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Game of Hearts

4.08 of 5 stars 4.08  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Deborah Zimmerman’s life is not going well right now. She has to deal with a deadbeat dad, teenagers, financial stress, and a store manager’s glare. The cake that lands on her head isn’t helping any. When she bumps into Brandon Nash, her heart skips a beat. Could this be love at first sight or the signs of a heart attack?
Published (first published March 9th 2012)
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Game of Hearts is about a woman who is down on her luck and fighting to make a good life for herself and her children. Deborah is a single mother working as hard as she can and can barely scrape by. Things would be a lot easier if her ex-husband would cough up some child support that he owes. With supportive friends Deborah manages to keep her chin up and be the great mother that she is.

The book starts out with Deborah buying a cake for her daughter's party. While walking to her car in the rain
Author: Kathryn J. Bain
Published By: Astraea Press
Age Recommend: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Raven Rating: 4
Blog Review For: Great Minds Think Aloud

"Game of Hearts" by Kathryn J. Bain was a terrific romantic novel. This is a story of a woman named Deborah Zimmerman. and the way she handed a 'dad beat dad, (ex husband), financial stress,' mean father, and her dear children. I think that her friends (Scarlett, Jory, Rebecca) that Debi played with monthly 'game of hearts' and went to church
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Deb is so sweet but has some really crappy luck. Then she meets a hot sexy Brandon and happens to drop the cake on them. I was laughing at several scenes in this books. There are one liners that will have you smiling like a fool. I usually find family stories in romance to be boring and intruvise on the romance. Not here. Ms. Bain wrote a fantastic blend and I really enjoyed it. Don’t think less of me but I did find myself tearing up as I read
Game of Hearts is a inspiring,sweet, funny romance about Deb who is divorced with three kids. Deb is going through a rough time when she meets Brandon. She is more than a little hesitant with men. Brandon is a really good guy and is just what Deb needs. I was laughing and cheering for Deb and her family the whole time. I loved the mix of friends Deb has and how they all support each other. I also think she nailed the kids. Ms. Bain creates a real life story that warmed my soul and left me with h ...more
Mary Hall
Game of Hearts, like everything Bain writes, is witty, sassy, and just plain fun. I chuckled my way through the parking lot cake disaster in the rain, and the rest of the story kept me alternately nodding my head and cracking up in laughter as each lifelike character either reminded me of someone I know of or just entertained me with hilarious comments or actions.
Kathryn Bain's stories are always well-plotted, with surprising twists and well-crafted endings. She has a knack for relating to the r
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