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Review : Southern Desire by Kaylee Ryan

***ARC provided by the author for an honest review ***

Southern Desire is the newest novel by New York Times and USA Today best selling author Kaylee Ryan. It's the third installment in her Southern Heart Series.  You don't want to miss out on this January release!

Southern Desire can be read as a standalone. You don't have to read Southern Pleasure before, but I highly recommended you check it out. It's incredible as well. 

Southern Desire came across to me as a intriguing, delightful romantic read. Kaylee Ryan's writing style was easy to follow. The way she gave back stories to her characters allowed for you to get in the minds of Whitney and Aaron. I felt a connection to the emotions Whitney had to face. How Kaylee is able to tap into those emotions came through on the pages. Even through the sorrow Kaylee was able to give you, she laced some humor and light-fullness in as well. 

It takes a well researched writer to connect with readers on a personal manner. And I think Kaylee was able to accomplish that with Southern Desire. 

Whitney and Aaron's story is one of finding a connection with someone and holding onto it. You are able to see Whitney struggling to find herself again. Trying to put herself back together after a tragedy strikes close to her. 

Aaron knew Whitney held a light inside her, a light that was dimming day by day. Aaron knew she needed to find it again. He was going to make it his life's mission to help her live again. Find the meaning to breath again. 

Southern Desire made me love the south again. Helped me find my love for our values, and to hold our families close to us. It was one of the most inspiring novels I have read this year so far. 

4 stars  

Reviewed by Lindsey W.