Audible unveils romance audiobook service — including a feature to jump to ‘the good parts’

Audible unveils romance audiobook service — including a feature to jump to ‘the good parts’

For lovers of romance novels, there’s a lot extra to love with the discharge of Audible Romance, a new package deal from the audiobook firm that guarantees subscribers limitless entry to 1000’s of titles — and tech-savvy methods to jump forward to the steamy stuff.

If you would like extra romance in your ears, the package deal supplies entry to 1000’s of romance audiobooks, finest sellers and Audible Originals for $6.95 per 30 days as an add-on to an Audible membership. The worth is $14.95 per 30 days as a standalone service.

Audible Romance options 32 micro-genres and 122 story and character tropes. The categories contact on seemingly any enviornment the place you may want to hear folks breathe closely: Amish, Colonial, Detective, Dystopian, Gothic, Magic, Scottish, Western and lots of extra.

Listeners can take pleasure in audio samples — from such superstar readers as Blair Underwood, Dermot Mulroney and Jesse Metcalfe — earlier than diving into a full story.

Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon, can also be taking the wraps off a number of the expertise it has developed to take the temperature up a few levels. These embody:

Within the curiosity of diving additional into that knowledge discovery and analyzing it for GeekWire, I went straight to the good elements of a e-book on the Audible web site known as “Beneath This Mask,” by Meghan March, bestselling writer of different titles including “Actual Good Man,” “Soiled Lady” and “Soiled Billionaire,” amongst others.

The e-book’s steaminess meter registered “Sizzling Rattling,” and 5 completely different good elements can be found for listening, every grouped below a completely different key phrase. They embody:

The snippets vary from about 25 seconds lengthy to simply over a minute. Readers Andi Arndt and Holter Graham present simply what I assume I’d be on the lookout for if I went on the lookout for this, with speak of “tangled tongues” and a “woodsy scent” in a single horny half.

In one other, a marriage proposal ranks as a good half as a result of the girl accepts it whereas she’s bare.

Ah, romance.

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