A Stella Review: Courted by Sarah Hadley Brook


RATING 2,5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Kevin Matthews is so wrapped up in his work, he hasn’t found time for love or even casual fun in far too long.

When gorgeous new nurse Mac Winters shows up at the hospital, the attraction between him and Kevin is immediate and intense. After several weeks of flirting and heated stares, they finally spend an evening getting to know each other.

Unfortunately, just when things turn hot and heavy, Mac announces he’s abstaining from sex because he’s tired of hookups and wants something real. Then he surprises Kevin by announcing he’s going to court the doctor. Can two modern men have an old-fashioned romance – and build something true and lasting together — while taking sex out of the equation?

Courted by Sarah Hadley Brook is a sweet and quick story about Mac and Kevin and their powerful love at first sight, but as opposed to what usually happens in books (and in real life LOL), Mac wants to take some time to court Kevin before fall in bed with him cause he’s sure the doctor is the right person.

I quiet like the short, fast paced, well written,engaging. It is well done. Still, maybe it is too short, cause there was really no space for some character building. I get to know pretty much nothing about the main couple, apart their daily jobs. There aren’t important second characters. It’s a good short but you need to lower you expectations and just enjoy what you get. In my opinion it could have been so much better if the author had worked more on little details, like just a couple of informations about their pasts or families or friends.

It missed a lot to be more complete and developed. That’s why I can’t give Courted an higher rating. But if you can overlook all these lacking it is a cute story to spend some time in a carefree way.

The cover art by Written Ink Designs is siple and well done, I like it.



Kindle Edition, 49 pages

Published August 4th 2018 by JMS Books LLC


Edition Language English

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