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another great read about the Sullivans...
Reviewed in the United States on July 20, 2018
A standalone read with a HEA. There are some steamy scenes if that is a problem for you. I LOVED this story. The hero, Harry, is a great hero and a bit different. He is a very successful writer as well as a History Professor at a very prestigious college. He is single and has always been the caretaker of his family. He has a huge dog, Aldwin, that adds some humor to the story. He has sacrificed his own life in order to take care of a grieving, alcoholic father, helping raise two younger siblings and looking after his older brother that runs amuck on occasion. The death of their mother threw them all into a tailspin and there was no one but Harry to put the pieces back together. In college he met the love of his life but he let her go when his family always came first and he knew she deserved better.
The heroine of the story, Molly, has been spending the past 15 years being a single parent to her daughter, Amelia. For a class project Amelia does a DNA test and the data base matched her to her father. That match turns out to be Harry so she goes looking for him. The story really starts when she shows up on his doorstep and against all odds, she convinces him that he is her father. Harry had done the DNA test as part of his work. Amelia immediately becomes a part of the big Sullivan family.
The story has a lot of drama as everyone tries to make up the years they missed in Amelia's life. They had to come to grips with their own lives and what they were holding on to that just created more emotional problems. You will love Harry. What a sweet guy. Not at all the absent minded professor. He is just a great hero. Molly is a strong woman, in control of her life, but out of control where Harry is concerned. This is just a very good read. There is no violence, no bad gys, no drugs and crazy exes. A great love story. A very good read about a very good family. I really enjoyed it and I definitely recommend it.
The story is set in New York and Molly works at Boldt Castle by Alexandria Bay. I had to look it up to see if the author just created this spot for the story. She didn't. Google had a great many sites to go to and research this castle. I didn't even know it existed but it does and it is beautiful. I learned something while reading this story! :-)
I was not paid for this review. I am not a writer nor do I know one. I am not kin to this author. I am a reader and this is my opinion, nothing more, nothing less. 7/19/18