• Crushing on My Father's Best Friend

  • Second Chance Lovers, Book 1
  • By: Austin Bates
  • Narrated by: C.S. Harder
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (59 ratings)

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Crushing on My Father's Best Friend

By: Austin Bates
Narrated by: C.S. Harder
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Publisher's Summary

I can’t love him. It’s not allowed.

Twenty years ago, I made a promise. If anything ever happened to Marc - my best friend - I'd step up and take care of his wife and baby son.

I never thought I'd have to honor it. Never even dreamed that something would happen to him. He was an unyielding presence in my life. Always solid. Always there.

And now he's dead. Murdered in cold blood.

His wife, Lindy, is holding in there.

But his son, Mason, isn't coping very well at all. It's gotten so bad that he may have to postpone his final semester of university. All I want to do is look out for him, and having me around seems to help.

But I have a secret. It’s more than grief. Mason wants me - the way an omega wants their alpha.

And heaven help me, but I want him, too.

I'm so sorry, Marc. I love your son. And now I don't know what to do.

Crushing On My Father's Best Friend is a dual point of view, contemporary mpreg audio book featuring a guaranteed happy ending and the healing that comes through the power of love. The first in its series, this title can be listened to as a standalone book.

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Sadly sweet

This is a sweet and sad story of comfort and healing. The narration is OK more of a reading than a performance overall not a bad listen.

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  • Al
  • 10-29-19

Age Isnt Everything!

This is a great love story as well as a steamy story. Age is a problem at first. Then Love, as it usually does. Wins. and they get their HEA!

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Ok story but…

Narrator was not the best, it felt more like someone reading out loud than actually narrating with different voices, intonations etc. I was hoping they would use a different narrator for next books.

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I love this, but i am a bit confused

Great story, good banter....but when i heard alpha and omegaz with no explanation or what supernatural people are involved....that set my mind in 100 directions

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Overall great book!!!

This Book was overall wonderful the storyline fantastic and most of the narration was great however I feel the narrator made the main Protagonist Mason sound like a 12 year old which was a little disconcerting considering he is a college student!!

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Bad Guys and Romance, Nice Job by CS Harder

I enjoy the edge Austin Bates adds to their romances. Yes, they're super sweet, but there's that edge of danger, or bad guys, that kind of thing. There's nice chemistry between the MCs and a good story.

Audio performed by C.S. Harder who is doing a nice job with this series.

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Hot Age Gap Love Story

I love Mason and Bo so very much. Such a perfect match and i loved their slow path to love.

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Wrong age of narrator

I knew right away that I was going to struggle with this one because of the narrator. He's an older adult, too old even the older man in this story, but certainly too old for a 22 yr old guy. I kept picturing a man in his 60s with a 12 yr old boy.

At first, I didn't understand the repeated alpha/omega references in this contemporary non-paranormal story. Especially about their "scents". Then I found a reference to this being an mpreg story. Apparently this author is popular in this sub-genre. It was my first.

Speaking of... I think of an Alpha as a strong willed, take-charge kind of guy. Beau was anything but. It was Mason that kept initiating and pushing the relationship.

Around 80% I completely lost interest. I didn't feel the attraction between the two characters. I couldn't even hold out long enough to see how the mpreg part was going to work.

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good book

this book was good well written I love how we saw the love of Mason and Bo grow and how they were about to come together through a tragedy and come out with a stronger love for each other.

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Great Start To The Series

Too often I feel we let society’s expectations of what is right and wrong rule our lives. As a teenager, Mason developed a crush on Beau. At the same time Beau pulled away and kept his distance from Mason. When Mason’s father is killed, Beau steps in to help Mason and his mother. The death of Mason’s father. Hits him hard. In his grief Mason turns to Beau once again and they come together. They have their ups and downs, but when they come together for real, the emotions are explosive. Austin Bates has done another great job with this story. The character development is tremendous. This is a story you don’t want to miss. The narration by C.S Harder was some of the best I have experienced.

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  • Dolores
  • 05-30-20

BEAUTIFUL OLDER - YOUNGER MAN HEA

I had recieved the boxset of Crushing My Father's Best Friend to Give My True & Honest Review.

And I found the story both with sadness/worry & ever so loving.
It is a lovely love story of Mason the College (near graduate) who has had a crush on his father's best mate Lawyer Beau.
And it's when the most heartbreaking time of their lives that makes them come closer together.
I did find that the way they were together that they were similar ages not twice the age difference between them & nor the same with their friends...

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  • Starwarslover
  • 10-06-19

good

good.. interesting..sexy and the narrator did a decent job with the characters and their emotions.. i enjoyed the storyline and i liked the characters. very good