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What Tomorrow May Bring
Deborah Rix, Shelbi Wescott, Joseph A. Turkot, David J. Normoyle, Cary Caffrey, Samantha Durante, Megan Thomason, Jenni Merritt, David Estes, Susan Kaye Quinn, Tony Bertauski

Puppy Love of an episode of Real Housewives of Orange County?

Puppy Love - Ana Vincent

Puppy Love is an interesting tale. Kirra is our female protagonist who took in stray dog, Phil 12 months prior. She's living in a little country area in her parents old place and takes in injured wildlife. She's a nature sprite type, independent and strong willed and repairing her heart after a bad relationship.

Enter, Brock, our male love interest. He plays two parts in this story - the amazingly handsome sex-god who Kirra wants to jump into bed with, and the villain.

He's the head of the corporation who's trying to buy her land and develop the local area for a hotel/resort. Brock was an interesting character, I liked the different look at what childhood can impart upon our adult ideals.

Brock was frustrating and pig-headed, cold and tactless, yet I liked him.

I could have done without the smoochy baby-talk to Phil, the dog, I felt it smacked of cheesiness and felt overdone. I had images of:


Which of course, is at odds to how we're supposed to see Kirra as a character. It didn't fit. Had this weird inconsistancy been rectified, I would have easily given this book a 4-4.5 star rating.

The sexy scenes were racy and steamy, certainly some of the best I've read in a while.


After a recent spate of books that needed a bit of editor TLC, this one was a welcome relief!

One thing I noticed:

80% - ...you just blew you(r) pay...

**Note: I was provided an electronic copy of this book in return for an honest review**