Release Blitz: A Chance for Us by Corinne Michaels ~ 4 stars

A Chance for Us by Corinne Michaels is now live!

My marriage started as a lie.

But some lies are worth telling.

My father’s dying wish was to walk me down the aisle, and I’d do anything for him.

Even marry a man I don’t love.

So when my fiancé jilts me only days before the ceremony, I turn to my college friend, Oliver Parkerson, and convince him to marry me.

My family hasn’t met either man, so I’m confident we can pull this off.

But the feelings, our touches, the way my heart beats for him… none of it feels pretend. The way he holds me at night and carries me through loss tells me he’s not acting either.

I didn’t mean to fall for my fake husband, but real love was the one thing I couldn’t predict.

Except, nothing built on lies can last–I know that better than anyone.

But the truth might tear us apart forever.

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Review

Oliver is used to not being a priority in people’s minds. He’s had to settle for second best a lot, even in his relationships. But when his college friend asks him to marry her after her fiancé jilts her, he finds himself agreeing, even knowing she’s in a desperate situation and might not have chosen him otherwise. But when he begins to feel real emotions in his fake marriage, he wonders if he could actually ever have first place in someone’s heart.

Maren is strategic and a known planner. So proposing immediately to a guy she hasn’t seen in years is so not like her. Yet, it feels right, and she feels right when she’s with Oliver. Though he wasn’t who she originally planned on, she can’t see the rest of her life without him, and she may just find that some chances are to be grabbed before thinking or planning too much.

I enjoyed this read. Maren & Oliver’s story is touching, sweet and funny. The Parkersons are reliable, annoyingly supportive and such a fun bunch. I recommend it wholeheartedly and unreservedly.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

 


Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing career after spending months away from her husband while he was deployed–reading and writing were her escapes from the loneliness. Corinne now lives in Virginia with her husband and is the emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun-loving mom of two beautiful children.

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Blog Tour: Come Again by Lauren Blakely ~ 4.5 stars

COME AGAIN by Lauren Blakely

Release Date: December 3rd

COME AGAIN is an ALL-NEW enemies-to lovers romance set in the Big Rock world! Don’t miss this intensely sexy and hilarious all-hero POV stand-alone!

Fall in love with a cocky, charming hero and the heroine who challenges his game!

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Blurb:

There are three words most men can’t resist—I dare you.

So as you can see, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I had no choice when my buddies said “I bet you can’t get that brunette beauty to kiss you before the night ends.”

I proved them wrong, and oh how good it felt to be right when I swept the quick-tongued woman into my arms and kissed the breath out of her at the party.

But, I made a slight miscalculation.

Turns out she’s my brand new enemy.

And soon I’m locked in a fierce battle of wits with my sexy-as-sin nemesis. I’m determined to show the whole city that my company is offering the best new path to romance, and she’s dead-set on knocking me down. Publicly.

It’s the hottest game of one-upmanship I’ve ever played, punctuated by fiery kisses, dirty letters, and, after a heated argument, hate s-e-x.

You know what they say. Keep your enemies closer.

I keep her so damn close to my favorite body part.

Everything is fun and games…until I gamble something I can’t afford to lose.

My heart.

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Review

Bellamy is a podcaster who is in love with love. Easton is a matchmaker… or a facilitator of love matches in New York. He isn’t looking for love. He’s been burned, but has no problem helping others find what he doesn’t want. But after the way Bellamy slips past his heart’s defenses, he’s not so sure about what he believes anymore.

I loved Bellamy. I like that she knows what she wants, and isn’t afraid to vocalise it. She loves love, and wants the “neon billboard in Times Square” kind. I especially liked that, cause I’d like it, too. Easton knows romance. He’s just afraid of losing love. When he proposes an “understanding” he’s not trying to take advantage of Bellamy; he was trying to protect his heart.

“…attraction is easy to confess. Hurt is not.”

I liked this read. It delivered everything the prequel promised. While there were really great secondary characters in the book, the couple completely held my attention as I wondered how their romance would play out, page after page.

I recommend this read unreservedly & wholeheartedly. It’s one that all romance lovers would love.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

About Lauren Blakely:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible

Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s

sexy, sweet, and witty. She also writes USA Today bestselling LGBTQ romance.

