This 10th novel in Robyn Carr's New York Times best-selling series features scruffy-looking ex-Navy gynecologist Aiden Riordan and prickly lawyer Erin Foley. While each just wants to get away from it all for the summer, a bear scare, a bizarre concussion, and a hilarious case of mistaken identity thrust them together and kindle an unlikely romance. Then Aiden's scheming ex-wife shows up.
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"This book is an utter delight." (Romantic Times)
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"Like Catching Up With Old Friends!"
Robyn Carr does another excellent job with this next installment on a great series. I like the fact that these stories are about more than just romance. She gives real insight into these characters, most of whom are flawed in one way or another, so it's like relating to actual people rather than fantasy heroes. As always, I encourage you to start with the beginning book of the series, Virgin River, if you haven't already done so. If you are already a fan of the series, this book is like catching up with old friends.
Robyn Carr is a delight. This book was fantastic. It kept me listening till the early hours of the morning. I wanted Analise to get hers so badly. It was great catching up with some of the familiar residents of Virgin River and to know they were having real life issues like everyone else. I think that is what gives these books such likability, to revisit old friends and to know they haven't had a fairytale ending, but are still being challenged by every day life happenings. Erin was an awesome heroine, when it came down to clutch time, she proved she hadn't lost her take charge attitude, like a mama lioness, she was cornered and came out fighting. Bravo!! Great Listen!!
"Thank God Robyn Carr never runs out of characters"
I like all of the books I have bought by this author. This is one of the better ones. I will listen to this story more than once. It is genuinely funny. I appreciate this authors ability to unfold the story at just the right pace. This is a great addition to my Audible Library. Thank you.
"Like catching up with old friends"
This installment in the Virgin River series is like meeting with old friends! Luke Riordan is the focus of this book, brother to Luke and Sean (from previous books). Luke falls in love with Erin (super-responsible type A personality taking a vacation for the first time in 10 years ) in a typical RC manner; fast, furious and passionate but not without humor and great dialogue. The women are strong and independent characters. Well except for the sociopathic x-wife holding the gun!!!! RC always wraps the stories in some type of adversity with quite believable circumstances and with a pregnancy story woven around it all. Mel and Jack are the side story in this book and it is great to hear how they are coping with all their life changes. I recommend reading the books in order just to appreciate the characters but they could stand alone too. Its entertainment, and its NICE!!! Excellent narration.
"Every book in this series is equally amazing..."
Erin (Marcy's sister from book 4) goes to Virgin River for vacation. She meets Aidan Riordan and some very interesting things happen (crazy ex wife, surprise birth). Every Virgin River story has amazing romance, hot sex and a truly interesting story. This story is just another Robyn Carr hit perfectly narrated by the best narrator ever: Therese Plummer. If you like romance book then you need to read all this series in order. You will enjoy every second.
"Don't read out of order"
After reading the first 4 books, I accidently read this one next - oops. Each book will stand alone, but there is a flow in the series and you can learn about actions from prior stories not yet read.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Great character and plot development with just the right balance of adventure and romance, and reference to characters developed in previous books to build substance, context and plot development without compromising the integrity of this storyline. Once you have read one book in this series you will be anxious for the next. It doesn't really matter which order you read or listen to them in - each book stands alone.
"my new favourite series"
Of all the books I have in my audible library and all the books I have read I have not laughed or cied as much as I did while listening to this one. I loved it and tge series is awesome
"Wish I'd realized this was in the Romance category"
I guess this is escapist fiction but sorry, it just doesn't work for me.
Performance was fine
Can't think of any
Struck me as utter tripe.
"So many feels"
This book covers many hard topics not often covered and it was incredible! The ups and downs and mixed feelings and sympathy and empathy all make for an amazing ride while keeping the elements I love from Robyn Carr's style.
This also brings to light how men are easy prey for the right woman and not all women are saints, some are conniving psychopaths. Seeing this portrayed with characters I love really added to the roller coaster.
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