Pretty as a Peach

Pretty as a Peach Mainer Farms is steeped in family history but it s also deep in debt from the effects of the ever changing farming industry Not about to let his family s legacy go under Colt Mancinkus is willing to

  • Title: Pretty as a Peach
  • Author: Juliette Poe
  • ISBN: 9781940883885
  • Page: 395
  • Format: None
  • Mainer Farms is steeped in family history, but it s also deep in debt from the effects of the ever changing farming industry Not about to let his family s legacy go under, Colt Mancinkus is willing to do anything he can to save the farm Darby Culhane is the new farmer in Whynot, North Carolina, and she s proving to be quite the forbidden temptation for Colt Darby isn tMainer Farms is steeped in family history, but it s also deep in debt from the effects of the ever changing farming industry Not about to let his family s legacy go under, Colt Mancinkus is willing to do anything he can to save the farm Darby Culhane is the new farmer in Whynot, North Carolina, and she s proving to be quite the forbidden temptation for Colt Darby isn t looking for anything but a fresh start, and she s got it all figured out Get settled in Check Apply for the rural county grant Check Confrontation with the steaming mad, smoking hot local farmer Well, that wasn t on the agenda As pretty as she is sweet, Colt can t help but be drawn to Darby s peaches No really, she s a peach farmer Get that mind out of the gutter, and get on down to the farm to see what happens when circumstances force Colt and Darby to team up They may just find that the peach trees aren t the only things in bloom.

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    1. I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I was so happy to receive an advanced copy because I am already a fan of this series. Who doesn't want to live in Whynot? The Mancickus Clan is so wonderful and loyal and it is a reminder of how the strength of family bonds can combat anything.The series continues with Colt Mancickus, the younger brother, who is determined to keep Mainer Farms running after eight generations. Times have changed and money is tight and while farming is in his blo [...]

    2. When peach farmer and researcher Darby Culhane arrived in Whynot to start anew, she finds herself confronting Colt Mancinkus, the most gorgeous man she’s ever seen and the local farmer she’s competing against to get a grant. But before he can get too riled up, she comes up with a plan for both of them to get what they want which includes farming and a delicious slow burn pursuit of their attraction.From the moment Colt and Darby meet, the pull is almost palpable. But as Darby is recently sep [...]

    3. Darby has left her husband and previous life behind and transplanted her and her daughter to the tiny town of Whynot, NC. She is glad to be out from under her husband's thumb and getting the chance to work on finishing her thesis and managing a farm. But not only is her daughter unhappy, but she has already made one enemy in Colt Mancinkus. His family farm is struggling and he needs the grant that she has also applied for. So he is angry, bitter, and does not want to have anything to do with her [...]

    4. ARC received for an honest review♫ movin' to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches, i'm movin' to the country I'm gonna eat me a lot of peaches ♫I have had that tune running through my head since I started reading Pretty As A Peach. It was great t head back to Whynot, NC and the Mancinkus family.This whole town, this whole series is seriously sweet, and will probably give you a toothache! Now we have Colt Mancinkus and his nemesis/woman he never knew he wanted Darby. I loved the I hate you [...]

    5. **Received ARC for a fair and honest review**Pretty as a Peach is the 4th book in the Sex and Sweet Tea series. This is Colt and Darby's story. This book can be read as a standalone, though I think that reading them in order makes it better. I like knowing who the characters are when they are discussed. I really loved Pretty as a Peach, and had a hard time putting it down. Darby left Illinois and everything she knew to get away from her controlling, abusive husband with her 7 year old daughter. [...]

    6. Book no. 4 and this series is still going strong. This story sets apart for the rest in the series; it's such a complex slow burn that really allows the characters to get to know each other before they fall head over heels in love. “This is the South, and everything is done slow. Slow is better. It makes every discovery special, so I’m good with that.” I loved how much Darby and Colt have in common. I loved how he managed to win over her daughter with such a simple gesture. I absolutely lo [...]

    7. There is nothing more pleasurable when you want to escape from reality and fall into a love story without too many complications than to read this series / book. This is number 4 - Colt's chronicle.The thing I love the most about these books is the family loyalty, respect and bonds these siblings have. When push comes to shove, you know the Mancinkus clan will pull together to remedy the problem at hand. And that sort of devotion will only spill out to their personal relationships too.Colt has b [...]

