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  • Wild Man

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,652
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,545

While filling the display case in her bakery, the bell over the door sounds and Tessa O'Hara looks up to see the man of her dreams. Within thirty seconds he asks her out for a beer. But after four months of dating, she discovers he's an undercover DEA agent-and he's investigating her possible role in her ex-husband's drug business. For Tess, this means their relationship is over.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dream Man Series is Irresistible

  • By Katheryne on 11-26-13

Dream Man Series:Spell bounding stories, but...

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would suggest that you start the series at book 1, as the characters in the books make appearances in subsequent stories. By then you have met them, and know a bit about their background. Sort of like meeting friends again, and picking up the trail in the rest of the series.

Have you listened to any of Kate Russell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened to all the Dream Man Series books (4), all read by Kate Russel. I would give her a 10, if not for the fact that she fails to 'whisper/shout/etc.' when the text tells us the character whispered/shout, etc. I understand that the reader goes through the text before taping, so she should be expected to be able to change the volume, etc. as she reads. in fact, it usually felt as if she did the opposite of what the text called for. this was very disturbing to the overall performance.
But she still gets a 9.

  • Law Man

  • A Dream Man Novel
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,671
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,563

Sweet, shy Mara Hanover is in love with her neighbor. For four years, she has secretly watched her dream man from afar. Handsome police detective Mitch Lawson is way out of her league. She's a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and there's no way a guy like Mitch would want anything to do with her. But when Mara has a leaky faucet that she can't fix, it's Mitch who comes to her rescue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Law Man is another Kristen Ashley winner!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 12-18-13

Dream Man Series:Spell bounding stories, but...

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

What did you love best about Law Man?

I would suggest that you start the series at book 1, as the characters in the books make appearances in subsequent stories. By then you have met them, and know a bit about their background. Sort of like meeting friends again, and picking up the trail in the rest of the series.

Any additional comments?

I have listened to all the Dream Man Series books (4), all read by Kate Russel. I would give her a 10, if not for the fact that she fails to 'whisper/shout/etc.' when the text tells us the character whispered/shout, etc. I understand that the reader goes through the text before taping, so she should be expected to be able to change the volume, etc. as she reads. in fact, it usually felt as if she did the opposite of what the text called for. this was very disturbing to the overall performance.
But she still gets a 9.

  • Mystery Man

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,313
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,178

Gwendolyn Kidd has met the man of her dreams. He's hot, he's sexy, and what started as a no-names-exchanged night of passion has blossomed into a year and a half-long pleasure fest. Sure, it's a little strange that he only appears in her bed at night, but Gwen is so sure he's the one, she just can't turn him away…. Hawk Delgado knows more about Gwen than she could ever imagine. She's gorgeous, headstrong, and skittish about relationships. But Hawk is facing his own demons, demons that keep him from connecting with anyone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it ......Eventually !

  • By Diva on 12-15-13

Dream Man Series:Spell bounding stories, but...

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would suggest that you start the series at book 1, as the characters in the books make appearances in subsequent stories. By then you have met them, and know a bit about their background. Sort of like meeting friends again, and picking up the trail in the rest of the series.

Any additional comments?

I have listened to all the Dream Man Series books (4), all read by Kate Russel. I would give her a 10, if not for the fact that she fails to 'whisper/shout/etc.' when the text tells us the character whispered/shout, etc. I understand that the reader goes through the text before taping, so she should be expected to be able to change the volume, etc. as she reads. in fact, it usually felt as if she did the opposite of what the text called for. this was very disturbing to the overall performance.
But she still gets a 9.

  • Motorcycle Man

  • Dream Man, Book 4
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,862
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,729
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,726

Tyra Masters has had enough drama to last a lifetime. Now, she's back on track and looking forward to her new, quiet life. Until she meets the man of her dreams. The tattooed, muscled biker plies her with tequila-and the best sex of her life. She knows it isn't the tequila and hot sex talking. He's the kind of man she's always wanted. Unfortunately, he's also her new boss…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story.. on paper

  • By lost-in-audio on 07-19-14

Dream Man Series:Spell bounding stories, but...

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

Would you listen to Motorcycle Man again? Why?

I would suggest that you start the series at book 1, as the characters in the books make appearances in subsequent stories. By then you have met them, and know a bit about their background. Sort of like meeting friends again, and picking up the trail in the rest of the series.

Any additional comments?

I have listened to all the Dream Man Series books (4), all read by Kate Russel. I would give her a 10, if not for the fact that she fails to 'whisper/shout/etc.' when the text tells us the character whispered/shout, etc. I understand that the reader goes through the text before taping, so she should be expected to be able to change the volume, etc. as she reads. in fact, it usually felt as if she did the opposite of what the text called for. this was very disturbing to the overall performance.
But she still gets a 9.

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  • Tangled

  • The Tangled Series, Book 1
  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,839
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,842

Drew Evans is handsome and arrogant, he makes multimillion dollar business deals and seduces New York’s most beautiful women with just a smile. So why has he been shuttered in his apartment for seven days, miserable and depressed? He’ll tell you he has the flu. But we all know that’s not really true. Katherine Brooks is brilliant, beautiful and ambitious. When Kate is hired as the new associate at Drew’s father’s investment banking firm, every aspect of the dashing playboy’s life is thrown into a tailspin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • And Now For Something Completely Different

  • By Kathy on 02-17-14

O man, you have to listen to this!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-14

Any additional comments?

I bought this book for the sole reason that Sebastian York was the narrator. I had listened to the Beautiful series in which he was the male narrator. The genre of romance is perfect for that deep, sexy voice and I could not wait to listen to more! So, as far as the narrator goes, he can 'read' me anytime!

