(DS Fight Club #7)
by Josie Kerr
While a genius at pairing up fighters to make the most exciting matches inside the octagon, Buddy Thomas hasn’t had much success in finding his personal perfect match, not that he’s really been looking. His daughter, Lucy, is the only woman he needs in his life.
His Daughter’s Teacher
Molly Mayhew isn’t looking for anything but a fresh start. After a disastrous liaison that almost cost her career, she vows never again to date the father of a student.
The Matchmaker Meets his Match
Buddy intrigues Molly, who finds the matchmaker’s frank attitude a little unnerving. Likewise, Buddy finds Lucy’s sweet and soft-spoken teacher a refreshing change from the brash women who populate the fighter world. But Molly is gun-shy about getting involved with another parent, especially when he has a complicated past. Can Buddy convince Molly that he’s not like the other guys?
A meaningful learning experience was her mother’s code for something that completely, utterly sucked but ultimately left you better off.
Mother, I am a forty-year-old woman who has never married. Believe me, my dreams of an epic romance were ruined a long time ago.
Oh God. Totally clam-jammed by a dog.
This was my first experience reading a DS Fight Club story and even though Matchmaker was number seven in the series, I was able to keep up with the story without strain or confusion. However, after having a sample taste and cameos of the previously featured characters, my curiosity has been piqued with a strong compulsion to read all the prior installments. Matchmaker was a quick, easy, and interesting read with endearingly flawed and enticing characters whose histories and back-stories were gradually revealed. Humor, quirkiness, and heart-squeezes were found in equal measure along with a sprinkling of spice, as the characters worked through their various issues to find their path to each other. I enjoyed Buddy, Molly, and Lucy’s tale and look forward to indulging in more of Ms. Kerr’s engaging writing style.
Josie Kerr is transplanted West Texan living on the edge of semi-profoundly rural Georgia, a.k.a. the southernmost edge of the northernmost county in Metro Atlanta.
She has an M.Ed. in Secondary English Education but discovered that she hated high school more the second time than she did the first, so she decided to meld her love of technology with her education background and became an Instructional Designer. When not writing articles about how to fire someone without getting sued or why you should really not apply for jobs using your SexxyStud99@aol.com email address, she writes steamy romance novels that feature grown-up Heroes and Heroines.
Her first novel, A Bad Bit Nice remains one of my all-time favorites!