Book Reviews

Love You So Sweetly (Love You So 4) by Tara Lain at Dreamspinner Press

Genre Gay / Contemporary / Romance
Reviewed by Lena Grey on 13-September-2019

Book Blurb

Reading his future in a glass of sweet tea.


The youngest son of one of America’s richest families, Remy Merced is so busy trying to save his family company from collapse, he’s never taken time to figure out if he’s gay, much less if he’s happy. Then his meddling mama hires him an assistant who’s everything Remy thinks he doesn’t want. Cute Harper Treadwell, from rural Arkansas, is a brilliant business prodigy… and openly gay. His wit and charm could confirm Remy’s suspicions about his own sexuality almost instantly—if they weren’t both already partnered. 


When Remy’s girlfriend and Harper’s boyfriend get a little too friendly, Remy finds that the path to happiness requires a long drive in an old Prius, a growing appreciation for small towns, and a whole lot of sweet tea. But before they can forge a future—they have to let go of the past.


Book Review

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” – Nicholas Sparks

Remy Merced, of ‘Love You So Sweetly’ by Tara Lain, is so busy with work, that he hardly has time to breathe. Seeing how overworked he is, Remy’s mother hires an administrative assistant for him, because she figures that he will never do it himself. She’s hoping that it will ease the load on Remy so he will have some much-needed downtime.

Harper Treadwell, Remy’s new assistant, is the son of a friend of his mother’s from back home in Arkansas. Remy notices how attractive Harper is, but insists he doesn’t need him. Harper, who is excited to work for Remy, is disappointed when Remy tells him this and is prepared to go back home. Remy decides that, even though he doesn’t need Harper’s help, there is enough work for others in the company, to keep him busy. Harper is capable of doing so much more, but it’s better than nothing.

Harper has come there with his boyfriend, an older businessman who hooked up with Harper after he found out that he would be working for Remy’s company. He is more interested in obtaining company secrets than he is in Harper, although Harper doesn’t know that. When Harper refuses to give in and tell his boyfriend what he has learned, he is furious. They have a huge argument and Harper leaves. Without anywhere else to go, Harper finds himself at Remy’s door, but when Remy opens it, Harper sees that he’s not alone. Remy’s girlfriend is there wearing nothing but one of his shirts.

Remy and Harper are wonderful characters, both of whom needed to learn that happiness only comes when you can be yourself. Freedom comes with risks, but the results are so worth it. Thanks, Tara, for helping Remy and Harper find that what truly matters, is love.






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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Novella, 161 pages
Heat Level
Publication Date 13-September-2019
Price $5.99 ebook
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