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  • 1
    Bluegrass State of Mind: Bluegrass, Book 1 | Kathleen Brooks

    Bluegrass State of Mind: Bluegrass, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    McKenna Mason, a New York City attorney with a love of all things Prada, is on the run from a group of powerful, dangerous men. McKenna turns to a teenage crush, Will Ashton, for help in starting a new life in beautiful horse country. She finds that Will is now a handsome, successful race horse farm owner. As the old flame is ignited, complications are aplenty in the form of a nasty ex-wife, an ex-boyfriend intent on killing her, and a feisty race horse who refuses to race without a kiss. Can Will and McKenna cross the finish line together, and more importantly, alive?

    Secrets and safety

    Wondering if I could ever survive in a town like this where everyone knows everyone else's business, but then there are all these wonderfully kind and..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 March 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 2
    Risky Shot: Bluegrass, Book 2  | Kathleen Brooks

    Risky Shot: Bluegrass, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In the second book of the Bluegrass Series, Danielle De Luca, an ex-beauty queen who is not at all what she seems, leaves the streets of New York after tracking the criminals out to destroy her. She travels to Keeneston, Kentucky to make her final stand by the side of her best friend, McKenna Mason. While in Keeneston, Danielle meets the quiet and mysterious horse farm owner Mohtadi Ali Rahman, a modern day Prince. Can Mo protect Dani from the group of powerful men in New York?

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  • 3
    Dead Heat: Bluegrass, Book 3 | Kathleen Brooks

    Dead Heat: Bluegrass, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Paige Davies finds her world turned upside down as she becomes involved in her best friends' nightmare. The strong-willed Paige doesn't know which is worse: someone trying to kill her, or losing her dog to the man she loves to hate. FBI Agent Cole Parker can't decide whether he should strangle or kiss this infuriating woman of his dreams. As he works the case of his career, he finds that love can be tougher than bringing down some of the most powerful men in America.

    A suitable ending

    Welcome back to all the familiar characters, some new and unexpected twists and of course the conclusion to the terrifying threat hanging over these b..Show More »

    Reviewed on 02 July 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 4
    Bluegrass Undercover: Bluegrass Brothers | Kathleen Brooks

    Bluegrass Undercover: Bluegrass Brothers

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Cade Davies is an ex-Army Ranger, teacher, and the new head coach of the high school football team in Keeneston. He barely has time to adjust to all of the changes in his life before he runs into the school's fiery new guidance counselor and a new threat to the peaceful town of Keeneston. DEA Agent Annie Blake was undercover to bust a major drug ring preying on high school athletes across the South. After her transfer from Miami to Kentucky, Annie looks to make her career by solving the biggest case the DEA has open.

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  • 5
    Rising Storm: A Bluegrass Brothers Novel, Volume 2 | Kathleen Brooks

    Rising Storm: A Bluegrass Brothers Novel, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Katelyn Jacks was used to being front and center as a model. But she never had to confront the Keeneston Grapevine! After retiring from the runway and returning to town to open a new animal clinic, Katelyn found that her life in the public eye was anything but over. While working hard to establish herself as the new veterinarian in town, Katelyn finds her life uprooted by a storm of love, gossip, and a vicious group of criminals.

    Love will find a way

    I like Brooks' writing. It is easy to read and have great characters. The love/hate relationship here is amusing and the inherent threat of physical h..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 September 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 5.5
    Secret Santa: A Bluegrass Series Novella | Kathleen Brooks

    Secret Santa: A Bluegrass Series Novella

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 45 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    It wouldn't be Christmas in Keeneston without a party! Everyone's invited, even Santa.… Kenna's court docket is full, Dani's hiding from her in-laws, Paige and Annie are about to burst from pregnancy, and Marshall is breaking up fights at the PTA Christmas concert. The sweet potato casserole is made, the ham and biscuits are on the table, and men are losing their shirts - and not because of bets placed with the Rose Sisters! All the while, the entire town is wondering one thing: Who is the Secret Santa that showed up with special gifts for everyone?

    Happy Holidays

    Warning: listening to this novella out of order will spoil some things and leave you confused with others.

    As always, just what was ordered!..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 October 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 6
    Acquiring Trouble: Bluegrass Brothers, Book 3 | Kathleen Brooks

    Acquiring Trouble: Bluegrass Brothers, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As a natural born leader, Miles Davies accomplishes anything he puts his mind to. Upon returning home from his special forces duties, he has become the strong foundation of the Davies family and his company. But that strong foundation is about to get rocked in a big way by the one woman that always left him fascinated and infuriated. Keeneston's notorious bad girl is back! Morgan Hamilton's life ended and began on her high school graduation night when she left Keeneston with no plan to ever return.

