This Tangled Thing Called Love by Marie Astor

Twenty-eight year old Claire Chatfield's life is perfect. She has a successful career as an architect and she is engaged to one of New York's most eligible heir-bachelors. She is blissfully happy, but still can't shake the feeling that something is not quite right. When her fiance begins spending long hours at work, Claire starts to wonder if her happily ever after isn't so perfect.

David Lawson is heir apparent to take over his father's company, Lawson Enterprises. The only catch is his father doesn't quite trust him to do it. David knows the perfect way to prove to his father that he is serious - marry Claire Chatfield and settle down with a wife befitting the future head of the company. The only problem is - David is in love with another woman.

Claudia Block is a Hollywood Legend, but her career has long since dried up. She has become notorious for her romantic flings and when she meets David Lawson, the two of them embark on a passionate affair, despite the fact that David is seeing Claire and that Claudia is 18 years older than David.

Alec Brunell, a professional tango dancer, has never wanted for the attention of women. When he moves into the apartment above Claire, he finds himself intrigued by his neighbor, who seems unimpressed by him. He is determined to get past the icy exterior Claire presents to him, even if she fights him every step of the way.

This Tangled Thing Called Love follows the story of 4 people trying to find love. Mistakes are made, hearts are broken, and in the end, each of the four main characters must decide if they are brave enough to seek their own happy ending.

This book was just okay for me. I got the book for free via BookBub (if you're not a member, you should be!). I needed something light after reading the sob fest that is Always and Forever and this looked like the perfect candidate. It was a easy read, but some parts of the story - especially Claire and Alec's romance - felt underdeveloped to me. I was surprised when I reached the last page of the last chapter, thinking I couldn't possibly have reached the end because there was still so much not resolved or explained. The Epilogue does explain most of it, but the ending felt very abrupt and hurried. This is not one to write home about in my opinion. 

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