Image of Sweet Southern Trouble


Image of Sweet Southern Trouble

Get ready to laugh and swoon your way through this sassy and sexy southern romance! Marabelle makes a quirky and endearing heroine, and Nick’s reactions to her are both amusing and hot. The sexual tension between them sizzles, heightened by their mutual affection. Secondary characters add an extra dose of hilarity, but Nick and Marabelle are the clear MVPs. One character is a bit over-the-top nasty, erring toward a suspension of disbelief, but overall this is a fun, sweet and spicy romance.

Marabelle Fairchild is, reluctantly, in charge of Trinity Academy’s upcoming fundraiser gala. If she does well, she has the hope of getting a permanent teaching job there. She has a chance — if she can convince local NFL coach Nick Frasier to participate in the bachelor auction. Nick knows he needs to shape up his image and at least appear to leave his womanizing days behind. So he agrees to donate a large chunk of cash and to help with the auction if Marabelle poses as his fiancée. Now if only he could quit thinking about her… (SOURCEBOOKS, May, 416 pp., $7.99)

Reviewed by: 
Carrie Townsend