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Review: The Desperate Duke

Review: The Desperate Duke
The Desperate Duke by Sheri Cobb South.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 5 hrs 52 mins.

The Desperate Duke, Weaver book 4 by Sheri Cobb South is a sweet, clean, period romance guaranteed to have a happy ending. When poor, gentle Daphne finds herself tangled with a wayward Duke, the connection changes both their fortunes.
Audible summary: A duke in disguise...a damsel in distress...a match made in - Manchester? 
When 23-year-old Theodore Radney becomes the Duke of Reddington after his father dies, the weight of his new responsibilities is en…
Review: Mistress Grim

Review: Mistress Grim

Mistress Grim by Jane Redd.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 4 hrs 19 mins

Mistress Grim by Jane Redd (aka Heather B. Moore) is a paranormal fantasy about duty, honour, family, sacrifice, and love.
Audible Summary: The Mistress of Death discovers that hearts never truly die. The Grim Reaper has…
Review: An Infamous Betrayal

Review: An Infamous Betrayal

An Infamous Betrayal: A Regency Cozy by Lynn Messina.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7hrs 50mins.

An Infamous Betrayal, Beatrice Hyde-Clare Mysteries Book 3 by Lynn Messina is a lively, cosy mystery series set in Regency England.
Confirmed spinster and unapologetic bluestocking Beatrice Hyd…
Review: The Tree: Tales From a Revolution

Review: The Tree: Tales From a Revolution

The Tree: Tales From a Revolution - New-Hampshire by Lars D.H. Hedbor.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 5 hrs 11 mins.

The Tree, Tales from a Revolution: New-Hampshire by Lars D. H. Hedbor is a coming-of-age story, not only of an orphaned boy but of his country. With rebellion and revolution s…
Review: A Quiet Life In The Country

Review: A Quiet Life In The Country

A Quiet Life In The Country by T E Kinsey.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 43 mins.

A Quiet Life in the Country - A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 by T. E. Kinsey is a cosy mystery with a lot of character and an incorrigible sense of humour.
Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow w…
Review: Her Stern Doctor

Review: Her Stern Doctor

Her Stern Doctor by Morganna Williams.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 2 hrs 23 mins 🔥Steamy Content!🔥
Her Stern Doctor by Morganna Williams is an erotic short story with a very explicit and uncompromising kink.
Nurse Kendra Jacoby has heard plenty of rumours about Dr Derek Malcom and they …
AudiobookSYNC 2019 - May/June

AudiobookSYNC 2019 - May/June

AudiobookSYNC is back! The summer program aimed at supplying audiobooks free of charge to teens is into its second month already! There have been some great audiobooks so far, so let's take a look at the audiobooks that are coming up for May/June.
Each summer AudioFile release two audiobooks p…
Another Way to Read

Another Way to Read

This week, LitHub.com published a great article by Academy Gothic author James Tate Hill. In the article, Audiobooks: The Past, Present, and Future of Another Way to Read, James Tate Hill Offers a Brief History of Recorded Matter, Hill outlines audiobooks' origins as an aid to the blind and in…
Review: Multi-Orgasmic

Review: Multi-Orgasmic

Multi-Orgasmic: a Collection of Erotic Short Stories by Lucy Felthouse
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 6 hrs 12 mins.
🔥Steamy Content!🔥

Multi-Orgasmic by Lucy Felthouse is an anthology of erotic flash fiction and short stories.
One of the things I enjoyed most about this book is how unpreten…
Review: Under the Paw

Review: Under the Paw

Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man by Tom Cox.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 6 hrs 35 mins.

Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man by Tom Cox is part memoir and part Ode to a Cat. A biography of sorts told through the author's history of befriending moggies, we get to know Tom as…
Review: Bunburry 1, Murder at the Mousetrap

Review: Bunburry 1, Murder at the Mousetrap

Bunburry - Murder at the Mousetrap: A Cosy Mystery Series. Episode 1 by Helena Marchmont.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 3 hrs 29 mins.

Murder at the Mousetrap, Bunburry: A Cosy Mystery Series Book 1 by Olga Wojtas (writing under her pseudonym Helena Marchmont) is a gentle crime novella set …
Review: Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Box Set 1

Review: Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Box Set 1

Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Books 1-3 by Mona Marple.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 10 hrs 19 mins.

A Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series, Box Set 1: books 1-3 by Mona Marple is a charming mystery series set in a quaint little village bookshop/cafe called Books & Bakes. Owner Sa…
Competition: The Audible Listening Bundle Comp returns!

Competition: The Audible Listening Bundle Comp returns!

The Audible UK 'Ultimate Listening Bundle' competition is back again! From Sunday 5th My until 10am GMT on Sunday 12th May, any audiobook that members buy with cash or credits will give you an entry into the prize draw. I always look forward to this competition because the prizes are great …
Review: A Scandalous Request

Review: A Scandalous Request

A Scandalous Request by Micki Miller.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 53 mins.

Summary: A Scandalous Request by Micki Miller is a Regency romance set against a background of scandal and intrigue. After fleeing her lecherous Brother-in-Law Rose finds solace in a marriage of convenience, …
AudiobookSYNC 2019 - April/May

AudiobookSYNC 2019 - April/May

AudiobookSYNC is back! The summer program aimed at supplying audiobooks free of charge to teens starts up again this week, and the first books are available to download now. 
Each summer AudioFile release two audiobooks per week, to be downloaded for free and then played using the Overdrive app fo…
Review: A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy

Review: A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy

A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy by Lynn Messina.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 21 mins.

A Scandalous Deception by Lynn Messina is the second book in a series of cosy Regency mysteries featuring inquisitive bluestocking, Beatrice Hyde-Clare, and the imposing Damien Matlock, Duk…
Review: Shadow Magic

Review: Shadow Magic

Shadow Magic by Nazri Noor.
My rating:  4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration 7 hrs 35 mins.

Shadow Magic by Nazri Noor is the first book in the Darkling Mage series, a supernatural adventure which introduces us to thief-turned-mage Dustin 'Dust' Graves. We meet Dustin as he is beginning to come to ter…