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Jill Kirtley

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  • Suit

  • A 44 Chapters Novel, Book 4
  • By: BB Easton
  • Narrated by: Ramona Master
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

“Since when are you into guys in ties? You only like guys who look like they rob guys in ties. At gunpoint.” It was true. By 2003, my type had been well-established. There might as well have been a giant sign on my heart that said, “Good Guys Need Not Apply.” Which is exactly why I had to friendzone Ken Easton. The man was a former football star, smelled like fresh laundry instead of stale cigarettes, and had more ties in his closet than tattoos on his knuckles. Pssh. Bor-ing. But the more I got to know my hunky study buddy, the more questions I came away with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book.....I highly recommend it.

  • By Mandy Sawyer on 09-12-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 19-11-18

This is a fantastic read! I loved BB and Ken, their journey wasn’t an easy one but boy was it entertaining as well as funny, sad, and downright crazy (BB’s thoughts.) Their relationship is definitely a case of opposites attract, but what these two have is so special.
Suit is book 4 in the 44 Chapters series based on BB’s memoirs, it can be read as a standalone but I’d recommend reading reading the series in order.
Ramona Master brings the characters to life with her narrating talent.

  • The Glass Knot

  • By: Lily Harlem
  • Narrated by: Rebecca McKernan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

What's a girl to do when the guy she falls for is married to another man? This is exactly what happened to me. Seeing Josh Kendal stroll out of the Mediterranean Sea wearing tight navy swim trunks and looking like a hot new James Bond was a truly delicious moment. Catching sight of his wedding ring was like a kick in the shin and meeting his gorgeous husband, phew, that was enough to make any girl groan at the cruel joke God was playing on her. But all was not as it seemed, and when Josh needed a woman to sort out a 'delicate predicament' I was the one for the job.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sizzling hot!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 16-11-18

Sizzling hot!

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

Reviewed: 16-11-18

When Laura meets Josh they have one night of hot passion together where he gets to lose his virginity with a woman then it's back to his loving husband the next morning.
The storyline and writing is excellent, I loved Nick's moodiness which is a nice contrast to Josh's friendliness and together with Laura they’re a great threesome.
Lily Harlem is my go to author when it comes to ménage and RH and The Glass Knot didn’t disappoint. It’s MMF ménage and it’s really hot, I mean so hot that you simply won’t want to miss it!

  • Hate Notes

  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Lynn Barrington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

It all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress. Something blue. I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. That’s when I found another bride’s “something old.” Stitched into the lining of a fabulously feathered design was the loveliest message I’d ever read: Thank you for making all of my dreams come true. The name embossed on the blue stationery: Reed Eastwood, obviously the most romantic man who ever lived. I also discovered he’s the most gorgeous. If only my true-love fantasies had stopped there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love love love!!

  • By Caroline K on 07-12-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

I absolutely loved this book. The characters are great, the storyline is excellent with a jaw dropping twist, and the narrators did an excellent job of bringing the characters to life. I highly recommend!

  • Transfer

  • The Retrieval Duet, Book 2
  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Jason Carpenter, Maxine Mitchell, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

One story. Two couples. I fell in love with a man who didn't exist. What started out as romance ended in hell. His words turned to razor blades. His kisses converted to fists. His embrace became my cage. His body transformed into a weapon, stealing parts of me until ultimately...I broke. I hated him. My sole job in life became to protect our daughter. I wasn't sure I'd ever escape the prison he'd skillfully crafted from my fears. Until the day our savior arrived. This is the story of how I escaped the man who thought he owned me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 01-11-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 01-11-18

What a fantastic duet this has been! I’m new to Aly Martinez and I’m delighted to have found a new author that writes the kind of stories I love to read. This book was mainly from Heath and Claire’s pov but Roman and Elisabeth from the first book Retrieval played a big part too. It’s a thrilling read with omg twists and turns. It’s an absolute must read.

  • Retrieval

  • The Retrieval Duet, Book 1
  • By: Aly Martinez
  • Narrated by: Jason Carpenter, Maxine Mitchell, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

I proposed on our first date. She laughed and told me I was insane. Less than a day later, she said yes. It was a whirlwind, but we were happy. Until we got greedy and wanted a family. It was a life I couldn't give her, not for lack of trying. Fertility just wasn't on our side.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 31-10-18

Brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 31-10-18

It’s brilliant and nothing like what I was expecting. With a unique storyline and great characters this exciting read had me hooked from the start. I highly recommend it.

