REVIEW – DANE’S STORM by Mia Sheridan

 

SYNOPSIS

Listening Length: 8 hours and 58 minutes

A gripping, exquisitely romantic new standalone by New York Times bestselling author Mia Sheridan.

Dane was her first kiss and the only man she ever loved . . . until their marriage crashed and burned. Now Audra has built a quiet life for herself running a flower shop she’s put her whole heart into. But Audra is left reeling when an unexpected circumstance brings Dane back into her world. He’s still as breathtaking as he ever was, and he still affects her more than any man she’s ever known. Yet learning to trust him again could be a matter of life and death . . .

When Dane offers to fly his ex-wife from California to Colorado to help correct a wrong, he never imagined the harrowing twist of fate awaiting them. When their plane goes down in the snowy mountain wilderness, Dane and Audra are stranded with no one to turn to but each other. Will their second crash end their lives—or save their souls?

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY CANCER. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

 

*****Patty’s Review*****

*****4.5 STARS*****
{Audiobook Generously Provided by Publisher}

 

 

I was lucky enough to be offered an arc of this audiobook. I’ve been a HUGE fan of Mia Sheridan’s and her Sign Of Loveseries since I started reading them back in 2013. Most of these stories have been second chance romances and almost always the couple has had to face almost insurmountable odds and that was very much the case for Dane and Audra in ”DANE’S STORM”. I’m not really big on audiobooks but I had a long road trip last weekend and this book did end up making my drive enjoyable. The story is told in alternating POVs that transition from past to present seamlessly. I thought both narrators, Erin Mallon and Lance Greenfield did a terrific job. I’m a very picky reader and the reason I normally don’t like audiobooks is that I am always afraid the voices will irritate me and ruin my reading experience, but these two narrators were perfect!

Dane and Audra met and fell in love right before they were about to start college. Dane comes from a very well known and wealthy family while Audra’s family is nearly impoverished. From the moment Audra saw Dane sitting on a bench outside the window of her art class, she was mesmerized and never thought for one second that someone like Dane could ever spare her a passing glance, but they end up falling fast and hard. They feel a strong pull towards one another and soon enough an incredible passion ignites and Audra winds up pregnant. Their first year together is stressful and tumultuous having to deal with an unexpected pregnancy, lifelong dreams that have to be put aside and Dane’s evil grandmother who disapproves of Audra and makes her feelings known whenever she can. When tragedy strikes the young couple, they’re both overwhelmed with grief and instead of leaning on each other for support, they try to deal with it in their own way and the lines of communication are completely shut down between them. Their marriage ends in divorce.

Now we are thrust into the present, which is almost ten years later and Audra is trying to launch her business which she has been saving every penny she has to make it a success. She owns a building that Dane gifted to her while they were married and she plans to run her floral shop while renting out the other spaces in the building to wedding-themed businesses. She’s so close to launching when she gets a notice from Dane’s grandmother’s attorney that she has 30 days to vacate the premises. Apparently, she signed a prenuptial agreement and has no legal claim to the building.

Audra has no choice but to seek Dane out. She hasn’t seen him in nearly ten years and it’s the last thing she wants because the pain from their past still haunts her to this day. All those years ago Audra thought she was doing Dane a favor by letting him go. She believed that she was holding him back from a life that he desired but that was so far from the truth. When she flies out to San Francisco to meet with Dane, it’s evident almost instantly that the connection between them is still very strong. He promises to help sort everything out with his grandmother.

They head back to Colorado on his private plane and soon the couple is facing the most precarious situation of their lives that force them to rely on each other for survival. Once their defenses are forced to the wayside in order to survive, will they be able to let go of the past and fight for the future they were always destined to have together?

Here are my overall ratings:

Heroes: 5
Heroine: 4
Plot: 5
Angst: 4.5
Steam: 5
Chemistry Between Heros & Heroine: 5

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REVIEW – SEEK by Mia Sheridan

SYNOPSIS

Wealthy socialite Olivia Barton never imagined her fiancé would disappear on what was supposed to be a routine business trip. She’s even more heartbroken and confused when a hired private investigator tracks him half a world away, to a seaside town in Colombia. But the country has recently been ravaged by a massive earthquake and deadly tsunami, shutting down outside communication and making travel all but impossible. Still, Olivia is determined to make it to Colombia to find the answers she so desperately seeks. What she needs is a guide—a mercenary.

