Book Review: Red Wine and Roses  (The Hamiltons #1) by S.J. McCoy  3

Red Wine and Roses 

(The Hamiltons #1)

by S.J. McCoy 

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Take a trip to wine country to meet the Hamiltons in this new sweet and steamy series from SJ McCoy.

Cameron Hamilton may well be the most eligible bachelor in Napa Valley. He’s the CEO of Hamilton-Groves, one of the largest wine producers and distributors in the country. He lives a charmed life. Admired for his skills in the boardroom – and the bedroom—he works hard and plays harder. He’s not looking for a wife, he’s too busy living to want to settle down.

Piper Reynolds is at a crossroads in her life. She’s just moved to California to take a job flying a private jet. After years flying cargo and believing that was as far as her career would go, her new job and new life are a dream come true. It couldn’t get any better – or could it? She isn’t looking for a man, but as Maid of Honor for her old friend Laura, she’s paired with best man Cameron Hamilton. He’s irresistible, but she’s trying to resist – at least at first.


My Rating:


Favorite Quotes:


Son. A jealous woman is always a problem. God help you if you don’t understand that.


You mean the right moment? There’ll never be one of those. You just have to pick a moment and make it right.



My Review:


I adored this sweet and sexy couple and enjoyed their romance. They had completely different backgrounds and lived in different places. Piper was the only child raised by a hard-working single mother living in a trailer house; Cameron had always known wealth, siblings, and a loving family. He was a player (although he didn’t like being called one), and she was a good girl. She was the opposite of his typical type in every way, yet they both felt an unmistakable magnetic pull when the other was near. Zing. I always enjoy S.J. McCoy’s engaging and breezy stories, as well as her endearingly flawed, realistic, amusing, and lovable characters. I am thrilled with the carry-over of the Summer Lake series as the characters were a comfortable fit and had become as familiar as my personal friends.  This new series was given a pleasing and enjoyable start with a new and  interesting cast of players.

About the Author  

Hi, I’m SJ. A coffee addict, lover of chocolate and drinker of good red wines. I’m a lost soul and a hopeless romantic. Reading and writing are necessary parts of who I am. Though perhaps not as necessary as coffee! I can drink coffee without writing, but I can’t write without coffee.

I grew up loving romance novels, my first boyfriends were book boyfriends, but life intervened, as it tends to do, and I wandered down the paths of non-fiction for many years. My life changed completely a couple of years ago and I returned to Romance to find my escape.

I write ‘Sweet N Steamy’ stories because to me there is enough angst and darkness in real life. My favorite romances are happy escapes with a focus on fun, friendships, and happily-ever-afters, just like the ones I write.

These days I live in beautiful Montana, the last best place. If I’m not reading or writing you’ll find me just down the road in the park – Yellowstone. I have deer, eagles, and the occasional bear for company, and I like it that way :0)

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3 thoughts on “Book Review: Red Wine and Roses  (The Hamiltons #1) by S.J. McCoy 

  1. Reply Cia Black Nov 11,2017 3:41 pm

    This seems like it could easily become a addictive series.

  2. Reply Bewitched Reader Nov 12,2017 8:06 am

    I’ve seen S.J. McCoy’s books on Amazon, but I’ve never read one. I may have to change that soon based off your review!

  3. Reply Katie @ Book Ink Reviews Nov 12,2017 4:44 pm

    As always, a beautiful review. Thank you for sharing.

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