Monday, January 13, 2014

Resisting the Hero by Cyndi Madsen Spotlight with Review

Resisting the Hero
Accidentally in Love
Book 3
Cindi Madsen
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Entangled Publishing - Bliss
Cover Artist: Jessica Cantor

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Book Description: 
Resisting her brother’s best friend is futile…

Faith Fitzpatrick isn’t looking for a hero. Burned one too many times in the past, she’s now sworn them off completely. And when her brother’s best friend, Connor, convinces him to join the dangerous SWAT team, Faith has never been more anti-hero. What’s wrong with having a safe job? There’s nothing safe about Connor. Confident, sexy, and sporting a six-pack that should be illegal, he’s everything she doesn’t want.

When his best friend’s sister moves to town, local cop Connor Maguire knows he’s in trouble. Faith is feisty, funny, and talks trash like nobody’s business. She’s also his partner’s sister—and so totally off limits. Working on the Fall Festival together, they agree to a truce and become friends. But the more time Connor spends with Faith, the more he’s willing to risk the wrath of her brother. If he could only convince her to take a risk on him, too.

My Review: 4 1/2 stars
This was a good book. I enjoyed watching Faith fight her attraction to Connor. Yeah, he was an ass in the beginning of the book, and then had his own struggle. But it seemed to me that Faith fought because she didn't want to end up how her Mom did after her Dad was killed in the line of duty. So Connor and Faith start out fighting with each other, literally. Then move towards a friendship due to Connor's being partnered with Faith's brother, and he spends a whole lot of time with them. One thing leads to another while getting the town ready for a celebration, and the attraction just sparks. The heart wants what the heart wants, the hell with the brain. Faith's brain short circuits one day when Connor is called to duty and she runs away. Then something happens and Faith has to decide if she has the heart to give, and if Connor will give her another chance.

About the Author:
Cindi Madsen sits at her computer every chance she gets, plotting revising, and falling in love with her characters. Sometimes it makes her a crazy person. Without it, she’d be even crazier. She has way too many shoes, but can always find a reason to buy a new pretty pair, especially if they’re sparkly, colorful, or super tall. She loves music, dancing, and wishes summer lasted all year long.

She lives in Colorado (where summer is most definitely NOT all year long) with her husband and three children. She is the author of YA novels All the Broken Pieces and Demons of the Sun, adult contemporary romances Falling for Her Fiancé and Act Like You love Me, and the women's fiction novel Cinderella Screwed Me Over.

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