Series: Jamison Valley, #2
Published by Devney Perry on May 30th 2017
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She took a dare and fell in love. Truth would have been the smarter choice.
After years of living under her father’s thumb, Emmeline is ready to break free. She’s abandoned her life as a New York socialite to follow her dream of becoming a kindergarten teacher in a small, wholesome town. Seeing the man that nearly broke her was absolutely not what she had hoped to find in Prescott, Montana.
Nick hasn’t seen his Emmy in nine years, but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten a thing about the woman he loves. After just one blissful night as man and wife, he gave her up, sacrificing his own happiness to keep her safe—far away from him. But the moment she walks back into his lonely life is the moment he decides never to let her go again. He won’t waste his second chance. All he has to do is win back Emmeline’s heart, keep her safe from the shadows in his past and prove to her that taking a wager on him is a sure bet.
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Ever wonder what happens when you spontaneously marry a man in Vegas and then wake to find him gone? In THE CLOVER CHAPEL, Emmeline discovers that what happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas.
This second chance romance started off giving us the back story of Nick and Emmy. They met in Vegas, end up paired up with each other and their attraction to each other leads to dares and a Vegas wedding. Come morning, Emmy finds herself alone and left to come back to New York and figure out what’s next. Fast forward nine years and school teacher Emmy discovers that her husband (yep…never got that pesky divorce) lives in the small town she just moved to and is determined to keep her as his wife.
I didn’t read the first book in this series, but there was no need because the author did a great job of making sure readers were “caught up” on anything from that first book that might turn up in this story. The author can bring the angst. But I found myself halfway through the book wondering how much longer were we going to have to wait for Emmy to finally admit she still loved Nick and didn’t really want the divorce? That was all I cared about. I didn’t care who was stalking her or what Nick’s family’s MC business was that might spill over to them. I wanted to know if they were going to stay together and have a real marriage. Was Emmy going to continue to punish Nick or was she going to forgive him?
Nick and Emmy’s relationship was complicated. The had a lot of baggage to weed through, I get it. But I didn’t feel like we needed the other family drama. Let them hash things out, let them build a new relationship and figure out what they wanted to do with the rest of their lives. That would have been angsty enough without added any other drama in.
Despite what I have above, I still liked the story. Nick had some awesome alpha male moments and I enjoyed Nick’s friends embracing Emmy (even before they knew who she was to him). And by the end of the story, I was happy these two finally figured out what family meant and built one that worked for them.
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About the Author:
Devney lives in Montana with her husband and two children. After working in the technology industry for nearly a decade, she abandoned conference calls and project schedules to enjoy a slower pace at home with her kids. She loves reading and, after consuming hundreds of books, decided to share her own stories.
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