Love Spell, Dec 2002, 5.99, 305 pp.
Psyche is disappointed in the track record of her husband Cupid as divorce rates are climbing to record levels, couples live together without marital vows, and numerous claim they are not in love. She blames the mess on her spouse still living in the world of the ancients. He needs to modernize his methods to confront technology's interference in the game of love for people who no longer believe that all they need is love.
Their father's will is quite specific. Chloe Phillips is to run Creative Investments while her brother Oz will manage the rest of the firm. Oz worries that his sister will ignore the fiscal perspective and hurt their company. He hires consultant A.J. Lockhart to keep Creative Investments out of the red. Chloe obtains a new software program, e-Cupid that reveals a person's true love. Formerly accepting that the elusive butterfly will never visit her, Chloe learns from her program that A.J. is the stud that lights her fire. As she stands in the shadows of love, she finds love hurts because she knows he is her sibling's stooge. Worse e-cupid has every male who meets Chloe falling in love with her.
Fans in need of an uplifting amusing All I Need Is Love romance that brings Cupid into the technology information age will enjoy CUPID.COM. The tale is funny fluff as Karen Lee plays it totally for laughs. Chloe and A.J. make a charming couple who comes together over the fiasco caused by e-Cupid. Readers needing escape from the holidays will cherish a moment's pleasure with this whimsical treasure.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner