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ALPHA NIGHT

ALPHA NIGHT Psy-Changeling, Trinity, Book 4

Earphones Award Winner

by Nalini Singh | Read by Angela Dawe

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Angela Dawe's performance is stunning in its range. Dawe chronicles the primal bond between wolf alpha Selenka and Ethan, a psychic soldier coping with childhood trauma. Their newfound connection pulses with barely restrained intensity in the characters' dialogue and thoughts. At the same time, with enviable precision Dawe explores Ethan and Selenka's individual... Read More

THE BEST MAN PLAN

THE BEST MAN PLAN Boots and Bouquets Series, Book 1

by Jaci Burton | Read by Holly Chandler

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The story starts off with Erin Bellini being dumped by her fiancé by email just days before their wedding. Narrator Holly Chandler's voice reflects all the emotion of that trauma. Erin works at her family's vineyard, where her wedding was to take place. Both of her parents are from Ireland, and Chandler gives them pleasant lilts. Jason Callum, a veterinarian, has always been... Read More

BOYFRIEND MATERIAL

BOYFRIEND MATERIAL

by Alexis Hall | Read by Joe Jameson

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Joe Jameson's performance amplifies the charms of this sweet and funny contemporary romance. Luc, estranged son of an aging rock star and darling of the British tabloids, needs a way to clean up his image for the sake of the charity he works for. Enter Oliver, a buttoned-up London barrister who's willing to pose as Luc's boyfriend. Of course, it doesn't take long for... Read More

THE CARE AND FEEDING OF WASPISH WIDOWS

THE CARE AND FEEDING OF WASPISH WIDOWS Feminine Pursuits

Earphones Award Winner

by Olivia Waite | Read by Morag Sims

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The second installment of Waite's Regency and Victorian-era series, called Feminine Pursuits, features Morag Sims's narration talents. Agatha Griffin, the resilient widowed owner of a London print shop, and Penelope Ford, an affable amateur beekeeper, meet after a hive takes up residence in Griffin's warehouse. Sims's textured characterizations enliven the women's chemistry as... Read More

COLD IRON HEART

COLD IRON HEART A Wicked Lovely Novel

by Melissa Marr | Read by Kristin James, Tim Paige

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In this prequel to the Wicked Lovely Novel series, narrators Kristin James and Tim Paige--both gifted with rich, easily distinguishable voices--immerse the listener in the elegant, fascinating, deadly, and intriguing world of the Summer and Winter Faery Courts. Lovely jeweler Thelma Foy, who has the second sight and can see faeries, catches the eye of the Dark King himself.... Read More

COME AGAIN

COME AGAIN

by Robert Webb | Read by Olivia Colman

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Olivia Colman lends her calm English voice to this compelling time-travel story about a heartbroken widow who wakes up as her 18-year-old self at college on the day she met her late husband. Colman unfolds Kate's sinuous story with understanding and grace, complementing and validating the emotions of the main character. Kate's grief, her attempt to save her husband,... Read More

DARE TO TEMPT

DARE TO TEMPT The Dare Nation, Book 2

by Carly Phillips | Read by Erin Mallon, Joe Arden

CP Publishing LLC | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Erin Mallon and Joe Arden's complementary narration brings listeners the romance of Damon Prescott and Evie Wolfe. When Damon, a pro football player, tests positive for performance-enhancing drugs, he hires Evie, an investigator, to prove his innocence. She goes undercover as Damon's girlfriend. Mallon and Arden seamlessly switch between the characters. Evie is being stalked by... Read More

DARING AND THE DUKE

DARING AND THE DUKE The Bareknuckle Bastards Book 3

by Sarah MacLean | Read by Justine Eyre

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Justine Eyre is back with the final audiobook in MacLean's Bareknuckle Bastards trilogy. Ever since he betrayed her 20 years ago, Grace, the Queen of Covent Garden, has successfully avoided Ewan, Duke of Marwick. Now that he's found her, Ewan is determined to do whatever it takes to make her his duchess. Eyre's prolific catalogue of audiobook narrations is heavy with... Read More

DEAL WITH THE DEVIL

DEAL WITH THE DEVIL Mercenary Librarians, Book 1

by Kit Rocha | Read by Lidia Dornet

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Lidia Dornet narrates a sci-fi romance set in a postapocalyptic America. Two mercenary groups team up to track down missing Library of Congress material, but they face unexpected challenges and treachery. Dornet is at her best when voicing the two leads, Nina and Knox. Despite having similar backgrounds, they approach life very differently: Nina is optimistic almost to the... Read More

