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Bittersweet Promises

By: Carrie Ann Ryan
Narrated by: Joe Arden,Maxine Mitchell
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Summary

New York Times best-selling Author Carrie Ann Ryan returns with the next generation of Montgomerys and a second-chance romance bound in memory and heat.

Leif Montgomery fell hard for Brooke Alder in Paris when they were young, and he thought their fling was just an early taste of what life had in store for him.

But life had other plans, and he didn’t find that kind of love—or see Brooke’s face—for years.

Until he visits his cousin’s house and sees who’s moved in next door.

They’ve both changed: She’s a struggling single mom; he’s running from a past he’s trying to hide while opening up a new tattoo shop. Yet the moment he sees her again, he knows she’s the one for him.

And with one look, Brooke knows that she can’t fight the desire that pulled them together before, despite the skeletons in both their closets.

©2022 Carrie Ann Ryan (P)2022 Carrie Ann Ryan

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Fantastic

Absolutely love Joe Arden and Maxine Mitchell who do a fabulous job in narrating this already amazing book.
Leif and Brooke meet each other in Paris when they were young and missed there opportunity to be together. Years later, they come across each other and find out that they missed their connection with each other in Paris and start a fresh beginning in their relationship. Do you absolutely love Carrie Ann Ryan and her writing style, and the way that she gets the best narrators for to do her books.

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Great way to start off the next generation!

Maxine Mitchell & Joe Arden did an amazing job narrating Laef & Brook. This was an excellent second chance romance. Loved getting to know Laef, Brooke & Luke. Looking forward to more of the next gen of the Montgomerys.

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Oh Leif!!!

I am loving the Legacy series. We could see a pick of who the first in line would be and yeah, it was Leif. He sounds so mature now. He and Lake are partners in business, the tattoo business… Then, this beautiful lady comes back to town with her kid. Brooke and Leif go way back and they rekindle their romance. There’s a bit of drama, as it is usual with the Montgomerys nevertheless they get their hea and they are super hot together. No need to say it but I loved it 😍 Superb narration.

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Leif has grown up! And what a man he is

Seeing Leif all grown up has rugged at my heart strings, don't worry with who his mom, dad and extensive family are, you know he's a decent person and oh is he. I loved him and his story and Brooke, oh my, so relatable, loved how she was a superb single mom while being an amazing Doctor and teacher and human being.
You all know by now that with Carrie Ann Ryan we never say goodbye to any character, just see you in another's journey, so I am happy to see them in the other cousins stories...oh Carrie Ann Ryan, our babies have gotten to be adults!

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So good

I tried to ration this one I did, I hit the pause button and tried to save it but no I couldn’t sleep, the characters kept dancing around my head and I needed to know what was next. So midnight found me painting my living room and listening to this amazing story. The characters were well rounded and didn’t rush things they made sure that this was the best decision for them both before committing. They built each other up and the support of family made this all the better in my opinion.

This was an amazing book with some top notch narration that just seemed perfect for the characters.

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Loved Leif and Brooke!

Bittersweet Promises - Montgomery Ink Legacy #1 was a great start to this second-generation series! These books all stand on their own in my opinion and CAR gives readers enough info every time to enjoy the books without feeling like you are missing tons of info. Wonderful writing and storytelling and I'm always ready to dive back into any Montgomery family book.

This was an enjoyable single-parent, second-chance romance listen and one I would definitely recommend. Leif and Brooke had a brief relationship 10 years ago and Brooke moving into the area and bumping into Leif again has them connecting again. They had great chemistry and I loved how they took some time to get to know one another before really jumping into a relationship. They are both facing different situations in life and them learning to ask for help and depending on one another really showed their love. The Montgomery family is huge and awesome and they always show up for those they love. Lief's relationship with his family is fun and held with so much love and respect. With the snippet of what's to come in the next book - I'm ready and looking forward to more Montgomerys!

Maxine Mitchell and Joe Arden did a stellar performance as usual. I always enjoy their audiobook narrations.

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