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September Breeze

(Cinnamon Bay #2)

4.63  ·  Rating details ·  93 ratings  ·  53 reviews
A misleading ad brings one woman to the door of a widowed father of two. She's looking for a temporary place to live, he's looking for a nanny to stay with his troubled girls. Someone who won't quit after a few weeks.

Tess Dixon never stays in one place long. A fairly successful songwriter, she travels from town to town to experience life, but what she doesn't tell anyone i
Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 11th 2019 by Nikki Lynn Barrett
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Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
All she was looking for was a temporary place to stay. What she got was so much more. Tess is a song writer who came to Cinnamon Bay for a job. When living arrangements were not taken care of, she finds herself with an ad in hand and out of curiosity drives to the home of Brian. One look and he knew she was something special but Tess has so drama she was trying to outrun and make right. When she gets a phone call and rushes back to her childhood home, Brian and his children wonder if they will s ...more
Jul 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a really good story about a widowed father of two children needing help and that is when Tests shows up. I definitely recommend you read this book as it is so well written and worth reading.
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Aug 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

September Breeze is the second book in the Cinnamon Bay Romance series by Nikki Lynn Barrett. It is a sweet contemporary romance- a nanny/single father love story full of funny banter, mystery, family, small town magic, some drama, breaking down barriers, finding where you belong, emotion, troubled girls, secrets, past pain, worry, obstacles, ‘special’ brownies, crazy antics, adventure, forgiveness, and quirky characters.
Tess Dixon is a successful songwriter who has just arrived in town t
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In September Breeze, the second book of the Cinnamon Bay series, we are introduced to Brian, a widowed father of two young girls and Tess, a songwriter, who becomes their nanny. Can he face his not so bright future and can she come to terms with her past so that they can become the family they were meant to be?

In her signature style, Nikki Lynn Barrett tells warm, deep, emotional stories that grab you from the first chapter and make you feel long after the final page. Both Tess and Brian are d
Tracy Bryant bundy spittle
You nailed it!!!

OMG! I do not know Jenny but I’m so glad you guys are friends! I am blind, a braille reader and teacher of students with vision impairments. I so longed for a book where blindness is not viewed as such a negative thing or something that you can turn the page in a book and fix. I absolutely loved this story. The characters are so believable, and fun. I admire the way that you have taken difficult topics and woven them into such a great story. I can’t wait to introduce friends to t
Jenni Bishop
Sep 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze (A Cinnamon Bay Romance Book 2) by Nikki Lynn Barrett is one of my favourites this year. It just hits you in all the right places and makes you feel. This story really touched my heart and I laughed and cried. It is an emotional read but Nikki does it so well. She is just a talented writer in this genre.

Tess needed a temporary place to stay for her current job. When she is handed an ad by one of the three meddling town gossips, the curious part of her would not let it go. What
Jun 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Tess is in town for a few months to write songs for a movie being filmed. She enjoys her lifestyle of roaming from place to place, taking odd jobs as she writes and sells her songs. She never settles anywhere for too long. She meets Brian via an ad that is given to her looking for a "Mother". More curious than anything she goes to the address and meets Brian, who in reality is looking for a nanny for his 2 daughters.
Tess is offered a job as a live in nanny with the freedom to work on her movie s
Phylis Carpenter
Jun 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The three matchmakers are at it again. This was such a cute story at the beginning and then it went into being an emotional read. This family has been through a lot already and now it seems they have more to endure.

Brian is a single Dad with two girls who have issues of their own. Then you through a songwriter into the mix that has her issues. Can they work on their issues together and overcome all the obstacles thrown at them to become a happy family.

Once again Nikki Lynn Barrett shows you that
Becky Claxon
May 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is so good. It really touched my heart. I laughed and cried at times in the book. I felt so many emotions. Tess is such a giving person and helped to raise her brothers and sister. Something terrible happened to her that has made her change her life plans and not stay in one place. She is a song writer in Cinnamon Bay working on a movie. She is given a strange ad that she can’t help checking out. This is how she meets Brian and his two daughters Tatum and Alice. She becomes the nanny f ...more
Penny Leidecker
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze is an emotional story at times, but I’m so glad I had the chance to read it. I’m loving these Cinnamon Bay books and I plan on reading all of them. This story is centered around Tess and Brian. She’s a songwriter that’s in town to work on an upcoming movie. He’s a single dad, that teaches math and coaches. Tess meets him when the resident matchmakers make sure she sees an ad in the paper and her curiosity gets her to go check out the house. I loved these characters so much, espe ...more
Jun 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I received a free ARC of this book and am voluntarily writing my honest review.

