Release date : 17th November 2015
Rating : 5 Stars
Evan Archer has always preferred peace and solitude to the loud antics of his large, hard-to-navigate family. But when Archer Enterprises needs a new creative director, Evan jumps at the chance to claim the job heâs always wanted. Moving home is easier than he expected, but Evan isnât prepared for the stunning A-list celebrity hiding out in his familyâs garage apartment.Following a major tabloid scandal, movie star Alaina Pierce escapes to Ribbon Ridge. Sheâs immediately drawn to the quiet, picturesque town and the incredibly sexyâif a little quirkyâEvan. He may be built like a Greek god, but heâs honest and straightforwardâ¦ so different from the Hollywood types she normally dates.Their attraction is undeniable, but Alaina canât elude the paparazzi forever, and Evan has no interest in being in the limelight. When the secret sheâs been keeping is exposed, the idea of Evanâof real love and a family like the Archersâcould vanish in an instant.
The Idea of You (Ribbon Ridge #4) by Darcy Burke left me feeling very impressed.
I must admit I underestimated this book. The author presents a complex well developed story and the writing is flawless and fluent.Being the 4th in a series of which I did not read any other book I was expecting the usual âsmall town romanceâ.
Not that it would be something to complain about that â if that would be a bad thing I would not have chosen this book in the first place. It was just that something very unexpected happened to me during reading it.
First of all it is a perfect standalone novel â even if it is a part of that series. BUT after finishing this book I feel the absolute NEED to find out something that has happened in one of the other books. I will just say one word to not spoiler anything â the word will be âAlexââ¦.
Because besides the actual story everything relating to this name left me very intrigued.
I was left almost speechless after reading this very sensitive novel about Evans developing relationship with Alaina. Their attraction was presented in a way that made totally sense to me. I could fully relate to the reasons why Alaina was so attracted to Evan. And Evan was really the perfect guy.
No matter the reasons for his âbluntnessâ he was really created as a very intriguing person that was such a fun to read about. I found myself sometimes thinking âyesâ #high-five more than once during reading the witty dialogues between the characters.
And all of those struggles those characters encountered felt real to me as a reader and I struggled with them.
And again coming back to the matter âAlexâ â¦ I need to find out about the background because this is obvious the golden thread that runs along all of those stories. Thank you Darcy Burke for proving me that âsmall town seriesâ can have an intriguing plot as well as intriguing characters.