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Publisher's Summary

From #1 New York Times best-selling author Nora Roberts come a classic tale about finding the man of your dreams right under your nose.

Ex-model Zoe Fleming is now a hardworking single mom - and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Though she would like a tenant to share household expenses. What she gets is confirmed bachelor J. Cooper McKinnon. Coop quickly befriends her son and in no time has the reluctant Zoe charmed, too. But she has zero room in her life for a man! Either this was a recipe for disaster or the best mistake she’s ever made.

©1994 Nora Roberts (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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Too short and typical

What did you like best about The Best Mistake? What did you like least?

I love Nora, but this was more like a generic love story, very short and predictable. Fun for a quick trip, but not a keeper after you hear it once.

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Nora Roberts has done it again

She’s left my heart pulling wishing hoping one day that my life can end up just like her books and her narrator his performance once again Mr. Andrews has succeeded thank you so much both of you, You left me smiling again thank you

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Too good....to be so short!

If you could sum up The Best Mistake in three words, what would they be?

Make the book and story longer.

What did you like best about this story?

Everything.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he accepted he was in love.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

All of it.

Any additional comments?

I've listen to a few books from MacLeod Andrews and I love him, he really give you variation to his narrating.

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love this novel

brilliantly written that keeps your interest peaked and tuned trying to go right along to do your own investigation of what happened. the plot, the twists, the suspense is captivating.

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The Best Mistake was an easy, fun listen. I thoroughly enjoyed it and smiled frequently throughout the listen.

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Expected more

This is definitely not one of Nora Roberts’ best. Character and plot development is light, perhaps partially due the short length but I’ve listened to other books with similar length and found them much more engaging. There’s nothing wrong with the story, there’s just not much too it. The best I can say is the narration is good.

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is this an abridged story?

For the first time ever I shall be returning a Nora Roberts book. I love her stories as they have well rounded characters with human flaws, the story line has a good flow, not with this one. . it felt like there were crucial parts of the story skipped or removed in the name of limited time, feel saddened.

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A wonderful short story

The performance was perfect and made the story come to life. I truly enjoyed it.

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The Best Mistake

A story of two people who meet and fall in love while trying to keep their lives from changing.

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Would you consider the audio edition of The Best Mistake to be better than the print version?

oh yes as reader is devine

Who was your favorite character and why?

Keenan, was oh so sweet. He makes your heart melt. i.e. when he kisses the hurt on our hero or offers up help that a 4 yr old has no idea what to do. Makes you admire great mothers that teach their young ones the right thing to do. Author is a pro at this as she had sons. Any book she writes which includes kids are some of her best work. She can add humor, fun and heartwarming moments.

Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I love his reading style. AKA Todd Haberkorn. When he pairs up with Nora= WINNER

Any additional comments?

short but so sweet. Buy on sale