Image of Simon Says (SBC Fighters, Book 2)


Image of Simon Says (SBC Fighters, Book 2)

This sequel to Causing Havoc has delightfully familiar faces as well as intriguing new ones. The heroine, an abuse victim, is presented in a realistic way, working to overcome her fears
and build a new relationship. The hero
is an alpha male but patient and understanding. Foster offers an excellent portrayal of a heroine leery of sex.

Dakota Dream's stepfather, Barnaby, is using emotional blackmail to get her to contact his son, whom he hasn't seen in 30 years. Dakota is unwilling but sets out to help Barnaby nonetheless. But Barnaby's son is SBC fighter Simon Evans, and he has no desire to ever see, or even talk to, Barnaby ever again. Yet Simon soon discovers that Dakota is a unique and persistent woman, one he comes to strongly desire.

When Dakota's ex-husband turns out to be stalking her, Simon realizes that her safety and happiness have become very important to him. But will Dakota's secrets end up destroying their developing relationship? (Berkley, Jul., 352 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Susan Mobley