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Gansett Island Series Boxed Set Books 1-3

(Gansett Island #1-3)

4.35  ·  Rating details ·  1,940 ratings  ·  99 reviews
With more than 1 million ebooks sold since Maid for Love debuted in 2011, the New York Times bestselling McCarthys of Gansett Island Series has become one of the most beloved romance series available today. Read the first three books in the series: Maid for Love, Fool for Love and Ready for Love in this special offering.

Book 1: Maid for Love
Maddie Chester is determined to
Kindle Edition, 716 pages
Published October 15th 2013 by HTJB, Inc.
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May 20, 2019 marked it as to-read
Free on Amazon on the 20th May 2019
CD {Boulder Blvd}
Apr 05, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: s-my-e-books
Read a few years back and just updating my files...
Jul 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the books 📚 in this set: MAID 🧹 FOR LOVE 💘:I love Marie Force books so I had to read this series. This 1st book's story line is really good. I didn't like Mac's mother. I loved Mac's character. I really liked how Mac stood up for Maddie. I felt sorry for Maddie. I thought Thomas was so adorable. FOOL FOR LOVE 💘: This 2nd book's story line was okay. i liked the hot & steamy scenes. I felt sorry for Janey. I liked how Janey stood up for herself. I liked how Joe stood up for Janey. I didn ...more
Typically when I review books in a series, I’ll write each one a separate review even if they come in a bundle. But these three are so intertwined, that I’m wrapping them together.

I’ve read quite a few interlocking romances, but this may be one of the best executed that I’ve read. Too often with series, secondary and tertiary characters are thrown in loosely. You’ll read a rehash of their story in clunky terms or they’ll show up in a scene for no reason. Not here – each character is skillfully
Jeanie Womack
Jun 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing

What a wonderful opportunity to read three books that make you feel like a part of the Gansett Island locals. The islanders are warm, rich characters with good hearts and real life imperfections that make reading these romantic stories a true pleasure.
Her each of the three Gansett Island sets and snuggle in to enjoy!
Jun 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
A wonderful beach romance with great characters and a great story line! Cannot wait to read more by this author
Sep 03, 2019 rated it really liked it

Loved reading the first 3 books involving 3 couples who you are in each other's individual story.

Book 1 is about Maddie an Mac; the girl from the other side of town and the town's golden boy. When Mac accidentally knocks Maddie off of her bicycle on her way to work, he insists on staying and taking care of her and her baby until she's back on her feet again. In the process, Mac finds out out rumors in town destroyed her young life and plans to set her reputation straight. In the midst of a
Charlene Rowe
May 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
I liked

Writing was good, characters were believable and relatable and the stories kept my attention. I would recommend this series to someone who likes to keep the story going.
Susan Trotter
May 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
LOVED this series of books!!!
Stephanie Bolen
Feb 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really really liked it

The heroes are standard. The females are a little more detailed and complex. The plots are where it fell down. I love a guy goes gaga story and the guys are the ones who fall first and fullest in every story. I liked Mac's the best because the screen door scene is one that I could feel. I ached for him. It was lovely. But Joe's and Luke's stories are good too. The plot problem is the climaxes are over dumb stuff. Easily resolved dumb stuff and I hope if I ever have to end
Michelle Kemp
Feb 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Omg!!!! I have fallen in love with Gansett Island i read the first three books and i can't wait to read the rest Marie Force you are one hell of a good writer. Everyone needs to read this series is Great i have alot more to go but i just know they will be just as good as the first three i read. 5 Stars. ...more
Carol and Gary Curtis
When I started this set of stories, I realized I'd already read the first book. Since II gave it a five star rating, I decided to read it again. Good decision! I enjoyed it all over again. Then
I read the second book which was even better. Lots of action in that book. The third book was much calmer but still fun. Overall a magnificent set. Worth the time.
Sep 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a great boxed book set. I really enjoyed the start of this series and can't wait to read more. ...more
Nov 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Love and family

I wonderful, easy read. Wonderful books for when you want to read about love, happiness and family. Nice to save a couple of coins by buying the collection.
Jan 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Thoroughly enjoyed all three if these books and am looking forward to the next one.
Teresa Donnan
Feb 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Just fun easy reading!
Pamela Wolke
Oct 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Sexy brothers

Wow!! Four of them to get romanced and what they have to go through just to get to the i dos
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great Series, actually just re reading and still love it.
Dawn Herrera
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviews, favorites
Gansett Island Series box set by Marie Force were three great stories of family, friendships and finding your forever love and home. In the first book Maid for Love we meet Mac McCarthy who has come home for a visit to help his father and get out as soon as possible. Maddie Chester is a single mom who happens to get injured by the one and only Mac McCarthy and this is where the story gets real fun and entertaining.
In book two Fool for Love we meet Joe and Janey. Janey McCarthy is the youngest of
Laurel Kristick
Jul 07, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, kindle
Head already read the first book (Maid for Love) in this box set. Really liked the second book’s hero Fool for Love. The third book Ready for Love was a good second chance at romance story Not sure I will seek out the fourth book, as the hero (introduced in the third book) comes across as a real jerk. ...more
Barbara A. White
May 21, 2020 rated it liked it

I chose this rating because it would not appeal to some people because of the explicit sex. I was not aware of it either until I started reading it. However, I feel it was part of the story & the circumstances of the characters kept me reading. I think the story could have been told very well without the explicit descriptions of the sex acts. With that being said, I did order & am reading book #4 & enjoying it, again sometimes skipping the descriptive sex parts to go on with the b
Jul 14, 2017 rated it liked it
The first book, for me, was the best. Although I liked the way other characters were being introduced in the second book, by the third I was actually picking out who'd be the subject of later installments!
I also found the increasing amount of panting was actually detracting from the stories. By the third book it was almost like the actual story was just a filler for the various sex scenes.
It's a shame because it started off so well and I liked most of the characters, but this has put me off rea
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love is in the air

Each of these stories have brought three couples loads of happiness. Starting with Mac & Maddie & little Thomas. He walks into her riding her back and she gets banged up. But I think little Thomas sink the deal, Max fell in love with that little boy. Mac's friend Joe has been in love with Janey, Mac's little sister forever but she's engaged to someone else until the guys cheats. Then there is Sydney & Luke, a second chance at first love. It's her second summer back after the ac
Mike Dominy
Aug 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading the books in this set. What a wonderful opportunity to read three good books that make you feel like you are a part of the Gansett Island locals. The islanders are warm, rich characters with some really good hearts and the real life imperfections that really make reading these romantic stories a true pleasure. The three Gansett Island sets are a joy to read and something to snuggle in with to enjoy reading! A really wonderful beach romance with great characters and a great stor ...more
pamela d bryant
Jun 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I chose this rating because this was a really, really good set of books. I enjoyed all the characters. This was a set of books full love, laughter, and togetherness. I was I awe of each book. Gansett Island is the place to be. 😉 The people there was always there for each other. There was also a lot of love and loving going on. Great read, I recommend this book to all romance readers.
Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So I realised after starting this that I had already read books 1 & 2 so not sure why I bought this as a boxset. Saying that I re-read them both and loved them both as much as first time around. These definitely have re-read value and I can see myself coming back again and again to this series. Book 3 was a great addition to the series and one I enjoyed just as much as the first two. A definite winner.
Mignon Brown
May 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I just finished the foxed set in the series, and I have to say I absolutely loved the books. Marie Force is an astonishing storyteller, I could not but this series down. I like he way the characters stories continue to unfold from book to book. I can’t wait to start the next box set.AWESOME !!!!
Debbie Odachowski
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great beginning for wonderful series

Love this series! Liked how past characters and story lines are continued in each book. Some series leave you hanging about loved characters. I love how the storylines are so real and timely. I had started on # 10 so I had to begin again with life on Gansett Island and was so happy I did. Enjoy!
Stephanie Osborne
Jun 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
All 3 books were quite enjoyable. Well developed characters without unnecessary drama.

Book 1 was the most unrealistic (1- her injury wasn’t severe, 2- who would let a stranger in their home to care for their child??) , but if you roll with I, the story is very good.

Book 2 & 3 both address unrequited love. One is brothers best friend, the other a second chance story. Both are very good.
Lisa Mills
Sep 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Love this series

Love it so much I'm already on the next set. Love the idea that it's small town (island small) and in New England. Also love the family - wish I had brothers and parents like this! Only check - Orion as a constellation cannot be seen in the summer in New England. He's a winter constellation for us!
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Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, romantic suspense and erotic romance. Her series include Gansett Island, Fatal, Treading Water, Butler Vermont and Quantum.

Her books have sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller more than 30 times. She is also a USA

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Gansett Island (1 - 10 of 21 books)
  • Maid for Love (Gansett Island, #1)
  • Fool for Love (Gansett Island, #2)
  • Ready for Love (Gansett Island, #3)
  • Falling for Love (Gansett Island, #4)
  • Hoping for Love (Gansett Island, #5)
  • Season for Love (Gansett Island, #6)
  • Longing for Love (Gansett Island, #7)
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