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Driving In Neutral A new, quick witted, quip heavy romance for grown ups from Sandra Antonelli about facing your fears because love is the greatest risk of all Levelheaded Olivia Regen walks away from her car racing career and the wreckage of a bad marriage to take on new work that s far removed from the twists of racetrack Her new life is about control, calm and the good friends that she adores But her first task on her very first day involves getting up close and too personal with her claustrophobic boss, alone in a broken elevator Her unconventional solution for restoring his equilibrium shocks them both and leaves Olivia shaken Determined to stick to her plan, Olivia drives headlong into work and planning her best friend s wedding, leaving no room for kissing, elevators, or workplace relationships But Emerson is not one to be out manoeuvred Can he convince Olivia that her fear of falling in love again is just another kind of claustrophobia one that is destined to leave them both lonely I didn t mind this book although I did get a bit lost at times with who s POV I was reading Seemed to waffle on in some places but had me laughing out loud in others The ending was disappointing and felt unresolved. I was provided with an ARC of this book by Escape Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.While his sartorial choice said Lamborghini Diablo, the raging timbre of his voice said 1982 Datsun 210 with a rusted, holey mufflerRight from the moment that they get stuck in the elevator, and all the way throughout this fantastic book, it was clear to me that this was going to rev my reading engine pardon the terrible pun.I do harp on about it, but I love reading about th I was provided with an ARC of this book by Escape Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.While his sartorial choice said Lamborghini Diablo, the raging timbre of his voice said 1982 Datsun 210 with a rusted, holey mufflerRight from the moment that they get stuck in the elevator, and all the way throughout this fantastic book, it was clear to me that this was going to rev my reading engine pardon the terrible pun.I do harp on about it, but I love reading about the lives and loves of people who aren t always fresh out of the nursery There is mention of Olivia and Emerson s ages, and those of the supporting characters, however that was all and I couldn t be happier with that We get to see them being them, and not dwelling on the golden years, or whinging about getting older.You can check out the full review at My Written Romance DRIVING IN NEUTRAL was a great little read and had me laughing out loud onthan one occasion The bridezilla whose wedding was central to the story was something to behold although I probably would have walked out and left her rather than pampering to her bad behaviour Olivia was either demented or a saint for putting up with her It did take me a while to settle into the stories as there were a few characters that all seemed to be introduced at once after the elevator scene, and it too DRIVING IN NEUTRAL was a great little read and had me laughing out loud onthan one occasion The bridezilla whose wedding was central to the story was something to behold although I probably would have walked out and left her rather than pampering to her bad behaviour Olivia was either demented or a saint for putting up with her It did take me a while to settle into the stories as there were a few characters that all seemed to be introduced at once after the elevator scene, and it took me a while to work out which characters I should be concentrating on It also verged onto farcical rather than funny once or twice which again had me wanting to slap the characters concerned the two bridesmaids come to mind here The romance between Emerson and Olivia was very gradual and I liked that they weren t in bed with each other from page one the kiss in the elevator doesn t count as that was medicinal I also liked the conflict that needed to be overcome, although I felt that what Olivia did to Emerson was very wicked, and was a little mollified to see that she was remorseful for her action still she should not have done that, it was spiteful and cruel, and actually let the story down for me that she even did it Of course you ll have to read the book to find out what I am referring to and judge for yourself in fact pour yourself a glass of bubbly and settle in for a wonderful wedding weekend with some really quirky characters and some serious life issue lessons learned Overall I recommend DRIVING IN NEUTRAL as a perfect weekend read 3 stars Above average Was very readable and I really liked it but was easily able to put it down and walk away for a while With thanks to Escape Publishing and the author via Netgalley for my copy to read and review. Years ago and the fact that I can write years ago and mean years shows how much I appreciate Sandra s older heroines and heroes , I used to watch classic movies on Sunday afternoon Cary Grant being smooth, Katherine Hepburn being cool, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers making me dream Good memories Driving in Neutral reminded me of those old movies not because it s set in the old days, but because it has an underlying level of sophistication that is never in your face The sense of farc Years ago and the fact that I can write years ago and mean years shows how much I appreciate Sandra s older heroines and heroes , I used to watch classic movies on Sunday afternoon Cary Grant being smooth, Katherine Hepburn being cool, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers making me dream Good memories Driving in Neutral reminded me of those old movies not because it s set in the old days, but because it has an underlying level of sophistication that is never in your face The sense of farce balances the serious issues of risking your heart, of changing your life.Sandra Antonelli is just as funny in real life I chat with her on Twitter and I ve met her at a Romance Writers of Australia conference as a fellow Escape Publishing author Driving in Neutral is a great romance because it s not about people being extraordinary It s about them trying to get on with their lives, being humorous about their struggles and being there for their friends And at the very end of the book no spoilers there s a character I absolutely fell in love with.A wonderful, warm Sunday afternoon entertainment

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