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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

Gripping, emotional, and all consuming duet!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

I listened to The Retrieval Duet by Aly Martinez and was totally consumed with the story. It was emotional, angst-filled and captivating from the very first words to the last! I could not stop listening! The narrators, Andi Arndt, Maxine Mitchell and Jason Carpenter, were absolutely amazing! This audio contains the complete duet, which includes Retrieval and Transfer, and I loved having both books at one time!

First and foremost, I have to say you need to go in without any spoilers. This story just has to be experienced. We meet Roman and Elisabeth and see what it means to love strong and deeply, even amidst so much loss and pain. Then one phone call provides hope, if they are not afraid to reach out for it.

Then there is Clare fighting to protect the only thing that matters, her daughter. She may live with a monster, but she is determined to be free and may finally have someone to help her. But one phone call may devastate all that matters to her. I loved the characters and even when their journey broke my heart, I continued to devour this story.

I was not sure how much more my heart could take while listening to The Retrieval Duet by Aly Martinez. It was emotional, angst-fill, and full of twists and turns. It was such a gripping story and one I highly recommend.

Happy listening!

  • 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 52
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

“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

Sweet, charming and fun audio! Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

My favorite form to re-read books I love are audiobooks, so when I had the opportunity to listen to Across the Horizon by Aly Martinez, I jumped at the chance. The narrators, Emma Wilder and Troy Duran, were absolutely perfect as Rita and Tanner. I loved immersing myself in their story again!

Rita is going through a rough time. Getting a divorce after finding her husband cheating. Now she is trying to find her place in her new normal, but that is not as easy as it sounds. Tanner Reese stole my heart! He was sexy and sweet. As a celebrity chef he would seem to have it all, but lately he has been missing something. Until Rita enters his life. Though Rita and Tanner had instant chemistry, they both had a lot to work through.

I truly enjoyed reading and listening to Across the Horizon by Aly Martinez. It was sweet and funny, but also emotional. I loved the characters and their journey and highly recommend this book in either eBook or audio!

4.5 stars! Listened and reviewed for Sultry Sirens Book Blog.

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  • International Player

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld, Shane East
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 973
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 973

Being labelled a player never stopped me from being successful with women. Until I met Truly Harbury. Truly was the first girl who ever turned me down. And she might just be the first woman with whom I ever fall in love. When an emergency means she needs my help running her family’s charity, I’m happy to introduce her to the glitz and glamour of the London business world - taking her to dinners, coaching her through speeches, zipping up the sexy evening gown I helped her pick out. The more time we spend together, the more I want to convince her I’m not a man to avoid.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow Start — Excellent Story

  • By janatallow on 01-26-19

Charming slow burning friends-to-lovers romance!

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld and Shane East, International Player by Louise Bay is a charming friends-to-lovers second chance romance. Truly and Noah met when her twin sister married his best friend. He wanted Truly from the start, but Truly knew his reputation as a player and friend-zoned Noah from the start. They became good friends who enjoyed spending time together and when it seemed there could be more, Noah left the country for business.

Now years later, Noah is back. Truly believes she put Noah in a box to be forgotten, and then she laid eyes on him again. But Truly has never seen herself as the kind of woman men want. She likes her life orderly and controlled. Noah has always been known as a player. He is a man who likes to set goals and once he meets them, he moves on. So, a woman has no place in his life for more than a few months.

But when a family emergency drives them to spend more time together, they both begin to see each other in a different light. But can they see what it in front of them before it is too late? Truly was strong, beautiful and smart, but she did not see her self that way. Noah was determined, sexy and confident. They had great chemistry together and were friends, but do they take a risk that could destroy all they have or take a chance to have it all?

I truly enjoyed listening to International Player by Louise Bay. It was a charming read that was a slow burning and a bit angsty story. The narrators did a great job bringing the characters and story to life! Another great read from Louise Bay.

Listened and reviewed for Reviews From The Heart.

