I really enjoyed Bittersweet by Candice Poarch. This is one my favorite types of books Romance with a little mystery mixed it. Bittersweet is the first book I have read by Candice. I can tell from this book she is quickly going to be one of my favorite authors.
Desiree Prescott is a busy woman in New York with her carree & her husband to be, living what she thinks is the perfect life. Her whole life changes when she gets a phone call in the middle of the night. She soon finds herself raising 4 children with the help of the famous baseball player Gerard Kingsley from next door. Desiree is a woman that will not let these children down now that she is their main caretaker. Desiree got my full respect when she was willing to take on these kids she had never meet and love them like her own. She is not going to let anyone or anything hurt them.
Gerard Kingsley is a famous baseball player living the life he chose for himself. He thinks he is a disappointment to everyone in his life. When his best friend died suddenly he found himself in the role of male influence of 4 children. He will always be there for him but he's not ready for marriage. He doesn't want to settle down until he retires. Who could help but fall in love with Gerard he is a dreamboat and he's living right next door. Desiree and Gerard spend a lot of time together with the kids and sparks fly pretty quickly.
When strange things start happening and danger enters their lives they find themselves dealing with a woman that is unhinged. They have to pull together has a family to figure out what is going on & who is a danger to them.
This book is full of love, laughter, tears, and some drama mixed right in there.