Sweet Fall by Tillie Cole ~ Review

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Synopsis

From the USA Today Best Selling Sweet Home Series, comes Sweet Fall; a tale of heartache, beating the odds and finding strength in the most unlikeliest of places. 

We all have secrets. 

Secrets well buried. 

Until we find the one soul who makes the burden of such secrets just that little bit easier to bear. 

Lexington “Lexi” Hart is a senior at the University of Alabama. Surrounded by her best friends, her loving family and having fulfilled her life-long dream of making the Crimson Tide cheer squad, everything is going exactly as she always dreamed it would. But beneath her happy exterior, demons lurk, threatening to jeopardize everything Lexi has worked to achieve. 

When events in her life become too much to cope with, Lexi finds herself spiraling down into the realm of her biggest fear. Lexi falls hard, victim once again to the only thing that can destroy her and, on the way, finds herself falling straight into the dangerous tattooed arms of a guy from the wrong side of the tracks. 

Austin Carillo, starting Wide Receiver for the Alabama Crimson Tide, must get picked in this year’s NFL draft. He needs it. His brothers need it. Most importantly, his mother desperately needs it. Brought up in a world where the poor are forgotten, the sick are left to fend for themselves and no hero miraculously appears to pull you out of hell, Austin had no other choice but to make a living on the wrong side of the law—until football offered Austin the break to get his life back on track. 

But when a family tragedy drags him back into the clutches of the gang he believed he had left far behind, Austin finds himself falling. Falling back into criminal ways and falling deep into a suffocating darkness. Until a troubled yet kindred spirit stumbles across his path, where Austin quickly finds he is falling for a young woman—a young woman who might just have the power to save him from his worst enemy: himself. 

Can two troubled souls find a lasting peace together? Or will they finally succumb to the demons threatening to destroy them? 

New Adult/Contemporary Romance novel—contains adult content, sexual situations and mature topics. Suited for ages 17 and up. 

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Sweet Fall is the third book in Tillie Cole’s Sweet Home series, but it can be read as a standalone. This is the story of Lexi Hart and Austin Carillo, two University of Alabama students. Lexi appears to be a happy-go-lucky girl who has it all, but beneath the surface she is carrying a secret that could destroy her. As life begins to tear her down, she reaches out for the only thing she thinks can help her cope, putting her on a very dangerous path. Austin is a star football player and former gang member desperately trying to help his family by getting picked in the NFL Draft. Despite his best efforts, he finds himself being drawn back into the lifestyle that he thought he had escaped. As Lexi and Austin both begin falling into the unknown, will their unlikely bond be enough to help them conquer their demons and reclaim their lives?

This was an incredibly emotional book for me. Lexi broke my heart. It was so difficult seeing what she thought about herself. Her self-hatred and perception of how other people saw her were devastating. It was sad how skilled she was at hiding her pain from her friends. Being in her head was almost too much, but at the same time it really helped me to see what people who share Lexi’s affliction go through. Hiding behind her dyed hair and heavy make-up, deep down she was a frightened, broken girl. She had such a tender heart, though, and her empathy and kindness for Austin and his family were beautiful. Lexi was a remarkably strong woman who really did fight hard to overcome her immense struggles. Unfortunately, sometimes you simply can’t do it all by yourself.

I admired Austin’s fierce determination to protect his family, especially his little brother. He tried the best he could to keep his college and football life, which could greatly help his mother and brother, separate from the world of gangs and drugs he used to inhabit. I truly believed that he wanted to build a better life for himself and his family, but sometimes it becomes too hard to escape the past. Despite his tough exterior, it was so easy to fall in love with Austin. Family meant everything to him. The scenes between he and his mother just broke me. He saw Lexi’s beauty, both inside and outside, when she couldn’t see it herself. Also, he was incredibly selfless in wanting the best for her, even if it wasn’t what she needed. His heart was definitely in the right place, but what he didn’t understand was how much he meant to her. She found comfort and hope in their shared brokenness, as did he.

For me this was Cole’s best work to date. The emotions from both Lexi and Austin were real and raw. I liked the slow burn of their relationship. It took them quite a while to trust one another, but when they did it was even more special. They were so different and yet similar. Neither was perfect, but somehow they were just what the other needed. I was blown away by their intense and poignant journey. Sweet Fall was an incredible mix of beauty and pain that deeply affected me. It made me ache, cry, and hope. This was not an easy book to read, but it is certainly one that I would highly recommend. Lexi and Austin’s story has definitely left a permanent imprint on my heart.

