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📝Review📝: On The Surface (Imperfect Love #3) by Nikki Ash, #ContemporarySecondChanceRomance, Release Date: June 22nd 2019 ~ My Rating: 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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On The Surface
Imperfect Love Book Three

By
Nikki Ash

Genre:  #SecondChanceRomance #ContemporaryRomance

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

POV:  First-Person dual perspectives

Publication:  June 22nd 2019

Read:  June 11th 2019  *ARC provided by Enticing Journey Promotions

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Synopsis:

People see what they want to see. They only view what’s on the surface, and they’re easy to fool. I let them see on the outside that I’m a successful businesswoman. My clothes are designer, my makeup flawless, and I live in a high-rise condo in Lennox Hills. They see perfection, not what lies beneath the surface.

The real me, the one I keep hidden is a broken-hearted woman who uses the makeup to hide her tears. The expensive clothing covers a heart once shattered by love. The walls of my expensive home shelter a lonely woman who hides the fact that deep down she wants to be loved. A woman who is too scared to risk her fragile heart.

For ten years, I’ve managed to hide behind the image of perfection. Only letting people see what’s on the surface.

Until I ran into him.

Now, every raw emotion, every shattered piece of my heart that I buried long ago is exposed outside the protective walls of my high-rise condo. No matter how hard I try, I can’t keep the walls from crumbling. He sees me beyond the image that I’ve created. He says he can handle what’s below the surface, but can I?

On The Surface is book three in the Imperfect Love series but can be read as a complete standalone.

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On the Surface (Imperfect Love, #3)On the Surface by Nikki Ash

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow. Nikki Ash just keeps on impressing me! I loved this book so much! You can tell that this author puts her heart into every story.

Ok, so I’m not going to lie…..when we met Celeste in Nick’s book, The Pick Up, book one in the series, I did not like her. Not at all! Then we are given more of her in Killian and Giselle’s book. There I can admit I still wasn’t on board with the “Celeste” train. She just was not a likable character. And do you know what? I’m glad the author kept her backstory from us until her own book. Celeste is a very complex character. There are many sides to her. But as the title implies, Celeste is just one persona on the surface. There is so much more to this woman. My admiration and respect for her grew expotentionally in my mind and in my heart. No, Celeste was not perfect. She did frustrate me now and again. But this time I understood where she was coming from. Fear is an emotion that has the potential to destroy us. I’m just glad that by the end of the book, Celeste decided to overcome most of her fears to have her happily-ever-after.

Now, Jase, swoon-worthy all the way. Even Jase is more that what you see on the surface. I loved his character from the moment we met him in the past. He was so perfect. If I had to dig deep to find any flaws he might have, I’d be unsuccessful. He was just everything I love in a book boyfriend.

Going into the book, you know these two have a past. And while it was a short one, there were very strong feelings involved. Unfortunately, something happens that separates them for ten years. So much time has passed but the hurt never left either. I’m not going to say they made up quickly because that would make this story a disappointment. The regrowth of their relationship was a slow one. Yes, they had hot chemistry and a few hot moments, but when it came to committing, there were issues that had to be dealt with.

But in the end, I couldn’t have asked for a better “wrap-up.” I’m not ready to say goodbye to these characters. I absolutely can’t wait for Quinn’s book. She is Jase’s sister. I already know her story is going to be great.

This book is part of a series but can be read as a standalone. But trust me, you’ll want to read the two books prior for a better reading experience.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: Out Of The Blue (A Fate Texas Novella) by Jess Bryant, #SecondChanceRomance, Release Date: June 27th 2019 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Out Of The Blue
A Fate Texas Novella

By 
Jess Bryant

Genre:  #Romance #SecondChanceRomance #Novella #SmallTownRomance

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5  *This cover is so pretty 😍

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

They say that its only just before you die that you truly see what’s important.

Nick Sloan can vouch for that. After being shot in the line of duty and barely pulling through, he knows that his dream job of working SWAT in the big city isn’t the dream he should be chasing. No, when he was lying in that hospital bed, it wasn’t the badge that he thought about, it was her.

Kady Shaw never thought she would see him again but then he turned up, out of the blue. The man she’d loved. The man she’d thought she would spend the rest of her life with. The man that had shattered her heart when he’d chosen a promotion over their engagement. But all of a sudden he’s back in Fate, Texas, back in their small hometown, back and swearing that he’s going to win her back as well.