Oh my goodness, this book has so many feels in it! Just when I think Ms. Barrett's writing can't get any better, she releases a new book that becomes an instant favorite. Becoming a nanny for two girls was not part of Tess's plan when she arrived in Cinnamon Bay. Once she takes the job, bonds are immediately formed. Throughout this book there are lessons of patience, acceptance, love, and forgiveness. This author make
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. This book has all the feels, it made me happy, laugh and sometimes cry. I loved these characters Brian and Tess. Tess is hired as the nanny for his girls that can be a handful. This become more than a job for her but can she stick around to see where things go or will she feel trapped and need to move on. Don’t miss this heartwarming book.
Jun 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze was one of those books that sucks you right in and you just can't put it down. I loved Tess and Brian's chemistry. My emotions were all over the place. I absolutely loved it, and I highly recommend it. ...more
Lindsey Kramer
Jun 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was hooked on this book from the beginning and I couldn’t put it down. It’s another NLB great and I have to say that Brian is my new favorite male lead. This book was absolutely fantastic and I absolutely loved getting to be in Tess and Brian’s world.
Deborah Lane
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, Tess with her fears, Brian with his. Finding their way over insecurities, struggling to try moving past their losses, and pain, to find each other. Great secondary characters and positive over coming of obstacles. I was frustrated Tess couldn't or wouldn't just grab at a future with the Taylor clan. Well worth the wait. Recommended. ...more
Cherie Melbourne
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fabulous story as always, Nikki Lynn Barrett never disappoints. I loved the characters & the story line, it made me smile & brought tears to my eyes. This is a story that I will gladly read again as it touched my heart in so many different ways.
Lisa Hahn
Jun 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love on the run

This is a story that had hit me in all the feels. I laughed. I cried. I was a bit upset. Single father and his girls trying to find him a wife. A girl with past she is running from. They collide. They both help each other overcome their pasts and see the future.
This is a very well written story, great characters, the hens or golden girls are back.
There was so much fun.
A mist must read.
Anne Blyth
Jun 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have to say, I am fairly new to Nikki Lynn Barrett books but if this is an example of her work, she will be on my go to list. I thoroughly enjoyed the way the author dealt with some difficult and emotional issues. There are a myriad of different personalities each dealing with a traumatic event in their past. Tess and Brian won me over from the very beginning and I loved Alice & Tatum. Cinnamon Bay and the trio of matchmakers truly make the reader feel like moving there and being a part of the ...more
Nikki Barrett
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I've been looking to write in a shared world for a LONG time, and last year, the planning began. Now, you can read the Cinnamon Bay books! Each can be read as a stand-alone!

September Breeze has been a story in my head since 2008. After many modifications and versions, I'm so excited for it to be out. It's a special story and I had fun writing it.

I hope you enjoy Tess and Brian's story, and that you give all of the Cinnamon Bay stories a chance!

PS: There's so much more to come in this world!
Debbie Kolins
September Breeze, is the second book of the Cinnamon Bay series. You will read about a widowed father Brian Taylor, his two daughters Alice and Tatum and a song writer Tess Dixon. Tess at a young age had to raise her siblings but, something horrible happens and it forces Tess to change her life around and can't stay in one place too long and she doesn't use her real last name. Brian's daughters have problems since they watched their mother die and Tatum has not spoken a word in 4 years and Alice ...more
Aug 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great read about feelings.. Tess Dixon is a songwriter working for a movie set in Cinnamon Bay. She arrives finding no accommodation ahs been provided for her but a local woman offers her a solution with a live in job position to a small family. Curious, she goes to the house and accidently lands herself the job. She promises the father she wont stay long in the position. But over time feelings grow and health issues appear, making Tess question her want to leave. Can she stick to the plan or ...more
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Welcome back to Cinnamon Bay, North Carolina.
Brewed from a View is a coffee shop located
on the Boardwalk.
It is here that is three regular customers known
as the matchmakers of Cinnamon Bay (Hattie,
Trixie and Birdie) come most mornings.
A newcomer to town, Tess Dixon who is a
songwriter finds herself arrived without her
manager making reservations for her. One of
matchmakers hands Tess an add for a family
looking for a nanny written by two children.
Curiosity gets the better of Tess and she
Michelle Austin
Sep 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze was a great 5 star read and book 2 in the Cinnamon Bay series.

