Whiskey and Gumdrops: A Blueberry Springs Sweet Romance

Whiskey and Gumdrops: A Blueberry Springs Sweet Romance

by Jean Oram

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Overview

One woman. One case of self-denial. One hunky best friend who wants a lot more.

Watching the man she thought she'd marry tie the knot to someone else spurs small-town waitress, Mandy Mattson, to finally pursue her dreams of opening her own restaurant.

But she can't do it alone. . .

Mandy's going to need the help of her sexy, long-time best friend, Frankie Smith. He has everything she needs--and more.

But what happens when Frankie asks Mandy to take the biggest dare of all? Will she risk losing her heart to follow her dreams?

Books in the Blueberry Springs Series:
Whiskey and Gumdrops (Book 1)
Rum and Raindrops (Book 2)
Eggnog and Candy Canes (Book 3)
Sweet Treats (Book 4)
Vodka and Chocolate Drops (Book 5)
Tequila and Candy Drops (Book 6)
Companion Novel: Champagne and Lemon Drops--now available in audio!

Be sure to check out Jean's irresistible new feel-good series, Veils and Vows. Find love in the most unexpected places with these sweet marriage of convenience romances!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781928198956
Publisher: Oram Productions
Publication date: 09/14/2015
Series: Blueberry Springs , #1
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Jean Oram grew up in an old schoolhouse in a Canadian town, population 100 (cats and dogs not included). She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling romance author of feel-good, tingle-inducing, heartwarming romances.

Jean lives in Canada with her husband, two kids, cat, dog, and the pesky deer that wander into her yard to eat her rose bushes and apple trees. She can often be found outdoors or reading a book. (And of course at her laptop writing your next irresistible read!)

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Whiskey and Gumdrops: A Blueberry Springs Sweet Romance 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you want to know the in's and out's of opening a fast food franchise, read this book. Way too much time is spent on this subject! Mandy and Frankie don't even see each other through almost half the book. I thought this might be a light, funny, romantic read, but I was wrong. Glad this one was free!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Liked+getting+in+Mandy%27s+head+and+learning+about+her+true+feelings+and+insecurities.+It+makes+her+more+real.+I+liked+Frankie+until+he+used+Justice+and+his+show+to+hurt+and+humiliate+Mandy+and+acted+uncaring+about+her.+Could+not+find+his+redemption+at+the+end+with+me+due+to+a+lack+of+explanation+and+apology+on+his+part.+This+girl+does+not+play+that+game.+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too much about her insecurities over and over until I began skipping pages. Almost entire book focused on her fears.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good+story+and+characters+but+too+much+back+and+forth+about+do+i+like+him+or+just+want+him+to+be+my+friend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it! Hard to put down and i don't normaly like romance. I am going to read more by this author!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Book would have been better if there was less about the business and more about the people.
Anonymous 4 months ago
Enjoyable romance
Anonymous 5 months ago
It was a great book!! Loved every chapter!
Anonymous 7 months ago
The novel was worth reading till the end! It would have been nice to have an epilogue, but the author wants her readers to read the other novels in the series. Beautiful place/setting the author created. Now I want to visit Blueberry Springs!
Anonymous 9 months ago
This+was+a+great+read%2C+can%27t+wait+to+get+atarted+on+the+next+one%21++
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a really good read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Although the writing is mostly good, there were a few editing errors (ex. Disdain, not "distain"). I also found there were several issues with keeping the tone consistent. So the author needed to decide whether this was going to be a "clean" book without any cuss words, or if she was going to have the characters let them fly. So one second Mandy would be saying a cuss word, and the next it would be "good golly gosh" -esque, or one second the brother calls her the b-word, then uses a really juvenile term that's out of character. Also, characters just seemed to magically appear in this book. I had a hard time keeping track of them because some of them were very similar, and probably it would have been best to combine a few of them. The blurb is also misleading. She and Frankie don't open a restaurant together--he's not even there to help her set up shop on opening day, he basically shows up and sleeps with her and that's the bulk of the romance. Also, some random girl moves to blueberry springs and she's NOT involved with Frankie? Not likely. I feel like the author didn't really know her characters. What's the deal with seth? Is he a creep? Why does he only hire girls? He's a really sketch guy who's being accused of fraud and who knows what else and all of a sudden he sends hundreds of dollars of supplies to Mandy? Some of it was cute, like the water tower painting, but a lot of it just dragged on and on, didn't really get to know the characters, except for Mandy kind of, whose only thought is about a franchise. This book could really do better with some critical readers and a good editor.
Dizneyfreek More than 1 year ago
AWFUL! The characters are lame and shallow. The plot is poor -- at least I think there was a sort-of plot! I actually read almost half of it and finally dumped it since it was a huge waste of time. Thank goodness it was free.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read