Skylar Nixon is a twenty-seven year old failed actress with no Plan B. After a humiliating stint on a reality TV show crushes what’s left of her childhood dream, she finds herself back in her hometown with no money saved, no college degree, and no confidence she’s anything but a joke—a small town starlet who couldn’t hack it in the big city. When she runs into former classmate Sebastian Pryce, she can’t believe the hot body and chiseled jaw belong to the shy, troubled loner she knew ten years before. He’s not exactly friendly at first, and she’s heard the rumors about his tragic past, but something in his sad eyes intrigues her. She only wants to get to know him better. Until the night she wants more—and takes it. (Hard and deep. Twice.) Are they just two lonely people seeking solace? Or can a disgraced beauty queen and flawed, frustrated man find some sort of happy ever after?

**Some Sort of Happy is a full-length romance novel, complete with HEA.**

This book definitely pulled at my heartstrings.  Sabastian Pryce has OCD and has carried this burdon with him since he was a kid.  His struggles with the disorder are well documented in this story and the author helps the reader understand how difficult it can be to suffer from it.  Sabastian’s determination to live his life and take control of his OCD is both hopeful and heart-wrenching.  There’s so much he wants and so much he denies himself because of it.

Skylar’s problems, although nowhere near as severe as Sebastian’s, are overwhelming for her.  She’s failed at her career and has put herself in a position to be disliked by everyone in the small town in which she lives.  She feels alone and lost…not sure what to do next or how to carry on.  When these two meet, they discover a strong connection.  They learn that they can help each other and, in the process, begin a journey to change each others’ lives.

There was a lot of emotion in this book and it had all the makings of a 5 star read.  However, there was one thing that changed that for me…the middle of the book became all about their sexual escapades.  Don’t get me wrong, it was hot and I totally enjoy a hot story.  They had strong chemistry together.  But, I wanted to know more about Sebastian and how he was dealing with his OCD…I wanted to see Skylar help him, maybe fail but try again and again.  I wanted angst, heartbreak, and struggle.  However, what I got was Sebastian experiencing more good days than bad and using that time to seduce Skylar.  Eventually, the story got back on track but didn’t have the same intensity as it had in the beginning.

Even though I wanted a bit more from this book, overall, it was a good  read.  I liked the characters and the plot.  And, enjoyed learning more about a disorder I don’t fully understand.  So, the bottom line…if you don’t crave angst like I do, you should give this book a chance…I think you might enjoy it.

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