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ACCIDENTALLY ENGAGED

ACCIDENTALLY ENGAGED

Earphones Award Winner

by Farah Heron | Read by Soneela Nankani

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Soneela Nankani narrates this delightful contemporary romance with her whole heart, drawing listeners in with her enthusiasm. She embodies Reena Manji, capturing her anxieties about her meddling Indian Muslim family, her boring finance job, and a series of lackluster boyfriends. When she bumps into her new neighbor, Nadim Remtulla, she's initially intrigued by his British... Read More

ACT YOUR AGE, EVE BROWN

ACT YOUR AGE, EVE BROWN The Brown Sisters, Book 3

by Talia Hibbert | Read by Ione Butler

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Ione Butler narrates the final audiobook in the Brown Sisters series with delightful enthusiasm, perfectly capturing youngest sister Eve's lively personality. Eve has a hard time sticking to a career; she has a habit of balking at the first signs of failure. When her parents confront her, she zooms off and stumbles upon a picturesque B&B in urgent need of a chef. Listeners hear... Read More

BACK IN THE BURBS

BACK IN THE BURBS Stuck in the Burbs, Book 1

by Tracy Wolff, Avery Flynn | Read by Sophie Amoss

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Using her versatile narration style and husky voice, Sophie Amoss traces Mallory's journey from victimized wife to self-possessed law office manager. Amoss delivers an immersive first-person storytelling experience as Mallory leaves New York for New Jersey, where she plans to help clean out the home of her Aunt Maggie, a hoarder. As Mallory works with Maggie's neighbor, Nick,... Read More

BEST LAID PLANS

BEST LAID PLANS Garnet Run, Book 2

by Roan Parrish | Read by Greg Boudreaux

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In the second title of the LGBTQ+ romance series Garnet Run, narrated by Greg Boudreaux, city boy Rye leaves Seattle for the home he inherited in a small town in Wyoming. Charlie has spent his whole life in that town, caring for his younger brother and putting others before his own dreams, which soon include the newcomer who walks into his hardware store. Boudreaux gives... Read More

BETTER THAN PEOPLE

BETTER THAN PEOPLE Garnet Run, Book 1

by Roan Parrish | Read by James Cavenaugh

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

An affirming contemporary romance is illuminated by James Cavenaugh's balanced portrayals of two strangers who gain unsought comfort and strength from each other. Embittered children's book illustrator Jack Matheson and independent businessman Simon Burke meet through a pet-sharing smartphone app after an injury sidelines the artist. Jack's hard, clipped speech initially... Read More

BEYOND TEMPTATION

BEYOND TEMPTATION Forged of Steele, Book 3

by Brenda Jackson | Read by Ron Butler

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Ron Butler captures the slow-building the courtship between wealthy Morgan Steele and Atlanta real estate agent Lena Spears. Morgan is sure Lena is perfect for him and proposes a marriage of convenience in order to secure a future with her. Butler employs a rolling, rich tone with hints of humor and flirtation for Morgan. Lena's voice is slightly higher and subtly... Read More

BIG BAD WOLF

BIG BAD WOLF

by Suleikha Snyder | Read by Shiloh Gray

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Shiloh Gray expertly narrates a paranormal romance filled with snarky humor and biting social commentary. Joe Peluso is on trial for a murder he undeniably committed and has no remorse for. Lawyer and psychologist Neha Ahluwalia feels drawn to Joe, despite the obvious danger. When the two are forced to go on the run together, their relationship ignites. Gray perfectly captures... Read More

THE BOY TOY

THE BOY TOY

by Nicola Marsh | Read by Shiloh Gray, Nathaniel Black

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Shiloh Gray and Nathaniel Black's engaging dual narration adds zest to this fun, sensual, "age-gap romance," set in Melbourne, Australia. Physical therapist Samira Broderick and stuntman Rory Radcliffe meet by chance after a stressful day. Gray and Black generate playful yet electric chemistry in alternating chapters as the lovers resolve to keep their sexual relationship... Read More

CHANCE OF A LIFETIME

CHANCE OF A LIFETIME Providence Falls, Book 1

by Jude Deveraux, Tara Sheets | Read by Susan Bennett

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Susan Bennett brings considerable acting talent, interesting and innovative voices, and spot-on accents to this time-travel love story. In 1844, in Ireland, Liam O'Connor, handsome rogue and thief, fell in love with a squire's shy and beautiful daughter, Cora McLeod, altering the future. With the help of Heaven's Angels, Liam is given a chance to correct this error.... Read More

