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  • Tormented

  • By: Lee Mountford
  • Narrated by: Hannibal Hills
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Adrian James is running from his past with nothing left to live for. At rock bottom, with a blade to his wrist, a mysterious stranger intervenes and offers him a chance at salvation. Adrian accepts, and he enters Arlington Asylum of his own free will. Once inside, however, he soon learns that he will never escape. And worse, there are strange experiments taking place here, and a secretive medicine is being administered, one that causes certain…changes…in the patients.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Horror!

  • By Trialtman on 07-30-18

Mr. Hills takes you on a ride with Mr. Mountford’s

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

Tormented is set in the 1950’s in England. We get an up close look at an asylum where there’s odd happenings going on… is it supernatural or the doctors? Perhaps a bit of both! I was fascinated with the electroshock therapy sessions, the trans-orbital lobotomies, ice baths, and off blood transfers. This book is cruel and gruesome! The gore in this book was just an explosion of blood and ick! The orderlies aren’t the only monsters walking the floors. Watch out behind you! Don’t go to sleep! Pick a scary euphemism… it works here!

Hannibal Hills tells a scary story like no one else does! That British accent just gives me chills with the way he retells these horror stories. His voice is so full of fear and fascination. It’s hard not to get pulled into whatever story he’s telling. Mr. Hills takes you on a ride with Mr. Mountford’s words!

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  • Bedfellows

  • By: Lola Leighton
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Jacob Morgan, Jason Clarke
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

Sullivan and Will are as close as two friends can be. Growing up in the system forced them to rely on each other, and they've become accustomed to sharing everything - including women. Now they're ready for more. To find love. To start a family. To see the dreams they've shared since childhood come true. Apparently I tick off every box on their list - brains, beauty, and sass. I never hesitate to put both men in their places - which they find sexy as hell. One problem, I'm a traditional girl, with traditional values - one man, one woman, till death do us part - kind of values.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great book, with superb narration.

  • By Readers Together on 08-04-18

4 hands are better than 2!

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

I have never read a ménage book before. It was way more than I thought when going in. There was more feelings and emotions than I thought would be in this story. What was I thinking! This was just three times the emotions, three times the feelings, three times the fear, and three times the love.

I flew through this story within one day. I couldn’t stop listening!! The characters were all sweet and caring. I really enjoyed their openness and willingness to try. The story is incredibly sweet and fulfilling. It gives you what could be a real look inside a different type of relationship... it seems plausible and that’s what makes it appealing. I was so happy with the ending. I was hoping for an ending that left me happy with the conclusion... really I went in wondering how it could end happily.

The narrators... Ava Erickson, Jacob Morgan, and Jason Clarke have perfectly soothing voices that pull you into the story. Even though we have two male narrators they really differed from each other. They were both strong and masculine but you get one narrator that comes off a bit softer than the other but he’s more carefree and fun. Their personalities were reflected well in their voices.

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  • Love Machine

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Sweet, nerdy, lovable Keaton. She's my best friend and has been for years. Sure she likes numbers and math, and thinks doing other people's taxes is fun. And I like...none of that stuff. She reads novels I'll never understand, and yet we just click. There's no one I'd rather share breakfast burritos with or binge watch hours of Netflix with. She's my person. And so when she takes off her glasses and asks me to help her improve her skills in the bedroom, I barely have to think about it. Of course I'll help her. There's no one better for the job. But what happens when she's ready to take her new-found confidence and move on?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A DELICIOUS ESCAPE.. BUT BEWARE NOT 6.5 HRS

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 07-18-18

Ultra hot!!

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

OK, everyone MUST listen to this! Oh my lord... besides feeling like you are getting your own private sexploration class it is fucking HAWT as hell! I read this book, but having THIS book read to me by Andi Arndt and Sebastian York was, oh, you might just get turned on listening to them... OK, YOU WILL! Sebastian York whispering in your ear how to perform the perfect oral stimulation for a man might make your nipples tingle... Can I say that on Audible? I guess I'll find out!! Having Andi Arndt dirty talk brunch... I'd have loved to have been a fly on the wall while she did that dialogue! I can't even imagine!

These narrators were perfect for this story. It had to have been a hard, no pun intended, to read these words, to act out these words with your voice. Good Lord, it was hot!

