Title: A Twist and Two Balls
Series: With A Kick, #1
Author: Clare London
Length: Novella (66 Pages)
Publisher: Jocular Press (August 29, 2014)
Heat Level: Moderate
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥3Hearts
Blurb: Eduardo Mancini is going to be a star of the London stage and screen.
Or that was the plan.
His alter ego Eddy March hasn’t got further than the chorus and a bit part in a TV series. His parents aren’t supportive, his agent can’t place his particular skills, and he’s finding it hard to hang onto his young dreams. Things go from bad to worse when he’s late for an important audition, hasn’t got enough to money to pay the taxi fare, and is chased across the streets of Soho by the irate driver.
Eddy reaches what he believes is sanctuary – With A Kick, a store where ice creams are blended with alcohol and imagination, and where his friends can help him. But Nuri the taxi driver is persistent in his steady pursuit, above and beyond the money he’s owed. Despite their very different characters and background, Eddy and Nuri’s relationship goes from a complete unknown to a wary balancing act.
There are still mistakes to be made, and hurdles to clear. And both of them have to admit that their life so far hasn’t gone the way they planned.
But maybe being caught by Nuri was just what Eddy’s career needed – both for his job and his heart.
Product Link: http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Balls-With-Kick-Book-ebook/dp/B00N3ZLNBY
Review: This was a cute little story that about drove me nuts. I wasn’t a fan, but can actually see this happening pretty much. Eduardo has always wanted to be an actor, but he has a few problems. He gets stage fright and isn’t what most people would want as an actor. He is also about flat broke it would seem.
So when he takes a taxi and then realizes he doesn’t have the money to pay. He hands over what he has and then pretty much runs for it. What he doesn’t expect is for Nuri to come after him. The biggest surprise is that Nuri doesn’t come at him for money, but because he wants the man himself.
It is, like I said, a cute little story, but a bit hard to actually follow. I had a blast reading it and look forward to reading more by Clare. The downside to this story was the fact that now I want some ice cream. It is a funny story with quarreling and bratty brothers, quirky family, and lots of laughter. Not to mention funny little kids making you laugh.
I enjoyed it and would recommend reading this story.
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