𝑯𝒆’𝒅 𝒉𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒎𝒆
𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕, 𝒔𝒐 𝑰 𝒇𝒊𝒈𝒖𝒓𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒐𝒏𝒍𝒚 𝒇𝒂𝒊𝒓 𝑰
𝒉𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒑𝒊𝒅, 𝒔𝒆𝒙𝒚 𝒋𝒆𝒓𝒌 𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌.
After ending the world’s worst relationship, Marin Grey had sworn off men. So it was rather inconvenient that she couldn’t seem to keep her eyes and thoughts off the Ice King himself, Pierce Walton—also known as her ex-boyfriend’s older, much hotter brother.
He was cold, callous, and rude. He was also the most gorgeous man she’d ever laid eyes on, which made the fact that he’d hated her from first sight all the more unfair.
When circumstances dictate they put their swords away so Marin can help Pierce take care of his son, that ice-cold hate suddenly takes a turn into something much hotter. And if they aren’t careful, they could both be burned alive.
It took me rather a long time to get into this book. Somehow I missed the
spark that made me fly through the pages and kept me glued to my reader
in the other books by Jessica Prince that I read. I started to read and
put it aside, started again, ...repeat.
I can't even say why it took me so long or what exactly I was missing but I couldn't feel the chemistry at the beginning and even though I really liked both main characters, I couldn't relate to them at all. Halfway through the book, I felt more emotionally invested and found myself laughing out loud, giggling, and being annoyed (yes, that as well) only to stay mildly interested for a couple of pages bc the story seemed at times a bit predictable and ... well, the characters, on the whole, stayed a bit flat and not as interesting and well developed as usual. Also, the plot felt as if it was missing some real action.
I absolutely loved all the other books set in Hope Valley but this one feels totally different and not just because it is the start of a new series. I will definitely read the other books in the Whiskey Dolls Series as well because even though I didn't love Bombshell as much as the other books by Jessica Prince, I can't wait to learn more about the Whiskey Dolls girls and their stories.