finished reading

I've read quite a few of Jill Mansell's books--this was my first audio.  The narrator was very good.  But I had a hard time keeping track of all of the characters.  I didn't feel as invested in the characters in this book, but I really think it's the format and not the story.  I'll go back to reading instead of listening.  Although, now that I'm gathering my thoughts--I didn't like the casual infidelities in the story.  Ross and Tessa were one plotline and another was Holly and Max.  Tessa and Holly are besties, and Ross and Max are brothers.  There are other secondary characters that were more interesting than these main characters.

From the publisher:
Good intentions go awry in this irresistible page-turner from international bestseller author Jill Mansell

Outspoken Tessa Duvall lives in a tiny, cozy cottage near Bath, struggling as an artist and feeling she doesn't really fit in with her posh friends. One fateful evening, she lets her best friend drag her to an elegant party, with every intention of sneaking out early. Then she encounters Ross Monahan, the high-profile hotel owner who, quite literally, charms the pants off Tessa.

She knows Ross and his wicked reputation may be nothing but a distraction, but soon, Tessa realizes that even a temporary fling can have permanent consequences... Could Ross actually be the best thing thats eve'r happened to her?

One fling follows another, and now the whole community is embroiled in a great big web of deceit, the untangling of which will charm you, amuse you, make you laugh and make you cry.

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