With Seasons for Love, we (finally) get the love story of Owen and Laura. Their romance has been building since Falling for Love, where a devastated Laura meets wandering musician Owen. From the moment Owen offers Laura his shoulder to cry own, he has become the boulder that she clings to for support as she rebuilds her life. While she can't picture her life without him, she wonders what he's giving up by staying with her.
Laura offers something Owen never thought he'd ever want, permanence. He gives up his winter music gigs to stay with her at his grandparents hotel and help in it's refurbishment. While music and his travels have always been enough for him, Owen knows now that Laura and her baby, are the only things he needs.
Owen and Laura don't have an easy road to their happily ever after. They both have to fight the demons of their past, but ultimately every test they face they do in the manner they have since they met...together and with the help of their friends and family.
I always look forward to a Marie Force release. She manages to create lovable characters who can get a reader to fall in love with them in as little as five words (Hi, my name is...). There is something special about the group that lives on Gansett Island. It's always enjoyable to be able to reconnect with our friends from previous stories, drop in on their lives or meet new friends. They're a fun, friendly, loving group of people who make you want to go back to Gansett Island again and again.
His idea of permanence is the VW van that takes him from one gig to the next. . .
Owen Lawry has made a living as a traveling musician and enjoys his footloose and fancy free lifestyle. But after meeting Laura McCarthy and helping her to land the job as manager of his grandparents' hotel on Gansett Island, Owen decides there's something to be said about a roof over his head and a warm, sexy woman in his bed.
Laura, a newlywed who discovered that her husband never quit dating, came to Gansett for her cousin's Janey's wedding, but ended up staying after she met Owen and took on the renovations to the dilapidated Sand & Surf Hotel.
As Owen and Laura's attraction simmers during months of close proximity, they form a tight bond that will be tested when her estranged husband refuses to grant her a divorce. As summer turns to autumn and Laura and Owen take baby steps toward love, favorite characters from past Gansett Island stories continue to live their happily ever afters.