Saturday 26 November 2011

Wife By Wednesday

Tell Me a Story - Book Review

Author - Catherine Bybee
Title     - Wife By Wednesday
Stars   - 4

Wife By Wednesday:
Blake, wealthy, and amiable … must have a wife by Wednesday so he turns for help to Sam Elliot of the Alliance matchmaking firm. Sam Elliot is not the businessman he expected. Instead, Blake is confronted by Samantha Elliot, charming and lively with a voice to fall in love with.

Samantha, Owner of Alliance, is not on the matrimonial carte du jour, her role is strictly business... until Blake offers her ten million dollars for a one-year contract. All she is has to do is keep her temptation with her husband to herself and avoid his bed. However, Blake’s kisses and charisma prove too tough to combat. She needs to protect her heart so she can walk away when their one-year mercenary life together is over.

In Wife By Wednesday, Catherine Bybee grabs the regency genre and effectively relocates it into present-day culture. Her style is down-to-earth, and readable, her dialogue accurate.

There is sufficient tension in Wife By Wednesday to make it snap, while the romance brings a slightly steamy indulgence. Catherine Bybee provides entertainment with a feel good factor that makes reading a pleasure.

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