5 Star Review/Blog Tour – Catching Summer by L.P. Dover

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What Worked For Me:

I have never read a book by L.P. Dover but I can assure you, Catching Summer will not be the last!  This book was raw and beautiful perfection!  Summer, our heroine, has suffered the devastating loss of her husband and is finally healing and moving on with her life.  Enter Evan, the brother of one of her friends.  Evan is the crème de la crème of heroes.  He’s charming, sexy, classy, and completely protective of Summer.  He wants her, but more, he wants her healed and happy before he wants her in his bed.  He is so gentle and kind with her, I positively swooned every time they were in a scene together!  When Summer finally decides she is ready to accept love into her life, and move forward with Evan….WOW!!!  These two have some amazing chemistry.  It was freaking amazing!  But, nothing is ever simple or easy in life and love and there is a complete douchebag of a bad guy working behind the scenes to railroad Summer and Evan, and keep Summer for himself.  I was floored when I caught on to who it was.  This author is a genius at writing some wickedly evil people.  Not only do we have a super bad guy, we’ve got a completely trashy bimbo cheerleader who disgusts me to no end at something she pulls and an equally snot nosed punk of a teammate of Evan’s who proves that not every teammate has your back.  These people, however, pulled this book together superbly because we get to see the depth and strength of the bond between Evan and Summer from the beginning as all these forces do what they can to tear them apart.  I loved the plot as it was fast paced and easy to follow.  The secondary characters are fun and bring a strong sense of family to the book.  There simply wasn’t any part of this book I didn’t like and it was one of the most spectacular second chance romance books I have ever had the pleasure of reading. 

What Didn’t Work For Me:

The book was flawless

Would I Recommend This Book:

Yes…especially to fans of sports romance and second chance at love romances.

Final Star Rating:

5 stars

Catching Summer LS
Title: Catching Summer
Series: A Second Chances Novel
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Published: April 5, 2016
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Former nurse Summer Jacobs has seen her fair share of suffering, but she never expected tragedy to hit so close to home. After watching her husband die in the MMA ring, Summer spends the next two years fighting her way through the darkness. The last thing she needs is another hardheaded athlete turning her life upside down. But that’s exactly what happens when she meets a gridiron star who’s as skilled at stealing hearts as he is at snagging passes.
Carolina Cougars wide receiver Evan Townsend usually has no problem winning fans, so he’s intrigued when Summer shoots down his go-to plays for winning a woman’s attention. Never one to back down from a challenge, Evan turns up the heat, setting off sparks that neither can deny. But as his slow seduction begins to chase away Summer’s pain, he gets the feeling that someone is desperate to keep them apart. Now Evan will do anything to protect her—because he never misses a chance to make a perfect catch.
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What Others Are Saying….. 


“L. P. Dover knows how to create the men who make us swoon, the book boyfriends we all want.”—New York Times bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin

“L. P. Dover masterfully weaves together agonizing heartbreak and swoon-worthy romance with ultimate suspense. This second-chance love story had me flipping the pages from the very first scene, craving more with each twist and turn.”—USA Today bestselling author L. B. Simmons

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What Others Are Saying…..


“A moving story of love and loss that will stay with you long after you finish reading.”—USA Today bestselling author Kelly Jamieson

“A charming, well-written story with great dialogue and likable characters.”—Cocktails and Books

“I really enjoyed this book. The characters were well developed and I was hooked . . . to find out what’s going to happen next.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, L.P. Dover, is a southern belle residing in North Carolina along with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she even began her literary journey she worked in Periodontics enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.
Not only does she love to write, but she loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes, white water rafting, and you can’t forget the passion for singing. Her two number one fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime and those songs usually consist of Christmas carols.
Aside from being a wife and mother, L.P. Dover has written over fifteen novels including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, and her standalone novel, Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read is romantic suspense and she also loves writing it. However, if she had to choose a setting to live in it would have to be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.
L.P. Dover is represented by Marisa Corvisiero of Corvisiero Literary Agency.


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