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Bridesmates

By: Sydney Smyth
Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton
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Publisher's Summary

It’s never too late for love in this short, sweet novella - an audio-first nod to a beloved rom-com!

After getting unceremoniously dumped by his boyfriend, the last thing Cooper Evans wants is to return to his hometown of Big Rock, Montana, to be in his best friend’s wedding. But he agreed to be her bridesmate (her male maid of honor), and a promise is a promise. What he didn’t expect is to run into his high school crush, who’s out of the closet and a smoking hot cop to boot.

Will Baker is just as dreamy as he was when he broke Cooper’s heart all those years ago - and it turns out he’s in the wedding party, too. Will Cooper make it through the ceremony with his heart unscathed, or will he risk it all for a second chance at love?

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About the Performer

Teddy Hamilton is best known for his warm, smooth readings of romantic and steamy fiction. His deep, casual tone eases listeners into every story, bringing the author’s words to life. Perhaps best known for his work in the crackling hot Him series by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy, Hamilton’s sometimes sweet, sometimes salty voice adds passion and heart to every book he reads.
Whichever genre Teddy Hamilton covers, you know his narration will capture listeners’ hearts.

What listeners say about Bridesmates

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Smile on my face the whole way through!

I enjoyed Sydney Smyth's When Harry Met Harry so was excited to see another title by the same author. I listened to Bridesmates in one sitting! Adorable, funny, sexy, and just a hell of a lot of fun. Plus...TEDDY HAMILTON.

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Cute shortie!!

Very cute short story. Just a sweet little gem. And of course, great narration by Teddy!

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Wonderful

This is a great novella. Teddy Hamilton does an incredible job bringing life to all of the characters in this second chance romance.

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Romantic story prefetch to listen in one sitting

Such a trite love story. Easy to listen too with moments that made my jaw drop! Surprising and wonderful. I sat and absorbed this story as if it were an episode of a Netflix show. Nice to not have the bright lights of the tv in my face. I hope to find more of these shorter listens!!

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Nice listen

it was a Nice and easy story only who ever edited this or author doesnt realy drive stick shift cars. You CANT put stick shift into "park" AS it is mentioned un this book. You Can put it into neutral and hand brake tho.

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Short story with all the feels😍

Loved this story 😍. It was easy to feel for the mains characters even in a short story.
Teddy Hamilton's narration is perfect.

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Manual transmissions don’t have a park

This book was a nice bit of fluff, but the glaring error of the protagonist repeatedly putting a manual transmission car into park really made me chuckle at the amateurish story. I’ve had more flavor from a rice cake.

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Short and cute!!

I loved this short and sweet novella.

Great narration by Teddy Hamilton

Wishing this was longer

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Yummy MM goodness!

Absolutely loved this short, sweet, funny listen. Teddy nailed the narration as usual! So so good!

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SOOO GOOD!!!!!

I loved it sooo much! I didn’t want it to end. If you’re looking for a feel good book, you’ve come to the right place. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a hopeless romantic.

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  • richard forster
  • 11-29-22

Good to hear

Predictable story ending but worth a listen a story of lost love and hope

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-29-22

A great short listen with a good narrator

I really enjoyed the story could have only been made better by being another 20mins or so longer so the end was not so compact.
The narrator was really good and have listened to him a few times now and always enjoy his performance. A lovely way to pass a little bit of time. Worth a listen.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-07-22

love love loved it

oh be still my heart! such a lovely story. Teddy Hamiltons voice is just perfect! I just wish it was longer! a sequel would be awesome! but it was a perfect short read/listen.

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  • K S
  • 07-18-22

Good story

Although it was a very short story, it was still an enjoyable book. A good book for passing time. The narrator was very good as well.

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  • Oly E.
  • 05-16-22

Fantastic

This was absolutely brilliant, I loved every minute of it! The perfect companion for a trip in the car! I think the writer and the performer are so talented bring it to life!

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  • IJF
  • 04-27-22

Enjoyable short

While not an original story and a bit clichéd, it's well performed, light-hearted and sweet. A nice way to spend an hour and a half.

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  • Ronald Betts
  • 03-10-22

Love story

The story might be short but it makes up for it in content and you might find that there was somebody in your past that fitted the special spot in your heart, lovely story well narrated.

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  • Erin, Kindle & Audible customer
  • 02-07-22

Short but sweet

I loved this story but wish it had been longer. Teddy was amazing as always

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  • Clare Tunilla
  • 09-16-21

4 Stars

I enjoyed this a whole lot. It might have been (too) short, but it was sweet and although there really wasn't enough to give it any proper substance, the narration alone bumped it up to 4 stars for me. A home town return, a best friends wedding and finding out you're not as over your first love as you thought. I'm excited to see what else this author has in the bag.

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  • Vikkeh
  • 08-31-21

too condensed

teddy Hamilton great as ever
instalove and making someone's wedding speech all about you? nah

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  • Thomas Darroch
  • 10-26-22

Shallow and indulgent

Given it's a short story, I wasn't expecting much but I find the central premise a little worrying. It seems like a personal fantasy and outside of that context the characters come across as shallow.

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  • Arathea
  • 10-20-22

Perfectly Sweet

I loved this story, the characters and the home town setting. It was funny, sweet, had just the right amount of drama, and finished with the most beautiful HEA.
A perfect short read, or listen, to fill in a lazy afternoon.

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  • Liz Stevens
  • 02-28-22

in love

in love with Teddy's voice he makes the characters feel so real obviously from the fantastic writing by Sydney. this was wholesome and sweet and everything I needed right now. making you believe that love can last all these years without even being together. highly recommend Sydney and narration by Teddy.

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  • Phoebe
  • 01-05-22

Very average

Cute concept but very little story or substance. Teddy has a nice voice quality but always sounds a bit overly laidback.

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  • zoe pappa
  • 12-11-21

sweet!

This was really sweet and cute. I loved the characters, second chance romance is my favorite trope. I really liked it and I wish it was longer. The narrator was brilliant.

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  • Wide Eyes, Big Ears!
  • 09-11-21

A lovely feel-good mm romance novella!

NY writer Cooper Evans has never gotten over his high school crush on Will Baker. When he returns to his hometown of Big Rock, MT for his best friend’s wedding, Cooper finds himself sharing the ‘bridemates’ duties with Will. While Cooper feels ditzy and wrong-footed in the face of Will’s cool calm, both men have a lot of processing to do. This short second-chances novella was super cute, fun, and sweet with two decent MCs, a town of supportive characters, and a really satisfying HEA. As always, Teddy Hamilton knocks the audio narration out of the park.