Series: The Shaughnessy Brothers #1
Author: Samantha Chase
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 4, 2015
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Related Books: Return to You
About Made for Us:The Shaughnessy brothers—Aiden in particular—have spent the years since their mother’s untimely death taking care of each other and trying to make their father proud. And Aiden has managed pretty well so far. But his father is starting to worry he’s neglected himself. At the age of thirty-four, he is successful and handsome, and he still has no grandchildren!
Aiden’s met plenty of attractive women over the years, but who has the time? It isn’t until he meets Zoe, a designer on one of his jobs, that he starts realizing he wants something more...
This book was cute and fun, but overall very ‘meh.’
So, with Aiden? Talk about a chip on your shoulder. His constant angst was kind of annoying. It’s been established that I’ve over unnecessary angst that seems forced or shallow.
While his big ole chip was necessary to the storyline, since it basically drove all the shitty stuff he did, I just had to roll my eyes at it.
Mostly because of his “the head of the family needs to be alone” outlook – if he looked up to both his parents so much, how did that even make sense? Ugh.
Zoe was pretty likeable – I found her pretty adorable most of the time. And her boss and the secondary characters around her were all great.
But sometimes she was kind of annoying. I can’t describe what about her grated on me, but she just seemed stubborn and complainy sometimes, about the silly things. There were other parts of her life that would make much more sense to complain about.
About Samantha Chase:
New York Times and USA Today Bestseller/contemporary romance writer Samantha Chase released her debut novel, Jordan’s Return, in November 2011. Although she waited until she was in her 40’s to publish for the first time, writing has been a lifelong passion. Her motivation to take that step was her students: teaching creative writing to elementary age students all the way up through high school and encouraging those students to follow their writing dreams gave Samantha the confidence to take that step as well.
When she’s not working on a new story, she spends her time reading contemporary romances, playing way too many games of Scrabble or Solitaire on Facebook and spending time with her husband of 25 years and their two sons in North Carolina.