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Title: Seventeen Days
Author: D.B. James
Genre: New Adult Romance
Published: August 19, 2016
What can one night in Paris, change?
Morgan Young’s plans for the summer consisted of two things: fun and friends. Working in a small costal Alabama town for a man she barely knew wasn’t included — especially since she can’t stay away from him.
Everything.
After losing everyone he loves, Harrison Montgomery has given up on happiness — and love. When his path crosses with the feisty redhead’s, he can’t seem to get her off his mind. But their time together is threatened by Morgan’s plans to leave.
One dare may change the future.
Harrison throws down a challenge, a dare that changes their lives — one Morgan accepts. But is Seventeen Days really enough to fall in love? Can they find a home in one another, or will the storms of the past pull them under.

“Oh my God. What can I say?  I FLOVED this so much!!!” ~5 Star Amazon Review by Rene

“I fell in love with this book and I fell hard.” ~5 Star Review by Shakespeare’s Wench Book Blog

“I can’t believe I just read a debut novel!  D.B. James did a great job job with her storyline and definitely kept me reading!” ~5 Star Amazon Review by DawnInTX

“This is a great storyline, which is emotional and humorous, and the author had me enthralled from the very beginning.” ~5 Star Review by Wendy’s Book Blog

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Seventeen
Days is the debut novel by DB James. Moreover, even without considering that
fact I have to say it is a good story.
Besides
being a love story, it really is more a story of growing up and taking responsibility
for your own actions.
The author
choose two well-developed characters to take sides at this battle of wills and
experiences.
On one side
you have Morgan who had everything but basically nothing and then lost
everything – but the reader may wonder if losing everything might not have been
the best thing ever happen to her
On the
other side there is Harrison – who has lost far more than everything – yet still
has more than he realizes – if compared to Morgan
When their
tempers collide not only the sparks fly but also a funny banter that will make
the readers smile I am sure.
Why not 5
stars … well –  first of all, there were
some timeline and fact issues in the version I read of which I informed the
author, but I am not sure they will be gone in the later versions.
Secondly, I
was wondering something during reading that was confirmed later in the notes at
the end of the book. Especially near the end it felt as if this author was a
fan/friend of well-known author, because there was a twist in the story that
reminded me a lot of that author’s writing in the way it was handled (style
wise not plot wise) .
I felt that
the author was trying a tad too much to honor this writing style which was
totally not necessary …the story was fine as it was until then.
But casting
those facts aside – this book is a well-developed debut with interesting
characters that is definitely worth your reading time.

 

D.B. James is an indie author of New Adult Romance. Her debut novel will release on August 19, 2016. In her spare time she’s an avid reader. Colleen Hoover, Tarryn Fisher, Teagan Hunter, KA Tucker, Linda Kage, Renee Carlino, and Abbi Glines are a few of her obsessions. She’s a Michigan girl through and through but currently resides in sunny Florida. Sarcasm, Supernatural (team Sam!), Harry Potter and coffee are among her favorite things.

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