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Publisher's Summary

Liam Davenport is the most infuriating man I’ve ever known – and he’s my boss.    

Worse, he’s undeniably sexy. At least until I’m subject to one of his trademark sighs of disapproval. I’m counting the days until I can walk away from this job. But first, I need to survive the trip from hell he’s dragged me on. One entire week with his arrogant smile and my unexpected naughty thoughts.   

I might get fired.  

He just might be worth it.    

Kendall Tate is the most distracting woman I’ve ever met – and she’s my assistant.   

She’s irritatingly clever, and much too nice for the likes of me. I need to remain professional, even if the smell of her strawberry lip gloss is my kryptonite. No matter how much I want her, Kendall is off limits.   

Growing closer to her might be a mistake.   

I might just take the risk. 

Full length standalone book with no cliffhanger. First book of the Miss series.  

Miss Understanding is for mature audiences due to steamy bedroom scenes that are in no way contained to just the bedroom.

©2019 Aubrey Bondurant (P)2020 Aubrey Bondurant

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I am a fan!!!

I have read this book a few times since it was released a year ago. Every time I read it there were feels! All kinds of feels. Liam made me so angry that I wanted to scream on numerous occasions! This is basically an enemies to lovers story, but that it really because Liam has made it his mission to make her hate him that way he won't be tempted to try to be with her....until he makes the mistake (or was it) of having her go with him to his hometown to work with him while he is also dealing with a death in the family. I didn't ugly cry, but it did pull out a few tears.
The narration! FANTASTIC! Holy goodness! Since I had read the book a few times already I was not sure how they were going to measure up to how I heard Kendall and Liam in my head! PHENOMENAL! THEY NAILED IT!!! The PERFECT Kendall and Liam! There were things that shocked me when I heard them despite the fact that I knew it was coming! Listening to Ariel Royce & Christopher Rourke had me feeling everything all over again.... and even added a few more feels to the mix with their delivery! I really enjoyed them and I look forward to hearing more from these 2 in the future!

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Great story

Aubrey Bondurant is a relatively new author to me I am so glad I found her. This is the first book in her new series and if this one is anything to go by, she is off to a flying start.
 
Liam Davenport frustrated me so much at times with his jerk like behaviour. He is arrogant and totally in control, until Kendall Tate barrels in to his life. He is determined to ignore the attraction that sizzles between him and his assistant and yet despite himself he finds it increasingly difficult.

I really loved Kendall, she is such an amazing character that I found I could relate to with ease, whilst Liam grew on me and was certainly swoon worthy.
 
The chemistry between Liam and Kendall is intense, whilst their banter is humorous. I really was cheering for these two to get their happily ever after. If only Kendall can get beyond the surface to the real Liam.

Miss Understanding was one heck of a read. There were moments of humour that brought a smile to my face and yet there was some drama sprinkled throughout the story which made the story feel realistic.
 
This is a well written, heart warming love story which was had me captivated from the first to the last chapter. Both narrators Ariel Royce and Christopher Royce are new to me and that did a good job in bringing the story to life for me.

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Excellent

Great storyline with a twist I didn’t see coming. Highly recommend. In my opinion it is Worth the listen.

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Loved it

I’m new to Aubrey and enjoyed this book. I love how she builds up the characters. Ariel Royce & Christopher Rourke did an amazing job at narrating

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Slow burn

Liam Davenport is a workaholic who has his dream of making partner in his sights. He doesn't want or need any distractions which is exactly what his assistant will be.

Kendall Tate is the lucky lady that gets to be the assistant to Liam. He may be easy on the eyes, but he is a jerk. It seems that no matter what she does it is never good enough.

This was a a good story. There were a few times where I felt kind of fed up with Liam being a jerk, but once we got a glimpse into his background it completely changed my way of thinking. By the end of the book I felt that these two had balanced each other out very well.

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Wow!!!

Well, well, well........ I definitely need a cold shower after this!!!
Miss Aubrey Bondurant you just made yourself a new fan!! Some tropes have been done A LOT, enemies to lovers are one of them BUT Miss Understanding is sooooo freaking good I didn't mind it at all.
And don't get me started on the Narration, both these narrators are new to me and I'm definitely going to look for more books by them.
The characters are AMAZING but I have to admit that I was screaming at Liam a couple of times and I might have called him a few bad names. That just shows you how good the writing is..... when you have emotional outbursts towards a character!!!

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Funny, Sexy, Feel Good

Miss Understanding by Aubrey Bondurant
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Miss Understanding: An Enemies-to-Lovers Office Romance is the first book in The Miss Series by Aubrey Bondurant. This is not my first book I have listened to by this author, but it is now my favorite. It was a real pleasure to listen to and had me laughing out loud throughout. The characters are well developed and the Sizzling chemistry is HOT. Kendall is just hilarious with her lists and straight shooting sarcasm. Liam is a bit uptight at the beginning, but they fit together like a puzzle. I can’t wait to listen to the next book in this series.
I’m not sure if I have listened to either of these narrators before, but I was blown away with their performance. Their voices blended well together and they really brought this story to life. I would give this book TEN STARS if I could!

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Love this story ❤️❤️

I absolutely loved this story of Liam & Kendall. At first Liam’s cold approach toward Kendall was a bit icy, but then Kendall started to show Liam the good he has in him. While the story unfolds. You understand why Liam is so cold & driven to perfection. No doubt these two together made for some very hot scenes once they both let their guard down especially Liam. Definitely 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟.

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Steamy Romance

Miss Understanding by Aubrey Bondurant is the first book in the Miss Series. This is an 18+ story because of the sexual nature.

Kendall and Liam have a less than stellar working situation. He's hot, arrogant, and her boss. Kendall isn't happy with her job or her boss, but that doesn't mean he's not undeniably sexy. Can she survive a week with him, or will she end up without a job?

I really just hated Liam at first, but there is always something so alluring about the arrogant ones. Liam's character is just written so well that you can't help but like him as you get farther into the story.

Great listen! Definitely excited to check out the rest of the series!

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I….LOVED….THIS…BOOK!!! The story was really great and it was very well written. She did an excellent job of making you feel what the characters were feeling. I loved Liam and Kendall. In the beginning I was totally adding to her list of ways to hurt him but at the end I found myself so happy about how it turned out. I give it a 20 out of 10. Definitely a great read!

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  • Mrs R
  • 06-15-21

Enjoyable romance, easy to listen to

I loved this standalone story. It has everything you want for a boss/employee office romance. A loveable, hardworking assistant and a grumpy, workaholic boss.
Kendall has two jobs, attends night classes to finish her degree and spends weekends watching TV with her grandma. Liam is a work obsessed lawyer, with no work/life balance.
When Liam has to return to his hometown during an important case, he takes Kendall with him so he can continue to work.
I loved the thoughts Kendall had about her boss, her sarcastic thoughts and internal responses were highly entertaining.
Forced to spent time together, Liam starts to realise just how unappreciative he makes Kendall feel and this makes him think about how his actions are interpreted.
I really felt these two falling for each other as they spent more time together. It wasn't all hearts and roses and they were both forced to face their own issues around relationships and their own future happiness. The biggest change was Liam, he needed to deal with his own past in order to figure out what he wanted from his future. He tried so hard, but he was always putting his foot in his mouth when it came to Kendall.
The narration was easy to listen to. Having the duel voices definitely helped with switching points of view.

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  • Pipermisa
  • 06-13-21

Nice

I really enjoyed listen to this audio book. I really liked Laim characters and how well they interact with Kendall. The strength and encouragement is also something I admire. Utterly a fantastic listen. This audio has been an absolute pleasure to listen to.

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  • Miss Angela Shirley
  • 06-13-21

A brilliant book

Kendall is working for a jerk, he is rude, opinionated and just the boss from hell, but there is just something that makes him irresistible from her dreams and fantasies.

Liam is trying to resist his new assistant but the more he works with Kendall the more he fantasies about the strawberry lip gloss.

This story is hot and passionate, there is a slow burn at the beginning but these two fiery characters spark they set the speaker alive. The two character voices really suit these two characters and it feels like you are in the main conversations and passion that is put into the words on the page makes it really engrossing and will have you listening well into the night.

