Wild Irish Rose

· The Merriams Book 1 · Ava Miles Inc.
117 reviews

About this ebook

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles kicks off another blockbuster feel-good family series with an irreverent hero, two well-intentioned matchmakers, and a heroine as beautiful as a wild Irish rose. A USA Today Bestseller.

Billionaire Trevor Merriam doesn’t like being ordered around by his older brother, much less to a sleepy Irish village to complete a business deal for their family company. 

Worse: the owner of the land he needs to buy doesn’t want him there. In fact, Becca O’Neill loathes him so much that she won’t even serve him the award-winning scones her famed Wild Irish Rose Bed and Breakfast is known for.

Even worse than that (and not getting scones is bad in Trevor’s book): Becca has an ornery cat, a mischievous Irish setter, and a lovesick alpaca that delights in chasing him around. Then there’s the woman herself. If she weren’t so indignant about his business offer, they might have a good romance budding. 

Worst of all: his Uncle Arthur and Aunt Clara Hale show up from Dare Valley hoping to help him get hitched—not exactly the help he was looking for.

How in the world is he going to make this deal with his heart—and his dignity—staying intact?


If you love books by Nora Roberts, Nicholas Sparks, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Debbie Macomber, Robyn Carr, Elin Hilderbrand, Danielle Steele, Barbara O'Neal, Susan Mallery, Kristan Higgans, Sherryl Woods, Jill Shalvis, Roisin Meaney, Melody Grace, Melissa Foster, Addison Cole, Bella Andre, Lucy Kevin, Brenda Novak, Catherine Bybee, Tricia O'Malley, Kathryn Andrews, RaeAnne Thayne, Sheila O'Flanagan, Cathy Kelly, Ruth Hogan, Jenny Colgan, Shari Low, Sophie Cousens, Portia MacIntosh. Perfect for fans of Sophie Ranald, Mhairi McFarlane and Zara Stoneley, Holly Martin, and Barbara Freethy try Ava’s! Millions love them!

For readers who enjoyed the Virgin River series, Happily Inc, Sweetbriar Cove, Sweet Magnolias, Whiskey Creek, and The Callaways and The Gannett Island series, Seaside Summers, Faraday Country, The Sullivans, Veils and Vows, The Summer Sisters, Indigo Bay Sweet Romance series, and more!

Keywords: billionaires, second chances, enemies to lovers, friends to lovers, romantic comedy, The Merriams, sweet romance, free series starter

117 reviews
Mari Loves Books Blog
January 25, 2020
I don't even know how to describe this. From the very beginning, I was already smiling and laughing like a fool. Becca and Trevor develop this banter from the first encounter and the flirting from the very beginning had me hoping they would give in to their attraction right away. The whole story is romantic, sweet, and funny. The additional characters with the alpaca and the rest of the animals just adds to the setting. I don't want to say too much but if you haven't read any Ava Miles books, you won't be disappointed. It will only make you want to read more. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Karen Lambert-Sykes
March 13, 2019
Trevor Merriam has been sent to acquire some land in Ireland but meets resistance from the owner Becca O’Neill who is adamant that she will not be selling, Trevor starts to fall for Becca but she has her own secrets for not wanting to leave. If you have read any of the Dare Valley books you will have met the Uncle Arthur and his new wife Clara who come to stay at Becca’s Bed & Breakfast and instantly fall in love with both her and her home. But they soon come to realise that not all is right with Trevor as he comes under pressure from his boss and brother Connor to aquifer the land. We get to meet some of Trevor’s family in this story as they all gravitate to Ireland to meet the women that Trevor is smitten with and things eventually come to a dramatic turn when Connor arrives. I love all of Ava Miles books but this is one of my favourites. I could imagine the green of Ireland through her writing, this book has made me laugh and cry I would highly recommend and I can’t wait to read more in her series. "I received an eBook copy from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own."
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Nicole's Book Musings
March 22, 2019
4.5 Stars I fell in love with this book right away. I loved the mischievous animals especially Buttercup. I laughed out loud a lot while reading this one. I mean when Grandpa Hale and Clara make a visit to the Irish country side you know you'll be laughing. I really loved Becca. I could relate to her a bit. I loved her bed and breakfast. It made me want to visit there. Trevor is great book boyfriend material. I really loved watching find his way to to be the man he is meant to especially for Becca. There are so many romantic moments in this book your heart will be happy sighing quite often. This book was a great way to kick off Ava Miles new series!
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About the author

Millions of readers have discovered International Bestselling Author Ava Miles and her powerful fiction and non-fiction books about love, happiness, and transformation. Her novels have received praise and accolades from USA Today, Publisher's Weekly, and Women's World Magazine in addition to being chosen as Best Books of the Year and Top Editor's picks. However, Ava's strongest praise comes directly from her readers, who call her books life changing.

Ava combines her real-life experiences and passions into her books. In her former career rebuilding warzones, she worked in places like Lebanon, Colombia, and Congo to foster peaceful and prosperous communities. As an artist and former chef, she invites others to celebrate human expression and feed their souls. As a life coach, wellness expert, and energy healer, she helps people transform their lives. And as part of her focus on healing and wellness, she formulates natural products designed to enhance everyone’s radiant beauty and health.

The desire to help people on more than a one-on-one basis led Ava to expand her reach through books. Still, everything she shares is inviting and intimate. Ava’s readers often mention feeling connected to a greater community, and in some cases, infinite love, inspiring them to believe in the impossible and live their best life.

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