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❤ 2 Girls & Their Kindles ❤ (Lynsey)

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  • Carter Reed 2

  • Carter Reed Series, Book 2
  • By: Tijan
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Carter bought his way out of the Mafia to protect Emma, but when an old ghost returns to the Mauricio family, a chain of events starts that can harm everyone. While Carter must decide to return to the Mauricio family or not, a face that is oddly familiar to Emma comes into her life. She's given the chance to discover more about her family while tension between the rivaling Mauricio and Bertal families comes to a head in an explosive way. The truce is officially off, and when the two worlds collide, Carter's decision is made.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tijan smashed it!

  • By ❤ 2 Girls & Their Kindles ❤ (Lynsey) on 12-01-19

Tijan smashed it!

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

Reviewed: 12-01-19

A fabtastic conclusion to a brilliant duet. I loved every grity minute of it and have already downloaded Cole, ready to start as soon as I finish typing.... Narration was good, I would have given it 5 stars if Christian Fox had narrated more of the book, the few chapters he narrated were very small, and I just wanted to melt into Carter's voice.

Thanks Tijan for an epic journey!

  • Ghostface Killer

  • By: M. Never
  • Narrated by: Muffy Newtown, Jacob Morgan - epilogue
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Once, I was nothing. Hungry, abandoned, wandering, and alone. An adolescent street rat fighting for crumbs. Then a chance encounter changed my entire world. A man in an expensive suit asked me how much my life was worth. I didn't have an answer because I didn't know. He asked if I thought it was worth killing for. Impulsively, I said yes.... He found me, then fostered me, and, in the interim, turned me into a killing machine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling Audio

  • By ❤ 2 Girls & Their Kindles ❤ (Lynsey) on 13-03-18

Thrilling Audio

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

Reviewed: 13-03-18

Absolutely brilliant story and perfect narration. A big 5 stars for this suspenseful love story, packed full of angst, heat and bullets.

  • Crow

  • Boston Underworld, Book 1
  • By: A. Zavarelli
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

An Irish mobster. A missing friend. Two loyalties, ripping me apart. I had a plan. Get in, get my information, and get out. Easy, right? Turns out, infiltrating the Irish mafia isn't exactly what I thought it would be. I just wanted a soldier. Someone I could flirt with to get me in the door. That's when Lachlan Crow noticed me. Problem was, he wasn't a soldier. No, he was next in line for the throne of the Irish underworld. And he was determined to hate me from the outset.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • UNDERWORLD HEA

  • By Dolores on 17-01-18

Great story but needs an Irish male narrator

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

Reviewed: 14-03-17

I really enjoyed the story and Tracy's voice was really suited to Mac, however, I wish this had been dual narration, having an Irish man's voice would really have brought it to life as listening to Tracy play Lachlan and the male parts, the Irish accent was off.

  • Mr. Perfect: A Mister Standalone

  • The Mister Series, Book 1
  • By: JA Huss
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Wanting the perfect man doesn't make me crazy. I just know what I like. A powerful billionaire in a suit wasn't even my first choice. McAllister Stonewall was never on my radar; I didn't even know he existed. I do now. His hands are all over me at work. The heat of his chest pressing against my bare back as he bends me over the desk is the only thing on my mind. He is my most forbidden desires unleashed. He is my new secret obsession. He is my Mr. Perfect. Until the moment I realize there's no such thing as perfect.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and sweet

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-02-17

Humorous & Hot

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

great mix of humour and heat... I won't look at pattys of butter the same!

  • From Notting Hill to New York...Actually

  • The Notting Hill series, Book 2
  • By: Ali McNamara
  • Narrated by: Finty Williams
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Scarlett O'Brien, utterly addicted to romantic films, has found her leading man. She's convinced Sean is Mr Right, but the day-to-day reality of a relationship isn't quite like the movies. With Sean constantly away on business, Scarlett and her new best friend, Oscar, decide to head to New York for the holiday of a lifetime. From one famous landmark to the next, Scarlett and Oscar make many new friends during their adventure - including sailors in town for Fleet Week, a famous film star, and Jamie & Max, a TV reporter and cameraman.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "Everything happens for a reason."

  • By Christine on 29-08-13

Another rollercoaster ride

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

Reviewed: 09-02-15

Scarlett is on another rollercoaster ride this time all over NYC. Can't wait to read installment number 3, not sure who else can crop up.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sushi for Beginners

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 196
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Lisa Edwards, top London magazine editor, has been fantasizing about promotion to New York. Instead, she's asked to launch a new women's magazine in Dublin. She thinks nothing could be worse - until she meets her new staff. They're friendly, helpful, and enthusiastic - in other words, they wouldn't last two minutes in London!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good rating for the book, appalling narration

  • By S. Dempsey on 23-01-13

It's Marian it's great

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

Reviewed: 19-11-14

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

Anyone that has read Marian Keyes will love this book.

What other book might you compare Sushi for Beginners to, and why?

Nothing springs to mind, only other Keyes novels based on her passion for Ireland.

