After We Fall by Marquita Valentine #ReleaseBlitz #Review

After We Fall by Marquita Valentine
Take the Fall #3
Published by Loveswept on April 26th 2016
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
After winning raves for Take the Fall (“crackling with tension, intrigue, and romance”—Katy Evans) and When We Fall (“sexy, emotional, heartfelt”—Monica Murphy), Marquita Valentine ratchets up the tension as new beginnings lead to undeniable passion.A tough cop with an even tougher past, Hunter Sloan has never let anyone stop him from getting what he wants—and he wants Evangeline Ambrose bad. With her gentle curves and raw vulnerability, Hunter’s beautiful, mysterious new neighbor awakens his protective side. Determined to do right by a woman who’s gone through hell and back, Hunter could be the one to take away the pain—so long as his own secrets don’t sink their relationship before it begins.Having escaped an abusive marriage, Evangeline simply wants to start over in the small, quiet town of Forrestville. She’s also avoiding all contact with the opposite sex, because she just can’t trust her instincts when it comes to men—not even with the sinfully sexy cop next door. So why can’t she stop thinking about him? Hunter has darkness in his soul, and yet no one ever made her feel so safe. For all her best laid plans, Evangeline didn’t count on choices this hard—or temptation this hot.

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After We Fall is a brilliant continuation of the Take the Fall series. Evangeline and Hunter meet in book 2 under stressful circumstances that no one would ever want to happen. Evangeline was in an abusive relationship that Hunter helped her to get out of. Marquita Valentine does an excellent job handling a story about domestic violence in a way that not many people can. The violence doesn’t actually take place in this story but it’s about how to overcome the past.
This book is full of romance and was super sweet. I really enjoyed it and look forward to the next book.
Rating: 4 stars
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Author Bio

Marquita Valentine is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Take the Fall, Holland Springs, and Boys of the South series, having sold more than a quarter of a million books around the world. She’s been called “one of the best new voices in romance” (Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews) and her books have been praised as “sexy, fun, and slightly addicting” (The Book Queen). When she’s not writing sexy heroes who adore their sassy heroines, she enjoys shopping, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Married to her high-school sweetheart, Marquita Valentine lives in a seriously small town in the south with her husband, two kids, and a dog.

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His Scandalous Kiss by Sophie Barnes #BookBlitz

COMING 7.26.16
Secrets at Thorncliff Manor #3
Releasing July 26th, 2016 from Avon Books
Manor is the perfect setting for a masquerade ball . . . where the heart’s
secret desires are about to be uncovered in this scintillating Regency romance
from Sophie Barnes

Richard Heartly has exiled himself from society since the war, plotting his revenge for a terrible betrayal. A masked ball at Thorncliff Manor is intended to be a brief diversion. Instead, he encounters a fascinating young woman as entranced by the music as he is. He can’t reveal his identity to Lady Mary. But her siren song keeps drawing him back, and their clandestine meetings could be hazardous to his plan—and to her virtue . . . 

Avoiding an unwanted marriage was easy when Lady Mary was ignored by the ton. Thanks to her dazzling appearance at the masquerade, she’s a wallflower no longer. Eligible suitors abound, yet the only man she wants is the brooding, seductive companion who keeps his face hidden. A man who tempts her to disclose her own shocking secret, one that could divide them forever . . .

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Born in Denmark, Sophie Barnes spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful places all around the world. She’s lived in five different countries, on three different continents, and speaks Danish, English, French, Spanish and Romanian. She has studied design in Paris
and New York and has a bachelor’s degree from Parsons. But, most impressive of all, she’s been married to the same man three times—in three different countries and in three different dresses.
While living in Africa, Sophie turned to her lifelong passion: writing. When she’s not busy dreaming up her next romance novel, Sophie enjoys
spending time with her family, swimming, cooking, gardening, watching romantic comedies and, of course, reading. She currently lives on the East Coast.
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Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente #ReleaseBlitz #Review

Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
A Super Sexy Standalone
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy 
 Release Date: April 25, 2016
F*&k Prince Charming. Sometimes, you need a Magnificent Bastard.Face it, ladies: love sucks and then you cry…while your ex rides off into the sunset banging your best friend.