I love Aubrey's books and this audiobook is no exception, I may go back and listen to some of her other books which I read just to see if there is another aspect of the story I have missed. Thank you Aubrey.

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  • kerry baker
  • 06-03-21

A brilliant book!

Miss Understanding Audio Book by Aubrey Bondurant is the first book in the Miss Series. This is fantastically entertaining book that had everything you could want. I thought the heroine was so amusing. Her inner musings had me smiling to myself on plenty of occasions.
Although entertaining, I liked that the story had a deeper side to it. There was a depth to it that I didn’t quite expect when I started listening to it. I was drawn in completely and kept finding excuses to start listening to the book again. I thought that the two narrators did a great job of creating a vivid picture. It felt like they each captured the essence of the character and brought them to life.
I really enjoyed this book and I can’t wait to listen to more!

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  • katie_83
  • 06-03-21

Loved this story!!

Miss Understanding: The Miss Series Book 1 – Audio Book Review
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I love this author and have read many of her books so when I saw this pop as an audio book I couldn’t wait to settle down and listen and I absolutely LOVED it! The story was as I expected from this author – she creates amazing characters. I loved Kendall – she certainly held her own against Liam and Liam – oh I know I shouldn’t have but I loved him straight away – who doesn’t love an arrogant but sexy as anything boss?!? Their story was brilliant, some great banter between them! The one thing I loved about this audio book was the use of dual narration, I’ve not listened to one like this before and it worked really well.
This is definitely a series I cannot wait for more from!

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  • MaggieReadsRom
  • 03-19-21

4-star listen for my first Bondurant listen

My first encounter with Ms. Bondurant’s work and these 2 narrators was a good one. I am used to very steamy and practically insta-love romances and don’t seek out slow burns. But every now and then one ends up in my ears or in front of my eyes because of a favorite trope. In this case it was the office romance that got me. And I really liked this one. I am a very slow listener/reader and finished this one in 2 days. That’s superquick for me because I couldn’t stop listening. Every minute I had I would listen and loved how the story between Liam and Kendall developed. Sometimes I wanted to shake Liam but he redeemd himself at the end.
The narration was very pleasant. I do rhink the male narrator sounded familiar so it may be a pseudonym for a narrator I’ve already listened to and that’s fine by me! The next books in the series are narrated by the same narrator duo and I have already placed them on my audio wishlist.

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  • 🎧Mandy🎧 Sawyer 🎧Audiobook 🎧Obsession🎧 Reviewer🎧
  • 02-25-21

Excellent storyline.

This book is really enjoyable. The characters are written very honestly. You will fall in love with their CleanCut images. It’s a sweet romance changing a hate relationship to a love relationship. Excellent performance from both Ariel and Christopher.

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  • Garden girl
  • 02-23-21

Fabulous!

I loved this story. The melting of Liam, and the strength and kindness of Kendall and the story itself, all worked in a way which made this a nom-stop listen for me. Christopher Rourke and, particularly, Ariel Royce, were fabulous narrators. I particularly felt that Ariel's delivery was nuanced and warm. This audio has been an absolute pleasure to listen to 💗💗💗💗💗

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  • MummysVampire
  • 02-12-21

Beautiful story

I was lucky enough to win an audible code for this office romance. Not normally what I would pick up but so glad I was introduced to this author and this series as I will be checking out more.
Liam or should I say Mr Davenport is the worst boss in the world and Kendall is the best assistant in the world. It’s not even her career passion but she does an amazing job for this idiot that can’t even bare to be on first name terms with her. Honestly I would be crying after some of the conversations they had.
Anyways as you can imagine it starts off this way but Liam slowly thaws his frosty attitude most due to Kendall as she so damn likeable. Great story with great characters. Will definitely be checking out more from this author and this series of stand alone stories.
4.5/5

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  • Rose the Bookgriot -Eros Loveless
  • 02-07-21

A great discovery

Omg! First book by Audrey Bondurant but certainly not my last. This office romance was very entertaining to listen to. I loved the dynamic between the Liam and Kendall and how he came to a better version of himself in an effort not to lose her.