Law Man by Kristen Ashley
Series: Dream Man #3
Published by Kristen Ashley on February 3, 2012
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
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Love is just around the corner . . .
Sweet, shy Mara Hanover is in love with her neighbor. For four years, she has secretly watched her dream man from afar. Handsome police detective Mitch Lawson is way out of her league. She's a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and there's no way a guy like Mitch would want anything to do with her. But when Mara has a leaky faucet that she can't fix, it's Mitch who comes to her rescue.
Mitch has been eyeing his beautiful neighbor for a long time. He jumps at the chance to help her, and soon their formerly platonic relationship gets very hot and heavy. But when Mara gets a disturbing phone call from her cousin's kids, she gets pulled back into the life she's tried so hard to leave behind. Can the hot law man convince Mara to let go of her past-and build a future with him?
Goodreads prompt: What did you think?
I feel shame.
I really didn’t care for Mara too much. She had major ass confidence issues – too many to count.
Mitch was cool. What killed me (the most) was the plot moppets. God bless! The damn reason that Mitch and Mara slept in the bed together for the first time was due to a plot moppet screaming. The reason that Mitch had a “better” excuse to hang around more was due to a plot moppet. Save me from plot moppets.
The heroine didn’t get kidnapped this time – this time it was the plot moppets. Ha!
But at least this one didn’t have a crazy bitch ex-wife who was married but still making her ex-husband’s life a living hell. (Though I always wonder where KA gets the idea for these spineless ass men the crazy ex-bitches are currently with. It’s unlikely that a man with any self-esteem at all would put up with his woman tracking down some old boyfriend/husband like that. That shit wouldn’t fly.) In this book we have the plot moppets’ grandma and aunt as the crazy bitches. So we still have crazy bitches.
After the plot moppets, Gwen infuriated me the most. I am so happy I DNF’d her book. She’s an annoying bitch in everyone else’s book. Can’t take much more of her. Let me be real, real honest. Any bitch that my man is willing to fight another man over is NOT going to be my fucking friend. We are NOT going to be “girls” and hang out. And DT for DAMN THAT if that kind of bitch is going to be “checking to make sure” that my man is with the right kind of woman. Fuck that shit. Gwen would have caught a beat down of epic proportions.
So obviously we can tell that the Dream Man series is not too much more than total wish fulfillment. It’s an entire series of books dedicated to making the bad boy good, making the bad boy into an excellent father and husband; making the women in to mini starlets with hot clothes and a reason to be kidnapped. Dafucq?
Rating Caveat: The rating is based on a how I feel about this book in comparison to all of the other KA books I have read. Also, I have never rated any of the KA books I’ve read on grammar, sentence structure, editing or formatting. I knew what I was getting myself into before I started reading.