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  • The Private Secretary

  • By: Summer Devon
  • Narrated by: Mark James
  • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Down on his luck and desperate for employment, Ezra Seton is offered only one job: to work in the house of a heartless bully, the very man who drove Ezra’s lover away. Gritting his teeth, Ezra takes the position. But neither the new job nor the master of house are close to what he expected. Still, he vows to keep his distance, no matter how difficult maintaining his composure in the face of relentless drollery becomes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun story and fantastic audio performance by Mar

  • By ButtonsMom2003 on 03-12-19

Once I tasted your lips, I was enthralled

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

I still think Mark James is made to narrate Summer Devon’s books because hearing his beautiful narration of these lovely historical romances always make me smile and happy. 😊 And what an enjoyable listen this book was! 💜


Ezra is a fallen gentleman who’s desperate to get a job to support his orphaned siblings. Fatherless and jobless, the position of the breadwinner has fallen upon Ezra’s shoulders. But when the only position available that is offered to him came from a man who Ezra hated with vigor, Robert Demme who broke the heart of Ezra’s ex-lover. Oh well, beggars can’t be choosers. It’s either work for Robert or become a pauper. When he arrived at Robert’s mansion for his job, he soon learnt a few things. First, he’s not working for Robert but for his rather eccentric cousin Ambrose. Second, Robert isn’t anything like he imagined, not cruel or pompous or rakish, in fact, he’s rather kind, charming and understanding. Third, he seems to be inexplicably attracted to Robert despite loathing him fiercely at first. Now Ezra can keep disliking Robert and keep him at a distance or abandoned everything he believe about Robert to become his lover.


This is a rather angst-free, light and charming story. I’m a sucker for enemies-to-lovers trope so it’s no wonder I enjoyed the story of Ezra and Robert. However, Robert’s cousin Ambrose really REALLY irritated me at some times. 😅 I know this rather eccentric and genius man can’t help it but the man truly has no understanding of socializing and manners. I also would have loved to see a bit more heat-packed scenes between the two lovers but I was charmed by the story so I will let go of it. Overall, it was light, fun and enjoyable so if you are looking for a regency romance with enemies-to-lovers trope, this one was a delightful listen. 😌



4 once I tasted your lips I was enthralled stars
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Audio rating

Story - 3.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Narration - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Performance - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • Stay with Me

  • By: S. E. Harmon
  • Narrated by: Michael Stellman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 341

Private investigator Mackenzie Williams' newest client is everything he's looking for in a guy--charming, beautiful, intelligent, and successful. There's only one itty bitty problem: the guy's not exactly gay. In fact Jordan Channing is looking for a PI to follow his fiance. The smart thing would be to thank Jordan for his time, turn Mr. Perfect away (don't let the door hit you on the rump, thank you very much), and forget he exists.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Good Story...

  • By Donald on 02-11-15

I knew you were the one when you get my sarcasm

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

Reviewed: 03-20-19

OMG! 😱 How much I loved this audio! 😍 It had been such a long time which a great audio has grabbed me by the balls and demanded to be listened to whenever I can throughout the day! 😁 This was really really good! First of all, if you have been following my reviews for a while, you know I’m not a big contemporary fan. And second, I am not that into straight dudes freaking out when they find out they might be as straight as they think. But this book just worked for me. 💜


Mac, a former police officer now turned PI, is a firm believer of “nothing lasts forever” ideology. After all, his own mother had run away with a younger man and abandoned he and his family. Mac also had a notorious streak of turning his closest friends to his lovers and breaking up with them in the end. But Mac is fairly happy with his life, he has a very dry and rather inappropriate sense of humor, a thriving PI firm of his own and a best friend/PI partner who listens (rather reluctantly 😂) to his bone dry snarks. That is until he met Jordan, straight as arrow Jordan who hired Mac to follow his fiancée who is a woman. 😏 Mac knows it’s not a good idea to start anything with Jordan even if the spark between them is as hot as molten lava. 😉 Jordan has never doubted his sexuality until he met Mac and Mac had that “been there, done that T-shirts of dating closeted men. But there’s just something about Jordan that makes cynic Mackenzie can’t help but fall hard for him. 😁 And MAC soon found out his insecurity and trauma of being left behind is way worse than Jordan having to deal with his new found sexuality. However, these two men definitely have their works cut out for them if they want a happy ending with rainbows and unicorns and a white picket fence. 🌈🦄😉


