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Big Girl Panties
Holly has had a hard day, a widow at 32 all she wants to do is board a plane home. Logan also had a rough day, downgraded from first class; he just wants to get home. So what happens when an Adonis trainer to the elite sports figures sees he has to sit next to the fat girl? Holly is dismayed when she gets to her seat, the guy’s disgust clearly written all over his face. Holly and Logan eventually strike up a conversation and make a deal, he will train her, and even though he doesn’t take regular clients he sees her as a challenge. So begins this wonderful tale of insecurity, self-doubt, sweat, tears, and a love that doesn’t seem like it could have a happy ending. What happens when you fall for your Adonis trainer? And what happens when a guy, whose image is everything, falls for a not so perfect girl? Will they let their insecurities get in the way of a happy ending? This book is like every girl’s dream and nightmare rolled into one. This has chick flick written all over it. A really, really great novel.--Rosa, New Jersey
A rollicking, sensuous, feel-good romantic comedy about a grieving young widow who decides to get in shape . . . and winds up getting her groove back--and a whole lot more
Holly didn't expect to be a widow at thirty-two. She also didn't expect to be so big. After her husband's death, food was the one thing she could always count on. Now, those extra pounds make flying coach feel like medieval torture--especially when she's squished next to Logan Montgomery. A personal trainer to famous pro athletes, her seatmate is so hot that he makes Holly sweat in all the right (and so embarrassingly wrong ) places.
Though Holly doesn't make the grade on Logan's first-impression meter, he finds himself intrigued by her sharp wit and keen insights--a welcome change from the high-maintenance models he dates--so he impulsively offers to get her back in shape. A little skeptical but ready to make at least one positive change in her life, Holly agrees.
To Logan's (and her own) surprise, Holly turns out to be a natural in the gym, slimming down into a bona fide looker with killer curves--and a new kind of hunger. Before either of them can stop it, the easy intimacy of their training sessions leads to even more steamy workouts away from the gym.
Logan's best friends, professional baseball player Chase Walker and his wife, Amanda, see that this is more than a fling, even if Logan and Holly don't. But can a man whose whole life depends on looks commit himself to a woman who doesn't fit his ideal? Now that Holly's turning other men's heads, does she even need Logan anymore? Are they a couple built to last . . . or destined to fizzle?