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13 DATES

13 DATES

by Matt Dunn | Read by James Langton

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This performance by James Langton is a gift to all listeners who seek a wholesome, fun, and humorous narration. Socially awkward Noah meets the quirky yet romantically apathetic Angel at a coffee shop due to a mix-up, and after Noah is told by a friend that it only takes 13 dates to fall in love with someone, he decides to pursue this theory with Angel. As expected, most of... Read More

AN AFFAIR WITH A NOTORIOUS HEIRESS

AN AFFAIR WITH A NOTORIOUS HEIRESS Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James, Book 4

by Lorraine Heath | Read by Helen Lloyd, Antony Ferguson

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The beautiful and notorious American divorceé Lady Mathilda Lansdowne, while chaperoning her husband-hunting younger sister, must determine if the prime candidate, handsome Lord Alistair Mabry, the Marquess of Rexton, is the perfect choice, maybe too perfect to be true. Narrator Helen Lloyd's tantalizingly breathy voice expertly showcases "Tilly" and just as effectively assumes... Read More

ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL

ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL The Billionaire Builders, Book 3

by Jennifer Probst | Read by Madeleine Maby, Sebastian York

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Madeleine Maby and Sebastian York share the narration of the rekindling romance between Sydney Greene and Tristan Pierce. Sydney, who works for Tristan's family's building firm, has loved him for most of her life. But she's been keeping a secret from Tristan. The parts of the book that are primarily from Sydney's point of view are voiced by Maby, and Tristan's is voiced by... Read More

AS RICH AS A ROGUE

AS RICH AS A ROGUE Rakes and Rogues, Book 3

by Jade Lee | Read by Elizabeth Bidwell

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Elizabeth Bidwell makes her audiobook debut in a story featuring willful ladies, dashing gentlemen, and unruly parakeets. Six years ago, Lord Whitly unintentionally saddled Mari Powel with the nickname "Wayward Welsh," and she has resented him ever since. Bidwell's stage experience stands her in good stead as she voices characters from a variety of backgrounds. A... Read More

BEAUTIFUL TEMPEST

BEAUTIFUL TEMPEST Malory-Anderson Family, Book 12

by Johanna Lindsey | Read by Beverley A. Crick

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Beverley Crick delivers this installment of the long-running historical romance series featuring the Malory family. Jacqueline Malory suspects that her new suitor is the pirate who kidnapped her months ago. When her attempt to capture him backfires, she finds herself on his ship. Crick is successful in voicing the pirates aboard the ship, but it can be difficult to... Read More

BEFORE THE DAWN

BEFORE THE DAWN Killer Instinct, Book 2

by Cynthia Eden | Read by Summer Morton

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Summer Morton uses a low, serious tone to deliver this mystery. FBI profiler Tucker Frost can't forget the pain his brother, a serial killer, once inflicted on his girlfriend, Dawn Alexander. Now, years later, a copycat killer brings Tucker to New Orleans, where Dawn is a private investigator. Drawn back together, Tucker and Dawn face deadly peril from an unknown... Read More

CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE

CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE Heartbreaker Bay, Book 4

by Jill Shalvis | Read by Karen White

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Colbie Albright is running away from her demanding family and, by mere chance, ends up on a plane heading to San Francisco. Once there, she gets caught up in a romance with Spencer Baldwin. Narrator Karen White provides distinctive voices for the cast of characters. Although San Francisco is a large city, the close-knit community created by Spencer and his friends gives the... Read More

DATING YOU/ HATING YOU

DATING YOU/ HATING YOU

by Christina Lauren | Read by Shayna Thibodeaux, Deacon Lee

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The first stand-alone novel by Christina Lauren is narrated by Shayna Thibodeaux and Deacon Lee, and is an utter delight. When two major LA talent agencies merge, Evie Abbey and Carter Aaron are suddenly competing for the same job--which is a problem, as they've just started (sort of) dating. Can they set their feelings aside in favor of their careers? Thibodeaux and Lee are... Read More

THE DAY OF THE DUCHESS

THE DAY OF THE DUCHESS Scandal & Scoundrel, Book 3

by Sarah MacLean | Read by Justine Eyre

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This is the third audiobook in the Scandal & Scoundrel series, the previous two were also narrated by Justine Eyre. Protagonists Sera and Haven's marriage fell apart in spectacular fashion in Book 2, and getting them back together after such a rough breakup is difficult to sell. In particular, the device for reuniting them--Sera must find Haven a new wife before he will grant... Read More

