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THE (FAKE) DATING GAME

THE (FAKE) DATING GAME

by Timothy Janovsky | Read by Mark Sanderlin

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Mark Sanderlin brings a dry sense of humor to this queer fake dating rom-com. When Holden James's partner unceremoniously dumps him just before they were to audition for their favorite game show, Holden scrambles to find a replacement. Enter Leo Min, who is happy to be Holden's fake boyfriend for the competition. What neither anticipates is their real sizzling... Read More

ARCHANGEL'S LINEAGE

ARCHANGEL'S LINEAGE Guild Hunter, Book 16

by Nalini Singh | Read by Justine Eyre

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Justine Eyre once again returns listeners to a world in which angels and vampires exist alongside humans. Archangel Raphael and his consort, Elena, are meeting with the other ruling archangels when the Refuge, the site where young angels are cared for, is rocked by an earthquake. Eyre immediately ratchets up the tension as the pair scramble to save the young. Elena's father,... Read More

THE BELOVED

THE BELOVED The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 22

by J.R. Ward | Read by Jim Frangione

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Jim Frangione returns listeners to the vampire world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Living among the unaware humans of Caldwell, New York, the vampires fight against the Lessening Society, which wants to destroy them. Nalla, the grown daughter of the fighter Zsadist, falls in love with Nate, a fighter with a tragic past. As Frangione conveys the passion that sparks... Read More

BIRDING WITH BENEFITS

BIRDING WITH BENEFITS

by Sarah T. Dubb | Read by Mia Hutchinson-Shaw, Evan Sibley

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Mia Hutchinson-Shaw and Evan Sibley are a winning team in this charming romance. Mom and teacher Celeste is trying to find herself again after a divorce; John is a woodworker hoping to get his idea for a bird-guiding business off the ground. She's a complete newbie to birding, but Celeste agrees to be John's partner in the 42-day Bird Binge competition--and to pose as... Read More

BRIDE

BRIDE

Earphones Award Winner

by Ali Hazelwood | Read by Thérèse Plummer, Will Damron

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

It begins with a wedding. Thérèse Plummer depicts the politically motivated marriage between tech savvy Misery Lark, daughter of an influential Vampyre councilman, and Lowe Moreland, newly ascended Were Alpha. The nuptials will have to create mutual trust between the lead characters in order for them to find Misery's missing friend, uncover sinister plots, and figure out what... Read More

CANADIAN BOYFRIEND

CANADIAN BOYFRIEND

by Jenny Holiday | Read by Joshua Jackson, Emily Ellet

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Emily Ellet and Joshua Jackson delight listeners with this endearing contemporary romance. Aurora Evans thought she would never again come face-to-face with Mike Martin, her fake Canadian boyfriend from the past. Now Mike is a pro hockey player and single dad in need of a nanny. Aurora and Mike discover they each have past traumas that they can overcome together. In a... Read More

CONSORT OF FIRE

CONSORT OF FIRE Bound to Fire and Steel, Book 1

by Kit Rocha | Read by Caitlin Elizabeth, Victoria Mei, Will Thorne, Adenrele Ojo

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Caitlin Elizabeth, Victoria Mei, Will Thorne, and Adenrele Ojo perform the first entry in a fantasy epic laden with erotic suspense. For thousands of years, a pact has existed between humanity and the gods: Every 100 years the current human king is bound to send a consort to the king of the gods, Ash, who has the ability to shift forms. Now the current human king is training... Read More

DANE'S MARK

DANE'S MARK Breeds, Book 33

by Lora Leigh | Read by Brianna Bronte

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Brianna Bronte exudes the drama of the romance between Katy Chavos and Dane Vanderale, who is a Breed--a combination of human and animal DNA. Years ago, when Katy worked at a diner that Dane frequented, she fell in love with him, but he rejected her. Bronte captures Katy's anguish at that time. Later, Katy returns to her hometown after having gone to work for a... Read More

