"Under the Influence was more than a book for me, it's a coming-of-age friends-to-lovers that you need to stockpile the tissues, the ice-cream and liquor because L.B. Simmons voice and heart with words is unique and full of raw flawless emotion in the narrative that speaks volumes." - Book Lit Love
"Gripping, thrilling and heartwarming. Under The Influence kept my emotions on the edge page by page." - I Dare You To Read
"OMG the FEELS. Under The Influence is an epic love story filled with so much heartache. LB's writing is superb. The supporting characters were very well developed. I adored them all!... Another brilliant novel by an amazing author!" - The Real Housewives of Romance
About the Author
Joe Arden's narration has been described as "sensual," "sexy," and "hot." His recordings range from sweet and romantic to steamy and raw. In his spare time, Joe raises and trains rescue pitbulls and restores vintage motorcycles.
Maxine Mitchell is passionate about animals, traveling, coffee, a good bottle of wine, and great stories. Raised an Army brat, she had a mobile childhood (affording her the opportunity to meet people from many different backgrounds) that she would not trade for anything. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.