Wherever You Go, Were You Are
by Randa Flannery
GENRE: Paranormal Romance (Comedy)
The PI business has really gone to the dogs. Literally.
Werewolf Lucy Lyle has just caught a ruff new case: sniff out the stalker preying on a couple of male strippers. Should be easy enough, except it seems that the only scent Lucy’s wolf is interested in is that of the scrumptious new client. Human client. Too bad they’ve sworn off humans for good. But like a dog with a bone, the harried PI is determined to solve the case, facing down the dangers of strip club locker rooms, waxing strips, law professors, smart mouthed police officers, and, worst of all, true love.
“Um…are you looking for someone?” he asked with a wary grin.
I nodded. “You.”
I could hear the pounding of his heart as it picked up the closer I got.
“And why is that?” he asked.
He had to have felt it, too, that moment in the club when our eyes met and the world stopped moving. But humans, I knew, needed reassurance and encouragement in these situations, needed to protect their ego so that they didn’t jump at the wrong signal. So I stretched a smile across my teeth.
“I think you know why,” I replied, injecting as much coy into my tone as a girl who didn’t generally do coy could manage.
His pulse skipped in my sensitive ears and my wolf shivered in response, impatient to get closer, to touch, to taste. His eyes widened slightly and I realized my eyes were starting to shift with the wolf’s sight rather than my own, which meant that they were probably glowing at him. It tended to happen when we got especially excited and she crept too close.Mine, we thought again, the word resounding loudly in my head.
I was across the space between us in less than a blink, my face turned up towards his, pulling those lips closer to mine. The quick caress of his breath was warm against my mouth.
And then there was nothing but pain.
This has to be the FUNNIEST PNR book that I have ever read. I read it at school while I teaching and the kids kept looking at me when I giggled out loud. Oh yes, it was that funny. Between the giggles and the “oh she didn’t just say that” moments, there is a great story about finding your true love and especially when its right under your nose.
I don’t think that I will ever look at cinnamon rolls the same way again. Don’t worry its nothing graphic or nasty, just funny as hell. Again, there is so much comedy in this book, that at times I was re-read passages because of the tears from laughing. Ms. Flannery’s writing style is easy flowing, quick paced and sweet at the same time. She makes her characters come alive on the page and that’s saying alot considering how the ending plays out.
Oh yes, there is a mystery in the plot that plays right along with the romance. I’m not going to give away too much because you just have to read this book. It takes the trope of the PNR world and real world living in harmony and twists it up a notch. Its a fun world that I hope that she visits again. Between Ethan, Andie and even Walter need their stories told. Oh and I loved “hearing” Lucy’s wolf talk. Hilarious and spot on.
If you are worried about another shifter book that is the same old, same old…don’t worry. This is NOT that book. Funny, mysterious and a good dose of clean romance, this book is for you.
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Randa Flannery has an a degree in English and writes a variety of romantic fiction, including suspense, comedy, and urban fantasy. Randa is a member of the Romance Writers of America and lives as an expat with her husband and children in FuYang, China.
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