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  • Repeat

  • By: Kylie Scott
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,650
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,471

When a vicious attack leaves 25-year-old Clementine Johns with no memory, she’s forced to start over. Now she has figure out who she was and why she made the choices she did - which includes leaving the supposed love of her life, tattoo artist Ed Larsen, only a month before. Ed can hardly believe it when his ex shows up at his tattoo parlor with no memory of their past, asking about the breakup that nearly destroyed him. The last thing he needs is more heartache, but he can’t seem to let her go again. Should they walk away for good, or does their love deserve a repeat performance?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True Love

  • By Marcelle Ellis on 01-09-19

Loved everything about this! So good!

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

Repeat by Kylie Scott drove me crazy in the very best ways possible! It was an angst and drama filled slow burn romance with all the feels and I devoured it! I could not stop listening! I absolutely loved this audiobook so much and have already listened to it twice! It was original and the writing/words were captivating. If you cannot already tell, I loved this story so much!

Andi Arndt was perfect as the narrator of Clementine Johns’ story. She made me feel her turmoil, confusion and how lost she felt. She made me believe Clementine’s journey. Clementine was the victim of a malicious attack that robbed her of all her memories. Now she is trying to figure out who she was and who she will be going forward. Though the old Clementine may not have been perfect, this new Clementine was vulnerable and adrift, but also very strong.

Ed Larsen was left bereft and broken hearted when Clementine left him. He loved her and wanted a future with him. Imagine his shock when she walks into his tattoo shop with no memories and asking him for help. Though part of him wants to turn her away, the other part does not want to let her go. But can he risk his heart again? I loved Ed. He was honest, sweet and caring, even knowing this woman already broke him. Once.

I loved everything about Repeat by Kylie Scott. It was original, angsty, sweet and suspenseful. My heart broke for Ed and Clementine at times, but I rooted for them throughout their entire journey. This is my favorite Kylie Scott story-to-date and cannot recommend it enough! And not to worry, though this is available in audio format first, the eBook is not far behind! This is a must-read/must-listen story!

Listened and reviewed for Reviews From The Heart. Loved it!

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  • Next in Line

  • A Brother's Best Friend Standalone
  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319

Maggie's mind is reeling when she discovers the guy she became tangled up with at Marv's Bait & Tackle isn't a stranger like she thought. The big snag: Sam and Maggie's chemistry is hot enough to melt ice, which makes keeping their secret far more difficult than either expected. Especially when one of them decides they want this arrangement to be more than just a catch and release.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 01-10-19

Loved it! Absolutely loved it! A great listen!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

I originally read Next In Line by Amy Daws when it was first released in eBook format and absolutely loved it. So, when I had a chance to listen to the audiobook, I jumped at the opportunity to experience Sam and Maggie all over again. Teddy Hamilton and Erin Mallon were perfect as Sam and Maggie. They brought the characters and story to life for me in a whole new way!

We first met Sam in Wait With Me, though this can be read as a standalone, the first book is just as amazing and one I highly recommend. Sam is Miles best friend and owns the Tire Depot. I loved Sam so much. He was caring, sweet, strong and very determined. He also had a past that haunted him and steered him away from any kind of relationship with the opposite sex. And he was fine with that, even if his best friend and his girl were sweet as hell. Then he met Maggie and she changed everything!

Maggie is recently out of a relationship she thought was the one. She had already planned her entire life with her ex. But when he breaks up with her and makes her question everything about herself, she is determined to make some changes. Which is how she meets Sam at the bait shop where fists are not the only thing flying. Maggie was sweet and caring, but vulnerable after the breakup. She thought she wanted one thing, but the more time she spends with Sam, she begins to question everything.

I loved the chemistry between Sam and Maggie and their witty banter had me captivated. Next In Line is an amazing read and/or listen. I loved both so much and completely lost myself in the audio and did not want to stop listening. Erin and Teddy were amazing narrators and the characters and story consumed me!

Listened and reviewed for Sultry Sirens Book Blog.
Happy reading!

  • Three Blind Dates

  • Dating by Numbers Series, Book 1
  • By: Meghan Quinn
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Aiden Snow
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159

When the publicity team of the new local restaurant Going in Blind begins their search for a hot, local celebrity to promote the wildly popular eatery, they couldn't have found a better person than Noely Clark. A hopeless romantic with an exceedingly demanding schedule, she found it impossible to find the man of her dreams so being set up on three very different, very attractive, and very distinctive blind dates, seemed like a great idea, but who will she choose?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A FAULTLESS LIGHTHEARTED ROMANTIC COMEDY

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-03-18

Absolutely loved it! A great story!

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

Reviewed: 12-21-18

I could not stop listening to the audiobook Three Blind Dates by Meghan Quinn. I read the book when it first came out and loved it. The audio just blew me away! I loved following Noely Clark’s journey trying to find love. I got totally caught up in her story again in all the best ways!

Noely is ready to find love but has not had the best of luck in finding it. When she learns of a new restaurant, Going In Blind, that sets-up blind dates with your perfect match she decides to give it a shot. But things do not necessarily go as she expects. First her boss at the morning show wants to highlight her journey on the show. Then when she thinks she met a great guy, things do not go as expected.

And so, her journey begins. The suit seems perfect, but his expectations may be too much. The rebel is sexy and steamy but is he ready for something serious? And the jock may be too good to be true. Is his heart truly ready for love? Each man seemed perfect, but who is her true soul mate? Love should not be this hard, right?

I loved Noely. She was sweet, caring, smart and ready to go after what she wants. But things are never easy and her journey, though full of laughs, is not always an easy one. I cheered her every step of the way. Each man had their own amazing qualities and purpose in her life, at the time. The surprising twist at the end had me cheering for both of them and wanting to watch You’ve Got Mail again. Ava Erickson was perfect as Noely and Aiden Snow did an amazing job bringing our true hero to life. I must read/listen!

Happy listening!

  • Unzipped

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,912
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,820
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818

Picture this - I’m ready to win back the love of my life, and I’m going big this time. We’re talking boom box, sing her name in the rain, let the whole damn neighborhood know I'm good and ready this time around. After all, if you're going to grand gesture the ever-loving hell out of a second chance, you need to pull out all the stops. There’s only one little problem. My college girlfriend isn't the one who shows up when I play my "I'll do anything to win you back" tune. The woman who flings open the second-floor window tells me my ex doesn’t live here anymore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Appealing to my college self!

  • By PATRICIA on 10-31-18

Loved it! Absolutely loved it! A great read!

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18


I cannot begin to express how much I loved listening to Unzipped by Lauren Blakely. I loved everything about this book. It was charming, sweet and had me literally laughing out repeatedly. The hero was one of my all time-favorite ever. He was so charmingly awkward and unaware in all the most delightful ways. I do not usually listen to audiobooks a second time, but this one will be on repeat often!

Our hero is ready to win back the woman that got away. The woman who he believes set him on the path to success. But no small gestures for this guy. Nope! It’s go big or go home time. So that is how he finds himself in front of a window holding a boom box playing their song. Except it’s the wrong window and a different woman. And so begins our fun adventure.

Finley is a writer looking for inspiration for her TV show that is not performing as she expected. But where to get that inspiration she needs? Queue in the strange man at her window looking for a different woman, with a boom box over his arms. Intrigued by his story, she sets out to help him win the woman of his dreams. It’s like inspiration fell right in her lap.

Now Finley and our hero are spending time together as they get to know each other. I have to say I loved their banter. Their references to eighties movies was spot on and had me going down memory lane. Their friendship quickly morphs into more before they even realized it. But can our hero see what is in front of him before it is too late? And those last few chapters, well they are some of my favorite ever to read!

To be 100% upfront, I am a child of the eighties and I think that had a huge impact on why I loved Unzipped by Lauren Blakely. It was such a sweet and charming book that was full of laughs and chemistry that was slow burning. Joe Arden and Andi Arndt are two of my all-time favorite narrators, but as Finley and our hero, they were perfect. They truly brought the characters and this story to life for me! I cannot recommend this story any more. I loved every minute of listening to it!

Happy listening!

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  • The Line Below

  • By: Ali Dean
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

From number-one Amazon sports fiction best seller comes a standalone new adult romance about a collegiate swimmer who falls for an Olympic track star. Water. The place where I feel at peace. Away from the judgement. Weightless from the obligations. Chase my dream of the Olympics or follow the expected career path? What will it be?  I’m not usually one to rock the boat - that's my twin sister’s role. I find myself in uncharted territory when I meet Jett Decker on my 21st birthday. It's not like me to get swept off my feet....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audio made it an even better story

  • By Jessica71208 on 11-14-18

Sports romance with all the feels!