The man named Thomas arrives in shadows, an unmistakable air of danger about him, promising to help lead her through the ruined, crime-infested country. But when Thomas and Olivia find themselves fighting an undeniable attraction, danger takes on a whole new meaning. Then again, in the lush jungles of South America, all the rules are different and Thomas and Olivia are about to discover that sometimes the thing you seek, isn’t necessarily the thing you find.

Seek is a STANDALONE novel with a small, fun connection to the Sign of Love Collection

 

*****Patty’s Review*****
*****FOUR STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

That truth had finally made itself fully known last night as I’d given myself wholly and completely to another man—not just my body, but my heart, shared myself in a way I’d never shared myself before. A man who lived anywhere and everywhere, a man who wasn’t available to me, but a man I was in love with all the same.

SEEK is a fast paced, action packed and steamy romance. Olivia Barton is on a mission to find her fiancé who has been missing for nearly six months. There have been rumors that he’s hiding out in Colombia. Looking for answers and possibly closure, Olivia enlists the help of Thomas, a mercenary for hire and ex-Navy Seal, to be her guide and protector through the treacherous Columbian terrain.

They will face several dangerous criminals while on their journey and many times it seemed as though Olivia’s plan to find her fiancé was going to end up being a huge mistake. Somewhere along the way, the two end up having a passionate affair, but how can it lead to anything more when Olivia’s main reason for being in Columbia is to find her fiancé?

A bombshell is dropped and it wasn’t anything that I came close to predicting. For those of you who are die-hard fans of Mia Sheridan, she gives us a little treat in this story. We are reunited with one of her most beloved Heroes from one of her previous books!!

Here are my overall ratings on the book:

Heroes: 4.5
Heroine: 4
Plot: 4
Angst: 4
Steam: 4
Chemistry Between Hero & Heroine: 4

SEEK releases on January 22nd!

 

 

*****Mel’s Review*****

4 Stars!

-Life was a constant reminder that only the strong survived.

 

 

Olivia Barton is a beautiful, elegant woman living in Las Vegas. She was adopted as a child by a wealthy family, & has led a somewhat privileged life. She’s engaged to be married, and thinks she’s about to have everything she’s ever wanted. Then her fiancé Alec disappears, and she begins to question how well she actually knew him. She fears he had secrets, but she needed some answers, or she’d always wonder. Committed to fighting for him, or at least getting closure, Livvy decides she will head to the last place her PI tracked him to, a small oceanside town called Palomino, that’s on the Caribbean Coast in Columbia.

Livvy hires a former Navy SEAL named Thomas who is a mercenary/ soldier for hire, who mostly does contract work for the government. His job is to safely get her to Palomino, & help her locate her missing fiancée. She’s unfamiliar with the dangerous area full of crime, and doesn’t speak the language. Thomas will be her guide and protection in a foreign country.

 

Thomas initially thinks he’s going to be backpacking through the jungle with a prissy, city girl. He soon learns Livvy has a kind heart, and is stronger than she looks. He’s trying to keep things professional and focus on the job, but he’s extremely attracted to his client. He’s taken responsibility for her on this five day journey, and can’t afford for things to get personal.

Livvy is insanely attracted to her intense, gorgeous guide. Thomas is slowly opening up to her, and she’s seeing a new side to this tough, closed off man that she really likes. The sexual tension grows till they finally can’t fight it anymore. Everything suddenly changes between them as feelings develop, and real connections are made.

 

This was a fantastic story full of action, intrigue, secrets, lies, love, and explosive chemistry. There were lots of twists & turns, and it was an exciting, sexy read. Really enjoyed this one!

 

-“This night will always be ours.”

-This woman. The feel of her. The scent of her. I felt wild, completely untamed, shaking with a need I’d never known before. The need to claim.

-I was lost in him, lost in the joy of his taste, the calming scent of his skin. Safety. Goodness.

-I melted into him, my body, my heart.

BLOG TOUR – MOST OF ALL YOU by Mia Sheridan

 

 

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MOST OF ALL YOU by Mia Sheridan

On sale: October 17, 2017 | Forever | Trade Paperback: $14.99 | eBook: $4.99

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“Heartbreaking…inspiring, uplifting and raw…” ― RT Book Reviews, A 5-star Gold Pick

 

A broken woman . . .

