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📝Review📝: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 to “The Closer” by Author Kristy Marie, Genre: Romantic Comedy, Release Date: October 14th 2021

THE CLOSER

By
Author Kristy Marie

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #RomanticComedy #FakeMarriage

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My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: First-person alternating perspectives

Kindle: 276 pages

Publication: October 14th 2021

Read: October 11th 2021 *Review copy provided by Wordsmith Publicity

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The Author on Goodreads: Kristy Marie

Synopsis:

What happens when you strike a deal with baseball’s most talented pitcher? You slip a plastic ring on his finger and say, “I do.”  
Quirky meets broody in this laugh-out-loud, romantic comedy from bestselling author, Kristy Marie.

The tattoo down his forearm reads: My power is perfected in weakness.
It inspires bad decisions in everyone who crosses his path.
Not me though, I’ve made worse decisions before breakfast.
Marrying baseball phenom Cooper Lexington for his health insurance… doesn’t even rank Top 5.
But I can’t afford to lose this marriage by falling in love.
You see, I made a promise to myself—one I plan on keeping… even if it ruins us.

The Closer is a full-length stand-alone romantic comedy. It features crossover characters from the bestselling novel, IOU.

My 📝Review📝: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

I really wish I can give this book more than five stars. While I read so many books that I truly enjoy, The Closer was extra special. Unique and original with characters that are flawed but so, so lovable. Cooper is unsurprisingly sitting at the top of my book boyfriend list. McKinley’s character traits unravel as you read on. At the beginning, I didn’t think I would love her as much as I eventually did. She is something else! She makes you wonder what it would be like to be in her shoes. Mac is strong and independent to a fault. But she was no match for Cooper and his determination to be her hero, even if she ended up being his. 

There is so much to love about this book. The writing is perfect in every way. The pace is pretty fast and you will be at the end before you know it. I wanted more. You will cry and be frustrated. You will probably be mad at some point as well. But the best emotion you will experience is laughter. Not only from Mac and Cooper but Pops will have you in stitches. And let’s not get started with that amazing epilogue. 

If you only consider one book recommendation from me, this is the book you must read! I promise you won’t be disappointed. This author has gotten better with every book she has written and I anticipate what she’ll write next with eagerness.

While I was given an advanced reading copy of this book, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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Review: 5 stars to “Twelve Dates of Christmas” Northhampton Hearts #1 by Author Charles James, Genre/Trope: Contemporary Christmas Romance, Release Date: November 1st 2021

TWELVE DATES OF CHRISTMAS
A Northhampton Hearts Novel

By
Author Charles James

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Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #ChristmasRomance

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Publication: November 1st 2021

Read: October 5th 2021. *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

POV: Third person Alternating perspectives

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Synopsis:

She’s fallen for her own fantasy…will a real future with him be enough?

Bored by years of underwhelming dating experiences, copywriter Grace McGovern combines her love of Christmas and her longing for romance into the ultimate romance novel—where the heroine is swept off her feet one Christmas by tender, thoughtful, romantic…and utterly unrealistic dates. When Grace has a chance meeting with an attractive man, she’s charmed by their conversation and fun dates…until warning bells jingle. He couldn’t be taking cues from her book, could he?

Engineer Owen Ellis has always been more comfortable with computers and coding than with women. After claiming he was boring and unromantic, his last girlfriend’s bitter parting gift was a cheesy romance book hurled at his head. When he meets a woman whose warm smile and conversation intrigue him, Owen is ready to try again but knows he needs to up his game. What’s the harm in borrowing a few ideas?

Can the Christmas magic last forever, or will their relationship dissolve into another ho-hum holiday fling? 

My 📝Review📝: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Do you know how every once in a while that one book comes along that you know will stay with you for a long time? For me that “book” doesn’t come often enough. Please don’t misunderstand that I am not satisfied with the books I read. Yes, there are some that I could’ve passed on but for the most part I enjoy the majority. That said, that one one special, memorable book is indeed rare. For me, Twelve Dates of Christmas hit that mark. This book was brilliant. Everything I look for in the perfect novel was there within the pages of this book. If you read the blurb, you don’t need me to summarize it for you.

