Liz Matthews’ breakup with her long time boyfriend seems to be
the main topic of discussion in the small town she’s lived in her entire life.
All the talk has made her a bit self conscious and has caused her to swear off
dating, especially if it involves men from
A trip to the local optician shop has her doing a double take when the new eye
doctor in town that greets her turns out to be the boy in high school she could
never stop thinking about.
David Sherwood has just moved back to the small town of
Everett, Indiana, as the
part owner of the new optician shop on
Main Street. He has missed the climate
and life in the small town of his childhood. David also can’t forget the shy,
fun girl who always used to laugh at his jokes in school. He is pleasantly
surprised when she comes into his shop needing to have her glasses fixed.
Liz finds herself still as attracted to David as ever. She
can’t believe his moving back to town had anything to do with her. Liz is
reluctant to fan the town gossip even more about her personal life but is
losing her resolve on her no men pledge. David’s charming nature and the easy
camaraderie they share has her taking a second look at her relationship status.
SPECS APPEAL is a cute, make-you-smile read that will leave you
with warm, fuzzy feelings. The way in which Ms. Breton introduces the reunion of
her protagonists, as well their past connection with each other, ties the
pieces of the plot together nicely. I found that she did a great job capturing
the feel of a small community and the “informational system” that often comes
with one. Beverly Breton delivers a sweet romance that is sure to lighten your
day just a bit.