Claribel Brown was not having a good night. Waiting in line for a
bus in a torrential London downpour is no one's idea of a good time, and
it didn't help matters when the person in front of her stepped on poor Claribel's foot and injured it. But
Dutch doctor who witnessed the incident whisked the young lady away in his
Rolls Royce to her apartment to clean her up, so fortune must have been
smiling down upon her after all.
Or was it? The good
doctor turned out to be as brusque a fellow as any you would want to meet,
and rubbed Claribel the wrong way every chance he got! And to
improve upon the matter, he was apparently taking over rounds at Jerome's Hospital where
she worked as a
How will Claribel manage working with this overbearing
man every day?
worked for me:
Normally I don't care for
books where the couples are always cross and at odds with each other, but
this one usually had me chuckling rather than feeling annoyed. (Though I will
say that Claribel's independent streak
sometimes appeared more like slight immaturity in the form of contrariness for the sake
of itself. But then, Marc's personality reminded
me very much of that of Professor Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady".
No wonder Claribel's knickers were always in a knot!)
I've enjoyed medical
stories ever since my mother handed down her Cherry Ames books to me when
I was ten. It was nice to pick up another one, even though there was
no mystery to solve.
Size-wise Claribel was a
tall, well-rounded girl whom the hero referred to at their first meeting
as "hefty". I couldn't help but picture her as a
What didn't work for me:
I can't imagine hauling
my own two cats with me every time I go home to my mother's as Claribel did!
A solid read for fans of
sweet category novels and medical romances.
If you liked "The Course of True
Love" you might also enjoy
"Love at Large",
"Baby at His Convenience",
"Midsummer Lightning", The Independent Bride",
"The Bridesmaid's Reward",
"More to Love", "Runaway Bay", "His Seductive
Away", "His E-mail Order Wife",
"A Worthy Heir",
"The Legacy Tree", or "Sweet Memories".
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