Review & Giveaway: A Valentine’s Proposal by Kim Findlay


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A Valetine’s Proposal
(Cupid’s Crossing #1) By Kim Findlay Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 227 Pages
February 1, 2021 by Harelquin Heartwarming

Their engagement is pretend Cupid has other plans…

Wedding planner Mariah Van Delton has a plan to save the charming small town of Carter’s Crossing—by turning it into a romance destination! All Mariah needs is a very public Valentine’s Day proposal. And her only option? A fake one between her and the handsome town veterinarian and wedding hater, Nelson Carter. But a little charade between adversaries might just be the start of something undeniably real…

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My Review

This was a cute premise for a story, however, I struggled to connect with these characters. I have to admit that upon first meeting Mariah, I did not like her. She seemed to have a real chip on her shoulder and preconceived notions toward men. Mariah definitely improved upon reading farther into the story, but it took awhile for me to warm up to her.

Nelson was a nice main character and he brought an interesting backstory into the book regarding why he was so against wedding planners and big, elaborate weddings.

Once these two started hanging out together and working on making their relationship look real to Nelson’s friends, I started becoming more invested in the story. The author definitely knows how to write a swoony kissing scene!

Things moved at a quick pace once the fake relationship started and I did enjoy the second half of the book more than the first. The ending felt kind of sudden to me and I would have enjoyed another chapter or an epilogue for Nelson and Mariah.

(3 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

About the Author

Kim Findlay lives in Toronto, Canada, with her very handsome husband, two strapping sons, and possibly the world’s cutest spaniel. When she can get time away from her accounting business, Kim can be found traveling, sailing, reading, or writing, depending on the season, time of day, and her energy level. You can find her at kimfindlay.ca, @missheyer74, or on Facebook.

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About Brittany

As a homeschooling mom and avid reader, I get great joy through reading and reviewing books. I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I also review sweet, clean fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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9 Responses to Review & Giveaway: A Valentine’s Proposal by Kim Findlay

  1. Gwendolyn Jordan says:

    I like the cover

  2. Lori Byrd says:

    Sounds so good.

  3. tleonie says:

    Sounds like a great read!

  4. Lori Smanski says:

    Welcome. This is a wonderful cover. I have been trying to find Valentines books. Oh but this sounds like a fun read. I love books where the two are not looking for love but it comes to them anyway.
    Thank you for this wonderful give a way.
    quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

  5. Cathy French says:

    this has a sweet and romantic cover.

  6. carylkane says:

    Thank you for sharing your honest thoughts.

  7. Anita Yancey says:

    The book sounds really good, and I like the cover.

  8. Pingback: Spotlight & Excerpt: A Valentine’s Proposal + Giveaway – Sadie's Spotlight

  9. isisthe12th says:

    A Valentines Proposal sounds like a good read. Thank you

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