Pushing You Away by Kennedy Fox

4 STARS!

Release Date: February 16, 2021

SYNOPSIS: I’ve been in love with my best friend Katie Walker for as long as I can remember. We may have shared our deepest, darkest secrets but that one I’ve kept to myself. Before I got the courage to confess my true feelings, my cousin Gabe moved to town and swept Katie off her feet. I should’ve admitted how I felt but I couldn’t—especially once they got married.
When I caught Gabe cheating on his pregnant wife, I snapped. A deadly fight erupted and before I could comprehend what happened, I was charged with his murder and sent to prison. The day I’m released, I go straight to Katie’s house. But after pushing her away for a decade while I was behind bars—she slams the door in my face—wanting nothing to do with me. While she’s determined to pretend I don’t exist, this time I’m not going anywhere. 


PUSHING YOU AWAY is a slow burn, angsty friends to lovers romance with lots of small-town, Southern drama.
This is book 1 in the Noah & Katie duet and must be read in order.


IF YOU LOVE:
✔️Childhood friends… to enemies…to more?
✔️Single parent
✔️Small-town drama
✔️Suspense
✔️Hero redemption


REVIEW: As per usual, I NEED book 2 right this minute. Luckily, Kennedy Fox never makes us wait long. Book 2: Holding You Close comes out on March 16th. Okay, back to this book. I love Noah. I have been so curious about both Katie and Noah since we get hints about their situation during Tyler and Gemma’s Duet. They sure do have a lot of cards stacked against them with what has happened in the past! And then there’s the current drama bringing that romantic suspense aspect into the picture. In true Kennedy Fox fashion, they gave us a ton of little details within that damn cliffhanger they leave us with. I am picking up what is going on with this one and I am looking forward to seeing how it unfolds and all the details come together. I’m definitely rooting for these two!

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The Ex-Con Duet Series is 3 duets all interconnected in the same world 💗 
Meet Tyler, Gemma, Noah, Katie, Archer, & Everleigh from Lawton Ridge, Alabama! All of our heroes are ex-con’s and finding their HEA’s after lock up. If you love small-town, Southern romances with a side of drama and humor—this is the series for you!

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Meet Kennedy Fox: Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of Hallmark movies & overpriced coffee. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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The Best of Us by Kennedy Fox

4.5 STARS!

Release Date: December 1, 2020

SYNOPSIS: What happens when the biggest blizzard of the year hits and you’re trapped in a cabin with your best friend’s brother? You take every opportunity to spend time together and make him fall in love with you.

The Best of Us is a best friend’s brother, opposites attract, and snowed-in together standalone romance. The second book of the Love in Isolation Series.

REVIEW: I’ve been looking forward to this one since reading The Two of Us, which I absolutely adored! While that one took place during the pandemic, this one takes place afterward when a vaccine is available. I think what I like about these books is the impact of a pandemic is very realistically portrayed–which I think we can all connect to right now. Ryan was such an interesting character and not what I was expecting after meeting his sister Cami in book 1. Ryan is a doctor and worked during the pandemic. That and his wealthy family impact who he is and how he’s coping during this book. Kendall handles what Ryan throws at her pretty well, even though she’s obviously had a thing for him for a long time. This was such a journey for these two, with lots and lots of steamy moments. They are definitely NOT lacking chemistry! It was fun to see little bits of Cami and Eli as well. I’m excited to see what comes next in this series.

Thank you to Kennedy Fox and Wildfire Marketing Solutions for the eARC in exchange for an honest review!

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Meet Kennedy Fox: Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of Hallmark movies & overpriced coffee. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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Bound Together by K. Webster & Nikki Ash

5 STARS!

Release Date: November 17, 2020

SYNOPSIS: Oh, look, Ashton Carter destroyed his life—again. Dad’s disappointed in me. No shocker there. But with them, it’s worse. We’re torn apart and I’m responsible for the shredding.
Selfish. Liar. Unworthy.
I’ve made a mess of it all. I’m not sure it’s even fixable. Four broken hearts… Anyone got any tape? I may be self-destructive and have sucked them into my mess, destroying everyone’s lives in the process, but I’m sure I can fix it. It’s gonna take focus and determination, both of which I’m sorely lacking. I’m a spoiled boy who’s used to getting what I want. In this case, I want them. All of them. And I sure as hell won’t stop until I succeed. Not until we’re bound together by… Me.

