PLAYING WITH MATCHES by KAREN HARBAUGH
Sabeeha Johnson's story, THE SPICE BAZAAR, is
a marketing executive born in the U.S.A. of Indian parents.
chooses to have a match made for her after dating blonds
realizing she wants a husband who shares her traditions and
in raising a family. She goes to THE SPICE BAZAAR, an Indian
grocery store/restaurant to meet the Indian accountant the
her parents have selected for her, as they said, to balance
whimsical, freewheeling spirit, with a quiet, deliberate
When she meets Lokesh, sparks fly. She doesn't know that
not the accountant. And he's reluctant to 'fess up for more
than the fact he's fallen instantly in love with her.
PLAYING WITH MATCHES...is the first Asian romance anthology
by four Asian writers spinning tales of modern day
in Asian communities in the U.S. Matchmaking goes awry in
Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese communities to
true and everlasting love. Katherine Greyle, Karen
Johnson and Cathy Yardley present happy endings while
cultural loyalties, pressures and demands.
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