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Next in Line

A Brother's Best Friend Standalone
Written by: Amy Daws
Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Teddy Hamilton
Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
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What happens when the cute mountain man you made out with in an ice-fishing shack turns out to be your brother's best friend? A whole lot of awkward, that's what.

Maggie's mind is reeling when she discovers the guy she became tangled up with at Marv's Bait & Tackle isn't a stranger like she thought.

The big snag: Sam and Maggie's chemistry is hot enough to melt ice, which makes keeping their secret far more difficult than either expected. Especially when one of them decides they want this arrangement to be more than just a catch and release.

©2018 Amy Daws, LLC (P)2018 Amy Daws, LLC

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Omgosh I Love Amy!!

Amy’s done it again!! I have a new favourite book boyfriend!! Sam makes me want to go ice fishing and I’m not an outdoors, cold kind of girl! Lol! Loved their story! So many great moments in the book and I love Amy’s humour. The narration of Erin and Teddy was so freaking good. I love them doing books together!! Can’t wait for the next book!!! 🎧❤️

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  • Cyndi
  • 2019-01-10

✫✫ 4.5 Stars ✫✫

Amy Daws does it again! I loved Wait with Me so I was anticipating the release of Next in Line and it was everything I wanted it to be. I can't decide if I love Sam more than Miles but they are both PERFECT! Maggie is a little lost and has her priorities a little messed up but she figures it out, She is a really fun & spunky character. I'll admit I wanted to smack some sense into her a few times. I loved the meet cute in this book, it was funny and the chemistry was so strong! Sam is a great guy, he is sweet and protective with a smart, mature head on his shoulders. I love mature characters in books and low drama, especially dislike drama just to give a story some excitement and Amy's level of drama is perfect for me.

The narration was PERFECT!!! Erin & Teddy are my favorites so I knew it would be amazing!

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  • Abby
  • 2019-01-14

Get ready to be grabbed by these characters, hook, line and sinker!

I loved how Erin Mallon and Teddy Hamilton brought these characters to life! I was excited to get Sam’s story. Maggie came into his life unexpectedly and knocked him off his feet. He was immediately drawn to her and I found myself smiling to myself and laughing out loud at their meet cute. They didn’t know each other but they were drawn to one another. Poor Maggie had a rough go of it and was trying to prove something to her ex. Sam got caught up in her pursuit. Not that he was complaining! I enjoyed the ease they had with one another and when they put two-and-two together and learned who they were, they had to reevaluate some. But Sam didn’t let that deter him from getting to know Maggie and spending time with her. Their story was sweet, sexy, fun and exciting. I think you’ll also fall for this book hook, line and sinker! Be sure not to miss out and grab your copy!

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  • bookbruin
  • 2019-03-06

Hook, Line, and Sinker!

Overall 4.5 stars

What a fun follow up to Wait with Me! Brother's best friend is such a great trope, and this slow burn romantic comedy was just what I needed. Sam and Maggie's meeting at Marv's bait shop was hilarious and hooked me right in. ;) This is book 2 in the interconnected series, but can definitely be enjoyed as a standalone (though characters from the previous book do appear).

I really loved Sam! He was gruff and standoffish, but underneath was a sweet, big teddy bear. He seriously makes me reconsider my feelings about gingers! LOL He did make some mistakes along the way and got a bit demanding towards the end (his now or never declaration in the alley really irked me), but overall I really liked him. His devotion to his family and business was really admirable, even if it held him back emotionally. Unfortunately, it took me longer to warm up to Maggie. I understand that she's fresh out of college and only 22, but she just came across way over the top and really naive. I recognize that her character needed to realize that she didn't need to be anyone but herself to be happy, but it took her a really long time and I was pretty much done by that point. Both her and Sam had specific plans for how they envisioned their lives and it caused them to really have tunnel vision. The build up between them was so good though and I loved that they opened themselves up and dropped the masks when they were together. I appreciated the message that it might not always be a fairy tale, but to be truly seen is worth so much more.

