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Publisher's Summary

Jay Reynolds has a crush on his project leader at work, but an office romance with Peter Morgan isn't likely to happen since Peter is straight. Worse, Jay soon fears Peter is homophobic, and his initial infatuation turns to loathing. But one fateful night, Jay is forced to acknowledge things aren't quite as they seem with Peter. Suddenly, his crush is back and unbelievably, Peter is interested too.
They begin a friends with benefits arrangement, which becomes difficult for Jay when he starts falling for his sexy boss. Peter's past issues keep him from committing, and Jay has to decide if he can be satisfied with friendship if Peter isn't ready to take a chance on anything more.
©2014 Lane Hayes (P)2014 Dreamspinner Press
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4 out of 5 stars
By Heather on 07-19-14

Very nice! Almost as good as the first!

A great audiobook narrator makes you forget you are listening to an audiobook. You feel like you are living the story, rather than just reading it. Hence the magic of audiobooks.

**throws glitter and does a pseudo-mystical dance**

Lane Hayes, or whoever picked Tyler Stevens, is a very smart person indeed. His range of voices MADE the story for me. I loved Jay's sexy southern voice and Peter's more masculine voice as an awesome counterpart. The narrator rocked this story out and made it a great listen.

Now onto the story itself...

I ADORED the first book in the series, Better Than Good. It was GFY/OFY heaven, and I knew it would be a tough act to follow. However, I think the author did a nice job here, with a veerrrrryyyy slow burn, enemies-to-lovers (in a mild sense), office romance.

This book is very relationship-focused. It is all about the couple and very little else, which I happen to like. I don't like a lot of riffraff or poppycock clogging up my romance! (Okay, I just wanted an excuse to use those words... shhhh...) I loved how the relationship grew and progressed over time, and I enjoyed being on the journey with these two men.

My only sticking point is that I didn't really get Peter's reluctance to commit. I kind of got what the author was going for, but it felt a little weak to me. He seemed fully committed in his actions, so his reluctance to say it out loud felt incongruous with his behavior.

All in all, a very nice follow up by Lane Hayes with a lovely narration.

**Copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review**

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 06-04-14

Loved, Loved, Loved

What made the experience of listening to Better Than Chance the most enjoyable?

After listening to the first book, I read the second one. Loved it too, but listened to it and the voices, was so much better. Cannot wait for the third book to come out!

What did you like best about this story?

The characters! Love Jay and I learn to love Peter, especially knowing what happens in the first book.

Have you listened to any of Tyler Stevens’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, in the first book, and he is perfect for this series.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, I have been checking on audible for it's release, stopped my other book, downloaded and listened.

Any additional comments?

Great series, You cannot help but fall in love with these characters. These are not life altering stories, but they are written well, narrated well and you feel great after reading or listening to them. Lane Hayes writes "great" characters.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kate on 10-02-14

A great listen

What made the experience of listening to Better Than Chance the most enjoyable?

Tyler Stevens without a doubt. I thought I'd find the Southern drawl annoying, but I not only got used to it very fast I fell in love with it. And he does all the voices brilliantly. Probably the best narrator I've listened to.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Better Than Chance?

The river scene, though there were plenty of enjoyable ones.

What does Tyler Stevens bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

He narrates the story in a way that makes it come alive, very believable. Having heard him read this and the first book in the series I'm eagerly waiting for the audio to come out for the third one and hope that he'll be narrating that too.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was a lot of fun with a bit of angst and I loved it.

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