Modern Girl's Guide To Vacation Flings

  • by Gina Drayer
  • Narrated by Lynn Barrington
  • 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Beth Riley wasn't looking for commitment.
She thought a hot no-strings-attached vacation fling would help her forget her latest dating disaster, and the sexy guy she'd meet on the plane seemed like a perfect candidate. But Matt wasn't what she expected.
Matt Carver wasn't looking for a girlfriend.
But he needed one, at least for the rest of his vacation. Luckily he knew the perfect woman for the role: The adventurous beauty who'd already rescued him once. He just hoped she'd agree.
The whole ruse was supposed to be harmless, but things got out of hand when their fake kisses sparked a real passion.
Note: This book features plenty of panty-melting sex! Not for the timid!


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So Wrong With My First Impression-SO GOOD!

I was so wrong with my impression of this book. I expected that each chapter would be a fling from a different woman and her advice on how she handled it. It was nothing of the sort.

This is the story of Beth who decides to take a cruise because her sister is getting ready to marry Beth's ex-boyfriend. She needs a break from the wedding plans and doesn't want to be the downer during a time when her sister is the happiest.

Matt is on the same cruise with his family, a rare occasion that they are all together. If he hadn't accepted, his mother would never forgiven him. He wouldn't be able to live with the guilt, etc. etc. (not in an emasculated way, but in a way that is sweet as he is putting aside his wishes for his mothers, just this one time.)

Matt and Beth meet up and decide that they can use each other in a way that will be beneficial to both of them. For Matt, he can deal with his mother, who is continually trying to play matchmaker, Beth is willing to play his girlfriend at mealtimes or any of the special events planned for the entire family.

Beth, didn't really think through the impulse of a couple weeks vacation cruise all alone. So Matt agrees to hang out with her whenever she feels she needs a pal.

Of course these things can never be so simple…

This was an extremely well-written book with everything a listener could possibly want; humor, romance, the push and pull of a mutual attraction, dealing with crazy family members that you don't know, and what to do when the cruise is over with…

Lynn Barrington has moved up to one of my two top favorite performers. It is a virtual tie so you can say she's my number one! Lynn chooses the best books to perform and if her name is on it. I want to listen to it. (As long as it's not paranormal/vampire/sci-fi – I don't like that genre) 5 of the easiest stars for this performance. She maneuvered easily between the fighting of Matt & Beth flawlessly, each and every situation and each and every character were unique and identifiable by her performance.

Notes: mature themes and strong language some

This book/author reminds me of some of my favorite authors; Marian Keyes and Sophia Kinsella – she is on my must-have list.

*I received this book can exchange for my for my thoughts, opinions and this review. I hope you find it helpful. LOVE LOVE LOVED IT (I rarely give that positive and strong endorsement)

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- DK "No spoilers! Love HOT, sexy books w/a plot. No vampires, paranormal, teens 4 me. I also review in exchange for books-lots of fun surprises!"


Would you consider the audio edition of Modern Girl's Guide To Vacation Flings to be better than the print version?

I bet it is....

What was one of the most memorable moments of Modern Girl's Guide To Vacation Flings?

When Beth shows up at Matt's Apartment near the end...and the ending was perfect!

Which character – as performed by Lynn Barrington – was your favorite?


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

Yes it was!!!

Any additional comments?

** I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **

Beth is a carefree, semi heart broke independent woman on a getaway to get her mind straight... Mat is a busy guy, very successful and on a family vacation he really is not into....there worlds collide by accident and there is an instant attraction...they make friendly conversation on the plane trip to Florida to meet the boat for there cruise...and then run into each other quite unexpectedly and very welcomed on the boat...Matt asks Beth to pretend to be his girlfriend so his mom will quit playing match maker...and she semi agrees thinking this might be fun and a great escape for her and maybe she might get little action out of the deal...well things go further than they both expect...and maybe, just maybe this could be more than ether one of them ever expected!!


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- anne "I Love a great supernatural tale, a Love story, PNR, a Cool Mystery and Most Sci-Fi....if there are vampires, weres or witches in it, that's a plus! Basically I am a 40+ y/o young at heart woman rediscovering the wonderful world of books and am now addicted! Lol I LOVE AUDIBLE!!!!!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-20-2015
  • Publisher: Crimson Heart Publications