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Review: FINDING ABIGAIL by Carrie Ann Ryan

In Finding Abigail by Carrie Ann Ryan, Tyler Cooper is the town sheriff of Holiday, Montana and he’s also a cupid. Yes, that kind of cupid. Tyler has known since he was a kid that it was his destiny to become one and now that destiny has been fulfilled. His bow and arrows come with a warning: only his true love can see them and he shouldn’t prick himself with the arrows or he’ll become obsessed with finding his true love. When Abigail Clarke comes to say goodbye to him since she is leaving town, two things happen. One, Abigail sees the arrows and two, Tyler accidentally pricks himself.  Now Tyler is trying to convince Abigail not only that he loves her but that she shouldn’t move away. At the same time a dark force has arrived in Holiday and it will stop at nothing to deny Tyler his happiness. Can Tyler defeat the evil Aeneas and convince Abigail to stay?

16033880I originally downloaded this book to my Kindle in July 2015 and it’s been languishing in my TBR pile. As part of the #forgottenbookchallenge, I am trying to read more and one click less. If you are interested in this challenge, search for the group on Facebook. Anyone is welcome to join!

I thought I was going to be really annoyed with Abigail when I first started reading this. She seemed like such a doormat and her reason for moving away was because she didn’t have a man. As the story progressed though, the author really developed Abigail. She had given everything to the town, volunteering at every event and getting nothing in return  (not even a thank you!). She was also completely ignored by Tyler unless he needed something. Abigail had been in love with him for years and his rejection hurt the most.

I really enjoyed the whole story.  The series revolves around mythical creatures in our culture coming to life. The plot of Tyler being a cupid made for a very light hearted and fun read.

Finding Abigail is the third book in the Holiday Montana series but it can be read as a standalone.  It is a delightful, quirky read that really stands out in the Paranormal Romance genre. I am definitely looking forward to reading the rest of this series and other books by this author.

Reviewed by Candy* * * * *

Title: Finding Abigail (Holiday Montana Book 3)

Author: Carrie Ann Ryan

Release Date: July 1, 2015

Category: Paranormal Romance

Source: Purchased from Amazon

Book Summary:

Tyler Cooper is the town sheriff and, in the past, had been the only person keeping Holiday steady. Though the community is now finding out that it’s town is magical, Tyler has always known it—it’s in his blood. He has always known his fate of becoming a cupid, striking love into the hearts others, but an enemy from his past is set on keeping him from finding his own destiny—and love.

Abigail Clarke is leaving Holiday for good. She has to. After years of trying to fit in and make Tyler notice her, she’s giving up. She’s watched her friends fall in love and it’s heartbreaking. Acknowledging that the one man she’s always loved doesn’t want her, it’s time to move on and find her own future.

Right when the stars align and Tyler opens his eyes, his enemy is back and has his sights on Abigail. Abigail is in danger and Tyler may be the only one to stand up to him and save her.

Warning: Contains one sexy sheriff who turns into cupid, complete with bow and arrow, the sweetest teacher you’ll ever meet who needs to find her bad girl side, and a love of candy hearts that’s sure to bring them together.

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