    8. Book 4 in the Sex and Sweet Tea series from Juliette Poe (alter ego to Sawyer Bennett), brings us Colt Mancinkus’ and Darby McCulhane’s Story. Both Colt and Darby have applied for the same grant to aid in their farm projects. Colt needs the new vineyard to keep his family farm afloat. Darby needs the grant to assist her in her new peach orchard and to further education. Having just come out of a controlling marriage, Darby is settling in well to rural farm life and is quick to make friends. [...]

    9. I love being taken back to this charming southern town of Whynot. The way they all help each other and embrace newcomers and the sense of acceptance and family one can find there is wonderful, especially the Mancikus family and their friends. This is something Darby and her 7 year old daughter Linnie find out from the moment they arrive on the heels of her separation from her husband. She is there for a fresh start and when she runs into Colt Mancikus there is an instant palpable chemistry betwe [...]

    10. Colt's woman is always teasing him, "I grab my T-shirt I had discarded from one of the overhead wires and put it on. Just as I’m yanking it down over my stomach, Darby is close enough she can tease me in a low voice, “No need to put your shirt on in front of me.” Colt's woman sometimes surprises him, "I kiss her hard again. When I pull back this time, I say, “You did all of this for me? After I told you that we needed to take a break?” She gives me a tiny nod. I kiss her hard for a thi [...]

    11. this is the 4th book in the sex and sweet tea series all can be read as stanadlones.Ms Poe has a way of making me love the small southern town of Whynot more and more with every book k this seriesis book is about Colt and Darby.I highly recommend this book and series to anyone who is new to Ms Poe or a lover of sawyer bennetts. I volunteered to read a copy of this book

    12. I love this series!!!! This is Colt's story, and although it was a little rough it was still really good. He meets Darby, Darby by all accounts is the enemy, BUT things change really quick. Colt soon learns that not everything is as it seems. I also loved how the whole cumminy of Whynot comes together once again

    13. Pretty as a Peach is the fourth book in the Sex and Sweet Tea series, but the first I have read. And I definitely want more of this sweetness, so I'll be over at one-clicking my way through the first three books ;)

    14. **I voluntarily read an early copy of this title in exchange for an honest review**Pretty as a Peach is the fourth book in Juliette Poe's Sex and Sweet Tea Series and it certainly is a great addition!Darby McCulhane has just arrived in Whynot, North Carolina with her seven year old daughter Linnie in tow. The two have left their life behind in Illinois after Darby made the decision to remove herself from her marriage that was holding her back and making her beyond unhappy. Darby is going to be t [...]

    15. How can anyone not fall in love with Whynot, North Carolina and its inhabitants? From the first book, I knew that these people were special. Each of the Mancinkus kids were different and wonderful. And each of their love interests was just as different and wonderful. Then there’s Pap and Floyd and Muriel and the rest. They all just create such a wonderful world, I would actually love to live there…if only they were all real.Colt has been sort of an enigma to me. He’s the only Mancinkus kid [...]

    16. This is a sweet romance that has some conflict from a sleeve ball soon to be ex. Darby is leaving her soon to be ex in Illinois with her seven year old daughter to move to Whynot, North Carolina. She is going to work on her ex brother-in-laws farm raise peach trees to finish up her Ph.D. Her daughter is giving her all kinds of attitude as she does not want to leave her friends, horse, and father. Her father is not a good father as he does not like being around her much, but loves to use her to g [...]

    17. I love the town of Whynot, NC and all it's inhabitants. The Mainer-Mancinkus family is full of wonderful characters and even better love stories. I have come to love reading what each sibling is up to in this sweet southern town and feel I know exactly what to expect from the folks around town. Pap is one of my favorites. He is, after all, from my hometown of Pittsburgh and even though he's a southern transplant he still bleeds back and gold!This visit to Whynot we are treated to Colt( the young [...]

    18. In the town of Whynot, NC all the Mainer-Mancinkus kids seem to be falling in love, one at a time. Up next is Colt the 28 year old farmer who’s dream is to secure a grant in which he will be able to expand the farm into a winery. Darby is a 31 year old soon to be divorcee from Chicago who moves to Whynot with her 7 year old daughter Linnie with her help from her ex-brother-in-law Jake to start up a peach orchard at Farmington Farms. These two are instantly smitten with each other even if they [...]

    19. 4.5 Stars!Everything about this series is sweet as pie! I love the Mancinkus clan. Three of the Mancinkus siblings have gotten their happy endings and in Pretty As a Peach it is Colt's turn to find love.Darby's route to WhyNot is a little twisty. She is in the midst of a divorce from her jerky husband. She moves herself and her daughter to WhyNot to become operations manager of Farrington Farms. The move is two-fold. She can get away from her ex and finish her thesis at the same time. As part of [...]

    20. Pretty as a Peach by Juliette Poe is the 4. book in the Series. The previous books are Ain´t He Precious, Trixie and Ry´s story; Stubborn as a Mule, Lowe and Mely´s story; and Barking up the Wrong Tree, Laken and Jake ´s story.While every book can easily be read as a standalone, I recommend to read the books in order.Pretty as a Peach is Colt and Darby´s story. I already met Colt and Darby in Barking up the Wrong Tree. Colt is one of the five Mancinkus siblings and Darby is Jake´s ex-siste [...]

    21. Pretty as a Peach written by Juliette Poe is the alter ego of Sawyer Bennett. This is the 4th book in the Sex and Sweet Tea series and can be read as a stand-a-lone.Darby has left Illinois and her controlling husband to move to Why Not, N. Carolina with her 7 y/o daughter, Linnie who is not happy about leaving her friends, horse and father. If you have read book 3, Barking up the Wrong Tree, we re-visit with Kelly who is Darby’s sister and Jake her ex-brother in-law.Colt is angry that Darby ap [...]

    22. Everyone needs to visit Whynot, North Carolina.That is where Darby McCulhane & her young daughter Linnie moved to after a very hard breakup from a man who doesn’t want to let her go. She is thinking that starting over in Whynot is where she should be and given the opportunity to start over again that is what she is going to do. Colt Mancinkus runs his family farm and he will do anything to improve the farm and secure his families future but the one person who might be standing in his way i [...]

    23. Darby is starting over with her daughter. Escaping a marriage that felt more like a prison. Now she wants to make it on her own. Colt is just trying to make his idea of a winery a reality. Their relationship is progressing slowly. Since she is only legally separated and not divorced from her husband Colt doesn't want to confuse Darby's daughter. Although he takes a liking to Linnie. He takes her horseback riding, fishing, and does things with her her own father never did. Her father literally wa [...]

    24. I am so loving this series and this book is a fantastic addition. The little town of Whynot, NC has such an eclectic mix of quirky characters that you can't help but have a good time reading about them. In this story we meet Darby Culhane. She's a newbie to Whynot. She desperately needs a fresh start and Whynot seems like the perfect place. Working on a farm and growing peaches is exactly the sort of research she needs to finish her thesis. What she hadn't planned on was one amazingly hot but co [...]

    25. Darby and her seven year old daughter, Linnie, have come to Whynot, North Carolina due to Darby’s recent separation from her husband. While Linnie is not thrilled to be there, Darby embraces the community wholeheartedly. Colt Mainer is not thrilled to have Darby move in because she’s competing for the same grant. If he gets the grant, he will be able to begin growing grapes for a vineyard while Darby is doing it to help complete her doctorate degree. When Darby realizes how important the gra [...]

    26. I loved it! It is so sweet and the series is always entertaining with the gossip around town. This town is full of amusing characters, which Darby welcomes with open arms. Colt and Darby are a match made in heaven. They are so good together and he is swoon worthy all the way to the top. He really steps up as a father figure and I really liked how he is mature enough to immediately recognize there is no need for bad blood. Darby is the perfect woman for him because she cares about everyone, is a [...]

    27. This is my first look into this series and I enjoyed it very much. Colt was a charismatic guy, handsome and hard to dislike and Darby was a survivor, she’s had enough at home and decided a complete break has to be made. She wants to continue on her previous choice of career which unfortunately leaves her fighting for the same thing as Colt, but only one can win. The story is sweet and wholesome, very entertaining as Darby and Colt meet and sort through their predicament. It seems I’ve a few [...]

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