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  • A Christmas Eve in Captain's Point

  • Captain's Point Stories, Book 61
  • By: Charlotte Kent, Annie Acorn
  • Narrated by: Lisa Leslie
  • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Becca Tate and Jeff Stuart have lived in Captain's Point all their lives. She's an aspiring historian, destined to teach at a major university. He's a journalism student who is tied by circumstances to his father's landscaping firm. Will the magic of Christmas be enough to hold their budding relationship together, as their lives intertwine with Bill Adams and his wife, Millie, along with star-crossed lovers Big Dan O'Malley and Dora Jean McCarthy? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Magic of Christmas

  • By EP on 01-18-19

The Magic of Christmas

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

This was a brief, lovely story about three couples whose lives cross paths one snowy evening before Christmas. Each couple is at a different stage in their relationship-one couple about to have a child-yet you can feel love and tenderness between each couple. This story helps to remind us about what is truly important in life, namely, being kind and loving to one another, and helping others.

The narrator did a good job.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Irish Lullaby

  • The Black Irish Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: c.s anderson
  • Narrated by: Thomas Stone
  • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Known as Black Irish to the rogue vampires he hunts, Joe Gunn returns to face an ancient power known as The Dreamer who the vamps fear more than sunlight. The Dreamer wishes to launch an all out war against the vampires that would result in countless human deaths and plunge the world into a new dark age.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Gritty Shorts

  • By Cindy on 07-27-18

Vampires, Banshees and Other Supernaturals

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

Irish Lullaby

This audiobook is a little over two hours long, with a fast-paced, entertaining and humorous story-line about a vampire-hunting trio with a few additional supernatural beings thrown in for good measure (e.g. banshee, fairies, etc). In this respect, it reminded me of the HBO series “True Blood”.

The characters were well-developed and interesting, especially the main character, Joe Gunn (aka “Black Irish”). He’s hilarious! A one-time “Renfield” (slave of a vampire who finds humans for his vampire master) he now hunts and kills vampires for an organization known as the “The Order”. He is accompanied by a computer genius named Brian (aka “Brain”), and an ex-nun named “Keela”.

The narrator had a great voice; he spoke clearly, with a resonant, masculine tone.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Lightning in the Desert

  • The Specific Heat of Water, Book 1
  • By: J Ferrigan
  • Narrated by: Amy Wisenfeld
  • Length: 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Kalyah and the young soldier have met before in a more innocent time. They could have been sweethearts, but now they are facing life, death, and tough decisions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • VERY SHORT BUT VERY INTRIGUING STORY

  • By Teresa on 09-05-18

Nine Lives

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

Reviewed: 01-16-19

Even though this audiobook is only 18 minutes long, the story immediately drew me in. The story was well-written, with language that formed vivid images in my mind. The story flowed well, and it was intense and suspenseful.

I liked and immediately felt empathy for the main character, a young girl named Callie(?). After her family was murdered in a civil war, she narrowly avoided a similar fate. For the rest of the story, she is on the run, being pursued by a variety of child soldiers seeking to kill her. One of these soldiers is a boy she once went to school with-and had feelings for-who now wants to kill her.

The narrator was a woman with a British accent. She spoke clearly and her voice was appealing, but sometimes her voice didn’t always adequately convey the emotion of the circumstances in which the protagonist finds herself. Aside from those moments, the narrator did a good job.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Head Salon

  • By: Olivia V. Green
  • Narrated by: Olivia V. Green
  • Length: 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Rebekah is about to finish her first shift at Head Salon when a handsome young professor arrives in desperate need of a haircut. She stays late to service him, and he returns the favor! 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A sexy fun way to spend 30 minutes

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 08-04-18

Head on over to the Head Salon

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

Rebecca’s first day working at a hair salon turns into a hot, erotic encounter with a handsome young professor who needs a haircut before an interview with the university. He shows up right before closing, desperate for a haircut, and Rebecca agrees to “take care of” him!

This short, erotic story contains lots of double entendres and playful sexual banter between the hair stylist and professor. In addition to the erotic activities that occur, there is a great deal of subtle sexual tension between the characters that makes the story more interesting than typical erotic literature. The story between the characters ends in a friendly yet sexually suggestive manner.

The narrator did a good job; she had nice voice and was pleasant to listen to.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • The Light: Tales from a Revolution - New Jersey

  • Tales from a Revolution Series, Book 2
  • By: Lars D. H. Hedbor
  • Narrated by: Shamaan Casey
  • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

As a Quaker blacksmith, Robert is used to the challenges of fire and iron, but when the American Revolution splinters his own family and threatens his community, he will wrestle with questions of belief and philosophy. He must rely on his inner light to keep his family safe, and lead them to freedom. The Light is Lars Hedbor's standalone novel set in New Jersey from his Tales From a Revolution series, in which he examines the American War of Independence as it unfolded in each of the colonies. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story by Lars D. H. Hebdor

  • By S.E. on 08-05-18

Follow the Light

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

This is an obviously well-researched novel set in the time of the American Revolution. The story centers around a Quaker blacksmith in New Jersey named Robert Harris, who struggles to reconcile his religious beliefs with the dangers and injustices of the Revolutionary War.

I found this story to be very interesting; the writing was excellent. The author obviously did a good job researching this time frame. The characters were well-developed and believable, and the events seemed authentic. It helped me to understand what life must have been like for regular people during the Revolutionary War. Also, the characters' consistent use of the terms "thee" and "thou" conveyed the sincere respect that Quakers sought to extend to everyone.

For the most part, the narrator did a great job. He had a pleasant voice that easily conveyed emotion. Some of his accents were a little off, though. Aside from that, he had a wonderful voice.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

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  • A Fool's Journey Through Proverbs

  • By: Carole McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Kevin Gisi
  • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

The book of Proverbs is one of the wisdom books in Jewish and Christian history. Bible readers love this book of compact instruction. Yet many people do not read these Proverbs collected by Solomon and others. This little book is a guide to reading the Book of Proverbs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring!

  • By Susan Patterson on 08-10-18

The Book of Proverbs

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

Reviewed: 12-24-18

This was an interesting and thought-provoking exploration of the Book of Proverbs, with lots of great insights and suggestions.

In addition to her analysis of the proverbs, I appreciated the author’s reflections on life, the Church and what she thinks it means to be a good Christian. She gives great tips for choosing the right version of the Bible to read and the right church to attend, for example. My favorite part of this book, though, was the chapter near the end titled “Basics in Bible Study.” Here, the author provides a fascinating overview of the Bible: the name of each book, who wrote each book, the summary of each book, how the Bible is organized, etc. She also shares historical details on the Bible that are quite fascinating. For me, this chapter was the most informative and interesting part of the audiobook!

The narrator does a good job narrating-he has a pleasant voice and was easy to follow.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • The Virgin Dating Game

  • By: Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by: Aurora Nightingale
  • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Losing your virginity should be epic. But what happens when you're nearing 30 and the right man hasn't come along? Apparently, you sign up for a crazy dating game at a club. Kellan hasn't even thought about dating since he walked in on his fiancée cheating on him two years ago. He's dedicated all his time to his medical practice, afraid to give his heart away. But when his friend drags him to The SX Club, all that's about to change.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Erotic Speed Dating

  • By EP on 12-17-18

Erotic Speed Dating

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

This audiobook tells the story of a thirty year old virgin whose friend talks her into attending “Virgin Night” at a local sex club.

Tired of being a virgin, Adore hesitantly agrees to participate in virgin speed dating at a sex club where couples have sex in an open viewing room. Adore’s not sure what to expect, but she’s less than thrilled about losing her virginity in this way.

Kellen, a doctor whose heart was broken two years earlier by a cheating fiancé, reluctantly agrees to go to the same sex club with his friend.

Both characters are ambivalent about the game, and each decides not to participate-until they notice each other. Sparks fly, and both decide to give it a go. At the end of the game, both of them hope to be matched with the other, and they are! From there, they engage in lots of hot, erotic fun- very steamy!