THE DECEPTION

THE DECEPTION Maximum Security, Book 2

by Kat Martin | Read by James Anderson Foster

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator James Anderson Foster's deep, riveting voice sizzles in this intricately plotted romantic suspense, the second in the Maximum Security series. Beautiful and smart Kate Gallagher vows to find the men who trafficked and then killed her younger sister, and sexy bounty hunter Jason Maddox is determined to help her. Foster's performance is delicious. He clearly and... Read More

DREAM MAKER

DREAM MAKER Dream Series, Book 1

by Kristen Ashley | Read by Susannah Jones

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Susannah Jones brings joyful wonder to Evie, who sees her dysfunctional family through rose-colored glasses. Evie's first date with Danny Magnusson is interrupted when her imprisoned brother asks a favor that involves Denver's criminal underworld. There's trouble on the horizon, but Danny, a former commando who falls for Evie's sweetness and loyalty, can help. Jones... Read More

ENVY

ENVY The Deadly Seven, Book 1

by Lana Pecherczyk | Read by Karen White

Lana Pecherczyk | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Karen White introduces this intriguing paranormal romance series in which the seven deadly sins are personified by genetically modified siblings. Each is responsible for finding a mate and sensing deadly sins to fight crime. White narrates chapters from the points of view of a man named Evan, who is the personification of envy, and Dr. Grace Go, who meets Evan in the... Read More

A FOOL'S GOLD WEDDING

A FOOL'S GOLD WEDDING

by Susan Mallery | Read by Tanya Eby

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners looking for a quick but enjoyable romantic listening experience need look no further than Mallery's return to Fool's Gold, California. Narrator Tanya Eby brings a light touch to the developing romance between Abby Hendrix and Joaquin Kincaid. Abby's sister is getting married and asks Abby to look after her fiancé's brother, Joaquin, when he arrives in town three weeks... Read More

FRENEMIES

FRENEMIES

by Emma Hart | Read by Tim Paige, Kelsey Navarro

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners should be prepared to laugh out loud as they enjoy this romantic comedy, narrated by Tim Paige and Kelsey Navarro. When her college hookup, Mason, unexpectedly moves next door with his young daughter, Immy doesn't expect her feisty octogenarian grandmother to turn into a matchmaker. Paige and Navarro deliver a hilarious performance. While their voices for Mason's... Read More

HATE CRUSH

HATE CRUSH

by Angelina M. Lopez | Read by Scarlette Hayes

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Scarlette Hayes narrates a scorching enemies-to-lovers story set in a tiny mountain kingdom famous for its wine. Princesa Sofia of the Monte del Vino Real wants the world to focus on her winery, not her party-girl past. Hayes perfectly captures Sofia's incandescent rage at not being taken seriously despite her demonstrated excellence in her chosen field simply because she has... Read More

HERE TO STAY

HERE TO STAY

by Adriana Herrera | Read by Carmen Vine, Sean Crisden

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Carmen Vine and Sean Crisden capture the balance between Julia and Rocco, who fight their attraction to each other in equal ways. Vine immediately hits the listener with Julia's bold sassiness. One hears suggestions of her Dominican background when she addresses her family or her steamy crush, Rocco. Crisden gives Rocco a deep voice and a New York accent, along with a... Read More

JACKAL

JACKAL Black Dagger Brotherhood: Prison Camp, Book 1

by J.R. Ward | Read by Jim Frangione

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This audiobook starts off with a car accident--Nyx hits a young vampire in the road. As a result of the accident, Nyx learns the location of an underground prison where she believes her sister is wrongly imprisoned for murder. Tension mounts as she goes to find her sister and encounters the Jackal, who helps her with her quest. Narrator Jim Frangione gives the Jackal a deeply... Read More

THE LASARAN

THE LASARAN Aldebarian Alliance, Book 1

by Dianne Duvall | Read by Kirsten Potter

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners will cherish having familiar narrator Kirsten Potter kick off Duvall's Immortal Guardians spin-off series. Not only does Potter voice the cheerful, giant warriors who protect Earth from vampires, she also introduces listeners to a new pairing, Lisa and Taelon. The couple meet as prisoners in a government laboratory. They use their telepathic gifts to escape and seek... Read More

LIKE LOVERS DO

LIKE LOVERS DO Girls Trip, Book 2

by Tracey Livesay | Read by Chandra Skyye

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Chandra Skyye's decadent voice brings flair and sensuality to what starts as a fake relationship between two high-achieving roommates--with years of unresolved tension--as they embark on a Martha's Vineyard getaway. Skyye's performance transitions smoothly from businesslike to playful when Nic, a surgeon, agrees to be her roommate Ben's fake girlfriend after he helps... Read More

