Book 2, Wolfshead Whiskey - A Wolfshead Whiskey Novel
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Brody Phelan has his hands full keeping the peace between his six brothers and cousins and managing the finances for Wolfshead, his family’s brewery and distillery. He’s gladly sacrificed his own happiness in order to help his family, but from the moment he sees feisty, curvy Juliette Costa he wants to claim her for his own. Too bad their clans are at war and Juliette sees him as the enemy.
Juliette wants one thing—to open up her own wine bar. Problem is she can’t get the project started while she’s constantly helping with her family’s business, dodging her relatives’ misguided efforts to fix her up, and cleaning up her brothers’ messes…which frequently involves some wheeling and dealing with the sexy, bearded CFO next door.
When their tentative alliance morphs into something deeper, things get complicated. Together, Brody and Juliette will have to decide whether they only want a business-with-benefits relationship…or whether they trust each other enough for something more.
Absolutely adored this book! Once I started reading it I simply couldn't put it down. In this second book in the Wolfshead Whiskey series we get Brody Phelan's story. It's a remarkable story with a Romeo and Juliette feel to it. The Phelan's and the Costa's have been feuding as long as Brody and Juliette can remember. Too bad Juliette Costa is the one woman Brody can't get out of his head. Convincing her to go out with him won't be easy but he's determined to find a way. Will she agree to go around her family or will she cave to the family pressure? These two have a lot to get around but it might turn out to be the best thing they could ever do.
I really think you'll enjoy not only this book but this series as well. It's one I highly recommend.
I love this series!
4 1/2 stars for Want It! I fell in love with the Phelan family and Elisabeth Barrett’s writing when I read Own It. I couldn’t wait for the next book, and it was just as good as I’d hoped. Brody and Juliette are a great couple, with a lot in common. The growth of their relationship felt very real and normal, not a romanticized version of dating. The characters are well-developed, the story is well-paced, the backgrounds of Brody and Juliette were both interesting and worked well to explain who they are and how they arrived at this point in their lives. My only quibble is the Costa family. They were so over the top annoying, her brothers so immature and irresponsible, they were a little unbelievable, for me. I loved getting to know the Phelans a little better, especially Gabe. I can’t wait to see who’s next!
The second installment in the best family series out there!
Welcome back to my favorite family series! Brody decided at a young age that marriage or any long-term relationship was not for him. He has spent a good portion of his adult life keeping the peace between his brothers and cousins all while working is financial genius on the family brewery and distillery business. When keeping the peace has him aligning himself with a beautiful brunette he can’t seem to get out of his head things get complicated quickly. Juliette has two goals in life first prove to her family she has what it takes to open her own business and second to keep her brothers out of jail when they decide to pull ridiculous pranks on the business next to theirs. Juliette thinks she can keep the alliance with Brody all business but quickly realizes her body and her heart are not on the same page.
I love this series and I really loved these characters! Brody is a beautifully broken man who over the course of his relationship with Juliette realizes that he is not permanently broken. Juliette is scared; she has felt micromanaged most of her life. She is so focused on showing everyone she loves that she can stand on her own two feet that she almost misses her opportunity to achieve the best goal of all.
Elisabeth has a way of writing deep real characters who’s feeling you take on as your own and forces you to become invested in the story. I really love that this book is romance but it is so much more, it’s heart, friendship, family and all the other things that really make our lives beautiful. This book is excellently written and a real page turner. Fair warning you will probably end up staying up until the wee hours reading. To say I’m anxiously awaiting the next installment of this series would be an understatement.
- Category: Contemporary
- Published: Nov 14, 2017
- Publisher: Elisabeth Barrett
- Seller: Elisabeth Barrett
- Print Length: 295 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 2, Wolfshead Whiskey