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ASTRID PARKER DOESN'T FAIL

ASTRID PARKER DOESN'T FAIL

by Ashley Herring Blake | Read by Kristen DiMercurio

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kristen DiMercurio's warm, expressive voice invites listeners to return to Bright Falls as interior designer Astrid Parker and carpenter Jordan Everwood prepare for a televised renovation of the Everwood Inn. After a disastrous first encounter, they initially bristle at their professional arrangement to work on the inn. The producer requests that the women play up this angle,... Read More

BACK IN A SPELL

BACK IN A SPELL The Witches of Thistle Grove, Book 3

by Lana Harper | Read by Carlotta Brentan

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Carlotta Brentan is the latest narrator for The Witches of Thistle Grove series. This third book focuses on Nina Blackmoore, who attempts to heal her broken heart by going on a date with a person picked by her best friend. Not only is eclectic and nonbinary Morty not Nina's type, but Morty's family owns the very pub that the Blackmoore family has been trying to buy.... Read More

BEFORE I LET GO

BEFORE I LET GO

by Kennedy Ryan | Read by Wesleigh Siobhan, Jakobi Diem

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Wesleigh Siobhan and Jakobi Diem take romance, heartbreak, and sex appeal to the next level. Yasmen (Siobhan) and Josiah (Diem) divorced after devastating experiences, but they can't run away from the love that created their family and growing business. This dramatic story has emotional ups and downs that both narrators perform passionately in complementary... Read More

THE BELLE OF BELGRAVE SQUARE

THE BELLE OF BELGRAVE SQUARE Belles of London, Book 2

by Mimi Matthews | Read by Ell Potter, Sebastian Brown

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Ell Potter and Sebastian Brown bring their A game to this lovely historical romance. Painfully shy heiress Julia Wychwood, whose controlling parents are reclusive, selfish hypochondriacs, proposes to scarred, quiet war hero Capt. Jasper Blunt, who needs to marry well to save his estate. She wants peace and safety. He wants to keep his secrets. Potter's exacting... Read More

BETTER THAN FICTION

BETTER THAN FICTION

by Alexa Martin | Read by Nicole Lewis

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Nicole Lewis carries listeners through the romance between Drew Young and Jasper Williams. Drew inherits her grandmother's bookstore, along with the shop's book club. The scheming older ladies set her up with visiting author Jasper. Drew is still struggling with grief over her grandmother's death, and Lewis captures her poignant feelings in her multidimensional... Read More

COMING HOME

COMING HOME Woodland Park Firefighters, Book 1

by Shelley Shepard Gray | Read by Andrew Eiden

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrating a contemporary romance with many characters, Andrew Eiden makes sure each person is recognizable in dialogue. Woodland Park, Colorado, has an excellent emergency response team. Paramedic Anderson Kelly smoothly handles car crashes and fires, but he can't handle his continued attraction to single mother Chelsea Davis. As Eiden chronicles their cautious moves toward... Read More

A CURSE OF QUEENS

A CURSE OF QUEENS Kingmaker Chronicles, Book 4

by Amanda Bouchet | Read by Samantha Brentmoor

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Samantha Brentmoor narrates a fantasy romance set among the gods and mortals of Ancient Greece. Sister to the king, Jocasta is eager to prove her worth after a curse strikes the royal couple and threatens their unborn child. Brentmoor proves adept at balancing Jo's desire to find a place among the royal household and her longing to return to the village where she grew up. When... Read More

DARE ME

DARE ME The Donovans, Book 1

by Samantha Chase | Read by Carly Robins

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Carly Robins brings enthusiasm to her narration of the romance between Arianna Donovan and Will Jameson. After spending a perfect day together, Arianne and Will allow a full year to pass before they reconnect. Finally, Will turns up as a friend of Arianna's brother at her family's pub. Will and Arianna have to secretly date because they worry about her family's disapproval.... Read More

A DASH OF SALT AND PEPPER

A DASH OF SALT AND PEPPER

by Kosoko Jackson | Read by Joshua David Scarlett

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

With his conversational delivery, narrator Joshua David Scarlett keeps listeners attuned to Xavier's perspective in this romance set in a small town in Maine. After he loses his job and his boyfriend dumps him, 20-something Xavier finds himself back at his parents' house, and he's not happy about it. Xavier has big dreams for his future, and Harper's Cove has only ever felt... Read More

