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Power Play

Power Play, November 2009
Forbidden Fantasies
by Nancy Warren

Harlequin Blaze
Featuring: Emily Saunders; Jonah Betts
224 pages
ISBN: 0373795068
EAN: 9780373795062
Mass Market Paperback
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"Close quarters are the "icing" on the cake for these two."

Fresh Fiction Review

Power Play
Nancy Warren

Reviewed by Sandi Shilhanek
Posted November 21, 2009

Romance Contemporary

When I think of Nancy Warren I think of a fun light hearted read that is going to take me away from the daily struggles of life. Therefore when I sat down to read POWER PLAY her latest Harlequin Blaze I was confident that I would be smiling and giggling my way through the story. Needless to say I was not disappointed.

Emily Saunders has returned to her hometown of Elk Crossing, Idaho to attend a wedding. Emily has insisted on staying at the hotel as a means of asserting her independence, and to try to avoid getting totally wrapped up in the wedding frenzy. Whether or not staying at the hotel will be the best idea remains to be seen as soon the peaceful night is shattered with terrifying screams.

No there is not a brutal murder in progress, but rather an infestation of bed bugs. Is there anyone who can keep their head and figure out the true issue? Yes, fortunately there the form of one level headed Jonah Betts.

Jonah in town for a hockey tournament and Emily soon find themselves in closer quarters than they care to. With an unfortunate mix up and hotel rooms in short supply they are forced to share the last room in town until the Elks Crossing Lodge is fumigated and all rooms are ready for occupancy.

Here the tension between the two explodes and Ms. Warren uses her wonderful writing skills and ability to incorporate humor into a story that draws readers in. She also adds a small element of suspense and danger which only encourages readers to keep on reading rather than setting the book aside.

When I turned the last page of POWER PLAY I was well satisfied, but also hopeful for a sequel not only to meet up with Jonah and Emily again, but to go back to Elk Crossing and visit with some of the secondary characters once again.

If you're looking for an escape from life for a few hours I don't think POWER PLAY by Nancy Warren will disappoint.

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Keep her hands to herself?

Not easy for Emily Saunders, who's in Elk Crossing, Idaho, for a family wedding. She's double booked in the same hotel room with a sexy cop attending—of all things!—a hockey tournament. As a massage therapist, Emily's soon itching to soothe Jonah Betts's gorgeous muscles—both on and off the ice.

Jonah can't believe his luck—a sexy single woman sharing his cozy room, albeit temporarily. Okay, her orange bridesmaid dress is a disaster and her family is convinced he's actually her boyfriend. He's ready to go along with it even as he makes his play….

Until Emily is suddenly calling for a TIME-OUT! Will Jonah's fantasies be permanently iced?

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