AudioFile Picks: Audiobook Reviews 5/11/18

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

ONCE UPON A KISS by Sara Jane Stone

Once Upon a Kiss by Sara Jane Stone and James Patterson [Fore.], read by Zoe Hunter, Brandon Williams
Hachette Audio

For listeners seeking a quick romance listen, this audiobook fits the bill. Doctor Ivy Grant is close to finding a cure for a rare disease but needs additional money.

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HISTORICAL ROMANCE

THE SCOTSMAN WHO SAVED ME by Hannah Howell

The Scotsman Who Saved Me by Hannah Howell, read by Justine Eyre
Tantor Media

Not even multiple AudioFile Earphones Winner Justine Eyre’s fine acting abilities and facility with accents can carry this formulaic and slow-moving story. Beautiful Lady Emily Stanton and her young nephew are the only survivors of an attack on her family.

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PARANORMAL ROMANCE

JUDGMENT ROAD by Christine Feehan

Judgment Road by Christine Feehan, read by Jim Frangione
Recorded Books

This is the first audiobook in Feehan’s new biker series, Torpedo Ink. Reaper, the enforcer, wants to get rid of Anya, their new bartender.

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

PROMISE NOT TO TELL by Jayne Ann Krentz

Promise Not to Tell by Jayne Ann Krentz, read by Susan Bennett
Recorded Books

Narrator Susan Bennett has the perfect hushed voice for a romantic suspense that succeeds in dropping just the right number of breadcrumbs to keep the listener guessing.

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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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