Portrait of young  couple

Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare…
Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well—until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core.

Braden Carmichael is used to getting what he wants, and he’s determined to get Jocelyn into his bed. Knowing how skittish she is about entering a relationship, Braden proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction without any strings attached.
But after an intrigued Jocelyn accepts, she realizes that Braden won’t be satisfied with just mind-blowing passion. The stubborn Scotsman is intent on truly knowing her… down to the very soul.

REVIEW:

BEAUTIFUL! On Dublin Street was recommended on my Twitter page a while ago (@thebookwormblog). I am so glad I finally read it! It’s been a while since I’ve read a really good NA book. On Dublin Street blew me away. My favorite part was the storyline. There were charming parts that left me smiling, emotional parts that brought tears, and romantic parts that made me SWOON. I loved how the book did not focus on the romance alone. It involved loss, healing, and trust. I hate the stereotypical romance book: girl falls for the guy, they live happily ever after, and they have no problems AT ALL. On Dublin Street shows the other side of romance: the conflicting feelings, the arguments, the breakups, and the strength. Jocelyn and Braden went through so much together, which is why through their hardships, their love grew even stronger.

Jocelyn Butler hasn’t had a good life. At 14, she lost her whole family in a car accident. In a split of a second, her whole life taken away from her. To make things worse, her best friend, Dru, dies a year later. Jocelyn blames herself for Dru’s death. Joss can no longer trust her emotions any longer. The more she feels, the more people die. Eight years later, Jocelyn is a writer and has a dual citizenship in Scotland. On her way to meet a girl who is in need of a roommate, Joss shares a cab with a delicious and attractive businessman whom she calls the Suit. Joss finally meets her new roommate, Ellie. After settling into their apartment, Joss is home alone. Suddenly, the Suit walks into her apartment. What The Hell? The Suit (a.k.a Braden Carmichael) is Ellie’s brother..

As the novel continues, Joss is trying to fight her feelings. She is scared that if she allows herself to love, her love will be ripped out of her again. Unable to fight their attraction, Braden proposes a deal that Joss cannot refuse, but as their relationship intensifies, Joss panics. She cannot lose the people she loves–again. Will Braden be able to open Jocelyn’s heart again? READ TO FIND OUT!

OVERALL:

On Dublin Street was an emotional whirlwind. It focused a lot on healing after loss. I felt like I learned so much from Jocelyn. She grew so much from being a secluded and reserved person into a strong and independent woman.  I fell in love with all of the characters. They all had their special moment within the novel that just made me gleam with excitement! If you love a great romance book with a bit of spice, you will love On Dublin Street!

Until next time….

Catcha later readers!!

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