Mail Order Mayhem

Brides of Beckham
Narrated by: Amanda Friday
Series: Brides of Beckham, Book 1
Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
Categories: Romance, Contemporary
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Publisher's Summary

When Maude is told she must marry a repulsive man, she instead responds to an Iowa farmer who is looking for a mail order bride. After sneaking out of town on a train, she goes to Iowa and marries. She quickly falls for the wonderful man she marries, but does he feel the same? And will she be able to escape her past?

©2012 Kirsten Osbourne (P)2013 Kirsten Osbourne
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Excellent stoi

A great mail order bride story! Fun, suspense and a happy ever after! Narration was good as well. Definitely worth grabbing and listening.

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The original RUNAWAY BRIDE

This is another story about a girl being forced into a marriage without any choice of her own. The only thing that I really complain about is the "whiny" voice of the narrator on the AUDIBLE version.

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Don't miss this series!

I love the romance of mail order bride stories! This is the first novel in my favorite of that type of series. Amanda Friday makes the character sound whiny, but that is appropriate since she is a young, coddled only child. I love the way the couple settles in together, each filling a void of sorts for the other. Though short, this is so enjoyable a romance, I highly recommend it.

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Speed reading

Whew! I feel almost out of breath just listening to this. The story was short but sweet. However, the reading was done way too fast! It left me wondering if Amanda was related to a certain character in the book. She seemed never to slow down, as well. It certainly was not a relaxing experience.

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Loved it

Would you listen to Mail Order Mayhem again? Why?

Yes many times

What other book might you compare Mail Order Mayhem to and why?

All of the mail order brides by Kirsten Osbourne

What about Amanda Friday’s performance did you like?

That the characters really came to life

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

They want her to marry and awful man and she finds a better way and what an adventure

Any additional comments?

I loved this book and will listen to it many many times

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fun storyline

I really enjoyed this opening into the Beckham bride series. It's short and sweet. I have bought all of them for my Kindle and it was fun to hear it out loud. Hope she keeps adding the rest of the series.