by Ev Bishop


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ISBN-13: 9780993761775
Publisher: Winding Path Books
Publication date: 06/14/2015
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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Hooked (River's Sigh B & B, #2) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Donna_Quixote More than 1 year ago
Ev Bishop gave me a copy of this book to review. I love the complete and complex characters she creates and how they interact. While Hooked follows Wedding Bands and expands on the characters introduced in book 1 of the series I believe Hooked also can be read on its own. While some deep issues are explored by the main characters, the story is not heavy. The action and character development kept me on the edge of my seat waiting to find out what would happen next. I am looking forward to the next installment of this series.
yvonne farmer More than 1 year ago
I Loved Sam and Charlie's story.I Loved Aisha getting to know her birth mother and the true story of her birth. I like the Ev Bishop did not romanticize it and made it a real story. Not all teenage pregnancy's are real love stories and really liked the way this is portrayed. I am looking forward to the next book in this series and really hope Duncan gets his just rewards and wouls Love to see a happy ending for Caren Archer or at least her to stand up to the bully.
ButtonsMom2003 More than 1 year ago
Another wonderful trip to River’s Sigh B&B This is book 2 in the River’s Sigh B&B series but it can be read as a stand-alone; there is no cliffhanger and there is an HEA. For maximum enjoyment, though, you might want to read Wedding Bands first as it will give you some background on the secondary characters in this story. I loved Wedding Bands and couldn’t wait to read this story but I had to wait because writers just can’t write as fast as I can read. LOL I wasn’t disappointed and this story was worth the wait. As the book opens, Samantha (Sam) is struggling to come to terms with meeting the daughter given up for adoption 17 years ago so that she could have a better life than Sam was in a position to provide. Now Aisha is in the same boat that Sam was, pregnant with the baby’s father nowhere around. And Aisha has questions that she wants Sam to answer. Charles (Charlie) is Aisha’s adoptive father; his wife, Maureen (Mo), died a few years ago. He’s a writer who has lost his muse and hasn’t written anything new since his wife died. He’s been given one final extension on his publishing contract; he must finish a new book within 6 months. More of Sam and Charlie’s backstory unfolds throughout the book. Their first meeting isn’t really a good one. This is definitely not a case of love at first sight. Both Sam and Charlie have demons that haunt them. Charlie is afraid that Sam is trying to take his only remaining family from him. Sam just doesn’t want to get involved with anyone; the daughter she gave birth to or a man. Ev Bishop weaves a moving and complex story. Her writing is wonderfully descriptive; you can see and feel what the characters see and feel. The path to Sam and Charlie’s HEA is a rocky one and the relationship that both of them have with Aisha encounters rough water. Once again, Ev has written a book that contains a minimal amount of strong language. In real life there is cursing; a book completely free of it would be a bit unrealistic to me. She also manages to tell a wonderful love story without any graphic love scenes. I don’t mention these things because I object to them in books, but because I know some readers do. I love alpha males, billionaire stories, military heroes and erotic romance. Still, it’s a nice change to read a book that doesn’t need any of that to tell a great story. Ev’s characters seem like REAL people to me and I loved getting lost in in her writing. I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. I’ll try to wait patiently for the next River’s Sigh story.