Title: Flirting with Forever
Author: Gwyn Cready
Publisher: Pocket Books 2010
Rating: 3/5 stars
Reading Challenges: Mount TBR; Seasonal Series - Contemporary series
A door to the past
Ambitious art historian Campbell Stratford is about to make a name for herself with her scandalously sexy biographies of famous seventeenth-century artists. Suddenly she is catapulted back in time and comes face-to-face with one of her subjects: bad-boy painter Peter Lely, portraitist to the king.
Creates chaos of classic proportions
Peter is entranced by his mysterious visitor, and Cam can't resist becoming one of the lovely ladies to pose on his modeling chaise. But Sir Peter knows a lot more than he's telling about time travel in general and art historians in particular. What he doesn't know is that Cam is the one responsible for the very project he's about to sabotage. And when Cam finds she's been tricked, she exacts her revenge on paper...
Overall a pretty boring romance. I usually love fun romance novels and really wanted to love the time travel aspect of this one. But I found the characters pretty boring. I just couldn't really get behind Peter and Cam as love interests. The time travel aspect made the story confusing as opposed to enhancing it. Based off of my reaction to this one, I'm not even going to start to the companion novel.
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