Monday, 16 June 2014
Review:: Taken With You by Shannon Stacey
Author: Shannon Stacey
Publisher: Carina Press
Hailey Genest has seen most of her friends marry and have babies, and she's happy for them, but it was a lot easier before she hit forty. She's spent her entire life in Whitford, Maine, and if she hasn't found her Prince Charming by now, she has to accept she's probably not going to. When a new friend suggests they go on an adventure and embrace being single, Hailey agrees.
Surviving in the woods is game warden Matt Barnett's idea of a relaxing vacation. But when he meets two women in need of help, he leads them back to safety - a task that proves more fun than expected, thanks to a certain hot blonde. He can't resist pushing her buttons, even though she's made it clear that the rugged, outdoorsy type just isn't for her.
Hailey is glad to see the back of her tempting-tour-guide-slash-pain-in-the-ass. When he shows up in her life again, she's determined to avoid him, no matter how good he looks in his uniform. But that's easier said than done in Whitford, especially when he's renting the house right next door...
There is something about the Kowalski family saga that I can't get enough of. I love the town and I feel connected to it. It makes jumping into a new novel easy and comfortable. Which is why I just knew I'd love this one just as much as the others.
This story is about the town librarian--she's not a Kowalski. I've been dying to reader her story for the past few books now and I knew it would be good. The leading man on the scene is Matt--he's a game warden. That means he is out in the woods a lot. I can't tell you how much I like that!
This books had great characters, a great pace, and is every bit as good as any of the other Kowalski books. I was looking for something to hit the spot and Shannon Stacey never disappoints. She was my first romance novel and I'm still coming back for more. This is a book I will be re-reading for sure.
*this book has adult content