"Entertaining paranormal romance"
Multimillionaire widow Lilly Marquette reluctantly shops
inside the Cloud Nine Adult Shop to purchase a birthday
present for her best friend Betsy when the furnace
explodes. Lilly ends up in a transition port where two
angels inform her that she once again failed to get it
right in her latest lifetime. They agree to send her back
but to remain she must give away her eighteen million
dollars and have a baby by her next birthday. Lilly accepts
the terms because she always wanted a child.
Jake Murdoch is filling in for his neighbor when the
furnace exploded at Cloud Nine. He rescues Lilly. He knows
her as he was best man at her wedding to the now deceased
Brady and blames her for the destruction of their company.
He also fell in love with her at Brady's wedding, but wants
nothing to do with her as he believes she betrayed him and
the honor of her late spouse. Lilly thinks he is to be her
earthly mentor to guide her so will not allow him to walk
away from her. As she fosters herself on him, Jake and
Lilly fall in love, but the cherished Brady casts a shadow
over their relationship.
This is entertaining paranormal romance starring two
wonderful protagonists and several fabulous secondary
players including the two angels. The story line moves
forward at a brisk pace, but it is the reaction of people
who know Lilly to her seemingly changed personality after
the near death experience that makes for a fine time. Fans
will appreciate this tale and clamor for a sequel starring
Betsy and a cute emergency technician (with or without the
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted September 10, 2004
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 23, 2007