Miranda Puckett has failed at every job she’s ever had. Her mother just wants her to come home, join the family law firm, and settle down with Jason, the perfect lawyer boyfriend. But when Jason turns out to be a lying cheater, Miranda seizes on a job that gets her out of town: long-distance vampire transportation.
Her first assignment is to drive vampire Collin Sutherland from Washington to sleepy Half Moon Hollow without incident—no small feat for a woman whom trouble seems to follow like a faithful hound dog! And she has to do it without letting her passenger—the most persnickety, stuffy, devastatingly handsome vamp she’s ever met—drive her crazy. As she and Collin find disaster on the roads, they also find an undeniable spark between them. Could Miranda have found the perfect job and the perfect guy for her?
©2012 Molly Harper (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
If you are already a fan of Molly Harper's audiobooks, Driving Mr. Dead will give you more of what you already love. This is yet another laugh out loud story that Ronconi has perfectly narrated. And since it takes place in Half Moon Hallow, many of the main characters from the previous books will make an appearance.
If not, this is a great book to get to know her style. This classic Harper novel features a comical yet lovable female protagonists whose wisecracks will keep you laughing. It's that same humor that keeps the romance between Miranda and Collin from being the super-sugary/cheesy brand that is often the meat of romance novels.
Witty, fast, fun
I am a huge fan of Molly Harper and Amanda Ronconi truly brings Ms. Harper's characters to life. Excellent!
This book is hillarious! The cover makes this book look cheesy...and it has it's moments, but the laughs and wit make up for it. Fun read.
Heroine is an absolute delight and Amanda Ronconi reads her beautifully, She is witty and funny and someone whose exploits I wanted to hear. Hero wasn't nearly as riveting - not sure if it was the reading or the writing for him. Regardless - well worth purchasing.
I enjoy many types of books and am always looking for new authors to read and listen too. I enjoy reading the reviews and adding my own from time to time.
Fun, fun, fun
The way things just seem to go wrong no matter how hard Miranda tries to do things right. It is a comedy of mistakes that have you laughing all the time. Molly Harper is just great with dialogue and you should be careful with food or drink when listening to one of her books. The most unexpected things come out of Miranda's mouth. She is a very funny character and the vampire Colin is so far behind current times and customs that he is just as funny in a different way. He makes as many mistakes as she does.
She just knows how to put the emphasis where it should be on the lines she is reading. Her voices are very good and though some don't like her voice, I think she is very good and a perfect match for Molly Harper's style of writing.
Funny cute okay
Collin getting out of his shell
Yes and good but It ends to soon
It needed more chapters but it's still funny
This was an easy listen due to the great narration. If the narrator hadn't been this good, I don't know if the book would have "grabbed" me. It was rather predictable, but moments were very funny. It is a short audio book, and if one is looking for an easy read, this would be a good choice. It was my first Molly Harper book, and since I like a little more meat in the audio books I listen to, I probably won't purchase another.
Given the author and narrator, the book is entertaining but it didn't quite suck me in as much as the Nice Girls series by Molly Harper. I realize these are spin off characters and for that and a nod to them with their own story, it's still got that humorous approach and moving along storyline.
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