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Review: Return to paradise by Simone Elkeles

Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything.

Maggie Armstrong tried to be strong after Caleb broke her heart and disappeared. Somehow, she managed to move on. She's determined to make a new life for herself.

But then Caleb and Maggie are forced together on a summer trip. They try ignoring their passion for each other, but buried feelings resurface. Caleb must face the truth about the night of Maggie's accident, or the secret that destroyed their relationship will forever stand between them

My thoughts
Return to paradise is the sequel to Leaving Paradise set a few months after the events of book one. In the intervening time Caleb has left paradise, his family and Maggie. Things haven't been good for him and he soon finds himself in trouble and to avoid a prison sentence he goes a group touring America to share experiences of how being involved in drink driving has changed their lives. A group which Maggie is also part of.

I must say I really enjoyed this instalment of the book. For me it was all about Caleb and Maggie falling in love all over again as well as him coming to terms with his recent experiences after he covered up the truth of what really happened the night Maggie was hit and the fall out that resulted as a consequences. I must say however I wasn't a huge Maggie fan in this book. I found her to bit on her high horse at times which I didn't like. I did however love Caleb and all his bad boyness all wrapped up in one. I thought he was really sweet especially when you see the inner turmoil he has about taking what he wants and doing what is best for everyone around him.

A satisfying conclusion to the series which I did enjoy.


I love the Perfect hemistry trilogy so I really should get this series! Glad you loved it.