But why let a break-up end in tears when it can end with sweet revenge? Enter Magnificent Bastard Consulting and me, chief executive bastard. I’ve got it all—looks, brains, a heart of gold, and the killer instinct guaran-damn-teed to make your ex regret the day he said goodbye.

With the help of my virtual assistant, I’ve built an empire giving broken-hearted women the vengeance they deserve, while keeping myself far from the front lines of the heart. Life is a bowl of f*&king cherries, until my virtual assistant shows up on my real doorstep for the first time, begging for a Magnificent Bastard intervention of her own.

F*&king hell. She’s a bona fide sex kitten.

I pride myself on being a true pro, but pretending to be her lover soon leads to giving it to her good, hard, fast, and up against the wall. And somewhere between getting balls deep in my sweet and sexy assistant and watching her ex beg for a second chance, I break every last one of my damn rules—professional and personal.

So what’s my next move? Fight for the girl who makes me want to get up on a white horse and ride to her rescue, or stay a Magnificent Bastard to the end?

Warning: MAGNIFICENT BASTARD is a stand-alone erotic romance told from the hero’s point of view. No cliffhanger. Lots of dirty talk.

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Magnificent Bastard is so good I couldn’t put it down. I literally read it in a couple of hours. It was super steamy at times and so hilarious. I don’t think I’ve ever read an erotic comedy before but I definitely would love to read more of them especially if they are as good as this!
This book is different from most in that it is told entirely from Sebastian’s (Bash) point of view. Bash is the owner of Magnificent Bastard Consulting where he is hired to take vengeance on people who have abused, cheated on and decieved his clients. Most of his clients are women.
Bash has a personal assistant that he has never actually met. Penny changes that when she needs his help after her ex cheats on her and is getting married in a wedding that she must attend. Penny makes Bash question his desire to stay single.
I love the fact that Bash nicknames his parts the Incredible Bulk. I couldn’t help but snicker every time I read that. I always enjoy Lili Valente’s work and she has done an excellent job with Magnificent Bastard!
Rating: 5 stars


Picture this: it’s a rainy spring day in the city. The streets are covered in a fine layer of mud and soggy garbage, the sun is a distant memory from another, brighter time, when you were still stupid enough to believe in happy endings, and you’ve just been dumped so hard your heart looks like it’s gone three rounds with Mike Tyson. You’re ugly crying in a corner with a box of wine and a chocolate bar the size of your forearm, wishing Prince Charming would come scoop you up on his white horse and carry you far away from all those nasty memories of Mr. Wrong, but I’m here to tell you, ladies—

You need to stop that shit.

Stop it. Right now.

Why? Because Prince Charming is a crock of shit. He doesn’t exist and even if he did, he’s a fucking wimp.

When you’re down and out and your heart has been ripped to shreds by an asshole with a dickish-side a mile wide, you don’t need Prince Charming. You need a man who’s not afraid to get his hands dirty, a man who can teach Mr. Wrong a thing or two about what it feels like to be deceived, betrayed, and laid low by the one person in the world you thought you could trust. What you need is a Magnificent Bastard, your very own one-man vengeance machine.

Love isn’t a fairy tale, sweetheart; it’s war, and now you’ve got a soldier with an anti-asshole missile on your side.

Want to ruin your ex’s reputation? No problem. Every true asshole has a few skeletons in his closet and I specialize in making skeletons dance out of the darkness and into the light. Want to send that fucker to jail? A little harder, but often still possible. I only accept cases involving the very worst examples of mankind, the most miserable liars and cheats and scoundrels. Those types tend to be good at covering their tracks, but I’ve delivered exes locked in police cuffs before.

Want to make your former lover green with envy? Make him wish he’d never kicked you off the love wagon, spat in your face, and walked away? Well, that, cupcake…that’s what I’m best at.

I’ve been blessed with a face that turns heads, worked hard for a body that inspires shudders of lust at twenty paces, and honed my envy-inspiring skills into a razor sharp weapon I wield with ruthless efficiency. I will make you feel like a queen and ensure your ex doesn’t miss a minute of it. You’ll be treated like an irreplaceable treasure, pampered like a princess, and kissed like a slut who can’t get enough of my magnificent dick.

