Thursday, February 16, 2017

Good Thursday morning all

 Good Thursday all . welcome to day two of the chocolate coma from Valentine's day . Today we are going to review THE LAST CHANCE MATINEE by Mariah Stewart .

                             BOOK BLURB

  From New York Times bestselling author Mariah Stewart comes the first novel in her all-new series, The Hudson Sisters, following a trio of reluctant sisters as they set out to fulfill their father’s dying wish. In the process, they find not only themselves, but the father they only thought they knew.
  When celebrated and respected agent Fritz Hudson passes away, he leaves a trail of Hollywood glory in his wake—and two separate families who never knew the other existed. Allie and Des Hudson are products of Fritz’s first marriage to Honora, a beautiful but troubled starlet whose life ended in a tragic overdose. Meanwhile, Fritz was falling in love on the Delaware Bay with New Age hippie Susa Pratt—they had a daughter together, Cara, and while Fritz loved Susa with everything he had, he never quite managed to tell her or Cara about his West Coast family.
  Now Fritz is gone, and the three sisters are brought together under strange circumstances: there’s a large inheritance to be had that could save Allie from her ever-deepening debt following a disastrous divorce, allow Des to open a rescue shelter for abused and wounded animals, and give Cara a fresh start after her husband left her for her best friend—but only if the sisters upend their lives and work together to restore an old, decrepit theater that was Fritz’s obsession growing up in his small hometown in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Guided by Fritz’s closest friend and long time attorney, Pete Wheeler, the sisters come together—whether they like it or not—to turn their father’s dream into a reality, and might just come away with far more than they bargained for.   

                           MY REVIEW
  This is the first book in a brand new series . Let me introduce you to the Hudson sisters . Who after their father dies , find out about each other . They are reluctant to even meet each other and even more reluctant to do their father's dying wish . To remodel an old matinee that was their fathers joy. Will they get to know each other and will they start to love each other and remodel the stage  and survive each other .
  This is a story of love and redemption and finding what sisters truly mean to each other . The story starts out with their father dying . Fitz was in love with two woman one on the west coast as self indulgent movie star who only thought of herself . Then he falls in love with a free spirit on the east coast who he loved with all his heart . The daughters are brought together after he dies . To connect and do what he has asked . They all have their own baggage that they bring to the party. As you read you get to know each of them and you watch them grow and actually start to care for each other .
 Cara is a freshly divorced woman who is watching her ex marrying her best friend . She is carrying around a lot of guilt and feels like its all her fault .  Then there is Allie , who is divorced and has a daughter who would like to spend time with her dad then her. She also has a little problem with alcohol . She is also just a little jealous of her little sister Des who ended up being a child star . All she wants to is rescue animals and giver them loving homes . When you start reading you think that man these characters are spoiled and have such immature problems . But as you dive in you really get to see these characters and you really start to care for them and you will laugh and cry with them .
  To me this book was just a little slow at the beginning but once you got the girls together it goes by fast . You can see them starting to bond and starting to care for each other . The book flows well and you will get caught up in their stories . There is a romance wrapped up in this book also . The first of the three romances the author was setting up . Over all I really enjoyed this book and can't wait for the second book to come out .   

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