REVIEW: Holy crap. After Torn Apart, I had a feeling the second book would be amazing, and I was NOT wrong! What an ending to this duet. I really liked the evolution of their relationships throughout the whole duet and how they intertwined. There’s just so much love, support, and friendship between all four of the main characters. It had me completely rooting for them the whole time. Throughout the whole first book, I was so curious why Drew left the NHL. When we finally get that answer in book two, it was not what I thought it was going to be! Ashton’s parents are an interesting element, Mia’s were horrific, but Brayden’s parents were so wonderful! It was really heartwarming to see them interact with all four main characters. Just a heads up, there are a lot of sexy times and details in this book that were hot, hot, hot! I mean this duet was fantastic and everything I could want in a book. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone with an open mind.

Thank you to Wildfire Marketing Solutions, K. Webster, and Nikki Ash for the eARC in exchange for an honest review!

Check out Book 1: Torn Apart here!

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Meet Nikki Ash: Nikki Ash resides in South Florida where she is an English teacher and mom by day and a writer by night. When she’s not writing, you can find her with a book in her hand. From the Boxcar Children to Wuthering Heights to the latest Single Parent Romance, she has lived and breathed every type of book.
“Reading is like breathing in, writing is like breathing out.” – Pam Allyn
While reading and writing are her passions, her two children are her entire world. You can probably find them at a Disney park before you would find them at home on the weekends!

To learn more about Nikki Ash, visit: https://authornikkiash.com


Meet K Webster: K Webster is a USA Today Bestselling author. Her titles have claimed many bestseller tags in numerous categories, are translated in multiple languages, and have been adapted into audiobooks. She lives in “Tornado Alley” with her husband, two children, and her baby dog named Blue. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and researching aliens.

To learn more about K Webster, visit: https://www.authorkwebster.com


Desperate Times by Emily Goodwin

4 STARS

Release Date: November 17, 2020

SYNOPSIS: I fell in love with Chloe Fisher when we were only kids. I knew then, just like I know now, there will never be another woman in the world for me but her. A silly childhood pact to marry each other if we were still single and thirty kept us together…until I messed up, hurting the only woman I’ve ever truly cared about. I swore if I ever got a second chance, I would make things right, prove to Chloe I’ve changed, that I’m not the same guy who broke her heart years ago. History has a way of repeating itself, and now that Chloe is finally giving me what I’ve always wanted, I’m terrified that maybe Chloe will always be the one that got away. That maybe, just maybe, she’s entirely too good for me. I’ve never been one to give up, and I’ll keep fighting for her—for us, even though the universe is doing its very best to keep us apart. It’s true what they say: desperate times call for desperate measures. And I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make her mine.

REVIEW: I think the thing that most stood out to me in the series was Sam and Chloe’s love for each other! They’ve definitely had a rocky road and I think it just pushes them in a way that makes them appreciate each other. I also think that Chloe deserves the happiness that she gets. I love that she took her nerdiness, that she got bullied for, and turned it into something so successful! It’s just a really feel good story. Sam‘s family is wonderful, and I can’t wait to see more of them in the next few books of the Silver Ridge series. I am totally getting Dawson Family vibes and I loved that series so very much!

Thank you to Emily Goodwin and Valentine PR for an eARC in exchange for an honest review!

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Meet Emily: She’s a breast cancer survivor (x2), who was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Florida, and currently resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband, two adorable boys, and French bulldog.

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Torn Apart by K. Webster & Nikki Ash

5 STARS!

Release Date: October 20, 2020

SYNOPSIS: I’ve spent the past three years in college terrorizing the dean, also known as my father.
I’m everything he hates.

Troublemaker.
Slacker.
Gay.

But I’m only getting started.
I’m about to make Dad really proud with my newest life choices… I fall for my best friend, Mia, who’s a freaking chick. I’m dying to make out with my enemy, dude bro Brayden. And best of all, I want to bone my new roomie, Drew, who happens to also be the school’s new hockey coach. Senior year’s great. I’m still the world’s worst human. I’ve made all the wrong decisions, and when Dad gets wind of my newest mess, he might actually disown me this time. But I can’t stop. I don’t want to stop. In typical Ashton Carter fashion, I wreck my life in the worst possible way. It isn’t until it’s all torn apart, I realize I have a problem. Me.


REVIEW: Holy crap. I don’t know where to even begin about this messy, amazing story that has left me in a tangled web of feelings and emotions. These are some very confused people that all care about each other, yet are having so much difficulty figuring it out. Something I do really appreciate is Drew’s outlook:

“But then reality hit. I reminded myself I was gay.”
“So you’re a labels guy then, huh?” I frown at him.
“What?”
“The kind of guy who sticks everyone into a category. Mia: best friend and a girl. Brayden: asshole jock. Me: dad’s live-in spy.” He smirks at me. “You: openly gay, sarcastic little shit.”
My lips curl into a wicked grin. “You forgot to add hot for me.”
“And hot,” he indulges, making the hairs on my arms stand on end. “Sound about right?”