Can Nick convince her that he can be trusted with her heart again? Is there anything left of Kady’s heart to give? Or is a life tied to a man that will always put himself in danger to save others too much to ask of her?

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Out of the BlueOut of the Blue by Jess Bryant

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Out Of The Blue by Jess Bryant was a five star read for me!

Oh, I loved this second chance romance! If you are looking to swoon, this is your book! Another great aspect of this book for me was the groveling the hero had to do. Nick Sloan messed up so bad. He left his true love thinking he could pursue his dreams and not miss her. But when a near fatal shooting happens, Nick realizes just what his dreams really are. But is he too late to fix the damage he caused to Kady’s heart? Kady was devastated by Nick but she is strong enough to not give her heart away so easily again. Especially to Nick. Nick really had to work for her forgiveness. I truly love when a heroine does not give in easily. This book was perfect in that regard.

This author has everything I love in her stories. All the feels, a perfect reading pace and I always stayed engaged in the story from the beginning. Actually, if I had one complaint about this book, it would be that I wanted more. I don’t want to say anything more since this book is short and a quick read. You’ll want to enjoy it all on your own.

Do you love small-town romance with fun, loyal secondary characters? That is another reason you’d love this book. Because this author has such a great talent for storytelling, I remember all her books like I recently read them; Jess Bryant leaves an indelible impression on my heart. Lucky for me there are still a few that I haven’t read yet.

I absolutely recommend this and all the Fate, Texas books in addition to all this author’s works. You won’t be disappointed, I promise!

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Release Blitz: Rancher In Her Bed (Texas Cattleman’s Club Houston #4) by Joanne Rock, #StandaloneContemporaryRomance

 

 

Title: Rancher in Her Bed
Series: Texas Cattleman’s Club: Houston #4
Author: Joanne Rock

Publisher: Harlequin Desire

Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance

Release Date: June 1, 2019

 

Blurb
“Just because we leave the party
doesn’t mean the night has to end.”
Rancher Xander
Currin won’t commit to anyone after tragedy broke his heart. But when his
feisty ranch hand Frankie Walsh puts herself at risk to secure her future, his
protective instincts kick in. He offers her a ticket to the rich and connected
at the Texas Cattleman’s Club gala. But soon combustible desires consume them
both…and someone’s going to get burned.

 

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Excerpt
“Frankie, wait.”
Touching her had been a mistake—he knew it as soon as soon
as his fingers landed on her sleeve that he wanted to linger. To glide his hand
up her arm and around her shoulder to draw her closer. But he could hardly yank
his hand back like he’d gotten scalded without revealing just how damned much
she affected him.
So he let his fingers rest lightly where they were.
“I was hard on you tonight. Let me at least walk you to your
door so I can tell myself I made an attempt to be a gentleman.”
“You’re my boss, not a gentleman,” she argued, then frowned.
“That came out wrong. What I mean is–.”
“But as you pointed out earlier, we’re not on the clock
tonight.” His fingers grazed her bare skin on the underside of her wrist, a
surprisingly tender spot where he could feel her pulse thrum fast.
Her green eyes were wide in the glow of the dome light.
“Right.” Her voice was all rasp and no substance. She
cleared it. “Okay.”
He slid his hand away and stepped out of the truck, walking
around to her side.
He reached up to help her down, but she hopped out on her
own. Wary of his touch? Or stubbornly proud?
Maybe a little of both. She was an intriguing woman.
“Thank you.” She chewed her lower lip and peered up at him
in the moonlight. “What time will I see you tomorrow?”
His gaze zeroed in on her mouth, his own suddenly dry as
dust. 
“I’ll pick you up at seven.” He was already questioning the
wisdom of this bargain he’d made with her.
If she was affecting him this much now, what would it be
like tomorrow night when they had a whole evening together? Already, the memory
of the feel of her made his hands itch to touch her again. He hadn’t thought
this through well at all.
She nodded, her dark braid sliding down her shoulder. “And,
just so I’m clear, will we be off the clock tomorrow too?”
Was she flirting with him? Or was he reading too much into
it because he wanted her?
The tension of holding himself back was quickly knotting his
shoulders and they’d been together less than an hour.
“I’m going to let you make that call. You can tell me how
much of the evening you want to be business and how much should be…” He
couldn’t think of any way to say it that didn’t sound like a come on. “Pleasure.”
She must have heard it too, because her lips parted in soft
surprise.
“Good night, Frankie.” He was already imagining her in an
evening gown and liking what he saw.
He played a dangerous game letting his thoughts wander
there, but he’d be damned if he could stop himself.
And with a silent nod, she pivoted on her boot heel and
disappeared inside her cabin.