 

Crystal learned long ago that love brings only pain. Feeling nothing at all is far better than being hurt again. She guards her wounded heart behind a hard exterior and carries within her a deep mistrust of men, who, in her experience, have only ever used and taken.

A man in need of help . . .

 

Then Gabriel Dalton walks into her life. Despite the terrible darkness of his past, there’s an undeniable goodness in him. And even though she knows the cost, Crystal finds herself drawn to Gabriel. His quiet strength is wearing down her defenses and his gentle patience is causing her to question everything she thought she knew.

Only love can mend a shattered heart . . .

 

Crystal and Gabriel never imagined that the world, which had stolen everything from them, would bring them a deep love like this. Except fate will only take them so far, and now the choice is theirs: Harden their hearts once again or find the courage to shed their painful pasts.

 

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REVIEW – MOST OF ALL YOU by Mia Sheridan

SYNOPSIS

A broken woman . . .

Crystal learned long ago that love brings only pain. Feeling nothing at all is far better than being hurt again. She guards her wounded heart behind a hard exterior, and carries within her a deep mistrust of men who, in her experience, have only ever used and taken.

A man in need of help . . .

Then Gabriel Dalton walks into her life. Despite the terrible darkness of his past, there’s an undeniable goodness about him. And even though she knows the cost, Crystal finds herself drawn to Gabriel. His quiet strength is wearing down her defenses and his gentle patience is causing her to question everything she thought she knew.

Only love can mend a shattered heart . . .

Crystal and Gabriel never imagined that the world that had stolen everything from them would bring them a deep love like this. Except fate will only take them so far and now the choice is theirs: Harden their hearts once again or find the courage to shed their painful pasts.

 

*****Mel’s Review*****

5 My Angel Stars! 

-You can find hope in the strangest of places, in the darkest of corners. Clutch it close, my darling. It’s yours and no one else’s. -Lemon Fair, the Queen of Meringue

 

 

Eloise Cates is a woman from Vermont that has lived a life full of pain & suffering. She’s grown up feeling unloved and unwanted. Her spirit is broken, & lately, she just feels tired and alone. All she has in this life is herself. She’s on her own & doesn’t need anyone. She’s learned over time she can’t trust men. She keeps up her steely facade, & the walls around her heart so she won’t ever be hurt again.

Gabriel Dalton is a man with a dark past he’s trying to move on from. He considers himself a work in progress, & chooses happiness. He’s at a place in his life where he wants to step out of his comfort zone & put himself out there. He meets a beautiful woman with a haunted look in her eyes. She’s a mystery, but he feels a strong pull towards her. He wants to get to know her & never wavers in his pursuit of her.

 

Ellie locks eyes with a beautiful, kind looking man named Gabriel, & the connection she feels frightens her. Something about his presence left her feeling shaken & vulnerable. As she gets to know him better he doesn’t seem scared off by her cynical, hard attitude. Her world seemed to always be falling apart, & he was so steady and solid. He soothes her with his gentleness & made her feel off balance with one look.

 

-His eyes held some sort of innocence I hadn’t seen before. Gentleness I certainly wasn’t used to.

-I was spellbound, caught once again in his gaze. No one has ever looked at me the way Gabriel was right then, not in all my life.

-A sense of sudden belonging washed through me, dancing in my veins. When was the last time I’d felt as if I belonged anywhere?

-I liked her. I liked the way she looked at me.

-She had intrigued me, caught my attention, and hadn’t let go. Something about her… called to me.

 

Gabriel saw things in Ellie she didn’t see in herself. He helped her to believe in herself & brought a sense of peace and calm to her life. He made her feel safe. He pushed her boundaries & eventually she let her guard down. He made her feel like she was someone truly special. Cherished & cared for like she’d never experienced. He began to breathe joy into the sadness that lived inside of her. Made her want to dream of possibilities, & hope for things she’d long ago given up on. She was taught to have a hard exterior, so nobody could ever hurt her. That you don’t get attached, because everyone eventually leaves, but suddenly she realizes she needs Gabriel as much as her next breath. This handsome, sincere, sweet man with a pure heart spoke to her soul, & helped her discover there was beauty in the missing pieces.

I really loved this book! It’s about two people who had a difficult past that has shaped who they are today. They still both carry around broken pieces, & have their own struggles. The book is also about loving & believing in yourself. Sometimes we need to learn to love ourselves before we can fully love another. This book dealt with some serious subject matter but was beautifully written. This stunning man was breathtaking with his love & his pure heart. I couldn’t get enough of Gabe. Mia Sheridan yet again wrote a book that touched my heart!

