Ll out could cause Besides Judd is having a conflict With The Race Car Driver Of Their Team Who Happens the race car driver of their team who happens be Roni s friend This conflict is causing a lot of trouble for the team because of the distrust that comes along with it And Roni tries to mediate At the same moment as she has decided to dress feminine and wear make p to get Judd s attention Of course she was sweet to try to mediate in the conflict and Judd appreciates that a lot And he starts to notice her kind personality where he first mainly saw her attractiveness and professional skills What I don t Leaders Eat Last understand though is how he gets from not willing to date a team member to being okay with it That s because A Calculated Risk is overly well plotted but with little attention for inner conflicts or feelings between Hh I would have liked to see a bit of that and I don t mean a sentence like Liuid heat poured through her p 100 only because the guy cups her face in his hands But the story did give a nice view behind the scenes of a NASCAR teamAn Outside Chance by Nancy WarrenLucy and Sawyer areite a cute couple She s a funny happy average looking girl and he s a young and hot race car driver They meet because Lucy sucker punches him by accident in the stomach while he s jogging She came to Daytona for a blind date that she met at a NASCAR fan website And the blind date turned out to be a complete loser Lucy and Sawyer s La muralla verde unusual meeting leads to a cup of coffee and a tour on the racing tracks Sawyer discovers that Lucy can make him forget about his nerves for the race because of her well natured light hearted chitchat and personality And he wants to keep her around Luckily for them there s also a physical heat between them of which we don t see much mind you plus Sawyer s family really likes Lucy I totally hoped that he would see that she was the one for himWhat almost threw me off was a thought Sawyer had about Lucy being on a blind date with someone she met on the internet Maybe she had an older brother But if so what was the guy thinking letting her go on this crazy stunt p 136 137 I couldn t believe this old fashioned way of thinking Luckily Sawyer turns out to be pretty okay and his eyes openickly about Lucy She had me laughing a few times with him although one time my laugh wasn t accompanied by his and had of a mocking The New Competition undertone This was when she thinks their first kiss a mere brushing of the lips is exceptional she d never experienced a kiss that left herite so breathless p 171 Sorry I think that s ridiculous in 2010 But oddly enough it didn t make me enjoy this story lessThis Time Around by Dorien KellyI didn t know this author s work like that from the others but Ms Kelly s story turned out to be pretty enjoying It s the least old fashioned of the three the heroine is the race car driver here and the guy is travelling all over the world for her Chris wants to see Megan again after they met on the island where he lives and runs a successful celebrity restaurant and where they spent a few hot weeks together before she left him because of her career In order to be with her again Chris has not only to hope that she wants to see him but also has to face Domestic Slavery Considered as a Scriptural Institution by Francis Wayland and Richard Fuller up to his stepbrothers and father who turned out to be Megan s boss The family complications were worked out very nicely first they caused some troubles for the couple and in the end everything is peaches again Imo the father is turning a littleickly from a really big jerk to a peace loving father but alas he s not that important Chris and Megan are and the two of them have nice little conversations cute loving moments and Chris has an adorable bonding thing going on with Megan s twin brotherOverall this is a sweet collection and if you like to read
About NASCAR Drivers And NASCAR drivers and this is certainly a nice anthology If you like your romance a little spicier or emotional and your coupling worked out and insightful these stories might not do it for youRating 25 3 stars out of 5Heat level 05 flames out of 3 Wonderful laugh out. Nted by a sadistic book about last chance love Lucy Vanderwal hopes a trip to Daytona will end with love But when she discovers her last chance guy is a lemon Lucy meets rookie driver Sawyer Pattonand learns even a late starter can be a winnerAnd she's behind the A really cute anthology Enjoyed all the stories Just very sweet with really likable characters in all three stories I d read VLT and Nancy Warren before and wasn t disappointed Had never read Dorien Kelly but will look For Her Stories In The Future I her stories in the future I t know why I continue to read short stories when I susally find myself hoping for from each story Oh wait
It s so that I can find new authors to read about Well this time I discovered Dorien Kelly who s so that I can find new authors to read about Well this time I discovered Dorien Kelly who about as good a short story as it could get The real test however will come when I read one of her novels I really hope that she doesn t dissapoint It was also good to see the world of NASCAR take over the world of authors And although I haven t convinced myself to sit down and watch one of the races I appreciate the impact NASCAR has made on the world so that I can enjoy books about this high octane world Stumbled on this Valentine anthology totally by accident and just grabbed it because I m a fan of Vicki Lewis Thompson but I was so happy I bought it because I really loved this book Three stories set during
s day with a NASCAR theme I don t know much about NASCAR but it was to get a glimpse into the behind the scenes stuff of this very popular sportA Calculated Risk by Vicki Lewis Thompson about Veronica Roni a car chief who is secretly in love with her crew chief Judd whom she thinks only sees her as one of the guys or does he So she attempts to turn their professional relationship into a personal one as wellAn Outside Chance by Nancy Warren is a cute and funny story about 32 year old Lucy She meets an online date in Daytona for the NASCAR race but he turns out to be a dud and definitely not what he portrayed himself as online So while venting her frustration on the beach she bumps into rookie driver Sawyer Patton They befriend each other and then soon friendship turns into love Very sweet storyThis Time Around by Dorien Kelly is a sigh worth story What I loved about this story is that the guy was the first one to realize he was in love and he did the chasing after the girl instead of having the girl wait around