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“Welcome to the National Recovery Bureau, where your assets are as sacred as God’s holy word.”

Vera “Nick” Nicholson is an overtaxed and underpaid attorney wasting away on the bottom rung of the gilded ladder at Turner, Witherspoon, Anders, and Tyler, PA in Winston-Salem, NC. When a high-priced luxury car belonging to one of the firm’s top clients goes missing, Nick gets saddled with the unenviable job of recovering the vehicle - and its mysterious contents - without involving the cops. Enter Fast Eddie and his quirky band of misfits at the National Recovery Bureau, a repo agency located in a sleepy town called K-Vegas.

When Nick is unceremoniously furloughed from TWAT, she throws caution to the wind and signs on to become the newest agent of the NRB, teaming up with moonlighting third-grade schoolteacher Frances “Frankie” Stohler. Frankie’s mortician father and beautician mother are stalwarts of the Winston-Salem community - so it’s no surprise that everyone across three counties has some connection to her family. What is surprising, however, is the Slim Jim Frankie carries in her purse and her preternatural talent for jacking cars.

Nick and Frankie’s stumbling entry into the surreal world of asset recovery takes them on a hilarious, fast-paced, and mind-bending journey across the back roads and byways of the Tar Heel state, setting into motion a chain of misadventures that lead them both toward financial independence, cataclysmic legal jeopardy, and the discovery that true love can sometimes lurk in the most unlikely places.

©2020 Ann McMan (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Solid 75% there

Lesbian Janet Evanovich style caper. Characters didn’t quite grow on me, the southern slang was a little hard to understand, character motivated didn’t quite add up, but nearly did. Neither loved nor hated narrator

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  • Margaret
  • 19-10-2020

Excellent!

I loved The Big Tow. I can so see this whole scenario. Loved Frankie and Nick. Ann McMan is still determined to try to educate us in fine wine and classical music. This novel opens our eyes to the little known world of Guatemalan Blessings and Curses. OK. I'm going to say this before someone else does. If you put Sebastian, from The Big Tow, together with David, from Jericho, I think you start a Big Joyful Revolution. Christine Williams does an excellent job with the narration.

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  • J.B.
  • 05-12-2020

Ann McMan does it again!

The Big Tow is a hilarious, well crafted story, with witty yet relatable characters you would love to meet in real life who have you laughing out loud many times. A great romance that tickles the funny bone along the way. And as always Christine Williams does a fabulous job with her narration.

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  • LuEllen Lang
  • 09-03-2021

Fantastic!

As always Ann McMan delivers. Christine Williams is phenomenal, I felt like I was apart of the story. Hoping there is more to Nick and Frankie’s story.

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  • Janie
  • 31-12-2020

The Big Tow

The title was a mystery to me until I started to listen. Follow Nick and Frankie on their hilarious antics as they become repo drivers. Laugh out loud moments in typical Ann McMan fashion. So great I’ll probably listen to it again!

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  • KBD
  • 10-11-2020

Just hook up my heart ...

... tow it away. Love it! Another fun, sweet story by Ann McMan. I totally recommend.

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  • Sab
  • 30-10-2020

Loved this book

This is a great adventure book with lawless people and two women who are described with lots of love. Narration was excellent as well.

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  • M. A. Mccormack
  • 04-12-2020

Unusual story, totally original

A took a punt at this because I like Ann's other books. Not disappointed. A comic tale, lively and interesting. Original in style and plotline. Really enjoyed this light-hearted comedy.

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