Seaside Nights (Love in Bloom: Seaside Summers, Book 5)

Seaside Nights (Love in Bloom: Seaside Summers, Book 5)

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by Melissa Foster
     
 

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Fall in love with Sky Lacroux and Sawyer Bass in Seaside Nights, the fifth book in the Seaside Summers series by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster!

"You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start

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SEASIDE NIGHTS is a USA TODAY BESTSELLER

Fall in love with Sky Lacroux and Sawyer Bass in Seaside Nights, the fifth book in the Seaside Summers series by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster!

"You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won't want to stop reading. Every book's a winner!" —New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Novak

Sky Lacroux has finally realized her dream and opened her own tattoo shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She's happy as can be, preparing the shop for its grand opening and renting a cottage in the Seaside community while renovations to her new apartment are being completed. The only thing missing is the one thing she longs for, and has no control over--love.

Sawyer Bass, a professional boxer, plays his guitar at a local bar to escape the painful reality of his father's deteriorating health and a recent health warning of his own. But when he spots a stunning brunette across the room, escaping reality goes out the window, and the beautiful woman becomes the focus of his next song--and maybe even the rest of his life.

When Sawyer walks into Sky's tattoo shop and sees the woman from the bar--Sky--the chemistry between them is instant. Sawyer is everything Sky could ever hope for in a man. He's honest, loving, sensitive, and potently virile--but boxing goes against everything Sky believes in. The closer they become, the more she realizes that her alpha boxer is waging his own emotional battle--only the battle she thinks he's waging isn't the one that threatens to tear them apart.

READ THE FULL LOVE IN BLOOM SERIES:

SNOW SISTERS: Sisters in Love, Sisters in Bloom, Sisters in White

THE BRADENS (Weston, CO): Lovers at Heart, Destined for Love, Friendship on Fire,
Sea of Love, Bursting with Love, Hearts at Play

THE BRADENS (Trusty, CO): Taken by Love, Fated for Love, Romancing My Love, Flirting with Love, Dreaming of Love, Crashing into Love

THE BRADENS (Peaceful Harbor, MD): Healed by Love (Nate), Surrender My Love

Coming Soon – River of Love

THE REMINGTONS: Game of Love, Stroke of Love, Flames of Love, Slope of Love, Read, Write, Love

Coming Soon – Touched by Love

SEASIDE SUMMERS: Seaside Dreams, Seaside Hearts, Seaside Sunsets, Seaside Secrets, Seaside Nights, Seaside Embrace

Coming Soon - Seaside Lovers

THE RYDERS: Seized by Love

Coming Soon - Claimed by Love, Chased by Love

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From the Publisher
"Like Nora Roberts, Melissa Foster has captivated me with her fantastic, sexy, romantic stories." —Kimberly Winning, avid reader

"You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won't want to stop reading. Every book's a winner!" —New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Novak

"Foster's tale of stubborn yet persistent love takes us on a heartbreaking and soul-searing journey." —Readers' Favorite (on Lovers at Heart)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781941480199
Publisher:
EverAfter Romance
Publication date:
06/23/2015
Series:
Love in Bloom: Seaside Summers Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
735,293
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.85(d)

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“I CAN’T BELIEVE in a few short weeks the apartment and the tattoo shop will be completely renovated. Blue, you’re amazing!” Sky Lacroux shoved her favorite poetry book into her patchwork purse and locked the front doors of her shop. She waited for a few people to pass before stepping back on the busy sidewalk to admire it. She still had to paint the exterior and the sign above the door and wait for the interior renovations to be done, but as she took in the narrow building she now owned, pride swelled inside her chest.

Inky Skies was located on Commercial Street, the busiest street in the artsy community of Provincetown, Massachusetts. It was sandwiched between her friend Lizzie Barber’s flower shop, P-town Petals, which was painted light blue with flowers and greenery climbing up the columns out front, and the bright purple game store, Puzzle Me This. Sky planned on painting Inky Skies bright yellow, and as Blue Ryder, one of her best friends, threw his arm around her and dragged her away from the shop, she felt like she was walking on a cloud. Now, if only the universe would magically step in and find her the perfect man to share her joy with.

