Twists, Turns, and Sleepy Nibbles
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Book Length (Est.): 179 Pages
The course of true love doesn’t run smoothly when your predicted soul mate is already dead.
Kate Hale isn’t excited to end her first month as an investigative actuary in Accidental Death Predications on probation. So, when her boss farms her out as a consultant to a private Love Predictions company to “give her a break,” Kate fears that her days at her dream job are numbered.
But the new case offers an interesting puzzle. Hundreds of customers hoping for the names of their true loves have been mistakenly paired with the recently deceased. It’s Kate’s chance to prove she can solve the unsolvable, but her client is more interested in preventing the problem from reoccurring than uncovering the mystery.
At least her new case doesn’t require Ian Becker’s assistance. She’s not interested in his type of rogue investigative work and the trouble it brings. When he’s not breaking and entering or ignoring procedure, he insists on discussing their unresolved private matter after she volunteered to be his temporary pack mate.
Except Becker manages to bring the trouble right to her doorstep anyway.
*I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*
Kate is a good person, which is how she ends up becoming Ian’s temporary pack mate. But when you sleep that closely to someone, it’s not only his behavior that will be affected. It’s interesting to watch how her character develops throughout the story and how much she tries to control her own situations and emotions.
I don’t think Ian fully knows what he feels. He needs Kate, but he isn’t sure how she feels or how he should handle certain situations that arise due to their closeness, which kind of turn him into a brooding control freak.
It’s like two people fighting against fate. Neither wants to admit what’s happening between them or how they’re feeling, they both chock everything up to werewolf traits.
“You need to move in with me.” He blinks, his face free of any expression.
“Wow. It’s like you hit me with an anvil with that demand.” I snatch a few napkins.
“It’s not a demand. It’s a request. For your safety.”
“You mean for your sanity. Becker, this is madness. You said you were going to get more protective because of the…thing we do. This guy isn’t after me.”
Kate and Ian’s story is in the backdrop of their investigations. She’s trying to figure out why people are getting matched up to dead people on a find your soulmate site and he’s still following into all the crazy people who believe in the Outlier Prophecies.
Conditional Probability of Attraction is an interesting and suspenseful read. It pulled me in just as easily as the first book, Romancing the Null. There’s never a dull moment when it comes to Ian and Kate.
My Favorite Moment: I really enjoyed Lipski in this book. I like the demographics of his character, the way he can change his voice so his werewolf partner can’t hear what he’s saying, and the way he rambles as if he knows things that others do not.
“If he looks over here and sees us arm and arm, he’ll rip me to pieces. You do not mess with a werewolf’s mate.” There’s a long pause. “Or his pack.”
Hum…hum…hum… I cannot wait to read book three and see if Lipski knows a little more than the rest of us.
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