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Love on the Boardwalk

(Cinnamon Bay #1)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  687 ratings  ·  108 reviews
She’s hiding a broken engagement.
He’s concealing his true birth heritage.
They’ll have to trust their hearts even if they’re sure love is a lie.

Now that Eva Halloway is back in her hometown of Cinnamon Bay, she has one full plate with the grand re-opening of her newly inherited boardwalk cafe and a broken engagement to hide from the town gossip mill. First, Eva must bury h
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 21st 2019 (first published May 17th 2019)
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Shannyn Leah
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)

I'm so excited to co-write Cinnamon Bay's first romance with my amazing Coffee Talk Gals! (I swear sometimes we act like the matchmaking trio...and if you don't know who they are, you better join our Coffee Talk on the Boardwalk Facebook group ASAP, because you're missing out!) Connie, Brea, Monique, Nikki and Holly have been a blast to work with, and we've had nothing but smiles and giggles as we begin the journey into the sweet and wonderful world that our readers have help up build. Ge
Welcome to Cinnamon Bay, North Carolina.
Brewed from a View is a coffee shop
located on the Boardwalk. It had been was
famous for it special drink, Cafe Amour. The
legend of the drink was that if two people
drank from the same drink they would fall
in love.
But the new owner, Eva has taken the drink
off the menu saying it does not work plus
gives people false hopes.
Three of Eva’s deceased grandmother’s
regular customers known as the matchmakers
of Cinnamon Bay (Hattie, Trixie and Birdie)
are not in f
May 24, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Becky Claxon
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a wonderful start to a new series! I would love to find a small town like Cinnamon Bay, NC to live in. I loved the eccentric three matchmaker women who is in everyone’s business! Eva owns a coffee shop that everyone stops in, especially the three friends that believe the Cafe Amour will make two people fall in love if the drink the coffee. Eva is a wonderful person, but has had some bumps in her life. I can understand why she thinks men will leaver her. Mac is so thoughtful and feels bad th ...more
Rose helg
May 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This was an GREAT Book. The end was GREAT, a also. Can't wait to read the next book. I. LOVE this book. You will Love it, too.
May 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Quick fun read! Loved Eva and Mac...and the rest of the characters!
Timothy Hendricks
This book was an enjoyable read. I intend to read the next book in this series. I thought the characters were very well developed. The main characters in the book are Eva Holloway and Macklin Jenssen. They both have issues they are dealing with and they are both relationship and family issues. Eva Holloway inherited a coffee shop from her Grandmother. She changes the name of the shop and removes a coffee drink from the menu that was a sort of love potion. She takes it off because she doesn't thi ...more
Kimhe Rockchicks
Quirkiness and Heart

What a great start to what I know will be a fabulous series, one that I have been a part of in the little Facebook group Coffee Talk on the Boardwalk - I even got to name one of the shops. This prequel sets up Cinnamon Bay and it's quirky characters perfectly. Eva owns Brewed with a View and is just wanting it to be a success. Mac comes to town looking for some information on his biological family. What they both don't expect is each other. Delightful, funny, sweet and fabulo
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was totally captivated with the great character and storyline development from the very beginning and I had a very hard time putting this book down until I was finished reading the very last page!
Debra Floyd
Jul 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet romance

I fell in love with Macklin. Their back story helped build the romance. Can’t wait to read the other books. Looking for you families roots is always hard. They both had to embrace their past. Can they really fall in love? You will have to read to find out.
Kim Ruiz
Jun 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a sink into feel good read. What a way to kick off a new small-town series. Quirky characters, fun storyline, romance. Definitely looking forward to reading more in the series
Pete Woollven
Jun 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Loved loved loved this book loved the characters a great story well told and place that sounds beauty give it a go
J_Mc 251
Jun 21, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This small-town romance is the first of the Cinnamon Bay series, in which a different author writes each book. The story is set up nicely, introducing readers to the town and its sometimes-quirky inhabitants. I thought the romance between Mac and Eva was sweet, and I loved Hattie, Trixie, and Birdie. They reminded me a little of the Weird Sisters from Macbeth – if the Weird Sisters were meddling old ladies. There is a touch of magic (or is it simply fate?) involved, as well as a little bit of my ...more
Penny Leidecker
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a great start to the Cinnamon Bay series. Love on the Boardwalk centers around Eva and Mac. Eva has inherited Brewed with a View from her deceased grandmother, Lilith. She decides to revamp the menu and her first order of business is removing the drink, Cafe Amour. The town’s matchmakers, Hattie, Trixie, and Birdie, object. They get Eva to make it and drink it for herself. She doesn’t believe it’s works in getting the people who drink it to fall in love. When Mac enters the coffee shop, the ...more
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A delightful magical story of Faith, hope and love. The first book in the Cinnamon Bay Series was truly a feel good love book. It’s just what one needs in small town love story writing. It flows well, with that little bit of magic that everyone that falls in love wants to believe that they have in their own love story.
Not all love is without angst, and because Eva cannot trust herself to love because of her parents divorce and her own first failed engagement, she manages to create her own. Not
Jun 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love on the Boardwalk is the first book I have read by Brea Viragh and it is a wonderful romance that offers lots of small town charm, humor and sweetness. This is Mac and Eva story they're both enjoyable characters along with all of side characters that are hilarious. Their attraction was strong and their chemistry generated lots of sparks. The storyline was engaging and fun but offers a solid amount of drama and emotional turmoil as this couple's relationship evolves into more than they ever i ...more
Heather W
Jun 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a wonderful romance in the small town of Cinnamon Bay. With a boardwalk setting, sweet romantic characters and matchmaking little old ladies, this story charmed me from the very beginning.

