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  • Dragon Marked

  • By: Jaymin Eve
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,072
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078

Revised edition: This edition of Dragon Marked includes editorial revisions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fun Read

  • By S. Shelton on 08-13-16

Not a bad book, but....

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

Reviewed: 02-26-17

This truly was not a bad book. Something about it just didn't grab me though. The only thing I can come up with is that it feels more like Young Adult genre. The characters were in their 20s and in college, but they seemed more like high school students and were kind of immature. Other than that, it had a good story line and the characters were each distinct. It bored me some, but not because it was badly written. I just wasn't that interested in it. I have seen some people give it great reviews and I can see it being a great book for the right person. I gave it 4 stars based on the book's merits. I had to force myself to finish it though and would consider it a 2 for me.

The narrator was great!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Politics

  • Blood Destiny, Book 4
  • By: Helen Harper
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 976
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 897
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 895

You'd think that life would finally be dealing Mack Smith a kind hand. Living in London and with the opening of the new and improved city version of Clava Books mere days away, things appear to be settling down. Other than the terrible nightmares about dragons, that is. Or the fact that she's being constantly tailed by a string of mages, shifters, and faeries, all of whom are constantly demanding her attention. And that's without even bringing the temptation of Corrigan, Lord Alpha of the Brethren, into the equation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • hmmm, Not really thrilled... Thoughts?

  • By Robert on 08-18-14

I disagree with the negative reviews

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

Reviewed: 08-14-16

I'm not sure what all of the complaints about this book (and others in the series) are about. I really like the characters and the story. In this book, Mack is new to politics and not used to being manipulated by people so much. They have switched tactics from trying to control her to manipulation. It took her a while (in other books) to break away from being controlled and I am sure she will do the same with manipulation.

She is also prickly and hot tempered, but has learned to control it. She is still finding the balance and sometimes goes to extremes in being too angry and too passive.

I have seen complaints about Helen Harper killing off characters. I don't think these books are meant to be light little paranormal romance novels, they are almost in the same category as the Anita Blake books (but with a lot less horror and a lot less sex). Mack and Anita are similar in their complexity and temperament.

I have not been able to stop listening to the series. As soon as I finish one, I download the next one. I am glad the series will wrap up though, I have things I need to do. :)

  • Bloodfire

  • Blood Destiny, Book 1
  • By: Helen Harper
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,700

Mack might be, to all intents and purposes, a normal looking human, but she lives with a pack of shapeshifters in Cornwall in rural England after being dumped there by her mother when she was just a young child. She desperately wants to be accepted by her surrogate family, not least because a lot of them hate her for merely being human, but for some reason her blood just won't allow the transformation to occur.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Finally a real heroine

  • By Steven on 07-31-14

Enjoyed this!

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

Reviewed: 08-07-16

I really enjoyed this audiobook and am looking forward to book 2. I listened almost straight through.

  • Big Bad Bite

  • Big Bad Bite, Book 1
  • By: Jessie Lane
  • Narrated by: Chandra Skyye
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 154
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 148

Jenna O'Conner is not human, nor is she considered the norm for the supernatural Other community that is benevolent enough to share this world with the humans. On her first day as a member of the Wilmington Police Department's SWAT Team, Jenna runs into trouble in the form of a deadly, mouthwatering man named Adam McPhee, who is also not human. He is determined to figure out exactly what Jenna is, which could very well put her life in danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an amazing story

  • By Elantra on 07-09-14

Almost unbearable narration

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

Reviewed: 07-22-16

It is hard to decide how good or bad the story is because the narration is so annoying. For all of the male voices, the narrator talks so slowly with unnatural pauses about every 4 words. It is so distracting that I couldn't focus on the story.

I didn't care much for the characters or story line overall but it might have been more tolerable with a different narration. I won't be getting book 2 or listening to another book narrated by Chandra Skyye.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pack Challenge

  • Magnus Pack Series # 1
  • By: Shelly Laurenston
  • Narrated by: Kasha Kensington
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639

All Zach Sheridan ever wanted was to become alpha male of his Pack and be left alone. What he definitely didn't need in his life was some needy female demanding his attention. What he never saw coming was the vicious, scarred female who not only demanded his attention but knew exactly how to get it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner

  • By ReadingFool on 04-05-16

The B-word in every other sentence!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-09-16

I REALLY tried to like this book! I like Shelly Laurenston's Pride series and assumed this series would be just as good. I was so wrong. I didn't like any of the characters and couldn't relate to them at all. The friends called each other the B-word ALL THE TIME! Then, Zack started calling Sarah the B-word ALL THE TIME! It got really old and not romantic in the least.

