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A Reader's Opinion: SERENITY HARBOR by RaeAnne Thayne

Updated: Feb 3, 2020



A READER'S OPINION

A charming and heartwarming small-town romance! Set in the fictional town of Haven Point, SERENITY HARBOR gives the reader a true glimpse into small-town life with a lot of charm and plenty of tender moments. Bowie Callahan is new in Haven Point, and he spends most of his time working and struggling to care for an autistic half-brother, Milo, he didn't know existed until recently. Katrina Bailey has her own set of struggles, and when Bo makes her an over-generous offer of employment caring for Milo, she wishes she could refuse, and she would . . . if it weren't for a little girl she's determined to adopt.

Many of the most tender moments are between Katrina and Milo, but there is plenty of romance between Bo and Katrina. Their affection and romance builds gradually and feels real. I appreciate how the author keeps the romance clean while still giving the reader plenty of heart-fluttering moments. I felt in many ways that it wasn't just the children in need of compassion and healing because Bo and Katrina fill holes in each other's hearts they didn't know needed filling.

I haven't read the other books in this series, but it reads great as a stand-alone story. There are many wonderful secondary characters who add some extra charm and interactions with the main characters. RaeAnne Thayne has written a heartwarming story with sweet romance and a wonderful happily-ever-after.

Rating: 4 1/2 Stars | Content Rating: 2 Hearts | Reviewed by: Kathy Scott

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BOOK SYNOPSIS

In the town of Haven Point, love can be just a wish—and one magical kiss—away… Computer-tech millionaire Bowie Callahan is about the last person that schoolteacher Katrina Bailey wants to work for. As far as she can see, he's arrogant, entitled and not up to the task of caring for his young half brother, Milo. But Kat is, especially if it brings her closer to her goal of adopting an orphaned little girl. And as her kindness and patience work wonders with Milo, she realizes there's more to sexy, wary Bo than she'd ever realized. Bo never imagined he'd be tasked with caring for a sibling he didn't know existed. Then again, he never pictured himself impulsively kissing vibrant, compassionate Katrina in the moonlight. Now he's ready to make her dream of family come true…and hoping there's room in it for him, too…

Contemporary Romance | June 27, 2017 | 384pp | Publisher: Harlequin

Format Read: Mass Market Paperback | Source: Provided by the author or publisher

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