Her Dakota Man

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Her Dakota Man

Dakota Hearts, #1

Her Dakota Man is a rich satisfying read of masculinity, heart and of pure romance!

If there is indeed a Logan McKinnon in the world, may he kindly step forward! Logan, the hero of this novel is what made the book such an enriching read for me. Sexy, alpha and a true man Logan had me from the moment I was introduced to him!

Author Lisa Mondello has an extraordinary talent for writing. This was my first time ever reviewing anything penned by her and it won't be my last. There were many factors I enjoyed about this novel, but the writing style is what I loved most. The novel is fresh, it is hot and it has heart! Honestly, Her Dakota Man is exactly what a Romance novel should be!

For the last few years Poppy Ericksen has attempted to forget the life and the man she left behind in South Dakota. Her sole purpose of leaving was so that she wouldn't have to witness the man she loved, loving another woman. Upon hearing the confession of a close friend on their deathbed, Poppy returns to her native state and into the fiery flames of Logan Mondello. Poppy has a secret and Logan has to know the truth. But will Logan truly understand once the truth is revealed?

Logan McKinnon is a single dad having lost his wife the year before. It is hard enough raising his son solo, but the fact that together they make their home in the Badlands of South Dakota has Logan seeing more than his fair share of bad times. That includes seeing Poppy again for the first time in years. Poppy is an old flame and his wife's best friend. Since Poppy has nowhere to go upon her arrival to help with a flood that nearly wiped their hometown off the map, Logan offers Poppy a bed inside his home.

This is where the novel gets so tempting and so good! The chemistry instantly sparked between Logan and Poppy. The romance remained the central focus of this novel and honestly I didn't find very many flaws. Overall this book is a must-read for romance fans!

Her Dakota Man is book one of the Dakota Heart series penned by Lisa Mondello.


Book Blurb for Her Dakota Man

She needed to risk the truth to get a second chance...

Poppy Erickson had spent the year wondering how all their lives might have been different after hearing the deathbed confession of her childhood friend. She'd left South Dakota years ago because she couldn't bear to watch the man she loved loving another woman. But now she knows the truth. She'll keep the promise she made to a friend, but will Logan understand when he learns the truth? More important, can they again recapture the passion that had been between them all those years ago?

He needed to face the past to get the love of a woman he thought he'd lost..

Everyone knows that the Dakotas didn't get the name Badlands for nothing. Harsh weather and rough living are a way of life. But single dad, Logan McKinnon, had seen more than his share of bad times after the death of his wife a year ago. The last thing he needs is Poppy Erickson, an old flame and his late wife's best friend, showing up unannounced to help after devastating floods nearly washed away their hometown. With no place to stay in town, he has no choice but to offer her a bed at his house. But can he live under the same roof with a woman he'd once loved passionately without feeling he's betraying his late wife?


Night Owl Reviews Nov, 2013 4.50