If you ask me if this book is perfect, I have to say it’s not. But the romance and chemistry between Mac and Jordan just worked for me. 😊 For example, as a true hopeless romantic, I would have preferred Jordan to call off the engagement as soon as he met Mac but then this story wouldn’t be realistic anymore, would it? 😁 Instead we get a slow-burn, sweet, intense and beautiful romance between Jordan and Mac and how they had to navigate their differences to find a balance that works for them. And Mackenzie just worked for me! 😱😍 The guy is snarky as hell and his sarcasm is bone dry. 😏 But that’s what made me relate to him and fall in love with his character. And his inner monologues are just hilarious! 😂👏 And did I say the sex was hot? Sweet baby Jesus, was it hot! 😱🔥 It was smoking hot! 🔥 Like panty-melting, a shower-needing, feeling-hot-and-bothered kind of hot! 🔥 S.E. Harmon definitely knew how to make the love scenes sizzling! 😉 And Michael Stellman did a terrific job narrating this story. 👏 I think Mackenzie’s voice is definitely made for him. ❤️ I would have loved an epilogue for these two but I’m happy with how things ended. Now I can’t wait to dive into the second book of PI guys because well, I’m now hooked, aren’t I? 😁



5 I knew you were the one for me when you get my sarcasm stars
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Audio rating

Story - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Narration - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Performance - 4.75 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟
Overall - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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  • Hot Under the Collar

  • Love off the Leash
  • By: Summer Devon
  • Narrated by: Chris Meadows
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Attorney Sam Trevisani never thought he’d play the bad guy, but now his job makes him the enemy of every dog owner in town - and whenever he meets his main opponent, Dan Bailey, the vet gives him the evil eye. Tired of playing for the wrong side, Sam has to find a solution. Maybe the tempting Dr. Bailey can help him find a solution for his restless need for change. Or maybe it’s his attraction to the vet that pushes him to pay a late-night visit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • adorable and steamy

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 03-02-19

All I need are you and the furbabies in my bed!

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

I think this is a lovely contemporary romance with an excellent narration from Chris Meadows. 💜 I’ll admit, when it comes to Summer Devon, I usually see her side by side with lovely and poignant historical romances. 😁 So I was quite eager to see my first contemporary Devon book. Plus, puppies!!! 😍 So now, let’s start reviewing. 😉


Sam is working as an attorney at his Uncle’s law firm. Although he doesn’t hate lawyering, he truly hates working for the man his uncle assigned him to, rich, powerful and unnecessarily vindictive man. So when Sam found himself quashing for the town’s hope for a lovely dog park for his client, it was the end of the tether for him. But there’s always some good fortune that comes out of the most unpleasant miseries. And his good fortune is Dan Bailey, the town vet, who was Sam’s former schoolmate and who now hates his gut for destroying townfolks’ dog park dream. Sam knows he needed a change and he wanted Dan to be part of his new life. Now Sam just needs to convince skittish and pragmatic Dan to accept that they could be so good together if only Dan gives him a chance.


It’s a light-hearted contemporary romance with enemies-to-lovers trope and a funny meet-cute. Very low angst and sweet. And the one thing that amuses me is how Summer Devon always manages to find the most suitable narrators for her stories. This is a new-to-me narrator but the narration and performance is not only pleasant but goes very well with this story. It was short, fun and entertaining. I do want an epilogue for Dan and Sam but the ending was cute and sweet so I can’t really complain. Overall, if you are looking for a low-angst, feel-good, short listen, you might like this comforting and sweet story.



