I thoroughly enjoyed Lance and Mariah’s story. Lance and Mariah have a wonderful mating ritual where Lance flirts with Mariah like he’s competing for a gold medal. Mariah’s contribution is a variety of baked goods she brings to work to tempt Lance without having to declare her feelings. As twee as it sounds, these two were really sweet with each other. But heavens, when they let go, the heat between them is scorching.
It’s not all fun and games. Mariah’s trying to move on from a failed relationship and having to deal with a less than sympathetic family. Lance himself is hiding secrets behind his playboy image that he needs to face before he can move on. The story takes an emotional turn at times but it never dips into pools of angst that leave the reader dejected.
The supporting characters all play their role well by helping the story move along without taking over. A special mention goes out to Nanna. Everyone deserves a person like her in their life.
I haven’t read the Crank, the first book in the Gibson Boys series yet but I plan to rectify that as soon as I can. Craft was a terrific read and I am looking forward to book three, Crave.
I love Adriana Locke so it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance to read this book and I’m happy to say that she didn’t disappoint!! I loved this book! I’m having all the feels!
This book had me smiling all the way through. The characters were amazing. I love Lance Gibson, I fell for him straight away. Lance is irresistible, sexy, captivating and so smart. He puts everyone else before himself even if it’s going to hurt him.
Mariah is such a cute heroine. I really loved her and I related to her a lot. She loves to read and bake and all she wants is a relationship with a man that can love her for who she is and nurture her. She needs that loyalty after things that have hurt her in her past.
The banter between Mariah and Lance was hilarious, I loved every minute of them together.
Adriana Locke has a way of writing characters that make you fall in love with them straight away. She is perfect at setting the scene, developing the characters and writing amazing dialogue that has you laughing, crying and flipping the pages. I really felt like I was there with the characters and seeing everything come to life before my eyes. I finished this story in one sitting because I didn’t want to put it down.
I highly recommend his book and I can’t wait to read the next in the series because I know it’s going to be just as good, if not better.
*ARC kindly received from the author in exchange for an honest review*