This lighthearted anthology begins with Carly anticipating a peaceful retreat at her late grandmother's house, but peace flies out the window when she discovers that the retreat is now owned by her ex-husband, Tucker. London's "Taking Her Time" is a witty and romantic tale of love that comes full circle.

When a dedicated playboy and an uptight do-gooder win a contest for "Blindside Date," a reality dating show, the sparks fly. They soon discover that opposites really do attract. Zane gives readers a sweet reminder of old-fashioned values.

When jobless and homeless Stephanie inherits her uncle's restaurant and "lakeshore property" in Louisiana, she is certain her prayers have been answered. To her dismay, her inheri-tance holds a few surprises—including a new sexy partner, Justus. Rosnau's "Just Say Yes" is a smorgasbord of quirky, lovable characters. (Feb., 384 pp., $6.50)

Reviewed by: 
Susan Mitchell