I’m over at Dear Author with a review of Need You Now by Emma Douglas aka Melanie Scott. Gentle but sexy understated romance with a women’s fiction vibe.
I’m over at Dear Author with a review of Playing Hard by Melanie Scott. Absolutely loved the ending of this one. Loved.
Why I read it: I bought this one a while back and dug it out of Mt. TBR when I was looking for something to read recently.
What it’s about: (from Goodreads) WILL A LOVE OF THE GAME
Sara Charles is striking out on her own. With her dad out of commission, Charles Air has only one helicopter left—and only Sara to fly charters. With the family business in jeopardy, Sara needs all the clients she can get and the newest one is New York Saints team surgeon, Lucas Angelo. When an unexpected flirtation escalates into a night of pure blind passion, Sara is in agony over what she believes was extremely poor judgment on her part. She wants nothing more than to avoid Lucas. And keep her business her business. But she needs him—in more ways than one.
LEAD TO A FIELD OF DREAMS?
But there is a catch: Lucas also needs Sara. Spring training is upon him, and his schedule is madness. So he asks Sara to be his personal pilot. It’s an offer she can’t refuse. She intends to keep him at arm’s length—especially when she discovers just what different lives they have. Little does Sara know that, for Lucas, the only thing more important than business is pleasure. He only plays to win. And he intends to hit it out of the park…
What worked for me (and what didn’t): I reviewed The Devil in Denim, the first book in this series, for Dear Author in August last year. While there were some things in that book which didn’t quite gel for me, I was certainly entertained and went and pre-ordered Angel in Armani as soon as I could (I have Lawless in Leather on the TBR also). I liked Angel in Armani a little better than the first book. The story began with Lucas and Sara together and they were in each other’s orbit for pretty much the entire book. That’s my favourite kind of romance – lots and lots of the main characters spending time together.
Today I’m over at Dear Author with a review of The Devil in Denim by Melanie Scott. After a bit of a slowish start, It picked up in the second half and I ended up liking it quite a bit. Also, you don’t have to know much (anything) about baseball to understand it which is a bonus, because I haven’t a clue.