DEAR STRANGER

DEAR STRANGER Paper Cuts, Book 3

by Winter Renshaw | Read by Fiona Aarington, Nick Mondelli

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Workplace enemies fall in love in this stand-alone contemporary romance, the third in the Paper Cuts series, narrated by Fiona Aarington and Nick Mondelli, who also narrated the series' previous two audiobooks. Tenley and Brooks are competing to become their law firm's next partner. Forced to work together on a case, each realizes that the other is the stranger they've been... Read More

EVEN IF IT BREAKS YOUR HEART

EVEN IF IT BREAKS YOUR HEART

by Erin Hahn | Read by Rachel Jacobs, Tristan Wright

Spotify Audiobooks | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Saddle up with narrators Rachel Jacobs and Tristan Wright as they take listeners to the Texas panhandle for a heartfelt cowboy romance. Nineteen-year-old bull rider Case Michaels is trying to keep it together after the death of his best friend, Walker. Walker left Case a list of things to accomplish. One of those tasks is befriending Winnie Sutton, a sassy ranch hand who works... Read More

FANGIRL DOWN

FANGIRL DOWN Big Shots, Book 1

by Tessa Bailey | Read by Callie Dalton

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Unlike washed-up golf pro Wells Whitaker's swing, narrator Callie Dalton shoots par on her performance of this audiobook. When Wells's career hits a low, he asks superfan Josephine Doyle to caddy for him. Dalton's delivery of Wells's and Josephine's steamy chemistry is electric, as is their snarky repartee. Listeners will sink deep into their swoony romance. Josephine's voice... Read More

FIGHTING FOR HAILEY

FIGHTING FOR HAILEY Redemption Harbor Security, Book 1

by Katie Reus | Read by Hillary Huber

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Hillary Huber fully immerses listeners in this suspenseful second-chance romance. Hailey and Jesse grew up together as kids and fell in love when they were teenagers. When Jesse had the opportunity to go to college and start fresh, Hailey ended their relationship. Now all grown up, Hailey runs a new branch of a security company. She and Jesse reconnect when one of... Read More

THE FRIENDSHIP STUDY

THE FRIENDSHIP STUDY

by Ruby Barrett | Read by André Santana, Meg Sylvan

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

André Santana and Meg Sylvan narrate this friends-to-lovers romance with compassion and full-throated emotion. Jesse was a firefighter, but now that a car crash has left him with an injury, he's uncertain about his future. Santana's thoughtful narration provides insight into Jesse's anxiety, quiet nature, and warmth. Lulu, a history professor, is living with her parents after a... Read More

FUNNY STORY

FUNNY STORY

by Emily Henry | Read by Julia Whelan

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Julia Whelan tells a funny story, much like a Shakespearean comedy is a funny story, of a woman who falls in love with her ex-fiancé's new girlfriend's ex-boyfriend. When Daphne's fiancé, Peter, realizes he is in love with his formerly platonic best friend, Petra, just days before their wedding, Daphne recognizes she has built her whole life around Peter. Furthermore, she... Read More

GIRL ABROAD

GIRL ABROAD

by Elle Kennedy | Read by Georgina Sadler

Hachette Audio UK | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Georgina Sadler offers a sweet performance of this boisterous romance. Upon arriving in London for study abroad, Abbey is shocked to find that her housemates are all young men. Meeting the situation head-on, she keeps that fact from her father but soon finds she must keep other truths under wraps to survive. To make things more interesting, her housemates are all very... Read More

A GOVERNESS'S GUIDE TO PASSION AND PERIL

A GOVERNESS'S GUIDE TO PASSION AND PERIL A Lady's Guide, Book 4

by Manda Collins | Read by Mary Jane Wells

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Mary Jane Wells's eloquent voice captivates the listener as she delivers this historical romantic suspense. Jane Halliwell once had dreams of owning her own home. However, due to her father's death, those dreams never materialized. Now working as a governess to make ends meet, she finds her life turned upside down when her employer is murdered. To solve the crime, Jane must... Read More

HAPPILY NEVER AFTER

HAPPILY NEVER AFTER

by Lynn Painter | Read by Helen Laser, Sean Patrick Hopkins

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Helen Laser and Sean Patrick Hopkins lead listeners from one wedding to the next in this contemporary romance. Sophie Steinbeck finds out her fiancé has been unfaithful and decides to call off the wedding. However, she doesn't want to be the one to do it. Enter Max, a professional wedding objector, to save the day. Sophie and Max have an instant connection, so they decide to... Read More