DARE TO TEASE

DARE TO TEASE The Dare Nation, Book 4.5

by Carly Phillips | Read by Joe Arden, Erin Mallon

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This audiobook is for listeners who are on the lookout for a short, enjoyable romance novel. Narrators Erin Mallon and Joe Arden portray Bri, a sports publicist, and Hudson, a doctor who dreams of building a high-end medical clinic. Sparks fly between them, and Mallon and Arden let listeners experience the passion as they deepen their voices and quicken the pace. Hudson's... Read More

DIAMOND FIRE

DIAMOND FIRE Hidden Legacy, Book 3.5

by Ilona Andrews | Read by Renee Raudman, Emily Rankin

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Renee Raudman delivers this audiobook's 30-minute prologue, and Emily Rankin picks up the story thereafter. Prime magic users Nevada and Connor are planning their wedding; Nevada's sister, Catalina, will manage security for the event. Raudman's signature scratchy timbre and her unforgettable tone for Connor are audio nirvana. In contrast, Rankin provides a quieter,... Read More

THE DUKE AND I

THE DUKE AND I Bridgertons, Book 1

Earphones Award Winner

by Julia Quinn | Read by Rosalyn Landor

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Rosalyn Landor tells the first Bridgerton story with heaps of heart. One of an alphabetically named group of eight siblings, Daphne Bridgerton has always imagined she will marry and start her own family. Then she meets her brother Anthony's friend, Simon, the Duke of Hastings, whose childhood trauma has him vowing never to marry and never to father children. Landor... Read More

THE FAMILY GATHERING

THE FAMILY GATHERING Sullivan's Crossing, Book 3

by Robyn Carr | Read by Therese Plummer

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Therese Plummer's narration will have listeners running the gamut from laughter to tears as they fall in love with Dakota Jones. Dakota is visiting his family in Sullivan's Crossing after leaving the army. While he is adjusting to civilian life, he falls for Sidney, a bartender. Plummer takes the listener on an emotional roller-coaster ride as the story also recounts what is... Read More

FOREVER IN CAPE MAY

FOREVER IN CAPE MAY The Sunshine Sisters, Book 3

by Jennifer Probst | Read by Teddy Hamilton, CJ Bloom

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Teddy Hamilton and CJ Bloom tell the story of best friends Taylor Sunshine, an artist who is helping out at her family's wedding company, and photographer Pierce Powers. Both Hamilton's and Bloom's narrations allow listeners to experience Taylor and Pierce's transition from friends to lovers, and the anxiety this generates in Taylor. When she is given an opportunity... Read More

FORGET ABOUT ME

FORGET ABOUT ME Boston Classics, Book 2

by Karen Grey | Read by Emma Wilder, Brian Pallino

Home Cooked Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Emma Wilder and Brian Pallino deliver a second-chance romance, conveying all the pain of love lost following a tragedy. When Ben returns to his hometown to care for his ailing father, he gets a chance to star in a theater production. And when a stray dog on his porch brings him back into his former flame's life, he falls in love all over again. But Lucy is... Read More

GUARDIAN'S BOND

GUARDIAN'S BOND Ancient Ink

by Rhenna Morgan | Read by Nicole Poole

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners will enjoy the beginning of this new series. Priest Rahandras is the leader of his people, who have the ability to perform magic and shape-shift into their spirit animal. After Kateri Falsen's parents are murdered, her grandmother brings her and her brother to Priest for protection. Narrator Nicole Poole does a good job with the masculine tones of Priest's voice,... Read More

THE HELLION

THE HELLION Wicked Wallflowers, Book 1

by Christi Caldwell | Read by Tim Campbell

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Tim Campbell's narration adds depth to this historical romance. Adair Thorne clashes with Cleopatra Killoran, the hellion, from the moment they meet. Campbell gives Thorne a growly, deep- throated timbre, so it's easy to understand how his voice sends shivers down the sassy Cleopatra's spine every time she hears it. Campbell also imitates Cleopatra's "husky contralto"... Read More

