Modern Heart by Belinda Williams
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Scarlett Wong is one tough cookie and not someone you want to mess with. She’s talented and frightening, and men are for amusement not for keeps … until she meets John Hart. She’s a heroine you shouldn’t like – obnoxious, direct, outspoken – yet inside is a messed up little girl who wants nothing more than to be loved for who she is, and to do what she wants to do which is paint. John Hart is perfect for the job of taming Scarlett, not that he really wants to. He loves her for who she is (and isn’t). How he goes about it will have you cheering him on. I enjoyed this reading adventure immensely. Belinda Williams just keeps getting better and better.
About Modern Heart
Scarlett Wong has a reputation for toughness. A talented and often feared Creative Director at an award-winning Sydney advertising agency, she doesn’t do relationships, she doesn’t invite men home, and she never stays the night. The only people who see her softer side are her three closest girlfriends, and they’re finally convinced they’ve found her perfect man: John Hart.
Scarlett’s never been one to back down from a challenge and she’s not going to start now. But when John secures Scarlett an invitation from one of New York’s leading galleries to exhibit her artwork, it means putting herself out there like never before. Scarlett’s perfect man wouldn’t interfere in her life like this – would he?
For a woman who thinks she’s not scared of anything, Scarlett is about to discover she’s not as tough as she thinks. Will she take the chance to turn her secret passion into a career, risk the safety of her advertising career, and let John in? Or will old habits die that little bit too hard?