Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Fool's Gold Summer Comes to a Close

All Summer Long
Fool's Gold #9
Susan Mallery
Released July 24th, 2012
384 Pages
HQN Books
Source: NetGalley

I can't believe the Fool's Gold series is up to NINE books already, not including the three novella's Susan has included in between releases.  Nine books in a series and I have adored each and every one.

All Summer Long holds a special place in my heart, not only did I love the storyline, but I LOVED Charlie and Clay. We meet Charlie in Summer Days, and we get to know her better throughout the Summer Nights, but it's in All Summer Long that we get to see her shine, and I found myself liking her more and more with each page.  We meet the youngest Stryker brother, Clay, in Summer Nights, when he help Annabelle get Shane to realize that they are meant to be.  Any brother than will take a punch to help a girl get her man, is a man after my own heart.

So you have to understand how thrilled I was that Charlie and Clay were getting their own romance, even if they both screw it up a time or two.  Charlie is a strong woman, who everyone assumes can handle herself, but Charlie is just like every other woman.  Sometimes she needs a little protection, a little guidance and someone to show her that sex is nothing to be afraid of, that is where Clay Stryker comes in.  Little do these two know, the second they ignite the fire under the sheets, they will be changed forever. 

Clay Stryker is just looking for a more meaningful career, and he has some ideas for making a name for himself in Fool's Gold, while the town, more the ladies of the town, still see him as a piece of sexy "ASS".  Charlie is the only one to see him for what he could be, and to treat him like a friend instead of the male model that he used to be.  But Clay has a few fears of his own, and being with Charlie might be more of a risk than he is willing to take. 

I think this might just be one of my favorite Fool's Gold books ever.  I enjoyed every page of All Summer Long, and found myself on the seat of my pants in anticipation of when Charlie and Clay would finally get together.  This was such a fun read, and ANYONE will enjoy the blooming romance between Clay and Charlie. 

I highly recommend this book, and I hope that you all fall in love with Clay as much as I did. 

Enjoy and Happy Reading!!


Kelly said...

I can't wait to read Charlie & Clay's story! Charlie deserves to feel beautiful and Clay deserves to be seen as something more than a beautiful body. They seem like a perfect match!

Beccie said...

I'm so excited to read this couple's story. I just hope Charlie doesn't end up pregnant the first time they have sex. I'd like them to have to work for it a little

calstephanie said...

Great review. The series is awesome and I'm so glad it's a continuing one. Those are my favorite kind. :)

Unknown said...

This is a great series! I can't wait to read about Clay and Charlie.

Unknown said...

All Summer Long by Susan Mallery sounds like the perfect end to the summer saga of brothers in Fool’s Gold! Can hardly wait for the release tomorrow!

Always Reading said...

I love Fool's Gold! I love how All Summer Long starts out! Summer Nights is a great book & this is a great book, too!! Charlie is strong.

Melissa said...

I agree that this is the best of the 9!! That's saying something since I have LOVED all the others!! Charlie is my favorite character!!!
Great review for an amazing Susan book!!!
Rah Rah Yee Haw!!!