With Amsterdam and Paris as lovely backgrounds, this classic love story is a romantic journey of the heart. The characters are well crafted, and the story moves along at a brisk pace. Be on the lookout for more from this fantastic author.
Having a rich friend should come with some perks, right? After a long day dealing with a high maintenance client at the travel boutique where she works, Lena Richards is in a slump. Even her relationship with her fiancé, Keith, her high school sweetheart, seems to be on the rocks. So when her best friend, Stephanie, shows up to whisk her away on a European vacation, she jumps at the chance. The first stop is Amsterdam, where they meet a fellow American, Tyler Bentz. Lena feels the spark between them instantly, but being engaged, she tags along thinking that Tyler is interested in her friend. When Steph gets called away, Lena decides to go back home. When she calls home, she learns that everyone believes that she is in Hawaii with Keith. What is her fiancé doing in Hawaii with a blonde? Lena ends up staying behind to enjoy a fling of her own with Tyler. But what is she supposed to do when the fling turns into more than she bargained for? (SAMHAIN, Jan, 279 pp., $15.00)