Jasmine Sorcery - Harlequin Temptation Author:Barbara Delinsky He was cause for excitement... — All along Pepper MacNeil's mail delivery route, people were buzzing about "him" -- the new man in the neighborhood. But no wagging tongue prepared her for the gorgeous male -- lean, tanned, gleaming with sweat -- shingling his roof. — John Smith had a personality to match his appealing looks, and a sl... more »ow smile that set Pepper's pulses simmering. Though wary of men, she couldn't resist when his warm friendliness deepened with sensuous intent for he aroused so much in her.« less
Jasmine Sorcery is a very sweet story about a young woman who doesn't like to put down roots, and the man who finally convinces her it's time to stop running. From the title, I expected an exotic romantic saga.... however....
Welcome to small-town America, where the rural gossip mill is alive and well. A new addition to the neighborhood proves to be just the distraction mail-carrier Pepper MacNeil needed. John Smith (yes, really) is handsome, intelligent, and more than willing to help Pepper steam up the sheets.
Pepper's character has such a touching vulnerability that you can't help loving her at least a little. This is the first genuine feel-good read I've seen in a while. Definitely one of Delinsky's better efforts