Bet Me

Bet Me Description:

Minerva Dobbs knows that happily ever after is a fairy tale especially with a man who asked her to dinner to win a bet Even if he is gorgeous and successful Calvin Morrisey Cal knows commitment is impossible especially with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs Even if she does wear great shoes and keeps him on his toes When they say good bye at the end of their evening they cut their losses and agree never to see each other again br br But Fate has other plans and it s not long before Min and Cal meet again Soon they re dealing with a jealous ex boyfriend Krispy Kreme donuts a determined psychologist chaos theory a freakishly intelligent cat Chicken Marsala and more risky propositions than either of them ever dreamed of Including the biggest gamble of all true love

Rating: 3.53 out of 5

Welcome to Temptation (Dempseys, #1)

Welcome to Temptation (Dempseys, #1) Description:

Sophie Dempsey is content living a quiet life filming wedding videos until an assignment brings her to Temptation Ohio From the moment she drive into town she gets a bad feeling Sophie is from the wrong side of the tracks and everything in Temptation is a little too right And when she has a run in with the town s unnervingly sexy mayor Phineas Tucker making a little movie turns out to be more than a little dangerous br br Yield to oncoming desire br br All Sophie wants to do is film the video and head home All Phin wants to do is play pool with the police chief and keep things peaceful They both get more than they bargained for when Sophie s video causes an uproar and the proper citizens of Temptation set out to shut them down br br Welcome to temptation br br As events spiral out of control Sophie and Phin find themselves caught in a web of gossip blackmail adultery murder and really excellent sex All hell breaks loose in Temptation as Sophie and Phin fall deeper and deeper in trouble and in love

Rating: 3.62 out of 5

Anyone But You

Anyone But You Description:

For Nina Askew turning forty means freedom from the ex husband freedom from their stuffy suburban home freedom to focus on what she wants for a change And what she wants is something her ex always vetoed a puppy A bouncy adorable puppy Instead she gets Fred br br Overweight middle aged a bit smelly and obviously depressed Fred is light years from perky But he does manage to put Nina in the path of Alex Moore her gorgeous younger by a decade neighbor br br Alex seems perfect he s a sexy seemingly sane surprisingly single E R doctor but the age gap convinces Nina that anyone but Alex would be better relationship material But with every silver haired stiff she dates the more she suspects it s the young dog loving doc she wants to sit and stay

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Agnes and the Hitman

Agnes and the Hitman Description:

b Take one food writer named Cranky Agnes add a hitman named Shane mix them together with a Southern mob wedding a missing necklace two annoyed flamingos and a dog named Rhett and you ve got a recipe for a sexy hilarious novel about the disastrous side of true love b br br Agnes Crandall s life goes awry when a dognapper invades her kitchen one night seriously hampering her attempts to put on a wedding that she s staked her entire net worth on Then a hero climbs through her bedroom window His name is Shane no last name just Shane and he has his own problems he s got a big hit scheduled a rival trying to take him out and an ex mobster uncle asking him to protect some little kid named Agnes When he finds out that Agnes isn t so little his uncle has forgotten to mention a missing five million bucks he might have lost in Agnes s house and his last hit was a miss Shane s life isn t looking so good either Then a bunch of lowlifes come looking for the money a string of hit men show up for Agnes and some wedding guests gather with intent to throw more than rice Agnes and Shane have their hands full with greed florists treachery flamingos mayhem mothers of the bride and most dangerous of all each other i Agnes and the Hitman i is the perfect combination of sugar and spice sweet and salty a novel of delicious proportions

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

Faking It (Dempseys, #2)

Faking It (Dempseys, #2) Description:

LOVE AND DECEPTION HAVE A LOT IN COMMON br Meet the Goodnights a respectable family who run a respectable art gallery and have for generations There s Gwen the matriarch who likes to escape reality Eve the oldest daughter who has a slight identity problem she has two Nadine the granddaughter who s ready to follow in the family footsteps as soon as she can find a set that isn t leading off a cliff And lastly Matilda the youngest daughter has inherited the secret locked down in the basement of the Goodnight Gallery the secret she s willing to do almost anything to keep even break into a house in the dead of night to steal back her past br THE RISKS ARE INTOXICATING br Meet the Dempseys or at least meet Davy a reformed con man who s just been ripped off for a cool three million by his financial manager who then gallantly turned it over to Clea Lewis the most beautiful sociopath Davy ever slept with Davy wants the money back but more than that he ll do anything to keep Clea from winning including break into her house in the dead of night to steal back his future br AND IF YOU RE REALLY GOOD AT THEM THEY BOTH PAY OFF br One collision in a closet later Tilda and Davy reluctantly join forces to combat Clea suspicious art collectors a disgruntled heir and an exasperated hitman all the while coping with a mutant dachshund a juke box stuck in the sixties questionable sex and the growing realization that they can t turn their backs on the people they were meant to be or the people they were born to love br

