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Somebody to Love: A Cupid, Texas Novel

Somebody to Love: A Cupid, Texas Novel

Написано Lori Wilde

Озвучено C. J. Critt


Somebody to Love: A Cupid, Texas Novel

Написано Lori Wilde

Озвучено C. J. Critt

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3.5/5 (6 оценки)
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12 hours
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Издано:
Dec 31, 2013
ISBN:
9780062306364
Формат:
Аудиокнига

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New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde invites you back to Cupid, Texas, where love is only a heartbeat away . . .

Sexy cowboy-scholar Jericho Chance always knows exactly what he wants and how to get it. And after sauntering back home to Cupid, he’s shocked to discover that he wants Zoe McCleary. After years from home, he takes one new look at his bubbly best friend, with her lightning smarts and luscious body, and it hits him like a bolt: she’s his somebody to love and he’s not leaving town again without her.

Settling down always seemed like a time waster to Zoe, a man magnet with a trail of broken hearts behind her. She’s not meant to settle down—but how can she resist someone as persuasive as Jericho? There’s no way they can ignore the explosive chemistry seething between them . . . even if it means risking their friendship . . .

Издатель:
Издано:
Dec 31, 2013
ISBN:
9780062306364
Формат:
Аудиокнига


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Lori Wilde is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 64 books. She is a former registered nurse and lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.

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  • (4/5)
    We are back in Cupid, Texas in this adventure packed story! Zoey and lifelong best friend Jericho are working together on an archaeological dig. This is a fun story packed full of adventure and mystery and of course romance. Great characters and a fast paced story make this one a must read.
  • (5/5)
    Very good book. Jericho has returned to Cupid to apply for his dream job at a local university. He ran into some trouble during his last job and he needs this one to help repair his reputation. He's happy to see his best friend Zoe, but something has changed in the way he looks at her. Zoe has always been a free spirit, bouncing from thing to thing and man to man, and Jericho has been the one constant in her life. Her feelings for him have been changing, but she's not sure she wants to risk their friendship.I loved both Zoe and Jericho. Zoe is the youngest in the extended family and ever since her parents' deaths when she was little has been a bit spoiled. She is known for not sticking to anything because if she doesn't like it, she quits and moves on rather than waste time on something that doesn't fit. But she gets a hard time from her family members, who consider her flaky and immature. There's a scene where she overhears people talking about her and even her sister is negative about her. I felt so bad for her because it really hurt her to hear what they said. She has finally settled on what she wants to do, but no one seems to believe she'll stick to it. Even the relative in control of her trust fund has told her that if she quits this time, he's cutting her off from her funds completely. She's determined to show everyone that she has changed.Jericho is back in town hoping to land a job at the local university. He needs this job to help repair his reputation after some problems at the last one. He's looking forward to spending time with his best friend Zoe again. They've stayed in touch, but emails and phone calls aren't the same. He doesn't expect to take one look at her and see her as much more than his longtime buddy. He'd like nothing more than to pursue these new feelings, but with her as one of his students on a local dig, he has to keep some distance between them. That proves to be impossible, and suddenly he's risking his job, and Zoe her trust fund.I loved the interactions between Zoe and Jericho. Jericho is a pretty serious and sober guy, but being around Zoe lightens him up a lot. He never seems to have trouble following her thought processes and he really understands her. He can get frustrated at her impulsiveness, but he gets what she's doing when it happens. He's falling hard for her, but he's also running a bit scared. He's afraid that he won't be enough to keep her from flitting away again. While Zoe brings fun to Jericho, he brings a steadiness to her. Knowing that he's always there gives her a sense of security that she doesn't feel with anyone else. Her feelings for him have been changing for some time, but she thinks that she doesn't have the ability to settle down. The deep friendship that they've always had is a great foundation for their feelings, but the chemistry between them has them both feeling out of control. Both of them have to face their fears before they can find their future together.The other big thing that is going on is the archaeological dig that Jericho is in charge of. The land is part of a nature preserve that Zoe's family owns, and where some of Jericho's ancestors used to live. When artifacts are found that show that a legend may in fact be truth, things start to get a little weird around the site. Strange things start to happen, and one of the artifacts disappears. Zoe's propensity for solving puzzles and finding trouble has her suspecting that there's a secret in her family that's about to be exposed. I really enjoyed the buildup of this storyline, from the recounting of the legend by Jercho's great-grandmother to the final showdown. I especially loved the bits of Native American culture and information on dig procedures that were woven in.
  • (4/5)
    I truly love this series and Lori does not disappoint whatsoever in telling a new chapter in the Cupid, Texas series. Jericho Chance and Zoey McCleary have been best friends forever, so when he comes back to town to take a job as a professor in charge of an archaeology dig and Zoey is his student, it leads to some interesting chemistry. Add in a family story from long ago involving two star-crossed lovers and it is one fast-paced ride.