Yeah, right. Like that was going to happen in a primarily gay and lesbian community, especially with the way she worked all the time. Not likely. Her brother Hunter fell into step on her other side. Definitely not likely with these two guarding me closer than Fort Knox.

“Are you still planning a big grand opening, even though the shop has been open since you bought it?” Blue asked. He’d been one of Sky’s best friends since she’d moved back to the Cape from New York three summers ago, to run her father’s hardware store while he went into rehab to deal with an alcohol addiction. Thankfully, her father had remained sober after rehab and was back to running his store, which had enabled Sky to move out and fulfill her dream of opening her own tattoo shop. Two months earlier she’d purchased the tattoo shop where she’d been working part-time, and Blue, a specialty builder, was renovating both the shop and the apartment above it for her.

“Hell, yes, I am. It doesn’t matter that it’s been open during renovations. I still need to celebrate Inky Skies—my dream, my passion, my…”

Blue groaned, and Sky laughed and poked him in the side as they crossed at the corner on their way to meet their friends.

“And you’re both coming,” she said. “Like it or not.”

“I wouldn’t miss it for the world. I’m proud of you, sis.” Hunter put a hand on Sky’s forearm as they came to a curb and a bike whipped past.

“Hunter, I know how to stop at a curb, thank you very much.” She rolled her eyes at her protective older brother.

She was used to being watched over, considering her four older brothers—and her slightly overprotective friend, Blue—had been doing it for years, but at twenty-six, with a new business and a new apartment, she was ready to spread her wings.

“Hey, just keepin’ you safe.” Hunter kept his dark hair shaved close to his head, and with his dark eyes and bulky muscles, he had an edge to him, but the playful grin he flashed softened all of that edginess, revealing the bighearted brother Sky adored.

“Hey, sugar!” A friendly drag queen, who went by Marcus during the day and Maxine when he performed, waved from across the street. He’d lost his lover, Howie, to cancer a couple of years ago, and as much as Sky wished he’d fall in love again, she knew from the look in Marcus’s eyes when he spoke of Howie that what they’d shared was a once-in-a-lifetime type of love.

Ever since four of her friends had gotten married last summer, she longed to experience that kind of love, too.

Meet the Author

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and new adult romance with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa's emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented--perfect beach reads for contemporary romance lovers who enjoy reading about wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines.

