New Release & Review: Wallflowers, Double Trouble by CP Smith

Title: Wallflowers: Double Trouble
Series: Wallflowers #2
Author: CP Smith
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Comedy
Release Date: July 21, 2017

 

Blurb
“ ’Tis better to never have loved and lost than to live with
the regret of your stupidity.” ~ Sienna Miller, Wallflower
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, or in this case, Wallflowers to
behave. Then again . . .

Sienna Miller spent her whole life being the odd woman out. Shunned and
misunderstood by her family, she finally has a chance for a new start thanks to
Calla and Poppy, her Wallflower sisters. Now all she needs is a Prince Charming.

Bo Strawn is a cop with a troubled past. He’s stubborn and set in his ways
until a certain Wallflower shakes up his life for good. Bo’s finally got a shot
at happily ever after. That is, he’s got a shot if he can solve a mystery
surrounding the Wallflowers and keep his headstrong woman off the back of a
horse.

Rated mature for language and sexual content.

MY REVIEW

Wallflowers: Double Trouble by C.P. Smith
Sienna & Bo
I’VE NEVER GIGGLE SO MUCH
5 STARS

Seriously folks… this is a “Romantic Suspense,” so don’t get me wrong. It’s packed full of suspense, but equally packed with humor…. Lots and lots of humor. How can you not laugh at these Wallflowers? They do and say some of the funniest shit that I couldn’t help but laugh out loud… even on the treadmill at the gym.. I got some funny looks, but kept on laughing!

Sienna is just like the rest of them. Headstrong, heartstrong, and has a will of steel. At times I wanted to high five her and join in the festivities and other times I was like, girl you betta not! She reminds me of someone I know!! (wink wink). I guess the best part of this book for me was the crazy antics the girls found themselves into. I want to BE a Wallflower!!

Bo is all kinds of crazy… but I guess you have to be to take on a Wallflower. He starts out kind of set in his ways, but before long he’s finding himself caving to the predicaments Sienna and the girls get themselves into. Poor guy! He does have back up, but in my opinion, no amount of back up is enough to handle Sienna, Poppy, and Cali! LOL!

I loved all the supporting character cast. I like to see the past and future main characters mingling with the current ones. CP always finds a way to bring everyone back so that we can get a glimpse into what’s happening with their lives or (wink wink) what is sure to happen in an upcoming book!

This story is gripping, hilarious, and sensual. I found it flowed very nicely and the storyline was captivating. The characters are commanding and the tension immense. It’s not a dark read, but definitely not light either. I loved the ending even though it hooked me for the next book… I’ll be thinking about a biker dude for a while now!

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Author Bio
CP Smith lives in Oklahoma with her husband and five
children. She loves football, reading, and card games. Writing for her is about
escape. She writes what she loves to read, and leaves the rest to those with
better imaginations.

 

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✿Release & Review: Wallflowers by CP Smith✿

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“Romance and poetry, ivy, lichens, and wallflowers, need ruin to make them grow.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

They say money is the root of all evil, but sometimes, evil lurks in the most unlikely places.

Calla Lily Armstrong spent her whole life shielding her heart. Now she’s ready to break down her walls and see what’s hiding on the other side. With the help of her new friends, Poppy Gentry and Sienna Miller, the three band together to find their happily ever after. One Wallflower at a time.

Former Atlanta Homicide Detective, Devin Hawthorne, moved to Savannah for a change of pace and a fresh start as a Private Investigator. He finds it right under his nose in the form of a Southern beauty who drives him to distraction, and deadly secrets that threaten her very life.

Rated mature for language and sexual content.

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Wallflowers: Three of a Kind by C.P. Smith
Devin & Calla
WORTH LYIN’, STEALIN’, OR KILLIN’ FOR
5 Stars because 10 is not available

Oh. My. God. This book is amazing! A whole hearted “feel good” kind of book. I love the connection these three girls have. Calla, Poppy, and Sienna are the perfect combination of goofiness, hilarity, and love. When I set out on this journey I knew I’d be reading something a little different than my normal “romance novels” and holy freaking hell… this one pulled every emotion out of me over and over again. I am in love with these women. I need to find my fellow Wallflowers and form my own posse!