Five stars.1

Meet the Author

Tillie ColeTillie Cole is a Northern girl through and through. She originates from a place called Teesside on that little but awesomely sunny (okay I exaggerate) Isle called Great Britain. She was brought up surrounded by her mother — a farmer’s daughter, her crazy Scottish father, a savagely sarcastic sister and a multitude of rescue animals and horses.
Being a scary blend of Scottish and English, Tillie embraces both cultures; her English heritage through her love of HP sauce and freshly made Yorkshire Puddings, and her Scottish, which is mostly demonstrated by her frighteningly foul-mouthed episodes of pure rage and her much loved dirty jokes.

Having been born and raised as a Teesside Smoggie, Tillie, at age nineteen, moved thirty miles north to the ‘Toon’, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, where she attended University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Religious Studies. She returned two years later to complete a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching High School Social Studies. She regards Newcastle to be a home from home and enjoyed the Newcastle Geordie way of life for seven ‘proper mint’, ‘lush’ years.

Tillie, from a very young age has been part of the theatre community and loves nothing more than to entertain through the mediums of cheerleading, dance, drama and singing (sometimes in the rain). She can also be found in nightclubs around the world imitating her favourite artists alongside her crazy BFF’s – The Teesside Massive – or, sat on the front row at the theatre bopping along to her favourite musical, ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show ‘, clad in a only a maids outfit, clutching a bag of rice and sporting a vibrant shade of red lipstick.

One summers day, after finishing reading her thousandth book on Kindle, Tillie turned to her husband and declared, “D’you know, I have a great idea for a story. I could write a book.” Several months later, repeating the same tired line, she was scolded by her husband to shut up talking about writing a novel and ‘just bloody do it!’ Immediately she set off on a crazy journey, delving deep into her fertile imagination. Tillie, ever since, has written from the heart. She combines her passion for anything camp and glittery with her love of humour and dark brooding men (most often muscled and tattooed – they’re her weakness!).

After years of teaching high school Social Studies and following her Professional Rugby Player husband around Europe, they have settled in Calgary, Alberta where Tillie spends most of her days (and many a late night) lost in a writing euphoria or in her dream of pursuing a dazzling career as a barrel-racing, tasselled-chap, Stetson-wearing cowgirl… Ye-haw!

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Life for music teacher Maggie Schafer has been full of flat notes lately. Sick of being single and celibate, she vows to get her groove back at the upcoming Western Washington Choral Directors Annual Retreat.

Too bad the only guy who seems interested is a pompous dork who thinks he’s God’s gift to women—and the music education world. When he gets a little too arrogant and crosses boundaries, gorgeous pianist Randy Devers swoops in to run interference. After sharing a shockingly hot kiss in front of the whole conference, Maggie and Randy come up with a plan to pretend they’re dating.

However, the more time they spend together—and the more physical their “pretend” relationship gets—the more she wonders if there could be anything beyond just smoking chemistry and a friendly agreement between them.

Maggie’s got history, Randy’s got baggage, and they’ve got a weekend to get their rhythms in sync and figure out how to turn their solo lives into a beautiful duet.

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I was given this book for my honest review.

“Never run away from an amazing Spark” that is what I say lol

Maggie-a full to life kind of girl with music in her heart

Krista-energy bound Maggie’s best-friend

Randy-the guy with the golden lips

Music and song in the making is what I call this book. Maggie is the girl that saw him from behind. Randy is the guy with the golden lips and touch that lights Maggie’s fire again.

This short story is blazing hot. This author took an amazing story of music teachers with pasts that represent some of us today and put it into this amazing read. This is a story that left me wanting more. I would love to read more of this book. To this reviewer this is book was awesome and should be read by all. Does this book have a happy ending? You surely will have to find out for yourself.

This is a fast paced read and a fun one at that. Kudos to this author.

