Books by RaeAnne Thayne

B+
Sleigh Bells Ring

RaeAnne Thayne’s Sleigh Bells Ring is charming right from its first few paragraphs, where a snowball fight is compared to a full-on battle scene.  The characters are likable, the prose fun and engaging and the story enjoyable, and a really good way to pass an afternoon.  It’s a bit cheesy, but ...

D-
Coming Home for Christmas

A hugely improbable storyline crash-lands into some unlikable characters, over-the-top soapy plotting and illogical reactions in Coming Home for Christmas. Luke Hamilton’s wife Elizabeth has been living under an assumed name ever since she walked away from their shared life and into the mountai ...

C-
Currant Creek Valley

Do you hate romances set in perfect small towns? Do you hate romances overflowing with characters from previous series entries? Then read no further; this isn’t the book for you. Unfortunately, it isn’t the book for me either. This is the fourth in the author’s Hope's Crossing ...

B
Blackberry Summer

The town of Hope’s Crossing, Colorado is as much a character in Blackberry Summer as the hero and heroine. The author prefaces the novel by explaining that it was inspired by her own community’s outpouring of support during a difficult time in her life. This theme definitely shines through. C ...

C+
Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose has a compelling premise told in an engaging manner. For most of the book, I would have predicted the grade would have been higher. While it was an interesting read, in the end the story's flaws stuck out just a little too much. Taylor Bradshaw's older brother Hunter was once a d ...