 

-“You’re so beautiful, Eloise. Every part of you.”

-My love for Ellie felt like a breath of life inside of me.

-I wanted to touch every part of him, to know his body the way I’d come to know his heart.

-The longer she’d touched me, the more a yearning rose in my soul, so strong it took my breath.

-Every part of his body held a place that felt as if it had been made just for mine.

-He was everything to me.

 

-Whatever you do, do it with your whole heart. -Lemon Fair, the Queen of Meringue

-“It’s not the things you do with love and good intentions that you end up regretting. It’s the things you don’t do that you have to live with.”

 

 

*****Patty’s Review*****

*****FIVE STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

We touched and kissed with loving hands and open hearts, and I’d been right to think I’d never experienced anything like this before. It was tender and generous, and it was everything. Everything I’d never known.

 

 

MOST OF ALL YOU is a hauntingly beautiful love story that grabbed a hold of my heart from the start. I have been a long time fan of Mia Sheridan and this book solidifies why she is one truly gifted author. I found it hard not to highlight quotes from almost every page! Her writing is absolutely stunning! Not only is this a captivating love story but it’s filled with so much raw sadness. The Hero and Heroine may have come from different worlds but they share in common unimaginable abuse and devastating loss. Their tragic pasts have molded them into two people who are merely a fraction of the individuals they should have become because they’ve let their fears paralyze and control their lives.

I don’t want to give too much of the story away because I do think this is a story that’s best to go in to completely blind. I will say that I fell in love instantly with Gabriel Dalton. His sweet and gentle demeanor and his ability to find beauty in everyday things that we take for granted really touched me deeply. He is my second favorite Hero created by Mia. I mean he comes so very close to being as awesome as Archer!

 

 

In the beginning, I struggled with my feelings for the Heroine. She’s not an easy character to love because of the person she has become but once the author brings you to the heart of her story, I guarantee you will be falling in love with her just as I have. I actually think I ended up loving her a little more than the Hero. I saw a little bit of my younger self in her and hoped that she would find her way back to the person she was always meant to become.

There is definitely incredibly chemistry between Dalton and Ellie but honestly, if there weren’t any steamy scenes, I would still give this book Five Stars because it was the story and the characters that I fell completely in love with. This is one of those books that doesn’t need the schmexy to make it entertaining. Although I did enjoy those bits too!

 

 

Here are my overall ratings on the book:

Hero: 5
Heroine: 5
Plot: 5
Angst: 5
Steam: 4
Chemistry Between Hero & Heroine: 5

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REVIEW – PRESTON’S HONOR by Mia Sheridan

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SYNOPSIS

There were two brothers—identical twins—and though I loved them both, my soul belonged to only one.

Annalia Del Valle has loved Preston Sawyer all her life. The daughter of an impoverished migrant farmworker, she grew up as an outcast in what was no more than a tiny, cooped up shack in California’s Central Valley. But her heart found freedom in the land, in the wide-open spaces of Sawyer Farm, and in the boys who were her only friends.

Preston has yearned for Annalia since he was a boy. But a sense of honor kept him from pursuing her until he’s unable to hold back any longer and their worlds—and bodies—collide one hot summer night. A night that sets off a chain of events that will alter their lives forever.

Now Annalia is back in town after disappearing without a trace for six long months. Determined to reclaim her heart, her life, and the baby she left behind—the son who was created in a moment of lust and love and pent-up yearning.

Preston has survived grief, a ravaging drought, and the despair of heartache, but he’s not sure he can survive Annalia again. And he might be unwilling to try. Will pride and bitterness keep him from the one thing he’s always longed for?

How do you heal what is irreparably broken? How do you forgive that which is unforgivable? How do you discover that real honor comes not from circumstance, but from the place deep in our hearts where truth resides? And how do you move beyond the wounds of the past to discover that some loves are as solid as the ground beneath your feet, and as enduring as the earth itself?

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY GEMINI. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

*****Patty’s Review*****

*****FOUR STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

I saw an amazing, strong woman, who had the courage to come back to me. I saw my love, my heart, my home.

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PRESTON’s HONOR is a story in which the moral is that if you keep your true feelings hidden and never give voice to your passion, you may end up losing the one thing that matters the most. And if you’re lucky, sometimes you get a second chance to fix mistakes made in the past.

