Review of Chartreuse by T.E. Ridener

Being from a small town this story hit close to home, it still amazes me that in 2014 people truly think this way. Rowen and Kasen had to go through a lot just to simply be together, to show their love was worth it. Rosen was patient with Kasen through it all, he allowed him to find him self as they built their relationship together. Kasen had an interesting hand dealt to him with his family, yet knows just who he is, while Rowen has been through the heart ache of finding the man he thought was his life partner in bed with some one else.
Even if you don’t think m/m books are for you, I think you should one click now. This book was gifted to me, however I enjoyed it so much I purchased a copy for my own library.
~~Vyckie~~

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Kasen Reed was a lonely guy with hardly any friends.

Sheltered by his domineering, cynical mother, he never gained much of a social status

and he’s never known true affection. At the age of 19, he finally moves out to start his

own life and he has no idea where he’s going from here.

Rowan Kelly moved to the tiny town of Chartreuse, Alabama in hopes of starting anew. After a messy breakup that lingers over his

head, and his heart, he believes he’s finally found the perfect place to open his clinic and

do what he loves best; helping animals. Despite how picture perfect the quaint little town

seems, the 26 year old feels like something is missing…..

Two lonesome hearts will have a chance encounter in a town that doesn’t seem to be

ready for the acceptance of love equality, but will it stop them from being together?

100 % of proceeds made

during the blog tour (May 10 – May 23) will be donated to The Trevor Project and the

Ronald McDonald House Charities

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T.E. Ridener entered the world in the

magnificent year of 1985. She’s an avid reader, crazy writer, and photoshop addict. She

started writing stories at a young age, and will probably do so until she takes her last

breath. Forever the daydreamer, not a day passes in which Miss Ridener isn’t working on

something book related. Her books may be a work of fiction, but there is a lot of truth in

each one.

Creating relatable

characters and believable storylines mixed in with make-believe is what she is best

known for. She always includes a strong female lead, a compassionate male, and tons

of every day events that readers will be able to connect with. Miss Ridener is a lover of

music, movies, TV shows, and her family.

During the months of

November and December, she participates in the charity she helped create called Random

Acts of Christmas, an online program geared towards making Christmas happen for

families in need. In 2013, they gave over $69,000 in gifts to kids who otherwise would

not have had presents to open on Christmas morning. Coming from a childhood of

poverty, T.E. understands that life isn’t always easy and she has experienced living from

paycheck to paycheck. This has fueled her drive to always lend a helping hand in every

form possible. She is very active in the group “Books for Troops”, a program designed to

send ebooks and paperbacks to soldiers currently serving overseas.

T.E. Ridener is the youngest of 3

children, a surviving twin, and an extremely proud aunt. She claims to be married to

her books and the characters she creates are her kids. Thus far, she has produced three

ongoing series entitled Blood Betrayal (vampires), The Kadenburg Shifters Series (bear-
shifters), and The Descendants (elementals). There are loads more and new ones popping

up each day. She LOVES her fans and readers, and not a single one of them appear as a

number to her. She knows that without them, she wouldn’t be where she is today. Every

day is a new possibility, a new adventure, and a new dream. Life doesn’t get any better

than that.

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About A Novel Love

I have always had a book in my hand. With ebooks many in hand! I really enjoy sharing my favorite authors with people, and helping others find a new favorite author. When I was young I knew I was in trouble when I was sent to my room and COULD NOT read. Truly a tragic punishment for sure! Join me to talk about books we love or help others find new books to read! I am willing to read books in exchange for an honest review, and would be happy to participate in blog tours and cover reveals. Some of the types of books I enjoy are romance, romantic suspense, alpha males, rockers, paranormal (shifter), tattooed guys, contemporary romance, MMA fighters, NA romance, Christian romance, sports romance, ménage and BDMS.

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