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Chasing a Brighter Blue

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Publisher's Summary

A Christmas wedding in Colorado? A two-week celebration with family and friends? Who does that?

Photojournalist Reagan Bryant has just returned from six-month stint in Afghanistan. Haunted by the tragedy that ended her last assignment, she's searching for some peace - something to end the guilt and chase the trauma away. Two weeks at the resort hotel owned by her future sister-in-law's father seems like the perfect escape.

Shelby Sutton doesn't trust women. They always seem more interested in her father's money than in her. But at her sister's request, she vows to make friends with Reagan, a woman whose sad and haunted eyes are nearly impossible to ignore.

©2015 Gerri Hill (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    Me & My Girls 07-24-16 Member Since 2016

    Delight in the journey and the struggle on the road to your dreams

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    "Another Good One"

    Another good love story from this author; sure there are certain aspects of this story that are de riguer, but the writing and the characters make up for that. Reagan is recovering from the tragic death of a friend and three colleagues in Afghanistan. Shelby is an hotel executive at the resort where her sister and Reagan's brother are throwing a wedding that lasts two weeks. The mother of the bride is a social climbing monster-in-law who finds it impossible to accept that her older daughter is gay and spends the second week of the wedding throwing the best man at her. Perhaps my family is different than most but Shelby and Stephanie's overbearing mother would have met with a lot more resistance than she did.
    It was a nice change that the main characters in the book weren't a couple of the demi virgins that romance novelists both straight and gay seem to cling to. I also find it a positive that there was no overly convoluted breakup scene somewhere between 80 and 90% of the way through the book. You know the one, the misunderstanding/miscommunication breakup where no one speaks about their real feelings and a short split occurs that in the end only forces the couple to realize that they are destined to be together.
    The ending feels a little bit abrupt but overall this book is easily a 4 star selection.

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    zenabuff Hell sometimes called Kentucky 06-26-16
    zenabuff Hell sometimes called Kentucky 06-26-16 Member Since 2013

    I have MS and LD and make spelling and grammar mistakes, please forgive the handicap.

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    "Who say only fools fall in love? Two smart sexy woman also do as fools and future brides do!"

    The setting her sister's wedding in Colorado, at a resort hotel at the bottom of Rocking Mts. National park. A Christmas wedding that the bride's mother has turned into a all expense paid two week event instead of the simple Christmas family only one evening event they had planned. The mother is into every detail. Which leads to much comedy when she is up against the groom's sister, who does not wear dresses not even bridesmaid ones, she is willing to wear a tuxedo though. Anyway since the groom's sister and the bride's sister are also both gay sparks fly, most from the bride's mother. Still there is no stopping true love, not ever the scars of the past.

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    cjirishlez 06-20-16
    cjirishlez 06-20-16
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    "A must"

    I absolutely loved this. It's very rare to have butch woman in books. Not to mention Reagans mom reminds me of how my mother was with me. Loved this one.

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    malrrr 07-13-16
    malrrr 07-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great romance with a twist, a fun holiday escape!"

    The book reads great. I always read the story prior to the audible version. The audio narrator for this story was not bad. Two voices would have been better but the narrator did a real good job. The voices pretty well match the image I had of the written story. Nice job Gerri Hill another great romantic read, can't wait for the next book for me to escape the real world grind.

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    Amazon Customer Philadelphia, PA USA 06-22-16
    Amazon Customer Philadelphia, PA USA 06-22-16 Member Since 2006

    Sipho's Mom

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    "Needs editing"

    Every other sentence ended with he/she said - boring way to write. Felt as if the author just had a word count to meet.

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    CLo 06-17-16
    CLo 06-17-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Love the book...then you should love the audio"

    I loved the story when I first read it and when the audio became available I figured why the hell not. I liked the narrator (who did the Providence Series by Radclyffe) and we all know narrators can definitely break an audio. I highly recommend and loved it.

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    snoopyluv 02-15-17
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    "LOVE!!!"

    Adorable story with a surprise ending that is too cute for words. I recommend it. Wishing all of us a happy ending.

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    Desmond Clark Dothan AL 36303 01-30-17
    Desmond Clark Dothan AL 36303 01-30-17 Member Since 2012

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    "Another Gerri Gem"

    Wow! Just when I think she cannot write any more -- Gerri writes and another prize winning novel is done! I loved the story the characters and the real life feel to all of Gerri's writing! The reader was really good and I couldn't put it down! Keep on writing GH -- I will keep on reading! Really good!

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    dcloer Holly Springs, NC, United States 01-02-17
    dcloer Holly Springs, NC, United States 01-02-17 Member Since 2011
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    Great storytelling, excellent story! Couldn't stop listening finished in 2 days and no one dies in the end, which made me so happy since the end of 2016 has been such a drag!!

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