Teetering on the brink of success as a patent lawyer, Amanda Carter is courting financial disaster. She’s juggling her family’s crippling medical expenses and a huge payment to join her law firm partners – nearly impossible burdens because her father stole her identity. If she doesn’t pay up and win her current case, everything she’s worked for will ...more
How they first meet is cute, how they start a "relationship" is detestable, which makes how they become romantically involved unconvincing.
This is the final book in the Diamond Brides series, which I have read in entirety. If I remember correctly, since I read the series a few years ago, there were some good stories, though all of them are pretty short.
Only once did she explain why she needed money. The other times she didn't reveal her reasons. Kyle asks for them but when she refuses to tell him, he doesn't push for answers.
Amanda came across as greedy, only looking out for herself and her family. And why doesn't ...more
I enjoyed reading about Amanda and Kyle. I liked Amanda’s quirky habit of jotting down numbers when she became stressed, as well as her overall connection to numbers and math in general. Although not a superstitious person myself, I found Kyle’s habits adorable. I’ve heard of baseball players having superstitions, and I was pleased to see that the author expanded on that.
I’m all for family helping family, but I found Amanda’s family rather bothers ...more
Amanda does research on Kyle and learns something about his past. She decides to blackmail him. Kyle goes along with it by using her for his superstition. He begs her to come to all morning/afternoon home games for the rest of t ...more
I am sad that this series has ended but, I am also glad that it ended with dreams being fulfilled. A great finale installment to an overall great series. Mindy Klasky's heros and heroines are all "human" which is the best part of her stories. They all have their quirks and weaknesses, their life histories and secrets. Now I am wondering.... should I continue with the As You Wish series or pick up the Jane Madison or Glasswrights Seri ...more
** I received an advanced e-copy of this book through library thing in return for an honest review.
Mindy's travels took her through multiple careers, including copyright lawyer and law librarian. Mindy now writes full time. Her books fall in a number of genres -- including traditional fantasy, urban fantasy, and category ...more