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Distracted
     

Distracted

4.4 8
by Robin Van Auken
 
When the "Sexiest Man Alive" reneges on his book contract, no-nonsense editor Erin Andersen is sent to rein him in. She heads to the Outer Banks to confront Stephen Spence. Spence doesn't have writer's block. His problem is something worse. He enjoys life too much to slow down and work on a book whenever wanted. Erin tags along on his adventures to avoid losing the

Overview

When the "Sexiest Man Alive" reneges on his book contract, no-nonsense editor Erin Andersen is sent to rein him in. She heads to the Outer Banks to confront Stephen Spence. Spence doesn't have writer's block. His problem is something worse. He enjoys life too much to slow down and work on a book whenever wanted. Erin tags along on his adventures to avoid losing the assignment. Disdain gives way to desire after a few weeks alone with Spence. And, to her dismay, Erin discovers that distraction is contagious.
Before the book deal slips away, Erin has to decide between her career and her heart. Whatever she decides, she might lose both.

Editorial Reviews

Amazon - A. Moore
5.0 out of 5 stars A relaxed read - perfect for a lazy day
The main characters, Spence and Erin, though a bit predictable, are very likable. Sometimes it's just good to have a book with a feel-good ending! I am on a mission to read others by this author, and look forward to "Women of Eaton" books with storylines weaving in the same characters. I recommend for an easy, romantic, heart-hugging good time!
A. Moore
5.0 out of 5 stars A relaxed read - perfect for a lazy day
The main characters, Spence and Erin, though a bit predictable, are very likable. Sometimes it's just good to have a book with a feel-good ending! I am on a mission to read others by this author, and look forward to "Women of Eaton" books with storylines weaving in the same characters. I recommend for an easy, romantic, heart-hugging good time!
Susan Ward
4.0 out of 5 stars A Refreshing Read, February 2, 2011
What a refreshing read, unlike so many romance novels of the past, which made the female lead out to be some kind of second-class citizen who could never stand up for themselves. (Many of these books I'd throw against the wall in disgust.) Madeline Sloane's book, "Distracted," is a pleasant surprise.
Amazon - Susan Ward
4.0 out of 5 stars A Refreshing Read, February 2, 2011
What a refreshing read, unlike so many romance novels of the past, which made the female lead out to be some kind of second-class citizen who could never stand up for themselves. (Many of these books I'd throw against the wall in disgust.) Madeline Sloane's book, "Distracted," is a pleasant surprise.
Amazon - Ruth Ann Nordin
4.0 out of 5 stars A Cute Romance
This was a cute romance. Erin is supposed to help Stephen hurry up and get his book done, which turns out to be an impossible task. Stephen's tendency to put things off and enjoy life is cute and funny, but in real life, this guy would annoy me to no end. (And I'm laughing as I write that.) He's hard to commit to anything. Now, like I said, in fiction, this is funny, and since it's fiction, it works.
Ruth Ann Nordin
4.0 out of 5 stars A Cute Romance
This was a cute romance. Erin is supposed to help Stephen hurry up and get his book done, which turns out to be an impossible task. Stephen's tendency to put things off and enjoy life is cute and funny, but in real life, this guy would annoy me to no end. (And I'm laughing as I write that.) He's hard to commit to anything. Now, like I said, in fiction, this is funny, and since it's fiction, it works.
Amazon - Lucinda Knier
4.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyable
Madeline Sloane brings romance to the table with her first book! "Distracted" is cleverly written; the dialogue is well-delivered, easily readable and certainly enjoyable. I like how Ms. Sloane changed locales throughout the book as well, giving a diverse look into different regions of the eastern coast, including rural north central Pennsylvania.
Lucinda Knier
4.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyable
Madeline Sloane brings romance to the table with her first book! "Distracted" is cleverly written; the dialogue is well-delivered, easily readable and certainly enjoyable. I like how Ms. Sloane changed locales throughout the book as well, giving a diverse look into different regions of the eastern coast, including rural north central Pennsylvania.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012185907
Publisher:
Robin Van Auken
Publication date:
01/17/2011
Series:
When Love Speaks Contemporary Romance , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,143,523
File size:
548 KB

Meet the Author

Robin Van Auken, writing as Madeline Sloane, is an author with more than a dozen published books, including several contemporary romance novels. Robin lives in the highlands of Northcentral Pennsylvania, along a peaceful river, with her husband, Lance Van Auken. She is a full-time writer and part-time college instructor.

She and her husband enjoy traveling to the United Kingdom and Europe, and spend much of their time abroad in ruins, castles, cathedrals and museums. She particularly enjoys crypts with mummies, musty libraries and authentic pubs. In the United States., they bounce along the East Coast, traveling from New England to Florida to visit family and friends.

Robin’s books include elements of her passions: travel, boating, scuba diving, history and archaeology. The characters are generally from idyllic Eaton, a fictitious town in Pennsylvania she has invented, although most of her books also feature exciting and exotic cities the heroines (and their lovers) visit during the course of their romantic journey.

She invites you to travel with the women and men of Eaton as they explore the world, and themselves, in the When Love Speaks contemporary romance series.

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I loved it took me 2 days to read it and never put it down good chemestry between Erin and Spence!!!! It felt as if the romance never stopped between them and by the end Adin got in the way but Erin & Adin went there sepret ways. I had a feeling that when she git an R.S.V.P for the art show Spence had to be in it. I loved how the love between them grew at the middle and didn't stop. Just because he was a Playboy artist he didnt stop loving her and nither did she stop loving him.