 

 

Author Bio
Four-time RITA
nominee Joanne Rock has never met a romance sub-genre she didn’t like. The author
of over eighty books enjoys writing a wide range of stories, most recently
focusing on sexy contemporaries and small town family sagas. An optimist by
nature and perpetual seeker of silver linings, Joanne finds romance fits her
life outlook perfectly–love is worth fighting for. A frequent speaker at
regional and national writing conferences she enjoys giving back to the writing
community that nurtured and inspired her early career. She has a Masters degree
in Literature from the University of Louisville but credits her fiction writing
skills to her intensive study with friend and fellow author Catherine Mann.
When she’s not writing, Joanne enjoys travel, especially to see her favorite
sports teams play with her former sports editor husband and three athletic-minded
sons.
 
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📝Review📝: Depravity (King University Book One) by Jacob Chance ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Depravity

By

Jacob Chance

Genre:  #Romance #ContemporaryRomance #StudentTeacherRomance #OlderManYoungerWomanRomance #SingleFatherRomance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  June 7th 2019

Read:  June 8th 2019  *ARC provided by Enticing Journey Promotions

Series:  Add to Goodreads ~ King University Series

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Synopsis:

One tall, dark, and broody professor + One overachieving college student = Chemistry they can’t erase.

When I was asked to babysit for a single father, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Two months with Mr. tall, dark, and broody didn’t seem like a bad trade-off for the money he would pay me.

As the weeks go by, our attraction grows and I realize what a concerned and caring father he is. And he learns that not every woman is untrustworthy like his ex-wife.

We both agree to walk away from our fling when I leave for college at the end of summer.

And reluctantly, we do.

Until my first day of classes when he crashes back into my world.
“I’m Professor Decker. Welcome to King University.”

Depravity is part of the King University Series, but can be read as a complete standalone.

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Depravity (King University #1)Depravity by Jacob Chance

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

One of my favorite tropes is single father romance. There is just something about the way they love their child. In addition, the vulnerability a single parent has is precious. Of course most, if not all, decisions in their lives are made with their child at the forefront. I can totally appreciate the way a single parent sacrifices their own needs/pleasure in life for their child. This book was great in that aspect. Of course, I will admit that while I do appreciate the previously mentioned personality traits, Miles was a bit gruff. He said the rudest comments. And often. I’m so glad that Sophie was mature because otherwise, I don’t think their relationship would have worked. She was thoughtful enough to understand his emotions, even if they frustrated her at times.

Miles and Sophie’s story is angsty. A quality I also appreciated was how believable their relationship was. The age gap between them was pretty big but that was not a problem for me. Their maturity was what I felt the most rather than the gap in age between them. I won’t say much more because this is a book you’ll enjoy reading on your own. However, I would like to add how much I adored Joey. He was the star of the show so many times. I just adored that little boy! Again, I absolutely love single fathers in romance!

I definitely recommend this book. I can’t wait to read what is coming next in the King’s University Series.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

📝Review📝: Jude’s Sweet Fire: Savannah Heat Book 1 (Savannah Heat Series) by Jessica McBrayer ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Coming Soon!

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Jude’s Sweet Fire

By

Jessica McBrayer

Series:  Savannah Heat Sports Romance Book One

Genres:  #Romance #SportsRomance #HockeyRomance #ContemporaryRomance #RomanticSuspense

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Kindle:  354 pages

Publication:  June 23rd 2019

Read:  May 15th 2019  ARC provided by Chasisi Eason www.sidetrackedtourists.com

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Synopsis:

“Elskede, I just wanted to let you know how much I missed you today. I can’t wait to see you in my jersey sitting in the stands. So sexy. More than that, I can’t wait to see you wearing nothing but my jersey ;)”

What starts as a routine run becomes anything but ordinary for sexy NHL player, Jude Christensen, when he stops to rescue a yowling kitten in distress. He rushes the mauled kitten to Dr. Megan James, the most gorgeous woman he’s ever seen. Even though she seems reluctant to respond to their instant chemistry, Jude is used to working for what he wants.