With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York

Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than 100 times, with

more than 55 titles on the USA Today Bestsellers list alone. She’s sold more than 4.5 million books. A Brown University graduate, Lauren likes dogs, cake and show tunes and is the vegetarian at your dinner party.

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Release Blitz: Washed Away by RC Boldt ~ 5 stars

Title: Washed Away
Author: RC Boldt
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: December 7, 2021

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USA TODAY bestselling author RC Boldt brings us a sizzling romance chock-full of intrigue and deceit in this brand new romantic suspense…
All that’s forgotten isn’t always gone…
I’m at death’s doorstep when my body washes up on shore in Panama.
My memory is a blank slate. I can’t even remember my name. I don’t know who shot me and left me for dead—or why.
Patient and kind, the lone doctor there mends my body while offering me refuge.
But as tiny flashbacks of my past occur, I wonder if there’s anyone I can trust.
It’s up to me to discover whether I’m in danger or a danger to others. Whether I’ve actually found love or if it’s all been a lie.
I need answers to find out who I really am.
If only I could remember…
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REVIEW
Sometimes, the drive for revenge leads us to the best times and best people in our lives. After that, it is up to us to decide how much we let it consume us.

In a tale that is a bit reminiscent of Jason Bourne, Dr. Liam King saves the life of a woman who doesn’t remember her name. In doing so, he unwittingly endangers his own. He’s worried about the timing of her arrival and what it could all possibly mean, since he prefers to keep to himself to hide his past, but his greatest worry is his unexpected and very inconvenient attraction to her. When the fragile cords connecting them are revealed, it will literally be the difference between life and death – for them both.

This book had me on the edge of my seat, trying to figure out who was in charge, who was the real villain and how everything was going to go down. This is another suspense-filled page-turner from R.C. Boldt that I absolutely devoured. Though it was a bit sweeter than I expected – I was cheering for Alexandra & Liam to get together – I did enjoy it. There is an undercurrent of hope that winds through the book; intermingled with the need for vengeance is the search for peace, happiness and love.

I recommend this read unreservedly. It’s also perfect for romance lovers looking for that extra bit of action with their steam.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

EXCERPT

“Do you know my name?”
Every muscle in my body goes rigid. “Excuse me?”
Her chest heaves, and the movement clearly causes her pain, but her lips flatten stubbornly. “What is my name?” Those blue eyes are troubled now, fear edging in, while distress practically oozes from her voice.
“You don’t…know your name?” I ask slowly, carefully gauging her reaction.
“No.” She swallows audibly, her eyes filling with tears. “I don’t remember anything.”
Fuck.
I scoot my rolling stool closer and take a seat beside her. Peering at her, I try to decipher whether she’s being completely honest.
I’ve learned to be suspicious over the years, especially with living in part of the denser, remote jungle areas bordering the coast.
“Well, what I can tell you is”—I lace my fingers casually—“you’re not pregnant, you have an IUD for birth control, and the panel I ran on you says you’re negative for any sexually transmitted diseases.
“You’re also blood type O, and your X-rays showed some broken bones—both previously incurred and current.
“Two of your ribs on your right side showed current hairline fractures, likely sustained during your…accident.”
I pause for even a flicker of acknowledgment but get nothing. Nothing, that is, except witness her expression bloom with stark terror.
“I removed two bullets from your shoulder and two more from your side near your hip. You also suffered a considerable stab wound.
“The X-rays indicated you most recently broke your index finger on your left hand. It’s since healed.”
She stares down at her hand, now trembling slightly, as if it’s grown a head of its own. I don’t bother informing her of the other bones in her body that indicated a previous break or fracture.
Broken left wrist.
Fracture near the base of her right elbow.
Fractures of most of the small bones in her right foot.
Broken nose.
Fractured jaw.
Straightening her fingers, she wiggles them before her eyes cut to mine. A thread of panic lines her tone. “I should remember something like that, shouldn’t I?”
I scan her features again for evidence of deceit but come up empty.
I’m dealing with a woman who has a severe case of amnesia.
Sonofabitch.

AUTHOR BIO
RC Boldt is a USA Today bestselling author currently living in part of the Costa Rican jungle with the love of her life and her mini-me.
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#ReleaseBlitz: Need 2 Have U by @alexsilvaauthor & @sophieblueAuth ~ #4stars

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Need 2 Have U

by Alexandra Silva & Sophie Blue

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This is Parker’s book, in the Sweet Vine series of standalone reads.