    Lori gives the reader a fabulous read and at the same time, learning new facts about subjects like archaeology. Even if you are new to the series or the author herself, this is an entertaining and edge of your seat read. This series just keeps getting better and better. A great combo of romance and mystery.
  • (4/5)
    Jericho and Zoe have been best friends since they were children, but when Jericho comes back to town for a job, things start to escalate more than friendship. The last thing that Jericho wishes to do is ruin their friendship, but for quite some time he has been in love with Zoe. Zoe has decided that after having multiple career changes, she has finally decided on being a Archaeologist. However the guardian in charge of her trust fund has told her she can't just quit, she has to see it through. If she does quit, he will cut her off from her funds, believing her to be flighty, and unable to stick with anything. However Zoe is desperate to prove her family wrong, to show them that when she really wants something she can stick with it. When circumstances start to heat up between Zoe and Jericho, a complication comes up. Jericho's new job is the new professor for the job dig, and Zoe is his student. So if they are caught together, Jericho will be fired, and he can't afford it on his record. As they work on the site together, it becomes that much harder to stay apart, and Jericho doesn't know if he will be strong enough to stop from kissing her or making love to her.Somebody To Love is the third installment in the Cupid Texas Series that is fairly new by Lori Wilde. I recently discovered this author, when I received a review copy of her first two books. The first two books in the series I fell in love with instantly. Somebody To Love however was a bit different, I had a bit of a harder time reading it. It didn't take very long, however I couldn't get fully into the story as I like to when I am reading a romance. I felt a little detached, and I am not sure if its just become I have a harder time liking contemporaries or if it was the actual story. It started out pretty good, I didn't have a difficult time starting up the story, but as it got toward the midway of the story, I felt like it started to drag a bit. But then as I trudged through the story, it picked up again.There was a few aspects that I enjoyed about Somebody To Love. The first is the sweet love story that is prevalent through the story. I found that it starts off with Zoe and Jericho have no problem to connect, since they grew up together. In the beginning I felt these two were a bit frustrating, not wanting to admit to each other how much they love each other, and want more than friendship. A blind man could see what they are afraid of admitting to each other. Then when they do, their relationship gets put on hold because of Jericho's new job which he can't afford to lose. As the story progressed further, I enjoyed seeing the little twists and turns, and it definitely surprised me. There was a bit of a mystery/suspense aspect in the plot that made it more than just a simple love story. I always enjoy a love story when there is more to it than just that. I love a exciting conflict that gets you at the edge at times. I found the conflict in this story wasn't over done, although you don't really realize the conflict until toward the end and I will warn you it might shock you, but in a delightful way. The characters were fun and engaging, however Zoe I had a small issue with. I loved Jericho, very sensual but protective and I love the way he was toward Zoe, willing to sacrifice everything for her. However I felt Zoe was a bit blah, she didn't really dazzle me in any way, in fact I was a bit disappointed in this heroine. She was very independent, but I thought she was flaky at times, especially in the first half of the story. In the second half I started to enjoy her a bit more, but I didn't fall in love with her.Overall I found Somebody To Love a lovely addition to the Cupid series by Lori Wilde. I felt like there could have been a bit more in the beginning of the story to really draw in the reader, but other than that I enjoyed Jericho and Zoe's story. There was quite a bit of sensuality, sweet moments, and charming plot to engage you in the story. Not entirely remarkable, but a enjoyable read on a lazy afternoon.
  • (3/5)
