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📝Review📝: “The Cowboy Finds a Family” Cowboys of Horsethief Mountain #1, By Author Anne McAllister, #ContemporaryRomance ~ Release Date: February 11th 2021 ~ My Rating is 3.5 Stars ~ #AnneMcAllisterAuthor @Tulepublishing

The Cowboy Finds A Family
Cowboys of Horsethief Mountain #1

By
Anne McAllister

Purchase: The Cowboy Finds A Family

Genre: #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance

My Rating: 3.5

Cover: 5

Kindle: 214 pages

POV: Third person alternating narrative

Publication: February 11th 2021

Read: January 3rd 2021 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

Add to Goodreads: The Cowboy Finds A Family

Synopsis:

Mr. Stubborn.

Mace Nichols is an ‘I’ll die with my boots on’ cowboy. Old-school. Tough, silent and honorable. Which is why he’s leaving his wife, Jenny. She has helped him build his dream—the Montana ranch they loved. Now he can’t give her the family she’s always dreamed of, so he has no choice: he needs to set her free. It makes perfect sense to him.

It doesn’t make a bit of sense to Jenny! She loves her stubborn, bull-headed husband. She admires his courage, his tenacity and his determination to always Do The Right Thing—even if, in this case, it is the stupidest thing he’s ever done.

Mace is right—Jenny has always wanted a family. But she wants a family with Mace! How can she convince the most honorable, stubborn man in the world what really matters in life?

My 📝Review📝:

3.5 stars
I struggled with my review for this book. While the writing itself is done well, I didn’t like the storyline. After the first several chapters I was ready to call it quits. Because I’m the type of person whole hates to leave things unfinished, I continued to read. There is definitely a happy ending to Mace and Jenny’s story although predictable. I have read many other books by this author in which I enjoyed. That was partly the reason I didn’t hesitate to read this one. The synopsis gives a great indication of the premise so there were no surprises in that aspect. Unfortunately, Mace took being stubborn to a level that really wasn’t necessary. He acted selfishly, though he claims his actions are selfless. Mace was immature and I felt even cruel at times. I understand male pride. I truly do. But Mace received no sympathy from me; I was just so frustrated with him.

I truly can’t continue this review the way I want to without giving spoilers. There are just several aspects that I didn’t enjoy, didn’t connect with. I will say however, that I believed Mace and Jenny were meant to be together. Though they spent nearly the entirety of the book separated, the flashbacks helped me understand their relationship. I never enjoy leaving negative reviews, so I want to make sure you understand this. The author’s writing was good and the pace of the story moved steadily which is why I didn’t rate less. My disappointment is due to a matter of preference. This book was not for me. The separation of the H/h was too long.

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂




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📝Review📝: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to “Take Me Now” Cockpit Series #4, By Authors: C. Lesbirel & Britney Bell, #ContemporaryRomance is #AvailableNow ~ #Love2ReadRomanceIndieToolbox @ClareLesbirel #BritneyBellAuthor

REVIEW
Take Me Now
Cockpit Series #4

By
C. Lesbirel & Britney Bell

Purchase: Take Me Now

Genre: ContemporaryRomance

POV: First-person dual perspectives

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Kindle Edition: 134 pages

Publication: January 1st 2021

Read: December 31st 2020 *Review copy provided by Love 2 Read Romance

Add to you TBR: Take Me Now

Check out the Series: Cockpit Series

Take Me Now
Synopsis:

❤️An unexpected kiss at Christmas has a professional skier wondering whether she was wrong about her best friend’s brother.❤️

After losing her dad, Kaci Allaman never thought she’d build up the courage to take to the slopes again, and as soon as she does, she rediscovers all the passion she had been missing for so long. Skiing is the one place Kaci feels in control of her life, but when she has an encounter with her best friend’s brother, life quickly spirals out of control all over again.

Since having his heart ripped out last Christmas, Mason Parker has merely been existing. When he bumps into Kaci again at the Parker’s annual Christmas Eve party, he is surprised to see that she is not the funny little girl he’s known since they were kids. She’s older, filled out in all the right places and might just have what it takes to give meaning to his existence.