Calla Armstrong is such a refreshing character. She’s innocent, but still wise to the world and its craziness. I love the fact that she grew up in a fairly ordinary life despite being raised by her fancy free Aunts. Those crazy Aunts of hers kept her grounded and focused on what was truly important.. Family! Regardless of what they taught her, she still thinks that if she keeps her walls erected and people are at arm’s length, then she’ll never get hurt again. Oh boy does she have a rude awakening!

Devin Hawthorne is this uber hot and very sexy private detective who happens to move next-door to Calla. Wowza! The way CP writes her alphas is impeccable. I was instantaneously attracted to Devin. The way he grunts when he’s working out, the sound of his gravely voice and that huge 6’3” frame of his… Auoy Vey. SOLD! He’s moved to town to start his own PI Company and his friend already has a case for him.

The supporting character cast is pretty big in this one, but I’ll only mention a few… Poppy and Sienna are co-workers of Calla’s and seem to hit it off right away. They’re witty, loving, and fearless. I fear they are both suffering from some sort of heartbreak or heartache, but we’ll find out eventually as these are our other “Wallflowers” and will eventually get a book of their own.

Devin’s friends are pretty rock solid! Nate is his BF from College and owns the bar, Jacobs’ Ladder down the street. Good guy, but I think he’s going to be a hard nut to crack. Next up is Bo, a local Police Officer working with Devin on the current case. I love that he already has eyes for one of the Wallflowers (wink)!

Two people that MUST be mentioned are Calla’s Aunties, Bernice and Eunice. These women were shunned by their Father, but made a beautiful life for themselves and Calla. They run the “Frock You” upscale resale shop and are always around to hand out advice even if it’s not wanted! They are hysterical, entertaining, and good-hearted. Everyone needs Aunts like this in their life!

To sum this one up, Wallflowers can be put into so many categories. Romance, Suspense, Comedy, Contemporary, Action, and Erotica. Like I said before… So many feels… and those plot twist, eek! Once I started reading it I could not put it down. The characters are commanding and alluring. My life became consumed with their every move. The dialogue flows smoothly and feels very natural like a conversation you might have yourself. The tension starts instantly and continues throughout the entire tale. I loved it with my entire heart and can’t wait to see what else CP has in store for all these beautiful women!

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CP Smith lives in Oklahoma with her husband and five children. She loves football, reading, and card games. Writing for her is about escape. She writes what she loves to read, and leaves the rest to those with better imaginations.

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✿Release Blitz: Wallflowers by CP Smith✿

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“Romance and poetry, ivy, lichens, and wallflowers, need ruin to make them grow.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

They say money is the root of all evil, but sometimes, evil lurks in the most unlikely places.

Calla Lily Armstrong spent her whole life shielding her heart. Now she’s ready to break down her walls and see what’s hiding on the other side. With the help of her new friends, Poppy Gentry and Sienna Miller, the three band together to find their happily ever after. One Wallflower at a time.

Former Atlanta Homicide Detective, Devin Hawthorne, moved to Savannah for a change of pace and a fresh start as a Private Investigator. He finds it right under his nose in the form of a Southern beauty who drives him to distraction, and deadly secrets that threaten her very life.

Rated mature for language and sexual content.

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CP Smith lives in Oklahoma with her husband and five children. She loves football, reading, and card games. Writing for her is about escape. She writes what she loves to read, and leaves the rest to those with better imaginations.

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✿Release Blitz: Wallflowers by CP Smith✿

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“Romance and poetry, ivy, lichens, and wallflowers, need ruin to make them grow.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

They say money is the root of all evil, but sometimes, evil lurks in the most unlikely places.

Calla Lily Armstrong spent her whole life shielding her heart. Now she’s ready to break down her walls and see what’s hiding on the other side. With the help of her new friends, Poppy Gentry and Sienna Miller, the three band together to find their happily ever after. One Wallflower at a time.

