Friday, November 10, 2017

Book Review: 'Bewitched' by Nancy Fraser

Eric is excited about moving into his uncle’s house and starting his business again in a larger city with more potential clients. His partner will join him later, once he’s found an office for them. He’s not excited about the daycare center across the street…
This is sweet short story that is fun to read. Eric has no experience with children but that’s going to change. Allison has set aside having a love life to raise her two younger brothers and has no time for romance. The author makes every situation sound authentic, the story flows well, and it ends well, too. This is a light read that’s enjoyable and keeps your attention.
When her brothers get in trouble at school, her neighbors aren’t home to help, so she asks Eric for help. He’s not happy about it but he is interested in her so he says yes. When she gets back, he’s covered in paint, has been vomited on and he just runs out of the house, even forgetting his jacket. That’s not a good start for a relationship.
It’s a slow smooth romance that includes lots of children, several challenges and some attitude changing and growing on both sides. Reading about the children’s antics was half the fun.
This is a really pleasant read. Get yourself a cup of coffee or tea, find a comfy chair and read this uplifting story. Ms. Fraser did a very nice job with a full romance in a short story. I’d read more by this author and I think you will, too.

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