Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Review ~ Perfectly Imperfect by Annette Lyon
From USA Today bestselling author Annette Lyon comes a captivating historical novella. In 1905 Shelley, Idaho, Della Stafford hates being a farm girl in a tiny town. She’ll do anything to live in a big city and experience real city life. Her only regret is that leaving town also means leaving Joseph behind, the young man who makes her heart flutter. But she's convinced that moving away is for the best; her dreams and Joseph's dreams are too dissimilar. So Della takes a job as a maid in Los Angeles, where she learns that what she thought would make her happy and what really will are totally different things.
PERFECTLY IMPERFECT originally appeared in the best-selling and award-winning Timeless Romance Anthology series's OLD WEST collection, under the title A SWEETEST TASTE.
This is a sweet "grass is always greener" story. Della is convinced that she won't be happy until she's able to leave the small farm town of Shelley, Idaho — she simply must move to the big city. She just isn't cut out for working on the farm and the simple life of small-town Idaho. When she gets the opportunity to move to Los Angeles she almost doesn't think twice. Of course, there's Joseph. He's perfect for Della in every way, except that he is also perfectly content in Shelley, Idaho working the land. Nonetheless, Della moves to LA to experience the big city, where she knows she will finally truly happy. But, as we all know — things always look better from a distance and absence can make the heart grow fonder.
FYI~ clean read
Honest disclosure~ I received a review copy from the author
About Annette Lyon~
Annette Lyon is a USA Today bestselling author, a 4-time recipient of Utah’s Best in State medal for fiction (twice for novel-length works and twice for short fiction), and a Whitney Award winner for BAND OF SISTERS. She's the author of over a dozen novels, at least that many novellas, a cookbook, a popular grammar guide, and over a hundred magazine articles.
She’s a founder and regular contributor of the Timeless Romance Anthologies line of sweet romance stories, which she served as editor for its first three years. She's also one of the four co-authors of The Newport Ladies Book Club series. She graduated cum laude from BYU with a degree in English.
Annette is represented by Heather Karpas at ICM Partners.