Thursday, February 7, 2013

Review: Operation Cinderella (Suddenly Cinderella #1) by Hope Tarr

Operation Cinderella (Suddenly Cinderella #1) by Hope Tarr
Obtained for Review via NetGalley

Blurb from Goodreads:

Manhattan magazine editor Macie Graham always gets her story—and she’ll do anything to uncover the dirt on famous radio personality Ross Mannon. After he smears her article on his show, nearly costing Macie her job, she devises a plan to masquerade as a modern-day Cinderella and get her revenge on the infuriating Texan.

All Ross wants is a woman with old-fashioned values to be his housekeeper and role model for his troubled teenage daughter. When the perfect woman shows up, Ross is relieved—until he finds himself drawn to his gorgeous, red-stiletto-wearing new employee. “Martha Jane” is opinionated and sexy, and Ross is intrigued…and more than a little turned on.

Macie thought Operation Cinderella was foolproof, but Ross, with his rugged good looks and southern charm, proves to be as perfect behind-the-scenes as he does in public. But when she finally uncovers a secret that could destroy Ross's reputation, she faces losing her job or losing the fairy-tale ending she didn't even know she wanted.

My Review:

Generally, I love all Entangled books - both YA and romances of all kinds. This book was no exception but I was a little let down because I was so excited to read it after reading the premise. Macie/Martha Jane was a great character and I thought she was well developed. And as the story progressed, I was definitely rooting for Macie and Ross . . .but the heat just wasn't there. I think they had a great friendship and there was such potential for their chemistry but it never got off the ground. I don't doubt their relationship and I think the book ended where it should but I guess I was just expecting a little more romance and steam, considering it was Entangled. Regardless, if you want an old fashioned romance, this is your book! Just don't expect any steamy scenes and be prepared for a little deception.

I am looking forward to the continuation of this series, especially Stephanie's story.

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  1. Hello! Waving! I don't see GFC of anything here to follow you but I got you on twitter. I know what you mean about Entangled, but sometimes it is nice to just read romance and not have a ton of steam. Glad this was good overall.

  2. I sometimes like a sweeter romance...this sounds like a good one!

  3. aww I think I have this one on my nook, it sounds like a sweet romance, sorry that the heat was lacking, that does happen sometimes.


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