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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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