Molly Gets Her Man
Author: Julie Rowe
Date of Publication: January 27, 2014
When flaky Las Vegas hairdresser Molly McLaren overhears a Russian hit man planning to kill a US congressman and take out Hoover Dam in the process, she becomes a target for murder. Now, on the run from the assassin and a dirty cop, she winds up in an eighteen wheeler with an ex-cop sporting a bum leg, a bad attitude, and a body built for loving.
Grey Wilson just wanted to be left alone. No more Las Vegas. No more casinos. And no more floozy women like the one his best friend sent him to pick up on the side of the road. She talks fast, but her endless curves and sensuous nature make him want to slow down. Which is not in the cards. Grey knows he needs to unload his excess baggage. And quick.
But when someone tries to kill the Vegas beauty, Molly captures his heart with her backbone of steel, and brains to boot. Now in order to grasp the future that had once seemed impossible, Molly and Grey need to keep Hoover Dam, the congressman, and their love from being blown sky-high.
I found this to be a delightful read. I didn’t have any issues with any of the characters (which in and of itself is a minor miracle). I didn’t guess all the twists and turns (another wahoo factor in favor of the book), and the ending was quite satisfactory.
Molly – smart (although I will admit she makes a couple of really stupid mistakes/decisions and nearly pays for them with her life), determined, and not about to turn the other way because she thinks she might endanger herself. There’s something to respect about a woman who’s willing to report an impending crime, even knowing the type of man who would perpetrate that crime.
Grey – wow. I liked his role working as part of a drug task force with the FBI even though he’s a San Francisco police officer. He had his own couple of stupid moments, but they were forgivable. He simply underestimated how stubborn Molly could be.
This was a pretty non-stop book with a lot of twists, turns, and wondering just who was in bed (not in a sexy way) with whom and who was going to get killed/caught before all was said and done. I really enjoyed my time with the book and hope to find many more Ignite-esque books by Ms. Rowe in the near future.
Entangled does it once again.
Book provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.