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Donna Thomas

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  • Heartbreaker

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 269

Michelle Cabot has inherited her father's Florida cattle ranch,and a mountain of debt. To make matters worse, a huge chunk of that debt is owed to the neighboring rancher, her nemesis, John Rafferty. Nothing shocks Rafferty more than discovering that the spoiled, pampered rich girl he once despised is painstakingly trying to run the Cabot ranch herself, working the land with desperation - the only thing she has left. He likes this new Michelle and decides to make her his woman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Michelle has no reason to trust men~ 5 STARS

  • By Molly on 10-27-15

Could have done without it

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

Reviewed: 11-12-17

Skipped to the end. I wish that the narrator had not tried to do the manly voices--should have just read it. Maybe that's the reason the book didn't have the drama/mystery that most LH's are. Will probably try to return it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Big Vamp on Campus

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,917
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,783

Ophelia Lambert, 400-year-old vampire princess and college freshman, suddenly finds herself domesticated by humans and forced to suffer the indignities of dorm rooms, communal bathrooms, and a roommate with sticky fingers. As one of the hundreds of undead venturing into postsecondary education, Ophelia has a lot more to learn that just "undead studies" - she has to learn to get along with her fellow vampire classmates and, worst of all, her human ones.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Molly Harper's endearing wording saves the day.

  • By Joycinta on 06-07-16

Only So! So!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-17

I believe this is the only one in the Series that I have not already given five stars, although I gave Amanda Ronconi five stars. This story was lacking; still ready to purchase the next one.

  • Turn Me Loose

  • By: Rosalind James
  • Narrated by: Claire Bocking
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313

Rochelle Marks is working hard to build a name for herself that has nothing to do with her pinup-girl curves. She's made mistakes in the past, and now she's trying to stop her little sister, Stacy, from making worse ones. Rochelle's done with being nothing more than someone's good time. Even if that someone is the one-night stand who turned her life upside down before vanishing - and who's just arrived in Paradise, Idaho, looking to pick up where they left off.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Excited by Her Bruises

  • By Rusty on 01-29-17

Only So! So!

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

Reviewed: 07-10-16

This one was not as good as the other two- Did not like Claire Blocking at all for this book. I enjoyed her so much in the Australia series but not this one. Some of the scenes in the book were to unbelievable.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Obsession

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,082

Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father's crimes and made him infamous. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, thousands of miles away from everything she's ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up - especially the determined Xander Keaton.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Total Letdown

  • By McChica04 on 07-11-16

Good But Wanted More Mystery

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

Reviewed: 05-01-16

I enjoyed it. I wish she had put more mystery into it. I thought the narrator did a great job.

  • Unexpected Treasure

  • The Lost Andersons, Book 1
  • By: Melody Anne
  • Narrated by: Samantha Cook
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Crew Storm opens an exclusive resort in the Catalina Islands off the coast of California, and pride swells within him as he accomplishes the impossible. Everything is on track - until a blonde steps into his life. Haley Sutherland is done with her fears, done being a wallflower, and done being invisible. She comes up with a brilliant idea to find the perfect person to teach her how to seduce the man she truly wants.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Expected Treasure

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-07-16

No

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

Reviewed: 03-28-16

I thought this one way to unrealistic. Going to skip the next in the series.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • My One and Only

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551

Divorce attorney Harper James can't catch a break. Bad enough that she runs into her ex-hubby, Nick, at her sister's destination wedding, but now, by a cruel twist of fate, she's being forced to make a cross-country road trip with him. And her almost-fiancé back at home is not likely to be sympathetic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Masterpiece

  • By jodiod on 01-31-16

Great Story/Great Listen

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

Reviewed: 02-11-16

Can't get enough of the Kristan Higgins/Xe Sands combination. Getting ready to look for the next book to listen to, but I think I may have listened to all of them. Guess I will have to them again again. Great story, great listen.

I recommend Xe Sands narrates the next Susan Elizabeth Phillips book when it comes to Audible.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Too Good to Be True

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 496

When Grace Emerson's ex-fiancé starts dating her younger sister, extreme measures are called for. To keep everyone from obsessing about her love life, Grace announces that she's seeing someone. Someone wonderful. Someone handsome. Someone completely made up. Who is this Mr. Right? Someone - exactly unlike her renegade neighbor, Callahan O'Shea. Well, someone with his looks, maybe. His hot body. His knife-sharp sense of humor. His smarts and big heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great accident!

  • By ToddJohnsLawOffices on 01-23-16

Excellent Listen

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

Reviewed: 01-08-16

The narrators can make or break a book--Xe Sands does a wonderful narration. Kristan Higgins, I await your next book on Audible--checking every day.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Anything for You

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 493
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465

For 10 years, Connor O'Rourke has been waiting for Jessica Dunn to take their on-again, off-again relationship public, and he thinks the time has come. His restaurant is thriving, she's got her dream job at Blue Heron Vineyard - it's the perfect time to get married. When he pops the question, however, her answer is a fond but firm no. If it ain't broke, why fix it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the wait

  • By Tarri on 12-30-15

So Glad I found Kristan Higgins

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

Reviewed: 01-08-16

I loved this book and all of Ms. Higgins' books on Audible. Please keep them coming, I have become addicted to Amy Rubinate and Xe Sands narrating abilities. They make the books come alive and very believable.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Just One of the Guys

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 614
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 567
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 566

Being one of the guys isn't all it's cracked up to be. So when journalist Chastity O'Neill returns to her hometown, she decides it's time to start working on some of those feminine wiles. Two tiny problems: one - she's five feet and 11 inches of rock-solid girl power; two - she's cursed with four alpha-male older brothers. While doing a story on local heroes, she meets a hunky doctor, and things start to look up. Now there's only one problem: Trevor Meade, her first love and the one man she's never quite gotten over....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and sigh worthy all in one!

  • By CrazyBookNerd on 02-26-16

Can't Wait for the next one of her book(s)

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

Reviewed: 12-01-15

What a combination, Kristan Higgins writing and Xe Sands narrating (and Amy Rubinate narrating her other books), You can't help but give them 5+ stars, Great story, so realistic. I am waiting for her next book scheduled to be release late December. Whoever makes the decision on the narrator I will be extremely upset if they don't choose Ms. Sands or Ms. Rubinate or both.

Keep writing Kristan!!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Winter Wedding

  • Whiskey Creek, Book 9
  • By: Brenda Novak
  • Narrated by: Monique Makena
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

Kyle Houseman believes that he'll never find anyone he could love as much as Olivia Arnold, who's now married to his stepbrother. Not only did he lose her, he's been through one divorce and has no desire to go through another. He's determined to be extra careful about the next woman he gets involved with - which is why he fights his attraction to the beautiful stranger who rents his farmhouse for the Christmas holiday.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner by Brenda Novak

  • By Sonia Connon on 09-14-16

Loved This Series

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

Reviewed: 11-05-15

This was a great series. The one thing that would have made it even better been if you had continued with Amy Rubinate as the narrator--why do they change? MM was good also, but I just love AR. This was my second favorite of the entire series, When Lighting Strikes being my favorite. I have listened to WLS many, many times. Winter Wedding next.

I hate to see the series end.