Love in the Afternoon
Kayla Maxwell is eager to shed her slasher-flick bimbo image—and she plans to do just that in her new role on daytime's most popular soap. With a chance to showcase her dramatic range, Kayla will be able to wash away the lingering betrayal and public humiliation left by her controlling,... show more
Kayla Maxwell is eager to shed her slasher-flick bimbo image—and she plans to do just that in her new role on daytime's most popular soap. With a chance to showcase her dramatic range, Kayla will be able to wash away the lingering betrayal and public humiliation left by her controlling, philandering ex-boyfriend.Sean Barrett, the son of an influential, award-winning actor, is the hottest soap star in the country. Paired on-screen with the talented and beautiful Kayla Maxwell, Sean is determined to keep her at arm's length, burned before by fame-seeking actresses who had no qualms about using him to get to his famous father.But when Kayla receives threatening letters, her past as a scream queen seems to be coming back to haunt her. Succumbing to an attraction neither one of them can deny, Sean and Kayla must face down her stalker and their own personal demons before trusting what they both feel—a love that lasts long after the cameras stop rolling.94,000 words
Publish date: December 17th 2012
Publisher: Carina Press
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
Series: Feeling the Heat (#1)
Because I wanted to edit the hell out of this book. Even listening to it. There was so much repetition, certain words used over and over as well as statements and descriptions. And the sex scenes with the terrible euphemisms were even more cringe inducing read out loud. (And of course only came up w...
Full review to come soon but suffice it to say, I really really REALLY loved this book. Also, the quality of the writing and editing was top notch. And oh yeah, Sean is swoonworthy! ;D
quite read, but the narrator messed up a lot so that was distracting. But, the story itself was cute. I took one star off for the narrator though.
Thanks Audible for the freebie!in all the time I've been reading romance, I've never read one with a soap opera setting. Both the hero and heroine of Love in the Afternoon are soap opera actors, living in L.A. Their lives intertwine as the characters they play on screen are paired up as a couple and...
I used to be a big soap opera fan and since this book was free I though, "Why not?" The author clearly knows soaps (and I'm convinced A New Dawn = Days of Our Lives), which made for some fun moments, but overall I found the story pretty boring.