This is light-hearted and sexy easy-reading that kind of makes you smile while reading it. It has a theme I really enjoy- two people thinking they are not what the other is looking for, all the while failing to remember that old saying about opposites attracting.
I liked both of these characters: Kathy, sexy, curvy and smart in her glasses, and Dare, outdoorsy, masculine and hands-on. The problem with these two is that they went to high school together, with Dare thinking Kathy was too smart for a 'dumb jock' like him (due to his dyslexia), and Kathy thinking Dare too popular for a brainiac geek like her. But even now, at twenty-eight years old, that secret crush still exists for both of them, and finally, Dare gets the courage to talk to Kathy.
From that point on, the story went from sweet to sexy, and all it took was Dare alone with Kathy and becoming entranced with her leopard-spotted shirt and underwear. And I think you can tell from the cover where this fascination comes from. I kept waiting for that to happen, what with Dare's growling and purring ways, and when it finally happened, I thought it was a funny moment and also something different, a unique little spin on shapeshifting.
For a kindle freebie, this was a very enjoyable read. Sometimes the freebies can be real hit or miss, and even if this little story hadn't been free and I'd paid for it, I still would have enjoyed it and thought it a cute and fun way to spend some time. As I said, it's not a complicated read, but it did have just the right feeling to it. Lots of sexy chemistry and an easy, natural dialogue between two sweet and likeable characters who you want to see together.