⭐️Get ready for a slow burn, friends to lovers romance when the love of a lifetime is where you least expect it.⭐️

Pack your bags. Your flight on Parker Airlines is about to take off to Finland. Grab Take Me Now and sit back and enjoy the ride.

My 📝Review📝: 5 Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Tender, caring and thoughtfully written with the perfect balance of sweet and sexy. Before I go any further, I must highly recommend you read the short novella, Cockpit Christmas prior to reading Mason and Kaci’s story. That novella introduces the Parker family and their dynamic. And while all the stories can be read as a stand-alone, Mason, in particular has a recent past that your reading enjoyment will benefit from having that bit of information beforehand. In fact, since reading that novella, Mason’s book was the most anticipated for me. And this author duo did not disappoint. The Cockpit series is one of my favorite and one I will enjoy binge-reading from time to time. Once of my favorite aspects of this series are the balance of emotions, the sweet to sexy, the arrogant to humble. I especially love the dynamic of the Parker family. They are loving and loyal to each other no matter what.

Mason and Kaci’s story was a bit different from the previous books in that the heroine is on the lower end of the Autism spectrum. While I know only the basics of Autism, I felt the story was written with attention to detail. It was realistic and I believed it. I felt it. I don’t want to get into details as this book is best read with no spoilers. I will tell you that the story is emotional and exciting and I am so happy with how the ending turned out. I can’t wait for the next Parker sibling’s book!

I absolutely recommend this book, this series! It is not one I will ever forget.

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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Release Blitz & Review: “Not Your Average Vixen” By Author Krista Sandor, #HolidayRomance with a huge side of humor, #AvailableNow ~ @Krista_Sandor_ @GiveMe BooksPR

 
 
RELEASE BLITZ
Title: Not Your Average Vixen
A Christmas Romance
Author: Krista Sandor
Genre: Holiday Romantic Comedy
Release Date: December 9
 
BLURB
It’s Dasher versus Rudolph with a little Vixen thrown in! 
 
A Christmas wedding is on the line in this steamy holiday romance from USA Today Bestselling Author Krista Sandor. 
 
Maid of honor, Bridget Dasher, didn’t think anything could ruin her sister’s Christmas Eve wedding…until she met the best man. 
 
Scratch that—the worst man. 
 
Don’t be fooled by his name, Soren Christopher Traeger-Rudolph—yep, Rudolph—is the Grinch of all groomsmen, and his plans for this wedding will only land him on the Naughty List. 
 
Or… 
 
Her bed. 
 
Naughty reindeer games like you’ve never seen ensue when Rudolph brings out the Vixen in this Dasher. 
 
With witty banter and laugh-out-loud moments, prepare to experience Christmas bliss in Not Your Average Vixen, an enemies-to-lovers holiday romance. 
 
Author note: No reindeer were harmed in the writing of this book.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
PURCHASE LINKS
 
AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU
 
Free in Kindle Unlimited
 
 

 
TRAILER
 
 
 
 
AUTHOR BIO

Amazon Bestselling Author and terrible cook, Krista Sandor writes steamy contemporary romance with toe-curlingly hot heroes and heroines you’ll want as your best friends.
 
 
 
 

MY REVIEW: 5 Stars!

The setting for the book was fun. There is quite a bit of humor which really surprised me because I wasn’t expecting it. I won’t go into any details about the story because you should definitely experience this charming book all on your own.

Another pleasant aspect of this book is that the author was a first for me. I will most definitely read more from her in the future. I totally recommend this delightful, whimsical romance with a whole cast of endearing characters with a setting just perfect for the holiday. This will be a re-read for me every holiday season, for sure!



In addition, let me say that this book was a surprise. To be honest, the first chapter with Soren had me downright disgusted. He was a jerk. Soren was an arrogant, selfish, inconsiderate……yep, the list goes on. He was so mean; I didn’t even want to like him. And I worried for the heroine because I just couldn’t see how Soren could be redeemed. I won’t lie, I fought with myself whether to continue reading. It’s not like I haven’t read heroes who were jerks, but Soren was in a league of his own. Because I adored Bridget from the start, I read on. Let me say I am so glad I did. This book was just amazing in so many ways. Of course, there are background stories on both Soren and Bridget which makes them who they are. This book starts out with a serious tone then after a couple of chapters turns fun and whimsical. The secondary characters were a huge part of why I gave this book 5 stars. And the ending? Incredible!

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

📝Review📝: “Holiday with You” By Authors: Claudia Burgoa & Grahame Claire, My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟#ContemporaryHolidayRomance ~ Release Date: December 1st 2020 ~ @Author_ClaudiaB @GrahameWrites #SocialButterflyPR

HOLIDAY WITH YOU

By Authors:
Claudia Burgoa & Grahame Claire

Genre: #Romance #ChristmasRomance #ContemporaryHolidayRomance #SmalltownRomance #SingleFatherRomance

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Publication: December 1st 2020

Read: November 28th 2020 *Review copy provided by Social Butterfly PR

POV: First-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

USA TODAY Bestselling authors Claudia Burgoa and Grahame Claire bring you an enchanting holiday romance that’s sweet and full of light.

Audrey’s boss gave her one objective—head to the small town of Winter Valley, and acquire that bed and breakfast the company has had their eye on forever. A big sale like this could change her career . . . and she’s the only one who could convince the owner to make the deal.
On her way, she crashes into the truck of sexy, unavailable, single Dad Colin Bradford. The repairs won’t be done until Christmas Eve, so she’s stuck in Winter Valley until her car is fixed.
There’s something magical about being in a small town at Christmas. Life is slower than her hectic job in the city. She finds herself falling for Winter Valley . . . and for Colin.
Though acquiring that bed and breakfast is much harder than she planned . . .

Amidst all the hot chocolate, snowflakes, and silent nights, Audrey has a choice to make. Could Colin end up being her Christmas miracle?

Holiday with You by Claudia Y. Burgoa

My 📝 Rating: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟


I loved most every aspect of this book. The characters are wonderful, diverse, loyal, witty and all-around lovable. The H/h of the story have so much chemistry and attraction for each other. Their connection is beyond just physical. Both Colin and Audrey were great for each other. They were both what the other needed but didn’t realize it until they got to know each other. The small quirky town of Winter Valley is a place I would love to visit. I’ll admit the only disappointment I had was there were no mentions of how the town itself celebrated Christmas. While we met a few of the citizens; I wished for more details and scene descriptions. Small fictional towns are known for their elaborate schemes for holiday decorating. Even with that small disappointment, I still loved this book very much. And I am hopeful we will see a lot more of the Bradford family. There are several more siblings that need a happily-ever-after.

Audrey and Colin…..
Colin has recently moved back to his hometown after a nasty divorce. Colin, along with his adorable four-year-old daughter, Perry, have settled in and are thriving. Well, at least Perry is thriving and that is all that matters to Colin. After one failed attempt at love, he has no desire to go down that road a second time. That is until a beautiful, intelligent, headstrong woman breezes into town and into his life with a literal bang.

Audrey is sent to Winter Valley by her boss to acquire a property. If she isn’t able to make the deal, Audrey will likely lose her job. Finding the owner of said property is becoming a challenge but Audrey is not going to give up. Fortunately, one gorgeous Colin Bradford is just the distraction she needs. But what happens when Audrey and Colin become too close? How will they make a relationship work when they don’t live in the same state? In addition, what will happen when a secret the town has been keeping from Audrey is revealed?

You’ll just have to read Holiday with You to find out. This is a great book and I’m so glad I got to read it. I absolutely recommend it!

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂



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📝Review📝: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to “Texas Christmas Baby” Corbyn Sisters of Last Stand Book Two, By Author Katherine Garbera, #SmallTownContemporary HolidayRomance is #AvailableNow ~ @KatherineGarbera @TulePublishing

TEXAS CHRISTMAS BABY

REVIEW

By Author Katherine Garbera
Corbyn Sistersof Last Stand Book 2

Purchase: Texas Christmas Baby

Genre: #Romance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #ContemporaryRomance #SmallTownRomance

My Rating: 4

Cover: 5

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Publication: November 18th 2020

Read: October 31st 2020 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

Add to Goodreads TBR: Texas Christmas Baby

The series on Goodreads: Corbyn Sisters of Last Stand

SYNOPSIS:

They have more than one surprise in store this Christmas Eve…

Zara Mitchell is about to be a single mother. After finding out her baby’s father lied about everything, she’s decidedly on her own. But when her car breaks down outside Last Stand, Texas, she’s rescued by the most beautiful man she’s laid eyes on. He’s her knight in shining armor, and Zara is starting to believe in fairy tales.

J.T. Williams has a charmed life, or so he thought until his parents’ marriage deteriorated and exposed a half-sister, Amelia, in Last Stand. Intent to make up for his father’s shortcomings, he sets out to meet her but is derailed when he comes across a pregnant beauty stranded outside of town. And when he learns that Zara and Amelia are best friends, he impulsively decides to hide his identity to get to know both women without added pressure.

As Christmas nears, J.T. and Zara find themselves giving in to their feelings. But J.T.’s well-intentioned lie might cost him everything. 

MY 📝REVIEW📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

More romance in Last Stand, Texas! This has been another one of my favorite places to read about. Multiple authors write about the abundance of love and the amazing ambience and setting in this small, endearing town. Each book is an engaging, enjoyable read. Texas Christmas Baby is the second book in the Corbyn Sisters of Last Stand series.

Zara and J.T.
While this book is a stand-alone, reading some of the prior books will give you even more enjoyment. For example, Her Texas Ex, book one in the Dangerous Delaney series, is where the mention of J.T. comes from. When I first read that book, I had my suspicions that we might see a story from him one day. So glad that day came. If you have the time to read that book, you will have an even greater reading experience. Also, there is some closure for Amelia. That’s all I’m going to say about that.

The blurb does a great job of summing up the book. Of course, J.T. is keeping a big secret; that wasn’t his original intention. But because of his growing feelings for Zara, things become complicated. Zara is already mistrusting of men due to her recent past so you can understand why she is guarded. How will she react when she learns the truth?

There is Christmas galore in this tale. There are plenty of visits from my favorite Last Stand citizens. And there is the best happily-ever-after I could have asked for. For both J.T. and Zara. I enjoyed this book very much and, as usual, I am looking forward to more books from this lovely town.

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to “A Convenient Christmas Proposal” (The Shannon Sisters Book 2) By Author C.J. Carmichael, #ContemporaryHolidayRomance, Release Date: November 17th 2020 ~ @cj_carmichael @TulePublishing

A CONVENIENT CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL
The Shannon Sisters Book Two

By Author C.J. Carmichael

Purchase: A Convenient Christmas Proposal

Genre: #Romance #ChristmasRomance #SmallTownRomance

My Rating: 4

Cover: 5

Publication: November 17th 2020

Read: October 29th 2020 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Add to Goodreads TBR: A Convenient Christmas Proposal

The series on Goodreads: The Shannon Sisters

SYNOPSIS:

She’s the Christmas light in a world that seems so dark…

When Patrol Officer Kelly Shannon answers a suspected DUI call that results in the suspect’s death, she has to deliver the grim news to his young family, including his brother—her friend and crush, Mick. Kelly convinces herself that she’s only making amends when Mick begs for help looking out for his niece and nephew as his sister-in-law grieves and neglects her young children. But as Christmas approaches, Kelly admits the truth. She’s falling in love.

Journalist Mick Mizzoni spent his life trying to keep his younger brother out of trouble. When he gains temporary guardianship over his niece and nephew, he crosses the professional line he drew years ago and turns to Kelly Shannon for help. As she embraces him and his new family, she gives him hope that this Christmas could be different.

