Gone with a Handsomer Man (Teeny Templeton #1)
Take one out-of-work pastry chef . . .
Teeny Templeton believes that her life is finally on track. She’s getting married, she’s baking her own wedding cake, and she’s leaving her troubled past behind. And then? She finds her fiancé playing naked badminton with a couple of gorgeous, skanky chicks.
Add a whole lot of trouble . . .
Needless to say, the wedding is off. Adding...more
What I loved about the book was that it was pure “chic-lit” but I didn’t feel as though I was losing any brain-cells while reading it. And while I did guess who the murderer was, I didn’t mind at all. I liked watching the story unfold and there were some twists along the way that I did not see coming. I felt like I c ...more
For something that should be a quick, snappy, fast-paced read, the plot goes nowhere rather quickly, taking nearly a quarter of the book to get to the ...more
Teeny is the main character in this story. Her life is turned upside down when she finds her fiancé playing naked badminton with a couple of girls. Teeny doesn't go running she throws peaches at all of them. She gets arrested and a restraining order is put in place.
While she is not allowed to be near Bing, Teeny receives a text message from him asking ...more
I adore Teeny! She is the epitome of my vision of the strong, sassy, git'r'done Southern woman who finds herself in a pickle and goes about doing what needs doing to get out of it.
The dialogue tickled me n ...more
Gone With a Handsomer Man by Michael Lee West
****First Reads review****
Wow! Where do I begin first?!
This novel is a triple threat treat - a mystery, comedy and romance all rolled into one I can't put it down novel!
The main character is Christine (Teeny) Templeton. She loves to bake and is going to marry wealthy Bing. Her baking lessons are cancelled ...more
I'm usually good at guessing mysteries but I never saw this one coming and I loved how things unwrapped, up to the very last sentence. Michael Lee West clearly does ...more
Gone with a Hand ...more
She's like the ditz in horror movies go goes into the basement even after we tell her not to. She's so naive, it's endearing.
It's hard to categorize because the the mystery is not really well developed or even the point of the novel.
The romance is a decent sub-plot, although I kept expecting a twist there. The sex scenes were short and steamy.
Three words to describe this ...more
So glad my library has more by this author. I'll be reading them all.
Excellent! A mystery to solve, an u ...more
I had a couple of minor complaints. It's a litt ...more
Teeny Templeton is all set to be married to real estate tycoon Bing. Its only weeks until the wedding when Teeny comes home to find her fiance playing lawn games with two women....naked! (what?!?!) Here's where it gets weird. Teeny climbs into a peach tree on the lawn and begins throwing peaches at the guilty parties. B ...more
I'm so glad I was given the oportunity to read and review it. Thanks good reads.
I fell in love with the characters. The story was fun and had enough twist and turns to keep me guessing. Since the last page opened up a whole new set of questions, I hope this book is just the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
So glad I was lucky enough to win this book from Goodreads!