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  • Fury of Desire

  • Dragonfury Series, Book 4
  • By: Coreene Callahan
  • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026

No warrior of the Nightfury pack is more complicated or damaged than Wick. Scarred from a childhood of slavery and torture, Wick cannot bear the touch of another person. But all bets are off when he meets J. J. Solares. When she is unjustly imprisoned, Wick agrees to help rescue and keep her from harm. But Wick lives a life of self-imposed isolation, and venturing into the world to seek justice for J. J. may be more than he can take.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keep Them Coming!

  • By Cheri on 02-24-15

Ugh. no.

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

Reviewed: 12-23-13

I didn't make it past chapter 4 or so.

Maybe if you've been following this series, you'll like the book, but I have not, this was my first one, and I couldn't get around the writing despite the perfectly acceptable performance.

The reader wasn't bad, but the story itself, meh. Very tell, not show.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Belong to the Night

  • By: Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden, Sherrill Quinn
  • Narrated by: Lucinda Gainey
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 123
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

In "The Wolf, the Witch, and Her Lack of Wardrobe" by Shelly Laurenston, Jamie Meacham has enough trouble controlling her supernatural abilities. Thus, there's no time for lust, or for Tully Smith, even with his smoldering amber eyes. But Tully's grappling with his own animal instincts, as a powerful shifter-wolf trying to protect all his territory - including a certain sassy witch - from vicious rivals.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor reader ruins good read.

  • By Cheryl on 01-25-14

only first story, narrator was not for me

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

Reviewed: 10-25-13

Is there anything you would change about this book?

the narrator

Would you recommend Belong to the Night to your friends? Why or why not?

not really, maybe in ebook. the laurenston story was the only one I read and it was not her usual style, which I really like, but it was still OK. I don't regret the story, only the narrator

How did the narrator detract from the book?

accent was all wrong, did the male voices weird, just.. not that great

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

probably not

Any additional comments?

nope

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Greek Tycoon's Secret Child

  • By: Cathy Williams
  • Narrated by: Lenore Zann
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 312
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 100

Dominic, however, is a man who doesn't give up easily, and Mattie very quickly falls for his irresistible charm. She has never experienced such an intensely powerful attraction before. She also has a new dream job, but then the bombshell drops: she discovers that not only is Dominic her new boss, but she's also pregnant with his baby.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • liked this one

  • By Heather on 01-23-06

so hostile...

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-25-11

I am not sure if it's the reader's tone or the dialogue she was given, but I just don't see how two people so hostile to each other would pursue a relationship with each other. It just didn't make sense at all.

And that's got nothing to do with the title fitting the story that well, or that it's a cheesy romance. I kinda expect that from a Presents.

  • Walking Dead

  • By: C. E. Murphy
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 708
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 513
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520

For once, Joanne Walker's not out to save the world. She's come to terms with the host of shamanic powers she's been given, her job as a police detective has been relatively calm, and sheï¿¿ï¿¿s got a love life for the first time in memory. Not bad for a woman who started out the year mostly dead. But it's Halloween, and the undead have just crashed Joanne's party.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Satisfying Installment in the Series.

  • By glyphwriter on 09-01-09

A Satisfying Installment in the Series.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-09

A good continuation of Jo's story. She's learning to embrace more of who she is. And Gabra Zackman's narration is wonderful as always.

I do recommend reading the series in order.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Coyote Dreams

  • The Walker Papers, Book 3
  • By: C. E. Murphy
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 872
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598

Much of the city can't wake up. And more are dozing off each day. Instead of powerful forces storming Seattle, a more insidious invasion is happening. Most of Joanne Walker's fellow cops are down with the blue flu, or rather the blue sleep. Yet there's no physical cause anyone can point to, and it keeps spreading. It has to be magical, Joanne figures.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorites!

