There isn't anyone in Laurel Bay he hasn't been able to charm.
But charming a baby is a whole different story.
Life has never been better for Jamie Donovan. But then again,it's always has been good to him. And now that it's his turn to take charge of the family pub, he truly feels like everything in his life is just the way it's supposed to be. Or it was until an early morning knock on his door ended with a baby on his doorstep. The man who can normally charm his way out of any situation doesn't know the first thing about taking care of a baby and running a business. And so he turns to his siblings for help.
And once they tell him their solution, he wishes he'd never asked for help.
Fallon Murphy has always prided herself on being good with people. In all her life, she's only met one person she hasn't been able to get along with. Unfortunately, their parents are best friends and avoiding him just wasn't a choice. When his sister calls stating an emergency, the last thing Fallon expects is to find an abandoned baby – one that belongs to Jamie. As much as she'd love nothing more than to see Jamie fail at something, she would never put an innocent child at risk.
Can one small baby help turn adversaries into lovers? Or maybe even…a family?
*Each book in the Donovans series can be read as a standalone*
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Charm Me is book 4 in the Donovan’s series by Samantha Chase and another Donovan goes down…this is Jamie and Fallon’s story.
Jamie, the resident flirt is running the family bar while his parents are on a much needed vacation with family friends who also happen to be Fallon’s parents and she is the one person who always outdid him in most things since childhood..
What happens when Jamie gets the surprise of his life and gets Fallon to help him out..sparks fly, bickering, laughs, twists, turns, secrets, family, friends and more…
Loved Jamie and Fallon
Charm Me is the 4th book in The Donavans Series but can be read as a standalone.
Can I just say how much I love The Donavans. They love hard, they are protectors, meddlers, and banter like the best of them. This was Jamie’s story and it was the perfect small town, single dad, forced proximity, enemies to lovers story. It was sweet, sassy, sexy.
Jamie was the Casanova of the clan. He was working at the pub, was a charmer, flirtatious, easy going, and loved to have fun. Fallon, has always know what she wanted. She wanted to be CEO of a company. She was smart, sassy, and focused.
Fallon and Jamie had know each since childhood. They always had a competitive streak, they pushed each others buttons, and challenged each other. But, when both of their lives are turned upside down, the childhood nemesis’ make a pact to help each other out. But, what happens a baby brings them together? These two definitely took me in a roller coaster ride of emotions. They let their guards down enough to form friendship, and possibly more. But, trust and insecurities from the past make this story slightly angsty and complex. They ran from the truth, but it was great to see them grow as individuals and as a couple. They realized that somethings were just always meant to be. As always I love how Chase gives us a chapter for the next story. Can’t wait to see Patrick get his turn in her next book Kiss Me. Great read.
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Samantha Chase has done it again! I absolutely loved Charm Me, the fifth book in her The Donovans series! I can truly say that Charm Me is an incredible love story, which filled me with a rollercoaster of emotions, and it was impossible to put it down. I loved every moment on every page. Samantha Chase continues to deliver the incredibly written love stories that I LOVE to read. I love this enemies to lovers love story, the Laurel Bay, Maine setting, and the amazing characters, they feel like family! Samantha Chase does not disappoint her readers with all the feels in Charm Me and has once again delivered an amazing story filled with everything that I have come to love about and expect from her books. Who does not love hot sexy men, strong, passionate females, big loving families, and caring friends, who always support each other? One of my favorite parts is how Samantha Chase incorporates the title of the book and the picture on the cover into the love story. I love how Samantha develops her characters in such a way that you fall in love with them and care about them much like a good friend. I love how Samantha Chase always manages to create the "perfect" heroine, who is a strong, sassy woman on her own, to balance out the sexy, swoon worthy man. Samantha Chase continues to deliver all that and so much more. I am not sure how she does it, but Samantha Chase has once again given her readers another remarkable book. Charm Me is filled with all the heartbreaking and heartwarming moments and plot twists that I have come to love and expect in a Samantha Chase love story, I especially loved the poignant and bittersweet moments that filled this page turner. Samantha Chase continues to prove that she is an incredible storyteller. I love that she writes her stories from the perspective of the main characters. I love getting inside their minds and knowing their thoughts and how they really feel. My favorite moments in Charm Me are the lighter moments where I found myself smiling and laughing aloud. I also love the parts that pull at my heartstrings and cause me to sigh, as I read the heartbreaking moments. Charm Me is filled with such moments and so much more. Charm Me is an enemies to lovers love story between Jamie Donovan, manager at Donovans, the family’s restaurant and Fallon Murphy, his childhood nemesis. Fallon has returned home to Laurel Bay following her most recent firing. Her parents and the Donovans’ parents are on a cross country vacation which includes an Alaskan cruise. The Donovans have left Jamie in charge of the family restaurant. Jamie’s last girlfriend, Jenn Randall, has been reaching out to him and he has yet to respond to her. A special delivery is left at the door of the rental home where Jamie lives. Jamie discovers an unexpected surprise, a newborn baby boy with a note from Jenn, informing him that Asher is his son and he is ten days old and that she needs to get away for the next three weeks. Jamie immediately calls a family meeting, and then Ryleigh reaches out to Fallon for help. Fallon agrees to be Asher’s nanny for the next three weeks while she seeks out new job opportunities. Fallon establishes a routine for Asher that she expects Jamie to abide to when she is not around. Conversation between Fallon and Jamie flows so easily, and I love how they reminisce about their childhood rivalries and challenges. I love the chemistry between them, and how they bond over their mutual love for Asher. I love that Fallon and Jamie spend time together taking care of Asher and their relationship changes. Fallon begins staying overnight to help Jamie with the overnight feedings. Fallon eventually ends up spending the nights in Jamie’s bed. Jamie pursued legal counsel to determine his parental rights since Jenn abandoned Asher. I love that with Ryleigh’s encouragement and help from Jamie’s brother, Patrick, Fallon discovers her next career opportunity. Jenn’s return and her heart-to-heart conversation with Jamie leads to an unexpected plot twist that puts Fallon and Jamie’s relationship in jeopardy, and once again changes things between them. I love the changes that Jamie is willing to make to do what is best for Asher. I love that Jamie seeks out help from his sisters and Tessa to get back with Fallon. I love the heart-to-heart conversations that Fallon has with her mom, and that Jamie decides to approach his parents alone to apprise them that they are grandparents, I loved Kate and Shane’s reaction. I was so happy that Jamie and Fallon finally admitted their true feelings for one another. Another favorite part is the epilogue and the happily ever after, I loved Jamie’s proposal and the location of his proposal. I love all the changes that Jamie and Fallon make in their lives to have a future with one another and to be able to coparent Asher with Jenn. Charm Me was an amazing love story; I am so glad that Jamie and Fallon got the happily ever after. I loved all the surprises that filled the pages of this love story. I love all the characters in this series. I enjoy all the interactions among the Donovan siblings, it feels like real family love and makes me laugh at their teasing and the descriptions of the Laurel Bay in Charm Me. Who does not love family and friends that always have each other’s backs? I loved every moment. I cannot wait to read the next books in the series, especially since the identity of the Donovan sibling was revealed. Highly recommend this beautifully written love story.