Book five in the Devils on Horseback series has adventure, romance and hot love scenes. The characters are well rounded and believable. However, the heroine’s feisty nature tips into annoying, even if you believe that she’s trying to cover up her vulnerability. Yet a fast pace, snappy dialogue and realistic characters will provide entertainment.
Bachelor Gideon Blackwood needs to escape the constant matchmaking. On the way to a friend’s home, he meets the prickly Chloe Ruskin and her family. Being temporarily saddled with a contrary woman, two children and an outspoken grandma was not in his plans. Chloe is infuriated that she has to accept the bossy Gideon’s help, but she’s still attracted to him. When her family disappears, Gideon is her only chance at evening the odds. Will she push Gideon away when she needs him the most? (SAMHAIN, Mar., 240 pp., $15.00)