‘How Hard Can it Be?’ by Robyn Peterman

hhcib-rpSTORY: What happens when an accountant decides to grab life by the horns and try something new? Apparently a pirate named Dave, a lot of pastel fleece, and blackmail—just to start with…

Visualize and succeed, Oprah said. I was sure as hell trying, even if my campaign to score a job as the local weather girl had ended in a restraining order. Okay, TV was not my strength. But a lack of talent has never stopped me before. Which is why I’ve embarked on a writing career. I mean, how hard can it be to come up with a sexy romance?

Leave it to me to wind up in a group of grandmotherly porno writers who discuss sex toys and apple cobbler in the same breath. Also leave it to me to leak an outlandish plot idea to a bestselling author with the morals of a rabid squirrel. And only I could get arrested for a jewelry heist I didn’t commit—by a hunky cop whose handcuffs just might tempt me to sign up for a life of crime. Maybe I’ve found my calling after all…

REVIEW: It took me forever to move this book to the top of my TBR. I am so glad I got around to reading it because it really made me laugh out loud and these days, I really need some laughs.

For a debut, this is extremely well written and plotted, but what you’ll love and appreciate the most is the humor, which is evident from page one. I also liked that the story was written in first person and it was a hoot seeing the story through Rena’s eyes.

Despite categorizing this as romantic comedy and a romp, I found the story believable and its characters complex. I highly recommend it and do advise you not to sip anything while you read. Heed me on that!

Melanie for b2b

Complimentary copy provided by the publisher

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I'm married, working, and have grown and independent kids. I love gardening, reading and painting. My favorite TV show is Dancing With the Stars! Television shows have gone to the crap house. My favorite movie of all time is "Last of the Mohicans" with Daniel Day Lewis. Second best is "Titanic" and third "Passion of the Christ". I am an avid reader and I love talking about the books I’ve read, especially romance novels. I will warn you though: I am prone to rants and raves about a lot of things!

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