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Sweet Tea and Secrets (Adams Grove #1)
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Grandma Pearl always said you should live your life in such a way that when your feet hit the floor in the morning, Satan shudders and says, “Oh shit, she’s awake!” Hard advice for Jill to follow, even harder when she must come home to bury t ...more
When beloved town matriarch Pearl Clemmons dies on a warm June afternoon, the folks of Adams Grove, Virginia, can hardly believe it. Sure, Pearl was eighty-five years old, but everyone—particularly her granddaughter Jill—just assumed she would live forever. Now Jill must return home to settle Pearl’s estate, comfort a town in mourning…and face Garrett Malloy, the man who broke her heart years ago.
I hope you'll fall in love with Adams Gr ...more
The next scene has us in despair. Grandmother has passed and Jill not only needs to deal with the emptiness, but also a severe betrayal by her live-in boyfriend. Why the betrayal? Is something going on?
Naturally, Jill returns to Adam Grove and reunites with her former love, best friends, and the changes ...more
0 stars for the obtuse heroine
DNF @ 61%
I don't think I'm the intended audience. There was a scene that the heroine walked in on (view spoiler)[her boyfriend was banging the maid, doggy style. While recording it hooked up to the tv. (hide spoiler)] Now, I understand how upsetting that might be for someone in her situation except
1) she was going to (view spoiler)[break up with him anyway. (hide spoiler)]
2) she didn't even (view spoiler)[love him or se ...more
Jill and Garrett grew up living in the same town but she got a career opportunity in another state and went for it.
Upon her grandmother dying she moved back to town to deal with the property and ran into her long lost friend.
Just simple free things one could do to show their affection towards one another was priceless.
In her will the grandmother, Pearl had plans for them to live together and then after a set period of time if it hadn't worked out they could s ...more
This was a nice low-key romantic suspense. Part of the charm was in the setting of the small town in Virginia. The heroine, Jill, returns there when her beloved grandmother dies and things reignite with an ex-boyfriend. This one of those cozy romances. There was lots of action but there was also strong interaction between likeable townspeople. The brief appearance of the grandmother, Pearl, at the beginning was a total treat. And throughout the story, were these wonderful yummy r ...more
Grandma Pearl was a matchmaker indeed. She was also loved by the town of Adams Grove. When she passed on, she left behind a trail of secrets for her granddaughter Jill to follow. And, with her matchmaking skills in mind, before she died she set out to encourage Jill and Garrett to rekindle their relationship. It would be a win-win situation for all parties involved.
Jill left Adams Grove a year ago, to begin a new life with a great new ...more
It was a horrible blow to Jill. She rushes back to her home town to see her grandmother buried but ends up in a mystery. The thing is she doesn't know she is part of a grand mystery until it sneaks ...more
Jill has been working with her boyfriend to raise funds fo ...more
Sfogli il romanzo, leggi la dedica – “Questo libro è dedicato a ogni donna che ha bisogno di una pausa” – e pensi immediatamente che Tè, zucchero e segreti è il romanzo giusto nel momento giusto. Non è solo la sua deliziosa cover ad attirare l’occhio, quella tazzina bianca dai motivi stilizzati con una rosa, un uccellino, no: Tè, zucchero e segreti è molto di più. Inizi perciò a sfogliarlo. Ti scappa immediatamente un sorriso leggendo le primissime r ...more
The characters are well developed. They are easy to connect to and lovable for the most part. The villain is easy to hate and reveals himself early. I was rooting for Jill a ...more
engulf you like a warm hug. Shortly after returning home to attend a surprise party for Grandma Pearl, Jill gets a call from her ex-fiance’ that Pearl has passed away. Jill returns to Adams Grove, to find out she didnt know everything about Grandma Pearl.
I found this book to have a small town, w ...more
With a career spent on the cutting edge of technology in the banking industry, she never let go of her dream to write. Now she works full-time writing stories that are a calming blend of community, family, and the simple things in life. She writes the kind of stories she hopes will provid ...more
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