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After failing miserably at love, Roxane VanBuren swears off men but not before her determined best friend shows her all the advantages of being single. After a wild weekend full of sex, old-flames, and secrets, Roxane is desperate to forget it ever happened. But she learns it isn't that easy.

Since becoming the President of VanBuren Investments, she knows how important it is for her professional and personal life to remain separate from one another. If the two were to mix, the rumors could possibly ruin her reputation, which is bad for her and bad for business. To avoid that, Roxane allows rules to define and guide her every move. Unfortunately for her, Parker Williams is determined to break them all, one at a time.

©2015 Lyra Parish (P)2015 Lyra Parish

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  • anne
  • Phoenix, AZ, United States
  • 06-03-15

Hot and Sexy!!!

If you could sum up Single in three words, what would they be?

Super Sexy Story!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Parker!!!! he is HOT!!!

Have you listened to any of Lia Langola’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I like Lia's narrations....and she was just as great this time as she was in Kinky, which I recommend also!!!

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

Laugh a little...other than that I had to fan myself quite a few times!!! lol

Any additional comments?

** I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **<br/><br/>I really liked this sexy and quick listen, and am dying for #2! This is about Roxanne who has basically sealed off her heart and sworn off true love because she lost the love of her life. She internet dates and has one night stands...and is frivolous with her love life...but keeps it very secret....well her best friend invites her to a swingers club where she meets this mystery bartender man....things escalate and before she knows it its to late! Just shows you that it really is a small work after all! LOVED IT!!! and cant wait for #2...I hope its out soon!!! :)<br/><br/>Thank You Audiobookblast(dot)com

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Good start but a cliffhanger

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This was a cute little read with a few surprises for Roxane which will leave her speechless and on the run. She isn’t your normal type of women being the President of her father and grandfathers company she has a lot to live up to. This doesn’t leave her much time for romance which she really isn’t interested in. What she is interested in is what happens between the sheets. After her last romance that ended bad with him complaining over how much time she spent on your job she decided to have a few one nightstands. Her friend talked her into going to a special club where no one knows who you are. She meets a man there who intrigues her but won’t give in to her wants. She puts the dream man behind her putting herself into her work. The next man she meet is the lawyer her father hirers that gets under her skin. She can’t stand him, he is everything she dislikes in a man. Parker has other ideas and is driving her crazy in so many ways. That is all I am going to tell you, it is easy for the reader to work out the ins and outs but not for Roxane who is left in a tail spin.<br/><br/>Ms. Langola narration is wonderful she has a powerful voice that is very pleasant to listen to. Her character voices are great it is easy to know who is talking and just what they are feeling. Her tones are right on the money giving a compelling listen that pulls the reader in. There are no background noise, no volume changes, if any breaks were taken I could not tell. You can feel the emotions in her voice from anger to chuckling this is a wonderful narration. Her character voice and her normal voice are very pleasant to the listener’s ears giving you a story that you won’t want to put down. It is a very clean and clear audio. The plot flows easy and without interruption as the narrator puts the correct voice to the correct character which gave life to this listen. This is the first time I have listen to this narrator and really like how she performs. I am looking forward to listening to more of her work.<br/><br/>At first I didn’t care too much for this story line but as the author leads you into the plot I found I totally enjoyed it. The only issue I have is that this is a cliffhanger and book two has not been narrated at this time. I do not care very much for cliffhanger and most likely will forget to buy this when book 2 does come out. I enjoyed the mystery and how the plot plays out. It will be interesting to see just how and if Parker can win this lady over. I have a few chuckles and there was a few OH MY’S as well as a couple OH NO’s. It was a good plot that does hold the reader’s attention. The listener can feel the chemistry between these two as well as the shock, anger, disappointment and excitement. The characters keep you entertained as they dance around each other. For the most part they are likable and at times very funny. <br/><br/>

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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I want me some more Parker!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Single to be better than the print version?

Lia Langola brings so much life to the book, she is a fantastic narrator. So yes the I would say the audio is a lot better .

What did you like best about this story?

I like that it was erotic without being porn. This is a very hot read, but it also has a story and people that you will fall in love with.

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If you looking for a little spice, some casual sex, and then Parker!! This is the book for you!The only issue I have with this book is that I want more! <br/><br/>This is a new author to Audible but I will watch for more books by her. As for Lia she is also on my watch list, anything these two make I,m sure will be a hit.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Amazing

Loved the story!! Narration with Lia makes you feel like your insides are coming alive! Love how far she gets into character!!!
Writing is awesome, Lyra covers all the Details!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Gotta read this one on audio book!!!

STORY: 4 stars
PERFORMANCE: 5 stars
OVERALL: 4-4.5 stars

I received this audiobook free from the narrator in exchange for my honest review.

