Friday, October 25, 2013

Romance Book Scene: Shannon Guymon's You Belong With Me

Author: Shannon Guymon
Series Connection: Love and Dessert Trilogy
ISBN: 978-1490303437
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services

Purchase Link: Amazon

When her Layla's grandmother dies she leaves her bakery to her granddaughters to take over. At a crossroads in their life the three sisters decid to take over the bakery. Layla, a burt out social worker ready to take on a new career when she gets the letter of her inheritance and her sisters convince her to change her mind. They all move to the small town where their grandmother's bakery is located.

When they first get to town the sisters meet little Stella and her dad Michael. At first Layla doesn't like that Michael is a real estate who has been instructed to present a deal from a real estate developer for the bakery property. After getting to know him and his daughter a relationship begins to form. But when Michael's ex-wife come back into the picture, all changes.

In the meantime the sisters adjust to their new life, each sister determined to make the change and find a new man to share their life with.

This is a great start to a new series. The three sister's each have different personalities with their own issues and challenges and the men each chooses will bring them even bigger challenges, but should be half the fun. This is a sweet romance with no sex or love scene.


Layla Kendall is the oldest of three sisters. She's a burned out social worker one step away from a major depression and she needs a fresh start. When she and her sisters Kit and Jane inherit their grandmother's bakery, she doesn't know if she can trust her good fortune or not. 

Life has taught her that happiness is just an illusion. But the chance to be with her sisters and get away from the heart ache and pain she's faced day in and day out is a chance she's going to take. The fact that they don't know anything about running a bakery won't stop them. With Layla's new life, come new connections and friendships including Michael Bender, a single dad and someone who wouldn't mind getting to know Layla better. 

She doesn't trust men and she doesn't want to change her mind but Michael's little girl Stella grabs her by the heart and won't let go. When Layla and her sisters realize that there are people who want to see them fail, it will take a lot of heart and courage to keep going. Layla will have to let go of the past in order to grab onto the future if she'll ever find the love she needs.

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