With their happiness hanging by a thread, Kelly hopes for a Christmas miracle, but Mick, who’s not as jaded as he thought, wants so much more. 

MY 📝REVIEW📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

A Convenient Christmas Proposal by C.J. Carmichael

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Sweet story but a bit of a nail-bitter.

A Convenient Christmas Proposal by author C.J. Carmichael is book two of The Shannon Sisters series. While this book can be read as a stand-alone, I highly recommend you read book 1, A Cowboy’s Proposal prior, for a more thorough reading experience. I have read many of this author’s works and have enjoyed them all. In particular, I love the Christmas ambiance of the small Montana town of Whitefish.

Mick and Kelly…..
Kelly is a police officer for their hometown. She takes her job seriously and she is standardly a by-the-book officer. One night. while on duty, Kelly is following up on a call about a possible DUI. Before she even has the chance to make her presence known by flashing her lights and turning on her siren, the driver speeds up and looses control of his car and crashes. Danny, who I met in book one was killed instantly. While Danny hasn’t been an upstanding citizen, Kelly is heartbroken. You see, Danny leaves behind an older brother, wife and two adorable small children. I’m going to say that for me, Billy and Mandy, were the story. It was their well-being that kept me fully engaged and nail biting at times.

Mick is heartbroken about losing his brother the way he did. However, because of Danny’s lifestyle and choices, Mick wasn’t surprised. Though he is grieving, his first priority is taking care of Danny’s family; especially his adorable niece and nephew. Unfortunately, Mick’s sister-in-law has her own issues of drug abuse and her first priority is not her children. I won’t go into details as there is a bit of suspense to the story and I wouldn’t want to ruin that aspect for you.

To sum this book up, A Convenient Christmas Proposal is emotional and sad at times. But there is hope and healing. Mick and Kelly get off to a slow start and that is just how it should have been given the circumstances. I enjoyed catching up with characters from book one and there is even a pleasant surprise for the Shannon sisters that I didn’t see coming. I’m looking forward to the next book in the series. I think that one will be the most emotional of the three.

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📝REVIEW📝: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to 🎄”Montana Cowboy Christmas”🎄 By Author Jane Porter, Genre: Second Chance, Contemporary Holiday Romance, Release Date: November 10th 2020, #AvailableNow ~ @AuthorJaneP @TulePublishing

🎄 MONTANA COWBOY CHRISTMAS 🎄
Wyatt Brothers of Montana #2

By
Author Jane Porter

Purchase: Montana Cowboy Christmas

Genre: #SecondChanceRomance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance #CowgirlRomance

My Rating: 4

Cover: 5

Publication: November 10th 2020

Read: October 22nd 2020 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

Add to Goodreads TBR: Montana Cowboy Christmas

The Series on Goodreads: The Wyatt Brothers of Montana

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

SYNOPSIS:

It’s almost Christmas and nationally-ranked barrel racer Ivy Wyckoff has returned home to Montana desperate for a miracle. A cowgirl to her bones, she’s always solved her own problems, but when her ex—rodeo champ, Sam Wyatt—shows up offering more than a shoulder to cry on, Ivy’s tempted to grab the safety line he throws.

Sam Wyatt just wrapped his most successful year on the PRCA circuit. After long days and even longer nights, all he wants is a quiet holiday on his family’s Paradise Valley ranch…until he sees Ivy again. He can tell she’s in trouble. They may have called it quits two years ago, but she’s the one woman he regretted walking away from.

Sam will do anything to keep Ivy safe, including putting a ring on her finger and sharing his name with her this Christmas.

MY 📝REVIEW📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Montana Cowboy Christmas by Jane Porter

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I really enjoyed the character presence in this book. Every character on the page had a great personality and I wanted to know more about them. Sam and Ivy’s story was very enjoyable. Despite the angst and tenseness surrounding them, it was so apparent they belonged together. I felt their connection strongly. Having once been a couple, Sam and Ivy broke up leaving each other heartbroken. Their situation is one where a better element of communication between them would have likely kept them together.

