When former U.S. Marine photojournalist Gabriel St. James arrives in Shelter Bay to help out a fellow Marine, the last thing he expects is to meet a woman like Charity. A veterinarian with a past that would have defeated a less resilient woman, Charity still possesses a heart as generous as her... show more
When former U.S. Marine photojournalist Gabriel St. James arrives in Shelter Bay to help out a fellow Marine, the last thing he expects is to meet a woman like Charity. A veterinarian with a past that would have defeated a less resilient woman, Charity still possesses a heart as generous as her name. She's known men like Gabe before-but with a shared attraction impossible to deny, Charity and Gabe agree to a simple affair with no expectations. But as summer unfolds, and Gabe finds reasons to extend his stay in Shelter Bay, he and Charity realize that there's nothing simple about falling in love, and nothing easy about the choices of the heart.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 5th 2011
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Shelter Bay (#2)
I hadn't read anything by JoAnn Ross before so I was a little hesitant to try a new author, but I'm really glad I did. I really enjoyed the story and now I want to move to the Oregon coast (although the thought of constant rain is a little dreary) where the story is set and live in a little village ...
One Summer A Shelter Bay Novel by Joann RossCharity is starting over again after walking away from Ethan before they married. She's a veterinarian in Shelter Bay, Oregon.Gabriel St. James is back in town after going across the US taking pictures for a job. He's traveled easily in the pull behind th...
I do love the way Ross writes small town. Smart people, just a teeny tiny bit crazy, a crusty hero with a marshmallow center, and a competent, smart, sexy heroine. Full review to come.
I really enjoyed returning to Shelter Bay. What can I say, I love these small town romances, and Ross really excels are writing them.
My review cross-posted from Joyfully Reviewed: http://www.joyfullyreviewed.com/new-reviews/one-summer-by-joann-rossGabriel St. James’s life has been somewhat nomadic ever since leaving the Marines. The handsome photographer travels the country, never staying in one place too long, never letting any...