LGBT Audiobooks 4/21

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Hey, everyone!

Welcome to the brand-new LGBT Audiobooks newsletter! This is a weekly newsletter that goes out on Sundays, featuring some great audiobooks. This is run by the same folks who bring you LGBT Romance Deals, a twice a week newsletter with sales, new releases, and old favorites for you. Right now, the two are going to be intertwined while we get this truly in motion and see what works for us and everyone else.

We’re hoping to make this as smooth as possible for our readers/listeners as well as our authors so everyone benefits. If you have any comments or suggestions, we’d love to hear them! You can email raissa@lgbt-romance.com or PM Author R. Phoenix on Facebook.

Authors, thank you for advertising with us! For information about submissions, please visit the LGBT Romance Deals Author Group, contact Raissa, or submit here.

Love,

Raissa and Chris


Please check the prices before you buy.

All of the books in this edition of the newsletter can be purchased for $7.47-7.49 with the purchase of the ebook. They are WhisperSync compatible. 

Did you know that some books will let you use the reduced price for books you have out with your KU subscription as well as the ones you buy? Check out the book’s page on Amazon and hover over Audible book: Available to see if it qualifies.

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audio-dancefortwoA Dance for Two by Colette Davison.
Narrated by Neil McFarlane. (5h33m)

Adam and Luc used to be close. At least they were before Luc distanced himself from Adam at 14, then eventually left home. Adam never got over the sting of betrayal, or the loss of his one-time best friend.

When Luc is invited back home to help get his parents’ failing dance school back on track, Adam isn’t sure he can cope with having his stepbrother back in his life. Especially when he discovers Luc’s decade-old secret.

Luc left home because he was sure no one would understand that he had fallen in love with his stepbrother. Convinced that the years of distance he has put between them will have erased his desire, Luc doesn’t hesitate to return home to help the business that means everything to his parents.

Confronted by Adam once more, Luc’s past feelings reawaken. But will revealing his true feelings to Adam heal the rift between them, or drive them even further apart?

This novel contains explicit language and sex scenes between stepbrothers.

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($3.99/KU)


audio-doubledareDouble Dare (Dare Menage Series, Book 1) by Jeanne St. James.
Narrated by Ava Lucas, Teddy Hamilton, J. F. Harding. (7h15m)

What could be better than waking up next to a hot guy? Waking up sandwiched between two of them!

Quinn Preston, a financial analyst, is not happy when her friends dare her to pick up a handsome stranger at a wedding reception. What better reason to give up men could she have when her previous long-term relationship had not only been lackluster in the bedroom, but he had also cheated?

Logan Reed, a successful business owner, can’t believe he’s attracted to the woman in the ugly Pepto-Bismol pink bridesmaid dress. And to boot, she’s more than tipsy. After turning down her invitation for a one-night stand, he finds her in the parking lot too impaired to drive. He rescues her and takes her home. His home.

The next morning, Quinn’s conservative life turns on its ear when Logan introduces her to pleasures she never before even considered. To make things more complicated, Logan already has a lover.

Tyson White, ex-pro-football player, is completely in love with Logan. He has mixed emotions when Logan brings home Quinn. But the dares keep coming….

Note: This audiobook in the series can be listened to as stand-alone. It includes an HEA ending. It is intended for audiences over 18 years of age since it includes MMF scenes between all three characters.  

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($3.99)


audio-colorsbetweenusThe Colors Between Us (Lonely Hearts Book 2) by Kate Hawthorne.
Narrated by Kenneth Obi. (7h50m)

Roland Wilson is a haunted man.

A decade since his last successful gallery showing, Roland’s life has crumbled. Imprisoned by his own mind and taunted daily by painful memories, he finds his only comfort in drinking. With a life that has devolved into nothing brighter than variants of gray, he sees little point in his existence when a delivery boy with eyes of inspirational blue shows up at his door.

Adonis Smith wants something he can’t have.

