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  • College Girls and Older Women

  • Four Fabulously Hot Tales of Lesbian Threesomes and Seductions
  • By: Paris Rivera
  • Narrated by: Eva McCoy
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 71

Four amazingly arousing stories of adventurous college girls and seductive older women. This sizzling collection of threesomes and seductions will send your pulse soaring and take you to your happy place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A hot surprise!

  • By Loek on 05-26-17

Intense and sexy

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

Reviewed: 02-20-17

Four hot stories featuring beautiful women and erotic situations. Definitely a delicious listen that had me squirming in my seat. And worth a second or third listen in the future.

  • The Girls from Alcyone

  • By: Cary Caffrey
  • Narrated by: Kristin James
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

Sigrid and Suko are two girls from the impoverished and crime-infested streets of 24th century Earth. Sold into slavery to save their families from financial ruin, the girls are forced to live out their lives in service to the Kimura Corporation, a prestigious mercenary clan with a lineage stretching back long before the formation of the Federated Corporations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everything I want in a book

  • By Katelyn Cameron on 03-23-18

Good enough to pick up book 2

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

Reviewed: 09-15-16

I have to admit that there was a point (about 3 hours from the end) where I got to a scene and just wanted to stop listening. It was the introduction of a close family member for Suko that we hadn't ever heard of before, paired with the fact that there was this huge conspiracy, using lots of expensive resources and including a great many people, that no one had ever heard of before. Which really seems impossible to me, unless your Federation didn't have any intelligence/counterintelligence agents. Once I got past that initial introduction to this plot point, the action picked up, and it was a rush to the end. I ended up really enjoying the book, and have picked up the other two in the series. I'm interested in seeing where the Girls from Alcyone end up.

  • At Seventeen

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345

Madison Lansford and Shannon Fletcher met when they were 10 years old. Madison - daughter of wealthy parents and Shannon, daughter of their live-in maid and cook - became fast friends, yet both knew their place in life. There was never a doubt that they would become lovers... there was also never a doubt that Madison would marry and maintain her social standing in the community. Little by little, they grew apart, their love affair ending with Madison's marriage and pregnancy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I liked it by the end.

  • By Kalipall on 08-28-16

I liked it by the end.

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

Reviewed: 08-28-16

I was reluctant to listen to this story, because I knew going into the book that Shannon and Madison had a relationship that ended, and now they're encountering each other again after many years apart. I don't usually enjoy stories like this. The whole first part of the book is Shannon relating the story of her first love to her best friends before she moves back to her home town. This may have been one of the sweetest stories about first love that I've ever read. And it was torture, because we knew it would end, and how could it end well? I kept hoping I'd get to that point soon, because the sooner we knew their pain, the sooner they could meet again. I wanted to rip the band-aid off and get to the good stuff already.
I didn't have much sympathy for Madison. We're talking about someone who's almost forty years old who is still allowing decisions that she doesn't like to be made for her. Grow a pair! And part of me thinks Shannon was a doormat for just taking it. But beneath the cynic within me beats the heart of a romantic, so I loved when Madison finally woke up and took a good look around.
One final thing that I didn't like was the fact that Shannon let her friendship with Charlotte and Tracy go so easily. If you were good enough friends to tell them things you've never told another living soul, I wouldn't expect you to just tank the relationship like it didn't matter in the first place.
At the end of the book, I found that I enjoyed it, and that's a tribute to Hill's skill at telling a tale, because I didn't expect to like it much at all.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Safe Passage

  • By: Kate Owen
  • Narrated by: E.V. Grove
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

While doing renovation on the old New Orleans home inherited from her great aunt, Jules discovers an old safe filled with letters written in French - and code. Enlisting the aid of a local French teacher, the beautiful Gen, Jules slowly begins to learn the truth of her great grandfather's death....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nicely Done

  • By Me & My Girls on 10-04-15

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 04-22-16

I loved this book. I listened to the audio version. Owen has a deft touch with dialogue and banter that made this story so delightful that I listened to it again within two weeks. E. V. Grove was excellent as the narrator; her accent added to the story instead of detracting or distracting, and I can't even imagine this story without her voice in my head now. The mystery that brings our two Louisiana belles together is interesting and keeps you wanting to know what happened to Jules' aunt. And at every turn, these two engaging characters keep you wondering what will happen between them next. An excellent book, and one that will have me looking for this author, and this narrator, in the future.

