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Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway: Sweet Heat at Bayside


Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone romance novels featuring fiercely loyal heroes and sassy, empowered women. They’re fun, flirty, flawed, and easy to relate to.

In Sweet Heat at Bayside…

Drake Savage has always done the right thing, especially where beautiful and fiercely determined Serena Mallery is concerned—even when it means keeping his feelings for her to himself. Serena has always wanted more than what their small town of Wellfleet, Massachusetts has to offer, and Drake’s roots are so deeply entrenched in the Cape, it’s all he can do to watch her pack up her life and move away.

Serena has always had big dreams. As a teenager, she dreamed of becoming an interior designer and marrying smart, musically inclined, sexy-as-sin Drake Savage. Now she’s finally landed a killer job with a top interior design firm, but though she has spent the last four years working side by side with Drake, he’s never made a move. Four years is long enough for her to accept reality, and her new job in Boston is the perfect way to move on.

A weak moment leads to sizzling, sensual kisses, opening a door through which they’ve both been aching to walk. But Serena’s determined not to give up her shot at the career she’s always dreamed of, and Drake has loved her for too many years to stand in her way. With true love at their fingertips and a world of unstoppable passion igniting between them, can the two star-crossed lovers find their way to their happily ever after?

About SWEET WITH HEAT novels…
Sweet with Heat books are the sweet editions of the Love in Bloom steamy romance novels by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Sweet with Heat books convey all of the passion you expect between two people in love, without any explicit scenes or harsh language.

**My Review**

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Addison Cole’s latest, Sweet Heat at Bayside! Drake Savage stole Serena Mallery’s heart when she was only 13 and they’ve been best friends forever, as well as, co-workers. Serena has always thought that Drake’s feelings for her were strictly platonic, until a steamy night of passion and emotions the night before she leaves for a new job in Boston. Right as she’s leaving all of her friends, especially Drake, behind for her dream job, things have heated up between her and Drake and emotions are on the table. Drake wants Serena but has never wanted to stand in the way of her dreams. Now they’re faced with her demanding new job, a few hours distance between them, and their long-buried feelings for one another all at once.

This friends-to-lovers romance about Drake and Serena was absolutely fantastic! They’ve appeared to just be friends, but it’s been painfully obvious that they secretly felt otherwise. Addison Cole built such incredible romantic tension between these two as the day approached for Serena to move away and when they finally “connected,” it was well worth the wait.

Regarding Drake, once he admitted his true feelings I feel that he did everything about as right as he could. He was patient, understanding, and handled disappoint well when her new job interfered with their plans. He went above and beyond to stay connected despite the distance and was so romantic I wanted to eat him up!

I completely respected Serena’s desire to make her own life and career, despite being away from Drake. But I must admit that she frustrated me to death, several times, as she struggled with her tense relationship with her new boss, missing Drake and her friends, and vowing not to run after a man like her mother. Don’t get me wrong, I love her character and loved this book but I just wanted to smack some sense into her several times!

In addition to Drake and Serena’s love story, Cole also allows the reader to reconnect with the other wonderful characters, catching up with their relationships and lives. And I’m beyond excited that my favorite character in the series, Violet, will soon be getting her own book! This series is so packed full of love, friendship, and steamy scenes that it is completely addictive. Sweet Heat at Bayside is yet another example of Cole’s uncanny ability to entertain and connect with her readers unlike any other that I have read. Highly recommend this novel, as well as, the entire series! I promise that you will be addicted before you finish the first page and if you are not already an Addison Cole fan (for some strange reason), you will be after this!

Available to buy from … Barnes and Noble KOBO iBooks GPlay Paperback

Also available in the Sweet with Heat: Bayside Summers Series

Sweet Love at Bayside

Sweet Passions at Bayside

Sweet Heat at Bayside

Sweet Escape at Bayside

More from Addison Cole!

Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers Series

About the author

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DOWNLOAD the first book in Addison’s Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers series free: READ, WRITE, LOVE AT SEASIDE

Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. She writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.

Addison is proud to be part of the Main Street Romance family, a partnership with bestselling authors Nancy Naigle, RaeAnne Thayne, and Chris Keniston, bringing sweet happy-ever-after love stories to the Main Street Romance community. Join them at ~ open 24/7 just for you.

Addison enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups and welcomes an invitation to your event.

Addison’s books are available in paperback, digital, and audio formats.

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