I wasn't expecting SINGLE to be anything extraordinary since the story is not an uncommon one...... Roxane VanBuren is a strong, intelligent, independent woman. She's wealthy and powerful, working 50+ hours a week as President of her family's company, VanBuren Investments. Roxane is beautiful, single and has sexual needs she is determined to have sated without having to delve into another unsuccessful relationship.

Each weekend Roxanne trades her business suit in for leather catsuits and Pretty Woman style hooker boots. With a best friend in the modeling industry with lots of connections, Roxane plays as hard on the weekends as she works during the week. Whatever she does, Roxane is always careful to keep her private life just that; private. News of her weekend sexual escapades would not only disappoint the elder VanBurens (Roxane's father and grandfather) but would also undermine her authority at work. She's never had difficulty keeping these two aspects of her life separate until now. Until she meets HIM. Roxane's long held beliefs about not mixing business with pleasure are suddenly not an option.

With talented author Lyra Parish creating exciting, taboo weekend adventures for Roxane (a masked swingers party? Yes please!) coupled with the powerful, believable voice of Lia Langola narrating, this book is far from boilerplate! From the moment I started listening, I was immediately hooked! I am not sure if it was the author's writing style or the authentic, genuine feel of the narration but I honestly felt like I was in the board room and at parties with Roxane! There is something very special about this audio book as I have only experienced this a handful of times despite having read hundreds of books.

Having listened to many audio books, I can say with certainty that Lia Langola is one of the best in the business. Her strong, confident voice made her the perfect fit for Roxane; I honestly can't think of another narrator that would have been a better fit. Because Ms. Langola is a master at adjusting her voice just the right amount, creating different voices for each character. Yes, most fiction narrators are capable of altering their voice to differentiate between characters yet Ms. Langola doesn't over do it. When I listen to a book narrated by her l, I know I won't have to force myself to listen to any ridiculous, overly exaggerated voices which to me are like nails on a chalkboard. It's refreshing to listen to a narrator like Ms. Langola who doesn't try to fake anything. For example, she doesn't speak in accents she hasn't fully mastered. Ms. Langola is natural and unpretentious which has a huge positive impact on whatever she is narrating.

I will definitely be waiting in line to purchase the next installment in this series, buying the audio book if this format is available. I highly recommend this anyone over the age of 18 who likes erotic romance. Having listened to this on audiobook, I strongly suggest spending a few extra dollars to get the audio book - you won't be sorry you did!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Where could I find a Parker?

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

oh yes this is one of my first audio books I have listened to and wow it was amazing.

Which character – as performed by Lia Langola – was your favorite?

Lia you were great I like all your charters you have a nice tone to your voice and loved how you got into charter

Any additional comments?

Thank you so very much for giving me the opportunely to listen and review this book It is one I will recommend to friends...

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Amazing !!!!

Would you listen to Single again? Why?

Most differently it was such a good book

What was one of the most memorable moments of Single?

When she realizes who Parker is...

Which scene was your favorite?

In Roxy's office and Parker came in and confronted her and she couldn't deny her feelings for him

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

Yes so much so that we had to order out for pizza because I was so wrapped in the book I forgot to start dinner Lol...

Any additional comments?

A note to the Narrator Lia Langola, again another wonderful job.. I could honestly listen to your books all day. You have a very clear and pleasant voice. This job was made for you.. <br/><br/>*I was given a copy of this book to listen to in exchange for my honest review.*

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  • Terri
  • United States
  • 01-07-16

an interesting look at single life...

I liked this book, but I didn't love it. I did find it interesting though. Not being single, I did find it a very interesting read. I liked how the author went into the rules of the single and why. Once I heard the why's it all made sense.

The author, Lyra Parish did a good job of writing this book. I found this story to be naughty (not erotic). The narrator, Lia Langola delivered this story to us flawlessly. She spoke clearly and smoothly.

I won this audio book in a contest I entered.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • DK
  • 05-22-15

Single Short Hot Romp or Romps!

What did you like best about Single? What did you like least?

<br/>Single is a rather short (three-hour) erotic romance. If you are looking for a plot or story, this book has a very superficial one, with a few exceptions, rather predictable . If you're looking for something hot to listen to on the beach or at home, without a lot of thinking, you will probably enjoy this more.<br/><br/>There is one risqué scene after another. Its like eating chocolate – tastes so good & enjoy the empty calories.<br/><br/>Lia Langola is exceptional and knows how to perform a *naughty* book. There COULD have been a challenge in separating the female characters - Lia Langola does it easily - professional and flawless.<br/><br/>Thank you for reading my review. If you found it helpful please select yes below.<br/><br/><br/>*I was given a copy of this book to listen to in exchange for my review.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful