by Misty Dietz
This story is part of the 2016 Chick Swagger Hard Men of the Rockies series.
World renowned geoarcheologist Jackson Whiteside has come home to Colorado to care for his grandmother and teach at CSU… not to rekindle the passionate, but doomed love affair with gramma’s high-spirited neighbor whose memory has haunted him half-way across the globe. But the moment he sees his feisty, melodramatic ex, his cortisol levels spike. And he damn well knows he’s about to unearth more layers of their relationship…whether his neurotransmitters like it or not.
If there’s one thing dancer and dispatch operator Mya Castillo can do well, it’s Tango. But dancing with her feet is one thing…dancing with her heart is another. Especially when she has no choice but to accept her ex—the world’s most unintentionally sexy professor—as her stand-in partner for the biggest performance of her life.
Jack’s two-year scientific immersion has kept a tight lid on his right-brained proclivities, but his irritatingly illogical gut is telling him the attack on Mya’s dance partner jeopardizes more than just her dance studio. It bodes evil toward the woman he still loves beyond reason, so this is one dance he won’t sit out.
TANGO & LACE
by Misty Dietz
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Tango & Lace is an incredible story filled with excitement. Mya Castillo does not disappoint as the passionate Tango dancer who has never gotten over her first love Jackson Whiteside. Jackson is the grandson of her next-door neighbor and a globe-trotting geoarcheologist who walked away from Mya two years ago. Now he’s back to help care for his grandmother who has developed some health problems and the sparks between he and Mya are as intense as ever. Neither is sure if they’re willing to risk heartbreak all over again, but when Mya’s dancing partner is injured in a suspicious accident Jackson must step in. These two are magic on the dance floor and in the bedroom, once they stop arguing with each other that is. The author, Misty Dietz, has really created an entertaining story with mystery, danger, non-stop action, great characters, witty dialogue and banter… all as a side dish to this incredible second chance love story. You really don’t want to miss this one!
~Complimentary copy provided for the purpose of a honest review.
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MISTY DIETZ loves her man, her kids, kayaking, and Dean Winchester (oh yeah, Supernatural fans unite!). She writes paranormal, suspense, and contemporary romance, but she reads anything she can get her hands on, usually with her fur baby on her lap.
She spends her days writing sexy, adrenaline-fueled stories, enjoying family and friends, and praying her children don’t come home with math homework.
When five grandsons come home to Colorado to care for their grandmother and spruce up her house, they become an indulgence in masculinity five independent women can’t deny.
This series features five stand-alone stories that can be read in any order. You’ll recognize some characters from Chick Swagger’s 2015 series.
Ready to spice up your library? Get ready for the Hard Men of the Rockies!!