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Meet Me at Pebble Beach: Part Three – Sink or Swim

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I have loved the first two parts and wondered what was in store for Regan and Charlie in part 3, and I wasn't disappointed. The story continued to flow, loving the characters more with each page and hoping for good things for them. Another shock at the end of this part, which I didn't see coming at all (loving all the twists and turns), I am excited to find out how in all ends in the final part...……………..
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Three Hankies and a Sore Face From Smiling
This book is episode three of a four-part story. The reader must read these in order as they do not stand alone. In fact, they are more of a four-part book. In this episode, I went through at least three hankies and had a face that was sore from smiling. And I would not have wanted it to be any other way. I can't wait for the next and final book. After book four, I plan on reading all of the books in order in one massive binge read.  I received this ARC book for free from Net Galley and this is my honest review.
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I received an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  
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You can purchase your copy as of April 30, 2020.
Monday mornings tend to be dreadful! This Monday was MAGNIFICENT! Even though I am working on Day #18 of Quarantine and the days run all into one and I have not gotten out of my everyday routines, well some of them. I still wake up and check my email and today’s email contained one from the author of this book inviting me to read the third part of this book series. Are you kidding me? In as much pain that I have been in, I jumped up and hopped to some reading. Things to do- you will have to wait. I just got the book I was waiting for! I spent the time reading this book, until I was interrupted by some need from my kids and then I up and relocated to my closet to read. I exited with some laundry excuse. Always some laundry to do whether it is to fold it or wash it or who knows. It always makes a great excuse to exit stage left! How does this author cram such drama, laughs and more in such a small space, I do not know, but she is a MIRACLE worker!
This book begins with a BANG-literally! Elvis ends up in the care of Regan. Poor Elvis requires surgery, but thankfully was taken to a charitable clinic, so didn’t cost Regan what little she had left to her name. How does this end up happening? My question is how did Kevin, a homeless man keep up with the voracity and stamina of Elvis? I am completely exhausted after reading about his antics, let alone having him in my possession. Elvis and his antics are enough to require a Poise pad, so please be prepared! He gets Regan into quite the jam-ROFL! Elvis gives Regan quite the run for her money, literally. We are taken on quit the adventure with Elvis and Regan. I was overly joyed with this book, but the ending ends with a BANG, just as it begins. This book hit me with quite the shocker at the ending! I am looking forward to book #4 and how this is all going to be wrapped up. Plus, with Elvis all energized up, we have to see what he drags Regan into next.
Maybe Elvis will bring me coffee with the author. Stranger things have happened!
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Meet Me at Pebble Beach Part Three Sink or Swim by Bella Osborne was a really great read, read in one sitting as I could not put it down I was hooked. Loving reading about Regan and Charlie and their friendship and also how Regan was looking out for the homeless man Kevin and his dog Elvis. Looking forward to Part Four.
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Thanks to Netgalley and Avon Book UK for the ARC in exchange of an honest review. 
Each book in this series just gets better and better. 
I'm so hooked on this story. Each book leaves you hanging at the end so that you are desperate to read the next one. 
I like that the author has broken it up into four different books as that is not something you usually see and it really leaves you begging for the next one.  
I'm impatiently waiting for the last book but I'm so engrossed in the story of Charlie and Regan that I don't want it to be the end.
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Part three of Meet Me at Pebble Beach serial was so engrossing! I have become so fond of the characters from parts one and two.  One of the main characters, Regan, with her heart of gold, keeps making decisions with her good nature instead of in her best interest. I keeping telling her, oh no!, do not do that!, but she just keeps going forward into situations that make me shake my head.  I am so hoping in part four, she will land on top and all her good deeds will have her a winner.

This part ended with a shocking cliffhanger, as did parts one and two.  It definitely has me wanting to continue the story as soon as I can!  The author has done a fantastic job of keeping the reader on the edge of their seat waiting to see how the story will end.

I enjoyed part three so much and anxiously look forward to part four, the final in this serial story.

I want to thank NetGalley and AvonBooks UK for allowing me to read the advanced reader copy. My review is my opinion not influenced by receiving the ARC.
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You’ve left me on a cliff hanger again! Really enjoying this book still. Still enjoying all the characters too. I’m desperate to find how what happens between Regan and Charlie now! 

Thank you NetGalley for my complimentary copy in return for my honest review.
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This is Part 3 of the Pebble Beach series.  I would recommend reading the books in order as this is Part 3 of a serialisation of the book and the stories do follow immediately on from each other.  The Pebble Beach story focusses on Regan whose life changes when she thinks she has won the lottery.  Finding help from her local community, Regan slowly begins to put her life back together.

The previous instalment was left on a heart-thumping moment, and this book begins straight into that part of the story.  Of course, I won’t spoil what happened at the end of the previous part just in case you haven’t read that one yet, and I won’t tell you what happens here either.  Needless to say though, just when you think things are looking more positive for Regan, she suffers another setback.  The story, like the previous two parts, was great to read and as it’s such a short read I had in finished in not time at all.  The only problem with these little books is that you just want them to last longer!!  I got to the end of Part 3 without even realising it and actually cursed when the page wouldn’t turn over!  Of course, they are released fairly close together, so I won’t need to wait too long to complete the story!

There is a great mix of characters in this series, and I really like all of them.  The author has kept me on my toes throughout the series so far with little cliffhangers and mysteries thrown in.  I mean things such as what has happened to Regan’s dad, and where is the storyline going with the market manager are keeping me gripped to the book!!  This instalment definitely pulled at my heart-strings more with what was happening but with so many laugh out loud moments the happier times definitely outweighed the sadder ones.

I literally cannot wait until the final instalment to see what happens next.  What will happen with Charlie, what is the story behind Kevin and most importantly will Regan finally get her happy ending?  Roll on for the fourth and final instalment!!
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Amazing plot twist!

This part was equal parts sad and tragic - my heart broke for Kevin and Elvis; and happy - Cleo returns home and boosts Regans spirits.  Again though with the cliffhanger, and boy was it a doozie! I never saw that coming and I’m desperate to see what happens next. 

I’m really enjoying watching Regan stumble through her life. Seeing her navigate through every set back and road block that comes her way. I’m still rooting for Charlie and Regan but I have no idea how it will pan out, or indeed how many tears I will shed. Part 4 can’t come fast enough.
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My thanks to Avon and Netgalley for not keeping me on tentor hooks to find out what happened after Part 2's cliffhanger!

Which brings me to Part 3

It's quite difficult to review without leaving teasers or hints about what has happened, and I don't like telling about the story.

So, I shall concentrate on the writing. I've noticed with authors that there comes a time when their writing goes to another level. This story is where Bella's goes to the next level. She's the talent to make the reader desperate, perhaps the wrong word, to make the reader care about the characters she has created and this is why I'm so grateful to the publishers for allowing me to read these parts so quickly.

The story flows as you would expect from this author and the serious subjects she deals with in this novel make for a very gripping page-turner.

I am now so very looking forward to reading the finale as I can't see how we can get a completely happy ending for the lead character here. Whichever way this ends up, I cannot wait to find out how it ends up.
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This is the third part of the Pebble Beach serial. You definitely need to read the first two parts before reading this book.
The ending of the previous book was a huge shock, and this book carries on directly after that, and the days afterwards as Regan struggles to come to terms with what has happened.
Just as she thinks that things might be improving, everything starts to unravel.
This book is enjoyable, it didn't have quite as many shocks as the previous books, it seemed to deal with some of the previous issues that occurred within the previous books.
I think that I might have predicted some of the next events, but there are a lot of twists and turns. I can't wait until the next part where I can find out how the story ends.
I have really enjoyed this series so far, and I highly recommend it.
Thank you to Netgalley and the Publisher for my ARC.
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Thank you so much for allowing me to read Part Three of the Meet Me At Pebble Beach.

After being left of a massive cliffhanger in book 2 I was eagerly awaiting the next instalment. It didn’t disappoint at all. Twists and turns along the way, Regan has got through so much, can she hold it together long enough to turn things around? 

Wow excellent! I LOVE Bella Osborne’s work! Never fails to keep me wanting more!
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I cannot recommend this series enough, it is extremely addictive and I wish it could go on forever.
 My heart was thudding when I began to read this new part (part three) of the series, due to how part two ended!
I'd love to hear more about Regan; I can imagine her even as a pensioner, up to her funny antics. She always makes me smile and is a thoughtful person, even when life deals her blow, after blow...
There is many a funny scene in this story, but it has so much more. The main topic is always there, however, I love how the author takes us away from that. I feel that in a lot of books the heart of the storyline can become just that, and it can become boring and often quite predictable. Not so in this book as the author keeps us entertained with plenty of drama through Regan and the other great characters, you will feel lots of emotions and the surprises!.. It is writing at its absolute best! 
I really like Penny, and again, she's selfless and a friend who you would want by your side in a time of crisis.
I feel that something is going to happen concerning a supporting character in the next part of the series. I can't think what will happen, but I know that whatever it is will be good!
I'm missing Regan already. I feel lost when I have to leave behind such believable, heart warming characters.
I have to say that I also like how the ending of each part leaves us hanging! I'm extremely looking forward to finding out what is going to happen in the concluding part, and again, I highly recommend this series! 

My thanks to Avon Books UK via NetGalley
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Just finished part 3. 
Was sad in places. Seems like things never go right for Reagan. Every time she thinks she’s doing ok, something comes along and changes everything. 
Hope there’s a happy ending for Reagan and Charlie. 
Can’t wait to see what Part 4 brings.
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In this next part of the series so far, Regan and Charlie are still in relationship limbo and after the Kevin and Elvis incident cliff hanger from before, Regan steps up as Elvis is treated as an emergency at the vets to see if he'll recover...



Meanwhile Cleo makes a shock return and Regan's market dreams get off to a tricky start with an instant foe made in the form of Dragon Lady and the moody market manager.



And just what has Regan's dad done to his neck and acting oddly for?



Wow, wow, wow, Bella keeps shocking and providing drama this book keeps on giving and I can't recommend it enough Charlie and Regan aren't very close at all in this part but another brill ending ensures they'll be involved in plenty of drama in the next and final part!



Many thanks to the publishers for allowing me to review this book for them!
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I really enjoy reading this series. I can't believe there is only one book left!!!! I now want to visit a hedgehog rescue and feed the little hoglets. The good news is, Regan finally knows how to make jam. Now she just needs to sell them. I have a feeling Regan's father is hiding something and it's not Tarty Tara. He's not very supportive of Regan. I also have a suspicion on who is behind the hit and run ad I really hope it isn't this person. I think Cleo might have found a love connection. I hope everything works out for Regan and Charlie. I'm not sure how the series is going to end, but I hope Charlie, Regan and Elvis get to ride off into the sunset with each other (Elvis will be chewing everything that he can fit into his mouth.)

Definitely recommend the book.  I would give the whole series of books 3.5 stars.  As always, my only complaint is that it's too short. I just want to keep reading and find out what happens. I'm still hoping maybe in the end, Regan will actually get a winning lottery ticket. Can't wait to read the next book and find out how everything turns out for Regan, Charlie and Elvis. I love reading the author's books and love the cover of this book. This is my favorite cover, even though they are all the same image. I LOVE the color scheme.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Avon Books UK through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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Third part of this book. nothing seems to be going right for Regan, but her friend Cleo is back in the UK now, so hopefully that will help her.
Can't wait for the next and final part of the story to see what happens with Charlie.
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