Annalia, Preston, and Cole have been best friends since early childhood. Preston and Cole are twin brothers who lived on the farm where Lia’s immigrant mother used to work on. Lia and her mother lived in a tiny one-room shack that is located just on the outskirts of the Sawyer’s farm. Although Lia is a few years younger the two brothers took to the pretty girl almost instantly. Preston and Lia had always harbored secret crushes on each other. They were so good at hiding their true feelings from each other and to everyone else that you can almost guess what eventually happens. Years later when they are teenagers, the wrong brother ends up making a move on Lia. Preston and Lia will waste years pining over their unrequited love and making false assumptions about one another.

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When Preston and Lia finally come clean with each other their passion is nothing short of explosive but soon tragedy nearly tears them apart. Feeling lost and bewildered after months of being practically ignored by Preston, Lia leaves town in hopes of finding the person inside of her that she’s always kept hidden and when she finds that inner peace, she tries to go back to the family she left behind.

Will Preston be able to forgive Lia for leaving? Can they move on from painful memories of the past and build a promising future for their little family?

Those of you who avoid love triangles, I would advise you to give this one a chance because ultimately this was a story about three friends who loved and looked out for each other no matter what adversities they faced.

PRESTON’s HONOR releases on February 19th!

BLOG BLITZ – ARCHER’S VOICE by Mia Sheridan

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ARCHER’S VOICE by Mia Sheridan (November 3, 2016; Forever Yours eBook; $4.99; stand alone novel)

“5 stars!!! Read this book, guys!! Archer’s Voice was one of the most heartwarming and uniquely beautiful stories I have ever read.  Mia Sheridan’s ability to convey strong emotions and vivid imagery through her writing is absolutely captivating.  This was a gorgeous tale of survival and the healing power of love.  I strongly encourage everyone to read it!!  Without a doubt, it is now one of my top-favorite books!” –Aestas’ Book Blog

“5 stars! Flawlessly and poignantly written, Bree and Archer’s heart-wrenching but truly beautiful love story touched my heart in so many exquisite ways, I felt ruined at the end of it…. In a world that celebrates ‘bad boys’ and their antics, Archer Hale stands as a God among men.” –Natasha is a Book Junkie

“5 stars! Best book of the year…. From intense sweetness to intense hurt and jealousy to sorrow and heartache (and not necessarily in that order), this story has it all.  And this author does it right!” –Maryse’s Book Blog

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When Bree Prescott arrives in the sleepy, lakeside town of Pelion, Maine, she hopes against hope that this is the place where she will finally find the peace she so desperately seeks. On her first day there, her life collides with Archer Hale, an isolated man who holds a secret agony of his own. A man no one else sees.

Archer’s Voice is the story of a woman chained to the memory of one horrifying night and the man whose love is the key to her freedom. It is the story of a silent man who lives with an excruciating wound and the woman who helps him find his voice. It is the story of suffering, fate, and the transformative power of love.

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REVIEW – RAMSAY by Mia Sheridan

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SYNOPSIS:

Lydia De Havilland is shocked when Brogan Ramsay suddenly reappears in her life. Several years before, Brogan was the son of her family’s gardener, and the boy she hurt and betrayed. But Brogan is no longer the quiet, sensitive boy she remembers. Now he’s a man—gorgeous, powerful . . . and seeking vengeance.

Brogan Ramsay can’t let go of the memory of Lydia tricking him cruelly, leaving his heart shattered and his family penniless. And now he’s back to destroy her family the way his was destroyed. There’s only one problem . . . the girl who wounded him so badly years ago is now a woman who still has the power to render him breathless.

Ramsay is the story of betrayal and wrath, of the strength of regret and the power of forgiveness. It is the story of the thin veil between love and hate, and how more often than not, when we seek to inflict pain on others, the heart we wound is our own.

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY ARIES. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

*****Patty’s Review*****

*****FIVE YESTERDAY, TODAY, and TOMORROW STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

He looked so much like the boy I’d once known, the boy I’d wanted desperately to be mine, the boy I’d once… loved. Yes, I’d loved him. Some would say I hadn’t known him well enough to love him, that I’d loved my own fantasy of him, that I’d simply been young and fickle, that perhaps I didn’t even know what love was. But I didn’t believe it–even now, all these years later and with the eyes of a woman. Something in him had called to me, something about him had spoken to my heart in a way no one had before or since.

