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BAD BOY HOLIDAY

BAD BOY HOLIDAY Bad Boy Inc., Book 6

by Eve Langlais | Read by Troy Duran

Eve Langlais | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

An action-packed Christmas romance, narrated by Troy Duran, features a hitman named Mathias. Upon taking a job that, for once, doesn't involve murder, Mathias finds himself in an unlikely situation--falling for the target's hot, curvy daughter. Blake's father's business might be criminal, but she keeps her hands clean by working in the family's real estate agency. Duran has a... Read More

BATTLE ROYAL

BATTLE ROYAL

by Lucy Parker | Read by Billie Fulford-Brown

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With narrator Billie Fulford-Brown at the helm, Parker's latest charming, funny, and deeply romantic story glitters on audio. Playful Sylvie Fairchild and stern Dominic De Vere first met on the British TV baking show "Operation Cake," on which Dominic was a judge and Sylvie was a contestant whose unicorn cake went explosively wrong. Now, they own rival successful bakeries... Read More

BOMBSHELL

BOMBSHELL A Hell's Belles Novel

by Sarah MacLean | Read by Mary Jane Wells

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Mary Jane Wells bursts onto the scene in Sarah MacLean's newest historical romance series, Hell's Belles. As narrator, Wells captures Lady Sesily Talbot's bold spirit and confident tones, along with her working-class accent, which reflects her roots. Sesily has a reputation for scandal and learns to use it to her advantage when she joins a team of women who work in secret to... Read More

THE DATING PLAYBOOK

THE DATING PLAYBOOK

by Farrah Rochon | Read by Rebecca Lee

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Rebecca Lee narrates a humorous romance that is also deeply emotionally resonant. Taylor Powell has a great business as a personal trainer--and, unfortunately, a lot of financial problems. When former NFL player Jamar Dixon approaches her with an incredible professional opportunity, she leaps at the chance, but things get complicated quickly. Lee gives both Taylor and Jamar... Read More

FOOLISH HEARTS

FOOLISH HEARTS Jackson Falls, Book 4

by Synithia Williams | Read by Adenrele Ojo

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Adenrele Ojo brings listeners to North Carolina and the complicated relationship between Ashiya Waters and Russell Gilchrist. Ashiya and Russell's past relationship ended badly, but she now needs his help, having inherited her grandmother's company. Ojo infuses the narration with Southern charm. She gives each of Ashiya's elderly aunts a unique voice; one has a... Read More

THE GRAVEDIGGER'S SON

THE GRAVEDIGGER'S SON 1001 Dark Nights Series, Charley Davidson, Book 13.6

by Darynda Jones | Read by Lorelei King

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Lorelei King provides an entertaining and skilled performance of this audiobook. Demons and ghosts feature in this new addition to the Charley Davidson series. After he disappeared and cut off all contact with her, Amber never expected to see her ex again. She definitely didn't expect him to turn into a demon hunter. Now the duo attempt to put aside their electric... Read More

HANG THE MOON

HANG THE MOON

by Alexandria Bellefleur | Read by Lauren Sweet

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Lauren Sweet narrates a whimsical romance between a die-hard romantic and a cynical skeptic. Annie and Brendon have known each other since they were kids, but the timing for romance has never been right. Now that Annie is unexpectedly in town, Brendon decides to throw caution to the winds and persuade her to take a chance on love. Sweet captures Brendon's unshakable belief that... Read More

HAPPY ENDINGS

HAPPY ENDINGS

by Thien-Kim Lam | Read by Emily Woo Zeller

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Emily Woo Zeller narrates a scorching second-chance romance featuring an entrepreneur and a restaurant owner. Trixie Nguyen was dumped by Post-It note two years ago and is just about over her ex, Andre Walker--until she sees him unexpectedly at a pop-up she is hosting. Not surprisingly, Trixie has a lot of complicated feelings toward Andre, and Zeller perfectly captures them... Read More

THE HEART PRINCIPLE

THE HEART PRINCIPLE The Kiss Quotient Series, Book 3

Earphones Award Winner

by Helen Hoang | Read by Natalie Naudus, Brian Nishii

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Natalie Naudus and Brian Nishii narrate an emotionally demanding but ultimately rewarding romance. Musician Anna Sun feels trapped both professionally and personally when fate leads her to Quan Diep. The biker is the first person who has ever loved her simply for who she is. Anna's emotional journey is at times devastating, and Naudus fully embodies her distress. Anger over her... Read More

