Work in Progress: A House Flipping Single Mom Neighbors Romance

· BJ Harvey
224 reviews

About this ebook

Jamie Cook is a work-in-progress. He’s always wanted what his parents have: a good marriage, lots of kids, and financial security. He thought he’d have the first two with his ex-girlfriend while the third would come once he got his house-flipping business off the ground. When his ex doesn’t subscribe to his five-year plan, he makes Cook Brothers Construction his sole focus. 

Then he moves next door to April Williams, a sassy single mom he can’t stop riling up. Throw in her matchmaking mother-in-law, who’s set her sights on Jamie being April’s knight in a leather tool belt, and a house threatening Jamie’s sanity, and it should be a recipe for disaster, but Jamie wants this three-month project to last forever. That’s if he can stop being the neighbor from hell and prove to April he’s not just flipping a house—he wants to flip her heart.


Work In Progress is a full-length, neighbors to lovers house flipping romantic comedy that can be read as a complete standalone and is book 1 in the Cook County series. 

224 reviews
Rebecca Rendon
May 31, 2019
Work in Progress is definitely the kind of home improvement I can get behind. I'm a klutz, an accident waiting to happen so it's in my best interest to keep power tools, nails, and hammers (oh my!) far, far away from me. This DIY flipper and his new neighbor have chemistry oozing from them. Add in a smile inducing, rambunctious six year old to the mix, it's kryptonite to any romantic. With sass and spunk, our heroine had me at hello- even if it took forever to "learn" her name. Work in Progress had me smiling, snickering, and wishing I had started reading BJ Harvey a long time ago! No time like the present to catch up!
9 people found this review helpful
Erin Lewis
May 24, 2019
5 star Review Work In Progress(Cook County #1) by B.J. Harvey Book one in a brand new series and I for one cannot wait to see where BJ Harvey takes us, if Work in Progress is any indication. This is a great example at RomCom at it’s finest. There is nothing that I did not enjoy about this book. From the first to the last page I was all in with Jamie Cook, April Williams and in fact the whole Cook family. For April life as a single mum has had it’s challenges, throw in a mother who is a determined matchmaker and life certainly can be complicated. Jamie, ticked all the boxes for me with his humour, kindness and caring nature. When Jamie moves next door, to work on a house he is planning to flip things certainly heat up. The banter between Jamie and April had me laughing hard at times and I fell in love with her son Axel. Work in Progress is a laugh out loud romantic comedy but it is all about family, love and support and is a genuine feel good book and I could not wipe the smile off my face whilst reading. This book is a little gen, one click it, I don’t think you will be disappointed. Single parent romances have become a favourite of mine over the last 12 months and this one is high on my list of favourites. I really loved the growth of the relationship between Jamie and April, add in family members who absolutely cracked me up at times and I was totally invested.
9 people found this review helpful
Jackie Wright
May 25, 2019
What a perfect way to start a new series with a 5 star review and Work in Progress has certainly left me with lots of anticipation for the rest of the Cook County Series. This author knows how to give her fans romantic comedy and this book is rom com at its best. April hasn’t had it easy as a single mum she has had many challenges in her life and after her ex husband left her she is bringing up her adorable son Axel with the help of her mother in law. Life is crazy busy with shifts as a nurse at the local hospital and any spare time is spent with Axel so there is never any alone time for this loving mum and the last thing she needs is a new neighbour disturbing her sleep after a long shift...... Jamie has just started renovating the house he is trying to flip and even though he feels remorse for disturbing his feisty neighbours sleep he can’t help riling her up. Who would have thought he would end up with such a gorgeous neighbour..... An instant attraction and lots of witty banter all help make this a great read, it’s a book that will captivate you it will make you laugh and it will leave you smiling like a Cheshire Cat and once you add in the adorable Axel you get perfection. I fell in love with every character in this book and I’m excited for the rest of the series. This is romantic comedy at its best.
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