First and foremost, I absolutely adored these characters. As in, I’m slightly obsessed with them. They’re very different from past characters we’ve met by Glines, but they definitely have the complexities that she’s so great at. You can’t help but care for them, love them, hurt with them, and everything in between. Also, I know this is a no-no to compare authors and/or books, but River/Captain had a very alpha, Kristen Ashley-esque feel to him. The bad boy who does right by his woman. You know the type. Captain makes me a swoony little mess because he loves SO incredibly deeply. Sigh… The relationship between Addy and River, both past and present, is touching in many different aspects, and you’ll fall hopelessly in love with them. The trials they go through will break your heart, but there’s really nothing like a good second chance. Add in Glines’ writing style and really, these characters and their story is pure magic.
Overall, it’s classic Abbi Glines with addictive characters and a charming yet heartbreaking second chance story, mixed with a smidge of a different feel than you might be used to. It’s a phenomenal addition to the Rosemary Beach series. I’ll be suggesting this one for a while, and can’t rave about it enough.