Book Review: Unexpectedly Yours by Melody Grace

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Sophie Young has been dreaming about the perfect Christmas in New York ever since she was a kid. But when her boyfriend bails on their romantic trip for two, she finds herself stranded in the city on Christmas Eve, with only a holiday-hating smooth-talking, utterly sexy stranger for company…Rock-star Austin Kelly is fed up with Christmas – he’s more interested in who’s going to be cozying up under the mistletoe. But when his little black book comes up empty, he finds himself on a whirlwind tour of the city with the most unlikely partner in festive fun…The snow is falling, but things are definitely heating up inside. And by the time the clock strikes midnight on New Years Eve, there will be plenty to celebrate with old friends and familiar faces back in Beachwood Bay.

A heart-warming, sexy new stand-alone holiday novella from New York Times bestselling author Melody Grace!

 

My Rating:

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Favorite Quotes:

“The only normal people are the ones trying really, really hard to hide their weirdness.”

“Call a man magnificent, or strong, or the best lay you’ve ever had, but for God’s sake never call him nice.”

“Everything about her is different and new to me: she’s thoughtful and flirty, innocent and self-assured.  A tangle of contradictions, bound up in one sexy package.  I want to know everything about her, unravel those secrets until I know her by heart.”

“I just know, the minute I thought I’d lost you… It made me realize you’re the only one I want.”

 

My Review:

Melody Grace is one of my favorite authors.  Period.  Her stories are well written, have likeable yet complicated characters, and are full of steam.  I typically finish her stories with a satisfied sigh and a wish that it lasted just a little bit longer, however this little novella was just right.  Much like Goldilocks finding Baby Bears bed.  Sophie and Austin clicked at just the right time, had a hiccup, and then found each other again.  Sigh.  I love a HEA!

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Emerson Ray is trouble. Juliet knows it the minute she lays eyes on Beachwood Bay’s resident bad boy. Forced to spend her summer before college in the sleepy beach town, she never expected to crash into the most devastating guy she’s ever met—or for Emerson’s blue eyes to strip through her dark secrets, and make her feel a desire she’s never known. Their connection is undeniable, but Juliet is torn. She knows, once she gives him everything, there’ll be no turning back.

Juliet McKenzie is dangerous. Emerson can tell from the way she blows through all his defences, laying bare the demons he’s carried alone all his life. He’s left a trail of broken hearts and empty beds in his wake, but Juliet is different. Her innocence is intoxicating—and the passion she keeps hidden, just below the surface. He wants to be the only one to set it free, but with every kiss, he’s closer to losing control and doing the one thing he swore he never would: fall in love.

One summer. Two damaged hearts. Their story is only just beginning…

UNTOUCHED is a prequel novella to the USA Today Bestselling UNBROKEN. It also can be read as a stand-alone story.

About Melody Grace

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Melody Grace is the New York Times bestselling author of the Beachwood Bay series. A small-town girl turned SoCal beach lover, after spending her life with her nose in a book, she decided it was time she wrote one herself. She loves steamy romance novels, happily-ever-afters, and lusting after fictional menfolk. She is author of USA Today & international bestselling Beachwood Bay series.

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