Marine corporal Rick Sudder is home early from Iraq—his tour ended abruptly on the battlefield. The carefree boy is gone, replaced by a man who believes his future is as bleak as his mirror image. But can the passion and commitment of a young woman who has never given up on him mend his broken... show more
Marine corporal Rick Sudder is home early from Iraq—his tour ended abruptly on the battlefield. The carefree boy is gone, replaced by a man who believes his future is as bleak as his mirror image. But can the passion and commitment of a young woman who has never given up on him mend his broken body and shattered heart?As the people of Virgin River rally around Rick, another recent arrival tests the tightly knit mountain town's famous welcoming spirit. Dan Brady has a questionable past, and he's looking for a place to start over. He'd like it to be Virgin River…if he can find a way in. But he never expects to find it in the arms of a woman who was as much an outcast as himself.For a favorite son returned from war and an outsider looking for a home, Virgin River offers them a chance to make peace with the men they once were…and to find the dreams they thought they'd lost.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 1st 2010
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Category Romance
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Romantic Suspense
Series: Virgin River (#7)
This book was very good. It was pretty emotional as well since it features Rick and the fact that he was injured in Iraq. Now he has come home to Virgin River but he's messed up pretty badly. He doesn't want any help from the people who love him and things are complicated in Virgin River for him and...
disappointed. All the characters lost their personalities in this one.
3.5 for me. Had hoped to get a little more Rick and Liz- they really could support and deserve a book to themselves (like Mel and Jack, Preacher and Paige) . But I enjoyed Abby and Cameron too. I do hope the next set of books get a little more focused.
Another solid installment in the Virgin River series. Paradise Valley is more about the town and community of Virgin River than any one romance, although it does center around four couples -- Liz and Rick, Abby and Cameron, Dan and Cheryl, and Muriel and Walt. The theme of the Paradise Valley was ...