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  • BFF: Best Friend's Father

  • By: Devon McCormack
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208

A beach vacay with my best bud since college seems like the perfect opportunity to relax, catch some rays, and enjoy a couple of nights on the town. When I find a girl who's eager to mess around with me, I figure I've got it made. Then, I meet the intense, hot-as-hell, tattooed Eric Westright, who wrecks my world...in the best possible way. He awakens something within me - something that's always been here, but that's never pulled so powerfully...not until I looked into those solemn blue eyes and felt the red-hot spark of his touch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love ❤️ love

  • By Kate M on 03-09-18

EMOTIONALLY INTENSE AND BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

Wow. That's all I could say throughout most of this story. The intense eroticism literally caught me by surprise and took me on a crazy ride all the way to the bitter end of this amazing love story. I was totally captivated by these two from the very beginning. The combination of the narration along with the dialogue and the dynamic between Jesse and Eric reeled in my heart totally and completely. I did not expect the storyline to be as good as it was, but it was definitely worth the credit that's for sure. I'm looking forward to the next chapter of these taboo lovers' story.

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  • Cocky Bastard

  • By: Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Michelle Ferguson, Aaron Abano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,620
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,513
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,511

He was someone who belonged in my wildest fantasies instead of a rest stop in the middle of Nebraska. A sexy, cocky Australian named Chance was the last person I expected to run into on my cross-country drive. When my car broke down, we made a deal. Next thing I knew, we were traveling together, spending sexually tense nights in hotels, and taking unplanned detours. My ordinary road trip turned into the adventure of a lifetime. It was all fun and games until things got intense.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Simply stated, save your money.

  • By Feeding My Addiction Book Reviews on 04-05-16

COCKY IS RIGHT!!

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

I really really enjoyed this book, so I have to explain my incredibly low ratings. Like other reviewers mentioned, the male narrator RUINED everything that was so incredible about this story. I'd much rather the female narrator speak for the whole book, it would've been a strong 4.5 rating for sure. I love Ward/Keeland books so I was deflated when the latter part of the story was told from Cocky's viewpoint. Ok, negative review complete, let's move on to what was so fantastic---literally everything else. The Cocky Bastard was hilarious from start to finish, and add in a pet goat--I was in love. Aubrey and Cocky fall hard for each other pretty quickly, but a life changing decision threatens everything that the two thought they had together. I've never seen a book boyfriend work so hard at getting the girl and redeeming himself. It's something to witness, and totally swoon-worthy.

If you are new to the Ward/Keeland duo, you have been missing out. These two know how to write a great romance that is equal parts hot and hilarious. I'd still recommend this book despite the narration, because its just that good, but, buyer beware, and listen at your own risk.

  • Damaged Like Us

  • By: Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, J. F. Harding
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 661
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622

Maximoff Hale is a force of nature. A ship unwilling to be steered. Headstrong, resilient, and wholly responsible - the 22-year-old alpha billionaire can handle his unconventional life. Born into one of the most famous families in the country, his celebrity status began at birth. He is certified American royalty. When he's assigned a new 24/7 bodyguard, he comes face-to-face with the worst case scenario: being attached to the tattooed, MMA-trained, Yale graduate who's known for "going rogue" in the security team - and who fills 1/3 of Maximoff's sexual fantasies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The narration really did the story justice!

  • By Christy Baldwin BBU on 09-30-17

DIFFERENT BUT VERY GOOD!

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

I purchased this book on a whim, I've been enjoying a few other M/M romances and this one seemed interesting. Little did I know but there's a whole series of books preceding this one about this larger than life family that the main characters, Moffie and Farrow are a part of. The dialogue, and ever present 'breaking the fourth wall' dialogue from Moffie, was different than what I'm accustomed to, so I had to really be tuned in and pay attention or I'd miss something critical. There are a lot of characters and the narration, although good, wasn't the best for differentiating between characters. Alexander Candese was dreadfully disappointing, and that shocked me because he does have a nice voice, but the acting skills were a little over the top. All that aside, I LOVED the intensity between the two men, they are smoking hot together, and of course the sexy scenes were ear melting at times. I am now a huge fan of the Ritchie girls, and will definitely continue with the series from this point on. The preceding books probably help in terms of understanding some of the dynamics but Damaged Like Us seems like it stood alone just fine. Great love story!

