* Review * CHRISTMAS ON PEACH TREE LANE by Jules Bennett

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* Review * CHRISTMAS ON PEACH TREE LANE by Jules BennettChristmas on Peach Tree Lane by Jules Bennett
Published by Carina Press on November 30, 2020
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four-stars

Event planner Violet Calhoun lives to deck the halls, and her quaint Southern hometown’s fiftieth annual Tinsel Tour will be the event of the season. With a magazine crew on hand to document Peach Grove’s transformation into a winter wonderland, this year’s festivities have got to be the holly-est, jolliest yet. She does not have the time to deal with a Grinch—even a gorgeous one like Brady Jackson.

Divorce attorney Brady has plans to divest himself of his family’s ancestral mansion and be back at his Atlanta firm by New Year’s. Hanging so much as a wreath on the door is not a part of that plan. Nor is dealing with an annoying—though undeniably adorable—elf.

But Violet is all about making holiday magic happen. As they work together to stage Brady’s historic house, the town grump reveals he’s more sexy than Scrooge. And after some mind-blowing kisses, what starts as a Christmas flirtation starts to feel more like a year-round affair…

 

Small town Christmas magic! Jules Bennett brings the Christmas spirit in droves with her sweet and feisty holiday romance set in small town Peach Grove, Georgia. The characters are a joy to read with quite the compelling connection and the town is simply delightful. It’s a bit slow in spots, but you are sure to raise your Christmas spirit with a dash through these pages!

Violet is adorable! She’s perky to the point of being cheesy, but she’s so good-hearted that you can’t dislike her one single bit.

Brady has his reasons for being hardnosed when he first arrives in town, but it doesn’t take long for Violet to carve a home for herself in his heart.

I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a quaint small town filled with interwoven characters and holiday traditions as love is in the air all around.

four-stars

* Review * ESCAPE WITH THE NAVY SEAL by Regan Black

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* Review * ESCAPE WITH THE NAVY SEAL by Regan BlackEscape with the Navy SEAL by Regan Black
Series: The Riley Code #3
Published by Harlequin Romantic Suspense on December 1, 2020
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five-stars

Pawns in a madman’s vendetta

Can a hostage couple defeat their captor?

Seeing his shy childhood friend transformed into an intoxicating beauty has thrown navy SEAL Mark Riley off balance. So much so that he’s caught off guard when a team of kidnappers sweep them into a deadly nightmare. Now he and Charlotte Hanover are hostages to a psychopath wreaking revenge on Mark’s father. Facing danger is Mark’s business, but with Charlotte’s life at stake, he’s never had so much to lose.

 

Exhilarating danger from start to finish! With book three in her The Riley Code series Regan Black takes her reader on a wild ride of intrigue as the Riley family continues to be targeted by a mad man! The tension is high, the family connection is strong and the romance wrapped into the story is fulfilling. I loved them together!

Navy SEAL Mark Riley is a commanding guy and I loved every minute of getting to see him in action. His family has been the target of mayhem of late and it’s suddenly his turn to pay the price for his bloodline.

Charlotte Hanover is the sweetest. She’s been friends with Mark and his family for as long as she can remember and the unrequited love she has felt for him runs strong no matter how many years or distance has passed.

I highly recommend this book as well as the entire series to anyone who enjoys a bit of romance mixed with a whole lot of intrigue as a close-knit family is targeted.

five-stars

* Review * TURNING UP THE HEAT by J. Margot Critch

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* Review * TURNING UP THE HEAT by J. Margot CritchTurning Up the Heat by J. Margot Critch
Series: Miami Heat #3
Published by Harlequin Dare on December 1, 2020
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four-half-stars

Gemma Rexford is not only talented, quick witted and sexy as hell, she’s also Tom Cain’s business rival and sworn enemy. So he can’t suppress his surprise—or delight!—when she pulls him into a supply closet to blow off some steam at an awards ceremony.

Tom knows the gorgeous distiller will never forgive his family for stealing her recipes. But once he gets a taste of sultry, complex Gemma, there’s no going back. The heat between them is as potent as her finest rum. And soon they’re jetting between New York City and Miami, keeping their forbidden affair top secret and savoring every delicious encounter.

