Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
Jennifer Crusie's website
4 1/2 stars
Kate Svenson is businesswoman who had gone through three failed engagements. So her best friend Jessie decided that Kate need to make a business plan and find a rich, handsome and successful Mr. Right, at The Cabins resort in Kentucky. It is filled with eligible bachelors who is rich and have ambitious type...just the way she like it. But once she step foot at The Cabins resort, she seem to attract men but they are dropping down her list like flies. Despite her intention, she soon discover it harder than she thought and didn't think it'll work. Along the way, she met up some friends: Penny, who is there to party and have fun before she tied herself to marriage; Nancy who owned the "Nancy" bar and sexy Jake who had sworn off ambition and successful women. That included Kate. Too bad Jake is opposite of the man of her dream. Or she would have pick him.
But just when she given up looking, cupid decided to play it roles and bring her together with Jake who have nothing in common with her and think she is nothing but trouble. For him that is. But once they start talking, they each discover themselves and understanding about their issues. And than they let love in.
Manhunting is a delightful, fun and humors romp novel that bring sexual intense to the pages. Two people finding love and discover about themselves and their issues. Fast easy pace reading and characters are wonderful. You laugh at couple different pages in the book, as you watch Kate handle the suitor coming on to her, herself. It hilarious. One thing Jenny does great with is humors, snappy dialogue and writing series issues tones (communication..etc).
I have read Jennifer Crusie recent books but is trying to collect her earliest books. Manhunting happen to be her earliest book published in 1993, which is also her first novel she wrote. I own the re-issue copy. I enjoy the book, and looking forward to reading more Jenny's books :)