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  • Playboy Pilot

  • By: Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,618
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529

Money or love? Which would you choose? You probably just answered the question in your head, thinking it's an easy decision. For me, it's not. Did I mention it's a lot of money? A hell of a lot. I needed to go far away to think it through. As I embarked on an impulsive trip, I hit a detour when I met sexy Carter in the airport lounge. We struck up a heated conversation. Then, he left. I thought I'd never see him again. But fate had other plans. Surprise! He was the pilot of my flight.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • COME FLY WITH CARTER AND KENDALL

  • By Vicki on 10-06-16

SWOOOOOOOON!!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

This one will go down as one of my all time favorites! The worst part is that the story had to end. Keeland and Ward are quickly becoming 'go to' authors for me. I can always count on a good combination of humor, sass, and sexy from their stories. Playboy Pilot was a well written romance that was taken to the next level by superb narration. I thoroughly enjoyed the storyline, and fell madly in love with Carter and Kendall totally and completely. Get this book.

  • Rebel Heir: Book One

  • The Rush Series, Volume 1
  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell, Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,254
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146

How to kick off a great summer in the Hamptons: Snag a gorgeous rental on the beach. Check. Get a job at a trendy summer haunt. Check. How to screw up a great summer in the Hamptons: Fall for the one guy with a dark leather jacket, scruff on his face, and intense eyes that doesn’t fit in with the rest of the tony-looking crowd. A guy you can’t have when you’ll be leaving at the end of the season. Check. Check. Check. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story BUT

  • By Maria on 04-25-18

GREAT STORY, BUT THE ENDING....OMG!!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

I'm so glad I listened to this book once the second book was already released or I'd have been incredibly pissed at the way it ended. So abruptly and random! Aside from that, this was a BEAUTIFUL love story. In light of how the story unfolds I had moments of feeling like, how the heck are we going to reach a happily ever after? There's plenty of sexiness throughout the story, as well as twists and turns as the book progresses. Excellent writing as usual, and as far as the narration, I'm always pleased with Sebastian York. Maxine Mitchell didn't seem to fit the profile of the female character however. Overall, I'd recommend this book to someone, and I cannot wait another minute to see what happens next!

  • Sure Thing

  • By: Jana Aston
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Jason Clarke
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554

Have you ever set out to have a one night stand with a sexy stranger? No? I’m the only one? Just kidding, I would never. Ever. Not usually. But then I figured, why not? My entire life I’ve been good and it’s gotten me nowhere. No job. No apartment. No boyfriend. I’m owed a little fun, aren’t I?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This audio is a Sure Thing for romance audio fans!

  • By Lydia D. Rella on 11-21-17

5 SURE STARS!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

This book brought me to new heights of swooning! Great narration, a sexy Brit, a sassy but super cute and naive lady love, coupled with witty banter was the perfect combo to make this love story a 5 star gem. I had it in my library for months before I listened, but don't sleep on this one friends, get this book today and sit back and enjoy. It's refreshing and delightful, a one-sit listen that you will thoroughly enjoy!

  • With This Man

  • By: Jodi Ellen Malpas
  • Narrated by: Edita Brychta, Jack George
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 377

Life is good for Jesse "The Lord" Ward. Perfect, actually. He still has the charm, he's in great shape, and he still reduces his wife, Ava, to a pool of desire with a mere look. He's in full control, just how he likes it. But Jesse's perfect world falls apart when a terrible accident lands Ava in the hospital with a life-threatening head injury.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT

  • By Lynnz on 05-15-18

EVERYONE NEEDS A JESSE WARD IN THEIR LIFE!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

