Sometimes, the hardest part of staying together is keeping a straight face...Ever wish you could leave all your problems behind and make a fresh start somewhere else? Trade the stresses and strains of everyday life for your own slice of sun-kissed paradise on the other side of the world?
Jamie and Laura Newman certainly have. When Jamie's spectacular meltdown at work results in him being handed his P45, and Laura finds her working days end up with her rugby tackling defenseless pensioners in the high street, a move ten thousand miles away sounds ideal. After all, it might mend some of the cracks that have appeared in their marriage over the past few months.
So when Laura is offered a new job in Australia, the Newman family think their dreams have come true. But as the old saying goes - be careful what you wish for, you might just get it. As the hapless couple soon find out, problems have a way of following you, no matter how far you go to avoid them.
Can love survive under different skies?
©2013 Nick Spalding. P 2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!
Just listen to any Nick Spalding audiobook. Audible classifies this book as contemporary romance. It is humor rather than romance. Love...Under Different Skies is a gem.
nick managed to tell another compelling and fun story. easy to relate to characters and wonderful narrating, great job on both performance and material.
I can't recommend this book highly enough. Light-hearted, funny, and excellently well narrated. The narrators make this story come to life. So glad I found this series!
The entire series is amazing. funny. witty. charming. Great read. And the narrators are awesome at emotion and sarcasm, making it funnier. Author did a great job with creativity and making the book so true to life and our inner thoughts. Enjoyed it tremendously. The analogies he writes are...just...you have to read to understand. Just hilarious. Buy it. Read it. Read the first two, first. You won't regret it.
After " Bricking It", or rather after my abs recovered from "Bricking It" I devoured the Love series. My only regret is that it's over. I've laughed out loud so many times at work now that my boss fears for my already strained sanity but it's totally worth it.
I loved this book and the other two in the series. I love everything from this author and these narrators. They are all LOL funny and a joy to listen to.
Nick takes the things that happen in everyday life, dissect them down to human elements, sometimes a wee bit raw, and makes you laugh. Love his books!
Mr. Ryan and Ms. Wilds are wonderful narrators giving the characters personality and bringing them to life. Great book after a stressful day at work or during a horrible commute to get you back to feeling human. A delightful romantic comedy with self deprecating humor. Thank you all once again!
Absolutely love the style Nick Spalding uses of having both characters "write" down their experiences in a diary and a blog! More adventures of Jamie & Laura and this time Down Under! This time there's the new character of Poppy, who sounds like a chip off the old blocks!
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