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Posted June 28, 2006
LOVE POTION #9 by JoAnn Ross--Roxi Dupree, the owner of Hex Appeal in the heart of historic Savannah, reluctantly agrees to give Hollywood filmmaker Sloan Hawthorne a little history lesson about the main character in his latest movie. The two immediately realize that they have shared the same intimate dream and their relationship needs no magic or witchcraft to force an attraction. Roxi is fiercely independent and is reluctant to share herself with Sloan. Sloan finds himself bewitched by Roxi and wants much more of her than her standard three date rule will allow. Convincing her that his feelings for her are very real may require more patience and effort than putting together a blockbuster hit.******* MIDNIGHT PLANE TO GEORGIA by E. C. Sheedy--Tracy Allson decides that helping her uncle run his B&B in Georgia will give her the break she needs before setting out on a fresh career path. Little does she know that she will end up hooking up with the gorgeous guy she locks eyes with across the crowded airport. When she arrives at the B&B, her uncle is gone, leaving the house in her hands, which also places Colson Jones in her care, seeing how a change in his travel plans has given him several free days and he decides to stay at the B&B. After the two work on sprucing up the dilapidated house, spending every moment - waking and otherwise - together, they effortlessly strike up an affair hotter than the Georgia sun. When Colson has to leave to continue on his business trip, he finds it¿s not business as usual trying to convince Tracy to take a chance on a future with him.******* FALL FROM GRACE by Jill Shalvis--Janie Mills starts a new life as a librarian in Grace, Georgia, after witnessing her brother murder her cousin over a bad drug deal one year ago. When PI Ryan Patrick shows up at the library at closing time, sneaking up behind her, the frightened Janie attacks him with a dictionary, fearful for her life. When the two stop scuffling, they hear a gunshot and find one of the town¿s most beloved men lying dead on the floor. After all of this excitement, Janie¿s apartment is found to have been ransacked, causing Ryan to take Janie to his island home. These two are immediately on the fast track to spontaneous combustion, completely helpless in their attraction for each other. Despite one surprise after another involving some of the most esteemed members of Grace, Ryan is hopeful that Janie will agree to begin her life anew one more time, this time with him being a permanent part of it.******* This is a wonderfully fun anthology. Being a huge fan of the south, I especially enjoyed the Georgia settings. I highly recommend including these bad boys in your beach bag ¿ you won¿t be disappointed in this fun summer read!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted December 9, 2008
¿Love Potion #9¿ by JoAnn Ross. Hollywood comes to Savannah to film the Morganna the witch movie. The flick brings Sloan the Hollywood hunk to the Georgia city where he meets Hex Appeal shop owner Roxi. Neither needs witchcraft to be attracted to one another, but a love spell could not hurt. --- ¿Midnight Plane to Georgia¿ by E.C. Sheedy. Tracy leaves Seattle for a short stay in Parasol, Georgia to start over as her life is in a computer art graphics rut especially with her inability to say no to friends and family. She plans to be 'no no Nanette', but writer Colson boards the same plane and knows what he wants, which is Tracey saying 'yes yes' like Sally in Harry meets Sally. --- ¿Fall from Grace¿ by Jill Shalvis. When the lights went out in Georgia, librarian Janie realizes that Clayton is lunging towards her. She grabs the Concise Oxford English dictionary in a way she never would have dreamed of slamming it on his head. When the lights return to the town of Grace, Janie realizes that someone else is on the library floor. She knocked out P.I. Ryan with one blow. When he recovers he realizes that he now has two cases to work with, winning the courageous heart of the battling librarian being the more important one. --- Though geographically Bad Boys Georgia style is more accurate, the latest anthology is a delightful collection that readers of the series like this reviewer will enjoy. Each of the couples makes wonderful matches as the guts work overtime to prove their love, loyalty and longing for the women they love. --- Harriet Klausner
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Posted June 21, 2006
Bad Boys Southern Style takes you down south for those men and women that you love to read about. ______________________ JoAnn Ross blends a delightful tale of a magical connection and a searing passion. Roxi Dupree owner of Hex Appeal has agreed to help big time filmmaker Sloan Hawthorne as a favor to her best friend Emma Broussard. Roxi and Sloan have connected in dreams long before their first face-to-face meeting. Their chemistry is explosive but Sloan has his work cut out for him with Roxi¿s three dates rule. ________________________ Midnight Plane To Georgia by E. C. Sheedy has Tracy Allson always going the extra mile for others but always gets taken advantage of. She decides going to help her uncle in Georgia will help her redirect her life. But she hadn¿t planned on the roadblock called Colson Jones. Colson has some time to kill between meetings and somehow is helping fellow traveler Tracy repair her uncles B & B. They both learn valuable lessons from each other along the way find a love worth keeping. ______________________ Jill Shalvis has a tantalizing tale in Fall From Grace. Janie Mills has reinvented her life in small town Grace, Georgia. She figures working at the library is a safe quiet place to hide from her brother Billy¿s crimes. When a murder occurs her plans go up in smoke. Janie mistakenly attacks PI Ryan Patrick late one night at work. Ryan was there to track down the person who is blackmailing his client. They are thrown together after the murder and both want to solve the crime. There is something about Janie that strikes a cord in Ryan¿s heart. He will move heaven and earth to keep her safe. Their relationship starts out under dire circumstances but they realize their feelings are something special. ________________ Bad Boys Southern Style is filled with the passion and sultriness of a warm southern night. Each story makes you feel like you are part of that world and you want to stay for a long while. This is an anthology to read this summer.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted June 3, 2011
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