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  • Highland Destiny

  • Murray Family, Book 1
  • By: Hannah Howell
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 561
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 517
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 522

When destiny brought Sir Balfour Murray and his wounded brother down the same road as Maldie Kirkaldy, she offered her services as a nurse even as she tried to deny the desire this dark-eyed knight had ignited at first sight. Soon they discover that they both share a mission of vengeance, but Maldie cannot tell him her true identity - to do so would brand her a spy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Meh...Its OK

  • By Falon on 03-11-13

Not much of a story here

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

Just a lot of meandering dialog. The characters just seem to wander around and have conversations that either repeats the same information over and over or that expells useless thoughts to each other. Several times, I found myself checking to see how much longer I had til it was over.

  • The Indiscretion

  • By: Judith Ivory
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 158

Lydia is a delicate British lady. Sam is a dusty Texan. When they are stranded together on bleak and dangerous Dartmoor, they must stay close to each other to survive. But this closeness creates more than safety: it leads to an indiscretion that could destroy them both.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well-written Regency romance

  • By A on 02-15-07

Come on, no one wants to hear that spit in her mouth!

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

Awesome story. On of the best historical romances I’ve read in a while. But omg, the person who edited this should be fired!! I know you can remove that sound, my daughter had a sound editing class and learned how. It is really a testament to how good the story was that I got through it with that horrible spitty-mouth sound.

  • Wanderlust

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Grace Grant
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,931
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,770

They say Paris is always a good idea.... You know what I say? Paris would be a much better idea if I spoke the dang language. I can't even board the metro to visit the Louvre without ending up at the Moulin Rouge, and let's not even mention how I'll ever make it through a day at my new office. Fortunately my company hooks me up with my own personal translator. Ooh la la. Or should I say bloody hell? Because he's charming, witty, and British, and he brings the city to life for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My new favorite narrator

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-09-18

Great, made me want to go to Paris again!

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

Really nice story. A heroine who makes smart choices and a story that is believable. These two characters act like adults and their motive make sense...none of those moments where you're yelling "why the hell would he/she do that?!". Don't get me wrong this not a boring story, it's just written in a way that seems realistic.

  • The Kiss Quotient

  • A Novel
  • By: Helen Hoang
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,936
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,654
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,647

Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases - a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with as well as way less experience in the dating department than the average 30-year-old. It doesn't help that she has Asperger's and that French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. She decides that she needs lots of practice - with a professional - which is why she hires escort Michael Phan.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-12-18

One of the best of the year!

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

If you don't like this you're dead. It is really smart and sweet, but still a hot romance. Short and simple, if you like romance, read this!

  • Unchained

  • Blood Bond Saga Volume 1
  • By: Helen Hardt
  • Narrated by: John Lane, Lauren Rowe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 178
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 161

Includes Blood Bond Saga: 1, Blood Bond Saga: 2, and Blood Bond Saga: 3 by New York Times best-selling author Helen Hardt featuring vampire hero Dante Gabriel and ER nurse Erin Hamilton. Vampire Dante Gabriel is starving. After being held captive as a blood slave to a female vampire for years, he has finally escaped and follows his nose to the nearest blood bank. ER nurse Erin Hamilton expects just another busy night shift, until she finds a gorgeous stranger vandalizing the hospital blood bank. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Waste of a credit

  • By Mel on 01-17-19

Ugh, I tried

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

I love a good vampire book, but this was just too difficult to get through. It is stuffed full of plot holes other ridiculous plot tricks that I might find in a high school short story. I'm no English teacher, but I read a lot of romance and this is one of the most frustrating books I've read in a long time. Our hero comes on to the heroine at least a dozen times and then says "no I can't" and then comes back and then says it again and it all starts over. In fact, sometimes he comes on to her, and then pulls away 2-3 times in the same scene! It's so stupid, who in their right mind would allow that let alone want to read about it. And the dialog, ugh! It's just the same 20 sentences over and over! I toughed it out through the first two books, but a chapter into the last book I realized how painful it was. The narrator was not horrible but his voice is so deep it's hard to listen to.