4 all I need are you and the fur babies in my bed stars
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  • Deadly Lover

  • Exit Strategy, Book 1
  • By: Jocelynn Drake
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Obi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Justin Mallory has years of bad decisions to make up for, starting with agreeing to join the CIA after being recruited out of the marines. Now, he chooses the jobs, and he works alone. It’s safer that way, and he can make sure the good guy always wins.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An enjoyable story and slow burn romance

  • By J. Huch on 01-21-19

Partners in bed and partners at work!

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

When is the audio of the second book coming out because Mama needs it like now! 😁 What a gloriously thrilling and exciting audio it is! ❤️ I loved this fast-paced, action-packed, antiheroes romance. It was refreshing, exciting and simply enthralling! 😍


Justin Mallory is really good at what he does, otherwise he wouldn’t survive more than a decade in this espionage world. But now he has a new job, a job with the pay that could possibly lead to his retirement but comes with equally greater risks. And most importantly, this is not a one man job. Justin needs a partner if he is to pull off this job and he doesn’t to partners. Period! 😁 So when he met Gabriel Prescott, the man who’s supposed to be his partner, the man who irritates the hell out of him and entranced him greatly at the same time, sparks literally flew! Gabriel was supposed to come only when the job is coming to an end and he is now insisting an equal partnership. And Justin soon realized losing his heart to Gabriel is even more dangerous than unraveling this treachery which could possibly kill both of them. 😉


I find some reviews complaining about how insta fast between these two MCs. Let me tell you one thing, these guys are living like there’s no tomorrow. Both are antiheroes whose job is very morally questionable and they could die anytime. So no, I don’t think the attraction and relationship between them is too insta. It was realistic, scorching hot and on-so-exciting for me. ❤️ Again, Kenneth Obi did an excellent job narrating the hell out of these two men. The UST was sickening! And the sex? It was glorious! 🔥🔥🔥 Eargasms! I also loved the action/thriller aspect of this story. It was well-written and kept me on edge most of the time. The ending is somewhat HFN so I’m hoping to get the second audio ASAP. 😌 Recommended to anyone who likes their romances exciting and thrilling! 😉


4.75 partners in bed and partners in work stars
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Audio rating

Story - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Narration - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Performance - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall - 4.75 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟

  • The Gentleman and the Lamplighter: A Short Story

  • By: Summer Devon
  • Narrated by: Mark James
  • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Destroyed by the death of his former schoolmate yet unable to show it publicly, Giles Fullerton has taken to walking the streets of London in the middle of the night, the only time he can safely mourn the only person he's ever loved - until one chance meeting with a lamplighter changes everything.... Widower John Banks knows a thing or two about grief, and immediately recognizes a kindred spirit when he finally meets the gentleman he's admired from afar. And in fact, the two men discover shared passions and the possibility of a forever love - if they can overcome social taboos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • heartwarming

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 01-21-19

First love doesn't mean true love

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

Reviewed: 02-08-19

My first Summer Devon and I’m completely charmed! 🥰 For a mere two hours listen, this one does pack unbelievable amount of all the feels. Oh, that bittersweet angst and those heart aching moments! 😌❤️ You know you are going to get a happy ending and yet your heart is aching for those protagonists! It was everything! 👏


Giles has been grieving and he’s been doing that for awhile. When his former classmate and secret lover committed suicide, Giles is to become the sort of caretaker for the wife of the man he had to let go. Unable to grieve properly and without anyone to talk, Giles started to roam the streets of London at nights, wandering and wondering aimlessly. And one day, he met an interesting person, the lamplighter, John Banks, who is intelligent, caring, understanding and oh-so-tempting. 😌 Giles is like a wounded cat who’s afraid to let anyone close. But true love and happiness won’t come without opening his heart first. And John isn’t someone who gives up easily for what his heart desires. These two kindred spirits must find a common ground not only in the sheets but also in their hearts to get the ultimate happiness they so desire and deserve.💜