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Seaside Nights (Love in Bloom: Seaside Summers) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 37 reviews.
missfee81 More than 1 year ago
It was great to get back to the Seaside Summers series, and this one is all about Sky Lacroux. Sky is somewhat of a mellow, down to earth, free spirit I would say and she has recently moved home to help with her dads shop whilst he was in rehab. Now she is finally able to branch out on her own with her tattoo shop Inky Skies. Sawyer Bass... oh my Sawyer. He is a boxer but has a sensitive and romantic side to him uncharacteristic with what you thing a boxer should be like. With Sky being who she is, she isn't sure about the whole boxer thing, despite how romantic he is. I actually had Sky paired with Blue as they seem so close in the previous books where we meet them, but after reading this Sawyer is more than perfect for Sky. I loved how both characters grew in this book together despite their differences, Sky has huge issues with him being a fighter but love prevails. Again as with all Melissa's books for all this is book 5 in the Seaside series, it can easily be read as a stand alone, but once you read it you will want to read them all!! Another worthy 5 stars
bhillson83 More than 1 year ago
I will have to admit that I don’t think that Melissa Foster can do no wrong when it comes to writing books. She is one of the greats when it comes to Contemporary Romance and she seems to know how to write characters with whom you instantly fall in love with and capture your heart from the moment she introduces them to her readers. Her immense talent just flows through the pages as she writes these fantastic novels that are full of life, energy and romance – everything that a romance lover lust after. Foster does it again with her newest release out of the Seaside Summer series. Who can’t fall in love with a Boxing crooner and his great outlook on life. When Foster introduces us to Sawyer Bass he is swoon worthy from the very start of the book and only gets hotter the further along into the story. Sky Lacroux is a different character from whom Foster typically writes about, and I absolutely loved her. I loved the fact that she owned a tattoo shop and that she had older protective brothers, showing that she was a real person. Foster has the ability to create a spark between characters like no other writer that I have seen – which makes her books very sexy and steamy. The passion between Sky and Sawyer is like no other – the sex scenes were very sexy and hot! The connection between the two characters is phenomenal and Foster has a knack with words. I guarantee if you pick up Seaside Nights you will not be able to put it down …. Foster has hit it out of the park again with this newest addition to the Seaside Summer Series. This is a definite must read for this summer!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another writing success for Melissa Foster. Sky amd Sawyer find their soulmates in each other. The events leading to their final act is what keeps this story moving and you not wanting to put the book down.. Can't wait for the next book to come out.
dewer421 More than 1 year ago
Sky Lacroux has been through a lot in her life, with the death of her mother and her father's alcoholism. Sky is finally getting her feet under her and her life on track. She's purchased her own tattoo parlor and is staying at one the Seaside cottages until the renovations on her apartment are complete. Sky is a very sensitive soul, who has been VERY protected by her brothers through her life. So when she meets a soulful singer and songwriter, Sawyer Bass seems like the perfect man for Sky. Until she finds out he's a professional boxer. Sky can't believe that her cat would kill a mouse, let alone one human fighting another. Is Sawyer's boxing a deal-breaker? I love getting updates on the Seaside gang (and their pregnancies!) and I love the updates to the pranks between Bella and Theresa. The group at Seaside is such an amazing group of friends, and the addition of their loved ones makes their stories so much better! While I love all of Melissa Foster's books, this story is one of my favorites. I can't wait for the next book in the series! I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
CharlotteLynnsReviews More than 1 year ago
Seaside Nights is the 5th book in the Seaside Summers series and the 25th book in the Love in Bloom Series. That is a lot of books with reoccurring characters. Yet each book is a new story, with new characters, and some old friends returning to say hi. Melissa Foster has managed to keep each book fresh and new. Each time I pick up a book from her I know that I will meet my new friends and get to catch up with some old ones. This is Sky’s story. She is living her dream, opening her own shop and being happy with her friends. Yet she is missing love. Enter Sawyer Bass, sigh. Sawyer the musician, the poet, and the boxer. Sky is able to accept the musician and the poet but struggles with the boxer. Fighting is not what an acceptable thing in Sky’s world. She wants to be with Sawyer but is struggling to come to terms with his life. The connection between these two is undeniable. Yet, they have this boxing thing hanging between them. When something happens, unexpectedly, they both question whether their relationship can work. Will they walk away or find each other? If you are looking for a book that will capture you from the first page and keep you entertained until the last page Seaside Nights is the book for you. This is the perfect read.
JulieGB More than 1 year ago
When Sky Lacroux heard Sawyer Bass singing a soothing ballad, she couldn’t stop thinking about him. After he unexpectedly showed up at her tattoo shop the very next day, she was further drawn to him. As they got more familiar with each other, it was apparent that they were two of a kind, destined to be together. But can free-spirited Sky overcome Sawyer being a professional boxer? That’s one obstacle that they both have to deal with before even thinking about a future together. I’m so glad the Seaside girls are back. I always enjoy them welcoming a new face into their fold so unconditionally. And the hijinks were as funny as ever. I’m beginning to think Teresa is looking forward to them too. This installment has plenty of sexy hotness going on. I can’t wait to read the rest of the Lacroux stories. I’m so looking forward to that.
Mengel2 More than 1 year ago
It’s been two months since Sky purchased the tattoo shop that she had been working at. And, with the renovations almost done on both the shop and the apartment above, Sky’s life is starting to come together. After moving back to the Cape to help her father who was recovering from alcohol addiction, and after battling her own depression from her mother’s sudden death, Sky is starting to feel like herself old self again. The only thing missing in her life is a man. Sawyer is a professional boxer who, from the recommendation of his doctor, was asked to consider retiring from the sport. One more punch to the head could mean a lifetime of brain damage for Sawyer. But he needs to get through one more fight. Not for him, but for his father. Suffering from Parkinson’s disease and having his health deteriorate, Sawyer’s father is in need of care that, quite honestly, they aren’t able to afford. But Sawyer knows that he has the ability to win his next fight, a fight that will bring enough money to pay for his father’s care for the next thirty years. When Sky and Sawyer first meet, there’s no denying the connection that they both felt. But with Sky having such a gentle, loving soul and not able to fully understand why two people would willingly go into a ring and throw punches at each other, she knows that if she is going to be in a relationship with Sawyer, she may not have to like that he’s a boxer, but she’s going to have to learn to accept it. But when an unexpected turn of events happens, Sky starts to question if she really can look past his career or if she should quietly walk away and let him do what he needs to do for his family. In any relationship there has to be a measure understanding and trust. And, without it, the foundation of that relationship can start to crumble. There was no denying the feelings between Sky and Sawyer, but with such huge issues and concerns hanging over them, doubts over their relationship start to form. Sawyer is used to fighting, but no amount of training could prepare him for the fight to keep Sky! If you’re looking for a knock out book for the summer, look no further. With the perfect blend of romance and conflict, this book packs a perfect punch!
Lashea677 More than 1 year ago
Melissa always write stories that appeal to the heart. Seaside Nights is a wonderful example. Sky and Sawyer are each grapling with events that send them reeling. Sky is dealing with a shocking tragedy within and her family and the repurcussions have thrown her world of course. Sawyer is dealing with the prospect of losing an end to the career he loves and taking care of a sick parent who health is rapidly declining. His escape from the craziness in his life is to create. His art of choice is music and provides an outlet for his inner turmoil. Sky is an artist as well, a tattoo artist. She enjoys expressing herself through her designs. Seaside Nights is about making difficult choices on a journey of hope, healing and love. Trusting the heart despite personal struggles can open all types of opportunities. Sky and Sawyer had to figure that out for themselves and for me that is what made the story all the more special. I received an ARC of Seaside Nights in exchange for an honest review.
WordsofaSAHM More than 1 year ago
First things first, It's a Melissa Foster book! Do you THINK it's going to be bad? I didn't think so! Amazing, Hot, Sexy, Sensual. Can all men talk to women like Sawyer does? Holy hell! And his name just screams sexy! I think I fell in love with Sawyer right off the bat. And Sky. I just love her too! She's very artsy. She owns a tattoo shop, which I think would be amazing! Sawyer is super sensitive, I gathered. He's super romantic (swoon!) and the way he talks to Sky, Oh my! It was so easy to get drawn into this book, definitely NOT unlike the rest of Melissa's books! She's such an amazing author, and I have been wanting to read Sky's story for a long time. One thing I felt about this book is that we learned a lot more about Sawyer than we did about Sky, but that's fine! Read this! You will not be disappointed!
SherryMH More than 1 year ago
One word. Dreamy. Sawyer is dreamy. Poet, songwriter, boxer, and lover. Oh, he's so freaking dreamy. I've knocked every other one of Melissa's men off the list. My BBF list now consists of Sawyer. ;) If you've read Melissa's other works, Seaside Nights follows the same formula and it is the perfect after noon read. Get lost in these complex characters and swoon-worthy storyline. Sky is Pete's sister from the Seaside Summers Series and we met her in Seaside Hearts. She's a gentle soul and a talented artist. In walks Sawyer – talented artist in his own right, but is also a boxer. Sparks fly, heat ignites, and romance reigns once again in this full length novel. It's so easy to find yourself immersed in this beautiful world of friends, lovers, and family. All of the Seaside characters make an appearance and I enjoy how this cast is so much more than just friends - they are one big family.There is even some chunky dunking with the girls in this one, too. Once again, Melissa has created a beautiful couple that we root for from beginning to end. Love, love, love this one! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Stars Sawyer as a BBF: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Hotness Level: ★ ★ ★ ★ Swoon Level: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Anonymous 4 months ago
Melissa Foster has done it again with another great series. In this book,the angst of Sawyer and Sky is seen and dealt with through their love for one anorher. I have loved each of the characters I've met in Seaside. Great writing
AMadisonMom More than 1 year ago
From the moment Skye and Sawyer saw each other you just knew their romance was going to be hot. There was almost a magic in the air with this story. It was definitely full of serendipity. Melissa Foster could absolutely write a paranormal series full of magical romance. I would be in heaven! Sawyer was absolutely swoon worthy in a way Foster's other leading men haven't been for me. He was totally tall, dark, and handsome... a little mysterious... and a boxer. But, poetry just fell from lips. Honest, sincere, poetry. And music.... he just couldn't contain it. What girl wouldn't swoon? I don't have a tattoo... but if I could find Skye in her Inky Skies shop... I would totally get one. She is just so NOT your stereotypical tattoo artist. Earthy and flowy. She was compared to a butterfly at one point and it was so perfect. I haven't a clue what kind of tattoo I would get... but I'm sure Skye could figure it out. Sawyer and Skye together created extreme heat. I love that they just couldn't control themselves and that when they were in the same space even their friends could see the sparks between them. They definitely leave a reader breathless. I do wish there had been a little bit more right before the ending. Specifically... I would have liked one more conversation between Sawyer and his dad. Or both of his parents. The end was brilliant as far as I'm concerned (and I will not tell you what happens) but I could imagine the conversation between Sawyer and his parents being an amazing emotional scene.
AngelaMc1 More than 1 year ago
Melissa Foster has delivered another great romance. I was happy to get back into the Seaside Summer series. Sky has been one of my favorite characters so a whole book about her made this reader a happy woman. Sky is calm and down to Earth kind of like I wish I was. I relate to her so reading the book was my escape. I enjoy the vivid details that Melissa Foster uses in her books. This one was full of them and was a book that I enjoyed a lot. Loved it!
HeatherJG More than 1 year ago
There are certain things I just KNOW when I dive into a Melissa Foster book: 1. I'm NOT going to be disappointed 2. I'm going to have a really hard time putting it down 3. I'm going to absolutely adore at least one character by about Chapter 2. 4. I'm going to be a sad sad nerd girl when it's over. This book was another awesome story from the amazingly talented Melissa Foster. The characters are developed so well you just get sucked into the story. The heat between them was smoking hot. They are on opposing ends of some beliefs and it could make or break their budding (and did I say HOT) relationship. Can they overcome these difference or come to terms with the issues at hand? I'm not giving away ANY spoilers! You need to just go GET THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW and read it yourself! I bet if you buy it right now you'll be done with it asap, because it's hard to put down! If you need to now where to get it check the links below!!!! (Can you say instant download???)
TheUltimateFanBlog More than 1 year ago
Seaside Nights gives you the story of how Sky and Sawyer meet. If you recall your Seaside history, Sky is the sister of Pete, who is married to Jenna. She's our local tattoo artist who moved back home to help out their father. Now Sky owns her own shop and is setting down some roots. Her best friend is Blue, who I secretly hoped would get together with, but now I admit am glad Ms. Foster had other plans for. When Sky goes out with friends one night, she has the pleasure of watching Sawyer perform on stage. Sawyer has to be one of the most romantic guys that I've read so far. He is so down to earth and not afraid to show his emotions. He is taken with Sky when they "officially" meet in her shop when Sawyer comes in to get some ink. I didn't think the other Seaside men could be topped, but I have to say that I may now have a small crush on Sawyer Bass! When Sky first discovers that Sawyer also boxes, she's a little unsure how to move forward. She's not too keen on men hitting one another for sport, even though at the time she doesn't realize Sawyer's plans and why he has to train as hard as he does. It is always such a treat to read a new installment of the Seaside series. I've had the opportunity to read and review from the very beginning and it has yet to be repetitive or make you feel like you've read it before. By now you're familiar with the characters and it's nice how they are woven in the story. You get to see how their lives are progressing and the tight family like relationships they have maintained.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of my favorites! Could not put this one down. I have so many of the lines highlighted throughout the story. Some of which just made me weak in the knees. I will hold this story and these words close to my heart! LOVED IT
LadyStephM More than 1 year ago
This romance begins when Sky, a free flowing spirit, and Sawyer, a poetic boxer, are drawn to each other's spirits after they spy each other after Sawyer sings at a bar. The similarities that this pair have bring them together; their passion and the love of their family, they do however deal with a possible hiccup in what could be an mind blowing union. Filled with poetry, family issues, pranks, this romance is about a connection that goes beyond the physical and will make you laugh, tear up, and tug at your heart strings.
LynchburgMama More than 1 year ago
Leave it to Melissa Foster to create such a chemistry between two people that you can't help but want them together no matter what it takes! This book picks up on the story line of Sky Lacroux - if you've read the previous books in this series, you'll know that she is Pete's sister and met her in Seaside Hearts. Sky is a gorgeous, sensitive and a bit over-protected by her brothers. Recently, she purchased a tattoo shop to envelope herself into to escape the pain of her mother's death and father's alcohol problems. Sky finds herself staying at the Seaside Cottages until her apartment is completed - thus setting the scene for her to meet Sawyer Bass. He's not at all what she envisioned herself falling for but it doesn't take long for her to swoon over his voice - and his body- despite the fact that he is a boxer. He has a soulful, deep, passion to himself and Sky can't tear herself away. Sawyer has his own demons to deal with including not only his father's poor health but his own warnings of health issues. He is sensitive, caring and a very loving man but Sky wonders if she can look past his boxing career. That could be the deal breaker! The whole time I was screaming at Sky to get over that part because these two were made for each other! If you've started this series from the beginning, you'll find yourself grinning, giggling and cheering on these two as well as reminiscing about the former couples featured. You'll get to catch up with the Seaside group of friends. It'll feel like a high school reunion that you actually want to go to! This can be read as a standalone but you'll quickly discover that you want to read about the entire crew! The chemistry between the couples is steaming hot and the friendships are nothing short of envy-worthy by those who don't have such a group of friends! I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
wifetoalineman02 More than 1 year ago
A beautiful romance story that will make your heart leap with compassion Sawyer is a boxer whose ultimate dream is to win the title and help his Dad's disease. It is also his last fight and plan to retire afterwards. This guy is beyond hot. He can also melt your heart with his voice and writings. Above all the love for his family is admirable. What an ultimate boyfriend he is. Sky also is a woman with many talents as well. She can draw any tattoos to your body, can paint at the same time a business owner who loves to read poems. She is surrounded with protective brothers and silly pregnant girlfriends. Sawyer and Sky's romance will tickle your toes. These lovebirds cannot get off their hands and mouth away from each other. It is not only a very hot book to read but it is funny read too. It is hard to put it down once you started reading it. I highly recommend this book who loves hot romance, sports, tattoos, music and poems. This book is very emotional and you might need a tissue. What an amazing read too. If you know Ms. Melissa Foster writing, then you know she aims to please her bookworm fans.
_KatMar More than 1 year ago
I love reading the Seaside Summers books. The characters always bring a smile to my face with their humor, wit, and the love they have for one another. The seaside characters are like a giant family, and the family expanded in this story. I love Sky's character. She's so caring and down to earth. She seems so mellow and balanced, yet creative at the same time. She's the type of person I'd love to hang out with. When it came to Sky and Sawyer's relationship, it seemed like Sky questions it more than I had expected her to. She seems unsure it was okay or normal for her to be having such strong feelings towards Sawyer so quickly. If I in a situation like her, I'd feel the same way. Sawyer seems too good to be true. Can more guys in real life be like him? His poetic words and kind heart make him the perfect book boyfriend. I loved the poetic lines from him throughout this book. I highlighted so many of them because I liked them so much or could relate to what was being said. Although, I did want to shake him during the times he thought being a boxer was mainly who he was and was in denial about being a poet. It's like he never thought he could be anything beyond that since he has been a boxer for so long. Although their connection was instant and happened quicker than I normally like in books, it made perfect sense for how Sky's and Sawyer's personalities were. They are very alike and seem to share similar values and interest, minus the Sawyer's career in boxing and Sky's distaste for violence. I enjoyed reading them trying to work through the differences. I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
BoookUp More than 1 year ago
After enjoying Melissa Foster’s latest book in her new adult series. I knew I had to read one of her Love in Bloom books. So when the opportunity to read Seaside Nights which is part off the sub series Seaside Summers. I wasn’t going to miss the opportunity to read another of her books as I enjoyed her writing and her storytelling Whilst this is book twenty-five in the Love in Bloom series and book five in her Seaside Summer series. I found to be easy to pick up and get caught up to the current goings of this sea side town. From the moment I picked up the book, I knew that I was going to like Sky and the others who do pop up in this series. There is a warm comradeship between the characters and how they support each other in their endeavours. Sky is about to open her tattoo shop properly after all renovations are complete. Whilst she wants she wants to find someone special, it hard to when you have all those older protector brothers and friends in the mix. Sky is just happy to go along with the flow until Sawyer… A man worth getting to know, a man who understands hers . From the moment you meet, Sawyer you will swoon. As he everything you wished for and more. As broody guitar player with a voice of angel who is dealing with his own issues. He is a free spirited a match in made in heaven for Sky who is exactly the same despite her brothers and father influence on her life. .. And does help that help that he felt something for the brunette he only saw for a second at that karaoke night . The night that was supposed only to become a temporary escape from reality However there is one thing wrong to this what seems a perfect situation. He is a professional boxer, the last thing that Sky expects or wants. It doesn’t matter that he hasn’t been seriously hurt or he is a good guy. There is something about boxing that gets her up in arms. Yes, finally someone who has a problem and not ready swoon over this fact. Don’t get me wrong but there is something about a guy who comes of cross as sweet and then tough. However with so many books out there, I was expecting and hoping something different which I got. I love a bit variety in my books. I love that Sky wasn’t willing to compromise everything to get what she wanted. She was willing to give and take to make thing works. Whilst this relationship may move a bit fast it seems. I think it worked okay for me. 4.5 couples
MikiHope More than 1 year ago
Do you believe in love at first glance? Well you very well might if you read Sky and Sawyers story. This one gets very hot and steamy but there is an underlying story line which will grip you. Sawyers father has Parkinson's and he (Sawyer) is a boxer who is about to fight one last fight to make sure there is enough money to hire full time help to care for his father. Sky is a tattoo artist and a free spirit who has finally after helping her father overcome his drinking addiction opened her own tattoo parlor. She also happens to love poetry by CJ Moon. People in Provincetown keep bringing her bits and pieces of poetry or songs for her to tattoo on their bodies. Who is the author and why does he keep leaving these snippets around town? Meanwhile her friends in Cape Cod are in rare shape-2 of them very pregnant and still are very much in love with their husbands--but are still up to a couple of shenanigans which will have you smiling! And of course budding in where only very close friends dare to tread.
amy910 More than 1 year ago
Seaside Nights is the story of Sky and Sawyer. Sky is a fun loving earthy tattoo artist. She has not had an easy life. With her mothers death, and helping her father run his store as he worked through his alcohol problem. Now its her turn to live! Sawyer father has Parkinson’s disease and he feels the need to plan for their future financially. His job is a boxer and hopes to fight one last fight, to secure a huge payout for his family. When he first saw sky i feel it was love at first sight. This book was very well written and made me fall in love with all of the couples at the cape again!
AGill More than 1 year ago
I've always said life at Seaside with the girls is a place I'd love to be. When Sky Lacroux moved to town to help her father get back on his feet, I wasn't attached to her. We didn't get to know her too well in the previous stories, but when I saw that Sky was getting her own book, I got super excited! Finally, Sky would come together and Woah..... with a boxer! Yummy! Sawyer Bass is just a guy who is trying to help his family. He happens to be the boxer that Sky finds along the way... Or should I say they were brought together by the universe! A boxer that sings and does handy work? Sawyer Bass sounds like a dream come true. I really enjoyed reading Sky and Sawyer's story. They're both dealing with their own problems but together they worked them out. The communication between characters was refreshing to see. No waiting around for the female to just get over herself. Just a lot of working through thinks inside and out. Loved it! If you haven't gotten to know the lovely couples in the Seaside cottages, you are missing out.... but you have to pick up this book and get to know Sky and Sawyer. I am better for knowing them and you will be too!
Amy Williams More than 1 year ago
Sky and Sawyer... From the time their eyes met across a crowded room, there was no turning back for either one of them. These two are truly soul mates. Sky never thought that the sexy, soulful man she saw across the room at open mic night would be the man that just walked into her tattoo shop! Sawyer wanted to get a new tattoo and was shocked to see HER when he walked in. After a few perfect dates, some poetry and some steamy scenes these two realize that what they have is a "once in a lifetime". Only one thing stands in the way...he is a fighter and she does not like fighting. This book is a journey of finding love, friendship and finding your way together. Melissa is a wonderful story teller and this book, like her others, does not disappoint. You will see your other favorite couples in this book as well as Theresa and the hilarious pranks and "chunky dunking". This is a must read!