4 novelettes by authors known for amusing urban fantasy/paranormal stories, which I love. However, 2 of these are historicals. All 4 are great fun. The theme is match-making, grandbaby hungry mothers, who, it seems are the same in any era.
Judy D. - , reviewed A Mother's Way: Mother, May I? / The Breeding Season / Seeking Single Superhero / The Day Her Heart Stood Still on + 370 more book reviews
A Mothers Way Anthology
Mother: May I by Lynsay Sands 1353 London, England
Lord Jonathon of Fairleys mother has been throwing her friends daughters at him for five years, since her husband and older son died. She needed to get creative and act innocent.a plan is formed and moves forward. First King Edward informs Jonathan he must marry in two weeks. Then she gets her daughters friend, Alice of Houghton, to help him find the perfect wife. As long as Jonathan doesnt suspect her of meddling.this plan might just work.
The Breeding Season by Lisa Cach 1750 Bath, England
What better help for shy Charles Highcroft to be pushed into being social then Evelina Johnson. Their mothers decided their son and daughter needed to help each other. Evelina was getting a bit of a reputation with the men shed been kissing and poor Charles was more than content with his horses. After all, it was much easier to be around animals than people. And as simple as Charles chose to dress, Evelina preferred the highest fashions. Can this mismatched couple really help each other? With meddling mothers.anything is possible. I loved the way the author brought the characters to life, especially Charles who really grabbed this readers heart with his shyness.
Seeking Single Superhero by Julie Kenner Today
Protectors/Superheros Series Novella Book 1.5
Jennifer Martin does not want to date a Protector. She works as a liaison for them and knows what egotistical jerks they can be. Her mother on the other hand believes her daughter needs a Protector and puts an ad in their newsletter for her daughter. After all a mother knows whats best for her own daughter, right?
Starbuck is not your usual Protector. He doesnt have that body with the biceps that shout out hes strong and nothing else about his physical appearance matches up either. And thats why he is used to go undercover. In this case, he needs to find a mole and looking like a computer type geek fits the role. Hes not sure if its good or bad that the girl he wants dont like Protectors and thinks hes safe, because eventually the truth will come out.
**Re-released as: Aphrodites Embrace
The Day Her Heart Stood Still by Susan Grant Tomorrow
Andie Del Sarto had it all. She was a pilot and an astronaut and it was soon to be announced that she was one of the six chosen to go Mars. And yet something was missing. While visiting her parents in Roswell she let a small part of her moms weirdness take over and she wished upon a star for the man of her dreams. Who knew her dream could come true. Now can she let go of herself enough to latch on to her dream and accept the unpredictable?
**Sensual content and mild language