Blind Blondie by Scarlett Blackwell ~ Book Review by Feliz

This book is a re-release; first pub date Nov. 2012

blindblondie Title: Blind Blondie

Author: Scarlett Blackwell

Publisher: eXtasy

Cover Artist: unknown

Rating: 3.50 of 5 Stars

Blurb:

Artist and playboy beach bum Sam’s life is turned around when he meets blind Kieran and falls hard for him. Kieran is fiercely independent and doesn’t need a man like Sam in his life. But Sam needs a man like Kieran and it’s up to him to persuade Kieran he’s worth a shot.

Feliz’s View:

One day while driving down the beach road, Sam spots an attractive, obviously blind guy holding a sign that reads “TAXI”. Player that he is, Sam decides to hit on the blind hottie by pretending to be a cabbie, but once he has the guy in his car, Sam changes his mind and lets him out without making a move. Sam thinks this is it and has almost forgotten about the whole episode a few hours later. But then there’s a knock on his door, and Sam opens it to a rather unpleasant surprise…

Actually a talented painter, Sam had neglected his art for a while now, whiling away his days on the beach and hooking up with random guys. Meeting Kieran – and meeting with Kieran’s rather harsh rebuff – serves as some kind of wake-up call for Sam, and he, who’s used to men dropping into his lap like ripe plums, turns all his time and energy into courting Kieran.

I loved how this book started with seemingly weaker “helpless” blind Kieran teaching arrogant, self-possessed Sam a lesson he wouldn’t forget. But once their romance got underway, the story more or less trickled along like a peaceful brook. Not that there weren’t some rapids to overcome for them, and not that it wasn’t pleasant to accompany Sam on his road to real committment. But somehow, I couldn’t quite get into the narrative; the story, as cute and romantic as it was, left me a bit cold.

To sum it up, I’d recommend this book as a not overly demanding, entertaining read.

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Buy Links

eXtasy
Amazon US
Amazon UK

I would like to thank the publisher for providing me with the eARC of this title in exchange for my honest opinion.

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