  • The Muse

  • By: Suzie Carr
  • Narrated by: Suzie Carr
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 46

Jane Knoll doesn't realize it yet, but life is about to take a daring turn. For the past decade, Jane's been able to recapture her sense of peace after years of being bullied. By day she edits marketing jargon, and by night she watches television reruns with her gay neighbor, Larry. She's comfortable. Then, after she meets her new coworker, Eva, television reruns are no longer an option.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narration

  • By Nalani Ha'o on 08-05-15

Not quite what I expected.

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

Reviewed: 09-19-15

Any additional comments?

I admit I was a little disappointed in this book. Not enough to stop listening, but there were things here that bugged me. I've read one other book by Suzie Carr, and I really liked it, so I thought I'd give this one a listen. Most of the time I didn't like the main character, Jane. I know bullying is a very real problem, and one that causes young people to end their lives in an effort to escape the pain and humiliation. And I know that people can be scarred by the cruelty inflicted upon them. But it just seemed like it took way too long for Janie to start finding herself, to start standing up for herself. And if the progression was going to take that long, how realistic would it be for Eva to ignore the fact that Jane lied to her about so many things when they finally meet. And the lying was a sticking point for me. I completely understand why she lied, and why she continued after she started. Because once you've told one lie, it's extremely difficult to come clean, which leads to more lies just to perpetuate the one you first told. I just dislike dishonesty, and I'm not sure Eva would simply dismiss all of it without a word.
Also, I wasn't altogether happy with the narration. Sometimes I can see how having an author narrate their own work could really help a book. The author, after all, is the one person who knows how the writer intended the pauses to go because she's heard them all in her head before. But Suzie Carr has a slight accent, that my head kept telling me was New Jersey, possibly New York, and it just didn't fit with what I imagined Jane would sound like. I could be wrong. I'm not sure I've ever noticed exactly what a Baltimore accent sounded like. But for me, it didn't fit. Also her way of speaking some lines seemed casual when more emotion was called for.
So there were parts of the story that I felt frustrated about. It just seemed that things, even serious things, came across almost in a blasé way. There's a feel good ending that just seems a bit too pat and shallow. They never even talk about the lies that Jane's told. It feels unresolved. And that leaves me a little dissatisfied.

  • The Midnight Moon

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

It was a fun, holiday romance under a moonlit sky. After exchanging passionate nights and only first names, Peyton Watts and Logan Weaver go back to their lives. For Peyton, it’s a return to her steady, conservative social circle and the not unwelcome overtures from attorney Margot Joseph. Meanwhile, Logan’s free spirit is happy again moving with the college crowd. So when fate throws them once more into each other’s paths, it shouldn’t mean a thing....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hits the spot

  • By Kalipall on 09-19-15

Hits the spot

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

Reviewed: 09-19-15

Any additional comments?

This is the kind of romantic mush that just makes me melt. I'm a romantic at heart, and sometimes it's hard for me to decide whether I want to be the one doing the romancing, or the one being romanced. Lucky for me that with lesbian books, I get to be both... at least in my head. What happens when you have a vacation romance that leaves you both wanting more, but neither of you feels like you can push to continue things? You go home and do a lot of remembering of what happened and mourning what might have been. And what happens when you suddenly run in to that holiday crush right in your own city? Well, probably not what Peyton does.
I really liked this book. Logan was able to get Peyton out of her head, while on vacation, and in to the now. And the now apparently included a lot of hot sex for the two of them. The connection was so intense and visceral, that both are still thinking of the other long after they've said goodbye. And with a second chance provided by a surprise meeting, you'd think both would grab on and jump in. After all, that's what they've both been wishing they'd done. But Peyton has issues that hold her back. And make me want to just smack her upside the head. In the end, Peyton has a choice to make, and finally sees exactly what her choices would lead to.
I also liked Abby Craden's narration. She had a definite voice for each character, although there was a slip once or twice that made me go back and listen again to make sure I knew which character was speaking. All in all, a sweet, sexy listen that definitely made my day go by faster.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • A Date with Angel: And Other Things That Weren't Supposed to Happen

