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I was so excited to read Mia's story after meeting her in the Last Beautiful Girl, and it did not disappoint. Mia is a thriller author, who has hit a writer's block. Her best friend has invited her to Magnolia Sound, a small coastal town to help. Mia has rented a gorgeous house on the beach, only to find out the house next door in under renovation. Austin is from Magnolia Sound , but was hoping never to return but this project is just what he needs right now for his soul searching. When these two first meet you will be laughing out loud, but your heart will get pulled in as their relationship develops. So much soul searching with both characters, to make their HEA work.
This is a book that I had a hard time putting down. Loved the characters, they both grew so much through out the story. Loved catching up with previous characters too. This is part of a series but can be read as a stand alone. I highly recommend this book!!!
Austin and Mia are my favorite Magnolia Sound couple to date. Mia is a famous mystery writer. Mia comes from very reserved upbringing. Austin is still trying to find his way in the world. Mia can be shy however around Austin she speaks here mind. They got off on wrong foot when they first met. You can tell from their first meeting that sparks were flying. They both have made mistakes in the past. Austin feels Mia might be out of this league. Austin has trouble believing in himself and he needs to have more confidence in his decisions. They both try to protect each other. When Austin is with Mia he finally believes something good is going to happen. Austin admits he loves Mia and deserves a HEA. I love how Austin is protective and gentle with Mia. I really loved chemistry between Mia and Austin.
Samantha Chase has delivered another wonderful romance with The Way the Story Goes, the seventh book in her Magnolia Sound series. I love the Magnolia Sound series and each book in the series keeps getting better and better. I think that The Way the Story Goes is my favorite book in the series, who does not love an opposites attract love story? Samantha Chase has once again provided her readers with amazing characters. I love all the characters in The Way the Story Goes, they feel like family! Who doesn't love hot sexy men, strong, passionate females, and big loving families, who always support one another? Samantha Chase continues to deliver all that and so much more. Reading The Way the Story Goes felt like catching up at a family reunion, and seeing how the lives of the other characters in the series have changed and all the babies! I so enjoyed the book and am looking forward to reading the remaining books in the Magnolia Sound series. I have read other books by Samantha Chase and have really enjoyed her wonderfully written love stories. Samantha Chase has once again shown that she is an amazing storyteller. The Way the Story Goes did not disappoint, I could not put it down and loved every page. I enjoy how Samantha Chase writes from the perspective of the two main characters. That way you get to know what is going on in each of their minds. The Way the Story Goes is a wonderful love story and is filled with heartbreaking and heartwarming moments. I love the lighter moments where I find myself smiling and laughing out loud and the bittersweet moments that cause me to sigh, say aww to myself with tears filling my eyes. The Way the Story Goes be filled with such moments, and with so much more. It is filled with all those things that we have come to love and expect in a Samantha Chase love story, especially the poignant and bittersweet moments that filled this page turner. The Way the Story Goes is the story of Mia Kingsley, famous mystery suspense author and friend of Sidney Albright and Austin Coleman, architect and great-grandson of Ezekiel Coleman, founder of Coleman Construction and one of the founding fathers of Magnolia Sound. Austin has returned home and is in town renovating his friend’s brother, Ryder’s beach house, which is next door to Mia’s rental. Mia is suffering from writer’s block in writing her current book, Twisted Deception, the last book in her current series, and is behind schedule. She takes Sydney’s advice and rents a house on the beach at Magnolia Sound for the peace and quiet. Mia continues to struggle with writing Twisted Deception and it does not help that Austin is distracting her with the noises from his power tools and his loud music all hours of the day and night. A new story idea comes to Mia, Deadly Renovation where she imagines killing her neighbor because of the renovation, and she begins writing it. While walking along the beach, Austin starts playing his music and Mia finally decides to approach him. Unbeknownst to Austin that Mia is approaching the beach house, he throws a sink off the deck. Mia and Austin come to a compromise regarding the hours that Austin will play his music and use his power tools. Austin and Mia begin spending time together and things quickly heat up between the two of them. As Austin works on the renovations to Ryder’s beach house, he and Mia grow closer. As they spend more time together, they share secrets that they haven’t shared with anyone before, and realize they may have something more. I love that both Austin and Mia were both so vulnerable and that each of them changed because of their love for one another. Then a surprise plot twist changes everything that they had built with one another. Things change when Mia’s parents come to visit, and she does not want him to meet them, but they accidentally get to meet Ryder. I loved the story and am so glad that both Mia and Austin got their happily ever after that they waited so long for. My favorite part in the book is the epilogue and how it wraps up all the details of the happily ever after, and it did not disappoint, I loved Austin’s proposal! The Way the Story Goes contains all the things I have loved most in a Samantha Chase story, romance, great characters and setting, bittersweet moments and the plot twist that ties it all together. Amazing story. I could not put it down.
This series is one of my favorite book worlds, but y’all, Mia and Austin are freaking adorable and so much fun! I think I grinned big enough through this book to give the Joker a run for his money!
Mia Kingsley just wants peace and quiet so she can pen her next best-selling thriller. Due to noisy remodeling at her Boston condo, she takes her friend/assistant’s advice and rents a beach house on Magnolia Sound. Sounds of nature, the ocean waves, and plenty of sunshine should be the perfect setting to get her words on the page. Until Austin Coleman starts work on the house next door. Power tools and loud music, and way to much shirtless, obnoxious, hot carpenter. Ugh!
This is one of my all-time favorite series, and I’ll admit, I have a favorite hero from the series, but I think Austin may have just pushed him out of the top spot. Everything about this story is so wonderful! From a setting I’d eagerly make my new home to amazing characters who are instantly loveable and relatable, this may be the best of the series. If you enjoy small-town romance with delightful characters who will own your heart, then get your copy of this one and escape to Magnolia Sound today!
Welcome to Magnolia Sound where all your dreams can come true. Magnolia Sound is a place where family and friendship is strong and supportive. A place of peace and tranquility. Magnolia Sound is a place I wish I could live. I easily saw myself there.
The Way the Story Goes is a phenomenal book. Mia Kingsley and Austin Coleman are perfectly matched. Mia is an author and Austin is an architect. I loved reading their story. I really felt as if I were there and not reading a story. Their struggles were realistic and relatable. Their chemistry undeniable. Samantha Chase wrote a very classy story. Samantha Chase always leaves me wanting more. When she puts pen to paper the words dance into my heart. I was captivated from page one.
The Way the Story Goes is very heartwarming. I loved every aspect of the story. I laughed and had many great moments that warmed my heart. The secondary characters were very supportive and engaging. I love the way people come together. The way people in Magnolia Sound care for their town and each other is phenomenal. The Way the Story Goes is one of my favorites. I couldn't stop reading it. I can't wait to see what's next.
Mia has a case of writer's block and figured a change of scenery could help because her house was also undergoing renovations and it was noisy. She rents a beautiful house right on the water in Magnolia Sound only to find the house next door undergoing renovations and it was noisy. Not to mention the contractor who had the power tools going at all hours of the day and music cranked up to which he also bellowed out the songs badly. Mia and Austin's story was sweet. Between Austin's low self esteem and Mia's social awkwardness, they made the perfect couple. I loved this story even when I wanted to slap one or the other up side the head for being so stuborn. The 7th and final book in the series can be read as a stand alone but to get the full flavor of Magnolia Sound you should read them all. You won't be disappointed. I highly recommend this book and the whole series.
Did you ever have a perfect moment completely destroyed by the whine of a power tool? Unending, high level, construction noise? Everyone has experienced this at some time in our lives. By starting the story with this relatable encounter, Ms. Chase has her readers completely engaged & rapidly reading through each chapter.
Mia & Austin started off their relationship on the wrong foot. Mia was looking for a nice quiet place to overcome a severe case of writers block. This writer of a successful line of thrillers, has never had trouble before. Austin was looking for a way to take up time & decide what he needed to do after his career was swept out from under him. Can they manage to come to a compromise?
Yes! Another book in the Magnolia Sound series by Samantha Chase. This one brings Mia to town due to the urging of her friend to work on her book. While there she meets Austin who had some town history. Even though their chemistry is exceptional they have alot of personal growth to go through most only with themselves but with each other. The book portray their journey phenomenally. Welcome to Magnolia Sound!!
Austin is back home in Magnolia Sound remodeling a friends home while contemplating what his next steps are in the job market. Magnolia Sound was not kind to Austin growing up and he has some issues he has to get past before he can consider making this his home again.
I absolutely love Austin and Mia together. Their banter is hilarious. Now these two have to figure out if there is a HEA for them or if it just happens in books.
The Way the Story Goes is book 7 in the Magnolia Sound Book Series and I think this one could easily be a stand alone but the Magnolia Sound Series is so great why would you want to...
Every new couple that Samantha Chase introduces to us is my new favorite. I LOVED Mia and Austin. Stories that start on a misunderstanding or "on the bad foot" are some of the most entertaining stories to read. This couple was no exception. Mia and Austin came from very different backgrounds and are both trying to find their own ways. What starts as a not-so-great first impression, quickly turns into something more. Their chemistry is off the charts and their story is a great journey. Take a trip to Magnolia Sound with this couple - you won't regret the ride!