    Tears and tissues

    DEFINITELY my favourite thus far. Miles' story made me cry into more tissues than I care to recollect. Brooks' attention to detail and the sensitive m..Show More »

    Reviewed on 14 September 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 7
    Relentless Pursuit | Kathleen Brooks

    Relentless Pursuit

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Pierce Davies watched as his older siblings fell in love - something this bachelor was not ready for. After all, he was now the most eligible man in all of Keeneston! Though Pierce enjoys the playboy lifestyle, his life is his work and that hard work is set to pay off big time with the unveiling of a big secret. However, this work hard, play hard attitude may have also landed him in hot water as he finds himself arrested for a brutal murder with all evidence pointing to him. Tammy Fields has been suffering from the crush to end all crushes.

    Forgive and forget
    Reviewed on 22 October 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
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    Secrets Collide: Bluegrass Brothers, Volume 5 | Kathleen Brooks

    Secrets Collide: Bluegrass Brothers, Volume 5

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    After spending the past few months wrapping up his life outside of Keeneston, the mysterious Cy Davies is finally coming home. And he’s not coming alone. After rescuing a sassy investigative reporter for a gossip magazine in a dark alley, he takes her to the one place he knows he can keep her safe - Keeneston.

    And the last hero falls

    I knew I was right to look forward to Cy's story! It was what I had hoped for, funny at times, intense for good and bad reasons, a few misunderstandin..Show More »

    Reviewed on 09 December 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 9
    Final Vow: Bluegrass Brothers, Book 7 | Kathleen Brooks

    Final Vow: Bluegrass Brothers, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As the ultimate bodyguard, Ahmed's focus has been protecting the lives of everyone he cares about. When the darkest part of his past resurfaces, Ahmed knows he must go on the offensive to protect his future…a future with the one woman that can match his toughness and return the love that was once robbed from him. Bridget Springer's private security work involves training with a mysterious man feared by many in her line of work. She finds herself drawn to Ahmed despite his attempts to remain distant.

    Love and hate

    Love can lead to hate. But love can also triumph over hate. Ahmed's story, like Cy's, was always going to be fabulous and I had impatiently waited for..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 December 2015 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 10
    All Hung Up: Bluegrass Single #1 : Bluegrass Singles | Kathleen Brooks

    All Hung Up: Bluegrass Single #1 : Bluegrass Singles

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Taylor Jefferies fled the Hollywood spotlight and found herself helping the citizens of the small town of Keeneston. As luck would have it, the sexy man who caught her eye and found a place in her heart joined her at college that fall. She just had to graduate college, find a new job, and try to stay out of the media spotlight she'd grown to hate to make her happily ever after possible.

    So sweet

    It was good to see another happy Keeneston couple bind their lives together. I love the sweet gentleman who are raised in this Southern town and the w..Show More »

    Reviewed on 22 January 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
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    Bluegrass Dawn: Bluegrass Singles, Book 2 | Kathleen Brooks

    Bluegrass Dawn: Bluegrass Singles, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    It's the late 1960's in Keeneston and life is very tense for everyone. War consumes the news and young men prepare themselves for the draft. Jake Davies is fresh out of high school and head-over-heels in love. He’s known she's the one since she hit him in the head with a cheese ball, but then his world crashes around him when his number is drawn in the draft. Marcy Faulkner's home life has caused her a lot of grief. Her sheltered life is quickly turned upside down after a night in a jail cell with the very handsome Jake Davies.

    Fantastic Novella

    I loved it, another great novella by Kathleen Brooks.

    I love Jake and Marcy from the Bluegrass series. I was so glad when Kathleen did this ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 February 2015 by Kat P (UK)
  • 12
    The Perfect Gift: Bluegrass Singles, Volume 3 | Kathleen Brooks

    The Perfect Gift: Bluegrass Singles, Volume 3

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Kindergarten teacher Grace Duvall thought she'd never get a second chance at love. Just as she was ready to give up, fate stepped in. Fate, or Abigail Mueez as she's known around Keeneston, has something else in mind for this sweet teacher. With a little help from Abby and her friends, a pitcher of spiked sweet tea, and some breaking and entering, will Nabi and Grace discover they are perfect for each other and get their own happily ever after?

