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ARC: In A Fix by Linda Grimes

Sep 19, 2012

Snagging a marriage proposal for her client while on an all-expenses-paid vacation should be a simple job for Ciel Halligan, aura adaptor extraordinaire. A kind of human chameleon, she's able to take on her clients' appearances and slip seamlessly into their lives, solving any sticky problems they don't want to deal with themselves. No fuss, no muss. Big paycheck.

This particular assignment is pretty enjoyable...that is, until Ciel's island resort bungalow is blown to smithereens and her client's about-to-be-fiancé is snatched by modern-day Vikings. For some reason, Ciel begins to suspect that getting the ring is going to be a tad more difficult than originally anticipated.

Going from romance to rescue requires some serious gear-shifting, as well as a little backup. Her best friend, Billy, and Mark, the CIA agent she's been crushing on for years—both skilled adaptors—step in to help, but their priority is, annoyingly, keeping her safe. Before long, Ciel is dedicating more energy to escaping their watchful eyes than she is to saving her client's intended.

Suddenly, facing down a horde of Vikings feels like the least of her problems.

I gave this book a 4
In A Fix by Linda Grimes is an amalgamation of all that we like in an urban fantasy but with an extra dose of humor. Ciel is the type of heroine you can sink your teeth into, she is brassy, humorous, and endearing. Her unique abilities are refreshing and very interesting in this new story. Grimes has given us urban fantasy burnished with fun, diverse characters, not to mention the steamy chemistry between the main characters. The witty humor throughout this book is a breath of fresh air. I look forward to reading Quick Fix out 2013.

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Publisher: Tor/Forge
Pub Date: September 4, 2012

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  1. Oh Dana, I am so glad you liked this too, what a fun read and I like the humorous aspect of it. You cannot help but like Ceil. I love your new blog look!

    1. Oh thank you, Kimba! You are always so gracious and kind when you pay me a visit. I enjoyed the book can't wait to see what is going to happen next. Thank you for commenting on my blog look, it's just for Halloween. La La's Designs is working on the new look for me, I'm excited.


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