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J.B. Taylor

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  • Necroscope

  • By: Brian Lumley
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,049
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,047

Harry Keogh is the man who can talk to the dead, the man for whom every grave willingly gives up its secrets, the one man who knows how to travel effortlessly through time and space to destroy the vampires that threaten all of humanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ONE MUST NOT CURSE THE DEAD

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-08-16

Horror at its finest.

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Incredible. Gripping in its daring, funniest it's willingness to go THERE. Great stuff. Enjoyed It a ton.

  • Overshare

  • Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets
  • By: Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton
  • Narrated by: Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 207

Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos...but now they are taking oversharing to a whole new level. Discussing sexuality, revealing secrets and empowering others, Overshare is a book packed with Rose and Rosie's unique take on friendships, fame, mental health and LGBT issues. As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together and as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Problem??

  • By Anonymous User on 10-15-18

Amusing, Informative and Honest

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

Chapter 2 cut off, yet I was so enthralled I didn't care. I laughed and smiled and teared-up and cringed and gasped ... and loved every second of all of it. The lists, Rose's sarcasm and Rosie's elequence in her reading were all delightful cherrirs on top of one happily gay cake. I adore these two and root for them every single day. I wish them more and more success.

  • HotWives and Their Dirty Desires: Berlin, Autumn and Casey

  • Treasure Trails Dating Agency Series, Book 1
  • By: Kay Brandt
  • Narrated by: La Petite Mort, Ruby Rivers
  • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

In this story, the divine mystery of chemistry between Hotwives and the men who love them is explicitly explored. Berlin falls for Cody, a well-endowed artist with a passion for sharing her with other partners. Autumn returns from her honeymoon with younger Kevin, hungry to expand their matrimonial bed with other couples. And Casey and Paul embrace their desire for pleasing an intimate crowd and throw a private party. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and fantastic narrators

  • By Drifter on 09-14-18

Arousing Ride

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

I rated the story a three because there isn't much of a story, not yet, but that will change as more books in this series come along. As it stands it serves its purpose well but wasn't designed to be any more than a vehicle for the sex. Basically I just summed up erotica for you, so if that's what you want you've struck gold. I'm used to more of a story from Brandt. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed all hour and thirty seven minutes of this audiobook.

The performance I gave a three because the man didn't sound like a younger guy, more of a forty-something Barry White. Also his reading was serviceable enough not to kill the story outright. Ruby Rivers was really good, did a nice job with the pacing of her narration. Though I would have liked her to hold back a little less when it came time for the sex. She seemed, I guess, a bit tentative.

Overall the story is a four for many reasons. First person is difficult to write and Brandt did it without being repetitive which for erotica is not difficult but near-impossible. It's really hard to write a story like this with one sex scene after another and not be repetitive in wording, scene-setting and dialogue. Brandt wasn't repetitive in the slightest bit.

I will get the second book in the series, but am hoping more for her The World of Cherry Series which will be one heck of a listen.

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  • Watchers

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: J. Charles
  • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,235

From a top-secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book; so-so narrator

  • By KS on 08-11-08

Entertaining Story.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-17-17

Entertaining. Solid story. Wonderful emotions were aroused. Excellent narrator. Highly recommend this story. Well worth your time and credit.

  • The Woman of the Void

  • By: Sunshine Somerville
  • Narrated by: Hannah Davidson
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Raised in an isolated Kota village, Vedanleé uses her gifts to draw magic from the ancient lands of her coastal home. The Clan Eldress, the most powerful woman in the village, has a vision about the prophesied Woman of the Void - a woman destined to wield unfathomable power. To her surprise, Vedanleé is named as this woman. Then Thurston Olander, Lord High Commander of the Dominion global empire, comes to fulfill an old custom. The women of the clan uncover a whole new danger, and Vedanleé must go with Thurston to ensure their safety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth a Listen

  • By J.B. Taylor on 05-12-17

Worth a Listen

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

Reviewed: 05-12-17

What made the experience of listening to The Woman of the Void the most enjoyable?

