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  • Breathless

  • House of Rohan Series, Book 3
  • By: Anne Stuart
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 373
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 274

Ruined beyond repair and shunned by London society, lovely Miranda Rohan rebelliously embraces the freedom that comes from having nothing left to lose. However, this dangerous course throws her under the power of the darkly enigmatic Lucien de Malheur - known to many as the Scorpion. Seeking to destroy the Rohans, Lucien traps Miranda in a marriage she thinks is based on friendship but instead is rooted in vengeance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Your Ordinary Love Story

  • By Judy on 03-31-11

Not Realistic

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-18

No woman is going to marry a man who threatens to kill her brother. If her friend is actually in the carriage while she's being forced, she sends word to a magistrate or SOMETHING. It's stupid, but still not bad.

  • By Love Unveiled

  • By: Sabrina Jeffries
  • Narrated by: Corrie James
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

Miss Marianne Winchilsea is running for her life from those whom she believes have attempted to kill the king. Forced to disguise herself, she trusts no one - especially not Garett Lockwood, the Earl of Falkham, who usurped her family home and who seems to be her most dangerous enemy. And what Garett sees behind her masquerade is a beautiful half gypsy enrobed in mystery, deception, and burning secrets. A woman he should avoid at all costs. In a world where treachery and betrayal reign, a sweet seduction rules their hearts.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Books just okay. Bad Narrator

  • By Tracy T on 06-08-13

Another Ridiculously Stupid Heroine

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

Reviewed: 10-06-18

She's an idiot, but he's lovely. He makes up for her ridiculous lies and stupidity. I wish she had been a little less goody two shoes, but for what it was, it was good.

  • Shameless

  • Banning Sisters Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Karen Robards
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

Lady Elizabeth, the youngest and most headstrong of the three Banning sisters, has been engaged three times, and has most scandalously broken off all three engagements. Her fear of becoming any man’s property has kept her from marriage and earned her a reputation in the town as a heartbreaking flirt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly entertaining

  • By Kim on 07-22-10

Drones on and on

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

Reviewed: 08-28-18

It has five million useless details. I skipped entire chapters and missed nothing. The tension was nonexistent, the sex scenes were a snooze. It could have been good.

  • The Contract

  • By: Melanie Moreland
  • Narrated by: John Lane, Tatiana Sokolov
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114

A tyrant by day, a playboy by night. That's the reputation that precedes Richard VanRyan. He lives life the way he wants, no concern for the opinion of others. He cares for no one, is completely unrepentant, and has no desire to change his ways. Katharine Elliott works under Richard as his PA. She despises him and his questionable ethics, but endures all the garbage he sends her way, because she needs the job.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Arrogance

  • By EnVee on 11-12-16

A Surprise

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-27-18

I thought it would be shallow and boring, but it wasn't. It was good. I definitely recommend it.

  • The Santangeli Marriage

  • By: Sara Craven
  • Narrated by: Simone Phillips
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 16

Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money’s worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees—how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home—you do not say "no" to a Santangeli! Once she’s back, she’ll be his completely­, and he is determined to enjoy every minute of it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So Sad

  • By Kindle Customer17 on 08-23-18

So Sad

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-23-18

Just don't go here. It's a nightmare of epic proportions. I could barely stand it.

  • Someone to Love

  • A Westcott Novel, Book 1
  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 755
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 751

Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the family she came from. Now she discovers that the late Earl of Riverdale was her father and that she has inherited his fortune. She is also overjoyed to learn she has siblings. However, they want nothing to do with her or her attempts to share her new wealth. But the new earl's guardian is interested in Anna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Other side of the blanket

  • By Minks on 11-19-16

It was boring.

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

There was no build up, no burn, it was completely dull. The marriage proposal was stupid,. He asks her to marry him so that he can be her chaperone. What???

I bet the author was bored when she wrote it.

  • Longing

  • By: Mary Balogh
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 195

The illegitimate daughter of an English lord, Sian Jones abandoned her heritage to live in a stalwart coal-mining community in South Wales. Empowered by their cause, she's engaged to be married to the leader of a revolutionary movement that is bracing itself against the tyranny of English mine owners. But Sian's principles are unexpectedly shaken when she accepts a job as governess under Alexander Hyatt, the mysterious marquess of Craille, the oppressive symbol of everything she has come to resist.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful writing frustrating characters

  • By Kim Moore on 11-25-15

Heartbreaking

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-17-18

I loved this book. I don't even trust myself to review it properly, but I will try. The hero is the man we all wish existed in real life, but doesn't. The heroine is strong without being over the top. They both have weaknesses, but nothing insurmountable.

There is sorrow, beauty and love in every page. I often read books and promptly forget them, but I will never forget this one.

  • The President Is Missing

  • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,553
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,691
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,649

The White House is the home of the president of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and the world's best-selling novelist, James Patterson, The President Is Missing is a breathtaking story from the pinnacle of power.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wanted it to be so much better

  • By K. Moeller on 06-18-18

A Wonderful Book

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I was trepidatious of this book, because James Patterson had become old hat to me. I stayed up all night listening to it and it was worth it. Once again, I refuse to give away the plot, but take it from a girl that reads four books a day--you will love it.

  • Wicked and the Wallflower

  • The Bareknuckle Bastards, Book 1
  • By: Sarah MacLean
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155

When Wicked Comes Calling... When a mysterious stranger finds his way into her bedchamber and offers his help in landing a duke, Lady Felicity Faircloth agrees - on one condition. She’s seen enough of the world to believe in passion, and won’t accept a marriage without it. The Wallflower Makes a Dangerous Bargain... Bastard son of a duke and king of London’s dark streets, Devil has spent a lifetime wielding power and seizing opportunity, and the spinster wallflower is everything he needs to exact a revenge years in the making.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • And she sucks me in again!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-26-18

Excellent Book

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

Reviewed: 08-04-18

Sarah MacLean is a master of her craft and this book definitely does justice to her talent. I hate giving away plots and telling all in reviews, so I will simply say that if you are on the fence about this book, don't be. It's worth it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • My Fair Princess

  • Improper Princesses Series, Book 1
  • By: Vanessa Kelly
  • Narrated by: Beverley A. Crick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Despite being the illegitimate daughter of a prince, Gillian Dryden is happily ignorant of all social graces. After growing up wild in Italy, Gillian has been ordered home to England to find a suitable husband. And Charles Valentine Penley, the excessively proper, distractingly handsome Duke of Leverton, has agreed to help transform her from a willful tomboy to a blushing debutante.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stilted on Romance

  • By Kindle Customer17 on 08-04-18

Stilted on Romance

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

Reviewed: 08-04-18

The romance between the characters is stilted at best, which weakens the novel. I like the heroine, but I wish there had been more of a build up between her and the hero. It was as if the author added the romance in at the last moment and the first half of the book is bereft of any real tension between the two characters, except for antagonism, which is not tempered with angry embraces, kisses or anything else. There is a rival for the hero's affection and that could have added the needed tension, but it falls flat.

It's not a bad book, but it simply could have been so much better, which is why I have to three star it. It falls short of the mark.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful