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Bet Me Audiobook

Bet Me

Min Dobbs knows that happily-ever-after is a fairy tale, especially with a man who asked her to dinner to win a bet. Cal Morrisey knows commitment is impossible, especially with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs. When they say good-bye at the end of their evening, they cut their losses and agree never to see each other again. But Fate has other plans.
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Min Dobbs knows that happily-ever-after is a fairy tale, especially with a man who asked her to dinner to win a bet. Cal Morrisey knows commitment is impossible, especially with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs. When they say good-bye at the end of their evening, they cut their losses and agree never to see each other again.

But Fate has other plans, and it's not long before Min and Cal are dealing with a jealous ex-boyfriend, Krispy Kremes, a determined psychologist, chaos theory, a mutant cat, Chicken Marsala, and more risky propositions than either of them ever dreamed of, including the biggest gamble of all: real love.

©2004 Jennifer Crusie; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Hurst's voice contains an energy and exuberance that leaves little doubt that she's the perfect narrator for Crusie's heartfelt comedy of errors....[A] zesty, vibrantly told tale." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Denise Edmond, OK, United States 01-03-11
    Denise Edmond, OK, United States 01-03-11 Member Since 2010
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    "good story poor language"

    This was a fun story with good characters. Unfortunately the author had a poor use of the English language and resorted to curse words repeatedly.

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    motown Bangor, Maine 09-29-10
    motown Bangor, Maine 09-29-10 Member Since 2016
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    "Cute, fun, lighthearted"

    This is a fun, mind-candy type of book. If you are looking for something "deep" this is not it, but boy is it fun.

    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Helen Austin Texas 06-25-10
    Helen Austin Texas 06-25-10 Member Since 2007

    Reading Raven

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    "A Good Bet!"

    Funny and entertaining throughout the story. It is a sweet and sassy tale.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Judy Mount Vernon, WA, United States 04-20-10
    Judy Mount Vernon, WA, United States 04-20-10 Member Since 2006
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    "This kind of story makes commuting fun"

    I've loved Jennifer Crusie's work since I read "Anyone But You" (love ya, Fred!), but this one has made me laugh and cheer out loud during my long commutes. The characters are so easy to like, the story engaging, and the funny moments are truly laugh-out-loud inspiring. Great job, Jenny!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sandra Morgan 04-04-10 Member Since 2016

    darcy fan

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    "funny read"

    Enjoyed listening to it very much. It was a very fun read. I like her writing style and that she added the "happily ever after"

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    Nayda 03-04-10
    Nayda 03-04-10
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    "Pretty Good!"

    This is a pretty good book! I liked the characters, they were very relatable. The second half dragged a little, but the characters more than made up for it. Over all it was funny and cute! It was my first of her books, and I am looking forward to the next! I can't wait!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    ChavezM&A 10-24-09
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    "Brilliant book, very good narration"

    This is by far my favorite Jennifer Crusie book and is really truly excellent. You cannot go wrong with this title. Romance, humor, friendship -- it has it all.

    I felt as though the narration was very good -- an especially well-matched voice for Min, Bonnie, Liza and Tony. My only very small complaint is that the narrator does not change her voice much for other characters -- sometimes it ends up being a tad monotone. Still, for the excellent job done with Min (one of the main characters) and a pretty good job for Cal (the other main character), you just can't go wrong.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Stacy Pensacola, FL, United States 08-08-09
    Stacy Pensacola, FL, United States 08-08-09 Member Since 2008
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    "My favorite of Jennifer Crusie's!"

    Min Dobbs is a great character -average-looking woman who will never be model material, but has a quick wit and funny, caring personality (Like most of us!). Through a series of bets, insults and set downs, she turns prince charming inside out and makes him see how wonderful they both are. Funny, witty, quick moving with lots of twists and turns. I've listened to it over and over.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Robin Dulles, VA, USA 07-17-09
    Robin Dulles, VA, USA 07-17-09 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved it!"

    I loved this! It was light and cute. Yes, predictable, but I liked the characters and the narrator. Kept me smiling! Not rocket science, but I thought it was worth a listen. Hadn't heard of it or the author before - glad I took a chance. Warning: chick book!!! Don't think guys would probably find it as cute as I did. Cute shoes play a part in the plot - nuff said.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica 05-26-09
    Jessica 05-26-09
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    "Always a Pick-Me-Up ;)"

    This book always makes me smile. I had actually listened to this audio book a long time ago and always had fond memories of it so it is fantastic to now own it so I can listen to it any time. It's full of wit and romance. Enjoy!

    3 of 6 people found this review helpful

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