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  • Kill Me Again

  • By: Rachel Abbott
  • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

When your life is a lie, who can you trust? When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family. The children have settled well, although her husband, Duncan, doesn’t appear to be so convinced. But nothing prepares her for the shock of coming home from work one night to find that Duncan has disappeared, leaving their young children alone. His phone is dead, and she has no idea where he has gone or why.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kept my attention but.....

  • By Aj on 06-05-18

Great story... Love the narrators accent!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

Well, my goodness! I didn’t see this book coming at all! The storyline is just so clever! I enjoyed the complexity that Rachel Abbott adds to her stories. She slowly peels back these layers and shows you her cards but bit by bit. You start to form these ideas in your head for how the story is going to go but it doesn’t go that way… not at all. Besides “Kill Me Again” having this creative and complex story, Rachel Abbott always gives us these characters that seem so normal, so real. She has them grappling with these insane situations that test their belief system.

The narrator, Lisa Coleman, performs the entire book which is just at 11 hours and 30 minutes. I seriously love the British narration. Her accent just pulls me in every single time. Now there is several characters in “Kill Me Again” but even with one narrator, I never felt like it was hard to keep up with who was who and I really jumped into the middle of this series. I have read Sleep Tight years ago and knew I would like it but there was something about these last few books that seem so great!

  • The Gathering: The Ivy Blackwood Chronicles

  • By: L.A. Fiore
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks, Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Words like unnatural and impure started the whispers. From the very beginning, Ivy Blackwood was different. She was only a child when she was accused of setting the fire, one she passively watched engulf the small house she had called home. Her fingertips burned, and her hair singed. Some who watched her crossed themselves, convinced she was soulless for she showed no emotion at all. Calm and dispassionate, even when the screaming started that quickly turned to bellows of agony before dying into nothing but the roaring of the fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was everything!!!

  • By Debra on 12-10-18

Amazing on every level!!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

W...O...W!!! Like the hugest WOW you’ve ever seen in a review. Ok, I know I’ve started a review with “wow” before but The Gathering is special. I’ve read this book and it was fantastic but having Aaron Shedlock and Tracy Marks perform this book was remarkable. Seriously, are there Oscars for Audiobooks? There should be! I feel like it’s crazy hard to portray emotions through voices alone. It’s something that I really admire about these two narrators. Tracy was able to show an Ivy that’s strong and compassionate, someone so powerful, yet Ivy comes off as serene and gentle, calm in the face of chaos. Now Aaron has his work cut out for him. He didn’t have just Bain to portray but Josiah as well. I felt comfortable in knowing who was who, and he would jump between them a bit. It was really a great show of talent on the narrator’s part. Bain won me over so quickly. He loves with all he is, so honestly and passionately. It makes him irresistible! He has this ferocity that Aaron mimics impeccably. Josiah has had the shock of his lifetime and, again Aaron Shedlock was able to show his shock and confusion while still making him seem confident and knowledgeable.

There are quite a bit of characters to meet and learn about. I’ll be honest, there were times that I was like oh no, not another character but so many are supporting characters and many more have larger roles with distinctive personalities that you’ll be able to follow pretty clearly. It’s impossible to not fall for everyone on Ivy’s team. They all have such defined characteristics. I was fascinated with all the Gods and Goddesses, the shifters, the vampires, the Lycans, the demons, fairies, witches, and ghosts. This is one of the best examples of a paranormal stories I’ve read. Everything flows so effortlessly together.

One would think it’d be difficult to paint a story so vividly with words the way LA Fiore does in The Gathering. But you will SEE the epicness of this story in her words. Gah! I just can’t recommend it enough! I know I haven’t really told much of the story... I’ve given small ideas here and there. The Gathering is not a book that can be dissected... it needs to be read and appreciated. The Gathering demands to be the topic of book clubs everywhere!

  • Ball Peen Hammer

  • By: Lauren Rowe
  • Narrated by: John Lane, Lauren Rowe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,032
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 973
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 970

Keane Morgan wouldn't return any of my calls or texts, and I was pissed as hell about it. I didn't want to drive from Seattle to L.A. with the guy any more than he wanted to drive with me, but I had no frickin' choice in the matter - at least, not if I wanted to use his brother Dax's coveted parking spot at UCLA. Okay, so it turned out Keane was objectively gorgeous, and, fine, pretty funny, too. But did he have to be so damned in love with himself? I mean, jeez, the cocky way he flashed those dimples was just so orchestrated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Who knew a DORK-A-RAMA would be so DELIGHTFUL?

  • By J. Mcferran on 09-23-16

I enjoyed the heck outta this fun and light story!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

Ball Peen Hammer was unlike anything I ever expected. Perhaps that’s due to the main character, Keane Morgan, aka Ball Peen Hammer. BPH took some time to grow on me… he’s so cocky and arrogant. It’s like he knew God molded him from desires every form. He loved it… loved his second-choice career as a male stripper. He loves being what everyone woman fanaticizes about. He knows he’s what they fanaticize about. So, like I said, it took a while for Keane to grow on me but he did. You can’t help but like him. He loves with all his heart, he’s so passionate and caring. He was surprisingly sweet and so gentle and caring.

Like I said above, Keane wasn’t my thing right off the bat but Maddy was. I had a serious girl crush on her. She wore her heart on her sleeve. The car ride with these two was the turning point for all three of us. I found myself, all of a sudden, totally sweet on Keane. It wasn’t his charming good looks or his sexual prowess, oh no, it was the way he falls so hard for Maddy that he doesn’t even notice he’s on the ground! He turns into this guy who gives all of him and tries incredibly hard to please Maddy. He’s open and honest. Again, I was truly shocked that I ended up liking him! There’s so much to this story though than just this hilarious car ride and sexual tension. There’re deep stories hiding behind tough exteriors. There is so much more than what meets the eyes here. The Morgan family and friends are a complete hoot! I haven’t read or listened to the other books in this series, and while I met the character from the story, it’s totally fine to read without reading the other books.

The narrators, Lauren Rowe and John Lane, were a great mix. I’ve never listened to an author narrate their own book before so I was thoroughly pleased when I enjoyed it. Miss Rowe was seriously upbeat and completely giddy through most of the story. The names all these characters called each other had me laughing or fondly rolling my eyes. Mr. Lane has a serious surfer dude sound. Considering I’m on the East Coast, I found the sound incredibly annoying. However, as the book proceeded, Mr. Lane either changed his talk or I changed my mind… or it could be the fact that I was finally digging the character… I’m not sure but either way, at the end, I enjoyed the heck outta this fun and light story! I’m looking forward to hearing more about these people.

  • The Mother Road

  • By: Meghan Quinn
  • Narrated by: Greyson Ash, J.F. Harding
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

It all started when my brother, Paul, convinced me to go on one last family road trip across the Mother Road with him and my dad. Just like old times, right? Wrong. What Paul fails to mention is his best man, Porter, will be joining us, who just so happens to be my childhood crush and the man who broke my heart four years ago. What is supposed to be a fun family bonding experience across Route 66 turns into a war of pranks, awkward moments and bathrooms full of dirty flannel shirts and day-old beard clippings.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh out Loud FUNNY!!

  • By Jennifer Berkley on 05-04-17

Laugh-out-loud humor!

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

Meghan Quinn is one the most talented authors I have ever read. She broke my heart earlier this year with Blue Line Duet and The Perfect Duet. But when she writes these romantic comedies, she kills my heart in other ways… I literally laugh so hard my chest aches. I’m just in awe of the talent she exhibits to pull of two insanely different types of books and with both genres, she kills it! If the cover has “Meghan Quinn” written on it… I will seek it out. Which is why I am listening to a book that’s a year old but timeless in that Quinn humor only she can put out!


I seriously laughed so hard from beginning to end! I just couldn’t get enough of these hilarious characters. The back-and-forth between Porter and Marley… will they? Are they? They should! Oh, I hope they don’t! It’s just this back-and-forth that you can’t help but get caught up in. Paul… the brother of Marley and best friend of Porter is just off the charts! I’m really not too sure about that man! The Mother Road is a complete treat that no one should miss if they have a sense of humor and enjoy laughing! However, if you don’t have brothers, some of this humor may rub you wrong. I have 5 brothers and this is right on… if they aren’t doing a fart joke then there’s a penis joke just waiting. So, just go in knowing that the men are bit… boyish at times. I thought it was fun and light with a nice, little romance on the side.


I haven’t listened to either of these narrators before. However, that doesn’t mean a darn thing because they fit this book perfectly! Greyson Ash and J.F. Harding were a fantastic team and they seemed to really blend well together and sounded great. J.F. was a hoot! I know Miss Quinn wrote the words but he really gave them life. Greyson was just what I thought Marley would be like. There were a few pauses throughout her narrations and I wasn’t sure if it was supposed to for effect or if she was just taking some breaths. There’s a lot of zings in the story, so I get it.

