Review: Shame On Him by Tara Sivec

Posted 19 July, 2014 in Reviews / 1 Comment

shame on him by tara sivecTitle: Shame On Him

Author: Tara Sivec

Buy Links: Amazon

Rating: 5 foolish stars

Recommended for: People who find it as hilarious as I do when people are seemingly awful at their jobs yet, at the end of the day, still get the job done! Also, chick-lit fans who read hilarious authors like Belle Aurora and Penny Reid (along with Tara’s other books)!

About Shame On Him:

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For Lorelei Warner, being perfect isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. She did what her straitlaced parents wanted: became a lawyer, married her college boyfriend. But since her husband ran off with another man and her career became a nonstop bore-fest, Lorelei has turned to her best friends and Fool Me Once Investigations to find fulfillment and adventure.

When a routine subpoena-delivery turns up a dead body, Lorelei knows that solving the murder is exactly what she needs to boost her confidence…until private investigator Dallas Osborne walks in and takes over the case. Dallas has always rubbed Lorelei the wrong way. It’s aggravating enough that he’s a pompous ass, but he’s also entirely too good-looking.

If she wants to catch the killer, Lorelei will need to loosen up and defy her parents—not to mention the law. And she’ll need to partner with Dallas, working closer (much closer) to the sexy investigator than she ever expected.


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Oh my God. Tara Sivec, I love you so much. I don’t even care how embarrassing of a human I am when I’m reading one of your books in public. If people don’t want to hear me snort, they can leave the dentist’s office.

I almost want to deduct a star because this is the last book in the series and I don’t want to say goodbye. Maybe there can be a crossover series between Fool Me Once and Chocolate Lovers.

Omg. That would be amazing. Now I’m not going to be able to stop thinking about how awesome that would be. Tara, if you’re reading this, can I have that for Chanukkah?

I almost did deduct a star because I feel like in each book in the series, the crime has been solved in a very similarly disastrous way. But it’s funny enough that I just don’t care. 🙂

But this book definitely hit me in the feels more than the first two books. I loved seeing Lorelei break out of her shell and become the woman she was meant to be. Her friends are trying to get her to do it, but of course, this is a problem that can only be solved by a hot and frustrating man.

They are the perfect example of opposites attract. 🙂 Well, maybe not, because Lorelei definitely has more “defiant badass” in her than she thought. (Insert “Dallas is a badass and Lorelei has a little badass in her joke [here]). Kennedy would be proud.

About Tara Sivec

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Tara Sivec is a USA Today best-selling author, wife, mother, chauffeur, maid, short-order cook, baby-sitter, and sarcasm expert. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two children and looks forward to the day when they all three of them become adults and move out.

After working in the brokerage business for fourteen years, Tara decided to pick up a pen and write instead of shoving it in her eye out of boredom. She is the author of the Playing with Fire series, the Chocolate Lovers series, the Chocoholics series, the Fool Me Once series and Watch Over Me. Her novel Seduction and Snacks won first place in the Indie Romance Convention Reader’s Choice Awards 2013 for Best Indie First Book.

In her spare time, Tara loves to dream about all of the baking she’ll do and naps she’ll take when she ever gets spare time.

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