In reality, of course, things between us will never go further than a kiss, but your ex won’t know that. He’ll see your flushed cheeks, lust-glazed eyes, and wobbly legs and think I’m giving it to you hard every night.

He’ll imagine my hands on your ass, my fingers slipping between your legs, and your pussy slick and dripping just for me. He’ll imagine you screaming my name while you ride my cock and remember all the times he was lucky enough to be balls deep in your incomparable snatch. Before long, he’ll have a jealousy hard-on so bad he’ll come crawling back to you on his belly, begging for a second chance.

But you won’t give it to him.

Did you hear that? Even so, it bears repeating—

You. Will not. Give that fucking loser a second chance.

By the time I’m through with you, you will know deep down in the marrow of your bones that you’re better than that. You’ll understand that you deserve a man whose eyes won’t wander, whose hands won’t hurt, and whose heart belongs to you and only you. By the end of our time together, you will be able to look down at the sniveling, pathetic, limp-dicked excuse for a man you used to love and tell him that he has no power over you.

Not anymore. You will be free to move on with your life without any of the ugly, bad breakup, psychic baggage.

And that, gorgeous, is the most important of the services I deliver. I give you back to you, the only person who can be trusted to steer your course as you ride off into the sunset.

But if for some reason, you break this all-important rule. If you sour the gift you’ve been given by going back to Major Dickweed, don’t bother contacting me again. No amount of money will convince me to pick up the phone.

A Magnificent Bastard intervention is a once in a lifetime opportunity. One and done, no exceptions.

None.Not even for her, the woman who made me break all my other rules, the woman who made me think—for one amazing week—that even magnificent bastards can live happily ever after.

Author Bio

U.S.A. Today Bestselling author Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark and lived to tell the tale.These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts.

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Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster #Review

Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster
Published by January 13th 2016
eBook, 407 pages
An unlikely assignment throws recent graduate Ella Wade directly into the frenzy of a deadly scandal and the burn-your-fingers-hot male model at its heart, Jaxson Cole.

*From USA Today Bestselling author Alison Foster, this collection includes all three books in the romantic suspense series SCANDAL and it is the complete story of Ella Wade and Jaxson Cole.*

Ella Wade knew working at a website called The Daily Scandal might lead to an interesting summer job after graduating college. She did not know that one big mistake would pull her into the heart of a sleazy world of publicity where truths are worse than lies and a murderer is on the loose.

When Ella gives into temptation and sleeps with her stepsister Madison’s ex, her world flips upside down. It doesn’t matter that Madison is dead or that Jaxson Cole wasn’t, in fact, her boyfriend but a publicist’s stunt to link two of the hottest catwalk models romantically in order to feed tabloid curiosity. The damage is done and with deadly consequences.

Even worse, Jax definitely knows things he won’t say. Falling for his epic hotness could mean one good screw will screw Ella for a lifetime.

*Warning: This book contains explicit language, violence and sex*

**I received a review copy in exchange for an honest review.**
Scandal: The Complete Series contains all three books in the Scandal series. It starts out with Ella’s stepsister getting murdered. Ella’s boss decides it will be best if Ella covers the story for the tabloid she works for. This leads her to Jaxson who is her stepsister’s boyfriend. They are attracted to each other so a romance ensues. There is still the mystery of Madison’s death going on as well.
This book is a quick read filled with suspense and romance. The one thing I didn’t like was how quickly Ella seemed to forget that Jaxson was her stepsister’s boyfriend. Even though Madison was no longer in the picture, it didn’t sit well with me but I think it was just the timing of it. Other than that, I really enjoyed this book. The drama that it was filled with was excellent.
Rating: 4 stars

Weekly Book Recap #47

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.

What I Posted: 
Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach #Release Blitz #Review
Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Update Post

Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster #Review

What I Read: 

The One That Got Away by A.J. Pine
Let Me by Cecy Robson
Annabella’s Oblivion by V.F. Mason
Jane’s Surrender by V.F. Mason
Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch
Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
paper dolls
Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster
Magnificent Bastard Ebook Cover
Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente

Currently Reading:

Shameless by Lex Martin

Up Next: 

After We Fall by Marquita Valentine

Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach #ReleaseBlitz #Review

Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
Genre: New Adult Romantic Suspense
Release Date: April 24, 2016
My life comes down to this. Two faces. One choice.Salem is my twin sister. She loved me. She protected me. She forgave me, even after I failed her. I just got her back after searching for three long, lonely years.

