Thursday, August 4, 2022

Summer Sounds by Mel Walker


Title: Summer Sounds
Series: Summers in Seaside Collection #11
Author: Mel Walker
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 4, 2022


Stop the world I want to get off. I gave up my career to race home and save my family, only to be overwhelmed. We are behind on the mortgage; our family band is struggling, and my two younger brother’s constant bickering has escalated to Def Con three. The Seaside Music Festival is our last best shot – if we don’t land a music deal, everything will be lost. So why exactly am I kissing a stranger under the boardwalk?

I’m a music producer that lives in the land of tweaking mainstream music consumed by the masses. My reputation is taking a beating, and I’m losing clients. At the end of my rope, failure is knocking at the door holding a stack of applications to mind-numbing desk jobs. Kill me now. It’s time to take a risk - I only need one special artist. So why am I kissing a stranger at the Music festival?

Two souls in search of redemption discover the sweetest sound is the beat of their own hearts.
Summer Sounds is part of the Summers in Seaside Romance series and may be read as a standalone.

Rating: 3.5*

Hailey is back in town to try and save her family's legacy. Her brothers are band members and one of them would prefer to be out chasing the female fans than performing. Playing together is the only thing that got them through their deaths. By playing with brothers and trying to help, she potentially finds her own place.

Marshall is a music producer on a last chance. He has been churning out the same safe music for boy bands. Charged with stepping outside his comfort zone and finding someone new and fresh at the Seaside music festival, he stumbles across Hailey. 

For both these characters it was a journey of self-discovery as the two of these step outside their comfort zones. The whole story happened over a period of a couple of days. If you are looking for a quick and summer read, then this is for you.

Welcome to Summers in Seaside, a small town located along the Oregon Coast and home of the Seaside Festival. This brand new series of short contemporary romance stories is filled with sun, sand and summer adventures that will tug at your heart strings.

Mel Walker has been writing fiction most of his adult life. Specializing in Short Stories and Contemporary fiction and Romance Novels. A native New Yorker and life-long frustrated NY Mets fan. He loves to write about ordinary people placed in difficult situations, especially as it relates to their closest relationships.


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