*I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.*
I am a huge fan of Debra Anastasia so anything she writes you can bet I’m reading it. Late Night With Andres is a fun little novella, there is plenty of action, classic Anastasia humour and a bit or romance thrown in. Coming in at around 80 pages it is definitely a fun way to pass the time. Even better, all the proceeds from the sale of each book will go to breast cancer charities, just another great reason to give this a go.
Late Night With Andres takes place behind the scene of a late night talk show but the drama goes down before a guest can even set one foot on the stage. Milla and Gage have been invited to chat with arrogant, ageing talk show host Andre but a mad gunman wrecks havoc backstage. Now as this novella began I was thinking it was going to be quite serious when the guns appeared, but did I forget I was reading a Debra Anastasia book?! Of course the jokes started and didn’t stop, I was laughing out loud with this one. The crazed gunman (nicknamed The Devil’s Fart by Milla) had to be an old sweaty creep of course, and poor Milla was the object of his vendetta. Luckily hot super star Gage was there to help Milla. This poor hapless couple were in a bit of a sticky situation but as always there were plenty of laughs. “Does he have a lighter?” Milla shrugged and reached into Gage’s deep pocket. She flopped her hand around and squeezed. Something was in there, but it wasn’t coming out. “That’s my dick. And it can’t start a fire—on a cig, at least.”
I enjoyed this novella, it was a fun, quick read. I loved Milla’s feisty side even though her mouth would get her into trouble at the worst of times. Gage was the hero heartthrob, he put his life on the line for a girl he was barely introduced to. You have to read this book with a tongue in cheek attitude, the toe thing was a little creepy yet still on the funny side. You have to read it to find out.“My toe? It’s gone. I’ve got a prosthetic baby toe. The bonus is I can take it off and put it on the table when I’m painting my nails. I’m a nineteen-digit wonder.”
Late Night With Andres is a snippet into one crazy night with celebs, an over-the-hill talk show host and a creepy gun/bomb wielding madman. It was followed up with some sweet romance at the end to balance out the crazy. Check this one out for yourself.
Debra Anastasia is busy, just like every other mom. There's dinner, the dogs, the kids, and their homework. The laundry pile turns into a big, heaping monster. When the clothes finally make it into the washer, it gets unbalanced and puts on an elaborate show before it cuts out. This crazy job that never ends is her first love and her crowning achievement.
Omnific Publishing published her debut novel, Crushed Seraphim, and the sequel to angel Emma's adventures, Bittersweet Seraphim. She's working on Return to Poughkeepsie right now to be released in late 2013. You can visit her website at DebraAnastasia.com and find her on twitter @Debra_Anastasia or Facebook.