3 ½ Stars
Things We Lost is the first book in the Loving Locksley Series by Shae Banks. This is my first book by Ms. Banks, so I really didn’t know what to expect when I started the story. The book had shown up on my recommended book feed, and I thought the synopsis sounded interesting, so I one-clicked and jumped in. This is a contemporary/second chance romance- and is a quick and easy read.
Nathalie Johnson is on a ‘girls-night-out’ with her friend, when she encounters the man who left without so much as a backward glance and a broken heart 13 years ago- Jason Locksley. Much has happened in that time, but it still stings a little and she’s still wary of him. There are unresolved issues between them. But he’s nothing but persistent and manages to convince her to have coffee with him anyway. But persistence and determination win out and as you have probably guessed by now, he gets his second chance. But do they really have a chance of making things work after all this time? Will some misunderstandings tear them apart again?
This was a sweet story. Ms. Banks used a tried and tested formula for her story, and wrote quite well- I just found it to be a little predictable- and it didn’t really WOW me like I was hoping for.
I am looking forward to exploring some of Ms. Banks other works to see what else she can do.
Thank you, Ms. Banks!
Reviewed by @angelahayes