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  • Archangels MC: A Reverse Harem Romance

  • Bad Influence Series, Book 2
  • By: Ivy Fox
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Rose, Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

I don't know who I am. I don't even remember what my name is. I was lost, confused, and broken the day I met them. My Angels. To the world, they're nothing but leather-wearing, foul-mouthed bikers, but to me, they are my saviors. The light at the end of a very dark tunnel. However, as my memory starts to come back to me in pieces, I fear the darkness ahead. Maybe the reason why I can't recollect anything is because I don't want to. Life is sweet in heaven. But hell doesn't want to let me go.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Took a little while to get into book but an enjoyable read.

  • By PatButcher on 13-04-19

Took a little while to get into book but an enjoyable read.

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

Reviewed: 13-04-19

Left for dead, she’s finds herself buried alive. After climbing out of a forest grave, she’s found by a bunch of suspicious bikers. The story starts here when a trio of bikers coaxes her back to life and falls in love with her. Nice twist at the end of story and your not left hanging. There’s a HEA. Well worth a try.

  • The Challenge

  • The Pack, Book 2
  • By: Kristin Coley
  • Narrated by: Paul Brion, Beth Roeg
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Jess Carter wasn't looking for a place to belong when she arrived in Banks, Idaho. It was supposed to be a temporary spot to finish out her last year of high school and bond with her dad. Meeting Dom changed everything. Now, the Pack needs her. Dom needs her. And she's figuring out she needs them if they plan to survive what's coming. A challenge has been issued, and if the Pack doesn't respond, they'll be seen as weak. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • 2nd part of three - not a stand alone

  • By PatButcher on 27-03-19

2nd part of three - not a stand alone

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

Reviewed: 27-03-19

We carry on learning about the ‘pack’. Lots of mismatched love interests that are not resolved in this book. You need the 3rd book to complete the story I guess.

  • Deacon

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Deacon has an ugly history, a history that broke him, leaving him a ghost of a man. Out of necessity he left the normal world to descend into the criminal world and found he fit. So he stayed. Cold as ice and living off the grid, Deacon has no intention to connect, not with anyone. Then he returns to some remote cabins in the Colorado Mountains and finds they have new owners. One of them is Cassidy Swallow, a young woman willing to work hard to live her quiet dream in a house by a river surrounded by aspen and pine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ashley fan

  • By Kindle Customer on 19-04-15

Deacon Deacon! You'll love this book

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

Reviewed: 19-09-18

Another fabulous story from KA. If your a fan and haven't read this book yet, what are you waiting for!! I love the rock chick series and absolutely love this unfinished hero one too. Make sure you also read Knight it's the first in this series and another of my favs from it.

The plot.. Cassidy is build her dream in the Colorado mountains. Her boyfriend is a looser and gets ditched not long into the book. John Priest is a quiet brooding man who stays at cabin 11. He's lips twitch and he does not like cookies but Cassidy is harbouring a big crush on him. Thoroughly great read. Highly recommend.

  • Finding My Pack

  • My Pack Series, Book 1
  • By: Lane Whitt
  • Narrated by: Aletha George, Cooper North
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Abandoned as a baby and forced to grow up way too fast, Kitten has learned to live and survive by her own unique code. When Kitten is at her lowest point and thinks she can't carry on, she meets an extraordinary group of men who welcome her into their home and hearts, showing her more kindness than she has ever known. What will happen when she finds out the secrets they keep? They may be more connected than they all thought when secrets about Kitten begin to surface as well.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not good enough for me to finish the series

  • By Sara M. on 21-05-18

Great start, but never gets going

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

Kitty has lived on the streets her whole life. One night after a vicious attack, she's rescued by a giant hunk. She finds herself with a group of men ready to fall at her feet and make her theirs for the rest of their lives. To boot she also finds out they are werewolves.

The plot thickens when she's kidnapped and that's were the story abruptly ends!

Just feel like more could have been done with her developing relationships with the pack. There's quiet a vagueness about her age.. is she 16 or older etc. This should be clarified if she's entering sexual relationships with a group of shifters who don't age and have been around for a long while.

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  • Wicked

  • A Wicked Saga, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Twenty-two-year-old Ivy Morgan isn't your average college student. She, and others like her, know that humans aren't the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun... and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. Four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she'd sworn to hunt, tearing her world and her heart apart. Ren Owens is the last person Ivy expected to enter her rigidly controlled life. He's six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wicked

  • By Shh on 15-07-15

Brilliant! Totally addictive reading.

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

Reviewed: 03-05-18

Ivy's part of an elite group of fighters keeping humans safe from the other worldly fay. Ren is a new solider in town joining her group who she's asked to show around. They get close but there's an awful twist at the end. Get ready to feel gripped.