DEVIL'S CUT

DEVIL'S CUT Bourbon Kings, Book 3

by J.R. Ward | Read by Alexander Cendese

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Concluding the Bourbon Kings trilogy, narrator Alexander Cendese immediately draws the listener into the Kentucky setting. Lane Baldwine is left to try to save his family's bourbon empire after his older brother confesses to their father's murder. Lane is convinced his brother is covering for someone else. Cendese does a fine job with the male voices, using a smooth Southern... Read More

DRAGONSWORN

DRAGONSWORN Dark-Hunter, Book 28

Earphones Award Winner

by Sherrilyn Kenyon | Read by Holter Graham

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Holter Graham pulls listeners back into the paranormal world of the Dark Hunters. The action begins immediately as the dragon, Falcyn, and the granddaughter of the Greek god Apollo, Medea, are swept into another dimension. Graham does an excellent job of creating unique voices for each character. He gives Falcyn a rich accent that flows over listeners' ears. Both... Read More

THE ENGLISH DUKE

THE ENGLISH DUKE The Duke Trilogy, Book 2

by Karen Ranney | Read by Tim Campbell

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Martha York has never met Jordan Hamilton, Duke of Roth, but he fascinates her through the brilliant letters he once wrote her father. When Martha arrives at Jordan's estate to help him with an invention prototype, will she be able to capture his heart as well as his mind? Narrator Tim Campbell's emphasis seems more on style than emotion, and while he captures the upper-class... Read More

FAIR, BRIGHT, AND TERRIBLE

FAIR, BRIGHT, AND TERRIBLE Welsh Blades, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by Elizabeth Kingston | Read by Nicholas Boulton

Hedgehog Inc Productions | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Nicholas Boulton's imposing presence lends authority to the scheming heroine of this historical novel. Facing the utter collapse of Wales, which has fallen to the English, Eluned accepts an arranged marriage in order to avenge her late husband's death by killing the man most responsible for it. But she soon discovers that her fiancé is an old flame. Boulton commands... Read More

FOREVER A HERO

FOREVER A HERO Carsons of Mustang Creek, Book 3

by Linda Lael Miller | Read by Jack Garrett

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Jack Garrett's soft drawl sets the perfect tone for a story set in Wyoming ranch country. The Carsons are a ranching family, but youngest son Mace's passion is wine-making. A corporation is interested in his small winery and sends exec Kelly Wright to woo him, but before she can, she's in a harrowing car crash. Luckily for her, Mace is driving by at the right moment... Read More

THE FORTUNE TELLER

THE FORTUNE TELLER

by Gwendolyn Womack | Read by Lisa Flanagan, Robin Miles

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Lisa Flanagan and Robin Miles are a perfect match for this romantic thriller about an appraiser of ancient text, Semele, who finds herself exploring her familial connection to a specific assignment she has been given. The back-and-forth between the narrators illuminates the two worlds in this novel--a colliding past and present that unfold in Semele's discoveries.... Read More

FRATERNIZE

FRATERNIZE Players Game, Book 1

by Rachel Van Dyken | Read by Summer Morton, Jeremy York, Aiden Snow

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Summer Morton, Jeremy York, and Aiden Snow narrate the first in the author's new Players Game series. This fun and sexy novel is focused on the current and past love life of a curvy professional cheerleader named Emerson. Her current love interest is Sanchez, the cocky and persistent ladies' man who plays a yearly "game" with other team members by "claiming" a cheerleader for... Read More

HATE TO WANT YOU

HATE TO WANT YOU Forbidden Hearts, Book 1

by Alisha Rai | Read by Summer Morton, Jeremy York

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners follow a multigenerational family drama of painful betrayal and dark desire. Livvy Kane and Nicholas Chandler were high school sweethearts, but her father and his mother died together under mysterious circumstances, shattering Livvy's and Nicholas's perfect world. More than a decade later, Livvy finally returns home, but nothing has been resolved. Morton excels at... Read More

THE HIGHLAND COMMANDER

THE HIGHLAND COMMANDER Lords of the Highlands, Book 2

by Amy Jarecki | Read by Penelope Hardy

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Penelope Hardy lives up to the challenge of this sweeping romance. Lady Magdalen Keith and Navy Lieutenant Aiden Murray shared a single unforgettable kiss at a masquerade ball, convinced that they would never meet again. But when Aiden learns that the woman he can't forget is embroiled in a royal conspiracy, he vows to find her once more. reveling in both the humor of... Read More

