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Smith's Corner: Layla & Levi (The Heartwood Series #2) by Jayne Paton

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Men and trust. Yeah, these two things, in my experience, don’t go hand in hand. The promises I made to myself were easy to keep for years, that is until Levi Smith walks into my life.

What is it they say about good intentions and best-laid plans?

I have them all, and then my daughter asks for help with her wedding. The easy yes is only the beginning of my problems.

Levi’s laughter is more potent than a quart of liquor. His fast mouth and easy smile I can resist, but his big heart is another matter, especially when my past comes to haunt me.

With more secrets than Mount Rushmore, will Levi’s love be the solution or my family’s downfall?

I’m about to find out.


Smith’s Corner: Layla & Levi (book 2) is an opposites-attract, romantic drama. It comes with a hot as fuck barman who is about to learn love has no boundaries.

This book has trigger warnings.

5 out of 5 (exceptional)

Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!!! This is as hot, if not hotter than the first in the Heartwood series. It follows on from Dallas & Delilah and I'd definitely recommend starting with that one as it sets you up for this.

My heart aches for Layla and I was rooting for her all the way, especially as Levi is so awesome. As with the first book there's a bit of hot loving and lots of emotions. With a deep, dark past waiting to engulf her Layla really struggles to trust and watching her transform is amazing.

Definitely an adult read with adult themes and trigger warnings.

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* A copy of this book was provided to me with no requirements for a review. I voluntarily read this book, and the comments here are my honest opinion. *

I'm Jayne or JP, I live in the Isle of Man. A tiny place in the Irish sea where all the magic happens. I am fortunate now to write full time and I've a love for books, all kinds. I like to spice things up and dip my toe into different genres. This is my first book in M/F romance in Smith's Corner.

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