While I did indeed love the premise, it was the characters that completely won me over; especially Owen. Oh. My. Goodness! Where has Owen been my whole life? Why can’t authors write more imperfect, shy, considerate heroes into their stories. We all love the adonis but reading about Owen was a true breath of fresh air. I want more. I fell completely in love with his character. The only disappointment I had with this book was that I wished there was an epilogue. I wanted to see more of Owen and Grace.

Twelve Dates of Christmas is a sweet, endearing, heartwarming and humorous Christmas romance and I highly recommend it! This author is a brilliant storyteller!

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Review: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 to “The Cowboy’s Challenge” Rodeo Brides Book #2 by Author Sinclair Jayne ~ Contemporary Romance is Available Now!

The Cowboy’s Challenge
Rodeo Brides #2

By
Sinclair Jayne

Purchase: The Cowboy’s Challenge

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #Cowboy #FakeRelationship #RodeoCowboy

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Release Date: September 2nd 2021

Read: August 21st 2021. *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Kindle: 180 pages

Blurb:

She needs a favor. He needs a bride.

Langston Carr is back in her hometown Marietta as the temporary event planner for the Graff Hotel. The first event on the calendar is the society wedding that should have been her big day with her loving groom, so when rodeo cowboy Bowen Ballantyne swaggers into the hotel, all hard-bodied and chivalrous, she thanks him the way any single woman needing to salve her pride would—she kisses him.

Bull rider Bowen Ballantyne thrives on competition, but this time his cowboy cousins have taken their one-upmanship challenge too far. He needs to find a bride by the end of the Copper Mountain Rodeo. Bowen’s never backed down from anything, so when former barrel racer Langston Carr, his tormentor from their teen years, propositions him, Bowen rockets up the heat.

A game of pretend between rivals…what could go wrong?

My Review: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

This was such a delightful novel to read. The Cowboy’s Challenge is the second book in the Montana Rodeo Brides series. I haven’t read the first book yet but will be doing that very soon. I had no trouble following along having begun the series with book two. In fact, I’d like to mention while these three books represent a different couple and can be read on their own, the stories are definitely inter-connected. From what I easily inferred, all three books take place over the exact same time frame. 

Langston and Bowen may have appeared from the start, opposites, however they were alike in many ways. I felt their connection from the very moment they met again. I want to say, that moment was entertaining. Yes, these two knew each other from their teen years, maybe earlier. They do have history but not the kind Langston always wished for. Bowen was enough years older at the time that he wouldn’t even consider a relationship with Langston other than platonic. I won’t go into details because you should unravel their pasts on your own. 

Both Bowen and Langston will have decisions to make as far as how they move forward together in their future. Their relationship started out for convenience but it was easy to see they were meant for much more than a ruse. I also want to mention that there is a bit of a mystery going on with Bowen’s grandfather and I suspect the resolution of that will be revealed in the next book, which I am very much looking forward to reading. This is not my first novel from this author. I have read numerous books from her and enjoyed them all. I definitely recommend this series.

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📝Review📝: “The Cowboy” Series: The McAllisters Book Two by Author Julia Justiss is #AvailableNow My Rating: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars, #ContemporaryRomance

The Cowboy
The McAllister Brothers Book Two

By Author Julia Justiss

Purchase: The Cowboy

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #ExMilitaryHero #SingleMotherWidow

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Kindle: 195 pages

Publication: May 11th 2021

Read: April 27th 2021 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing

Add to TBR: The Cowboy

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Synopsis:

He’s not looking for anything serious…

When his older brother asks him to move back to Whiskey River to help run the family ranch, former Marine Grant McAllister feels obligated to agree. After spending two years recovering from battle injuries, coming home finally feels right. Relishing being back on the land, Grant decides to refurbish the family’s old hunting cabin as his new home. When the artisan designer he hires turns out to be a beautiful, intriguing woman, he hopes to mix business with a little pleasure.

She needs to remain uninvolved…

After the death of her Marine husband, a pregnant Abby Rogers moved to Whiskey River to be closer to her husband’s family and escape her controlling mother. Reinventing herself as a designer, she now focuses on her business and mothering her young daughter. She has no time for relationships—no matter how tempting she finds her handsome new client. But when her wealthy mother threatens to sue for custody of her daughter, Grant’s shocking offer forces her to listen to her heart.

My 📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

This book was even better than the previous McAllister brother’s book; Ex-military hero and a widowed heroine with an adorable daughter. From the moment these two are on the pages together, you can feel more than just chemistry. There is a strong pull and while Grant would love nothing more than to explore that attraction, Abby isn’t looking for a relationship. Abby has enough on her plate with running her small business and raising her adorable daughter. In addition, Abby is fearful of falling in love again. As you can expect, Abby keeps Grant at a good distance and yet she can’t help getting to know him. The way he is with Abby’s young daughter is only another thing to like about Grant. Abby knows her heart is fighting a losing battle.

This book is well written with a steady flow. There are emotional moments and a bit of angst along with a slow burn romance. I didn’t mind the time it took for Grant and Abby to become a couple. The author did a great job at building the friendship first. I also loved the Texas country and secondary characters that gave me even more enjoyment. While I will admit, Grant and Abby had some emotional obstacles to get over, I appreciated the slower pace.

I absolutely love when an author not only immerses me in the story, but puts me there as well. This author painted the perfect scenes, wrote engaging monologue as well as dialogue and all around gave me a five star novel.

While I was provided an advanced reading copy of The Cowboy, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: “Rebellious” by Author Kristy Marie, My Rating: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars, Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance, Release Date: April 30th 2021 ~ @AuthorKristyM

REVIEW

Rebellious
The Commander Legacies

By
Author Kristy Marie

Purchase: Rebellious

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #NewAdultRomance #PTSD

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: First-person dual perspectives

Publication: April 30th 2021

Read: April 18th 2021 *Review copy provided by Author

Add to TBR: Rebellious

Check out: Kristy Marie on Goodreads

Synopsis:

A love controlled by guilt, contained by rules… One summer will change everything.

No kissing.

No cuddling.

No blah, blah, blah.

He wrote the rules onto our skin—every ink stroke tragically smeared by the lines we’d crossed.

He claimed it was the only way we could be together—the only way we wouldn’t destroy our families.

But there was an exception to his rules—one he never saw coming.

All I needed was opportunity and a sunburn.

The girl who played by his rules is gone.

This girl… is not his “friend.”

My 📝Review📝 : 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

“Welcome To The Summer Of No Rules, Jameson.”

I am feeling a lot of pressure right now! How can my review do this book justice? Can my simple words give Rebellious the credit it deserves for being one of the best romances I have ever read? Doubtfully, so I’ll just stick to what’s in my bursting heart. So. Many. Emotions.

This book can be read as a standalone, however I believe you will have a greater reading experience if you’ve experienced a few things beforehand. Things that can be found in two previous books, Commander In Briefs & Gorgeous.. Theo and Cade’s stories. Theo and Cade are the fathers of Aspen and Bennett.

Aspen and Bennett grew up together, literally right next door. They are as close as two friends can be without crossing any lines. That is not to say they wouldn’t like to. Aspen and Bennett have been in love for so long, been each others security and pretty soon that may all come to a heartbreaking end. You see there are reasons why they can’t act on their feelings for each other, hence the reasons for Bennett’s never-ending list of rules. Rules that cannot be broken, ever. Fortunately for those two, Aspen likes to try and break the rules testing Bennett’s solidarity constantly.

I really can’t go into any details. A huge part of my pleasure came from the experience. This book is very emotional; it will break your heart over and over. You may even wonder how Aspen and Bennett will find a happily-ever-after together. While this book is intense and very angsty, the author adds plenty of humor and heartwarming moments with characters from previous books.

Kristy Marie’s writing is steady and flawless taking poignant dialogue and giving readers the beautiful prose we desire when searching for the perfect read. And I constantly find that feeling with all of Kristy’s books. You can easily infer that she takes her time; her stories are realistic and passionate and deserve high praise. I highly recommend this book and all of her works. They are keepers.

While I received an advanced reading copy of Rebellious, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: “A Reluctant Attraction” Handymen Book #3, by Author Rosanna Leo ~ My Rating: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars, #ContemporaryRomance #AvailableNow ~ @LeoRosanna

A Reluctant Attraction
Handymen #3

By
Author Rosanna Leo

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #Widow #CyberBullying

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My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Ebook: 326 Pages

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Add to TBR: A Reluctant Attraction

Check out the rest of the Series: Handymen Series

Synopsis:

He was looking for an escape. In her, he found his home.

Contractor and Handymen host Nick Zorn needs a change. He’s been feeling listless, and when his ex-girlfriend embarrasses him in a viral post by sharing private details of their sex life, he’s downright ready to escape. When an opportunity to reinvent his career arises, Nick takes it, even though it might mean the end of Handymen. However, the team has one more project to tackle together first—a struggling cat sanctuary in dire need of renovation.

When Nick arrives at the shelter and meets its owner, a lovely widow named Claire, his life is once more thrown into disarray. Neither of them is looking for a relationship, but the attraction is fierce. As he helps Claire fix her workplace, he realizes he wants to help her in other ways too. Their flirtation sizzles, flaring into a friends-with-benefits arrangement.

But the more time they spend together, the more reluctant these ‘friends’ become to fight their deepening connection, even though they know their inevitable break will devastate them…

Reader advisory: This book contains scenes of cyberbullying and harrassment, mentions of animal hoarding, bereavement and mourning. There are also references to male impotence and erectile dysfunction.

My 📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

This entire series has been a pleasure to read. With A Reluctant Attraction it ends on a high with a great happy ending. One of the aspects I found endearing in this novel was the references to many real-life issues. Many of us I’m sure have dealt with at least one, if not more, but the author writes them realistically into the storyline honestly, but delicately as well. I don’t want to spoil any of the book so I will be careful with details.

Nick has been going through a rough time the past months. In addition, he doesn’t realized where he fits in life anymore. Both his brothers are happily married and beginning to start families. Will they still want to do the reality show they are famous for? What will happen with Nick if they don’t? In this novel, Nick will grow as a character and a man. He will make life changing decisions and just maybe fall in love. When he meets Claire, there is an instant spark but Nick doesn’t act on it for several reasons but mostly due to an insecurity. But what Nick didn’t see coming was that Claire isn’t like the previous women in his life. There is something very special and healing about her.

Claire is a widow running a cat sanctuary that is in need of a lot of financial help and when her business is chosen for a makeover, Claire is apprehensive about letting the Handymen Crew near her late husband’s legacy. She overworks herself and has no social life outside of the sanctuary. Things soon change when she meets Nick.

Nick and Claire were amazing together. They start off slow but then their attraction for each other grows stronger. Because of where they each are in their lives, Nick and Claire decide on a friends with benefits relationship. During that time, they became closer than either expected and then things become complicated. There is so many wonderful aspects of the story and since I can say no more, you’ll just have to read and find out.

I truly loved everything I have read by this author and can’t wait to see what she’ll write next. While I was given an advanced reading copy of this novel, I assure you this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: “My Almost Ex” The Greene Family #2 by Author Piper Rayne, My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5 Stars, #ContemporarySecondChanceRomance ~ Release Date: April 6th 2021 ~ @piperraynerocks @wildfiremarket1

My Almost Ex
Greene Family #2

By
Author Piper Rayne

Purchase: My Almost Ex

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #SecondChanceRomance #AmnesiaRomance #SmallTownRomance

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Publication: April 6th 2021

Read: March 30th 2021 *Review copy provided by Wildfire Marketing Solutions

POV: First-person dual perspectives

Add to TBR: My Almost Ex

Check out the Series: The Greene Family

Synopsis:

In the middle of a crowded bar in our small Alaskan town, my estranged wife snuggles up to me as if we’re still a happy couple.

Don’t get me wrong, we were a happy couple—before she walked out on me a year ago. We were the high school sweethearts everyone thought were destined to be together forever. We thought so too, which is why we married shortly after graduation.

We had a good marriage. Until she left me without any real explanation.

Now, she’s back—and this is the real kicker—she has amnesia and thinks I’m still her husband. Technically I am, although the divorce papers are sitting at the lawyer’s office.

She’s desperate to remember her life in Sunrise Bay but I only want to find out why she left me. Once we conjure that memory up, it’s sayonara because there’s no second chances here. But as you probably already figured out, things didn’t go quite as I planned.

My Almost Ex is a second chance romance between two childhood friends-to-lovers in Piper Rayne’s brand-new, small-town family series, The Greene Family. Coming April 6, 2021.

My 📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

I loved this book so much! Devoured it in hours! The Greene family is so easy to love. Truth? After reading the Bailey series by this author, I didn’t think they could top it. But I should have known better because with Piper Rayne almost each new book becomes my favorite.

Adam and Lucy’s story was amazing. Angsty, emotional, and sad at times. Not for a single moment did I believe Lucy left Adam because of anything he had done. He was so devastated by her leaving the way she did. And boy was it a shock to everyone when she returned with amnesia. I appreciated the way Adam behaved because it was realistic. And while there is definitely angst, my feeling is that it is moderate which is my preference.

With the rest of the Greene family all up in Adam and Lucy’s business, the serious tone of the story had plenty of humor to balance the plot.

I don’t want to say too much because I want you to go into the story without spoilers. Really, I thought this was an incredible story and am already eager to reread. That said, I’m so excited for what comes next in the Greene family. While these books can be enjoyed as a standalone, you should definitely start at the beginning with Hank and Marla’s novella and see how it all started. You do that and you will only enhance your reading pleasure.

Having read an advanced reading copy of this novel, I can assure you that this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5 Stars to “Wishing for a Cowboy” Wishing River Book #3 by Author Victoria James, #ContemporaryRomance is #AvailableNow ~ #VictoriaJamesAuthor @entangledpub

Wishing for a Cowboy
Wishing River Book #3

By
Victoria James

Purchase: Wishing for a Cowboy

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance #SurpriseFatherhood

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: Third-person alternating perspective

Kindle Edition: 364 pages

Publication: March 9th 2021

Read: March 10th 2021 *Review copy provided by NetGalley

Add to TBR: Wishing for a Cowboy

Check out the series: Wishing River Series

Synopsis:

Janie Adams has been a single parent to her nephew since he was a baby. Fifteen years later, she’s finally found out who his father might be, so the two of them travel across the country to find him. She’d do anything for this kid. But when they arrive in the small town of Wishing River, Montana, and Janie finally meets the ruggedly handsome cowboy she’d been told had abandoned his son, his shocked response changes everything.

Aiden Rivers can’t dispute this is his kid when he sees his own features staring back at him, but he had no idea Janie’s sister was pregnant when she left him. He didn’t even know she had a sister—clearly they’d all been lied to. Now he has fifteen years of fatherhood to make up for and no idea how to be a dad. This was never in his plans.

Janie sticks around to help him ease into parenting, everything from showing him how to lure a sulky kid out of his bedroom to keeping up with the latest teen-speak. Together, they surprisingly make a good team, this city girl and country boy. But when the past catches up with them, Aiden and Janie must decide what’s best for the boy who’s connecting them, not only for each other…which could mean splitting them apart.

