Reviews - Contemporary

Love Overboard
Rachelle Paige
Campbell

Caitlyn has a ticket for an Alaskan cruise that she cannot wait to take. Unfortunately, her ex-fiancé Adam also has a ticket. He can’t wait to take the cruise either — with his new wife. Rather than give up their half of the room, both choose to fight it out until the other one caves in. Caitlyn refuses to be that one, and fakes amnesia to gain the sympathies of the crew.

Powerplay: Northbrook Hockey Elite
Heather B. Moore, Sophia Summers,
Rebecca Connelly

Jax Emerson is the left wing forward for the Chicago Flyers, a pro hockey team.  When he discovers his wealthy father is responsible for his career, he is so thrown by the information that he walks out in front of a car and is hit.  Meghan Bailey was driving that car, and is devastated. She spends the day at the hospital waiting to hear how he is doing.

The male protagonist in this novella is Ian O’Connor, who is an attorney and quite a "player" at the law offices of Hamilton & Associates.  He has a strict one-night-only rule that he never breaks.  There are hints of deeper secrets, but this novella is only the prequel to the main story, so those details are never fleshed out.  Gia Hellman lost the love of her life six months earlier.  She

Trusting Travis
Margaret
Desmond

WESTERN:  Mari Jones has not had a good life. It has been a fight for as long as she can remember and she has learned to trust no one but herself.  When she finds herself in the small town of Hollister, Montana with its warm and welcoming people, she sees it as too good to be true.  

Every Minute
C.J.
Burright

Adara Dumont lives to teach and to look out for her best friend, Gia, but Adara doesn’t live for herself. Devoid of a love life, she lingers in the shadows of the death of her brother Joey, an amazing musician who will never be replaced in her heart. Enter Garrett Ambrose, bachelor and internationally known violinist.

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