woensdag 17 juni 2015

Kelly Hunter - Wish

A stand-alone novel, published August 16, 2012.
Genre: contemporary romance
Cover: sweet

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All single mother Billie Temple wants is to trade her hectic Sydney lifestyle for simple country living and a place to call home. When she finds a small country pub in need of some TLC she thinks she's found the perfect solution. Until she meets her new landlord.
Meanwhile, all cattleman Adam Kincaid wants is for Billie and her son to leave town. Adam and Billie are on an inevitable collision course, but will love prove the perfect solution? The obstacles seem insurmountable. Adam doubts his ability to protect and love, after failing to prevent a family tragedy a few years earlier. Billie can't trust anyone but herself.– and she's done a damn good job at looking after her son without help. Who needs a man? Then, things take an unsettling and faintly sinister turn with several strange incidents, all apparently aimed at hurting Billie.
Wish is a wonderful, sexy romance that will keep you guessing until the very end. It's a brilliant collision between two headstrong people, and filled with moments of tenderness that will touch your heart. Keep the tissues on hand.

The blurb says it all. A young single mother wants to raise her young son away from the dangers of the big city and ends up in a very small town in the country. Her new landlord though she was a man, and he really wants her to leave right away. It is not safe out there for a woman alone, who has no idea of the dangers of the local wildlife. How is this pretty tiny woman ever going to run the local pub?
But Billie manages, and then she and Adam grow closer and become lovers. But can Adam really love her, when his heart is still broken with the deaths of his wife and son?

I loved this book. There is no whining, no whishing for things other than they are, things she can’t change. Billie is such a strong and capable character; she is a good mother, and she works hard to make the local pub a success. The owner has given her carte blanche, but when she turns his pub into a place where whole families feel welcome he is not so sure that is what he wants. Billie even starts serving some food and pies made by a local woman. And there is another romance in the works.
Billie is in love with Adam, and she enjoys being his lover, but if he can’t love her back and commit to her, she will walk away from him as she deserves more. I absolutely admire her for that.

I totally recommend this book if you want something nice to escape with.

9 stars.

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© 2015 Reviews by Aurian

7 opmerkingen:

  1. Totally agreeing with you, Aurian. This was a fun, cheery book. Lovee the H/h, but also the secondary characters. A good read.

  2. I hope you will try this one Felicia.