Reviews - Contemporary

Sandra Kelly is the kind of person everyone loves to hate – she will do whatever it takes to get whatever she wants. That’s a quality that can be very helpful in her job as a local news reporter, but it also has a few downsides. One of them is that she never knows when to quit.

Trick’s Trap
Lucy
Leroux

Handsome and wealthy, world class poker player Patrick Tyler meets his match in more ways than one after losing to Tahlia in an underground poker game. Patrick is so intrigued by the mysterious beauty, he’s not even mad that he lost. But as mysteriously as Tahlia enters his life, she exits it, leaving him wanting more.

The Last Dance
Aimee
Brown

Ambri and Henry are friends—best friends. Almost like close siblings, they talk nearly every day. Their friendship endures even when Henry falls in love with and marries Ambri’s older sister, Rory. Then tragically, cancer claims Rory’s life. Turning to each other for comfort, Ambri and Henry become lovers.

When Samantha DeMartino’s fiancé announces two weeks before their Christmas wedding that he is getting back together with an old flame and cancelling the wedding, Sam is at loose ends. As a tax attorney, she has taken great pains to clear her docket before the end of the year and now the week between Christmas and New Year looms like a gaping void.

Falling for Centerfield (Belltown Six Pack)
Sophia Summers, Rebecca Connolly,
Heather B. Moore

Chasing after professional athletes is part of Harlow Ember’s job description as a university press liaison in Massachusetts. She’s mostly fine with that, until she crosses paths with MLB centerfielder for the California Sea Rays, Cole Hunter, her secret crush from college. They stumble into a relationship and manage to poke each other’s vulnerabilities along the way.

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