Rachel Gibson is a must read author for me, I have read all her books. Some I enjoyed, some I didn't care for and there others that I loved, but I have read them all.
Tangled Up In You by Rachel Gibson.
Here's the blurb:
Maddie is determined to uncover the untold story about the town's sordid past—her past. As a child, Maddie lost everything, and now she's back at the scene of the scandal—a local establishment that's always belonged to the Hennessys—determined to uncover the truth, and nothing is going to stand in her way. Especially not a black-haired, blue-eyed Hennessy.
Everyone in Truly knows that the Hennessy men are irresistible, and the current owner, Mick, is no exception. His late father was a skirt-chasing heartbreaker who ended up causing disaster for two families. So far, Mick's managed to keep the ladies in line, but when he claps eyes on Maddie, with her luscious curves and tempting lips, he can't resist getting tangled up with her.
But Maddie is keeping secrets, not the least of which is her true reason for being in town. And when Mick discovers what‘s really going on, there is going to be a whole lot of trouble in Truly.
Going back to what I said earlier, about either liking or disliking the authors books. The last three books haven't been my favorites, I didn't care for the plot or even the characters, so my reading Tangled Up In You was met with some skepticism.
I was pleasantly surprised! I enjoyed it! Really!
Maddie is a true crime author and she goes back to the small town where "she lost everything". I don't want to get into it, too much, because I don't want to ruin the experience for you. The first night that she's there she meets Mick, there's an instant attraction between them both. Soon after they start seeing each other and their feelings grow, but the secrets that Maddie is hiding from Mick, may destroy their relationship. The characters are great, some are old favorites from previous books and others new, there was one character that I didn't care for, and that was Mick's sister. Meg, well, is unstable to say the least. One complaint: it seemed that the whole "secret/lies/misunderstanding" was resolved way too quickly.