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  • Cotton Tree Ranch: The Complete Boxed Set

  • By: Vivi Holt
  • Narrated by: Dawson McBride
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

Everything in Hazel's perfect life is going according to plan. But she's in for a surprise. When her best friend and roommate takes ill, Jenny begs Hazel to fill in for her on a trip to South Georgia. When Dalton Sullivan takes a spill from a bronc at the last rodeo of the season, his life changes forever. Uncertain about his future, his fortunes take another turn when Grandpa Joe bequeaths him a dilapidated horse ranch in his will. Dalton's plans to refurbish it and turn it into a working ranch again are interrupted when a beautiful woman shows up pretending to be someone she's not.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cotton Tree Ranch: The Complete Boxed Set

  • By Christy D on 07-04-19

Cotton Tree Ranch: The Complete Boxed Set

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

Reviewed: 07-04-19

Dalton
Dalton and Hazel are off to a shaky start, since they are total opposites. Vivi Holt does a fantastic job making you feel as if you are right their seeing it through their eyes. This is a fantastic series with short sweet clean listens.

Eamon
Emily just finished up her first year of residency and is long overdue for a break. After her friends wedding she has been invited to stay a while at the ranch before returning to work. After Emily's family has basically planned her whole life for her, she is hit with a lot of unexpected twists. She does a fantastic job rolling with it, but her parents not so much. The story is really sweet. The narrator has a nice voice and did a good job, but was perhaps a little rough for this story.

Parker
Jennifer drops everything to go be with her best friend Hazel while she is recovering from her cancer treatments. She has dropped everything to be here apparently including her boyfriend. Parker becomes a shoulder and friend, but could it be more. While she is in the area she picks up a part time job to have a little something to do. Jennifer is fitting right in with the whole area. This is sweet clean story and I'm loving the series. The narration is nice.

  • Beguiled

  • Cutter's Creek, Book 22
  • By: Vivi Holt
  • Narrated by: Paul Curtis
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

When Scarlett Johnson is chased by a scoundrel from the only place she can call home, she boards a train bound for the western frontier...a chance encounter with a regretful Mail Order Bride gives her an idea - what if she could impersonate the woman? Will Scarlett's ruse be exposed? Or will she beguile the man she has no intention of marrying? When secrets from the past come back to haunt them, both Joe and Scarlett have decisions to make, and Scarlett's life will be thrust into danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beguiled

  • By Christy D on 07-03-19

Beguiled

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

Scarlett and Joe's relationship starts out a bit off as do lots of Mail Order Bride Stories. I can't Imagine the challenges of that time for a woman. Its a great story of learning who you are and accepting who others are. The story is a sweet clean romance. The narration was nice.

  • Shades of Fury

  • Raven Point Pack Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Heather Renee
  • Narrated by: Kasi Hollowell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

When Cord connected a rival pack to the disappearances of humans, he paid the ultimate price. Now it's up to Taya to pick up where he left off and find justice for those who have been harmed. As she closes in on her brother's murderer, the threats only escalate. He wasn't the only target, and now everyone she loves is in danger, further fueling Taya's need for revenge. With the help of an irresistible shifter named Liam, they set out in search of the only witch coven strong enough to set things right. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh what a story

  • By lori on 05-25-19

Shades of Fury

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

Having just lost her twin, Taya must move on to protect the pack that will now be hers and to stop more from dying. Not knowing who to trust does not make this an easy task as she has to take her brothers place in the council as an upcoming Alpha. The book is fast paced easy to listen to and action packed. The narration by Kasi Hollowell is fantastic and brings the story to life.

  • Wyatt's Bounty

  • The McCades of Cheyenne, Book 2
  • By: Kim Turner
  • Narrated by: Dawson McBride
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Bounty hunter Wyatt McCade is taking down outlaws one at a time. He's been in love with Tess Sullivan for years, but she refuses to give in to her feelings. Reeling from the rejection of his marriage proposal, he chases bounties with little concern for his own safety. When word reaches him that Tess never left for Boston, he rides for Cheyenne to confront her. Instead, he is ambushed and left for dead. Doctor Tess Sullivan shattered her heart by refusing Wyatt McCade's marriage proposal and making the biggest mistake of her life, by holding onto a secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't miss this fantastic book

  • By ReadingWench on 05-19-18

Wyatt's Bounty

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

Wyatt has had a thing for the Doc ever since she moved to town. Tess has also always admired Wyatt. But he's a total hothead who drinks, smokes and visits the saloon too often. Not to mention he's always putting himself in danger. When an old family friend turned enemy is out for revenge no one is safe. My favorite part of this story is when Wyatt takes Tess to the brothel. This is a great historical book you get lots of action and adventure. And just when you think things are going to get normal for this family something else happens. Dawson McBride turned out to be the perfect narrator for this. He really made the story come to life and made you feel as if Wyatt is telling the story.

  • Sawyer's Rose

  • The McCades Of Cheyenne, Book 1
  • By: Kim Turner
  • Narrated by: Dawson McBride
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 76

As if he doesn't have enough to handle between running outlaws out of Cheyenne, keeping his brothers out of trouble, and avenging his father's death, Sheriff Sawyer McCade's meddling mother just dumped a mysterious mail-order bride on his doorstep. One woman can be more trouble than a band of renegades, and while this one has him all stirred up, he'd rather get to the bottom of the story she isn't telling. Rose Parker had it all - until a web of danger and deceit sends her running to Cheyenne posing as a mail-order bride. Escaping the evils of New York seems sensible until she meets the unsuspecting sheriff who didn't ask for her, has no intention of marrying her, and won't rest until he uncovers her secret and sends her back home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good western romance

  • By Heather on 04-19-18

Sawyer's Rose

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

Reviewed: 07-03-19

Sawyer is defiantly his own unique character. He's tough yet fair. loving and kind to those who it matters most. Rose was a complication he did not think he wanted or needed. Dodge is her own kind of special and the boys think they always need to look after her. This is a great historical book you get lots of action and adventure. And just when you think things are going to get normal for this family something else happens. Dawson McBride turned out to be the perfect narrator for this. He really made the story come to life and made you feel as if Sawyer was telling it.

