Artist Amelia Britton battles her older brother for the right to remain on the family farm—their inheritance after their parents’ tragic deaths—she faces a looming mortgage, weather threatens to destroy her crops, and the man she secretly loves only sees her as Craig’s little sister.
After serving his country in Afghanistan, Lucas Dwyer expected to return home to his family’s farm, but the bank foreclosed. Undeterred, he begins combining-for-hire to support his younger sister in college. His best friend convinces him to discourage local guys from dating Amelia. Craig wants her back in the city, farming is too hard for a woman alone. Only one problem—Lucas has fallen in love with Amelia.
With family, the bank, and the weather conspiring against them, can Amelia and Lucas ever hope to grow the love blooming between them?
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Well, the first thing I have to say about this one is that Craig is an a-hole. A big one. You're set up to dislike him, and it just keeps getting worse. He treats our star, Amelia, like she's five years old and needs to be taken care of in every way, incapable of making her own decision. But, Amelia isn't having any of it.
In fact, she's determined to get a boyfriend and have an amazing date. But of course we have complications. That complication comes in the form of her brother's best friend, Lucas. Who also happens to be the man she's had a crush on her entire life.
Thins sort of steamroll on Amelia, and I continue to wonder if her brother had anything to do with it. It seems like she just can't catch a break - it's actually a little too much. Instead of waiting for her and Lucas to get together, I started wondering what was going to wrong next.
The ending was quite abrupt. It seemed like it hit an HEA brick wall and suddenly it was over. I prefer to see a little bit more of a wind down, myself.
*This book was received in exchange for an honest review*
Linda Joyce's Her Heart's Desire
Welcome to Harvest, Kansas!! It is a beautiful rural farm area.
Amelia( Lia ) Britton has come home to family farm.
Her parents suddenly died leaving the farm to her and her
brother, Craig. Lia wants to stay and manage the farm but Craig
has other ideas.
Craig refuses to see the woman Lia has become and tries to treat
like a father instead of a brother. Craig gives her one year to pay
off the mortgage and manage the farm’s crops harvest. Craig has
enlisted the help of his best friend, Lucas Dwyer to keep an eye
Lucas Dwyer, after returning from Afghanistan, finds the bank
has foreclosed on his family’s farm. He starts a combine service
to help send his sister to school. Lucas realizes that he loves Lia.
He doesn’t want her to lose the Britton farm.
The story is power packed with emotion. Lia is a strong
character that can face real challenges. Does she love Lucas?
What will happen if she loses the farm?
The book is intriguing, well plotted, with vivid characters, some
suspense, drama and romance. The author is able to weave the
past and present together effortlessly.
Her Heart’s Desire is the first book in the Sunflower Series.
Gentleman Jack, Lia’s dog is an added flavor to the story.
What an enjoyable read!!!
Thank you to the author for this eBook. My opinion is my own.