Written on: 03/11/2006 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
Harlequin American, December 2006, $4.99
Veterinarian Rand Sheppard knows he owes his cousin Tommy loyalty, but he also owes his customers the best care. He never thought his two worlds would come into conflict, but they have. He needs a vet technician, but the only applicant is Jessie Monroe. Her dating Tommy ended up with him in jail. Her only regret was stepping out with Tommy.
Though he hires her, he considers her a Jezebel, while she calls him Dr. Doolittle. As they work closely together, they fall in love, which makes Rand wonder how this could happen, as he hates her and leaves Jessie to ponder how fickle she must be, as she does not trust him, or for that matter anyone in town. However, Tommy remains between them.
Contemporary readers will enjoy this interesting romance between two people in love, with no chance at a permanent relationship because of his cousin. Though Tommy is a realistic protagonist, his behavior makes it perhaps a bit too easy for the lead couple to find common ground. However, few will care, as the audience will want to know how the vet and his technician find a way to make their love work.
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