A Reader's Opinion: WILFUL DESIRE by Victoria Barbour

Updated: Feb 4, 2020

WILFUL DESIRE by Victoria Barbour


A delightfully romantic love story! I was so pleased when Victoria Barbour decided to write a fifth story for her Heart's Ease series. WILFUL DESIRE is set in Newfoundland, Canada, and the characters are like a big family meeting on certain occasions. Some come back home and some decide to stay. Ms. Barbour has outdone herself with this sweet and romantic love story! I love strong, independent women like Mae! Will and Mae had once been in love and decided to get married, but the marriage was cancelled because Will, a Canadian sailor in the Navy, was sent on a mission. Being away for two years, Will has to come back to Heart's Ease and it's inevitable that their paths will cross again! Is there still a spark ready to flare again? Both characters are headstrong and stubborn . . . Will they forget the past and start over again? Will wants Mae so much that he's willing to do anything to gain her trust back. Of course their relationship will have their ups and downs, but Will's charm will work its magic on Mae. There's still a beautiful chemistry between these two and the passion is very much alive! This story is very well written with a touch of humor. Altogether an extremely refreshing and pleasing book!


Rating: 5 Stars | Content Rating: 5 Hearts | Reviewed by: Nicole Laverdure


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Will Walsh is a terrific sailor. And a terrible ex. Just ask Mae Mercer, the woman he left behind when a too-good-to-refuse promotion to the elite ranks of the Navy came on the eve of their wedding. Will might be a force of nature when he’s hunting down pirates and drug dealers, but that’s nothing compared to the way he capsizes Mae’s world when he returns home to Heart’s Ease. On a mission to reclaim her heart, he knows that failure isn’t an option. But this time, he might have to concede defeat: the only thing stronger than his desire to claim her is Mae’s desire to preserve her freedom. Can Mae resist the temptation to jump into this very able-bodied seaman’s open arms? Or will his willful desire win out?


Genre: Contemporary Romance | Pub Date: April 19, 2017 | Publisher: Yarn Press

Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher



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