It is said that dogs have a good sense of character. Who know that one could be a Yenta too! Atlas knew the minute he sniffed her that he was going to adopt Beth. I know what you are saying, a dog adopting a person? Well let’s just say he knew she would be perfect for his owner, Rylan. Atlas is a Great Dane who is definitely a force of nature that is as much of a main character of this story than Beth and Rylan. True, this is the love story between the two humans. But, if it weren’t for the antics of the big dog, Rylan might have missed a good thing in Beth.
I have been waiting for the then Barefoot book for a while, and this book was well worth the wait.
No One Expects a Curveball
For Rylan Cates, the gloriously sunny beachside town of Barefoot William may be home, but the pro baseball player needs to focus on spring training. Hiring a personal assistant to keep him and his four dogs organized for the next eight weeks is the first step—and Beth Avery is the perfect pinch hitter.
Beth is still looking for her place in the world, and a couple months caring for Rylan’s two dachshunds, his golden retriever, and a Great Dane named Atlas should shore up her finances before she moves on. Except it’s Atlas who won’t budge, pushing her toward tanned, scruffy, sexy Rylan every chance he gets. One more strike and she’s calling the dog out—unless she and Rylan admit that the attraction they’re feeling is a game-winning grand slam…
National bestselling author Kate Angell lives in Naples, Florida. She’s an animal lover, avid reader, and sports fan. Bookstores are her second home. She takes coffee breaks at Starbucks. Her philosophy: Out of chaos comes calmness. Enjoy the peace. Please visit her on Facebook or at www.kateangell.com.