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The Catch

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Kirsty is everything Sam has ever wanted in a woman - gorgeous, funny, bright, brilliant company. But when he asks her to marry him, he doesn't reckon on her response.

The catch.

For Kristy to accept him, he's going to have to prove he's marital material. Over the next twelve weeks, she's going to give his behaviour points (though she won't explain how he scores them). If hi
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Published (first published January 1st 2005)
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Christine Blachford
Feb 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Plot: Sam has to reach 1,000 points in twelve weeks or his long-term girlfriend won’t marry him. Trouble is, he doesn’t know how he wins or loses the points and gets only a running total each Sunday. Needless to say, he has troubles…

Characters: Sam is an interesting man and he manages to give his insights into life in a very funny way. I do not like Kirsty, I think she’s arrogant to even suggest a points thing, and I think it’s rude she expects him to go through with it.

Style Of Writing: It’s as
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Night
Jun 18, 2009 rated it liked it
I re-read this book for Cynthia's Summer Challenge 2009. The story is told from man's viewpoint, so I'm not sure whether this book is a lad-lit or chic-lit. Lad-lit for chic readers, maybe?

The plot is very interesting. Sam has to earn 1,000 points in order for Amanda, his lover, to accept his proposal. Amanda will notify his current points every week without revealing her rating system. Sam will have to figure out what he should or shouldn't do.

As a woman, I love seeing Sam being kept in the dar
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Julie
Jul 16, 2014 rated it liked it
I had read this before a few years ago and though it was time to give it another airing. It is funny but I found sometimes I wanted to punch both him and his girlfriend. I found some of his friends somewhat sketchy but I did like the stuff about Danny the annoying 13 year old with 'issues.'
Marija
Oct 16, 2010 rated it liked it
super za ubit vrijeme, lako se i brzo procita i zabavna je =)
Oleg
Aug 26, 2012 rated it liked it
What is it doing on my Kindle??? Perfect scenario for a "love story movie".
Karen
Feb 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Girls in relationships
Definately a book from a blokey bloke's perspective.
Easy read, could read in one go. Enjoyable though.
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Mark Mason's previous non-fiction includes The Importance of Being Trivial, Walk the Lines, The Bluffer's Guide To Football and The Bluffer's Guide To Bond. He is also the author of three novels, and has written for most British national newspapers (though never about anything too heavy), and magazines from The Spectator to Four Four Two. He lives in Sussex with his partner and son.
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