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Random Acts of Fantasy

Random Acts of Fantasy, April 2014
An Invitation to Eden
by Julia Kent

Self Published
ISBN: 1495932060
EAN: 9781495932069
Kindle: B00ICUZZKA
Hardcover / e-Book
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"Hilariously Raunchy, Book Three in the Random Series Another Winner"

Fresh Fiction Review

Random Acts of Fantasy
Julia Kent

Reviewed by Diana Troldahl
Posted June 25, 2014

Romance Contemporary

Julia Kent's RANDOM ACTS OF FANTASY, book three in her Random series hits all the same salaciously hilarious notes as the previous two (and indeed as in many of her other series.) Darla, Joe and Trevor are still feeling their way in their relationship, when the band gets a gig that may be the start of the big time. Think Spinal Tap meets Fantasy Island.

Kent's series' tend to intertwine a bit, with characters from one sometimes showing up in another but never to the point to cause confusion. Although the character's reactions tend to seem a bit overwrought, which is not unusual in the New Adult genre, and in fact it seems to add to the feeling of being pleasurably bounced from one shenanigan to the next. RANDOM ACTS OF FANTASY is not all clowns and balloons though. There are some deeper levels where issues like a stalker ex and the vulnerability true love brings are touched upon.

If you are looking for a substantial tome with vague metaphors and angst-ridden everyman characters this is definitely not the book for you. If you want something to lift your day, give you some guffaws and plunge you into some hot and steamy scenes, you can't go wrong buying this series. RANDOM ACTS OF FANTASY is like a hot bag of kettle corn; salty, sweet and great for a snack. Julia Kent's unabashedly raunchy writing sparkles and never fails to take me away for a bit, to come back with cheeks aching from smiling.

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You ever really think that you'll win the lottery? Meet Mr. Right? How about two Mr. Rights?

Somehow the universe is handing me everything I want (except for that lottery part...), and I don't like it. Not one little bit. Because just when you get all your dreams handed to you on a silver platter, that's when an airplane dumps its sewage on your house. Or your mama's diabetes takes a bad turn. Or your mobile phone gets stuck in your hoohaw.

(What? It happens...)

Boring old average me got everything I wanted already, moving from small-town Ohio to big-city Boston to follow my heart. So when the fancy invitation offering me a pile of money to come with the band, Random Acts of Crazy, to perform on an island resort and be their manager arrived, I thought it was a cosmic joke. Enough money to help my mama get what she needed, five days in sunny paradise, and a shot at greatness for the band? Unreal. One big shoe was waiting to drop. On my head.

Just like no one really ever finds a naked man wearing only a guitar standing by the side of the road hitchhiking and ends up falling in love with him and his friend and moving halfway across the country for true love, no one gets an invitation to come to what turns out to be a resort where people make what me and Joe and Trevor do together look like a chaste peck on the cheek. But...


I guess these things do happen.

To me.

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