A new town, a new beginning, and a new life put Megan at a safe distance from the man that nearly killed her. But when her past returns to threaten her once again, the Savannah Heat captain walks a fine line; Megan is suspicious. She is hyper-alert to the dangerous difference between a man’s natural desire to protect his loved ones, and the need to own and dominate. Once fooled is more than enough for Megan. Will Jude be able to make her safe without interfering with Megan’s need to fight her own battles?

Jude’s Sweet Fire is the first book in the Savannah Heat series. Boasting a real hero, a spunky heroine, fun and sassy friends, Southern charm and danger. The passion in this suspenseful romance will leave you breathless with satisfaction.

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Jude's Sweet Fire: Savannah Heat Book 1 (Savannah Heat Series)Jude’s Sweet Fire: Savannah Heat Book 1 by Jessica McBrayer

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Who doesn’t love Hockey Romance? This trope is my favorite of the sports genres. Jude’s Sweet Fire is the first book in a brand-new series from author Jessica McBrayer. While this book is sweet and has likable characters, there is also a suspense aspect which gives the book the push it needed not to be boring.

Jude is the captain for the Savannah Heat and Megan is currently a veterinarian. Jude is not the alpha you would expect from a hockey player. I would say his persona is more gentlemanly. He is a loyal, considerate and protective man. Jude loves his family and his attraction to Megan brings his protectiveness to the forefront. This book has some dark moments caused by the suspense going on. I don’t want to give anything away so I really can’t say more about that.

Megan is a sweet woman. She truly loves her job and her heart swells with love when it comes to the animals she cares for. This says a lot about her character. Megan has danger following her but luckily for her, she finds herself receiving the attention from a gorgeous, protective hockey player. And while experiences from her past are telling her to keep to herself when it comes to men and relationships, there is something safe when it comes to Jude in addition to making her heart soar. I will say that Megan was very lucky to have Jude come into her life when he did.

This book is written well and flows nicely. Because this is the first in a series, the author introduces us to quite a few characters. These secondary characters gave the book more depth and has definitely piqued my curiosity as to what is coming next in the series. I’ll definitely be looking out for more.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝Review📝: 5 Stars to Sweet on the Cowboy (The Draegers of Last Stand, Texas Book 1) by Sasha Summers ~ Available Now! ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Sweet On The Cowboy

By

Sasha Summers

Series:  Draegers Of Last Stand, Texas

Genre:  #Romance #ContemporaryRomance

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  May 30th 2019

Read:  May 12th 2019  *ARC provided by Tule Publishing

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

If you can’t stand the heat…

Lam Draeger’s deep wounds from the death of his young son and his subsequent divorce were still healing when he was saddled with his running his family’s cattle and rodeo stock ranch and the responsibility of raising his siblings and keeping them out of trouble. His every moment is devoted to running the ranch and business smoothly. He’s had no time to mourn his many losses or try to rebuild his personal life. And romance? Out of the question, no matter how sweet the temptation.

…don’t fall in love in the kitchen

Single mom Gwen Hobbs is right back where she swore she’d never be – cooking in the kitchen at the Draeger ranch just like her mom before her. But since her fiance and the father of her daughters walked out on her, taking all their savings with him, she’s forced to be practical. So she vows to ignore the attraction that hums between her and Lam and to stop dreaming of becoming a chef. But when Lam suggests she audition for a cooking competition, Gwen realizes that not all her dreams are out of reach, and her growing hopes extend far beyond a professionally tricked-out kitchen.

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My Review:

Sweet on the Cowboy (The Draegers of Last Stand, Texas Book 1)Sweet on the Cowboy by Sasha Summers

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Both heartwarming and adorable. 5 Stars!

This was my first book by this author. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the story. Both main characters have had a rough patch. If you’ve read the blurb, then you know that Gwen has two adorable twin toddler daughters and a low-life, deadbeat, ex fiancé. After the jerk leaves her with literally nothing, Gwen moves in with her mother and takes over the position of cooking on the ranch that she works and lives on. It’s time for her mother to have a vacation. While Gwen cooks for the large Draeger family, her mother will take advantage of the time she has getting to know her adorable grand-children. Both she and her mother are happy with that arrangement.

But guess who is not happy?

Lam was not thrilled to walk into his kitchen and find a stranger. It doesn’t matter how attractive she is. She does not have his permission to work on his ranch. So you can guess that Lam is not happy with change. But as he gets to know Gwen and her adorable daughters better, the ice around his heart slowly begins to melt. Lam has a heartbreaking story. While you know what happened, the details are revealed over the length of the book. I was glad with that aspect because part of my enjoyment of the book, and how quickly I was turning the pages, was because I wanted to know the whole story.

Gwen and Lam’s relationship grew slowly over the course of the book. It was perfect, believable, and I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

Sasha Summers has a talent for storytelling that will pull you in, keep you engaged, and result in the swoon-worthy, satisfied ending we all look for in our romances. I can’t wait to read about the other Draeger siblings when their books become available. This is definitely an author I look forward to reading more of. I absolutely recommend this book. Another fantastic book from Tule Publishing!

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📝Review📝: His Sun Drop by Dee Ellis ~ Part of the May Flowers Series of unrelated standalones brought to you by Flirt Club authors ~ Release Date: May 21st 2019 ~ My rating: 4 ~ Genre: Steamy Instalove Romance Novella

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His Sun Drop

By

Dee Ellis

Genre:  #Romance #InstloveInstalustRomance #Novella #Standalone

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5  *Love this gorgeous cover!

POV:  First-person Standalone

Publication:  May 21st 2019

Read:  April 28th 2019  *ARC provided by author

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Synopsis:

I’m a damn good doctor—and a damn good guy. I learned the hard way that being a good guy all the time can cost you—it nearly cost me everything.

Once I see the Sunni Stone, I don’t care what it costs me to have her. She’s as beautiful as the flower she’s named after, but she’s never had a chance to bloom.

Soon enough she has me addicted to more than her pretty petals and sweet nectar.

I want us to put down roots and bloom. But is she too good to be true? Or can she be my forget-me-not?

Roses are red
Violets are blue
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Join twelve of the Flirt Club authors in this hot and steamy spring collection where our May Flowers bloom faster than a hothouse rose under the touch of our sexy heroes.

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His Sun Drop (The May Flowers Series)His Sun Drop by Dee Ellis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Oh how sweet! His Sun Drop is one of the May Flowers series of standalone romance from the Flirt Club authors.

I haven’t had the chance to read them all but I definitely am interested in reading more. In His Sun Drop we get to experience the love of Emmet and Sunni. Because this is a quick read, I won’t give any spoilers. I will say that I adored this couple. The way they first meet, or should I say see each other, was so romantic. At least I believe so. Imagine in a sea of endless faces and the heavy sounds of traffic, you are drawn to the person truly meant for you. That one instant moment where you know your life is going to change. A connection like no other.

Emmet and Sunni are cute together. Their relationship moves fast and is intense. Of course there is just enough angst to make their relationship realistic. Neither Sunni or Emmet are perfect characters; each has their own insecurities. My only complaint about this book was that it was over too soon. If you’re looking for a short, sexy read with an intense hero and the woman who makes him complete with a HEA, I recommend His Sun Drop

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📝Review📝: Cold Heart, Warm Cowboy ~ Cold River Ranch Book Two by Caitlin Crews ~ Genre: #Romance/Suspense/Cowboy ~ My Rating: 4 Stars

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Cold Heart, Warm Cowboy

By

Caitlin Crews

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Genre:  #CowboyRomance #Amnesia

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  July 30th 2019

Read:  May 17th 2019 *ARC provided via NetGalley

Series:  Goodreads:  Cold River Ranch Series

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

A game of pretend with the highest stakes of all in the latest novel of breathtaking romance from USA Today bestselling author Caitlin Crews

Ty Everett ran off to the rodeo when he turned eighteen and has been riding bulls ever since…until his last fall causes partial amnesia and he must return to Cold River Ranch to figure out what comes next. But how can he pick his next move when he can’t remember how he got here in the first place–much less the beautiful woman who appears at the ranch, claims she knows him, and warms his cold heart for the first time since he woke up in the hospital?

