Reviews - Contemporary

All But What’s Left

Hannah Tatum loses her mother when she’s six years old, and her life is never the same. She grows up with her dad, running the farm, dreaming of a traditional future: she’ll marry her childhood sweetheart, Radek, take over the family farm, and live happily ever after. Of course, by her twenty-first birthday, her carefully planned life begins to fall apart.

Hoping to leave heartache and disappointment behind in Tennessee, Wren Williams sells her car and moves to Chicago to join her two best friends, Ryan and Terayn in their townhome. Desperate to end her year of self-imposed celibacy with a night of fun, Wren agrees to go on a blind date with Jackson Carmichael.

Maisy Fields has lived through a mother’s worst nightmare—the death of her children.  She has left her home in the UK to return to a vacation spot on Nags Head, North Carolina hoping to recapture some of the joy from her youth and heal her heart.  While walking along the beach, she reunites with Jarrod Steel, a crush from a vacation to this same beach as a teenager.  Some 15 years later, the ch


The next installment in the River Sigh B&B series brings together Mia Grant, a teen pop-star searching for healing and Gray, a hermit hiding from the heartache and pain of life.  When Mia first steps foot onto the property of River Sigh, anxiety grips her tightly, but she is determined to break its ties and find a way to live life once more.  In need of the cash job, Gray begrudgingly accep

Secret Desires

Margo could really use the tidy sum her uncle bequeathed her, but before she can take charge of the funds, she is required to get a teaching job.  In the meantime, she seeks advice from Edward, an investment banker recommended by her attorney.  When Edward lost his wife to cancer, he was sure he would never fall in love again… until Margo walked into his office.