Title: Forget Me Not (Blackbird Series Novella)
Author: Em Shotwell
Published Date: August 8th 2017
***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***
Maybe falling for the good guy, isn’t so bad.
When Rex Somersby’s family matchmaker sets him up with the famous Evelyn Cadeau, he can’t believe his luck. Evelyn is the woman with the perfect Gift—the woman every man wants—while Rex’s own magical ability leaves much to be desired. He travels from Missouri to meet his dream girl in her rural Mississippi home, where Evelyn makes it clear that winning her heart won’t be an easy task. Good thing farm-boy Rex has never been afraid of a little hard work.
Evelyn Cadeau is used to getting her way. As the woman with the most powerful Gift, she knows she can have her pick of anyone she wants. And who she wants is slick, handsome, and off-limits Guy McCallister—not gawky, buttoned-up Rex Somersby. Yet, after an arranged date with Rex takes a dramatic turn, leading to a bottle of wine and sneaking to the creek for a late night skinny dip, she realizes there may be more to by-the-rules Rex than meets the eye.
Just as the young couple start to think their family’s tradition of matchmaking isn’t quite so backward, Rex is drafted to Vietnam. With war threatening to tear them apart, will love be able to save them? Or will it take a bit of magic?
I really enjoyed this story. This is a novella so it’s short, but so many things happen in it and all the characters are so well fleshed out that you really get a good sense of who everyone is. I really liked Evelyn and Rex together. She would try to tease Rex to see how far he may go in a certain situation and he was always there to tease her right back and go along with it. Rex’s gift may be interesting, but knowing the repercussions it can have is devastating. I hope there are more novella’s or just more to the Blackbird Series in general because I love all of these characters.
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