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The Realization of Grayson Deschanelle

(Pine Bluff #7)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  28 ratings  ·  19 reviews
Despite a high-profile clientele, fashion photographer Grayson Deschanelle prefers being behind the lens, away from public scrutiny. After his movie star girlfriend dumps him, he flees to his stepbrother’s remote cabin to hide from the paparazzi.

Related to Grayson by marriage, Lissy Carlton decides his plan to run from his problems might work for her, too. And perhaps he c
Published January 24th 2020 by Serrated Edge Publishing
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Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reading The Realization of Grayson Deschanelle was kinda bittersweet, the final book in the Pine Bluff Series.
The forbidden romance, the age gap, everything about TRoGD was absolutely captivating.
Some intense scenes, you won't be able to turn the pages quick enough.
I think TRoGD is my favorite in the series.
Sweet, swoony, quirky and funny. Everything you've come to know and love in a Pine Bluff novel.
Dec 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Over the past couple of years, I’ve read many books in Nancee Cain’s “Pine Bluff” series, which consists of 7 stand alone novels. Not always having free time to read, I’ve read them out of order and still have a couple of books to catch up with. But I’ve always known I would go on to read the remaining installments because I’ve enjoyed spending time with the residents of the small Alabama town that serves as the setting. Nancee has taken great care creating a multitude of complex and interesting ...more
Dec 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Grayson Deschanelle, famous for being behind the camera,
Lissy Carlton , famous, in her family anyway, they all think that she is a scatterbrain and doesn't know what she wants from life.
~~Grayson is now hiding out from the paparazzi , thanks to his 'movie star' ex.
~~~~~Lissy has a predicament, the reason she flunked out this last college semester . She hopes Grayson can help her out.
She's know him since she was 15 and he's treated her like she has a brain, he listens.
Snowed in with her, at hi
Jo Dawson
Dec 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
May to September, how far can attraction stretch the span of time with such a gulf of age? Grayson Deschanelle, older, dashing, and freaking French, is Alyssandra Carlton’s dream man. Circumstances align, the right place at the right time, gives her the opportunity to test her theory.

This is a wonderful book, I enjoyed the highs and lows of a forbidden romance, and watching these characters discover each other as well as themselves. I will miss the Pine Bluff series, each book has been a wonder
**Elle**Bee**Double U**
It never fails, when I start reading a Nancee Cain book I just can't put it down until I read through to the last page!
I'm really sad to see that this story is the final chapter on the Pine Bluff Series, but at the same time, many of these books were such amazing reads.

In the final story, The Realization of Grayson Deschanelle, Grayson is a worldly high-profile fashion photographer. Of all the books in this series, he is the only one who really doesn't have any ties to the small Alabama city fro
HANNAH (Books, Films, and Tea)
The Realization of Grayson Deschanelle by Nancee Cain is one of my favorite reads of 2020 so far! I absolutely loved Alyssandra, Lissy's, and Grayson's relationship! Lissy is 20, about to turn 21, and she has had a crush on Grayson, her sister's husband's brother, since she was 15. It is about to be Christmas and she escapes to her sister's cabin to get away after flunking a semester of college because of her ex-boyfriend and a traumatic event. Much to her surprise, Grayson also ends up staying ...more
Becky Baldridge
Jan 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This review is bittersweet for me. I've loved the town of Pine Bluff and it's many wonderful characters since the beginning, and it's hard to imagine this being the last in the series. And Nancee Cain really threw all the feels into this one. The Realization of Grayson Deschanelle is an older man/younger woman romance, which is one of my favorite romance tropes. Combine that with a small town, and throw in a few more fabulous characters, and it's a winner all the way around. Grayson is... well, ...more
Jennifer Lane
Framing the End of a Heartfelt Series

Celebrity photographer Grayson Deschanelle is sick of paparazzi hounding him after his movie star girlfriend cheated on him. He's rather grumpy and sarcastic. To avoid the ambulance chasers, Grayson absconds to a cabin in the Tennessee mountains. Unknown to Grayson, he won't be alone there.

Is there any young woman who wouldn't want a sexy French photographer as her boyfriend? Not flighty Lizzie Carlton. She's been into the debonair Grayson since her teenage y
Jennifer Pierson
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've read all the Pine Bluff series to date, and all I can really say is that Nancee Cain is a one of a kind author, so I'm a bit sad that this story is the last. Each new book comes up with things that I may or may not particularly read normally, but somehow it just works for me when she's writing it. Grayson Deschanelle is a fashion photographer with a very high-profile clientele, and yet, he doesn't want to be in the public eye, which is why he prefers being behind the lens. Lissy Carlton is ...more
Eunice J
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What can I say about this book? I loved it! With each of Nancee Cain’s books, I find a new book boyfriend. Grayson Deschanelle does not disappoint. He’s a man who has lived his own life, a love ‘em and leave ‘em type. A talented fashion photographer with a choice of any and all women he wanted. He’s mature, sexy, with a delicious accent.
Alyssandra Carlton is young, smart, and a free spirit. They’ve known each other for years and she’s loved him from the beginning. A snowstorm, some secret planni
Amanda Campbell
Feb 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
A great ending to such a good series. This book is much streamy then the last few in the series. I love the age gap. I love the twists that happened in this book. It had me gasping at different times. Grayson is swoony. I love the touch of French throughout the story.
Chantell Reid
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Trapped in a snowstorm, desires are taunted and self control is tested. But it's after the snowstorm clears that the real struggles begin.

Nancee's Pine Bluff series is a great read through and through.
Laura Voss
Jan 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When you run from your problems you never know where or who you'll end up with But for Lizzy and Grayson, luckily found each other, even though that wasn't the plan. A wonderful couple , as age is only a number and the important thing is the people in the relationship. I always say how great a writer Nancee Cain is and this is another reason to say it again. No matter what happens in life, love can find a way and gives us all hope for ourselves. 10 Stars from me ...more
Haylee James
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Grayson and Lizzy are amazing. This story is sweet, surprising, and full of hope. The character interaction is unique and beautiful. This story is very relatable as well in that everyone has had a crush on someone and wondered what it would be like if that person ever felt the same way. I completely love and recommend this book as well as the series to everyone.
Lori Hammons
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Grayson and Alyssandra's story starts as the crush of a teenager. They have many ups and downs in a short time period. Personally I feel Josh got off light for his prank. I almost had to be very unhappy with Patsy, too. But that was put to rights. This is an amazing series and I highly recommend it. ...more
Ruth Bishop
Feb 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed Grayson and Lissy great couple trying to find a way to be together and stay together despite a large age difference. There are a lot of twists in it and I love the characters and the snarkiness of them.
Connie Snyder
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolute greatness

Absolutely in love with this last installment of the Pine Bluff series! Once again I was pulled into the southern world of Pine Bluff Alabama and was not disappointed. Will definitely recommend this series time and time again!
Ashley Martinez (ilovebooksandstuffblog)
Grayson Deschanelle

A great sexy story full of love and fiery courage. I really enjoyed the characters and reading their journey together! It was a fun and entertaining story; a great addition to the series!
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