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When does a single dad not have any kids? When he’s a single daddy.

What eternal bachelor and Wall Street mogul Damien wants more than anything is a boy of his own to cherish, but after years of heartbreak, he’s given up hope. No boy will ever love him as much as they love his wallet.

Which is true up until he meets his best friend’s son, Matthew - a timid single dad almost 20 years his junior who Damien knows right away that he can’t live without. No matter what it takes, Damien will love him, protect him, and spoil him. And one day, if he’s lucky, his sweet Matthew will want to call him Daddy.

The Answer is the 102,000-word conclusion to the Single Dad Support Group series. It features blazing-hot chemistry shared between a Daddy and his boy, obscene confetti, and a friendship seven years in the making that will forever withstand the test of time.

©2019 Piper Scott (P)2021 Piper Scott

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Let the glitter war continue

We finally get to really meet Knot and figure out what his story is. This book has a little more tension than the others due to the fact that Damien is seeing Matthew and his dad objects to that, but we still have the humor and love we have all come to expect from the SDSG. The chat conversations are still some of my favorite parts to these books! They make me LOL almost every time. Their friendship has lasted through all kinds of events and changes and will continue their whole lives. And Michael Ferraiuolo is easily one of the best audiobook narrators out there!

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so sweet

My favorite of the series.
Damien and Matthew, Insta Love and a HEA.
Not only are all the Dads and their partners in this story but Damien finds his Baby Boy.
Michael Ferraiuolo does an excellent job narrating all of the different characters and bringing this group of men to life.
Piper Scott did a great job tying up the loose ends for the dads and as always leaving the listener wanting more.
I honestly enjoyed this book and the entire Single Dad Support Group series.
It's in my opinion well worth the credit and your time to listen.

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Damien and Mathew

I so enjoy this series. The single dad’s are all amazing and in this story we follow Damien and Matthew. Mathew is a fun quite single dad and Damien is looking for the perfect boy. There journey was great and they get a HEA. Amazing series and amazing storyline, the narration was great.

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Loved it

What a fun story! Knot aka Damien and Matthew’s whirlwind romance was sweet and sexy and oh so joyous. The amount of glitter in this book was off the charts! I loved how devoted Damien became in regards to Matthew and Emily. A great ending to a fantastic series!
Narration by MF was amazing as always!!

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finally

I've loved this series from the beginning,knot was always a fascinating character,he was a mystery. Matthew was in the background but present. I love that the mystery that was knot(damian) and Matthew's path to maturity lead to this hea. oh and the glitter wars and knot's placenta phobia was rather entertaining.

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Fantastic

Loved loved LOVED this last novel in the Single Dads series from Piper Scott! I loved the ebook but the audiobook was phenomenal. Michael F can do no wrong!

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Loved it

Finally, we get to know all about Knot and just what he's doing in the Single Dad Support Group. He's just as fun and a bit insane as he comes across in the other books, but he also is caring and loving and comes by the insanity naturally thanks to his family.
We met Matthew in book 1, he's Laurence's son, he's a single father at the age of 20, and he's trying to find where he belongs in the world.
When they meet it's an unexpected attraction and very much disapproved of by Matthew's father, but he has no stones to cast when he's so much older than his husband.
The final book in the Single Dad Support Group is bittersweet. We've spent so long with these characters and with the fantastic narration that it's hard to let them go. It's the prefect way to end the series, as we get multiple chances in the book to see all the dads together, and their antics are hilarious. But it's also sad to let them all go.

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  • 04-13-21

Loved

Knot has been my favorite since the beginning and his book does not fail. I loved the story and the wonderful narration. I will definitely be listening to this multiple times.

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Fantastic!

What a fantastic conclusion to a spectacular series that I am so sorry to see end. I have over Knot all throughout this series and I’m so glad we finally got his story and his very well deserved HEA. Damien is exactly what Matthew needs and vice versa, they are just total perfection together. Their connection is very strong and their chemistry is undeniable. Great story with lots of love, heat, and laughs. Not to mention Glitter Wars!! The narrator is spectacular with all of these characters and with the story itself. I voluntarily reviewed a gifted copy of this audio book.

