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Book Two in The Maple Leaf Series Sage Stannard is grumpy. Having just attended her cousin’s wedding in California, she’s at her limit for watching happy couples stare dreamily at one another. She’s never had anything but quick romps back home in Vermont that always turn out to be mistakes. Big ones. Maybe moving out of her mother’s house and taking a stab at online datingBook Two in The Maple Leaf Series Sage Stannard is grumpy. Having just attended her cousin’s wedding in California, she’s at her limit for watching happy couples stare dreamily at one another. She’s never had anything but quick romps back home in Vermont that always turn out to be mistakes. Big ones. Maybe moving out of her mother’s house and taking a stab at online dating will add a little excitement to this caterer’s stale life. Maybe it’ll bring more disappointment. Who knows? Chainsaw artist Orion Finley is on a mission to get his daughter, Myah, back from his ruthless ex-wife. Only trouble is his ex-wife is a crafty lawyer with connections—ones that give her the upper hand. She even managed to get custody of his dog, Ranger, just to drive the stake deeper into his heart. His father always told him women were poison, especially the pretty ones. Why hadn’t he listened? Well, he was listening now. When Sage and Orion meet over a bloody couch, the gates are opened to a path neither of them is quite ready to travel on. Will they stumble? Will it be all uphill? Or will the end of the path be just the new beginning they need?...

Title : more than cookies
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ISBN : 23252724
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 378 Pages
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more than cookies Reviews

  • L.J. Scar
    2018-11-20 11:38

    More Than Cookies was easy paced, filled with likeable characters, and entertaining. Take the mountains of Vermont, a gruff and sexy chainsaw artist caring for his father while trying to get custody of his daughter, throw in a feisty beauty who is a maple confection maker wanting some changes in her life – and you get a fun novel. This is the second in the Maple Leaf Series. They are stand alone but give you a good introduction to the characters in each individual story.

  • J.M.
    2018-11-28 16:18

    Loving this series!After reading More Than Pancakes, I almost immediately started on this one. Love the characters, and I can't wait to read the next one!

  • Kirstie Ibrahim
    2018-11-20 10:20

    Loved this just as much as the first book in the series. I plan on reading all of them. Love and a little mystery.

  • Angie
    2018-11-15 15:33

    Synopsis: "Book Two in The Maple Leaf Series Sage Stannard is grumpy. Having just attended her cousin’s wedding in California, she’s at her limit for watching happy couples stare dreamily at one another. She’s never had anything but quick romps back home in Vermont that always turn out to be mistakes. Big ones. Maybe moving out of her mother’s house and taking a stab at online dating will add a little excitement to this caterer’s stale life. Maybe it’ll bring more disappointment. Who knows? Chainsaw artist Orion Finley is on a mission to get his daughter, Myah, back from his ruthless ex-wife. Only trouble is his ex-wife is a crafty lawyer with connections—ones that give her the upper hand. She even managed to get custody of his dog, Ranger, just to drive the stake deeper into his heart. His father always told him women were poison, especially the pretty ones. Why hadn’t he listened? Well, he was listening now. When Sage and Orion meet over a bloody couch, the gates are opened to a path neither of them is quite ready to travel on. Will they stumble? Will it be all uphill? Or will the end of the path be just the new beginning they need?"My Review: This is the second book in the series, and even though it has been quite a while since I read the first book, I was able to settle right into this one. It could really almost be read as a standalone book if you so choose to read it that way. The characters are very relatable and fun to read. DePetrillo does a great job with the build up of the story and the tension between the characters. I loved the back and forth, Sage is definitely a fun character to read. While I did enjoy Orion for the most part, there were times where I felt he acted a little childish and overly dramatic. The sub-characters are just as wonderful as the main ones, Ian is fantastic and pretty much makes the book for me. I really do love this series and will be continuing to read it, especially with the little bit we got to know Adam in this one.

  • Bette Stanek
    2018-11-30 17:38

    3.5. This is the second book in the Maple Leaf series by Christine DePetrillo. I liked it better than the first; it flowed better and the characters were slightly more dynamic. The first in the series was good, but Ms DePetrillo's style and story improved with this book. Sage is Rick's cousin and she was introduced in More Than Pancakes, the first book in this series. She is truly more like a sister to Rick since his parents, and Sage's father, were killed in a plane accident and they were raised together, along with Sage's sister, Hope. Sage is thirty-one years old and figures it's time to move out of her mom's home, not that she isn't a productive and independent person. She just feels she needs the space. So, she hires a realtor and house hunting she goes. The first house that she looks at is fantastic and just what she's looking for. Except for the guy bleeding out on the couch in the living room. That guy would be Orion, who she laters find out is the next door neighbor. He's a hunk with a lot of baggage. Can Sage take it all on? Does she want to? Yes and yes. There's a lot of distrust and issues to work through, but maybe eventually they'll get there. Nothing really out of the ordinary here. There is a slight twist at the very end, but otherwise this is a pretty typical contemporary romance. It's quick and fun with good dialogue and quirky, but fun, characters.

  • Shay
    2018-11-26 17:30

    This was a sweet romance between Sage and her chainsaw artist mountain man, Orion. I really liked all the characters in this book from the sweet Ian to the funny friends Adam and Wendie. The book was funny, with some light suspense (and not an easy twist to figure out), and a bit of steamy romance. My only complaint is the insta-love was pretty darn instant for two people who had been burned in the past. I look forward to reading Hope and Adam's story in the next book.

  • Janet Friesner
    2018-12-01 10:34

    I liked the story but my only problem with this series is the language. I realize cuss words are a part of some peoples everyday language but these words are not used in my home and they are the reason I do not go to movies nowadays. Who needs to hear filth coming out of peoples mouths and I really do not like to read books that have it. The Lord's name isn't to be used as a cuss word and nasty four letter words turn me off. Sorry author.

  • judy l. smith
    2018-11-18 09:35

    Great book.This was the second book in this series. They just seem to get better. For me these books have just the right amount of everything. Romance, suspense, humor and great descriptive emotions. The characters feel real and more like everyday type people. I am now starting the third book with anticipation of another great book.

  • Barbara
    2018-12-01 17:24

    More Than Cookies (The Map?e Leaf Series Book 2)The love story of Sage and Orion. We back on Danton, Vermont for the second time, Rick and Lily are marry and now it's Sage time. Sage meet Orion, when he was shot and goes to the house she is planing to buy for help. You love this one even more then the first.

  • Jennifer
    2018-12-08 14:24

    Such a great book! Highly recommended!

  • Ashley Snow
    2018-12-14 14:26

    I loved it just as much as book one, if not more!

  • Dianne Abbott
    2018-12-11 10:14

    Excellent SeriesThis a good series of books. I enjoy reading this author's books and look forward to reading the next book.

  • Cindy
    2018-12-04 10:39

    A very inspiring book. It shows what life is about and how life sometimes takes all you have to make it through. Loved it.

  • Dee
    2018-12-07 14:17

    overall i liked the story, but the mystery/ex-wife storyline just didn't really work for me, so i ended up downgrading it a star