FORGET ME NOT BY MAUREEN L. BONATCH *REVIEW

 

 

Forget Me Not

A Candy Hearts Romance

 by

Maureen L. Bonatch

 


Blurb:

The car accident totaled Sabrina Post’s convertible and reinvented her memories. She can’t recall dumping Cole Dawson ten years ago. What her new clairvoyant visions tell Sabrina is he’s her husband. Any practical girl would question her sanity. But if Sabrina wants to make this imaginary future a reality, she’ll have to regain Cole’s trust and eliminate her rival, the coffee shop waitress who’s pegged Cole as husband #4. To prove she’s foreseen their destiny, Sabrina stirs Cole’s interest by revealing specifics about him she couldn’t have otherwise known. Unfortunately, the one detail he vividly remembers is the pain when she left him and their “rinky-dink” town in her rearview mirror.

If Cole can’t believe she’s a changed woman, can Sabrina accept the only second chance she has at love exists in her memories?

 

Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Forget-Not-Candy-Hearts-Romance-ebook/dp/B018L3GFAG/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1448985548&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=forget+me+not+maureen+l+bonatc

 

The Wild Rose Press:

http://www.wildrosepublishing.com/maincatalog_v151/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=195&products_id=6581

 

Barnes and Noble:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/forget-me-not-maureen-l-bonatch/1123082907?ean=2940157816650

 

Kobo:

https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/forget-me-not-93

 

Google Play:

 

IBooks:

 

Excerpt:

 The boxes of candy hearts Julie forgot spilled across the floor.

Cole hunkered down and gathered the papers. His mouth formed a hard line as he glanced at Sabrina’s leave paperwork with the end date prominently circled. He replaced it on the table under the keys.

“No really, I can do it. You stay, Cole. I’ll be right back.” Sabrina caught her reflection in the mirror on the wall. The quest for a coat resulted in her hair looking as if she’d stuck her finger into an electrical outlet. Her appearance matched her desperation. She ran her hands over her head, but the static filled strands resisted smoothing.

“I need to check on Dad anyway, and it’s on my way. I’ll take Josie.” Cole extended his elbow, and Josie latched on like a lifeline, her fingers digging into the leather of his jacket. She skittered across a few of the remaining candies, crushing Be Mine and Love Me on the floor. “Thanks again for dinner, Marge.”

“Cole wait.” Despair leaked into Sabrina’s plea.
He glanced toward the papers on the table and sighed. “I waited for years, Rena. It’s you who waited too long.”

As the door closed behind him, so did the future with Cole that she’d imagined. Her shoulders fell. She knelt to collect the candy hearts scattered on the floor. Forget Me Not and Hug Me taunted her with their cheerful words. Lacking a garbage bag, she shoved a handful of the candies into her jacket pocket. Several hearts were trodden into tiny pieces, like her own.

 

review2

Rating: 4 out of 5 fangs
Review: I hope that prospective readers don’t misunderstand me when I say that reading this book was a lot like watching a Lifetime movie, but it was. But in all the best ways! It was short and sweet and had the predicted HEA ending. I enjoyed the story of a young woman who, after a serious car accident, determines to convalesce at home in the small Pennsylvania town she left for the bright lights of New York City. I am a sucker for rekindled romances, where the main characters knew each other in high school or college, are apart for several years, and then reconnect after some life experience and that is exactly what happens here. This is a sweet romance (i.e. no sex scenes), so I feel comfortable recommending it to anyone who enjoys reading romance. What earned the four-out-of-five rating is the fact that the “book” is really just an extended short story. I’m not even sure you could consider it a novella-length work and I want readers to make sure that they understand what they are buying. It is still a great story, but for me to feel like I’ve made a wise investment, I would love to see this story bundled with others in the series to get the page count up to novel length before charging novel-length prices.
Reviewed by HR Duby for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock
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