Feb 03, Susan Hamann rated it really liked it. Helena and Sean were high school lovers in a small town.
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She left to pursue life as a high powered lawyer in the big city. Sean stayed in his community, married and had a child. Now they are all grown up. Helena just lost her job at the same time that her father had a stroke. She went home to help take care of him. On her first day back in town, she runs into Sean. They are still attracted to each other as well as repelled.
This book has so much more in it than romance. For example, Helena discov Helena and Sean were high school lovers in a small town. For example, Helena discovers her family and family history is not quite what she once thought. One of Sean's students might have uncovered a very old atrocity. Both characters have decided to run for office, to replace Helena's father.
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So much going on, but it's all tied together beautifully. This is the first of Mysti's books that I have read, but it won't be the last! I received a free copy of the book in exchange for a fair and honest review. This is the 3rd book I have read of Mysti's. She is no 1 trick pony. All 3 books were incredible and so different from each other. I loved this story and everything that happened in it.
I'm a fan for life. Feb 04, Stephanie Smith rated it really liked it. This is a lovely story of returning home, not in a blaze of glory, but more with a limp and a whimper. Helena has returned home to Love, Georgia; she has lost her job and her father has had a stroke. In addition, she bumps into her high school sweetheart and his daughter.
However things are not as bleak as they seem, the attraction is still there with her ex, Sean, now a high school history teacher and a widowed single father. Sparks really start to fly when they compete for the same city council This is a lovely story of returning home, not in a blaze of glory, but more with a limp and a whimper. Sparks really start to fly when they compete for the same city councilman seat; will the competition tear them apart or bring the closer together. A lovely charming story, yet another great book from Mysti Parker. I voluntarily reviewed an advanced copy of this book.
Feb 08, Sherry Sias rated it it was amazing. Another cute novella in the Lovers Landing group. I loved Helana and Sean. High school sweethearts having a second chance at love. Throw in a race for city council and it was on as they became opponents. Sean uncovers dirt about the towns founder and uses that against her. Can they get past it all and rekindle the romance they once had?
Recommend everyone to read. Feb 05, Deanna rated it really liked it. I found this book a little slow to get going. Sean and Helena are a great couple who have history that is still bubbling under the surface, neither willing to concede to the other. But eventually love wins out.
Worth the effort. I received this as an arc and I am giving my honest review voluntarily. Feb 03, Kim Gauger rated it really liked it. Another book in the Lovers Landing series. This was so far the hottest one of them all, it had a little bit of heat in it but not too much. Second chance romance, that all comes down to them running against each other in an election once she comes back to town.
Full of arguments, flirting, and debates. I liked it though good read! Feb 01, Gwen Shafer rated it it was amazing. This is the first book I have read by Mysti. Freaking loved it. Helena comes back to her home town to help her family. Right after arriving she runs into her ex Sean. Things are not easy between these two. And they heat up even more when they both run for city council.
But will Sean end up hurting her more than ever before? Will Helena realize Love is where she is suppose to be. I loved this book. Draws you in and has you wanting more. Some suspense that just added to an already great storyline This is the first book I have read by Mysti. Some suspense that just added to an already great storyline. Mysti gained a new reader with this one. Jan 30, Crystal Gray rated it really liked it. I started off by not liking Helena because of what she did in The Marriage Sham , but I quickly realized that they weren't really connected like that.
Being a stand alone series by different authors things overlapped unknowingly or whatever. It's all good. Nothing was as it seemed. The story would not have been the same without Rae. I really enjoyed it! Feb 03, Serena Soape rated it it was amazing. I received this as an ARC. Loved the story of Sean and Helena with a few twists along the way.
I highly recommend this Series. This Series keeps me wanting more Feb 01, Kathleen Bradbury Bulfon rated it it was amazing. This was such a wonderful love story. I enjoyed it very much. The storyline was spot on and was well executed. I recommend it. This is my fifth book in this series so far and my first book by this author, but it won't be the last!
This is Helena and Sean's story.
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Sean now a widower with a child, he is surprised that the girl who turned down his marriage proposal is back in town. I rece This is my fifth book in this series so far and my first book by this author, but it won't be the last! I received an advance copy of this book.
I am voluntarily giving my honest review, and I plan to buy this book when it becomes available May 01, Kenneth Morris rated it it was amazing. One in a collection of books. I only picked it up because I have read other books by this author. A simply sweet romance tale told from both POV's. A shared setting provides the backdrop for this story of two high school sweethearts that had their paths diverge then come crashing back years later when they've both had a chance to grow and learn. With the subtle touch of humor Mysti is known for, this book is a great read. Feb 21, Julianne Macneil rated it it was amazing.
This is the second chance romance between Helena and Sean. They were high school sweethearts who broke up after graduation when Sean asked Helena to marry him and she said no. Helena left their hometown of Love afterwards and became a lawyer. When Helena lost her job due to downsizing and her father had a stroke, she returned to Love to care for him. Sean is now a single father after his wife died and he is a high school history teacher. As a former pro hockey player turned sportswriter and businessman, Dec has had his share of relationships, mostly meaningless, short-term flings.
Especially if that woman knows how to fulfill his every sensual fantasy. Could one sizzling night turn into a love that has a shot at lasting forever?
