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This unlikely getaway driver never expected to help the mayor escape....

After a six-year absence, Addison Potts is back in Charleston to stir things up. And what better place to make her villainous return than her estranged cousin’s wedding? Only, the nuptials hit a snag when the bride doesn’t show, leaving Addison to play getaway driver for the jilted groom - a groom whose heartbreaking smile and deep, Southern drawl she should not be noticing.... 

Elijah Montgomery DuPont is the future mayor of Charleston. From his military career to city hall, every detail of his life has been meticulously planned. Until now. His only respite from life’s sudden upheaval is Addison, his new, improbable best friend. She makes him happy. She grounds him. And public disapproval be damned, he’s not willing to give her up. But with an election on the line and public pressure rising, Addison - and the cruel hand of fate - might not give him a choice.  

©2018 Tessa Bailey (P)2018 Blunder Woman Productions

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Good Lord! Needs a new female Narrator.....

Reason I only gave performance a one star was due to the female narrator Lori Prince not Joe Hempel. The story was good and entertaining, but the female reader was annoying as hell. I almost couldn’t finish the book because of her voice. The male reader does a good job, making me wish he would’ve read the whole book himself . The female character comes across as a woman who whines and talks in a “baby” voice (umm not sexy at all) during their sex scenes. Her male voice was just horrible and sounded like he was being tortured. The sex scenes were hot, but unfortunately ruined by the female narrators voice...Advice to the author Tessa Bailey, don’t let this female narrator read any other books of yours..

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Super sweet, light and sexy

The girl completely rocks the males world. It more of a women in charge type of book.

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Need new reader

While the story is good and compelling, the female reader is annoying. The male reader does a good job, making me wish the whole book was read by him. The female reader insists on reading her character as a woman who whines or talks in a “baby” voice (thinking it’s sexy???) during the sex scenes. When she speaks for the male it’s in a stereotypical male gruff voice that just sounds stupid! She has pulled the female gender back into the “woe is me” I’m helpless century. Tessa Bailey, don’t let this female narrator pull your story down!

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Great book, weird voice

I really like this book, but Lori Prince's voice is super weird. She does this whining intonation that annoyed the f* out of me. I liked Joe's narration, though. Nice voice, nice accent, good acting.

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Woah!

I loved the storyline of this book. It was sweet and the chemistry between the two main characters was just right. They had cute banter and steamy nights.

The only downside was the narrators. Neither were my favorite but the female narrator really did annoy me at times. When the text called for “whiney,” she fully committed. I commend her for taking her performance seriously but would love to have it toned down lol.

Overall, would still recommend. Cute romcom with some spice.

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I really loved

A great book, fun, light nas cute. Tessa Bailey always delivery's a good history. Must read

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Great book.

Listened to the audible version. Addisons sex voice came out as baby talk. Other than that I truly enjoyed it.

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Great story not fond of narration

I started reading the book on kindle and loved it. Switched over to Audible because I was hooked but was no longer able to sit down and read it. So popped in the earbuds to finish the story. Ughhhh The narration was very disappointing. The woman’s narration made the MC sound whiney and weak for someone even coined as “bad ass” in the book. I would suggest reading it. I will read the next one and not listen to the audiobook.

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Contemporary southern RomCom plus salad toss

Elijah is a traditional southern gentleman who adheres to familial and societal expectations until he is left at the alter.
Addison is his getaway girl. She is back in Charleston because her grandma passed away and she inherited her home and business. She attends her cousin's wedding to stir things up but that is unnecessary since her cousin doesn't even show up. Addison feels compelled to offer the groom an escape so she pulls her car around front and offers him a ride and escape.
Addison's internal dialogue is hilarious.
I love grandparent relationships and memories. The Christmas decorations year round and dirty jokes on ornaments created fun imagery.
Elijah and Addison become friends. They enjoy each other's company and have fun together but because Elijah is in the limelight while he runs for Major; they choose to keep their friendship away from the public eye. Their friendship is so special and becomes a unmovable foundation for their ultimate relationship.
Omg the niicknames: sugar/Goose + Captain. All the heart eyes.
Read this if you are in the mood for a contemporary southern rom-com where the h tosses the H's salad. forreal - they go there and its HOT

“it’s a version of me that only comes out to play with Addison”
"I am 100% obsessed with my best friend"

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Puchased this story because of Joe Hempel

I purchased this story because of male narrator. I really loved his soft voice which made every story he reads that much better. I chose audiobook for this particularly for this reason. Of course, he did not disappoint me. This author and female narrator were new to me. She did a good job reading the story and I will be looking for her and this author in the future. I recommend this story if you are a romance lover.

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  • Book addict
  • 10-20-18

What a wonderful surprise!

Really liked this book. Probably would have given it a solid four stars because of the silly lack of communication issues, but there was great chemistry and the characters were genuinely really good, and the heroine made me laugh loads of times so it got bumped up to 5 stars. The dirty talk was written well and didn’t make me cringe like many books do ..up until the female narrator’s squeaky squealy baby voice for one bit.. but that was over quickly fortunately and the narration was great for the rest of the book. I was totally hooked into the whole story and fully felt like I knew the characters by the end and was rooting for them.

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  • Sarah Marshall
  • 08-28-19

Not as good as the Runaway book

I read this after reading Runaway from the brides point of view and unfortunately didn't enjoy it as much. like other people have commented I struggled with the female narrator during the sex scenes. it was cringeworthy at times and I actually skipped past them. Still an alright read maybe because I enjoyed the other book I was expecting more.

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  • Danika Deacon
  • 11-11-19

Great!!

I loved this book! Didn't want it to end at all. Well narrated loved having both a man and a woman narrate it! Enjoyed it very much!