Former Atlanta Homicide Detective, Devin Hawthorne, moved to Savannah for a change of pace and a fresh start as a Private Investigator. He finds it right under his nose in the form of a Southern beauty who drives him to distraction, and deadly secrets that threaten her very life.

Rated mature for language and sexual content.

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CP Smith lives in Oklahoma with her husband and five children. She loves football, reading, and card games. Writing for her is about escape. She writes what she loves to read, and leaves the rest to those with better imaginations.

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Review: A Reason to Live (Reason series book 3) by CP Smith

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WARNING: Author believes in soul mates and insta-love, proceed with caution if you’re not a romantic at heart.

Love’s greatest cure is salvation of one’s soul.

Shane Sherman has a problem. Well, two, actually. One has auburn hair and pale-green eyes, and the other? . . . Is a secret. One he doesn’t want to talk about. But all that changes when Sage comes to town.

Sage Sloan is being stalked. So she runs to Trails End and the bravest man her sister said she’d ever met. Sergeant Shane Sherman.

Sparks fly, tempers flare, and bears misbehave as Shane and Sage find a way to coexist in Trails End. That is, until a killer comes to call. Then all bets are off. Shane isn’t about to lose his saving grace.

This is the third and final book in the Reason Series. I highly recommend you read books one and two before “A Reason To Live.”

Rated R for sexual content and language and M for Maxine.

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Ahhhh… Maxine

MY REVIEW

A Reason To Live by C.P. Smith
Shane & Sage
GREAT CONCLUSION TO A MAGNIFICENT SERIES
5 Stars cause 10 wasn’t an option

Holy. Freakin’. Hell. This book knocked me on my ass. CP Smith really outdid herself with this one. From a prologue that grabs you immediately with it’s heart wrenching detail and the thick with emotion story to follow, I fear she’ll have a hard time trying to top this one. It’s THAT good people! This tale of two lost souls wondering through life not sure of their next moves will make you laugh, it’ll make you cry, and somewhere in between, it’ll make your heart leap with vast amounts of emotion.

Sgt. Shane Sherman is struggling with life after war, life after death, and what the future holds for a man who doesn’t seem to think he’s worthy of love or life. He’s bitter, he’s callused, and he’s Trails Ends most eligible headcase… I mean bachelor, lol. He fits in well in Trails End, however he’s in limbo between putting some roots down and being a fly-by-night drifter that works odd jobs, very rarely interacts with his peers, and can’t overlook his past. Enter the beautiful and talented Sage Sloan.

This girl fits in so perfectly in Trails End and into the lives of our awesome “First Family” of the town. Mia and Maxine really take a liking to her immediately and I say what’s not to love with her. Sage is a strong female character lead. She’s a therapist for troubled and abused kids, but taking a bit of a leave due to unsettling threats happening to her lately. She goes to Trails End looking for Sgt. Sherman so that he can help her figure out what’s going on and hopefully solve the mystery of the threats. She gets way more than she bargained for and I’m not just talking about Shane. Holy cowz these women of Trails End are relentless.

Maxine is insistent on Sage hanging around Trails End for a while. She always knows more than we do and can predict more for some reason. That woman makes this story and every other story she’s in that much richer, funnier, and more meaningful. I just love this town and it’s inhabitants. I’m going to beg CP to take me there one day! I’m sad to see that this is the last “Reason” book, but wow… what a book this is to close out one of the most memorable series I’ve ever read.

It’s compelling, it’s emotional, and it’s full to the rim with suspense, wit, and sex appeal. The pacing is perfect, the characters powerful and convincing, and the dialogue flows with ease and felt very natural. The build up to the climax was superb and created the right amount of tension to keep me hanging on every damn word. It’s not light-hearted, but not awfully dark either. It’s the perfect blend of anticipation and hope. I loved it and wish I could read it again for the first time!

Check out CP Smith’s other works of art…

Books 1 & 2 in the Reason Series

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Her Stand-Alones

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

C.P. Smith is a stay-at-home mom with a keyboard. She’s never serious and lives inside her head.

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