AudioFile Picks: Audiobook Reviews 6/30/17

It's no secret that we at RT love reading romance! And if you happen to see us with headphones on, but no book in hand, it's likely that we're listening to an audiobook. But audiobooks depend on more than just the plot, it takes an excellent narrator to bring the story to life. This is where AudioFile comes in, a print-and-digital magazine that reviews audiobooks so you know which stories are worth listening to. We've partnered with AudioFile to bring you a selection of romantic audiobook reviews every week!

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

RENEGADE'S PRIDE by B.J. Daniels

Renegade's Pride
by B.J. Daniels, read by Graham Winton
Recorded Books

Graham Winton narrates the first installment of the Cahill Ranch series with just enough twang to feel at home in the western setting of this audiobook.

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HISTORICAL ROMANCE

THE LADY BY HIS SIDE by Stephanie Laurens

The Lady By His Side
by Stephanie Laurens, read by Matthew Brenher
Blackstone Audio

On a mission for the Crown, Lord Sebastian Cynster enlists family friend Lady Antonia to help him get vital information. In this gothic mystery, narrator Matthew Brenher enfolds the listener into manor life and the workings of Cynster’s investigation.

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MUCH ADO ABOUT HIGHLANDERS by May McGoldrick

Much Ado About Highlanders
by May McGoldrick, read by Saskia Maarleveld
Macmillan Audio

The first book in the Scottish Relic Trilogy focuses on Alexander MacPherson and his runaway bride, Kenna Mackay.

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

LAW AND DISORDER by Heather Graham

Law and Disorder
by Heather Graham, read by Saskia Maarleveld
Harlequin Audio

Part mystery and part romance, with a nod to the gangster lore of Miami, this audiobook will not disappoint Heather Graham's fans.

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INSPIRATIONAL

IN THE SHADOW OF DENALI The Heart of Alaska, Book 1 by Tracie Peterson

In the Shadow of Denali
by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse, read by Christina Moore
Recorded Books
AudioFile Earphones Award winner

Christina Moore’s impressive performance sounds like a multicast production. Listeners hear the story of Alan Brennan, a man on a quest to find answers about his father’s suspicious death while climbing Denali.

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Want more romance reviews from AudioFile? You can find all of their romance audiobook reviews here. And for more romantic reads, be sure to stop by our Everything Romance page!

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