EXTRA WITCHY

EXTRA WITCHY Fix-It Witches, Book 3

by Ann Aguirre | Read by Ava Lucas

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Ava Lucas returns to this third Fix-It Witches romance. Now that the witch-hunting crisis is over, the coven can return to their normal lives in which they are hidden in plain sight in their midwestern town. For Leanne, that should mean casual romantic flings and being overworked in the mayor's office. However, after meeting Trevor, she begins to see potential in the... Read More

FALLING STARS

FALLING STARS

by Fern Michaels | Read by Susan Bennett

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Even Narrator Susan Bennett's usual amazing talents cannot put the "festive" in this holiday snooze fest. Beautiful but conflicted ski instructor Emily Ammerman and her BFF both fall for handsome and famous movie star Zach Ryder. Will love prevail? Bennett's portrayal of Emily as the mostly unlikable, shallow daughter of the ski lodge owners is spot-on. Her voice for the macho... Read More

IT STARTS WITH US

IT STARTS WITH US It Ends with Us, Book 2

by Colleen Hoover | Read by Colin Donnell, Olivia Song

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Colin Donnell and Olivia Song deliver Hoover's highly anticipated second-chance-at-love sequel. Both Lily and Atlas are finally free of other entanglements and in the same place. Now the only obstacle to their romance is Lily's violent ex-husband, Ryle. There is a mismatch between both narrators' calm, professional narration and the disturbing verbal and physical... Read More

KISS HER ONCE FOR ME

KISS HER ONCE FOR ME

by Alison Cochrun | Read by Natalie Naudus

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Natalie Naudus brings the perfect mix of heart and hilarity to this chaotic but charming holiday rom-com. In need of money and without direction, struggling animator Ellie agrees to a fake marriage with a Portland, Oregon, real estate developer. But when they arrive at his family's cabin for the holidays, she discovers his sister, Jack, is the woman she fell in love with in a... Read More

LUNAR LOVE

LUNAR LOVE

by Lauren Kung Jessen | Read by Raechel Wong

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Dulcet tones open this enemies-to-lovers contemporary romance, narrated by Raechel Wong. As the third generation to run her family's matchmaking business, Liv is passionate about using the Chinese zodiac to help clients find their perfect partner. When she realizes the cute man she recently met has launched a dating app with the same premise, Liv vows to put him out of business... Read More

PARTNERS IN CRIME

PARTNERS IN CRIME

by Alisha Rai | Read by Soneela Nankani, Shahjehan Khan

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Soneela Nankani and Shahjehan Khan narrate a madcap romantic heist. Mira Patel and Naveen Desai never thought they would see each other again after breaking up. But they find themselves seizing an unconventional second chance when they're kidnapped and forced to search for a diamond necklace. The different approaches Nankani and Khan take to narrating suit the two main... Read More

PRIDE AND PROTEST

PRIDE AND PROTEST

by Nikki Payne | Read by Kacie Rogers, Ron Nery, Jr.

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kacie Rogers and Ron Nery, Jr., narrate a bold contemporary version of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, set in Washington, DC. Disc jockey and activist Liza Bennett knows there is no way she could ever fall for rich gentrifier Dorsey Fitzgerald, no matter how hot he is. But fate keeps pushing them together, and slowly opinions change. Rogers's performance of Liza is bold and energetic,... Read More

RESTING SCROOGE FACE

RESTING SCROOGE FACE A Short Story

by Meghan Quinn | Read by Carly Robins, Aaron Shedlock

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

This cute holiday rom-com invites listeners to participate in Nola and Caleb's rekindled relationship. Narrators Carly Robins and Aaron Shedlock capture the main characters' emotions and inflections. Robins articulates the female voices a bit more distinctly than Shedlock does the two primary males, but, overall, the novella is easy to follow. There is a scene in which Caleb... Read More

THE REWIND

THE REWIND

by Allison Winn Scotch | Read by Julia Whelan, MacLeod Andrews

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Julia Whelan and MacLeod Andrews portray exes Frankie and Ezra as they return to college a decade after graduation for their friends' turn-of-the-millennium wedding. They wake up the morning of the ceremony in a dorm bed together with no memory of the past 16 hours. Together, they work on an emotional scavenger hunt to learn what really happened in their past. Andrews impresses... Read More

RUBY SPENCER'S WHISKY YEAR

RUBY SPENCER'S WHISKY YEAR

by Rochelle Bilow | Read by Nikki Massoud

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Nikki Massoud's lively voice welcomes listeners to a charming romance in the Highlands. Ruby Spencer is desperate to make a change, so she quits her publishing job in New York, lands an agent for a cookbook, and escapes to a remote village in Scotland for a year. Massoud shifts smoothly between Ruby's bright, determined voice and the charming Scottish accents of all those who... Read More

