Author(s): Brittainy C. Cherry
Series: Compass #1
Also in this series: Eastern Lights , Western Waves , Northern Stars
Published by Indie on April 2, 2020
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Second Chance Romance
Format: eBook, ARC
Reading Challenges: New Release
All I wanted to do was run away, I never expected to crash into his arms...
After leaving the city life behind to escape my loveless marriage, I moved to small town Havenbarrow for a fresh start.
What I didn’t expect was to find myself drawn to the town’s black sheep.
They called him troubled. Cold. A man with a dark past.
What everyone seemed to miss about Jax was the splashes of light in his eyes. The random acts of kindness he performed when no one was watching. The way he made me smile and laugh.
Jax helped unpack the baggage I’d been carrying around with me. He was patient with my pain and gentle with my scars. He was the stillness during my hurricane.
Yet when both of our pasts came back to haunt our present days, we realized quickly that sometimes love stories didn’t end the way we’d hoped.
Sometimes you were left with only the damage from the storm.
*Book One in New Compass Series of Standalone Novels.Coming April 2nd, 2020.*
Now and then I will come across a story that resonates deeply with me. A story which not only wrecked me, but gave me hope. Southern Storms by Brittainy Cherry did that and more. This a story that will break your heart and then slowly put it back together. It’s a story about two broken characters whom readers can relate to in every way. It’s the kind of story that would make the reader wish she could get their hands on the persons who contributed to their brokenness and deal with them accordingly. It grabs the reader from the start and keeps one engaged to the end.
As stated earlier, the story featured characters which readers would find relatable. There were a few which were detestable and then there were those one could not help but love. The protagonists, Kennedy and Jax, headed the list of likeable characters followed by seventeen-year-old Connor, who spiced up the story with his wit and charm. His personality and positive outlook balanced out the heaviness of the story. One could not refrain from laughing whenever he made an appearance.
Southern Storms is a story of second chances, friendship, acceptance, loss, healing, forgiveness and love. It is a heart breaking, funny and sweet, small town romance. I can’t go into any more details as this a story that readers should go into blindly. Therefore, my recommendation to fans of contemporary romance featuring broken characters is, do yourself a favour and get a copy. However, prepare yourself for an emotional journey.
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Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- New Release
I just love those books that resonate with you so deeply. Great review as always
Great review and love the cover.
Thanks. Yes the cover is gorgeous.
This sounds great. I love these standalone series.
Great review, I love reading books with broken and emotional characters so I might need to check this one out. I am really glad you fully enjoyed reading this book. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome post and for putting this book on my radar.
I love books that are emotional and heart breaking. Great review.
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That is so neat that it touched you so deeply and the characters were so wonderful. I’ll have to mark it since it captured you so much. I like second chance romances.
Gosh not sure I’m up for a story that will break me at the moment but possibly when this hard time is over. Great review.
I understand, given the circumstances.
Looks like I will need wine and truffles for this one! Lovely review!
Thanks Kim. Wine and truffles would be perfect.
Great review! Looks like a book that I’d love as well! Thanks for sharing!
Oh, this looks tasty!