From a steamy photoshoot to a wild desktop romp, Gemma’s the sexiest kind of distraction from his tense family. And watching her work reawakens his own passion for distilling. But when her brothers target his business and his father tries to publicly humiliate the woman he’s coming to love, Tom wonders if they can ever work past their ancient grudge and turn pleasure into forever…

 

Forbidden temptation steals the show as the final book in the Miami Heat series by J. Margot Critch comes to life! This has been a really fun series centering around a group of siblings running a rum distillery together. TURNING UP THE HEAT is Gemma’s story and ties the series up well, and though the ending was a bit quick, I whole-heartedly enjoyed seeing her find her happily ever after!

Gemma has been a shining star throughout the entire series. She puts her heart and soul into perfecting every batch she creates at Rexford Rum Distillery and adores the brothers working at her side.

Tom is a sweet guy who’s been handed an impossible situation trying to clean up his father’s messes. Giving in to the desire that flares every time Gemma is in the room is fun and exhilarating, but when love comes into the picture all bets are off.

I highly recommend this book and the entire series to anyone who loves a close knit group of siblings who while they have drama surrounding them, let the love they feel for each other always shine bright. A series of love, passion and family.

four-half-stars

* Review * MISTLETOE IN PARADISE by Jill Shalvis

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* Review * MISTLETOE IN PARADISE by Jill ShalvisMistletoe in Paradise by Jill Shalvis
Series: Wildstone #5.5
Published by Avon on December 1, 2020
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five-stars

Problem Number One – Getting There

Old childhood friends each fly separately to join their families on what’s been an annual holiday themed yacht adventure. Secret ex-lovers, Hannah and James are determined to make the best of things…

Problem Number Two – Getting Stuck.

When everyone but Hannah and James gets held up in an airport snarl, it leaves them stuck together for four days, making Hannah’s already problematic trip a whole lot harder to face. Especially because she comes bearing more than just gifts…

Problem Number Three -- Falling In Love (again)

As the former lovers try to make the best of the Christmas snafu, they soon realize that the best things in life can’t be planned and sometimes love is sweeter the second time around

 

Jill Shalvis is the Queen of a holiday novella! Let’s be honest — it’s hard to introduce a new couple, give a satisfyingly complete back story and get them to a believable HEA in the amount of words a novella allows … but Shalvis does it, and she does it very, very well!

In MISTLETOE IN PARADISE we meet Hannah and James — childhood friends, former secret lovers, holders of lingering feelings. A holiday boating tradition between their families brings said feelings to the surface and as snafu after snafu places them alone together way too much, Hannah and James have to face the anger, pain and loss they have buried throughout the years.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants a quick holiday read full of love, laughter and all the feels!

five-stars

* Release Blast/Review/Giveaway * TAKING ON THE BILLIONAIRE by Robin Covington

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* Release Blast/Review/Giveaway * TAKING ON THE BILLIONAIRE by Robin CovingtonTaking on the Billionaire by Robin Covington
Series: Redhawk Reunion #1
Published by Harlequin Desire on December 1, 2020
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four-half-stars

In the boardroom—and the bedroom—they’re on fire.

But will her secrets destroy them both?

Investigator Tess Lynch once helped Adam Redhawk find his Cherokee family. Now the self-made tech billionaire wants her to root out his company’s saboteur—and share his bed. But as passion builds between them, the private eye pursues a plan of her own—to get even for the way Adam’s adoptive father ruined hers. Until an unexpected pregnancy changes everything…

 

With her Harlequin debut Robin Covington shines bright with the kick off of her Redhawk Reunion series filled with secrets, scandal and a steamy introduction to this shattered family. In TAKING ON THE BILLIONAIRE, the backstory was fresh, the characters were complex and quick to draw a reader’s attention, and the overall follow through was satisfying. I’m looking forward to more in the series!

Adam Redhawk is a rewarding character to get to know. He’s a self-made success and while he’s proud, he’s also very humble and thankful for the life he managed to achieve. Reconnecting with the siblings lost to him in childhood is at the top of his to do list.

