EBOOK READ (Evergreen Springs) Author RaeAnne Thayne
Seeking Her (Losing It, yE was going to wrap up all the story lines I never skipped a single word I was that engrossed in all their lives The secondary characters in this story will haveou cheering for the whole lot of them Cole and Devin have some major hurdles to get over and problems to overcome but if anyone deserves to be happy it is these two Even though this is book three of
The Series It Can Easily Be Read As A Stand series it can easily be read as a stand I didn t realize I was holding my breath near the last page until I let it out to let the tears flow EVERGREEN SPRINGS is filled with heart tugging moments and will have Steam Cuisine you laughing and crying all at once This is not a seriesou want to read out of order You can and Thayne gives all the right background and stuff so Bright Air Black you won t miss important byplay or interactions I just think it s enough extra satisfaction that I would definitely recommend going in order So I m assumingou know or less what ou re getting by this time and I ll stick to the highlightsI knew I d like Devin from seeing her in the "Other Books She S Even "books She s even than I imagined with that deep seated vulnerability and loneliness buried under her strength and determination Seeing her interact with Cole and his children was a delightCole is the epitome of strong manly man with a hard won kindness and deeply seated insecurity I actually don t find that damaged by life choices thing very interesting though and this is no different Cole s hatred for the man he used to be is deeply seated and the source of pain for both him and the parts of it he lets splash on Devin Complicating that is his non relationship with his father that dragged on and on and ended up being rather shallow for all the stage time it receivedWhich makes it sound like I didn t enjoy the book much and that s not really the case Cole is engaging enough with his care for his kids and his bewilderment with Devin Coupled with my affection for Devin I couldn t put the book down and gulped it over a very fun couple days stupid work obligations The kids were really outstanding and enhanced both Cole and Devin in different but very useful ways I loved every scene they were in and it wasn t a fewSo eah this was a solid four stars all the way through My uibbles with Cole were minor enough given my interest in Devin and the kids and in the end for Cole too You know what I really really love Christmas I adore everything about it and am eagerly awaiting the beginning of the Advent to start decorating blasting Christmas music all day every day and bake too many cookies And I adore Christmas stories I can t help myself I just do JOY AND LOVE TO ALL OKAY I have no regrets This just worked in spite of all the clich s and cheesiness laced throughout I didn t care about either Christmas can Recommended Read soon to be a classic contemporary Christmas story destined for Flavour your keeper shelfHow doou know The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer (Women Writers in English 1350-1850) you ve read one of the best books ever written by RaeAnne Thayne Whenou feel wistful and sigh worthy at the end of the book and Selected Short Stories yet oh so sad becauseou can no longer see into the characters lives I didn t want the book to end EVERGREEN SPRINGS is a Christmas story perfect
for every keeper shelfFrom the beginning I was captivated with EVERGREEN SPRINGS and read as fast as possible every keeper shelfFrom the beginning I was captivated with EVERGREEN SPRINGS and read as fast as possible missing a word until the last page Devin didn t stand out to me than any other character in the previous two novels so I was very surprised how fast I became enad with her story As a small town doctor Devin has her hands full Her. Hot springs are on Barrett property forcing Devin to strike a bargain with the ranch's attractively gruff owner she'll give Cole's children a magical Christmas and Cole will allow her patients access to the springs But can she work her holiday magic to heal the Barrett family's battered hearts and her own. I have a feeling Cole will be making up for that for a long time to come As always RaeAnne Thayne has written a lovely story that combines hope redemptions second chances and forgiveness all in one immensely heartwarming holiday tale 45 stars Such a heartwarming Christmas story I loved every minute of it and hated to see it end Devin and Cole are so cute together and Cole s two kids are adorable This is a story of second chances and forgiveness It will make ou laugh and cry A MUST READ for the Christmas season I read Book 1 Snow Angel Cove and Book 2 Redemption Bay and choose to continue the series with Book 3 Although they can be read as stand alone characters from past books have cameo appearancesThese stories are fast pace and nicely written They don t necessarily stand out from the chic lit crowd as the story line is predictable but if this is our genre choice then it s definitely worth the read Ms Thayne develops likable characters infuses a little Christmas spirit and provides a nicely developed plot Very good book about redemption and second chances Devin is one of Haven Point s doctors and is working in the ER when Cole brings in his very pregnant sister She has fallen and is in premature labor so she is ordered to bedrest at the hospital This leaves Cole a single father who has recently gained custody of his children without any help Devin steps in to give him a handDevin is a woman who is a fixer at heart She is a cancer survivor who has found meaning in helping other people There is something about Cole and his children that has her getting really involved in their lives I loved seeing how she mobilized her friends to make meals that she delivered to him and how she stayed to build snowmen with the kids She sees that Cole is overwhelmed by everything going on and offers to