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One Hundred Proposals

 

One Hundred Proposals, Holly Martin
Review from jeannie zelos book reviews
Wow – what a read. This book made me laugh and cry. It’s packed with gentle drama and some really deep emotions. I hadn’t got far in ( 11%) when the first big laugh hit me, took me by surprise and made Him Indoors ask me what I’d found so funny. It’s one of those things you have to read in context though, and wasn’t so funny in the retelling. It’s the toilet scene by the way…I think it struck a chord as its just the kind of thing that would happen to me….
Anyway, Harry. What a man, kind, full of fun, goodlooking and Suzie is in love with him. Trouble is they’ve been best friends and work partners in their wedding proposal business for two years now. Harry has been there for her through everything, at her side helping whenever and wherever she needs it. She can’t tell him she loves him though, he always has a string of ladies on the go, so clearly her feelings aren’t reciprocated, she doesn’t need the embarrassment it would bring, and she doesn’t want to lose her best friend. Now he’s got the backing for his latest idea – and its her dream if only it were real, how will she cope with the heartbreak of being asked daily for 100 days the one thing she’d love but isn’t going to get. Oh poor, poor Suzie, what a nightmare, but there’s no way out. I so felt for her, and then when we get parts of the story from Harry’s POV I felt for him too.
Great characters, fabulous humour and some wonderful, imaginative ideas for proposals – it’s a great read. Made me laugh – and at parts it made me cry. I thought I’d got Chloe worked out but was wrong about her, and just kept wanting to scream at both Suzie and Harry – “ just tell him/her!!!” Of course if either did that would certainly shorten the book and spoil the story 🙂 but its so well written that you just want things to work out for them.
Stars: Five, its a real fun read though I’m not sure if I’d re read, but for a one off, feel good romance full of passion and drama its perfect.
ARC supplied via Netgalley and publisher.

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About jeanniezelos

I'm an avid reader, love my kindle and I have my head in a novel for hours daily : ) Mum used to say I'd read toilet paper if it was printed- it wasn't, so i had to contend myself with the back and sides of the cereal packets. I've always Needed to read and we had few books when i was a child hence my penchant for reading anything including adverts then... I review mainly contemporary, erotic and paranormal romance books though dystopian and urban fantasy also appeal. I'm currently rated around the 300 mark on amazon.co.uk for my reviews. I try to keep them structured and to say what I do and don't like about a book so other readers can use my review as a guide to whether they may enjoy the book.

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