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~Some Girls Do~
by Leanne Banks
Prim, responsible Katie Collins has just taken on a
whopper of an assignment for her rich, controlling, egomaniacal boss--get his
plump and plain eccentric daughter down the aisle with a suitable man from Philadelphia's snooty upper crust.
for Katie that "Cinderella" vamoosed before her would-be fairy
godmother and hunky bodyguard knew what was happening. Now Katie
has to return to her Texas roots, which she's avoided for a decade, to
try and convince the skittish Wilhelmina to come home away from the
hog farmer she's fallen in love with! And to top it all off, she has to
travel with the security firm owner cum temporary bodyguard, Michael Wingate, a man she is trying
desperately hard not to be attracted to. A man who is running
just as hard from his history as she is from hers.
What worked for me:
I liked the characters and the storyline. But I particularly
liked the fact that Wilhelmina's story was given so much attention.
(I just wish I'd gotten to know her lover Doug better.)
I suspect Ms. Banks is a fan of Jennifer Crusie, but instead of her
romantic comedy featuring a weird looking dog, this time we get
an ugly cat.
Size-wise Katie was slender,
but trying to hide her prettiness under plain clothes and a severe
hairdo. Wilhelmina was plump and a bit plain, but in the eyes of
her love she was nothing short of a goddess.
What didn't work for me:
At times the plotline felt a bit far-fetched, but for the most
part it was a lot of fun.
There were a
few paragraphs that didn't feel as polished as the rest of the story.
There were also some mid-scene point of view switches that
left me a bit confused.
"Some Girls Do" was a fun, fast read. A good choice for
Warning: This book has some steamy moments and coarse words within its
If you liked "Some Girls Do" you might also enjoy
"Love at Large",
"Crazy For You",
"Heaven in Your Eyes",
"This Heart of Mine",
"It Had to be You",
"Carried Away", "Fast
Carlyle Reveals All",
"Born to be Wild", and
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