  • The Last Time I Lied

  • A Novel
  • By: Riley Sager
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 371

Fifteen years ago, summer camper Emma Davis watched sleepily as her three cabin mates snuck out of their cabin in the dead of night. The last she - and anyone - saw of them was Vivian closing the cabin door behind her, hushing Emma with a finger pressed to her lips. Now a rising star in the NYC art scene, Emma turns her past into paintings, massive canvases filled with dark leaves and gnarled branches that cover ghostly shapes in white dresses. They catch the attention of Francesca Harris-White, the socialite and wealthy owner of the very same Camp Nightingale.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't finish it...

  • By Carol on 07-15-18

Fantastic and Creative!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

Fantastic story! I can't even really explain how much I love this story! It's full of questions and full of mystery. I was so pleased I took a chance on this... well worth it!

  • Tangled Up In You

  • Rogue Rockstar series, Book 1
  • By: Lara Ward Cosio
  • Narrated by: Lee Brophy
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

The Irish rock band Rogue is made up of four best friends. Nothing can come between them . . . or can it? Gavin McManus always knew he was born to be a famous singer/songwriter. This confidence, along with his sexy, but wounded, rock-star mystique propels his band Rogue into the spotlight. Sophie Kavanaugh was drawn to Gavin long before he found fame. Her own desire to be what he needed, to somehow be the one to fix him, binds them together in a desperate kind of love. Conor Quinn has always dismissed his attraction to Sophie as harmless, but could it be something more? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Impatiently waiting for the conclusion 👏

  • By mandymay on 05-02-18

Full of feels!!

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

Reviewed: 07-20-18

I love a good first love story especially when they’re put through the wringer! The storyline was touching. Lee Brophy made is so listeners can felt the emotions. I mean, I might have wanted to yell a few times… I mean, really? Are you even paying attention?!!? Open up and look around! I was left feeling me confused… am I really pulling/rooting for Gavin?!?! You’ll are gonna feel and LOVE this one! The connection is real. The amazing love story and rock stars… super models… can you go wrong?

Gavin and Sophie are such raw, intense, and strong characters. Totally not your normal rock star book!! All these characters are so multi-dimensional. I mean, Colin, Gavin, and Sophie and all the other secondary characters have suffered. Enjoy the feels!

  • Wicked Bride Games

  • By: Clarissa Wild
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 165

Fifty million dollars for three weeks of your life in the hands of a total stranger. Would you do it? When Naomi Lee finds herself out of a job and out of the money she needs to pay her father's medical bills, she receives an anonymous letter, containing an offer she can't refuse. Max Marino, a wealthy businessman, wants her and he'll pay any price. Three weeks of her time, no-holds-barred, in exchange for 50 million dollars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wickedly Good!

  • By Audio Audits on 05-23-17

The Bachelor on drugs!

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

Reviewed: 07-20-18

Hold onto something while listening to this one! It's crazy! It shows what some hard-up woman will do when pushed close to their breaking point. This book was so RAW (hahaha... for lack of a better word).
If you are looking for a light read...turn, run, this is NOT for you!!!
If you want something dark, RAW, and gritty... this is IT!

This title, cover, blurb, heck everything about this book pulled me in and made it so I could NOT pull away. These are the kind of love stories I love…. Something dirty and gritty!! I love it! I’m trying to figure out how to say this… but this book is like the Bachelor took a major hit of meth or some insane drug! Lol

These people do things you wouldn’t think would cross “normal” people’s minds. However, who truly know what one would do in a situation like this. Don’t ignore the trigger warning on this one… if you’re looking for warm, fuzzy love story… this is so NOT it! But if you are looking for something completely different that centers more on the love of power and/or control. This is it!! Plus, there’s gore and all kinds of… different sex from one-on-one to violent choking sex. So, ya get it… not for the sleight of heart!!

The narrators could not have been better. They seemed to have become the characters. I'd think it's a fine line between the feelings they express and them feeling them. You can't get around the feelings in this book. They are tossed right at ya!

  • The People

  • Karma Finds You Series, Book 1
  • By: Zachary Byrd
  • Narrated by: Mark Cayco
  • Length: 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Experts tried justifying this, tried explaining it with logic. Anything concluding her fallout to settle down students of the university and residents surrounding. Doctors have deemed it mental while well-known demonologists have come forward claiming evil spirits. One thing is certain. The details surrounding Kendall Harrison are not only baffling; they are terrifying. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Karma

  • By Zoe on 04-24-18

Performance was good

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

Reviewed: 07-20-18

The narrator was perfectly fine. Mark Cayco told the story in the best way he could. I'm not sure if it was the way the story was told or what. I might have enjoyed it more if it was in first person, I'm really not sure. It was really like I was being read a story instead of feeling and living the story. Now, this is really me just being picky. Some people may enjoy books like this. I'm still curious that there is a book 2 but I'm unsure if I'd really like it or not. It's a great idea and I like everything behind it... I'm just not sold on the execution.