Then there’s Clay. Sweet yet intense and nursing a dark past of his own, he’s all the redemption I don’t deserve. He wants to open me up and know the insides of my soul. I want to let him, but I’m scared he’ll run from what he finds.

But I can’t have them both.

My name is Aria. And today, I must choose. One of the two people I love has to die.



In moments like these, everything slowed. Salem always joked that it was life’s way of making sure you didn’t miss the turning points, the important bits. As if gravity sank heavier and heavier with the weight of the moment until the world was too heavy to turn and everyone held their breath.
It certainly felt like that now. My next action, my next word, would change all of our lives.
“Aria,” Clay’s deep voice reached my ears. “Whatever happens…I love you.” The usual assuredness and authority was gone. Instead, strain and hurt had crumpled up and shoved into his throat. Choose me. Save me. Love me.
Before him my life had felt like a stack of old movies; frames missing or out of order, muted crackling sound, flickering and shuttering away, unloved and unseen in an old unused cinema.
Then I found him. Or he found me.
He created a warm shield around me where I could be safe. He coaxed away all my layers and shed all my masks and his love soaked right into my skin, right into the very soul of me. He pulled out the fossil buried inside that had been my heart and breathed life into me.
How could I give up the man I loved? The one who loved me with a fierce and unwavering passion, the man who made me feel like I could defeat demons as long as he was by my side.
Winking in the threads of sunlight piercing through the solemn gray clouds, seed fluff twirled about me like swirling, dancing couples. Spinning around like Salem and I used to do in our backyard, hands clasped together tightly, turning round and round, eyes to the sky, our twin voices giggling and floating into the air like dandelions.
She had been my shield before Clay.
“I’m nothing without you, Aria,” Salem’s voice trembled, desperation leaking into the breaths between her words. Choose me. Need me. Love me.
How could I end her? I just got her back. For so long we shared almost everything, and she protected me. Her whole life had been about protecting me. Because she loved me that much.
How could I turn against her, toss her away like an old broken toy?
But I had to choose.
I could see us now, the three of us making a chain like when I was a kid, folding pieces of colored paper into rectangles, cutting out an arm, a leg, and half a head, and unfurling my new patterns in the light to reveal a line of paper dolls. Clay, Salem and I − we were all just paper dolls in a paper chain, me in the middle, each end pulling tighter and tighter until something had to tear.
Even now as I stare between Clay and Salem, trying to digest our impossible situation, Hope is still there, that terrible pixie, fluttering on my shoulder, whispering.
Maybe it doesn’t have to end this way?
Fuck you, Hope. Here’s the truth.
Nobody is coming.
No one will save us.
And someone isn’t going to make it out of this forest today.
“Choose,” my sister screamed. “It’s either him or me.”
My fingers tightened around my gun in a reflex. This was it. I either ended her. Or destroyed Clay.
I squeezed my eyelids shut for a moment, just for a moment of peace. Just for an instant I could shut out the inevitable, and in this blessed darkness I believed I could conceive a way that both could exist in my life. A way that I could choose Salem and Clay.
You can’t have both.
You tried.
Choose now.
But how?
What do you do when someone puts a gun to your head? Clay’s words came back to me, echoing as loud in my mind as if he had just spoken them. You refuse to bend. You push back. You find another way. You take that gun off him and put it back in his face. But you do not give in.
Find another way…
I knew what I had to do. A kind of peace settled on my skin, as delicate as gossamer, as light as silk.
I opened my eyes to a world of bright light until my vision adjusted. The torn and pained faces of the two people I loved came into focus. The only two people I’ve shared air with while we slept, the same two people I’d crawl into Hell to be with, and the only two people I would die for. I forced the ghost of a smile forward.
And turned the gun on myself.
From the time I first read the blurb for Paper Dolls, I have been anxious to read it. It did not disappoint! I was hooked from the very beginning and it was super hard for me to put it down when I had to go to work.
Aria searched for her sister for three years with no clues other than a single piece of paper. She is about to give up when Salem just reappears in her life. While she was searching for Salem, Aria begins to fall for Clay. Clay has secrets of his own and is very evasive. Between that and when Salem returns with no explanation as to where she has been or why, you are left wondering what the heck is going on. Then Aria must make a choice between Clay and Salem.
This book had so many twists and turns it basically gave you whiplash. The suspense was killer and I wanted to know what was happening so badly! Hanna Peach crafted a brilliant story and can’t wait to see what comes next.
Rating: 5 stars
Author Bio
 Hanna is the bestselling author of the Bound romantic suspense series and the Dark Angel fantasy series. Although she writes in more than one genre she can’t write a book without weaving together a complicated plot and filling it with twists. She writes what she believes: good people can do bad things, ordinary people can do great things, and choose love above everything.

