Friday, April 5, 2013

Book Report: Love Finds You In Lake Geneva, by Pamela S. Meyers

Last week's winner: Sally tscmshupe [at] pemtel [dot] net!!!
What a fun read by a new author! Love Finds You In Lake Geneva is a pleasant romance filled with Depression Era sentiment. Of course, Lake Geneva is an actual location in Wisconsin and I've been there -- since I live in Wisconsin. So it's fun to read a book from my home state!

Characters: Jack stole Meg's job at the newspaper. Well, not really. It never was truly hers. In a world that still embraces the male-only mentality, Meg has a hard time getting more than a newsy around-the-town column written. World War II is in the vague distance and women have yet to rise to the forefront of the working world. So, when Jack Wallace, son of a newspaper baron waltzes in and takes the one reporter position Meg had high dreams would be hers ... tension abounds.

Pamela does a great job of building the attraction between the two and she also captures Meg's reticence to even be attracted to Jack considering the death of her dream.

Setting: It's Lake Geneva. Lakefront mansion, a ballroom, newspaper, small town gossip, beauty shop and more. You can smell the hair chemicals from the early days of perms, the clop clop of the ladies' heels, taste the roast beef of Sunday dinner ... sigh ... even the Depression can't steal away the sentiment.

Plot: This is a romance. The plot is the romance. And while Meg struggles with deception, a pending move, and more, you're not going to be swept into an intense thriller. Meg and Jack's story is heartwarming amidst their struggles. This is the PERFECT book for a spring evening in a lawn chair with a cup of tea (hot or cold, sweet or straight), a light quilt, and a warm heart.

SO! To celebrate the coming of spring, my home state of Wisconsin and a great author ... I'm giving away a copy of Love Finds You In Lake Geneva! Enter to win by commenting below. Get a new friend to subscribe to our blog by becoming a follower (sidebar to the right) and receive an extra entry! (let us know in your comments).

Better yet-- I WILL ship this book out of the USA as long as shipping doesn't exceed $12 so you're good to go to enter 'cause I shipped one a few months ago to NZ and it was only $10 :)

Winner will be announced Wednesday, April 10th

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Jaime Wright -

Writer of Historical Romance stained with suspense. Youth leader. Professional Coffee Drinker. Works in HR and specializes in sarcasm :)

6 comments:

  1. Great review Jaime. Sounds like a very relaxing enjoyable read! :)

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  2. Jaime, thanks so much for hosting me on your beautiful blog this week~ And thanks for the great review. As you can imagine, writing about my hometown was a blast and a great opportunity to see my town from a different point of view. I've not lived in Lake Geneva for a very long while, but I'm blessed to live only an hour's drive away. And doubly blessed for the opportunity to write this story!

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  3. Sounds like a good book_ I haven't heard of this author and love learning about new authors! :) have a great day!
    Lisa
    Deiselbuffs@gmail.com or deiselbuffs@yahoo.ca

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  4. Looking forward to reading your book & would love to win a copy! Thanks for the opportunity!

    bonnieroof60@yahoo.com

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  5. Sounds like a good read! I laughed at the "smell of perms" - oh do I remember those days!
    Thanks!
    Susan P
    farmygirl at hotmail dot com

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  6. Lisa! You're the winner of Pamela's book!! I'll contact via email to let you konw! :)

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