Back to Buckhorn

Back to BuckhornZoey Hodge was back in her hometown to help her mother. Back when she was a teen Zoey’s ex boyfriend got into an accident and was killed, Zoey was blamed for the golden boy dying. When she comes back there will be those who still blame her but she could always count on the Hudson family to have her back, especially Garrett.

Garrett Hudson had a crush on Zoey when they were younger and he will find that his crush was not over. With Zoey back home he finds himself thinking of the possibility of spending more time with her. Garrett will find plenty of excuses to stay around especially when it looked like Zoey could be in danger.

Back to Buckhorn is the seventh book to the Buckhorn Brothers series by Lori Foster. I really liked this novella. Another great story from Lori Foster.

I really liked how Foster wrote Zoey’s character. Zoey was a free spirit and did not let things get to her. She accepted things and moved on. Well her attraction to Garrett was one thing she would never let go. I felt for Zoey when she came back to town and how there were some that still thought she was to blame for her ex’s death which it clearly wasn’t. The boy made the mistake and he faced the consequences which was sad for his family.

Amber is playing matchmaker throughout these books which is humorous. She is a force to be reckon with. I hope that Lori Foster will write a story with Amber and then another story but with Adam.

The last book that I am reading from the Buckhorn Brothers series is A Buckhorn Summer, which I will be reading next.

 

Animal Attraction

Soon after reading the first book I went out in search of the second book from Animal Magnetism. I was happy to find out that Jill Shalvis wrote about Dell and Jade in Animal Attraction. 

Dell Connelly was the local vet along with his brother in the small town. He had his pick of any woman and usually did that is except for one and now she was leaving. He couldn’t understand what was stopping Jade but as news about local robberies of pet clinics started happening he started to realize. Dell found a way to help Jade and keep her close.

Jade Bennett had been a wounded animal at least that is what she told herself. After a string of pet clinic robberies she found herself scared. She was leaving soon but she wanted to get ready and Dell would be her answer.

I liked the continual theme Shalvis is going with in the series Animal Magnetism and that is healing. One or both of the characters from the books have need healing and are are helped throughout the story. The second book stays true to that theme.

Finishing up the book I wanted to know more with what will happen to the characters afterwards of course that will be found out later in the following stories.

Now as I read I absolutely fell in love with Jade and Dell’s character. Jade was described perfectly by Shalvis especially due to her past. I liked her story line as sad as it was. Dell was also one that had a sad past but it worked for him. I liked that Shalvis made him a playboy who never really got too close except of course with Jade who was unattainable.

Animals followed along in the story line as well as the last one and once again it was a sweet addition. The animals mirrored their masters who also needed help.

I can’t wait for the next story in Animal Magnetism series but sadly it has not come out yet. I hope soon.

Animal Magnetism

Growing up in a small town of Sunshine, Idaho Lilah Young had a routine and it did not have her crashing into a truck. Or meeting a hunk that she can’t stop staring at. Lilah will soon be bumping into Brady more and more as he stays to help his two friends. She will find that she needs to have more from Brady and will end up taking more, but not opening her heart.

Brady Miller is a pilot for hire and likes his life but things are about to change. Getting rear ended was a new experience but not as strange as seeing a duck on a leash. Brady is stunned by Lilah who helps these animals. His first instinct is to run as he is one for leaving but soon he finds it harder and harder to leave.

Animal Magnetism is the first book of Jill Shalvis’s new series Animal Magnetism. With Shalvis you know what to expect with steamy, funny scenes and a plot you just can’t get enough.

First thought of the series was I wanted more! Shalvis is usually an author I want to read and after reading this book it confirmed it once again. Shalvis creates a fantastic bunch of characters who I could easily see each having their own book contributed to the series, which she is making it happen.

The character of Lilah was a breath of fresh air. She was outspoken and hurt at the same time. I liked that she was emotional when it came to the animals. She took them in and gave them a home.

I loved Brady, the hard loving man/pilot who doesn’t care about anyone (except his foster brothers even if he doesn’t want to admit it). He will fall hard for Lilah but it wouldn’t be overnight.

Having the animals in the story made it sweeter and added humor to the characters lives. What I did not expect to find was the surprise relationship that Brady already had in this small town (his foster brothers Adam and Dell). That surprise kept you involved in the story and closer to his character as you got to know more about him.

After reading Animal Magnetism I couldn’t wait to find out who would be the next one to find that pull. Would it be Dell, Adam, Jade, or Holly?