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Driving Mr. Dead Audiobook

Driving Mr. Dead

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Publisher's Summary

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.

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    G Reinhardt 08-03-12
    G Reinhardt 08-03-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Cute Love Story"

    This was a pleasant love story with quirky characters. I enjoyed the telling, although I wouldn't recommend this novel if you are looking for something deep. Driving Mr. Dead is, as the title implies, a light hearted romance.

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    Kristy Marsfield, Australia 08-01-12
    Kristy Marsfield, Australia 08-01-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Laugh out loud material,often inappropriate timing"
    If you could sum up Driving Mr. Dead in three words, what would they be?

    Witty, hilarious, addictive


    What other book might you compare Driving Mr. Dead to and why?

    If you like the Jim Butcher Harry Dresden books you will love these. The wit, sarcasm and ease of listening is exceptional...for both authors.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely, I think I did, and immediately bought the rest of her books, and logged in on the 1st of August after seeing blogs that her new book would be out in August. And then cheered out loud when it was.


    Any additional comments?

    I paid attention to other comments about the vampire / werewolf likes / dislikes and after avoiding these books like the plague I tried Driving Mr Dead when it was on sale. Best thing I ever did. It is not about Vampires as such, they just happen to be the characters. It reflects families and life and love and all the idiotic ways we trip up ourselves as we complete this journey

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    Joie California 08-01-12
    Joie California 08-01-12 Member Since 2007

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    "Very Entertaining"

    This book is hilarious. Miranda gets into one zany mishap after another, most of which are not her fault. I like the way she handles her self actualization finally. I laughed as much in this book as I do when reading Janet Evanovich.

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    Kimberly Cardiff, CA, United States 07-31-12
    Kimberly Cardiff, CA, United States 07-31-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Exactly as the synopsis describes"

    Very funny book, though the romance is pretty contrived and the plot is nil. If you're looking to zone out, feel summery, and have a few good laughs, then this book is perfect :) Pretty much if you read the summary and think it sounds like exactly the sort of thing you're in the mood for, you will not be disappointed.

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    T. Hinton Mentone,Indiana 07-31-12
    T. Hinton Mentone,Indiana 07-31-12 Member Since 2016

    I have been married to my wonderful husband for almost 30 years. I love reading - romance, adventure... Captain Blood is really great!

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    "Hilarious!!!!"
    Where does Driving Mr. Dead rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Near the top of my favorite books. downloaded on a whim but will definitely get more of Molly Harper


    What other book might you compare Driving Mr. Dead to and why?

    It's not a book I would normally get, but took a chance on something new. It paid off in an amusing way.


    What does Amanda Ronconi bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She really captured Miranda and she was a great performer


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I loved Collin driving the SUV off the cliff....


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    Kerri 07-30-12
    Kerri 07-30-12

    I work in a library, so you would think I read a lot, but I feel really guilty if I sit just to read. That is why audio books are great!

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    "LOL"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I really had fun with this book. It had me laughing from beginning to end. The predicaments these two characters get into are one bad experience after another, but they are all something everyone can relate to.


    Any additional comments?

    I had to purchase the Jane Jameson series by Molly Harper. Same world, and absolutely hillarious.

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    Ecko Khamillien 07-30-12

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    "Entertaining"
    If you could sum up Driving Mr. Dead in three words, what would they be?

    Amusing, Light, Farfetched


    What about Amanda Ronconi’s performance did you like?

    She spoke certain phrases exactly the way they must have been written to sound.


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    Rebecca Canberra, Australia 07-28-12
    Rebecca Canberra, Australia 07-28-12
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    "I enjoyed it, a bt of a laugh"

    It wasn't as good as the Jane Jameson books but it was certainly entertaining. A bit of light silliness.

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    Federica Milan, Italy 07-26-12
    Federica Milan, Italy 07-26-12 Listener Since 2005
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    "Enjoyable light reading"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this to all my romantic comedy, vampire loving fellow readers. It's got the love, the humor, the fangs... too bad it was lacking a bit of mystery but I guess it couldn't have been added in such a short book


    What other book might you compare Driving Mr. Dead to and why?

    All the other books from the author have the same exact imprint


    Which character – as performed by Amanda Ronconi – was your favorite?

    Definitely the main character


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

    At some points it made me laugh, especially when it talked about the first car incident the author had.


    Any additional comments?

    Never change the narrator in this series, she just made the book so much more enjoyable, entertaining and especially funny! I just wish this had been elaborate on a bit more, the love story, a bit more mystery... some blood ... this is after all a vampire novel, isn't it? Besides the fact that the vamp was sleeping in a compartment during the day he was pretty much stripped of his most appealing vampirish capabilities... that's too bad.

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    Martha 07-20-12
    Martha 07-20-12
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    "Fun light read."

    This was a funny story that takes place in the Jane Jameson world. You don't need to have read the Jane books but some of the characters make a quick appearance.

    It made me laugh a lot, so I recommend you don't listen somewhere you can't burst out laughing.

    My only complaint was it was a bit on the short side. : (

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