Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Review: On Magnolia Lane by Denise Hunter


About the book:
From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes the final book in Hunter’s Blue Ridge Romance series.

Pastor Jack McReady has secretly carried a torch for Daisy for two long years. She’s a member of his congregation, after all, and she’ll never see him as more than a trusted counselor. Jack’s best friend Noah has taken every opportunity to encourage his lovesick friend, but when Noah catches wind that Daisy has joined an online dating site, he takes matters into his own hands and orchestrates a meet-cute of the most unconventional kind.

Owner of the local flower shop, Daisy Pendleton is content with her small-town life, but she’d sure like someone to share it with. After several disastrous first dates, she’s about to give up—and then she finds a seemingly wonderful man online. Daisy gets to know TJ through a series of messages but finds herself spending more time with Pastor Jack outside of the church at the same time. What she doesn’t know is that her online prospect and Jack are one and the same.

Just as Daisy’s love life starts to look promising, a mysterious woman appears in town. Daisy is faced with a revelation about her family that turns her world upside down, and she looks to both TJ and Jack for help.

Jack must find a way to reveal himself as her online suitor without breaking her heart and losing her trust. As Daisy faces Jack’s betrayal, she’ll have to learn to extend grace to herself, her family, and the man she’s grown to love.

My rating:
4 stars
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My thoughts:

On Magnolia Lane was different from most books I've read, as the MC was a pastor. I found myself not really liking him in the beginning, because I felt like some of his actions were a bit deceptive, but in the end I actually liked him and the romance.

I really enjoyed the subplot of Daisy and the new person in town. Surprising revelations were revealed and that definitely made me eager to read more to see how everything turned out.

All in all, On Magnolia Lane was a very good third book in this series and, if there are more stories coming, I definitely plan on reading them. I recommend this one if you like contemporary romance.

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