Rodeo Queen Hannah Monroe gave up her crown for Ty Everett, and her innocence. What she wants from Ty now is a divorce. But Ty can’t remember her–or their secret wedding, or even the son she never meant to hide from him–and Hannah is torn. How can she leave the man she can’t forget and still loves despite herself? And even if she’s willing to start over, what will happen when the truth comes out?

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📝My Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

After reading this entire book, I decided 4 stars was a fair rating. To be honest, up to the last quarter of the book I found myself very frustrated with the amount of inner monologue. I have no problems with being inside a character’s head and knowing what he/she is thinking. Unfortunately, this book did not have a good balance of monologue verses dialogue. For example, our heroine would ask a question and it was literally pages later where the hero answered. By the time I got to the answer, I had to re-read because I couldn’t remember the question. This happened throughout most of the book. Also, this was my same issue with the first book in the series. Thankfully, the last 25% of the book moved faster and I was able to enjoy the story more and forget my frustration.

So, despite that issue, I did enjoy the book. The characters were complex and flawed. Both the H/h had emotional stress to deal with. I will say that Hannah was a hot mess and I completely understood why. Seriously, if the love of my life could not remember I existed I don’t know that I would deal with it as well as Hannah seemed to. There were many other conflicts in the story added by secondary characters, for instance, Hannah’s mother. Those character conflicts helped me to enjoy the story more. That said, while I complained about writing flow, etc., I did overall enjoy Ty and Hannah’s story. I’m going to read the next book which features the last brother, Brady, because despite my complaints I’m invested I the happily-ever-after of this family.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝: Save Me by Andi Jaxon & A.J. Alexander ~ 5 Stars! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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SAVE ME

BY

ANDI JAXON & A.J. ALEXANDER

Genre:  #Romance #ContemporaryRomance #Triggers *see blurb*

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  May 9th 2019

Read:  April 27th 2019  *ARC provided by L. Woods PR

POV:  FIrst-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

I might be the one who swore an oath to save lives, but they saved me…

Saving lives isn’t just my job, it’s my whole world. Working eighteen hour days, I live in the hospital, running from patient to patient until I encounter a mysterious woman who stops me in my tracks. Afraid of her own shadow, I quickly diagnose that not all of her injuries are physical and the helpless look in her eyes turns my world upside down.

I follow up with her, trying to convince myself that my actions are that of a concerned doctor. But it’s more than that… turns out there is more to her as well. She’s a single mom, and the fear in her eyes isn’t just for herself, but for her amazing daughter. Before I even realize what’s happening, I’m determined to save them both and it has nothing to do with oaths or medicine. First, she will have to trust me. Not just with her life, but her heart.

** TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains mention of physical and emotional abuse. Although no abuse takes place during the story it is described, at times, in detail. **

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📝My Review📝:

Save MeSave Me by A.J. Alexander

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book was so intense and emotional. The characters were amazing, and I just adored Sophie!

Recently, I read my first Andi Jaxon novel and loved it. So much so that I will be adding some of her books to my summer reading list. With the exception of holiday romance, summer reading is my favorite time of the year. It’s the one time I promise myself to knock off books from my TBR, and read for pure pleasure. Not that I don’t do that already, but being a blogger/reviewer, I read many ARCs. Oh, please don’t misunderstand because I love to read for authors however, I like to just kick back and read my own selections too. Hence, one reason why I look forward to the summer.

That said…..This was my first collaboration read from Andi Jaxon and AJ Alexander. I know, right? Where have I been hiding? Under a rock, apparently. Nevertheless, I am so happy I read this book. Now I can’t wait to read an exclusive AJ Alexander novel.

This book was, for me, a darker read than I am used to. I’ll be honest, I avoid books with heavy physical abuse. (*please note, if you read the blurb that you already know that the majority of physical abuse is talked about but not actually on the pages) It breaks my heart too much. But this book came across my blog and after reading the blurb, I just knew I had to read it. Both authors did a great job at weaving this story, making it believable and giving us a well-deserved happy ending. Yes, karma is a queen not to be messed with!

I’m not going to give away any details. Not even the smallest hints. This is a book that you need to go into without too many spoilers so you can appreciate everything good that happens. It will only make the ending so much sweeter. I will tell you that the secondary characters (well not all of them) were charming and and added not only depth, but some humor to a story that is angsty and intense.

I recommend this fast-paced read. As I mentioned earlier in my review, I am looking forward to reading more from both of these authors, exclusively and collaboratively.

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