help him prepare for his first Chris Cole Barrett s ex wife recently died and now he has sole custody of his two oung children With his housekeeper gone and his pregnant sister Tricia who was helping "him out now in the hospital on bed rest he is in over his head He is overwhelmed with all the "out now in the hospital on bed rest he is in over his head He is overwhelmed with all the that needs done before Christmas Dr Devin Shaw meets Cole and his children when Cole brings his sister to the emergency room Devin learns from Tricia that Cole could use some help so in her free time Devin offers to help Cole out with the kids and Christmas preparations in exchange for use of the hot spring on his land for her senior citizen oga class While spending time with Cole and the children she finds herself falling for his kids and fighting her attraction to Cole Cole s feelings for Devin are mutual but he s fighting them as well since he feels that Devin deserves better than himThis was a wonderful Christmas read with so many things that I love in a Christmas book snow building snowmen cutting down and decorating the tree stringing lights and decorations around the house Christmas festivities helping those in need The cast of characters really came to life not only the hero and heroine but also Cole s children sweet Ty and bossy Jazmyn Cole s sister Tricia Cole s estranged father the senior citizens who visited the hot spring and the other secondary characters as well The story is set in the lovely small town of Haven Point It s a very heartwarming read and perfect to cozy up with for the holiday EVERGREEN SPRINGS was a uick read for me I was instantly captivated in their lives and was flipping the pages like crazy to see how RaeAnne Thayn. Since his ex wife died in a tragic accident For the reclusive Cole this is no time for gift giving and celebration and certainly not for a sunny natured optimist to blow into his screwed up life Physician Devin Shaw has long researched the curative powers of Lake Haven's mineral waters Unfortunately the. Evergreen Springs is the third story in Thayne s Haven Point series and it features Devin Shaw the town s physician and Mayor MacKenzie s older sister the heroine from book 2 alongside the reclusive ranch owner slash single dad Cole BarrettIt didn t take too long for me to feel charmed with the relationship although I must admit that it was significantly buoyed by Cole s son Ty The six Open City year old was wonderful and so endearing His older sister Jazmyn was prickly and prone to say things bluntly without thinking that it could hurt other people s feeling Cole had a lot of issues with opening up himself for a chance for love His wild past his strain relationship with his estranged father his divorce it was easy to see why he struggled with suddenly having two kids to take care of Devin on the other hand was a natural caretaker Unable to have kids of her own a side effect of pancreatic cancer she suffered when she was teenager Devin gave her love towards herounger patients easily including Ty and JazmynSure I liked Devin and Cole just fine but in any case it was how Devin s building the connection with Cole s children giving them the joy and spirit of Christmas that just made this a compelling read for me What can I say kids and Christmas season totally make me weak in the kneesAll in all I think that this is a heartwarming clean romance that embodies the spirit of holiday read Evergreen Springs by RaeAnne Thayne is a 2015 HN publication Every Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves year countless holiday themed novels are released making it hard to sueeze them all in However the seasoned authors with HN are always at the top of my list and I gobble those up ASAP Thisear for some reason this one got sueezed out which was a killer because I love this author So despite that fact we are now in the middle of January I had to read this one last holiday story before my thoughts began to veer toward beach reads When a oung woman arrives at the ER with a badly sprained ankle it s all in a day s work for Devin but when the woman happens to be very pregnant with twins and her labor begins early things became a little serious Add in the woman s distressed and hardened brother Cole and his two children to mix and Devin s slow "NIGHT SUDDENLY GOT VERY INTERESTING WHEN TRICIA WINDS UP "suddenly got very interesting When Tricia winds up bed rest it becomes clear that Cole is struggling with single parenthood so Devin decides to step in and offer him a little help But before long she finds herself becoming attached to the kids and to Cole But Cole has a very troubled past and Devin is keeping a few secrets close to the vest as well Will their differences keep them apart or will a little holiday magic team up with the power of love to help bring this couple a happily ever after for Christmas Everyone has a past maybe not as troubled as Cole s but I loved Devin s open mind and how she didn t pass judgment on him No one was harder on Cole than he was on himself and then some It s obvious he is bitter lonely and just plain lost bottling up a lot pain regret and remorse With all that going on he needs a little nudge in the right direction a little patience and confidence Devin helped him see how his kids needed him that he had to crawl out of his private world and focus on his family At first there were times when I thought Devin crossed a line maybe got a little too preachy was a bit too goody goody but I knew she meant well and only wanted to help Devin s story was downplayed for the most part giving than she received for a long time But. Celebrate the magic of Christmas in Haven Point with New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne where hope home and happily ever after are as close as our holiday stockingChristmas is the last thing on Cole Barrett's mind this ear He's barely hanging on trying to care for his two grieving children.