[Epub] ❧ Promise Canyon ➛ Robyn Carr – Agedanna.info
RobynCarrWelcome Back To VIRGIN RIVER With The Books That Started It All After Years Spent On Ranches Around Los Angeles, Clay Tahoma Is Delighted To Be Virgin River S New Veterinary Assistant The Secluded Community S Wild Beauty Tugs At His Navajo Roots, And He S Been Welcomed With Open Arms By Everyone In Town Everyone Except Lilly Yazhi Lilly Has Encountered Her Share Of Strong, Silent, Traditional Men Within Her Own Aboriginal Community, And She S Not Interested In Coming Back For In Her Eyes, Clay S Earthy, Sexy Appeal Is Just An Act Used To Charm Wealthy Women Like His Ex Wife Lilly Can T Deny His Gift For Gentling Horses, But She S Not About To Let Him Control Her There S Just One Small Problem She Can T Control Her Attraction To Clay But In Virgin River, Faith In New Beginnings And The Power Of Love Has Doors Opening Everywhere This once again showcases a couple I absolutely adored and wanted to keep reading about in later books At least we get to see both of them in subsequent books though Promise Canyon follows Clay Tahoma and Lilly Yazhi Both of these characters are Native Americans and I loved, loved, loved that we finally got a minority couple in this series I honestly didn t even realize til after the fact that besides Mike Valenzuela, there does not seem to be any other minorities running around Virgin River.Clay relocates from Arizona with his son in order to become a veterinary assistant to Nate Jensen While meeting Nate at his farm he runs into Lily and is instantly intrigued with her, though Lily wants nothing to do with him Now here s the thing, I know nothing about Native American groups at all But it becomes apparent that Carr took her time and did some research and she includes a lot of details about the differences between the Navajo which Clay is and the Hopi which Lily is I can honestly say that I was intrigued the whole book because it was great to see why Lily wants nothing to with a strong man like Clay who raised Navajo would be into traditional ways than Lily is.The romance between the two of them was hands down a crowd pleaser, and you will love it There s a backstory to Lily that explains why she is so cautious around Clay, and I did enjoy that aspect of things, though once again at times I could feel myself getting a bit impatient with Lily She seemed hell bent on holding Clay responsible for everything every man boy had ever done to her and even I was a bit sick of it towards the end of the book.We also of course get sightings from old favorites Noah, Jack, Preacher, Paul and we get some updates, but I honestly was not the least bit interested in anyone else since I just wanted to stay focused on Lily and Clay And can I say that there was way too much other B plots in this book I of course read the other books so I definitely know that Carr wanted to set up the characters so that readers would remember them, but boy oh boy I almost pulled my hair out.We have off the top of my head, a group of women who come to Virgin River to vacation two of them, Julian and Kelly Matlock will have their own standalone books One of the town s residents passes away and that leaves Jack as the unofficial mayor I maybe booed that whole thing And one of the Riordan family members Colin ends up being shot down while flying a Blackhawk I am also tired of reading that word in these books, is everyone a Blackhawk pilot and of course the whole Riordan family and others react to this.The ending was great and I loved that Lily decides to fully move on with her life and I am disappointed that we readers don t get to see their wedding ceremony in later books because I think that would have been awesome to include. What a great addition to the Virgin River series, and now one of my favorites in the series I just loved it In Promise Canyon, Robyn Carr has really outdone herself by creating one of her most intense and passionate romances yet Seriously, it got hot She also wove in a fun and touching side story that includes Jack, Hope and the entire town of Virgin River coming to odds with each other s wishes, and some really good laugh out loud moments And, of course, we briefly meet a few other new characters that will begin the story arcs for the next two books in this series Clay and Lilly are both Native Americans new to the Virgin River series Clay Tahoma, a Navajo originally from the Navajo Nation in Flagstaff Arizona, was living in LA when Nate Jensen asks him to be his new vet assistant He jumps at the opportunity as it will put him close to his sister Ursula who lives close by in Grace Valley, and it will give him the fresh start he needs from his ex wife and a chance to build a life with his son Lilly has lived in Virgin River for many years and helps run the local feed store with her Grandfather She is of Hopi ancestry, which historically is enemy to the Navajo It made for some funny dialog, but these two do not take it seriously She meets Clay while delivering bales of hay to the Jensen s farm, and the intense passion really sparks They both have an intense passion for horses, which helps draw these two even closer I am not kidding when I say this is probably the most passionate romance in this series so far, and a great part of that is because these two are just perfect together Lilly is cautious and a bit intimidated by Clay as he does come on a bit strong at first but in such a powerful sexy sort of way Yum He respects her wishes to be friends, but that doesn t stop their attraction from boiling over However, personal insecurities and past relationships will need to be dealt with for these two to really make it work And you know they do Without giving away any spoilers, let s just say I shed a few happy tears in the closing scene I ve been a big fan of this series since I first read Virgin River two years ago, and while not every book is as good as others and some have been a bit frustrating I always enjoy the trip back to Virgin River every time With this book, I couldn t recommend it to fans of this series I was lucky enough to get an ARC copy through Netgalley.com, but unfortunately it has a sixty day expiration to it So I will be buying this one for my keeper collection when it comes out end of December. As usual I loved my time in the Virgin River world Clay and Lilly s romance was wonderful and there was only short lived drama, which I could understand Isabel was something else, and I was glad she wasn t part of the story for very long Good riddance The town was right shitty to Jack weren t they He should ve listened to Mel and Preacher They did all pull together in the end, though Who is Denny s father Hopefully, I ll find out in the next book.Colin Riordan was a prickly guy He really treated his family like crap when all they wanted to do was help Although, I gotta give him a break after going through what he did I look forward to his story. Promise Canyon es el undecimo libro de los veinte por el momento que forman la serie Virgin River de Robyn Carr y narra la historia de Clay y Lilly, dos nuevos personajes.Cuando lei la sinopsis de este libro pense que seria uno de los mas flojos de la saga, principalmente porque los temas que trataba no eran los que mas me interesaban pero la verdad es que no fue tan denso y aburrido como esperaba, aunque si es cierto que el ultimo tercio de la historia decae mucho y se vuelve un poco mas lento.Obviamente no es la mejor novela de la serie y aunque tiene una protagonista femenina bastante insoportable que se victimiza en cada capitulo tiene partes interesantes y que te entretienen.2.5 Estrellas 4.5 Promise Canyon Stars I took a little break from this series, because well I read like 10 books back to back Now that I started it back up again it feels like an old friend I love this small town and all the characters in it I think what I like best is even though each book is centered around one couple we always gets glimpse in to past couples So you really never feel like you re missing some of your favorite past couples Lilly and Clay are just to stinking cute together and the chemistry is off the charts awesome They both have pasts Clay I found really was working hard to get past his but I did think Lilly was holding on a little too tightly to past hurts But through grit and determination Clay really brings her around.I love this series did I say that yet Well I do and I love the narration so very much I can t imagine anyone else doing it justice You don t have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it. I hadn t realized that I had read so many of these booksLOL A must read story for small town romance lovers Another great book in the Virgin River series. 4 stars Contemporary RomanceCarr s Virgin River is one of my favorite contemporary romance series that never fails to deliver intensely emotional, deeply heartfelt, achingly romantic storiesPromise Canyondidn t quite meet my high expectations and is my least favorite book in the series, but I still enjoyed it Even though it s not the finest Virgin River installment, there is no denying that Robyn Carr s writing is among the very best in the genre Clay Tahoma is looking for a fresh start away from his ex wife and her elitist family s horse farm in Los Angeles When his friend Nate needs a veterinary assistant for his practice and horse ranch in a small community in Northern California, it seems the perfect opportunity for a much needed change of pace It also brings Clay closer to his sister s family and son living in a nearby town, allows him to use his skills as a horse whisperer , and the remoteness, serene beauty, and quaint charm of Virgin River appeal to Clay s Navajo roots After being burned by love twice in the past, he never expected to find a woman that would tempt him to take a chance again on a romantic relationship, but Lilly Yazhi, the local feed store owner s daughter and delivery driver does just that Lilly is a fiercely independent, modern woman who often finds herself at odds with her family s native Hopi roots and traditions After being deeply hurt in the past, she s become guarded and has vowed to never let an alpha, Native American man capture her heart again She feels an immediate, intense attraction to Clay, but she refuses to act on it If only he wasn t so darn sexy and tempting with such strong muscles, beautiful bronze skin, and exotic, long, silky hair How can any woman resist that When Lilly begins to realize that Clay is thoughtful, respectful, a devoted, caring father, and different from other men she s known and that they share a love for and unusual gift with horses, it becomes even harder to deny her growing attraction and feelings Can Clay convince Lilly to open her heart and take a chance on love And will the reappearance of Clay s manipulative, emotionally needy ex wife shatter Lilly s tentative trust in their relationship Clay and Lilly are wonderful characters, and I really liked them together There just wasn t quite enough romantic development or emphasis on their relationship It seemed like things progressed rather erratically and rapidly from mutual attraction and her being resistant to dating Clay or any man for that matter to them being involved romantically But I think their relationship is believable, considering it resulted from strong physical attraction, explosive sexual chemistry, and the friendship and connection they forged while working together to heal a couple of wounded horses I just wish there had been a bit of it because their moments together were passionate, beautiful, and tender The overall story was somewhat disjointed at times and the deep sense of community that was so prevalent and powerful in previous installments felt a bit lacking, but there were a few side storylines to keep the association with the town happenings in Virgin River The death of an important local resident and a mysterious newcomer make an impact on bar owner and town leader Jack Sheridan my favorite Virgin River hero , and a tragic accident involving one of the Riordan brothers provides the background for the next book, Wild Man Creek, which I m really looking forward to because I love the sexy Riordan men AlthoughPromise Canyonisn t my favorite Virgin River installment, it s still a great read in a wonderful series that exemplifies the charm and strong sense of community in small town life, and the romance between Clay and Lilly is sweet, touching, and oh so satisfying It s worthy of solid 4 stars This was an ARC, received courtesy of NetGalley.com. This book was pretty good, but just not as enjoyable to me as the others in the series Frankly, I am not sure why it was written for this series, as the Native American main characters, Lilly Yahzi and Clay Tahoma, just don t have much to do with Virgin River, but mostly have to do with Grace Valley and the Vet s horse facility It could have been a nice addition to that small series, Grace Valley.That being said, there are the regulars from Virgin River, and we lose another old timer character, see a future female or two for the story Matlock sisters , see a dilemma for Jack Sheridan, a terrible accident involves his brother, Colin who has been mentioned but not involved before , and we are reminded that even northern California can be earthquake country at times.Many of the Virgin River characters are in this book, so we get to see how they are doing, which is what I enjoy the most about the series This one is not all about babies and breast feeding and childbirth, thank goodness There is a limit to how much of that anyone wants to read book after book It s also not dominated by Melinda Sheridan.Sometimes, I feel like this series could just go along and not even have any romances, just the lives of the characters that are already there, but I would like to see what happens to Colin and Patrick Sheridan.