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  • Swapped by the Witch Queen: A Steamy Gender Swap Fantasy Romance Omnibus

  • By: Alyson Belle
  • Narrated by: Sophia Chambers
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Azlato, the young and powerful chieftan of the noble grassland people, is used to having his way with women. With each conquest of a neighboring tribe, he selects the most beautiful female captives to serve his men in the pleasure tents, and he delights in their subjugation. But when the gorgeous queen of a newly conquered tribe warns Azlato that she won't stand for her people to be used like this, he mocks and ignores her. To punish him, she gives him a taste of his own medicine by swapping bodies with him and sending Azlato to his pleasure tents in her body!  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • first romance through audio book.

  • By kaleb william jordan on 09-20-18

Great Story with Amazing Narrator!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

Swapped by the Witch Queen: A Steamy Gender Swap Fantasy Romance Omnibus. This is a collection of the four Swapped by the Witch Queen stories: Savagely Swapped, Pleasure Maiden, Dark Desires, and Jungle Heat. This omnibus tells the hot and steamy story of Azlato the Chief of the Grassland People. A Tribe of Conquering people who subjugate the females of conquered tribes. They either serve as cooks or sex slaves. When they come to the new tribe the witch queen tries to stop him and His cruel and evil ways and warns of dire consequences. As Azlato ends up becoming the Witch Queen, he is sent off the to pleasure tents. There is a way to break the curse but is he strong enough to resist the pull of the curse. This story really holds the listener's attention.

The narration by Sophie Chambers is really excellent. Ms. Chambers does an excellent job through the entire production. The production quality of this audiobook is also topnotch. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear during the entire performance. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. Alyson Belle Productions delivered an excellent audiobook production. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Stoicism: Apply Stoicism to Your Everyday Life and Overcome Destructive Emotions

  • Quick History of Stoicism, Learn Unbiased Thinking, and Improve Your Life!
  • By: Geoffrey Loren
  • Narrated by: Leigh Adams
  • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

In this incredible audiobook, you will learn the secret to applying Stoicism into your everyday life. After a quick and easy walk-through into Stoic history, theology, and psychology, you will dive deep into learning key methods of Stoicism that you can implement today to give you real results.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Useful Intro To Stoicism

  • By Azura S on 12-10-18

Great Lecture on Stoicism

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

Stoicism: Apply Stoicism to Your Everyday Life and Overcome Destructive Emotions Quick History of Stoicism, Learn Unbiased Thinking and Improve Your Life is written by Geoffrey Loren and narrated by Leigh Adams. I really enjoyed this audiobook. This is a great tool for anyone dealing with the stress of daily living to add to their mental health toolbox along with mindfulness as they go hand in hand. That said this is not something that can be learned overnight. The principles and techniques are something that needs to be worked on overtime. The author used women in examples as the overly emotional types in several examples. Some make take offense to this or be bothered by this fact. Men and women react differently. This is neither good nor bad just how the species is wired. The principles of Stoicism can help both men and women if both are open to the fact and self-aware that they need to overcome self-destructive emotions.

The narration by Leigh Adams was very enjoyable. This was the first audio performance that I have heard from Mr. Adams. It was like listening to a professional lecturer or a keynote speaker at a symposium on this subject. The production quality of this audiobook is also topnotch. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear during the entire performance. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. Geoffrey Loren delivered an excellent audiobook production. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • The Forever Sleep

  • By: Derwin Lester II, Cassie Poormokhtar
  • Narrated by: Jason Sprenger
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

A century ago, the World Government sold it as "Peace on Earth." All they did was convince the citizens of the world to download their minds into the Internet, leaving their bodies floating in stasis tanks. Now Sergeant First Class (Ret.) Scott Douglas was free to read a book in peace, without having to listen to the hippies and their endless whining. His only job was to walk through the stasis tanks once a day and check for problems. Then the Internet went down. Without it regulating their brains, humanity would be dead in a matter of days. It was up to Scott to save the hippies, even if all they did was complain.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great epic tale delivered in a short story!

