- Author Denise Williams
- Release Date December 1, 2020
- Publisher Berkley
- ISBN/ASIN 9780593101902/B085BV62WF
- Our Rating
- Reviewed by Michele Rioli
HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING is a sizzling romance starring a brilliant, beautiful professor, Dr. Naya Turner, who needs some serious TLC in the relationship department. She is still reeling from a rocky relationship with her ex-boyfriend after his abuse of her mentally and physically. Naya’s friends are concerned for her and offer to help her to get out again by creating a to-do list. Naya is wary. Plus, she is still mistrustful of men and getting close. She’s been there, done that and her heart can’t take it. She reluctantly agrees to go to a bar at her friend’s urging. Will she meet anyone remotely nice and handsome?
Naya, uncomfortably ensconced on a stool at a local bar, meets an intriguing stranger, Jake, who immediately sends sparks up her solar plexus. Wow, check one on her list! Then he buys her a drink, check two on her list. This leads to an extraordinary night with the dashing man. Who knew?
Jake wants to lavish lovely Naya by letting love rule. Only complications arise when Naya learns Jake’s occupation, which is a compounded problem, that could wreck her job. She worked hard to obtain her dream vocation and their relationship could put her highly coveted career at risk. Will Jake and Naya gamble it all for love?
HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING is fast paced, funny, intense with a revealing romance. Naya, who is a hard-working professor, has a night out on the town and meets a handsome sexy stranger, Jake, who is equally smitten by Naya’s brains and beauty. However, there is a professional complication between them, which could ruin everything. Ms. Williams has a deft hand at heavy topics and combines it with a blazing romance. I immediately connected with Naya who is a smart woman dealing with past hurts but pushes herself back into the dating scene at her best friends’ request. Her life sparkles alive when she meets kind hearted, brilliant, hapless joke-making Jake. Does Naya finally find true love with a respectable man? Ms. Williams’ dazzling debut tugs at the heart stings and more! HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING is tempting, delicious and every bit savory. Just like a sensuous, sizzling steak fajita!