  • Buckled

  • By: Pam Godwin
  • Narrated by: Sienna Voss, Rock Engle
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

I protect what’s mine. The ranch, my family, our buried secrets. Nothing will stop me from reassembling the life that went terribly wrong. Not the law. Not our enemies. Not even Maybe Quinn. The gorgeous, quarrelsome journalist shouldn’t have meddled. I shouldn’t have let her stay. But she’s hiding something in those deceptive blue eyes. Something deeper than her thirst for a news story. I make a deal with her to buy time. To unravel her lies. To play with her. To satisfy my darker appetites. When she buckles beneath my belt, I’ll send her away. Unless I buckle first.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great read!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 31-10-18

A great read!

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

Reviewed: 31-10-18

Buckled is the second book in the brilliant Trails Of Sin trilogy by Pam Godwin. There’s twists and turns aplenty, an epic sex scene, and a gripping storyline, that you won’t want to miss.

  • Lake + Manning

  • Something in the Way, Book 4
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Manning and I have what happily ever after is made of.... A home he built us on the unshakable foundation we fought for. A life of laughter carved out of heartache and betrayal. A love story to stand the test of time. But between a trust that can’t be broken, joy that can’t be bridled, and passion that would scorch the sun, the empty spaces are becoming more and more difficult to ignore.... Fears that keep Manning up at night as he slips from our bed. Our complicated relationship with a man he respects, and one I don't know how to forgive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A brilliant ending to a brilliant series!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 21-10-18

A brilliant ending to a brilliant series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-18

Lake + Manning is the last book in the Something In The Way series by Jessica Hawkins and it's a brilliant ending to what has been a brilliant series. Andi Arndt was an amazing narrator. I absolutely recommend it!

  • Move the Stars

  • Something in the Way, Volume 3
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents' house. If I'd known then what I do now, would I have kept on walking? Manning was older, darker, experienced--and I'd trusted him when he said the story would only ever be about us. I'd held those words close and challenged fate, but I had lost. A part of me is still that sixteen-year-old girl squinting up at Manning, but no matter how far I fall or high I soar, I'll always be a bird without her bear and nothing without him. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OH BOY!!

  • By L Hayes on 09-02-18

Fantastic series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-18

Move The Stars is book 3 in the brilliant Something In The Way series by the very talented Jessica Hawkins. Fab narration from Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber. It's an absolute heart breaking must read!

  • Somebody Else's Sky

  • Something in the Way, Book 2
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14

If I closed my eyes, I could still see them - all blonde sunshine, ocean-blue eyes, and long limbs. The glint of Lake's gold bracelet. Pink cotton candy on Tiffany's tongue. My scenery may have changed from heaven to hell, but some things never would: my struggle to do right by both sisters. To let Lake soar. To lift Tiffany up. The sacrifices I made for them, I made willingly. A better man would've walked away by now, but I never claimed to be any good. I only promised myself I'd keep enough distance. If I'd learned one thing from my past, it was that love came in different forms. You could love passionately, hurt deep, die young. Or you could provide the kind of firm, steady support someone else could lean on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant series!

  • By Jill Kirtley on 21-10-18

Brilliant series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-18

A heart breaking and beautiful read. Somebody Else's Sky is book 2 in the brilliant Something In The Way series by Jessica Hawkins. Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber do an amazing job bringing the characters to life. I absolutely recommend!

  • Something in the Way

  • Something in the Way Series, Volume 1
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents' house. Under the sweat and dirt, Manning Sutter was as handsome as the sun was bright. He was older, darker, experienced. I wore a smiley-face t-shirt and had never even been kissed. I was too young, he said. I would wait. But I'd learn that no matter what you achieve in life, it means nothing if you suffer the heartbreak that comes with falling for someone you can never have. Because even though I saw Manning first, that didn't matter. My older sister saw him next.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Volume 1

  • By MeDi on 20-11-17

Fantastic!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-18

Something In The Way is book 1 of the Something In The Way series by Jessica Hawkins and it's brilliant. It's a heart breaking epic love story and an absolute must read. Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber bring this amazing story to life beautifully.