Book Review of: The Drake Equation
By: Heather Walsh
Publication Date: August 2013
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* I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.
She’s a Democrat, he’s a Republican. She spends her days fighting global warming at an environmental non-profit, he makes his living doing PR for Bell Motors and their fleet of SUVs. But as soon as they meet, Emily Crossley and Robert Drake realize they have encountered their intellectual match. You’re never challenged, he tells her. You’ve surrounded yourself in a cocoon of people who think exactly the same way you do. She hurls the same accusation back at him, and the fiery debates begin. Despite both of their attempts to derail it, there is no denying that they are falling in love. But their relationship is threatened by political differences, Robert’s excessive work hours, and Emily’s fear of losing her identity as she falls deeper in love. Can their love survive? The Drake Equation is a tale of modern love and all its complexities.
Can a Democrat and Republican find everlasting love? Holy Crap! That is the question in this modern opposites attract novel. I found it to be a fun, quick read. It has well drawn out characters, good chemistry between the couple, and snappy dialogue. I also liked the social issues woven into the plot even though they were a little heavy-handed at times. But it was still a very enjoyable read.If you like to read romances that are a little different then The Drake Equation is for you. So, it's getting:
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