Title: Bunny Finds a Friend
Author Name & Publisher: Hazel Yeats (Yiva Publishing)
Publication Date & Length: January 9, 2016 – 176 pgs
It’s close to Christmas in Amsterdam, and Cara Jong isn’t having the best of days. Her girlfriend has left her, and her new job isn’t nearly as glamorous as she hoped it would be. A run-in with Jude Donovan, who’s playing Santa Claus in a department store, does little to lift her spirits, even though there’s clearly an appealing woman hidden beneath Santa’s beard.
When Cara finds out that Jude is actually a well-known author of children’s books, she’s intrigued and decides to attend Jude’s reading. A bizarre misunderstanding breaks the ice between them, and they share a heated kiss that same night.
As the weeks go by, they begin to fall in love and hope to leave past experiences behind. But Cara doesn’t trust her luck in love and soon breaks things off, leaving Jude baffled and broken-hearted.
Can Cara’s meddling sisters and a hilarious road trip convince Cara to go after her happily-ever-after with the writer?
I love the descriptions of Amsterdam and the magical beauty of it at night. It made me want to visit. The love story between the two women is a bit strained at times but works out nevertheless. The story of them as individuals and their struggles to be ready for this relationship to flourish was well done. The additional characters of Cara’s sisters were very interesting. They had back stories too and some of these stories were explored tenderly. They were integral to the story and we found out a lot about Cara through her meetings with them.
I enjoyed this book as a light romantic read.
Hazel Yeats resides in the Netherlands, the country of flat polders, green pastures, and lots of water. She knew from an early age that she wanted to write, but it wasn’t until decades later that she finally wrote a novel. Once she had, there was no going back—she was hooked.
When she’s not slaving away at her day job, she’s cycling, sipping cappuccinos, or getting her hands dirty by growing her own veggies. And she sings, in a very unambitious choir. You wouldn’t peg her for a soprano, but she is.