They say the second time is the charm, or maybe it is the third. I really don't want it to be the third as I am rewriting my review because my blog hates me at this moment and ate my first one. Hopefully, this review is even better.
It has been some time since I have discovered an author who inspired me to write better, be better, read voraciously every piece of work they have written. Kate Regnery is that author.
Jonquils for Jax is a beautiful love story. It is the kind of story to make you laugh, cry, fan yourself as sparks fly and even hunt down your significant other when your girlie bits can't take the heat anymore and Gardner is not available. This isn't just sex and physical chemistry. It is the bonding of two broken souls learning what it means to be strong for themselves as well as their worth and beauty in another person's eyes.
Jax, Jacqueline Rousseau, and Gard, Gardner Thibodeaux may come from entirely different parts of the country, but are more alike in their brokenness than either of them realize. In their vulnerability they are able to reach out to help one another only to fall deeply, forever in love. And this was before the first kiss!
Kate has the talent to pull you into the story, keep you turning the pages and wanting more. Honestly, I was deeply involved with reading one scene I didn't hear my name being called until they stood right in front of me and put their hand over my kindle. Let us just say it did not end well.
Heart palpitations aside, Jax, Gardner and everyone who lives on Blueberry Lane have captivated me. I cannot wait until Marry Me Mad is available!
Did you fall in love with The English Brothers? Were you hot for the Winslows? Katy Regnery's New York Times bestselling Blueberry Lane series continues with The Rousseau siblings in Summer 2016!
Jacqueline "Jax" Rousseau is vivacious, rich, smart and beautiful…but that doesn't mean she's lucky in love: she's dated doctors, lawyers, actors and politicians who've all managed to end up disappointing her. In fact, she's on a self-imposed hiatus from love when she has an unpleasant run-in with her neighbor's gorgeous new landscaper, Gardener Lenox. Jax is not accustomed to gruff, ill-mannered men that can't be charmed, but when he saves her skin, she realizes that something about Gard intrigues her...and if she can find her way through the armor that surrounds his heart, she might finally find a love that won't let her down.
Jonquils for Jax, The Rousseaus #1 - available 8.5.16
Marry Me Mad, The Rousseaus #2 - available 10.21.16
J.C. and the Bijoux Jolis, The Rousseaus #3 - available 11.29.16
Katy Regnery, award-winning and Amazon bestselling author, started her writing career by enrolling in a short story class in January 2012. One year later, she signed her first contract for a winter romance entitled By Proxy.
Now a hybrid author who publishes both independently and traditionally, Katy claims authorship of the six-book Heart of Montana series, the six-book English Brothers series, and a Kindle Worlds novella entitled "Four Weddings and a Fiasco: The Wedding Date," in addition to the standalone novels, Playing for Love at Deep Haven and Amazon bestseller, The Vixen and the Vet.
The Vixen and the Vet is included in the charity anthology Hometown Heroes: Hotter Ever After, and Katy's novella "Frosted" appeared in the Jan '15 anthology, Snowy Days Steamy Nights. Additionally, Katy's short story, "The Long Way Home" appeared in the first RWA anthology (Feb '15), Premiere.
Katy lives in the relative wilds of northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, where her writing room looks out at the woods, and her husband, two young children, and two dogs create just enough cheerful chaos to remind her that the very best love stories begin at home.