AN IRRESISTIBLE ALLIANCE

AN IRRESISTIBLE ALLIANCE The Devil's Brood, Book 2

by Stephanie Laurens | Read by Matthew Brenher

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listening to the second audiobook in the Devil's Brood Trilogy, featuring the Cynster family, is a pleasure. Narrator Matthew Brenher has the perfect deep, sexy voice. He excels with characters of both genders and classes--upper-crust English nobles, their servants, and the wide variety of secondary characters. In this installment, second son Michael Cynster is bored. Into his... Read More

KISS MY BOOTS

KISS MY BOOTS Coming Home. Book 2

by Harper Sloan | Read by Jason Carpenter, Elizabeth Louise

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Elizabeth Louise and Jason Carpenter narrate the second installment of the Coming Home series with elegant proficiency. Quinn Davis lives a quiet life with two overprotective brothers in a small town. Well, quiet until Tate Montgomery comes back nine years after leaving her brokenhearted. Sloan's beautiful writing and the dual narration bring this romance of second chances to... Read More

THE LADY TRAVELERS GUIDE TO SCOUNDRELS & OTHER GENTLEMEN

THE LADY TRAVELERS GUIDE TO SCOUNDRELS & OTHER GENTLEMEN Lady Travelers Society, Book 1

by Victoria Alexander | Read by Marian Hussey

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Pack your bag and hop onboard this witty, fun, romantic series, narrated skillfully by Marian Hussey. A group of scheming, eccentric but loveable elderly ladies devise a way to supplement their incomes by creating a ladies' traveling society, despite their lack of experience or skill. When one of their travelers disappears, India Predergast, a directive, organized, and... Read More

MARRY IN HASTE

by Jane Aiken Hodge | Read by Kristin Kalbli

Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This Regency romance, first published in 1961, is charming. Lovely and strong-willed Camilla Forest meets the handsome and brooding "Arrogant Earl," Lord Leominster, while waiting for a coach just after she is wrongly dismissed as a governess. His suggestion of a "marriage of convenience" between them will save him his inheritance and her from being jobless--but will love grow?... Read More

MERRY AND BRIGHT

MERRY AND BRIGHT

by Debbie Macomber | Read by Em Eldridge

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Imagine Merry Knight's surprise when her well-meaning mother and brother, Patrick, give her an online dating account as her Christmas gift. Soon, she finds an online sweetheart, who is actually her annoying boss, Jason Bright. Narrator Em Eldridge matches Macomber's straightforward style and hopeful belief in humanity. Eldridge portrays Merry's embarrassment over her boss with... Read More

MONTANA HEAT: ESCAPE TO YOU

MONTANA HEAT: ESCAPE TO YOU Montana Heat, Book 2

by Jennifer Ryan | Read by Coleen Marlo

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Coleen Marlo's menacing voice for the villain of this romance novel sends a chill down the listener's spine. The story opens on the one-year anniversary of actress Ashley Swan's disappearance--the listener quickly learns that she is being held captive and tortured. Then, she manages to escape with a little boy in the middle of a blizzard and finds sanctuary on the... Read More

THE MOST DANGEROUS DUKE IN LONDON

THE MOST DANGEROUS DUKE IN LONDON

by Madeline Hunter | Read by Charlotte Gray

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Charlotte Gray's narration works well for some characters, poorly for others in the first installment of Madeline Hunter's Decadent Dukes Society series. The well-plotted story revolves around feuding families and a plan to end the feud with a marital alliance. Gray has a light, youthful voice, which she employs to great effect for many of the female characters, but her male... Read More

THE RAKE

THE RAKE

by Mary Jo Putney | Read by Mark Meadows

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This historical romance comes alive in narrator Mark Meadows's voice. As the dialogue flows between Reginald Davenport, the heir of Strickland, and his estate manager, the Lady Alys, Meadows's precise vowels perfectly reflect the aristocracy's proper British English. Using a lower pitch when speaking for Reggie and a lighter tone for Ally, Meadows does an excellent job of... Read More

RED CLOVER INN

RED CLOVER INN Swift River Valley, Book 7

by Carla Neggers | Read by Susan Boyce

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The most recent installment of the Swift River Valley series, once again narrated by Susan Boyce, focuses on marine archaeologist Charlotte Bennett and Diplomatic Security Service agent Greg Rawlings. After meeting at a wedding overseas, Charlotte and Greg find themselves house-sitting at the Red Clover Inn in Massachusetts while Charlotte's cousin is on her honeymoon.... Read More

RED WOLF

RED WOLF Shifters Unbound, Book 10

by Jennifer Ashley | Read by Cris Dukehart

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Cris Dukehart balances the courtship and adventures of leopard-shifter Jaycee Bordeaux and her tracker teammate, lupine-shifter Dimitri. Together, the shape-shifters investigate a renegade group in New Orleans whose leader is a bear-shifter named Brice. Dukehart's fluid voice moves as smoothly as cascading water with an appealing pitch and tone. She's especially... Read More

THE RELUCTANT HIGHLANDER

THE RELUCTANT HIGHLANDER A Highland Romance

Earphones Award Winner

by Amanda Scott | Read by Mhairi Morrison

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

New to audiobook narration, Mhairi Morrison uses her considerable talents to deliver this Scottish romance set in the 1430s. Sir Adham MacFinlagh and Lady Fiona Ormiston cross paths in the lowlands at the court of King James and Queen Joanna. A hurried marriage and a trip to the highlands results in a kidnapping, a rescue, and a deepening love between the young couple. Morrison... Read More

ROYALLY ENDOWED

ROYALLY ENDOWED The Royals Trilogy, Book 3

by Emma Chase | Read by Shane East, Andi Arndt

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In Chase's audiobook trilogy, royal bodyguard Logan St. James and pie maker Ellie Hammond spend years not dating each other. She's too young--he's ensnared by duty. Logan resists Ellie out of respect for his employer, the prince of Wessco, who is Ellie's brother-in-law. But the sizzling heat between them never cools down, thanks to narrators Andi Arndt and Shane East. East... Read More

RUNNING INTO LOVE

RUNNING INTO LOVE

by Aurora Rose Reynolds | Read by Carly Robins, Alexander Cendese

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This audiobook is the first in Aurora Rose Reynolds's new Fluke My Life series. Fawn, portrayed by Carly Robins, is a New York City elementary school teacher who blindly runs into Homicide Detective Levy Fremont on a morning run. Later, Fawn learns that Levy is moving into the apartment next door. Robins does an excellent job narrating Fawn's hesitancy as Levy persistently... Read More

SECOND CHANCE GIRL

SECOND CHANCE GIRL Happily, Inc., Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by Susan Mallery | Read by Tanya Eby

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Two sisters, Carol and Violet, find romance in the idyllic wedding town of Happily, Inc., California. Narrator Tanya Eby is a perfect fit for this quirky story, and her light, lilting voice invites smiles. When a giraffe in the road throws Violet and a British duke together, it's not surprising that he ends up her boyfriend. Eby's insouciant tone also plays up the humor caused... Read More

SHADOW REAPER

SHADOW REAPER Shadow Rider, Book 2

by Christine Feehan | Read by Jim Frangione

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Jim Frangione traces the emotional journey of Ricco Ferraro, son of a Chicago crime family. Ricco has returned from Japan, where he apprenticed in shadow riding. Now he's keeping secrets from his family, but he's reaching his breaking point. Listeners will hear Ricco's anguish as he promises his brother he'll pull himself together. But soon he finds himself dragged... Read More

SILVER SILENCE

SILVER SILENCE Psy-Changeling Trinity, Book 1

by Nalini Singh | Read by Angela Dawe

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The listener is immediately drawn into the world of the psy-changelings by narrator Angela Dawe. Bear changeling Valentin Nikolaev has been subtly courting psy Silver Mercant. He is there when an attempt is made on her life. To protect her, he brings her to his bear clan. The story is set in Russia, and Dawe handles the accents with ease. She brings the audiobook to life with... Read More

A STARDANCE SUMMER

A STARDANCE SUMMER Eternity Springs, Book 13

Earphones Award Winner

by Emily March | Read by Amy Landon

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Amy Landon narrates this lovely summer romance perfectly. Her delivery is so seamless that she disappears, allowing the story to shine. Liliana has been fired from her accounting firm, falsely accused of crimes. Then she's let down by her family as well. In response, she joins the Tornado Alleycats, a camping club of glamorous senior women, and flees to the mountains of... Read More

