Title: Covet thy Neighbor
Author: Denise Carbo
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Single mom of twin boys, Olivia Banner, has her hands full juggling life’s demands. She doesn’t have time for her mysterious new neighbor or all the questions his presence conjures up, even if he is a handsome devil.
Toss in a complicated relationship with her ex-husband, meddlesome family members, and going back to school to provide a stable financial future for her and her boys, and Olivia turns to her gal pals for guidance.
Sometimes playing it safe is the right choice, and other times leaping into the unknown can lead to all the dreams you never knew you had coming true.
Being a single mom to her twin sons keeps Olivia Banner on her toes. Add in her ex-husband, her ex-mother-in-law, her parents, going back to school for her marketing degree while working, the last thing on her mind is love. But her sexy as sin neighbor, Luke, oozes mystery and intrigue. Her imagination takes over and she can’t quite help herself in thinking Luke might be a serial killer. They clash, which only makes her more protective of her sons. But as time goes by, they develop a sort of friendship. He remains aloof while her attraction only grows. Does he like her or is she reading too much in his signals? When her ex-husband drops a bombshell, Olivia must choose between the past and the future. Love can be rocky, especially when you covet thy neighbor.
Covet thy Neighbor is a contemporary romance I thoroughly enjoyed. From the beginning until the very end, we travel the rocky road of romance with all the drama and emotion that goes along with it. I connected with Olivia and I loved the fact that she’s a single mom yet tries to figure out dating and doing what’s best for her family. Her struggles are portrayed honestly which added to my enjoyment of the story. Olivia is such a caring woman and I kept rooting for her to go after what she wanted. The plot moves at a nice easy pace with a full cast of characters. The characters themselves are so well written, they became a part of me. The dramatic tension between Olivia and Luke was very realistic and I found myself yelling at my e-reader. There’re some good life lessons here, while understated, which gave me something to think about. If you love romantic fiction, you’ll love Covet thy Neighbor. Brilliant written, Denise Carbo is a must-read for romance and women’s fiction readers. If you love women’s fiction, you’ll want to read Covet thy Neighbor. If you like reading single mom romance, you’ll fall in love with Covet thy Neighbor. Highly recommend!
My Rating: 5 stars
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Denise Carbo writes Contemporary Romance, Paranormal Romance, and Romantic Suspense. She is a voracious reader, loves to travel, is fascinated by the supernatural, and enjoys solving mysteries.
She lives in a small, picturesque New England town with her high school sweetheart and their three amazing sons.
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N