Almost Perfect

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Almost Perfect

Book 2 Fools Gold series

Who is Liz Sutton? Is she the local tramp who slept with all the guys in school? Is she the woman that hid Ethan Hendrix’s little boy from him for years? Is she the smart bestselling author every woman wants to be? There are so many things running in Liz Sutton’s head right now. Coming back to her old childhood town was a bad mistake. Yet she couldn’t ignore her nieces when they needed help. She didn’t even know she had nieces but is determined to make things right. Liz expected a lot of things to happen but never expected for Ethan to come courting on her. She knew a long time ago that Ethan was her man but upon hearing some bad things from his mouth she knew it was all a joke. Or was it? Her nieces are a delighted that she is famous but Liz knows it will be a long time before they really trust her. Her little boy loves his father and this scares her. She didn’t do a bad thing but now that they are all in the same place she has a bad feeling. Can she protect her heart from falling for Ethan again? Can she protect her son from getting hurt if things don’t go as planned in this small town?

Ethan Hendrix has lived in this town forever never wanting to leave. One person almost made him leave but instead she left with his heart. Liz Sutton has always been in his mind and now he is shocked. The woman he has always loved held a big secret from him, a secret that he is still trying to come to grips with. She says she tried to tell him the truth many times but how can he believe the town tramp. He knows it is wrong but maybe all those things they said about her are true? For years he has followed her career and knows in some way she might still love him. Seeing her again though makes him wonder what would have happened if she never left to be a success. As a developer he has reputation to maintain yet just being near Liz he loses control. He always thought he had strong willpower yet one kiss from Liz brings back all the passion he thought was forgotten. Can he convince Liz that life in a small town is so much better with a man that loves her deeply and truly?

Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery is definitely enjoyable and unforgettable. I loved that she created this story line in a unique way you don’t see very often. Liz already knew she found her man but like many young teenagers he ruins it stupidly. What I loved the most about Almost Perfect was that it wasn’t just Ethan and Liz but the whole town was in the book. I laughed so much. Now Liz is definitely a woman who has a lot of questions that all lead to Ethan but she is determined to not let him into her heart. Each character was great and there was so much going on. Susan made it all very enjoyable and you won't get board with this one. I loved it.

Book Blurb for Almost Perfect

Back in high school, Liz Sutton was the girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Then she’d stolen the heart of the most popular boy in town, and their secret romance helped her through the worst of times. Until Ethan Hendrix betrayed her and everything they’d ever meant to each other. Devastated and pregnant, Liz left Fool’s Gold, California – forever, she thought…
Now Liz must return to town and face the man who doesn’t know of their son’s existence. And this time she won’t have the option of making a quick getaway. Ethan and Liz can’t deny their passionate attraction, even after all these years. But will their desire be enough to spark a second chance at love?

Night Owl Reviews Sep, 2010 4.50