Friday, July 19, 2013

He's The One-Linda Lael Miller, Jill Shalvis, Lucy Monroe, Kate Angell and Cat Johnson

He's The One

Linda Lael Miller, Jill Shalvis, Lucy Monroe, Kate Angell and Cat Johnson

Kensington, Jun 25 2013, $7.99

ISBN: 9780758210951

"Batteries Not Required" by Linda Lael Miller. In Montana Gayle grew up in the back of her mother's bar where she fell in love with Tristan but left town heartbroken. Ten years later Gayle is helping her mom sell the bar while avoiding Tristan, who still heats up her blood.

"Captivated" by Jill Shalvis. Insurance investigator Ella is handcuffed in her Baja cottage's bathroom when her estranged husband James arrives. They still love one another, but James fears for her safety making it impossible to live together.

"Seducing Tabby" by Lucy Monroe. In Port Diamond every female including shy Tabby wants English visitor Calder. Tabby cannot compete with her beautiful sister Helene who every male covets. Yet Calder asks Helene about her sibling.

“No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service” by Kate Angell. In Barefoot William, since high school Violet has worked at her Aunt Molly's diner. She dreams of leaving one day like her former sweetheart Brad did, but feels obligated to help her sister Lydia and her sibling’s three kids. Now Brad is back to re-win the heart of the woman he left behind.

“Fish Out of Water” by Cat Johnson. Mark has doubts about a camping trip even if his friend Logan insists Stillwater, Oklahoma’s primitive sites will be fun. Logan proves right when the scholarly professor and Carla the manure drenched cowgirl meet.

The first three entries are reprints from the 2005 Beach Blanket Bad Boys while the final two are newbies. The anthology contains “Hot Fun in the Summertime” (Sly and the Family Stone) tales.

Harriet Klausner

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