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  • Rogues Rush In

  • A Regency Duet
  • By: Tessa Dare, Christi Caldwell
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

His Bride for the Taking: It's the first rule of friendship among gentlemen: Don't even think about touching your best friend's sister. But Sebastian, Lord Byrne, has never been one for rules. He's thought about touching Mary Clayton - a lot - and struggled to resist temptation. But when Mary's bridegroom leaves her waiting at the altar, only Sebastian can save her from ruin. His Duchess for a Day: It was never meant to be... That's what Elizabeth Terry has told herself while trying to forget the man she married - her once best friend.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • One great story, one less so

  • By Jayltee on 03-03-2019

One great story, one less so

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

Reviewed: 03-03-2019

Tessa Dare’s story was delightful but the second was repetitive and had far too much telling rather than showing. Too much time in the heads of the protagonists who weren’t interesting enough to warrant it

  • Legal Briefs

  • Lawyers in Love Book 3
  • By: N.M. Silber
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Smart and sassy lawyer, Lily Adler, has been waging an epic battle with handsome and cocky Assistant District Attorney, Adam Roth since "the glitter incident" in preschool when they were four. Their friends' marriage, a mysterious neighbor, a federal trial, and some bossy big sisters guarantee they'll be spending plenty of time together. When they try to play nicely, will they discover that their reaction to each other is even more volatile?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious

  • By Jayltee on 08-10-2018

Hilarious

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

Reviewed: 08-10-2018

Very funny, extremely clever and super hot. I loved it. Laughed out loud many times

  • The Beau & the Belle

  • By: R.S. Grey
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Luci Christian
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

A full-length standalone romantic comedy from USA TODAY best-selling author R.S. Grey. Beau Fortier starred in most of my cringe-worthy teenage fantasies. I met him when I was a junior in high school, a time that revolved exclusively around bad hair, failed forays into flirting, and scientific inquiries into which brand of toilet paper worked best for stuffing bras. That is, until Beau moved into the small guest house just beyond my bedroom window. A 24-year-old law student at Tulane, Beau was as mysterious to me as second base (both in baseball and in the bedroom).

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Worth persisting

  • By Jayltee on 04-10-2018

Worth persisting

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

Reviewed: 04-10-2018

The second half of the book really picks up and redeems the first half, which I found quite boring

  • The Governess Game

  • By: Tessa Dare
  • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

The accidental governess...After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls don’t need discipline. They need a loving home. Try telling that to their guardian, Chase Reynaud. The ladies of London have tried - and failed - to make him settle down. Somehow, Alexandra must reach his heart...without risking her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly charming

  • By Jayltee on 14-09-2018

Utterly charming

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

Reviewed: 14-09-2018

Delightful prose, wonderful banter and fabulous characters. Tessa Dare - and this series in particular - are a level above the vast majority in the genre. Wonderful.

  • Love Online

  • By: Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

We met in the least likely of places. It started out innocently enough. I was “ScreenGod”, and she was “Montana”, but of course those weren’t our actual names, just the virtual cloaks we hid behind. Logging in at night and talking to her was my escape - my sanctuary. Her real name was Eden, I’d soon come to find out. From the first time we connected online, I found myself transfixed. She was an addiction. At first, we knew nothing about each other’s real identities...and she was adamant that we keep things that way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Anonymous User on 06-11-2018

Melodrama

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

Reviewed: 03-09-2018

Depressing and melodramatic. A woman is a cam girl to support herself and her abandoned blind brother (yes really). Sad, emotionally unconvincing and cliched. Two stars only for the narration.

  • Digging a Hole

  • OHellNo Series, Book 3
  • By: Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
  • Narrated by: Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

My name is Sydney Lucas. And I am determined to make my own way in the world. Which is why I jumped at the chance to intern for Mr. Nick Brooks despite his reputation. I've been on the job one week, and he's insulted my mother, wardrobe shamed me, and managed to make me cry. But I'm not going to quit. For once in my life, I've got to make a stand. Only every time I open my mouth, I can't quite seem to muster the courage. Perhaps my revenge needs to come in another form: destroying him quietly. Because I've got a secret. I'm not really just an intern, and Sydney Lucas isn't my real name.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating

  • By Jayltee on 31-08-2018

Frustrating

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

Reviewed: 31-08-2018

Parts of the plot were well done but my taste in heroines doesn’t run to one who throws herself at someone and abuses them for not returning her feelings. Repeatedly and obnoxiously. She also has an inconsistent and whiny internal monologue. The cliched misunderstandings and cheap setups are cringeworthy.

  • Katy Carter Wants a Hero

  • By: Ruth Saberton
  • Narrated by: Emma Fenney
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

Katy Carter knows she's no domestic goddess: she's scatterbrained, she needs a fire extinguisher at the ready when she's cooking and she daily falls off the diet wagon. But that doesn't stop her fantasising about a hero to call her own. And Katy thinks she's found him in fiancé James, a charming, high-flying city banker.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good elements with poor execution

  • By Jayltee on 21-08-2018

Good elements with poor execution

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

Reviewed: 21-08-2018

There were far too many cliches for my taste, eg the heroine literally has to say two words to resolve a huge misunderstanding but is prevented twice and the misunderstanding continues. That’s just frustrating.

The narrator was very good and the humour good fun but the whole lacked cohesion and hear for me.

  • The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans, and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary. But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she's beyond shocked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it.

  • By Morticia on 03-02-2017

Far too long

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

Reviewed: 17-08-2018

An enjoyable book with strong characters. There’s too much repetition in the story itself as well as within paragraphs and sentences. A great deal of detail that doesn’t add to the story. Very little payoff for all that lead in. Elevated by the narration

  • The Spy Who Seduced Her

  • The Brethren, Book 1
  • By: Christi Caldwell
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

A widow with a past...The last thing Victoria Barrett, the Viscountess Waters, has any interest in is romance. When the only man she's ever loved was killed, she endured an arranged marriage to a cruel man in order to survive. Now widowed, her only focus is on clearing her son's name from the charge of murder. That is until the love of her life returns from the grave. A leader of a once great agency...Nathaniel Archer, the Earl of Exeter head of the Crown's elite organization, The Brethren, is back on British soil.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Extremely repetitive

  • By Jayltee on 05-08-2018

Extremely repetitive

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

Reviewed: 05-08-2018

It’s a shame this is so repetitive, particularly when what’s being repeated is regret and misery. There is so much exposition it sounds like an essay

  • A Common Christmas

  • Haberdashers Tales, Volume 1
  • By: Sue London
  • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Grace Ashman has lost everything: her mother five years ago, and now her father and her home just a week before Christmas. She lives on the streets until one kind man invites her inside for a meal before the holiday. What she couldn't know is that his kindness will change her life forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely

  • By Jayltee on 22-07-2018

Lovely

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

Reviewed: 22-07-2018

Delightful little story charmingly told and excellently narrated. A warm and wonderful tale. Would love to see more from this author