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Bountiful

The True North Series, Book 4
Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (644 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

No last names. No life stories. Those were the rules.

Once upon a time a cocky, copper-haired tourist sauntered into Zara's bar. And even though she knew better, Zara indulged in a cure for the small-town blues. It was supposed to be an uncomplicated fling - a few sizzling weeks before he went back to his life, and she moved on. Until an accidental pregnancy changed her life.

Two years later, she's made peace with the notion that Dave No-Last-Name will never be found - until one summer day when he walks into her coffee shop, leveling her with the same hot smile that always renders her defenseless.

Dave Beringer has never forgotten the intense month he spent with prickly Zara. Their nights together were the first true intimacy he'd ever experienced. But the discovery of his child is the shock of a lifetime, and his ugly past puts relationships and family out of reach.

Or does it? Vermont's countryside has a way of nurturing even tortured souls. The fields and the orchards - and hard-won love - are bountiful.

©2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc. (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Beautiful!

Zara & Dave

There are some series you are just invested in and this is one of those series for me. I love everything about it.

The small town feels, to the character’s in it. I am in love with it.

We meet Zara pretty early on in the series and you are intrigued by her and her story. I love how this story gives us the before, the meeting of Dave the hot hot, hot, f -buddy relationship to the now.

It really helps us to see the progression of the book but also the growth of both characters. This book unfolded so naturally there wasn’t any over drama which I loved. It wasn’t predictable either, and that was refreshing.

Lovvvved the narration it was exactly what this book needed. Teddy :)

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  • Cyndi
  • Beautiful Michigan
  • 06-16-18

🌟🌟 5 Stars 🌟🌟

I loved this book and stayed up all night to finish it. Sarina Bowen is a must buy author for me! This series has been great from book 1 but this one was my favorite I think. I loved the characters, they were both so good and normal, like they could be your friends. Dave and Zara are incredibly HOT together and they have a great connection. I loved them together from chapter 1. They have such amazing chemistry that you can't help but fall for their love story. I have a huge soft spot for Men with children in my books. This book was sweet, sexy, realistic and my favorite... Not overly dramatic!!!! I also love that all of these series are entwining but even if you don't remember the other books this could have been a stand alone.

The narration was great! Teddy Hamilton was the PERFECT choice for Dave. He really brought Dave to life for me! Seraphine Valentine was also very good, not sure if I have ever heard her before but I would absolutely buy another audiobook if she was narrating!

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✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫

I loved this book and stayed up all night to finish it. Sarina Bowen is a must buy author for me! This series has been great from book 1 but this one was my favorite I think. I loved the characters, they were both so good and normal, like they could be your friends. Dave & Zara are incredibly HOT together and they have a great connection. I loved them together from chapter 1. They have such amazing chemistry that you can't help but fall for their love story. I have a huge soft spot for Men with children in my books. This book was sweet, sexy, realistic and my favorite... Not overly dramatic!!!! I also love that all of these series' are entwining but even if you don't remember the other books this could have been a stand alone.

The narration was great! Teddy Hamilton was the PERFECT choice for Dave. He really brought Dave to life for me! Seraphine Valentine was also very good, not sure if I have ever heard her before but I would absolutely buy another audiobook if she was narrating!

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  • Misty
  • Washington
  • 12-08-17

Feel Goods

The True North Series has been such an emotional, inspiring and sexy journey with a lot of very entertaining and interesting characters. Although the characters do show up from book to book, they do truly stand alone.

Although this book had not a great deal of action and goings on, i still couldn’t turn it off. It had my attention through and through. The characters were endearing, their chemistry palpable and the storyline was so sweet. I really, truly loved it.

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loved it

this was predictable but enjoyable. The sex was graphic but not over the top. good

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  • B. D.
  • Pure Michigan
  • 02-20-19

Good Story, But The Narrator..

Oh how a narrator can almost ruin a book! I totally enjoyed this story. I got sucked in from the start and Teddy Hamilton was his adorable, sexy best. The problem, for me, was that Seraphime Valentine was just awful. If not for Teddy, I’d have dumped this book after the first chapter. That being said, read it anyway. Perhaps you won’t hate Ms Valentine’s narration and then it’s a totally cute love story.


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⭐❤Love❤⭐

I loved this story. My only real problem was, it was alittle to slow, and not enough hot steamy sex! 😉
Excellent story by Serena Bowen.
Both narrators did a great job.
👄I love Teddy Hamilton's
voice...yummy >>wink wink<<💓
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A Little Surprise....

You can't go wrong with any Sarina Bowen books... A casual summer fling changes the course of a couples life forever. *Slightly* disappointed with the ending but I'm hoping it continues in the next book (and that there was no epilogue, again, could continue in book 5).
Narrators: Teddy, awesome as always. Seraphine, while she is a good narrator, she lacks a little in her "male" voice department. All the guy characters just sound like frat boys. If you can get past that, it's worth the listen.

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best one yet!

This was definitely lBowen's best book ever. this one wasn't just hot, but it was also clever and funny and appealed to me as a mom.

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Feeling real good about this book!!!! 👏👏👏💗💗

This is one of best books narrated by Teddy Hamilton and I listen to him a lot, including his Eiden books. Glad I found it and took a chance. I only listened to books 3 and 4 in this series because of Teddy but Bountiful is the best. I adored the characters, and how you get to know Zara and her insecurities. She met Dave but had an arms length sexual relationship with him. Without knowing or remembering his last name she gets pregnant and can't find him to tell him. But 2 years later he shows up again.

Dave was definitely cocky but thru out the story I felt he grew as a person and learned love and unselfishness. Teddy was perfection as Dave. This book had sweetness, sexy and relatable characters. I liked that Zara didn't know Dave was a professional hockey player and even when she found out her independence was still important to her.

I couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable book. Zara was so sweet and giving with a lot of fears but with underlying courage. Her brothers were protective and I liked Ben as the favorite uncle. 😉

Sabrina Bowen can always be counted on for a great story like this one. And both narrators were great. Loved it!!

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  • 10-15-18

Not that great

The story was lacking, despite the summary being quite inviting. I was hoping for more than this story could offer.

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  • Sue
  • 11-11-18

Small Town Vermont & the smell of pastries - Yum!

I was sucked into this True North series as soon as I read book 1, Bittersweet. Bountiful has found itself on my favourites list too. I love everything about small town Vermont, apple & pear orchards, micro breweries & home made sweetness. This story is about a hockey player, Dave & prickly bar tender come coffee shop owner, Zara, who is also one of Griff’s past hook ups.

There are surprises in store for both leads and one gorgeous little toddler that weaves her way under Dave’s skin and makes him believe he can have it all. If you want a hot, sweet, country life read, have a go at this one. The audio narration is awesome too!

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  • Lara
  • 12-20-17

Easy listen

Easy to listen to book. Nice story. No real drama. There were some plot elements left unanswered. Not a sports based romance, it’s just his job in the background