Reviews - Contemporary

ROMANTIC COMEDY:  CJ Evans has started over. She used to be Candice (Candy to her ex-fiancé). Her home-based business of selling essential oils is blossoming (no pun intended!). A near-fling with a new guy named Dylan, while on vacation in Florida, is showing signs of promise. He and a friend want to go into business with her.

Rio is an identical twin—but she has broken ties with her sister, whose problems outnumber her qualities. Rio’s trying hard to climb the ladder in her job as graphic designer at an advertising agency. She is thrilled when, after fighting for the right, she is chosen to present her design in person to the client. Rio is tough, determined . . .

Country Gold

Lexi Wilder and her sisters were country music darlings until a scandal marred their squeaky -clean image.  Ironically, as Lexi’s career falters, her boyfriend Luke Wyatt hits the big time, with a song they wrote together. While Luke is basking in the spotlight, Lexi returns home to run her grandmother’s bed and breakfast, but Lexi isn’t sure how much longer they can keep the place running.

Elle Foster has three rules: don’t date, don't sleep with the boss, and don't believe in happily ever afters. When Elle left Welcome pregnant and broke, the last thing she wanted to do was return years later — still broke, but now with four children. Logan Hughes remembers Elle from their younger years when she was the high schooler with a bad rep.

After serving four tours in the Middle East, Christian Wolfe returns to Laguna to live a civilian life. Unfortunately, he did not come home unscathed. He has PTSD that he prefers not to acknowledge, as he sees it as a weakness. Not even his best friends know his secret. Kelly Prescott hates working for her father’s law firm. She resigns and her father disowns her.