Almost Perfect (Carolina Trilogy, #1)



Bestselling Author Patricia Rice Shares Her Most Treasured Novel Yet A Warm And Witty Romantic Journey Of A Single Mother Running Out Of Second Chances, And The Irresistible Man Who Dares Her To Believe In MiraclesCelebrated Cartoonist Jared McCloud Is Plumb Out Of Laughs So He Rents A Secluded Beach House For The Fall To Unblock His Creative Juices And Ends Up Falling For The Reluctant Landlady Whose Beautiful Green Eyed Glare Reads Like A No Trespassing Sign Against The World.Cleo Alyssum Isn T Exactly A Recluse, Though Living On An Island And Avoiding People Aren T The Actions Of A Social Butterfly Cleo Simply Has Important Things To Do Than To Chat With The Sexy, Artistic, Impossibly Bullheaded Hunk Living In Her Guest House Yet Somehow Jared And His Devilish Charm Inch Their Way Into Her Life, Reaching The Warm Places Her Cold Exterior Cleverly Hides Will Cleo Open Her Heart To A Man Who Falls Short Of Her Expectations After All, It Wasn T Her Intention To Fall For Someone Who Is Almost Perfect From The Paperback Edition.Almost Perfect (Carolina Trilogy, #1)

With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today s bestseller lists under her belt, former CPA Patricia Rice writes emotionally charged contemporary and historical romances which have won numerous awards, including the RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice and Career Achievement Awards.Her books have also been honored as Romance Writers of America RITA finalists in the historical, With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today s bestseller lists under her belt, former CPA Patricia Rice writes emotionally charged contemporary and historical romances which have won numerous awards, including the RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice and Career Achievement Awards.Her books have also been honored as Romance Writers of America RITA finalists in the historical, regency and contemporary categories.A firm believer in happily ever after for good reason, Patricia Rice is married to her high school sweetheart and has two children A native of Kentucky and New York, a past resident of North Carolina and Missouri, she currently resides in Southern California, and now does accounting only for herself She is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild, and Novelists, Inc.She also writes under the pen name Jamie Quaid

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Almost Perfect (Carolina Trilogy, #1)
  • Patricia Rice
  • English
  • 22 October 2018
  • 0449006034

10 thoughts on “Almost Perfect (Carolina Trilogy, #1)

  1. says:

    Cleo Alyssum has had a tough life Recovered from a bad marriage, drug addiction and jail time, she is trying to keep her life stable so she can get custody of her son back Into her life intrudes Jared MCloud, a cartoonist looking for some quiet space to finish a movie script He quickly becomes involved in the chaos that is Cleo s life and finds himself losing his loner inclinations.I nejoyed this book and thought the characters were well done Cleo is closed and defensive with Jared and every Cleo Alyssum has had a tough life Recovered from a bad marriage, drug addiction and jail time, she is trying to keep her life stable so she can get custody of her son back Into her life intrudes Jared MCloud, a cartoonist looking for some quiet space to finish a movie script He quickly becomes involved in the chaos that is Cleo s life and finds himself losing his loner inclinations.I nejoyed this book and thought the characters were well done Cleo is closed and defensive with Jared and everyone else except her neighbor s children, Gene and kismet Their mom is an addict and they live a hand to mouth life Cleo is one of the few people in her town who understands what their life is like and how even thought it is bad,it s preferable to going into...

  2. says:

    a little dark for my taste a little depressing drug addiction the unfairness of the justice system the inadequacies of the foster care system prejudices it was a very interesting story i have to admit i m interested in reading the next one in the series which will obviously be about the hero s brot...

  3. says:

    Cleo Alyssum has moved to a small seaside town in South Carolina to try to get her life in order She has a bit of a checkered past Cleo is on probation and her sister has custody of her son Matty She has purchased the local hardware store and her past is a secret to her customers Cleo has befriended a neighbor woman who has her own problems, if for no other reason to help out the woman s teenage kids She just has to keep her nose clean and she will get her son back in time for Christmas Th Cleo Alyssum has moved to a small seaside town in South Carolina to try to get her life in order She has a bit of a checkered past Cleo is on probation and her sister has custody of her son Matty She has purchased the local hardware store and her past is a secret to her customers Cleo has befriended a neighbor woman who has her own problems, if for no other reason to help out the woman s teenage kids She just has to keep her nose clean and she will get her son back in time for Christmas The last thing she needs in her life is a man.Along comes Jared McCloud wanting to rent the beach house on the property He even offers to pay for repairs and upgrades to the house Cleo is an extremely private person, she agrees to let him rent the place as long as he respects her privacy Their lives quickly become intertwined with her holding back and him trying to push forward Can they have a future in spit...

  4. says:

    4 STARSCarolina McCloud Brothers BOOK 1Almost Perfect brings Cleo Alyssum from Impossible Dreams back and tells her story.Cleo has moved to a Island she bought a hardware store and is fixing up houses She wants to be left alone On her road she has warning signs then flying witch, a tape of police sirens,dogs barking Other items that keep people away.Jared liked the signs and other things He wants to rent her beach house but Cleo does not want company near her So she leaves and Jared follows 4 STARSCarolina McCloud Brothers BOOK 1Almost Perfect brings Cleo Alyssum from Impossible Dreams back and tells her story.Cleo has moved to a Island she bought a hardware store and is fixing up houses She wants ...

  5. says:

    Review Just like the title, this book s premise was Almost Perfect It is not your typical romance novel, Cleo is all about barricading doors, while Jared only seeks to break them down I loved their opposite personalities and budding relationship, especially thetense scenes, but I really enjoyed the light heated humor that went along with their t te t te I also loved the subplot no spoilers , and hope that I get to read another story involving those characters I did not know that Review Just like the title, this book s premise was Almost Perfect It is not your typical romance novel, Cleo is all about barricading doors, while Jared only seeks to break them down I loved their opposite personalities and budding relationship, especially thetense scenes, but I really enjoyed the light heated humor that went along with their t te t te I also loved the subplot no spoilers , and hope that I get to read another story involving those characters I did not know that Almost Perfect was part of a series, Carolina McCloud Brothers Series , but I really do want to find and read copies of Impossible Dreams, McCloud s Woman, and Carolina Girl It is nice to sit down w...

  6. says:

    Ex con, ex addict Cleo Alyssum owns a hardware store in town and a chunk of land with an old house and a rundown beach cottage on it on an island across the causeway from town She is keeping a low, strict profile while she is waiting to regain custody of her 7 year old son, who is in the care of her sister Cartoonist Jared McCloud is suffering a dry spell and working on a script to take his career in a new direction Unfortunately he is suffering from writer s block and hopes a stay in an isol Ex con, ex addict Cleo Alyssum owns a hardware store in town and a chunk o...

  7. says:

    Cleo Alyssum is trying to keep her life on an even keel She is a recovering addict who has lost custody of her son Only keeping to the straight and narrow will win back custody BUT, there are 2 neighbor children who ...

  8. says:

    Loved how Cleo was able to open up She loved Gene and Kis but was not willing to love to anyone else but Matty She was not willing to risk anything to lose him But Jared was willing o risk everything for his love for Cleo A wonderful book Loved how ...

  9. says:

    Almost Perfect is a beautiful novel that revolves around a quirky character. Cleo is a recovering drug addict struggling to create a normal life and trying her best to do anything that would help her get her son back. Jared McCloud is a cartoonist who suffering f...

  10. says:

    This is my favorite book in the Carolina Magnolia Series In a time where we are constantly expecting the worst in people, this book gives you hope that some people will take advantage of a second change at life This story fun, has heart, and shows the true meaning of family If...

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