 

 

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This story completely captivated me from beginning to end. I sat on my couch all day and read it in one sitting. It’s a tale of friends-to-lovers, forbidden love, betrayal, revenge, second chance love, and ultimately forgiveness. If you have read any of Mia Sheridan’s works, you know to expect a good dose of steam and my-oh-my do we get that in spades here!!LAWD HAVE MERCY!! I knew after reading that heart-stopping prologue that I was in for one incredible journey and Ms. Sheridan surely delivered!!

Brogan Ramsay came to America with his father and little sister from Ireland when he was about fourteen, soon after the death of his mother. His father more often than not, turned to alcohol to drown out his sorrows. Brogan’s father lands a job as a gardener for the wealthy De Havilland family in Greenwich, CT. They live in a small cottage on the De Havilland estate. Brogan often ends up covering for his alcoholic father by taking care of the grounds for him. Life has not been easy on Brogan but the one bright spot for him is Lydia De Havilland, the daughter of his father’s boss. He lives for the moments he gets to spend with her and only dares to dream that someday she could be his.

 

 

When Lydia and Brogan are around sixteen years old, they end up being each other’s first kiss and then some inside the horse stables and it was Lydia who initiated it all. She had a plan but it all goes to hell pretty quickly when her older brother Stuart shows up and the person who takes the fall and who suffers the most humiliation is Brogan. He and his family are forced to leave and his life goes down a dark path, but he vows that one day he will get revenge against the De Havilland’s, especially the beautiful Lydia who broke his heart worst of all.

 

 

Several years later, things have worked out completely different for Brogan and the De Havilland siblings. Brogan is a very wealthy and successful businessman, and the De Havilland siblings are on the verge of becoming destitute due to Stuart’s spending habits and addictions. Their father had passed away and left the family business to them but he also left them with a considerable amount of debt. They end up losing the family home and even the business. Brogan has never forgotten the last time he saw the De Havilland’s and has already set in motion his plot for revenge to annihilate the two. Stuart ends up losing the company to Brogan in a poker game and Lydia tries to take matters into her own hands by going to meet with Brogan. She has no idea that Brogan harbors any resentment towards her and is blown away by his cold reception when they meet up. He offers her to come work for him at his home, doing whatever menial task he throws at her and for the sake of her family, she accepts. Brogan does quite a bit to humiliate Lydia but this woman takes it like a champ. Through it all, she manages to keep her chin held up high for the most part.

 

 

I guess you could say that Brogan is a huge douche but I knew that underneath his cool and aloof façade that his heart still only belonged to Lydia and there are times he even feels so much remorse over the things that he does. When certain things are cleared up between them, we get some serious STEAM!! Like throw some ice down your panties to keep them from melting STEAM!!!

For me, this book had it all. This is what I come to expect when I am reading a Mia Sheridan book and I can’t wait to see what she has in store for us next.

 

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REVIEW – MIDNIGHT LILY by Mia Sheridan

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SYNOPSIS

Holden Scott is the prince of professional football. At least he was before he lost it all . . . or more to the point, before he threw it all away. Now he’s out of a job, out of the public’s good graces, and perhaps just a little out of his mind. So when a friend offers up his remote lodge in the wilds of Colorado, giving Holden some time away to get his life back on track, he can hardly say no. The last thing he expects is to see a beautiful girl in the woods—one wearing a white, lace dress who appears in the moonlight, and leaves no footprints behind. Is she a dream? A ghost? A product of his muddled imagination? Or something entirely different?

Midnight Lily is the haunting love story of two lost souls reaching for each other in the dark. A tale of healing, acceptance, and the worlds we create to protect our own hearts. It is a story of being lost, of being found, and of being in the place between.

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY VIRGO. Non-Paranormal, New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

*****Dee’s Review*****

4 Beautiful Stars****

(ARC kindly provided by author in exchange for an honest review)

I’ve been thinking about how to write this review all day long, and I have come to the conclusion that it’s impossible to describe the story without spoiling it; the less you know the better it will be.

Mia Sheridan’s writing style is a beautiful and poetic as ever. She has a knack for creating remarkable stories that get under the reader’s skin and take over the heart.

