Thursday, June 04, 2015

A Good Read - "The Beekeepers Ball"

After having spent the last few months on a marathon of old Nora Roberts romance novels, the books that my sister included in the "Christmas" package that I received last month promised to be exciting reads.  I decided to start on the Susan Wiggs novel, "The Beekeepers Ball" Bella Vista Chronicles, Book 2 .  

This is just a great book.  OK, I thought it was going to be a little slow at first - you get used to Nora hopping her characters into bed at the first possible chance - that didn't happen here - although the "dance" was there - a slow romantic waltz, that morphs into a delicious tango as the book goes along. 

The side story of Tess & Isabel's grandfather's life in Nazi occupied Denmark is believable and interesting.  Wiggs' engaging characters leave you wanting more and hoping there will be another book in the "Bella Vista" Chronicles.   I definitely have to find "The Apple Orchard" (Book 1, of course)

Hope you're having a great week! 

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