Reviews - Contemporary

Sometimes the biggest lives can be lived in the smallest towns. Sentimental, soft-hearted Justine from Piney Falls, California, appreciates the quiet life. In fact, her only complaint about her quaint hometown is the lack of eligible bachelors. Burke’s been waiting patiently for the day his father’s family would claim him. Sadly, he never got to know his late billionaire dad.

Timini Jensen, a novice designer, wakes up late for her interview to become a full-fledged costumer, but will make it even with everything going wrong. When Timini’s roommate’s boyfriend begs her to test his project, a dating app which he created, Timini is a bit apprehensive. But with all her six roommates’ help, she grudgingly goes along with it.

The Blue Dragon
Susanne
Matthews

Lt. Samantha Collins devoted fifteen years to the Canadian Forces Health Services. A mortar attack during her last mission in Afghanistan left her with serious, long-term injuries. She returns to Ontario and discovers she’s been named sole heir to an estate by an unknown great-aunt, Ester Cohen. She is excited to be given this opportunity, but shocked to find Esther was a classic hoarder.

Home Sweet Home
Lilly
Mirren

Trina has gone through a lot during her life, including a drunk mother who always had different boyfriends and was not there for her when she needed her. When she was younger, Trina lost her boyfriend, who was her best friend, in a car accident resulting from alcohol. They made plans together, but Trina lost all that the day he died, and she flees her hometown, drowning in sorrow and pain.

Colt followed the family tradition of becoming a firefighter. He nearly died in a fire two years ago, and still struggles with nightmares of the incident. During a rescue mission with his partner, Colt freezes and his fears put his job in jeopardy. Amy has escaped an abusive marriage and is doing her best to raise her daughter.

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