Review: Storm Season (Accidental Roots #1) by Elle Keaton

They say you can’t go home again, Adam Klay doesn’t intend to until the death of his father, a famous artist, forces his return to Skagit, Washington. Cleaning up his father’s chaotic life was never on Adam’s bucket list. Worse, Adam finds himself inexplicably drawn to the elusive, terminally-clumsy, gorgeous, Micah Ryan. No way is he getting involved with someone from his hometown; he’s always insisted the best view of Skagit was in his rearview mirror.

Micah Ryan has been coasting on auto-pilot since his family was killed in a car accident a decade earlier. He runs a web business and has an irritable cat. He hardly leaves his house, unless it is for his afternoon espresso. His world tips upside down when Adam Klay rolls into town. For the first time in years, he feels alive. Unfortunately, Micah’s return to the living has been noticed and is not appreciated.

Someone has a secret. Someone is exploiting the vulnerable youth population in Skagit. Teenagers are disappearing, young women turning up dead, the dirty secrets of Skagit are surfacing.

Oh yes. There's nothing like a new to me author with a book that I love, it's like finding a new great flavour of ice-cream. This book/author was one of those. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

What started off as seemingly as a boy-returns-to-home-town-and-finds-love soon turned into much more. Yes, it did have those aspects. I loved Micah and Adam both. I was a tad concerned that Micah especially might turn into a bit od a stereotype, but the author managed his storyline well. Adam too was a great character to get to know. He was world-weary, maybe a tad grumpy... he wasn't perfect and I do like flawed characters. You know, ones with proper flaws, not the take-the-glasses-off-the-secretary-and-she's-suddenly-beautiful kind of flaws. D'ya know what I mean? Adam fitted that description and was the perfect opposite to Micah.What I really liked though was the mystery and the twists.

Books that have a bit of a twisty, turn-y, whodunnit-y feel to them are sometimes just what I crave. Especially when it sits alongside a romance. This was just that kind of story. I was hooked emotionally and mentally, I wanted Adam and Micah to have an HEA but I was also trying to figure out the mysteries in the plot. J'taime. <3. This worked well for me and I'm really looking forward to reading the next in the series and generally more by this author.
A copy of this book was given in exchange for an honest review.
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