Tess Lynch is a bit of a mystery. She is the private investigator that helped him track down his brother and sister, but she has secrets she’s holding close as she delves into yet another project with Adam. Giving in to the temptation they’ve been fighting seems like the thing to do, but an unexpected pregnancy changes the whole dynamic.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a backdrop of family drama behind the passion and desire of finding that happily ever after!

 

 

 

Will the woman he can’t resist be his downfall? 

In the boardroom—and the bedroom—they’re on fire.

But will her secrets destroy them both?

Investigator Tess Lynch once helped Adam Redhawk find his Cherokee family. Now the self-made tech billionaire wants her to root out his company’s saboteur—and share his bed. But as passion builds between them, the private eye pursues a plan of her own—to get even for the way Adam’s adoptive father ruined hers. Until an unexpected pregnancy changes everything…

From Harlequin Desire: Luxury, scandal, desire—welcome to the lives of the American elite.

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FROM THE AUTHOR:

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Dreams do come true . . . 

When I sat down and started my first romance novel in 2010 (after years of scribbling in notebooks & publishing on fan fiction forums) one of my dreams was to be a Harlequin Desire author – this book is a dream come true! 

As a biracial Native American author, this book is also the dream of a lifetime – to see a book with Native-centric main characters on the shelves. Young Robin would have been thrilled to see this book out in the world – bucket list item checked!

In TOTB, I also got to reach back into my life as a family law attorney – specializing in contested cases – and my keen interest in the way that the social services system has an ugly history of separating Native kids from their family and culture. I loved my work, but I didn’t always get to give my kids the ending I wanted for them. Those cases still sit heavy on my heart.

With the Redhawk Reunion trilogy, I get to bring Adam, Sarina, & Roan back together after 15 years and not only watch them become a family again but also find the love they need. The way it should always be . . . it’s why I love writing romance – the HEA is guaranteed!

I hope you love the romance between Adam and Tess – keep an eye out for Books 2 & 3 in the Redhawk Reunion in 2021!

xoxo

Robin

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four-half-stars

* Review * A VERY BLIZZARD CHRISTMAS by Kat Mizera

* Review * A VERY BLIZZARD CHRISTMAS by Kat MizeraA Very Blizzard Christmas by Kat Mizera
Series: Alaska Blizzard #6.5
on November 27, 2020
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four-stars

She has a new baby with the love of her life and Christmas is almost here.
It should be the best time of her life.... right?

But when Danielle Petrov welcomes her new bundle of joy just in time for the holidays, everything isn’t as magical as it should have been. She’s trying to plan a surprise for their first Christmas as a family of four while dealing with a touch of postpartum depression and a six-year-old who wants nothing to do with his new sibling.

Sergei is completely smitten with his wife, his son, and the new baby, but he knows something is bothering Dani. Between being on the road with the Blizzard and trying to spend time with the kids, he’s not there for her the way he wants to be.

As the holiday barrels down on them, nothing is going according to plan. Sergei is determined to salvage what he can of a complicated holiday season. Will an unexpected storm be what brings everyone together?

 

A holiday with the Petrovs! For fans of Kat Mizera’s Alaska Blizzard hockey series A VERY BLIZZARD CHRISTMAS will be like visiting old friends. We catch up with the lives of the Petrovs and their extended family/friends as their family expands to include a new baby. If you aren’t up to date on the series, this novella will probably overwhelm you with the amount of characters in the story, so I highly recommend you read the full length series first. It was a great way to spend a holiday!

I recommend this novella as well as the entire series to anyone who loves a close knit hockey family. The characters are endearing, the passion for the game is evident and the happily ever afters are sexy and sweet.

four-stars

* Release Blast/Review * OH FUDGE by Erin Nicholas

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* Release Blast/Review * OH FUDGE by Erin NicholasOh, Fudge by Erin Nicholas
Series: Hot Cakes #5
Published by EN Fiction, Inc. on November 24, 2020
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four-half-stars

Paige Asher likes her men the way she likes her coffee: hot, slightly sweet, and only to-go.

The hot friend-of-a-friend she had a scorching single night with was just about perfect--tall, rugged, with a sexy drawl...and on the road out of town by six a.m. the next morning. Long before her mom could start picking out wedding flowers.

But now she can't stop thinking about the Louisiana boy. His texts make her smile and she suddenly has a craving for gumbo all the time...hot and spicy and far from home.

