*Review by Danielle* ( @lush26 )
Danielle’s Copy: Bought
Dr. Natalie Shea doesn’t want to be attracted to the rugged but affable cowboy who ends up under her care after a rodeo injury. But when a second fateful accident has their paths crossing again, there is no denying the synergy, both in and out of the bedroom. Luke Reilly is everything she never expected. He’s captured her body, but her heart won’t be won that easily. Can Luke break down the walls built by a childhood tragedy and set Natalie free to love him forever? Or will she walk away from him and Memory Grove without looking back?
Now so far this book is my favorite in the series. Luke is to freaking die for. *swoons* I just have this thing for sexy cowboys!
Mount Up is the second book in the Memory Grove series. In this installment we get to meet Natalie who is an ER Doctor and Luke who just happens to be rodeo cowboy. Who would have thought that two different people could fall so hard under each others spell like they did.
Natalie accepted a residency in Arkansas and now she is staying. There are some things she is still trying to work but after she meets Luke, he captivates not only her body but her mind as well. Luke is a local star in the rodeo crowd and everyone in the town loves him. After Luke gets hurt he is taken to the ER where Natalie works. She keeps cool and calm while treating this cowboy even though all of the nurses are fighting to help her take care of him. From the first time Luke lays eyes on her he is interested but can’t figure out why she doesn’t fall head over heels for his charm.
Ecker gives you nail biting attraction and hot sex with a cowboy. When they finally get to know each other and their relationship progresses the story just gets better and better. I loved the fact she made it a reality scenario so it wasn’t far-fetched. I loved the way they had to deal with everyday issues such as jealousy, anger, fear and the past. It was so easy to connect to both of them. I wish it never had to end because Luke is just too hot. I loved Mount Up and I am looking forward to reading the next book in this series, Feed the Fire.
Danielle’s Copy: Bought
After eight years, Olivia Andrews returns to Memory Grove for her best friend’s wedding. She has no intention of becoming involved with sexy fireman, Cade Reilly, but once she finds herself in his bed, there is no turning back.Their casual affair is suddenly complicated when an unexpected visitor shows up on Cade’s doorstep and the demons that Olivia left behind come calling. Will their new found love overcome the obstacles created by their yesterdays or will those revelations drive a wedge between them forever?
I think there is something to say for a man in a uniform and needless to say Cade does wear it well. Not only is Melissa Ecker talented but brings a new excitement to romance. Feed the Fire is book three in this series and what a treat it is.
Olivia Andrews returns to Memory Grove for her best friend’s wedding after 8 long years. She does not want to get involved with the sexy fireman Cade but finds herself in his bed anyway. There is no turning back for her when some secrets come to light. Their affair suddenly turns complicated when an unexpected visitor for Cade and parts of Olivia’s past come to light. Can love actually overcome everything?
I absolutely loved the fact that we got a chance to see the characters from the previous two books.
Cade offers to help her out, but he doesn’t realize that by doing this, it will turn his world upside down. Although, Olivia has a lot of work to do to overcome her past, the one person she can count on is Cade. Finally she is happy for the first time in a long freaking time, but she is having a little trouble adjusting to her new life. She just isn’t used to not looking over her shoulder every step of the way.
Throughout the story, Olivia’s character grows into herself and becomes the person she was meant to be. Cade is a giving man. Her true perfect match. Not many guys have the patience to help you work through issues or nightmares but he wants a partner and will be there every step of the way. But not only is Olivia dealing with issues, Cade has a few on his own plate.
Feed the Fire is an awesome book. From now on Melissa Ecker is on my read list. I definitely recommend this series and you will not be disappointed. I am excited to see what will come next.
Danielle gives Mount Up and Feed The Fire by Melissa Ecker 4 stars!