REVIEW TOUR: Summer of Hush by R.L. Merrill

Summer of Hush by R.L. Merrill

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Series: Summer of Hush Book One

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Release Date (Print & Ebook): October 8, 2019 (mass market paperback in January 2020)

Length (Print & Ebook): 214 pages

Subgenre: Contemporary Romance

Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐

Warnings: Characters are dealing with some grief after their bandmate committed suicide two years prior. It’s their first tour after losing him. There is no on-page graphic description.

Order here: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/summer-of-hush-by-rl-merrill-10811-b

Synopsis

Hush is back… and it’s about to get loud.
After two years grieving the death of his best friend, Silas Franklin is back on the road with his metalcore band, Hush. With a new member, a brilliant new album, and a headlining spot on the last cross-country Warped Tour, life couldn’t be better—unless Silas could meet the intriguing music blogger known only as the Guru. Silas has followed his blog for years and feels the Guru might be the only person who “gets” him.
For years Krishnan Guruvayoor has reported on the metal scene as an anonymous blogger, and he’s just landed an internship on the Warped Tour as well as a potential position with a well-respected music magazine. His best friend arranges for him to meet singer Silas Franklin—but only as Krish the Intern. Their chemistry is instant, and Krish is thrilled to get to know the man behind the music.
The rock star and blogger quickly go from meet-cute to cuddle session, but secrets, overprotective bandmates, meddling media, and a terrible accident all conspire against them. Can their romance survive the summer of Hush?
R.L. Merrill talks Summer of Hush:

Hope, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll. I’d love readers to come away with the book having hope, having a few laughs, and maybe finding some new music to love. It’s also my love story to the Vans Warped Tour, which recently ended, and all of the good times had there.

Review

Blogger and rockstar romance! This is a really good book and while I’ve read a lot of rockstar romances, I’ve never read one about a blogger before. I loved Krish and Silas together. They had a connection even before they’d met each other. Very beautiful first meeting too. They’re very cute together.

The first time I read the blurb, I’d thought Krish might have been from South India, maybe even Kerala(The Guruvayoor Temple is located here). But no, he’s from the North and also speaks Hindi.(I was sort of excited that he might be from South)

This book also gives a lot of importance to the brotherhood between the band and I loved the camaraderie between the members. I’m looking forward to Brains and Paul’s book. Hopefully we’ll get one soon. I hope Jake, Krish’s best friend, gets a book too.

*ARC provided by the author via A Novel Take PR in exchange for an honest and unbiased review

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About R.L. Merrill:

Once upon a time… a teacher, tattoo collector, mom, and rock ’n’ roll kinda gal opened up a doc and started purging her demons. R.L. Merrill is still striving to find that perfect balance between real life and happily ever after, and she’ll keep writing love stories until she does. Both self-published and traditionally published with Dreamspinner Press, Ro writes romance in contemporary, paranormal, and horror settings inspired by love, hope, and rock ’n’ roll. Ro also loves connecting with other authors online, at conventions, and chapter meetings for the Romance Writers of America, of which she’s been a member since 2014.
A sucker for underdogs, Ro has adopted a wide variety of pets including cats, dogs, rats, snakes, a chameleon, and some fish. Her love of horror is evident the moment you walk in her door and find yourself surrounded by decorative skulls and quirky artwork from around the world. You can find her lurking on social media where she loves connecting with readers, or else find her educating America’s youth, being a mom taxi to two busy kids, in the tattoo chair trying desperately to get that back piece finished, or head-banging at a rock show near her home in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Connect with R.L. Merrill:
Website: http://www.rlmerrillauthor.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/rlmerrillauthor
Facebook Reader Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2001762376761722
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/rlmerrillauthor
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/rlmerrillauthor.com

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