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Series: Sullivan's Crossing (Book 3)
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: MIRA (April 17, 2018)
Book descriptionAn exceptional storyteller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr beautifully captures the emotionally charged, complex dynamics that come with being part of any family. Readers will laugh and shed a few tears as they discover what it means to be loved, supported and accepted by the people who mean the most.
Having left the military, Dakota Jones is at a crossroads in his life. With his elder brother and youngest sister happily settled in Sullivan’s Crossing, he shows up hoping to clear his head before moving on to his next adventure. But, like every visitor to the Crossing, he’s immediately drawn to the down-to-earth people and the seemingly simple way of life.
Dakota is unprepared for how quickly things get complicated. As a newcomer, he is on everyone’s radar—especially the single women in town. While he enjoys the attention at first, he’s really only attracted to the one woman who isn’t interested. And spending quality time with his siblings is eye-opening. As he gets to know them, he also gets to know himself and what he truly wants.
When all the Jones siblings gather for a family wedding, the four adults are drawn together for the first time in a way they never were as children. As they struggle to accept each other, warts and all, the true nature and strength of their bond is tested. But all of them come to realize that your family are the people who see you for who you really are and love you anyway. And for Dakota, that truth allows him to find the home and family he’s always wanted.
Meet the author - Robyn CarrRobyn Carr is a RITA® Award-winning, eleven-time #1 New York Times bestselling author of almost sixty novels, including the critically acclaimed Virgin River series. The third novel (THE FAMILY GATHERING) in her fan-favorite new series, Sullivan's Crossing, will be released in April 2018. Robyn is a recipient of the Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 and in 2017, VIRGIN RIVER was named one of the HarperCollins 200 Iconic Books of the past 200 years. Robyn and her husband live in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can visit Robyn Carr's website at www.RobynCarr.com.
My thoughtsThis was a great book. I loved going back to Sullivan's Crossing and seeing what was happening with all of the great characters. I miss hearing a little more about Maggie and Sully but it was nice to learn more about Dakota and to meet Sid. I also liked hearing more about how Sierra and Connie's relationship was going. I have to say though that Robyn put a lump in my throat a couple of times during their story. Sid was a good addition to the story and watching her and Dakota get to know each other. Oh and how can I forget about Lola and Tom and how they are doing. There was so much goodness packed into this book that I did not want it to end. I wonder what is in store next - let's hope crazy Neely is gone for good but I am not so sure that is the case.