The House at Homecoming Cove
Romantic Ghost Stories
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From New York Times Bestselling Author GINNY BAIRD
A breathtaking romantic mystery set at the Virginia Eastern Shore...
"Delightful to read and catches a person off guard with a totally unexpected ending." ~ New York Times Bestselling Author CATHERINE ANDERSON
THE HOUSE AT HOMECOMING COVE
Seeking out solitude in which to work, New York City music composer Melissa Carter rents a century-old farmhouse on the Virginia Eastern Shore. There, she meets a loner with rugged good looks and smoldering gray eyes, who has long-term ties to the property. When strange things start occurring at the historic home, the handsome groundskeeper comes to her aid, but is Melissa really safer in his arms?
When Stone Thomas meets a pretty northerner with a musical gift, he's immediately drawn to her. He's also determined to protect her from the increasingly odd happenings at the fifty-acre farm where he's employed. Soon, Stone finds himself wondering whether he and beautiful Melissa might share a future. Yet the secrets of Homecoming Cove threaten to drive them apart.
Praise for Ginny Baird Paranormal Ghost Romance
The Ghost Next Door (A Love Story)
"A fine suspense and you just won't believe how it ends." ~ Barbara Baker
"The twist at the end took me by surprise! Great job to the author!" ~ Melinda Burchett
"Wow...wow...wow!! I did not see that coming." ~ Mary Ann
"This is a mind bender! Very well done!" ~ Sandra D. Griffin
The Light at the End of the Road
"A gripping tale with a hint of paranormal." ~ Dawn Pearson
"New, refreshing twists and turns." ~ Anna Gibson
"Ms. Baird has again exceeded any expectations." ~ Dianna Plano
"Wow. I mean, WOW. This is not your normal romance..." ~ Anita Slaugh
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Ginny Baird has published novels in print and online and received screenplay options from Hollywood for her family and romantic comedy scripts. She writes touching, often humorous, contemporary romance about single women facing everyday challenges. Known for featuring holidays and family themes in her work, Ginny frequently portrays the struggles of single parents or others who've given up on finding true love.
Ginny has two novella series, The Holiday Brides Series (holiday romance) and The Summer Grooms Series (summer romance), a Romantic Ghost Stories series (paranormal ghost romance), and additional single titles available. She is a NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling Author, a Top 10 Best Seller on iBooks, NOOK and Kindle, and a #1 Best Seller in several Romance and Women's Fiction categories. Visit Ginny's website www.ginnybairdromance.com to learn more about her and her books.
Let the music draw you in
Note: I was provided a complimentary copy for an honest review.
Well, Ginny has done it again and given us another gripping romance with just the right balance of suspense and romance.
Melissa is a musician who's in a slump. Her music seems to have dried up. So, in a last effort to revive her career, she heads to the eastern shoreline of Virginia, to an old farmhouse. There, she encounters Stone, who is currently working the grounds until he can get the motivation to pursue his dream of opening a museum.
As soon as Stone and Melissa meet, they are drawn to each other - almost as if they have a past. But, that's impossible since they just met. They recognize the pull, but can't explain it. Yet, together, they feel complete - ready to reach for their dreams and make them happen.
Unlike the previous two books in this series, the paranormal element begins early in the book. Melissa learns shortly after moving in that the house is considered haunted, but she's convinced that there's a logical explanation to everything - that is until it becomes all too real.
Stone has heard the rumors too, but always dismissed them because he's never witnessed anything - until Melissa shows up. What is it about Melissa that's stirred up the ghosts of the past? Are there ghosts or is there an explanation? Is Melissa in danger?
The plot develops nicely - giving just enough clues to keep you reading.
The romance feels slightly steamier than the previous books in this series, but it still stays within the bounds of a PG rating.
The language is clean, without anything offensive
And, the end is satisfying with a good sense of closure.
My rating - 5 stars.
A Must Read Read Romance and Ghosts
A great story with the perfect blend of sweet romance and mild element suspense. Loved the descriptive writing, I felt like I could close my eyes and be right there.
Melissa has a block in her musical writing, so she has has decided to rent an old farmhouse on the Virgina shore. She soon meets Stone, who takes care of the grounds. "She was here to compose, not to become involved with some local men." When mysterious things start happening in the house, Stone is there to protect Melissa. They start trying to solve the mystery, they soon feel like they have know each other forever. "May those who come together here, never fall apart."
I highly recommend this book for a sweet romance with an element suspense.
Romantic and Suspenseful
The House at Homecoming Cove by Ginny Baird was such a delight to read with its romance and mystery excellently intertwined thought the story.
Melissa is a music composer who rents out a historical fifty acre farmhouse on the Virginia Eastern Shore in order to work in peace. As soon as she arrives she comes across Stone; he is the groundskeeper for the magnificent farmhouse. Stone is quickly attracted to Melissa. He also has some ties to the farmhouse. Odd and mysterious things start to occur and Stone is determined to protect Melissa. Love blooms between the two but secrets of Homecoming Cove could push them away. Is them being apart better for them both or are they safer together? Do they get their happily ever after?
I just loved this book. Ginny's story keeps you intrigued from start to finish. The characters are superbly portrayed. I, personally, just loved both Melissa and Stone. The romance and suspense is well executed. Mrs. Baird knocked this one out of the ballpark. Yay Ginny!
I received this ARC for an honest and fair review.
- Category: Contemporary
- Published: Oct 15, 2015
- Publisher: Winter Wedding Press
- Seller: Winter Wedding Press
- Print Length: 289 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Romantic Ghost Stories