Which character – as performed by Juanita McMahon – was your favourite?

It has to be Ashling, who doesn't love an underdog

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

It has to be Boo, his passion for reading, introducing Ashling to his friends, the opportunity given too him. I'd love to read a book read from Boo's outlook at life on the streets

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Summer Wedding

  • By: Fiona Walker
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 21 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 39

The hotly anticipated wedding of Iris Devonshire, ravishing teenage daughter of celebrity couple Mia and Leo, is to be held in the gardens of their grand Palladian pile alongside the Thames. But Mia and Leo worry that she's rushing into the marriage. Just ask their best friends since college, Simon and Laney de Montmorency, whose relationship is on the rocks again - and they've already married each other twice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it....had me chuckling from start to finish

  • By Angie B Wood on 06-05-16

A fun summer read

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

Reviewed: 19-11-14

Where does The Summer Wedding rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is the 12th audio book I have listened too, I would rank this in my top 5

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Summer Wedding?

The L.A. cctv incident had me chuckling as I drove down the M4

Have you listened to any of Karen Cass’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I am not familiar with Karen Cass's performances, but I enjoyed her narration of this book, she brought the charterers to life.

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

I listen to my audio books on my arduous drive on the M4 to/from work, I enjoy getting back into my car and picking up where I have left off.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tongue in Cheek

  • By: Fiona Walker
  • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
  • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

From the very first day that they move to the Oddlode Valley, it's inevitable that young teacher Mo Stillitoe, recently separated socialite Diana Lampeter and cool, retired dressage diva Anke Brakespear will find their lives entangled. Despite their differing generations and backgrounds, the women are on a relocation collision course. As inept removal men deliver furniture - and even horses - to the wrong houses, other moves are being made…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it.

  • By Sally on 24-01-17

Great story line

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

Reviewed: 19-11-14

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

Yes. The story has a 1000 characters and a ton of plot lines, but you just want to keep reading to see what becomes of them all.

What other book might you compare Tongue in Cheek to, and why?

The Summer Wedding, same author, and a great mix of characters.

Which character – as performed by Beth Chalmers – was your favourite?

Diana Lampeter, she was a fun character to listen to.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

TOWIE, Made in Chelsea, Dallas, Eastenders, Emmerdale all rolled into one leafy part of the Cotwolds

Any additional comments?

Please keep Beth Chalmers as narrator, she does an amazing job at projecting the characters and adjust her voice to suit

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Love Hunt

  • By: Fiona Walker
  • Narrated by: Suzy Aitchison
  • Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

The announcement of a grand treasure hunt sets the Lodes Valley ladies' hearts aflutter. The cash is only part of the appeal: A win could solve several romantic dilemmas. Pixie Guinness sees the quest as a route back to her wayward husband while Pheely is spurred into a covert affair. Faith hopes to snare true love, Rory; and Liv - well, Liv just wants distraction from the boredom of country life. But it is Trudy who finds the trail of clues leads her in quite a different direction and one closer and closer to temptation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By ANNE on 23-12-12

I thought Four Play was bad

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

Reviewed: 19-11-14

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

Suzy Aitchison makes an early 30's character sound older then his father Piggy, what happened to Finn Cotterills voice? Pixie now sounds like she is 80 years old, and the rest of the characters are no better. I thought Lucy Scott wasn't the best pick for Four Play, but this bites the bullet... and for the love of god her name is Trudy not TWODEE, 1/5 times Suzy correctly pronounces the name, I even went online to read the synopsis to make sure it wasn't Twodee.

Absolutely AWFUL narration. Please Fiona Walker, consistency.

Would you be willing to try another book from Fiona Walker? Why or why not?

Only if it isn't part of the Lodes Valley series, shame as the first 2 books were very good.

How could the performance have been better?

Re narrate the whole series using the same narrator, Beth Chalmers!

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Not unless you re-narrate it.

Any additional comments?

Re narrate the whole series using the same narrator, Beth Chalmers!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Four Play

  • By: Fiona Walker
  • Narrated by: Lucy Scott
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Despite her broken heart, when Dilly Gently joins Magnus Olensen's new band, the chemistry between them is explosive. Both impossibly romantic dizzy blondes with the souls of poets, they could be made for each other. But before they have chance to declare themselves, Dilly's friend Nell confides that she has a huge crush on Magnus, and Dilly nobly steps down in order to play reluctant matchmaker.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • What happened...

  • By ❤ 2 Girls & Their Kindles ❤ (Lynsey) on 19-11-14

What happened...

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

Reviewed: 19-11-14

Would you try another book written by Fiona Walker or narrated by Lucy Scott?

The inconsistent narration to the previous book bemuses me, what happened to Anke's accent, Tongue in Cheek she has a soft Danish lilt, Four Play she sounds like a German goat herder, horrid.

What could Fiona Walker have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Please keep constancy with the narrators if you have characters in multiple books, you lose the charm.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Lucy Scott?

Beth Chalmers

What character would you cut from Four Play?

None

1 of 2 people found this review helpful