Using her passion for art and creative ability to stay alive, she takes a job in a gallery and lands in the middle of international art fraud, unaware her fellow students and co-workers aren't as honest as they appear. Meeting a sexy, new student who likes the woman she is now and not the spoiled brat she once was is her dream come true. Too bad he has his own skeletons in the closet and a hidden agenda that could bring down everybody she holds dear.
FBI agent Aaron Porter has come home to help local law enforcement crack the sophisticated ring that's selling fakes as works of art. Already distrustful of the rich, his favorite criminal type to bring to justice, he woos Chloe to infiltrate the scam, never suspecting the starving artist isn't who she appears to be. Falling in love with her is easy...deciding whether to protect her or arrest her...proves to be the toughest challenge of his career.
Set in the exotic, ever-changing French Quarter, Something Very Wild, serves up passion, murder, and mystery as daily specials in this fast-paced romantic suspense novel.
©2009 Mary Zelinsky; (P)2009 Books In Motion
It is obvious the narrator has not researched the proper way to pronounce places like Lafayette, foods like beignets, and Chi ( as in Chi Omega), to name a few.
The book sounded as though it would be a good way to knit through a couple of hours, but the pedantic (can I use pedantic to describe a narrator? Oh, very well, plodding) style of the narrator allowed my brain to wander off between words. I would tick back into the sound of someone speaking and realize I had little idea of where the story had gotten to. Not to say the reader was in any way at fault; she pronounced well and had marvelous breath control and sound quality, but I apparently listen far faster than she announces, and after the first couple of hours, I gave it up as a Sisyphean task and took up an old favorite while finishing the hat. I'm tempted to check the paper version out of the library just to see if I was correct regarding the story line.
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