A Month From Miami – The Braddocks Book One
A babysitter with benefits…a mechanic who can drive her wild…
Finally! Kaylee Walsh has escaped her good-for-nothing ex and her small Tennessee hometown. She isn’t about to let car trouble and zero cash throw a wrench into her plans.
But Rick Braddock makes Kaylee an offer she can’t refuse: free car repairs in exchange for a month of babysitting. He’ll make sure she’s on her way because he knows he doesn’t stand a chance when a woman is blinded by big city lights.
Even though she’s hit a bump in the road, no way will Kaylee become attached to a hot single dad and his little girl. For her, it’s South Beach or bust.
But when Rick discovers what Kaylee’s hiding he fears she may have stolen more than just his heart. Were the sparks between them real? Or is she a thief who took him for a ride?
Warning: Sudden cravings for grape bubble gum and cherry Popsicles™ may occur.
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A Month From Miami was originally published by Samhain Publishing Ltd. in 2008. with this cover. Except for the back matter, the more recent edition and the earlier one are virtually identical.
A MONTH FROM MIAMI
A Month From Miami by Barbara Meyers
Romantic Times Rating: ****
Category: CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Published: February 2009
Type: Contemporary Romance
“Readers will be hooked from the first scene thanks to Meyers’ comedic flair, which shines in this enchanting story. The relationship between the characters seems real and warm, and there’s nice chemistry.”
Rating: 5 Nymphs “…perfect pace and fluid writing, too. A Month From Miami is fun, romantic, sincere and perfect for holiday leisure reading. I give this book thumbs up!”
Reviewed by Bramble Nymph for Literary Nymphs Reviews Only
Rating: 5 Angels “A Month From Miami is truly a treasure; an entertaining, heart-warming, engaging read.”
Reviewed by Devon for Fallen Angel Reviews
Rating: 4 Cups “The author has a real gift for bringing a real down home feel to both her characters and her story…a story that can make you laugh and put a lump in your throat at the same time…”
Reviewed by Lototy for Coffee Time Romance, March 2008
Rating: 83 “…an enjoyable story with ample little twists… to give me a good time.”
Mrs. Giggles, March 2008
“…a fun romance book with just a bit of mystery thrown in…Molly is cute and a well written character and I adored her. I’m looking forward to reading more books by Ms. Meyers.”
Reviewed by Laura J., The Good, The Bad, The Unread
“If you’re looking for a very light romantic beach read with a spunky main character then I’d definitely pick up A Month From Miami.”
Reviewed by Sabine Maurier for Novelspot POSTED 11/30/08
What Other Authors Said About A MONTH FROM MIAMI:
“Barbara Meyers has written a heart-warming story of love and new beginnings as her endearing, smalltown heroine searches for success and finds it in unexpected places.” —Jasmine Cresswell, USA Today Bestselling author of the Raven Trilogy
“A Month From Miami will capture your heart as well as your funny bone. Kaylee Walsh, is as sassy as they come, and the South Florida sun isn’t the only thing producing heat when Rick Braddock arrives on the scene with his precocious daughter, Molly. Jewel thieves, FBI agents, and the search for family and home round out the perfect summer read. Meyers will make you believe in love, even while she’s making you laugh.”
–Kristy Kiernan, author of Catching Genius
“Barbara Meyers has written a warm, fun story about a woman’s perogative to change her mind–and her heart!”
— Tina Wainscott, bestselling author of What Lies in Shadow
Simply put, A Month From Miami is a gum-smacking good time. Under a veneer of stilettos and excessive bubble gum chewing, Kaylee Walsh is a girl with a heart of gold. But it’s Rick Braddock who discovers this diamond in the rough and has to help her realize what she truly wants out of life. Barbara Meyers has created a fun-filled ride with exceptional characters – each headed to destinations unknown.
— Jennifer Grant, author of Two If By Sea