Series: Wildwood #1
Author: Skye Jordan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Page Count: 314
Published: Montlake Romance, July 26, 2016
Delaney Hart has come a long way from her wild youth, dating tattooed bikers at her father’s bar, The Bad Seed. But when his death pulls her back to Wildwood, California, she must stay to renovate the dive he left her. And also face the lies and secrets that sent her running ten years before.
When Wildwood’s chief building inspector, Ethan Hayes, shows up on the property, Delaney doesn’t recognize him. The last thing he wants to do is save the bar where his cousin died in a brawl. But the good boy from her past is all too willing to remind her of the bad girl she used to be. And one night of passion leaves them both in a compromising position.
The last place Ethan should be is in Delaney’s bed. Guilt, family pressure, and plans for a brewpub of his own make shutting down The Bad Seed his top priority…until his feelings for Delaney interfere. Because her future depends on the success of the bar’s renovation and his dreams are rooted in its failure, their forbidden romance may be destined for heartbreak.
I’m beginning to think you can’t really go wrong with small towns or big families. Yet another promising series from an author who was unknown to me so far. I’m definitely going to be changing that soon, you can be sure of that.
This was somewhat of a Romeo and Juliet story. Or at least that’s what it reminded me at parts. We have two-or three, there were definitely more than two- families who are basically at war with each other over things that happened years ago. But the center stage, both in this book and the past tragedy, belongs to Delaney and Ethan. Delaney has left town years ago, and only comes back to renovate the place that was the scene of the past. And Ethan has stayed behind to live through, what I can only call, a hell of a family.