    This one was a mixed bag for me.Things I liked:- Friends to lovers--one of my favorite troupes- Archaeology angle--neat addition to the story; I especially loved the terms and definitions at the beginning of each chapter. My inner social studies geek really appreciated them :)- Ending cutenessThings that didn't quite work:- The hero's nickname for Zoey--"Zoe-Eyes" just sounded wrong in my head- It felt like we were being hit over the head with the "Zoey is flighty and irresponsible" refrain from all angles--it got old quick. First, she didn't seem to be all that bad; it was definitely a case of more telling than showing. Second, she absolutely could have been a cat owner from the beginning--they're pretty self sufficient- The mystery/suspense angle came off as a bit on the silly side; I had a hard time taking that part of it seriously- Ditto the parallels to the historical couple- The main relationship conflict felt forced- The term "ear-scorching kiss" yanked me right out of the love scene. I'll admit it's been a while, but ear-scorching? How does that even work?In all, Somebody to Love is a decent read. It didn't quite work for me, but I did enjoy the return to the town of Cupid (though we don't see a whole lot of it or its inhabitants in this one) and the nerdy history bits. Many fans of the series seem to have loved it though, so if you're one of them, give it a shot!C rating.I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.
  • (5/5)
    I have had the pleasure of reading every book in the Cupid, Texas series so far. Lori Wilde has written yet another fabulous book that kept me completely captivated from the first page to the last. I am a fan of Ms. Wilde's work and it is always a pleasure to learn she has a new book out. When I opened Somebody to Love I expected to read a great story and I certainly was not disappointed!In this book I got the chance to read Zoey's story. After meeting Zoey in the past books it was a lot of fun to get to know her better. Zoey is a smart girl that likes to keep her brain entertained. She also has a super soft heart that a lot of people don't know about, even her family. Zoey has had a lot of relationships in the past but none of them stick. She always backs out before things get to serious. She just hasn't been able to find her "ONE". Jericho Chance had been through a lot of emotional turmoil in his life. He was raised by his grandparents that lived next door to Zoey's family. Jericho and Zoey have been Best Friends since they were just children. Of all the relationships in their lives this one sticks. No matter what they are their for each other. When Jericho comes back to town to apply for a job things start to change. They both can no longer deny their feelings are deeper than either has ever admitted. Jericho and Zoey end up working on a dig together. Oh my goodness there is a LOT that happens on that dig. There is the mystery of missing items, someone gets hurt, and well passions sparks. There is more drama but I don't want to tell you too many details. Jericho and Zoey have a lot of new feelings to work though and a few obstacles to jump through before they can be together. They must work for their happily ever after. I really enjoyed this story. It had just the right amount of romance, a nice mystery mixed in, and some serious drama as well. There are some emotional moments that had me reaching for the Kleenex box. You may want to grab one just in case. I'm a serious fan of small town romance series so this one ranks right at the top of my list of favorite book so far this year. If you are looking for a great small town romance, with a great plot, intriguing characters, with a little mystery added in then I think you should give this one a chance. This is part of a series but I don't think you would have any trouble reading this as a stand alone. However the whole series is AWESOME so if you want to start at the beginning I'm including the buy links below for all of them. I was give the wonderful opportunity to read this book to share my thoughts with you. As always it has been my great pleasure to share my thoughts with you on Somebody to Love.
  • (1/5)
    The narrators voice ruined this book for me..
    I could not tolerate it.
  • (5/5)
    Contemporary, Cupid, TexasJericho Chance is a cowboy scholar that knows exactly what he wants and just how to get it. What he didn’t expect is to come home to Cupid and find out how badly he wants Zoey McClearly. Zoey has always been his bubbly best friend. With her smarts and luscious body Jericho never expected for Zoey to be his somebody to love. Now he is determined not to leave town again without Zoey by his side.Zoey never expected to settle down as she always saw it as a waste of time. Managing to be a man magnet she has also managed to leave a trail of broken hearts in her wake. She never felt she was meant to marry until Jericho came back into her life. Now how is she supposed to resist sexy, persuasive Jericho? They have no chance of ignoring the explosive chemistry between them even if they must risk their friendship to explore it.This is another story that is set in the wonderful town setting of Cupid. Each one is proving to be a stand-alone but readers get much more enjoyment out of reading each one and getting lost in the characters and town of Cupid. This one proves no different. With each word that readers read the story and setting comes alive and with a mystery thrown into this story the reader is sure to get engrossed in this one. Take one local legend thrown in a Indian Jones like character and what you end up with is this story that pulls readers in and doesn’t let go until the very end. Even then readers will mourn leaving the town and people of Cupid. This is one is worth taking the time to read and enjoy.