Royalty, Book 1
  • By: Natasha Madison
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Being an entertainment journalist was the last thing I thought I would be doing. I thought once I got my degree, I would be reporting on stories that made a difference, but now all I do is report on who broke up with who and who is dating who. I was over it. Then I got my next assignment. He’s Hollywood’s bad boy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Meet Tyler and Jessica!

  • By PATRICIA on 02-06-19

That performance though!

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

The audiobook narration was seriously amazing!! These two narrators... Wen Ross and Kai Kennicott seriously rocked me! I loved both of their voices. Kai is just silky smooth and beautiful... while Wen is sexy and heart-throbbing! Loved these two together!

Hollywood Playboys is way more than I saw coming! I was honestly blown away with how intense the story was and how full of real feelings it felt. I really loved Jessica. She’s just what I’d want in a friend... kinda sassy and this ultra spunky attitude that just made her endearing. Tyler, oh Tyler, I was more than smitten with this man. He was so much sweeter than I thought he’d be. No one will walk away from Hollywood Playboy without falling in love with the characters.

Plus, I’ll be honest Madison’s writing is getting better with every novel! I seriously feel so impatient waiting for Hollywood Princess. I love the way this story unfolds... it’s has a bit of everything we romance readers want in a book... sweet words that make your heart falter, fun and light while still being deep and emotional. I just know this is going to be a story loved by all!

  • Mud Vein

  • By: Tarryn Fisher
  • Narrated by: Simone Lewis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 404

When reclusive novelist Senna Richards wakes up on her 33rd birthday, everything has changed. Caged behind an electrical fence, locked in a house in the middle of the snow, Senna is left to decode the clues to find out why she was taken. If she wants her freedom, she has to take a close look at her past. But, her past has a heartbeat... and her kidnapper is nowhere to be found. With her survival hanging by a thread, Senna soon realizes this is a game. A dangerous one. Only the truth can set her free.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Avoid if suffering from depression!

  • By Lucy on 02-04-16

Took a bit to get movin

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

Reviewed: 03-12-19

I’ll be honest, more often than now when I listen or read a book that was previously raved about or people just went ape over generally means I’ll find it lacking. Really I have no idea why. I seriously feared that I wasn’t going to enjoy this audiobook… it started out a bit slow and I was worryingly biting my nails through the first couple hours… am I going to like this book?! Is this another fail for me (I’ve had that problem recently). But then, something weird happened… I was through half the book, then ¾, and finally… it was over. It seemed like I had just started! So it starts out pretty wordy and really descriptive but now it just seems to fit, it works.

So with that all being said, it was an incredibly developed story. It was truly a fascinating storyline… it was so messed up! I loved that… I love that it’s so crazy deep and dark. I mean you’ll get so wrapped up in this story but, if you’re like me, you’ll be lost and questioning everything. I’ve read Tarryn Fisher previously and I know her books are just as messed up the characters she gives us. I spent so much time trying to put these two characters together and fitting them in. However, Senna and Isaac do not fit! This is an incredibly captivating story.

The narrator Simone Lewis did a completely masterful job narrating this story! I really enjoy dual or duet narration when there are both male and female voices in a story but Simone Lewis is incredibly talented and really portrayed both characters very well. I love the different tones and infections between the voices she used. I’d definitely enjoy listening to more audiobooks by Simone Lewis.

  • All Jacked Up

  • Beach Pointe Romance Series, Book 3
  • By: Mysti Parker
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Avery Price needs quick cash to save her bridal shop. When she discovers a way to win $50,000, she jumps at the chance. The only catch is, she has to get married or at least stage a convincing wedding. Her best bet is Beach Pointe’s most eligible bachelor. But he hates everything to do with marriage. Veterinarian Dr. Jack Maddox is a magnet for every gold-digger in town, but Avery is the only one who's ever walked out on the chance to share his bed. When he finds her in his kitchen in an apron, he’s shocked that she’s changed her mind, but there’s a catch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dool

  • By Dorothy Dooley on 09-23-18

Loved the narration and the humor!

