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LOVERS AT SEASIDE
Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers #9
Releasing May 9, 2018
Rating: 4.5 Stars
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After months of long-distance communication, actress Parker Collins and artist Grayson Lacroux finally plan to reconnect in the seaside town of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. But Parker never shows, and weeks pass without a word, leaving Grayson to believe he’s misinterpreted their budding relationship.
Parker has been running on autopilot ever since she lost her friend, mentor, and the only family she’s ever known, Bert Stein. Armed with junk food, tequila, and her big, lovable dog, she’s prepared to hole up and mourn—and determined to mend a fence Bert had never been able to with his estranged and bitter brother. But Parker didn’t count on the handsome artist she’s been fantasizing about for nearly a year walking in on her grief-induced drunken night.
When Grayson stumbles across Parker, he has no idea what to make of the gorgeous blonde who blew him off despite the chemistry between them. But that doesn’t stop him from feeling protective of the woman who’s consumed his thoughts for months, and when he learns of Parker’s plans to confront an angry old man, he refuses to leave her side. As Parker’s past unfolds, they’re led on an unexpected journey of discovery. Their connection deepens, until good intentions spark painful secrets, threatening the love they’ve found.
Sweet with Heat books are the sweet editions of the Love in Bloom steamy romance novels by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Sweet with Heat books convey all of the passion you expect between two people in love, without any explicit scenes or harsh language.
Parker Collins and I have a couple of things in common and that’s just in the first paragraph. Full disclosure, that doesn’t include her choice of films. She also made me laugh – it can’t get much better, or can it? Grayson Lacroux has his hands full. But I get the impression that’s something he doesn’t mind.
Our author created a secondary character that just had something about him. In no way was my grandfather like him but as I first meet this character, I hear and visualize my grandfather every time he makes an appearance. It gave me a good chuckle and I bet my grandfather would chuckle too.
At one point in the story our couple is having a very frank discussion. It may leave you thinking about life and maybe even about friends and family – both good and bad. It may even have you thinking about service to others. Some people can’t always give money but there are plenty of other ways to serve. As I was reading I could feel the warm sand between my toes, the nice breeze coming off the water, and I could faintly hear the characters as they enjoy each other and the scenery. They’ve become a great group of friends that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting to know.
If you love a story where you get to see the definition of Romantic play out then make sure that you have a copy of this book. I’d say that Grayson would be the perfect book boyfriend but he’s all Parker’s and he lets you know that. What I loved was how the author took a completely romantic moment and made me laugh. And if I laughed… Then I let out a silent cheer when I see the great present the author leaves at the end.
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Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award winning author Melissa Foster. She writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.