by Lorraine Heath

April 2004
ISBN: 0-7434-5745-5
Reviewer Graphic Button Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback

Years after her husbandís untimely death Serena Hamilton wakes up in the bed of Smooth Talkiní Stranger Hunter Fletcher. Serena hadnít intended on going home with anyone or sharing a night of incredible passion with Fletcher. It just turned out that way. She felt more alive in that one night than she has in a long time. Could there be a future for this unlikely couple?

Hunter wanted the woman from the moment he saw her walk in the bar. He has always been a loner and never stayed too long in one place. He shared an unforgettable night of passion with Serena and his only problem is he is haunted by the fact that she cried out someone elseís name. Haunted by secrets of his own, can Hunter overlook the past and find a life in Austin with this woman that awakens feelings he hasnít felt in a long time?

Lorraine Heath is known for her passionate memorable characters and wonderful Texas settings. In Smooth Talkiní Stranger her second contemporary offering she once again creates the type of story she is known for in the 21st century instead of the old west.

The reader can feel the loneliness and uncertainty of the characters as the story progresses. Hunter Fletcher is a hero sure to curl the readerís toes with his warmth and sensitivity. It is a joy to watch these two lonely people find ways to let go of the past and begin to explore the possibility of a future together. Smooth Talkin Stranger is a book that will draw you in and make you believe in the power of new beginnings and second chances. Ms Heath has a gift for creating memorable characters and showing great emotion in the stories she creates. You will remember this story long after the last page has been turned.

Reviewed in May 2004 by Barbara.

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