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Just Maybe by Crystal Walton
When a case of mistaken identity spirals into a more-than-complicated pretend relationship, an adventure seeker and a grammar fanatic just might’ve met each other’s match.
Three weeks. That’s all the time self-made billionaire Cooper Anderson has to respond to discovering he’s a single dad, sell his lake house, and catch a one-way ticket across the world. The quick-witted nanny responding to his ad couldn’t be more of a life saver … and maybe a nice distraction. Until the secrets she’s hiding get a little too close to exposing his own.
The one lead guaranteeing Quinn Thompson a promotion just has to land her back in her hometown to finagle an interview out of Mr. Elusive, of all people. But she can hack it, right? Even while mistaken for the nanny, she can keep things quick and professional. No running into her embarrassing southern family, no stirring up the wounds that’d sent her packing four years ago, and definitely no melting over a stockbroker’s unfair dimples and boyish charm.
Why, oh, why doesn’t anything ever go according to plan?
With both their deadlines closing in before they’re ready, Quinn and Cooper must decide whether the life they’re set on pursuing alone is worth more than the one they could be missing together.
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Cooper and Quinn have to choose between the ambition of their own plans and the attraction of a love and life that sounds too good to be true… factor in the electrified attraction zinging around these two, her zany southern family, plus countless sweet baby moments and y’all won’t be able to put Just Maybe down!
On the surface, Cooper is everyone’s favorite wealthy ladies’ man but his genuine heart and driven work ethic make him a real keeper. My reader heart aches for him as he hides behind that shallow false persona and beats himself up over his past mistakes. While Cooper has made his small fortune through his expertise with investments, he’s not afraid to get his hands dirty and swing a hammer. Swoony!
Quinn is determined to prove her worth and make her family proud through a successful career in journalism. Since we’ve already discussed Cooper’s swooniness, we won’t hold Quinn responsible for losing her mind and accepting the nanny position instead of simply asking for an interview as planned… plus Cooper’s little guy is completely irresistible (like his daddy).
This story really had me thinking about expectations. I don’t know about y’all but I can be my own worst critic. Wouldn’t it be nice to see yourself as your loved ones see you or (even better) how God sees each one of us?! I highly recommend this book and series!
I requested the opportunity to read and review this title through the author. The opinions expressed are my own.
About the Author
Crystal received her bachelor of arts from Messiah College in PA, married her exact opposite in upstate NY, and earned her master of arts from Regent University in VA, where she currently resides with her husband, David.
She writes contemporary sweet romances with humor, broken characters, and emotional plots full of grace and hope. Her popular Home In You series includes Write Me Home, a 2017 RONE Award finalist, and Begin Again, a 2017 Readers’ Favorite Gold Award winner. When not working her accounting day job, she’s delving into the wonder of words, supporting her Starbucks habit, or laughing over movie quotes with her husband.
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14 thoughts on “Just Maybe by Crystal Walton”
“an adventure seeker and a grammar fanatic”
Not quite your everyday pairing!
Looks like a sweet read though.
Delightfully entertaining banter and lots of sparks ????
Oh, I just love the covers of the Home in You series!!!
Me too! Crystal has great covers!
One of my favorite reads this year!
I just finished this book and am really loving the entire series. Crystal has been one of my favorite author discoveries this year.
I love her!
This looks interesting and fun!
Yes to both!
Great review, Beth! Sounds like a must read!
Oh Caryl! You would really enjoy this one!
Can we talk about how exceptionally well edited these books are? 😉 JK! Crystal is an editor’s dream. She’s one of the ones that makes me love my job. I get excited every time one of these beauties comes across my desk (and by desk I mean laptop on my couch). Love those Anderson boys.
???? I am a huge fan of exceptional editing (and those Anderson boys)!