I'm No Angel
realizes that she is being followed. Entering her favorite nightclub,
Angel watches to see if he will follow her inside. He does. The
sexy stranger strolls up to the bar's piano, and begins to play.
Erotically, he strokes the keys. Angel is intrigued.
Angel is a
private investigator. Not only is she fascinated by his good looks
and elegant style, she wants to know who this guy is and why he's
following her. She gazes into his eyes as she runs her fingers across
his muscular chest, skillfully picking his pocket. His wallet reveals
only his name. Her computer at home will disclose all that is known
about Tom Donovan.
invites Tom to dance, planning to replace the wallet. She finds
herself caught up in Tom's sensual movements. Losing herself in
his touch, Angel is stunned when he whispers, "I would have
told you anything you wanted to know. You didn't have to pick my
demands to know why he was following her. Tom tells his story. His
father was a renowned cat burglar who was killed twenty-six years
ago breaking into the home of Holt Hudson. His father died in Tom's
four-year-old arms. Tom doesn't believe the official story. Holt
was his father's best friend and Tom's godfather. Holt refuses to
tell Tom what really happened.
Tom has been
following Angel because she is throwing a charity gala at Holt Hudson's
mansion. Tom wants an invitation to the ball. Angel refuses and
Tom continues to stalk her around town. Eventually Angel becomes
overwhelmed by Tom's sensuality. She finds herself anticipating
spending time with him. From there it is only a short step to falling
into bed and then falling in love.
is a departure from Patti Berg's previous style. Instead of playful,
this book is extremely sexy. Her normal wackiness is replaced with
a mystery that keeps the reader guessing until the end. Although
not as fun as her previous stories, this is nonetheless a good book