Destined to Meet

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Destined to Meet

African American/Romance

Courtney Hudson agrees to go out for a night on the town with her cousin Pilar. Unfortunately Pilar is a no show but the evening picks up when she meets the sexy Alaskan detective, Lloyd Vance. Things heat up between them and they end up back at Lloyd's. Things take a tragic turn when Lloyd gets a call and has to leave only to discover that Courtney's cousin Pilar has been killed by a hit and run driver. It's also discovered that Pilar and Lloyd dated which makes Courtney leery of Lloyd. Will Courtney learn to trust Lloyd? Will Lloyd be able to find out who killed Pilar? And will Courtney be able to move past her grief and into a possible future with Lloyd?

It took me a bit to get into this novel. And it's been a while since I've read a true contemporary romance. But once I was able to get into the book, I enjoyed how the story unfolded. Destined to Meet was an entertaining read and will have you rooting for Lloyd and Courtney's love to blossom into something more than a lust-filled one-night stand.


Book Blurb for Destined to Meet

Courtney Hudson didn't date, didn't go bar hopping and definitely didn't do one-night stands. But when she decided to bust loose for one night, who would have guessed the beautiful young widow would end up in the bed of a sexy, man from Alaska?

Detective Lloyd Vance had moved to the lower forty-eight to escape a troubled past. And after a single, sizzling night of passion with Courtney, he knew he had made the right move. But then tragedy struck. And Lloyd and Courtney got caught up in a twist of fate that threatened to destroy their burgeoning love affair...


Night Owl Reviews May, 2008 3.50