Title: Tart and Sweet
Author: Amy Lane
Series: Candy Man 4
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: 9/5/2016
Page Count: 233
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 2 stars out of 5
In the Army, Robbie Chambers turned on his lover out of fear—and he hasn’t been able to live with himself since. Now he’s out of the Army but still trapped in the closet that brought on his most cowardly moment, and he starts to think he’ll never be able to fight his way free.
Until he sees Cy McVeigh. Beautiful and uninhibited, Cy is dancing on the boardwalk at Old Sac for no other reason than the moment called for it. Robbie not only joins in the dance but is smitten from the very beginning.
However, Robbie still has old business to clear up, and when he helps out a kid in need and comes face-to-face with the man he betrayed, he’s forced to come clean with himself. He can’t redeem his mistake if he’s still locked into his old patterns, and he won’t ever be worthy of Cy if he can’t earn Adam’s forgiveness. He’s going to need all the help he can get from the people at Candy Heaven in order to make things right with his past so he can have a future with Cy.
This is the 4th book for Amy in the Candy Man series and I really couldnt get into this story. I found Robbie a total turn off from the beginning and am not sure why I couldnt like him. Of course he was in the closet in the military. He has history with Adam and we learn more about that in this one.When he got discharged he started dating girls until he came across Cy dancing on the street. So maybe it was because he broke up with his girlfriend and not 5 minutes later he was calling Cy for a hookup. The love scenes were good in this story and there were more of them than in the other stories. But I just couldnt root for these 2 guys. To me they didnt seem to click together. Cy was a man whore and never has relationships until he met Robbie and all of sudden he was a changed man. It was maybe too quick of a insta-love for me. I do love Amy’s writing and this series in general but this one just didnt do it for me.
Review Copy of
Tart and Sweet provided by Dreamspinner Press for an honest Review.