Eternally restless, Hanna has lived in Indonesia, Australia, Germany, Scotland, England, Croatia and Ireland – everything she owns fits into one suitcase. She’s planning her next move with her gorgeous (and understanding) partner right now. If not writing, she can be found wandering a dusty market in Marrakesh or trekking a mountain in Peru, often using her travels as settings in her novels.

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon Update Post


Today is Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon! I’ll be posting all my updates here.

Hour 0-opening meme

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? I’m in Mississippi, USA
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?  Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?  Combos caramel crime filled pretzels
4) Tell us a little something about yourself!  I’m a single mom who loves to read and write reviews! 
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? I participated in the read-a-thon back in October and this time I have to work a 10 hour shift. I will not have as much time to commit to reading but I’m not letting it bother me like it would have last time. 

Hours 1 and 2

I slept for the first two hours of the read-a-thon.

Hour 3

I am currently reading Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen and hope to finish it in the next hour.

Hour 4

I finished Crazy Stupid Love! It was a great read. Then I had to get ready for work.

Hours 5-10

I am at work and unable to do any reading.

Hour 11

I had an hour lunch break and started reading Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach.

Hours 12-16

I went back to work so no reading 🙁

Hour 17

I am still reading Paper Dolls and it is amazing! I hope to finish it in the next hour or so.

Hours 18-24

I finished Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach and got half way through The Scandal Series by Alison Foster. I have no idea what time it was when I fell asleep but it was sometime after 1 am here.

I really enjoyed the readathon and hate that I wasn’t able to read all day like I wanted. However, I got more reading done than I thought I would.

# Books read: 2


Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch #BlogTour #Review

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Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch 
Published by CreateSpace on February 10th 2016
Genres: Romantic Suspense
eBook, 394 pages
When successful model Ciara Kelly wakes up in hospital, remembering nothing of the weeks she has been missing, her only clues are the ugly words carved into her skin. According to the police she was a victim of the Cutter, a serial killer who has already murdered three women. For her protection the police and her doctors give a press conference, announcing that because her amnesia is organically caused, her memory loss is permanent. But, whether her memory returns or not is anybody’s guess. Overnight, Ciara’s glamorous life is gone. Her scars have killed both her modelling career and her relationship with her rich boyfriend. With nothing to keep her in New York, she returns to her home town of Seattle, moves in with her sister and goes about building a new life. But when her sister lets it slip that Ciara’s memory is returning, the killer comes after her again. If Ciara is to stay alive, she must keep one step ahead of the Cutter.
I was hooked from the very first page. Ciara was kidnapped and tortured but has no idea who did it. She doesn’t really remember what even happened to her. When she wakes up from a coma, she has partial memory loss and a lot of scars. The only person who stands beside her through it all is her sister. Ciara moves in with her sister and tries to start over but the killer comes after her again.
There is so much suspense throughout this novel and it will keep you on the edge of your seat! It was so hard to put the book down because I wanted to know what would happen next. The amount of romance involved was so good and I really enjoyed that aspect of the story as well. I would highly recommend Scar Tissue to anyone who enjoys suspense novels as well as anyone who enjoys romantic suspense.
Rating: 4.5 stars
About the Author

Monique was born in the small town of Hearst Ontario, the oldest of ten children. “You can’t imagine the pressure,” she says,laughing. “Anything I did wrong—and I did plenty—was sure to lead my siblings into a life of sin. I therefore accept the blame for any wrongdoings by all member of my family.”