Mitch Landry had no idea Iowa would be so hospitable to a visitor. He knew the Midwest had a reputation for friendliness but his welcome gift--a sassy, sweet blond who is as no-strings-attached as he is--was a dream come true six months ago.

But why is he still texting her? And why did he jump at the chance to come back to Iowa? And why is he so annoyed by her obvious phobia to commitment this time around? And why is he pretty sure leaving Paige this time is going to be one of the hardest things he's ever done?

Damn, is this what falling in love feels like?

Oh, fu...fudge.

A cross-over between the Hot Cakes series and Boys of the Bayou series!
And a prequel to Boys of the Bayou book 6!

  Holy gator cakes! When Erin Nicholas interweaves her Boys of the Bayou series with her Hot Cakes series, pure yummy goodness explodes! Yes, there is a touch of a cliffhanger/happy for now ending, but it only makes me even more excited for the next book in the Boys of the Bayou series where Mitch and Paige will take center stage in good ol’ Louisiana. I cannot wait. I missed the regular gang from this series a bit, but Paige and Mitch and their sass and steamy goodness were golden!

Paige is a headstrong character. She loves to do things her way and tries to keep as far under the radar where her interfering and smothering family members are concerned. She’s got a good set up where she is, but she’s willing to steal away to the Bayou for a little break.

Mitch is such a sweetheart! I couldn’t love him more, and I can’t wait to see him get the girl alongside his much-loved family.

I highly recommend this book as well as the entire Hot Cakes series to anyone who enjoys a sweet but steamy romance filled with love, laughter and close friend and family relationships.

 

 

 

 

Oh, Fudge, an all-new irresistible small-town romance from New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas is available now!

Paige Asher likes her men the way she likes her coffee: hot, slightly sweet, and only to-go.

The hot friend-of-a-friend she had a scorching single night with was just about perfect–tall, rugged, with a sexy drawl…and on the road out of town by six a.m. the next morning. Long before her mom could start picking out wedding flowers.

But now she can’t stop thinking about the Louisiana boy. His texts make her smile and she suddenly has a craving for gumbo all the time…hot and spicy and far from home.

Mitch Landry had no idea Iowa would be so hospitable to a visitor. He knew the Midwest had a reputation for friendliness but his welcome gift–a sassy, sweet blond who is as no-strings-attached as he is–was a dream come true six months ago.

But why is he still texting her? And why did he jump at the chance to come back to Iowa? And why is he so annoyed by her obvious phobia to commitment this time around? And why is he pretty sure leaving Paige this time is going to be one of the hardest things he’s ever done?

Damn, is this what falling in love feels like?

Oh, fu…fudge.

* a cross-over between the Hot Cakes series and Boys of the Bayou series * a prequel to Boys of the Bayou book 6

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Excerpt

“You’ll do anything I want?” he asked, his voice rough and his eyes hot.

“Definitely.”

“How hot is the fudge?”

Her eyes widened. “Hot. Too hot for smearing on body parts,” she said, reading his mind.

One side of his mouth curled. “Damn.”

“But,” she said, “I have some fudge we could heat up a little.”

“You have some already made?” he asked. “Why was I waiting for you to stir that up?”

“The fudge I’ve already got is for you.” She felt her cheeks get a little pink. She was shy about this? She was naked at the moment, and he’d done a lot of intimate things to her already, but admitting she’d made him fudge made her blush?

“You made me fudge?”

Dammit. He looked pleased by that. He was so going to get the wrong idea. Especially when she told him the whole story. She sighed. “Yeah. I made it around Christmas. I was going to mail it to you but then… I changed my mind.”

“You were going to send me fudge for Christmas?” he asked, his grin growing. He lifted a hand to her cheek.

“Yes. But then I realized that you’d think it meant I liked you and was thinking about you,” she said with an eye roll.

“Oh, sweetheart,” he said, his voice dropping and that drawl becoming more pronounced. “I know you like me and have been thinking of me.”

He was cocky. A little. Not overly. Not obnoxiously. But enough to be… hot. She did like confident men.

“Well, you can not think that the fact that it’s chipotle fudge means anything,” she said.

His grin definitely grew with that.

“You made me spicy fudge?”

