Sunday, November 10, 2013

Book Review by M - "Heart For Rent, With An Option", by Karla Vandenburg


Hi Friends,

M here.  Mario was kind enough to let me post this book review in his blog today as he has so many more readers than I have on my blog.   It's true when we say "cats rule."  They really do.

Review of
Heart For Rent, With An Option
by Karla Brandenburg

Michelle,  a ghost writer, decides to return from Europe ahead of schedule, which presents a problem for the man she rented her house to.   Keith’s mother is in a nursing home and not expected to live much longer.  Michelle's house is very close to the nursing home where his mother is.   Michelle has never met Keith, as his housing arrangements were handled by their mutual publicist.   The publicist talks Michelle into letting Keith stay for a couple of weeks until his mother passes away.   Michelle does not know that she has been ghost writing for Keith and Keith does not know Michelle is his ghost writer.  Keith had made a couple of derogatory comments that he was not happy with the way his ghost writer had handled a couple of  publications.  Michelle relents and agrees they can share the house if it is temporary, assuming each would be out of the house for major parts of the day at  their respective jobs.

Both Michelle and Keith feel a strong attraction to each other but talk themselves out of getting too close.     Each has a sister with complicated problems.  Neither sister is happy with Michelle and Keith's sharing a house.   Family dynamics in this book run strong on each side.  

While away on a book tour, Keith discovers secrets about Michelle that even she does not know, secrets that could put her life in jeopardy.

Keith's mother plays a strong role in Keith and Michelle's relationship, but you'll have to read the book to find out how.
This book is full of twists and turns to keep the reader interested. There were times I did not want to put the book down even tho I knew I had to.

I think you will enjoy the book.   It is available for Kindles at Amazon.com and available for Nooks at Barnes and Noble and in paperback or hard cover at either store.

I hope you will give her book a try.  i have read 4 of her books and enjoyed every one of them.

For what it is worth, I have received no compensation for this review. I simply enjoy giving unrecognized authors a little extra publicity when they are worthy of it.


Mary

22 comments:

Ramblingon said...

What a great book review, Mario. Fanks you. xoxo

Beth said...

Mary, this book sounds good!! Thank you for the review!

Brian said...

Oh, we do like twists and turns!

meowmeowmans said...

That sounds like a good one, Mario. Thanks for the review! :)

Cathy Keisha said...

Yep, this sounds like one that's hard to put down.

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

What a good review! I LOVE a good romance... that's why I'm always smooching the ladycats!

Katie http://myminipetpig.com/ said...

Great book review. It sounds like a good one!

Tamago said...

How nice of Mario to let you do the post :-) And the book sounds interesting!

Terry's Tete-a-tete said...

How nice of Mario letting you use his blog. It sounds like a book I may want to read.

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

Well, while we arent that big on books, that one DOES sound like a good one.

JessieJaney said...

Wonder if we can find this author at furead shop in Australia xxx's

Oui Oui said...

Don't you just love a book you can't put down, even if you know you must? Great review!

Basil Widdairs said...

Looks pawesome, I'll tell my P.A. she loves mystery books :)

Nerissa said...

EXCELLENT review!

It was super nice of Mario to loan his blog out to you. He can do that 'cause you write a pretty great blog post. I, on the other paw, cannot allow my peep to post on my blog. My peep would probably ruin it or somethin'.

Purrs,
Nissy

Katz Tales said...

That was sweet of Mario! And it sounds a pawsome book. If your friend wants to blog on our book blog, meow our way, ok?

BeadedTail said...

Sounds like a purrty good book! Thanks for the review!

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

My Human never reads anything that seems very inneresting to ME. Maybe if she read Tails of the City or A Tail of Two Cities or Cat on a Hot Tin Roof? I might like THOSE.

Kjelle Bus said...

Sounds like a good book :)
XOXO

Melanie said...

Sounds pretty good actually. I wish we had an excerpt so I could evaluate the writing style and see if it is to my liking.

Speaking of writing, would Mario condescend to do a NaNoWriMo post for us? We need a writer tomorrow or the circle will be broken!

Karla Brandenburg said...

Thanks for the great review! Deeply gratified (and sorry it took me so long to stop by)

Karla Brandenburg said...

Mario, thank you for giving up space for this very kind review! (and sorry it took me so long to post my appreciation!)

Karla Brandenburg said...

Melanie - you can find an excerpt at Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/369908. I also have a 50% off coupon from now through Christmas using coupon code VX35C