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  • New Year at the Boss' Bidding & Theseus Discovers His Heir

  • By: Rachael Thomas, Michelle Smart
  • Narrated by: Carolyn Morris, Faye Adele
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Jilted bride Tilly Rogers hopes her luck is changing when she's offered a prestigious catering contract for billionaire businessman Xavier Moretti's New Year's Eve party. But then she ends up snowbound alone with her boss - and at his bidding! And shocking news has rocked the Mediterranean principality of Agon. Prince Theseus - second in line to the throne - is rumored to have fathered a secret love child.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it, a great love story. wonderfully told.

  • By marybell v. on 01-26-16

First book awful, second book worth the read.

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

New Year at the boss's bidding is just terribly repetitive over and over with completely ridiculous internal dialogue preventing the characters from having any emotional maturity or ability to think clearly and make believable decisions. the pace of the book is awful and it seems like the internal dialogue of the characters repeats just to give the book extra length. Ugg, I gave it one star. The second book, Theseus discovers his heir, is exciting and worth the read. I've seen this storyline before, but there are interesting twists to the plot, and believable reasons for the things the characters do.

  • Dirty Billionaire

  • The Dirty Billionaire Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Elena Wolfe, Sebastian York
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,130

Books talk about sparks flying. F--k that shit. With her, it was like emergency flares mixed with jet fuel. Or maybe just straight up napalm. Only one problem: She wouldn't tell me her name or her number when she disappeared from the hotel room after the hottest f--king night of my life. Now I've had a taste of unicorn pussy - the sweetest, rarest of all pussy - and I need it again. So what's an asshole to do? I took this problem to the street, a missed connection gone viral. And when I find her? I'm keeping her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By Misty on 01-25-16

fun and sexy

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

A fun and sexy read. This is not "A Tale of Two Cities", but it's a terrific R-rated modern romance with a country girl and a big business, big city man. The narrators, as always, are terrific. Sebastian York and Elena Wolfe are two of the best narrators I the business. There's good character development and a bit of a cliffhanger at the end. All three books in this series are a sexy good read.

  • Alpha

  • By: Jasinda Wilder
  • Narrated by: Summer Roberts, Tyler Donne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,898
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,668
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,673

I found an envelope in the mail. No return address. My name on the front, my address. Inside was a check, made out to me, in the amount of 10 thousand dollars. Enough to pay the bills and leave me some left over to live on until I found a job. Enough to let me focus on classes. There was no name on the check, just "VRI Inc.", and a post office box address for somewhere in the city. No hint of identity or reason for the check or anything. No mention of repayment, interest, nothing...except a single word, on the notes line: "You." Just those three letters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A letter from the husband

  • By Up All Night Book Blog, (Abby) on 06-24-15

Not my favorite

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-23-18

I felt like this book was formulaic and another in a long list of dom-sub stories that lack in-depth character development.

  • Indigo Nights

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,241
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152

Meeting Beth Harrison in the first-class cabin of my flight from Chicago to London throws me for a loop, and everything I know about myself and women goes out the window. I'm usually good at reading people, situations, the markets. I know instantly if I can trust someone or if they're lying. But Beth is so contradictory and confounding, I don't know which way is up.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EXCELLENT "DISCOVERY" !!!!!

  • By G. D. Whitfield on 10-25-16

Sexy and a fun read

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

Reviewed: 04-03-17

This story leaves out the drinking party boy and virgin heroine. Steamy and worth reading.

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  • Crow

  • Boston Underworld, Book 1
  • By: A. Zavarelli
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,483

An Irish mobster. A missing friend. Two loyalties, ripping me apart. I had a plan. Get in, get my information, and get out. Easy, right? Turns out, infiltrating the Irish mafia isn't exactly what I thought it would be. I just wanted a soldier. Someone I could flirt with to get me in the door. That's when Lachlan Crow noticed me. Problem was, he wasn't a soldier. No, he was next in line for the throne of the Irish underworld. And he was determined to hate me from the outset.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark and Mysterious

  • By cullen_cutie2 on 03-01-17

Fun and super sexy.

