“Spring Fever” by Poppy Dennison


Jefferson Lee Davis, Holly Creek’s new Director of Publicity, is gearing up for the next big town event, the summer Rose Festival. The job is running smoothly, but the course of true love has hit a rocky patch. His hunky boyfriend, Sheriff Zane Yarbrough, is receiving mysterious phone calls he doesn’t want to discuss. While Jefferson Lee is blindsided by jealousy, the second shoe drops with the appearance of a handsome stranger in the small tight-knit community. Needing answers, Jefferson Lee enlists his best gal-pal Clover Crofton to help find out what secrets Zane is hiding. When they land themselves in more trouble than Jefferson Lee bargained for, he and Zane face the first big test of their relationship. Zane and Jefferson Lee must work through their trust issues if they’re going to make it as a couple, and Clover may just have a thing or two to learn herself.



I love small towns. I live in one and though it took me a while to adjust to the lack of conveniences and limited options, I don’t think I could give it up now. If you are craving sweet, sassy and super fun small town shenanigans, Holly Creek is the place to be. Spring Fever is book two in the Holly Creek series and Jefferson Lee and Zane are entertaining as ever. If you’re not familiar, I would definitely recommend starting at the beginning of their journey for maximum enjoyment.

Spring is around the corner and more than the roses are blooming beautifully. The sexy sheriff and his smart mouth social expert are still madly, deeply and truly in love. It’s only been a few months but sometimes the calendar makes no difference, and this is one of them. Jefferson Lee is a quick study and discovers the secrets of success to surviving Holly Creek. It may involve pricey dog treats, choking down a healthy breakfast and manual labor but he’s learning the tricks to conquering this teeny town.

Suddenly insecurity strikes and Jefferson Lee questions the foundation of his relationship. A hottie blows into town and Zane is caught up with the unpredictable demands of law enforcement. Jefferson Lee and Clover put their heads together and come up with a perfectly horrible plan to find out some answers. Lucky pearls are put to the test. The question is, what good fortune will they bring?


The nipshitting, incorrigible family and neighborly family are delightful. It’s simply impossible to not smile and giggle at or along with them. Uncle Sherman was a bit more scare this time around but I’m hopeful he will have more page time in the next set of adventures. Clover is…well Clover. She’s a force to be reckoned with and Jefferson Lee is swept up in her mayhem. The new man in town has a story to tell and I’m looking forward to it. As always, I value great writing and clean editing and Dennison delivers both.


It’s a treasure when a book makes you feel…happy. I adore Zane’s gruff appearance that is quickly stripped down behind closed doors (even if the blinds are left open) and how wholeheartedly he loves Jefferson Lee. Jefferson Lee is quirky, adorable and so in love he can’t think straight. They have FUN and I had fun right along with them. How can you not love a book that shows you a good time? The town has it’s own personality and I really wish I could stop by for a visit.


A major cliffhanger ending. It doesn’t quite feel complete but knowing ahead of time that it’s only a season in Holly Creek might soften the blow. Jefferson Lee’s ‘other’ bestie is coming to town (it appears) and I hope a hunky gardener is in his future. If you require an abundance of sexy time, you will be discouraged. There is sweet, there is fun, there is not a triple X rating here.

bookisforIf you ‘re looking for a lighthearted story bursting with giggles, grab a glass of sweet tea and settle in for a charming episode of Jefferson Lee and the loony locals of Holly Creek; I don’t imagine you’ll be disappointed. As for me? I’m going to grab lunch at Gracie’s and wait for the next set of adventures, hope to see you around.



TITLE: Spring Fever (Holly Creek #2)
AUTHOR: Poppy Dennison
PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press
LENGTH: 200 pages
RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2016
BUY LINKS: Dreamspinner

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