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Publisher's Summary

Twenty years ago, Kristin Park and Sheryl Johnson were brought together by wine. Is wine also what will tear them apart today? Beneath the Surface goes back in time to the moment Kristin and Sheryl first meet, and offers a revelatory glimpse into the ups and downs of their seemingly perfect relationship. Grab a cup of coffee - or a glass of wine - and find out what really happens behind the closed doors of The Pink Bean.

Don't miss this brand-new installment, and origin story, of best-selling lesbian romance author Harper Bliss's much-loved Pink Bean series.

Contains mature themes.

©2016 Harper Bliss (P)2017 Tantor

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Overall good book!

Another great book by Harper Bliss. I really enjoy the emotion she brings to her books!! The characters were interesting and experienced some very real challenges. It was tough getting thru them but that's what a good book will do for you. I almost got frustrated with one of the characters but before I could really get mad, it ended, which was probably for the better! Also, the narrator had a great voice...I could listen to her all day!! Overall, excellent listen! I look forward to the next book!

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Deep Good Story

Wow! What a book! Ms Bliss has done it again! This book is very thought provoking and deep! It moved a slower than usual due to the subject matter however the story and writing is so good I couldn’t put it down! Such a great book and Ms Bliss is a writing ass and I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Great read!

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A good story Disappointing narration

Harper Bliss writes excellent books... never a dud... but the narrator was a poor choice....The book was set in Australia and the North American was alien to the storyline and jarring....

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  • Customer near Manchester
  • 07-29-17

Average prequel to No Strings Attached

The story starts well and the two main characters get together very early on. Then... that's more or less about it. 50% of the book could have been left out. The style of setting is as good as ever, but the whole book is let down by a story lacking interest. I feel slightly cheated. Readers/listeners hoping for a romance like No Strings Attached may want to look somewhere else because this is more of a life angst story, something out of a TV soap than a romance novel.

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  • Lara H
  • 07-27-17

Disappointing

Would you try another book written by Harper Bliss or narrated by Angela Dawe?

Yes

What was most disappointing about Harper Bliss’s story?

Weak and uninteresting.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Irritating and unbelievable.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment & boredom

Any additional comments?

I found book 2 of the Pink Bean Series disappointing and boring. I will be returning it. The story line is no where near as engaging as book 1. The narration drives me mad and I have only gotten one or two chapters into it.