This is a new-to-me author and new-to-me narrator. And what a glorious combo that has been! 😱 I absolutely loved Mark James’ narration! It was just finger-licking good! 😍 And oh Miss Devon, how I wish this is a full-length novel because I loved, loved, loved Giles and John. 😭 The angst, the feels, the emotions and the UST, damn, it was marvelous! And the smut was smoking hot! 🔥 And damn, that cover was scorching gorgeous! 🔥 The only thing that I can complain is the lack of an epilogue. But it was ok because we got our HEA. And Giles and John deserve the perfect happily ever after. 😍 This is my first Summer Devon but this certainly isn’t going to be my last. Loved it! ❤️



4.5 first love doesn’t mean true love stars
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Audio rating

Story - 4.25 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨
Narration - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Performance - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫

  • Imperfect Match

  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

There’s a reason why Lee Kennedy is still in college - and it has nothing to do with his academic performance. He’s switched his major repeatedly and stalled on his Master’s thesis, but there’s only so much longer he can hold out. And once he graduates, it’s time to trigger the Algorithm. Everyone in Lee’s family has allowed the Algorithm to match them with a spouse. As has everyone on his block. His neighborhood. In fact, everyone he’s ever known. Pairing with his own Algorithm match seems inevitable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Impefect Match is the the PERFET MATCH

  • By Robert on 07-15-18

My life, my choice, my match

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

Reviewed: 01-27-19

So ... I’m a proud and out geek. 😂 And it’s no wonder that I have always found the future equally fascinating and terrifying. With the rate we are advancing in 21st century, I can’t imagine how advanced we will be in 50 years. And I’m so grateful that Jordan Castillo Price has helped me along with this fascinating and entrancing sci-fi tale. A future when people will be matched with each other by an Algorithm? 😱 Sign me up for this baby! 😁


Lee is a rebel for the lack of a better word. 😁 He’s almost 30 and still in school and unmarried. And that is, well, simply unheard of for a Boomer. Lee can’t come to terms with an idea that the person Algorithm chooses for is his perfect match. And then he met Roman. Roman from taxable district who is wild, free and tempting as F. Roman is everything that Lee isn’t and he longs to taste those lips for just once. But escaping the Algorithm is easier said than done. And it’s even more difficult to follow your heart rather than listening to your brain. Lee has to be braver than ever if he wants a happily ever after with his perfectly imperfect match, Roman. 😌


I truly think Jordan Castillo Price writes one of the best sci-fi books out there mainstream or gay. The ideas are just refreshing and enthralling. I love Lee simply because he’s the blacksheep of the Boomer society. He doesn’t blindly follow rules just because he was told to since he was born. He questions, he finds out the truth for him and he doesn’t let anyone and anything dictates his life. I believe he and the Algorithm truly reflects our current society. It’s always good to have people who rebel just a bit. 😉 This is a slow burn, soul-searching romance that is a bit heavier on self-discovery and sci-fi aspect. And I loved how Lee evolved from a shy little caterpillar to a full-grown out and proud college professor who’s in love with Roman. ❤️ As always, Joel Leslie did an excellent job narrating this story and I was entranced from the very beginning. I recommend this audio to all the nerds and geeks out there who’s still looking for their perfect or imperfect matches. 😉 Loved it! 😘


4.5 my life, my choice, my match stars
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Audio rating

Story - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Narration - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Performance- 4.25 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨
Overall- 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫



  • Hunted Alpha: A Gay Transgender Romance

  • Transgender Mates Series, Book 2
  • By: Troy Hunter, Noah Harris
  • Narrated by: Bryce Chadwell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

After years of running gangs on the streets of Portland, Henry Amiraut was finally in charge of a pack of his own. But when the secret he’d been keeping for over 10 years was brought to light, his once loyal pack turned on him and cast him out. Now, hunted and alone, Henry must do whatever it takes to survive. Louis LaFavre is an alpha who is no stranger to accepting lone wolves into his pack. But he never expected to welcome another alpha, especially one like Henry. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic story

  • By Kathryn M on 02-21-19

Love always find you at the most unexpected hours!