Tess arrives in Cinnamon Bay and finds that she doesn’t have a place to stay during her short stay in town. She is a songwriter hired to write songs for a movie that is filming in the area. When someone overhears her conversation she is given an ad looking for a nanny, she decides to go to the house out of curiosity.

Tess ends up meeting Brian and his girls and they love her. She gets the job and starts to grow very cl
Laura Furuta
Aug 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
September Breeze (Cinnamon Bay Romance Book 2)
By: Nikki Lynn Barrett
5 out of 5 stars

The story September Breeze (Cinnamon Bay Romance Book 2) by Nikki Lynn Barrett is a truly awesome and amazing romance book. It grabbed my attention from the very beginning, and I found myself reading far into the night in order to finish. It is a story that had my emotions going up and down the entire time I was reading it. I loved reading about the characters of Tess Dixon and Brian Taylor. Tess is a songwriter
Judi Easley
Nov 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: readers of light, fun romance
Love on the Boardwalk #1
Shannyn Leah, Connie Dave, Brea Viragh, Monique McDonell, Holly Cortelyou, & Nikki Lynn Barrett
May 2019
202 pages
Contemporary Romance
Provided by Author (S.L.)

The cover is cute, though it seems like it’s taken up by the authors’ names a lot. Perhaps there was a different way to do that?

The story is fun and interesting. Eva has returned to her hometown to run her late grandmother’s coffee shop. She’s making some changes, including removing the magic drink of Coffee Amour
Timothy Hendricks
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this book immensely. I couldn't put it down. It was so well done. I loved the characters in this book. The characters were very well developed. The main characters in this book are Brian Taylor and his daughters, Tatum and Alice and Tess Dixon. Brian Taylor and his daughters had gone through so much. The girls' Mother was some what of a Dare Devil. She and the girls had been on an outing and the mother stepped near a cliff to take a selfie and to take a call and then fell to her death. ...more
Michelle King
Aug 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am already in love with this series! In September Breeze, we meet Brian, a hometown math teacher, and Tess, a wandering songwriter who has no intention of creating roots. The magic of Cinnamon Bay (along with a little help from the town matchmaker’s!) bring these two together in an emotional story of love, heartbreak, and healing.

Brian is a widowed father of two young girls who, even several years later, are having a very difficult time dealing with their mother’s death. He is in desperate ne
Karyn Taylor
Aug 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze is the 2nd book in the Cinnamon Bay Series by Nikki Lynn Barrett. Each book in the series can be read as a stand-alone as each contains a complete story. I had not read any work by this author before but I was intrigued by the blurb and thought that this book would be just my type. Thankfully, I was right as I loved this book.
The one thing I loved so much about this book was the characters. Not only the main characters Brian and Tess (who are both awesome) but Brian’s 2 daughte
Sep 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze is the second story in Cinnamon Bay written by Nikki Lynn Barrett. Cinnamon Bay is a series filled with romance, mystery, and magic and the stories take place in the quirky coastal town of Cinnamon Bay, North Carolina. Each book is written by a different writer which gives us a series that will fall in love with! Nikki Lynn Barrett is a new writer for me and I know I will be picking up her books now that I have read September Breeze.
The small town matchmakers are at it again in
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
September Breeze (Cinnamon Bay Romance Book 2)
By Nikki Lynn Barrett

September Breeze is the first book I have read by this author and I am hoping it won’t be the last. This is a beautiful story of an up and coming song writer by the name of Tess, a widower by the name of Brian and his two daughters Tatum and Alice. Tess has arrived in Cinnamon Bay to write songs for a movie that is being shot there. While in a cafe the towns matchmakers over hear her say she needs another job and a place to live
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“Three years later “Mrs. Taylor, your presence is requested in the living room!” Brian called. Tess rushed to his side. “What can I do?” He'd lost quite a bit of vision in the last few years. He still had somewhat decent sight, but his driving days were over. Brian hadn't even made it through 2019” 0 likes
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