THE HAPPINESS BLUEPRINT

THE HAPPINESS BLUEPRINT

by Ally Zetterberg | Read by Heather Long, Joe Jameson

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Heather Long and Joe Jameson delight listeners with this heartwarming contemporary romance. Klara has Type 1 diabetes and has always felt a little bit disconnected from the world. When her dad falls ill, she travels from London to Sweden to help run his small construction company. Alex has felt lost since his brother died, and he desperately needs a job to make ends... Read More

HEDGING YOUR BETS

HEDGING YOUR BETS

by Jayne Denker | Read by Katelyn Levering, Nick Mondelli

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In this delightful romantic comedy, Katelyn Levering and Nick Mondelli team up to narrate the story of Gillian and Noah. Gillian, the town pharmacist, finds solace in gardening, much to the chagrin of her nosy elderly neighbors, who believe she should focus on dating. Noah is a recent transplant who moves across the country after a tough breakup and buys the home next to... Read More

HOW TO END A LOVE STORY

HOW TO END A LOVE STORY

by Yulin Kuang | Read by Katharine Chin, Andrew Eiden

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Katherine Chin and Andrew Eiden showcase the main characters in this romance novel. A tragic accident linked Helen and Grant in high school, and even though they've gone their separate ways, that pain is still fresh for both of them. Now, the two are thrust together again as they work on the TV adaptation of Helen's YA book series. Gradually, Helen shifts her long-held... Read More

I SEE LONDON

I SEE LONDON International School, Book 1

by Chanel Cleeton | Read by Stacy Gonzalez

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Stacy Gonzalez offers a glimpse of the trials and tribulations experienced by a first-year American college student who is studying in London at the fictional International School. In this first in a series featuring a character-driven plot, the story follows 19-year-old Maggie as she forms new relationships--both romances and friendships. Gonzalez delivers a... Read More

IN WHICH MARGO HALIFAX EARNS HER SHOCKING REPUTATION

IN WHICH MARGO HALIFAX EARNS HER SHOCKING REPUTATION Halifax Hellions, Book 1

by Alexandra Vasti | Read by Mhairi Morrison

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Mhairi Morrison narrates a sweet yet decidedly spicy historical romance. Delighted at being half of the notorious Halifax Hellions, Margo Halifax is unwilling to see how her shocking reputation could limit her. Buttoned-up Henry Mortimer has loved Margo for years, precisely because of her impetuosity but has never spoken of his feelings. Morrison's narration captures both... Read More

IN WHICH MATILDA HALIFAX LEARNS THE VALUE OF RESTRAINT

IN WHICH MATILDA HALIFAX LEARNS THE VALUE OF RESTRAINT Halifax Hellions, Book 2

by Alexandra Vasti | Read by Mhairi Morrison

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Mhairi Morrison narrates a heartfelt historical romance dealing with consent and agency. Matilda Halifax is tired of being half of the notorious Halifax Hellions. She's well aware of how society judges her. When she accidentally embarrasses the Marquess of Ashford by selling the woman's erotic illustrations, Matilda is determined to make amends. Morrison's portrayal of Matilda... Read More

IN WHICH WINNIE HALIFAX IS UTTERLY RUINED

IN WHICH WINNIE HALIFAX IS UTTERLY RUINED Halifax Hellions, Book 3

by Alexandra Vasti | Read by Mhairi Morrison

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Mhairi Morrison narrates a charming and passionate historical romance. Ten years ago, Winnifred Wallace invented a husband named Spencer Halifax and forged a document in order to secure a safe future. Now it turns out her imaginary man is not only real, he is intent on legally disentangling himself from her. Morrison imbues Winnie with courage and determination, showing just... Read More

