Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Dillon O'Malley- Lives in Ireland, Nell's old flame
Moira- Dillon's granddaughter, Married to Luke
Connie O'Brien- Married to Thomas, they have one son together, she has a daughter from a previous marriage, Jenny.
Jenny- Married to Caleb
Mick- Married to Meg. Architect, created the town of Chesapeake Shores They have 5 kids Abby, Bree, Jess, Connor, and Kevin
Meg- Owns the art gallery
Connor- Lawyer, married to Heather
Heather- owns Quilt shop
Bree- owns Flowers on Main, married to Jake
Jake- also Connie's brother
Jess- owns The Inn At Eagle Point
Kevin- married to Shanna
Shanna O'Brien- owns bookstore, adopted her stepson Henry from a previous relationship
Abby Married to Trace- has two children from previous relationship, twins
Jeff- Married to Jo O'Brien Runs a real estate management company Kids are Luke, Matthew, Susie
Jo- teacher, women's track coach
Luke- Married to Moira, opens an Irish Pub in Chesapeake Shores
Matthew- Architect, Married to Laila
Susie- Married to Mack
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Blurb From Amazon.com: Andi has spent much of her adult life looking for the perfect man, and at thirty-seven, she's finally found him. Ethan--divorced with two daughters, Emily and Sophia--is a devoted father and even better husband. Always hoping one day she would be a mother, Andi embraces the girls like they were her own. But in Emily’s eyes, Andi is an obstacle to her father’s love, and Emily will do whatever it takes to break her down. When the dynamics between the two escalate, they threaten everything Andi believes about love, family, and motherhood—leaving both women standing at a crossroad in their lives…and in their hearts.
I absolutely LOVED this book! I could not put it down! I zoomed through it in 4 days. I loved the whole stepfamily theme, because I can relate somewhat, and I loved Emily's pregnancy storyline, and all the twists at the end. I think it ended exactly how I hoped it would, with Ethan and Andi keeping Cal. And of course, reading about Emily and Michael's relationship. I think he was exactly what she needed! I would love to see a sequel to this book about their wedding!
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Monday, February 7, 2011
I just finished reading Wild Man Creek. That will probably be my favorite book out of this set of 3. I loved Jillian, and hearing about her Garden. I thought her and Colin were meant for each other. And I did kind of predict that he'd come back earlier than expected.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Well for the first half of the year anyway...I'll add to this as I find more.
Promise Canyon- Robyn Carr 1/25
Marrying Daisy Bellamy 1/25 (Lakeshore Chronicles)
Here To Stay- Catherine Anderson 1/25 (Harrigan)
Against the Fire- Kat Martin (Raines Brothers)
Angel’s Rest- Emily March 2/15 (Eternity Springs)
Harvest Moon- Robyn Carr 2/22
Against the Law- Kat Martin 2/22 (Raines Brothers)
A Light At Winter’s End- Julia London 2/22 (Cedar Springs)
A Creed In Stone Creek- Linda Lael Miller 2/22 (Creed Brothers)
Completely Smitten- Susan Mallery 2/22
Sing You Home- Jodi Picoult 3/1
Night Road- Kristin Hannah 3/22
Leaving- Karen Kingsbury 3/22 (Bailey Flanigan)
Almost Home- Mariah Stewart 3/22 (
Already Home- Susan Mallery 3/29
Driftwood Cottage- Sherryl Woods 3/29 (
The Knitting Diaries- Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery, Christina Skye 3/29
The Goodbye Quilt- Susan Wiggs- 3/29
The Sweetst Thing- Jill Shalvis 3/29 (Lucky Harbor)
My One and Only- Kristan Higgins 3/29
The Welcome Home Garden Club- Lori Wilde 3/29 (Twilight, Texas)
Slow Dancing on Price’s Pier- Lisa Dale 4/5
Exposure- Susan Andersen 4/5
44 Charles Street- Danielle Steele 4/5
Save Me- Lisa Scottoline 4/12
A Turn In the Road- Debbie Macomber 4/26 (
Moonlight Cove- Sherryl Woods 4/26 (
Any Man of Mine- Rachel Gibson- 4/26
Beach Lane- Sherryl Woods 5/31 (
Creeds Honor- Linda Lael Miller 5/31 (Creeds)
The Creed Legacy- Linda Lael Miller- 6/21 (Creeds)
Learning- Karen Kingsbury 6/21 (Bailey Flanigan)
Sunset Bridges- Emilie Richards 6/21 (Happiness Key)
Can't Hurry Love- Christie Ridgway 7/5 (Three Kisses)
Escape- Barbara Delinsky- 7/12
A lady in my Robyn Carr bookgroup wrote this list and was nice enough to share, so I thought I'd post it in here for safekeeping. That's the thing with series, sometimes it's hard to keep track of who's who. Looking back through my entries I made a list for Grace Valley (Robyn Carr) and Lakeshore Series (Susan Wiggs) but surprisingly enough I never made one for Virgin River. Again, I didn't write this, so I can't take any credit for it. I'm just putting it in here so I'll be able to find it when I need to.
