Friday, August 29, 2008

Risking Her Heart-Liz Allison & Wendy Etherington

Risking Her Heart
Liz Allison & Wendy Etherington
Harlequin HQN, Oct 2008, $6.99
ISBN: 0373773196

Parker Huntington is attracted to Rachel Garrison and believes she reciprocates. Thus the sponsor of her family’s Garrison Racing NASCAR team cannot understand why she rejects his advances.

Rachel is attracted to Parker and believes he reciprocates. However, she refuses to have anything to do with him outside of racing as he is known for his love them leave them attitude; besides she firmly believes in not mixing pleasure with business. Instead she begins dating someone else; although when she believes someone is stealing from her family’s business she asks Parker to help her determine who.

The second Garrison sibling NASCAR romance (see NO HOLDING BACK) stays off the track for the most part focusing more on the business aspects of racing. The story line can stand alone, but is clearly enhanced by reading the first tale as the overarching plot moves forward. Those who read both tales will appreciate the forming of the balanced scorecard as first there was the mission perspective and now the finance view. In each novel Liz Allison & Wendy Etherington insures their characters are solid so that fans will enjoy watching whether Rachel and Parker risk their heart.

Harriet Klausner

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