Genre: Contemporary Romance/Single Dad Romance

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Parker

Life’s never easy. Complicated should be my middle name. I didn’t expect my life to pan out quite this way—a single dad with a crazy-ass ex—but I got used to it. I live my life for my son while taking over the family empire my father has all but walked away from. Nothing else in the world matters…

Until she walks into my hotel armed with sass, flair and a show-stopping smile.

Summer O’Shea makes me forget all the reasons I should distance myself from any more complications. The more time we spend together, the harder it is to resist her charm. All of a sudden, complicated doesn’t sound all that bad.

Summer

When I moved to LA, I had one goal: graduate design school and make a career for myself. Turns out that the City of Stars requires more than a small town savings account. Working as a bartender in Beverly Hills isn’t all that bad…it should be pretty simple…

Except for him. Dedicated father. Hands on boss. Smoking hot. Totally off-limits.

Parker Hawthorne is everything I can’t resist. One look and I’m gone. Head over heels and heart over head.

It’s too bad that the heart doesn’t always get what it wants.

Review

Parker and Summer have been dancing around their attraction for some time. Parker is afraid that his messed up family dynamics will scare her away, while Summer’s family dynamic is the reason she doesn’t believe that she would be enough for him. But as they bond and spend time together, and their attempt at casual grows serious, they realise that while love isn’t always easy, it’s always rewarding.

I liked the read. It started out a bit iffy for me, but as Parker and Summer’s relationship deepened and began to grow, I couldn’t put it down. It has a good mix of suspense, drama, humor, romance, love and steam. I immediately liked Easton, Parker’s son. He was a bright star throughout the book. The epilogues were sweet, too.

I recommend this read.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this read.

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MEET THE AUTHORS

Meet Alex

Alexandra Silva is a tequila loving book hoarder. She lives in London with her two boys and three cats.

She writes Contemporary Romance and Romantic Suspense. Her stories are raw, heartfelt and sexy. With flawed, dirty talking and sexy as hell heroes, and feisty heroines that give them a run for their money.

Salted Caramel Coconut lattes are a real weakness along with dark, taboo romance and angsty new adult reads.

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Meet Sophie

Sophie Blue is a hopeless romantic and avid reader. She fell in love with reading at a young age and can always be found with her nose in a book. She started writing after having her baby and published her debut rom com in May 2020.

A coffee addict and HEA junkie, Sophie lives just outside of London with her husband and mini me. She writes contemporary romance filled with fun, sweet feels.

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#ReleaseBoost: Cycled by @faberelise

Cycled by Elise Faber is available now!

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No matter how hard Scarlett tried to be good, she always ended up being bad.

But everything was different now.

She was making her way up the ranks in her dream job, working as a publicist for the San Francisco Gold. Finally, her life was back on track.

Then she met Kaydon. He was new to the team—a power forward—and the moment she laid eyes on his sexy-as-sin body she’d dreamed about what that power might feel like in bed. But he was off-limits.

She worked for the team, and though she’d spent much of her life being bad, she couldn’t risk her job by jumping into a relationship that could easily get her fired.

Even if it was with a man like Kaydon. Unfortunately, despite her best intentions at keeping her distance, he was good—very good—at convincing her to be bad.

About the Author:

USA Today bestselling author, Elise Faber, loves chocolate, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and hockey (the order depending on the day and how well her team—the Sharks!—are playing). She and her husband also play as much hockey as they can squeeze into their schedules, so much so that their typical date night is spent on the ice. Elise changes her hair color more often than some people change their socks, loves sparkly things, and is the mom to two exuberant boys.

She lives in Northern California. Connect with her in her Facebook group, the Fabinators or email her at elisefaberauthor@gmail.com.
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#BookBlitz: Time-Lapse by @jbtheindie ~ #4stars



Time-Lapse
JB Heller
(Moments, #1)
Publication date: September 16th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

She is my biggest mistake and greatest regret…

I shouldn’t have let her in.
But she got under my skin and branded herself on my soul.
She gave me her light, her passion, her fire.
And I took it knowing I was going to leave her, and never come back.

I never thought I’d see her again.
But there she is, standing in front of me after five long years.
My biggest mistake and my only regret.
I thought leaving her was the hardest thing I’d ever do.
But that’s nothing compared to what it’ll take to win her back.

