Dating a Metro Man

  • by Donna McDonald
  • Narrated by Connie Ventress
  • 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If asked, 30-year-old Seth Carter could not have recounted a single moment since he'd met her that he had not loved the stubborn, self-centered, and admittedly spoiled Jenna Ranger. Even with all her faults, Jenna thinks no woman in her right mind would willing choose to spend all her free time with a man who so obviously loves his cell phone and work more than he does her.


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Customer Reviews

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Mixed feelings...

Is there anything you would change about this book?

I think Ms. McDonald spoiled me with the first three books in this series. I really enjoyed those characters, and the look at romance from a different point view (compared to all of the NA romances, I typically read). This may just be a result of having enjoyed the previous three books with the "more mature" characters so much, but Jenna and Seth were somewhat annoying... in particular Jenna, unfortunately. I began to grow tired of her whining and back and forth emotions when it came to Seth. While I understand that Jenna is much younger than the previous characters, I would think that she would be more mature for her age because she hangs out with more mature individuals. Because of this, I would have loved it if the book had spent more time on the Talia and Allen storyline, and less on Jenna and Seth. I LOVED that story line. I think Talia and Allen deserved their own book.

Would you recommend Dating a Metro Man to your friends? Why or why not?

Only if they have read the other books in the series already. I don't feel this book was representative of the rest of this great series and not sure that it would entice someone to go back and read the first three books. By reading the other books previously, I feel my love for the characters from the previous books kept me interested in this book... Well, that and the Talia and Allen storyline. :)

How could the performance have been better?

Unfortunately, I was not a fan of this narrator. The narrator of the previous books in the series, was great and really set the tone for the series. This narrator had an interesting accent/ drawl and cadence to her voice, that I really did not care for. It was too slow and did not seem to fit the characters. Although she did better with Talia's (and her parents) British accent(s), in my opinion. Also there were several editing issues - throughout the book the narrator repeats lines, that were probably meant to be edited out.

What would have made this romance irresistible?

More Talia, Allen, Mason, and Kendra of course! Not to beat a dead horse, but I LOVED this family, could not get enough. I could "assolutely" read an entire book just on Mason!

Any additional comments?

In addition to the Talia/ Allen story line, I really enjoyed checking in with the characters from previous books, as well as the book's ending. I really enjoyed this series and look forward to reading more from this author. I hope the previous narrator, Anne Johnstonbrown, is brought back for future books.

Disclosure: I received a copy of this audiobook from the author in exchange for my review.

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- Kristy D.

Can shorten a 7 hour drive.

She's a very strong-willed young professional woman and the he's trying to grow his business. They have chemistry and huge conflicts. Also get to catch up with characters from previous books in the series.
The narrator's voice easy on the ears and almost let the story tell itself.
I've previously read this book, but the audio version feels like it's almost a new story. Hearing the story has a totally different flow than reading it does. And I love that it can seemingly shorten the 7 hour drive between CA & AZ!
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- janet.f

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-15-2016
  • Publisher: Donna McDonald