Thursday, March 31, 2011

A GIRLS' GUIDE TO FLIRTING WITH DANGER - Kimberly Lang



Girls' Guide to Flirting With Danger by USA Today Best-selling author, Kimberly Lang was an amazing reunion romance. It was a strong ardent romantic story with a shared past and now they were divorced. Consider this...... her ex-husband was a Divorce attorney, radio talk show host and the best-selling author Devin Kenney. Moreover, Megan Lowe was a marriage counselor with an axe to grind because Devin had published a book which was giving Megan all sorts of bad press and she wanted it stopped because she stood to loose her internship at the clinic where's she was working. She needed to get in hours before she took her boards, plus the research that she had to do.

Talk about one big mess. Dr. Weiss the owner of the clinic was furious. People were calling their clients due to the book and she had no choice but to ask Megan to take some time off until it all died down. Megan was furious with Devin, so she went to his book signing and pitched a fit. Devin was curious about what brought Megan here after seven years. They had married young and Megan was shy and immature. After Devin went to law school, he wanted them to move to Chicago. However, she had put her own career on hold for him and decided she had enough. She left him, moved to Albany to attend college, and left Devin without looking back. Now they both resided in Chicago and she had research papers to write and then take her boards. If this media attention brought it all to an end, she was not going down without a fight. He felt bad for her yet he remembered how she had walked out on him but he did feel bad about all of the media attention.

Devin left on a business trip but not before his producer called Megan with an idea to get rid of all of the attention. She suggested Megan appear on Devin's talk show. She was a different person now, not that shy, insecure woman of years ago. After careful thought, she agreed but he was not aware of what was going on until he showed up at the studio. They were a hit, but it only made things worse and Dr. Weiss was furious. The media adored them both drawing more attention to their marriage. They wanted them on all sorts of talk shows and Kate, the producer was over the top. In fact, at the end of the day, Kate had tricked Megan and she had news people on her doorstep. The meager apartment Devin was appalled by and that hurt. She kept remembering the past; and why she left because Devin was so caught up in himself and his career he forgot there was anyone else deserving of a thought from him. She felt he had treated her as more of a roommate and that hurt her.

The desire, passion all of it was still there. Devin made her feel all wobbly. She remembered the passion they shared, what he could do to her, and that scared her to death. As for Devin, he desired her and he was going to make it happen. Whether it was sick or twisted, he would have her in his bed again. He knew that she wanted him and it was mutual.  It would be only a matter of time and she would be his.

Between what she was remembering and feeling and all of the media attention, it was too much. Her life was in an upheaval, she so did not need this, and then inevitable happened, they ended up in each other’s arms and in bed. Fate was strange sometimes and just when Megan thought, she had everything figured out, Devin was thrown back into her life, and she worried if that was a mistake.  She also remembered because she had focused on her career, she had become dull. And then everything hit the fan, Dr. Weiss fired her and her career was in shambles, thanks to Kate his producer and she was devastated.

Devin was furious while doing his talk show because a caller brought to his attention the clip Kate had put together and up on the Internet It suggested Megan was a psycho so he fired Kate. Kate had purposely painted Megan is a bad light, damaging her reputation. Could it get any worse? He was also furious with his agent for exploiting her and he realized one major thing, this was a wake-up call for him, because he had lost control over a major part of his life. All he could think of was getting to Megan and sorting all of this out. He wanted to help her through this rough patch and he offered financial assistance. She still felt uncomfortable in the spotlight because Devin was so rich a famous. But after talking with him, she realized she had to face the media head on and take back control of her life. Part of that was asking Devin if there was an :"us" and he answered there was a "possibility"

The ending chapters were most interesting and frustrating to read because I saw a future for them.  Megan took charge of her life, found a job hours away and Dev didn't like it one bit. He didn't want her to leave and he lashed out at her. However, it gave him time to think about this "new" Megan, and her new found confidence.. He remembered she wanted to be treated as an equal. However, Megan was miserable, she missed Dev and her heart ached. And then her friend Julie called her and told her to turn on the radio as Devin was talking about her and in a way, making a public apology. Shocked and happy at the same time she decided to be bold and made a spectacular decision, one that gave them both hope for a reconciliation. If they could work it all out, happiness was within their reach.  And it took Megan making a very bold. move, one that left me smiling.  All I can say is Kimberly Lang, wrote an astonishing  happy ending and a lovely reunion romance, one I will long remember.



Just another benefit of romance by Kimberly Lang

Interview with the author



Book Description:

Life is good for marriage counsellor Megan Lowe—until the media discover that she's the ex-wife of Devin Kenney, America's most famous divorce attorney! Now the paparazzi are digging for a scoop just in time for the launch of Devin's new book. His gorgeous smile smirks at Megan from magazines and billboards, making him infuriatingly impossible to forget.

It's time for Megan to throw her very bossy rule book out the window and face her dangerously sexy ex. And their sizzling hot reunion—well, that's most definitely headline news.



4 comments:

readingromantically said...

I love this title! Such a cute one. I know I shouldn't but I tend to judge a book by it's title. Thankfully, your review makes it sound awesome as well, so I wont be going in blind, but I will definitely add this to my Must Read List!

Lizzie said...

I love this title! Such a cute one. I know I shouldn't but I tend to judge a book by it's title. Thankfully, your review makes it sound awesome as well, so I wont be going in blind, but I will definitely add this to my Must Read List!

Marilyn Shoemaker said...

Lizzie, thanks so much for the lovely compliment. You made me feel warm and fuzzy and Kimberly's book was incredible!

Kimberly Lang said...

Thanks Lizzie. Hope you enjoy it!

And Marilyn... You make me blush!

 

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