The chemistry between the main character's was hot! I also liked how the characters took turns describing the events from their own perspective. The story was well-written and entertaining. Although I liked the story, I didn’t care much for the narration. At times, she sounded robotic and her voice dragged on.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Dirty Rock Star

  • By: Sky Corgan
  • Narrated by: Riley Raye
  • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Never mix business and pleasure. That's what a smart business owner would do. Apparently, I'm not that bright. Desperate to get my failing web design firm off the ground, I sent a proposal to Gabriel, a rising rock star in the indie scene. He flat out told me that my design sucked. Luckily, he's willing to give me a second chance. But he's requiring me to do some unconventional things to get a better grasp of what he and his band are about. Go to a rock festival. Spend more time with him. I'll do anything to land this job. Everyone knows that rock stars don't do relationships....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • GOOD QUICK READ!

  • By G C on 10-03-18

Opposites Attract

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

This is a romantic story involving Gabriel, the lead singer in an Indie band, and Abby, a nerdy gamer struggling to maintain a web design business.

Although Gabriel’s band is popular, he wants to increase his fan base-so he’s looking for a web designer to help promote the band. Gabriel hires Abby to design his band’s website.

At a rock festival, Gabriel makes a move on Abby-and Abby accepts. The two of them proceed to have hot sex! They begin a relationship, but Abby doesn’t know where she stands with Gabriel. Is he just using her for sex? Is Abby just one of his many conquests? For most of the book, Abby (and listeners) can never be certain!

The author does good job developing the characters in the story, making them believable. The writing helps to paint a vivid picture in the minds of listeners. The narrator has a nice voice and her performance is good. Overall, it’s a nice story.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Horror Stories: Terrifyingly Real Stories of Unsolved Cases

  • True Horror and Chilling Murders
  • By: Hannah Tidy
  • Narrated by: Martin James
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Bizarre murders and disturbing disappearances that remain unsolved till this day! Best-selling author Hannah J. Tidy will introduce you to some of the most fascinating cases that remain unsolved and continue to perplex us to this day. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unsolved Deaths

  • By Spooky Mike on 10-18-18

Unsolved Mysteries

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

This short audiobook contains stories of real, unsolved murders. It is a quick and easy listen. Some of the stories are more well-known than others; some are quite disturbing. Each chapter details one unsolved mystery from beginning to end. The stories are well-told, with the author/narrator providing the most pertinent details of each crime-except for their conclusions, since they are unsolved.

The narrator does a good job. His voice is both pleasant and entertaining.

I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys true crime stories.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Sorcerous Deeds

  • Adept Solutions, Book 2
  • By: Teagan Kearney
  • Narrated by: Elisabeth Lagelee
  • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

JB’s private-detective agency is successful, even if he can’t say the same for his love life, but when two elven princes turn up and demand he fulfill a blood bond by finding a missing princess, he has no choice but to take the case. Heading up an alliance with others provoked by a vindictive sorcerer’s murderous deeds, JB tracks the princess to the blighted Wraithlands. Can they rescue the kidnapped princess in time to prevent her death?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • COOL PI/URBAN/PARANORMAL FANTASY

  • By Victoria Haugen on 08-18-18

Urban Fantasy

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

Sorcerous Deeds is a well-written urban fantasy about a private investigator with supernatural powers who solves cases within a community of supernatural characters like vampires, werewolves, demons, fairies, elves, etc. It reminds me a of the HBO Series, “True Blood”, in that it has similar supernatural characters living and experiencing situations amidst one another.

The characters are introduced a few at a time, and we learn the details of their situations and supernatural abilities. At first, I had a hard time keeping track of all the characters, but soon I was able to keep track of everyone and follow the storyline without too much effort. The book was well-written, the storyline was coherent and the writing is full of powerful imagery.

I didn’t care much for the narrator-she sounded robotic at times, particularly with certain characters.

Overall, I found this to be an entertaining audiobook. It was an easy and fun listen for anyone craving a bit of harmless fantasy.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review.