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The Night Before

By: Jacinta Howard
Narrated by: Winston James,Alyx Monroe
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Publisher's Summary

Ava couldn’t believe she’d let her best friend talk her into coming to a mind numbing holiday party on the night before Christmas. As Ava counts the minutes before she can leave, all she can think about is how much she wants to snuggle up on the sofa with a crappy holiday movie and drink too much eggnog (with rum). That is, until an old classmate, Elias Young, sits next to her at the party. Elias is way too charming to be any good for her, but fate forces Ava to put that tired theory to the ultimate test. Is it happenstance? Serendipity? Or, is the night before Christmas also the night before everything Ava thinks she knows about love changes for good?

©2017 Jacinta Howard (P)2021 Jacinta Howard

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Great Book!

I read this book a while ago and it was good to hear it with great narration! The narrators were new to me but did a excellent job! I love how they brought the characters to life. I love all Mrs Howard's work! Can't wait for the next installment.

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I liked it

Cute story of rescuing a damsel in distress. Perfect prelude to a series about Elias and his brothers. Look forward to hearing more. Narrators were on point!

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awesome

I love Jacinta Howard writing style. she always pulls emotions from you. This is sweet and sexy story.

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A really sweet and realistic story

First let me say, I hate when people leave really rude reviews. Yes it’s okay to speak your opinion that’s why it is called a REVIEW, but when people write things like “the writer should put the pen down” it’s discouraging and rude if you don’t like the book, it ain’t for you then give it one star and move on. We got enough problems in this world outside of knocking each other down.

NOW THAT MY RANT IS OVER.

I really enjoyed the book. I have become accustomed to listening to books because my life is way to busy to sit and traditionally read like I would like. So I’m happy listening is available. Yes, some books are hit and miss with narrators as narrators pretty much make the audio book. But this book had awesome narration and kept me entertained. I really enjoyed the cute love story of the characters. Jacinta your mind is brilliant and I hope to one day be as great a writer as you. Can’t wait for your next book on here. HURRY UP GIRL 😉

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Want more

Love new narration and really want a second book to see where this story goes next!

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Let’s Set the Mood Right Quick:

The Night Before by Jacinta Howard

Drink: Eggnog and Bourbon with a pinch of Cinnamon

Music: Piece of Mind by Kehlani

Audible: Alyx Monroe, Winston James: This was our first story narrated by these two and they did a great job. They both made a point to change their voices for different characters; something we really enjoy. Alyx Monroe did a nice job bring an intelligent woman stuck in a rut to life. While Winston James captured your heart immediately and never let go. We’re looking forward to listening to more books read by them.

Ava: If, “stubborn to a fault was a person,” it would be Ava. She needed to learn to get out of her own way and not to be scared to take a chance.

Elias: If, “going for what you want,” was a person it would be Elias. His confidence was attractive. His mind was beautiful. And his body sexy. He was a go getter and easy to love.

This was a cute holiday short read. These characters both had baggage from their past but were dealing with it so differently. This book got a lot of emotions in there quick and showed how sometimes the right person can make all the difference. This was a sweet read for sure.

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short but good story

Loved the story but it could have been longer. I am left wondering what happening.

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Great

man this book was soooo good. I didn't know it was just going to end and you have to wait for the next book to find out what happens next. but the story was well written and had my attention from beginning to end

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This book was good but much too short

Loved the book but wanted to know more about Elias and Ava or even more details about the brothers, please tell me there will be a book two. Let me go hunt for Jacinta Howard work now. 💃🏾🚶🏾‍♀️

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Please put the pen down

This book was trash I couldn’t get through three chapters it was so boring at this point I feel like this author needs to just put the pen down her books put me to sleep I would not waste another credit on any of her books.

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