Teddy Hamilton and Erin Mallon were perfect again in this hilarious romcom. They always sound incredible and complement each other so well. They are one of my very favorite narrating duos! I am still dying from Hamilton saying, "the change" LOL Their male and female voices are amazing, though I did have some problem with Maggie's chapter at the end, differentiating between Sterling and Sam. Overall, a really enjoyable listen that will put a smile on your face!

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  • Brandie @AudiobookObsession
  • 2019-02-07

Love It!!

Amy Daws never fails to deliver! She packs humor into every situation. I laugh soo much in her books that I have a side ache. Next in Line was no different. I absolutely loved the chemistry and dynamic between the characters. I also loved that we got to enjoy Myles and Kate in this as well. I love the world she has created here. Fantastic read and well worth a credit.

Narration is crazy good! Erin Mallon and Teddy Hamilton Blow me away. They own these roles and never look back! I would listen to Erin Mallon all day long. You can never go wrong with these two!

🎧AudiobookObsession

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  • being_ericamarie
  • 2019-01-13

5 Stars for Sparky and Sam

A great follow up to Wait With Me. Sam is Miles best friend and boss at Tire Depot who unknowingly stumbles on Miles sister Maggie aka Sparky at Marv's Bait and Tackle. He decides he will help her with her project of getting back her ex and then finds out who she is. They work hard to keep the fact that they've met from Miles and in the meantime continue their playful relationship and begin to fall for each other, Narration of course is awesome. I can't wait for the next installment of this series.

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  • Listening is Reading
  • 2019-01-19

More Please!

I enjoyed Wait With Me so much when Amy said there was going to be a book 2 I was all about it.
I love that the characters all interconnect and we still get Kate and Miles.

Maggie and Sam crack me up you can feel their chemistry from a mile away and that my friends is what makes a great romance book. Between the banter and their connection, you can’t help but root for them even when they are not rooting for each other. ;)

I love how Maggie had to see with her own eyes what was right in front of her face this whole time. But also how Sam opens himself up and doesn’t even know he is doing it.

Amy, thank you for not creating drama for the sake of drama this was a great book and it didn’t need all the extra you knew just when to pull back and give us all the swoon.

Loved loved the narration, Erin and Teddy are an amazing team and it feels seamless when they are in my ears.

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  • Tina Arnold
  • 2019-01-14

Sexy Sam is credit worthy.

The narration on this book was spot on. I absolutely loved Sam. There was nothing about Sam that was unappealing to me. I love a ginger bearded man. There was about a 10 year age gap between Maggie and Sam. You could definitely feel that in the book. He was trying to lead her to the realization of knowing her own worth without telling her what to do. The only reason that this book got 4 instead of 5 stars is because it took Maggie way too long to know her worth. I am still not sure she knew it at the end of the book.(((Slight spoiler ahead----> Let's just say that her ex-Sterling never got told off by Maggie. He gets it from Sam, but it would have been more fulfilling had Maggie stood up for herself and been the one to punch him especially after what he says right before Sam's fist flies))). Definitely a funny, sexy read that I would recommend, but like Sam and Kate, you will have to have some patience with Maggie to get to the end. Looking forward to the next. I hope it is Lindsey and Dr. Dick--because that could be hilarious. #knowyourworth #SexySam

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  • Christina B.
  • 2019-01-14

I wanna be Next In Line!!!

Holy bearded ginger swoon.... This book is so good y'all! It's funny, Sam is so swoon-worthy, Maggie is sassy and determined and I loved hearing about Miles and Kate again <3
I will def be re-listening to this one.
Also, while Erin and Teddy were awesome as per usual, Teddy's voice seemed deeper on this one, which made Sam even more swoony. Loved, loved, loved it!!!! 5 ice-fishing stars!!!

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  • erobbins33
  • 2019-03-19

Sweet story

Loved it. I was in a book funk after binge reading a series, and couldn't decide what to read next. Nothing was helping. Then I remembered how much I loved Wait With Me, and downloaded this book. While not as hysterically funny as WWM, NIL is more like her other books. A bit of drama, a bit of angst, a bit of snorting laughter, and a whole lot of heart. The narrators did a great job with this, too.

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  • Sharon Gathright
  • 2019-03-06

Next In Line

Funny, sweet and loving. I enjoyed this book very much.
A must to listen to.