Good as Gold by Sarina Bowen

Posted June 1, 2023 in review Tags: , ,

Good as Gold by Sarina BowenGood as Gold by Sarina Bowen
Pages: 312

Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: ARC
Also by this author: Us, Bittersweet, Rookie Move, Hard Hitter, Pipe Dreams, Brooklynaire, Speakeasy, Fireworks, Overnight Sensation, Superfan, Moonlighter, Man Cuffed, Heartland, Sure Shot, Lies and Lullabies, Loverboy, Roommate, Bombshells, Boyfriend , The Best Men, Shenanigans , Love Lessons , A Little Too Late, The New Guy , I'm Your Guy
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A swoony, heart-wrenching small-town romance .
Leila:What I meant to do: Quietly divorce my lout of a husband and then have a child all on my own. What happens instead: My crush comes back to town when I’m at my most vulnerable. After too many cocktails, I ask him to be my baby’s father. In my defense, it’s been a rough couple of months. Seeing Matteo Rossi again after fourteen years has done a number on my emotions. And my libido. In the morning, I’m hoping he’s forgotten the whole thing. But no such luck. In fact, Matteo has a few clarifying questions. And a few naughty ideas, too…
Matteo: What I meant to do: visit Vermont for my brother’s wedding. Make amends to my family, and mourn the loss of a friend. What happens instead: a hot affair with the one who got away. But it can’t last. My life is two thousand miles away, and Leila deserves everything. She’s as good as gold.

good as goldGood as Gold takes us back to the world of True North in Vermont for a second chance romance! The story is a series of time jumps between the past and present to give us the history of Lelia and Matteo.

Their story is full of emotions! I feel this is pretty typical for the True North books, but its like I forgot and was somehow surprised at how emotional it was! I think for me it was that “what if” vibe. These two could have been together all this time. Lelia wouldn’t have had a crappy marriage. But, they missed out on all that time! I also love the friends and family you get in this world. Family is so important in this series and it is perfect! As much as I loved Matteo and Lelia and their family, I was annoyed with the miscommunication/lack of communication at times. Like, we are grown people-use your words!!

Fans of small town, second chance, and family saga romances will love Good as Gold for sure!




authors like Samantha Young, Melanie Harlow, Rebecca Yarros…then you will probably like Good as Gold!

Good as Gold




About Sarina Bowen

Sarina Bowen is the USA Today bestselling author of steamy, angsty Contemporary Romance and New Adult fiction. She lives in the wilds of New England.

She is the author of The Ivy Years, an award-winning series set amid the hockey team at an elite Connecticut college. Also, the The Gravity series.

With Elle Kennedy, Sarina is the author of the RITA award winning HIM, and its sequel, US.

NEW IN 2016: Two New Series!

Sarina has begun a new Vermont contemporary romance series, True North. She's also unrolled new hockey novels from Penguin Berkley including Rookie Move.

Sarina enjoys skiing, espresso drinks and the occasional margarita. She lives with her family, eight chickens and more ski gear and hockey equipment than seems necessary.

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