HERONS LANDING

HERONS LANDING Honeymoon Harbor, Book 1

by JoAnn Ross | Read by Ashley Klanac

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Ashley Klanac has a large cast of characters to portray in this audiobook. Seth Harper lost his wife to a suicide bomber. Brianna Mannion leaves her job as a concierge in Las Vegas to open a bed and breakfast in her hometown and hires Seth to renovate. Brianna has always been in love with Seth, even though he married her best friend. Klanac does not provide much... Read More

HOW TO CATCH A QUEEN

HOW TO CATCH A QUEEN Runaway Royals

by Alyssa Cole | Read by Karen Chilton

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Karen Chilton narrates a royal love story. Sanyu, crown prince of Njaza, must wed, but he vows he will not fall in love with Shanti, the bride chosen for him. Shanti approaches marriage with equal pragmatism, as her goal since childhood has been to become a queen. Chilton is compassionate in her portrayal of Sanyu, who has suffered years of emotional abuse but is still... Read More

KING'S RANSOM Tall, Dark and Dangerous, Book 13

by Suzanne Brockmann | Read by Melanie Ewbank, Dion Graham, Patrick Lawlor

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The narrative talents of Dion Graham, Melanie Ewbank, and Patrick Lawlor combine in this adventurous romance. Navy SEAL Thomas King and Tasha Francisco are hiding from people who want to kill them. Tasha has loved Thomas since she was 5 years old, and hiding out with him brings those feelings to the surface. Graham's rich baritone suits Thomas's military bearing, and he is... Read More

THE LACEMAKER

THE LACEMAKER

by Laura Frantz | Read by Aimee Lilly

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Aimee Lilly enhances the drama of this audiobook and adds distinction to its characters. On the brink of the American Revolution, pampered Lady Elisabeth Lawson is set to marry until she finds herself abandoned by her Royalist father, her spineless fiancé, and her friends--except for Noble Rynallt, an intriguing and honorable Patriot. Lilly does a credible Southern... Read More

LIFE'S TOO SHORT

LIFE'S TOO SHORT

by Abby Jimenez | Read by Christine Lakin, Zachary Webber

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In the latest audiobook in The Friend Zone contemporary romance series, Adrian, a lawyer, and Vanessa, a travel vlogger, form a friendship over Vanessa's newborn niece. Despite complications in Vanessa's life, their attraction grows, and love blooms between them. Christine Lakin and Zachary Webber's extensive experience as both solo and dual narrators is apparent in... Read More

LOVE AT FIRST

LOVE AT FIRST

by Kate Clayborn | Read by Lauren Ezzo

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Lauren Ezzo's remarkable ability to create unique character voices is on full display in this poignant rivals-to-lovers romance populated with an ensemble of quirky supporting characters. Dr. Will Sterling plans to renovate and rent out the dated condominium he has begrudgingly inherited--but his progress is swiftly disrupted by Nora, the association president, who... Read More

LOVE IN COLOR

LOVE IN COLOR Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold

by Bolu Babalola | Read by Ajjaz Awad, Nneka Okoye, Bolu Babalola, Olukemi Babalola

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Ajjaz Awad, Nneka Okoye, Olukemi Babalola, and the author work together to bring listeners an eclectic listening experience as varied as this collection of short stories. The narrators enliven these reimaginings of classical literary tales featuring Ghanaian and Nigeran characters, both male and female. Awad brings a deep timbre to the stories he presents, underscoring the... Read More

LOVER UNVEILED

LOVER UNVEILED The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 19

by J.R. Ward | Read by Jim Frangione

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Jim Frangione once again draws listeners into the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood with its vampires and demons. Vampire Sahvage encounters vampire Mae at an MMA fight, where she saves his life. Mae is looking for a demonic book of spells that will save her brother's life, and listeners feel her anguish and desperation. Demon Davinia is also seeking the book, and... Read More

MUCH ADO ABOUT YOU

MUCH ADO ABOUT YOU

by Samantha Young | Read by Imani Jade Powers

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Imani Jade Powers has the listener wanting to hop a plane and fly to England for a pint and a visit to the Much Ado About Books shop. Chicago native Evie Starling needs a break and takes a vacation in England to run a bookshop for a few weeks. She quickly becomes immersed in the town where the shop is located. While there, she meets farmer Roane Robson when she saves... Read More

