Newly divorced, Gloria Sanders wants to
do something about her excess weight. So she goes to a gym,
with specific instructions that she have a female trainer.
But when the trainer assigned to her is unable to make it,
gym co-owner Landon Barnes can't believe his luck. The
student teacher he had a crush on all those years ago is in
his gym, looking for a trainer, and he plans on being that
There is an instant attraction between
Gloria and Landon, despite the six-year age difference.
Gloria is hesitant, because of her size and age; but Landon
sets out to woo the woman he wants, and he won’t take no for
All Worked Up is a
romantic tale of that proves love knows no size, age or
color difference. I loved Landon, who was determined to
prove to Gloria that he loved her. Gloria is a very
realistic character that I think any woman over the age of
thirty-five will identify with. I loved the way they blended
There was one little spot that threw me
though. Given the romantic flow of the storyline, the hero
used a word during a love scene that pulled me out of the
story. It took a few minutes for me to recover, but I did.
And, even though that bothered me, I couldn’t stop thinking
about the love the two shared, and how Landon didn't force
himself, or the situation. That redeemed him in my eyes.
All Worked Up is a story for the romantic soul
in a romance reader.