IRRESISTIBLE LOVE

IRRESISTIBLE LOVE Wylder Love, Book 1

by Samantha Chase | Read by Amy McFadden

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Amy McFadden enlivens the romance that develops between dancer Lily Montgomery and Noah Wylder, a financier who works for her family's firm. Lily has returned home to recover from an injury only to find that most of her family is on vacation, leaving her to stay with her grandfather. Noah and Lily shared a kiss in the past, and sparks fly again. Because Lily is... Read More

JUST A LITTLE PROMISE

JUST A LITTLE PROMISE Dare Crossover, Book 3

by Erika Wilde, Carly Phillips | Read by Alex Knox, Angelina Rocca

CP Publishing | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Alex Knox and Angelina Rocca combine their talents to give life to the romance between Skye Tremont and Tripp Daniels. The two were in a relationship years ago, but Tripp broke things off to concentrate on medical school. Skye ended up in an abusive marriage. Tripp and Skye meet again as Skye is longing for a baby. Knox evokes the tenderness Tripp feels for Skye.... Read More

JUST FOR THE SUMMER

JUST FOR THE SUMMER

Earphones Award Winner

by Abby Jimenez | Read by Christine Lakin, Zachary Webber

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Fans of the author will welcome back familiar narrators in this stand-alone rom-com. Every woman Justin dates finds her soulmate immediately after they break up. Emma, who is similarly cursed, messages Justin after reading a Reddit thread about his love troubles. The two decide to "fake date" in the hope that their curses will cancel each other out. Real feelings develop... Read More

KILT TRIP

KILT TRIP

by Alexandra Kiley | Read by Vanessa Johansson, Angus King

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Vanessa Johansson and Angus King provide a dual narration for a romance set in Edinburgh, Scotland. Consultant Addie Macrae designs a business plan for Heart of the Highlands tour company. Logan Sutherland, who owns the company with his father, is deeply resistant to her profit-centric approach. Johansson matches Addie's businesslike attitude and embarrassment over her... Read More

LADY CHARLOTTE ALWAYS GETS HER MAN

LADY CHARLOTTE ALWAYS GETS HER MAN

by Violet Marsh | Read by Katy Sobey

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In mid-eighteenth century London, Lady Charlotte's upper-class lifestyle is captured in Katy Sobey's heartfelt and well-paced narration. Rejecting the idea of a betrothal to a duke with a nasty reputation--gossip suggests he murdered two wives--she takes her future into her own hands, pairing up with two female cousins who own a coffeehouse. With author Violet Marsh taking... Read More

A LADY'S GUIDE TO MARVELS AND MISADVENTURE

A LADY'S GUIDE TO MARVELS AND MISADVENTURE

Earphones Award Winner

by Angela Bell | Read by Beverley A. Crick

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Beverley A. Crick gives a spirited performance of this historical adventure. In mid-nineteenth-century Europe, Clara, who is wrongfully accused of being "insane," meets Theodore, her grandfather's new apprentice. Theodore then whisks Clara away on scavenger hunt around Europe to find a flying machine that is coveted by villainous enemies. Crick gives a cheeky flavor to her... Read More

LAVENDER'S BLUE

LAVENDER'S BLUE Liz Danger, Book 1

by Jennifer Crusie, Bob Mayer | Read by Cris Dukehart, Eric G. Dove

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Cris Dukehart and Eric G. Dove combine their talents to tell the tale of ghostwriter Liz Danger's return to her small hometown of Burney, Ohio. When she arrives, Liz is pulled over by local cop Vince Cooper. While intending to stay only a few days, she is drawn into drama surrounding the wedding of her ex-boyfriend. Dukehart and Dove alternate the narration, with... Read More

THE LETTERS WE KEEP

THE LETTERS WE KEEP

by Nisha Sharma | Read by Soneela Nankani, Vikas Adam

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Soneela Nankani and Vikas Adam delight listeners with this heartfelt romance with a dash of mystery. Jessie Ahuja, a hardworking freshman engineering student, is intrigued with the history of Davidson Tower and its ruinous fire. Ravi Kumar is an upperclassman who comes from a wealthy tech family. When the two find themselves locked in the ghostly library, they stumble... Read More

