When workaholic Boston attorney Deirdra de Messiéres is passed over for a well-deserved promotion, she takes a two-month hiatus to show her boss just how much he needs her and heads home to Silver Island. But beyond seeing her sisters happy, home is not where Deirdra’s heart is. She has no interest in their family restaurant, the Bistro, or reliving hurtful childhood memories, and absolutely no interest in spending a single second with Josiah “Jagger” Jones, the Bistro’s too-laid-back musician and chef. Sure, the hippie is hot, but he drives her nuts. The guy lives in a van with his dog, and he can’t even commit to a solid work schedule. To make matters worse, he’s always around. She needs to get off the island, stat.
Jagger has overcome his own personal trials to place stock in life’s pleasures: family, friends, peace…and if he has his way, one positively beautiful, absolutely uptight attorney. Jagger knows he’s the perfect person to help Deirdra deal with her hurtful past and find her way back to being happy.
A chance encounter leads to deep conversation, and night after liberating night, Deirdra lets down her guard. But neither is long for Silver Island. Free-spirited Jagger has wanderlust, and Deirdra has a career to return to. They’re on different paths, and plans for a future together don’t stand a chance. But when has anything gone according to plan?
Published Date: 26 April 2022
This book is the the 3rd book in the Silver Harbor Series. It follows 3 sister: Abby, Caitlyn and Deirdre. This book focus on Deirdre who is an attorney at law, who objective in life is to focus on her works. This lead to her neglecting her family and missing out on social life. However, when she missed out a promotion which clearly she feel she is entitled to, she took a long leave of absence and return back to Silver Harbor, a place that holds many of her painful memories. She met Jagger, a drifter who claimed to know her mother.
I love reading about Deirdre finding her true self and finally is able to learn to put down her baggage that she has been carrying. Love Jagger for what he have been doing with his autistic brother and the plan that he is doing with his family despite his care free lifestyle. This character make me realise that we should learn to look beyond what is on the surface and not to judge people without getting to learn who the person’s true self is.