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

Reviewed: 11-13-16

A good read for anyone who loves bad-boy romances. The plot is a little thin in a couple spots, but the characters are well developed and the pacing is good.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Deep

  • A Stage Dive Novel
  • By: Kylie Scott
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,058
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,062

One by one the members of Stage Dive are falling in love. David, Mal, and Jimmy have all taken the plunge, and now it's Ben's turn - only he refuses to fall into that trap. The sexy bassist enjoys his no-strings-attached lifestyle. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he's always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas doesn't always stay there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • High Expectations for Book 4

  • By Sharon on 04-01-15

Fun and sweet last book in the series.

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

Reviewed: 04-02-15

I'm stingy with review stars, so 4 stars for this book is a very good rating. This is a fun and sweet final story in the series. Ben and Liz's struggles to be together make for an interesting storyline for these star-crossed lovers. Steamy love scenes place this book firmly in the adult category.

  • An Ice Cold Grave

  • Harper Connelly Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396

Called to tiny Doraville, North Carolina, Harper investigates the disappearance of several young boys. After finding them buried in a secluded wood, it becomes clear that a sadistic serial killer is stalking the town's children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cant wait till november!

  • By Anonymous User on 04-29-09

Harper Connolly is a great series

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

Reviewed: 03-09-15

This is the third book of the series and possibly the best. Harper finds bodies and in this book she finds several. The characters are well developed and the suspense is tremendous. It's not for kids or teens. I'm not a murder mystery person, but this series works for everyone.

  • Bound by Flames

  • Night Prince, Book 3
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,404
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,137

Leila's years on the carnie circuit were certainly an education. What she didn't learn: how to be a vampire, or how to be married to the most famous vampire of them all. Adjusting to both has Leila teetering on a knife edge between passion and peril, and now the real danger is about to begin...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Snoopy happy dance!

  • By RabidReads on 02-02-15

Excellent end to a great series.

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

Reviewed: 03-06-15

Jeaniene Frost is one of my favorite authors, and the Night Prince trio is excellent. A funny, gritty, sexy story.

  • The Promise in a Kiss

  • A Cynster Novel
  • By: Stephanie Laurens
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 392
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394

In a quiet moonlit courtyard, Helena encounters a handsome and mysterious Englishman. Before parting, he rewards her with a special kiss - a delicious, enticing, unforgettable kiss that makes her whole body shiver with desire. Helena doesn't yet know that she has met her destiny - and he is Sebastian Cynster, Duke of St. Ives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where it all begins, written so many years later..

  • By Amy Ardon on 12-15-10

Where it all begins, written so many years later..

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-10

Stephanie Laurens has finally put down the story of Devil Cynster's parents, Sebastian Cynster, the 5th Duke of St. Ives and the woman who steals his heart, Helena, the Comtesse d'Lisle. I've read many of the Cynster novels, and this one is special because it goes back to the beginning where it all started and let's us know Sebastian and what a great man he was. Additionally, we also meet the notorious Almira, mother of Charles, who has already died when Devil's Bride is taking place. Plus it features so many characters that are much older in the Cynster novels as we know them - Lady O, the older Helena as Dowager Duchess, and many more. I thought that Devil's Bride would always be my favorite, but I think that Promise in a Kiss has replaced it. Such a great book for anyone who loves Stephanie Lauren's work.

This book can be thoroughly enjoyed by itself or after having read any or all of the Cynster novels. :)

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  • On a Wild Night

  • By: Stephanie Laurens
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 675
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 480
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 491

It's 1825 in London, and the two curvaceous and blonde 23-year-old Cynster twins, Amanda and Ameliaare, are desperate to get married. All they need are two fine, strapping gentlemen - preferably with large purses.

So what do these two lusty young ladies do?They make a visit to the local gaming halls, of course!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Maisie Rubinstein on 07-26-08

Loved it

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-10

This book and "On a Wicked Dawn" are two of my favorites from the Cynster series by Stephanie Laurens. This is not your typical "A rake takes a simpering virgin to bed" type romance. Amanda is a mature woman with good brains in her head and Martin's character is sexy but believable.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful