Faith Daniels is a stylist at the Cut Me Some Slack salon, along with her two best friends Tracy and Kim. Five years ago her husband died and she’s been content to forever live a single life as he was “the one.” However, her friends believe it’s time to stage an intervention. Using Faith’s desperation for help with the upcoming bachelor auction during the Solana Beach Fall Festival, they agree to assist if she will toss a coin in the town’s “Fountain of Love” and let them give her a makeover. She reluctantly agrees and to her great surprise, it does seem like it’s now raining men with all the attention she starts getting. But there’s one man in her life, Noah Clark, who’s in the friend zone but would like to shift out of it into something more meaningful.
I was looking for a light-hearted, fun story and this turned out to be exactly what it promised. Faith is an interesting woman who wasn’t looking for anything but what she already had: a job she loved and friends she adored. They were just as loyal to her and added lightness and hilarity. Faith’s dating adventures were just that, interesting outings that didn’t end up with Mr. Right but helped get her closer to understanding who might be. There are reasons why Noah is reluctant to express his feelings to Faith but I won’t spoil that discovery.
This was a delightful story that was nicely narrated using two performers. Cris Dukeheart is one of my favorites so I expected a strong performance, which she delivered. It’s my first time listening to Ryan Burke and I liked his characterizations. Faith’s transition out of her single life into the dating world was fun and made even more interesting by her friend-to-lover relationship journey with Noah. There are secondary storylines that just made this a wonderful listening experience. I like Amooi’s writing style and will definitely listen to more.
- Release Date: December 7, 2021
- Narrators: Ryan Burke & Cris Dukeheart
- Audio Length: 6 hours, 19 minutes
- Publisher: Tantor Audio
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(Thanks to Tantor Audio for my complimentary copy. All opinions are my own.)