  • By Roark C. on 12-06-18

Great Social Commentary in Short Story Form

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

The Forever Sleep is written by Derwin Lester II and Cassie Poormokhtar. The narration is done by Jason Sprenger. This is a short story with a running time of only 1 hour and 19 minutes. In the time the listener gets to hear a story that is really an enjoyable science fiction story that is told in the form of journal entries by a Janitor in North America. He spends his time caring for the citizens sleeping in the tanks as they are jacked in their virtual world of the net to forever live there. The story is really enjoyable with its social commentary and holds the listener's attention through the production.

The narration by Jason Sprenger was enjoyable. In a short performance, he gave each of the characters a voice and did some limited special effects, such as journal pages turning for new entries. I found this audiobook to have a great production value from Divided by Zero Publishing. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Bright and Bubbly

  • By: Alyson Belle
  • Narrated by: Juliana Solo
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

When Russ loses his third girlfriend in a row to his overly voracious need for getting down and dirty, he complains to his friends that a girl wouldn’t ever have this problem. Case in point: His friend Krystal, a lesbian who sleeps with dozens and dozens of hot dates. But since he’s not a girl, Krystal proposes an alternate solution: Why not go see a fortune teller and see if a little hypnosis can cure him of his appetites?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Steamy Romance

  • By Joe Mahoney on 12-04-18

Sweet Steamy Romance

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Bright and Bubbly is written by Alyson Belle. The narration is provided by Juliana Solo. This is a shorter standalone swap/romance from Ms. Belle. The runtime is only 2 hours and 27 minutes. In that time another excellent story is created. The main character Russ is a somewhat unlikeable guy who can get women but never keep them due to a high sex drive. His best is friend Krystal a woman with a sex drive similar to his own, except she is a lesbian. Krystal suggests he needs hypnosis and sends him to see Madam Orlando. While at there he is told he only needs to find the right partner, not hypnosis. He is told to go home relax and use the bath bomb given to him by Madame Orlando. And there the transformation story begins.

This story was impressive for the fact that there was plenty of erotic scenes and the actual problem of dealing with the gender swap. The paperwork involved the new support system, and just establishing and identity. The practically for Riley of now dealing with things like being smaller and now dealing with personal safety and men, pregnancy, and all that entails being a woman in 2018. This was a really enjoyable attention holding audiobook.

The narration was really enjoyable from Ms. Solo. Each character was given a unique voice. I really enjoyed her performance. The production quality of this audiobook is also topnotch. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear during the entire performance. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. Alyson Belle Productions delivered an excellent audiobook production. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Favor of the Gods

  • By: Ali Winters
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Ever since Medusa unwittingly crossed her school’s resident mean girl, her life has been hell. If only she could keep her distance from Perseus who has a knack for always being in the wrong place at the right time. But rivalry goes too far when a curse that can destroy the village is cast. Only the favor of the gods can reverse it, but the gods are vengeful and not always forgiving.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Joseph Beninato on 11-28-18

The Gods Can be Petty and Cruel...

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Favor of the Gods is written by Ali Winters. The narration is provided by Sarah Puckett. The audiobook is published by Ali Winters. This is a short retelling and modernization of the Medusa story. The runtime is only 1 hour and 9 minutes but the short story is well worth listening too.

In the authors take on this Greek Tragedy, Medusa has crossed the resident clique of mean girls. She has drawn the ire of Andromeda because Perseus is always showing up in the wrong place at the worst time for Medusa. The author does an excellent job of adding the modern themes to this ancient Greek tale. Specifically, the themes of anti-bullying and non-discrimination due to differences in appearances.

The narration by Sarah Puckett was excellent. This is the first performance that I have heard from Ms. Puckett but I greatly enjoyed how she gave each character a unique voice and conveyed the emotions of the characters. The production value of this audiobook from Ali Winters was of this highest quality. The entire performance was crisp and clear. This was a flawless production. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Gender Swapped in Space

  • A Steamy Transformation Science Fiction Omnibus
  • By: Alyson Belle
  • Narrated by: Rose Lane
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Captain James T. Mitchell and his co-captain, Lana King, made one of the bravest sacrifices in human history when they volunteered to have their brains scanned and bodies frozen by the US Human Preservation Service. In the event that mankind was ever in danger of extinction, they would be unfrozen to carry out their sacred mission: restarting the human race! Now, thousands of years in the future, the aliens are encouraging him and Lana to do exactly what they swore to. There’s just one problem: James and Lana have awoken in the wrong bodies!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the premise and plot

  • By Long Island Reader on 06-05-18

Unique Story with Great Narration

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

Gender Swapped in Space: A Steamy Transformation Science Fiction Omnibus written by Alyson Belle. The narration is provided by Rose Lane. The audiobook is published by Publisher: Alyson Belle Productions.

