Love letters by the Sea by Erica Ridley

The Siren’s Retreat Quartet #4

Published: 12 April 2022

Publisher: Indie published

Length: 202 pages

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐

Blurb:What happens when the proprietress of Siren’s Retreat discovers the charming romantic she’s been corresponding with is same villain turning her beloved property into a gaming hell?

When not responding to advice column letters, entrepreneurial widow Mrs. Deborah Cartwright runs bright, beautiful Siren’s Retreat, legendary for helping her lovelorn guests find their perfect match. Deborah experienced love years before, and lightning does not strike twice. Although there might be a light flirtation with a certain anonymous letter-writer she’s definitely not falling for, there’s no time for romance. Not whilst a heartless blackguard is in town to wrest her beloved inn out from under her!

Clever, career-minded Mr. Patrick Gretham is the trusted man-of-business for a powerful lord, who is eager to turn this perfectly situated property wasted on lovebirds into a gambling hell the likes of which no one leaves with their fortunes intact. Over Deborah’s dead body! The beautiful proprietress hates everything Patrick stands for and will fight him every step of the way. Except when they find themselves on opposite sides of a plume. Or falling into each other’s embrace…

My Review:

While I preferred the previous book in this series this was still a recommendable read.

This book strongly reminded me of the film You’ve got Mail, but I preferred Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan to the couple in this story.

I received an arc of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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