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

Reviewed: 01-27-19

Although this is not my first rodeo to TransTown, I think I can honestly say that this definitely is my first trans werewolves. 😁 And wow, what a well-written, heartwarming romance it is! ❤️ I went into this audio with certain ideas and opinions and man, I was very pleasantly surprised. 😌


Henry has built his life up as a pack leader Alpha and a renowned surgeon from ground zero. But he has the biggest skeleton in the closet that his pack doesn’t know. He was born Henrietta and he is an omega. When his pack finally found out about the truth, they hunted him down and tried to kill him instead of welcoming and embracing him with understanding arms. And now, he’s on the verge of death and all hopes have lost. And then just when he thought he’s dying, he was rescued by Louis, the rival pack leader and archenemy of Henry. Now if Henry wants a chance at ultimate happiness, he has to trust himself and trust in Louis, the enemy who showed him the kindness and the understanding he’s never seen from anyone else.


If you are looking for heat, this might not be a good fit for you because this is a slow-burn romance with lots of delicious UST between two MCs. I fell in love with Henry because of his bravery and the will to never give up even in the shittiest situations. And Louis is a dream man, kind, understanding, loving and protective. 🥰 And the ending was just perfect. ❤️ When I stated reading MM romance, Noah Harris was one of my earliest discoveries and I used to binge his books. And like a child who chases after new candies, I got lost in so many new authors and I forgot how good his books are. I really have to start reading/listening more Noah Harris. Bryce Chadwell is a new-to-me narrator but he did a great job narrating this story. It was really enjoyable. A solid heartwarming romance book for anyone who’s looking for something unique and refreshing in ABO sub-genre. Thoroughly enjoyed it.


4.5 love always find you at the most unexpected hours
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Audio rating

Story - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
Narration - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Performance- 4.25 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨
Overall - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫


  • The Virgin Manny

  • Dreamspun Desires, Book 25
  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

Sometimes family is a blessing and a curse. When Tino Robbins is roped into helping his sister deliver her premade Italian dinners, when he should be studying for finals, he's pretty sure it's the latter! But one delivery might change everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 4 stars = I REALLY liked this audiobook!

  • By Angela S. Goodrich on 04-05-17

Channing loves plucking Tino's flower

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

Since I can’t think of finding a better description myself, let me borrow one of my very dear friends’ remark on this series, “it’s like Amy wrote these books on happy pills”. 😂 Lol 😂 And it’s exactly what it is guys, fluffy, adorable, sugary sweet and overall, just so damn cute. 😁 I have always found mannies to be such alluring and interesting creatures. You gotta admit, it’s incredibly sexy and satisfying to see a man taking care of a little baby and fussing over it. 😉 So I was thrilled when I found out Amy Lane has a whole series on these lovely mannies. And I wasn’t disappointed. 😌


After delivering lunch boxes to an exclusive and rich neighborhood because his sister, the real lunch box gal, was busy, Tino found himself being literally dumped onto his lap with an opportunity working as a manny which would pay for all his college tuition debt. And did Tino mention the man he’s supposed to work for is the most gorgeous man he’s ever laid his eyes on? 😁 Despite being a virgin, Tino knows how to take care of children and is really good at it. But the thing is, Tino not only want to take care of the nephew but also his gorgeous uncle. 😉 Meanwhile, there is a thief terrorizing their neighborhood and a insolent and lazy maid who Tino can’t wait to get rid off. Welcome to the instant fatherhood and domestic bliss! 😁


