Friday, February 14, 2014

Tycoon Reunion by Candace Havens and Shannon Leigh

*ARC received for an honest review.
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Three stars
Tycoon Reunion by Candace Havens and Shannon Leigh was a fun, short, flirty read.  Annabelle Darlington and Jake Michaels were high school sweethearts but he dumped her when high school graduation came along.  Jake went on to become a very successful business “tycoon”.  Annabelle is out on a date, a not very successful date, when she bumps into Jake.  He ends up rescuing her from her date and in exchange he asks her for a favor. 
Annabelle and Jake were a cute couple.  They had instant chemistry and witty conversations.  When they re-connect Jake realizes that he still has lingering feelings for Annabelle and tries to win her back.  Annabelle is also “back in love” with Jake but realizes that he, once again, has the power to hurt her.  For his credit, Jake tries very hard to win her back and prove to her that he is worth a second chance.  The reality of the situation is that they were both too young to put their lives on hold as teenagers.  Both needed to grow up and figure out who they were.
Because this is a short read not too much happens other than them reconnecting and getting to know each other but the length doesn’t stop this story from being enjoyable and fun.  I found Annabelle to be more than what appeared. Although she came off as flirty and at time flighty, she was a successful historical architect.  Ironically Jake is in town to demolish a building that she is trying to preserve.  The rivalry added to the tension that was already there.  I liked that Annabelle was a strong and competent women.  She was also very straightforward about how Jake her in the past.  I definitely recommend this if you’re looking for a fun couple with just the right amount of tension.  Short and fun!
Tycoon Reunion

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