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Pros and Cons: A Short Story Audiobook

Pros and Cons: A Short Story

FBI special agent Kate O’Hare has made it her mission to nail international con artist Nicolas Fox. When she discovers his plot to plunder a venture capitalist’s 20th-story Chicago penthouse of all its cash and treasures while the self-proclaimed "King of Hostile Takeovers" is getting married, Kate is 85 percent - okay maybe 92 percent - sure that she’s finally going to bag Nick Fox. Problem is, first Kate has to convince her boss, building security, and maybe even herself, that wedding planner Merrill Stubing is actually Nicolas Fox. Second, she has to figure out how to corner and capture him without disrupting the event of the year.
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Publisher's Summary

Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg have teamed up for a dynamic new series featuring an FBI agent who’s on the hunt - and a master con artist who’s enjoying the chase. The con is on in this audiobook short story that’s a triumphant prequel to The Heist.

FBI special agent Kate O’Hare has made it her mission to nail international con artist Nicolas Fox. When she discovers his plot to plunder a venture capitalist’s 20th-story Chicago penthouse of all its cash and treasures while the self-proclaimed "King of Hostile Takeovers" is getting married, Kate is 85 percent - okay maybe 92 percent - sure that she’s finally going to bag Nick Fox.

Problem is, first Kate has to convince her boss, building security, and maybe even herself, that wedding planner Merrill Stubing is actually Nicolas Fox. Second, she has to figure out how to corner and capture him without disrupting the event of the year. And third, what’s going to happen once O’Hare finally gets her hands on Fox? It’s going take a pro to catch a con before the fireworks over Lake Michigan go off.

©2013 Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (P)2013 Random House Audio

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    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-28-15
    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-28-15 Member Since 2016

    My favorite genre is mystery/thriller especially espionage. I dislike the paranormal. Some non-fiction. 1000+ books in my Audible library.

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    "Wonderful short story"

    I love the Fox and O'Hare series! Having Scott Brick read the books is frosting on the cake. I hope I'm not giving away too much by writing that Nick Fox gets away from FBI agent Kate O'Hare again. The question is, how did he do it this time?

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Cool Higley, AZ, United States 07-10-13
    Cool Higley, AZ, United States 07-10-13

    Idle Hands ... are never a good thing!

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    "Good Read - But not as good as Janet's other books"

    I love Scott Bricks voice. I go through all the samples just to hear him speak! lol Yes .. I am weird and a tad bit crazy - and these are the exact kind of books I like to read too! Pros and Cons - a Short Story was exactly that. A Short Story - so why all the sad faces and lesser than decent reviews kids? Anyway, this was a fun-ny story. Yes .. we all need to now go buy "The Heist'. But you can't blame anyone for smart marketing. Scott Brick made this listen all that much more awesome.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Heather Niceville, FL, United States 12-07-14
    Heather Niceville, FL, United States 12-07-14 Member Since 2010

    Mother, Wife, Cultural Anthropologist, always a scholar and lover of books!

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    "A past con with Kate as agent on the hunt"

    This short story one is good enough. It brings readers back to one of the cons referenced in the first book, to tell the full story. The long books are much better!

    I am loving this new series. The problem is that now that I've had a taste, I'm concerned the authors can't write new books fast enough to satisfy my appetite. Chemistry, intelligence, and fun, I want more!

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    JEAN nederland, TX, United States 07-25-13
    JEAN nederland, TX, United States 07-25-13 Member Since 2012
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    "mmmmm the voice of the narrator"

    liked the story but i'm still not sure i like the narrator. he reminds me of the konrath books to much. but i loved the story and it's full of character building. so it's a keeper.

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    Kimberly Jacksonville, NC, United States 07-15-13
    Kimberly Jacksonville, NC, United States 07-15-13 Member Since 2014
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    Where does Pros and Cons: A Short Story rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It's not the best but it's not the worst.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    I hated him. He made the female character sound whiny and pathetic. His female voices are really lacking.


    Who was the most memorable character of Pros and Cons: A Short Story and why?

    Obviously it was Nick. He was the most mysterious and most interesting.


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    Karen D. Phillips, MD 05-31-13 Member Since 2016
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    "I can't wait for the whole book!"

    Great teaser! These characters have such great potential and I hope this turns into a series.

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    Kathy R. Gann Belle Plaine, KS United States 01-06-16
    Kathy R. Gann Belle Plaine, KS United States 01-06-16 Member Since 2015

    revgran

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    "This was great fun!"

    I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this on the way to work. I find myself anticipating the sequel. Bring it on. I am ready!

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    Marlene 10485 Lake Street North,Bitely,Mi 49309 11-15-15
    Marlene 10485 Lake Street North,Bitely,Mi 49309 11-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Must read"

    Great book as always

    Interesting. Fun. Entertaining can't put down. Love it. Stellar fantastic great

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    Sunny 10-22-15
    Sunny 10-22-15
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    "reader interpretations disruptive"

    I didn't like this reader so well as the other in previous books in this series.

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    K. Randall 04-23-15
    K. Randall 04-23-15

    Kathi

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    "a great intro"

    this short story did a great job of introducing the characters of Kate and Nick...I immediately downloaded the series :-)

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