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Amazing listen!

I love listening to Knot (Damien) and Mathew's story! This is by far of my favorite of this series. We finally get to meet Knot and get his story. I love absolutely love this funny story and I couldn't be happier. Michael Ferraiuolo does another amazing job with this narration. I love listing to his voice and he just brings this story to life even more. I just love this whole series so much!

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  • Allison's Book Corner
  • 04-14-21

Awesome

This was such a great story.
I have loved this series and this book is no exception.
This is definitely a must listen audiobook.

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  • Erryn Barratt
  • 04-14-21

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Glitter Goodness

I love Piper Scott. I’m loving the Single Dad Support Group Series. So, naturally, I loved The Answer.

Matthew had been introduced in the very first book and I knew he’d get his own story. It’s been almost four years since he had his daughter Emily and she’s grown into quite a lovely little girl. Being raised alongside her aunt is a cute notion. Anyway, Matthew spends his days caring for the girls, but he’s ready for more. He was a teen dad when he had Emily and he’s now eyeing going back to school. And although he’s not officially a member of the Single Dad Support Group, he’s been invited to the wedding of one of the group.

And he finally meets the elusive Damian. Now, he doesn’t know Damian is one of his dad’s best friends and there’s instant chemistry. Once Matthew makes the connection, and once Damian faces up to the potential consequences of bedding his buddy’s son, they decide to keep their distance. Except I knew that wasn’t going to hold.

But breaking unspoken rules has consequences. Yes, Damian wants a boy and Matthew wants a Daddy, but the distance between Aurora and New York City is pretty big. Unless there’s something that might bring them together. And something that might impact their lives forever.

I loved this book. Have I said that already? I’ll say it again. It’s in the top ten for laugh-out-loud fun. Glitter. That stuff gets everywhere. I mean, EVERYWHERE. So needless to say, I laughed almost until I cried. I don’t have kids so I avoid the crap like the plague. These men in the support group? It’s a thing. Just another thing to bond over. And the love between them is palpable. I’ve watched the group evolve, struggle, and come out stronger.

Finally, I have to mention Michael Ferraiuolo. His ability to bring these characters to life is heart-warming. I’ve loved every moment of this series and he’s a big reason why. He and Ms. Scott are a match made in audio heaven.

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  • Kat
  • 04-14-21

Fantastic Conclusion

I loved reading this series, and I loved listening to it. As much as I enjoyed all the books and all the characters in this series, I have to admit that I hold a special spot in my heart for Matthew and Damien. This book feels kind of like the pinacle of the series - it is just SO on spot. It is funny, heart-felt, and the heat level is absolutely amazing. Damien and Matthew are especially fantastic. Matthew is my absolute favourite. He is a fantastic father, and such a perfect boy for Damien. I love the relationship between them as well - it is so heartfelt, and Damien is so willing to do whatever he needs to do to show Matthew how much he loves him and will support him. One thing that really stood out for me in this series is the portray of Matthew's daughter - she acts like a real 4 year old, and I love the bonding between her and Damien.
As always, Michael Ferraiuolo represented the characters with such life. The quality of the audio was professional and clear, and his pacing and humour was a delight. I loved all the voices used, and it was easy to distinguish who was who as they had unique voices but also personalities.
This book is amazing. In text or audio it is the answer to what you need to read!

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  • Larissa
  • 04-13-21

Excellent conclusion to a terrific series

This is a great end to a very enjoyable series. Knot/Damien has shown up in the other books and we finally get his story and his HEA. He has an instalove connection with Matthew, who we met in Book 1. Matthew is a young, single Dad whose own Dad is very much in the picture and disapproves of the whirlwind romance. The story is sexy, sweet and funny. I loved the two of them together. But the best part I have to say is Michael Ferraiuolo’s narration. He could literally read the phone book, and I’d be like sign me up - take my Audible credits now, thank you. He brings these characters to life so much so that you forget that he is the one doing the talking. And the way he delivers humor is amazing. I cannot recommend this audio enough - a great story with an insanely talented narrator = win win.

