Book Review

FROM THE FIRST
by Jessica Bird

Genre: Series

2006 Silhouette Special Edition Nominee

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Surviving the sailing accident that killed his partner leaves professional sailor Alex Moorehouse badly damaged, both physically and emotionally. Healing
only begins once Alex faces contractor Cassandra Cutler, his friend's widow -- and the woman he despises himself for loving. Then Alex's sisters hire Cassandra
to rebuild their BandB, and her proximity forces Alex to go one step further. By accepting some difficult truths about himself, Cassandra and her late husband, he opens himself up to the possibility of
a relationship with her. Jessica Bird concludes the Moorehouse Legacy with From the First (4.5), an edgy, intensely sensual and occasionally wryly humorous story. Not easily forgotten.

Reviewed By: Catherine Witmer

Publisher: Silhouette

Published: April 2006

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4.5 Stars

Average Rating: 4.5 Stars
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From the First

Submitted by Robin in PA on April 20, 2012 - 8:42pm.

Alex Moorehouse fell in love with Cassandra Cutler the first time he met her. But, since she was married to his best friend, he kept his distance from her. Now Reece Cutler is dead, lost at sea in a boating accident. The accident also left Alex injured; staying on his family's property while in the Adirondaks while the family's bed and breakfast is being renovated. Now he finds it hard to avoid Cassandra since she is the person doing the renovating. But Alex knows he must stay away from her because he is to blame for her husband's death.

Alex is a tortured soul, believing himself responsible for his partner's death. Cassandra can't understand why Alex has always been so cold with her. I love their stilted conversations when neither of them can think of anything to say to the other. This is the third book in the Moorehouse Legacy series. As I read the books in this series, I see the author's style evolving. My rating: 4.5 Stars.