I can’t remember the last time I struggled this much to finish a book. This was one of the worst romance books I have read in a long time. Basically, there is no romance. The hero and heroine literally fall in love in one night. And it’s the mooney-eyed, can’t live without you kind of love. There is no character development. There is no emotional connection. There isn’t even a real threat to their HEA. It’s sappy. It’s silly. It’s too long. And I honestly can’t think of one redeeming thing to say about it.
The premise is that Grace is raising her seven brothers and sisters now that her parents are dead. She feels like she can never marry because no man will ever want that burden, and she wants to keep her family together above all other things. But when she gets trapped at an inn with Matt, the man she had a crush on in her first season, she decides to throw caution to the wind and spend the night with him. Only she withholds her name and runs away the next morning. [Read more…]