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Review

This is a sweet story.

Hux(ley) and El(iza) are in two different socio-economic backgrounds, but that doesn’t erase the pull between them. No matter how many times Hux pushes El away from him, they are brought together over and over again. When he pushes her away for what he believes is the final time, neither of them expects to see each other again. But when well-meaning forces engineer their reunion, they’ll have to decide whether they’re simply bent, or just too broken to try again.

Hux and El’s story is touching, but underneath the heavy emotion is a lightness that the author manages to convey, helping us to focus on the couple’s HEA. It’s a great story of love surviving time and distance, as well as forgiveness and second chances.

I recommend this read.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

EXCERPT:

The uncertainty in Eliza’s gaze made me feel like a fucking asshole. I’d done that. I’d dimmed the sparkle in her eyes that was there this morning as she sang into her hairbrush. I had to fix it, and I had to keep my distance. But I didn’t know how to do both.

I’d grinned and sent her a wink, and thanked God when her smile emerged. Her real smile. Seeing it lifted the weight that had settled on my shoulders the moment I realized I had to keep a distance between us.

I want her—there’s no doubt about that in my mind. But I also know if I let myself get too much closer, it will only make it that much harder for me to leave.

If anyone had asked me a few weeks ago if anything could keep me here, I’d have said hell no. But I’m beginning to doubt that. And I can’t. This has always been my plan, I can’t deviate now. No matter how much she makes me want to.

I’m walking down the embankment to my tree when something shoves into my back, making me stumble forward and almost lose my footing. I swing around, ready to give the person a piece of my mind, but I come face-to-face with a head of messy brown waves. My fingers instantly itch to push her hair away from her pretty face.

A coy smile lifts her lips. “Oh my God, I’m so sorry! I tripped over my own feet.”

I haven’t got a clue what she’s doing, but I play along. “Yeah, well, watch it next time,” I smirk.

Her eyes sparkle with mischief. “Trust me, I wouldn’t touch you by choice.”

My brows jump, and I close in on her. “Oh, really?” I watch her chest rise and fall with her excited breaths. “You should be so lucky.”

Eliza licks her lips quickly. “Oh, honey, you actually think a girl like me would be lucky to have you? That’s cute.”

I narrow my eyes on her. “Any girl would be lucky to get with me. If only you knew what I could do to you. To that prim-and-proper exterior you parade around with.” I step so close our chests are nearly touching. I drop my mouth and whisper in her ear, “I’d love to mess up that queen bee persona you’ve got going on, but you couldn’t handle me, princess.”

Then I leave her standing there, glaring, panting, and looking so damn hot I want to drag her back to her car so I can fuck that look right off her face.

She is clearly turned on right now, and knowing that I got her so worked up with nothing but my words … I shake my head and blow out a big breath, I’m in so much fucking trouble with this girl.

Author Bio:

JB Heller is an average Aussie housewife and Mumma in her early 30’s. She lives on a mini farm with her family and a few cows, Eclectus parrots, cats, fish, dogs, and a butt load of chickens. It’s JB’s dream to one day add a llama to the mix and an alpaca or two. Oh and some mini goats.

She writes across several genres including Rom Com, Contemporary Romance, and Romantic Suspense. You can always expect a healthy dose of heat, intrigue, and wit in her stories.

Monday to Friday you can find JB glued to her laptop weaving words or cruising Pinterest for her next potential muse. Come the weekend, it’s family time. (And of course lots of reading and Netflix binges.)

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#ReleaseBlitz: Keeping You by Lena Hendrix

I never should have slept with Colin McCoy.

Keeping You, an all-new laugh-out loud small-town romance from Lena Hendrix is available now!

When I moved to my sister’s small town, I was looking for a fresh start—no more shallow relationships, no snotty fake friends, and definitely no charming, dirty-talking musicians.

We had a fun, red-hot night together and we agreed that hooking up was a mistake, a one-time thing. But when my dream bakery location happens to be right next door to his bar, every day I’m forced to see that chiseled jawline and remember the feel of his incredible body on mine.

No. I’m starting over. I have rules. No more bad habits, definitely no falling in love. No matter how hard he tries, hooking up with him again would prove I’m the flake everyone expects me to be.

