Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Book review: Kiss me I'm Irish (Anthology) by authors Roxanne St Claire, Jill Shalvis, Maureeen Child
Kiss Me, I'm Irish by Roxanne St. Claire, Jill Shalvis, Maureen Child
Roxanne St. Clair - The Sins of His Past
For one incredible night, Kendra Locke gave Deuce Monroe everything she had. Then he walked away without a backward glance to chase his big-league dreams. Now after one too many daredevil stunts, he's back in his hometown ready to pick up where they left off—but Kendra has no intention of giving in so easily….
Jill Shalvis - Tangling with Ty
Dr. Nicole Mann, a child prodigy who graduated high school at the age of thirteen, has no room in her mind or her schedule for romance. But when the architect renovating her apartment turns out to have a charming Irish accent, all bets are off—and Ty Patrick O'Grady plans to use every trick in his book to stay in her life for good.
Maureen Child - Whatever Reilly Wants
Connor Reilly only has a few weeks to go in his "no sex for ninety days" bet with his brothers—and he figures no woman is safer to be around than his best friend, Emma Jacobsen. Until Emma shows up at a bar in a short skirt and high heels, and suddenly seems anything but safe!
First up Roxanne St Claire "Sins of his Past". Roxanne gives us a story about finding yourself and reaching for your dreams. Deuce was a big time Baseball start and when that fell apart he came back home to run his parents bar which turns out to no longer be a bar. Kendra is running the show now and she's made it into a Internet cafe. The fights on with these two star crossed lovers when it comes down to a competition for who wins the right the run the bar/ Internet cafe. This is a great little story. Just enough story so you can figure out what's going on and some fun thrown in with it for a great little Irish story. 3 out of 5 Modokker book pick stars.
Next up is Jill Shalvis "Tangling with Ty" Sexy Irishman Ty has some hang ups. He's a wanderer. He rough childhood has made him leery of letting anyone to close. Then he meets Dr Nicole Mann. Child prodigy who graduated high school at 12 and went on to become a Dr. Now at 27 she's a successful Dr. but doesn't know anything about relationships of any kind. Both make work their life. First i have to say the description of TY is drool worthy. Several inches over 6 ft tall, dark black hair and piercing blue eyes with a body that won't quit. Hello, who could not be attracted to that. Nicole tries but isn't quite as successful as she had hoped. When he comes crashing through her ceiling and gets seriously injured Nicole being the good Dr. ends up taking him home with her. This is a story about finding love and letting go of the past and opening yourself up. Loved it!! 4 out of 5 Modokker Book Pick stars.
Lastly we have Maureen Child "Whatever Reilly wants". Connor Reilly is one of a set of triplets. One of the triplets got back with his wife and is happily married and the third is still single like Connor. They made a bet with their older brother Liam ( a priest) over some money they inherited. The remaining 2 brothers must give up women for 90 days and 30 have passed so far. One brother down and 2 left to go. Emma has been Connor's best friend for the past two years. She's a mechanic so she's always in coveralls with her hair up in a pony tail and slightly dirty. He sees her as one of the guys and that just won't do. Emma sets her sights on Connor to show him she's all woman! This is a fun read with hot Irish men all over the place. 4 out 5 Modokker Book pick stars.
Find out more about the authors at their websites below.
Roxanne St Claire www.roxannestclaire.com
Jill Shalvis www.jillshalvis.com
Maureen Child www.maureenchild.com