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Walking Among the Cherry Trees

(Cook Brothers #1)

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Taylor Cook was the last thing Morgan McGregor expected to find when she stepped off the train at Cherryville station to spend the summer with her grandmother, Virginia. She didn’t know that the boy who befriended her would one day fill her heart with both joy and pain.
First love can be magical. It can reach inside you and grip your heart with a force that you never see c
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Laura Holland
Jan 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
What can you say about a book that you literally devoured within 3 hours? Other than captivating!

This whole book was filled with moments of 'aww that's sweet' and moments of shocked 'no way' there were plenty of emotions and especially as a mother there are parts that I really connected with that made me want to crawl into book.
I've never really taken to reading second chance loves as I always found it really hard to believe, but the mini flash back scenes I think helped connect me more with th
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Lustful Literature
Nov 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
**SHANYN'S REVIEW**

I want to start this review by saying, I LOVE a book that can make me want to forget I’m a mom, and have responsibilities to do. Well, this book did that!!! It’s the kind of book that I’m pretty sure I know what’s happening, but I’m just not positive, and I want to keep reading to figure it out. It’s so good that I hate having to go to work, and take my kids to school, because I have to stop reading to do that.

If you’re looking for a sweet, second chance, romance this book is
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Kim  Brewing
Nov 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
I hate her dad, just saying. Close call "Megan" How could everyone, I mean even her grandmother.
Keira Louise Garner
Feb 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Loved this book of second chance love, thoroughly enjoyed it and I loved the way you find out what's happening before the main character and you have the anticipation for the drama that was going to unfold when she finds out, exceptional writing by the author.
I have to say this I'm very much a cover led reader and I would not of picked up this book in a shop which would of been tragic, maybe a new cover would get this book read by people like me xx
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Twinsie Talk Angie J
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this book from the author for an honest review.

HOLY CRAP!! NO CLIFFY!!! Any fan of Heathers will be shocked to read this. Yes friends, noooo cliffy. She does do a great job setting up book 2 and making you giggle to know that someone will be groveling soooooon enough. Plus the fact that the setup is a man whore and gonna get his does make it all the better. OK enough about the ending. Let’s get to the story shall we.

Morgan is an over worked, unhappy woman in New York. She is closed of
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Alicia at Mean Girls Luv Books
I have mixed feeling with this book. On one hand, I thought that it was pretty good. The writing flowed and the story had a great pace. On the other, I just had a hard time connecting with the heroine, Morgan and some parts of this book was really hard for me to swallow. It was hard for me to buy in that she was one way in New York and another way in Cherryville. The difference between the two was so stark that it seemed like two different characters. I would think that the two would somewhat bl ...more
Ebbie ~Author Groupies
Nov 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars


Walking Among the Cherry Trees was the first book I had read by this author and I was blown away at how well written it was. I love second chance love stories and add in that this was a second chance with her first love; I was hooked from the blurb.

I fell in love with the characters. Morgan was a great heroine and her story tugged at my heart strings. She was a strong, independant woman; her one weakness was Taylor. She fell in love with him as a teenager; everything with him was perfe
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Melinda ~ Twinsie Talk
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book for an honest review.

Morgan McGregor has a cold as ice heart she is business through and through. She is not one for relationships and when she has a man over they are never allowed to stay. When business is over sort of speak they are out the door. She has one person that means the work to her and she Morgan gets the call that her grandma passed away Morgan knows this means she will have to go back to Cherryville where she spent all her summers as a kid. Will she
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BookLuvz
Nov 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received a copy of this book for an honest review.

3.5 Stars ★★★★☆

After reading this book I must say it was a good relaxing read. I fell in love with CJ's character (a 10 year old boy wise beyond his years). I must say though I had a hard time connecting a few things. I felt that sometimes the writing style got mixed up between sweet and angsty to just... ugh something else I can't pin point right now.

Morgan is a sweet woman split in two. For one, she has been driven by her father to become th
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4 Stars!

