However, in an instant—in less than a breath or the bat of an eyelid—the elusive pepper spray hiding somewhere in her purse was all but forgotten. For standing before her—right there before her, not three feet away—was the best-looking, most gorgeous, handsomest man she had ever seen in all her life! “No, seriously,” she thought out loud with lingering bewilderment at how perfectly stunning the man standing before her was, wearing a worn pair of Levi’s, dusty cowboy boots, and a short-sleeved, plaid-print, snap-up shirt that hung open, revealing a bronzed, perfectly sculpted torso that was simply a mass of muscles. She was so unsettled by the man’s appearance that she wasn’t sure whether she was whispering aloud to herself or her car. Either way, the man asked, “Beg your pardon, ma’am?” “Oh…oh, nothing,” Fairlee said as she began rummaging in her purse again. But the man’s presence and appearance had entirely rattled her. As her awe-inspired brain obviously quit sending out instructions to the rest of her body, Fairlee felt her purse slip from her hands—watched in humiliated dismay as its contents tumbled out and scattered over the shoulder of the road.
I saw that this was labeled as a "clean romance". I love romance, and I love clean, so I thought I would give it a shot. I was embarrassed by the title though, and I made sure my husband never saw me reading it :) Here's what I think, this book is like a guilty pleasure. I probably won't admit that I've read it, won't bring it up in conversation, but it was silly and light-hearted. It had an all night make-out session that made me slightly uncomfortable. There was no language (that I remember), sex or violence. McClure says it best at the end of the book when she says, "I know A Good-Lookin' Man didn't change your life...but...I hope you had fun with it-that it let you escape for a while, giggle, and smile." And it did. One of my favorite things with this book is her "Snippets" at the end. McClure tells about her ideas for the book, and she is just funny and real.
About the Author:
Marcia Lynn McClure’s intoxicating succession of novels, novellas, and e-books, has established her as one of the most favored and engaging authors of true romance. Her unprecedented forte in weaving captivating stories of western, medieval, regency, and contemporary amour void of brusque intimacy has earned her the title “The Queen of Kissing.” Marcia, who was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has spent her life intrigued with people, history, love, and romance. A wife, mother, grandmother, family historian, poet, and author, Marcia Lynn McClure spins her tales of splendor for the sake of offering respite through the beauty, mirth, and delight of a worthwhile and wonderful story.
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Title: A Good Lookin' Man
Author: Marcia Lynn McClure
Publisher: Distractions Ink
Published: August 2013
FTC FYI: I received an eCopy via the tour host in exchange for an honest review.