Reviews - Audiobooks

Storm of Arranon: Volume 1
R.E. Sheahan,
Erin Mallon

YOUNG ADULT/FANTASY/SCI-FI:  The people of Arranon and Korin have been fed lies — told that if their people have mixed-breed babies, they would be born with oddities.  This is true to some extent, it is just that the oddities are super powers, and Erynn Yager has them.  She has been kept safe her entire life, her parentage kept secret and now that she is grown, she must hone and use her powers

HISTORICAL:  During one of Reed’s “Demon Thief” raids on his father, King Edward of England, things go south and he has to take a hostage — his childhood sweetheart, Maggie, now betrothed to a baron.

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Debra Parmley,
Talece Brown

CONTEMPORARY:  Betsy is a fearful little thing; a church mouse with very limited life experience, working in a library.  That is, until Nash comes into her life.  With his eye patch, he doesn’t look like other men, and as a wounded veteran with PTSD, he certainly doesn’t act like them, either.

The Last Firefly
Kimberly A LaGrone-DeMarco,
Arnetta Ellinwood

MYSTERY:  Private investigator Camille Sheridan returns to her hometown to help her old friend Luke when he is charged with attacking a woman. What Camille believes will be a small case turns out to be a multi-faceted one, involving much more than just her friend.

Out of the Box Awakening (Out of the Box #1)
Jennifer Theriot,
Triera Holley

CONTEMPORARY:  Olivia is in the process of change.  Newly divorced after 30 years of marriage, she finds herself in a new city, with a new job and maybe with a new boyfriend.  Ash is a widower and ready to open his heart to Olivia. , Despite the challenges that face this budding relationship, they also have a lot going right.