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Mr. Perfect Audiobook

Mr. Perfect

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Publisher's Summary

What would make the perfect man?

That's the deliciously racy topic that Jaine Bright and her three girlfriends are pondering one night at their favorite after-hours hot spot: Mr. Perfect. Would he be tall, dark, and handsome? Caring and warmhearted - or will just muscular do? As their conversation heats up, they concoct a tongue-in-cheek checklist that becomes an overnight sensation, spreading like wildfire at work and sizzling along email lines. But what began as a joke among friends turns deadly serious when one of the four women is murdered....

Turning to her neighbor, an unpredictable police detective, for help, Jaine must unmask a killer to save her friends - and herself. Now, knowing whom to trust and whom to love is a matter of survival - as the dream of Mr. Perfect becomes a chilling nightmare.

©2001 Linda Howard (P)2012 Simon & Schuster

What the Critics Say

"Sexy fun....A frolicsome mystery...Jaine Bright lives up to her name: she's as bright - and explosive - as a firecracker." (People)

"There is nothing quite like a sexy and suspenseful story by the amazing Linda Howard! The sparring relationship between Sam and Jaine is a delight. Mr. Perfect is funny, exciting, gripping, and sensuous - in fact it ranks as one of her all-time best!" (Romantic Times)

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    Lori 03-24-13
    Lori 03-24-13 Member Since 2014
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    "What a waste!"
    What disappointed you about Mr. Perfect?

    Call it silly, but I like stories to be edited and clean. One sentence, Jane has only a brother and sister, another, she has brothers who have taught her to fight. One sentence, Sam ran out of the house shirtless, the next, his silk shirt is wet with the rain.

    It seemed as if the narrator struggled to perform the range between the male and female voices. (listen before buying)

    Lastly, I think the author tried to write a murder/romance, but ended up with a juvinile premise of four friends and a list, a mentally disturbed person, who doesn't really fit until the last few minutes and low-budget soft-porn. And, everything happens in a three-week timeline that is not believable.


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    Judi SHELTON, WA, United States 03-18-13
    Judi SHELTON, WA, United States 03-18-13 Member Since 2014

    To relax I listen to my books. It's like yoga but better, you don't have to bend your body!!

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    "VERY GOOD FUNNY, SAD, AND SEXY"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    YES, This is a good book for every female that likes to laugh, cry and get all hot.


    What did you like best about this story?

    When she meet his family. That was so funny.


    Have you listened to any of Laura Hicks’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No but I hope to find more of her books


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    K. Shaw 02-07-13
    K. Shaw 02-07-13 Member Since 2015
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    "An OK book with a higher body count than expected"
    Would you be willing to try another book from Linda Howard? Why or why not?

    yeah, probably


    Any additional comments?

    I would actually give this a 3.5 to 4 stars. This was my first Linda Howard book. It was a fun book with a mystery and higher body count than I expected. I will say that Howard does write crazy people very well. If you are looking for a mostly humorous read with a little mystery then this is a good book....it is a tad unrealistic but fun non the less.

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    Carol 11-19-12
    Carol 11-19-12
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    "a winner"

    Funny story of friends and lovers and crazy people. It's one of my favorite Linda Howard books.

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    Joan 10-12-12
    Joan 10-12-12
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    "Loved it!"
    What made the experience of listening to Mr. Perfect the most enjoyable?

    It was gripping. Couldn't stop listening.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The ending with Jane & Sam. That's all I'll say.


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    ladyvaleria9 Los Fresnos, TX USA 09-25-12
    ladyvaleria9 Los Fresnos, TX USA 09-25-12 Member Since 2015
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    "For die-hard Linda Howard Fans"
    If you’ve listened to books by Linda Howard before, how does this one compare?

    I listened to this book because I've listened to or read just about everything Linda Howard has ever written. Up against some of my favorites like "Kiss Me While I Sleep" and "Death Angel", this book is definitely not one of Ms. Howard's best. It is an odd mix of humorous romance entwined with a plot that features a psychotic serial killer. I couldn't decide if I should laugh or feel edgy. The reader did a good job with voicing the multiple characters, which made it easy to listen to. This is a fun 'read' and a good one if you are a true Linda Howard fan. If this is your first time with this author, try my favorites first.


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    Dolf 09-03-12
    Dolf 09-03-12
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    "Not quite perfect but darn close"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, nice one to spend a few hours with.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Mr Perfect obviously! :-) Wish I had his patience


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laughed quite a few times


    Any additional comments?

    Good example of how a relationship can benifit from at least one party staying calm

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 07-31-12
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 07-31-12 Member Since 2016

    I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again

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    "A WORTHY LISTEN"

    It started off as a really funny lighthearted story which was expertly switched into a dark murder mystery romance (with a twist or two along the way) by the skilled writings of Ms Howard.

    Worth a credit? If you're looking for a good romance thriller then, for the price, just buy it with $ coz it's cheap enough.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sherri 07-24-12
    Sherri 07-24-12 Member Since 2012

    Sherri

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    "LOVED IT! LOVED IT!"

    AWESOME writer! GREAT story! A real good azz story that is well written. I can't say how much I truly enjoyed this book! The previous reviews really pushed me to get this title so I hope this review gets loads of others to take a LISTEN!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Bookworm 07-20-12
    Bookworm 07-20-12

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Glad Audible has this book!"
    Would you listen to Mr. Perfect again? Why?

    I read this book a number of years ago and laughed my head off. It was available on tape but not CD and I've continued to watch for the CD or download and now its here. Once again I laughed out load. I found the narrator took a while to get used to but that was the only down side. Some of the references in the book are dated as you would expect from a re-issue but I still loved it!


    What did you like best about this story?

    The antics and smart mouth of the main character.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Laura Hicks’s performances?

    Rather not


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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