Genre: contemporary romance

Book Review: Lori Foster’s Fighting Dirty

Book Review: Lori Foster’s Fighting Dirty

Fourth in the cozy Ultimate romance series (and a spin-off from Foster’s Love Undercover series) set in Warfield, Ohio, revolves around Cannon Colter and his “family” of MMA fighters. The couple focus is on Armie Jacobson and Merissa Colter. Technically, I suppose I should give it a “3” for all the tropes, but I did enjoy this one, and I do appreciate upstanding, supportive characters. My Take It’s a cozy, supportive “family” of characters who believe in each other and rally to support their friends. Stand-up guys with good values who don’t back down. It is cute how Cannon knows what’s going on. The center is earning a rep. Yes!! As for Rissy, she has a strength that more women could use. She is not afraid of saying it like it is, lol. It’s another case of nature vs nurture as we meet Armie’s dad. Oh. Boy. Mac fits right in with Steve with his morals. Hah. Foster is setting us up for another spin-off series. I just know it! Yeah, it’s tropey with the misunderstood interactions; Merissa determined to “show him”; Armie having a dangerous secret to hide; super, super nice guys; the stupid bad guys; the kid in […]

Posted November 15, 2016 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Book Review: Jill Shalvis’ “Wrapped in You”

Book Review: Jill Shalvis’ “Wrapped in You”

A free short story revolving around love and See’s chocolates. Yum. My Take A sweet assessment of the mistakes Hannah has made, as she stands in line at See’s and learns an important lesson about relationships. She’s always right. So pay attention, guys, we ladies are always right *grin*. Be warned you may need to visit your closest chocolates shoppe! Right after you kiss your honey! The Story It’s been a horrible three weeks. Ever since Hannah broke off her engagement to Gavin. Three weeks in which she’s tossed and turned, longed for, and cried over Gavin. The Characters Hannah is an ER nurse who dumped her fiancé Gavin three weeks ago. Her mother is a maternity nurse at the same hospital as Hannah. Gavin creates handcrafted wood furniture for Reclaimed Woods, an upscale shop in the Cow Hollow district of San Francisco. He’s one of the city’s Artists on the Rise this year. The Title The title is a play on both See’s Candies and love when one becomes “Wrapped in You”.

Posted June 18, 2016 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments