My Rating: 5 Stars
My Review Summary: Favorite Debut Author – This One Stays On My Shelf
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Copy received from Random House Publishing Group – Loveswept via NetGalley
After reading Worth the Fall, Claudia Connor’s name will be on every reader’s lips, anxiously awaiting her next novel. This is a heart-warming love story, and an extraordinary debut by Ms. Connor; a must read for those who love contemporary romance. This is the first book in Ms. Connor’s McKinney Brothers series, but it is a complete standalone story, and what a story. It was so good, I had to go back and re-read the last couple of chapters again, as well as the first chapter. This one stays on my shelf.
Abby Davis is a widow and mother of four, soon to be five little ones, and on vacation meets Matt McKinney, who is on a brief medical leave from his military work as a SEAL. Having been hurt and disappointed in so many ways, Abby’s wary to give away her heart to anyone but her children, but he sure is tempting. Matt finds he’s not only attracted to Abby but to her children as well since he’s always wanted a family, but he has a promise to keep that holds him back.
Cushions: Well-developed primary and secondary characters, good solid love story plot with a few twists, some humor, large caring families, military-friendly, and more than a little sizzle.
Cautions: Some bad language, mild violence (war, child injury), includes a suicide theme in a sub-plot.
Buy it. Read it. You won’t be sorry.