VENUS IN BLUE JEANS
Strong characters and a moderate pace make this a good book. The protagonists and secondary characters are engaging and fully developed, but the romance alternately takes a backseat
to the suspense subplot, which makes
the novel feel long. Still, this is an enjoyable novel that will hold the
Docia Kent doesn't believe she's long-term relationship material. After a disastrous engagement, she moves to Konigsburg, Texas, and proceeds to have a series of very short relationships -- until she looks down the bar to see the most handsome man in town, veterinarian Cal Toleffson.
It takes only one glimpse for Cal to realize that Docia is the only woman for him. The tough part is convincing her that their relationship has a good chance at survival. Unexpectedly, danger surrounds Docia, and it will take all of Cal's intellect, with a little help from some friends, to protect the woman he loves. (SAMHAINPUBLISHING.COM, dl $5.50 )