LOVE IN TANDEM

LOVE IN TANDEM

by Becca Kinzer | Read by C.J. Bloom

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

C.J. Bloom takes listeners on a whirlwind 500-mile road trip with this lively romance. Charlotte Carter is loving life in her hometown, where she teaches music. She's survived a failed engagement and her mother's cancer scare. So when she finds out her music program has lost funding, she decides to enter a tandem bicycle race to raise money. Zach, her ex-fiance's brother, will... Read More

A LOVE SONG FOR RICKI WILDE

A LOVE SONG FOR RICKI WILDE

by Tia Williams | Read by Mela Lee, Preston Butler III

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Preston Butler III and Mela Lee beautifully portray a modern-day love story with deep connections to the Harlem Renaissance. Lee's upbeat tone and expressive voice embody Ricki Wilde, a bright, impulsive young woman who is opening a flower shop in Harlem with the help of her feisty 96-year-old landlady, Ms. Della. Lee has an uncanny way of adding and removing years... Read More

LOVING YOU ALWAYS

LOVING YOU ALWAYS Bennetts, Book 2

by Kennedy Ryan | Read by Kai Kennicott, Corvin King

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kai Kennicott and Corvin King bring their vocal talents to the fore in this emotionally charged audiobook, which tells the story of Kerris Moreton's conflicted heart. Kerris stands at a crossroads between her commitments and her undeniable connection to Walsh Bennett. Her story is woven with complex layers of feeling, and Kennicott's performance deeply resonates as she... Read More

MAYBE THIS TIME

MAYBE THIS TIME

by Cara Bastone | Read by Zoë Chao, Noah Reid, Josh Hurley, and a Full Cast

Audible, Inc. | Audio Program
Romantic Fiction

Zoë Chao and Noah Reid bring a delightful goofiness to this time-travel romance. Five years ago, June stumbled into a wormhole and landed 85 years in the future. When her ancient phone turns on and lets her make a call, she finds Mikey, her bewildered colleague in the past, on the other end. Chao sounds thrilled--and desperate--as June urges Mikey to keep past June out of that... Read More

THE MESSY LIFE OF JANE TANNER

THE MESSY LIFE OF JANE TANNER Coyote Canyon, Book 3

by Brenda Novak | Read by Amy McFadden

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners return to Coyote Canyon, Montana, as Amy McFadden tells the story of Jane Tanner and Kurt Elway. Jane is taking care of her elderly grandfather, who is suffering from dementia. She wants a baby and turns to Kurt for "assistance." McFadden brings out Jane's longing for a child, as well as her trepidation about making changes in her life. McFadden's performance aptly... Read More

MIDNIGHT RUIN

MIDNIGHT RUIN Dark Olympus, Book 6

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

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Zara Hampton-Brown and Alex Moorcock return for the sixth audiobook in the Dark Olympus series. Hampton-Brown voices Eurydice in a high, youthful voice that reflects her reputation as the most naïve person in her family. Frustrated and more than ready to move on from her ex-boyfriend, Orpheus, she begins a steamy romance with Charon. Moorcock's deep, commanding voice... Read More

ONCE PERSUADED, TWICE SHY

ONCE PERSUADED, TWICE SHY

by Melodie Edwards | Read by Rachel Perry

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Rachel Perry will convince listeners that no retelling of Jane Austen's PERSUASION can be complete without a resident attack goose. Anne Elliott, director of Niagara-on-the-Lake's theater company, thinks Ben Wentworth is just a memory--until he returns to help with his aunt and uncle's winery on former Elliott property. Perry portrays Anne as deeply interior, full of... Read More

THE ONE WITH THE KISS CAM

THE ONE WITH THE KISS CAM The One, Book 1

by Cindy Steel | Read by Justis Bolding

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Imagine being on a blind date at a basketball game--and the "kiss cam" comes around. Narrator Justis Bolding captures Nora's discomfort when she realizes she's being put on the spot. This is a story with more depth than the title would suggest. Nora and romantic lead Duke meet at the basketball game, then go their separate ways for a few years when Nora moves to a new state.... Read More

