Monday, May 13, 2013

Audio Review: An Accidental Family by Donna Fasano

An Accidental Family by Donna Fasano

"I do," the bride and groom said…and without love they wed.

Jonas Winslow knew nothing about fatherhood, yet he was determined to keep his orphaned nephew. But the boy's aunt, Robin Hampstead, wasn't about to let go of her only remaining family. The solution: a temporary - strictly platonic - marriage…or so they thought.

Their agreement was to share the house and all child-rearing responsibilities, which seemed an uncomplicated arrangement until…Jonas began seeing Robin in a new light, not as a pretend wife, but as a very real woman whose bedroom was enticingly close to his.

My Thoughts:

Jonas and Robin had only met a couple of times and didn't get along. Then his sister and her brother die, leaving their young son, so they get married in order to take care of their nephew together. This book really shows their struggles as they try to get along with one another while also adjusting to being parents and grieving the loss of their loved ones. There were some funny moments as well as some heart-breaking moments.

The audio is very well done and easy to listen to. The quality of the audio and the pace are both very good. The narrator Laura Jennings has a nice voice for the story, including a bit of a southern sound to her voice. The character's voices were differentiated just a bit with the inflection of her voice which was subtle but enough to tell who was speaking. She also did a great job with the voice of the baby trying out some early words.

My Rating: ****
Steam Factor: !!

My Source: publisher via Audiobook Jukebox

Where to get it:
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Audiobook Information:
Author:  Donna Fasano
Title:  An Accidental Family
Narrator:  Laura Jennings
Publisher:  Donna Fasano
Abridged or Unabridged:  Unabridged
Length of Production:  5 hours 30 minutes
Year of Publication:  2012

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  1. Thank you so much for the review!

    1. You're welcome! Working my way through your audiobooks since I haven't found time yet to read them. :)


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