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Sky Watcher by Ella Emerson

Ella Emerson is a busy bee! Having only just released Freak Out, she has re-released Sky Watcher, just weeks before she releases I Am Atlas! I’m struggling to get one book finished, never mind three! I’m in awe of her!

Sky Watcher is about Allison, a recently divorced 35-year-old who is taking baby steps into the dating game. After going on a date with Gavin McDermott, a hot-shot lawyer, she manages to come away with a new job, a new home and a potential new boyfriend. Allison takes up Gavin’s offer of being a help to his mother Maggie on the family chicken farm but little does Allison know that there is a more impressive prospect of a new boyfriend in the shape of Gavin’s brother, Luke, who is living at the farm and helping his mother out too.

The beginning of the book seems a bit unlikely, although this doesn’t cause any issues with the overall narrative. I mean, that would be some first date, to be offered a new job and a new home, as well as the attentions of a successful man! That said, once you are past this point, what you have is a really pleasant love story. This was a really easy read and I bought into Allison’s situation quite quickly. I can understand her dilemma. Luke sounds hot and Gavin appears to be a bit shallow. However, this works well so that the reader is cheering on Allison and Luke as a couple, right from the start.

Whilst the plot is a little predictable at times, this is a really nice book to read. Emerson harnesses the importance of family, and that age is only a number. As Luke says “Age is like mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” (I smiled at the reference to Breaking Faith by Joy Eileen too, my August Book of the Month.)

I enjoyed Sky Watcher. The characters are likeable, even Gavin, even though he is a bit self-centred, and Emerson keeps you invested in the plot so that you want everything to work out for all the main players. Sky Watcher is a great book for reading on the beach or if you’d just like to cosy up on the sofa with hot chocolate and a nice, romantic read.

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Sky Watcher by Ella Emerson Synopsis and Excerpt

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Title: Sky Watcher
Author: Ella Emerson
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Synopsis:
Meet Allison Singleton, Single, alone. Her husband had left her
after years of marriage, and she is destined to be alone for the rest of her
life. At 35, she is afraid to hop back into the dating scene, as she knows
there aren’t too many options at her age. She has labeled men her age into two
categories: Taken, being the first. Everything left over, being the second. The
second group is, the men who are so dreadful no woman has snagged them up yet.
This is her dating pool. That is until she meets the hot lawyer, Gavin
McDermott, on a blind date. Who may just be what she is looking for. He offers
her a job she never expects, and she accepts to try new things. It is here she
discovers, herself, how to be happy and maybe love. But, after tragedy strikes
will everything be as it seems? Will the happiness she is searching for be a
ploy?
Excerpt:
He
stops, when we near the big willow tree.
“Want to hear a story?”
Not really waiting for my answer, he motions for me to sit down
under the large tree. “Do you know the legends associated with the weeping
willow trees?” he asks.
“No, I don’t,” I answer while taking a seat on the cool grass.
He takes a seat next to me and grabs a twig on the ground.
“Some say that the weeping willows once stood upright and
strong, but that the broken hearts of lovers so touched the hearts of the trees
in such a way that they bent in grief and were never able to straighten
themselves again. Now they are forever weeping the tears of each lover. Others
say that they weep for the pain that mankind inflicts upon the earth, and they
will right themselves, once again, when a new era of peace and kindness becomes
a reality,” he says as he twirls the twig through his fingers. His eyes are
focused on the twig while he talks and I let out a breath I didn’t realize I
was holding. Hearing his words about the willow tree moved me. “That’s
beautiful,” I say, staring up into the branches of the willow.
His eyes land on me, and he smiles a slow sexy grin,
repositioning his body to where we are facing each other. He leans his back
against the tree and drops the twig. Grabbing a hold of one of the willow’s
branches he casts his eyes on the shimmering lake.
“It is the tree of dreams. I have sat here so many times over
the years, dreaming of how my life will turn out.”
“Well, is it everything you have dreamed it will be?” I ask.
Our eyes meet, holding each other as he drops the branch and it
swings in the breeze. “Well no, but that’s life, you know? It kinda never turns
out how you dream it will.”
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About the Author:
Ella Emerson lives in Florida with her husband and three wonderful children. When
she isn’t writing you can find her watching movies or playing games with her
children. She loves to read, write and eat pizza. A true lover of the beach,
she enjoys the sun, surf, sand and sea. She also is a huge fan of the cinema
and enjoys crazy 80’s chick flicks. She was raised a military brat, and has
seen her fair share of the world. She loves using her own experiences and
turning them into lovely romantic tales.
In high school she discovered her love for reading, and even had one of her poems
published in a national magazine. She continues to read, write, review and
hopefully she can become an inspiration to her own children, as well as others.
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Sky Watcher by Ella Emerson – Re-Release Blitz