    An apple never falls far from the tree

    The children are a meddlesome as their mothers. The consternation of the men and the quick thinking of the women made for entertaining reading!
    W..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 January 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 13
    The Keeneston Roses: Bluegrass Singles, Volume 4 | Kathleen Brooks

    The Keeneston Roses: Bluegrass Singles, Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Lily Rae Rose has been headstrong since she was a child. She was the oldest, after all. Maybe that's why she fell for the bad boy next door. But Lily learned that not all bad boys can be reformed. After suffering the pain of a broken heart, Lily dedicated herself to finding the perfect matches for her friends. This let her enjoy the benefits of love without the pain - until town gossip John Wolfe forced her to confront the pain of the past.

    So I cheated

    This is the second of the Bluegrass Singles that I have listened to out of order, but I needed a pick-me-up! Oh boy! Was this a surprise! I cried so m..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 January 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 14
    Forever Entangled: Forever Bluegrass, Volume 1 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Entangled: Forever Bluegrass, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sienna Ashton fell in love with Ryan Parker too late. He was gone from her life before she realized what he really meant to her. Now working as a sports psychologist, Sienna finds herself helping others figure their lives out. She thinks her chance of happily ever after is long gone until a murder brings Ryan back into her life and entangles them in a battle for their heart and their lives.

    Forever loved
    Reviewed on 09 April 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 15
    Forever Hidden: Forever Bluegrass #2 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Hidden: Forever Bluegrass #2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sydney Davies is used to being in the spotlight. But the former model turned fashion designer isn't used to family secrets. Sydney is sent to dig up the past. What she finds instead is Deacon and a case of a missing girl with a link back to her life in the fashion industry.

    Hide or expose, that is the question
    Reviewed on 09 April 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
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    Forever Betrayed: Forever Bluegrass, Book 3 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Betrayed: Forever Bluegrass, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Zain Ali Rahman is in line for his country's crown. Granted, he's two names down the list, but it still meant he was in the family business of politics. While hosting an international summit in Keeneston, Zain just hopes to make a difference in the world by making it a safer place. What he didn't count on was losing his heart and being betrayed by someone close to him.

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  • 17
    Forever Driven: Forever Bluegrass, Book 4 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Driven: Forever Bluegrass, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Riley Davies never backs down from a fight. She stands up for herself and those who can't stand up for themselves. But she is just the manager of a farm and can only do so much, until a political matter threatens to ruin her farm and the town she loves. Driven to fight the injustice of losing the farm and having the town of Keeneston destroyed, Riley dusts off her cowboy boots and runs for the state legislature. State Trooper Matt Walz has always been the lone trooper assigned to Keeneston, since he was a rookie.

    She's back on top

    And she's back in full force! I don't know how she does it but this is by far the best in the new series.
    It had my howling with laughter and swi..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 September 2016 by Carien (United Kingdom)
  • 18
    Forever Secret: Forever Bluegrass, Book 5 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Secret: Forever Bluegrass, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sophie Davies is the head of weapon development for a private firm contracted with the Department of Defense. Because of her knowledge and high security clearances, she has kept her job a secret for fear of kidnapping and sabotage. She always knew some groups would kill to learn what she knows, and now someone is trying to do just that.

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  • 19
    Forever Surprised: Forever Bluegrass, Book 6 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Surprised: Forever Bluegrass, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    You're invited to the Rose sisters' Surprise 100th Birthday Party! What do the people of Keeneston do when they find out the Rose sisters' 100th birthday is only days away? Try to throw one heck of a surprise party that even John Wolfe couldn't see coming! Come back to Keeneston for a visit with each of your favorite couples and their children as they all try to pull off the seemingly impossible-surprise the Rose sisters. Will the Rose sisters be too distracted with all of the other gossip to notice the biggest happening in Keeneston's history or will they blow the surprise?

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  • 20
    Forever Concealed: Forever Bluegrass Book 7 | Kathleen Brooks

    Forever Concealed: Forever Bluegrass Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Kathleen Brooks
    • Narrated By Eric G. Dove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Gabe Ali Rahman is the standby heir to the crown and he's okay with that. So what that he's gotten the reputation of being a playboy prince? He's had a lot of fun along the way. But now he wants more in life than casual flings. When his king asks him to negotiate a peace treaty, Gabe sees his chance to prove himself as something more than tabloid fodder. But when he rescues a woman from unwanted attention at a bar late one night, Gabe conceals his identity. He could never imagine the connection he would form, and the trouble that came with that little white lie.

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