LOATHE AT FIRST SIGHT

LOATHE AT FIRST SIGHT

by Suzanne Park | Read by Greta Jung

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Greta Jung delivers an eccentric performance of this romantic comedy. Melody, a video game producer, feels she has no voice among her staff. On top of her work woes, she's resisting her parents' wishes for her to marry. But when a new intern named Nolan who is assigned to her turns out to be a witty and attractive young man, she begins to question her own intentions.... Read More

THE MARRIAGE GAME

THE MARRIAGE GAME

Earphones Award Winner

by Sara Desai | Read by Soneela Nankani

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Soneela Nankani enhances this witty story with her fantastic accents. Due to a misunderstanding, Layla and Sam find themselves sharing an office above her family's restaurant. This is not an easy feat for two people with vastly different styles. Newly single and busy with her new business, Layla is unaware that the 10 suitors who show up for blind dates with her have... Read More

MIXED SIGNALS

MIXED SIGNALS Off the Grid, Book 3

by Alyssa Cole | Read by Karen Chilton

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Karen Chilton narrates a postapocalyptic friends-to-lovers romance. Now that the world is starting to return to normal several years after the Flare, Maggie Seong has the opportunity to leave home and attend college, but she is not sure if she wants to. Chilton captures Maggie's vibrant and snarky personality, while allowing her insecurities about leaving home and struggles... Read More

MY SINFUL LOVE

MY SINFUL LOVE Sinful Men, Book 4

by Lauren Blakely | Read by Sebastian York, Vanessa Edwin, January LaVoy, Jonathan Davis, Scott Brick, Shane East, Savannah Peachwood, Sean Crisden, Maxine Mitchell, Brian Pallino

Lauren Blakely Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

An all-star cast presents the fourth audiobook in the updated Sinful Men series. Michael and Annaliese were once high school sweethearts separated by continents and time. Eighteen years later, the two reconnect. Now Michael is focused on finding the people who killed his father and on rekindling his romance with Annaliese. Each performer is introduced at the beginning and end... Read More

NO OFFENSE

NO OFFENSE Little Bridge Island, Book 2

by Meg Cabot | Read by Piper Goodeve

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Piper Goodeve lends a clear and bright narration to this rom-com with an air of mystery. Who left a baby in the library bathroom and why? Single librarian and new-to-town Molly loves suspenseful literature and is eager to find the answer to the question. Sheriff John Hartwell's by- the-book nature causes him to butt heads with Molly during his investigation, but he's also drawn... Read More

PANSIES

PANSIES Spires Universe, Book 4

by Alexis Hall | Read by Cornell Collins

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Strong and distinctive accents are no obstacle to narrator Cornell Collins, who fully commits to the variety of voices in this romance set in Northeast England. Most notable is the voice of Alfie Bell, a wealthy gay Londoner with traditional Northern roots. On a visit to his seaside hometown of South Shields, Alfie becomes smitten after an exhilarating one-night stand, only to... Read More

REAL FAKE

REAL FAKE

Earphones Award Winner

by Aly Mennuti | Read by Jennifer Woodward, Robert Portal

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Dual narrators Jennifer Woodward and Robert Portal cleverly deliver a cheeky, delightful romance featuring a melodramatic author, Annie Shepard, and her uptight agent, Henry Higgins. The performance opens with Annie gossiping to Henry at her husband's funeral; it's apparent that their relationship is coarse. But that changes when Annie confesses to Henry that her work has... Read More

RECIPE FOR PERSUASION

RECIPE FOR PERSUASION

by Sonali Dev | Read by Soneela Nankani

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Soneela Nankani returns to narrate the second installment in the Raje family series, loosely based on Jane Austen's popular novels. This retelling of PERSUASION focuses on Ashna Raje, who is struggling to keep her late father's Indian restaurant afloat. When her cousin offers her a spot on a new cooking show, Ashna agrees, hoping the prize money will save her. What she doesn't... Read More

SLIPPERY CREATURES

SLIPPERY CREATURES Will Darling Adventures, Book 1

by KJ Charles | Read by Cornell Collins

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Cornell Collins narrates a pulp-inspired romantic thriller set in post-WWI England. Will Darling is a retired soldier who has inherited a bookshop from his uncle. When he begins receiving threats, he realizes there is more afoot than the arcane prices of secondhand books. Collins ratchets up the tension as the story progresses from mildly mysterious happenings to dangerous... Read More

SMITTEN

SMITTEN

by Lauren Rowe | Read by Andi Arndt, Tim Paige

SoCoRo Publishing | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Dual narrators, Andi Arndt and Tim Paige, deliver the story of two musicians falling in love. When shy college student Alessandra meets Fish, the bassist of a famous rock band, at a star-studded party, they are both surprised by their nearly instantaneous connection. Despite his career and the thousands of miles between them, the two 20-somethings are determined to make their... Read More

