Select one of the keywords
A Black Tie Affair    by Sherrill Bodine order for
Black Tie Affair
by Sherrill Bodine
Order:  USA  Can
Forever, 2010 (2010)
* *   Reviewed by Kim Atchue-Cusella

Athena Smith (a fashion curator) has been dying to get her hands on the couture gowns from Chicago bachelor Drew Clayworth's family. She is ecstatic when she is called in to make sure the gowns are authentic. But the last thing she remembers is checking out a gorgeous gown. When she comes to, she is in the hospital with none other than Drew Clayworth standing near her. It seems that there are chemicals on the gowns, which act like truth serum.

When Drew hears that his Aunt Bridget and Athena have been brought to the hospital he rushes there to see how they are doing. He has always loved Athena but was convinced that she betrayed him the last time they were together. He then discovers that the dresses were stolen and wonders if Athena had something to do with it.

Athena and Drew dated a long time ago but that ended after his parents died and he believed that she deceived him. Athena feels that her father was set up in his business and unfairly accused of wrongdoing. Not only do the couple have to get past their history but they also have to dance around Athena's sister and Drew's brother if they want to reconcile.

Sherrill Bodine creates a story filled with suspense, romance and passion. As Athena and Drew try to recover the dresses and find out who stole them, their time together brings back memories of how much they cared for each other. Sparks still fly between them even though at times they are sparks of anger rather than passion. Readers will love the twists and turns of A Black Tie Affair and wonder if Athena's two sisters have stories coming soon.

Note: Opinions expressed in reviews and articles on this site are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of BookLoons.

Find more Romance books on our Shelves or in our book Reviews