  • By Shanaa on 06-22-07

Good, but don't read it first.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-18-09

This was a good book, but you really need to have read the first two to understand the events and character growth.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wrath of the Bloodeye

  • The Last Apprentice, #5
  • By: Joseph Delaney
  • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 449

Thomas Ward has spent two years as the Spook's apprentice. He's faced unimaginable peril, and survived. But a new danger has emerged: an ancient water witch, Bloodeye, is roaming the County intent on destroying everything in her path. To strengthen his skills, Tom is sent to the far north to train with the demanding Bill Arkwright. Will Tom's new bag of tricks be enough to overcome a critical mistake that leaves him confronting Bloodeye on his own?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wrath of the Bloodeye

  • By WordsAPlenty - charla white on 07-23-09

Great YA Spooky Series

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-28-09

This is a great series. Unfortunately, Audible has dropped the ball on this one. While they have books 1, 2, and 3... this is not book 4, it's book 5, and book 4 (The Last Apprentice: Attack of the Fiend) is currently found nowhere on the site.

So if you are going for the whole series be prepared to miss one, or read it in print.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Storm Glass

  • By: Maria V. Snyder
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 639
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 386
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 388

As a glassmaker and a magician-in-training, Opal Cowen understands trial by fire. Now it's time to test her mettle. Someone has sabotaged the Stormdancer clan's glass orbs, killing their most powerful magicians. The Stormdancers--particularly the mysterious and mercurial Kade--require Opal's unique talents to prevent it happening again. But when the mission goes awry, Opal must tap in to a new kind of magic as stunningly potent as it is frightening.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting character, no Gabra

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-16-09

Narration is way off, very distracting.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-11-09

Despite everyone else talking about Narration, I am complaining about it too. I'd say they should have at least had her listen to a bit of the books done by Gabra to get a feel for what the listeners would expect.

Also, this is the same reader as Rachel Vincent's Werecat series, and is reading exactly the same.
Which leads to me asking myself what Faith is doing in Sitia, and it's just darned distracting.

It is nice to visit Ylena's world again, but it's not as good as it was the first time around.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Magic Burns

  • Kate Daniels, Book 2
  • By: Ilona Andrews
  • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,907
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,365
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,359

When Kate sets out to retrieve a set of stolen maps for the Pack, Atlanta's paramilitary clan of shapeshifters, she quickly realizes much more is at stake. During a flare, gods and goddesses can manifest and battle for power. The stolen maps are only the opening gambit in an epic tug-of-war between two gods hoping for rebirth. And if Kate can't stop the cataclysmic showdown, the city may not survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series and the narrator is fine.

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-02-09

Good book, not awesome reader

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-09-09

One of the previous reviewers mentioned that the narrator is just a bit too whiney for certain scenes for Kate. I agree.

Also, as a native Atlantan, I do wish they had found someone who could say kudzu correctly, or least caught when it was wrong.

The book itself is good and I am hoping more are done in audio, same narrator or not. Otherwise I'll have to spring for the paper copies for 3 and 4.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Turn Coat

  • The Dresden Files, Book 11
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,309
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,180
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,149

The Warden Morgan has been accused of treason against the Wizards of the White Council - and there's only one, final punishment for that crime. He's on the run, wants his name cleared, and needs someone with a knack for backing the underdog. Someone like Harry Dresden....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worthy Addition To The Series

  • By Lisa on 05-06-09

Another great Dresden File.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-12-09

A good addition to the series. However, if you haven't read any of the series before, I would not start with this one.

And Marsters does a very nice job on the narration. I think he does a good job of capturing Harry's voice without the narration being distracting from the story itself. Always a plus in an audiobook.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Mirror

  • Bridei Trilogy #1
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 24 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545

One bitter Midwinter's Eve, everything changes when Bridei finds a child on their doorstep - a child abandoned by the Fair Folk. It is the height of ill fortune to have truck with the Fair Folk, and all in the area counsel the babe's death. But Bridei sees an old and precious magic at work and, heedless of the danger, fights to save the child. Broichan is wary but relents, for Bridei must grow to be his own man and make his own decisions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dark Mirror

  • By Amanda on 01-15-09

slow but good

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-17-09

It's a good story but slow. I found myself wishing it were print so I could skim right along and speed things along.

7 of 11 people found this review helpful