  • By: J. Judkins
  • Narrated by: Kendall Taylor
  • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 158

Kim could tell at a glance Angel wasn't the average attractive yet poorly disguised extraterrestrial scout sent to assess Earth's defenses before the inevitable alien invasion. Angel's memory loss cover story? Lame. Robbing a passing ruffian of his shirt to cover her naked body? NOT a good way to avoid attracting attention! As a science fiction geek, Kim felt herself uniquely qualified to watch Angel and thwart her dark mission...once the alien got around to it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An absolutely different sci fi lesbian story.

  • By non ofyabussiness on 08-06-15

Funny and unexpectedly sweet!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-15

Any additional comments?

This is billed as a romantic comedy, and I must say it delivers. Kim is a paranoid introvert, zealous in her goal to keep her private life private, and making sure she allows no one close to her. As the book opens, Kim encounters a naked woman in a convenience store parking lot. The woman is putting on a shirt she obviously took from the unconscious man lying on the ground. The two women look at each other, and finally Kim engages her in conversation. That conversation leads to all the events that occur in the book. Because that conversation is weird. And it rings all sorts of alarm bells in Kim's mind. This woman is an alien scout! And Kim might be the only thing standing between Earth and an alien invasion. Which, let's face it, is ridiculous.
The comedy is that this gamer girl geek believes Angel, as she declares her name to be, is an alien. There are several things that back this theory up, from the obvious lies Angel tells about herself - her cover story, to things that Angel does that just don't add up to normal. Kim's struggles to maintain her own cover lead her to accept and agree to things with Angel that she had no intention of doing. This leads to numerous situations that were funny enough to make me laugh out loud. Which brings me to the narrator. Kendall Taylor brings a distinct personality to each character, the best of which is her deadpan delivery of Angel's lines. Sometimes just hearing Angel's responses in that voice cracked me up.
The best thing about this book, and this is what pushed it up to a 5 star for me, is that while this is a romantic comedy, there's a secondary story going on here that just struck me as sweet, intense, and amazing. This is the story of a woman with horrible interpersonal issues, trust issues, overwhelming shyness, completely introverted, and closed off to any sort of personal relationship where she can get hurt. It takes a completely out of this world reason for Kim to invite someone into her space, and at first, Kim grudgingly accepts the things that occur because she has to keep an eye on this alien who might mean the end of our world. And it is extremely interesting to hear her try to justify the things that she feels and does. The fact that every step forward in their relationship, every step closer together is because of some devious and evil master plan that Angel has concocted to trick Kim into helping her complete her mission. And the way that Angel not only goes along with it, but buys in to it as well, absolutely makes them perfect for each other. Slowly Kim opens up her life, to Angel and to others she comes in contact with, very reluctantly, and very grudgingly. And by the end of the book, Kim has become someone who has at least one person in her life who is more important to her than all of her insecurities. That is the secondary story, and it is glorious.
I'm not sure if this would read as funny as it was listening to it, but I will definitely find out at some point in time.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Bridge ~ Inner City: Gargoyles

  • By: Victoria Cobretti, Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 80

Nearly a year after the dramatic events at the Roebling Suspension Bridge, the otherworldly citizens of Cincinnati are settling into the new state of affairs. O'Flanagan's has become the hub of fae activity in the area, under the watchful eye of troll Evangeline Kane. But other sentinels of the city also frequent the bar, including gargoyle Kalila Storm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great listen for the genre!

  • By Kalipall on 06-01-15

A great listen for the genre!

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

Reviewed: 06-01-15

Any additional comments?

