Bessie Carter's crisp, energetic performance enlivens bestselling author Sophie Kinsella's newest rom-com. Kinsella takes on the serious topic of corporate burnout as Sasha, fed up with overwork and understaffing, runs away from her job--straight into a brick wall. She heads to the Devon seaside, site of happy childhood memories, seeking off-season solitude. Instead, she is confronted by a grumpy, handsome fellow corporate escapee. Carter's brisk pace is a good vehicle for this story, which is a bit too long and convoluted. Her clear timbre suits the main characters, and she manages a variety of accents and ages well. It's occasionally difficult to know who is speaking, but overall this is an engaging lighthearted escape. S.G. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2023]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9780593822555 $40.00 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 9780593822562 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2023
DD ISBN 9780593822579 $85.50
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