If there was a hall of fame for books, WITH THIS MAN deserves to be inducted!!! My undying love for all things British may bias me a bit but any combo of Jesse Ward and a story where Jesse's the main POV is a sure contender in my book. I wasn't sure where JEM could take Jesse and Ava that would be equally as interesting as the first three stories but I was pleasantly surprised to still be intrigued and literally hanging on every word and chapter of the story. In fact, this story made me want to go back and binge listen to the first books. I love that they are both older, wiser, and their kids made the story that much better. The devastation that befalls them was a game changer and for a while I was really angry that things were unfolding as they were. I needed the Lord of Manor to reclaim his throne or all bets would be off! With skillful writing and excellent narration, Jesse and Ava's boundless love story takes you on a journey of epic highs and lows that will make you laugh, cry and swoon many times over before it's done. I'm completely smitten with these characters and this series and I highly recommend it for all romance lovers. This man, this series, is everything.

  • The Thief

  • A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood
  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,799
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,648

Having allied themselves with the Band of Bastards, the Brotherhood is committed now more than ever to eradicating the Lessening Society. Recovering from their most recent battle against the last of the lessers, the Brotherhood comes to realize that the fight against their enemies is far from over. Throe, Xcor's former second in command, is using an ancient tome to summon a new army engineered by a force more dangerous and evil than the Omega.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good stuff

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-11-18

HIGHLY ANTICIPATED AND SO WORTH THE WAIT!!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-15-18

Finally, finally, finally, Assail and Sola reunite!!!! I completely adore these two and couldn't wait for this book to be released. From several preceeding books I loved the fierceness of Sola and the dynamic between she and Assail was palpable to say the least. Seeing them finally get together gave me all the feels!

The beginning was slower but it ramped up toward the last couple hours. I laughed and cried a little, swooned, and did some fist pumping too. As usual, the narration was superb, I could listen to Jim Frangione for days and never have enough. In terms of the storyline it seems that a new threat has emerged, and I have not a clue how the BDB is going to handle it, which is perfect because that just means that this series will continue for many years to come. Truth be told, I gave 4 stars as opposed to my usual 5 for BDB books; this particular book is a little low on action and maybe lower on the hot sex end as well, in comparison to some of the other books but I still count it as one of my favorites and would highly recommend it! I cannot wait to see what happens next.

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  • Man Card

  • Man Hands, Book 2
  • By: Tanya Eby, Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

Ash: I still don't know how it happened. One minute, I was arguing with my arrogant competitor - our usual trash-talk over who deserves the larger commission. But somehow, I went from throwing down to kneeling down.... It can never happen again. I don't even like him. He's too slick. He's a manipulating, mansplaining party boy in preppy clothes. So why can't I get him out of my head? Sebastian: Ash is my missing my piece. She's the sweet cream to my gourmet espresso. And nothing gets me going faster than her contempt for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Power Braht For The Win!

  • By bookbruin on 05-15-18

QUITE POSSIBLY MY FAVORITE BOOK OF 2018!

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

This story literally had me laughing out loud, literally. Brat delivers one of the best lines of the book during a dinner with Ash and her parents, I guffawed! Great narration, really brought the characters, Brat and Ash to life. These two, are a match made in storybook heaven, as are the authors. I hope there's more on the horizon from Bowen & Eby, they have a knack for writing smart sexy storylines with characters that you will adore. Definitely credit worthy and I highly recommend this book. Be sure to check out Man Hands before this one just for context.

  • Getting Schooled

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,019
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,916
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916

Garrett Daniels has this whole life thing figured out. The cocky, charismatic former high school star quarterback is an idolized football coach and "cool" teacher in the hometown where he's not just a golden boy - he's platinum. He has good friends, a great house on the lake, and the best damn sidekick a man could ask for: Snoopy, the albino beagle. Then...Callie Carpenter comes home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Suprising!

  • By Marcy H. on 03-04-18

A+ for Getting Schooled!

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

Getting Schooled gets a resounding A+! What a cute romance, this book gave me all the feels! I loved everything about this story. Sometimes its nice to listen/read a book where there's not excessive drama, and instead you have a solid story that makes your heart full and makes you believe in love.

Garrett and Callie are two thirty-somethings that rekindle a love that never really died from their teenage years. With a cast of hilarious characters, Getting Schooled will keep you hanging on every word and falling head over heels in love. Bravo Emma Chase, job well done!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful