Review: Dr. Strange Beard (Winston Brothers #5) by Penny Reid

Dr. Strange Beard (Winston Brothers, #5)

Dr. Strange Beard (Winston Brothers #5) by Penny Reid

Expected publication: July 30th 2018

Hunches, horse races, and heartbreak

Ten years after Simone Payton broke his heart, all Roscoe Winston wants is a doughnut. He’d also like to forget her entirely, but that’s never going to happen. Roscoe remembers everything—every look, every word, every single unrequited second—and the last thing he needs is another memory of Simone.

Unfortunately, after one chance encounter, Simone keeps popping up everywhere he happens to be . . .

Ten years after Roscoe Winston dropped out of her life, all Simone Payton wants is to exploit him. She’d also like some answers from her former best friend about why he ghosted her, but if she never gets those answers, that’s a-okay. Simone let go of the past a long time ago. Seriously, she has. She totally, totally has. She is definitely not still thinking about Roscoe. Nope. She’s more than happy to forget he exists.

But first, she needs just one teeny-tiny favor . . .

Dr. Strange Beard is a full-length romantic comedy novel, can be read as a stand-alone, and is the fifth book in the USA TODAY bestselling Winston Brothers series


5 Bearded Stars on Goodreads

Finally Roscoe’s book. I’ve been excited to read this installment in the Winston Brothers Series. So much happens in this book… Like a huge amount! Can;’t say too much because I don’t want to spoil it for anyone.

Simone was a great match for Roscoe, A kick ass FBI agent. I love a good strong leading lady.

Why did Roscoe have to be a vet? Why couldn’t he be a.. a.. a mortician? He wouldn’t look quite so stunningly and alluringly gorgeous covered in dead bodies, now would he?

I love that Reid starts every chapter with the perfect quote reflecting just what the characters are thinking and going through within the chapter.

One thing that really jumped out at me, was when Roscoe had his talk with Billy. I had a lump in my throat through most of it. You get a reminder of all the Billy has scarified and it also is a great lead up to his book which will be next and as far as I can see the last in this series. What a sad day that will be.

Your sacrifices, and I’m sure there are a ton I don’t know about, made this family possible. But brother, it’s time for the sacrifices to end.

Penny Reid knows how to being real life issues in small ways that don’t distract from the story but help you think on them and get them out there. Dr. Strange Beard was just as great as all the others in this series and I’d highly recommend giving it a read however I don’t think this could be read as a standalone and I think the previous books should be read before hand.

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Meet Penny Reid:

Penny Reid is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Winston
Brothers and Knitting in the City series. She used to spend her days writing federal
grant proposals as a biomedical researcher, but now she just writes books. She’s also a
full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer,
general crafter, and thought ninja.
Connect with Penny:
Twitter: @ReidRomance

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