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Longing for Love (The McCarthys of Gansett Island #7)

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Welcome back to Gansett Island!

Series favorite Tiffany Sturgil steals the spotlight in Longing for Love as her new boutique Naughty & Nice opens in downtown Gansett, right in time for the annual spring Race Week festivities. Finally divorced and ready for a new beginning, Tiffany wonders if sexy Police Chief Blaine Taylor thinks of her as often as she thinks of him si
ebook, Nook book, 918 pages
Published October 2nd 2012 (first published September 1st 2012)
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4.5 stars. I freaking loved this bk. I think it’s one of her best and you definitely don’t want to miss this one. WOW that Blaine!!! Walking sex on a stick. MF got a bit racier with this story, and I was lovin’ it!!! With Tiffany opening her Naughty and Nice store and Blaine, the local police chief, being all alpha male and dominant you can imagine how things got in her bedroom, his bedroom, her store, and….. ;-). I’m sure some will criticize that Blaine and Tiffany didn’t get as much spotlight ...more
Gwen (The Gwendolyn Reading Method)
As is becoming usual for this series, I HATED the male lead, but liked the secondary storylines, many of which were about male leads that I hated in past books. So, I plan to start liking Blaine as soon as he's not the star of his own book.
Mariann {at} Belle's Book Bag
Oct 06, 2012 Mariann {at} Belle's Book Bag rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-favorites
Since my reading addiction started and I continually discovered new authors and their books, I have found my favorites that I wait anxiously to be released and The McCarthy's of Gansett Island series is one of them. So I have to admit that I did a little happy dance when Longing For Love was finally released!! LOL :)

I continue to be drawn into each of these books through the lovable characters and the wonderful little island they reside. I've never wanted to live in a fictional place or surround
Kellie G.
Oct 20, 2012 Kellie G. rated it it was amazing
I adore every book in this sweet & sexy series. This one was one of the best mainly due to super yummy Blaine. I will say, there are a lot of characters to keep track of, but it's worth it.

I'm one of those people who prefer reading stand alone books or short series (no more than four books) because I get tired of waiting for the next book or I forget characters or what's happened. But for some reason, the McCarthys of Gansett Island trapped me from book 1 and I have waited for each new book and read them all.

Marie keeps writing about previous characters (which are some of my favorites from Gansett) and I love to keep knowing more about them. The only bad thing about it is th
Anne OK
Oct 20, 2012 Anne OK rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012-reads
You don't want to miss out on Tiffany and Blaine's story, along with updates on all the other characters we've come to love! Marie Force keeps the romance hot (well even hotter!!), the stories realistic, and the series fresh and addictive. Can't wait for the next trip to Gansett Island.

Full review to follow.
Listened to on audio, narrated by Holly Fielding.

4.5 stars for the audio. I'd not encountered Holly Fielding before and so I was a little unsure to begin with, just because it takes a little while to become used to a different voice and style, but after the first 10 minutes I totally forgot about her. That, in my opinion, is the sign of a really good narrator. They should disappear into the background whilst at the same time enhancing the book. I am really pleased to say this definitely happened
Oct 11, 2012 Nicole rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!

After accidentally erasing my long review I am just too lazy to re-write it. So I'm going to get right to it, I loved it! Blaine & Tiffany burn up the sheets and then some. Definitely IMO much more erotic but hot for the better. That Blaine is one freaky man and Tiffany (along with me) loves it. Love sneaks up on them while they are respectively are trying to not let their past relationships factor in.

The various sideline stories continue but I'm getting used to it, although I wis
Nov 12, 2012 Kame rated it liked it
I have visited Gansett Island many times, and generally enjoyed my stay.

