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Book Review \ Christmas on the Last Frontier

27886004Christmas on the Last Frontier

(Last Frontier Lodge #1)

by J.H. Croix (Goodreads Author)
 4.06  ·   Rating details ·  825 Ratings  ·  103 Reviews

From Bestselling author, J.H. Croix, a new contemporary romance series! A sexy Christmas romance set against the wilderness and beauty of small-town Alaska. Gage Hamilton is a smoldering Navy SEAL and a man on a mission. He’s returning to Diamond Creek, Alaska to resurrect his dream of reopening Last Frontier Lodge. Marley Adams moves back home hoping to find a sense of security and safety after it was stolen from her.

Gage has spent many years successfully avoiding emotional entanglements. He is looking for nothing more than peace and sanctuary at his family’s old ski lodge. His new neighbor, Marley, was definitely not part of his plans. Marley is a brainy computer whiz and way too sexy for Gage’s own good. A man who prides himself on always being in control, Gage finds that he has little when it comes to Marley.

Marley only wants to get her feet back under her after her world was turned upside down in Seattle. She’s been focused on little else beyond her work and is seriously out of practice with anything resembling romance…including the scorching hot attraction that sizzles anytime Gage crosses her path.

Gage and Marley are powerless against the magnetic pull between them. Steamy and snowy nights weave a spell around them. While Marley thought she escaped whoever set out to hurt her in Seattle, she finds the threat of danger has followed her to Diamond Creek. Gage must face the depth of his feelings for Marley when he realizes he will do anything to protect her. Can Marley and Gage discover love in time for Christmas? The magic of a white Christmas is right around the corner.

*All novels in this series are full-length standalone novels with an HEA.

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My Review

Oh my!  This was such a sweet romantic tale of two tortured souls coming together as one.

In this book Marley has moved home to Diamond Back.  She is scared and trying to put her life back together after a horrible incident that had her lose her job and be afraid to stay in Seattle.  She is rebuilding her life one piece at a time.

Gage has moved back to Diamond Back after many years away.  His grandmother’s death has brought him back to reopen the Lodge his grandparents ran for so many years.  As part owner he jumped on the opportunity to leave his Navy Seal job and start a new.  Maybe he can heal from the loss of his best friend during a mission.

Marley is out hiking the trails along the lodge when she runs into Gage.  He is handsome and a sexy god.  She is curious as to who he is.  When he explains that his grandmother had passed and left the lodge to him and his siblings and that he plans to reopen, she is thrilled.  As she volunteers to help with the website to get the lodge the attention it needs for a kick start Gage jumps on it.

As time goes on the pair spend lots of time together.   Healing each other without realizing it.  Gage is very protective of Marley and when danger knocks on her door he loses it.

This was a wonderful Christmas read.  It has sweet romance, danger and strength.  It is a steady paced book with a happy ending.  I enjoyed watching the relationship between Gage and Marley develop.  Watching them grow and heal on their journey was beautiful.

If you are looking for a sweet romance with a bit of mystery then this is the book for you.  On to the next book.  Can’t wait to read about his brother Garrett Mr. Big Shot Lawyer.

5 star


The Series

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