Review – Always My Valentine by Mary Lynne Cooper

Book & Author Details:

Always My Valentine by Mary Lynn Cooper
Publication date: January 25th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance


always my valentine* Billionaire romance, NOT erotica *
PG-13, Includes passionate kissing with references to alcohol.
Damn you, Matthew Philippe Warwick!

For as long as Trisha Valentine James can remember, Matthew has been obnoxious, rude, condescending…with the most beautiful green eyes she has ever seen. She tries to forget their painful past, along with the longing she holds deep in her heart for the smart, wealthy and funny bachelor. But it’s not so easy to forget one of London’s most eligible bachelors, not when he dances with you under the evening sky.

And just when she thinks she has it all figured out, Matthew walks back into her life. What’s a girl to do? Despite having a beautiful face, a stellar career and a hefty trust fund at her disposal, Trisha can’t seem to grasp the love of the man she’s wanted all her life.

And if seeing him again wasn’t enough to throw Trisha off, he pulls her out of the comforts of her work, her adorable friends, Luis and Darcey, and thrusts her into the limelight, into a world where gossip bloggers and the paparazzi can’t get enough of London’s elite. With a champagne flute in one hand and the arm of a dashing date in another, can Trisha handle the heat?

And when Matthew brings along his two equally gorgeous brothers, Leo and Marcus Warwick, into the mix, Trisha just might have more than she bargains for.

Join Trisha as she figures out how to forget Matthew and allow her heart to heal, land the promotion she’s been eyeing and escape the glare of the tabloids. Follow her dine at the most opulent places in London, mingle with her friends at parties fit for the crème de la crème, and fall in love with a former flame that even time can’t seem to extinguish.

With an amazing ex-boyfriend trying to find his way back into her life, and a different sexy girl clinging to the arms of the man she truly loves, will Trisha watch her stock plummet? Or will her story end with both a business and marriage proposal?

Find out in Always, My Valentine.


You know, if this book was a character in a novel, it would be exactly the type of character that Trisha seeks to avoid – materialistic and shallow.  I’m afraid that the excessive descriptions of the accessories being worn and the name dropping at times had as much of a role in the story as Trisha or Matt.

For me, the way that the characters were written made them unlikeable and I simply couldn’t relate to them at all.  Add to the mix the fact that I found the love story to be beyond frustrating,and ultimately this became a story which simply wasn’t my cup of tea.  At all.

I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.



purchase links

Amazon (Universal Link)

About the author

Educated in Los Angeles, London and Siena. Her first passion is loving God, her family and friends. She also loves to travel. Her love for traveling also extends to learning languages (Italian, French, Korean and Japanese).

She’s a huge foodie and took up cooking lessons from a chef.

A sports enthusiast, Novak Djokovic is one of her favorite athletes. Mary Lynn loves sailing, horse races, polo and poker.

London is her home for the moment.

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