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Title:
Driven to distraction / Lori Foster.
ISBN:
9781335041111

9781335006257
Publication Information:
[Toronto, Ontario] : HQN, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
379 pages ; 17 cm.
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"Mary Daniels doesn't let anything get in the way of her job acquiring rare artifacts for her wealthy boss. But this particular obstacle--huge, hard-muscled, unashamedly masculine--is impossible to ignore. Stuck in a cramped car with Brodie Crews for hours en route to their new assignment, Mary feels her carefully crafted persona--and her trademark self-control--is slipping, and she won't allow it. But Brodie needs this job, so he'll play by her rules ... until an enemy strikes and he needs to get close to protect her. Otherwise they could lose it all."--Amazon.
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Summary

Summary

When desire gets this hot, you'd better buckle up...

Mary Daniels doesn't let anything get in the way of her job acquiring rare artifacts for her wealthy boss. But this particular obstacle--huge, hard-muscled, unashamedly masculine--is impossible to ignore. Stuck in a cramped car with Brodie Crews for hours en route to their new assignment, Mary feels her carefully crafted persona--and her trademark self-control--is slipping, and she won't allow it.

Brodie can't imagine what secret in Mary's past has left her so buttoned-up, though he'd dearly love to find out. Maybe then she'd trust him enough to explore their explosive chemistry. But he needs this job, so he'll play by her rules and bide his time...until an enemy determined to outwit them strikes and he needs to get close--in every way--to protect her. Otherwise they could lose much more than a precious collectible. They could lose it all.


Author Notes

Lori L. Foster is a best-selling American writer of over 70 romance novels as Lori Foster. She also writes Urban Fantasy novels using using her first and middle initials, L.L. Foster. Her series called Ultimate, which is written under the Lori Foster name, has a book (No LImits) which was listed on the New York Times bestseller list in 2014.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Foster kicks off her Road to Love series with a road trip tale that plays just a little too safe. Having survived a lonely, dangerous childhood, Mary Daniels is determined never to let herself be vulnerable again. But when she is sent to hire the big, bawdy Brodie Crews as a courier for her millionaire boss's latest collection acquisition, Mary realizes she's found the one person who can overcome her iron control. Brodie finds Mary alluring, but she also brings out all his protective instincts, especially as a shadowy stalker begins to follow them on their collection trips. Though Mary and Brodie eventually develop a significant and meaningful relationship, the reliance on well-worn tropes-the buttoned-up but sexy heroine (whose body is excessively ogled by the narration), the hypermasculine hero (whose biceps and crotch are similarly dwelled on), the damsel-in-distress plot-make an inventive premise feel far too familiar. Nevertheless, Foster fills her scenes with plenty of banter and sizzling chemistry, ensuring longtime fans will feel right at home in this new series. Agent: Steven J. Axelrod, Axelrod Agency. (Nov.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.