Book Review of Smooth Talking Stranger (Travis, Bk 3)

Smooth Talking Stranger (Travis, Bk 3)
Smooth Talking Stranger (Travis, Bk 3)
Author: Lisa Kleypas
Genre: Romance
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 4

Is Lisa Kleypas the best romance writer ever or what?
I'm still dashing tears from my eyes after finishing Smooth Talking Stranger.
In a way this book was a little unusual in that there is no overarching hidden secret, no mystery, no ticking bomb that one character was hiding in a closet. Everybody's cards were on the table pretty early in the story and what we had was a slowly built very believable romance. This book is literally about love. Falling in love, how people love, the shapes and forms of it. As an avid romance reader, works for me. There's still great tension in the story, don't get me wrong, but I really enjoyed the differences in this book from others of its ilk.

Kleypas writes a sexy story with characters who are mature and smart. I think she really shows how smart the heroine is and conveys a convincing sketch of life as a new "mother" (child isn't hers).

Par for the course, Kleypas writes romance and sex together and this book is full of beautifully written steamy scenes.

4.5 stars