Review: Bride by Design: Flights of Fancy by Alicia Roberts

Posted January 7, 2013 by Sophia Rose in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Bride by Design: Flights of Fancy by Alicia Roberts
Bride by Design: Flights

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Series: #1 Taken by the Billionaire
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 47
Format: eBook

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I picked this story short up when it was a freebie on Kindle.  It turns out that it is part of a serial-like set of short stories with that whole ‘read on to see what happens next’ vibe.  This portion of the story grabbed my interest with its introduction to the characters and the plot thread for the story.

In this segment, Lisa has just finished up a contract design job and is now flying back home to NYC.  She is despondent because her job is ending soon and there are no new prospects in sight in her chosen field of interior design.  A seeming coincidence occurs in that a guy who she sees most days in the park back in NYC during her lunch breaks is on her same flight.  The mystery man has attracted her from the moment she first saw him and she deliberately chose to eat her lunch at that time and in the park for opportunities to see him.  It turns out that he is just as interested.  On the flight, mystery man helps Lisa join the mile high club, but then afterwards he seems to want nothing to do with her and she is hurt, but lets it go as a lesson learned.  Not long after that, she is given reason to reassess the whole thing when he re-enters her life with an explanation and a proposition.

This is a short read and it is only part one so it is necessarily quick out of the gate.  I didn’t mind that and even found the pace suitable for the story’s tone and the plot line.  There isn’t much time to get to know people, but I have to say that I’m on the fence about whether I’m going to like Lisa.  I don’t want to spoil the story so I won’t go into detail, but let’s just say that I don’t agree with some of her choices and reactions so far.

With that being said, it’s a decent story that I want to find out what happens next.  I can recommend this to those who enjoy steamy contemporary romance.

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I was born and raised near Sacramento, CA. I have read since I was four years old and developed tastes that run the gamut of literature. I went away to college and have a degree in education, a certificate in family history research, and a certificate in social work. I worked for a non-profit agency with low income families for 20 years which included being responsible for the children’s library and promoting/teaching adult literacy. I have lived in Southeast Michigan for the last 18 years and I am currently a book addicted homemaker with a cat and husband who keep me grounded. Recently, I made it a challenge to review each book that I have read as a favor to author friends who said reviews are important. I have done reviews for Good Reads, Amazon, eBay, and Smashwords, but mostly at Goodreads and Amazon.

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