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  • Hunter: A Snow White Romance

  • Stud Ranch Standalone, Volume 1
  • By: Stasia Black
  • Narrated by: Melissa Stiletto
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Snow White’s on the run and sexier than ever… A broken man. A woman on the run from her evil stepmother. And one indecent proposal that will change both of their lives forever. Isobel: The last thing I need right now is to fall for a man. I’m on the run. My stepmother tried to poison me and I snapped. I almost killed her. So I ran. Running is what I’m good at. But Hunter Dawkins isn’t just any man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hunter

  • By Christy D on 19-04-19

Perfectly hot and steamy alternative fairytale

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

Reviewed: 09-04-19

Well I love a fairytale especially and adult romance alternative and this one did not disappoint! I absolutely loved this story from beginning to end, the main characters were perfect; Hunter was hot and moody and Isobel was vulnerable but had an inner strength despite everything she has gone through. The side characters at the ranch were great and added an extra dimension to the story, each having their own distinct personalities. This story has everything from passion, angst, excitement and intrigue; Stasia Black is a great story teller and I will definitely listen to more of her stories!
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  • Ascension: Volume I, Part II

  • The Ascension Series
  • By: Yolanda Hatcher
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Amanda Leigh, Samara Naeymi, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Parker Stevens is not who he thought he was. He's Cassien Alaris, Prince of the Dark Court. He's stronger, faster, and darker. And he embraces it. Even if accepting who he is means losing the one he loves. The Darkness is more tempting. Luna Ainsworth has a responsibility to save her people. Her life was never her own. She knows who she is and what she must do. Her role comes with certain sacrifices. As Queen of the Elite Light Tylwyth Teg, she must defeat Darkness, even if it means losing a part of her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What a twist for the ending!!

  • By Terra Dorn @AudiobookObsession on 14-02-19

OMG WOW I don't want this series to stop!

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

Reviewed: 19-02-19

Obviously this is part 2 so you need to listen to part 1 first for this to make any sense! I am not a big fantasy or paranormal fan but this series had me from the first 15 mins! The romance is wonderful even if in this part of the story there was considerably less of it as this part was more about the journey and the discoveries. The characters that Yolanda manages to write are incredible, it's like I can see them in my mind whilst listening and they come to life in a film. Yolanda has a way of writing that draws you in and keeps you hooked, this was fast and exciting and thrilling and heartbreaking, she writes a story world that you can actually feel apart of. The narration was particularly good in this part as we had different POVs throughout. I need the next one in this series quickly please, I really need Cassien to come back from the darkness!!!

  • Hating My New Boss

  • Hate Love, Book 1
  • By: B. B. Hamel
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

Justin Hayes was my best friend up until the day he broke my heart and disappeared. When I find out he’s my new boss, I’m about to leave with my middle fingers held high. Instead, I stop dead in my tracks as soon as he steps into my office. Justin’s all grown up, and he’s even more gorgeous than I remembered. He was always handsome but now he’s the kind of man I really want to… get to know. But it doesn’t matter. I despise him. He says he wants to work together very, very closely, but I can’t let him anywhere near me.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Thelma on 15-04-19

Entertaining story with good narration

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

Reviewed: 09-02-19

I liked this story and from the description it was the sort of thing I would usually read. The characters were interesting and had thoughtful and capturing back stories that helped you feel invested in them early in the story. The sexy bits were ok if a bit corse for me, I prefer a bit more emotional connection and inner dialogue. The narration was good with easily definable voices for all the different characters which is important when you are trying to differentiate between them. Overall this was a fun and entertaining story, I would've liked a bit more fleshing out of the story and romance parts.

  • Royal Atlas

  • Royal Love, Book 1
  • By: HJ Bellus
  • Narrated by: Lacy Laurel, Jeremy York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Love struck me at the early age of five. The boy turned into a man, and I fell even deeper. Guy Webb had no idea my fragile heart belonged to him for so many years. He was too busy being my brother’s best friend and a star on the football field. He was my daydream and consumed every single thought, but he was always one step from my reach. Beartooth Ranch was our home. The rich ranch land raised us, fostered our laughs and losses, and even gained a new family member when Guy moved in for his sophomore year of high school. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartbreak and Love ........ Grab your tissues

  • By Lisa Hahn on 17-04-19

This is a beautiful whole love of your life story

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

Reviewed: 29-01-19

I completely and utterly loved this story! I loved the way it was written following the whole of Molly and Guy's lives and their blossoming love story. It was funny and sad and heartwarming and everything you want in a romance story. I liked the way the beginning was mostly told from Molly's POV and then you get some of Guy's POV later in the story, the narrators added extra to this way of telling a story and Lacy was perfect as Molly I could see her through listening to her voice. I can't recommend this audiobook enough and am now looking to read the other books in this series as the characters were all so lovable.

  • Power Games

  • By: May Sage
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Virginia Rose
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Yesterday, he had it all: a beautiful woman at his side, more money than he knew what to do with, and a real shot at the Oval Office. Today, he's a murderer. Yesterday, she was America's sweetheart: the wholesome first daughter of a beloved former president, a rising star without so much as a whisper of a scandal attached to her name. Today, she's an accomplice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Wicked!

  • By Leigh UK on 15-03-19

Exciting story with excellent narration

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

Reviewed: 27-01-19

This was a story of two halves for me, the first half was a bit slow and I got upset with Charles for not being more decisive about his awful relationship with his wife. I felt for Vanessa so much and it was painful listening to them meeting up over the years and knowing she was saving herself. I also felt I was waiting in the first half for the big 'something' to happen, I think it would have been better if this had been a bit earlier in the story as I would have like more of the 'after' story. I loved Charles and Vanessa once this happened and the way they got it together and Charles trusted Vanessa even after everything. The last hour was brilliant and this is what I would like more of if there's another book which I would love and definitely buy as I want to hear more about these characters and this world! The narration was amazing and added so much to the story and the angst of the characters.

  • A War of Hearts: A Dark Romantic Psychological Thriller

  • Hearts in Torment, Book 1
  • By: Karen Lynn
  • Narrated by: Claire Riley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Logan is poison, and Kristen knows it. She’s developed a hatred for the increasingly risqué lifestyle that threatens to destroy her world. Yet every time she tells herself it’s over, his seductive power draws her back. Until Jake. A protector by nature, he needs Kristen to fill the void in his life. Together, their worlds are rattled by a love so powerful, it promises to change everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It wants what it wants

  • By Geri Nelson on 16-04-19

Sorry but not for me

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

Reviewed: 24-01-19

I’m not sure how to rate this audiobook, it was entertaining but I’m not sure I actually liked it. I like dark romance and love triangles but something just didn’t quite work for me. I loved the suspense aspects of the story but I struggled with the domestic violence elements and although I know it’s realistic, I also didn’t really like any of the characters, I felt they were all manipulating each other. I thought the narration was good and kept me going.

  • Like the Wind

  • By: J. Bengtsson
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16

When a letter from his supposedly deceased mother finds its way into his hands, life changes in an instant for international pop star Bodhi Beckett. Reeling from the deception of those closest to him, Bodhi spirals out of control and is sent to a secluded mansion in the coastal mountains of Southern California for some rest and relaxation. But the retreat proves to be anything but relaxing when a raging wildfire sets the landscape around him ablaze. While escaping the flames, Bodhi rescues Breeze, a quirky, pet-loving woman, and together the two fight their way to safety. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic book

  • By Book addict on 25-01-19

My favourite Bengtsson book! It's unmissable!