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Crazy For You

Crazy For You Description:

On Wednesday Quinn McKenzie changes her life On Thursday she tries to get somebody to notice On Thursday night somebody does p Quinn McKenzie has always lived what she calls a beige life She has a good job as a high school art teacher and she s surrounded by family and friends who rely on her She s dating Bill coach of the championship high school football and baseball teams and all around perfect guy It s a perfectly happy and secure life and she s bored to the point of insanity p p But when Quinn decides to change her life by adopting a stray dog over everyone s objections everything begins to spiral out of control Soon a man from her past comes back into her life and the old attraction is ignited again Now she s coping with dog napping breaking and entering seduction sabotage stalking more secrets than she really wants to know and two men who are suddenly crazy for her p

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Manhunting

Manhunting Description:

A timeless tale from the first name in romantic comedy Jennifer Crusie br br b OBJECTIVE Find Man br Must be Rich Handsome and Successful b br br Kate Svenson is attractive successful a brilliant businesswoman and miserable After three failed engagements she realises it s time for a b PLAN b and organised detailed agenda with a clear goal finding b Mr Right b br br The Cabins resort is ripe with eligible bachelors all rich distinguished and ambitious just her type And they re dropping like flies around her at least that s how Jake Templeton views the situation After he s stuck pulling her latest reject out of the swimming pool Jake s convinced this femme fatale is trouble Especially for him br br But can a man who s sworn off ambition for good and a woman hanging from the top of the corporate ladder find common ground in the unpredictable territory called the heart where the word i proposal i takes on a very different meaning

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

Getting Rid Of Bradley

Getting Rid Of Bradley Description:

High school physics teacher Lucy Savage is finally getting rid of Bradley and his hideous green recliner In fact her front lawn is littered with her cheating ex husband s belongings Because despite standing her up in divorce court Bradley is out of her life for good Or so she thinks br br When her sister takes her to lunch to celebrate Lucy s single status all their talk of a no good louse named Bradley catches the attention of a cop who wants to arrest the very same Bradley for embezzlement And Officer Zack Warren figures the lovely Lucy can lead him straight to his target br br When someone shoots at Lucy and then blows up her car Zack insists she needs twenty four hour protection What does he think her three dogs and attack cat are for Still he insists on moving right in to Lucy s house br br Now there s danger lurking outside and in her own kitchen bathroom and bedroom Or maybe Zack who looks like a bad boy with that shaggy dark hair and black leather jacket is really one of the good guys and just what Lucy needs

Rating: 3.26 out of 5

Fast Women

Fast Women Description:

When a down on her luck divorcee meets a determined to dominate detective they find out that falling in love can be murder br Nell Dysart s in trouble Weighed down by an inexplicable divorce and a loss of appetite for everything Nell is sleepwalking through life until her best friend finagles a job for her with a shabby little detective agency that has lots of potential and a boss who looks easy to manage br Gabe McKenna isn t doing too well either His detective agency is wasting time on a blackmail case his partner has decided he hates watching cheating spouses for money and his ex wife has just dumped him again The only thing that s going his way is that his new secretary looks efficient boring and biddable br But looks can be deceiving and soon Nell and Gabe are squaring off over embezzlement business cards vandalism dog napping blackmail Chinese food unprofessional sex and really ugly office furniture all of which turn out to be the least of their problems Because soon somebody starts killing people And shortly after that they start falling in love br

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

Tell Me Lies

Tell Me Lies Description:

Maddie Faraday s life would be perfect if it weren t for her cheating husband her suspicious daughter her gossipy mother her secretive best friend her nosy neighbors and that guy she lost her virginity to twenty years ago who is suddenly back in town Suddenly life in southern Ohio just got a little more scandalous

Rating: 3.77 out of 5