She's hunting for a mate and there's no more playing it safe.
Daisy Minor is bored. Worse than that, she's boring. A plain, small-town librarian, she's got a wardrobe as sexy as a dictionary and hasn't been on a date in years. She's never even had a lukewarm love affair, let alone a hot one. So when she wakes up on her 34th birthday and wonders how it is that she still lives with her widowed mom and spinster aunt while her friends have all gotten married and started families, she decides it's time to get a life - and a sex life. And as far as she can tell, good girls don't attract nearly as many men as bad ones.
One makeover later, Daisy has transformed herself into a party girl extraordinaire. She's dancing the night away at clubs, and laughing and flirting with men for the first time in, well, forever. With a new lease on her own place, it's open season for manhunting.
But on her way home late one night, Daisy sees something she's not supposed to see. Suddenly the target of a killer, she's forced to put her manhunt on hold. But the very moment she stops looking might be the moment she finds what she's wanted all along.
©2001 Linda Howington (P)2001 Simon & Schuster
"A thriller... with deftness and charm." (The Orlando Sentinel)
It was a cute story, but predictable. The narrator did a great job with the voices and accent.
This was a re-read for me and the second time around I still enjoyed it. The best part of the story was the romance. Linda Howard really knows how to write a believable "I can't stand you" to "I love you" romance. I liked the main characters a lot, but Daisy was so naive, it got to be ridiculous. Still a good listen, though not my favorite Linda Howard book.
I already like Linda Howard, but with this book, there are some down right LOL moments (literally)--wait til the condom box scene. Hee! Yes, there is the romance aspect, but it's also a thriller and suspense. It will keep you on your toes and you'll fall in love with the main characters (including the main woman's aunt and mom). You won't regret getting this book. I listened to it on audio (I like audiobooks while I run or do weights) and the narrator is wonderful. You won't regret giving this book a chance. If you like this one, check out her Medina series.
I guess I can also relate since I grew up in a small town. You'll love Daisy, Jack, Ev, aunt Jo, Todd, etc.
Hello, my name is Teresa and I'm an addict.
This book was the first book I read by Linda Howard and have since read almost everything that she has writen, I was glad to see it on Audible. This is a fun, and simple romance. One of her first where she was trying for a little suspense but didn't quite hit the mark. But fun in the romance section and defiently worth the listen. More favorites by Linda Howard are Mr. Perfect, Now you See Her, and Cover of Night.
Was a very nice love story with a little action with the illegal stuff going on.
Her search for a husband to have babies with.
When she sat on that man's lap and accidentally started a bar fight.
Yes but it took me four sittings.
No other comments.
those two love birds
she was ok
yes, when she fell down the hill in the rain and hurt herself
no. Linda howard has better books. it was ok
The biggest problem that I have with rereleases is that the social norms, technology, and dress tend to be a bit distracting and glaringly obvious.
The main character Daisy is very likeable.
Yes, her books are well written, they hold your interest
No, I was able to break it up with no problem
This was the ---...uhm AWESOME! AWESOME read! Love the characters and the writing! Linda Howard is PERFECT! Immensley satisfying listen! GO LINDA HOWARD! I need to find more by her...
Absolutely! The narration was great! So was the story! There was some "who done it", some intimacy, and some parts made me laugh out loud.
When a kiss happened in the middle of a sentence - Deborah Hazlett handled it perfectly!
The variations in her voice for the different characters - was just enough. It really made a difference.
I can't pinpoint one. There were several. Some were intimate, and some were cute and funny.
I listened every moment I could.
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