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

Reviewed: 22-01-19

I don't know where to start I loved this audiobook so much! The storyline was unique I never heard anything quite like this one and it started with excitement and speed and characters I was invested in from the very beginning. Bengtsson writes complex 'real' characters with hurt and pain and this adds so much to their story and their love when it blossoms. Bodhi and Breeze were full of this, you love them and their journeys that have made them who they are. Added to this you get a full background of awesome characters to support them, families and friends who help you to understand your beloved main characters and with a dialogue that is second to none! I was laughing and crying and full of love for everyone in this story and would love there to be more! The narrators were excellent as usual, a good choice for these two characters and I felt I could see their story play out in my mind whilst listening to them. I will listen to this again and again!

  • One Wicked Kiss

  • Bluestockings Defying Rogues, Book Three
  • By: Dawn Brower, Bluestockings Defying Rogues
  • Narrated by: Megan Green
  • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

In 1814, a young man rescues a woman during a snowstorm and experiences love at first sight. But she's running from an arranged marriage to an evil man. Can they overcome the danger, or will their fledgling love unravel before it has a chance to take root?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was so good! I need the next part!

  • By Tasha Barefield on 22-01-19

This was so good! I need the next part!

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

Reviewed: 22-01-19

I've listened to a few of Dawn's stories on audio now and they never fail to entertain me. This one was such a brilliant start to a sweet historical romance, I loved the storyline and although it isn't that original, Dawn's writing is so heart warming and romantic, with such lovable characters that it feels like its been given that something extra! Megan's narrating was excellent in this audiobook, I can't imagine hearing anyone else's voice now when I listen to these stories, her voice is so distinctive it takes me straight to that timezone and genre. I really can't wait for the next part and would definitely recommend both Dawn's books and Megan's narrating to all who love historical romance!

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  • A Gypsy's Christmas Kiss

  • Scandal Meets Love (Connected by a Kiss, Book 6)
  • By: Dawn Brower
  • Narrated by: Megan Green
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

Lulia Vasile is a gypsy and proud of it. She's a master fencer and skilled at fortune-telling. She grew up playing roles in a traveling theater and performing at county fairs. Her life changed when she became friends with an earl's daughter and became involved in an exclusive ladies-only gaming den. She's successful but misses her family. She travels to their last known location to spend Christmastide with them. While there, she must decide what she wants for her future. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Second Chance Romance

  • By bluepits73 on 16-02-19

Sweet Regency Tale with Truly Lovable Characters

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

I love a Regency romance tale and especially those set at Christmas and this one was sweet and beautiful and heartwarming! I liked the gypsy, fortune-telling twist to this story at the beginning and felt so much pain and anguish for poor Fin but I liked the way we skipped a few years and got to the happier bit with our two main characters quickly. I really liked the extra characters in this story - their friends really added something to their inner thoughts and helped them get to their HEA which is refreshing in a Regency story. I like the way Lulia had a mixed heritage but although this was frowned upon by some she was still part of the society that Fin mixed with which helped with their decisions and transitions into a relationship. Megan's narrating was great I love listening to her 'Historical' voice as she takes me straight to that era and I thought Lulia's voice was effective, making sure you remembered her culture throughout the story. Lovely story that I would recommend and read again!

  • F*cking Shattered

  • By: K. B. Andrews
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20

I've always been the shy, quiet one. My best friend, the fun-loving, outgoing one. When she's gone, taken away entirely way too soon, I have to learn how to live. And not just for me, but for her too. I have to live for the both of us. That means doing things I'd never do, stepping out of the shadows to join the rest of the world - taking chances, falling in love, and getting into a little trouble along the way. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shattered but once again whole

  • By Ginger on 06-03-19

Beautiful, heartbreaking, sexy story

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

Reviewed: 28-12-18

Other people raved about this book so I wanted to see what all the fuss was about, and basically I loved it too! This starts with a broken woman who goes on her own personal journey, she pushes herself and finds herself and falls in love. I felt there was just the right amount of sadness and angst in this story (sometimes I find books like this too upsetting) with a good amount of lol comedy, self discovery and hot sexy times. The narration was excellent and the voice of the narrator really suited this character. I would definitely listen to another audiobook from this other and narrator and would highly recommend this to others.