Dancing With His Heart
Author: Katherine Warwick
Publish Date: 1st edition 2006
Publisher: Grove Creek Publishing
From Amazon: Playboy and philanthropist, Alex offers first class sponsorship to Lauren and her dance partner. Given their tumultuous past, Lauren is suspicious. Without resources, the single mother of a handicapped child is forced to take Alex's offer. His plan is to prove that he's changed, and win her heart. But trust is not easily won even with the sizzling sparks the two of them ignite on and off the dance floor, and they both face more trouble when a dark figure from their past shows up with devious intentions for them both.
About the Author:
Katherine Warwick specializes in writing women's fiction with ballroom dance as an integral part of the story. She is the mother of six children, one of whom has autism. She lives in Utah. Visit Katherine's AMAZON page to see her other adult books.
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My review: I used to not consider myself a "romance" genre reader. I now stand corrected. This book was an incredible story with incredible romance! The characters were so real.
Single mom Lauren is a ballroom dancer. She divides her time between her love of dancing and her 5 year old daughter with autism. When Lauren and her partner find out they are getting a huge sponsor, they are at first excited. Then Lauren realizes that the sponsor is Alex and wants to refuse his generous offer. Due to bad experiences with this man, Lauren wants nothing to do with him. She also realizes that with her current situation, she can't turn this offer down. Being a single mom and raising a daughter with special needs, Lauren knows she must put her personal feelings behind her.
The hurt of the past tries to come back to haunt Lauren. Will this keep Lauren from feeling the heat and passion rolling off of Alex? His desire and need for her is almost tangible in this book. Who wouldn't want to have Alex lusting after them? Oh Lauren...due to the past, she is determined to keep Alex at arm's length.
This story is woven with the heartache of being a parent, being protective of your child and still trying to have a life of your own and dreams and meshes them into a beautiful story. I was hooked on this book from the very beginning. The characters are all so well written and the story line flows so beautifully.
If you love a good romance story that had a lot of meaning behind it, this book is a MUST READ!
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