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Law Man Audiobook

Law Man: A Dream Man Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Love is just around the corner . . .

Sweet, shy Mara Hanover is in love with her neighbor. For four years, she has secretly watched her dream man from afar. Handsome police detective Mitch Lawson is way out of her league. She's a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and there's no way a guy like Mitch would want anything to do with her. But when Mara has a leaky faucet that she can't fix, it's Mitch who comes to her rescue.

Mitch has been eyeing his beautiful neighbor for a long time. He jumps at the chance to help her, and soon their formerly platonic relationship gets very hot and heavy. But when Mara gets a disturbing phone call from her cousin's kids, she gets pulled back into the life she's tried so hard to leave behind. Can the hot law man convince Mara to let go of her past-and build a future with him? (Dream Man Series, Book 3)

©2012 Kristen Ashley (P)2013 Hachette Audio

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    "awesome read."

    Anything written by Kristen Ashley is always an awesome read. Kate Russell really makes the characters come to life.
    Absolutely read this book you won't be disappointed.

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    happygirl Pittsburgh, PA 01-18-16
    happygirl Pittsburgh, PA 01-18-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Interesting & fun if dialog wasn't so tedious."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Main character is so inhibited, shy, and self-conscious that she keeps saying "um" and "pardon" and this draws the dialog out to 3-4-5-...9 (you get the idea) times what it should be.


    What was most disappointing about Kristen Ashley’s story?

    The repetition and drawn out text. This is one of the few books that might be far improved by listening to an abridged version.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Story is good, it's just that the dialog is so tedious.


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    Edith 10-04-15
    Edith 10-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Needed a man's voice."

    Story was great! Needed a man's voice.
    That would give 5 it close to 5 stars.

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    Amazon Customer Minnesota 09-14-15
    Amazon Customer Minnesota 09-14-15
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    "Love the book but not the narrator"

    I struggled to finish the Audible version. All of the men sounded like they were from New Jersey. Elvira sounded like a valley girl. The tone of the narrator would 'loudly speak' a line and then finish up with 'she said softly'. If I hadn't read the book first, I would not have finished the Audible version and asked for a refund. I will not purchase another book by this narrator.

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    Lena johnson 09-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Slow and Boring!!!"

    Slow and boring story line. Disappointing. I really enjoyed other Kristen Ashley books, but this one was disappointing.

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    Kans 08-26-15
    Kans 08-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Not My Favorite!"

    This was very different to all of the other books I've read. Not that exciting!

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    M. J. Bingham 07-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Love this series! Law man is my favorite one."

    Perfect, heart warming story with love of all facets. And of course steamy great romance.

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    Stephanie L Hill 07-24-15 Member Since 2008

    I love reading but don't have time. The audiobooks allow me to hear the books I want to read. I love audible!

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    "Have to say this was a bit of a tear jerker"

    I have to say I somewhat agree with another reviewer when she stated that Maira's constant 2.5 remarks drove me crazy. But I understand by the end of the book that life had made her believe that is what she was and would always be.

    Mitch was a dream man and I loved his confidence and drive to make her see what she was and had always been. I loved this book and probably will read again.

    I have to say one of the things I love about Kristen's books are the supporting characters. I have to say they crack me up all the time.

    The only thing I want her to stop saying in her books is the word whack!!! I can't stand it. :)

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    Jane Chicago, IL, United States 06-25-15
    Jane Chicago, IL, United States 06-25-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Not the best story for me"

    Every once in a while I need a dose of Kristen Ashley. And I enjoyed a lot of this, but I became impatient. I listened to about 2/3 then skipped to the end. (According to other readers, I may have skipped the best part.)

    More than half the book is 1st person Mara. She thinks she’s not good enough for Mitch. She never tells him why. He’s with her all the time and doing things for her, but he doesn’t say that he wants to date her. He just expects her to know that. A sample of their conversation: she says “We have to talk.” He says “Babe.” She says “We have to talk.” He says “Babe.” Lots of repetitive talking like that. But there is a charm to it. The main conflict is she believes and keeps saying things like “we don’t belong together.”

    Mara is good at her sales job partly because she is so good looking. She is not smart about kids, but in fairness she is new to being a parent. She wanted to keep Billy home from school just in case he might get sick. Mitch is the smart one in this relationship and makes most of the decisions. He’s also super hunky alpha police detective.

    The first part of the book is 1st person Mara. It felt like New Adult since it’s so full of Mara’s angst. The last part was done in 3rd person. It had Mitch dealing with bad guys plus interaction with the Chaos Motorcycle club. I much prefer 3rd person.

    A large part of the book is Mara providing a foster home for her cousin’s two children: Billy (boy) and Billie (girl). As an audiobook that choice of names was not good. I never knew which Billy was being talked about. Mitch and Mara take care of the kids and act like regular parents. Mitch and Mara don’t go on a date until about 2/3 the way in. If they have sex, it’s in the part I skipped. It seems that most of the relationship development is about being parents.

    AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR:
    Kate Russell is fabulous. I will listen to almost anything she narrates, even though I felt her interpretation for Mitch was not the best. She had a concise loud way of talking for him. When the text had Mitch speaking quietly or mumbling the narrator still read him loud. She should have softened her voice for him at times.

    Narrative mode: 1st person Mara beginning of book. 3rd person end of book.
    Genre: contemporary romance.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    K. O Glendale, WI USA 06-07-15
    K. O Glendale, WI USA 06-07-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Great book"

    I enjoyed this book just like the rest of the series. I love how all of Kristens characters tie together in each book.

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