Happy Reading

Five stars.1

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Liv Rancourt writes light, funny, contemporary romance and urban fantasy. Her novel Hell…The Story was a 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award quarterfinal entry. Previous publishing credits include Forever & Ever, Amen, a paranormal romance from Crimson Romance, and A Vampire’s Deadly Delight, an urban fantasy novella from Black Opal Books. She has also contributed several short stories to the Ten Tales series edited by Rayne Hall and she is represented by Margaret Bail from Inklings Literary Agency.
Liv’s day job is as a neonatal nurse practitioner, and she’s taken care of small and sick infants for almost thirty years. Before she got serious about writing, she spent her free time fronting a rock band and hanging out in the church choir. Currently, she lives in Seattle with her husband, two kids, and a slightly addled menagerie.

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Men of the North – The Complete Series by Bonnie Bliss Review Blitz

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Book Title: Men of the North – The Complete Series
Author: Bonnie Bliss
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: August 2014
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One warrior woman. Two Alpha Northmen.A love that transcends death.Welcome to The Men of the North.Featuring all four installments of the bestselling Men of the North Series.*This book contains content that may be offensive to some readers.*

These titles can also be purchased individually.

Reading Order:

The Viking’s Prize
The Vikings’ Conquest
The Vikings’ Claim
The Stolen Warrior

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“Spill that juice all over my hand and come for your Northman”

This is the first book that I have ever read that consists of barbarians and Vikings I found that this book brought me in at the very first page and didn’t let me go to the very end.

Varona-strong willed, pretty, sexual and a fighter

Thorfinn-a ruggedly handsome sexual, encountering and alpha male

Gondlir-brave, rugged, sweet, hunky brother of Thorfinn

Thorfinn, Gondlir and Varona have come together in this weird but enthralling book like no other has. Being taken away from what Varona holds dear to her heart (family) she sees that feelings arise within herself to see that these men are not like any other. Words upon words will be said that this book takes a historical journey and adds a lot of kink in the mix.

Thorfinn is the alpha male and leader of the pack by far. He stands out like the handsome yet rugged guy he is. The feelings that he has always had for Varona may have been swayed by words in the past but he knows that what he holds dear is Varona’s heart though getting her heart is just a matter of time. Will he prevail and get the final quest he so richly wants?

Gondlir is the brother of Thorfinn in which these two brothers share everything including their woman. But, does Gondlir have a woman that he shares with Thorfinn? When he sees the infamous Varona does his heart skip many beats? Is he also the alpha male like his brother or is he more softening yet rugged?

Varona is equally torn between what she thinks she hold dear to her heart and what these two men do to her sexuality. Both men hold dear qualities that her heart responds to but giving her heart to them fully is something she is not prepared to do or is she? Can she save herself along with these two men? Can she give her heart to just one man and not the other? Or can she give her heart equally and fully to both?

This author does one amazing job with hotness, kink, sexual and sensual love that this book comes to us with an historical trait and comes out on top. This series is not like any other you will read not because of the historical content but because of the hotness that it brings to the table. This is no modern day book it is what it is that is so reachable to anyone that loves romance and hot, hot, erotic but sexual and historical sex. Kudos

Whomever said that three’s a crowd should definitely pick up this book cause maybe it is not a crowd after all but the giving of one’s trust to the one you hold dear.

So what are you waiting for come pick up this read and become entranced and sink down into the abyss with me as I did with this romance. Wooohoo. Get buckets and buckets of ice ready for this hotness you are about to partake upon.

Happy Reading

Five stars.1

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Varona’s gaze watched his every movement. Her aim on his head didn’t waver either. With her shoulders aching, and her knees starting to burn in the position she was in, she was quite tempted to shimmy down the tree.

After she surveyed that her escape route was non-existent, each man positioned at a direct point of flight, she dropped the bow and sunk down on her butt. Her eyes fixed on the man that was dead set on taking her as one of their slaves.

Every so often, his eyes would lock with hers. The humorous glint that reflected back at her belied his harsh words.

Didn’t they?

Or perhaps his harsh fucking around was playful to him.

The thick base of the tree vibrated with each thrust at the bark. She knew deep down that the tree wouldn’t last. If she got hurt,she wouldn’t be able to get away. Thorfinn would be able to ravish her, and she would have no fight left in her.

Would he be so bold as to take advantage of her?

Her gaze swept down towards him. His lips wrapped around a bone joint, and he sucked slowly. Varona realized his eyes had never left her—he watched with an ownership that scared the shit out of her and yet had moisture pooling between her legs.

