THE CHARMER (4.5) by Kate Hoffmann: Alex Stamos, the CEO of a company that publishes graphic novels, goes in search of an artist whose work was sent in for consideration. He has only an address. Caught in a snowstorm in the country, he's rescued by a young woman who's strange but fascinating. Tenley still blames herself for the boating accident that took her twin brother's life. She keeps to herself, but a shot at love with Alex could be just what she needs to emerge from her shell. Hoffmann's deeply felt, emotional story is riveting. Her unusual and well-written romance has a completely different type of heroine. It's impossible to put down.