Blissed by Jamie Farrell
Narrator: Karen White
Date Read: March 2017
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Welcome To Bliss, the Bridal Capital of the Midwest!
She's an out-of-place single mother...Natalie Castellano didn't have the wedded bliss experience typical of her hometown, but that won't stop her from ensuring this year's bridal festival goes off without a hitch. Even if it means she has to play nice with the man who broke her fairy tale.
He's a thrill-seeking widower...World adventurer and reluctant local hero CJ Blue doesn't want to be in Bliss anymore than Natalie wants him here. But family obligations have brought him back, and now, Natalie is using every trick she has to rope him into helping save a tradition he'd rather forget.
And their fun is just starting...Despite their rocky past, these two wounded souls have more in common than they expect. They've both loved and lost, they've both tried to move on, and now they've both locked up their hearts. But by joining forces for the sake of Bliss, they might find the courage to risk love one more time.
Publisher: Jamie Farrell
Series: Misfit Brides #1
Also by this author: Matched, Smittened, Merried br> br>
Also in this series: Matched, Smittened, Merried
Read/Listen for Fun (Audible/Kindle)
Overall Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.00
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
Quick Thoughts: I won Blissed back in December but just never got around to listening to it. I am very picky about my Contemporary Romance and have to be in the right mood to read it. There are 3 things that must exist if I am going to like the book: Funny (I have to laugh), Charming Setting (I have to fall in love with the town), and Real People (I have to relate to the characters). Blissed hit all 3 of those AND I purchased the rest of the series immediately. I have to know what happens to the rest of the ladies in the book because they were a hoot. As for C.J. and Nat, they were a classic comedy of errors pair and it was totally a WIN! I fell in love with them as a couple. I just couldn’t ask for more! I totally recommend Blissed!
Narrated By Karen White / Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
Karen is one of my favorite narrators especially for fun, quirky contemporary romances. She delivered on Blissed. She brought C.J. and Nat to life. She made me laugh out loud with Nat’s kiddo and made all the characters come alive! Well worth getting on audio!
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