In his mind, Adonis lives up to his name. He’s six-feet tall and built like a god, but in reality he’s just Donny—a short, nothing-special twink that no one takes seriously in or out of bed. Then he meets Roland, a beautiful, yet brash, struggling artist who is consumed by his own shortcomings. Donny knows he shouldn’t get involved with the handsome and tempestuous man, but the more Donny sees of him, the more he wants Roland to be his…for good.

A mutual inspiration.

As the feelings between the two men develop into something colorful and vibrant, it seems each has finally found what he needs. When Roland enters a spiral of self-destruction, it derails his relationship with Donny and sends them both into a tailspin. On their own, each man will need to decide if he is strong enough to stand beside the other and face the future together.

Will they be able to rediscover the best parts of each other before the colors between them fade for good?

The Colors Between us addresses what it’s like to live with depression and may be triggering for some readers.

The Lonely Hearts Stories are interconnected stories that weave characters together across the releases. While you would appreciate the characters and their journey by starting from the beginning these can be read standalone.

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($3.99/KU)


audio-fotfThe Fate of the Fallen Omnibus (Books 1-4) by R. Phoenix.
Narrated by Jack Noble. (15h11m)

Now that supernatural beings have seized control of the world, life has become a struggle for the humans who once held power. Witches, vampires, and werewolves determine the fate of humanity, but their moral compasses have long since been shattered. Rebels, free humans, and slaves all share dreams of hope, mercy, love, and more. But with their fate so uncertain, survival isn’t enough…and they may have to sacrifice what is nearest and dearest to them if they want to change their lives.

Bought: When he agreed to take the fall for his pack leader’s failed attempts to help the Rebellion, Jace knew he wouldn’t live long enough to regret it. However, instead of the noble end he envisioned for himself, the werewolf finds himself at the mercy of a witch and his depraved games. Though he clings to his conviction that he can withstand anything his new master can dish out, it isn’t long before he realizes pride has no place in his life as the pet of the controlling Elias Ivers.

Ravel: For years, Reese has hidden away in his home, refusing to venture out where he might face what reminds him of all that he’s lost. When Ashton, a human thief, breaks into his home one night, he doesn’t have a choice but to face the harsh truths of the world he’s turned his back on. He knows he supports the society monsters of myth and lore built upon the backs of humans through his silence, but the new leaders don’t tolerate sympathizers.

If a werewolf can’t act against the status quo without facing severe consequences, a human with Ashton’s cunning and experience circumventing supernatural predators can’t risk drawing their attention. Their chance encounter leaves them shaken and questioning whether they are living life as they were intended or if surviving is really living at all.

Recoil: Over the past decade, Khaz has watched as supernatural creatures like himself have turned the world into their own personal playground. Unlike the others, he didn’t benefit from the Takeover. Every time he sells himself to keep a roof over his head, he’s keenly aware of that fact. His landlord, a renowned slaver, offers him the chance to catch up on his rent by breaking a human.

Groomed to fight, Noah has survived by giving in to his hatred of those who took everything away from humanity. When the werewolf can’t break him, he’s given to the vampire instead – and he’s sure this will be no different. The problem is that even the harsh lessons the Rebellion taught him couldn’t prepare him for someone like Khaz…who always has an ace up his sleeve.

BoughtRavel, and Recoil feature different characters whose lives begin to come together in Owned and Temper.

This dystopian series explores different aspects of the world, from utter darkness to the shining lights waiting to emerge. The books range from dark erotica to romance to horror to action(ish) to bits of other things in between.

Audible (Regular: $24.95; Members: $17.46 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($7.99/KU)


audio-lolLOL: Laugh out Loud (After Oscar Book 2) by Lucy Lennox & Molly Maddox.
Narrated by Michael Pauley. (9h22m)

Scotty:

When a gorgeous cop comes racing out of a building on Fifth Avenue, hops in your horse-drawn carriage, and screams, “Go!”—you go.

You don’t stop and ask for paperwork. Or a badge. Or an explanation of who you’re chasing. You simply follow his shouted orders and try not to kill anyone in the process.

At least, that’s what I did when it happened to me.

But then it turns out that the “cop” is none other than Roman Burke, Hollywood’s hottest star, and our little joyride gets me fired. Now I’m broke, my horse has been evicted from her barn, and I’ve got nowhere to turn.