The story was full of humour, sarcasm,hot and steamy romance, wit, and some very heavy panting (me)! The whole story is told by the H, and from his point of view. Gave me some insight into the male psyche as well! Once done with the book, I was eager to start on Book 2, only there was none! I will definitely be looking out for it.

  • Silvertongue

  • The Stoneheart Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Charlie Fletcher
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560

The battle between the statues and gargoyles of London rages on in the conclusion to the international blockbuster!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad to see it end.

  • By Jessica on 05-22-12

masterfully woven

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

Reviewed: 05-04-13

If you could sum up Silvertongue in three words, what would they be?

action, family, honor

What did you like best about this story?

Book 3 of The Stoneheart Trilogy, Silvertongue is absolutely my favorite and took me to knew levels of intrigue. In this book, Fletcher was able to bring together many loose ends that were left unanswered in the first 2 books. He masterfully wove all the details together, and kept the pace going. There was never a dull moment, and it was intriguing. My favorite part was the dragon that came alive and helped them out in unexpected ways. There were so many twists and turns, that the story was totally unpredictable and I was surprised at every turn. Book 3, made it worth the effort of sludging through book 1 and then 2. The author also did a much better job in this book, by keeping the point of view much cleaner. When a new point of view was introduced, the author started a new chapter for the most part. These clean breaks, made the book much more accessible and less confusing. It appears that Fletcher learned from the mistakes made in book 1. I would encourage all to read, this series as the ending is enjoyable. Family friendliness is 5 out of 5 for this entire series, this is definitely oriented towards kids and older youth as well.

What didn’t you like about Jim Dale’s performance?

Only in book 3 was I able to get used to his thick British accent. Also, he never pauses between when the author switches point of view. It makes it even more difficult to follow if your just listening.

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  • Cascade

  • River of Time, Book 2
  • By: Lisa T. Bergren
  • Narrated by: Pam Turlow
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

What if you not only fell back through time...but fell in love, too? Gabi knows she’s left her heart in the fourteenth century, and she persuades Lia to help her to return, even though they know doing so will risk their very lives. When they arrive, months have passed, and all of Siena longs to celebrate the heroines who turned the tide in the battle against Florence - while their enemies will go to great lengths to see them dead. Even in the midst of the battles, Gabi’s heart is increasingly drawn to Marcello, just as Lia’s is to Luca.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply marvelous!

  • By Jadn on 05-04-13

Simply marvelous!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-13

What made the experience of listening to Cascade the most enjoyable?

I loved the intonation of the reader, making it so comfortable and drawing me into the book.

What did you like best about this story?

What I loved most about this book, is that it had me on the edge of my seat from the first chapter. It was a whirlwind of a book, as Gabi and Lia find themselves running from one adventure and into another. Gabi also went through a tremendous growth in her personality, and comes out on the other end for the better. In the mean time her mom has a few surprises for the girls, she's not all scientific but have stronger metal lying underneath. Marcello and Luka risk all to save the Gabi and Lia from an aweful fate, if I say anymore I'd give it all away. Let's say that with great sacrifice comes great love. The ending left me wanting for more, simply having to know what was going to happen. Definitely a great read, and I'd recommend it to anyone. It is clean and romantic, but nothing that tweens can't also enjoy, so family friendliness is a 5 in my book. You can feel comfortable reading this with your tween.

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  • The Marriage Bargain

  • Marriage to a Billionaire, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer Probst
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,715
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,449
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,456

To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner Alexa Maria McKenzie casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend's older brother - the powerful man who once shattered her heart.

Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn't believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his father's corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister's childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he offers Alexa a bold proposition....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny, heartbreaking

  • By SandyH on 08-12-12

Good quick read

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

Reviewed: 02-07-13

Any additional comments?

I liked the quick pase of the story. I am just such a sucker for tough girls that need to find their own way in life. It is a good read on the plane or over a weekend if you do not want to get stuck in a thick book.
The naration was excellent - the narrator got the Italian accents real well. I could just imagine Mama Conti when listening to her!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sex, Drugs, and Secrets

  • By: Francis Ashe
  • Narrated by: Scarlet Lips
  • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 6

Mild-mannered secretary Marietta Lawson thought her life as a corporate spy was over. She hoped it was. But, when her increasingly paranoid boss uncovers a conspiracy meant to destroy Redding PharmaCo, she is called to action one last time.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narator needs coaching

  • By Jadn on 02-07-13

Narator needs coaching

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

Reviewed: 02-07-13

Is there anything you would change about this book?

This narator uses only about 3 notes to tell the story, with each sentence ending on the highest of the 3. After the first 2 minutes I had to battle to stay awake, as the naration just kept droning on and on! She needs coaching to bring voice nuances into her reading.
The story ended abruptly. There was a hint at a solution, but not very clear, but perhaps I missed something?

Would you ever listen to anything by Francis Ashe again?

May be

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Scarlet Lips?

No, not until she has had some coaching.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

no

  • Body of Sin

  • By: Eve Silver
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

Lokan Krayl held enviable privileges and powers. Powers that led to a devastating betrayal: murder. Resurrected by his immortal brothers, Lokan is still trapped in purgatory. He has no way to contact his family. He has no answers. In order to find the truth about his death, and who killed him, he must escape his prison. And there’s only one way out: through the 12 gates of his eternal enemy, Osiris. But Lokan has help....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A bit disappointing

  • By Cam on 10-30-13

Could not stop listening

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

Reviewed: 01-25-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I finished the audiobook, last of the 4-part series, and would love to have learned what happened to the daughter. Unfortunately I started at book#2 (of 4), finished the series, and now#1 is spoiled. Do yourself a favor and start at #1 - it contains important background info for the rest of the series.

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