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  • Taste of Torment

  • Deep in Your Veins Series, Book 3
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

It's been five months since vampire Sam Parker Bound herself to Jared Michaels, her powerful co-commander within the Grand High Master vampire's personal legion. Life as a Bound couple has been going just fine...until the Grand High Master announces he will be stepping down from his position and wants Sam and Jared to take his place. Oh joy. Despite Sam's reservations, she agrees to ascend. But something very powerful has surfaced; something that is quickly decreasing the vampire population and could steal the lives of people close to Sam.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Taste of Torment - deep in your veins book 3

  • By s manning on 09-03-19

Taste of Torment - deep in your veins book 3

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-19

Suzanne Wright's books are just awesome. Taste of Torment is the 3rd in the series and after reviewing this one I'm off to buy the next instalment. In the previous 2 books I criticised the female Narrator for the weird bbc English cross cockey accent for the character 'Sam', sounds like an upper class English person with BBC English trying to do a cockney accent but very badly. I still think that the accent could be better or the narrator could have just used the same voice she used for when Sam is thinking rather than when she is speaking as the rest of the Narration is excellent. I've gotten used to 'Sam's ' voice which has gotten and little better over the 3 books so far.
So thumbs up for the rest of the Naration it is excellent, would not want the narrator changing as she is excellent, but maybe work on the Cockney (London) accent or just use BBC English, nothing wrong with that.
Aside from all that another excellent series of books.

  • The Bite That Binds

  • Deep in Your Veins Series, Book 2
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, P.J. Ochlan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

It's just over a week until Sam will be Binding with Jared, and the only thing she wants is to spend that time relaxing and preparing for the ceremony. Unfortunately, she seems to be asking too much of fate, because suddenly she's lumbered with a number of distractions that have the potential to postpone, or even cancel, the Binding. There's a guarded fiance to crack, a complicated assignment to deal with, Jared's ex to alienate, and a bunch of snobbish Master Vampires to win over - or offend, whichever. On the upside, things couldn't possibly be any worse, could they?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Bite that bands - 2nd Deep in your Veins Book

  • By s manning on 07-03-19

The Bite that bands - 2nd Deep in your Veins Book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-19

Really enjoying the series will move on to the 3rd book, my only real
Issue is the awful British/English accent for 'Samantha '. Its just so bad, it would have been better if the narrator hadn't tried so hard at a cockney voice which was just off putting. Other than that the narrator also left a note for the editor near the end of chapter 7 (about 1.05 secs from the end), its sad that the publisher let this pass, it obviously should have been edited out. So poor quality control there.
All of this doesn't take away from the fact Suzanne Wright is an awesome writer and I will continue reading/listening to her awesome books.

  • Here Be Sexist Vampires

  • Deep in Your Veins Series, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, P.J. Ochlan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Sam Parker is a vampire with a gift so strong and substantial that she is invited to partake in a test for a place in the Grand High Master Vampire's private army. She finds that not only has the army never included a woman, but it has never included a Svente vampire; a breed that is regarded by the super strong Pagori breed and the hypnotically beautiful Keja breed to be too tame and human-like. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it.

  • By Anonymous User on 06-08-18

Love the book , narration not so good !

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-19

Ok so I love Suzanne Wright's books & usually score 5 stars such an awesome writer but the narration of the female character 'Sam' was awful. It almost put me off continuing to listen which would have been a shame as the story is great , the so called 'British Accent' was just so bad, like a mix of bad bbc English, messed up cockney & a twang of Australian / American. The male Narration was great no problem there, I'm going to buy book 2 in this series, i just hope to goodness the Narration is better. I've listened to more than a dozen of Wright's books this one was the only one I have had a problem with so far !

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  • Laughing at My Nightmare

  • By: Shane Burcaw
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a 21-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life threatening disease

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laughing at Shane's nightmare

  • By Hannah Clarke on 14-05-19

Shane's Story is both inspiring and hilarious !

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-02-19

I found Shane Burcaw's book via watching him and his girlfriend on their you tube
Channel 'Squirmy and Grubs' which is also totally awesome. Shane is a great example of Laughter being the best medicine. Teaching us all to try and find humour even through adversity. Even with a life full of challenges life can still be
Beautiful and Shane is great at reminding us all to make the most of every
moment and to laugh even when we feel like crying and have others laugh
along with us.
As someone suffering from chronic illness I totally agree life is so much
easier to cope with, with a smile on your face ! Sometimes you've just got
to Laugh 😃
Awesome book Shane, it did not disappoint.