  • Phoenix

  • Stardust, Book 1
  • By: Autumn Reed, Julia Clarke
  • Narrated by: Emily Lawrence
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

Thanks to an overprotective dad and a secluded existence in the Sierra Nevada wilderness, Haley has never experienced a typical life. Her dad claims there's a good reason for their isolation, but he refuses to tell her why, delaying her questions with the promise of answers when she turns 18. That day has finally arrived, but the explanation raises more questions than answers.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good start but not the full story

  • By PatButcher on 12-12-17

Good start but not the full story

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

Reviewed: 12-12-17

Felt this was a foundation builder for the series, a bit slow but great characters can't wait to see where it goes. Only ⭐️⭐️ as its more of a long prologue to the next books than a story in its own right.

This book is not a stand alone. Part of a series so you must read on to find out the rest of the story.

Girl turns 18, finds out some well kept family secrets, then her father (whose hidden her away and home schooled her like an assassin) goes missing and then randomly 6 guys turn up and take her under their wing. The end

Shame this isn't a box set so you can read the whole story as one and not in instalments.

  • Ice Planet Barbarians

  • By: Ruby Dixon
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson, Mason Lloyd
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

You'd think being abducted by aliens would be the worst thing that could happen to me. And you'd be wrong. Because now, the aliens are having ship trouble, and they've left their cargo of human women - including me - on an ice planet. And the only native inhabitant I've met? He's big, horned, blue, and really, really has a thing for me....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not dreadful

  • By PatButcher on 08-12-17

Not dreadful

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

It's ok. Ruby Dixon seems to have a common theme in her stories and not much variation between stories. Girl is being impressed and then mets ice barbarian alien who is devoted to her and her pleasure. Then they live happy ever after. It's a nice easy book.

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  • Three, Two, One (321)

  • A Dark Suspense
  • By: JA Huss
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Battered, barefoot, and huddled under a bookstore awning in the pouring rain, Blue only knows one thing. After 15 months of captivity, finally she is free. Self-made millionaires JD and Ark are not out to save anyone when they stumble upon a wet and shivering girl one early Sunday morning. But when you sell sex for a living and salvation rings your bell, you answer the call. After years of searching, love lifts the veil of darkness, and three people - with three very big secrets - find themselves bound together.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sado masochism at its best

  • By Atheana on 21-04-19

Something different, dark and romantic

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Just reread this book so must share what a great read it is! Completely engaging storyline. Characters are gripping. Lots to twists and turns in this story.

Two best friends running a porn channel. They find her in an alley, running away, beaten and starved. They take her home and then this unusual love story begins.

I'd highly recommend. Not a predictable read. It's an unusual love story and your not sure till the end of there is going to be any happy endings. It's a one off story and your not left in suspense or it's not a story cut short when your left to find out from the next book in line. This is always a bonus!

If you like JA Huss you'll love this story. Happy reading!

  • Misadventures of a City Girl

  • Misadventures, Book 1
  • By: Meredith Wild, Chelle Bliss
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Mack, Lance Greenfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Fresh off a divorce from a Hollywood hotshot, Madison Atwood needs an escape. With the paparazzi fresh on her heels and her love life splashed on every tabloid, she runs away to a swanky retreat in Northern California. Avalon Springs is the mountainside haven she needs to find herself again. Luke Dawson lives off the grid, preferring solitude to society. When he finds a beautiful woman soaking in the hot springs on his property, he can't stop himself from watching her. She captures his attention, but she's just a city girl - a beautiful distraction disturbing the peace.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Promising premise but no story

  • By PatButcher on 09-11-17

Promising premise but no story

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

Reviewed: 09-11-17

Dreadful! Just dreadful.. ugh. Narrators are great but from the off storyline is very thin, if practically non existent. Girl is an actor, in the public eye, has been scorned by her ex so jets off to yoga retreat to regroup. Then throws herself at some random hot dude, log cutting in the forest near by retreat. Basically other than sex nothing else happens after that. Promising premise but story has no depth and doesn't deliver for me.

  • The Outskirts

  • The Outskirts Duet, Book 1
  • By: T.M. Frazier
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, June Wayne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 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

After a tragedy, Finn Hollis escapes into the swamp to be alone. That is until Sawyer Dixon shows up, all scorching hot innocence, claiming she owns the land less than 50 feet from his front door. Sawyer gets under his skin, but, even worse - she makes him crave things. Things Finn hasn't thought about in a very, very long time. Finn wants Sawyer gone. Almost as much as he wants her in his bed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant T M Frazier! Can't wait for next instalment!!

  • By PatButcher on 08-11-17

Brilliant T M Frazier! Can't wait for next instalment!!

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

Reviewed: 08-11-17

Totally addictive reading. You know from the off that this is only part of the story so when you reach the end you don't feel cheated like when some authors break up one story, with abrupt and incomplete ends, just to make multiple books off the one book.

From the off I was intrigued, wasn't sure at first but once you get deeper in it's completely enthralling. The ending of this part is brilliant and dramatic. Really great cliff hanging end. Would highly recommend. Can't wait for next book to find out what happens next.

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