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Friday, June 5, 2009

Out of Control by Julie Miller

Out of Control by Julie Miller
Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.
Genre: Action/Adventure, Contemporary, Suspense
Length: Full (213 pages)
Heat: Spicy
Rating: 4.5 Books
Reviewed by Tiger Lily

Legendary detective Black Jack Riley likes fast cars and faster women. But he's a man on a mission: going undercover at the Dahlia Speedway to avenge a friend.

Enter sexy, unpredictable young mechanic Alexandra Morgan. She's delicious trouble, with a capital T! She's also key to his success…

…if Jack can keep her from blowing his cover.

Their thrilling rides between the sheets are a sweet bonus. Yet no matter how hard and hot Alex revs his motor, vengeance drives Jack. If he loses control, he loses the case.

And even the raciest sex of his life isn't worth that….

Want a romance that intertwines the best of drag racing and heart pounding love? Then grab a copy of Out of Control, by Julie Miller. Your heart and adrenaline will race!

She thinks she’s an ugly duckling in a man’s world. He’s trying to catch the person who killed his partner. Their paths cross on a street in Nashville for one amazing night and never to cross again… or so they think. Cars aren’t the only thing racing out of control at the Dahlia Speedway.

I liked that Alex possessed the physical features of a vixen yet she didn’t know that to do with those same attributes. She shows that all women can be sexy regardless of her status in life. Grease monkeys and gear heads can be very saucy. I also liked that Jack wasn’t a typical cop/detective. He played by the rules – his own. His take charge attitude helped smooth over his possessiveness and made him more likable.

The writing was tight and the descriptions of the speedway made you feel like you were a real part of the story. I enjoyed every minute of the journey.

If you want a great summer read, filled with racing heart and racing cars, then Out of Control if the read for you. I give this novel 4.5 books.