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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Heather Bass

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book I have read from this author and she now has a new fan. I absolutely love a good slow burn romance but this author exceeded all my expectations. This is the third book of The Calderone Family series. It can be read as a stand alone but there are previous characters in this story as well. You can not help but to fall in love with these characters right from the beginning. I was hooked to the story line so much I devoured this amazing book in a few hours.

Caroline Winters is a very well known architect and she loves her job. Her number one rule is No Relationships. Caroline is so excited that she gets a job from the well known Calderone family. She is hired to design a brand new office building. Caroline’s rule is put to the test when she finds out that she has to work with the owner’s handsome son Charles. She feels a strong connection to Charles but she doesn’t understand what it is. Can Caroline and Charles put their differences aside and work together or will both of their jobs be in jeopardy?
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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Katie Kearney

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3) by Victoria Grant. This was my first time reading this author and I’ll definitely be looking for more. This is book 3 but they can definitely be read as a stand-alone because there wasn’t anything that left me confused or lost in the storyline. The characters are complex and relatable, truly drew me into the world. I liked the sassy main character Caroline. The characters bring the story to life and I was hooked from page one. The storyline is well written and paced nicely never feeling rushed or lacking anything. Can’t wait to see where this author takes readers next. Four stars and highly recommended.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Angela Shirley

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When you have one rule in life is “No Relationships” will a handsome man throw that rule right out of the window.

Caroline is a independent, strong, sassy woman who is good at her job so when she is asked to design a new building for her best friend’s company she jumps at the chance to prove herself and create a gorgeous creation, but when the VP Charles has been put in charge of the new project things are due to get serious.

Charles is the VP of Calderone business but when asked to oversee the new project for the new build, but when he encounters Caroline who pushes his buttons and is not frightened to tell him some of his ideas are stupid. There is something about this woman who frustrates him but is attracted to which is something he does not do.

This story is full of chemistry and steam, the two main characters are a great couple as they antagonise each other which is great reading. This is the first book in this series I have read and this does not distract from the story at all, this reads perfectly as a standalone book but would love to read the others just to get an insight into the other characters which pop up in this book.

I recommend this as a easy read, with hot scenes and great character interaction and a great well written story.

Reviewed by Angela Shirley

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Star
Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant

Designing Love is the third book in The Calderone Family Romance Series by Victoria Grant . From the very beginning I was hooked and couldn’t stop reading till the end. I had to know what was going to happen next . Caroline has set rules for her career and the number one rule is no relationships. But when she gets selected for a new job will that change? Will Charles who is the VP of the family business. Will Charles be the one who gets her to break her own rule? Find out what happens next in this series and I highly recommend reading this book. I can’t wait to read more from this Author.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Candida Hopper

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)
by Victoria Grant

This was a sweet, funny, and sassy romantic read. When Charles and Caroline found themselves as best man and maid of honor and his brothers and her best friend’s wedding the attraction was off the charts. Caroline has a no dating rule because she wants to concentrate on her career and be the best architect she can be. Charles works for the family business and his last relationship didn’t end so well and he has taken a step back from dating. Caroline has a very strong personality and I found her to be very argumentative, unyielding, and she has quite the temper. Charles is smart, attractive and romantic and gives her a run for her money. I think their personalities balance each other out. I enjoyed this story and found it to be very well written. I have not read the previous two books and I will now be going back and reading those. I recommend this book.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Rosanna Ingram

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Caroline is a career-driven designer with a no dating rule. She wants to focus on being the best at what she does and romance does not have a place in her world. When she is the maid of honor at her best friend’s wedding, she is paired up with the groom’s brother. Charles has put himself in a dating time-out since his last relationship ended quite badly. However, ever since his brother’s wedding he has had a hard time getting the maid of honor out of his thoughts. While sparks fly between the two, they are both hesitant to start anything when they both are trying to steer clear of relationships. When Caroline is chosen as the lead designer on the new building Charles’ company is building, will they be able to avoid the chemistry between them? Will they take a chance on each other or will they push each other away? You will have to read to find out!

While this is the 3rd book in the series, this book can be read as a standalone. Characters from previous books are a part of this book and I found myself wanting to go and read those books so I could find out their backstory. While Caroline is a strong and career-driven woman, she frustrated me at times with her constant need to argue over everything and get mad at the smallest situations. I recognize, however, that people are like that and tried not to let it irk me too much. I enjoyed Charles as he was searching for the balance between work, family, and love. He is a romantic at heart and I found myself rooting for him throughout the book. This is a nice romantic story that is also quite funny at times.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Karyn Taylor

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Designing Love is the 3rd book in The Calderone Family Romance Series by Victoria Grant. This series centres around the 4 brothers and 1 sister in the Calderone Family. Each book in the series can be read as a standalone. I didn’t feel that I was missing anything having not read the first 2 books but having enjoyed this one so much, I need to add the first 2 to my ‘to be read’ list.
This book starts with the wedding of the couple from book 2. Bridesmaid Caroline Winters is an architect whose Number One Rule is ‘no relationships’. Best man Charles Calderone makes clear in his speech that he will never be joining the marriage club. Will both be made to have a rethink when Caroline is hired to design a new office building for the Calderone family business and company VP Charles is put in charge of the project.
I have to say that I absolutely loved this book. As much as the attraction simmers between Caroline and Charles, when working together they do not see eye to eye on anything. Caroline is feisty and outspoken and damn good at her job so isn’t scared to tell Charles that she finds some (all) of ideas stupid and does so in front of all the staff. Some of these exchanges are hilarious.
What all this fighting does is build up frustration which they happily burn off in the bedroom. This couple are sizzling in the bedroom.
I adored the camaraderie between the brothers (and sister) and their better halves. The family spirit is amazing between them all.
I can’t wait to read the 2 books that I’ve missed so far and then the rest of this series. 100% recommend.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Nicky Margaret

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Designing Love (The Calderone Family romance, book 3) by Victoria Grant is a 4 star read.
Caroline Winters is an Architect at the top of her profession, she’s fought her way to the top not letting anything including romance get it her way, so when she’s selected as the lead designer on the Calderone Industries Office complex, her feelings are put to the test when she needs to work with the owners gorgeous son.
Charles Calderone is the Vice President of Calderone Industries, he knows what he wants and will fight to get it but when the new lead architect fights him on every decision he makes for the new building he finds that his professional and personal life are put to the test.
Can these two people work together or will their clashes lead to disaster? This was a funny, fast paced story that I struggled to put down, the author had me hooked from the very first page.

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Kerry Carr

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow what a rollercoaster of a story this was.

Caroline is a successful, independent woman with a growing job and 1 rule… NO RELATIONSHIPS.

That is until she meets Charles at her friends wedding and the attraction is too hard to ignore.

Charles is also a successful business man working in his families business. When the company need to expand Charles knows just the woman to do the design job.

Can Caroline and Charles work together as a team or will them both being headstrong mean its doomed. Also can they keep their private and professional lives seperate?

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Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Series Book 3) by Victoria Grant – Review by Lucy Berson

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Romance Book 3)Designing Love by Victoria Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Designing Love (The Calderone Family Roo ppl mange Book 3) by Victoria Grant. This is a new author and series to me. I absolutely loved Caroline from the first page. The back and forth banter between Caroline and Charles will most definitely keep you entertained. While this could be read as a stand-alone book, I will be going back and reading the previous books in the series. I can not wait for the next book in the series and definitely more from Ms. Grant!!!

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