domenica 12 luglio 2015

Review & Giveaway: A Fool For Love by Susan Lute


A Fool for Love
by Susan Lute

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BLURB:

When a gypsy caravan-style truck breaks down at Martha's curbside, the last thing Zach Barret needs is an impulsive pixie rocking his boat. The more determined he is to stay away from the free-spirited, green-eyed nomad, the more he finds one kiss is not enough. Uncovering Alice York's secrets in paintings of empty swings and merry-go-rounds puts a new priority in the top spot on his short list. But can he convince this stunning woman to park her truck permanently in his drive?



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My Review:

It 's a short novel, but the plot and the characters are well developed.
It 's a story light but very sweet, heartwarming. Zach is a single father and lives with his grandfather. Alice is a girl who doesn't like the stability, traveling with her camper and constantly changing city. For a fault to her camper is forced to stop at Zach's home. He needs someone to help him with his work, Alice decides to work for him for a few days, the time to repair her camper. The attraction between them is very strong but will Zach able to keep her?
I love all the characters, especially the little Lucy: she is so nice, a enterprising girl, outspoken. Alice is a wounded woman, alone, feels good and at ease only in her camper. She never had a family and staying in this small and very welcoming  is a new and strange sensation. Zach looks like a man rude and grumpy but soon discovers the true nature of man sweet and accommodating.
It 's a really fluent reading, engaging, well-written, it reads in a few hours.
I recommend it to anyone who wants a reading short but intense



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EXCERPT:


Zach turned his attention to Alice. Unfortunately he hadn't put his best foot forward when he'd first encountered the foxy owner of the Ford. “Where were you headed when your fuel pump gave out?”

Longview, Washington. Got a job there.”

“What kind of job, if you don't mind me asking?”

“I don't mind.” She nestled her chin in the palm of her hand, the sparkle in her eyes snapping with wry humor. “I work on classic cars.”

Remembering his first sight of her, he asked, “You're a mechanic?”

“Does that surprise you?”

The subtle scent of vanilla coming from her side of the table sent rational thought on a long hike in the opposite direction from practical reason. It was a good thing he was a grown man who had the power to stand up to steamy distractions.

“No.” The stranger his granddad and Lucy had invited to stay in their basement, who said she slept in her truck when it broke down, could be anything from a burglar to a most wanted criminal. 

Stunning green eyes studied him. The punch to his gut wasn't that unpleasant.

Everything about the woman, the cut of her short, wispy, strawberry-blonde hair, the flowery dress that snuggled close to curves he couldn't help noticing, the energetic wave of slender hands when she talked with Lucy, all suggested an impulsive pixie who liked rocking the boat. He didn't like his boat rocked.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Susan is an award winning, multi-published traditional and Indie author. Her debut novel, Oops…We’re Married? was a Reader’s Choice nominee and Holt Medallion Finalist. She describes herself first and foremost as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend, dreamer, and novelist. An ardent student of human nature who loves ancient history and myth, she didn't grow up planning to be a writer. That didn’t come until much later, after her first publication – a little known article for Listen Magazine titled, Jessie’s Choice.

Other things you should know: Susan is the oldest child of a military family. She’s traveled to many places over the years, but has never been to Ireland, Paris, or Crete, an omission she hopes to someday correct. Her favorite places in the world are New York City, Sedona (Arizona), Ouray (Colorado), and Bath (England). And she believes the best things in life come in unexpected packages. She writes whenever she can. In between she works as a Registered Nurse, reads, gardens, takes lots of photos, travels whenever the opportunity arises, and remodels her house. She LOVES dragons. Currently she’s working on the next novel in her Dragonkind Chronicles, and dreaming up a new contemporary romance.








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GIVEAWAY INFORMATION and RAFFLECOPTER CODE

Susan will be awarding a $10 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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