A Splash of Hope

Adult
Rated 3.75/5 based on 4 reviews
Two years earlier, Faith Hope left her hometown vowing never to return, but when her sister leaves the town’s hottest bachelor standing at the altar and disappears, Faith is forced to face her past in order to find her.
With a little bit of luck, some devious planning, and a splash of hope, Faith may get her happily-ever-after whether she wants it or not.

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Words: 24,070
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301759286
About Charity Parkerson

Charity Parkerson is an award winning and multi-published author with Ellora's Cave Publishing, Midnight Books, and Punk & Sissy Publications. Born with no filter from her brain to her mouth, she decided to take this odd quirk and insert it in her characters.

*2013 Reviewers' Favorite Award winner
*2013 Readers' Favorite Award winner
*ARRA Finalist for Favorite Paranormal Romance
*Five-time winner of The Mistress of the Darkpath
*Named one of the top 10 best books by an Indie author in 2011- Paranormal Reads Reviews
*Best Paranormal Romance of 2012- Paranormal Reads Reviews
*Quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald as an authority on Independent Publishing.
**Connect with her online:
Website: charityparkerson.com
Facebook: facebook.com/authorCharityParkerson
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Review by: carmen on Feb. 07, 2013 :
Agood romantic story full of Zest, intriguing and so sexy. A play on the names is good. but why did father son sister sister seem strange.a feel good read everyone is happy at the end.
carmenmarcia
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Brittany W. on Feb. 05, 2013 :
**Original review posted on Honest Reviews Corner**

If you’re looking for a quick read with some good sexually explicit content and minimal dialogue – A Splash of Hope would be right up your alley. However, if you’re looking for a book with a story that makes sense – this is not the book for you.

As mentioned in the synopsis, the entire plot focuses on Faith trying to figure out why her sister left Adam (who also happens to be Faith’s former lover) at the altar. The reasoning (not only of why she left but why they were even having a wedding in the first place) turns out to be completely nonsensical.

As mentioned, the author has the sex scenes written pretty well – and you can guess the outcome of the story five minutes into the book, so I have to assume the characters’ storylines weren’t intended to be important. However, since I like books with logic behind the characters’ actions, I wasn’t a fan of A Splash of Hope. To me, it reads sort of like the author wrote out various sex scenes and then tried to create a story to tie them all into one book.

Basically, A Splash of Hope would have rated higher had the storyline (and reasoning behind the characters’ decisions) made more sense. The epilogue was my favorite part of the book. I’m saying that not in a snarky “because I was so glad it was over” kind of way, but because it sort of showed the potential for the characters as a whole – had the author taken time to flesh out the story. (It also gives readers an idea of how good a writer Charity Parkerson could be if she focused more on plot – though I haven’t read her other books, so I’m not sure if this was just a bad example.)
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Tracy James Jones on Jan. 26, 2013 :
“A Splash of Hope”
Wow! What a wild, titillating, emotional rollercoaster this story was! Though I have read a lot of this author’s work, I was not ready for the story I was about to face. My heart goes out to the Hope sisters and everything they went through. I know how growing up in a small town can be, especially when everyone thinks they know everyone else’s business, and it was no different for these beautiful young women. As for the men in their lives, The Carters, well, that is a story better left for the readers to learn on their own. I definitely give thumbs up to this book and highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a story that will blow your socks off. Literally. Good Job, Charity Parkerson. Good job!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Kim Stapf on Jan. 02, 2013 :
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Faith and Serenity lost their older sister Harmony and their parents to a stupid bet her alcoholic irresponsible parents caused. The town thought of them as a joke because their names reflected nothing of what their parents were. So when they died Faith had just graduated and didn’t think she could get custody of Serenity because of her age. As it turns out she had no problem because of their reputation nobody wanted Serenity. In high school she always had a crush on Adam but he was out of her league. He hired her to dance at his club he opened to help her send Serenity through college. They did have a erotic interlude but Faith left Murfreesboro and Adam because she couldn’t handle it. Now she headed back to tell Adam, whom she never got over, that Serenity doesn’t want to marry him. All this on the day Serenity is suppose to marry Adam and she was in shock of how and why the whole time driving back to her home town. Buy the book to see what happens.
(reviewed long after purchase)

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