Though I’m always gun-shy of novellas, I tend to take chances on authors that I trust. Novellas are also a nice way to get in some reading when life is crazy and time is a factor or as a “palate cleanser” between books.
Letting Go by Megan Hart – Grade: B
This author is well known for her poignant erotic writing and I think this story does a good job of highlighting that skill. Colleen knows in her head that she is a smart and beautiful woman but her heart is still struggling to let go of the emotional abuse heaped on her by her ex-husband. She goes to a local bar every Thursday night to brood at a drink that she won’t imbibe just to prove to herself that she isn’t the weak woman her ex says she is. Jesse doesn’t know what it is about his Thursday night regular. There’s something sad and beautiful that he just wants to take care of but respects the no-go signs she gives off. [Read more…]