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  • Five Years Gone

  • By: Marie Force
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Joe Arden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

I knew on the day of the attack that our lives were changed forever. What I didn’t know then was that I’d never see John again after he deployed. One day he was living with me, sleeping next to me, making plans with me. The next day he was gone. That was five years ago. The world has moved on from that awful day, but I’m stuck in my own personal hell, waiting for a man who may be dead for all I know. At my sister’s wedding, I meet Eric, the brother of the groom, and my heart comes alive once again. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Thought Provoking Story

  • By L Hayes on 18-10-18

A Thought Provoking Story

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

Reviewed: 18-10-18

Marie Force does it again. A really good story that makes you sit back and think how you would react given the same situation. This is, I feel, three stories in one.
Performed by two great narraters who help bring the story to life.

  • Drunk Dial

  • By: Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Look up Landon Roderick, that boy from childhood whom I'd never been able to forget - even though he so easily forgot about me - and call him. Then again, anything sounds like a good idea when you've had a little too much wine before bed, right? It was supposed to be just a quick, meaningless prank call. Instead I went off on him - unloading 13 years of pent-up emotions. I didn't think he'd call me back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good

  • By L Hayes on 07-07-18

Good

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

Reviewed: 07-07-18

I like Penelope Ward's books. I liked this book right until one of the last chapters and I still can't quite fathom out why it was included. In my opinion it wasn't necessary. It didn't add to the story, so why include it.
Otherwise another good read from Penelope Ward and narrated by the brilliant Andi Arndt.

  • Egomaniac

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

A new standalone novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Vi Keeland. The night I met Drew Jagger, he'd just broken into my new Park Avenue office. I dialed 9-1-1 before proceeding to attack him with my fancy new Krav Maga skills. He quickly restrained me, then chuckled, finding my attempted assault amusing. Of course, my intruder had to be arrogant. Only, turned out, he wasn't an intruder at all. Drew was the rightful occupant of my new office. He'd been on vacation while his posh space was renovated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun, Sexy, Easy Read

  • By LilleyLoohLah on 25-01-17

Another Winner!

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

This is another great story from Vi Keeland. A heart warming story, brilliant gritty characters and a h.e.a to boot.
A great choice of Narrators for this story as well - a superb performance given by both Joe Arden and Andi Arndt.

  • Rebel Heart

  • The Rush Series, Book 2
  • By: Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Maxine Mitchell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

How to screw up a great summer in the Hamptons: Sleep with your boss. Check. Blow all your money on a rental you can’t afford. Check. How to walk away from a man you fall in love with at the end of a summer: I’ll let you know when I figure it out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WHAT A RUSH

  • By BBBf-sizzlereads-Best Book Boyfriends on 13-07-18

A Great Read

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

I have thoroughly enjoyed this duet. Strong leading characters have made this series as good as it has been.
I love both Vi Keeland's and Penelope Ward's books, but writing together they are awesome.

  • Sex, Not Love

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

My relationship with Hunter Delucia started backwards. We met at a wedding. Stealing glances at each other throughout the night, there was no denying an intense, mutual attraction. I caught the bouquet; he caught the garter. Hunter held me tightly while we danced and suggested we explore the chemistry sparking between us. His blunt, dirty mouth should’ve turned me off. But for some crazy reason, it had the opposite effect on me. We ended up back in my hotel room. The next morning, I headed home to New York leaving him behind in California with the wrong number.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Book by Vi Keeland

  • By Lo on 01-02-18

A Really Good Read

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

Reviewed: 29-05-18

Vi Keeland does it again. I couldn't put this book down. Vi, I would like to know where I can find my own Hunter Delucia?
Great characters. A great story, brilliantly read again by Andi Arndt and Sebastian York. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book, it's just a shame when it comes to an end.

  • Rebel Heir: Book One

  • The Rush Series, Volume 1
  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell, Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

How to kick off a great summer in the Hamptons: Snag a gorgeous rental on the beach. Check. Get a job at a trendy summer haunt. Check. How to screw up a great summer in the Hamptons: Fall for the one guy with a dark leather jacket, scruff on his face, and intense eyes that doesn’t fit in with the rest of the tony-looking crowd. A guy you can’t have when you’ll be leaving at the end of the season. Check. Check. Check. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Book addict on 19-05-18

A Real Rush!!

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

Reviewed: 30-04-18

I'm in real need of a Rush of my own!! Why are they always in books?
I loved this story and eagerly await the second book in the set to be released.
Another good read from the Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward partnership.
Brilliantly performed by Maxine Mitchell and Sebastian York.

  • Mister Moneybags

  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

I met Bianca in an elevator. She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck. The beautiful raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy because of the way I was dressed. She had no clue I was really Dex Truitt, the wealthy, successful businessman she'd dubbed "Mister Moneybags" - her afternoon appointment. Bianca told me how much she hated Dex's type - snobby, over-educated, silver-spooned men who didn't appreciate the simple things in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot Stuff!!

  • By L Hayes on 28-04-18

Hot Stuff!!

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

Reviewed: 28-04-18

What a storyline. This has got to be the best Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward book that I've listened to so far. Theirs is a great writing partnership. I loved the storyline of this book. I couldn't put it down. I was gripped from start to finish.
I love the Andi Ardnt and Sebastian York pairing on the performance of this story too. They have got to be my favourite vocalists.

  • Playboy Pilot

  • By: Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

Money or love? Which would you choose? You probably just answered the question in your head, thinking it's an easy decision. For me, it's not. Did I mention it's a lot of money? A hell of a lot. I needed to go far away to think it through. As I embarked on an impulsive trip, I hit a detour when I met sexy Carter in the airport lounge. We struck up a heated conversation. Then, he left. I thought I'd never see him again. But fate had other plans. Surprise! He was the pilot of my flight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Playboy pilot

  • By maryg on 22-10-16

A Story Mile High From Take Off To Landing!!

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

Reviewed: 21-04-18

Wow! I loved this story. It had me laughing. It had me crying. Really well written and brilliantly performed. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and would most definitely recommend it to other listeners!

  • Whatever It Takes

  • A Saratoga Falls Love Story, Book 1
  • By: Lindsey Pogue
  • Narrated by: James Cavenaugh, Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Born and raised in the quaint mountain town of Saratoga Falls where everyone knows everything, Samantha struggles to escape the harrowing night that changed her life three years ago. While she finds solace in the hard work that keeps her father's ranch afloat, her guilt and heartbreak makes it impossible to completely move on or forget. But when Sam's past comes rumbling back in a lifted, cherry red pickup truck, it's all Sam can do to keep her wits about her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Saratoga Love Story

  • By L Hayes on 19-03-18

A Saratoga Love Story

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

Reviewed: 19-03-18

I enjoyed this book immensely. I would like a Josh Riley of my own!
I couldn't put this book down. I hope Book 2 in the series is just as good. I loved this book and can't wait to read the next.


  • Dr. OB

  • St. Luke’s Docuseries Series, Book 1
  • By: Max Monroe
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Wyles, Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

It's just a docuseries about your career as an OB/GYN, they said. It won't interrupt your life during or after filming, they said. It's a great opportunity for the hospital and your practice, they said. Well, they - the television executives who seem intent on ruining my career and personal life with a fair number of creative liberties - lied. Now I'm stuck dealing with the consequences of believing them. Instead of being known as Dr. Will Cummings, head of obstetrics and gynecology at St. Luke's Hospital, I'm now being called Dr. Obscene.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-11-18

Enjoyable Read

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

Reviewed: 04-03-18

Although this book is not my regular selection / genre of reading, I did find this book entertaining. It had me gasping and chuckling throughout. Nice easy listening.