I have some reservations about the story, but the hero and especially the heroine carry this one straight to the finish line.
Oh my goodness, I’ve almost forgotten what a four-oogie read feels like.
Bland, bland, bland, bland, bland.
Here’s a masterclass on how to incorporate every freaking cliché in the kitchen sink in the most annoying manner possible.
If the author wanted to introduce a past betrayal as a conflict between the hero and the heroine, why resolve that conflict so cleanly and unrealistically?