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The Birds and the Bees

By: Milly Johnson
Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
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Summary

From the Sunday Times bestseller comes a warm, tender and utterly hilarious story about love and betrayal

Love can sting. Or make you fly ... Romance writer and single mum Stevie Honeywell has only weeks to go to her wedding when her fiancé Matthew runs off with her glamorous new friend Jo MacLean. It feels like history repeating itself for Stevie, but this time she is determined to win back her man. She isn't going to act as he might expect. She isn't going to wail and dig her heels in; she is simply going to pretend to let him go whilst she pursues a mad course of dieting, exercising and self-improvement.

And it feels like history is repeating itself for Adam MacLean too, who is also determined to win his lady, Jo, back with the same basic psychological tactics. Then he is going to initiate his master plan: Getting together with Stevie to drive Jo wild with jealousy.

So, like the Scottish country jig 'The Birds and the Bees', the couples all change partners and learn some revealing truths about each other along the way. But what happens when Adam's master plan actually starts to work? And just who will Stevie be dancing with when the music stops?

©2008 Milly Johnson. All rights reserved (P)2008 Simon & Schuster, UK. All Rights Reserved.

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Loved it

Have read lots of milly Johnson books and enjoyed everyone of them this one I couldn’t stop listening to , even my husband followed the story on audible fantastic read

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Great story made better by Colleen’s narration

Loved this book so much. Great to have the only book that was previously not narrated by Colleen Prendergast finally released with her dulcet tones. A little bit that made me smile was one of the characters checking Ceefax for the lottery results. Shows it was written lot longer ago than I realised!

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The best book

Simply love this book, re-listen a few times now and it never gets old.
Love, Love, Love ❤️

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fantastic!

I think I have read all of Milly's books now. I loved this one. Although th ending was predictable, it was interesting and fun to find out how Stevie and Adam got there. Would highly recommend.

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Another smashing read

Enemies to lovers but even though you know what’s going to happen you are swept along for the journey and invested in the characters.

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Absolutely wonderful

Both writer and narrator are my favourites. This book is now also my favourite. I’m off to find another. Which will be my third Milly Johnson book. Thank goodness!! there’s many more. Five stars all round for sure !!!

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Great story - thoroughly enjoyed it!

Just discovered Milly Johnson and the two I have heard so far are excellent listening - great narrator too!

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We all need an Adam MacLean! ❤️

Thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. As always, the narration by Colleen Prendergast was just perfect. I own every Milly Johnson audiobook and her stories never fail to make me smile! Loveable and relatable characters, comedy and a happy ending! This is a story I reach for time and time again 💕

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Enjoyed every minute!

I love Colleen's narration and I loved all the characters and the humour in this book. Crossing my fingers for my own Adam MacLean one day, until then I've got Milly Johnson's books to keep me company 😊

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Lovely from start to finish

I throughly enjoy my 1st Milly Johnson & the narrator was top notch. Forsure listen-worthy

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