Audiobook Review: Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

He’s nobody’s definition of Mr. Right—but that might make him perfect.

Matthew Hart is heir to the family fortune and owner of Hart & Home. When a near-death experience has him fretting over the future, he decides he needs a husband, and not just any husband—an appropriate man to protect the Hart legacy. The last thing Matthew expects is to cross paths with Jax Foster, his first love and the boy who crushed his heart when he disappeared.

Jax is unlikely to make Matthew’s list of suitable candidates. Bad boy, vagabond, deep in debt, with a father who can’t keep out of trouble, Jax has nothing to offer—except his heart and a second chance at the romance they never got to explore.

Listening Time: 5 hours and 46 minutes
Narrator: Andrew McFerrin

Another Dreamspun Desires win!

Now, I know I might not overly gush when it comes to this series as a whole but I want to preface this that a 3.5 is a good rating for me. I know this type of fare is supposed to suspend belief somewhat, engage in possible drama, exaggerate the common tropes, all the while remaining an easy low angst read with hopefully a good dash of sexy. Rest assured that this pretty much fits the bill.

As the blurb says, Matthew is head of a multimillion dollar furniture business, and when he has an unexpected brush with death, he realizes that he’s all alone and perhaps, maybe he should be laying down some roots. Hence, on a whim he enlists his bff and assistant Adam to help him find a suitable husband. When Adam asks him to list the characteristics of his dream man, Matthew can’t help but remember his long lost love Jax. They were thick as thieves in their formative teen years, until one day Jax disappeared without a word or a trace. Since then, Matthew has always wondered whatever happened to him.

Unbeknownst to Matthew, Adam does some great detective work, and lo and behold, he discovers Jax is actually in the same city trying to make it as a starving artist - an artist who’s just the answer to make a custom piece of high end furniture for a very rich top client. How convenient right? What ensues is Matthew and Jax reconnecting, each with their own reasons for hesitating and doubting and being all insecure. However, first love is something that is not easily forgotten, and Matthew and Jax quickly become an item despite their baggage.

This was narrated by Andrew McFerrin, and he does a great job as usual. It doesn't hurt at all that this excels at the sweet feels between Matthew and Jax, where they never stopped loving each other despite being apart for 20 years. Just be prepared for infuriating family members on both sides being infuriating and some zany dramatics that threaten both their lives. Like I said, this checks off all the boxes that I believe the Dreamspun line aims to achieve. One isn’t supposed to take any of these stories too seriously, so just enjoy the easy sexy read that this is and watch how Matthew and Jax get a second chance at true love.

Thanks to the author/publisher for the audio in exchange for an honest review

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