I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
by J.R. Ward
Released: November 26 2019
Series: Black Dagger Brotherhood #17.5
Published by Gallery Books
“…longtime fans of the BDB will find this story delivers on the sweet romance…”
~ Under the Covers
I’ve had a bit of a bumpy ride with my beloved Black Dagger Brotherhood series this year. And honestly, I wasn’t sure how I felt about the release of this book because it felt a bit too soon for me to read this HEA. How could J.R. Ward make me think it was the right thing? But I went into this book with an open mind and let it take me on a ride. And I’m happy that I did.
If you haven’t read THE SHADOWS, you may want to skip reading this review as it may be a little spoilery but I’ll try to keep it as spoiler free as possible. This is the HEA for Trez and Selena, with a twist. We’ve seen that twist coming in the past few books and I personally wasn’t on board with it. And then I kept comparing this to Tohr and I just couldn’t wrap my head around why this was happening now. But let’s put those feelings aside. It took me a while to feel like WHERE WINTER FINDS YOU hits a stride. At first it was a tad slow to get into but I think I realized that it was delivering what it was supposed to. A sweet Christmas story. It has winter charm and it may even be a little mushy feeling. It fit the HEA really well.
While this story is not without some plot holes, I think I was so happy with how I enjoyed the HEA that I overlooked those. I was also expecting this to be a novella but it was a full length book basically. It focuses on the main love story without going too much on the sidelines with extras.
I think longtime fans of the BDB will find this story delivers on the sweet romance that Trez deserves and it brings it about in a way that felt natural and right. I was happy with the end result. It is also my favorite HEA and BDB book of this year so I think I really needed that boost of love for the series. It’s left me excited to read THE SINNER. Who’s ready for more BDB?
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I’m a part time graphic designer (yes, everything you see on UTC has been done by me), run my husband's business from home and on a good day I’m a self appointed superwoman (she who can do it all).I love blogging with my girls and I couldn’t do it any other way!My first love is everything paranormal, but in the past few years I’ve re-learned to love contemporary romance.Every once in a while I like to mix things up with a historical romance, a steampunk or an LGBT book.Because I need variety to avoid book slumps.I don’t always need an HEA although I prefer one, and I love authors that can rip my heart out and make me ugly cry.
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