It’s been fifteen years, but it only seems like days.
Julianne and Zane’s romance came to an abrupt and messy end as they prepared to graduate from high school. Fifteen years later they find themselves face to face, and neither one is prepared for the emotions that come raging to the surface. As I read it was clear to me that Julianne and Zane have a lot of unresolved feelings, and I was very curious to know what could have happened to end a relationship that clearly meant so much to them both. While there are no Earth shattering surprises in the pages of this romance, I still enjoyed spending a bit of time in Regret Hollow with Julianne and Zane.
I do wish that Zane and Julianne had more time to get reacquainted. Julianne and Zane have great chemistry, and Ms. Daniel provided just enough information about their history for their relationship and reconnection to make sense. However, things between them become extremely serious once Zane comes back to Regret Hollow. I was left wanting to know a bit more about their past and wishing they had more time to figure things out before making some very big decisions. Despite this issue, I do think that Julianne and Zane are well on their way to becoming a great couple.
I had fun reading The Bad Boy’s Gift. It is an entertaining, quick romance with likable characters and spicy romance that can easily been enjoyed in one sitting. I recommend this book to anyone looking for a light book to relax with.
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