Type: Romantic Suspense
My copy: Sent
Mellie Jamison is afraid of the world after her security and innocence were stolen as a teen. Now in her early twenties, she’s content with her secluded lifestyle and her cat… at least, that’s what she tells herself. When a grandfather she never met leaves her an abandoned house, she has no choice but to set out on a journey she never wanted to take.
Smith Porter was living his dream until he was forced to give up his job as a police officer and return home to take over the family business. He’s now alone in the world, merely surviving on memories and emotionless attachments. So when his old partner calls in a favor, Smith agrees to flip the neglected house and keep an eye on Jay’s baby sister.
He’s a master at restoration and rebuilding, but Smith never expected that tearing the walls down around Mellie’s heart to be his most difficult project yet. And when her life is threatened, keeping her safe is the most important job he’ll ever have.
Fixing Fate by Anna Brooks was a great read. This story had a little bit of everything. From humor, to romance to suspense and some off the charts chemistry.
Mellie Jamison’s life has not been easy. She finds herself living alone and isolated from the world, just how she wants it, or that is what she tells herself. Afraid to put herself out there because she is having such a hard time moving on from a difficult past.
Smith Porter finds himself barely living. Giving up his dreams, he is now just getting by. Preferring to be mostly alone, rather than dealing with emotions. But as we get to know him, we begin to see his protective, caring and possessive side. He is an alpha through and through.
Mellie and Smith both have difficult histories that hold them back from really living and moving forward. Can they break down their walls and see what is in front of them? We see them go through so much, felt so much for them and cheered them on. Add in some suspense and unexpected twists, can these have a future together?
I enjoyed reading this book and seeing both Mellie and Smith’s walls slowly broken down. Mellie was in her way, learning to be strong and overcome fear and Smith was determined to help her. His resolve to help Mellie and be there for her helped him overcome some of his own fears and reservations. .
I found Fixing Fate a beautiful story of two lost souls who found each other right when they needed each other. Right from the start you are drawn into the story and Mellie and Smith’s journey.
I give Fixing Fate by Anna Brook 4.5 stars!