THE OTHER SIDE OF DISAPPEARING

THE OTHER SIDE OF DISAPPEARING

by Kate Clayborn | Read by Wyeth Watts, Marnye Young

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Wyeth Watts and Marnye Young narrate a complex and emotional romance about the nuances of finding out the truth. Jess Greene raised her younger sister, Tegan, after their mother ran off 10 years ago. When Adam Hawkins suddenly shows up with his boss, a true- crime podcaster, the sisters have the opportunity to learn what happened to their mother. Young captures all of Jess's... Read More

OUR FAVORITE SONGS

OUR FAVORITE SONGS Moonlighters, Book 2

by Anita Kelly | Read by Diontae Black, Griswold Addams

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Diontae Black and Griswold Addams narrate the second Moonlighters novella, a queer romance. Kai was the last person Aiden expected to see at karaoke night as he's waiting for his best friend to arrive. Neither did he expect that bad weather would keep his friend from showing up. As Kai and Aiden spend the evening together, they discover their long-held impressions of each other... Read More

THE PARADISE PROBLEM

THE PARADISE PROBLEM

by Christina Lauren | Read by Patti Murin, John Root

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

All Anna Green, portrayed by Patti Murin, knew about West when she married him in college to gain subsidized family housing at UCLA was that he kept the pantry immaculate. When Liam "West" Weston, portrayed by John Root, arrives on her doorstep five years later needing her help for one last marital ruse, she quickly learns a lot more about him. Mainly, he comes from an... Read More

THE PARTNER PLOT

THE PARTNER PLOT

by Kristina Forest | Read by Aure Nash, Benjamin Charles

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

In this delightful second-chance/marriage-of-convenience romance, Aure Nash and Benjamin Charles join forces to deliver Violet and Xavier's story. Once high school sweethearts, they followed career paths that led them astray. A chance encounter nine years later involves fake wedding rings and an unexpected opportunity. When Violet's savvy maneuvering during a crucial interview... Read More

THE PHOENIX BRIDE

THE PHOENIX BRIDE

Earphones Award Winner

by Natasha Siegel | Read by Fiona Hardingham, Matt Haynes

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Fiona Hardingham and Matt Haynes deliver a fantastic performance as two historical characters who come together despite their very different hardships. In 1666, the plague has left Cecilia a widow shortly after her marriage. David, a foreign Jewish doctor, is hoping to treat Cecilia's mental health. Initially, the protagonists have such different backgrounds that they might as... Read More

THE PROSPECTS

THE PROSPECTS

by KT Hoffman | Read by Shaan Dasani, KT Hoffman

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Shaan Dasani gives listeners a fun listen to this contemporary queer sports romance. Former college baseball teammates Gene Ionescu and Luis Estrada are unexpectedly reunited on the Beaverton Beavers, a Triple-A minor league ball club in Oregon. While their initial friction results in discordant game performances, Dasani charts their growing chemistry during extra practices and... Read More

REDEMPTION'S EDGE

REDEMPTION'S EDGE Vampire Motorcycle Club, Book 3

by Alyssa Day | Read by Scarlett Everdeen, J.T. Londale

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Scarlett Everdeen and J.T. Londale bring to life the adventures of Meara Delcourt and Edge, who are both vampires. Meara, Edge, and their friends are in a battle with a group of evil wizards who want to destroy them. Meara is a 300-year-old aristocrat with a haughty tone matching her personality. Edge has a chip in his head; both Londale and Everdeen successfully convey his... Read More

THE ROYAL GAME

THE ROYAL GAME

by Linda Keir | Read by Shiromi Arserio, Barrie Kreinik

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners who love the monarchy will snap up this royal romance narrated by Shiromi Arserio, with additional narration from Barrie Kreinik as the voice of the late Princess Penelope. Singer Jennie Jensen meets and falls for Prince Hugh, heir to the UK throne. As she prepares for marriage, she suspects that Hugh's mother, Princess Penelope, was murdered and worries she might be... Read More