But here I am, stuck between wanting to make something of my life and wanting to grab him and make another delicious mistake.

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About Lena
Lena Hendrix is the author of steamy, contemporary romance novels. Her love of romance started with her grandmother’s Harlequin paperbacks and now Lena’s stories are full of heart, humor, and plenty of strong Alphas with marshmallow insides-she likes her coffee hot and her heroes hotter!

Lena lives in the midwest with her husband, three children, and two derpy Australian Cattle Dogs. When she’s not writing or devouring new novels, you can find her hiking, camping, fishing, and sipping a spicy margarita!

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#ReleaseBlitz: Revengeful Romeo by @_ashleybostock ~ #5stars

Title: Revengeful Romeo
A Cocky Hero Club Novel
Author: Ashley Bostock
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 5, 2021
Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward are excited to bring you the Cocky Hero Club: original works from various authors inspired by Keeland and Ward’s New York Times bestselling Cocky Bastard series.
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Money doesn’t buy happiness.
Trust me, I’ve had it all my life and I have nothing.
No love. No joy. No pizzaz.
To make matters worse, my parents are pushing me to marry someone who doesn’t even give me orgasms.
Yes, it took me awhile to figure out that I needed to stand up for myself.
Which is why I was on my way to NYC—boyfriendless and out on my own for the very first time in my life.
Except when I got there, I ran in to someone I wasn’t expecting.
Holden King aka my new boss. I was hired to work directly beneath him.
Did I mention he was my ex-best friend who left me without a backward glance when I was sixteen?
I never thought I would see him again.
I tried quitting. Oh, God, how I tried. Even though I officially gave him up seven years ago, it was like he was already back in my heart.
Plus, he fueled my desire to live for myself. Hello, bucket list. It was back in business.
Only, Holden King was never crossed off my bucket list. He was still there, written in black ink, enclosed with tiny red hearts.
It was clear he had completed his bucket list.
Own a corporation. Check.
Billionaire. Check
Lamborghini. Check.
Only he added something to that list that I never would have dreamed about in a million years.
Revenge against my dad. Almost check.
Yeah, that was the part I didn’t see coming.
Revengeful Romeo is a second chance/friends to lovers/billionaire romance inspired by Playboy Pilot.
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Review

12 years ago, Juliette and Holden parted under sad circumstances, but both promised to keep in touch. Holden didn’t keep his end of the bargain, allowing the friendship to die. When the Juliette unknowingly applies for and accepts a job at the company Holden now owns, friction abounds and sparks fly as the two work through the pain of the past and what it means for their current relationship.

“What is written in the stars cannot be avoided.”

Though Holden initially tried to avoid his feelings for Juliette when she was 16 and he 19, life brought the two of them right back into each other’s lives in the most unexpected and interesting way. Their connection was strong and though badly damaged, it wasn’t completely broken even more than a decade later.

“I was in love with Holden. I had always been in love with Holden. I felt as if he had been made for my body and soul.”

Juliette tries to reconcile the Holden she grew up with to the blunt, cold businessman she now knows. She knows some part of the boy she knew still lingers, but wonders if he will ever understand that all the money in the world won’t make you happier if your heart isn’t in the right place.

“I want to be smothered with love. Friendship. Happiness… For once in my life, I want someone who values me for me.”

When the chance to be with Juliette arises, Holden grabs it with both hands, knowing that with Juliette is where he is most happy.

“This was what happiness felt like. I’d never experienced it before.”

I enjoyed the read. I loved the whole concept of the bucket list and the way the author made it central to the plot. I loved Holden & Juliette’s banter. I liked that although Juliette was sheltered and naïve about many things, she still had a strong backbone, and knew when to push, yield or stand her ground. Holden just needed to have his head screwed on straight, but I never doubted he and Juliette’s chemistry.

I recommend this read wholeheartedly and unreservedly. Ashley Bostock has written a really good book that is a great addition to the Cocky Hero Club series.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

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Ashley Bostock was born and raised in Colorado, but her husband moved mountains to get her to Nebraska where they currently reside with their two children and her animals. She stays busy daydreaming about the hot men she writes about in her novels.
 
She has traveled all over the world, but still has an extensive list of places she would love to visit. Anywhere near a sky-blue ocean will always be at the top of that list, although going back to South Africa’s Kruger National Park to view the wildlife is a close second.
 
