Sweet Water by Laurie Lewis is a Destination Billionaire Romance.
Have you ever started reading a book and just knew from page one that you were gonna love it? It usually takes me a few pages to know but this one just grabbed me and it physically hurt when I would have to put it down to do things like breathe or fix supper and tend to my family.
This is a story about Hudson, Olivia, and Jeff, three best friends that launched a company together. The friendship and the company was strong until one day Hudson finds out that Olivia and Jeff had eloped, shattering Hudson’s heart and all the plans he had. He took this pain and worked extremely hard with the company the three of them were to share and made billions.
Years later there is a tragic accident that has Olivia waking up in the hospital with so many questions and not enough answers. The only thing she is completely aware of is that she is now a widow. A familiar voice awakens her in her hospital room and when she opens her eyes she immediately recognizes Hudson, who has come to offer her help and his home nearby for her to stay in while she gets better. A home she had spent time in years ago when her, Jeff, and Hudson were still close. Her anger bubbles up the minute she sees him telling him to get out! She blames him for everything that was wrong in her life, he stole the company from her and Jeff which caused her marriage to always be strained leading to an accident leaving her a widow and ruining her chances of being the family she always dreamed of.
After conversations with her sister in law she realized she had no choice but to take Hudson up on his offer. Going back to this house brought back so many memories and Hudson wanting to help her confused her. He offered her a job making a real paycheck and she accepted. Little things Hudson had said to her on the few times they spoke had her tied up in knots. So many questions started popping up in her head. Memories that she tried to organize and explain, right down to Jeff’s hasty marriage proposal and their marriage that always seemed to lack any kind of feeling.
Her new job and her new quest for answers opens feelings for Olivia that she had pushed aside and buried, things start coming together in her mind. Long ago events that she always wondered about start making sense. She needs to make things right, she needs to face the feelings she’s had all these years for the man she thought she hated. Can she fix what’s gone wrong in time? Will Hudson be able to see around his hurt and listen to Olivia as she explains all the pieces to the puzzle that led them all to where they are today?
I can’t put into words how much I loved this book, Laurie Lewis has a way with a story and the way she tells it that just grabs a hold and won’t let go. I felt every emotion known to man while reading this book. Do yourself a favor and carve out some time and read this book!! I’m giving it 5 stars only because that’s all there are to give. Loved loved loved it!!!