When she was twenty years old she moved to Montreal, where she became a successful model, winning the prestigious Modeling Association of American Contest and continuing on to an international career. During this time, she worked with many top photographers and graced many designer runways. “Modeling was a wonderful career,” she says. “I met so many interesting and talented people. I travelled all over the world. After ten years of facing cameras and audiences, I became very comfortable with the public. I had no idea at the time, just how much this ability would serve me later in life.”
When Monique retired from modeling, she founded Beauties Modeling Agency in Montreal. Through her tutelage, many Canadian models gained international renown. “I wanted to accept my age rather than try desperately to look young for an unforgiving camera. That was the main reason I retired from modeling when I was still young.”

Later, she became a financial adviser and planner, and soon found herself hosting her own national television show about personal finance. After four years on the air, the series ended and Monique soon retired from her financial career, remarried and embarked on her new career in writing. Her success was almost instant. She was singed on by an agent within months of finishing her first novel and soon signed two contracts for a total of six books. She is now hard at work on her ninth, due out in winter of 2015.

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Goal Post

What is Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon? For 24 hours, we read books, post to our blogs, Twitters, Tumblrs, Goodreads and MORE about our reading, and visit other readers’ homes online. We also participate in mini-challenges throughout the day. It happens twice a year, in April and in October. Check it out here.
I participated in the readathon for the first time back in October and loved it! This go around I have to work a 10 hour shift so that is really going to cut into my reading time. However, I will get a 1 hour lunch break and two 15 min breaks during that time that I plan on reading during. My goal is to finish at least one book.
Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen- I’m about halfway through this book already so I should be able to finish it.
Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
Shameless by Lex Martin
I will try to post regular updates throughout the day tomorrow on my progress. I can’t wait for the readathon to start!!!

Let Me by Cecy Robson #BlogTour #Review

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LET ME by Cecy Robson
The O’Brien Family Series Book Two
Releasing April 19th, 2016
Once he was broken beyond repair.
Now this MMA contender is fighting to be a better man—for her. RT Book Reviews proclaims that the O’Brien Family series from award-winning author Cecy Robson “has the hottest brothers ever!” And in Let Me, it is Finn’s turn to discover how love can heal the deepest wounds.

A mixed martial arts star on the rise, Finn O’Brien dismantles his opponents with brutal precision. And yet beneath his fierce persona, Finn is raw from a trauma he’s buried for years . . . until the day his deep-rooted rage erupts and lands him in court-mandated therapy. Finn’s not one to bare his soul, but if talking it out means meeting beautiful women like Sol Marieles, he’ll give it a shot.
Sol is working toward her master’s degree in psychology, and already she feels like she’s in over her head. With an important internship on the line and a scary family situation demanding her attention, the last thing Sol needs is Finn around to distract her. The man is ripped and seriously sexy yet it’s his troubled side that warns her to keep her distance. But their attraction is intense, and he clearly has the heat to see how far and fast their passion takes them.
Alone, Finn and Sol have been fighting to find happiness in their lives. Together, there’s no stopping them as they face their greatest challenges—not in the ring, but in their hearts. 
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This is the first book I have read by Cecy Robson but I can guarantee it will not be my last. Let Me reminds us that we all have a past. That past may not be pretty and it may be difficult to overcome but everyone has one.
The first thing that drew me to this book was the cover. It’s always hard to resist a book that has a hot guy on the cover! After reading the description I knew it was something I would definitely want to read. Finn is an MMA fighter with a dark past. He was sexually abused as a child and has never really dealt with all the scars that left on him. He fights to let off the anger and pain but it becomes too much and he is sent to counseling. There he meets Sol who has a dark past as well.
This book is so emotional. The author does a great job of creating a story that really flows while including family together, passion, romance, and tough situations. I really enjoyed this book and now I will have to read the rest of this series for sure.
Rating: 4.5 stars
Cecy Robson is a new adult and contemporary author of the Shattered Past series, the O’Brien Family novels and upcoming Carolina Beach novels, as well as the award-winning author of the Weird Girls urban fantasy romance series. A 2016 double nominated RITA®finalist
for Once Pure and Once Kissed, Cecy is a recovering Jersey girl living in the South who enjoys carbs way too much, and exercise way too little. Gifted and cursed with an overactive imagination, you can typically find her on her laptop silencing the yappy characters in her head by telling their stories.
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