USA Today best-selling Author Ava Miles of the number-one national best seller Nora Roberts Land presents a fun, emotional, heartwarming romance of finding happily ever after...in a dog park.
Jane Wilcox has a secret. She's been the incognito poker scout to a rock star poker player dressed as a smoking hot poker babe. Now that role is over, and she's living in small town Dare Valley, working as a dog walker - or so everyone thinks. Without her Jimmy Choo heels and Prada gowns, she's trying to find her new sexy Inner Swan and a fairytale romance, but she's afraid she might have turned back into "Plain Jane" until she meets Matt Hale in the dog park.
The sexy lawyer has a rambunctious dog that needs her Dog Whisperer skills, and slowly they move from friends to lovers. Matt is one of the good guys, a hero, totally boy-next-door material. He's returned to his hometown after experiencing a tragedy. He was unable to find justice for the woman in his last legal case, and now she's passed away and given him her dog. He's vowed to give Henry a good home and right the wrongs in the system, so he's running for mayor of Dare Valley.
Jane and Matt fall in love during sunset walks in the dog park, but soon Jane's secret past comes back to haunt her and harms Matt's bid for mayor. Can Jane and Matt's love survive the controversy?
©2014 Ava Miles (P)2015 Ava Miles
Fun to follow along thru the family and friends. Some fun, some funny times. Some a bit tragicjc, sad .
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While I enjoyed some parts of The Park of Sunset Dreams (mostly the dogs), I thought the plot was stupid and overly melodramatic.
Lawyer Matt wanted to be the mayor, which was portrayed like a national campaign rather a small town election, in which most residents care more about property taxes, good education and crime prevention than the candidate's love life.
Jane, dog wrangler and former poker babe, was educated at Harvard but stupid enough to think that any man who wanted to be a politician would be as coldly ambitious as her asshole father. And who really cares if Jane used to dress provocatively at poker tournaments?
Since I couldn't connect with Jane and Matt, my mind often wondered while listening. I thought that Matt's grandfather and his elderly friends were more entertaining than all the romantic drama.
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