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Have you ever felt a love that is so powerful that it makes you crazy? The kind that makes you feel like you can fly. It even feels like that love can guide you through the dark, and consumes your every action and thought. That type of special love is what these lovers found in the middle of a beautiful forest…

They found a love that makes them want to be the best they can be, so they can feel worthy of the other but in the same token, they are both flawed and ready to accept the other one for exactly who they are.

Their beautiful story was born in the night but it survived a lifetime…

Midnight Lily was a story that was difficult for me to understand, maybe I’ll never fully get it but I enjoyed it all the same. Mia Sheridan’s words always feel like velvet in my heart and anything she writes is decadent to me. Gorgeous story!!!!!

My Midnight Lily music playlist:
*I Was Made For Loving You by Tori Kelly
*Crazy In Love by Daniela Andrade
* Find You- Acoustic by Zedd

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*****Patty’s Review*****

*****FOUR STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

“I’m not afraid of the darkness. I’ve been there before. I’ll step into it willingly, unhesitatingly, and I’ll come find you.”

I have been a fan of Mia Sheridan for a while now. Her stories are so breathtakingly beautiful and I always get swept away by them. Midnight Lily was no exception but it definitely was so very different from the other books in theSigns of Love series. Be prepared to have your mind totally blown away by the time you finish reading it. I had thought the revelation at about the 54% mark was the true WTFmoment, but no, it is at the end that you totally will be left stunned. The ending left me sad. I know some people ended up really disliking the book and some loved. I’d say that I really liked it a lot but would have loved it if the ending had gone a different way.

You really need to go into this one blind. Spoilers will just ruin it for you. All I can say is that I really did love the hero and heroine. My heart broke for them. These two suffered unimaginable pain during their childhood which left lasting effects on their adult lives. But what is beautiful is that they found true love and happiness in each other.

What I advise is that you try to only read spoiler free reviews and don’t go on the Facebook discussion groups till you have read the book. Actually, the FB group will help you once you are done because I was quite confused by the time I finished the book. Even though I’m left feeling melancholy and bewildered, I really did like it. I guess that means I am a little crazy too!

 

 

*****Mel’s Review*****

4 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)
(BR with Patty)

Holden Scott is a 25 yr. old NFL football player living in San Francisco. After losing someone close to him, his life has been on a downward spiral. He is merely existing with endless parties, meaningless sex, drugs & alcohol. His friends notice he’s in bad shape & that he needs to make some changes & get his life back on track. He’s lost it all, & isn’t doing well physically or emotionally. This rich superstar’s life has become tragic. Needing to get himself together, he agrees to stay at his friend Brandon’s remote cabin in Colorado. He’s dropped off & plans to spend four weeks in solitude where he can lay low, rest, & plan his comeback.

 

It’s just him & the wilderness, or so he thought. He see’s a beautiful girl in the woods one evening & doesn’t know if she’s even real. When he finally comes face to face with her, he learns his mystery woman’s name is Lily. They begin spending time together in the woods & Holden enjoys the simplicity of his time with Lily & being at the lodge. Lily feels drawn to Holden, & he feels peace & happiness when they are together. She makes him want to be a better person. He doesn’t feel worthy of her, but wants to be as they begin to fall for one another.

 

-I loved the man.

-I loved the man who’d looked at me like he wasn’t sure how I’d come to be his and was counting his lucky stars.

 

As the couple grows closer, Holden continues to struggle with his demons. They wonder where their relationship will be when the four weeks are over & Holden has to return to his life in the real world. This book is full of twists & turns and every time I thought I had things figured out I was wrong. Mia Sheridan’s brilliant writing & storytelling continues to amaze me! 😀

COVER REVEAL – MIDNIGHT LILY by Mia Sheridan

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BLURB:

Holden Scott is the prince of professional football. At least he was before he lost it all . . . or more to the point, before he threw it all away. Now he’s out of a job, out of the public’s good graces, and perhaps just a little out of his mind. So when a friend offers up his remote lodge in the wilds of Colorado, giving Holden some time away to get his life back on track, he can hardly say no. The last thing he expects is to see a beautiful girl in the woods—one wearing a white, lace dress who appears in the moonlight, and leaves no footprints behind. Is she a dream? A ghost? A product of his muddled imagination? Or something entirely different?

Midnight Lily is the haunting love story of two lost souls reaching for each other in the dark. A tale of healing, acceptance, and the worlds we create to protect our own hearts. It is a story of being lost, of being found, and of being in the place between.

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY VIRGO. Non-Paranormal, New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

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