By Shannon Stacey
Release date 11/1/10
One-night stand + two percent condom failure rate = happily ever after?
Bar owner Kevin Kowalski is used to women throwing their phone numbers at him, but lately he’s more interested in finding a woman to settle down with. A woman like Beth Hansen. If only their first meeting hadn’t gone so badly…
Beth’s tending bar at a wedding when she comes face to face with a tuxedo-clad man she never thought she’d see again. She tries to keep her distance from Kevin but, by last call, she can’t say no to his too-blue eyes or the invitation back to his room. Then she slips out before breakfast without leaving a note and, despite their precautions, pregnant.
Kevin quickly warms to the idea of being a dad and to seeing where things go with Beth. After all, he’s not the player she thinks he is. But she’s not ready for a relationship and, given his reputation, it’s going to take a lot to convince her to go on a second date with the father of her child…
I was not sure what to expect when I started reading this book and have to say I was drawn in really quickly. This is one of those wonderful contemporary romances; the kind that you don’t want to put down and just know there will be a very HEA in the end, it does not disappoint.
A story between two people trying to find their way through love while also dealing with an unexpected pregnancy. Kevin owns a sports bar and has a steady supply of women who are wiling to do just about anything for him. He also has one of the best families ever, the kind who are always doing things together, very loud and a lot of fun, and can’t forget loyal, supportive and loving. Beth is more of a nomad who never likes to stay in one place to long or develop any type of close relationship with anyone. She was an only child of parents who were a little overprotective and smothering and she could not wait to get on her own, but they do love her very much. Well one thing leads to another and their one night stand turns into a permanent connection when Beth finds out she is pregnant.
Can they make it work between the two of them or will this just be a connection through the baby. The journey to find out was very rewarding with just the right amount of tension, humor, frustration and love.
Shannon Stacey has won me over, I will make sure I take the time to read all of her other books also, potential to become one of my new favorites. http://shannonstacey.com/