206 pages, published July 20th 2015
Source: I received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review
My Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
Dream big. Dance often. Love completely.
Zachary Hunter is no stranger to rejection. After multiple failed efforts to get his novel published in New York, he's counting on a trip home to turn his luck around.
Jasmine Blackwell has big dreams. She hopes her internship as a dance instructor in Kittle Falls will be the stepping stone she needs to achieve her lifelong goals.
After a chance meeting, neither Zachary nor Jasmine can deny their attraction. They fear their aspirations are too big to let a relationship tie them down. Can they have both love and the careers of their dreams?
Seaside Dances is the third book in the Seaside Hunters collection, a series of sweet contemporary romances featuring the Hunter brothers set in the beach town of Kittle Falls. If you like entertaining and heartwarming romances, then you'll love the latest entry in a light, romantic series. Budding romance and great chemistry abound with fully-developed characters that you'll fall for over and over again.
Read Seaside Dances today to satisfy your craving for clean, sweet contemporary romance!
While each book in the series is a standalone, you'll also enjoy reading about the other Hunter brothers:
Seaside Surprises: Jake, the heartbroken son who never left Kittle Falls - Available Now
Seaside Heartbeats: Brayden, the successful cardiologist - Available Now
Seaside Kisses: Rafael, the disillusioned fashion designer - Coming Soon
Seaside Christmas: Cruz, the wild tattoo artist - Coming Soon
I've really grown to love the Hunter family through reading this series. Yes, they have their ups and downs and are nowhere near perfect, but they really watch out for one another and are there for each other.
This story shows us the life of Zachary (not Zach). He's an author and a dreamer and has just returned home from the Big Apple, after trying to make it big as a writer. He's a little disillusioned and down on his luck. He's one good looking nerd and is more into his stories than he is into real life. A chance meeting with Jasmine leaves him impressed, but he's not one who is going to go after her--especially since he's also recovering from a broken heart.
Jasmine comes from a tough upbringing and is doing everything she can to break the cycle. She isn't one to shy away from going after what she wants and that includes getting to know Zachary better. She is the one making moves and in a way, it was refreshing to see a woman take charge of the relationship without being overbearing. Her forward approach is exactly what Zachary needs to get out of his rut--until she pushes too hard.
Zachary is quite sensitive and dramatic, yet totally likable. I really enjoyed the personalities that seemed to jump off of the pages, as well as the way the relationship developed at a quick, yet natural pace. The setting is incredible and I adore the characters. I'll definitely be reading the rest of this series!
Content: mild romance (kissing); talk of death, drugs, alcohol in an informative way (about a character). Clean!
About the Author:
I love writing, reading, and watching most anything. My favorite shows include Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead, Pretty Little Liars, and Once Upon a Time.
I've been writing and telling stories for as long as I can remember. As a kid, my story telling would get me into trouble when I would try to convince others that my stories were real.
When I'm not busy writing, I spend time with my family. I also educate my kids from home.
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