There’s a lot to love about Fool’s Gold, the small town in the California Sierra Nevada.
Readers who are already familiar with Susan Mallery’s Fool’s Gold series will love this one and be so happy to read Dellina’s and Sam’s story.
Dellina Hopkins is an event planner. Sam Ridge is a retired football player who recently moved to Fool’s Gold when his company relocated there. They had an impromptu one night stand several months ago that ended badly. Now Sam’s in a jam and he needs Dellina to get him out.
In some ways, the Fool’s Gold books are formulaic and Before We Kiss doesn’t stray from that. But Mallery’s loyal readers love these books because they know what they’ll get: a fun story with memorable characters and a few over-the-top situations (Sam’s parents, Reggie and Lark fill that opening here).
I liked that while Sam retreated from Dellina, he didn’t run and leave town. That’s a variation on the formula and it really worked for me.
I love this series and I can’t wait for the next one!
Warning: The love scenes are steamy. Steamier than I normally read and recommend, so consider yourself warned!
I received a free copy of Before We Kiss in exchange for an honest review.