In The Cards

Josie Weston had plans and Forrest Jankowski step right in and ruined them. Showing up and moving in with his sister, her boss, he helps out in the café flirting with the women who come in. And if that’s not bad enough he’s doing Tarot card readings, as if you could tell things about a person by looking at some cards. Still it’s hard to deny her attraction to him. When he tells her he has visions and she’s in danger she still doesn’t believe him until her car is vandalized. Now she needs to believe him, but will it keep her safe?
Forrest knew his sister needed him so he went to her. Finding Josie there was a pleasant surprise even more so when he got the vision of them together. Her standoffish to down right cold attitude do pose a few problems, but he was sure they’d work through them. When he envisions her being stalked he insist that she be extra careful sensing she doesn’t believe him he begins following her himself. Needing her to believe him he tells her about his abilities. She doesn’t believe him at first, but once she does the questions start. Can he let her in? More important will he ever be able to let her go?
Action and desire go hand in this story. Issues of love and trust draw you in making you want the characters to overcome their obstacles. Andrews does a good job of giving you just a hint of the villain to keep you guessing.


Book Blurb for In The Cards


Series: The Essence of Life; Previous Book: Sugar and Spice

Genre: Multicultural Paranormal Suspense 

Length: Novella 

Forrest Jankowski is the oldest child in a family with paranormal abilities. After quitting his last gig as a fortune-teller he takes a job in his sister's health food café. Unfortunately this incurs the wrath of his sister's only other employee, Josie Weston. The little spitfire believes he's more of a hindrance than a help. But when he has a vision of Josie in trouble, he needs to convince her that his powers aren't just an act.

Josie has a five year plan, but her business dreams seem all but doomed now that Forrest is in the mix. The annoying man obstructs her at every turn, driving her crazy with his strange ways. He reads tarot cards and thinks he can see into the future. Her attraction to the handsome man only makes his presence all the more maddening.

When she begins to suspect his vision may have a basis in reality, she realizes her life might very well be in danger. Only when the two discover the depths of their feelings for one another will they know their love was truly in the cards after all.

Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable.


Night Owl Reviews Jul, 2008 4.00