But a quick stop to see his grandmother in Sapphire Falls threatens to derail his carefully constructed plans. Although their parents and grandparents are now gone, siblings Derek, Blake, Sharlene, and the twins—Chandler and Chance—all have fond memories of growing up in town, and most still live there. Chance Michaelsen, the youngest member of the family by two minutes and the quietest by far , is a dedicated twenty-eight-year-old personal trainer at the local gym. With anybody. Pure torture. The road to romance is going to be a rocky one, and though Nia has her doubts about moving forward, Chance has a well-developed competitive streak and might just be willing to give it a shot…if he can convince her to do the same.
In matters of the heart, would you risk it all? May 5, . And though Claire attempts to befriend Massie, she Massie feels she is not suitable for being part of the clique led by Massie which includes her friends Alicia, Dylan, and Kristen, called the Pretty Committee. Claire decides to get revenge by pretending to be Massie and using her IM account to lie to Massie's friends. Once Massie learns the truth, they have a five-way phone call where Claire has to confess.
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After the Committee wears inappropriate Halloween costumes to school, Principal Burns has a new dress code: uniforms. Massie also makes a bet with Claire that Claire cannot wear the same outfit and Massie cannot buy any new clothes for a month. They decide to put aside their differences and team up to win the uniform contest.
In the meantime, Alicia becomes friends with a girl who has been absent for a while, whose name is Olivia. She teams up with her in the contest instead of joining Massie, Kristen, Dylan, and Claire. Alicia and Olivia change the labels on the voting boxes of the uniform contest and win the contest unfairly. March 2, .
After leading her dance class, Alicia, full of confidence, decides to throw her very own sleepover and invite a few of her dance classmates which makes Massie furious and she kicks Alicia out of the Pretty Committee. Meanwhile Massie tries to ruin the photo shoot Alicia and Olivia won in the uniform contest because they cheated. Claire is trying to get Cam to notice her. When she gets 'in' Massie makes her break Cam's heart.
Alicia gets dumped by Cam's brother Harris and her Clique falls apart. October 5, . Alicia's cousin Nina is in town to spend the rest of the semester in OCD. Massie doesn't like her from the start, but things get worse when she starts hanging out with Massie's crush, Alicia's crush and Claire's boyfriend. The Pretty Committee tries to get their boys and their 7th grade Alpha status back.
Alicia takes over Comma Dee's job at the broadcast booth to make morning announcements. March 1, . The girls go on a class trip to Lake Placid. On the campground, the Briarwood boys are just cabins away. She simultaneously tries to keep Alicia from finding out that she kissed Josh. But she finds out and Claire catches her about to kiss Cam. August 23, . Dylan invites the Pretty Committee to her mom's show called the Daily Grind. A secret about an actor dating her costar's boyfriend is leaked and she quits the movie she was supposed to star in.
When Claire snags the lead part, Massie and Alicia are far from happy for her. March 7, . The Pretty Committee competes for access to an 8th grade oasis currently owned by 8th grade Alpha, Skye Hamilton that will make them top of the 8th grade. Layne, Claire's friend gets access first so she trades Claire's remittance in to The Committee for the key. July 2, .
After gaining the key to the 8th grade oasis, The Pretty Committee finds out they must get dates to the biggest 8th grade party of the year, as well as get the one guy who wouldn't date 8th grade alpha Skye Hamilton to be there at her side February 5, . After seeing the entire Pretty Committee dumped at Skye's party, Massie Block decides she and her friends need to give up on boys. The NPC's popularity plummets, though when Briarwood boys storm into the school, and the boys become the new alphas.
But, as everyone knows, Massie and her crew will never be at the bottom for long. February 10, . When Layne and Massie want the same boy, Kristen must decide which friend to help, meanwhile the boy falls in love with her. Massie makes her own cheerleading squad, but Alicia doesn't like how Massie rules the squad and creates her own. Dylan falls in love with Massie's ex-boyfriend Derrick and is determined to get him behind Massie's back. July 7, .
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Meanwhile, Massie hires a group of four actress-models and creates her own enviable clique to steal the spotlight from Alicia. Claire is forced to choose between Massie and The Soul M8S, while Alicia and Massie are planning different parties with the most coveted invitations in town. October 27, . In the prequel to the series, Massie is stuck as a beta in a group, Alicia obsesses over her group's new dance routine, Dylan realizes she isn't as skinny as she thought, and Kristen babysits for money.
The four girls meet for the first time. On the other side of the country, Claire almost gets a kiss from her favorite boy band, but gets pulled away by her mother at the last second. March 9, . Dylan, Alicia, and Kristen decide that like Massie, they want 9th grade crushes.
They try to get Claire to do the same, but she is fully satisfied with Cam. Meanwhile, Massie is on the search for a mysterious girl with a bird tattoo on her ankle July 3, . After Claire and Massie get into a fight, Massie feels insecure and nervous about kissing Landon, her 9th grade boyfriend; she realizes that Claire would be the only one who wouldn't laugh or tease her if she told Claire about her insecurities.
After Massie humiliates herself in front of Landon's grandparents, her parents reveal to her that they're losing money-thus, as Claire is living in the Block Estate-she finds out. Claire has a total chance to take revenge on Massie-but does she use it? Massie Block - pretty, enviable and charming as ever, has to keep the huge secret that her used-to-be-rich family is now broke. Apart from the Lyons, no one knows, not even the Pretty Committee.
After a lot of begging from Claire, Massie decides to tell her friends the truth.