The story was long, tedious and convoluted. There were a few times when I was tempted to just stop and move onto something else but kept on going. I kept thinking maybe it will get better. Nope, it didn't.
I know there are other reviews that saay this book had a convolued ending...I just didn't see it. Great wit infused in the book and several times I found myself laughing outloud. The ending would have been better if she left off the last couple of pages, though. Such fun! I will be reading others.
Hilarious time travel with pirates and a mystery that has to be solved. Heroine travels back an forth several times wearing a smashing pair of shoes. Really fun read.
If you enjoy time travel romances, then I think you'll really enjoy this book. I loved it and can't wait to read more by Gwyn Cready.
I gave up at page 35 ... and I HATE to give up on a book. But it was just too hard to follow along with the convoluted plot. This went beyond Witty to "What the ??? are they talking about?"
I didn't hate this but I didn't love it either.
VERY convoluted story and I had to read the ending three times to make sure I understood what was happening.
There were a few LOL moments but also some *GAG* moments for blood and gore.
FROM THE PUBLISHER:
In her sparkling and hilarious debut, author Gwyn Cready introduces Persephone "Seph" Pyle, a total control freak who plans for everything -- until a pair of killer heels sends her back in time and into the arms of a ruggedly handsome sea captain straight from the pages of a romance novel.
Wandering the Pittsburgh airport before a business trip, Seph decides to kill time with some preflight shopping -- anything to get her mind off Tom Fraser, her irresistible, dimple-chinned coworker turned travel buddy. So when a pair of to-die-for pink stilettos calls her name from a store window, she tries them on -- only to be swiftly transported back to the eighteenth century and flung aboard a turbulent ship sailing the Mediterranean!
There, Seph is stunned to meet Phillip Drummond, an arrogant British pirate and the spitting image of Tom. Phillip has summoned her back in time to straighten out his complete mess of a life -- for he is the burly hero in the romance novel she someday hopes to write, and she is responsible for his destiny. But in the midst of turning things right so she can get back to reality, Seph starts to fall for the smolderingly sexy Phillip. And when Tom is thrown into the mix, she doesn't know what -- or who -- she wants. Seph soon realizes that spotting the perfect pair of shoes may be easy, but finding the perfect man can be a real trip.