AudioFile Picks: Audiobook Reviews 3/2/18

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

ABOUT THAT KISS by Jill Shalvis

About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis, read by Karen White
Harper Audio

Narrator Karen White returns the listener to San Francisco and the friends of Jill Shalvis's Heartbreaker Bay series.

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THE BEAUTY OF US by Kristen Proby

The Beauty of Us by Kristen Proby, read by Abby Carden, Sebastian York
Harper Audio

Proby's contemporary romance is told from the point of view of both main characters, in alternating chapters, making it a natural for dual narration.

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HISTORICAL ROMANCE

THE DUCHESS DEAL by Tessa Dare

The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare, read by Mary Jane Wells
Harper Audio

When Emma barges into Ash’s library wearing a wedding dress, he takes the opportunity to fulfill both of their needs, complete with stipulations to ensure this will be only a marriage of convenience—no love required or desired.

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MAINSTREAM FICTION

THE PARIS SECRET
Karen Swan

The Paris Secret by Karen Swan, read by Lucy Price-Lewis
Dreamscape Audio

Narrator Lucy Price-Lewis delivers an incredible array of voices. Whether she's moving from one accent to another, portraying a young person or an adult, or delivering dialogue that is frantic or demure, Price-Lewis's rapid exchanges are fluid.

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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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