  • Suit

  • A 44 Chapters Novel, Book 4
  • By: BB Easton
  • Narrated by: Ramona Master
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

“Since when are you into guys in ties? You only like guys who look like they rob guys in ties. At gunpoint.” It was true. By 2003, my type had been well-established. There might as well have been a giant sign on my heart that said, “Good Guys Need Not Apply.” Which is exactly why I had to friendzone Ken Easton. The man was a former football star, smelled like fresh laundry instead of stale cigarettes, and had more ties in his closet than tattoos on his knuckles. Pssh. Bor-ing. But the more I got to know my hunky study buddy, the more questions I came away with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Ken and Brooke!

  • By kgagnon on 12-11-18

One of the best!

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

The narrator Ramona Master was masterful! I was pulled into Suit by BB Easton instantaneously… not just by the narrator but the story too! It was such a heart-fulfilling book… seriously raw and gritty… but the BEST part is the realness of it. I couldn’t have imagined a better narrator than Ramona Master. They combination between the narrator and author was pure perfection! I laughed… I signed… it was hot and sexy as can be!

  • DUKE

  • CREED MC, Book 1
  • By: Jax Hart
  • Narrated by: Rodney Falcon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 83

She's the air in my lungs. The color in my world. But I'm no prince with a castle. I'm the king of the most feared MC on the West Coast. The kingdom I inherit is everything she hates and everything she's running from. I'm the monster lurking in the shadows. Waiting, biding my time to make her mine. She can try to run, but I've already caught her. She just doesn't know it yet. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Aww great combination

  • By Wendy P on 06-27-18

Decent... not horrible, not earth-shattering

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

I have a weakness for motorcycle club stories! There’s something about this big bad biker man turning sweet and into putty for him woman that totally slays my heart. Now, I do believe the reviews have been in the extremes… both ways… listeners seem to either love it or hate it… I’m in that middle area. It was ok. I liked the story for the most part. I liked the age gap and the sexual tension. I feel like there was a bit of drama added for drama’s sake when the storyline itself provokes enough trouble.

The narrator Rodney Falcon was a fantastic Duke but as Shanna, I didn’t really dig it. Although I am incredibly thankful that he didn’t try and do a females voice... It would have been insanely laughable! Mr. Falcon has an incredibly strong male’s voice which is why he WAS Duke… the ex-Marine. He was perfect. I wouldn’t have minded a dual narration; those are my preference when you get both views in a book.

  • The Cabin

  • By: Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by: Sophie James
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

It’s every girl’s dream, getting rescued by a handsome stranger. When I woke up and saw Kit Green standing over me, I thought he was an angel. I didn’t see the dark wings. What is he doing out here all alone? I don’t question it at first. I’m too busy being blinded by intrigue and desire. If it weren’t for him, I’d be dead. I want to repay him with my body. But things quickly begin to not add up. This cabin is full of secrets. It’s cold outside, but I’m starting to think he came out here to burn for his sins. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Cabin

  • By PATRICIA on 11-27-18

Deeper than I expected

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

For such a short audiobook, I was surprised with the amount of emotion that was packed into just a few hours. The storyline was pretty deep and I would have enjoyed it a ton more if it was expanded into a full length novel. I do think it had the possibilities to add to the story. I really enjoyed the way Ivy and Kit met… it was very Beauty and the Beast-ish. The Cabin was deep, surprisingly so, but I was really suckered in by the way Kit and Ivy saved each other.

Sophie James was a delightful narrator. I was thrilled that she was able to bring a voice to both Kit and Ivy… distinctive and nice. Miss James was also able to fill the smidge over three hours book with emotions and feelings… not just the words but the way she spoke them.


  • Someone Else's Ocean

  • By: Kate Stewart
  • Narrated by: Lila Winters, Jason Clarke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

The first time I met Ian Kemp in the sparkling blue waters of St. Thomas, I was six years old, and we shared a summer beneath the stars. The second time I met Ian Kemp, he was a shell of the boy I once knew. Turbulent and infuriating, he refused my friendship at every turn. Like me, he was a casualty of life’s cruelty, but we were planets apart. We’d both sought refuge on the island, hoping to find our anchor. Instead, we found each other and managed to reclaim our stars...until we both got swept away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Endometriosis Representation

  • By LithiumStars on 12-06-18

Narration could not have been any better! Perfection!!

