Thursday, 25 August 2016

A lovely, warm story to get lost in (Book Review - Pamela Ford's Fresh Brewed)


Title: Fresh Brewed
         (The Continental Breakfast Club - Book Two)
Author: Pamela Ford
Genre: Romance


Fresh Brewed, the second in Pamela Ford's The Continental Breakfast Club series is another sweet love story.

The narrative is first person, as is in Over Easy. The difference is that now the protagonist is Bree.

Bree is on her way in search of the man of her dreams.
"man of my dreams... It is simply an all-encompassing description of the man I intended to meet while on vacation."

The three crusaders (the three friends - Megan, Allie, and Bree, that is) are at it again. They are searching for the perfect man.
Not Allie. She found hers in Over Easy...
"Technically, Allie didn't meet Jax at continental breakfast, anyway-she met him because of continental breakfast."

The three friends have plans to go on a leisurely vacation, and find fun and romance.

The list of the three friends for a perfect man is still the same. The S list - straight, sober, solvent, stable, and successful.

The plans go haywire thanks to the three being stranded at an airport because of a storm, and thus having a Continental Breakfast there.

A continental breakfast for these three is like a magical lamp. Wishes are granted. But the path to the destination is not simple. It is interesting and fun to read about.

Bree ends up staying with an acquaintance's family. She is pretending to be fiancè of a man, who is supposed to be away.
This man returns and we get a romantic comedy to enjoy.

Just as Over Easy, the previous in the series, Fresh Brewed is a charming read.
And there is no overlapping between the plot of the two.

Fresh Brewed is warm, comforting, and leaves you happy. It is an enjoyable, quick read and a lovely world to get lost in.

I really enjoyed reading another crisp story by Pamela Ford, in which the small romantic moments make for an endearing love story.

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The italicised text in quotation marks are quotes from the book.


I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.



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Book Description

Breanna Mitchell is on her way to a relaxing vacation at the ocean. Maybe she'll even have a beachside fling to help her get over a recent breakup.

But when a tropical storm makes her destination hotel uninhabitable, a chance encounter at continental breakfast delivers a fabulous option—with a catch. She and her friends can stay at a privately-owned, three-story oceanfront home—if she pretends to be the girlfriend of the owner's heartbreaker grandson, Ethan. Since he won't even be there, how hard could it be?

Everything is going swimmingly until Bree drinks too much wine and regales the family with romantic tales about her relationship with Ethan. His adorable brother Adam gets suspicious. His marriage-minded grandma gets engagement fever. The beautiful woman next door gets teary-eyed.

And then, Ethan unexpectedly arrives. Suddenly Bree is about to get everything she's ever wished for—but is it what she really wants?

Buy the book:   Amazon  ~  Barnes & Noble

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About the author


Pamela Ford is the award-winning author of contemporary and historical romance. She grew up watching old movies, blissfully sighing over the romance; and reading sci-fi and adventure novels, vicariously living the action. The combination probably explains why the books she writes are romantic, happily-ever-afters with plenty of plot - and often lots of laughter.

After graduating from college with a degree in Advertising, Pam merrily set off to earn a living, searching for that perfect career as she became a graphic designer, print buyer, pantyhose sales rep, public relations specialist, copywriter, freelance writer - and finally author. Pam has won numerous awards including the Booksellers Best, the Laurel Wreath, and a gold medal IPPY in the Independent Book Publisher Awards. She is a Kindle Book Awards finalist and a two-time Golden Heart Finalist. She lives in Wisconsin where she is working on her next novel.

Connect with the author:  Website   Twitter   Facebook   Goodreads

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Giveaway:​

For those scheduled to do a giveaway (or who now wish to host one) I have created a Rafflecopter giveaway.

Prizes:

Five winners total:
2 winners will get a print copy of Over Easy + a $10 Starbucks gift card,
2 winners will get a print copy of Fresh Brewed + a $10 Starbucks gift card,
1 winner will get a print copy of both books + a $25 Starbucks gift card
a Rafflecopter giveaway



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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the lovely review and for taking part in my tour!

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