Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper

June 6th, 2019 Kimberly Review 16 Comments

6th Jun
Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper
Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues
by Molly Harper
Series: Mystic Bayou, #2.5
Narrator: Amanda Ronconi, Jonathan Davis
Length: 3 hours and 3 minutes
Genres: Paranormal Romance
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Ingrid Asher is the newest resident of Mystic Bayou, a tiny town hidden in the swamp where shapeshifters, vampires, witches and dragons live alongside humans.

Ingrid doesn’t ask for much. The solitary tree nymph just wants to live a quiet life running her ice-cream shop in peace. Unfortunately, she can’t seem to shake her new neighbor, Rob Aspern, head of the League’s data science department and so good looking it just isn’t fair.

If there’s one thing Ingrid doesn’t need, it’s someone poking around in her business. But the more she gets to know the hunky mathematician, the more she finds herself letting her guard down. Can she trust him with her secrets, or will her past destroy everything?

Humor paranormal ROMANCE Small-town

Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper takes us back to Mystic Bayou for a quickie romance delivered with feels and laughter. Warning: It will leave you craving ice cream in the worst way! 🍦

While this could work as a standalone, and Harper does a nice job introducing and explaining the characters and town of Mystic Bayou, I recommend listening the series in order of release. It will increase your enjoyment of the series, particularly when it comes to the banter between characters.

Ingrid Asher is the newest resident of Mystic Bayou and the opening scene to this tale was hilarious. Ingrid is a tree nymph. She is socially awkward and untrusting around humans, others and in particular, the League. She’s bought a farm, and a local business where she plans to open a creamery.

Rob Aspern, head of the League’s data science department is also Ingrid’s neighbor. Whenever he is around her he becomes socially inept and quite frankly it was hilarious. Ingrid who is suspicious of everyone made it more so by her reactions.

I loved watching the romance unfold as Harper gave us a mix of adorkable and awkward moments. Of course Jillian and Danica get involved. How could they not!

Talk of mouth watering ice cream flavors had me making a trip to the local ice cream shop. Then they had to go and mention pie. 🥧🍦😍

We learned a little more about Mystic Bayou and the tear/rift as Harper updated us on the town, previous couples, and more.

The conflict could have been resolved with communication but wasn’t dragged out and led to character growth, secrets, and tender moments. All of this added to the swoon and feels.

I love listening to this series on audio. The narrations have been stellar. It captures the snark and personalities of these characters. Amanda Ronconi and Jonathan Davis narrate the dual POV. These two are perfect together. They enhance the humor, oddities and characters.

Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues was a fun installment to this series. I liked Ingrid and look forward to visiting Mystic Bayou again.

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About Molly Harper

Molly Harper

Molly Harper worked for six years as a reporter and humor columnist for The Paducah Sun. Her reporting duties included covering courts, school board meetings, quilt shows, and once, the arrest of a Florida man who faked his suicide by shark attack and spent the next few months tossing pies at a local pizzeria. Molly lives in western Kentucky with her family.

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16 Responses to “Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper”

  1. Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

    I love snark and dual points of view. It’s always frustrating for myself when things can be resolved, if the characters just communicated. I like that this part of the story wasn’t ]drawn out. I love that there were feels, tender moments, and swooning!

  2. Rachel

    I want to get to this one soon. So thrilled it was part of the free membership downloads since I love Amanda Ronconi and Molly Harper. Glad to hear you enjoyed it, Kimberly! 🙂

  3. Tyler H. Jolley

    I kind of love when a book makes you crave food. Kelly Hashway’s Touch of Death series had me craving blue box mac and cheese the entire time. It was so hilarious and random.

  4. Lorna

    I want to listen to this one! I agree, I love Ronconi, although I’m not sure if I’m familiar with Davis. This sounds cute!

  5. Carla

    This sounds like a fun series. I am not big on vampires, werewolves and such, but this one sounds different.. I will have to see if I can access this through hoopla or overdrive. Thanks Kimberly.

    • Kimberly

      The folks of Mystic Bayou are different. Humans and shifters..bear, alligator, rare birds, magick and more. i think it’s a nice middle ground read.