This brings up something that I believe people in our society get really stuck on. Labeling people. It’s like we feel most comfortable putting people in their correct boxes, but the truth is we are all messy. We all move in and out of different boxes throughout our life depending on our experiences–who we meet and who are around. This book demonstrates this very well in the sense that the characters can have a lot of different feelings and care for different people in really different ways. Of course as a Romance book, it’s a little more dramatic and things happen a lot quicker than they may in real life. Both authors did a really great job of bringing the story together in a way that was entertaining and sucked me in. I was completely invested in all of the characters being happy. I have some feelings of who belongs with who, but we’ll see what they do with book two of this duet. I seriously cannot wait to read Bound Together on November 17th!

Thank you to K. Webster, Nikki Ash, and Wildfire Marketing Solutions for the eARC in exchange for an honest review!


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Meet Nikki Ash:

Nikki Ash resides in South Florida where she is an English teacher and mom by day and a writer by night. When she’s not writing, you can find her with a book in her hand. From the Boxcar Children to Wuthering Heights to the latest Single Parent Romance, she has lived and breathed every type of book.

“Reading is like breathing in, writing is like breathing out.” – Pam Allyn While reading and writing are her passions, her two children are her entire world. You can probably find them at a Disney park before you would find them at home on the weekends!

To learn more about Nikki Ash, visit: https://authornikkiash.com


Meet K Webster:

K Webster is a USA Today Bestselling author. Her titles have claimed many bestseller tags in numerous categories, are translated in multiple languages, and have been adapted into audiobooks. She lives in “Tornado Alley” with her husband, two children, and her baby dog named Blue. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and researching aliens.

To learn more about K Webster, visit: https://www.authorkwebster.com

Backup Plan by Emily Goodwin

4 STARS

Release Date: August 24, 2020

SYNOPSIS: When we were only kids, Sam Harris and I made a promise we’d marry each other if we were still single when we turned thirty. Well, my thirtieth birthday has come and gone and I’m still as single as ever. And as far as I know, so is Sam. But it’s been ages since we’ve seen each other, and after what he did to me our senior year of college, I wouldn’t put his ring on my finger even if he begged me to marry him. Never mind his devilish good looks. Or the fact that the playboy partier is a doctor now.

Nope, I’m sticking to my guns with this, and when I go back to my hometown of Silver Ridge for the first time in years, I won’t pay him the slightest bit of attention. Well…until he convinces me to go out for drinks to catch up. I knew it was a bad idea the moment I agreed to it. And then he brings up our childhood promise. It might be fun and games to him, but it’s not to me. Because as much a I don’t want to admit it, Sam has always been my first choice. And I don’t want to be nothing more than his backup plan.


REVIEW: This book reminded me a lot of Cheat Codes/End Game, the duet that began the Dawson Family Series. I also didn’t know it was a duet when I signed up to review (I’m not a huge fan of duets)–I found the pacing slow, but I think that’s my aversion to duets. I think I would have loved it more if I could have finished the whole duet in one go. I had mixed feelings about Cheat Codes/End Game (because it was a duet), but by reading it I was setup to love the Dawson Family and all the books that followed. And LOVE them I did, especially Dean’s story, which is where we meet Sam the lead in this book (Dean ends up with Sam’s sister Rory). And we get guest appearances from Dean and Rory in Backup Plan!

Chloe was a character I could get behind. She’s a nerd, successful, yet utterly human. I enjoyed seeing her struggles and strengths. Sam is sweet, but he can be utterly clueless. I loved the glimpse of them in high school and how kind Sam was. And once they finally saw each other again as adults, I was excited to see how it would go. I did see the cliffhanger coming, but I am here for it. I am really looking forward the the second book in this duet to see what happens!

Thank you to Valentine PR and Emily Goodwin for the eARC in exchange for an honest review!


