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Bet Me Audiobook

Bet Me

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Publisher's Summary

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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    ADW Atlanta, GA, United States 05-21-11
    ADW Atlanta, GA, United States 05-21-11

    Mom of three

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    "Fun, fun, fun!"

    I really enjoyed this book and did not want it to end. I'm ready for the sequel. The story line was quirky and characters were fun. Great diversion and light listen. This was the first Crusie novel for me but won't be the last.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica Charleston, TN, United States 05-03-11
    Jessica Charleston, TN, United States 05-03-11
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    "Fun and Witty"

    I really enjoyed Bet Me. There were parts of the story that kind of made you roll your eyes but there were more funny parts than eye rolling parts so I consider this book a win. This was my first Jennifer Cruise book but it won’t be my last. If you like strong female characters, loveable (but not push over) guys, and lots of witty and funny dialog then I would recommend this book. I will be trying other Jennifer Cruise books in the future.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sue Amarillo, TX, United States 04-07-11
    Sue Amarillo, TX, United States 04-07-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Loved the book!"

    The characters were great! Loved the main characters wit & sense of humor! Worth the money - looking for another one from this author.

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    beach lover 04-04-11
    beach lover 04-04-11
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    "Completely predictable"

    This was the worst book I have purchased from Audible. The narration was fine, but the story was one of the most predictable and contrived stories I have every heard. I don't think there was an original thought in this whole story. A complete disappointment. I would never purchase anything from this author again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara LA MESA, CA, United States 02-23-11
    Barbara LA MESA, CA, United States 02-23-11 Member Since 2009
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    "she said - he said - she said"

    I actually had to stop listening to this book because the author seems to think the listener is not smart enough to figure out who is speaking, even if there are only 2 people in the room. Following nearly every statement is "he said" or "she said", I found myself saying this along with the reader and it started to drive me nuts! I finally had to move on to another book and just figured this credit was wasted.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Wadsworth, OH, United States 02-17-11
    Michael Wadsworth, OH, United States 02-17-11 Member Since 2016
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    "So much better than I expected!"

    I purchased this book during one of the $4.95 sales, and to be honest, I didn't have really high expectations. Well, was I ever surprised. I ended up loving this book; it was great. I mean, lets be honest, the formula is not unique but the characters are rich and full and you really start caring about them. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys chick lit. It won't disappoint.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Helen 01-29-11
    Helen 01-29-11
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    "Super entertaining and fun!"

    This was the first Jennifer Crusie book I had listened to, although I have since listened to others. This is my favorite so far. The story is so clever in its theories of romance that many of the characters have and swear that their theory explains all. The characters are unique and fun. The narrator does a great job. I was laughing out loud in some parts and yet the story can be very sweet at other times. A word of warning . . . you may feel the need to go get donuts during or after reading.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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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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