For the Love of English

A Sexy Single Dad Stand Alone Romance
Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Erin Mallon
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
4.6 out of 5 stars (438 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Single Dad Beckley Bridges is sexy as hell. No, really, he's the hottest thing since the sun was created. Honest to God, crack an egg on him and the thing will sizzle. So what's the problem? He's also a gigantic jerk. I hate the bastard. I try to avoid him at all costs. But for some reason, everywhere I go he seems to show up. Only the real issue is his daughter, English. She's an adorable quirky first-grader who's the sweetest thing since iced tea. And she's one of my students but also the love of his life. So I have to deal with him on a professional level. It's not easy. On a scale of easy to hard, dealing with Beckley Bridges is like nails screeching across a blackboard. But when English's mother tries to gain custody after abandoning her on Beckley's doorstep as an infant, he'll do anything possible to keep her under his roof. That's how he ends up propositioning me. And crazy as it sounds? I find myself considering it.

©2016 A.M. Hargrove (P)2016 A.M. Hargrove

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Single Dad... SOLD!!!

I have a huge soft spot for great single dads in my books and Beck stole my heart the first scene with his daughter. He was kind of a jerk to her teacher but he was worried about his daughter and it melted my heart. Sheridan was English's teacher and she loved her from the beginning because English was a GREAT characters! I love how honest she was and I have to say I'd love to have a kid like her. Maybe the way Beck & Sheridan ended up together was a little far fetched but it's fiction so I was on board but once they click, man they clicked beautifully! The steamy scenes were hot with lots of dirty talk and they were plenty too! I loved the story line and loved how it ended even more. This is my second book by this author and I will keep watching for more on audio!

The narration was PERFECT!!! I have a serious love for Erin Mallon so I would have bought this book even if I hadn't tried the author before. She narrates about 75% of this book and her male voice is so good that I wouldn't have been upset if she had done the entire book. BUT I did think Jason Clark was fantastic too so the narration gets 6 stars from me too!

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A CUTE KID IS ALWAYS A WINNER FOR ME

I must say when a cute kid is part of the story it makes it so much better. When I can get some hot sex and funny banter it's even better. When the narration is as good as these two were in this book makes the book even more enjoyable. Love it

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5 CUTE & SEXY STARS!

This is such a cute story with an adorable little girl. Sheridan is hilarious with the things that she says. Beck comes off in the beginning as an azz but as things progress with him and Sheridan that quickly changes. Beck was thrown into fatherhood without his knowledge but turned out to be an awesome dad. This is such a feel good story that my husband listen to it with me. Narrators did a wonderful job.

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DELICIOUS.. SWEET, SEXY AND PACKED FULL OF FEELS

There's one thing going for Beckley Bridges.. and that's his devotion to his adorable sweet precocious six yr old daughter English - well that and his sex appeal, buff body and devastating good looks.. and new 1st Grade Teacher Sheridan is about to find this out. Sheridan's excited and has prepared well for her young students.. however nothing could have prepared her for English's rude, stubborn, annoying and unsociable dad. Whenever Sheridan has to interact with the sweet girl's frustrating protective dad she gets one word answers, rudeness or no answer at all - and these two characters clash for a while. But, when English starts to include her new Teacher in with her rainbow home life, everything changes.

Beck's baby daughter was left on his doorstep when he was just nineteen - along with an explanation and goodbye note from the mother - but, rather than turn his back on his responsibilities, he manned up and brought his daughter up himself (with the help of his loving parents). He doesn't date, doesn't do relationships and he's made lots of sacrifices but he wouldn't have it any other way.. his daughter comes first. So, when his stable home life is threatened by the suspicious actions of English's returning birth mother, Beck enlists the help of the feisty strong-willed Teacher who he can see loves his daughter very much. But, will their tentative truce allow them to become friends, will it make Sheridan agree to a Las Vegas wedding, could they share the same bed, fight for English in Court, protect English against whatever her birth mother is secretatively planning.. and possibly fall in love with each other too?

