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  • Zorban's Destiny

  • A SciFi Alien Romance
  • By: T.J. Quinn
  • Narrated by: Randi Johnson
  • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

About to ascend to the throne...Prince Zoban loses everything. Where has his soul mate gone? In their world, Thalia, soul mates are real. From birth, they search for each other, and when they connect, the depth of their understanding how it should be removes any doubt. When “the one” for Prince Zoban disappears, chaos reigns in the kingdom. Is it his uncle who took her? The prince can’t be king without his mate. The royal line is threatened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed

  • By Amber N on 02-05-19

Outer Space Hotness

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

This was not one of my favorite types of story as I am not a big Sifi fan, but held my interest all the way. A mild tearjerker full of mystery. Why did his soulmate disappear, where did she go at such a young age, and when would Zoltan ever find love again? Zoltan is forced to leave his home planet by his Uncle who wishes to be King. Due to a crazy law that says a King must have a soulmate, Zoltan's Uncle plots against him by kidnapping the young child destined to be Zoltan's mate, then forces him to leave the planet. Zoltan ends up on Earth where he starts a new life. At his friends wedding he meets a captivating woman and his life changes, again. Steamy and exciting read. The narrator Randi Johnson, does a great job of bringing the voices to life. He is vastly improving with each new book. I look forward to new books and listens from them both.
"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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  • Twice Bitten

  • By: Preston Walker
  • Narrated by: Randi Johnson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

When Alistair Hall lost his mate, he lost everything. To cope with the heartache, he’s thrown himself into supporting his pack. Finding strength in his work helps him forget, until he comes face-to-face with a complicated omega who could change his mind about everything. Matthew Norris sells fantasies - a jaded omega peddling shallow dreams at Hearts Connected. He doesn’t believe in love, but if it makes money, he can pretend. When a chance encounter puts him in the path of an irresistible alpha, Matthew begins to question his outlook on life...and on love.  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Well....my first by both author and narrator...disappointing

  • By Imagine MM Reviews on 02-03-19

Second bite's the best

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

I really enjoyed this story. Sadly, Alistair Hall, a wolf shifter, lost his mate and relocated to a small town to work and heal. What he didn't expect was to fall in love again or be faced with a pregnant mate again. Fate has a way of setting you up and letting you fall once more. Meeting Matthew, the divorced "love connection" sight owner, blew all of Alistair's plans of moping around out of the way and opened him up to love once more despite his attempt to stay hidden in his heart. This is a fun, sexy story of love, rumors and a growing wolf pack. This is Randi Johnson's best work yet for bringing the charactors out of the pages and into your life. I highly recommend this book and look forward to Randi's next read and Preston Walker's next book.
I was gifted this book in exchange for a fair review.

  • Kiss Me Slowly

  • First Time Love Stories Bundle
  • By: Romeo Alexander
  • Narrated by: Randi Johnson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14

Falling in love is an intoxicating experience, and this collection of four unforgettable short stories will show you that love can come into your life in a variety of ways, but no matter how it finds you, happily ever afters do come true. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Short and sweet

  • By Donna Hirsch on 01-27-19

Nice set of shorts

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

Reviewed: 12-07-18

This was a great set of MM short stories. Some parts sweeet, some h-o-t and some a bit frightening. Each story has it's own charactors from regular to complex from Camp counselor, actors, book stores to construction sites. They all had a very steamy theme with a HEA. Don't want to give away the endings, so will just say they were all interesting and heart warming with a recommendition to check them out. I really enjoyed the stories but have to say the narrator made the stories come to life. Great job of Immersing you into the thick of each tale. Great work all around by author and narrator I was gifted this title in exchange for a fair review.