THE SEGONIAN

THE SEGONIAN Aldebarian Alliance, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by Dianne Duvall | Read by Kirsten Potter

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kirsten Potter narrates this extraterrestrial space adventure cum romance featuring do-or-die hero Eliana. Not only does Potter give Eliana a ringing never-surrender voice that embodies her pluck in the face of an alien attack, she also depicts the entire male crew of the spaceship that rescues Eliana from deep space. Listeners will tear up as Eliana faces an oxygen shortage... Read More

THE SET UP

THE SET UP

by Falguni Kothari | Read by Soneela Nankani, Vikas Adam

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Together, Soneela Nankani and Vikas Adam narrate an entertaining and tame #OwnVoices romance novel. Neither Aditi nor Krishna wants a relationship, let alone an arranged marriage. But when their grandparents ask them to consider getting to know each other, they reluctantly agree to three dates. Despite the first one being a disaster, they meet again, forming a friendship. Will... Read More

A SONG UNHEARD

A SONG UNHEARD

by Roseanna M. White | Read by Liz Pearce

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Liz Pearce grabs listeners from the get-go with this intriguing romance. Just before WWI, Willa Forsythe, master thief and violin prodigy, is caught up in intrigue and danger, along with her "family" of London con artists. Willa is hired to steal a code before the Germans do. In doing so, she must deal with handsome and successful Lukas De Wilde, son of a famous... Read More

STAND & DELIVER

STAND & DELIVER Men of Haven, Book 5

by Rhenna Morgan | Read by John Lane

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The listener is wrapped in the warm blanket of John Lane's narration. XSecurity expert Beckett Tate has met his match in his colleague, Gia Sinclair. When someone tries to tarnish her professional reputation, Beckett decides to help--and claim her as his. Lane's deep voice perfectly suits the sexy tale. As the passion erupts between Beckett and Gia, Lane has the listener... Read More

TWICE SHY

TWICE SHY

by Sarah Hogle | Read by Dorothy Dillingham Blue

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With a subtle twang, narrator Dorothy Dillingham Blue evokes the hills of Tennessee, where Maybell Parish has inherited her great-aunt's rundown mansion and its groundskeeper, Wesley Koehler. Blue's accent becomes more pronounced as she portrays secondary characters, such as an annoying former co-worker of Maybell's. Wesley is quite taciturn and speaks in clipped tones. Maybell... Read More

WILD RAIN

WILD RAIN Women Who Dare

by Beverly Jenkins | Read by Kim Staunton

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kim Staunton narrates a romance between a bold frontierswoman and a genial newspaper reporter. Spring Lee is content with her solitary life and sees no need for a man to clutter it up. But when Garrett McCray rides into town during a blizzard, she rescues him and slowly begins to rethink her stance. Staunton captures Spring's fierce and hard-won independence, as well as her... Read More

WILD WIND

WILD WIND A Chaos Novella (1001 Dark Nights)

by Kristen Ashley | Read by John Hartley, Stella Bloom

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

John Hartley's low, rolling narration sinks into Jagger Black's wrenching sadness over the murder of his father. Like Jagger, his dad was a member of the Chaos Motorcycle Club. Hartley's soft intensity reflects Jagger's state of raw grief when he first meets Archie at the cemetery where his dad is buried. Hartley's voice for Archie has a lighter timbre, so she sounds... Read More

WINS & LOSSES

WINS & LOSSES

by Alexandra Warren | Read by Wesleigh Siobhan, Chance Smolders

Podium Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Chance Smolders and Wesleigh Siobhan's electric chemistry makes this enticing romance a must-listen audio experience. After the loss of her father, Carmen, a former college basketball star, moves home to care for her teenage brother. Siobhan's soft, easygoing voice has a natural conversational quality. Her performance moves between playful and stern as Carmen adjusts... Read More

A WOLF AFTER MY OWN HEART

A WOLF AFTER MY OWN HEART

by MaryJanice Davidson | Read by Susan Bennett

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Susan Bennett immerses listeners in this story, which begins when Lila Kai's vehicle hits what she thinks is a wolf but is really werewolf Oz Adway. She becomes further entangled in shifter problems when she finds a 10-year-old bear-shifter named Sally. Bennett picks up the pace as tension builds between Oz and Lila. Listeners feel Oz's frantic thoughts when he's in... Read More

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