Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Review: More Than A Fantasy


Title: More Than A Fantasy
Author: Sara Daniel
Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
Release Date: September 12, 2012
Pages: 35
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Blurb:

Regina’s fantasies about her hot marketing assistant, Gabriel, are interfering with her focus at work. In desperation, she turns to Madame Eve to give her a one-night stand with a man who looks just like him. When the Gabriel arrives in her hotel room, she must choose between walking away and playing out her daydreams with the real thing. Their one night becomes a wrestling match for control as Regina strives to keep the upper hand. But Gabriel is just as determined to show her how to work together for business and for pleasure.

As passion trumps protocol, their one night stand quickly becomes much more than a fantasy.


Excerpt
The balcony door slid open. The trim, broad-shouldered backside of a man with Gabriel’s basic frame entered. He was dressed in jeans and a dress shirt with the sleeves rolled up his forearms. Her fingers tingled at the prospect of touching his hard, muscled body and claiming it for the night.

The man secured the glass door then rotated toward her. Backlit by the setting sun, he had the same profile as Gabriel. Perhaps his hair was a tad darker, but she could overlook that. The lack of dimples was more disappointing.

He strolled toward her, blocking the sunset and bringing his gorgeous blond curls into the full view of the overhead lights. A charismatic smile lit up his brown eyes, denting tiny grooves on each of his cheeks. “Regina.”

No. Not possible. Not funny, either. She hadn’t wanted the Gabriel. She wanted a fake, one with no career ambitions and a staggeringly low IQ. She’d spelled out her wants on the matchmaking form. “How did you get in here?”

“I checked in, same as you.”

Her mental agenda said she should be heavy petting her way to a blowjob. It did not include arguing semantics with her assistant or a potential sexual harassment suit.

She had to get him out of here before he ruined the match Madame Eve had set up. No matter how much the other guy looked like him, the more time she spent with Gabriel, the less she wanted anyone else in his place. “Where’s the man who’s supposed to be here?”

“I’m him.”

Desire hit her hard. Everything she wanted was in her reach. And as far away as ever.


Review

I liked this book. It was very short, but I was able to get to know at least one of the characters.

Regina had a lot of pent-up sexual energy that she wanted to satisfy, so she turned to Madame Eve. She described her fantasy man and that's how the arrangement was made. Little did she know that the perfect man was standing right in front of her.

At first, Regina thought it was a joke. There was no way she could continue with the meeting without jeopardizing her company. She forgot what love was like or what it meant, so she never expected anything from anyone. All she wanted for her fantasy was to give her perfect match a mind-blowing experience that he will never forget. She hadn't expected to see the man in front of her.

Long story short, as with most romance novels, the man was able to coax Regina into surrendering herself and for once, trusting another person beside herself.

I think, for a short story, this book was well-written. I would recommend it.


About the Author:

Sara Daniel writes what she loves—irresistible romance, captivating drama, and quirky characters. She writes to entertain and to give people hope and a belief that everything can and will turn out happily ever after.

On the personal side, she’s a frazzled maid, chef, chauffeur, tutor, and personal assistant (aka mom). She was once a landlord of two uninvited squirrels. She’s crazy about country music and the drama of NASCAR. And she has her own happily-ever-after romance with her hero husband.



Arianne 

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