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Anna E.

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  • Zorban's Destiny

  • A SciFi Alien Romance
  • By: T.J. Quinn
  • Narrated by: Randi Johnson
  • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

About to ascend to the throne...Prince Zoban loses everything. Where has his soul mate gone? In their world, Thalia, soul mates are real. From birth, they search for each other, and when they connect, the depth of their understanding how it should be removes any doubt. When “the one” for Prince Zoban disappears, chaos reigns in the kingdom. Is it his uncle who took her? The prince can’t be king without his mate. The royal line is threatened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great narrater

  • By Helen on 20-07-19

Wow, umm not sure what to say

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

Reviewed: 18-07-19

I think the story was awful. It needed to be edited, there were many contradictory plot points. Things happen that didn’t make sense so to excuse them little, what I imagine were in brackets sentences, kept needing to be added. It was so sexist- where at her house or a guest at his she cooked and cleaned for him. She would say no so he would just kiss her forcefully until she changed her mind. It also was so unbelievable I was rolling my eye more often then not. Also the chapters just happened, it was like a maths program put them in, in the middle of a conversation suddenly there would be a pause then “chapter 13” would be said and the conversation just continued.
The narration was ok. Very monotone but each character had their own voice so at least it wasn’t confusing who was speaking.

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  • Hillbilly Diner's Omega

  • Sugar Beach, Book 1
  • By: Corie Rosling
  • Narrated by: Richard Sack
  • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

I thought I had an alpha who would love me forever. But I found out the hard way that I was wrong. Broken and bleeding, I have no choice but to run, but I have nowhere to go. No one to turn to. Until I meet him - Jace. He promises me a home. Safety. Maybe even a second chance at love. I want to believe that's possible. But after all I've been through... I've always been looking for something I couldn't find - that one special omega who could become the center of my world. I've almost given up hope when Dai walks into my life. One look at him, and I know.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • more please

  • By OCorkyO on 07-08-19

I liked the story but...

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

Reviewed: 25-05-19

My lasting thought of this audio is “Was this read by a computer?” It’s the same voice but ones a little deeper then the other. No emotion and has long pauses like the page needs to be turned or someone needs to find the right letter to type the next word. The reading really brought me out of the story.
The story wasn’t so bad, but a lot of the problems the MCs face are solved before they start, for example they say if you’re pregnant this won’t matter, we know he’s pregnant but the next several chapters go though this problem before they say, oh it doesn’t matter cause you’re pregnant. Also, he’s living on the streets, but has loving parents who show up as soon as he shacks up with someone just to say hi, but they didn’t care he was homeless and on the run? Admittedly I’m still not sure why he was on the run.
It still made me smile in places I would try another of this series, but if it’s not an improvement ten I will happy DNF.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A nice lighthearted story

  • By Anna E. on 12-02-19

A nice lighthearted story

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

I quite enjoyed this story. A bit star crossed lovers a bit misery needs love. Although I felt everything wrapped up a bit quickly and a bit too neatly I do love how Summer Devon gives the boys their ending. But I won’t spoil it here!
The narration is good but I often got confused between who was talking. But only occasionally, and I quite liked his inflictions and the accent was perfect for the story.
A nice read that I would recommend for those wanting something light hearted.

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  • The Boyfriend Recipe

  • By: Alex Miska, V. Soffer
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

DAVID - I watched in horror as my sister shattered yet another poor guy’s heart… only this time, I can’t get sweet, sexy, straight Hunter out of my head. My daily latte runs to Moore Delicious, the bakery where he works, aren’t helping. And now I’m in a bind: my favorite cousin insists that I attend her wedding. With a date. So she whips up a half-baked scheme that will piss off the family that disowned me and secure an ally by my side: ask my sister’s ex to pretend to be my boyfriend. The question is, will Hunter agree to play along? 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A sweet story.

  • By Anna E. on 12-02-19

A sweet story.

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

I really enjoyed the plot although there were times I wanted to hit the boy’s heads together. I think my favourite character was the sassy cousin! It is read well and each MC as is own voice which I love.

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  • Zen Alpha

  • By: Sionnach Wintergreen
  • Narrated by: Hugh Bradley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

More than anything, struggling tech support specialist Bradley Evans wants an alpha male lover. He thinks he's found his perfect match, but when his domineering stockbroker boyfriend goes too far, Bradley wonders if his flexible, mindful neighbor might be just what he needs. Ward Linden teaches autistic middle schoolers and is sexy and kind; but he isn't quite the alpha Bradley's been looking for. Do nice guys always have to finish last? Bradley explores what it means to be alpha male in this steamy, humor-laced gay romance.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor Ward

  • By Anna E. on 30-08-18

Poor Ward

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

Reviewed: 30-08-18

I think the narration could have been better but was OK.
The story on the other hand? Well, it was repetitive, it didn’t flow and I didn’t find it romantic. I felt Bradley used Ward. Bradley “settled” for Ward, he was over emotional about the smallest things, then didn’t care about the big stuff. I still have no idea what the story has to do with “Alpha”, nor do I understand why Bradley classes some people as alphas and not others, I started to think he means tops, not alphas.

