Review: Missing Dixie by Caisey Quinn

Posted October 20, 2015 in Review / 5 Comments

Review: Missing Dixie by Caisey Quinn

Missing Dixie

Series: Neon Dreams #3
by Caisey Quinn
Published by HarperCollins, William Morrow on October 27th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 304
Format: ARC

I received this book for free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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Fighting for redemption…
I've lived most of my life in darkness, beneath the shadows of secrets and addictions. The last thing I ever wanted to do was hurt the only girl I'd ever loved-the one who brought me into the light. In my entire life I'd made one promise-a promise I'd intended to keep. I've broken that promise and now I have to live with the fallout. Dixie Lark hates me, and I have to tell her that I love her. I also have to tell her a truth that might destroy us forever.

Can she love me even if she can't forgive me?

Learning to move on…

Gavin Garrison broke his promise to my brother and he broke my heart in the process. I may never love anyone the way I've loved him, but at least I won't spend my life wondering what if. We had our one night and he walked away. I'm finally beginning to move on when my brother's wedding and a battle of the bands brings us back together.
Our band is getting a second chance, but I don't know if I can give him one. How do you hand your heart back to the person who set it on fire once already?

Bad Boy Book Love Heart-Breaking Hot! Hot!

 

I love music.  I’d spent almost my entire college career with headphones stuck in my ears.  In high school, the car I drove to school was ugly but the radio was loud and proud.  If you love the allure of music, you will be seduced by this story.  Even if you don’t give a lick about music, you will love the Neon Dreams trilogy by Caisey Quinn.  You WANT to read the first two books in this series to get the most out of this final book in the trilogy, Missing Dixie.  Otherwise, you will miss so much of what makes Dixie and Gavin the couple they NEED to be.  And I pretty much “told you so” because the book will be only this good. ∗holds hand at my chest∗

 

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If you haven’t read the first two books, you might want to turn around and head to your favorite place to purchase literature to buy Leaving Amarillo and Loving Dallas.

While the first book, Leaving Amarillo, is part one of Dixie and Gavin’s love story, it is told in only Dixie’s POV.  The utter awesomeness of Missing Dixie is that it is told in both Gavin and Dixie’s POVs.  “Hearing” EVERYTHING from Gavin’s side is almost an unbearable torture that I found difficult to read at parts.  At times I wanted to kick his ass and at other times, I needed to reach through the pages to give the guy a hug.  He was his own worst enemy at times.

Dixie is an angel.  I really can’t (and won’t) say anything more about her wonderfully written character.

A harsh, dark story in the beginning, the plot stays steady and eventually brings light and goodness at the end.  As hard as a story as this was to read, the reward is in how it all turns out for Dixie, Gavin, Dallas, and even Robyn.  A perfect musical ending for such a hopeful future for our road weary couple.

About Caisey Quinn

Caisey Quinn

Caisey holds degrees in both Communications and Education from the Ohio State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and has lived briefly in California, Ohio, France, and Germany before deciding that her heart would forever remain in the south. Thankfully you can go home again.

After teaching high school English, Theater, and Creative Writing for six years, Caisey decided to pursue her dream of song and novel writing more aggressively and is proud to announce that Avon/William Morrow, an imprint of Harper Collins, will publish her Neon Dreams series, a romance about an edgy country music trio, in 2015.

In 2013-14 both Keep Me Still and Girl in Love (Kylie Ryans #3) were Amazon Top 10 Bestsellers. The first novel in her Second Chance series, titled Last Second Chance hit #27 on Amazon and landed in the top 50 on iTunes and Barnes & Noble.

When Caisey isn’t writing or baking with her daughter, she can be found attending as many concerts as possible and spending entirely too much time on Twitter. She is an avid country music fan and supporter and spends copious amounts of time in Nashville, Tennessee and Austin, Texas.

 

Kristin

About Kristin

Kristin has to ensure she gets her minimal requirement of "happily ever after" books in between those books that contain cliffhangers and never-ending story arcs. It's for her family's sake. When not reading, she's homeshooling her 10-year old son, watching cartoons on TV, or taking a nap.

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