Another Purrfect Installment. Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis

Posted July 5, 2014 by Jennifer in Book Review | | 2 Comments

Another Purrfect Installment. Animal Attraction by Jill ShalvisAnimal Attraction by Jill Shalvis
Series: Animal Magnetism #2
Narrator: Karen White
Published by Tanor Media on December 12th 2011
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: Audiobook
Length: 11 hours
Source: Purchased
Audio | Goodreads
three-half-stars

She’s tempting his basic instincts…

Sunshine, Idaho, is a quiet ranching town, a perfect place to give injured animals a refuge…or to find one yourself. Veterinarian Dell Connelly suspects there’s a reason his clinic’s uber-efficient receptionist has taken shelter here.

Jade Bennett couldn’t be happier to escape the big-city jungle to work with hurt animals, and have a forlorn stray kitten make its home under her desk…or enjoy the gorgeous views of her ruggedly sexy boss.

Jade is used to planning everything in her life, but Dell’s seductive, alluring ways have sparked an uncontrollable desire. And though Dell has never had time for love, Jade’s strength and sass is the kind of call no red-blooded male can resist…

Jill Shalvis makes me ache for a small town life with close friends that are more like family. And the hot men in her Animal Magnetism series make me envious of the gals in Sunshine. (shh don’t tell my husband.) Animal Attraction is the story of vet Dell and his assistant Jade.

Jade ran from her Chicago life to the quite small town of Sunshine, Idaho 18 months ago. She runs Dell’s vet clinic like a well-oiled machine. No one questions her and her multiple spreadsheets because she knows the workings of the clinic inside and outside. But no one really knows much about Jade because she’s kept herself closed off. Sure she’s made friends with workers at the clinic a few around town but she’s never invited anyone over to her place to hang out.

Dell, much like the other men in Shalvis’ Animal Magnetism series is a serial dater. He never has trouble finding a date and mostly with a different woman each time. But something about Jade has him slowing down his dating life. She knocked him for a loop the moment she walked into his clinic to interview for the position of receptionist all those months ago. But Dell only let’s four legged females into his heart.

Slowly Jade and Dell let the other one into their personal lives and much to their surprise, into their hearts. Shalvis’ has created another funny, spunky and sexy romance and I for one can’t wait for more from Sunshine, Idaho and its citizens.

Karen White does a lovely job of bring the people (and animals) to life in Sunshine. Her voice is just purrrfect for this series.

 

 

 

 

About Karen White

Karen White is a classically trained actress who has been recording audio books since 1999 and has well over 150 books to her credit and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA. Honored to be included inAudiofile’s Best Voices 2010 and 2011, she’s also an Audie Finalist and Best Audiobook of the Year winner for 2009, 2010 and 2011 (The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed, Too Good to be True by Erin Arvedlund, and Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O’Connor) and she has earned multiple Audiofile Earphones Awards, recently for and You Had Me at Woof by Julie Klam and Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz. Publishers Weekly says of Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, “Karen White delivers a stunning reading, her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience.” Speaking of Audiobooks says of her, “Karen is one of my auto-buy narrators – if I think a book may interest me, her narration will sway me to give it a try.”

About Jill Shalvis

New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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After 17 years I've finally finished my BA in English (no I do not want to be a teacher). Before majoring in English I would not have touched anything labeled "classic", but I have enjoyed a few along the way in my college career.

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2 responses to “Another Purrfect Installment. Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis

  1. Marcia Berbeza

    Jill Shalvis is one of those authors that I don’t even need to read the blurb to know that I want to read the book. Love her stories!