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  • Dirty Talk

  • By: Lauren Landish
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks, Sebastian York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Derrick "The Love Whisperer" King gives out relationship and sex advice on the radio to everyone, but he’s giving me something a bit more personal. Nobody’s ever talked to me the way he does. Daring, demanding, sexy...and oh, so dirty. Maybe we started this whole thing a little backward, sex first and getting to know each other after. But I'm starting to let my guard down, my untrusting heart beginning to think that maybe fairy tales do come true. Even for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • hot hot hot

  • By Clare Keating on 01-04-18

Hot story, but a star lost for performance

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

Reviewed: 22-03-19

I love this story, super hot and well written. I've had the book for some time, and loved it enough to also pick up the audiobook recently. I still love the writing as much as I always did, and Sebastian York is totally amazing in every way (as always), but Tracy Marks is not great. In my opinion she reads a little like the sound of a revving engine. Some parts of the book she's better than others, but on occasion her reading follows a pattern for every sentence. Each sentence starts strong and almost too fast, then finishing with the last word drawn out and breathy.Then its rinse and repeat for every sentence there after. Its weird and very distracting. I think if the story and Sebastian hadn't been so strong, I would have deducted even more stars. In the end, I ended up reading the female chapters on my Kindle and listening to the audiobook for the male chapters.

  • Playboy

  • By: Katy Evans
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Sebastian York
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

It started as a game. We flirted. We played. Most importantly - we won. Then I discovered who he was: Gambler. Famous playboy. Silver-eyed player who never plays to lose.... And my best friend’s soon-to-be brother in law, Cullen Carmichael. He needed a good luck charm; I needed a distraction. So we made a gamble and set off for Vegas - but pretty soon I was in too deep. My heart, soul and body weren't supposed to be part of the deal. But somewhere between big wins and long nights, my house of cards started to tumble. What was this devil with those piercing eyes doing to me?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Playboy

  • By Mrs. C. Hunt on 29-01-19

It was good, but not nearly enough of Sebastian

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

Reviewed: 29-09-18

I enjoyed this book, it was a good listen, but a couple of things bugged me. Firstly, Sebastian Yorke is a one click buy for me, so I was a little disappointed for him to not feature very heavily. We certainly hear more from him in the second half of the book, but still not enough. No stars were lost in my review for this...obviously...because thats the way the book was written, and short of Sebastian reading some of the female parts, he couldn't have done anymore, but it just bugged me that a narration god with a voice like silk was on the project and I couldn't melt into his honey tones as much as I'd have liked LOL
Secondly, there's points where the writer just really drags out some of the female M/C's internal dialogue to the point I'd kinda phase out then when I tuned back in I'd be a little confused about which was internal dialogue and what she'd said out loud. It's not a deal breaker, but noticed it a couple of times
Overall, a good story which I did enjoy, but I don't think it'll fall into my repeat listen stash.

  • The Weight of It All

  • By: N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 54

After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drastic changes. In a vain attempt at getting his boyfriend back, Henry does the most absurdly frightening thing he can think of. He joins a gym. Reed Henske is a personal trainer who isn't sure he'll ever be ready to date again. He's sick of guys who are only interested in the perfect body image, never seeing him for who he really is. As Reed tortures Henry with things like diet and exercise, Henry enamors Reed with recipes and laughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very entertaining p, A much audible

  • By Jackie Thorogood on 04-10-17

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 25-09-18

So glad I took a chance on this author and book. Was a little hesitant, but totally loved it and fell hard for both the MC's.

  • On Davis Row

  • By: N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

Nearing the end of a suspended jail sentence should unlock a brighter future for CJ Davis, only the chip on his shoulder is as hard to shift as his bad reputation. Born into a family of career criminals who live down Davis Road, an address the cops have dubbed Davis Row, his name alone is like a rap sheet that makes optimism impossible. Brand-new parole officer Noah Huxley is determined to see the good in men like CJ. After all, he knows firsthand that bad things can happen to good people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing,Adorable, and a Must listen

  • By Robert Snowfox on 02-02-19

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 25-09-18

Get it!! Get it!! Get it!! There is nothing more to say. I loved this book and never wanted in to end.

  • Flirting with Forever

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

My best friend, Natalie, has been by my side through everything. Leaning on my shoulder, borrowing my sweatshirts…and making my pants too tight when she flashes me that sassy smile that drives me crazy. But she has no idea about that last part. She doesn't have a clue I've felt this way about her for years. Until one night after too many cocktails, we fall into bed together. I'm flirting with my forever…she just doesn't know it yet. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and narration, but short changed......

  • By HAPPYGOLUCKY on 25-09-18

Great story and narration, but short changed......