Yes, he would be so bold.

Taking a deep breath and shifting her position, she slung the bow across her chest, over her shoulder, and started down the tree.

Defeat was a powerful thing.

It sunk into the core of her very being, and the urge to weep invaded all parts of her. Tears burned the back of her throat as she slowly made her way down to her doom. Taking in a deep breath before she turned around she caught the scent of fresh meat, mead, and man. Before she could stop her rotation, she was slammed against the tree. A hard body pressed against hers, pinning her in place. Sucking in a shocked breath, she looked up into the glowing hues of Thorfinn. Her body responded instantly, her lips went dry, nipples grew hard, and the ache between her legs drew a whimper from her.

The smile grew on Thorfinn’s lips. Quickly, he disarmed her before one hand locked both her arms behind her back. The arch pushed her breasts forward, making her nipples visible through the fabric of the men’s shirt, a growl rumbled from him. It vibrated against and heated her body.

She felt the flush take her over and she looked away.

“Oh, no you don’t, my sweet Varona,” He rumbled.

His other hand had managed to yank at the leather pulls that kept her trousers up. With a sudden whoosh of chilled air, they puddled at her feet.

“You will look at me while I claim you. You are mine now. You will obey, and you will understand and submit to me. Is that clear, Varona?”

She looked at him, his words dousing chilled water over her arousal.

“Feck you, Thor!”

He grinned before she felt his thick fingers play against her thighs.

Varona whimpered before she clamped her thighs shut against his hand.

Thorfinn pressed harder against her. The bark bit into her flesh, and she cried out. As her lips parted, his mouth crashed against hers, and all thought left her brain. Rationally, she knew it shouldn’t be this easy to lose her senses. The man was taking her most precious thing from her—in front of his men, and her father, no less!

His tongue dominated her mouth, and she tasted the meat and man that assaulted her. Her body flared up like a fire storm, and she pressed back against him. Her own inexperienced tongue toyed with his as he chuckled against her kiss-swollen lips.

“That’s it, good girl,” he rumbled. His fingers now slid through the wet slit of her cunt.

The fight and flight instinct roared back, and she bucked against him just as his thumb circled a tight little bundle of nerves, bringing forth a harsh gust of air from her lungs.

“Oh, for the gods!”

She fell back against the tree, her eyes fluttering shut. His fingers stopped moving forcing her to open them as the ache burned between her thighs.

“You will look in my eyes the whole time I claim you. You will know who owns this tight quim. You will bow, and you will beg! Is that clear?”

She opened her mouth to protest, but his lips took hers again in a bruising kiss. His fingers shoved into her entrance, and she cried out into his mouth. She made weak attempts to overpower him, but he was a skilled lover-the kind women in their village talked and bragged about. She had nothing to offer him. The idea of boring him did something to her chest, and she found she was thrusting against his hand.

His eyes smiled down at her. That glow was possessive.

“That’s it. Take it, own it.”

She couldn’t stop as his fingers went deeper with each thrust, faster. The sound of wet flesh sucking brought the arousal higher. His fingers curved and teased inside her. Her body grew hot, and sweat beaded on her forehead. All the time watching him, her eyes never left his until he would nip at her earlobe or run a wet trail down her neck with his tongue.

“You’re so fucking tight, Varona. Gods, I want you around my cock. I want to pound into you until you are screaming my name and only my name!”

His erotic words were sending her over the edge. Just as his fingers pushed deeper, a pain sliced through her, and she clenched around him. He shifted, looking down at her with wide eyes before satisfaction took over that gaze, and he pulled his fingers out. Her hips followed his retreat, and she cried out.

He laughed. “So wanton now, my Varona. Would you like to come?” He nipped at her bottom lip, and his thumb started to circle that sensitive little numb. Her hips jerked-her body on fire.

She started to tense. His eyes bore into her as she got closer to some sort of event that took over her mind and body. She made mewling sounds like an animal in heat, which filled the quiet woods—and realized it was her.

She begged for more.

Lowering his head, his hot breath kissing her ear before his words filled her entire being.

“Spill that juice all over my hand and come for your Northman!” he growled.

She screamed his name, the sound echoing as she bucked and tried to get more of him. Her eyes closed then, and she collapsed against the tree as waves of hot, agonizing bliss filled her to near exploding into a thousand tiny pieces.