Sam has returned home from a very lucrative season on the PBR circuit. He is spending the holidays with his family, then Sam will venture off to build a life for himself on his own ranch. It isn’t that he doesn’t adore his family, because that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Wyatt family is loving, loyal and protective of each other. Sam just wants something of his own.

Ivy has come to town to get herself together. Putting her trust in the wrong person cost her dearly; emotionally and financially. Ivy is definitely down on her luck. Being the strong independent woman she is makes her fierce and determined to get back on her feet. If that means taking a job as a bartender in a seedy local Montana bar, then so be it.

When Sam learns Ivy is in town, he has mixed feelings. But finding out that she is working in a seedy bar causes him to reevaluate his feelings. What happened to her? Why isn’t she barrel racing? What happened to her money? Sam is concerned and as a result, he puts his feelings aside to try and help her.; if she’ll let him.

I won’t go into details as you should definitely read this book on your own. There are a few twists and turns and even a pleasant surprise. I love this series thus far and can’t wait for the other two Wyatt brothers to get their books. I definitely recommend this sweet, slightly angsty holiday romance to anyone looking for a great story.

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REVIEW: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to “The Secret Christmas” By Authors: Mallory Kane & Deborah Cox, Genre: Small-town Christmas Romance, Release Date: November 9th 2020, #AvailableNow @mallorykane #DeborahCoxAuthor @TulePublishing

THE SECRET CHRISTMAS

By
Mallory Kane & Deborah Cox

Purchase: The Secret Christmas

Genre: #SmallTownRomane #ChristmaRomance #Romance #ContemporaryRomance

My Rating: 4

Cover: 5

Publication: November 9th 2020

Read: October 20th 2020 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

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Synopsis

Can two childhood friends return the spirit of Christmas to this small town?

When Nicholas Frost comes back to Christmas Valley, he’s shocked. The town he fondly remembered as a Christmas wonderland is now completely barren of the season. He learns that his landlord uncle banned his business tenants—everyone in town—from openly celebrating Christmas after his wife died. When his uncle demands that he spy on the townspeople, Nick is torn. Should he choose family loyalty or his heart?

Christmas Valley restaurant owner Angela Corker isn’t happy to see Nicky Frost again. After his uncle banned Christmas, the residents have been struggling financially. So every year she puts on a “Secret Christmas” celebration for the town. Nick is beyond handsome and friendly, but can she trust him with her secret when his uncle is the town Grinch?

They both have secrets, but as they join forces to bring back the joy of Christmas, they discover so much more than they were looking for.

My Review: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

The Secret Christmas by Mallory Kane

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Small towns love to do up the Christmas holiday like no other time of the year. A town called Christmas Valley would have the best presentation with the citizens loving and appreciating every element of it. However, this small town, despite its name, doesn’t do Christmas at all. One of the town’s wealthy residents has decreed there shall be no decorating or celebrating the holiday in his town. Mr. Frost lost his wife several years prior. Since then, he closed himself off from the town he and his wife loved so much. He bought up all the property in town and even some residences. Because he owned nearly all of Christmas Valley, he made sure that no one would celebrate Christmas while he was still alive. There is a story to go with Mr. Frost’s ‘Scrooge’ behavior but I’ll let you unravel that on your own.

Nicholas and Angela…….
Two childhood best friends separated by life circumstances. When Nicholas’s uncle is injured, he is summoned to Christmas Valley after so many years. His uncle wants him to be his spy and make sure the town is not sneaking around behind his back, since he can’t do it himself. To say Nick is shocked by his uncle’s behavior is an understatement. Additionally, Nick is shocked by the lack of Christmas in the town, as he had many fond memories from that time of the year.

While Angela is surprised and delighted to see her ‘Nicky’ after so many years; she is suspicious of him. You see, Angela and the delightful citizens of Christmas Valley are planning a ‘secret Christmas.’ Trusting Nicky might be a huge mistake. She hasn’t seen or heard from him in years. How could she trust someone she hardly knows to keep the town’s biggest secret.

