Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Then, Again by Karen Stivali ~ Blog Tour and Giveaway



Sometimes you have to lose it all to find what you really need.

Photographer Kay Turner is dealt a double whammy when she flies home for her grandmother’s funeral to find her boyfriend with another woman. Now with two losses to mourn, she retreats to her newly inherited beach house to clear her head.

Everything at the beach is familiar: the sounds of the ocean, the scent of her grandmother’s perfume—and the irresistible smile of James Margolis. The man Kay spent her adolescence pining for is every bit as charming as she remembers.

James always thought of Kay as “a nice kid”, but he feels something very different for the woman she’s become. Especially when he asks if she’d be willing to part with some of her grandmother’s recipes for his new restaurant—and they wind up sharing much more than culinary secrets.

But as their relationship deepens, Kay finds herself caught between the demands of her dream career as a travel photographer, and a chance for happiness with the one man she’s wanted for a lifetime


Then, Again is such a sweet, story. There were parts that made my heart-clench, made me swoon, made me laugh,  and just pure and simply made me giddy.  This is a book for you hopeless romantics out there. 4 stars

This is the story of James and Kay. Kay heads home to New York after being on location for a photo shoot after having just found out her Grandmother passed, this brings her home several weeks early. When she arrives back at her apartment she discovers her boyfriend has been cheating on her. Kay is thankfully smart enough to walk away, and she heads back to her grandmother's house to take care of her affairs. While back in town she runs into James, a man she had a crush on when she was a kid. James is 6 years older but alot has changed since they were kids. The feelings and attraction are mutual and they start a romantic relationship. Kay has to decide what comes first in her life and James has to convince Kay that their relationship is worth the risk.

If you looking for a feel good book that leaves you with the warm and fuzzies then, Then, Again is the book for you!

*Review by Brandi

About Karen:

I write erotic romance (published by Ellora’s Cave) sexy women’s fiction (published by Turquoise Morning Press) and sensual contemporary romances (published by Samhain Publishing). I can also be found on twitter attempting witty banter.

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  1. Then, Again sounds great! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  2. Romance and erotic my favorites to read. This will go on my TBR. Nice giveaway.

  3. Looks great! Thank you for the giveaway! :-)

  4. Sounds like a great book! Thanks for the post and the giveaway!

  5. Enjoyed reading the post for this book. I've added it to my TBRs & I'm looking forward to reading it over the summer. Thanks for the giveaway!

  6. Thank you so much for the giveaway, Congrats ;)

  7. love the book cant wait to read denise smith

  8. Thank you for the giveaway and review. I like reviews that tell more about how the book makes you feel and what it's generally about, rather than giving away too much of the story. The cover of this book is unique and eye catching. I don't know what I would do if I had to choose between taking a chance at love or pursuing my dream career. Touch choice!