Loving someone is something you never forget how to do . . .
Zoe Hornsby has enough on her plate. Her pet grooming business tucked inside her friends' veterinarian clinic is busy, and all her free time outside of work is dedicated to caring for her mother's ailing mind. Dating is certainly not on her agenda. For all she cares, the town gossips of Redwood Ridge, Oregon, can set their matchmaking sights on someone else. Because no way would she consider sexy veterinarian Drake O'Grady her perfect guy. Once upon a time, she may have harbored a little crush, but he'd only had eyes for her best friend. And the crazy attraction building between her and Drake now? Down boy, down.
After Drake lost his wife to cancer, he's finally clawed his way out of grief and beginning to feel more like a part of the human race. But he's appalled to learn his prying family thinks he's ready to jump in the dating pool. And the woman they thrust at him couldn't be more inappropriate. As his dead wife's best friend, Zoe is off limits. Even if they seem to share a common sadness, she is too potent a personality to get romantically tangled with. Yet she's making his heart beat and blood roar like he never thought it could again. And he doesn't want to just exist anymore . . .
"If you're a Jill Shalvis fan, Kelly Moran should be on your auto-buy list. New Tricks is a heart-touching, toe-curling, binge-worthy read, and puts Kelly firmly on my list of beloved romance authors."
~Kelsey Browning, USA Today Bestseller
I received a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley and I am voluntarily reviewing it.
This was a great story. There were sections that I laughed so hard I almost cried. Then there were sections were tissues were needed. This book was full of angst. I haven’t read the prior stories but I definitely will. The author created characters that are so believable that they feel like friends. You would hate to miss their stories as well. The story had dual POVs which helped me to understand Zoe so much better in regard to her Mother’s illness and her perceived destiny. The plot flowed so smoothly that the pages flew by. I highly recommend this to anyone.