I like the worlds created by Erik Schubach, complete with sweetly romantic love interests. I believe this is Victoria Cobretti's first book, and for a first-timer, the book was great. If you've read or listened to other books by Erik Schubach, this book fits neatly into his worlds and style. The romance between Kalila and Maggie is sweetly engaging as they move slowly toward each other. And the conflict happening fits neatly into the bigger plot twists of The Bridge: Traitor, indicative of the collaboration between the two authors. In fact, it was fun to see how the two books intersect and to see those intersections from both sides of the characters. I also read this book, so listening to it in Hollie Jackson's voice just made things even better. I might start using her voice in my imagination while I'm reading his books from now on. All in all, this book is light and entertaining, something I've come to expect from Erik Schubach's books. I look forward to reading more books by Victoria Cobretti.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Thirteen Hours

  • By: Meghan O’ Brien
  • Narrated by: Alicyn Aimes
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 449
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 420

It's her birthday but lonely workaholic Dana Watts is at the office late, drafting a proposal. The very last interruption she expects comes in the form of the most beautiful breasts she has ever seen. These belong to an incredibly hot woman, who is standing in front of her, stripping to music. Laurel Stanley performs strip-o-grams to pay her way through school. She has never encountered a more ungrateful recipient than Dana. The uptight project manager makes it clear that she is furious to be distracted from her work by the "gift".

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good for light lesbian erotica

  • By Bonnie on 01-08-13

Wow

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

Reviewed: 04-13-14

What did you love best about Thirteen Hours?

It was a hot, lesbian erotic novel that didn't just end when they got together. It couldn't actually end when they got together because the Thirteen Hours in the title was at the beginning of the book and really explains how they started their relationship.

What did you like best about this story?

The sex scenes were very good. Explicit, so if you don't like that in your books, this is not for you. Very well written as well. I also liked how real the relationship was between the two women. Not everything was roses and chocolate. O'Brien actually filled in how they continued to get close and how they each overcame the natural blips in the road that every relationship has in the beginning.

What about Alicyn Aimes’s performance did you like?

Aimes did do a great job at keeping the two women distinct. I don't believe I was ever confused as to who was speaking and who did what.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The only extreme reaction I had was getting turned on by scenes O'Brien wrote. There were places where she made me laugh, too.

Any additional comments?

There aren't a lot of lesbian romances out there, which makes me turn to heterosexual romances instead. For any lesbians out there looking for a great story, look no further. I did immediately look to see if O'Brien had other books available on Audible and was very disappointed that she didn't.

  • The Beast in Him

  • Pride, Book 2
  • By: Shelly Laurenston
  • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172

Some things are so worth waiting for. Like the moment when Jessica Ward "accidentally" bumps into Bobby Ray Smith and shows him just how far she's come since high school. Back then, Jess's gangly limbs and bruised heart turned to jelly any time Smitty's "all the better to ravish you with" body came near her. So, some things haven't changed. Except now Jess is a success on her own terms. And she can enjoy a romp - or 20 -with a big, bad wolf and walk away. Easy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best New Author I've discovered on Audible

  • By Kalipall on 04-13-14

Best New Author I've discovered on Audible

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

Reviewed: 04-13-14

Where does The Beast in Him rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Pretty darn close to the top.

What other book might you compare The Beast in Him to and why?

Hmmmm. Because the book is so funny I would have to compare to other authors that write funny paranormal romances... Molly Harper, Michele Bardsley, Dakota Cassidy. The one difference being that I liked this series so well that I zipped through everything she had available instead of stopping in the middle like I did with the other authors.

What does Charlotte Kane bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I did just read the last book in this series since the Audible version hadn't come out yet and I totally missed Kane's accents and the emotion she puts into her performance. Sarcasm and mockery are emotions, aren't they? Kane had an extremely good interpretation of the those points in Laurenston's narrative.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

OMG yes! I'm lucky that I drive for a living anywhere from 8 to 12 hours a day. I think I went through this whole series in two weeks. And most of that was because I was holding off buying the more expensive versions... Whispersync is your friend but there were two books in this series that weren't Whispersync compatible so I used credits for those two.

Any additional comments?

This whole series was amazing and hilarious. Made me run through every book as fast as I could get them. I think this book was the funniest of them all, making me laugh out loud more times than I can count. Totally recommend these books.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful