Bend Toward the Sun

Author: Jen Devon
Publisher: Griffin
Genre: Romance
Source: Griffin ( Netgalley )

Goodreads: Two imperfect people. One year under the sun. A love story you won’t ever forget.

Rowan McKinnon doesn’t believe in love. With a botany PhD, two best friends who embrace her social quirkiness, and some occasional no-strings sex, she has everything she needs. But she hides deep wounds from the past—from a negligent mother, and a fiancé who treated her like a pawn in a game. When an academic setback leads Rowan to take on the restoration of an abandoned vineyard, she relishes the opportunity to restore the grapes to their former glory.

She does not expect to meet a man like Harrison Brady.

An obstetrician profoundly struggling after losing a patient, Harry no longer believes he is capable of keeping people safe. Reeling, Harry leaves Los Angeles to emotionally recover at his parents’ new vineyard in Pennsylvania.

He does not expect to meet a woman like Rowan McKinnon.

As their combative banter gives way to a simmering tension, sunlight begins to crack through the darkness smothering Harry’s soul. He’s compelled to explore the undeniable pull between them. And after a lifetime of protecting herself from feeling anything, for anyone, Rowan tries to keep things casual.

But even she can’t ignore their explosive connection.

Ope’s Opinion: This book was just okay for me. I don’t think this is the kind of romance I enjoy. The foul language was overly used. The characters seemed to either be talking about or thinking about sex. I wanted more well rounded characters with other things going on in their lives. I think I am in the minority with my review, so read others and see what you think.

The story was left for future Brady sibling books to come.

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