A Love Catastrophe by Helena Hunting

Posted June 13, 2023 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Forever (Grand Central Publishing), NetGalley, Romantic Comedy (Rom-Com), Standalone / 0 Comments

The fur is about to fly between a cheerful cat sitter and a grumpy hockey nerd…

Kitty Hart has become internet famous as the Kitty Whisperer for her expertise on all things feline, and as a result, her cat-sitting business is booming. But lately, she has a terrible feeling that maybe her life isn’t quite going where it’s supposed to—especially after falling face-first into her newest client. Not exactly the best first impression.

Fortunately, Miles Thorn is just as bad at first impressions. Strike one: he doesn’t like cats, especially Prince Francis, the haughty and mischievous Sphynx his mom left in his care. Strike two: tackling Kitty to the floor in a misguided attempt to save the pet he continually calls “the gremlin.”

As awkwardness slides into attraction and things start to turn purr-sonal, will these two complete opposites ever be able to find their furry-tail ending?

Standalone (at this time)

NetGalley ARC

Possible Trigger Warning: Mention of dementia and grief

Title:  A Love Catastrophe
Series:  -Standalone-
Author:  Helena Hunting
Genre:  Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com
Published:  June 13, 2023
Publisher:  Forever
My Rating:  3.5

A Love Catastrophe is a rom-com that delves into far more than just the pairing of an unlikely couple but also touches on some very real-to-life situations for so many people.  Because of this, I’m going to mention that there may be a possible trigger for people who would be affected by the mention of dementia, or grief over parents.  I believe anything mentioned is treated with care and respect but is also a vital part of the overall story and the growth of these characters.

To say that Miles is not a cat person would be the understatement of the century.  And his mother’s Sphynx cat, Prince Francis, is fully aware of this fact and acts accordingly… which simply means on his worst behavior at all times.  But these two need to get along, at least for the moment, as Miles’ mother is currently in the hospital, unable to care for her precious furbaby.

Kitty adores cats, and the feeling is returned.  She’s gained a reputation as a cat whisperer, and her new catsitting business is slowly taking off.  Miles has done his research and hires Kitty to watch this evil cat… and there is where three worlds will collide with interesting results.

There was a lot about A Love Catastrophe that I enjoyed and an almost equal amount that hit my cringe levels a bit too much.  And I don’t intend to go any further than that.  This is one of those times when certain parts of a story overshadowed the good parts… for me.  No two people read the same book, so what I didn’t like you might.  In my opinion, it’s a good book, and I’ll leave the rest up to your own reading of it.

*I received an e-ARC of this novel from the publisher via NetGalley, and I sincerely thank the author or publishing house for their trust.  It is my choice to leave a review giving my personal opinion about this book.*

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