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Sky Watcher
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Meet Allison Singleton, Single, alone. Her husband had left her
after years of marriage, and she is destined to be alone for the rest of her
life. At 35, she is afraid to hop back into the dating scene, as she knows
there aren’t too many options at her age. She has labeled men her age into two categories: Taken, being the first. Everything left over, being the second. The second group is, the men who are so dreadful no woman has snagged them up yet. This is her dating pool. That is until she meets the hot lawyer, Gavin McDermott, on a blind date. Who may just be what she is looking for. He offers her a job she never expects, and she accepts to try new things. It is here she discovers, herself, how to be happy and maybe love. But, after tragedy strikes will everything be as it seems? Will the happiness she is searching for be a ploy?
He stops, when we near the big willow tree.
“Want to hear a story?”
Not really waiting for my answer, he motions for me to sit down
under the large tree. “Do you know the legends associated with the weeping willow
trees?” he asks.
“No, I don’t,” I answer while taking a seat on the cool grass.
He takes a seat next to me and grabs a twig on the ground.
“Some say that the weeping willows once stood upright and
strong, but that the broken hearts of lovers so touched the hearts of the trees
in such a way that they bent in grief and were never able to straighten
themselves again. Now they are forever weeping the tears of each lover. Others
say that they weep for the pain that mankind inflicts upon the earth, and they
will right themselves, once again, when a new era of peace and kindness becomes
a reality,” he says as he twirls the twig through his fingers. His eyes are
focused on the twig while he talks and I let out a breath I didn’t realize I
was holding. Hearing his words about the willow tree moved me. “That’s
beautiful,” I say, staring up into the branches of the willow.
His eyes land on me, and he smiles a slow sexy grin,
repositioning his body to where we are facing each other. He leans his back
against the tree and drops the twig. Grabbing a hold of one of the willow’s
branches he casts his eyes on the shimmering lake.
“It is the tree of dreams. I have sat here so many times over
the years, dreaming of how my life will turn out.”
“Well, is it everything you have dreamed it will be?” I ask. Our eyes meet, holding each other as he drops the branch and it
swings in the breeze. “Well no, but that’s life, you know? It kinda never turns
out how you dream it will.”


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Ella Emerson lives in Florida with her husband and three wonderful children. When she isn’t writing you can find her watching movies or playing games with her children. She loves to read, write and eat pizza. A true lover of the beach,
she enjoys the sun, surf, sand and sea. She also is a huge fan of the cinema
and enjoys crazy 80’s chick flicks. She was raised a military brat, and has
seen her fair share of the world. She loves using her own experiences and
turning them into lovely romantic tales.
In high school she discovered her love for reading, and even had one of her poems published in a national magazine. She continues to read, write, review and hopefully she can become an inspiration to her own children, as well as others.
Sign up for Ella Emerson’s
newsletter:
Come and give me a like on
Amazon: amazon.com/author/ellaemerson
Come follow my blog Everything
Ella: www.ellaemersonauthor.wordpress.com
Follow me on twitter: @AuthorElla
Come and Follow me on Bloglovin: http://www.bloglovin.com/ellaemerson
Like me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ellaemerson325


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