  • The Protector

  • Men of the North, Book 1
  • By: Elin Peer
  • Narrated by: Noelle Bridges, John Masterson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 397

Christina Sanders, an archeologist and professor in history, is fascinated with the past. As a modern woman of year 2437 she knows that women are better off without men, but longing for an adventure, she makes a spontaneous decision and volunteers for a job no one else wants. Now she's going to lead an archeological excavation in the Northlands, the most secluded place on earth where the mythical males live who are rumored to be as brutal and dangerous as the men Christina has read about in her history books. What will happen when Christina crosses into the men's territory?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Sherri on 03-16-18

Pretty good! but could have been better

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

The idea is fantastic. At first, I was so excited by the entire premise. A society where men and women are in control of different areas of N America. Awesome-the conflicts that can be explored are endless. I loved the strong female society, and I loved that it was flawed in its own way. But then she went to the north where the men are and suddenly it became about sexual dominance which veered way to close to rape for my taste. I like lot's of great sex scenes but rape, not so much. And really none of the men, including our hero, were very likable. They're all assholes and hard to care about. So the story just kind of fell apart for me. But the idea is so damn good, that I ended up liking it just for that alone. I may get the next book and hope I like the characters a bit more.

  • Kirall's Kiss

  • By: M.K. Eidem
  • Narrated by: Ian Gordon, Jennifer Gill, Griffin Murphy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355

Kirall was desperate. He was a Black Prime Dragoon, the strongest and fiercest of his kind. He was returning home after defeating the Varana when a small planet's moon triggered his Joining Heat. It shouldn't have been possible. He was right. Autumn was desperate. She was human, female, and struggling to survive. At 22, she was barely making ends meet. It's why she agreed to impersonate her roommate as a waitress for the weekend at a private party. She believed the money would change her life. She was right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable Story

  • By Carolyn Conner on 01-24-18

I kept giggling-the narration was awful

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

I truly like this kind of story, so it's not that I just don't like corny romance novels. But this was just so silly and stilted, with less than zero in character development. Plus nothing seemed reasonable. The heroine is as dumb as a box of rocks and so gullible. And then there was the narration. The guy sounds like a dweeby middle-aged man from the South Bronx. I just couldn't see him as this hunky dragon-man. It just didn't' fit. I don't usually care that much about narration, but this just didn't work for me. Sorry, I'm returning it.

  • The Idea of You

  • By: Robinne Lee
  • Narrated by: Robinne Lee
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

Solene Marchand, the 39-year-old owner of an art gallery in Los Angeles, is reluctant to take her daughter, Isabelle, to meet her favorite boy band. But since her divorce, she's more eager than ever to be close to Isabelle. The last thing Solene expects is to make a connection with one of the members of the world-famous August Moon. But Hayes Campbell is clever, winning, confident, and posh, and the attraction is immediate. That he is all of 20 years old further complicates things. What begins as a series of clandestine trysts quickly evolves into a passionate and genuine relationship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantasy meets Reality

  • By Renee on 08-08-18

WOW-Best Book Ever.

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

Reviewed: 10-21-18

Seriously, just stunned. I listened to it in 24 hours. Could not stop. What a story-- and the narration was awesome. Haven't added anything to my top ten list in years...this goes to the top five easily. If you like romance you should get it. I so hope there is a sequel.

  • The Highland Duke

  • By: Amy Jarecki
  • Narrated by: Penelope Hardy, Alex Hyde-White
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 209

When Akira Ayres finds the brawny Scot with a musket ball in his thigh, the healer has no qualms about doing whatever it takes to save his life. Even if it means fleeing with him across the Highlands to tend to his wounds while English redcoats are closing in. Though Akira is as fierce and brave as any of her clansmen, even she's intimidated by the fearsome, brutally handsome Highlander who refuses to reveal his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Highland Duke

  • By KElizabeth Green on 07-09-17

Narrator ruined it- way too old!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-19-18

I’m not usually bothered by poor narration but yikes I keep seeing an old man and a young boy as the main characters because that’s what they sound like- yuck!

  • Innocence

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,347
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,898
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,910

He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance - and nothing less than destiny - has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story dragged on and anti-climatic

  • By roz79 on 02-06-15

One of the most boring books ever!

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

Reviewed: 11-17-17

I know I should have returned it, but I kept thinking it might get good. And there was a mystery and I wanted to know what happened. But oh, in the end, it was so silly and underwhelming. Honestly, I'm still not sure what the book was about. It was self-indulgent and, just plain boring!