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Meet Allison Singleton, Single, alone. Her husband had left her after years of marriage, and she is destined to be alone for the rest of her life. At 35, she is afraid to hop back into the dating scene, as she knows there aren’t too many options at her age. She has labeled men her age into two categories: Taken, being the first. Everything left over, being the second. The ...more
Kindle Edition, 181 pages
Published August 31st 2015 by Booktrope Editions (first published June 30th 2014)
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Dawn Marie
Oct 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Do you know when you first open a book and start reading and get interrupted so many times but your mad because you just want to read this already? Thats how this book started and can I just say Ella Emerson is AMAZING!I think we need more then 5 stars for this one! I just clicked with this book and it took me over! I fell fast and hard for Luke Sky Watcher. Allison and I have so many similarities its spooky how well Ella writes about her! Now let me say I read A LOT of books, but this one BY ...more
Shanoff Reads
Jul 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*** I received a copy of this book from the author for an honest review. ***

This is such a great book. A 35 year old divorced woman trying to discover herself and find love too. It is sweet and a little bit sad. It is the first book in the series and I can not wait for the next one.

The characters in this book are very easy to connect with and the storyline is easy to follow. It is fast paced and flows smoothly. It will draw emotion from you at appropriate times and it will get you a little hit
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Joy Eileen
Oct 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I don't know where my review went for this book. I read this book in a day, and immediately messaged Ella for the next installment. This was the first book by Ella, and it gives readers an look at the stories to come. Keep an eye out for Ella's next books, because they are going to be epic.

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I adored this book. The ending of Sky Watcher had me on the edge of my seat. The emotional roller coaster that Ella puts you through is both exciting and heart stopping. I had been not so
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Elaine
Nov 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved it. This was a refreshingly good read that had me drawn in from the beginning. The characters were great. I was smiling at Allison's personal thoughts. The love story was amazing, and I CAN'T wait for book 2. Definitely a must read for anyone who has had to start over in life!!!

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Great Ending, amazing story and I am so glad I read this. Ella does a great job, and she really ended this story out well. A must read.
Books&Dreams
Sep 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing

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Sky Watcher Review

35 year old Allison Singleton is recently divorced and unemployed. She has moved away from her married life and back to where her sister lives. She’s trying the dating thing, but it just hasn’t been going well. Unfortunately at her age she can’t be too picky.
Her sister sets her up on a hot date with Gavin McDermott who is a hunk of a man that works with her sister’s husband at a law firm. Gavin actually ends up offering her a job that will ultimately change her love life.
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Sheila
Sep 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this book!! Any book that has me throwing my phone and cussing at fictional characters is a testament to great writing. And when it ends with the perfect HEA that I had only dreamed and hoped of occurring, it only makes it better.

Allison is divorced and has a sad outlook on the hopes of ever finding love again at the age of 35. When she's set up with a handsome successful man her age named Gavin, things start looking up. He offers her a job on a chicken farm to help out his widowed
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Nina Reed
Aug 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, romance
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I adore this book. I guess I'll start there. Sky Watcher is a quick, light-hearted read that tugs on a few heart strings along the way.

Allison is rebuilding her life and learning what she wants for herself when she meets Gavin. Gavin is "ideal", but not the person who makes her soul sing. Oh no. That job is reserved for someone else but the road to him is anything but easy. It is, however, a lot of fun to read about.

There are a few
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Destiny Rose READS
Sep 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love beneath the Stars!!! Allison is 35, divorced from a marriage that lacked real love or any real passion, and she is not sure what she needs to do now or how to move forward with her life. She goes on one date with handsome rich Gavin, who tells her about his mother's farm. He hires her to work there. It is a beautiful Alabama country home and Allison is thrilled. The peaceful environment is just what she needs. Then she meets the younger brother, Luke and everything changes. Luke is sweet, ...more
Jules
Oct 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. It has you hooked from the first page. If you like books with more story than sex scene (but a bit a smut) then you will love this. The only downer for me is that it is in two parts!! Ella is definitely now a favourite author for me xxx

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I couldn't wait for the second Sky Watcher book to be released and I wasn't disappointed. The story continues with Alison and Luke trying to work along side each other for the sake of the farm. There are many obstacles
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Lacey Black
Sep 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This series intrigues me! This novella is the introduction of Allison, Luke, and Gavin. It feels almost like the start of a love triangle. Allison has a blind date with Gavin who is her age, but there isn't the spark of chemistry for her. Gavin helps her secure a job at his family egg farm where she meets and works directly with Gavin's younger brother, Luke. Chemistry. Fireworks. But Luke harbors a big secret that ultimately rips them apart. This novella ends with a cliffhanger and prepares you ...more
Jennyfer Moorman
Aug 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
wow what a lovely little read, This sexy romance novella was nice and easy to read and to follow, from secrets to firework to hot (tasteful) sex scenes what else could u want from a book,I engaged with the character's quite quickly and, could easily imagine scenes has ella has described in great detail , as a 34 yr old female myself I found the story very fitting, loving the love triangle going on, love and lust, I don't like giving spoilers away so I wont, I think ella has put her heart and ...more
Vickie Raynor
Jan 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Page turner! Could not stop until I finished. I fell in love with Allison and wanted her to be as happy as she did. The author gives you such a close sense of each person, that I felt towards them as she wanted me to. Cannot wait for the next book!

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This book did not disappoint. Romance on a beautiful farm with healing from loss and growth from love. Understanding and learning to love all the characters happen in this second book of the series. Fall in love with Luke and Allison all
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Ashley Jasper
Nov 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
After reading the synopsis of this book, I thought to myself, great another rich guy gives a girl a job as his special assistant. Boy was I wrong! This book is so much more than that, and that was not the job she was given.

The book follows the story of Allison as she is putting her life back together after her divorce. I immediately liked her character for her boldness and the fact that she wasn't another twenty something who didn't know herself. Her sister sets her up on a blind date where she
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Leanne Michele
Dec 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! Allison is 35 and finds herself having to start over in life after her divorce. As a 36 year old, I could completely relate to everything Allison was feeling and thinking. Reading about her inner struggle with how she feels about Gavin (who is her age and someone she "should" fall for) and how she feels for Gavin's much younger brother, Luke. Luke is 25, and even though Allison keeps reminding herself that he is too young for her, she keeps finding herself drawn to him in a ...more
Rhonda Campbell
Oct 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
A good novella that leaves you wanting the next book. Fast paced and an easy read that's both lighthearted and sad in parts.
While Gavin and Luke obviously have brotherly rivalry issues I don't exactly agree with others that Gavin's an ass. Being this book didn't go into detail on their problems I'm reserving judgment.
I really enjoyed this story and can't wait to read the second part. Allison and Luke's story is sweet and I loved how they connected under the stars. I'm a big star gazer so I
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Amy Rogers
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An amazing debut book by Ella! Lost within herself after a divorce and living with her sister , Allison goes on a blind date with Gavin. After talking with Gavin she gets offered a job at his family's chicken farm. Not sure what direction her life is going she accepts the job. She moves away to the chicken farm where Gavin's mom , Maggie and little brother , Luke live. She quickly feels sparks for Luke who is 10 years younger. Feeling he's too young and having Gavin who visits on weekends she ...more
Harmony Kent
Feb 02, 2015 rated it it was ok
This is a mild erotic romance, that follows the cliched and well trodden paths of romance books. There is nothing that is unexpected, no plot twists, or surprises. With the only difference being that the book ends before the story is finished. It is a short read of about an hour and a half. The characters are not well developed and come across as flat an unrealistic. The grammar, punctuation, spelling, and writing style all need work. The prose tends toward the passive, as well as repeating the ...more
Shameca Smith
Sep 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 STAR READ!!!

I absolutely LOVED this book! This story is an roller coaster of emotions. There were parts in the book where I just wanted to scream at Allison to kiss him and to tell him how she really feels! Allison is just coming out of divorce and doesn't know if she will find her happiness again. That is until she goes on a date with Gavin, who is a lawyer. By the end of the date, he has offered her a job at his family's farm and she accepts hoping she can change the direction of her life.
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Segnalibro Blog
Sep 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
(ARC copy kindly provided by the author)

Sky Watcher is a really pleasant love story. This was a really easy read and I bought into Allison's situation quite quickly. I can understand her dilemma. Luke sounds hot and Gavin appears to be a bit shallow. However, this works well so that the reader is cheering on Allison and Luke as a couple right from the start.

Whilst the plot is a little predictable at times, this is a really nice book to read. Emerson harnesses the importance of family, and that
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Ella
Sep 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
At 35, divorced and now set up on the umpteenth blind date, Allison meets Gavin. Gavin catches her interest enough not to use the "I have an emergency" call and need to leave. After getting her call, Gavin surprises her by offering her a job to help out his mom and little brother at the family farm. Not what she was expecting, but thinking this could be a way to have a fresh start from her current life.
Moving to the farm proves to have more surprises than she would have thought to expect. Luke
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Sarah Hooks & Books
Nov 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love finding new authors. Ella's book Sky Watcher took me on a ride that made my heart so full and happy and then bam cracked and wondering what in the heck happened!

"After a while we sit motionless, listening to each other breathe as the silence fills the room. It is not awkward, but refreshing. It comforts me, knowing I could lie here forever." Aww how could you not fall in love with this this sentence.

"Having never felt anything so spellbinding".
I love that the feelings are so
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Sherri
Sep 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Many of us under the struggle of having to start over. After being in a loveless marriage, Allison finds herself divorced and starting over. While staying with her sister, her sister Amy finds the need to play match maker. After being set up with Gavin things may actually change for the better. She is offered a job at his family's farm. She thinks it is just the thing to find herself and finally be happy.
Luke is Gavin's younger brother. As he runs the farm he gets to know Allison. They are both
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Jennifer Pierson
Sep 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sky Watcher is my first book by Ella Emerson, and I really enjoyed it.

Allison is starting over at 35 after her husband leaves. She's afraid to jump back into the dating scene at her age. When she's set up on a blind date with an hot attorney Gavin McDermott, she wonders if he's what she's looking for. He ends up offering her a job helping his mother out, so she decides to move to his mother's chicken farm. Will Allison find herself, and maybe love?

I loved this book so much, I devoured it in one
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Linda
Aug 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this book. Allison is struggling to find her way after a divorce and finds herself falling for a man much younger then she is. Allison fights her attraction to Luke because he is younger and the bother of the man her sister is trying to set her up with. Just as she allows herself to fall she finds out Luke is trying to get back at his brother for something he did years ago.

This book started put a little slow but definitely picked up and made me anxious to find out if
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Carly West
Jul 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book is such a CUTE EFFIN' READ! I love the fact that Allison feels like a REAL person. She is hesitant to jump into anything as opposed to just pretending she is recently divorced. Gavin came across as a narcissistic asshat so i am unbelievably happy. My only gripe is the insta-love she and Luke have. It really urks me. Give me super attraction, give me I care more then I should a this point. Give me butterflies and stars whenever they see each other. Just don't give me love THAT quickly. ...more
Paula Harp
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Allison is a recent divorce (35 years old) who moves to Alabama to live with her sister after. Her sister introduces her to several men (dating rejects) before she meets Gavin, lawyer. Gavin offers her a job at his mothers egg farm. There she meets Luke, Gavins 25 year old brother. Luke (Sky Watcher) has a great room with a skylight where he painted stars. Luke is young, hot and romantic. She tries to be interested in Gavin but she secretly has the hots for Luke who seems to like her back. Who ...more
Erin
Sep 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Erin by: Ella Emerson
Wow. This novella is full on from the get go. I love a story that is fast paced. Allison is trying to get her life back on track after falling out of love with her husband and finally getting divorced. She moves in with her sister but finds it hard to get her life in order. Then a blind date set up by her brother in law gives her a push in the right direction. To start over again in a strange place would be hard but no, Allison takes it on with a smile. Not only does her blind date get her a job ...more
Gwen Sargeant
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Cassidy
Feb 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recently divorced, Allison has yet to decide what she is looking for as she embarks on next chapter of her life. She re-enters the dating world and starts a new job, second guessing her own motives and feelings along the way, as well as those of the two hot new men in her life. This is a light and an enjoyable romance, with a touch of humor – the kind of book you finish in a single sitting.

Note: The steamier scenes in this romance are explicit and might be considered unsuitable for some
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Amy~My Book Obsession~
Sky Watcher is a sweet and loving story that will have you smiling and laughing. There are some sad moments but those moments bring you closer to the characters and their struggles.

Luke and Allison are learning to live there life and to find someone to share it with. However, the past has away of messing things up if they allow it.

This is a feel good read that will have you looking for your Happily Ever After!

***I was given a copy of this book for an honest review. This plays no part in how I
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Ella Emerson lives in Florida with her husband and three wonderful children. When she isn't writing you can find her watching movies or playing games with her children. She loves to read, write and eat pizza. A true lover of the beach, she enjoys the sun, surf, sand and sea. She also is a huge fan of the cinema and enjoys crazy 80's chick flicks. She was raised a military brat, and has seen her ...more
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