  • The Bride's Brother

  • By: J.P. Oliver
  • Narrated by: Randi Johnson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

Is it wrong to be attracted to the groom in a wedding? Or, I thought he was the groom! No, this guy is open and single and...into me? Is he into me? He'd be the first for quite some time. I have to admit, seeing all these weddings come and go can be a bit much when you go home all by yourself. But is it ethical to date a client's brother?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and sexy read

  • By Drifter on 02-16-19

Wedding mix Up

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This is a great little love story, a case of mistaken identity and a Bridzilla. Toby is trying so hard to make his company the best wedding planning company ever.. When he clears his calander for a very wealthy bride and groom, he learns the hard way how unpredictable a bride can be. Toss in the fact he thinks he's in lust for the groom and it's mayhem.
The bright spot is finding out the sexy man he thinks is straight and getting married, is actually the bride's brother Hunter, helping with the wedding plans. While they jet across countries to find the most exotic and expensive place for a wedding, Hunter and Toby fall in love. After a big bride 'bitch' session, Toby sees red and ends up getting fired. Now how are he and Hunter, who sat by and watch it happen, ever get their HEA.
This is a must read/listen for anyone who likes great, funny, happy, MM stories. The story is well written and the narrator is fairly good. He's not my favorite but right up there with the best.
I was gifted this copy in exchange for a fair review.

  • Back Where He Belongs

  • By: Isobel Starling
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

Back in Scotland after five years working in Australia, Kier Campbell finds himself stranded on a road in the Scottish Highlands on Christmas Eve. He needs to get to the next village urgently or freeze to death in his broken down hire car. Kier hikes down the icy road, and as he walks memories of the life he'd run from - and the love he'd abandoned in Scotland return to haunt him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and emotional..

  • By Sunday Barnaby on 12-13-18

Christmas Puppy (Play)

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

I truly enjoyed this short story of Scottish found again lovers. After being stranded in a Christmas Eve snow storm Kier Campbell finds himself saved by an unlikely hero. Faced with a lost love and filled with regret, he finds a way to rekindle their love and find his way home. The puppy play is silly and fun. I always wanted to be a puppy myself. This is a good read for a snowy season listen. I would and have recommended it to friends. I was gifted this book in exchange for a fair review. Great listen and will listen again.

  • Sweet Thing

  • Pretty Boy
  • By: Isobel Starling
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

French male model Simeon Duchamp has a lot of explaining to do. Two years after a breakdown, Simeon is off drugs and booze and wants to stay that way. On his road to reclaiming his life and modeling career, Sim first needs to apologize to the man he hurt the most - his ex-best friend and object of his unrequited affection Pieter Bayer. Pieter now has a long-term partner, artist Emily Raven, with whom he shares a baby son. Sim is amazed when Pieter accepts his apology, and invites him into his family.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • In love

  • By Dee Winston on 11-11-18

Sexy Ride from Dark tunnels to the Light

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

I was blown away by this rollercoaster ride ! My heart ached for Simeon as he struggled with his love for Pieter and his demons of drugs and alcohol. His drive to heal the sexy new man in his life, Bastian, is a healing for Sim himself. Bastian's surprising discovery about his past lover and his dead father had me reeling. This is a dead on love story about two very troubled rich boys. You feel the pain and joy of a priveleded life and the hopelessness that comes with it. I was gifted this title in exchange for a fair review. I have to say I am well pleased with Isobel Starling's style of writing and pleased with the Narrator Gary Furlong as his voice fits the chactors perfectly. I will buy future works of these two without pause.

  • As You Wish

  • Shatterproof Bond, Book 1
  • By: Isobel Starling
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

Declan had never met the kid who was to be his joint best man. Sam Aiken was abroad, working as an interpreter and finishing his studies. But on meeting Sam Aiken, Declan is surprised to realize the kid isn't a kid at all, but a tall, blond, and athletic young man. Declan is sure he's straight, so he's alarmed by the ferocious attraction he feels for Sam. And as the attraction is reciprocated, the events at Dunloch Castle change everything Declan has ever believed about himself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific narration

  • By Belen on 12-31-17

My Kind of Wedding

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

First of all, I love kilts and sexy men in kilts, so this book was right in line with my choice to read and/or listen to. Sweet story mixed with lots of sex. Right from the beginning you start trying to figure out how to get your two main charactors together. Sam and Declan are meant to be together. Secretive and spicey best describes them. Their coming together is hot and totally binding. I do have to say finding out Sam's father's background is surprising but kind of what I thought it would be. Overall it is a great book, narrator was good and fitting for the story. I would definately recommend it to others. The only thing I did not like about it was the ending. I normally prefer a stand alone book so this one not ending with a HEA, but continuing in another book is a bit disappointing. I don't like to wait. I was gifted this title in exchange for a fair review.