If you are looking for a low-angst, fluffy, feel-good romance, this definitely is the book/audio for you. Tino is endearing, sweet, caring and innocent and Channing is strong, loving, understanding and incredibly patient. I think they are a match made in heaven. Although the big twist in the end isn’t that big of a twist, I enjoyed this whole audio because there are just so many “awwwwww” moments in it. 😍 And John Solo did an amazing job narrating this story and I was pleasantly surprised to find out that he sang in this audio! John Solo sang guys!!! 😁😍And he does have a very lovely voice. 💜 I think his superb narration really elevated this fluffy, sweet romance because I think I wouldn’t enjoy it as much if I’d read this instead of listening it. For now, I have a toothache for all those delicious sweetness and I can’t wait to devour the remaining series ASAP. 🥰



4.5 Channing loves plucking Tino’s flower stars
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Audio rating

Story - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Narration - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Performance - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫



  • Remembering You

  • A Second Chance Romance
  • By: Crystal Lacy
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Obi
  • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

“Careful there, Robbie.” My sweater obscured part of my sight, and my fogged-up glasses managed to take care of the rest of it, but I’d recognize that voice anywhere, even after eight long years. It was deeper now, a bit more gravelly, but it most definitely belonged to the guy I’d spent most of my early teenage years pining after. My first - and unrequited - love. “Troy?” I exclaimed, blinking my confusion as he helped pull my sweater the rest of the way off. Troy Jacobs' gorgeous lips twitched in amusement. “You remember me. Didn’t know if you would."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet moment in time

  • By Annika on 02-10-19

You never forget your first kiss

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

I have a soft spot for friends-to-lovers romance trope. 😁 I just find it incredibly endearing, sweet and romantic about two friends finally admitting their feelings to each other and falling in love. 🥰 And let me tell you, this one hour short listen definitely didn’t disappoint me. 😉


Robbie and Troy’s were each other’s first kiss but they were step cousins at that time. And then, they were separated for several years. And when they finally meet back, they are no longer related and they found that they still harbor feelings for each other, feelings that won’t go away and emotions that won’t let them forget that sweet sweet kiss all those years ago. 😌 It’s time to reunite their body and soul and admit that they belong to each other.


I love Crystal Lacy’s books because they are quite different and unique. Most of her stories are set in Hawaii and it’s rare to see stories that are not set in mainland when it comes to the states. So I love the diversity and uniqueness that Hawaii has to offer in these stories. 💜 And she always manages to arouse tender, loving feelings in my heart. So kudos to that! 👏 As always, Kenneth Obi did a marvelous job narrating this little shortie. 👍 Immensely enjoyed it. I wish this could be a bit longer but this is a very lovely bite-sized audio that you can enjoy in just one hour. So squeeze this lovely treat to your TBL and TBRs. 😉



4.5 you never forget your first kiss stars
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Audio rating

Story - 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Narration - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Performance - 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall - 4.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫

  • Needing a Little Christmas

  • By: Silvia Violet
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

Discovering his boyfriend's affair with a co-worker wrecks Eli's holiday plans. With his parents on a cruise and his brother and sister out of town, he's on his own. His mother insists he escape to her friend's mountain cabin. Eli reluctantly agrees, but he takes off unprepared and ends up driving into the worst snowstorm the area has seen in years. He survives the trip, but he's stuck with no logs for the woodstove and little food. Fortunately, he gets the number for Mac's Wood Delivery. Mac doesn't mind riding to the rescue, and his deep, sultry voice has Eli eagerly anticipating the delivery. Is Mac the little bit of Christmas cheer Eli has been needing?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • steamy & dreamy

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-02-18

Protect me, ravish me, love me

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

The only problem I have with this little gem is that I want more!!!! 😭 For merely over an hour listen, this packed such a punch. I need my own mountain man now! With soft beard and lovely eyes and big hands. 😍 This is everything my little greedy heart wants in a short holiday story, romantic, sexy (oh yes! Very very sexy!!! 🔥) and fun. And damn! Sean Crisden’s narration was toe curlingly good! I’m in love. I’m sure I’m going to have several dates with this little gem in the future because I’m now bespelled and in love.


5 protect me, ravish me and love me stars
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