It Must Be Love

by Rachel Gibson | Romance |
ISBN: 0739408518 Global Overview for this book
Registered by noumena12 of Dayton, Ohio USA on 1/29/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by noumena12 from Dayton, Ohio USA on Sunday, January 29, 2006
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FROM THE PUBLISHER
Undercover cop Joe Shanahan's bad luck hit bottom the morning he stared up into the face of sexy suspect Gabrielle Breedlove. She'd blown his cover—-brought him down with a can of hairspray—-and now his new assignment was to pose as her boyfriend. But spending as much time as possible with the utterly irresistible New Age beauty caused unexpected complications. To make matters worse, his matchmaking sisters are picking out china patterns.
Joe's brooding good looks and T-shirt-straining muscles might be easy on the eyes, but how could Gabrielle be attracted to a straight-laced detective who's determined to find evidence to arrest her? Still, he invades her dreams and when they share a transcendent lovemaking experience, Gabrielle knows it must be love.

Journal Entry 2 by noumena12 from Dayton, Ohio USA on Monday, January 30, 2006
A fun quick read!!!

Journal Entry 3 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Monday, April 24, 2006
Nou allowed me to scan the books she planned for wild releases before she actually released them. I noticed that this one was by Rachel Gibson, the author of a book I so kindly stole from her at one of the live swaps LOL Noumena said this was the better one, and since I have now determined her to be the queen of chick lit, I trust her!

Time to get reading!

Journal Entry 4 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Saturday, October 31, 2009
Gabrielle Breedlove (doesn't this just set the tone for the entire book?) co-owns an antiques shop with her friend Kevin, is in to aromatherapy, and believes that people have auras and karma. When Gabrielle notices at bulky man following her for a week, she takes the man down with a can of hairspray only to find out it's property crimes detective Joe Shanahan. Shanahan believes that Kevin has stolen a Monet painting and needs Gabrielle to help. Shanahan poses as her boyfriend and does some carpentry work in her store so he can keep his eye on Kevin. Typical to any romance novel, the two can't stand each other at first but desire always wins out and they fall in love.

This book is nothing more than brain candy as a break from the more serious books I've been reading. It's not written all that well, though I have definitely read worse romance novels. And the fight between hate and lust started to annoy me after the first 150 pages or so. Yes, I understand you hate him but he's soooooo dreamy - insert the eye roll here. There were a couple steamy scenes near the end, which I guess, in more ways than one, is the climax of the book? HA!

Journal Entry 5 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, November 03, 2009
I stole this book from Lauren for my birthday partner

Journal Entry 6 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Thursday, January 14, 2010
mailed to my birthday partner today

Journal Entry 7 by camis from Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Saturday, February 20, 2010
Thank you again - you've really spoiled me!!

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