"Chick lit meets the Roman Gods"
Cynical Cupid believes he has the "worst job in the entire
universe" as he deals with romance on Planet Thirty-seven,
known by the whining inferior natives as Earth. His current
assignment is to bring together Anna Munson and Nick Wells,
who work in the same firm, but both avoid office romances.
After hearing his laugh at a joke involving an imitation of
a difficult client, Anna and Nick feel an attraction.
Perhaps it is Cupid's frustration over not obtaining the
transfer to Planet Forty-three or just dealing with
billions leading to some form of on the job stress, but on
their first date, Cupid breaks the romance SOPs. He shoots
a true love arrow into Anna's heart before the pair can
become better acquainted with one another. Anna goes from
self assured to floor mat as she would do anything
including destroying her life for Nick. Cupid quickly
realizes that after millennium of matchmaking he has made a
big error that he must correct or at least cover-up because
his employers will punish him for this rule breaking. He
must make Anna not love her man; this should prove easy as
Nick is a rat who uses, abuses and surely loses sweet Anna
if Cupid has his way.
Chick lit meets the Roman Gods in an amusing offbeat tale.
The story line is fun to follow when Cupid is active, but
loses some of its zaniness when nasty Nick is the center as
he is just a selfish dude (ask the "the not- particularly-
promising girl" about him). Still fans will enjoy this fine
fantasy romance filled with a lead couple learning what a
relationship really is.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted January 3, 2005
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 17, 2007