“Spicy and sweet go together really well.”

He nodded, his grin turning into an almost smirk. “They sure do.”

“But it was just something I wanted to try, and since you eat all that crazy spicy food I thought you were someone I could send it to.”

“But then you realized that I’d think it meant you liked me.”

She blew out a breath. “Yeah.”

“Do you normally make chipotle fudge?”

“No.”

“Huh.”

“You’re thinking it, aren’t you?”

“That you like me? Yeah, I’m thinking it.”

 

About Erin Nicholas


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erin Nicholas has been writing romances almost as long as she’s been reading them. To date, she’s written over thirty sexy, contemporary novels that have been described as “toe-curling,” “enchanting,” “steamy,” and “fun.” She adores reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines, and happily ever afters.

Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be “shocked” by the sex scenes in her books).


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four-half-stars

* Release Blast/Review * PLAYING WITH TROUBLE by Amy Andrews

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* Release Blast/Review * PLAYING WITH TROUBLE by Amy AndrewsPlaying with Trouble by Amy Andrews
Published by Entangled: Brazen on November 30, 2020
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four-stars




From pro rugby player to...manny?

Australian rugby pro Cole Hauser has had enough of speculations about his future post-injury. So when a football buddy puts his house in America at Cole's disposal, he jumps at the chance for some peace and anonymity. The plan is perfect—until he discovers he's roomies with a woman who knows how to wield a nail gun and her kid. Awesome. Not.

Single mom Jane Spencer is supposed to be spending four weeks alone in the wilds of Colorado rehabbing a house that’ll put her business on the map. Instead, her time is overrun by her four-year-old and a grumpy, too-sexy rugby dude whose only goals are to watch ESPN and brood. Awesome. Not.

When, surprisingly, McHottie offers to get his ass off the couch and help Jane out with Finn, she’s hesitant. But before she knows it, Cole is knee-deep in kid activities during the day and they’re both fighting their simmering attraction at night.

Anything between them can only be temporary - their time together is short and Cole lives on the other side of the planet. It should be easy to say goodbye, right? Wrong. It doesn't take long for them to realize they've borrowed a whole lot of trouble.

But trouble never felt this good.

 

Sweet, sexy and adorable! When a sexy former rugby star finds himself cohabitating with a hardworking mom and her precocious four year old son, good times ensue! The connection Cole makes with little Finn will melt your heart. The storyline in general is a bit of a slow burn but eventually heats up and delivers a spicy affair mixed with a growing attraction towards forever.

Cole is at a crossroad after an injury derails his career as he knew it. He’s more stable than one might expect, but has a bit of soul searching to do to figure out where he goes from here back home in Australia … especially since he’s falling for an American and her son!

Jane is tough as nails and loves hard. She’s been let down too much in life to let herself fall easily into a quick connection with this guy who’s going to be leaving any day now … but watching him adore her son is her favorite kind of torture.

I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys when a temporary affair turns into forever.

 

 

 

 

Playing with Trouble by Amy Andrews is now live! 

From pro rugby player to…Manny?

Australian rugby pro Cole Hauser has had enough of speculations about his future post-injury. So when a football buddy puts his house in America at Cole’s disposal, he jumps at the chance for some peace and anonymity. The plan is perfect–until he discovers he’s roomies with a woman who knows how to wield a nail gun and her kid. Awesome. Not.

Single mom Jane Spencer is supposed to be spending four weeks alone in the wilds of Colorado rehabbing a house that’ll put her business on the map. Instead, her time is overrun by her four-year-old and a grumpy, too-sexy rugby dude whose only goals are to watch ESPN and brood. Awesome. Not.

When, surprisingly, McHottie offers to get his ass off the couch and help Jane out with Finn, she’s hesitant. But before she knows it, Cole is knee-deep in kid activities during the day and they’re both fighting their simmering attraction at night.

Anything between them can only be temporary – their time together is short and Cole lives on the other side of the planet. It should be easy to say goodbye, right? Wrong. It doesn’t take long for them to realize they’ve borrowed a whole lot of trouble.

But trouble never felt this good.