In this installment the main characters in the book are Tiffany and Blaine. Tiffany is struggling to keep her head above water. She supported her husband through law school, working two jobs. Now that they moved back to the island and have young daughter he has decided he wanted a divorced and moved out of the home, taking all the furniture with him. Tiffany runs a daycare and a dance studio during the off season, but at th
Oct 03, 2012 Leslye rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

I was on the fence for the first couple of chapters, but I kept with it and it got better. I guess the author was trying to inject some variety into the personalities and styles of her male love interests, but Blaine never really clicked with me. To be honest, I never liked Tiffany much either - though she's softened quite a bit since her introduction in the first book. I was still routing for them, though not super emotionally invested. I actually skimmed through a lot.

Fans of the ser
May 19, 2016 Marulett rated it it was amazing
One of the hottest books in the series so far...this serie is so cheesy but I love it!! #guiltypleasure
Jan 25, 2013 Mandy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: marie-force
I loved this one as much as the others. I dreaded finishing it but I knew another one was coming soon!. I'm pretty sure that Marie Force is quickly becoming one of my very favorite authors.
Jo Ann
Jan 18, 2015 Jo Ann rated it it was amazing
This series has become my crack. Onto book 8 so I can get my fix.
This has to be my favorite book in the series so far.

Tiffany totally rocks! I love her independence and strength, and of course the Gansett-unconventional toy store she opened, and I'm not talking about children's toys. Her and Blaine's story started from Grant and Stephanie's story when they met. It's already been a year and since Tiffany is still technically married to her douchebag husband Jim, Tiffany and Blaine are limited to eye-f*cking only.

I love the sexual tension between them and Blain
Kami Dodson-Perry
Marie Force is very good at having several stories going at once in the background. This maybe about Tiffany & Blaine but pay attention to all the coupling going on. Theses back stories will become there own in the next books.

Book #7 focuses on Blaine & Tiffany. Blaine is the sexy chief of police & Tiffany is Maddie's sister who runs a daycare & teaches dance classes. Blaine has been smitten with Tiffany since there brief encounter in the hospital after the marina accident. Tiffa
Oct 18, 2012 Morgan rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars, 3-stars

Longing for Love was another fantastic novel by Marie Force. I just loved Tiffany and Blaine's love story. Their romance was the perfect combination of naughty and nice. Their relationship was a combination of sweet and sexy, heavy on the sexy. Tiffany and Blaine had a very hot, playful, and adventurous sex life. Ms. Force definitely spiced things up in this novel. In my opinion, Longing for Love is the sexiest no
Oct 08, 2012 Judith rated it really liked it
4.5 out of 5. This seventh book in another fine Marie Force series continued to keep me glued to the stories of this island population, all friends of relatives of the Gansett Island McCarthy family. Now the sister-in-law of Mac McCarthy, Tiffany Stirgil, a hard working business woman and caring mother has been thrown over by her self-centered and uncaring ex, a man who was happy to allow her to work two jobs while he was getting his law degree and birthing his daughter. Now that the money is ro ...more
Mar 06, 2013 Shauna rated it really liked it
I really liked this book a lot and I’ve been waiting a
long time to read Tiffany and Blaine’s book. Ms. Force
did a great job, again!

At the beginning of this series, I didn’t like Tiffany.
She was just so grumpy and resentful but thru out this
amazing series, I started to understand her better and
like her more and more. In “Longing for love”, we “see”
a different Tiffany,so brave, outgoing and stands up for
herself . I got to say, I really like this Tiffany and
I was rooting for her and Blaine.
ß∞kw®m ♥Trey/Raphael's Mate♥
This series is completely amazing. I started it when i saw that Maid for love was free and i decided to give a try, now i'm just completely hooked and in love with each and every character even if they are not the main characters they stay with you and you think about them constantly. Marie Force will take you on a ride where you will find love, happiness and heartbreak, but you are going to love every second of it and you will not regret it. What i love about this series is that Marie doesn't f ...more
May 19, 2014 Melvina rated it it was amazing
I love the McArthy's of Gansett Island, and with this book we see a slight change of pace. It's naughtier, it's funnier and Blaine is certainly sexier. The opening of the `store' is hilarious and Tiffany certainly keeps Blaine on his toes, although he knows what he wants and goes for it. He doesn't give Tiffany time or the opportunity to have any doubts, he knocks all her barriers down before she has chance to erect any. I love that all the old characters, along with some new, are still there. Y ...more
Jan 07, 2014 Gwbroussard rated it it was amazing
And the best erotica scenes for this series begin here!!! I was getting a little tired of the same old sex scenes but Marie came through and changed it all up.

Blaine is just WOW OH WOW!!! Super smexy and dominate in every way possible. He could give Christian a run for his money because he's experienced love and betrayal before and can easily distinguish between the two. So he understands his emotions much better and is Mr. Kinky - love me some Blaine!!!

Tiffany is a great person, strong and inde
Vikki Vaught
The saga continues. This is a great addition to the Gansett Island series. I thoroughly enjoyed the romance between Tiffany and Blaine. I also enjoyed the added story line of Dan and Kara and hearing about the other McCartys. I next one coming up should be interesting, Adam and Abbey. If you enjoyed soap operas on TV, then you will love this series.Happy reading!
Feb 07, 2014 valee rated it liked it
Shelves: cont-romance
While I adore this series and every character in it, the main characters in this installment didn't do it for me. Still, it was great to remember everything about this series I had forgotten so much as it's been a while since I got my hands in a book from it. I kept waiting for something big to happen, something different, but it never did. Only the last 10% of the book and it seemed a bit repetitive because something very similar had happened in one of the previous installments.

Maybe I just wa
Kathy Wideman
May 20, 2016 Kathy Wideman rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, series, emotional
This book is the seventh book in this series and I think you should read them in order to fully get the story. This book focuses on Tiffany (Maddie’s sister) and Blaine. They met a few books ago but Tiffany was still married to her ex, and while things between her husband and her they were still married. Blaine wanted Tiffany the first time he saw her and she though he was very hot. Now that Tiffany is divorced they have a chance to see what could be between them. Things aren’t easy though. Blai ...more
Lora Borzelleca
Dec 30, 2015 Lora Borzelleca rated it really liked it
I really liked reading about Tiffany and Blaine. I absolutely loved Tiffany's dirty mind. I loved her little dirty comments she made on the side, or a snide sexy joke...just right up my alley. The only thing I would have changed about her was her inability to compromise. And yes, this was addressed when the conflict arose but that was her one character flaw I saw about her. Blaine...freaking loved Blaine. Sexy, sweet and domineering....again...just right up my alley. I liked that a little sex pl ...more
Tanya Mayes
Sep 03, 2014 Tanya Mayes rated it it was amazing
Review to come.
Feb 02, 2015 Heather rated it it was amazing
This has been one of my favorite Gansett Island books so far! Absolutely love this series.
Feb 02, 2014 Marinella rated it it was ok
Shelves: adult
The Gansett Island's series is really good, amusing, interesting, but I haven't connected with these two main characters. The plot too is not so breath-taking. I found Tiffany and her actions unnerving and sometimes silly, most of all in her work. So, a nice read, but not to compare with some of the other books...
Nov 26, 2012 Krystal rated it really liked it

Man oh man !!!! I freaking loved this ! This is my favorite story since Mac and Maddie !!!!! Tiffany is strong and loving. Blaine is super hot and together they take being naughty and nice to a whole new level !!!!! The story also had me at the edge of my seat, completely absorb in the story. Ill be counting down till the next book about Adam :)
Anna D.
Jul 10, 2014 Anna D. rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

Not sure why, but this couple just didn’t do it for me. I didn’t like Blaine’s dominant, overly sexual persona in the bedroom and it just seemed like their relationship was more sex than heart. Even though there was emphasis placed on the couple really caring for each other and their situation and emotions, I didn’t buy it. And when these two made love at first sight declarations similar to the other couples in this series but I was able to believe it with Mac & Maddie and the other
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