Series: Hope Series Book #2
Author: Jaci Burton
Blurb: When a movie crew asks to film on his cattle ranch, Logan McCormack doesn’t expect Desiree Jenkins, the young, sought-after star, to be so open, so down-to-earth, or so intimately interested in him. But the last thing a loner like Logan needs is a distraction like Des, who wouldn’t understand what it’s like to live peacefully off the land. But it’s Logan who doesn’t understand. What Des wants is an escape from paparazzi and gossip columns, and she’s found it at Logan’s ranch. Now it’s up to her to prove that she’s like any other girl looking to be accepted for who she is. And she’s hoping that it’s by this real-life cowboy who has everything it takes—and more—to give her the kind of happily ever after that can’t be found in the movies.
Thoughts: This is a sweet little romance, but not quite what I have come to expect from Burton. Hope Ignites just didn’t stand out in any real way – the theme isn’t that original, the characters were likeable but not exceptional, and the storyline was entirely too predictable. This one didn’t fit in with writing style of Burton’s normal books, and I was surprised at the blandness of this one. Even when compared with the typical romances in this genre, it’s still bland. Don’t get me wrong it’s an okay book, just not one of her better ones. If your are just looking for a sweet little romance to while away a few minutes, one that’s easy to put down and pick back up without getting so involved you can’t put it down, this may be just the read for you. If your looking for something a little more stand out, I’d pass on this one.