Dancing In The Moonlight
Lieutenant Magdalena Cruz had come home…And though all she wanted was to be alone, infuriatingly handsome Dr. Jake Dalton—of the enemy Daltons—wouldn't cooperate. And she needed him to, because the walls around her heart were dangerously close to crumbling every time he came near.… Jake had... show more
Lieutenant Magdalena Cruz had come home…And though all she wanted was to be alone, infuriatingly handsome Dr. Jake Dalton—of the enemy Daltons—wouldn't cooperate. And she needed him to, because the walls around her heart were dangerously close to crumbling every time he came near.… Jake had spent most of his life trying to get closer to Maggie, with little to show for it. But she was the woman he'd always wanted, and no injury in the world could change that. Now if only he could convince her that the woman who stood before him was beautiful, desirable, whole…and meant to be his.…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 1st 2006
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Cowboys of Cold Creek (#2)
4.25 starsI really enjoyed this. The wounded heroine was so wounded, both emotionally and physically. Jake was a patient hero as he helped accept both her past, her present, and her future.
I had a really hard time rating this book because there are qualities that I both liked and disliked about the story and the characters. Personal issues aside its a great book, the characters are believable and the author bravely writes a romance around a very sensitive topic and not only that but i...
Disclaimer: Snark + gifs + bad language. I don't think contemporary romances are for me. I was annoyed by the hero. He was patronizing. To the point where I was like fuck off, seriously, dude. He was also the "nice guy" schtick. You know the nice guy who feels entitled because he's "nice". Yeahhh, n...
I loved this one. You don't see a lot of books featuring women who were soldiers. This was unique (I think) because Maggie was an amputee. I thought the author did a good job explaining the difficulties one faces (both physically and emotionally) when a limb is lost. I cared about the characters...
I read about 50 pages in before declaring it a non-starter. The amputee heroine fighting bitterness and grief less than six months removed from her injury I was cool with. The doctor hero bossing her around like he knew what was best for her, and the narrative treating this as if he had the right of...