THE SECRETS WE KEEP

THE SECRETS WE KEEP

by Rick R. Reed | Read by David Allen Vargo

Rick R. Reed | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

David Allen Vargo narrates an age-gap romance that blooms from deep sorrow. Jasper has been floating through life with his best friend, Lacy, by his side. When a tragedy brings Lacy's Uncle Rob to Chicago from California, Jasper finds a connection with the handsome older man, which deepens over the months they are apart. But old secrets threaten to destroy their relationship... Read More

SEX, LIES AND SENSIBILITY

SEX, LIES AND SENSIBILITY

by Nikki Payne | Read by Kacie Rogers, Phil Ava, Nikki Payne

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kacie Rogers and Phil Ava narrate a contemporary take on SENSE AND SENSIBILITY. After learning at their father's funeral that they are his secret family and will inherit nothing, Nora and her sister set out to make the best of it. Ennis "Bear" Freeman is struggling to keep his business afloat when two seemingly rich girls show up to complicate his life. Rogers's portrayal of... Read More

THE SUMMER BOOK CLUB

THE SUMMER BOOK CLUB

by Susan Mallery | Read by Tanya Eby

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Tanya Eby brings warmth to her performance as she narrates a story of three friends, their bonds, and their developing romances with the men in their lives. Laurel and Paris, who have been lifelong friends, welcome Cassie into their lives when she moves to town. Paris is coping with the return of her ex-husband, Jonah, and his young son. Laurel is developing a... Read More

SUMMERS AT THE SAINT

SUMMERS AT THE SAINT

by Mary Kay Andrews | Read by Kathleen McInerney

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Kathleen McInerney superbly narrates this perfect summer listen. Set at the iconic St. Cecelia resort on a secluded Georgia island, the story follows Traci, the widow of the owner's grandson, a former local charged with reviving the hotel's former glory. To do so, Traci builds an on-site dormitory and fills it with a team of impeccable workers, including her niece. Tragedies... Read More

SWIFT AND SADDLED

SWIFT AND SADDLED Rebel Blue Ranch, Book 2

by Lyla Sage | Read by Teddy Hamilton, Vanessa Edwin

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Vanessa Edwin and Teddy Hamilton narrate this charming cowboy romance, which takes place at Rebel Blue Ranch. Interior designer Ada Hart is a city girl who believes she doesn't need a man to take care of her. But when she arrives in the small town of Meadowlark, she is instantly smitten with the handsome cowboy Weston Ryder. When she's hired to fix up Weston's family's ranch,... Read More

TAKE TWO, BIRDIE MAXWELL

TAKE TWO, BIRDIE MAXWELL

by Allison Winn Scotch | Read by Helen Laser, Andrew Eiden, Dan Bittner

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Helen Laser and Dan Bittner delight listeners with this celebrity second-chance romance. Rom-com actress Birdie Maxwell wants to clean up her damaged reputation by taking a chance on her own real-life love story. So she decides to follow up on a love letter from a mysterious former boyfriend. Elliot O'Brien, a star reporter, has a long history with Birdie and wants to... Read More

THE TAKEOVER

THE TAKEOVER

by Cara Tanamachi | Read by Donald Chang, Chieko Hidaka

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Listeners will hear a fun performance in this reluctant contemporary romance. Nami's tech start-up is about to be taken over by another tech giant, the company for which her high school rival, Jae, now works. While the takeover is definitely hostile, the relationship between Nami and Jae is much more complex. Will the rivals turn into lovers? Narrators Donald Chang and Chieko... Read More

TEASING YOU

TEASING YOU The Donovans (Sweetbriar Ridge), Book 2

by Samantha Chase | Read by Carly Robbins

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Carly Robbins draws the listener into the romance that develops between hairstylist Ashlynn and firefighter Reid in the small town of Sweetbriar Ridge. They knew each other in school and reconnect when Reid returns to town. Ashlynn has been fired from her job. When her former salon burns to the ground, her relationship with Reid becomes complicated, and she is accused... Read More

THE TEMPLE OF PERSEPHONE

THE TEMPLE OF PERSEPHONE

by Isabella Kamal | Read by Susan Duerden

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Susan Duerden narrates a gentle Regency romance featuring characters who are tucked away in the remote English countryside. Spinster Persephone Honeyfield was resigned to a life of seclusion on her father's honey farm until she found herself in a compromising position with wealthy Aidon Barrington and was forced to marry him. He is known in the London gossip rags as Lord of the... Read More

