The Housemaid’s Secret: Don’t Look Behind Closed Doors

The Housemaid’s Secret: Don’t Look Behind Closed Doors

Synopsis: The Housemaid’s Secret begins with a warning. “Don’t go in the guest bedroom.” A shadow falls on Douglas Garrick’s face as he touches the door with his fingertips. “My wife… she’s very ill.” As he continues showing me their incredible penthouse apartment, I have a terrible feeling about the woman behind closed doors. But…

Rock Bottom Girl: A Small Town Romantic Comedy

Rock Bottom Girl: A Small Town Romantic Comedy

The quick-witted romantic comedy Rock Bottom Girl by Lucy Score stumbles in a few different ways. The characters suffer from severe cases of emotionally arrested growth, which prevent this one from shooting to a high grade. They are also occasionally a little too mannered and over-the-top. It’s one of those small-town romances that, in many…

Pretend You’re Mine: A Small Town Love Story

Pretend You’re Mine: A Small Town Love Story

Pretend You’re Mine by Lucy Score starts with hometown hero Luke Garrison, a National Guard, prepared to deploy again. He’s attractive, charming, and strong; he doesn’t want a relationship. But he soon discovers that Harper, who is breathtakingly gorgeous, is the ideal ruse. A fictitious girlfriend to keep his family at bay while he’s out…

The Obsession by Nora Roberts: A Small Town Mystery

The Obsession by Nora Roberts: A Small Town Mystery

The Obsession by Nora Roberts was a nominee for Best Romance, Goodreads Choice Awards 2016. When you first discover Naomi, you share her excitement that maybe for her birthday, she would receive the bicycle that she has been wishing for so long. You are right there with her, silently strolling through the dark and scary…

5 Best Elin Hilderbrand Books to Read on Your Beach Vacation

5 Best Elin Hilderbrand Books to Read on Your Beach Vacation

So, let’s talk Elin Hilderbrand’s best books – my absolute go-to for a literary escape. I can’t help but feel like I’m part of the Nantucket crew whenever I crack open one of her novels. Her characters become my temporary BFFs, and the stories? Pure magic. There’s this warmth and authenticity that makes it feel…