Title: Stars, Stripes & Motorbikes
Series: Holidays in Lake Point #9
Author: Sarah Cass
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Released: 6 May 2015
Autumn Trask swore off military men years ago. Between being raised by a father who lost both legs in the Gulf War, and the death of her fiancé she knows her heart can’t take more. She keeps her head down and focuses on running her motorcycle shop. The arrival of the retired military hottie shouldn’t derail her like it does. Despite her attraction, she’s determined to push him away.
Lincoln “Linc” Myer is looking for something. After losing a leg in Afghanistan six years ago he worked hard to get back into life. In an effort to find something different, he took a tour around the states on his bike. He stops in Lake Point to visit his old friend Clay Ryley and becomes immediately entranced by the pink-haired beauty and spunk that is Autumn.
A freak accident changes everything. Can Autumn get over her fears in time? Or will her chance at love skip town?
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Autumn Trask’s life had been impacted by the military and brought her nothing but pain. Her father lost both his legs in the Gulf War and her fiancé was killed in action. She is therefore determined to never let the military impact her life ever again. But then Lincoln Myer rode into town and all her determination was severely tested but would it finally be crushed?
This was a very light hearted read which was not what I was expecting from the synopsis. This is the first book I have read in this series though but I did like the gentle storyline and the feel of the town of Lake Point. Autumn was a little frustrating at times in the way she brushed off Lincoln who at all times was nothing but polite, warm and charming to the pink haired Autumn. The romance was therefore fairly low key and not much angst or passion involved in the storyline.
Overall a nice tale of a woman overcoming her fears and finding the man she didn’t know she had been waiting for. Three stars.
Other Books in the Holidays in Lake Point Series
A Thorough Thanksgiving
Eve's New Year
Heartstrings & Hockey Pucks
Luck of the Cowgirl
Love For Hire
About Sarah Cass
Sarah Cass' world is regularly turned upside down by her three special needs kids and loving mate, so she breaks genre barriers; dabbling in horror, straight fiction and urban fantasy. She loves historicals and romance, and characters who are real and flawed, so she writes to understand what makes her fictional people tick. And she lives for a happy ending - eventually. And enough twists to make it look like she enjoys her title of Queen of Trauma Drama a little too much.
An ADD tendency leaves her with a variety of interests that include singing, dancing, crafting, cooking, and being a photographer. She fights through the struggles of the day, knowing the battles are her crucible; she may emerge scarred, but always stronger. The rhythms to her activities drive her words forward, pushing her through the labyrinths of the heart and the nightmares of the mind, driving her to find resolutions to her characters' problems.
While busy creating worlds and characters as real to her as her own family, she leads an active online life with her blog, Redefining Perfect, which gives a real and sometimes raw glimpse into her life and art. You can most often find her popping out her 140 characters in Twitter speak, and on Facebook.
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