"amusing romantic romp"
In Florida, twenty-five years old Tori Whitley knows it is
time for her to become independent as her brother the
architect and her sister the pediatrician have been.
However, when you have no skills and are used to depending
on others it is hard to obtain a decent job. However, her
cousin Eddie Sassenbury down in Boca Raton offers her work
as his assistant in his private sleuthing business that
has many clients. Tori rationalized that if that loser
Eddie can succeed she should easily be able to perform
Eddie assigns his apprentice to tail Seahaven businessman
Grady Palmer to determine what kind of person he is. She
immediately thinks her mark has a cute butt, but is
mortified when Grady realizes she is tailing him. Instead
of being angry or trying to slip away, Grady invites her
to accompany him. As they travel together, they fall in
love, but Tori worries because the customer may always be
right, but no one will hurt her Grady, not even her.
This amusing romantic romp is reminiscent of the 1930s
screwball comedies. Tori is a terrific protagonist
struggling to prove she can be a professional sleuth vs.
her growing love for Grady, who is a nice person. The
support cast including a feline add dementia to a wild
southern Florida tale.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted June 5, 2004