Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Review No Lady and Her Tramp



Review Of No Lady and Her Tramp
Kristie Leigh Maguire and Mark Haeuser
Published by Blue Leaf Publications, 2009



Kristie Leigh Maguire and Mark Haeuser have teamed together to write an unusual sensual romantic comedy. Due to language and sex scenes, this book is intended for a mature audience.

No Lady and Her Tramp takes the reader on a dark comedy romp through the lives of trailer park residents Beth Ann Dixon and her husband Billy Ray. Beth Ann is a hair stylist with grand schemes. She knows she can write a best selling novel and by winning the money necessary to buy a computer, she gets to work. Since her marriage has become less than romantic, she turns to the Internet for inspiration. There she finds the great Stefan whose exploits and words inspire her to rekindle her own love for her husband and fuels her creativity. But wait, is Stefan real or just as imaginary as the character Beth Ann creates for herself in the chat room where she meets Stefan?

Billy Ray has gone from the high school athlete to a beer belly loser who spends most of his free time in the Amtrack bar. As Beth Ann dazzles him with her new love making skills, he decides to buff up himself. This results in misadventures with some of the more forward women in town and more than one misunderstanding with Beth Ann.

Meanwhile, gossip columnist, Shirley Snodgrass, seems to always know what's going on in President Park Estates - home to Billy Ray, Beth Ann, and a hilarious cast of characters. How does she know? Does she have someone on the inside feeding her information?

What about Troy Finkmyer? What is he doing in that shed behind his trailer with the lights out? Is there some dark secret hidden in that little building? Beth Ann and arch enemy Shirley team up to find out what Troy is into after he nearly kills his wife, Mary Jo.

Follow the adventures of these quirky characters as the gossip, fights, and sex draw the reader into life in this small southern town. There's always a surprise on the next page to keep the reader interested. If you enjoy steamy romance, be sure to check out No Lady and Her Tramp.

7 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for the great review of No Lady and Her Tramp, Penny! You "GOT" this book just as Mark and I intended when we wrote it. :)

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  2. I happen to know this hilarious book very well, and it will have you rolling on the floor laughing. Great review, and a fun read I highly recommend.

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  3. Kristie, It was a pleasure reading and reviewing your book.

    Janet, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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  4. This sounds like a great book, Kristie. The review was wonderful, Penny :-)

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  5. This is my favorite book of Kristie's. I have never before laughed, cried, been angry and excited all at the same time. I could put a face with every person in the book. This was my hometown. I just wish there was a sequel.

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  6. Hi Joyce, be sure to stop by on Friday and leave a comment - you may be the winner of an autographed copy of No Lady and Her Tramp.

    Sharee - thanks for sharing your comments. Maybe Kristie and Mark could be talked into a sequel....

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  7. Janet, thanks for dropping by. You certainly had a major part in the the reason why Mark and I wrote No Lady.

    Thank you so much, Joyce! And again, thanks to Penny for the wonderful review.

    Sharee, thanks for dropping by Penny's blog and commenting. I think you are my NUMBER ONE FAN! I should make you President of my Fan Club at Facebook. :)

    Mark and I actually did start a sequel to No Lady. However life got in the way and we never finished it. Now Mark has dropped out of the writing business, at least for now. If there ever was a sequel to No Lady, I'm afraid I would have to fly solo on it and I don't think this would work. What made No Lady so special was Mark and I writing it together.

    Everyone don't forget to come back by tomorrow (Friday) for the interview that Penny did with me. REMEMBER that you have to comment on the interview to be eligible to win an autographed copy of No Lady. There are very few print copies left in the world and this is the chance to win YOURS! Don't forget to include your email addie along with your comment so I can contact the winner. :)

    Kristie

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