The Sweetest September
A mistake that's meant to be…
All John Beauchamp wants is a simple life. He's happy running his Louisiana sugar cane plantation and doesn't want more than that. Then Shelby Mackey breezes in, announcing that she's pregnant. Their one crazy night of passion has changed everything.
Except Shelby insists John doesn't have to be involved - she'll raise the baby herself. But...more
The Harlequin "super romance " line is for meatier stories where one or both protagonists face some serious challenge or other. It can devolve into issue books and I kind of ...more
Widower John Beauchamp farms a sugar cane plantation for his former in-laws. ...more
Shelby Mackey and John Beauchamp made a mistake one night that lead to something else. Both needing to forgot something painful. Now looking at something that will bind them together forever what will they do?
John lost his wife and now is staring down at a women who he cares a lot about. He isn't sure what he'll do, but she makes him smile and laugh.
Shelby is lost and really is overhelmed with everything that's happened between her and John. Th ...more
This story was was intense at times I had to take a break to catch my breath, but I couldn't stop for long. I read it in one day. I love John and Shelby and how the dilemmas they gave were resolve. Carla's grief was so intense and the end for her was redemptive. Can't wait to start the next in the series.
Two drunk broken-hearted strangers just want to feel good for a little bit. Shelby, a rich girl from Seattle, has been dumped by her fiance... who fell back in love with the wife he thought he was divorced from. John, a local farmer of the sleepy LA town, is suffering through the one year anniversary of his wife's death. They end up having protected sex in the bar's restroom, so John is surprised to find Shelby in town, ...more
THE SWEETEST SEPTEMBER
First, let me say that I am a sucker for a Southern story. If the Southern story is set in Louisiana, all the better, because Louisiana is a fun state full of interesting people and truly majestic scenery.
Yet, in the interest of full disclosure, I assign a one-star rating (i.e.--"did not like..." ...enough to finish) to all novels that I either do not finish or refuse to finish. The Sweetest September represents a "refuse-to-finish." The writin ...more
I was given a copy by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.