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  • Magnus
  • 04-13-21

A story that glitters

Piper Scott did a super awesome job with the story that started in book 1, okay not started but hope for Matthew. Damien and Matthew are great characters to get to know and their growth as individuals and as a couple was done brilliantly. Michael Ferraiuolo brought his A game as always with the narration. A series to own, as it will get frequent use.
This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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  • Debbie Attenborough
  • 04-13-21

got to give the series elevenity-billion stars!

Independent reviewer for Gay Romance Reviews, I was gifted the audio file of this book.

Excuse me, a moment please, while I have a hissy fit.

NO! No, no no no nope! I don't wanna! I don't wanna write my review for this book, because that will mean this series has finished, and I don't want it to be!! *insert wailing noises. *insert stomping foot noises. *insert throwing toys out the pram noises. *insert noises along the lines of "I'll scream and scream until I'm sick"!

And breathe.

So, now I've had my hissy fit, spat my dummy and all that jazz, here's what I thought about this last book in the Single Dad Support Group series.

While listening to this series, KnotMyProblem has been a bit of an enigma. He hasn't mentioned a child, at all and we get the whole sorry story about how he came to be in the group! And he wasn't very nice to Aaron (The Proposal, book 2), Gage's partner.(That made me chuckle, that Damian won't use his name!) But here? Here we get Damian in all his glory. And the fall out is massive, given the metric f ton of glitter that went into this book!

I mean, not only did Damian glitter-bomb Matthew's room in Fiji, but when Damian gets his revenge on the idiot at work?? I was walking, and I had to stop, sit on the side of the road and just bask in all the glory that is KnotMyProblem on the warpath! It was truly glorious.

While Damian does all this, he also falls in love with a boy we met when he was just 16 years old, alone and pregnant. Matthew is ALL grown up now, his daughter is 4 years old and Damian is JUST the man for him, just the Daddy for him: the one he didn't know he needed.

And I think that's what I loved most about this. Matthew did NOT question his feeling for Damian, he did not question when Damian tells him about his need to look after his boy, and he did not, not once, question the love between them.

I could understand why Gwynning (Matthew's dad) does what he does when he found out, but I cried a little for him when he talks to Matthew about his relationship with Damian. It was quite an emotional chat.

Michael Ferraiuolo narrates, as he does with the whole series. I loved the narration, I really did. His voices for all the characters are consistant all the way through. I loved how he gets across all the emotions of the characters. But I equally love the way he narrates the chats in the group.

I have no doubt I would have loved this series had I read it, but the narration takes it to a whole new level.

I have loved a lot with this group of men. I have cried and cheered, I have swore and sobbed. And I have loved every minute of these guys. It's always, ALWAYS sad when a series ends, but I seem to be especially attached to these guys!

Thank you, Ms Scott for writing about these guys, I truly loved them. And than YOU Mr Ferraiuolo for bringing to life.

5 stars for the narration
5 stars for the book
5 stars overall, but really I want to give the whole series elevenity-billion stars!

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  • Belinda Zamora
  • 04-13-21

Bittersweet ending

I completely fell in love with this series.
The characters are absolutely realistic and relatable.
They leapt off the page and wormed their way into my heart.
Damien AKA Knotty and Matthew finally get a starring role after being side characters.
Their romance was absolutely sweet and adorable.
Of course hijinks ensue and the final chat thread was side-splitting.
This series was absolutely wonderful, filled with the highs and lows of fatherhood, friendship and true love.
Wonderful narration by Michael Ferraioulo as per usual.