What a great way to pass a very lazy Sunday listening to this entertaining and beautiful book.. yes, the heroine falls in love with the daughter before she falls in love with the hero dad, but their attraction and sizzling chemistry was there from the start.. even if Beck was being a grade A asshole at the time. The storyline was nicely paced and it slowly evolved into a romantic and VERY hot listen because this sexy single dad liked to talk.. and play dirty. There was some drama and angst when the heartless junkie birth mother came slinking back on the scene, when a Judge misjudged and when one of them inevitably cocked up big time. The story was broken down into three books.. the first two were from Sheridan's POV and the third book was from Beck's POV and it was nice to finally hear his thoughts.. and thank you for not making this book into an expensive trilogy. Erin Mallon's narration was awesome, she does a great male voice and she's one of my favorites.. and Jason Clark was good too.

Worth a credit? Yes.. it was a slow-building light fictional sexy romance with some angst and drama.. and that, IMO, is definitely creditworthy.

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Hot Single Dad

This is my first book by A.M. Hargrove and I loved it. Hot single dad- Check Hot jerk (ish) of a Hero- check Enemies(ish) to lovers-check Slow burn-check I absolutely loved this book . I am a sucker for single dad romances and this one was perfect. It shows the love that Beck has for English and how far he will go to protect her. Sheridan was the perfect answer to Beck's problems, even if he was a jerk at times. The narrators were great. I love all of Erin Mallon's narrations and this is my first of Jason Clarke's, but he was perfect.

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5 For the Love of English Stars

I loved the single dad stories and this single dad totally had me from the get-go. My heart melted at the beginning of this book and it never seemed to solidify.

English was a fantastic character, not a lot of authors can truly capture children well and A.M does this in spades.

I also very much like Sheridan, she was more hesitant but she loves what she does and you can tell that right from the beginning. I loved everything about these characters and the growth they had to go through.

I was enthralled and couldn’t stop listening to this book. I want more like it, I really hope this author will have more Audiobooks because this was amazing and the narration was perfect.

*You don't have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it.*

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Open up your heart

People in this book were so real. I fell in love with English too! I adored miss. Monroe’s humor and wit...Beck was sexier then hell...and once his heart opened up it was melt your panties off 🤪. I will look for more of her books.

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One of my favorites

Love this little story , fun, some angst and HEA Just one of my favorites and narrators did a great job

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A great story!!

This was a great story for my first AM Hargrove read. I loved the storyline, the characters, and supporting ones as well.

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Absolutely love

One of my favorite books! Such romance, love and passion makes the book even better.

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  • Blaze
  • 02-14-20

BEST BOOK

beat every book I ever read,love the story,narration and development just magnificent but like to know Michelle and Oliver storyline

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  • Clare Keating
  • 12-24-18

one heck of a story

Oh this is a good one but wasn't expecting anything else when you get AM Hargrove and Erin Mallon and Jason Clarke together. This is a fantastic story of single dad and child's teacher falling in love but in a very unconventional way. This is one heck of a good story it has so much to it. I loved Sheridan she had a terrible potty mouth which had me laughing out loud. The daughter English was just like my daughter so could relate with them so much. This is a very steamy book but done in such a great way OMG Beck's dirty talk was off the scale. Jason Clarke is fast becoming my go to male narrator his voice is not to rugged it's just so smooth. Erin Mallon can do no wrong when I start listening to her I just can't stopI get very little sleep and this was no exception. This book really pulled me in and I loved it.

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  • Garden girl
  • 07-07-18

Just beautiful!

A gorgeous story, performed to perfection by Erin Mallon and Jason Clarke. Don't hesitate. It's a little piece of wonderful xx

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  • SamK
  • 03-17-18

LOVED THIS!!

6+ Under the Rainbow Stars!!! I looooved this story - it was the perfect blend of FEELS, humour and chemistry!! I loved everything about Beck, and his relationship with English was beautiful! I loved Ms. Monroe and how she quickly fell in love for English, and then Beck.