She carries a bachelor’s degree in History with a concentration in Elementary Education from Metropolitan State College of Denver. While she loves children, she now fears teaching, which probably has something to do with being a stay-at-home mom.
 
You can usually find Ashley on Instagram.
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#ReleaseBoost: The Zone by @booksbycolleen

The Zone by Colleen Charles is now live!
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She’s turned demanding to speak to the manager into an art form.
But this pint-sized spitfire doesn’t look anything like a Karen.

During my teammate Cole’s wild bachelor party, a sassy blonde puts an unwelcome damper on our raunchy fun.

After just one look… I don’t even know what hit me.

She storms into my reckless playboy world with her platinum blonde hair, pouty lips and curves for days.

For the first time since I was drafted, I tee it up, take a swing, and –

Big. Fat. Miss.

** cue screeching tires here **

Bristol McKay delights in heating my heart to smoldering and then leaving it in pieces.

Then again, maybe she has a darn good excuse underneath all that bristling beauty and bluster.

The reason why she’s spent her whole life honing her hatred of hockey players.

I’m going to melt the frost from her wicked tongue, while relishing every single second of it.

And she’ll love it too.
*****

THE ZONE is a full-length emotional ice hockey romance novel from USA Today Bestselling Author, Colleen Charles, about two enemies coming together to heal each other. It’s the fourth book in the sizzling Rochester Riot series but can be read as a standalone. You don’t have to love or even understand sports to enjoy this series!

About the Author:
Colleen Charles is the USA Today Bestselling author of Perfectly Imperfect Romance for perfectly imperfect readers

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She’s turned demanding to speak to the manager into an art form.
But this pint-sized spitfire doesn’t look anything like a Karen.

During my teammate Cole’s wild bachelor party, a sassy blonde puts an unwelcome damper on our raunchy fun.

After just one look… I don’t even know what hit me.

She storms into my reckless playboy world with her platinum blonde hair, pouty lips and curves for days.

For the first time since I was drafted, I tee it up, take a swing, and –

Big. Fat. Miss.

** cue screeching tires here **

Bristol McKay delights in heating my heart to smoldering and then leaving it in pieces.

Then again, maybe she has a darn good excuse underneath all that bristling beauty and bluster.

The reason why she’s spent her whole life honing her hatred of hockey players.

I’m going to melt the frost from her wicked tongue, while relishing every single second of it.

And she’ll love it too.
*****

THE ZONE is a full-length emotional ice hockey romance novel from USA Today Bestselling Author, Colleen Charles, about two enemies coming together to heal each other. It’s the fourth book in the sizzling Rochester Riot series but can be read as a standalone. You don’t have to love or even understand sports to enjoy this series!

Review

Bristol dislikes Ealon. He’s a player, loves attention and just an overall shallow person. Plus, to top it all off, he’s a hockey player, and she totally hates them, especially given the events of her past. Yet, as she and Ealon get to know each other, she realises that maybe she’s been judging him unfairly, and that the man with the cocky swagger may be the one man she can’t live without.

Ealon realises that Bristol dislikes him, and might actually hate him. But the hockey player can’t stop thinking about her, and sets out to make sure that she falls under his spell. But, after spending time with her, he realises her barbs and pricklers are a shield for the vulnerable woman beneath. When she steals his heart, he realises that it may be high time to make her his forever.

“She’s going to be my whole world. Maybe she already is.”

This story tugs at your heartstrings. While you may find yourself wanting to shake Bristol, you can’t help but sympathise with the hurt girl hiding behind the ice queen façade. The author set things up nicely with a heartfelt introduction, making the story personal, yet relatable. She made me love the couple before I even met them.

I recommend this read wholeheartedly. Bristol & Ealon will steal your heart as their chemistry, banter and romance keep you entertained.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

About the Author:
Colleen Charles is the USA Today Bestselling author of Perfectly Imperfect Romance for perfectly imperfect readers

Take a chance and join her… you won’t be sorry you did.

Colleen loves to hear from her readers, and she answers all communications personally. You can find her at:

www.colleencharles.com – FREE FULL-LENGTH EXCLUSIVE NOVEL for new subscribers

Facebook: https://geni.us/CCFacebook
Twitter: https://twitter.com/booksbycolleen
Email: colleen@colleencharles.com