New Release Review and Giveaways! FOR LOVE OR MONEY by Tara Taylor Quinn (Family Secrets #1)

For Love or Money
(Family Secrets #1)
by Tara Taylor Quinn
Adult Contemporary Romance
Mass Market Paperback & ebook, 384 pages
August 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming

She can’t afford to lose this…or him

There’s no way that struggling single mom Janie Young is going to lose Family Secrets. Not even to Dr. Burke Carter. The prize money and media exposure from the cooking-competition show will secure the future for her and her son, who has special needs. Sure, Burke is a talented chef with his own reasons to win, but he already has so much: wealth, a beautiful daughter, great looks…and definitely her attention. As their families become closer, Janie is beginning to care too much about him. But she can’t afford to get involved. Not when everything is riding on beating him.

Review:

A sweet romance, and first in a new series!

I really liked the characters of For Love or Money–and since both Burke and Janie had such good reasons for grabbing first place, it was tough to pick just one of them to root for, especially once Kelsey (Burke’s teenaged daughter) and Dawson (Janie’s four-year-old son) got involved. How can just one of them win?

(I do have to say, though, I am 100% behind the one that did win and how everything is resolved in the end. A well-done solution to a sticky problem!)

I loved the relationships in this book–Janie and her son, Burke and his daughter, Janie and her BFFs Corinne and Joe, Kelsey and Dawson, and of course Janie and Burke. Fantastic dynamics all around! I do wish we could have spent more time with Janie, Burke, Dawson, and Kelsey all together at the end–though the conclusion was eminently satisfying, it was pretty abrupt.

The concept of a reality cooking show based on family recipes is a fun one–I’m definitely looking forward to more from this series!

Rating: 4 stars / B

I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.

 

The Good Girl Free (1)

The author of more than 70 original novels, in twenty languages, Tara Taylor Quinn is a USA Today bestseller with over six million copies sold. A 2015 RITA finalist Tara appears frequently on bestseller lists, including #1 placement on Amazon lists, and multiple showings on the Publisher’s Weekly Bestseller list. She has appeared on national and local TV across the country, including CBS Sunday Morning.

Tara is a supporter of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. If you or someone you know might be a victim of domestic violence in the United States, please contact 1-800-799-7233.

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