A SWEET MESS

A SWEET MESS

by Jayci Lee | Read by Natalie Naudus

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Aren't one-night-stands the worst? This delightful rom-com performance by Natalie Naudus begs to differ. Aubrey Choi, a successful baker, quenches her dry spell by hooking up with handsome, charming Landon only to discover that he is the very same food critic who wrote a nasty review of her business due to a mixed-up order. Landon later apologizes for his review by offering to... Read More

TEMPTATION ON OCEAN DRIVE

TEMPTATION ON OCEAN DRIVE The Sunshine Sisters, Book 2

by Jennifer Probst | Read by Laurie West, Tor Thom

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Laurie West and Tor Thom bring to life the romance of Bella Sunshine Caldwell and Gabe Garcia. Bella is a widowed mother who owns a bridal firm, where Gabe works as a consultant. Gabe has always cared for Bella, and Thom deepens his voice when Gabe is finally able to express himself to her. West gives one of Bella's sisters a more take-charge tone and the other a more... Read More

THE TROUBLE WITH HATING YOU

THE TROUBLE WITH HATING YOU

Earphones Award Winner

by Sajni Patel | Read by Soneela Nankani

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Soneela Nankani provides a decadent listening experience as she captures a community with a vibrant culture and brings it to life with her richness of tone. After Liya Thakkar receives a hard-won promotion, she discovers that the company she works for is on the brink of bankruptcy. At the same time, her parents are eager to secure an arranged marriage, but she roundly... Read More

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR Boston Classics, Book 1

Earphones Award Winner

by Karen Grey | Read by Karen White, Joe Arden, Eve Passeltiner

Home Cooked Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This retro, hilarious '80s workplace rom-com is nimbly delivered by author/narrator Karen White (Grey is her pseudonym) and Joe Arden. Research analyst Kate Bishop is romance averse until she encounters bartender/Shakespearean actor Will. Kate's querulous voice, crafted by White, contrasts her awkward social encounters in a male-dominated field and her feminist ideals. Arden... Read More

WOULD I LIE TO THE DUKE

WOULD I LIE TO THE DUKE The Union of the Rakes, Book 2

by Eva Leigh | Read by Melissa Kingsley

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Melissa Kingsley narrates a steamy--and surprisingly emotional--historical romance. Jessica McGale needs investors to save her family business and concocts a simple but risky plan. Adopting the persona of the elite Lady Whitfield, she enters the orbit of the charming and wealthy Duke of Rotherby, who falls under her spell. Kingsley captures each character with vivid voices and... Read More

WRONG TURN

WRONG TURN Roadtripping, Book 2

by Samantha Chase | Read by C.J. Bloom

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator C.J. Bloom's voice drips with the exasperation that Chelsea Cooper feels for Drew Russo at the beginning of this audiobook. Chelsea and Drew are thrown together when their best friends, Bianca and Jimmy, fall in love and elope. Drew is given the job of keeping Chelsea from crashing the wedding. This results in a road trip. Bianca is quite obnoxious, and Bloom portrays... Read More

YOU HAD ME AT HOLA

YOU HAD ME AT HOLA

by Alexis Daria | Read by Seraphine Valentine

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Seraphine Valentine narrates a charming romance that takes place on the set of a TV rom-com. Jasmine Lin and Ashton Suárez have joined the cast of "Carmen in Charge" for different reasons: Jasmine because it has the potential to make her career and Ashton because he sees it as a stepping-stone out of telenovelas and into Hollywood. When off-set drama threatens to overshadow the... Read More

YOU LUCKY DOG

YOU LUCKY DOG

by Julia London | Read by Courtney Patterson

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Courtney Patterson brings a hint of a Texas twang to her narration of this story. A mix-up by her stoner dog walker leads Carly Kennedy to Professor Max Sheffington when Max's basset hound is returned to Carly and her dog is returned to him. Patterson gives Max a husky yet geeky voice that matches his personality. Max has an autistic brother, and Patterson subtly alters her... Read More

YOURS IN SCANDAL

YOURS IN SCANDAL Man of the Year Series, Book 1

by Lauren Layne | Read by Jason Clarke, CJ Bloom

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Jason Clarke and CJ Bloom have fun with this sophisticated, funny story of a straightlaced hunk who happens to be the mayor of New York City. He meets and reluctantly falls for the reformed wild child and gorgeous daughter-in-hiding of his political rival, the governor. Sparks fly, and love is in the air, but secrets and politics make falling in love deliciously... Read More

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