I also found myself checking out and had to rewind to figure what I missed. The whole thing was just painful to listen to.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fighting Fate

  • Redwood Pack, Book 7
  • By: Carrie Ann Ryan
  • Narrated by: Gregory Salinas
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

With her blue-black hair and striking green eyes, Cailin Jamenson is the epitome of beauty and the exemplar of strength. She has fought the enforced boundaries of being the lone Jamenson daughter and Redwood Pack princess, but it is the potential future with the dark wolf in her path that threatens everything she thought she desired.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fighting Fate

  • By Shopaholic on 05-18-18

Terrible!

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

Reviewed: 09-12-15

I don't understand how this book has gotten any positive reviews. It is terrible! There is practically no story line, just a string of badly written sex scenes. The dialogue (dirty talk) is so cheesy and painful to listen to. I couldn't finish it and decided to return it when I found myself fast forwarding through most of it to try to find a plot or something other than sex.

  • Captured by the Pirate Laird

  • Highland Force, Book 1
  • By: Amy Jarecki
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 530
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 478

Wed by proxy to a baron old enough to be her grandfather, Lady Anne trudges up the gangway of a galleon that will deliver her into the arms of a tyrant. Crestfallen, she believes her disastrous life cannot get worse - until she awakes to the blasts of cannon fire. Facing certain death, Anne trembles in her stateroom while swords clash and the chilling screams of battle rage on the deck above. When a rugged Highlander kicks in her door, she prays for a swift end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Virginia on 11-07-14

A little boring!

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

Reviewed: 06-23-15

This wasn't a bad story, but it just moved so slowly. The first few chapters were fine then started to drag. I had to force myself to finish it multiple times. There was so little story line except he wants her, she wants him (repeat over and over).

  • Act of Mercy

  • PSI-Ops / Immortal Ops, Book 1
  • By: Mandy M. Roth
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 473
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 434

Paranormal Security and Intelligence Operative Duke Marlow has a new mission: find, interrogate and possibly eliminate the target - Mercy Deluca. He knows looks can be deceiving, but it's hard to believe the beautifully quirky woman running around in a superhero t-shirt is a viable threat. The sexy little biomedical engineer quickly proves she is more than he bargained for and Intel has it all wrong - she's not the enemy. Far from it. Intel also forgot to mention one vital piece of information - she's Duke's mate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love It! Humor, Action, and Romance!

  • By Cheri on 07-24-16

Ready for book 2

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

Reviewed: 07-18-14

I was really surprised by this book. I liked all the characters and the story line moved along without getting slow in parts. I actually wish it were longer and developed even more. I'm definitely getting book 2.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • His Purrfect Mate

  • Mating Heat, Book 2
  • By: Laurann Dohner
  • Narrated by: G. C. VonCloudts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 889
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 817

Shannon is a quarter puma but can't shift. She's just a human with a few extra genes. But she knows how dangerous shifters are and now she's their prey. Then she's rescued by the biggest werewolf of them all. He's the sexiest male she's ever seen - jet-black hair, muscular body, piercing dark eyes and a growl that heats her blood. As the future alpha of his pack, Anton knows a cat will never be accepted. There'll be hell to pay. But it's mating heat, and he’s about to lose all control to that driving sexual need.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Super Steaming Alpha Hotness!

  • By BluBumbleB on 03-18-14

Not bad

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

Reviewed: 07-16-14

I enjoyed this book overall (except for the horrible almost rape scene). I liked the main characters and the story line. I didn't really want to stop listening.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rhythm and Bluegrass

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,628
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506

The anticipated follow up to Molly Harper's My Bluegrass Baby, which followed Sadie Hawkins as she jockeyed for the director's position at the Kentucky Tourism Commission with a sophisticated and handsome challenger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO SO SO SO SO GOOD!

  • By AmazonCustomer on 10-11-13

The second Molly Harper book I haven't cared for.

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

Reviewed: 07-16-14

This book was okay, but I wish I hadn't wasted a credit on it. There is very little development between the two characters. After he screws her over, they have very little interaction but suddenly at the end realize they can't live without each other.