Beautiful Disaster

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 312 ratings

Beautiful Disaster Summary

The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University's Walking One-Night Stand.

Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby needs—and wants—to avoid. He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight ring, and his days as the ultimate college campus charmer. Intrigued by Abby’s resistance to his appeal, Travis tricks her into his daily life with a simple bet. If he loses, he must remain abstinent for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis’s apartment for the same amount of time. Either way, Travis has no idea that he has met his match.

©2011 Jamie McGuire (P)2012 Simon & Schuster
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  • Book 1

    • Beautiful Disaster

    • By: Jamie McGuire
    • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University's Walking One-Night Stand. Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby needs—and wants—to avoid.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really not my thing

    • By Justine on 27-05-13

    Regular price: £26.29

  • Book 2

    • Walking Disaster

    • Disaster, Book 2
    • By: Jamie McGuire
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. In Walking Disaster, the life of Travis is full of fast women, underground gambling, and violence. Just when he thought he was invincible, Abby Abernathy brings him to his knees. Every story has two sides. In Jamie McGuire's New York Times best seller Beautiful Disaster, Abby had her say. Now it's time to see the story through Travis's eyes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Jim on 10-02-14

    Regular price: £26.29

  • Book 2.5

    • A Beautiful Wedding

    • A Novella
    • By: Jamie McGuire
    • Narrated by: Emma Galvin, Zachary Webber
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An unforgettable new novella from number-one New York Times best-selling author Jamie McGuire. Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret… until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!) - and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Thought it would be better

    • By Lo on 01-02-18

    Regular price: £9.89

  • Book 3

    • Something Beautiful

    • A Novella
    • By: Jamie McGuire
    • Narrated by: Carly Robins, Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    America Mason, a sassy undergrad at Eastern State University, is in love with a Maddox-Shepley Maddox. Unlike his cousins, Shepley is more lover than fighter, but a road trip to her parents' home in Wichita, Kansas, could mean the next step or the end of everything.

    Regular price: £9.69

  • Book 4

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