41. The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai
Rhiannon Hunter makes her living off of helping people find love as the creator of a wildly popular dating app. She herself has been much less lucky in love and being ghosted by the first person in a long time she thought about giving more than one date to has just about turned her off men forever.
Samson Lima, a former football player who has been off the grid for years, has returned to the limelight as the new spokesperson for one of Rhiannon’s competitors. Even worse he’s the man who ghosted her and now seems to be pursuing her to try and make up for it. A business proposition pushes them together. Will this new partnership result in both a successful work merger and love?
I really enjoyed this romance novel. I thought there were a couple too many quirky side characters, but I really liked both of the main characters and thought they had a fun rapport with each other and mostly realistic obstacles in the path of them getting together. As an aside because it’s not particularly relevant to the story itself, but is probably of interest to people who are interested in reading diverse books, this is the first romance novel I think I’ve read (I don’t read many) where neither of the leads is white. I give it an 8 out of 10.