R*BY Review Challenge: Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep by Lucy Clark

August 11, 2015 Reviews 1 ★★★½

R*BY Review Challenge: Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep by Lucy ClarkDr Perfect on Her Doorstep by Lucy Clark
three-half-stars
Published by Harlequin Medical on September 1, 2014
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Medical Romance
Pages: 192
Format: eBook
Source: My own copy
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Home is where her heart is...

GP Stacey Wilton is back in her beloved hometown to run her family's medical practice. As guardian to her younger siblings, Stacey has had to put her love life on hold--especially after being abandoned by her fiance--and now she's so over men!

Then she meets delectable Dr. Pierce Brolin on the doorstep of her childhood home, and suddenly all bets are off! Stacey might have had her fair share of Mr. Wrongs, but could Pierce be her Dr. Perfect?
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R*BY Review Challenge 2015

You can check out this year’s nominees here, and if you want to check out the schedule for the review challenge, click here.

As the reviews are made live, the schedule page will be updated, so you, the lovely reader, can find them all in one spot!

The sixth title in this year’s R*BY Review Challenge is Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep by Lucy Clark. Originally released in September 2014, this is brought to you by Harlequin Medical Romance.

OK, now what did I think of Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep?

Love is often found where, and when, you least expect to come across it. Stacey and Pierce, the couple at the heart of Lucy Clark’s Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep, sure aren’t looking for love, but from the moment we meet them in the yard of her childhood home, romance is most definitely on the cards.

It’s always lovely to see two people, previously unlucky in love, find their luck. Stacey and Pierce’s connection develops slowly, and is definitely on the sweeter side, but nevertheless, you can see a really lovely chemistry building between them. They make a great team, and not just in the workplace! There isn’t a truly black moment in this story, and you know what, that’s more than OK in this case. Their romance is tested, of course, and the way in which it comes to a resolution was very sweet and rather funny.

Stacey and Pierce have both known responsibility beyond what they had expected – having taken on the care of siblings. What I liked about how they were written was that despite having to put aside certain things in their lives, neither blamed the kids for this. No “woe is me, you ruined my life” stuff here. The children are an integral part of the story, and blessedly, they are written as actual children – not as overly perfect robot kids. I loved the way in which Nell (Pierce’s sister) was written – her condition never being made light of or lessened for effect.

I am very keen to see how the other Wilton girls fare in love – time to track down their tales, I think.

Dr Perfect on Her Doorstep is nominated in the Short Sweet category at the R*BYs, and I wish you, Lucy, the very best of luck!

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