  • Deadlocked Dollhouse

  • Locked House Hauntings, Book 1
  • By: Mixi J Applebottom
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Mark's always been a bit insecure as a father; his own childhood sucked. He's been terrified he will ruin his perfect daughters. So he buys them presents and hopes he won't screw them up. They certainly won't forget this dollhouse. He doesn't know how to stop it, and all he wanted to do was be a good father. He was worried they'd grow up to hate him; now he's worried they won't grow up at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Story!!!

  • By D. Sturgeon on 06-29-18

Narration was fabulous!!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

I liked this audio. I always seem to find myself wanting to listen to Joe Hempel’s narration. He always tells a fantastic story! I’m not sure which I prefer, his romance side or the dark and sinister sides. He’s so strong when reading both. Just like I’d expect with Mr. Hempel, this narration was fabulous!!

The story was just ok. Some parts made me roll my eyes a bit with more humor than any kind of fear brought on by the story. Although, this author is new to me. Mixi J. Applebottom tells an interesting story and I actually like the idea behind it. But the main curse story seemed a bit weak to me. Also, I never understood how Beth never succumbed to the same behaviors. I think if I had a bit more explanations, I’d have enjoyed it to the full 5 star rating.

I received complimentary copy of this audiobook with the hope that I would leave an Unbiased Opinion. I was not required to leave a review, positive or otherwise, and my opinions are just that... my opinions.

  • Into the Darkness

  • By: Sibel Hodge
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Charlotte Cole, Shaun Grindell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

In a hidden basement, eighteen-year-old Toni is held captive and no one can hear her screams. She’s been abducted after investigating unspeakable things in the darkest corners of the Internet. Fearing the worst, Toni’s mother turns to ex-SAS operative Mitchell to help find her missing daughter. And when Mitchell discovers Toni’s fate rests in the hands of pure evil, he races against the clock to find Toni and bring her out alive. But even that might not be enough to save her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, nothing too thrilling but it was ok

  • By Sara on 07-09-18

Good, nothing too thrilling but it was ok

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

Into the Darkness was a quick paced story! It was layered and really well developed. We slowly get pieces to put together an intricate puzzle. I really enjoyed how the story was laid out for the reader. It was like we were being given two separate stories and over time you start to see little ways that the stories are overlapping. I think it’s a really interesting way to build a story.

My one and only real complaint is that I wish there was more of a thrilling aspect to the story. Now, I did feel the clock ticking down. I’m not sure exactly what I wanted but more thriller/suspense kind of action. However, I can’t complain about the story or the plot. The characters were interesting. We don’t dive too deep into them but we don’t really need too. This is definitely a book where we only know the characters on a surface level.

The narrators did a good job. I'm not sure which guy played the vigilante and which one played the detective but Simon Vance and Shaun Grindell did a great job with the story. They were easy to understand and spoke clearly. Charlotte Cole was the missing and just like the gentlemen, she was good. Her voice clear and concise. I didn't really feel a pulse-pounding response from her narration but she had a pleasant voice. I'll be honest, none of these narrators really threw emotions into this story. I couldn't really feel the fear or apprehension from any of them.

  • F*cking Shattered

  • By: K. B. Andrews
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

I've always been the shy, quiet one. My best friend, the fun-loving, outgoing one. When she's gone, taken away entirely way too soon, I have to learn how to live. And not just for me, but for her too. I have to live for the both of us. That means doing things I'd never do, stepping out of the shadows to join the rest of the world - taking chances, falling in love, and getting into a little trouble along the way. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesomely Perfect

  • By Christina Stanton on 05-15-18

Smokin' hot!!

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I loved this story...
I loved this narration...
I loved the characters...
I loved every single word in this book!
I mean really the story/plot was so good! It made me laugh and cry! It gave me feels... oh the feels! didn't expect it! The narrator, Sarah Puckett was fabulous! She did such a good job! I was sad when it was over!