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

Reviewed: 25-09-18

Great story and narration, but short changed on the length. This isn't 5 and a bit hours, its only 4 hours long. The final HOUR is the start of another book!!!
Andi and Zachary are as amazing as ever, and the story is great, but I can't get over spending a credit on a 4 hour book. I'll let it slide this time, but next time I'll be returning. To say there is a chapter at the end is one thing, its quite another for that chapter to take up a fifth of the book size. Not happy.

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  • Good Girl

  • By: Jana Aston
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

I've always been a good girl. I work hard, I follow the rules, I always achieve my goals. But sometimes good girls want things that aren't good for them. Or someone who isn't good for them. Like their new boss. And sometimes they do very bad things to get his attention. Like sell their virginity in an auction. Who knew he'd be so very, very mad? Maybe this was not my best laid plan....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By all the books are mine! on 08-08-18

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 16-07-18

Don't even think twice, just buy it. You won't be sorry. Light hearted, sexy and funny. LOVED it!

  • The Forbidden

  • By: Jodi Ellen Malpas
  • Narrated by: Julie Garthan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

A new standalone novel from Jodi Ellen Malpas, the best-selling author of the This Man and One Night trilogies. Annie has never experienced the 'spark' with a guy - the kind of instant chemistry that steals your breath and blindsides you completely. Until a night out with friends brings her face to face with the wickedly sexy and mysterious Jack. It's not just a spark that ignites between them. It's an explosion. Jack promises to consume Annie, and he fully delivers on that promise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love comes unexpectedly

  • By Garden girl on 15-02-18

Story is amazing....narration not so much

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

Reviewed: 13-08-17

What made the experience of listening to The Forbidden the most enjoyable?

The story is amazing. I'm not a fan of infidelity in my love stories, so I'm super glad I gave this story a chance. It's a beautiful story, and one I can relate to on so many levels.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Forbidden?

All of it, the story is amazing

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Julie Garthan?

All my favourite narrators are American (Andi Arndt, Elena Wolfe, Ava Eriksson) but I don't know any good English narrators to suggest. I am English, and it kind of bugs me that all English narrators seems to go over the top with the "Englishness". Julie Garthan was okay as a narrator, expressive, but unfortunately she has that same level of expression all the way through. Her tone barely changes whether drinking with friends, during the sexy scenes or during the heartbreaking scenes. Her male "voice" also isn't much of a voice at all, just the same as hers. I must stress, Julie is not annoying to listen to, but I just feel that a story with so many emotions and ups and downs, needed someone who could convey those extremes more effectively.

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

Story yes, narrator no.

Any additional comments?

I am so glad I read the book before I listened to the audio book. I have a feeling if I had listened first, the book would not have had the same impact on me.

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  • Ball Peen Hammer

  • By: Lauren Rowe
  • Narrated by: John Lane, Lauren Rowe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 38

Keane Morgan wouldn't return any of my calls or texts, and I was pissed as hell about it. I didn't want to drive from Seattle to L.A. with the guy any more than he wanted to drive with me, but I had no frickin' choice in the matter - at least, not if I wanted to use his brother Dax's coveted parking spot at UCLA. Okay, so it turned out Keane was objectively gorgeous, and, fine, pretty funny, too. But did he have to be so damned in love with himself? I mean, jeez, the cocky way he flashed those dimples was just so orchestrated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Total book hangover

  • By Danielle Dickson on 26-10-17

OMG I luuuuuuuurve this!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

Where does Ball Peen Hammer rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best! Cant recommend this one highly enough.

What about Lauren Rowe and John Lane ’s performance did you like?

Brilliant, was pleasantly surprised by both cos I hadn't listened to anything by these two before.

Any additional comments?

Get it, you won't regret it. Hot, funny & definitely moving in places. Just awesome!

  • Stay

  • By: Elle Kennedy, Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Lucy Rivers
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Hailey Taylor Emery has a hunch that her favorite client at Fetch - an anonymous virtual assistant service - is actually hockey star Matt Eriksson. Although it's against the rules for her to check his file, she's 95 percent sure she spends at least part of each day texting with her lifelong crush and catering to his every need. Still nursing a wounded heart thanks to her recent breakup, Hailey is perfectly content with some harmless online flirting...until she has to meet her client.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 2 thumbs up

  • By hadziah on 07-04-18

Great story, Jacob is amazing narrator

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

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

Yes, really enjoyed it. Would recommend.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Definitely Matt, he's swoon worthy

What about Jacob Morgan and Lucy Rivers ’s performance did you like?

Jacob was AMAZING as always. I love everything that he narrates! Lucy was good when narrating as Hailey, but her mens voices are really not great. She makes the men sound slow and a little dumb.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes, it made my heart wrench a little here and there, but generally, its just a nice easy story with a HEA. Sometimes it's nice not to have your heart repeatedly torn in two by a story. This one was just a really pleasant read where you could feel the love.

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