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Meet Amy

Amy Andrews is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling Aussie author who has published 70 plus contemporary romances. She loves to make her readers laugh, tingle and sigh and believes in snort laughing, snot crying, multiple orgasms, mighty wangs and HEA’s.  She also loves frequent travel, good books and great booze although she’ll drink mediocre booze if there’s nothing else.
She lives by the sea with her husband of thirty years where she consumes pina coladas from her deck every afternoon whilst staring at the ocean.

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four-stars

* Review * ALL THAT GLITTERS by Danielle Steel

* Review * ALL THAT GLITTERS by Danielle SteelAll That Glitters by Danielle Steel
Published by Dell on November 17, 2020
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four-stars




Nicole “Coco” Martin is destined to have it all. As the only child of doting and successful parents, she has been given every opportunity in life. Having inherited her mother’s stunning beauty and creativity, along with her father’s work ethic and diligence, she has the world at her feet. Her graduation from Columbia is fast approaching, and with it the summer job of her dreams working at a magazine. Between work, leisurely weekends at her family’s home in Southampton, and spending as much time as possible with her best friend, Sam, life couldn’t be better—until tragedy strikes. Coco’s beloved parents are killed in a terrorist attack while on vacation in France.

Now devastated and alone, Coco must find a way to move forward and make her way in the world without the family she loved. Determined to forge her own path and make her parents proud, Coco pursues her dreams, dazzled by exciting opportunities that come her way. Her goals are to think outside the box—and always play by her own rules. As she finds herself drawn to charismatic, fascinating men, each relationship will teach Coco new lessons, some delightful, some painful. She will come to realize what matters, and how strong she truly is—and in the end, she will discover herself.

Richly exploring one woman’s poignant journey through life, All That Glitters is a compelling tale of challenges, heartbreak, discovery, and triumph, a powerful reminder that all that glitters is not the essence of life. And what is truly worth having was right there in our hands all along.

 

A story of coming of age during tragedy. As always with a Danielle Steel novel, I picked it up and fell deeply into a connection with the characters. It was a fast paced storyline with light complexity. It wasn’t my favorite of her latest releases, but it was an easy read with lots of interesting characters and connections.

Coco is on the verge of graduating from college and stepping into the big bad world with a dream internship when life as she knew it is ripped from her in one fell swoop with her parents being killed in a foreign terrorist attach while traveling. The emotion is high and love and sadness prevail as she tries to pick up the pieces of her future without her two stabilizers.

She portrays a loyalty that shines bright when showcasing the relationship she has shared over the years with her best friend Sam. Her career ambition is strong, but she keeps her eyes open as different facets of the field intrigue her. Her only weakness is her quickness to succumb to the wrong type of men and inability to stand on her own without one by her side.

I enjoyed the book and recommend it to anyone who wants an easy read without a lot of interwoven drama and saga like storyline.

four-stars

* Review * CLAIMING THE RANCHER’S HEIR by Maisey Yates

* Review * CLAIMING THE RANCHER’S HEIR by Maisey YatesClaiming the Rancher's Heir by Maisey Yates
Series: Gold Valley Vineyards #2
Published by Harlequin Desire on November 10, 2020
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four-half-stars




Arrogant, infuriating, insufferable…

And the sexiest man she’s ever met.

Wren Maxfield hates Creed Cooper, but now she’s working with the wealthy rancher over the holidays! Those strong feelings hide undeniable chemistry…and one wild night results in pregnancy. Now Creed vows to claim his heir. That means proposing a marriage in name only. But as desire takes over, is that a deal they can keep?

 

Enemies to lovers … and soon to be parents! With the book two in her Gold Valley Vineyards series, Maisey Yates has two rival families collide when Wren and Creed can no longer fight the temptation when they’re in the same room with each other. Both characters have strong back stories, but Wren’s is easier understood if you have read the first book in the series before reading this one. I enjoyed their connection and am looking forward to more in the series.

Wren is fit to be tied when a stupid night of passion with her sworn enemy leaves her pregnant and having to decide if she will give in to Creed’s demand of marriage. She’s headstrong and loyal and an easy to like character.

Creed is super easy to understand once his past is unraveled and brought into the storyline. I adored him.

I recommend this book and the series as a whole to anyone who enjoys a family owned winery taking center stage as the siblings find their happily ever afters.

four-half-stars