STAY CLOSE

STAY CLOSE For You, Book 1

by Alexa Riley | Read by Lexi Richmond, John Lane

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Alexa Riley again knocks it out of the park with another short and sweet audiobook, the first in the new For You series. Telling the story from two points of view, narrators Lexi Richmond and John Lane introduce 18-year-old Penelope and her new Russian bodyguard, Ivan. Lane's smooth, deep voice and Russian accent perfectly complement Richmond's innocent, youthful portrait of... Read More

A STRANGER AT FELLSWORTH

A STRANGER AT FELLSWORTH Treasures of Surrey, Book 3

by Sarah E. Ladd | Read by Jude Mason

Thomas Nelson | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners will delight in this Regency-era romance in which marriages take place for money, not love, and scandal is just one misstep away. Annabelle Thorsley lives with her boorish brother, Thomas, in their parents' home in Surrey, England. Thomas tries to marry her off, but Annabelle seeks refuge at her aunt and uncle's house and a teaching position that awaits. Little does... Read More

THE STRAWBERRY HEARTS DINER

THE STRAWBERRY HEARTS DINER

Earphones Award Winner

by Carolyn Brown | Read by Brittany Pressley

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With a feisty Southern drawl, narrator Brittany Pressley portrays Jancy Wilson, a young woman who becomes stranded in the small town of Pick, Texas, when her car catches fire right in front of the Strawberry Hearts Diner. Since Jancy has no money and no family to help her, it's lucky there's a help wanted sign in the diner's window. Also luckily, her new life soon includes a... Read More

THE THING ABOUT LOVE

THE THING ABOUT LOVE FBI/US Attorney, Book 7

by Julie James | Read by Karen White

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

The seventh book in Julie James's loosely connected FBI/US Attorney series is competently narrated by Karen White. Six years ago, as recruits at the FBI Academy, Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd couldn't stand each other. Now they've been assigned to work as partners on an undercover investigation. White struggles to make large passages of exposition on the FBI interesting, but... Read More

TOO HARD TO FORGET

TOO HARD TO FORGET Romancing the Clarksons, Book 3

by Tessa Bailey | Read by Greyson Ash

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Greyson Ash deftly narrates this audiobook, which seems pretty straightforward at the outset but soon becomes complex. Peggy is returning to her alma mater to find some closure on her college romance, which ended badly. Listeners quickly get a sense of the emotional landscape of the story: Her romance was with the football coach and took place while she was a student, his wife... Read More

TOO SCOT TO HANDLE

TOO SCOT TO HANDLE Windham Brides, Book 2

by Grace Burrowes | Read by James Langton

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This second book in the Windham Brides series follows the story of Anwen Windham and Colin MacHugh, an Irish lord. Narrator James Langton does an admirable job delivering the voice of the Scotsman MacHugh as he takes his place in English society and romances Anwen. Langton's deep, commanding voice serves as the perfect backdrop to the developing romance. His portrayals of Anwen... Read More

WILD HORSE SPRINGS

WILD HORSE SPRINGS Ransom Canyon, Book 5

by Jodi Thomas | Read by Julia Gibson

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

A surfeit of characters and plotlines waters down this audiobook, which contains three separate romance plots (midlife romance, teenage crush rekindled, hero with a tortured past) and a suspense subplot that feels thrown in as a way to tie all the characters together. Narrator Julia Gibson works hard to make all the characters sound distinct, but this results in some odd... Read More

WILDFIRE

WILDFIRE A Hidden Legacy, Book 3

by Ilona Andrews | Read by Renee Raudman

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Renee Raudman reprises her earlier talented performances in the final Hidden Legacy novel. Magical private investigator and human polygraph Nevada Baylor considers registering her family as a magical "House" while working on a troubling missing persons case. Raudman's intimate knowledge of the characters brings urban duels and cozy romantic moments into focus for... Read More

WIRED

WIRED Nick Buchanan, Book 13

by Julie Garwood | Read by Saskia Maarleveld

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

FBI agent Liam Scott has a leak in his department, and he needs the help of expert hacker Allison Trent to track down the problem. Allison is a strong, intelligent woman, and narrator Saskia Maarleveld brings her to life. Maarleveld gives each character a distinctive voice, especially Liam, who has a faint Australian accent. She transports the listener as Allison and Liam's... Read More

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