Reviews - Contemporary

Fresh Start
Patrice
Locke

COMEDY:  After the death of her father, wanting to escape, Miranda takes off in her sister Wendy’s car.  1600 miles from home, she finds herself abandoned in a rundown motel in Albuquerque with no means of escape.  With no other options, Miranda knows the only way to get out is to tackle the to-do list Wendy gave her.  What begins as a means to get home soon becomes a driving force in Miranda’s

Lila is a private investigator with a sexy boyfriend named Cade. Lila, Cade and her children head to Hawaii to meet Cade’s parents. Cade’s parents are very laid back, but that doesn’t stop Lila from finding herself in some truly embarrassing moments. She really wants to make a good impression with Cade’s family. She soon overhears Cade’s younger sister talking.

It was a summer love affair that ended abruptly, leaving Adrianna bearing the brunt of the consequences and the heartache all alone — until fate and destiny stage an intervention.  Cameron Blake returns home on the heels of his successful sports career, and immediately upends Adrianna’s carefully constructed life.

The Dead Still Here
Laura
Valeri

“The Dead Still Here” is a powerful, eloquent collection of short stories. 

With a shared interest in helping homeless animals, two animal advocates are thrown together at a charity fundraiser.  Billionaire single-dad Chase Marlow donates to the animal welfare cause and agrees to be a date at the auction. Nurse Jenny Palmer has the winning bid and now has one date with the sexy dad, which leads to a quick attraction and a whirlwind relationship. 

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