SHARKBAIT

SHARKBAIT Natural History, Book 3

by Erin Mallon | Read by Teddy Hamilton, Erin Mallon

Oh Yes She Did Productions | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

As the author of this work, Erin Mallon is uniquely able to bring the characters to life. Marine biologist Louise has a rocky past she needs to overcome. She had what was supposed to be a one-night encounter with bar owner James. But he keeps crossing her path. Narrator Teddy Hamilton provides James's point of view, adding depth to the listening experience. With rapid pacing,... Read More

SHIP WRECKED

SHIP WRECKED

by Olivia Dade | Read by Kelsey Navarro

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kelsey Navarro returns to narrate this third audiobook set among the cast and crew of the hit fantasy TV series "Gods of the Gates." Swedish stage actress Maria and Hollywood hopeful Peter get off to a rocky start when they have a one-night stand before landing career-changing starring roles in the series. As they begin production on a secluded Irish island, the cast and crew's... Read More

SLEEP NO MORE

SLEEP NO MORE The Lost Night Files, Book 1

Earphones Award Winner

by Jayne Ann Krentz | Read by Eva Kaminsky

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Eva Kaminsky provides a dynamic narration of the mysterious situation that author Ambrose Drake and interior designer and podcaster Pallas Llewellyn find themselves in. After the pair have a night they can't remember, they awaken to find that they have enhanced psychic abilities. Ambrose contacted Pallas to help him investigate a murder. Ambrose limits his sleep to catnapping... Read More

THE STAND-UP GROOMSMAN

THE STAND-UP GROOMSMAN

by Jackie Lau | Read by James Sie, Eunice Wong

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Eunice Wong and James Sie narrate this opposites-attract romance. Vivian Liao was a huge fan of comedian Melvin Lee--until she met him. Regardless of her antipathy for him, they'll have to see a lot more of each other now that Vivian's roommate and Melvin's famous friend are engaged. But somewhere between cake tastings and party planning they start to like what they see after... Read More

SWEETER THAN CHOCOLATE

SWEETER THAN CHOCOLATE

by Lizzie Shane | Read by Brittany Pressley, Andrew Eiden

Hallmark Publishing | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners will melt at this chocolate-themed romance with narration by Brittany Pressley and Andrew Eiden. Pressley portrays Lucy, a Belgian-style chocolatier in the small town of Watkins Corner. Pressley's cozy voice matches Lucy's commitment to her family business--as well as her trepidation about marketing her "Cupid Chocolates," even though some customers believe eating... Read More

TWICE IN A LIFETIME

TWICE IN A LIFETIME

by Melissa Baron | Read by Megan Tusing

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Megan Tusing performs a touching romance that transcends time. Isla initially hesitates to believe the man who texts her that he is her husband from the future. As they build their relationship, he admits that her future self is no longer in his life and that he wants to protect her from her ultimate fate. Tusing's voice for Isla captures emotions that range from... Read More

WELL TRAVELED

WELL TRAVELED Well Met, Book 4

by Jen DeLuca | Read by Brittany Pressley

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Brittany Pressley returns to narrate the fourth title in the Well Met series. Overworked Lulu, an attorney, has a breakdown in the middle of a Renaissance Faire. Her cousin's friends come to her rescue, offering her a place in their kilt-wearing band as they travel the festival circuit. The group's guitarist, Dex, is known to be a bit of a Lothario; however, Lulu's presence in... Read More

WHERE WE END & BEGIN

WHERE WE END & BEGIN

by Jane Igharo | Read by Tori Danner

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Beautifully written, with a perfectly matched narration by Tori Danner, this audiobook immerses listeners in its multilayered love story. After 12 years away, Dunni returns home to Lagos, Nigeria, for the wedding of a close friend. While there, she reconnects with her teenage love, Obinna. From very different socioeconomic backgrounds, Dunni and Obinna were star-crossed lovers.... Read More

WYOMING HOMECOMING

WYOMING HOMECOMING Wyoming Men, Book 11

by Diana Palmer | Read by Todd McLaren

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Todd McLaren captures the romance between Sheriff Cody Banks and Abby Brennan in this story set in Wyoming. Cody is grieving for his beloved late wife, and he blames Abby for her illness. McLaren expresses all of Cody's anger toward Abby when she returns to town. But when Cody realizes the truth about what happened, McLaren's voice morphs from bitterness to regret. The story... Read More

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