Roman:

When you accidentally hijack a Central Park carriage to escape the paparazzi, get pulled over by the police, and your crisis manager insists you lay low for a while, you nod your head and go.

And when the cute carriage driver shows up on your front step, horse in tow, blaming you for losing his job, you agree to fix it. Even if that means hauling both him and his horse along with you on your Vermont getaway.

At least that’s what I did when it happened to me.

Unfortunately, trouble seems to stick to the sexy carriage driver like hot syrup on a hotter waffle, making my Vermont retreat anything but quiet.

Now the carriage driver is in my bed, unexpected guests are crawling out of the woodwork, and the paparazzi is on my tail. With chaos and scandal swarming around me, suddenly, it isn’t just my career on the line.

It’s my heart.

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($4.99/KU)


audio-breakingtraditionBreaking Tradition: A M/M Shifter Romance (Hearts Desire Book 2) by Noah Harris.
Narrated by Gabriel Amari. (6h19m)

Derek has lived his entire life in the shadow of his father’s legacy. When he’s chosen for a dangerous mission, he decides it’s time to start following his heart and making his own way in life.

Other packs have always admired Derek’s family, holding them up as an example of what werewolves should be. With a rich history and even greater legacy, Derek has always been burdened with carrying on their traditions. Unable to follow his own wants and desires, he’s never been able to forge his own path, until now…

When a distant werewolf pack send for help Derek finds the escape he’s been waiting for, and not even an arrogant but irresistible alpha will keep him from becoming who he’s always wanted to be.

Breaking Tradition will introduce you to a brand-new world of pleasure and delight. With seduction around every corner, this story is filled with graphic detail and steamy encounters. 18+ readers only please!

Find out why the old rules were meant to be broken by getting your copy now!

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($2.99/KU)


audio-sweetthingSweet Thing (Pretty Boy) by Isobel Starling.
Narrated by Gary Furlong. (8h31m)

A heart-breaking, life-affirming M/M Romance from Award-Winning author Isobel Starling.

French male model Simeon Duchamp has a lot of explaining to do.
Two years after a breakdown Simeon is off drugs and booze and wants to stay that way. On his road to reclaiming his life and modeling career, Sim first needs to apologize to the man he hurt the most -his ex-best friend and object of his unrequited affection Pieter Bayer. Pieter now has a long-term partner, artist Emily Raven, with whom he shares a baby son. Sim is amazed when Pieter accepts his apology, and invites him into his family.

Closeness to Pieter sees Simeon’s longing for his friend is rekindled. But then, when Simeon meets an attractive older man, Bastian Roth at an Art Exhibition, he realizes that there is a soul more broken than his, and Simeon feels compelled to help. Simeon’s connection with the troubled Bastian Roth turns his world upside down. He has to decide whether to allow himself to fall for the man who wants him or pine for the man he can never have.

Please note: This story contains graphic descriptions of gay sex. (Yay!)

THIS BOOK CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($4.99/KU)


audio-notsovanillaNot So Vanilla by Morgan Noel.
Narrated by Piers Ryman. (4h3m)

Bartholomew’s life is perfect. He’s got a job he loves, he’s in a committed relationship with his loving boyfriend who appreciates his neurotic tendencies, social anxiety, and general awkwardness. It’s not ‘white-picket-fence-and-Golden-Retriever’-perfect, but their nice little apartment in the city and the cat they rescued from the shelter come pretty close.

The domestic bliss gets disturbed when his boyfriend Kyle brings a very hot friend from high school into their sanctuary, making both of them wonder if perhaps ‘perfect’ is as relative as good sex.

Audible (Regular: $14.95; Members: $10.46 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($2.99/KU)


audio-ferryofbonesandgoldA Ferry of Bones & Gold (Soulbound Book 1) by Hailey Turner.
Narrated by Gary Furlong. (10h34m)

When the gods come calling, you don’t get to say no.