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  • Grabbed

  • Team A.L.P.H.A., Book 1
  • By: Susi Hawke, Crista Crown
  • Narrated by: Peter B. Brooke
  • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

 

Preston Tierney, the omega son of a prominent senator, has been taken by a secret group with an ax to grind. Party boy Preston was just out looking for a good time until he was grabbed - plucked right from a party in the middle of a crowd. When he wakes up, he finds himself caged like an animal in a remote cabin far from home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyed this

  • By Jackie Thorogood on 17-07-18

Great story.

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

Reviewed: 22-07-18

I really liked this story, it is complete, but I’m looking forward to the rest of the series. I thought the ending was a bit of a let down, without giving away spoilers I think it wasn’t harsh enough and a little too nicely wrapped up. But the story it’s self was really good. The friction between them, the fact that by staying in character was what caused misunderstandings, not some made up situation.

I truly didn’t like the narration. Most of it was monotone, with no inflictions. It got a little better towards the end. I couldn’t tell the differences between characters, or scenes or what was spoken out loud or thought. The fathers did have a different voice though. At some stages it was as though my kids were reading, the end of a line sounding like the end of a sentence, but then it continuing not noticing when it was the end of a sentence.
If the story wasn’t so captivating I would have not bothered listen to the end.

I would love to hear more of these boys.

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  • Not so Vanilla

  • By: Morgan Noel
  • Narrated by: Piers Ryman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8

Bartholomew's life is perfect. He's got a job he loves; he's in a committed relationship with his loving boyfriend who appreciates his neurotic tendencies, social anxiety, and general awkwardness. It's not "white picket fence and Golden Retriever" perfect, but their nice little apartment in the city and the cat they rescued from the shelter come pretty close. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Adorable and steamy

  • By Cassi on 02-07-19

I couldn’t stop listening!

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

Reviewed: 22-07-18

Oh I really liked this story. Mew was written so well, and I loved that he stayed in character the whole time! It is a great complete story but I think I would love to see more of these boys. Weather the MCs of the story or side characters I would probably get that book.

It is really well read, Mr Ryman’s inflections were great, his accents really helped draw me in.

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  • Quiet Strength

  • M/M Age Play Romance
  • By: M.A. Innes
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Obi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Eric's grown more confident. He has to admit that. With Marcus's love and support, he's stronger than ever, but it's not enough. His daddy's given him the ability to go after what he wants, but there's so much more that feels just out of reach. Eric doesn't want part of the lifestyle or some of the submission...he wants everything. When it comes to their relationship, Eric is ready to jump in headfirst. But how does Eric show his daddy that everything doesn't have to be planned out to be perfect?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • DROLL WORTHY

  • By Tonte briggs on 10-08-19

Not a stand alone, but a great addition

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

It was so good to visit with the boys again! Once again, still not my kink, but I loved watching Eric fall into his little personality wi5 much more confidence!
There was some hot scenes! And I liked that some of them was just as a sub at the club, but still not making a Eric something he’s not! I really hope to see more of this couple!

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  • The Alpha's Widower

  • By: Susi Hawke
  • Narrated by: Drew Bacca
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Laurie Adams looked like he had it all, but his marriage was a sham. When his husband dies, his in-laws have decided Laurie isn't fit to raise his children. He's lost his husband and his faith in people, but he won't lose his children, too. So he runs back home to the farm town he'd left behind a decade ago. When Dean MacIntosh's childhood best friend comes running home for protection, Dean has no problem stepping in. Except when Dean offered to fake marry Laurie, he never expected the wedding kiss to feel so sweet, and he begins to question the sexuality he once took for granted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adorable story!

  • By Emma Jane Marie Vago on 14-07-18

Oh what a great story!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I really loved this story and I hope to see more of these guys, maybe as we get Dean’s brothers story? Cross fingers.
I really liked the narration too. I could tell who was speaking when.
It was a great length with some ups and downs but the story really flowed, and the kids were gorgeous!

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  • Omega Shared

  • Northern Lodge Pack, Book 4
  • By: Susi Hawke
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Omega Shared is the story of two wolf men named Owen and Zane and a bear named Karl. This unlikely threesome are fated mates, who need to figure out a way to be together that will work for all three of them. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I love this pack! But can be a stand alone

  • By Anna E. on 09-07-18

I love this pack! But can be a stand alone

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

Owen, Zane and Karl are an interesting mix! But go so well together. I admit it’s not the wolf who I wanted to read, and am still waiting for that book, but this was still a great listen. There was the odd occasion where the editing of the narration was cut, half words ect but nothing that really interrupted my enjoyment of the sweet story.