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Almost Home: The Marrying Kind / Whale Island / Queen of Hearts / The Honeymoon House
Almost Home The Marrying Kind / Whale Island / Queen of Hearts / The Honeymoon House Author:Debbie Macomber, Cathy Lamb, Judy Duarte, Mary Carter Sometimes love is closer than you think... — *** WHALE ISLAND by Cathy Lamb — Family secrets and imposing friends are making Chalese feel like an outsider in her very own home on beautiful Whale Island. But it's only when a shocking revelation makes her feel truly lost that she opens her heart to the possibilities the past offers -- incl... more »uding a chance at love with the last man she expected....
*** QUEEN OF HEARTS by Judy Duarte
Her high school reunion is coming up, and advice columnist Jenn Kramer couldn't be dreading it more -- until she lays eyes on Marcos. Jenn hardly noticed him when they were kids, but now he's all grown up... and how deliciously he's changed....
*** THE HONEYMOON HOUSE by Mary Carter
It doesn't get more romantic than Andy Beck's cottage on Martha's Vineyard. But love is the last thing on his mind -- he just wants to get the cottage ready for his best friend's honeymoon. At least that's the plan, until he finds the gorgeous Maid of Honor ransacking his house -- in the most irresistible way....
*** THE MARRYING KIND by Debbie Macomber
High school sweethearts Katie and Jason haven't seen each other in ten years -- and now she's walked back into his life. With one look, the love they shared comes flooding back -- only now the odds seem stacked against them. But when something's meant to be, all bets are off....« less
Laura B. (aggie-98) - , reviewed Almost Home: The Marrying Kind / Whale Island / Queen of Hearts / The Honeymoon House on
Helpful Score: 3
"Whale Island" by Cathy Lamb
Lots of humor...of all the stories in the book, this is the one I would have liked to have seen expanded. It was the longest of all the stories (129 pgs) and it seems like it easily could have been longer and delved into a bit more of the story. It had the most depth to it of all the stories and I found myself really liking all the characters.
"Queen of Hearts" by Judy Duarte
3 1/2 stars
Judy Duarte brings back Mulberry Park in this one...if you haven't read that book, it is a very sweet, good book. This is another sweet story. Two people from high school come back together and find that they both have changed. Very tame and makes you hope that everyone grows into a better person after high school.
"The Honeymoon House" by Mary Carter
3 1/2 stars
Interesting one...some of it was a little over-the-top...some of it was just funny...overall, cute, but I just didn't feel it all the way through...something was missing and I just can't put my finger on what it was.
"The Marrying Kind" by Debbie Macomber
The shortest of all the stories. Different from a lot of other Macomber books...there was actually sex in this one! Even though it was short, I still really liked this one.