The blend of genres into a unique story.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Woman of the Void?

All of it was quite interesting, hard to pick a favorite.

Did Hannah Davidson do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

She did okay. Not the best I've heard.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I was entranced throughout.

Any additional comments?

Nope

  • The Stand

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 47 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,096
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,100

This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides - or are chosen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My First Completed Stephen King Novel

  • By Meaghan Bynum on 02-20-12

Gripping!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-16-17

Easily the best book I've ever experienced. It was moving, gripping, harrowing, just a force of pure power.

  • 1001 Erotic Nights (Mythic Erotica)

  • By: Alana Melos
  • Narrated by: Sierra Kline
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

When the Sultan finds his wife in the arms of another man, he executes her, beginning a brutal domination of the virgin women in his kingdom. Only beautiful, wanton, and wise Scheherazade knows how to stop his wicked ways...by turning the tables on him and dominating the Sultan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Erotic Twist on Classic Story!

  • By Cheri on 05-17-16

Hot, Hot, Hot!

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

Reviewed: 06-24-16

Where does 1001 Erotic Nights (Mythic Erotica) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

My Review For The Story Itself –

Was the curse a lack of trust? I couldn’t help wondering that.

The story starts with an erotic shocker, which I quite enjoyed. The writing began solid, very sharp and visual and that didn’t let up. The sex scenes were very well written. It isn’t easy to keep things fresh when there are ample amounts of them, but Melos managed to do just that. They were all beautifully paced. The story itself was lightly plotted but executed to perfection.

My Review for the Narration –

Narration work isn’t easy when it comes to erotica. You want someone who can both tell a story, and get you hard as fucking rock, keep you hard, and eventually get you off. I mean, sorry not sorry to be so blunt, but that’s the whole point of erotica. Sierra Kline wasn’t good … she was perfect. You could tell she put in the work. Every voice was expertly done, the lust in her voice during those raunchy scenes in the book is the reason for global warming – hot, hot, hot!

What other book might you compare 1001 Erotic Nights (Mythic Erotica) to and why?

It's unique enough that I can't compare it to anything.

Which scene was your favorite?

It's erotica, so every sex scene was hot.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No.

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  • Necromantic Encounter

  • Dark Paranormal Erotica
  • By: Sakura von Sternberg
  • Narrated by: Darren Homewood
  • Length: 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

He thought it was the perfect crime. When Jack - a self-professed "bluebeard" and murderer of women - finally disposed of his obscenely rich wife, he thought he'd get away with it. He thought she would be just like all the others. But he was wrong. Dead wrong. Because unbeknownst to Jack, the specter of his now-deceased wife has risen from her unmarked grave: blood-spattered, brutalized, and ready for revenge. But that's not all she's after. This phantom isn't just out for vengeance. She also hungers for a little...erotic stimulation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Horrorotica at Its Finest

  • By Maximilia on 04-24-16

Morbidly Wonderful

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

Reviewed: 11-19-15

Would you listen to Necromantic Encounter again? Why?

Heck yeah. Because it was hot.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Necromantic Encounter?

It was all pretty intense.

Which character – as performed by Darren Homewood – was your favorite?

Jack was devilishly delicious.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

As stated above it was all pretty intense.

Any additional comments?

Good voice work.
Good pacing.
Good audio quality

The narrator did really good work -- especially when he got to the meat of the story which was where he revved things up twenty fold. This is a massive compliment as I don't usually like male erotica narrators.

  • The Making of a Submissive Wife

  • By: CJ Edwards
  • Narrated by: Kitty Velour
  • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 11

When Damion finally told her he thought it was time to move on, Suzi was desperate to keep him and was prepared to do anything to keep the marriage together - to be totally submissive to her husband and willing to completely embrace the D/s lifestyle he enjoyed with his mistress.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Solid Narration but a poor story

  • By J.B. Taylor on 10-06-15

Solid Narration but a poor story

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

Reviewed: 10-06-15

What did you like best about The Making of a Submissive Wife? What did you like least?