ROBYN CARR’S VIRGIN RIVER SERIES
CAST OF CHARACTERS
AS OF END OF OCT. 2010
Melinda (Mel) Monroe – nurse practitioner, widow (Mark, dec.) Worked with Doc Mullins. She is formerly from CA.
Jack Sheridan – owns Jack’s Bar – former marine
John (Preacher) Middleton – cook in Jack’s Bar – former marine
Paige – ran away from ex Wes
Children: Christopher and Dana
Vanessa (Vanni) Rutledge – husband Matt killed in Bagdad
Paul Haggerty – Matt’s best friend
Children: Little Matt and Hannah (adopted from Paul’s friend Teri; dec.)
Walt Booth – Vanni’s dad; retired general; dates Muriel St. Claire; actress
Tommy – Vanni’s brother
North, Stan and Mitch – Paul’s brothers
Mike Venezula – former marine, former LAPD, now police officer for Virgin
Luke Riordan – 36 yrs old. Retired from army; fixed up house and cabins that he recently purchased.
Shelby – Walt’s niece. Took care of mom for 25 years until she died.
Cameron – doctor
Abby – Nikki and Vanni’s friend. Her ex Ross is a rock star and left her right after the marriage.
Joe Benson – designs houses for Haggerty Construction. He is Paul’s friend from Marine Corps.
Nikki Jorgensen – Vanni’s best friend.
Aiden Riordan – Luke’s brother. Navy med school.
Erin Foley – lawyer
Children: none so far.
Marcie – Erin’s sister.
Marcie Foley; widow of Bobby (dec.)
Joey – Mel Sheridan’s sister
Bill – her husband
Sam – Jack Sheridan’s father. Lives in Sacramento
Jack Sheridan – owns Jack’s Bar; married to Mel.
Jeanne – 43 yrs. CPA; married to a developer.
Donna – 45 yrs. College professor; married to a professor.
Mary – 37 yrs. Commercial airline pilot. Married to a real estate broker.
Ricky – joined Marines. (later called Rick).
Lydie Sudder – his grandma.
Liz – Ricky’s girlfriend. Was pregnant with his child (stillborn)
Connie and Ron – own corner store.
Liz – Connie’s niece.
Buck Anderson – sheep rancher
Jo and Nick Fitch – rented rooms to Ellie Baldwin – former stripper.
June and Jim Hudson (Grace Valley)
June – doctor
Jim – retired law enforcement.
June and Jim Hudson’s friends from Grace Valley:
John and Sue Stone (Grace Valley)
Sue – nurse; is June’s friend
Tommy Rutledge – Vanni’s younger brother. 18 yrs old. Going to basic
Training then to West Point for four years.
Noah Kincaid – minister
Ellie Baldwin – former stripper. Worked for Noah and fell in love. Rents rooms from Jo and Nick Fitch.
Maureen Riordan – mother to the Riordan boys: Luke, Colin, Aiden, Sean and Patrick.
George – teacher; loves Maureen
Drew Foley – brother of Marcie and Erin; med school resident at UCLA.
Sunny Archer – photographer; visiting her Uncle Nate in Virgin River
Clay Tahoma – new to Virgin River. Originally from Flagstaff and the Navajo nation. Lately from LA, CA. Works for Nate Jensen.
Isabel – Clay’s ex
Gabe – Clay’s son
Ursula – Clay’s sister
Tom Toopeek – Ursula’s husband. Police Chief in Grace Valley. They have five children.
Lilly Yazhi – Hope Indian. Works in her grandfather Yaz’s fed store. She delivers feed.
Dane – Lilly’s good friend
Jillian and Kelly Matlock – rents one of Luke’s cabins for their vacation, along with their friends Penny and Jackie.
Kelly is a sous chef in San Fran.
Penny – works in Public Relations
Jackie – political analyst
Jillian (Jill) – Vice President in a software company
Denny Cutler – discharged from Marines….came to Virgin River to find his real father.
I am so excited that I FINALLY finished a book. Once again, I enjoyed another awesome book. I love this series because everyone feels like family, and I definitely feel peaceful when I read them. We were introduced to some new characters in this book. Clay Tahoma comes to work at Nathan Jensen's Vet Clinic. He is the brother of Ursula Toopeek, from the Grace Valley Series. I love how Robyn incorporated the Toopeek Family into this series...now hopefully we'll start to hear about more characters from the Grace Valley Series. I really wish she'd continue with the Grace Valley Series. Anyway, Lily works for her grandfather at his feed store, and makes daily deliveries to the Vet Clinic. It is there that she meets Clay. Of course they fall in love, but with many bumps along the way.