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Gretchen Benton is the maid of honor at her best friend's wedding when she gets drunk, says exactly the wrong thing and feels alone in the midst of all the couples. She can't avoid weddings--she's a florist. She also can't avoid the thugs who break into her shop and assault her the following night. To combat her fear after her attack, Gretchen enrolls in karate classes at ...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published February 16th 2014 (first published February 4th 2014)
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Emma Snyder
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
I would actually give this a 4.5 but I can't do half-star ratings. Shame. Anyway, I thought this was a really good book. It was well-written and Gretchen was a pretty solid protagonist. However, it did feel more like a (admittedly very good) romance than the action story I had expected. In some parts it felt like the karate aspects of the book were more of a subplot, but the summary made it seem like it was going to be mostly about karate. I'm guessing it was more whoever designed the book and w ...more
Laura
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This was a fantastic read by the very talented Melissa Westemeier. Many laughs, a great story and well rounded characters make me highly recommend this book. I want to sign up for karate and then hang out with Gretchen and her friends.
Kristen
Mar 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me say that I received this book as a giveaway. Okay, other than that -this book is a fast and engaging rom-action-girl kicks butt novel. Good read for travel or beach vacation.
Jodi Pharo
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I read this book in 48 hours. That's how can't-put-it-down it is. Likable and relatable characters with the perfect plot balance of humor and intensity.
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