Author: RJ Scott writing as Rozenn Scott
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 26, 2016
Megan Campbell is horrified when a stranger, covered in blood, collapses in her shop. When that same stranger, wild and angry, abruptly becomes someone very different, it’s not her safety she is worrying about, it’s her heart. With his stalker behind bars, former boy band singer CJ Taylor is starting a new life. He’s bought a house in a small Vermont town, and taken back the name he was born with. Two years have passed since he was last in the public eye and as Cody Brennan, he’s finally feeling safe. Desperate to find some peace, all he wants is to connect to the music in his head, write new lyrics and forget the tragedy in his past. What he doesn’t count on is meeting Megan. From her amber eyes to her tempting smile, she is everything he thought he could do without, the very thing he promised himself to avoid. But he’s thrown into her family and her life, and suddenly he’s found a place he wants to stay. Megan’s first instinct is to tame the powerful attraction she has to this stranger, but very soon desire becomes something more. Between them can they find the words to make things right? And can they stay safe long enough to fall in love?
Things I liked about the book:
1. The characters. The heroine Megan is a brave woman who sees more than what meets the eye. She looks beyond the surface and is willing to give a stranger the benefit of a doubt. I adored her brothers who were so protective of her. Yeah, they intruded sometimes, but they always had her back.
The hero Cody or CJ ran from some major disasters and tragedies in his life, but in the process he re-discovered who he really was and reconciled with his best friend ever.
2. I liked the fictional world the author created. It was a small community where everyone knew everyone, a mostly friendly little place where you could put down roots and be a part of something nice.
3. Not everything was great, though. There's a thread of mystery and suspense in the book. Just remember that everyone isn't who they seem to be.
4. Lastly, I liked the way the romance between Megan and Cody evolved. It didn't seem rushed to me but grew at a pace the two of them were comfortable with.
I'd give it 5 stars.
Full time romance writer Rozenn Scott creates passionate love stories with a guaranteed happy ever after. Her series of novels, set in the beautiful Vermont town of Stanford Creek, focus on strong, independent women who find love. Writing as RJ Scott, she is the author of over ninety bestselling gay romance novels and has never met a bottle of wine she can’t defeat.