  • Dawn of the Enemy

  • A Raina Storm Action Thriller, Book 2
  • By: Kim Cresswell
  • Narrated by: Sarah L. Colton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

Waiting for things to cool off after eliminating an al Qaeda terrorist cell, Raina Storm, CIA's deadliest operative is in Bangkok with her daughter. But when a Russian internet troll-farm wreaks havoc, circulating rumors that Raina and her team killed the leader of Colombia's largest drug trafficking organization, unexpected enemies surface. And a past adversary with a thirst for revenge is hell-bent on hunting down the team.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dawn of the Enemy

  • By Christy D on 06-25-19

Dawn of the Enemy

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

Reviewed: 06-25-19

Raina Storm is back and someone has outed her and members of the team from her last job. She is in Bangkok with her daughter and has no one to turn to or help. She must get back to the states and find help. The story is action packed, super fun/edge of your seat kind of book. Sarah L Colton does a fantastic job on the narration.

  • Deceit

  • By: Ava Harrison
  • Narrated by: Shane East, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59

From USA Today bestseller Ava Harrison comes a sexy new standalone romance novel. I needed to get away. My ex was getting married. So, I left. The English countryside was a picture-perfect escape. The dashing stranger an even better one. And what started as a chance encounter quickly became more. He promised to show me how to live, how to feel alive and forget a past best forgotten. He made me believe things could be different. That was until I found out who he was...he was Oliver Blackthorn. The 16th Earl of Lockhart. Thirty-third in line to the throne. And a liar.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh what a tangled web we weave...

  • By Darcie on 06-18-19

Deceit

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

Reviewed: 06-25-19

I must start by saying the set and back drop for this book were just fantastic. And the narration by both Shane East and Lucy Rivers were fantastic. They really pulled you into the story and made you feel as if you were there, The beautiful descriptions Ava Harrison gave of all they places they visited made you feel as if you had joined them. They only thing bad I can say about the book is that if felt several times you were in a scene and it just jumped to the next. Over all fantastic book with interesting characters. Most of the book you will hate Oliver's mother, but totally understand her reasons at the end and gain new respect for her.

  • All the Ladies Love Coventry

  • Bluestockings Defying Rogues, Book 5
  • By: Dawn Brower
  • Narrated by: Penny Scott-Andrews
  • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Charles Lindsay, the Earl of Coventry has big plans. None of them include a wife. His club is his main concern, and the men who he's come to respect. He's one of the wickedest rogues in the ton and he makes no apologies for it. That all changes when he meets Lady Abigail Halsey.... All the ladies in town adore Coventry, but none of them manage to capture his heart. Can Lady Abigail achieve a feat no other lady has and make the earl fall?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and fast listen!

  • By Aubrey Wynne on 05-17-19

All the Ladies Love Coventry

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

Reviewed: 06-17-19

Charles main concern in life is his club. That is until he meets the Lady Abigail Halsey. She is nothing like the other ladies and he so looks forward to seeing her. This is a short, sweet and fun story. The narration is nice and easy to listen to.

  • The House of Secrets

  • The Sarah Bennett Mysteries, Book 2
  • By: Terry Lynn Thomas
  • Narrated by: Daniela Acitelli
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Sarah Bennett has two secrets: she sees ghosts, and she is in love with a spy. When Sarah takes a job with occult expert Dr Matthew Geisler, he promises to help her understand the sorrowful spirit that seems to have attached itself to her. As Sarah struggles to cope with the ghostly presence, she runs into Zeke, the man who left her six months earlier and is recovering from injuries suffered in an alleged accident. But Zeke has secrets of his own, and when an attempt is made on Geisler’s life, Sarah finds herself caught in a struggle between the living and the dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Paranormal 1950's Story

  • By Jan M on 07-22-19

The House of Secrets

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

Reviewed: 06-17-19

After Sarah's tragic past she pretty much has no place to go. Her boyfriend is under the care of Dr. Geisler and he convinces him to take her in. The Dr. is aware she sees ghosts and is very interested in more information on this. But Sarah is not certain who to trust. And this house is holding lots of secrets that will slowly unwind. The narration is nice.

  • Storm at Keizer Manor

  • By: Ramcy Diek
  • Narrated by: Susan Marlowe
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

While her boyfriend Forrest searches for a job, quick witted Annet works at the Keizer Manor where the oils from 19th century master painter Alexander Keizer are exhibited.  After a fight, the couple strolls through the dunes. When dark clouds roll in, the beautiful sunny weather turns into a thunderstorm so violent that they get separated. The next morning, Forrest finds himself alone. So does Annet. Regaining consciousness in a monastery, Annet is convinced the nuns are playing a prank on her. It can't be the 1800's!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating

  • By Chrissy B on 06-15-19

Storm at Keizer Manor

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

Reviewed: 06-17-19

Annet loves her job working for Keizer Manor and with all the beautiful paintings by the ancestor Alexander Keizer. Annet has a fight on the dunes with her boyfriend and wakes up to find herself in the past. It is a tough struggle for her to believe that this is real (wouldn't it be for anyone). I really enjoyed the story and the details. I love how she brought her father in law around. I however was a bit disappointed at the end. I felt it was a bit rushed and we could have had a bit more closure with Forest and the rest of the family. The narration was nice.