by Shannon Stacey
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Anna Frazier is used to living life at 100 mph, but being downsized out of a job in the financial industry has her permanently stalled. With nowhere to go, go, go, Anna hails a cab to her grandparents' neglected New Hampshire camp to plan her next move. It seems like a good idea—until she realizes there's no takeout to be had and the boy next door has grown into a sexy but surly recluse. Cameron Mayfield knows he can kiss his peace and quiet goodbye when Hurricane Anna blows in. She was loud and bossy as a ten-year-old—and besides developing some attractive curves, she hasn't changed. Cam's not looking for a relationship, especially not with a woman like Anna. He nearly broke down on that road once before. So why can't he stop thinking about her?It's not long before their sizzling attraction leads to smoking-hot kisses. But as the days get shorter, Anna must decide if she's found a new road to happiness, or just taken a detour.
Slow Summer Kisses by Shannon Stacey was a heart-warming romance. While this is a novella, the story felt complete and I enjoyed every minute of it. I quickly became wrapped up in this tale and consumed it in one sitting.
The characters in this novel are sweet, damaged and captured my heart. I laughed at their antics and became invested in their outcome. Stacey gives us plenty of humorous scenes which I thoroughly enjoyed. While the storyline was predictable it delivered exactly what I was looking for. Watching the two of them fall in love was fun.
While this wasn’t a full-length novel the story-line was fully developed. It does contain sexual content but it was mostly implied. I connected with both characters and Stacey did a good job of making me feel like I knew and understood where they were coming from.
Slow Summer Kisses is the perfect summer read. It is light, sweet and perfect for an afternoon escape. I plan to read more from this author. This is currently available as an eBook.
A nice review Kimba 🙂 I think I have this book but haven’t had a moment to start on it. I absolutely love Shannon Stacey’s Kowalski family series, always fun & entertaining with a wonderful HEA.
Sounds good, I think I will read it 🙂
*jumps up and down* I really want to try a book by her! I hear they are so sweet and nice
So you liked it, huh? I’ll have to remember this for a light summer read!! My mind is currently fried right now on Rhiannon Frater so I’ll need something light and frothy afterwards 🙂 lol
Sounds like a really good read! I’ll add it to my TBR right now! <3 Thanks for bringing this onto my radar. 🙂
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I’ve heard of her. I’m going to have to check this novella out 🙂
This sounds like a really cute summer read, Kimberly.
It looks like the kind of book that will leave you with a goofy smile at the end. 🙂
I’m going to be on the look-out for the book!
As usual, great review, Kimberly ! 🙂
Sound great, now I have yet another book to add to my ever growing TBR list 😀