THANK YOU FOR SHARING

THANK YOU FOR SHARING

Earphones Award Winner

by Rachel Runya Katz | Read by Tyla Collier, Raymond Lee

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Tyla Collier and Raymond Lee offer a spicy yet sweet performance in this fun romance. Liyah and Daniel bump into each other as adults, and it seems that Liyah hasn't forgiven Daniel for a mysterious mistake during their childhood. But she needs Daniel's help so she can secure her dream job as a museum curator, and a bumpy romance blossoms. Both characters are Jewish people of... Read More

THIS COULD BE US

THIS COULD BE US Skyland, Book 2

by Kennedy Ryan | Read by Inés del Castillo, Jakobi Diem, Kennedy Ryan

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Inés del Castillo and Jakobi Diem captivate listeners in this heartfelt contemporary romance. Soledad Barnes is a planner with many talents who loves her three daughters unconditionally. When disaster strikes and shakes up her entire life due to her husband's deceit and lies, Soledad rediscovers her self-worth and confidence with the help of the admirable Judah Cross. Castillo... Read More

TOURIST SEASON

TOURIST SEASON

by Brenda Novak | Read by Amy McFadden

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Amy McFadden engages the listener from the beginning with Ismay Chalmers, who is alone in a cottage during a hurricane. Ismay is staying at her fiancé Remy's family home on a small island off the coast of Massachusetts. Bo, the caretaker, comes to help her weather the storm. While looking for matches, Ismay makes a disturbing discovery in Remy's bedroom. McFadden... Read More

TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY

TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY

by Alexandria Bellefleur | Read by Lauren Sweet

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Lauren Sweet's dynamic range captures the sweet and spicy aspects of this queer rom-com. Romance novelist Truly and divorce attorney Colin represent opposite professional ideologies. After a combative podcast discussion, Truly swears the two are enemies--despite her lustful thoughts upon initially meeting Colin. Colin feels otherwise, and in his efforts to get Truly to... Read More

WAITING FOR THE FLOOD

WAITING FOR THE FLOOD Spires, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by Alexis Hall | Read by Will Watt

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Will Watt expertly performs the second in the Spires series. A re-release of a previously published book, this audiobook includes additional stories and background materials featuring Edwin; his ex, Marius; and their new loves. As a flood hits his Oxford neighborhood, Edwin meets Adam, the ginger civil engineer who is trying to lessen the impending damage on the community.... Read More

THE WALLFLOWER

THE WALLFLOWER Oakmount Elite, Part 1

by J.L. Beck | Read by Renee Thorn, Ryan Stone

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrators Renee Thorn and Ryan Stone take listeners into the secret society of the Oakmont Elite in this dark collegiate romance. Maybell Jacobs is a quiet and awkward wallflower until she has a chance encounter with the intimidating, rich Drew Marshall. For an opportunity to win some much-needed money, Maybell agrees to take part in a wicked tradition, The Hunt, in which she... Read More

WILD LIFE

WILD LIFE

by Opal Wei | Read by Natalie Naudus

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Natalie Naudus narrates a romance loosely inspired by the 1938 movie BRINGING UP BABY. Zoey Fong's life is guided by The Plan--that is, until she meets Davy Hsieh and he upends almost every aspect of it. Naudus's portrayal of Zoey highlights her focus and goal-oriented mindset, while her portrayal of Davy captures his easygoing nature. Both Zoey and Davy suffer from anxiety,... Read More

YOU SHOULD BE SO LUCKY

YOU SHOULD BE SO LUCKY

by Cat Sebastian | Read by Joel Leslie

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Joel Leslie brings his usual charm to Cat Sebastian's latest historical romance. Eddie O'Leary, the star shortstop for the New York Robins, is not having a star season--he's deep in a record-breaking slump. Mark Bailey, a reporter for the NEW YORK CHRONICLE who is mourning the death of his partner, certainly doesn't want to write weekly columns about Eddie. Leslie... Read More

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