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Lydia - HEA Bookshelf | MBMB
- Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
~ 4.5 STARS ~
“Sure, some may have called it a summer romance, but to me it was so much more than that.”
Holy hell, I’m in love with Sawyer Callahan! Since the very first page that his character got introduced, I was a goner! Really. Tessa Teevan is one of the few authors I know that nails it when writing male characters. So far, ALL of her men are panty-droppers, in my opinion.
“One swallow takes you from me, and two bring you back. As long as you have the swallow, forever we won’t lack. And in the spring, when the swallows appear, I’ll always know that you are near.”
One summer, almost six years ago, Sawyer and Cheyenne were two lonely “kids” that found solace and comfort in each other when and where they least expected. They both had issues with their parents so they understood what the other one was going through. After basically spending every day together, they ended up falling in love – deep and pure love. But what does an 18 and a 20 year old really know about love, right? Well, it so happens that when it’s true love, they know just about everything.
In this second chance romance we got taken back and forth in time and we saw how Sawyer and Cheyenne’s relationship and feelings developed and how everything got suddenly put on hold when life……well, when life had other plans.
“…when I look at her, I can still see my Cheyenne, my pretty girl, and I want nothing more than to wrap her up in my arms, begging her to never leave me again.”
Even though life may be cruel at times, fate always wins in the end. And that’s what happened with these two. When Cheyenne accepted a job offer in Georgia, she never, not in a million years, expected to come face-to-face with Sawyer.
Upon reconnecting, Sawyer did everything in his swoon-worthy power to convince Cheyenne to give him a chance – to give them a chance. It wasn’t an easy task since she was quite the stubborn girl, but Sawyer didn’t give up. It was an amazing experience reading how they reconnected, seeing that spark, that passion that was once there resurface. I was ready to burst with excitement once Cheyenne finally gave in!! She and Sawyer were the type of characters that despite what happened, whatever got in their way, you couldn’t help but root for them. They both deserved to be happy together!
“She’s my home. That summer, she let me in and I’ve never left. I’ve never been able to, and I know I never will.”
I really, really LOVED Sawyer. Really. Like A LOT. Cheyenne? Not so much. I liked her, yes, but she sometimes said things that made it hard for me to connect fully with her. The secondary characters, Cori and Bryan, were amazing – loved them and cannot wait to read their story!!
All in all, Sweet Southern Sorrow was a great, light, and sexy read that I would recommend to anyone who loves a second chance romance. If you’re in the mood for sweet book with a few emotional scenes, then this is the one for you!