While these two become close and their feelings turn from friends to something more, the clock is ticking. Christmas Eve is coming and so is the nearing departure of Nicholas. He has a life in another state that he plans to return to. So, how will he and Angela work.

I really enjoyed this sweet story. The characters are so lovable, the town and its citizens are fierce and loyal and even grumpy Mr. Frost’s icy heart will melt. There is humor and a touch of angst to keep you turning those pages. I was endeared by this book as a whole; there were so many memorable moments. I would love to visit this town again while Christmas is done up properly. Though, I don’t know if these authors are planning another trip to Christmas Valley but if they are, I’m definitely coming along!

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂


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📝REVIEW📝~ “Montana Christmas Magic” (Cole Brothers Book #1) By Author Kaylie Newell, #ContemporaryChristmasRomance, Release Date: 10/28/20 ~ My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 #AvailableNow ~ @KaylieNewell. @TulePublishing

MONTANA CHRISTMAS MAGIC
Cole Brothers Book One

By
Author Kaylie Newell

Purchase: Montana Christmas Magic

Genre: #Romance #ChristmasRomance #ContemporaryRomance SmallTownRomance

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

Publication: October 28th 2020

Read: October 4th 2020. *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing

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Synopsis:

Can a rescue dog help two lost souls find love at Christmas?

All accountant Griffin Cole wants for Christmas is stability. After spending his childhood traveling the world with his one-hit wonder rocker dad, he loves his quiet and unremarkable life in Marietta. Then the beautiful Raelyssa Woods knocks on his door. Her bold spirit immediately turns his predictable life upside down, and suddenly Griffin wants to ask Santa for so much more.

Rae Woods loves running her café in the small Montana town she calls home. She specializes in comfort food because she loves spreading joy to everyone she meets—two-footed or four. But after she impulsively takes in a homeless dog she names Noel, her big heart lands her in bigger trouble when her landlord threatens to toss her out. Grasping at holiday straws, she remembers a cute accountant who owes her a favor—and she happens to know he’s got a fenced yard and hidden soft spot.

When Griffin reluctantly agrees to foster Noel, he inadvertently sets in motion several Christmas miracles that neither he nor Rae could have ever seen coming. 

My 📝Review📝:

Montana Christmas Magic by Kaylie Newell

My rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟


Oh how I love revisiting Marietta, Montana; especially during the holidays. The small town of Marietta does Christmas and romance in the best of ways. Their celebrations are fun and memorable for everyone. I can’t tell you the number of couples that had special moments during the Stroll. And I got to be with them through all these amazing stories and authors that write about this incredible small but endearing town.

Raelyssa and Griffin…….
Wow, these two were definitely two sides of the same coin. While they both had big hearts, their personalities couldn’t be more different. Rae was social, outgoing, generous, sweet, considerate and I could keep going with positive adjectives to describe how wonderful of a character she was in my opinion. Griffin, however, was not so outgoing. While he is quiet, polite and considerate, Griffin’s personality is aloof, predictable and guarded. He has good reasons for not wanting to have a relationship with any woman. Griffin and his brothers grew up with a famous father who loved them but didn’t know how to care for them AND be a famous singer so he sent his sons to live with a relative in Marietta. I haven’t read about Griffin’s brothers yet as his is the first book in the series but from this book, I can say he was not happy. I truly felt sad for him at times. He was so afraid to open up to love and even friendships. I won’t go into the story because you will want to form your own opinions. I can tell you though, I enjoyed watching every one of Griffin’s reactions to Rae. She was a breath of fresh air and so, so perfect for him. Rae was such a great person. Despite the tough times Rae has gone through, she was resilient and persistent. I think she just might be one of my top ten favorite female protagonists this year.

I truly recommend this heartwarming, memorable and adorable romance between two characters who absolutely deserved happiness. This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it.

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