Saddled with running his free-spirited mother’s trendy matchmaking service while she is offon her latest honeymoon, financial analyst and resolute bachelor Walker “Bear” Hart finds hissingle status in grave danger when quick-witted, refreshingly candid drama teacher Kitty Lamb signs up for the service and totally disrupts his life. Sassy dialog, appealing protagonists, and a generally lively pace carry this story through one disastrous date after another. Squarely aimed at the urban singles market, this sexy, sometimes hilarious romantic comedy offers a happy ending that puts it firmly in the romance camp, but it is also brash, smart, and unconventional enough to attract a broader readership, as well.
The ups and downs of the wild world of dating are riotously explored in this fun-filled debut. Fresh, funny, and fast-paced, author Leslie Carroll starts off her career with a bang!
~Romantic Times, 4 ½ stars-“top pick”
Debut author Leslie Carroll skyrocketed her way up to the top of my automatic purchase list. . . . scintillating narrative, scorching love scenes and a vivacious heroine and teddy bear hero whose witty banter added just the right dose of humor to the well-rounded romance. The supporting cast of characters are just as brilliant . . . With its fast pace, entertaining story line and passionate romance, I know Miss Match will gain quite a following.
~www.theromancereadersconnection.com, 4 ½ plugs
What a debut! Leslie Carroll joins the ranks of romance divas with a bang. . . . Filled with fun and laughter [and] . . .Fast-paced, you’ll be at the happily ever after before you realize it. Two big thumbs up.
. . . a laugh-a-minute tale that tells the struggles of the heroine in the jungle that is today’s dating scenario. Leslie Carroll keeps you in splits as she takes you . . . on a journey of love, laughter, and mayhem. Leslie Carroll takes romantic comedy to a new level…[she] has taken an average single woman’s life and plunked it down amidst the pages-with pestering relatives, peer pressure, ovary clock ticking, disastrous dates and all! Sounds simple, but in the capable hands of a master storyteller like Leslie Carroll, it becomes a gotta-finish-it-or-no-dinner kind of novel. Totally captivating!
. . . a delightful romantic comedy about the power of love to overcome all obstacles. . . .Leslie Carroll’s deft humor, sparkling dialogue, and very readable style make this story both charming and entertaining.
~www.romrevtoday.com and AOL’s Romance Fiction Forum
Leslie Carroll’s debut book is a joy and will satisfy readers of romance and chick literature alike. Intelligent writing with a colorful cast will boost Miss Match right up on many a keeper shelf. . . . an honest and very often hilarious picture of relationships. It’s not sweet and mushy but real without losing the romance and the utterly charming desirable romantic moments. . . .She’s got the rhythm and language just right for her colorful cast of characters . . . an author with a very good ear for snappy/witty dialogue.
A laugh a minute love story with the best food fight ever written.