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Open Season Audiobook

Open Season

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Publisher's Summary

She's hunting for a mate and there's no more playing it safe.

Daisy Minor is bored. Worse than that, she's boring. A plain, small-town librarian, she's got a wardrobe as sexy as a dictionary and hasn't been on a date in years. She's never even had a lukewarm love affair, let alone a hot one. So when she wakes up on her 34th birthday and wonders how it is that she still lives with her widowed mom and spinster aunt while her friends have all gotten married and started families, she decides it's time to get a life - and a sex life. And as far as she can tell, good girls don't attract nearly as many men as bad ones.

One makeover later, Daisy has transformed herself into a party girl extraordinaire. She's dancing the night away at clubs, and laughing and flirting with men for the first time in, well, forever. With a new lease on her own place, it's open season for manhunting.

But on her way home late one night, Daisy sees something she's not supposed to see. Suddenly the target of a killer, she's forced to put her manhunt on hold. But the very moment she stops looking might be the moment she finds what she's wanted all along.

©2001 Linda Howington (P)2001 Simon & Schuster

What the Critics Say

"A thriller... with deftness and charm." (The Orlando Sentinel)

What Members Say

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    N. C. Schmidt 01-14-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Delightful"

    Linda Howard is a master at combining romance with suspense. Based on previous reviews, I didn't purchase this book until I couldn't find anything else that tickled my fancy. And I'm so very glad that I did. There were parts of this story that actually had me whopping with laughter. The wrap up to the story was not Howard's best, I'll grant you that, but it certainly did not detract from the majority of the story.

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    Tannie 11-13-16
    Tannie 11-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Good story"

    Good story, definitely some laugh out loud moments. The accent the reader used needs work though, far from believable.

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    Erin Ericksen 06-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love it!"

    Love it! One of my favorite stories. Linda Howard is one of the best writers.

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    Amazon Customer 06-04-16 Member Since 2016
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    "loved this book!"

    I truly enjoyed this book! The story was good and funny.

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    Rusty 05-20-16
    Rusty 05-20-16 Member Since 2016

    Great Books Don't Promote Violence

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    "Classic Linda Howard"

    Open Season is a classic novel, Linda Howard at her best with romance, suspense, humor and a cute puppy. The hero Jack is a tough, experienced sheriff, yet kind and respectful to women. The heroine Daisy is smart, sassy and doesn't take crap from anyone, in spite of being a well-mannered town librarian in a small southern town.

    Such a pleasant change from too many recent "so-called erotic romances" that feature creepy alpha jerks who treat women like dirt and the stupid female wimps would allow themselves to be battered & abused. Thanks Linda!

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    Angel 03-19-16
    Angel 03-19-16
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    "Great story"

    Great story with great narration. It was romantic suspenseful and funny.
    Very authentic southern charm.

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    kent 12-05-15
    kent 12-05-15

    I like romance novels with a great story. A little racy is OK but no fowl language.

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    "Boring, Boring, Boring."
    What would have made Open Season better?

    The first hour is a woman figuring our how to do a makeover. Slow and boring. Disgusting language. Poor character development. The story was 100% predictable.


    Has Open Season turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No


    Would you be willing to try another one of Deborah Hazlett’s performances?

    Not a chance. The main character is supposed to be a white woman who dyed her hair blonde but the voice sounds like a black woman. I was never able to picture the character correctly.


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

    Disappointment


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    bookwmn 10-19-15
    bookwmn 10-19-15

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    "Enjoyable"
    If you could sum up Open Season in three words, what would they be?

    Funny, different, enjoyable


    Any additional comments?

    I really enjoyed this book. My sister recommended it as "a book that will make you laugh" and it did. It wasn't rocket science, but I didn't want that. I especially enjoyed Daisy getting her groove on!

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    Robyn Buchanon 03-02-15
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    "great book"

    great read by this author. the way she has it all come together and a little bit of love thrown in is awesome.

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    kgrayy 01-01-15
    kgrayy 01-01-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Fabulous"

    I loved this book. Storyline great. Sexy but not overboard. I like books with cops and romance. This book is perfect mix.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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