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Publisher's Summary

With fugitive parents, a brother dodging loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw family his business, and her ex-fiance back in the picture, Carlotta Wren thought her life couldn't get any more complicated. And then...

Her fugitive parents phone home.

Her identity is stolen by a look-alike.

Her look-alike is found, well...dead.

Under suspicion for murder, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might have been bumped off accidentally - and that she could be the real target! Throw in dealing with her motley crew of family, friends and wannabe lovers, and Carlotta begins to think that jail isn't such a bad alternative after all...

©2007 Stephanie Bond, Inc. (P)2014 Stephanie Bond, Inc.

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Not the best choice of narrators

I have read these books and listened to the original recordings which I loved. Cassandra Campbell was great. Maureen Jones doesn't portray the characters as having Southern accents and her pronunciation of the word garage is terrible. I never realized how many times the word occurred until I heard her recording. It's like fingernails on a chalkboard ! I don't know where she's from, but they should have chosen someone from the south to narrate these new recordings

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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good read

I liked the story but hated how this reader said garage. it was very annoying.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Hate the change of reader

I like the series but I really hate the change of reader. If the main character is southern girl from Atlanta she would pronounce about as A boat or garage as garreage. It was aggregating and detracted from the flow of the book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Jill-O
  • SPOTSYLVANIA, VA, United States
  • 10-25-14

Fun Series!

What made the experience of listening to 2 Bodies for the Price of 1 the most enjoyable?

I really enjoy this series. Fun and light chick lit with characters you really care about. I was glad to see that Audible was able to provide the remainder of the series after first listening to #1 a year or so ago andand by now I'm too spoiled to actually read to myself if it's unrelated to work. Audible all the way!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Wesley, because he's very interesting and compelling.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

No. The narration has been a disappointment to me in the series. As someone born in Texas and raised in Virginia, I find the Canadian pronunciation of words distracting to a story set in Georgia. I think I would enjoy this narrator for other stories, but not one set in southern states. Each time I heard words like garage and been, it took me out of the story for a spell.

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

I'm currently on the 5th in the series, so my reaction was I didn't want to stop listening ☺

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Great story

Loved the story. Nice, easy read. Didn't care for the narrator. Liked the narrator on the first book better.

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  • Cyndi
  • Hampden, ME
  • 07-18-18

Keeps getting better

Just when Carlotta thought her life couldn’t get worse, someone steals her identity and then jumps off a bridge. Good story!

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narration was tough to listen to

The story was good but not great
the narration was not my favorite
the way she pronounces garage is like nails on a chalk board

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narration

the narrator's pronunciation of several words is very odd. everytime she said garage it was like nails on a chalkboard! so obnoxious.

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Another good book

Love the book. The only thing that I would have to say that would be a negative would be the pronunciation of the word garage drove me batty.

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Good book

Would you consider the audio edition of 2 Bodies for the Price of 1 to be better than the print version?

The narrator has a nice voice but needs to learn how to pronounce garage and dour.