Love burned them once now they're twice as hot!
Successful but shy, Seattle art dealer Mattie Sharpe fell hard for handsome, outspoken, professional adventurer Hugh Abbott. When he broke her heart and returned to his South Sea island home, Mattie vowed she'd only meet him again over her or better, his dead body.
When they do meet again, it's over someone...more
I struggled with Silver Linings, and by page 28 I was ready to give the whole thing a miss. A hero who continually calls the heroine "Babe" in every second sentence gives me th...more
On page one, the protagonist Mattie stumbles upon a dying man on the floor of his island villa. You don’t get more in medias res than that. Upon exiting the villa in a...more
The male lead is a non-typical hero for Jayne Ann Krentz, which makes the book unique and interesting. The heroine was an interesting character as well and the suspense story worked. I thought the middle of the book a bit slow, although the story was more complex than some of Krentz's newer work. At one point the heroine makes a decision that, while not exactly TSTL, was definitely ill-considered. I would've preferred the author use some other way to advance the plo...more
It lost me when I found out that Mattie declared her love for Hugh and begged him to mar...more
She earned a B.A. in History from the University of California at Sant...more