This will be a very enjoyable series to follow.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Debbie Kolins
May 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This first book of the Cinnamon Bay Romance series and we meet Eva Holloway, the owner of Brewed with a View coffee shop and Mac Jenssen who is trying to find about his birth family. Then you have the lovely old lady matchmakers Hattie, Trixie and Birdie. Eva is afraid of romance/love after Sean called off their engagement and her parents divorce. Eva decided to change the menu and took off legendary love concoction the Cafe Amour drink off. Mac happens to walk into the coffee shop. The matchmak ...more
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
Eva has had a lot of changes recently most aren't good but now she is surrounded by those that care about her (even when they meddle!) and is running her late grandmother Lilith's Brewed with a View coffee shop. Mac is in town to face his past and learn more about where he is from and after visiting Eva's shop he has more to keep him intrigued about Cinnamon Bay. Both Eva and Mac are a bit lost in life so it was was seeing them learn more about who they are and seeing their attraction to each ot ...more
Jun 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: booksprout
Romance, mystery, and magic in the quirky coastal town of Cinnamon Bay, North Carolina. This collaboration is sweet, entertaining, angsty and a wonderful read.
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Janet Simmons
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You know right in the beginning of the book Eva and Mac will end up together. They've each drank the Cafe Amour and looked into each others eyes. So now it's just when and how and how many twists and turns the story will take and boy does it ever....
The book is well written and keeps your interest throughout the adventures.
Really enjoyed this book.
Margaret Yelton
Jun 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The 1st book in the Cinnamon Bay series, and I found it to be such a cute read. It was well written, and kept moving and didnt drag along. I loved the characters in the book, and look forward to reading more books in this series and revisiting I am sure with some of the residents of this town. I would certainly recommend this book.
Christopher Hartwell
Easy and enjoyable

It was an easy and enjoyable read from the first page. Looking forward to the next book coming out soon
Jun 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Eva is working to overcome her engagement ending and starting over with her coffee shop. However she doesn’t want to deal with the drink that is rumored to bring one true love!

Mac is visiting to find out about his birth family. When he arrives he finds out that is grandfather has passed away. He is given the opportunity to clean out his house and uses that as a way to learn about his history.

Eva and Mac are drawn to each other and Eva is determined to not fall for the legend of the drink. She
Cathie McManus
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful story. As a person who was adopted, I understand Mac's desire to find out about his birth family. Eva doesn't believe in true love. She has built a wall around her heart. I would love to find a place like Cinnamon Bay to live. ...more
Jun 08, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Free on Amazon 8th June 2019
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What's not to love about this collaboration. Small town, the hens, legends and love. All things that would make you want to read it put together with just the right blend to bring about a fun, enticing read with just the right amount of angst, inner dialogue, and of course demons/issues/baggage. Yup these two have it in spade from guilt over the desire to know his family history, her over being left by people who love you these two are a collective mess. Thank God for "The Hens" cos they are tru ...more
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
4.5 beautiful stars!!

This is book one in the “Cinnamon Bay Romance” stand-alone series. This is Eva and Mac’s beautiful story.

First of all I want to say that it is crazy that this book has so many authors because never once did I feel the wording or the story alter. I would never guess more then one author wrote this book. So big props to you ladies!!

This book is a small town romance. I loved every single character in this book! I am super excited to see other stories from Cinnamon Bay. This i
Pamela Lunder
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love on the Boardwalk

I really enjoyed this kick off book for Cinnamon Bay series. Eva inherited her grandma's coffee shop but wanted to make some changes starting with taking the drink that people think is a love potion off the menu. She doesn't believe in true love and doesn't want anything to do with it until Mac comes a long. Mac is searching for answers about why his grandfather kept him a secret and have him up for adoption. These two have their ups and downs but they belong together. I lov
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2019
A small town story based around a coffee shop. A lovely romance and the three old ladies made me giggle. An easy summer read. Looking forward to the next one in the series

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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