Some people enjoy taking a book outside once the warm weather hits. This article summed up four great romance novels to kick off summer reading. The first, Never Trust a Pirate includes a tale about Danielle Lacrosse – a spy – who is on a mission to investigate Cade Cavendish, who has come to London on an unknown quest. The two are living under the same roof. Cade is staying with his twin brother, while Danielle works in the house as a maid. The two venture through London and have certain fun aboard an actual pirate ship.
The next book: The Thing About Love is a tale about two old classmates who can’t stand each other due to fighting for the top spot in the class many years prior. They’re living together in a beachfront home and posing as entrepreneurs while investigating a questionable public figure in Florida.
In Too Hard to Forget, Peggy Clark returns for a college reunion to confront her love Elliot Brooke who happens to be the football coach. The two have certain issues they work through and in the process, soften their hearts toward each other.
The final book, Summer Crush, is a collection of 3 short stories about days at the beach, summer rock concerts, life revelations, the loss of a loved one, and romance. While each story can be enjoyed alone, there are certain characters that cross between the stories and the group is best enjoyed as a whole.
- Here are 4 brand new must-read romance novels to start off your summer the right way.
- In Valerie Bowman’s “Never Trust a Pirate”, secrecy and romance abound unchecked while Julie James’ “The Things About Love” displays a real love-hate relationship.
- Tessa Bailey’s “Too Hard to Forget” reminds us that love can happen between two people of any (consensual) age and Tria’s anthology “Summer Crush” makes for a strong finish.
“Never Trust a Pirate, the latest in Valerie Bowman’s Playful Brides series, is not the novel you think it is at first blush.”