Kisses peppered her cheeks and wet flesh as she started to calm and come down from her high.

“MINE!” he growled against her neck.
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Bonnie Bliss is the brain child of two authors. Bonnie is husband and wife duo that has come together to weave stories of passion, action, betrayal, and ultimate surrender. They have discovered that mixing genres in their thing. Their tastes go dark, and they love to twisted up sweet stories and make them a bit more tense and sexy. Bonnie writes in multiple genres with plans to dabble into more areas of fiction.

One is a Southern California native, the other was born and raised in Yorkshire, England. The husband spends his time giving the wife alpha males with bite. He is a man that needs to see his world in print. He has a panty melting accent, loves listening to music, watching Game of Thrones, and obsessing over Heisenberg. The wife spends her time writing strong women that evolve into their power, they don’t just come out guns blazing. She claims the song California Girls, by Katy Perry is totally accurate. She’s done everything from waitressing, customer service phone rep., Corporate Real Estate, and spent a pretty impression part of her life working for the Disney Corporation—before finding her way into the publishing world with her husband.

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Surviving Goodbye by Morgan Parker – Review

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In the final hours of her life, Elliot Fitch’s wife confesses that he is not the biological father to their 16-year old daughter.

Surviving Goodbye follows Elliot’s collision course with Fate as he embarks on a journey to locate his daughter’s real father. When Elena, now seventeen years old, announces her unplanned pregnancy and the father’s unwillingness to play a role in their child’s upbringing, Elliot faces an ironic dilemma about the true meaning of parenthood and the roles we play in the lives of others, particularly those we love and who love us in return.

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Admittedly, I am a Morgan Parker stalker. After reading Non Fric●tion, Hope and Sick Day, I was thoroughly convinced he could do no wrong. Thank you Mr. Parker for not proving me wrong. I hate to be wrong about these things.

In his latest book, Surviving Goodbye, Mr. Parker throws us for another literary loop. He’s very clever that man. What appears to be a tragic love story becomes a mystery read. What appears to be the mystery read becomes the story of romance. Regardless of the genre, Surviving Goodbye is a story about fatherhood and the depth of love that one man has for his daughter.

The story opens with Elliot hearing, from the lips of his dying wife Karen, that once she is gone, he must find love again. It would be a tragedy for him to not love another.  She also tells him that he is not the biological father of their daughter Lena. This makes little to no sense as clearly Karen has clearly been as devoted to Elliot as he was to her. Theirs is a love with mutual admiration, passion and respect. So why would Karen tell him this on her death bed, how could she leave him with so many questions?

This confession leaves Elliot in a nearly yearlong fog of grief clouded by betrayal. As he climbs his way out of the depression, Elliot remembers one other thing his wife told him, that her brother has a letter she left for Elliot.  Elliot pins his hopes on this letter that will point him to whomever Lena’s father is. This begins the portion of the mystery read. As Elliot embarks on this quest, he has a fateful meeting with a young delivery driver named Veronica. Soon the two are friends and Veronica is volunteering to help Elliot uncover the truth. With the inclusion of Veronica, things just get weirder and it appears that the mission to find Lena’s biological father is now merely a vehicle for the development of Elliot’s and Veronica’s friendship.

Elliot’s mission is not built exclusively out of his love for Lena. He’s angry and he wants to know who his wife cheating on him with. However, Elliot’s love for Lena is the driving factor and it causes him to keep the entire matter from Lena, at least until he has the answer. This is why I think this is really a story about Elliot being a father as no matter who might have impregnated his wife, he raised Lena and he shows us that he is so completely and utterly devoted to her happiness. Oh yeah, Lena is pregnant and it looks like the father of her baby isn’t sticking around to help. So although Elliot recognizes that he was a piss poor father in the immediate aftermath of Karen’s death, he finds his pride and ultimately his identity in fatherhood. I love how he was absolutely unwavering in his commitment to his daughter. Where some of her attitude would have driven a deeper wedge (pun intended) between Elliot and Lena, he persevered to provide her with a soft place to land.

