Love has a way of derailing the best of plans. Wynter Thompson, divorced with a young child, struggles to balance the demands of her surgical residency with the responsibilities of motherhood - and between the two, discovers there is little time left for anything else. She manages to convince herself that she has everything she needs, because another chance at love is definitely not in her game plan.
Pearce Rifkin is a woman with a plan, and it doesn’t include a serious relationship. Chief Surgical Resident is just a stepping stone to her lifelong goal - chairmanship at one of the top ten medical centers. Determined to follow in her father’s footsteps, even though she isn’t the son he dreamed of, Pearce has no time for romance. Two women with nothing in common but a shared passion for surgery clash at every opportunity, especially when matters of the heart are suddenly at stake.
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Two strong, dedicated women with set-in-stone plans for success find that their hearts have other agendas— with each other. From their first meeting where they literally butt heads, you can feel their friction, and frisson.
Wynter's questioning and acceptance of a lesbian identity is presented in a refreshingly matter-of-fact way. It's personal, not iconic. Her "first time" was funny and tender at the same time.
Like the lesbian relationship from Grey's Anatomy, but this goes places.
I would listen to it again, but there are better authors out there. Good description of character. Good character development, but not as deep as I would have liked. You do get to know the characters. The characters are familiar. one doesn't know she's gay. One does. They fall in love after a bit of yearning and longing. ....... and the beat goes on.
I did like the love scenes. Don't get to hear too many love scenes in books between women.
I like her performance. I wasn't put to sleep and I was able to enjoy the book with her interpretation of the characters as she read.
My favorite part is during the first love scene where she begins to realize what she is and feels happy. Not a lot of conflict which isn't always the case with someone coming out to themselves.
Everything Radclyffe writes allows you to escape into the world she creates. After reading a few of her books, you'll find the characters have become your friends.
Great love story, made me sad, cried and laugh. Loved it. Second book, by Radclyffe, hope she does another soon!!
No. Story is fine - I read the book years ago. The narration was impossible to get past and I finally gave up before half way through the audio book.
Narration by Abby Craden. Her narration of Too Close To Touch was wonderful.
I wish Trauma Alert had a different narrator.
As glad as I am that lesbian books are becoming available on audible, there are many more I'd rather see than this one. It's a cute story but if you've read Radclyffe once, you need not really read more if you want a different story. They seem to follow the theme of two unlikely people meeting, not getting along, falling in love, crisis, ending with living happily ever after. Again, loving that lesbian books are available but this story is old. There are also two skips on the recording making it a bit distracting.
yes - but there was at least 2 skips in the audiobook, but other than that was good.
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