The narration. I too liked the fact the author wasn't shy about writing moneyshots.

Has The Making of a Submissive Wife turned you off from other books in this genre?

No.

Which character – as performed by Kitty Velour – was your favorite?

They were all good. Not great, but good.

Could you see The Making of a Submissive Wife being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

No.

Any additional comments?

I love the cover. Very nice.

I’ll review the story itself first. Then I’ll review the narration. So work with me here.

The found the story in and of itself to be very dull. It ran far too long. It should have been a couple chapter’s shorter. The reason why I say this, is because there can only be so much sex before you start to repeat yourself, and the effect of the sex scenes dull considerably.

Yes it’s hot to read about a big breasted woman being skull-f***ed, jizzed on and f****d hard in the @$$. But when it happens every other page you start not to care. The story should have been shorter, and with far less sex. If it had been it would have been great. Why? Because you have well-developed characters and a few sex scenes highlighting their day-to-day. Not well-developed characters drowning in the same sort of sex scene over and over and over again.

The writer is talented, I just think he/she got a little excited with this story and couldn’t stop writing it. I will check out another of this writers stories. I never judge an author by one book alone.

The story itself gets a 2 out of 5 stars

The story was made bearable however by the talents of Kitty Velour. She made an average story hot. She wasn’t the best I’ve ever heard, because I’ve been spoiled by some of the best, but she was damn good and I will listen to more of her work.

I felt Kitty had the right tone for the story, but I like my erotica narrators to really get into the sexual moments which in my opinion she didn’t. But to be completely honest, I’m a dirty bird when it comes to my audio smut. I like real moans, breathlessness, things like that. This is what I look for in narrators who read my work, so I expect it in other people’s projects as well. Despite that, she did get into it for the majority of the narration and was really fun to listen to.

The narration gets 4 out of 5 stars

Overall 3 out of 5 Stars

Everything above is my opinion. I ask for you, in the end, to decide for yourself.

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  • Doctor Who: Engines of War

  • By: George Mann
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 521
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488

The Great Time War has raged for centuries, ravaging the universe. Scores of human colony planets are now overrun by Dalek occupation forces. A weary, angry Doctor leads a flotilla of Battle TARDISes against the Dalek stronghold but in the midst of the carnage, the Doctor's TARDIS crashes to a planet below: Moldox. As the Doctor is trapped in an apocalyptic landscape, Dalek patrols roam amongst the wreckage, rounding up the remaining civilians.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nick Briggs delivers a great entry for Doctor Who!

  • By Amber on 01-27-15

A Proper Doctor Who Story

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

Reviewed: 10-04-15

Would you consider the audio edition of Doctor Who: Engines of War to be better than the print version?

Haven't read the book version.

What other book might you compare Doctor Who: Engines of War to and why?

Nothing. This is unique.

Which scene was your favorite?

Spoilers Sweetie

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me smile. This is Doctor Who at its finest.

Any additional comments?

The story is well written. Very visual and stunning. You feel as though you’re in the thick of the action. That’s just with the words alone. You factor in the excellent narration, music and sound effects, and you have a fantastic listen.

Nicholas Briggs did an excellent job with the narration. The voice he does for this books doctor (played by John Hurt in the 50th anniversary episode called ‘A Day of the Doctor’) is an excellent impersonation of John Hurt. You really think it’s him. Very well done.

Thanks to great writing from George Mann I got to experience a true Doctor Who story, not some quickly thrown together garbage sold as a Doctor Who story.

The music added beauty to the overall story.

The sound effects made the story relentless, unstoppable and thrilling. It brought to life the dark and gritty moments, and made the story feel real…yes real. The action sequences were just damn near jaw dropping.

As for the characters. I thought the Doctor was written really well. George Mann brought to life Hurt’s character as seen in ‘A Day of the Doctor.’ Cinder was a pleasant surprise as the companion. She played very well off the Doctor, and in my opinion was a total bad ass.

There were some very neat aspects technology wise that I won’t tell you about because… spoilers sweetie.

Get this book, listen to it. You will love it.

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