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

Someone Else’s Ocean was everything, like EVERYTHING!! It made me feel and my heart... my heart ached while reading the words Kate Stewart wrote. They cut strait to my heart. I was so thrilled with the process of this storyline. There are times in life when how you proceed in life matters... what you do when life turns you up on your heels and shakes everything up. Someone Else’s Ocean shows the difficult battle of trying to get through a hard time.

Koti and Ian were fast friends as children. Nearly a decade apart and they still bonded. I really enjoyed the childhood flashbacks. They meet again decades later at a time in each other’s lives, right at a pivotal moment when life sucks for both of them. Right when they need someone to believe in them, to be there for them. I took so much away from this book. Kate Stewart gives faces to real life problems and she tackles them one-by-one, head on. These characters and storyline was so superb. I loved this slow burn that just combusted when touched.

Ms. Stewart told a story that I can relate to, that I think a lot of people will relate too... dealing with anxiety and needing an escape from every day life. It’s hard. SEO was a heart-warming and touching story. My heart was captivated and I felt so close to this story. Ms. Stewart writes with her heart and soul... you can feel it! The heat in these pages wasn’t just hot, but beautiful. I’m so stuck on the connection that Ms. Stewart created between her characters. This was such a fulfilling story that held me deep inside the pages by my heart from the very start to the very end.

The narrators Lila Winters and Jason Clark we’re seriously flawless. I can’t even tell you the variation of tones and inflections these two used. I enjoyed Lila’s fun and playful side just as much as her deep and sweet side. Now, Jason Clark was enchanting... I could listen to that accent for days. I laughed so hard listing to Ian with his daughter. I don’t think I could have chosen any other narrators to read this book to me!

  • Caught in the Flames

  • By: Kacey Shea
  • Narrated by: Savannah Peachwood
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

I love firemen. Heroic. Selfless. Brave. I can't get enough. Imagine my surprise when local fire captain, Chase Matthews, wanders into my yard on moving day. I've hit real estate gold. Hot as sin with that all-knowing smirk creates an instant spark. But dating a firefighter isn't all it's cracked up to be. Chase keeps me at distance even when I attempt to break down his walls. A friendship with the nosy eccentric woman down the street reveals there's more to Chase than he's willing to share. I'm playing with fire and bound to get burned.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderfully written, perfect love story

  • By Amazing person on 09-20-18

Good listen!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

I do believe this was the first time I've listened to Savannah Peachwood, I really liked her narration.

There's always something about firemen stories. I think it's because my step-father was a firemen. I know the close bonds these guys have with each other and their families. Kacey Shea did a fantastic job portraying that. So the storyline, I'm not going in because you won't have any idea what is happening with this story until... BAM... it's there! I'll be honest, some things were a bit too much, a bit too over the top but still super enjoyable.

  • Shaded Love: Shades of Love

  • Trust Series, Book 5
  • By: Cristiane Serruya
  • Narrated by: Andy Cresswell, Penny Scott-Andrews
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Eva is 18 and in trouble. She’s carrying the secret child of a man she adores - a man that her fearsome father has forbidden her to see. The love of her life has proposed, and her father has drawn a hard line. If she runs away with him, she will lose her inheritance. If she stays home, she will lose her child, her lover, and the life she’s always dreamed of. Eva has a choice. She can either become the bad bitch or stay the good girl her family demands that she be. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartbreaking!

  • By Jan M on 11-25-18

Great story... narration was perfection!

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

First, I have to say that I am so in love with this cover! It’s gorgeous and really wraps up the story in a lovely little bow. This story was incredibly emotional, a bit heart-breaking. I think we all can relate a bit to Eva. She’s so young and life has not been kind to her. It just keeps tossing all these hard things at her and she’s buckling under the pressure. At the heart of this story is the want and desire to be loved and to love. I wish I could say it all ends happily and you’ll be tickled pink with the ending… it doesn’t and you won’t. However, I do see there are more books after this one so I’m hoping all my questions get answered soon enough!

The narrators, Andy Cresswell and Penny Scott-Andrews were incredible! Their accents seriously had me entranced… there’s just something about a well-executed accent that entices me time and time again! I love the dual narration… that fact alone can make or break an audiobook. These two narrators complimented each other so well though. I really enjoyed listening to them. They both added the tones and infliction that the feelings needed for this audiobook!