intelligent heroines, and poignant romance, then you’ll love Almost Elinor,
the second book in Gina Robinson’s light, fun contemporary romance Jet City
expert Austin MacDougall’s career, his chances of winning Dr. Blair Edwards’
heart just got a whole lot slimmer. His nemesis has stepped up his plot to ruin
Austin and take him out of the spotlight as the charming, cosplay version of
Jamie, the Highlander TV heartthrob.
own. Her English ex-boyfriend wants her back and will stop at nothing to
reclaim her heart and separate her from Austin.
English lass to a good old-fashioned Scottish gathering in the suburbs of
Seattle, of course. But this gathering presents another set of problems…
strong women they fall for, and their funny, witty, romantic stories.
hand on his arm. “I’m serious, Austin. You gave me an opening the day we
met, a shot at something between us. I shut you down then, afraid it was too
our eyes met at the party, I realized my mistake. Maybe I didn’t have all the
time left I thought I did. Maybe I didn’t have any at all. And if that were the
case, what would I regret?” My pulse raced almost as frantically as it had
at the party. “When I looked in your eyes, I was almost knocked off my
feet with the connection between us. I can’t explain it. But there’s something between us.”
say anything for a moment, just stared into his glass, head down, ignoring his
phone. I couldn’t read his face or his thoughts. I supposed I deserved that.
It’s amazing the scenarios the mind can run through in the breadth of seconds.
I braced myself for rejection. Well, it was my turn, wasn’t it?
finished his drink, set it next to him, and leaned forward with his elbows on
his thighs. He looked over at me. “You felt it, too? I thought you
did.” He grinned, sweetly tentative. “What are you thinking?”
hand on his knee. “I think we deserve to explore it.”
thought that’s what we’re doing.” His voice was soft with emotion. “I
thought that’s the game we were playing.”
convicted. I hadn’t meant to lead him on. Had he seen through me? Had he
realized before I did that on the surface we were pretending for the public,
but beneath it, the relationship was real.
don’t want to play games, anymore.” I held his gaze.
make this real.” I felt the urgency to get the words out before I lost my
nerve. “That we do more than pretend. We date for real. And…see what happens.”
My mouth went dry. I wished I hadn’t polished off my drink so cavalierly.
Robinson is the bestselling and award-winning author of the new Jet City Kilt
series, the popular Billionaire Matchmaker, Switched at Marriage and
Billionaire Duke romantic comedy series, featuring a billionaire in business
with a matchmaker, a billionaire in a surprising marriage of convenience, and a
billionaire who inherits a British dukedom, the Reckless and Rushed
contemporary new adult romance series, and the Agent Ex series of humorous
romantic suspense novels. Her books have delighted readers and received praise
in Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Romantic Times
romance and women’s fiction across a wide variety of subgenres—new adult,
contemporary, historical, romantic suspense and romantic comedy.
stories are infused with a happy blend of romance, adventure, a bit of mystery,
and humor. Readers are drawn to the light touch she gives even serious topics
and the fast, fun, easy-to-read pace of her books. From college campus to
Seattle to Las Vegas to England, her settings become almost characters of their
own, driving the story.
believes in the power of true love and passion, and that every great romance
should have a happily-ever-after.
I love this quote, Diana
“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl