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Review: Jilted by Sawyer Bennett

Blurb:
Hollywood hath no fury like a woman scorned. In this fun, flirty second-chance romance from New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett, an aspiring starlet reconnects with her first love.


Eden Goodnight went to Los Angeles to make it big, not to be publicly humiliated by her cheating fiancé at a red-carpet premiere. But when Eden returns to her hometown to put the scandal behind her, she can barely find a sympathetic shoulder to cry on. Turns out the locals are worse than the paparazzi, and they all think she’s turned into a spoiled brat. But in a strange twist of fate, the one person who seems to understand what Eden’s going through is Cooper Mayfield . . . the boy she left behind.

Small-town charm is no match for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. At least that’s what Coop’s been telling himself all these years. As Eden’s old flame—and the landscaper for her family’s historic home—Coop feels some responsibility for getting her out of her funk. But as soon as he sees that million-dollar smile, he’s a goner. Soon they’re making out like teenagers again. But when a life-changing role falls into Eden’s lap, Coop just hopes she doesn’t give up on a love that’s meant to be.


Second chance romances are one of my favorite books to read. Coop and Eden breakup as teenagers and are reunited 14 years later. At first there was a lot of tension between the couple and I loved the hostility as well. In my head I just knew this book was going to take me on a wild ride and be filled with angst.  As the story progressed everything is fixed 1,2,3. I would have preferred a slower fix and burn with Coop and Eden. Fourteen years is a long time to be apart and the issues got resolved way too fast for my liking! As the story trekked on I found myself not being able to connect to the characters. I didn't feel the passion and their need to be together while reading. Some parts become painfully predictable. I normally enjoy Sawyer Bennett's books but this one did not work in my favor at all and I slowly lost interest.


3 Book Corner Stars

*NetGalley Review*

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