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Summary

I fled Boston and my cheating jerk of an ex with $300 and a lip gloss in my pocket. Waking up the next day in Burlington, Vermont, with a crick in my back and a frozen ass wasn't exactly in the plan. If there was one. Which there wasn't. Story of my life.

Three hours later and I've been hired as temporary help in the local veterinary and grooming clinic, which is kind of impressive since I know zip about animals and even less about grooming. But one thing I do know - I'm crushing hard on the sexy, absentminded vet for whom I work.

My life is a hot mess. The last thing I need is another relationship. Emmett pushes all my buttons, but he isn't out. He's overwhelmed with a business to run and a son to look after and the kind of domestic life I never thought I wanted.

I should walk away.

But Emmett believes in me, and I might just be starting to believe in myself. As different as we are, is it possible we're exactly what the other needs?

Contains mature themes.

©2021 Jay Hogan (P)2021 Tantor

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Not as good as the Auckland Med series...

Um, OK I guess? Iggy Toma's attempt at a Kiwi accent was quite painful to listen to 🥴, and I just couldn't understand why both narrators insisted on saying Holloween instead of Halloween. Perhaps only 3.5 stars rounded up for the narration I'm afraid.

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Woohoo, I'm on a real roll with my 5 star reads at the mo. Yet another Jay Hogan read for my 2021 Best Reads shelf. I LOVED everything about Tai, Emmett and Leo. Great secondary characters too. Yes, the love that they found was fairly quick but seemed organic and genuine, and damn it all, didn't Emmett deserve some happiness after 4 years as a widower? Tai also needed time to discover himself and get away from the absolute control freak that was his former lover 😡. And let's not forget about Leo too...

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Finding yourself and love

I like this book, really enjoy both main characters their development. As used to by Jay it is a great well balanced book with humor to counter the earnest parts.
I enjoyed both narrators in solo projects way more. I did not appreciatey this combo it took me out of the flow, maybe because the chosen voices are so different, one character has basically two different voice depending on who does the main particular character of the chapter . The first voice was well done. I really did not enjoy the 2nd voice, it has correct emotions but it is the chosen accents of the second voice for the characters. . 4 stars for the both. One was 4,5 *the second 3,5*.

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Some very funny parts

Some whitty parts in this story which lightens the sad moments where the heart does not follow the mind but ends with a happy ever after.

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Two productions one book. PLEASE FIX!

OK so I love Jay Hogan and this story is a good one. On to why I'm here: the narration
Gary Furlong is excellent and I could listen to him for hours.. He performs the chapters from the kiwi characters POV and does so excellently.
Now on to Iggy. Oh Iggy. What WAS that accent??
This book needs a serious
WARNING: MOST ATROCIOUS ATTEMPT AT A KIWI ACCENT.

It was so bad that it was jarring each time they switched narrators. It was like listening to two different stories, and it was all but impossible to connect the kiwi character in to one cohesive character.
The story was Beautiful and could have been a 5 star book had Gary narrated the whole thing.
I have absolutely no idea what the production team were thinking.
Audible you need to pull this book until you can actually provide a product anywhere near worth the price you are asking for it!!