Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out - with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly nothing too soft underneath. He’s surly and unsociable, but when he straps on a tool belt, no woman can resist his sexy swagger. Except, apparently, Hope Beaumont, the innkeeper of his own Inn BoonsBoro....
As the former manager of a D.C. hotel, Hope is used to excitement and glamour, but that doesn’t mean she can’t appreciate the joys of small-town living. She’s where she wants to be - except for in her love life. Her only interaction with the opposite sex has been sparring with the infuriating Ryder, who always seems to get under her skin. Still, no one can deny the electricity that crackles between them…a spark that ignited with a New Year’s Eve kiss.
While the inn is running smoothly, thanks to Hope’s experience and unerring instincts, her big-city past is about to make an unwelcome - and embarrassing - appearance. Seeing Hope vulnerable stirs up Ryder’s emotions and makes him realize that while Hope may not be perfect, she just might be perfect for him…
©2012 Nora Roberts (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
I don't know as I did not read the print version. I listen to Audiobooks while sewing or embroidering.
The other books in the Trilogy are also very good. Start reading the 1st one and continue on to this one.
Where the ghost scared the hotel guest who was so difficult and demanding.
I guess laugh...it was just an enjoyable read overall. I enjoy books that continue into a series.
Keep up the good work. I love reading audible books.
Ended too soon!
More detailed epilogue
Didn't like him as well in the first of the trilogy, but really enjoyed his expression and narration in this book
Touching side story with some historical features
I would recommend starting with book #1 but these are great stories that will capture your attention. I couldn't stop listening.
One of my favorites
There was love, suspense and mystery
I don't usually like men narroritors, but he was good
This book was good, the second best in the series. But book 1 was the best, by far. Other than the romance, it had the most interesting side story. The narrator was the same in each book, which is nice. I know some people had issue with him, but I thought he was just fine. However, I did have to speed up the playback a little.
Vicki L. Bonachea
I love almost everything Nora Roberts writes. This book is no exception. Great characters, good story line. Tied the trilogy up nicely.
Always enjoy Nora Roberts books. I read the first two in this series and thoroughly enjoyed them Due to time limits I decided to get the audible version of this book. I enjoyed the story, but the male narration threw me for a loop! He was OK - but when I listen to Nora Roberts I prefer a female narrator - -
It is such a shame that the narration is so bad on this trilogy. The story is good, and I could, "almost", identify with the characters. However, the narration continues to be a problem. This time, I was unable to speed the narrator up to a reasonable speed by increasing the playback to 1.5x ... it was way too fast in this novel. So, I just had to suffer through the LONG pauses and drawn out sentences.
The story is good.. the plot and romance was typical Nora..
I'd just avoid this narrator in the future.
I have mixed feelings about recommending this listen.. if you can stand long, long pauses.. and a slow reader,.. ok.
Actually, it is a great substitute for a sleeping pill!
I haven't read a Nora Roberts trilogy in at least 5 years, but the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy reminded me why I like her writing so much. I would recommend all three books in the trilogy. The characters are well developed and the relationships that are formed are deep and abiding. I especially like the auxillary characters and the sense of family in these books. All three are very entertaining.
This was my first Nora Roberts series. They are pretty predictable but a nice and easy, fun romance
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