This was a fun sci-fi transformation story. Two brave officers Captain James T. Mitchell and his co-captain, Lana King of the US Human Preservation Service had their brains scanned and bodies are frozen in case the human race was ever destroyed and they needed to repopulate. They get woke up by aliens but whoops James is in the wrong body. Lana has his and likes it. She knows how to manipulate her old body. This makes for some nice and steamy scenes. The story is really pretty good. The narration is something that may cause some people problems. The subtleness of the sarcasm and the way the narrator seemed to be making this a parody most science fiction plots was funny. I found the performance from Ms. Lane very enjoyable. This is the first time I have heard an audiobook performance from the narrator but I look forward to hearing more of her work. The production quality of this audiobook is also topnotch. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear during the entire performance. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. Alyson Belle Productions delivered an excellent audiobook production.

  • Until Nothing Remains

  • A Gun Play Novel, Volume 1
  • By: C.A. Rudolph
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

The United States has experienced its share of turmoil over the years. Although not particularly as war-torn or stricken with genocide and violent crime as other nations, over time, gun violence and terror attacks have become commonplace on American soil. Never before has the United States been subjected to widespread coordinated terrorist attacks, devastating enough to bring the entire nation to its knees. Until now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent twist!!!

  • By Darlene on 10-26-18

Excellent News Series from Great Author!!!

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

Until Nothing Remains: A Gun Play Novel 1, by C. A. Rudolph. The narration is provided by Kevin Pierce. The audiobook is produced by EMPowered Press LLC.

This is a very interesting and unique story that starts in a pre-post-apocalyptic world. The story follows a family and the drama they face during the unique changes in the United States during the time of political change with of hatred of the second amendment and clamping down on free speech on conservative points of view. The father is a Prepper of sorts and he believes he has his family ready for almost any situation until the worst that could happen does happen. The mother is still a reluctant anti-gun person, as she is a nurse and sees the worst of what happens in the ER on a daily basis with gun violence in her hospital. The son is a somewhat oblivious teenager controlled by hormones and an anti-gun girlfriend. The Goth oldest sister is the one most on board with her father's plans. This all leads to an excellent story with this family dynamic.

The second sets of characters are professional assassins. One is a Former Marine Sniper who is from the United States. His wife was born in Germany. Both have seen the horrors of war during the ongoing war on terror. Now they work for themselves as freelance assassins. They have been brought to the United States on what they believe is a righteous contract to take out a horrible man who is spreading hate through Islam and his plan is part of spreading the Islamic State and Sharia Law into the United State as part of Isis and their Global Jihad.

The narration by Kevin Pierce was excellent. Mr. Pierce is able to get the listener invested in the story and the characters and whatever situations the may be facing. He has this perfect voice for the narration of darn near any genre. This is the reason he has earned the title voice of the apocalypse. In this case, he gets to work with a unique case, a hybrid novel like this one that combines elements of Espionage Thriller and Post Apocalyptic Story. The production quality of this audiobook is also topnotch. I heard no problems during the entire performance. There were not any detectable flaws that I was able to hear during the entire performance. I did not hear any loops, breaks, or buzzing. The production was crisp and clear. EMPowered Press LLC. delivered an excellent audiobook production.

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  • Frivolous Fox Diligent Dog

  • By: George Saoulidis
  • Narrated by: Harper Q. Landis
  • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

When a giant fox terrorises the city of Thebes, a skeptical wanderer decides to help out so that the Regent can pay for his adventures in gold. But will he manage to catch the uncatchable beast, when the only man who knows anything is a grumpy old man who transforms people that bother him, when the Oracle tells of his involvement - despite Tryx not believing in such things - and when the dead bodies keep piling up with every passing day? This story is based on the myth of the Teumessian Fox and the Laelaps Dog.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • VERY COOL, FASCINATING!