  • Fierce Obsessions

  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

When raven shifter Riley Porter was given sanctuary by the Phoenix Pack, she let them believe she had left her flock. Reluctant to divulge the secrets of her past, she was still embraced as family. Only Tao Lukas, the protective and passionate Head Enforcer of the pack, was resistant to the enigmatic shifter. Until Riley started to arouse in him something other than suspicion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Shifter writer out there.

  • By N. Mahoney on 08-06-18

Suzanne Wright's book's are addictive !

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-11-18

Absolutely love her wolf shifter stories, have listened to them all in order repeatedly. Love how you get to know all members of the pack's stories in each different book in the series, brilliantly written would make an awesome tv series.
The narrator is great too. Just the best can't wait for more books in the future.
My favourites so far are the 'phoenix' & 'mercury' pack series's.
Well worth a go, very exciting stories and if you don't mind books that get pretty raunchy then you may enjoy them.

  • Exodus

  • Extinction Point, Book 2
  • By: Paul Antony Jones
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

Emily Baxter feared she was the sole survivor of a deadly alien plague that swept through New York City, the nation, and the world in a downpour of blood red rain. And when the dead began transforming into a terrifying new form of life, she feared her survival might be brutally short-lived. Then, a human voice crackled from a satellite phone, urging her to flee north, where more refugees of the global annihilation hunkered down in a desolate Alaskan outpost. Now, with only the supplies she can carry and her faithful dog, Emily races across the country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps getting better

  • By Jeffus on 22-03-19

Loving this series

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

Reviewed: 23-04-17

Am absolutely loving this series and going straight off to download part 3. Awesome end of the world books.

  • Extinction Point

  • Extinction Point, Book 1
  • By: Paul Antony Jones
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 87

Emily Baxter’s dream life turns into a waking nightmare the day the red rain falls. Like a biblical plague, the scarlet downpour spreads a hideous virus that demolishes life in New York City, the nation, and the world. Suddenly the last soul in an annihilated metropolis - and possibly on Earth - the onetime newspaper reporter must learn to scavenge, survive...and plan for a future of utter solitude. Then, from far-flung Alaska, another living voice reaches out, and Emily grasps at her only glimmer of hope. But she may be even less alone than she thinks.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • dull

  • By David Mulligan on 09-09-17

Brilliant story

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

Reviewed: 22-04-17

Great story if u are into sci fi alien invasion storys this first in a series is awesome am off to download next in series.

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  • The Concealed

  • The Lakewood Series, Book 1
  • By: Sarah Kleck, Audrey Deyman - translator, Michael Osmann - translator
  • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

After her parents died in a car accident when she was just a child, Evelyn Lakewood was left alone in the world. Now grown up, she enrolls at Oxford University, where she begins to create a new, stable life. But when she encounters Jared Calmburry, who she later discovers is an orphan with his own tragic history, the equilibrium she was striving for is thrown off.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narition terrible

  • By Amazon Customer on 20-09-18

Great story

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

Reviewed: 19-04-17

My first time reading anything by Sarah Kleck. off to get the 2nd book in this series.

  • Fated

  • Servants of Fate, Book 3
  • By: Sarah Fine
  • Narrated by: Emily Foster
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

Aislin Ferry and Jason Moros have only days until they will be called to account before the Keepers of the Afterlife. Yet as they race to restore order and make their case, their worlds fall into total disarray. Mutiny within the fractured Ferry family threatens Aislin's hold on power and role as Charon. Meanwhile, the fearsome Lord of the Kere has family trouble of his own. Someone is unraveling the fabric of fate, and Moros suspects one of his supernatural siblings is behind the terrible bid to unleash Chaos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another awesome book

  • By s manning on 01-04-17

Another awesome book

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

Reviewed: 01-04-17

I love Sarah Fines work. After niw listening to 2 different series I can't wait to hear/read more. If u enjoy books about vampires, magic etc then Sarah Fine might be right up ur street. I'm off to find another book by her.

  • Spiral of Need

  • Mercury Pack, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174

Ally Marshall isn't just a wolf shifter - she's a Seer. But a girl doesn't exactly need special powers to know that Derren Hudson despises her entire kind. Disdain practically rolls off the Beta of the Mercury Pack... disdain mixed with a healthy dose of desire. And no matter how much the ruggedly handsome male appeals to her, this is one call of the wild she's determined to ignore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good book

  • By Amazon Customer on 22-02-16

Great book

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

Reviewed: 18-03-17

loved this story will be looking for more of her books to read. The content was very adult so some people may not like it. It was a brill werewole story. can't wait to read more.

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