3 Star Review for Knit Tight (Portland Heat #4) by Annabeth Albert #MM #Romance @AnnabethAlbert


Title: Knit Tight (Portland Heat #4)
Author Name: Annabeth Albert (Lyrical Shine)
Publication Date & Length: April 12, 2016 – 112 pgs


It’s no secret that Portland, Oregon, has some of best restaurants, shops, and cafés in the country. But it’s the hard-working men who serve it all up that keep us coming back for more…

One of Portland’s hottest young baristas, Brady is famous for his java-topping flair, turning a regular cup of joe into a work of art. Every Wednesday—aka “Knit Night”—hordes of women and their needles descend on the coffeehouse, and Brady’s feeling the heat. Into the fray walks a tall, dark, and distractingly handsome stranger from New York. His name is Evren, and he’s the sexy nephew of Brady’s sweetest customer, the owner of the yarn shop down the street. He’s also got a killer smile, confident air, and masculine charm that’s tying Brady’s stomach in knots. The smitten barista can’t wait to see him at the next week’s gathering. But when he tries to ask Evren out, his plans unravel faster than an unfinished edge. If Brady hopes to warm up more than Evren’s coffee, he’ll have to find a way to untangle their feelings, get out of the friend zone, and form a close-knit bond that’s bound to last a lifetime…

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This was just a ho-hum story for me.  While I really enjoyed the previous story, this was just a little slow and not great for me.

It was a sweet story of friendship that becomes more and it hit on a few good issues, but the overall feel of the story was somewhat stretched for me.

The characters were well rounded and Albert did a good job at creating a cohesive unit within the story.  It had very low angst and was mainly about watching this developing friendship and creation of family.

Overall, it was a sweet story but not one that I would re-read.



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Frequent tweeter, professional grammar nerd, and obsessive reader, Annabeth Albert is also a Pacific Northwest romance writer in a variety of subgenres.

Emotionally complex, sexy, and funny stories are her favorites both to read and to write. In between searching out dark heroes to redeem, she works a rewarding day job and wrangles two toddlers.

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