Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Review: Blind Date Bet (Man's Best Friend Book 1) by Nicole Flockton

Never say never…

After loving and losing a soldier once, Isabella Knowles made a vow: No more military men. She’s rebuilt her life and has a classroom full of fifth graders to love, which is more than enough even though her father doesn’t agree. When he sets her up on a blind date, she only goes to humor him -- never dreaming that the man she meets will tempt her to break her one rule.

In theory, Ethan Masters is not opposed to the wife, kids and house with a white picket fence. But he loves his career as a K-9 handler in the air force, and a dream promotion dangles before him like dog tags. While contemplating his future, he accepts a drunken bet for a blind date, never dreaming that the captivating woman fits perfectly into his ideal, all-American dream. Only one problem. She's gun-shy about all things military.

Can Ethan prove to Isabella love is worth the risk?

My Review: 

Emotions run wild in this book.

Isabella Knowles vowed she would never get involved with another military man after losing her husband just a month after they were married.  Then, she was set up on a blind date with Ethan Masters.  Isabella really wanted to get to know Ethan, but her fears held her back.  She didn’t want to lose another loved one.  When Isabella finally decided to face her fears and date Ethan, she really had to fight the feelings and memories she was having.  When Ethan finally told Isabella about his next deployment, she broke up with him.  Will Isabella be able to set her fears aside once and for all before Ethan leaves the country?  

I really enjoyed reading this book and look forward to the rest of this series.  The book held a full range of emotions that kept it interesting.  The story moved along at a good pace.  The characters and plot felt true to life.  It was nice not to have been able to predict the final surprise at the end of the story. 

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