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by Jina Bacarr
Hills lawyer Holt Astin has returned home to Denmore, Arizona to
settle his estranged late father's affairs and sell off Laguna, the
family ranch. Yet what he finds when he finally arrives in town
makes him think twice about leaving again!
Diner waitress Kasey
Mitchell waited for ten years to hear from the love of her life who
had left Denmore behind him, but when she finally saw him again she
dumped eggs in his lap! Not a surprising choice of actions given
that he never answered her letters informing him about the birth of
their son Logan, now an inquisitive 9 yr old.
The former lovers are
then left to struggle with coming together again: Kasey, who is at a
loss as to how to explain the truth of their relationship to the
father-son pair, and Holt, who is trying to puzzle out why he'd been
told that Kasey had died in an accident after he left.
And just when
it seems like the pair might be able to put the past behind them,
something new crops up. Kasey's sister, owner of "Allie's
Clothes Alley", sets the waitress up with a plus size modeling contest
that has the potential to change Kasey's life forever.
So what does Kasey want more, a return to the life she thought she
always wanted, or a chance at a new life that she'd never even dreamed
What worked for me:
The characters were sympathetic, and though what drove them apart was a bit surprising
their feelings about each other seemed real enough. (I particularly
liked Holt's Apache heritage and Kasey's environmental and
I'm a sucker for makeovers, so it was fun to read about Kasey emerging
from her chrysalis. Too bad there were no pictures to pore over!
Size-wise Kasey had been voluptuous since the birth of her son, despite
attempts at yo-yo dieting. But she came to embrace her curves rather
What didn't work for me:
There were a few minor technical issues in the writing, but other than
that it was fine.
This upbeat story should appeal to most
readers of contemporary romance.
Warning: This book contains some mildly steamy passages.
If you liked "Dangerous
might also enjoy "Love at Large", "Coming Home to
Texas", "Baby at His
"A Worthy Heir",
"His Seductive Revenge",
"Midsummer Lightning", "The Independent Bride",
"The Bridesmaid's Reward", "Carried Away",
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