  • By Victoria Haugen on 11-18-18

Excellent Expansion on this Greek Tale

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

Frivolous Fox Diligent Dog was written by George Saoulidis. The audiobook is narrated by Harper Q. Landis. The author has done an amazing job of expanding upon the Greek mythology of Laelaps and the Teumessian Fox. This is a tale of a paradox that appears in Greek mythology, for Laelaps was a hound destined to catch whatever it chased, whilst the Teumessian Fox was destined to never be caught. The story centers around Thebes and a man named Tryx not believing in any of these myths or The Oracle and her readings. He takes the task to catch the fox. This short story holds the listener's attention very well.

The narration by Ms. Landis is flawless in this performance. She gives each character a unique voice and brings them to life. This is the first performance from this narrator that I have heard but it will not be the last. The production value of this audiobook from Mythography Studios was of this highest quality. The entire performance was crisp and clear. This was a flawless production. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • The Swordsman

  • A Pulp Harem Fantasy Adventure
  • By: Zack Archer
  • Narrated by: Chris Graves
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 105

Adam Fraser's coming home from an unsuccessful movie pitch when he nearly collides with Beowulf and a duo of powerful warrior women who’ve been catapulted forward in time by an evil alchemist named Mossheart. Realizing that each can help the other, they set off on an epic journey across Hollywood to track down the alchemist before he accomplishes his ultimate goal: the resurrection of the monster Grendel.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Bit Too Haremy for My Taste

  • By Capn Mac on 11-20-18

Time Travel Harem Adventure

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

The Swordsman: A Pulp Harem Fantasy Adventure was written by Zack Archer. The audiobook is narrated by Chris Graves. The publishers summary really covers what the audiobook is about there should be no surprised listeners. This is pretty much straightforward male wish-fulfillment fantasy. There is nothing wrong with that. The time travel twist of dropping off the classic characters of Beowulf and giving him an evil foil who is an Alchemist named Mossheart makes for interesting adventures in Los Angles of 2018.

The story does hold the listener's attention but moves slowly through the first part of the audio performance. The main character Adam tends to slide from snarky over into complete waste of space at times. The other characters surviving out of their time were interesting. The harem part of the story was okay but not that big a part of the overall story. Just a scene tossed in here or there to keep Adam dragging along as there look to the next thing. The narration by Chris Graves was good this is the first performance that I have heard from this narrator and he did a solid job with the material he was provided with for this audio performance. There were some errors with the audio production it seemed like there were word breaks or missing words. It would draw me out of the story. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Did you find this review helpful? If so, would you please take a moment and select the 'helpful' button below? Thanks so much!

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  • Gutter Medicine: Twenty-Six Years as a Firefighter Paramedic

  • By: Roger Huder
  • Narrated by: Tom Jordan
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

My career as a firefighter/paramedic stretched from 1974 to 2000 when were inventing EMS as we went along. These are stories from those years on the street. That place I named so long ago, the other reality that exists just outside most people’s everyday lives. It is a place that seems to exist parallel to the normal workaday existence: yet it is only a car accident or cardiac away for any of us. It manifested itself in brushfires, house fires, shootings, stabbings, hangings, accidents with injuries, cardiacs, codes, drownings, and a thousand other emergencies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent real life as he remembered it.

  • By Pam C on 12-10-18

A True Unsung Hero

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

Gutter Medicine: Twenty-Six Years as a Firefighter Paramedic written Roger Huder. The narration is by Tom Jordan. This audiobook is a snapshot into Mr. Huder’s career as a Firefighter/Paramedic over 26 years. First off I applaud Mr. Huder. Most people do not realize that the average burn out rate for an EMT is 5 years. Mr. Huder started in 1974 and ended his career in 2000 blazing a trail for many to follow in the field of Fire/EMS.

The audiobook held my attention with all the highs and lows of the different stories from Mr. Huders career. I was able to relate to them as I was an EMT for 13 years. I understood the difficulty he felt when civilians would ask for a good story wanting to live vicariously through him. But what do you tell them when you lost someone's child, you have the calls and the faces that haunt you yet they want a story so you keep a few funny/heroic at hand. The narration by Tom Jordan was excellent. Mr. Jordan conveyed the perfect amount of emotion for each of the different parts being told by Mr. Huder. This is the first audio performance that I have heard from Mr. Jordan but I really enjoyed it. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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