My 📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

What a perfect book! All the feels!
Wishing for a Cowboy is the third book in the Wishing River series by Victoria James. I have not yet read the two previous but am definitely looking forward to it. From the first pages I was engaged and distraught each time life got in the way causing me to put the book down. I was fully immersed in the storyline and could not wait to see how things turned out for Will, Janie & Aiden. I felt there was a lot of real-life issues that the author did a fabulous job with writing into the story. Often we read stories with similar premises and predictably know how it will turn out. While I had made my inferences, there were a few emotional surprises along the way. This book had a lot of different feels. From Will and Aiden understandably and Janie as well. All three of these characters had so much taken away from them.

Janie comes to Montana with her nephew Will in hopes to gain financial help from WIll’s father. Once she arrives and states her reason for being there, the book understandably takes on a serious tone. My thoughts? I was angry from the injustices that Janie’s sister brought to them all and took no responsibility for. I won’t go into any details but I will say that the author did a great job with realistically putting these three hearts back together.

If you are looking for an emotional story, set in the backdrop of Montana that is well written and engaging, I highly recommend Wishing for a Cowboy by Victoria James.

While I received a review copy from NetGalley, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5 Stars to “My Kind of Cowboy” Blackstone Ranch #3 by Author Pam Crooks, #ContemporaryRomance with a bit of Suspense/mystery is #AvailableNow ~ #PamCrooksAuthor @TulePublishing

My Kind of Cowboy
Blackstone Ranch Book #3

By
Pam Crooks

Purchase: My Kind of Cowboy

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Publication: March 16th 2021

Read: February 19th 2021 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing

Add to TBR: My Kind of Cowboy

Check out the series: Blackstone Ranch

Synopsis:
He’s barely given her a passing glance…

Shandi Flanagan has lived in Paxton Springs, Texas, her whole life. When the bar and grill she’s been working at since high school comes up for sale, she vows to find the money to buy it. But when her house goes up in flames, so do her entrepreneurial dreams. The only good thing to come of it? Being rescued by the hottest cowboy around, Jace Paxton.

Jace has his hands full finding a way to grow his family’s vacation resort and tracking down the rustlers who stole his new herd of calves. At least being able to save Shandi, the town’s favorite sweetheart, goes right. She needs a place to stay, and there’s plenty of room on the Blackstone Ranch.

But he needs the bar and grill as much as she does. And while he’s a formidable competitor…she’s not. How can he take away her dream and future? How could she love him if he did? 

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This book has everything! I knew this would be a five star read from the first chapter. There are a lot of secondary characters; some from previous books in this series. My Kind of Cowboy has angst (not too much, though), suspense/mystery, drama, and romance. And guess what? The romance aspect was a slow burn so the anticipation of that made this book not only better, but realistic and believable. Having both Jace and Shandi’s POVs made this book even more enjoyable. There is nothing that frustrates me more or stalls my reading flow than when I have to guess at what the characters are feeling. So, having both POV’s is a top preference for me.

This book is the third in the series featuring the Paxton brothers. I did not read the previous two (yet) and had no trouble at all following along. This book can definitely be read as a stand-alone. However, I became very curious about how two of the brothers met their future Mrs. Paxtons. As soon as I can, I will be reading those books.

Shandi is the town sweetheart. She truly fit that persona; always putting others before herself even when she had to work two exhausting jobs to pay bills and the pay off the debts her deceased father left behind. When Shandi sees an oppotunity to make her dreams come true, she jumps at it. Despite the fact she has little to no assets, Shandi doesn’t give up. Not even when the crush of her life gets in the way.

Jace has known Shandi nearly all his life but recently has seen her in a different light. He wants to know her better, wants to protect her and take away her troubles. Even if it seems he is one of them.

The romance blossoming between Jace and Shandi is slow. But don’t worry because there are others things taking place in the story that will have your full attention. Rustlers, arsonists, drug addicts, are all part of the mystery and intrigue of this book. I will say no more in the way of details.

The ending was perfect. The epilogue even better. Overall, My Kind of Cowboy is a memorable, and engaging story with all the feels, and I highly recommend it as a must-read.

This was actually my first book by this author. She has just gained a new fan. I cannot wait to read more of her books!

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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