Series: Knotted Roots #1
Published by Self-Published on March 26, 2013
Genres: Contemporary Romance, New Adult
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Partying with friends and scoring a flawless tan is about all Roxie has on her list of things to make her Hampton's summer perfect. Her parents, however, have other plans and Grandma Betty's farm is just one of them. Just as her life is in shambles and the quaint town is suffocating her, she meets Chase. Somewhere in the mix of bummer summer and small town doldrums, he becomes the boy she can't seem to avoid falling for. Just adding him to the picture, her stay starts to get better, even if she knows it has to end with the summer holidays. That is until Betty drops a life-shattering bomb. Roxie must make a choice that will change her life forever. What happens when a spoiled brat from New York learns the true meaning of love, loss, and forgiveness? Can Chase and Roxie find a way to be together or is this just another summer romance?
I must say that this cover is absolutely stunning. Pink stilletos in the country… very impressive indeed.
While I loved the concept of this book – A New Yorker ending up in the South Carolina country side, it just fell flat for me.
There were some things that just did not calculate and I failed to connect in any way with the heroine of the story. I found her immature and spoiled. Although in the end, I was happy that she did make the right decision.
The relationship between Chase and Roxie also lacked chemistry. They felt disconnected somehow and I thought they weren’t perfectly matched.
Despite my rating, I would still read Hidden Falls (#1.5). Hopefully we would get to see a glimpse of Chase/Roxie (even if they aren’t the main characters of the story) and how their relationship has evolved.
Please don’t be discouraged by my review. Give it a try. It just may have not been a good fit for me.
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