This book made me think about one of my favourite TV programmes Strictly Come Dancing but I also got a strong Dirty Dancing sort of vibe from it too. Midway through the book every time Maggie danced with Seb all I could hear in my head was that sexy song Hungry Eyes.
I loved how this book created a thrill for ballroom dancing inside of me. It was like turning on the TV for Strictly and feeling my heart race at the sight of the sequins, the fancy shoes, the swinging hips and the excitement of a dancing competition.
In terms of crushes on fictional male characters my crush on Seb is the BIGGEST this year!
OMG – my poor little handheld fan from Amazon is exhausted. With hot flush inducing quotes like the ones below I was cranking up the fan speed to full blast as I read this book:
‘With Seb, a kiss was like an enchanted journey. It didn’t need to arrive at a destination; the journey was a treat in itself.’
‘Just when she was losing her mind, her body on fire, her heart dancing, he eased away. Pressing his forehead against hers, he groaned. ‘I could kiss you for ever.’
Can everyone form an orderly queue BEHIND ME for a fictional fling with Seb please?
Here’s the blurb:
Saturday nights are strictly for dancing…
As the glitter ball shimmers and sequins flash, forty-year-old Maggie remembers the pull of the dancefloor. But now, as a newly divorced mum of two, Maggie’s certain her dancing days are over. Or are they…?
Encouraged by her friends, Maggie dusts off her silver stilettoes and enrols for dancing classes, all she needs now is the perfect partner.
Enter Seb. Young, carefree and hot as hell, Seb is definitely a perfect 10! Even though everything about him is outrageously inappropriate!
But as Seb sweeps her across the dancefloor every week, Maggie begins to see a new side to him; kind, caring, funny, strong.
And Maggie realises that he’s the only one she’d like to foxtrot with…perhaps even forever
Here’s my review:
Seb made parts of me flutter. I can’t say anymore but my poor handheld fan is a shadow of its former fan self.
I loved the character of Maggie too but not in the same way I loved Seb.
The premise of her rediscovering her passion for dancing was brilliant.
This book was such an enjoyable read. In my head I am a fantastic ballroom dancer but reality is very different. This book allowed me to slip into Maggie’s stilettos, dance my heart out and cling onto sexy Seb. *sigh*
Thank God Kathryn Freeman writes romance books now and no longer sorts out prescriptions 👍🏻
Author Bio –
A former pharmacist, I’m now a medical writer who also writes romance. Some days a racing heart is a medical condition, others it’s the reaction to a hunky hero.
I’ve two sons and a husband who asks every Valentine’s Day whether he has to buy a card (yes, he does), so any romance is all in my head. Then again, his unstinting support of my career change proves love isn’t always about hearts and flowers – and heroes come in many disguises.