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

I am a huge fan of audiobooks, so when I had a chance to listen to a new-to-me author, Ali Dean, I jumped at the chance. The Line below is a sports romance between swimmer Shay and track star Jett, both with Olympic aspirations. Their attraction is instant, but with so much going on in each of their lives, do they have a chance to see what they can have together?

Shay and Jett quickly find a rhythm together. Shay is the good girl who follows the rules. She is determined and smart. Jett is strong, resolute, cocky and caring. They hit it off immediately, but nothing ever comes easy! Their journey is full of angst and drama as they find their way together.

Stacey Glemboski did an amazing job brining this story to life. The Line Below was a sports romance with all the feels, angsty, and lots of chemistry!

Happy reading!

  • Baby Daddy

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Virginia Rose
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 893
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 822

We met in a trapped elevator. Emmett was on his way to work, sophisticated and handsome in his tailored suit and tie. I was on my way to the sperm bank. Awkward, right? At 35, my life hadn't taken the path I thought it would and I was tired of waiting - I wanted a baby. And I was ready to take matters into my own hands to make it happen. After our ill-fated elevator encounter, Emmett insisted on taking me to dinner - he also insisted on something else - that I ditch my plan involving a turkey baster and let him do the job. He would be my baby daddy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A pregnancy romance with a You've Got Mail feel

  • By Jen Valencia on 03-23-18

Funny, witty and charming story!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

Baby Daddy by Kendall Ryan was a fun audiobook to listen too, even as it was a bit angsty. Emmet and Jenna meet in the cutest way possible and are instantly attracted to each other. However, Jenna is not looking for a man, just to become a mother. Yes, you read that right!

Emmet thinks he can help Jenna while he gets to enjoy her and then walk away. All while giving her what she wants most. But the more time they spend together, the more they realize they may want more. But each has their own goals for the future and they are not really compatible. Will they give love a chance or walk away from all they could be together?

Sebastian York and Virginia Rose were great narrators and did a great job bringing Emmet and Jenna to life for me. Baby Daddy had great characters, a fun storyline and a bit of angst. A great book or audio to get lost in.

Happy listening!

  • If I Only Knew

  • By: Corinne Michaels
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake, Shane East
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,836
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,702
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698

My life was perfect - until a shocking tragedy pulled the rug out from underneath me. My children were left without a father. I was without a husband and a provider. Instead of wallowing in my grief, I buried myself in my work at Dovetail Enterprises. Landing the promotion as the CEO’s right hand was exactly what I needed. Getting saddled with Milo Huxley as an assistant is exactly the opposite. I can’t stand him. He’s arrogant, irresponsible, and out for my job. As if that’s not bad enough, he has to be devastatingly sexy, and have a posh English accent that makes me squirm on top of it all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it. absolutely adorable.

  • By jojo beanz on 10-31-18

Emotional, heart-warming and touching story!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

Corinne Michaels tortured us in the best way possible with If I Only Knew. This was a sexy, fun and emotional slow burn office romance that was a second chance at love and I loved every second of it! It is currently only available on audible, but not to worry, it will be coming soon in eBook!

I cannot begin to tell you how my heart broke for Danielle. I cannot even begin to imagine being in her shoes, but her children were her first priority and for them, she needed to move forward. After losing her husband tragically, she was struggling as a parent and mom, let alone just being a woman. But she was so freaking strong, even when she did not see it.

On the other hand, Milo Huxley was a man used to doing as he pleases, when he pleases. To the outside world, there may not be much to the man, but as readers, we get to see a completely different side of him. He was a complex man who hid behind an easy manner. But he was a good man with a huge heart. He may have only returned to teach his brother a lesson, but Danielle and her children changed everything.

I want to tell you everything, but this is really a story that just needs to be experience. What I can tell you is this story was emotional and heartwarming. I loved every moment of this audiobook. Sophie Eastlake and Shane East were absolutely amazing. Both narrators did an amazing job brining Milo and Danielle to life. I cannot recommend this enough! A must-read!

Loved it! Happy listening!

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