"THE REFORMING OF MATTHEW DUNN is Ms. Kantra's dazzling debut. With insightful dialogue and tightly-written prose, she gives us an up-close and personal look at life on the streets. If realistic, extremely well-written contemporaries are your cup of tea, this is a must read. 4 +" -- Connie Ramsdell, Bookbug on the Web
"With a genuine understanding of deep emotion, Ms. Kantra gifts the reader with an exciting plot with just-right pacing. Her protagonists are complex and learn about love and loving the hard way, which adds a touch of realism to this special love story." -- Rendezvous, Oct 1998
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He stood behind her, thumbs hitched in his belt loops, his broad shoulders encased in dark cotton and his black boots making a statement on these mean streets. Tug a Stetson over that dark hair and he'd look like Wyatt Earp taking on the bad guys in Tombstone. A rush of contradictory feelings washed through her, warm and confused.
The man was trouble, she thought. He was a danger to her work and a threat to her peace of mind. But his dogged adherence to duty compelled her respect. His understated humor roused her liking. And that voice of his was beginning to invade her dreams...