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

Well hello there Mysti Paker, aren’t you just delightful?! I dove after this book just after looking at the cover… it looked sexy and fun. I wasn’t sure but I love me some DR romances so I thought I couldn’t go wrong! It wasn’t exactly a DR romance but veterinarian romance but… animals or people… so close, I’m not sure it matters. This book was hilarious! I laughed so hard through this entire book… I adored the light and funniness of it.

Meghan Kelly was a complete delight! I really enjoyed her narration. Her voice is light and fun. She adds this energy to all the books that she narrates. But this might have been one of my favorites. Miss Kelly has a really light and fun voice!

  • In Darkness

  • Black Acres, Book 4
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

It's Julian's turn to search for answers. Recent events have convinced him there's something wrong with the Beacon estate after all, but is it too late for him to put his skepticism aside? The horrific history of the Beacon estate is revealed in this chilling final volume of Ambrose Ibsen's Black Acres serial. In Darkness is the fourth and final novella in the Black Acres serial by Ambrose Ibsen. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • In Darkness

  • By Deedra on 03-04-19

A bit of a let down!

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

Reviewed: 03-07-19

I was really bummed out with the story. Ambrose Ibsen is one of my favorite paranormal/horror authors but this series of novellas, but more so this last book, fell flat for me. Julian bugged me this entire series. Then for this book he just walks around aimlessly. The "monster" wasn't what I come to expect from this author. I'm hoping get more creeptastic stories from Ibsen. I genuinely enjoy most of his books/series... just not this set! I feel like this series was pushed out to just sell... 4 books all being around 2 or so hours? It just didn't work for me. I know how I'm sounding here... whiny little brat... but it bothers me a bit. I want a good strong story more than I want a bunch of short ok ones.

Anyway, Joe Hempel is nothing short of amazing! He's what I expect from every book. He has a nice steady voice that's strong. He's easy to hear and understand! I'll keep listening to him!

  • Across the Horizon

  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Emma Wilder, Troy Duran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

“Sometimes love happens when you least expect it.” That was what my husband’s mistress told me the day I found out about their affair. I didn’t believe it until five minutes later when mouthwatering celebrity chef Tanner Reese walked up, tossed his arm around my shoulders, and told my cheating husband to take a hike. Tanner and I couldn’t have been more different. Our relationship shouldn’t have worked, but it did. That is until Tanner proved to me that even though love happens when you least expect it so does heartbreak. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A FLAWLESS SWOON-WORTHY CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 01-02-19

The BEST... story and narration!

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

Reviewed: 03-07-19

These two narrators, Emma Wilder and Troy Duran, were the BEST together! Rita goes through some pretty crappy major life changes in the opening scene and lasting through the book. Emma Wilder seemed to channel all those feelings right there in her voice, in the emotions she gave off... it was magic! Tanner, oh Tanner, I feel like we really got the see him mature in this book. I heard it in every work Troy Duran uttered. His sexy, gravely voice spoke to me... and I felt myself blushing!

What is it about the 7 year itch in marriages? I don’t get it. Seven years into marriage and people think they need to get some strange. Rita is living this life now. After 7 years of marriage, it’s all over. I really appreciate the strength and support that Rita’s friend gave her during her heartbreak. But Rita is one strong lady. She doesn’t just take this sitting down. She doesn’t break and I was just so impressed with her strength. Tanner is completely adorbs and I could have gobbled up with white knight personification.

However, these characters could not have been more different. Perhaps that’s what made them so amazing. Across the Horizon is incredibly swoony and sweet, all while being fun. I loved the different feels you get in this book. It’s completely across… the horizon. I just adored the fight they had in them. Life isn’t easy and stuff doesn’t just fall on your lap. Tanner and Rita have received that memo and they handle everything as it comes in.

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