for the guy to realize he was in love Another cool thing about this story is that the heroine is the NASSCAR driver With only 05 flames out of 3 as the heat level this anthology Racing Hearts is not my sual read It s way less sexually explicit than a lot of the other books I review This is of a sweet and cute kind of romance anthology From the three authors Vicki Lewis Thompson Nancy Warren and Dorien Kelly I ve read some Blaze novels from the first two before and did enjoy those pretty much Anyone who has ever read a Blaze knows that in those stories love scenes never take place behind closed doors Sex scenes are fairly explicit and erotic in Blazes Not so much in this anthology Ms Thompson and Ms Warren can t be accused of showing any naked body parts except for an occasional man titty maybe but it may have been that the bare chest was part of Ms Kelly s story I m not sureAnyway this collection of three stories wasn t bad it was pretty okay Some parts I did like better than others It s always difficult to rate an anthology since the different stories are somewhat divers These three stories do have a few things in common though First of all they re all taking place in the setting of the NASCAR races in Daytona And second they have the time of the year in common Valentine s Day and the opening week of racing season But every story is a stand alone read they don t share subcharacters or anything else Every author brings her own vibe to the story and has her own writing style Therefore I ll talk about each story separatelyA Calculated Risk by Vicki Lewis ThompsonRoni is one of the guys because of her occupation as car chief of a racing team She has the hots for her crew chief Judd for over a year now But he doesn t see her as a woman she thinks Only he does so and thinks she s attractive but doesn t want to date a team member because of the complications a fa. She's plotted the courseCar chief Roni Kenway has a plan She'll save her racing team and hopefully convince her crew chief Judd Timmons that she's the perfect mix of business and pleasure But will she coast down Victory Laneor crash into the wallShe's in DaytonaHau. .
Valentine s day with a NASCAR theme I don t know much about NASCAR but it was
Loud Valentines Day NASCAR romance Moms ok for your teenage daughters tooThere are 3 short stories in this book Two are *Ok But One Is Fabulous *but one is fabulous s worth buying the book for the one 5 star story5 stars for AN OUTSIDE CHANCE by Nancy WarrenEnjoyable Delightful Funny I was laughing out loud several times I loved the two charactersStory BriefLucy is average looking She dresses fashion show models She s good at calming them down Lucy is 32 and feeling like a spinster She wants to get married and have children She meets Dan online and goes to Florida to meet him in Person She Is Angry That She is angry that is married and lied to her She meets Sawyer on the beach when she accidentally punches him as he is jogging by Sawyer is new to NASCAR and is driving in his first race tomorrow Lucy has a calming effect on Sawyer which he desperately needs so he invites her to come to the track with him Lucy believes Sawyer would never be interested in her because he has always dated celebrities and top models Reviewer s OpinionThis story had me laughing out loud several times A couple of times I was doubled over with laughter That is so rare for me I highly recommend this book just for this one short story I love to laugh like that It made my evening This is not slapstick funny The laughter came from comments or events happening that I wasn t expecting I can t wait to try other books by this authorI loved the characters Lucy and Sawyer The story is a wonderful example of seeing how a relationship develops It s fun watching Sawyer s actions and reactions to Lucy Some fun things happened with his family as wellDataStory length 90 pages Swearing language none Sexual language none Sex scenes none Setting current day Daytona Beach Florida Copyright 2010 Genre humorous contemporary NASCAR romance 3 stars for A CALCULATED RISK by Vicki Lewis ThompsonThis was ok kind of Harleuinish Nothing really special enough to set it apart from typical romance storiesStory BriefRoni is a mechanic for a NASCAR racing crew She is in love with the crew chief Judd Everyone knows this except Judd She finally decides to fix her hair and dress like a woman to tempt him He s tempted but he doesn t act on it He thinks they should not be involved because "they work together Meanwhile Judd and the driver Tucker have an nresolved conflict related to Tucker making a move on a " work together Meanwhile Judd and the driver Tucker have an nresolved conflict related to Tucker making a move on a Judd dated three months ago This conflict could hurt their racing success and the owner wants it resolved Roni tries to help There were no sex scenes but one was referred to told not shownDataStory length 112 pages Swearing language mild Sexual language none Sex scenes none Setting current day Daytona Beach Florida Copyright 2010 Genre NASCAR romance 2 stars for THIS TIME AROUND by Dorien KellyNot enough romantic relationship development Conflicts were predictableStory BriefMegan is a NASCAR driver who drives for Matt Hammond Chris is Matt s son Chris and Matt had a problem and have not spoken to each other for 10 years Megan and Chris meet fall in love and then separate Megan doesn t know Chris is related to Matt Chris comes to the race track to see MeganReviewer s OpinionWe don t get to see the couple s first meeting getting to know each other and developing a relationship Megan breaks The Oswald Reflection up with Chris because she thinks their relationship could not work with their lifestyles This conflict due to Megan s inaccurate assumptions was not interesting for me They are both miserable which is where this story begins From here on the story conflicts are predictable Megan is mad at Chris for not telling her he is related to Matt Chris and Matt have continuing conflicts carried over from prior years The story was ok but it was about resolving these situations than developing andor experiencing the romantic relationship There were no sex scenes but one was referred to told not shownDataStory length 96 pages Swearing language mild Sexual language none Sex scenes none Setting current day Daytona Beach Florida Copyright 2010 Genre NASCAR romance. HeelDriver Megan Carter just got back from a dream vacation sun sand and a sizzling fling with Chris Donahue Now all she needs is to prove herself on the race track But how can she do that when Chris turnsp in her garage in her real life and says he's there to st.