This author is fairly new to me. I fell in love with her extremely suspenseful and captivating Witness series so I figured I would give her another go in her new contemporary romance series, which just happens to be one of my favorite genres. And this author did an amazing job giving me an intricate storyline that made me blush and kept me on the edge of my seat, flipping pages fast.

Who loves a second chance romance? This girl. Who loves some angst, steam and serious chemistry between ch
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Amazeballs Book Addicts
Sep 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
H. D'Agostino is one of the author I just one click without reading the blurb. I wasn't sure what to expect. I enjoyed reading this one. The prologue hooked me into the story.

Morgan is a very interesting character. She has had her heart broken and now is a only fun, no strings attached girl. She a very different then most of the book girls I read about. She hasn't step foot in Cherryville in 10 years. She had her heart broken there and hasn't returned. Her grandmother, Virginia, has passed away
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Michelle Brace (Wicked Babes Blog Reviews)
If you are a fan of second chance love stories than you should definitely check this book out. Heather has done a great job with writing this book and I look forward to the next in this series.

Heather and Taylor were in love until one day he pushes her away and makes her believe that he no longer loves her. She has stayed out of Cherryville for 10 years after having her heart shattered and has become a completely different person. She is no longer that girl that she was back than but one day sh
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Amy  Crull
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is one of those sweet second chance romance. Taylor and Morgan were in love back as teenagers but her dad stepped in and ended it. He wanted Morgan to be more like him and not herself. She went along with it but never forgot about Taylor. Her heart was always his. After hearing her grandma died, she goes back to the little town but finds so much more than she bargained for. What she thought was running into her love and befriending a child turned into so much more. I wasn't sure about Morga ...more
Lisa
Oct 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
Walking Among the Cherry Trees by Heather D'Agostino is the first book in her new series The Cook Brothers and it is absolutely amazing. Second chance at love battling against some big secrets and major heartbreak. The angst will make your heart hurt. Ugh, I LOVED it!!!!

Morgan is back in Cherryville to handle the estate of her maternal grandmother. She is hesitant, it has been ten years she was last here and had her heart broken, but her Corporate CEO persona needs a break and Cherryville could
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Kristi Metcalf
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recieved a copy for a honest review

Get out your tissues this is a doozy.
Morgan is head of a Advertising company in NYC known being beautiful but having a heart of ice. Relationships are on her terms only and they are mostly for scratching a inch. She wasn't always like this though; once she had dreams, once she felt love, once she was vulnerable.
Enter Taylor, hunky hardware store owner in Cherryville and the reason behind Morgan's heart of ice. Cherryville is where it all began and where it all
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Jennifer Pierson
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was my first book by this author, and I loved it.

Morgan McGregor left Cherryville after a very traumatic event when she was younger. Now she's taken over her dad's company and is very successful, but she has no time for anyone in her life. She has to go back because her grandmother has passed away and left her everything, so she decides it's a good time for a break. What she doesn't want to happen is to run into the boy who broke her heart. Taylor Cook was her first love, and she never qui
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Renee Entress
Oct 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 star

The story has laughs, pain, secrets, suspense, love, betrayal, and heartbreak.

This is Morgan and Taylor’s story. Morgan and Taylor were in love years ago until one day Taylor didn’t love her anymore. She left town. Now 10 years later Morgan is back in town to settle her grandmother’s estate. When she sees Taylor again will it still hurt her? What happens when old feelings are brought to light? Can they try to form a relationship again? When secrets come out will those secrets shatter Morga
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Lisa
Nov 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Rating: 4.5*

Second chances with your first love. When Morgan returns to the place she considered home, she hopes to avoid the man who ripped out her heart and pushed her away. She is not longer the uncertain, young woman of the past but is now a successful businesswoman after being pushed to her limits by her father. She uses this time away to re-evaluate her life and what she wants out of life. Running into Taylor again was inevitable but the secrets he has kept from her are in danger of unrave
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Confessions_of_a_Serial_Reader
Such an awesome second chance love story!

WALKING AMONG THE CHERRY TREES is a story of friendship, young love, tragedy, treachery, secrets, heartbreak and redemption.

When we first meet Morgan she is an ice queen, hardened by heartbreak. Her life for the last ten years has been a blur of one night stands and board meetings. When her beloved Grandmother passes she is forced back in time to confront her past and Taylor, the boy she never stopped loving. What happens when Morgan finds out that ever
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Geri
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This story is the first in a new series and it does not disappoint! Morgan is forced to go back to the one place she never wanted to return to and is forced to deal with feelings that were buried deep years before. Taylor thinks he is seeing things when he sees Morgan because there is no way she would come back after 10 years. This couple was torn apart and before we find out the hows and whys we are given a glimpse of how they fell in love. There is something or someone who could destroy them o ...more
Heather
Nov 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!! Another very very good book by Ms. D'Agostino! A long road to a HEA, but was so sweet when it got there. I cried at points, so keep a tissue handy. No they were not all sad tears, some were happy. I loved the flashbacks to when Morgan and Taylor were younger, when they first met, how they ended up apart with broken hearts, and why Morgan is how she is when we first meet her. They were childhood sweethearts, forced apart by a selfish and ruthless father. There are secrets revealed that ...more
Sherri
Oct 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow. I love this book. It is well written, smooth flowing and easy to read. The imagery is amazing. I could picture every scene as it were right in front of me. The characters, their emotions and the experiences they go through are depicted extremely well.

I loved the two main characters, Morgan and Taylor. As the story progresses we learn about them in both the present, but relive their memories to see who they were when they were younger, and what led them to where they are now.

That's all I ca
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Lisa Gerkey
Mar 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Double WOW! If you like second chance romances, you will surely love this one! This is a very well written book with characters that you fall in love with. Morgan returns to Cherryville after being away for ten years. She is forced to face the only man she has ever loved, Taylor. Only it isn’t just Taylor, he also has a son who is such a sweet and important character in this book. There are a few twists and turns in the story and the ending completely melted my heart. I cannot say enough about h ...more
Ink Angels  Book Blog
Nov 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ink Angels Book Blog received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

This book was amazing!!! At first I was skeptical whether or not I would appreciate Morgan, but as I continued to read her story I knew why she acted as she did. D'Agostino has done it again and as usual I am blown away by her incredible storyline.

I thoroughly enjoyed this read and would certainly recommend this for anyone's TBR list or bookshelf at home. Don't miss out on a terrific novel.
Hopelessly Hooked on Books
Nov 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Melissa Meyer
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
If you are looking for a second chance love story this book is for you. It is beautifully written and it captured me from the first chapter. I was left with wanting more. It is not a cliffhanger but the last chapter gives you a sneak peak into the next book (Ty's story) .
Christine Wicklund
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh my I loved this book. I laughed and cried. Once I started I could not put it down. I will definitely be reading the rest of this series. AMAZING!
Rhonda
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another great start to another series. I couldn't put this book down. Loved it.
Carol
Sep 23, 2018 rated it liked it
Morgan would leave her rich life behind for the summers to visit her grandmother. There she met Taylor and formed a bond. From 12 until 17 years of age they slowly started falling for each other. Ten years later and they haven't seen each other. Now Morgan is back to set to rights her grandmother's things since her death.
Secrets will be revealed, feelings w difill be returning but when the truth comes out who will still be fighting for what use to be?
I was a little surprised at the fact that onc
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Heather D’Agostino is an avid reader turned Bestselling Author of the Contemporary Romance Series The Broken Series, The Shattered Series, The Second Chances Series, The Cook Brothers Series, and Romantic Suspense series The Witness Series.

She attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics.

She curre
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Other books in the series

Cook Brothers (3 books)
  • Beyond the Cherry Trees (The Cook Brothers #2)
  • Before the Cherry Trees (The Cook Brothers #3)