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  • Meph666
  • 04-12-21

Superb finish to a brilliant series

The Single Dad Support Group series has been fantastic from start to finish. Filled with so much emotion, highs and lows, laughter and tears, and The Answer is no different. It's been worth the wait to get Knot's story as the only guy left in the support group without his HEA. The author has done to tie up all of the character's stories as Matthew is the young man that he finds himself attracted to when they both arrive in Fiji for one of the other dad's wedding. We first met Matthew in book one of the series as Gwyn's teen son who becomes a father himself.
The Answer is a perfect showcase of everything that this series has to offer and I loved it from start to finish. From when the men first meet, there is an instant attraction with a sense of forbidden romance with Matthew being Damien's (Knot) best friend's son. They are definitely hot together and a great match and it doesn't take long for the feelings to match their attraction. There are issues for them to work through with the relationship, including distance, secrecy and an unexpected surprise, but then there is also some trouble that Damien is having at work and when it comes down to it, he problem solves the best way he knows how.
The group of men that readers have come to know and love across the series are out in full force in this book with several occasions for them to get together along with their regular chat group that often has me laughing out loud. They've all come so far and it's been a joy to read so while they can be read as a stand alone I can highly recommend that they be read in order as each single dad gets their own story and the group grows in partners and children.
Michael has quickly become one of my favourite narrators after listening to him narrate Piper's books. He brings so much to the characters and the story, it's really easy to fall into everything that is going on with the plot, MC's and friendships.

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  • Mari Cardenas
  • 04-12-21

Damien FTW!!!

I had been waiting for Damien's (KnotMyProblem's) story since the first book and Piper Scott did not disappoint! If you've read, or better yet, listened to the previous books—and if you haven't, why not? They're all kinds of awesome!—you'll know that Knot is a bit of a mystery man. He doesn't live in Aurora and he doesn't seem to have a kid, which turns out to be true, seeing as he joined the SDSG by mistake and they decided to let him stay after they found out.

I felt so bad for Damien's awful work situation, it really made sense that he needed his friends' support to make it through the day and to release all that stress through humor. Were some of their pranks over the top? Yes, but this is fiction, and it was all in good fun. It certainly gave me more than a few chuckles. LOL. The glitter bomb wars and how they helped Damien both in his personal life and at work was a great touch. And Matthew was all kinds of adorable and fit so well in Damien's life. Damien was just the perfect Daddy for his sweet boy and I just adored how amazing he was with Emily, Matthew's daughter.

Michael Ferraiuolo did such a fantastic job with all books in the series, and The Answer wasn't the exception. He has amazing comedic timing and made this group of friends come to life for me.

All in all, an amazing conclusion to the series. Fun, sweet, super hot, and filled with all kinds of shenanigans. Definitely an audiobook (and a series!) I'll be listening to again. Super recommendable!

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  • KR Phoenix @ Books, Tattoos and Tea
  • 04-12-21

so good!!!

I'm sad it's over but what a wonderful finish 😍😍😍😍

I've loved every book in this series and each story brings a new love story but continues the love, banter and shenanigans you can't help but totally love from the Single Dads Support Group. All these Dad's have grown and become found (& actual) family! I love them all so much and i think it's safe to say this is one of my fav series ever!

Knot and Matthew and so sweet together, I loved there journey and growth. They bring out the best in each other and its was great to see Matthew flourish.

Michael does an exceptional performance and does justice to ever individual character. absolutely fantastic!!!!

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  • The Smut Librarian
  • 04-02-21

Absolute Perfection!

Not a standalone - you simply MUST read the other books in the series (because they're all AWESOME!).
Knot is my favourite character from the series and it kills me that he had to be the last to get his HEA - but what a sweet HEA it is. Matthew is perfect for Damien and our Knot (Damien's online username) is so completely ready to have a boy to take care of and adore.
The unravelling of the events - from the infamous GlitterWar (TM) in Fiji and all through Damien's work struggles are all so brilliantly told by Piper with passion, humour and raw emotions that the reader is completely swept up in the maelstrom of feelings, leaving us smiling, panting and perhaps even with a tear in our eye.
The narration by Michael Ferrauiolo - once again - adds a whole new layer to the story, especially when it comes to the interactions with the children. His amazing voice bringing to life Emily's antics made my heart explode!
My life is now complete that this wonderful series is all in Audio and all mine to listen to (or read) whenever I need to revisit my favourite Single Dads.