Abbeydon Abandon

Romance - Contemporary
300 Pages
Reviewed on 09/13/2023
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Author Biography

Roxanne Blackhall is a former magazine and newspaper editor from San Diego, California, now living in the heart of Baltimore, Maryland. When not at her desk coming up with new ways to torment her characters, she can often be found in the kitchen, glass of wine in hand, cooking a meal for friends.

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Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite

Abbeydon Abandon is a romance by Roxanne Blackhall. Stacy Barclay is a career-driven senior analyst at an investment firm in Manhattan who entertains ambitions to become an investment banker. After being denied a well-deserved promotion, Stacy and her friends Brit and Kylie arrive at the mountain ski resort town of Abbeydon to enjoy a much-needed break. Stacy meets ski instructor Luke Tverberg, a handsome man who doesn't favor long-term relationships. However, both Stacy and Luke feel an intense mutual attraction neither can deny. Things get even spicier after the two find themselves stuck in a hunting cabin due to bad weather. Soon, a burgeoning romance blossoms, testing their resolve. Will Stacy be able to choose what makes her truly happy and can Luke let go of the past and follow his heart?

Contemporary romance lovers are in for a treat with Abbeydon Abandon. With sizzling romance, playful banter, and a healthy dose of drama, Roxanne Blackhall's novel captivates you from the start and you won't want to put the book down. Blackhall paces the plot well, which is perfectly complemented by some compelling character work that makes for an absorbing reading experience. These characters make an impression on you and will have you rooting for them to end up together. From the first time they meet, Stacy and Luke's chemistry feels palpable, and the witty dialogue makes their interaction all the more entertaining. Through Stacy's story arc, Blackhall also makes a powerful statement highlighting the discrimination women face in top executive positions in the financial sector. If you're looking for a cozy romance novel to spend your evening with, this is just the book for you.