THE HELLION'S WALTZ

THE HELLION'S WALTZ Feminine Pursuits

by Olivia Waite | Read by Morag Sims

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Morag Sims captures the romance between a piano teacher and a labor activist. Sophie Roseingrave has relocated to Carrisford with her family after a terrible ordeal in London; Maddie Crewe is planning a con to rid the town of an unscrupulous local merchant. Sims portrays the pair as young women who have been hurt in the past but who are still cautiously open to life's... Read More

INCENSE AND SENSIBILITY

INCENSE AND SENSIBILITY

by Sonali Dev | Read by Soneela Nankani

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Soneela Nankani shines in the third installment of Dev's series inspired by Jane Austen's works. While running to be California's first Indian-American governor, Yash Raje is shot and lands in the hospital. Dealing with the psychological trauma makes continuing to campaign difficult, and his family seeks counsel from family friend India Dashwood. Nankani deftly moves... Read More

ISN'T IT BROMANTIC?

ISN'T IT BROMANTIC? Bromance Book Club, Book 4

by Lyssa Kay Adams | Read by Andrew Eiden

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Andrew Eiden narrates the final installment in the Bromance Book Club series. It delivers a satisfying ending but can also be enjoyed as a stand-alone romantic comedy. Vlad has always been there for his friends, and now it's his turn to receive help. Vlad joined the club to learn how to make his wife, Elena, love him. Longtime friends, the two married so Elena could escape a... Read More

IT'S BETTER THIS WAY

IT'S BETTER THIS WAY

Earphones Award Winner

by Debbie Macomber | Read by Thérèse Plummer

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Thérèse Plummer demonstrates the power of forgiveness in a moving performance that stays with listeners long after the story ends. Divorced retiree Julia Jones tries to build a better relationship between her ex-husband and her two grown daughters. As she finds her own true love, this endeavor becomes complicated and emotionally fraught. Plummer walks listeners through... Read More

IT'S IN HIS KISS

IT'S IN HIS KISS Bridgertons, Book 7

by Julia Quinn | Read by Rosalyn Landor

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Rosalyn Landor treats listeners to a rich, immersive experience in this historical romance in which she subtly uses tone to differentiate complex characters. Hyacinth may have bitten off more than she can chew when she offers to translate an Italian diary. Her skills are amateur at best. But if it means spending more time with the intriguing Gareth, it's a risk she's... Read More

JACKSON

JACKSON Restoration Ranch, Book 1

by LaQuette | Read by Eboni Flowers

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Eboni Flowers narrates a romantic suspense set in rural Texas. Aja's haunted past has her determined to turn her family's ranch into a place where guests can rejuvenate. When her barn explodes, she narrowly misses being severely injured. While Texas Ranger Jackson leads an undercover investigation, the duo discovers explosive chemistry between them. With her sultry voice,... Read More

THE LADY HAS A PAST

THE LADY HAS A PAST Burning Cove, Book 5

by Amanda Quick | Read by Morgan Hallett

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Morgan Hallett immediately draws the listener into this romantic suspense, set in the 1930s. Former socialite Lyra Brazier is now an apprentice at a detective agency. When her boss mysteriously disappears after visiting a suspicious spa, Lyra is assigned to go undercover with a partner/bodyguard to find him. Hallett's cool tone and even pace have the listener feeling... Read More

LAST GUARD

LAST GUARD Psy-Changeling Trinity, Book 5

by Nalini Singh | Read by Angela Dawe

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Angela Dawe draws the listener back into the world of the Psy-Changelings, which is made up of humans, changelings, and psychics. Payal Rao and Canto Mercant are two Psys who survived a brutal childhood event together and find each other again as adults. Dawe's smooth, even pacing reflects the tight control most of the Psys have on their emotions. As Payal starts to... Read More

