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The Perfect Catch by Joanne Rock [arc review]

Quick read with great potential!


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The Blurb:
He didn’t think coming home would mean falling in love

Outfielder Calvin Ramsey returns to his Texas farm home after being released from his team, an unexpected surprise sure to tarnish the family baseball legacy. But when he finds a sexy stranger acting as the temporary caretaker for his childhood home, all thoughts of baseball disappear.

She won’t fall for another player

After losing her savings to a swindler ex-boyfriend, Josie Vance moves to Last Stand to start fresh where no one knows her unhappy past or the con that bankrupted her. But her peaceful healing time evaporates when the homeowner’s son arrives and throws himself into life on the farm—and charming Josie. She can’t risk an affair that draws attention to her or her past. Especially not when the public’s fascination with the baseball-playing Ramsey clan is at an all-time high. Can she keep her secrets, her low profile, and her heart too?

The Review: 3.5 Stars

The Perfect Catch had great potential. I loved how the story took off and the background story on both main characters. 
Josie is smart and resourceful and I liked that about her. She was burnt bad in the past and is trying to save enough money to have a future.
Cal was just released from his team, he is not in the best place in life at the moment but at the same time even he recognizes perhaps that was exactly what he needed.
They were likable characters with just enough chemistry between them to keep you wanting more.

The problem to me was that the story moved at a good paced until the last few pages. After they decided to have a 'no strings attached' affair for two weeks things moved way to fast. They went from not being sure about their personal lives and about each other to planing a future together and being in love in less than 24 hours. Romance books are often full of unrealistic expectations and insta-love, but even in a romance book this wasn't believable. 

So, a good late night book if you want something short and sweet. But not a book worth raving about. My previous book from Tule publishing though although short was also amazing. Check out the review: Hear of the Texas Doctor

Find the book at: GoodReads - Amazon - Inklings Bookshop

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