Partners: The Basics – Southern belle Laurel doesn’t like Yankee Matthew. Matthew’s been hiding his true feelings for Laurel for years. When Laurel has to work on a story with Matthew she’s determined to keep him at a professional distance. Laurel and Matthew end up stirring up trouble which leads them into several life threatening events broken up by their sexual chemistry and developing romance until the finale.
Yes I’d been drawn into the romance between Laurel and Matthew long enough to finish the novel. Their plight to investigate a sinister claim of wrongful death from a breaved sister was leading the pair into danager, heightening their wrought emotional experiences to the point of making errors in judgements that felt right when really they were supposed to be wrong. But isn’t this the reason I stopped reading Sillouhettes / Mills & Boon / Harlequin? They’re all a little but same old same old.