LEGACY

LEGACY

by Nora Roberts | Read by January LaVoy

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator January LaVoy's smooth stylings carry listeners from Adrian Rizzo's traumatic childhood to adulthood and her career as a yoga and fitness trainer with a line of popular videos. She's positioned to be just as successful as her mother was--but who is sending her periodic death threats? LaVoy ages Adrian appropriately; her voice moves from button-cute to an enthusiastic... Read More

LOVE FOR BEGINNERS

LOVE FOR BEGINNERS The Wildstone Series, Book 7

by Jill Shalvis | Read by Erin Mallon

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Erin Mallon transports the listener to Wildstone, California, as two former frenemies, Emma and Allison, are forced to open a doggy day care business together. The tension in their relationship is palpable. Emma is struggling to recover from being hit by a car with the help of physical therapist Simon. As she rallies, the listener experiences her mood lightening.... Read More

A LOWCOUNTRY BRIDE

A LOWCOUNTRY BRIDE

by Preslaysa Williams | Read by Carmen Jewel Jones

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Carmen Jewel Jones narrates a sweet romance about finding love in unexpected places and making the most of every moment. Maya Jackson is not looking for love when she comes to Charleston to help her father after surgery, but a relationship with boutique owner Derek Sullivan blossoms regardless. Both Maya and Derek have suffered relatively recent losses, and Jones allows them... Read More

THE MATCHMAKERS OF MINNOW BAY

THE MATCHMAKERS OF MINNOW BAY

by Kelly Harms | Read by Piper Goodeve

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With skill and aplomb, Piper Goodeve narrates this feel-good romance centered on Lily, a struggling Chicago artist who has reached a crisis point in both her personal and professional lives. Goodeve portrays Lily as naïve and feckless but nevertheless endearing. After discovering an old legal notice, Lily learns she is still married to a man she wed in a Las Vegas chapel 10... Read More

NEON GODS

NEON GODS Dark Olympus, Book 1

by Katee Robert | Read by Zara Hampton-Brown, Alex Moorcock

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Zara Hampton-Brown and Alex Moorcock narrate an erotic romance inspired by Greek mythology. When Persephone Dimitriou is unexpectedly engaged to Zeus, the de facto ruler of Olympus, she flees across the River Styx into the arms of Hades. Will their tentative alliance last once spring arrives? Persephone could easily be portrayed simply as a naïve socialite, but Hampton-Brown... Read More

NOT QUITE A DETECTIVE

NOT QUITE A DETECTIVE Static Alice, Book 2

by Roney Peer | Read by Elena Valentine

Roney Peer | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Elena Valentine introduces Alice Carter, who is in training to become a detective in Book 2 of this series. (Beginning with Book 1 is a must.) Listeners relish meeting the "ploids" division of London's Metropolitan Police. The "ploids" possess unusual traits that set them apart, including Carter's overabundance of static, which can act as a weapon. Valentine excels... Read More

OUT OF CHARACTER

OUT OF CHARACTER True Colors, Book 2

by Annabeth Albert | Read by Kirt Graves, Joel Froomkin

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Kirt Graves and Joel Froomkin deliver a heartwarming friends-to-lovers college romance. After Milo Lionetti, voiced by Kirt Graves, loses his brother's valuable game cards in an ill-advised bet, he turns to his former friend, Jasper Quigley, voiced by Joel Froomkin, to find replacements. Graves gives Milo a deep, muscular voice with a New Jersey accent. Listeners will... Read More

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

by Karelia Stetz-Waters | Read by Lori Prince

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This audiobook opens with a chuckle as narrator Lori Prince describes the funeral service of art dealer Cade Elgin's aunt, which includes drag queens in attendance and friend Selena Mathis's eulogy for the aunt's lady parts. Cade and Selena have inherited the aunt's sex-toy shop, which is hopelessly in debt. They have one month to save the failing business. Selena's light voice... Read More

SEVEN DAYS IN JUNE

SEVEN DAYS IN JUNE

Earphones Award Winner

by Tia Williams | Read by Mela Lee

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Mela Lee's extraordinary range and dramatic style allow listeners to experience every dark, humorous, and heartbreaking moment of this fraught second-chance romance. As troubled teenagers, Eva Mercy and Shane Hall shared seven life-changing days that inspired their successful writing careers. Lee's conversational tone lends itself well to Eva, who now hides her chronic... Read More

SO WE MEET AGAIN

SO WE MEET AGAIN

by Suzanne Park | Read by Jackie Chung

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Jackie Chung narrates the charming and humorous story of a romance between former childhood rivals. After Jessie Kim loses her Wall Street job via a Zoom HR meeting, she moves back in with her parents to figure out her life. Running into her middle school nemesis, Daniel Choi, was not on her to-do list. Chung perfectly balances the humor in the story with the difficulties... Read More

SOMEONE TO CHERISH

SOMEONE TO CHERISH Westcott, Book 8

Earphones Award Winner

by Mary Balogh | Read by Rosalyn Landor

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With gentle mastery, narrator Rosalyn Landor gives an exceptional performance of this eighth title in the Wescott series--though listeners can easily enjoy it as a stand-alone listen. After Lydia Tavernor and Harry Wescott independently suffer a tragedy, each needs to discover him- or herself independently. But on a walk home together one night, a simple question leads to... Read More

THE SOULMATE EQUATION

THE SOULMATE EQUATION

by Christina Lauren | Read by Patti Murin

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

A hardworking single mom and a scientist who is developing a dating app are featured in this contemporary romance audiobook. Can DNA predict love? Jess's life revolves around her daughter, her grandparents, and her best friend. When she decides to send a sample of her DNA to hot geneticist River Peña's dating app, they are both surprised at the results. With a lively style,... Read More

THE SPARE

THE SPARE

by Miranda Dubner | Read by Joel L. Froomkin

Miranda Dubner | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Joel Froomkin fittingly narrates this fast-paced story rooted in tradition in a posh British accent. Prince Eddie Kensington lives by protocols and responsibilities, but when the press outs him as bisexual, keeping calm and carrying on is impossible. It doesn't help that his estranged father tries to reconnect with the family, his sister flirts with the journalist writing their... Read More

SUNSET SPRINGS

SUNSET SPRINGS

by Kacen Callender | Read by Commarrah J. Yochanan

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Commarrah Yochanan becomes the voice of Charlie, a 27-year-old trans writer who returns home to Sunset Springs after being laid off from his job in New York City. Yochanan injects the right amount of feeling to portray his moods--annoyance, sarcasm, and moments of vulnerability. In his hometown Charlie is the focus of a lot of judgment, but his guard comes down when he... Read More

SWEETHAND

SWEETHAND Island Bites, Book 1

by N.G Peltier | Read by Chrystal Bethell

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Chrystal Bethell's narration of this island romance is sassy, high pitched, and slightly accented. While the accent she uses does not precisely match the Trinidadian setting of the story, it's easy to overlook this detail. In the past, Cherisse, a pastry chef, has clashed with Keiran King, a well-known DJ from her childhood. Now, neither of them is happy when they find... Read More

UNDERCOVER DUKE

UNDERCOVER DUKE

by Sabrina Jeffries | Read by Beverley A. Crick

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Beverley Crick takes listeners to early-nineteenth-century England with her narration of the romance between Sheridan Wolfe, Duke of Armitage, and Vanessa Pryde. Vanessa's mother, a suspect in the murder of Sheridan's father, gives shrill, piercing responses to Sheridan's subtle questioning. As Sheridan's family gathers, Crick skillfully lets the conversation flow among those... Read More

WHEN STARS COLLIDE

WHEN STARS COLLIDE Chicago Stars, Book 9

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips | Read by Nicole Poole

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Nicole Poole returns listeners to the popular Chicago Stars football series with this romance between back-up quarterback Thad Owens and opera star Olivia Stone. The pair is thrust together on a promotional tour for high-end watches. Poole captures Olivia, the haughty diva, then skillfully switches to down-to-earth Thad, giving a pleasing contrast between the two... Read More

WHILE WE WERE DATING

WHILE WE WERE DATING The Wedding Date, Book 6

by Jasmine Guillory | Read by Janina Edwards

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The talented Janina Edwards narrates this heartwarming and sexy rom-com. When advertising executive Ben Stephens meets famous actress Anna Gardiner during an ad campaign shoot, the fireworks are immediate, and their connection is palpable. So when Ben and Anna agree to pursue a "fake relationship," their plan is sure to fail. Edwards captures their steamy chemistry and playful... Read More

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