Author: Kelly Siskind
Series: Bower Boys #2
Published by: Montlake Romance on Jan. 31, 2023
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: Kelly Siskind, Thomas Allen & Son
Book Rating: 9/10
A grumpy bartender learns he’s a dad in Kelly Siskind’s latest Bower Boys romance full of second chances, small-town charm, and steamy, slow-burn heat.
For the last ten years, I’ve been living a lie in witness protection. But the drug cartel that put me there isn’t a threat anymore, so I can have my life back. I should be thrilled, right?
The last thing I want to do is go back home and show everyone how far I’ve fallen. I’m not the high-powered lawyer they all expect me to be. I’m just a guy who slings drinks and scowls at the world.
But then I hear about Max, my ex’s ten-year-old son. My ten-year-old son.
I have to go back now. Figure out how to be a dad. Face the love of my life. Make things right with Sadie and earn her trust. Will she have me—or is it too late to reinvent myself as the man she once loved?
Uplifting, warm, and sweet!
10 Signs You Need to Grovel is an emotive, second-chance romance between the surly, tormented Desmond and the kind, patient, single mother Sadie as they discover that beneath all the hurt, guilt, lack of communication, and past secrets is a deeply-rooted friendship, sizzling attraction, and unconditional love that is still smouldering and certainly worth fighting for.
The writing is effortless and smooth. The characters are caring, hesitant, and endearing. And the plot is a tender tale of life, love, family, expectations, forgiveness, parenthood, introspection, acceptance, friendship, taking chances, and new beginnings.
Overall, 10 Signs You Need to Grovel is the second title in a series that, for me, just keeps getting better and better. It’s a heartwarming, romantic, passionate read by Siskind with characters I couldn’t help but root for and a swoon-worthy ending that left me smitten, satisfied, and ecstatic that there’s still more to come!
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Thank you to Kelly Siskind & Thomas Allen & Son for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.