Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Book Review - The Giving Heart by Toni Blake


Spend a white Christmas on Summer Island, where the fires are warm and the romance is hotter

Synopsis: Lila Sloan wonders why she ever thought house-sitting for her sister Meg on the remote Summer Island was a good idea. And to make matters worse, local real estate developer Beck Grainger is trying to cut down the beautiful trees that line the property. Lila can’t let this happen; Meg will never forgive her.
Beck can understand Lila’s anger—sort of. The trees are actually on the neighboring property, and the land was zoned for development months ago, so his plans were no secret. But he dislikes being at odds with his friend’s sister, especially because Lila is appealing in every way: loyal, quick-witted and completely stunning.

Lila hates that she’s so attracted to Beck, who seems like a genuinely good man, despite his tree-murdering tendencies. And their chemistry is off the charts. She just wishes he’d let this development go. As Summer Island counts down to a snowy Christmas, Lila and Beck will have to strike a compromise that seems impossible for them both—or risk losing the best thing either of them has ever had.

My Thoughts:  The Giving Heart takes you over from the first page with Lila Sloan flying across the snow in bedroom slippers to thrust her body in front of a bulldozer! And it never lets up. Loads of excitement and a full on enemies to lovers type romance builds between her and that adorable (swoon) Beck Grainger! Things got heated up in more ways than one very quickly on Summer Island!  Loved It! Another PERFECT holiday read!

*I was given a free copy of The Giving Heart in exchange for an honest review.


Amazon → https://amzn.to/2qVPd1a

 Harlequin → https://www.harlequin.com/shop/pages/christmas.html



Toni Blake’s love of writing began when she won an essay contest in the fifth grade. Soon after, she penned her first novel, nineteen notebook pages long. Since then, Toni has become a RITA™-nominated author of more than twenty contemporary romance novels, her books have received the National Readers Choice Award and Bookseller’s Best Award, and her work has been excerpted in Cosmo. Toni lives in the Midwest and enjoys traveling, crafts, and spending time outdoors. Learn more about Toni and her books at http://www.toniblake.com.
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  1. it was easy to see her running out there in her slippers. look at all those pretty covers
    sherry @ fundinmental