  • A Day Makes

  • By: Mary Calmes
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250

Mob enforcer Ceaton Mercer has killed a lot of people in a lot of different ways - he stashed the last two bodies in a toolshed belonging to a sweetheart marine researcher in an idyllic island community - but he's really not such a bad guy. Over time he's found a home of sorts, and he even learns he's found a place in the hearts of the people he works with...at least enough so that they won't put a bullet in his head because he's outlived his usefulness to the boss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars!

  • By Belen on 06-21-17

Mob you love to fear

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

Reviewed: 03-13-18

Loved the story. Very involved and exciting. The crossover characters from Mary's book "Mine" was an awesome twist. And the tattoo artist reference from Rhys Ford's Cole McGinnis stories made avid m/m readers of these authors feel it all flow together. Hoping for a follow-up story on the guys featuring 'Connie'.

  • Nothing Serious

  • The Bound Series, Book 4
  • By: Jessica Jarman
  • Narrated by: Greg Boudreaux
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Aaron Stevens likes his life the way it is. As a surgical resident, he doesn't have the time or inclination for a serious relationship. So the fact his lover lives halfway around the world and is fine with jetting off to exotic locales a couple times a year is as close to perfect as he can get. For years, Jack Hayes has been at Aaron's beck and call, satisfied with submitting to him whenever Aaron and his busy life allow. But after a change in his family's company, Jack has begun to examine what he really wants in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great narration and steamy story

  • By Cassi on 02-19-18

It was just supposed to be fun

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

Reviewed: 03-06-18

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

OMG yes I would. I look forward to further books in the series. A very fun and steamy listen.

What other book might you compare Nothing Serious to and why?

Most of the books by Lucy Lennox are a comparible style. I love that this author put the events and charactor in perspective. Easy to follow and hard to put down.

Which scene was your favorite?

I think my favorite was when Aaron came out to his mom and she learned how long he and Jack had been seeing each other.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Hot doctor puts English bookkeeper in his 'place'.

Any additional comments?

I have listened to this one twice now and no doubt will revisit it again. Very well written and carried out. Greg did an awesome job as usual. Jessica and Greg make a great pairing. I was gifted this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.

  • Locked in Silence

  • Pelican Bay, Book 1
  • By: Sloane Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 535
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534

10 years after leaving his small Minnesota hometown in his rear view mirror for what Nolan Grainger was sure would be the last time, life has decided to throw the talented musician a curveball and send him back to the town he lived in but was never really home. When he’s forced to use the last of his own money to keep from losing the family home, desperation has him turning to the one man he’d hoped never to see again....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG! So good!

  • By SassiKassi on 01-26-18

Silence is truely golden

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

Reviewed: 02-14-18

Would you consider the audio edition of Locked in Silence to be better than the print version?

Both are great, but Michael Pauley brings the charactors to life. I could actually 'feel' the words of this OMG special book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Locked in Silence?

One of my favorites was when Dallas and Maddox meeting up again after 10 years. Can not imagine what the brothers felt.

What about Michael Pauley’s performance did you like?

This is one of my favorite Michael Pauley reads. He knocks it out of the ballpark with this one! Every person in the book was distinguished from the others with his fantastic acting voice. I think I own nearly every book he has performed.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes.... But I could not make it.Couldn't sleep last night, I kept waking up and turning it back on again,. Did finish it in one day though.

Any additional comments?

One of the best Sloan Kennedy books yet. Can't wait for Book 2.