As I’ve come to expect from Mr. Parker’s writing, Surviving Goodbye is a story line built on a well-constructed plot that leads our man character Elliot Fitch down some well-tended rabbit holes. His intuition tells him thing, but he’s really not paying attention to his intuition. Oh, he thinks he is, but Elliot takes things at face value when he really should be trying to understand the whole of it.  Elliot is a bit neurotic and very gullible, but you love him all the same. He discovers a lot about himself and not all of it is good, but it’s not bad either. The process that Elliot goes through to get to the truth is profound and teaches him, and us, a lesson about the depths of love and admiration (pre and post this mortal coil).

Another 5 star read and my highest recommendation in the fiction genre.

Five stars.1

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Morgan Parker is the pen name for a shy and introverted former banker. Because he could never balance his cash at the end of the banking day, he made up stories in order to keep his job. None of those stories was Textual Encounters, which is great because readers will discover a truly unique and original romance that has never been told before.

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A story of second chance love set between London and San Diego.

Thirteen years ago Jonah Kennedy was one of America’s top tennis players, whose six-foot-three bad-boy California looks won him hordes of female admirers.

Thirteen years ago Claire Jackson, a fiery, aspiring artist from London, was the woman who stole his heart.

But the two held a secret which tore them apart and sent Claire running back to England.

They tried to move on. Claire married, had a child and became a successful TV personality. Jonah married, had a child and settled for life on the road.

Thirteen years later and both divorced, their paths cross again. Their attraction is even deeper – they feel destined to be together. Claire’s jealous ex, however, has other plans.

Can Claire and Jonah hold on to their second chance at love or will their past secret haunt them for ever? After all, thirteen is only lucky for some….

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Tennis great Jonah Kennedy and the former of his life, Claire de Klerk, have some making up to do. Now is our Time is a refreshing second chance love story with two once lovers facing down the past to make it right “this time”. Now is Our Time is perfect as a book club read as the steam factor is relatively tame and the story really focuses on characters developing and pushing their personal boundaries, especially Claire. It is a lovely and well-crafted story about breaking down barriers and forging ahead to reconnect with someone who once let you down. The story isn’t set up so that neither should be blamed exclusively, but the fault is shared across the two individuals, making it much easier to really like both characters.

Most of the story is given to us from Claire’s perspective. As the story opens we find that she’s not exactly mourning the loss of her marriage to Anthony de Klerk. It appears their divorce is only hard on her as she watches how easily Anthony began anew. Anthony failed his wife by forgoing to nurture her self-esteem and further transgresses the partnership with a distinct lack of concern for their life at home and for his daughter.

While Claire moves through her life post-divorce, she’s focused on her work and her daughter Miriam. When she’s pushed to face her old love, Jonah, it’s a challenge for her to come to turns with what they both gave up. She happens to be at a huge crossroads in her life contemplating a new work opportunity and continuing her work as a nutritionist. Now is Our Time is first and foremost about Claire giving herself permission to be happy, to take chances without allowing the fear of failure to dictate the outcome.

Jonah Kennedy is delightful as a leading man and as Claire’s hero. We do get a few chapters from his point of view and when we are in his head, his thoughts and feelings are all about Claire. As Jonah comes back into Claire’s life we find out that he too has a daughter and is divorced. He lives to serve her, but recognizes that the mixing of their families might be tricky.

With Jonah’s return to Claire’s life, Anthony is suddenly motivated to take on a more active role in his daughter’s life. At about half way into the story, we are introduced to his thoughts and they really are all about him and what he thinks he wants. When Anthony throws a wrench in Claire and Jonah’s plans, his thoughts really center on his pride and. He’d rather put his family through an emotional beating then try to come up with alternative and he begins a slow path towards putting further distance between himself and his daughter.

Now is Our Time is a very enjoyable and smooth read where we get a feel for the characters as opposed to just descriptions about their lives. There are a few flashbacks that are very well placed in the story as Claire and Jonah have a history and a love affair that faced challenges, some of which need to be rectified if these two have any chance at a future. I recommend this story in the Fiction/Romance genre and as a Book Club pick.

Four stars.1

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Jo qualified as a lawyer before moving into journalism, working for the BBC and reporting and presenting for ITV on holiday, consumer and current affairs programs. She writes for several national UK newspapers including the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, the Guardian and the Express and was the anonymous author of the Independent’s hit column: Diary of a Primary School Mum. Now is our Time is her third novel.

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