Patrick Collins is three years into a career as a special agent for the Supernatural Operations Agency when the gods come calling to collect a soul debt he owes them. An immortal has gone missing in New York City and bodies are showing up in the wake of demon-led ritual killings that Patrick recognizes all too easily from his nightmares.

Unable to walk away, Patrick finds himself once again facing off against mercenary magic users belonging to the Dominion Sect. Standing his ground alone has never been a winning option in Patrick’s experience, but it’s been years since he’s had a partner he could trust.

Looking for allies in all the wrong places, Patrick discovers the Dominion Sect’s next target is the same werewolf the Fates themselves have thrown into his path. Patrick has been inexplicably attracted to the man from their first meeting, but desire has no place in war. That doesn’t stop Patrick from wanting what he shouldn’t have. Jonothon de Vere is gorgeous, dangerous, and nothing but trouble—to the case, to the fight against every hell, and ultimately, to Patrick’s heart and soul.

In the end, all debts must be paid, and Patrick can only do what he does best—cheat death.

A Ferry of Bones & Gold is a 115k word m/m urban fantasy with a gay romantic subplot and a HFN ending.

Audible (Regular: $24.95; Members: $17.46 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($4.99/KU)


audio-fatherofthegroomFather of the Groom (Love and Care Book 1) by Silvia Violet.
Narrated by Greg Boudreaux. (3h3m)

Avery has a good life. He loves his job as a makeup artist, and he’s ecstatic about being Twink of Honor in his best friend’s wedding. He’s more than capable of supporting himself, but that doesn’t stop him from longing for an older man who’ll take care of him.

Graham Hillingdon has finally repaired his relationship with his son, and he’s thrilled to be part of his son’s wedding day, though he wishes he had a plus one to bring with him. Sadly, he has yet to find a man who appreciates both his dominant and nurturing sides; maybe even someone to call him Daddy.

When Avery and Graham meet at the wedding, attraction sizzles between them, and they end up spending an insanely hot night together. Graham makes sure Avery knows exactly who’s in charge in bed, but afterwards, he’s exquisitely gentle. This is just what Avery needs, and Graham is certain he’s finally found a man who desires what he has to give. Neither of them wants to part the next day, but between their age difference and their reluctance to reveal their relationship to Graham’s son, they wonder if they have any chance for a future together. But as perfect as they are for each other, shouldn’t it be worth the risk?

Father of the Groom is the first book in the Love and Care series. Read more about Graham and Avery in Love and Care 2, After the Weekend.

Audible (Regular: $14.95; Members: $10.46 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($2.99)


audio-bedsidemannerBedside Manner (Hearts and Health Book 2) by DJ Jamison.
Narrated by Kenneth Obi. (6h18m)

Dr. Paul Johnston can’t get a set of dark, somber eyes out of his head, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
The last thing he needs is to fall for a patient. Not now, when he’s been put on paid leave pending review of a formal complaint. One that accuses him of sexual impropriety of some kind. It’s possible he let his newfound freedom as a divorced, out-of-the-closet gay man go to his head, but he’s certain — mostly — he didn’t do anything wrong. Now, he’s struggling to handle the reality that his job is in danger and the only guy he wants should be off-limits.

Zane Kavanaugh is floundering, and there’s only one man who soothes the storm inside him.
Reeling from an assault that landed him in the hospital and the painful estrangement from his family since coming out, Zane is trying to get his feet under him and find his independence. He moves in with a roommate and searches for a job, all while recovering from a fractured arm and cracked ribs. None of that hurts as much as the emotional damage he’s suffered. When he connects with Dr. Paul Johnston outside of the ER, he’s drawn to the man’s calm, collected manner. It doesn’t hurt that Paul’s lack of experience with men is sexy as hell, and so are his over-the-top responses when Zane gets his lips on him.

There’s no right time to fall in love.
Paul is afraid to start a relationship, and Zane can only handle so much more rejection. Will these two find their perfect moment, or will they realize you can’t choose when and how you fall in love? If Paul can’t take a risk, he may have to choose: the career he loves or the first man to capture his heart.

Audible (Regular: $19.95; Members: $13.96 or 1 Credit) | Amazon [Ebook] ($4.99/KU)

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