Thursday, March 31, 2016

"The Red Door Inn"

The Red Door Inn

by Liz Johnson

"The Red Door Inn took my breath away! Highly recommended!"--Colleen Coble, author of The Inn at Ocean's Edge and the Hope Beach series

Marie Carrington is broke, desperate, and hoping to find sanctuary on Prince Edward Island while decorating a renovated bed-and-breakfast. Seth Sloane moved three thousand miles to help restore his uncle's Victorian B and B--and to forget about the fiancée who broke his heart. He wasn't expecting to have to babysit a woman with a taste for expensive antiques and a bewildering habit of jumping every time he brushes past her. 

The only thing Marie and Seth agree on is that getting the Red Door Inn ready to open in just two months will take everything they've got--and they have to find a way to work together. In the process, they may find something infinitely sweeter than they ever imagined on this island of dreams.
My Review:
I absolutely loved this book by Liz Johnson and am so happy that it is the first in a series as I am hoping for many more books to follow.  I was immediately hooked on the story as soon as I began reading.  Marie is a character whom I felt sorry for and wanted to know more about as she needed rescuing, yet she came so alive when talking about her ideas and plans for her theme rooms.  Seth is handsome and brooding and yet early on you see glimpses of his softer side and cannot help but like him as well.  Jack is such a sweet man and of course I fell in love with his character right away as he was like a grandfather figure and has such a sweet heart and knows that his Rose would want him to help Marie.  I am like Marie in the way that all I know of Prince Edward Island I learned from L.M. Montgomery's character Anne.  However, Liz really brought this place alive to me and I loved "seeing" Marie's ideas and designs as she scours Aretha Franklin's (not the singer) antique shop and looks at paint swatches with Jack.  This is a book not to be missed, and a wonderful start to a new series!

*Thanks to the Revell Reads Blogger Program for the complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a  honest review.*

1 comment:

  1. Hi Kristie, looks like a fab book! It would be great if you added your review to the Books You Loved: April collection over at Carole's Chatter. Cheers