AudioFile Picks: Audiobook Reviews 2/9/18

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

A DISTANT HEART by Sonali Dev

A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev, read by Soneela Nankani, Neil Shah
Blackstone Audio

In exotic Mumbai, wealthy 11-year-old Kimi Patil, who is terminally ill, meets 14-year-old Rahul Savant, who must help take care of his family by washing windows at her family home. A friendship blooms.

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HISTORICAL ROMANCE

HIGHLAND PROMISE by Alyson McLayne

Highland Promise by Alyson McLayne, read by Rosalyn Landor
Recorded Books

Narrator Rosalyn Landor deftly portrays a host of characters in this romance of medieval Scotland. As the first in a series, it introduces a lot of characters, and Landor finds complementary voices for all of them.

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

SINFUL EMPIRE by Meghan March

Sinful Empire by Meghan March, read by Grace Grant, Joe Arden
Blackstone Audio

Narrators Joe Arden and Grace Grant deliver impressive performances in the final installment of Meghan March’s Mount Trilogy. SINFUL EMPIRE will keep listeners breathless for what’s to come.

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PARANORMAL ROMANCE

THE SEA KING by C. L. Wilson

The Sea King by C. L. Wilson, read by Heather Wilds
Harper Audio

A charming prince and a resolute princess are brought to life by narrator Heather Wilds. Dilys is determined to win the woman he believes is destined to be his wife, but Gabriella is reluctant to give in to his passion or persuasion.

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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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