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Christy McCurry (Radical Reads Book Blog)

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  • The Secret's Out

  • By: Lila Rose
  • Narrated by: Paul Casteri, Tarny Evans
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 177

Moving to Melbourne for university, Josie Alexander knew the transition would be hard. She didn't realize just how difficult it'd be until things turned ugly. Damaged by a past that leaves her struggling with physical contact, her brave move to start afresh soon turns into a nightmare. Afraid and vulnerable, Josie's fragile independence threatens to unravel around her. That is until the two men who refuse to leave her thoughts show up in Melbourne.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New author, great story!

  • By Jonella A. Moore on 10-02-17

Good story.

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

Reviewed: 01-16-19

I got this book with the Romance package and it was a pretty good read. Took me a minute to get used to the narrators but once I did the story flowed smoothly.

  • Naughty Little Secret

  • By: Shayla Black, Shelley Bradley
  • Narrated by: Cindy Harden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 183

After divorcing her never-home husband, Lauren Southall plucked up her courage, dusted off her power suits, and returned to corporate life. Two years later, there's just one six-foot three, testosterone-packed problem: her ex-husband's good friend and her current boss, Noah Reeves. Lauren aches for him. But she can't possibly measure up to the silicone-packed professional cheerleaders he dates. So she hides her desire behind a professional persona and fantasizes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT Cover! Rough Story Line At Start-Enjoyed

  • By DK on 09-02-15

Quick book.

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

I enjoyed Naughty Little Secret. The story starts and wraps up pretty quick so there is not a lot of drama. The narrator did a wonderful job. ❤️

  • 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 540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 517

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

Sweet and Sexy

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

Reviewed: 09-08-18

This was a fun, cute story. Fast paced, not much drama. I would of like more interaction with all three characters after the boy’s revelation though. But still well worth the read! Would definitely recommend.

  • Gabriel's Inferno

  • By: Sylvain Reynard
  • Narrated by: John Morgan
  • Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,768
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,584
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,605

Enigmatic and sexy, Professor Gabriel Emerson is a well-respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure. He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption. When the sweet and innocent Julia Mitchell enrolls as his graduate student, his attraction and mysterious connection to her not only jeopardizes his career, but sends him on a journey in which his past and his present collide.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Souls Too Tortured for My Taste

  • By Lulu on 10-03-12

Gabriel’s Inferno

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

The story was okay. I was not a fan of Julia. I found her to be very weak and immature for a twenty three year old. Now Gabriel I was a fan of in the beginning. He was strong, assertive and sexy. But then it seems like he lost all of that the more he became involved with Julia. He turned very sappy and juvenile for a man in his thirties.

I will however be pushing on to the next book in the series

  • Wildfire in His Arms

  • By: Johanna Lindsey
  • Narrated by: Tad Branson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 356
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361

With his work in Montana completed now that the Callahan-Warren feud has ended in marriage rather than bloodshed, Degan Grant sets out for California because it is far away from the home he wants to forget - until the US Marshal who saved his life calls in a favor. All Degan has to do is apprehend three outlaws on the marshal's list and turn them over to the law. Easy enough, he figures, for a man no one wants to tangle with. But then a bold young woman crosses his path.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Jennifer on 07-13-15

Sweet read

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

I have always enjoyed Johanna Lindsey stories and Wildfire in His Arms is a sweet historical romance about the hunted falling for the hunter.

  • Friction

  • By: Sawyer Bennett
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Kendall Taylor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885

At the powerhouse law firm of Knight & Payne, winning comes first and ethics a distant second. Leary Michaels uses her female charms to daze opponents, and it's always worked well - until now. On her most personal case yet, she finds herself going up against a defense attorney just as skilled, shameless, and seductive as she is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this Book!!!

  • By Michelle Anderson on 12-07-15

Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

What a fantastic read. Loved the storyline, and the tough as nails characters.

  • Getting Hotter

  • By: Elle Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207

Seth Masterson has been lusting over Miranda Breslin since the moment he saw her on a Vegas stage. Now that he's been asked to watch out for her as she opens a dance studio in San Diego, he's all over it, figuring it's his chance to get her in his bed. Except the stubborn single mom seems determined to deny their crazy-sizzling sexual chemistry. In typical SEAL fashion, Seth makes it his personal mission to prove her wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot and Heavy Romantic Alpha Navy Seals

  • By Gloria on 02-08-15

Hot Hot Hot

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

Sexy, fun, and sizzling read.
I am loving these men. They are bold and go after what they want.

So if you like sexy, adventurous men then this is a definite must-read.

  • Jack of Hearts

  • Aces & Eights, Book 1
  • By: Sandra Owens
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden, Sebastian York
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340

Alex Gentry doesn't scare easily. Working as an undercover FBI agent in the biker bar he and his brothers co-own, he hangs with deadly criminals in order to gather information. Danger is just part of the family business. But one thing has him terrified: his attraction to Madison Parker. Madison is the cousin of Ramon Alonzo, son and second in command to a notorious drug lord Alex is trying to bust. Alex has befriended Ramon as part of his cover, and Madison has unknowingly become his informant. Falling for her could risk this case - and both their lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sadly This Wasn't For Me... 😥

  • By Cheri on 02-26-17

Good start

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

Good read. I cannot wait to find out more about the Gentry boy's. The narration was good.

  • Felony Ever After

  • By: Helena Hunting, Debra Anastasia
  • Narrated by: Rose Dioro
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 571
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 546
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 540

Verity Michaels is new to New York City, but even she knows riding in a stolen cab is not a normal way to meet someone. Damn it if that tattoo-covered would-be felon isn't everywhere now, and lighting everything on fire under her skirt. His name is Hudson Fenn, and he's frustratingly impossible to pin down. He works as a bike messenger, but has the manners of a prince - along with a strange tendency toward breaking and entering.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • #CrazyPlotTwist...... #Didn'tSeeItComing

  • By Cheri on 01-13-17

Fun Read!

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

This was a fun story written by multiple authors. The story blended well and it kept you guessing.

  • Respect

  • An Infidelity Novel
  • By: Aleatha Romig
  • Narrated by: Brian Pallino
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

Standing at what I believe is the precipice of my life, I, Oren Demetri, was too young to understand that it wasn't and too old to imagine that it couldn't be. The already hefty accumulation of my successes and failures, bravery and fears, and rewards and suffering, had brought me to this point. It was hard to contemplate the things I'd done, and yet, in reality I'd only begun to learn the possibilities. I suppose that's how it was for me at 29 years of age on the brink of all I'd ever wanted without fully realizing the price I would pay.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great narration!

  • By Zandalee on 07-10-18

This story was fantastic!!

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

I am so happy that we got Oren's story. It was simply perfection.
Respect, Oren Demetri and Angelina Costello's story can be read as a standalone but gosh I highly recommend reading the Infidelity series in it's entirety. These stories are simply masterpieces.
I highly recommend the audio version the narrator does a perfect job bringing the story to life. I absolutely loved it.

Christy
Radical Reads Book Blog