Series: Inn Boonsboro Trilogy #3
Author: Nora Roberts
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Genre(s): Fantasy, Contemporary Romance
Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out—with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly nothing too soft underneath. He’s surly and unsociable, but when he straps on a tool belt, no woman can resist his sexy swagger. Except apparently Hope Beaumont, the innkeeper of his own Inn Boonsboro…
As the former manager of a D.C. hotel, Hope is used to excitement and glamour, but that doesn’t mean she can’t appreciate the joys of small-town living. She’s where she wants to be—except for in her love life. Her only interaction with the opposite sex has been sparring with the infuriating Ryder, who always seems to get under her skin. Still, no one can deny the electricity that crackles between them…a spark that ignited with a New Year’s Eve kiss.
While the Inn is running smoothly, thanks to Hope’s experience and unerring instincts, her big-city past is about to make an unwelcome—and embarrassing—appearance. Seeing Hope vulnerable stirs up Ryder’s emotions and makes him realize that while Hope may not be perfect, she just might be perfect for him.
MY THOUGHTS (Short and Sweet)
"You know, sometimes what goes around comes around; sometimes it doesn't, and a good kick in the balls has to be enough."
~ Ryder Montgomery
"If Ryder doesn't make you laugh, you toss him back. Sex isn't worth it if he doesn't make you laugh."
"I'm so happy to love you. So happy to have you, just exactly the way you are."
~ Hope Beaumont