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Summary

Ellison Gamble owns the most successful luxury real estate firm in Boston, but the accomplishment feels hollow when she comes home to an empty house.

Institutionalizing her mother for her own safety was the hardest thing Katie Crawford has ever done. The costs are becoming more than she can manage, and her only solution is to sell her childhood home that has fallen into disrepair.

After a tense first interaction with Katie, Ellison eventually finds herself in an unlikely friendship, and makes a risky offer to help Katie sell her mother’s home. Katie will do anything to help her mom, but being attracted to a woman for the first time was not in the plan.

Will the risks they take be worth the reward? Or have they wagered on a losing bet?

©2021 Fiona Riley (P)2021 Bold Strokes Books Inc

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Wonderful

This is the first book I’ve read by this author and I can safely say it won’t be my last. This was a beautiful, funny, romantic story with some deliciously hot scenes. The chemistry between the MC’s is off the charts and they are both so lovable. The other characters are also delightful, funny and supportive. This is a low angst story which I love. The only little issue I have is how the ending seemed a bit rushed. Would love to see a sequel in the near future.

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  • Stephanie A
  • 29-09-21

The best out of the set

Ellison is such a great character. I admit I wasn't buying this connection with her and Katie, but over the course of the book you start to get really invested in the HEA. It's a very enjoyable story. Highly recommended 👌

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-09-21

Everything!

Fiona Riley and her beautiful mind for the win. I'm not sure how she does it but she combines sweet, cute, funny and the most incredible sex scenes in hours of listening pleasure! Read it! The narration was fantastic as usual!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-09-21

Another awesome read!

My favorite writer and favorite Narrator.
Loved it so much. Enjoy everything.
I can’t wait for the next book.
And Melissa sternenberg is fantastic as always:)

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  • BFAV
  • 24-10-21

Nice Romance

Nice developing age gap romance. I enjoyed the easy going development . It was hard for me to stop to sleep or eat. Couldn’t stop it. Worth the credit.

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  • rkrgrrl
  • 17-09-21

Wonderful story.

This might be my new fave book from Fiona Riley, moving past Miss Match , into first place. The story, the characters, the emotion… hell, everything was awesome. Throw in an age gap and toaster oven and you have one hell of a story! The narration was great too, giving each character their own personality.

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  • Audible junky
  • 16-09-21

Excellent

This by far was my most favorite of this series. Loved how it began the in-between as well as the ending. I couldn't stop listening until it ended, and still listened to it all over again. Great story and great narration!!

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  • Emily
  • 15-01-22

Beginner’s Bet absolutely wonderful

My favorite of the series!! Fiona Riley and Melissa Sternenberg pair is perfect! Look forward to more!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-12-21

made it to the end, but was not into it

there was a lot of potential, but not enough story. Maybe the story is too sweet for me, but there is really not a lot of conflict or significant events for my taste.

If you need something light and sweet and relatively drama free - maybe this is a good pick.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-11-21

Wonderful

I have so much to say about this book but I think the most important thing to know is that you won’t be disappointed. The characters are written with such care you clearly understand them and love them. Now can we have the movie already.. pretty please!
Ps; The narrator is superb!

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  • Sab
  • 21-10-21

Wonderful story

There are so many subjects dealt with in this story, and everyone of them is interesting, the MC are lovely and I liked some of the side characters as well.
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