Rachel wants one thing in life, a baby of her own. Now she has not one, but two cowboys, willing to help.
They may have ruined their chances in the past, but Matt and Ethan know Rachel’s the woman for them. When they discover her baby-making plans, they’ll offer to give her exactly what she wants. The old fashioned way. Because once they get their hands on her, they’ll hold her close and never let go.
Not so good.
It’s my least favorite of the series, so far. I prefer stronger characters and the interaction between the lead characters seem a bit unrealistic to me. Their personalities seem to go from one extreme to another. Rachel goes from not being uncomfortable with intimacy to vixen in the bedroom the next. Then Ethan and Matt are supposed to be Dominants but then waited so long to make their feelings known because they wanted to give Rachel space. Huh(?)
When one sexy cowboy isn't enough, Vanessa Vale brings you two...
Hold Me Close
By: Vanessa Vale
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Review by Kristie K
When one sexy cowboy isn't enough, Vanessa Vale brings you two…
Rachel has a soul deep yearning for a child of her own. With all of her siblings in happy relationships, with children of their own, she wonders if she will ever have a family of her own. With the only recent action in her life being a bad date, and an embarrassing encounter with her new boss, Rachel decides she is going to have a baby…on her own. Imagine her shock when the men of her dreams bring her plans to a screeching halt, by confessing their desire to provide her with not only the family she desires…but everything else too.
Hold Me Close is the fourth installment of the Bridgewater County series by Vanessa Vale, and focuses on Rachel Andrews and the two devastating cowboys that want to give her the world. Rachel is amazing, down-to-earth, and gorgeous, with a huge heart and sweet smile. She is so easy to love, and someone you want to know. So relatable, she’s the girl you want to be…or the girl you want to be best friends with. Matt is the tall dark and handsome to Ethan’s tall, bright, and gorgeous. Though we got to know more about Matt in this story, both men are equally dashing, charming, and panty-melting. The character development is good, though I would have loved to learn more about the men. The plot and storyline are unique in their genre, and well executed. I truly enjoyed the story and the characters. I will be looking into the previous books in the story, as well as looking forward to the upcoming installments as well.
Weird but ordinary dynamic for relationships for this town. Your first glimpse of Matt is when Rachel approached him the barn after a radio. He pretty much tells her to get lost when all she wanted to do was introduce herself to her new boss…. The readers opinion of Matt his a low here no matter how hot he is. Rachel just lets him have it and walks up. So this makes tensions in the office high especially when Ethan gets thrown in the mix and is trying to defuse the tensions. Rachel has this fear of intimacy that makes getting close to her hard. When the boys realize that she’s going to go to a fertility clinic they finally pull out the big guns. It’s hot and heavy for a while but Rachel is not so easily won over. Matt has to step up his game if they want this firecracker. It’s hot, heavy and explosive but oh so delicious!