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EXCERPT

Sam leans against the counter watching me. His gaze on me is intimate again,
and I can feel my resolve slipping away beneath my feet. “I know they’re in here
somewhere,” I mutter. “Dad never throws anything out.” I rustle through old pill
bottles. “Ah-ha!” Smiling, I grab what I was looking for.
“Are you sure you should be taking expired muscle relaxers?” Sam asks,
crossing his arms over his chest in a way that I so don’t notice his muscular
biceps bulging against the sleeves of his black t-shirt.
“Are you sure you should be telling me what to do?” I retort and struggle to
untwist the childproof lid.
“Well I’m a doctor, so when it comes to taking medication, yes. I should be
telling you what to do, and taking old medication isn’t smart.”
“Touché,” I say with a forced smile, eyes narrowing. The last thing I need is
Sam fucking Harris judging me. “It’s easy to forget you actually got accepted and
then graduated from medical school.”
Sam laughs and plows a hand through his thick brown locks, messing them up
in a way that looks way too fucking good on him. On anyone. His lips pull into a
half-smile and his eyes meet mine. “With honors,” he adds. “Don’t forget that I
graduated with honors.”
“Who’d you have to sleep with to get that?” I spit back, working hard to keep
my composure. I will not crumble…I will not crumble…
“Whoever I damn well wanted to,” he says with a shrug. “Though that had
nothing to do with my exceptionally good grades.” He parts his lips, tongue
darting out to wet them. He knows exactly what he’s doing, and I wonder if this is
a game to him, seeing how easily I’ll cave and fall back on our pact. He doesn’t
want the night to end in marriage, no way, but he wants to get what he couldn’t
before.
Me, naked in his bed. And dammit, I really want that too.
“Let me,” he says, closing the distance between us, and cups his hands around
mine. It’s then I notice all over again just how grown up Sam has become. Where
once stood a boy stands a man, and he’s all man now. He was always athletic
before, but he’s filled out, thick with pounds of muscle. The boyish, playboy
charm still sparkles in his eyes, but it’s peppered with something that alludes to
experience, something that promises he knows his way around a woman’s body
and he never disappoints.

“These expired seven years ago.” He holds up the bottle. “If you’re that
desperate, let me prescribe something for you.”
I let out a breath and bring my hand to my shoulder, pressing my fingers into
my stiff muscle. It’s really not that bad; nothing a trip to a good massage therapist
wouldn’t cure. Yet there’s nowhere to get a decent massage in Silver Ridge,
evidence perhaps that I’ve grown too used to my cushy and very extra LA lifestyle.
“Or,” Sam goes on, deep voice like gravel as he sets the pills down on the
counter, “I could do this.” He takes a step back and brings his hands to my
shoulders, gently massaging them. His large hands are warm against my skin.
Deft fingers work right into the knot above my shoulders blade, and some of the
pain immediately leaves me, only to be replaced by a different kind of pain. It’s
not physical, and it’s rooted in a deep longing for something I’ll never have.


Meet Emily

Emily Goodwin is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of over a dozen of romantic titles. Emily writes the kind of books she likes to read, and is a sucker for a swoon-worthy bad boy and happily ever afters.

She lives in the midwest with her husband and two daughters. When she’s not writing, you can find her riding her horses, hiking, reading, or drinking wine with friends.

Emily is represented by Julie Gwinn of the Seymour Agency.

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Needing You Close by Kennedy Fox

5 STARS!

Release Date: August 13, 2020

SYNOPSIS: I never expected to see my first love again after he left me twelve years ago. Though I’ve moved on, working with Tyler is no easy task—especially when he focuses his bedroom eyes on me. Flirting with the past is like playing with fire, and considering I’m engaged, I’m bound to get burned. When the man I promised to marry reveals he’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing, I run to the safety of Tyler’s strong arms. As we grow closer, so do our feelings. Threats and ultimatums are made, and the revelation of the truth is enough to bring me to my knees. I’ll do whatever it takes to protect my family, even if it means shredding my heart. Too dangerous, too unpredictable, too risky to handle alone—we need each other now more than ever. After our world nearly collapses, there’s nothing left to do but take it back. Tyler and I team up to destroy the people who are determined to ruin our second chance at a happily ever after. Though our love is undeniable, I just hope it’s enough. We’ll fight until the end to be together—regardless of who tries to get in our way.

NEEDING YOU CLOSE is a slow-burn, angsty romance wrapped up in an intense love story. It’s book 2 in the Tyler & Gemma duet and must be read in order.

CHECK OUT BOOK 1 HERE!

REVIEW: This is why I make an exception to my “no duets” rule for Kennedy Fox! I love shorter books where I get to the HEA sooner, but this one was great. It is so fun seeing Maddie and Liam from the Roommates series in this one too! Gemma and Tyler just have this chemistry that I couldn’t get enough of in these books. Also, I’m just such a Tyler fan. He is loyal and caring and total book boyfriend material. We get this glimpse of Gemma and Tyler together in the beginning of the first book, but they were both so young. This book introduces us to adult Tyler and Gemma’s relationship and it is a great one. They just love each other so much! Everything about them just made me so invested in the story.

Between the reappearance of Victoria, and Gemma’s crazy ex-fiancé, I knew the usual Kennedy Fox drama was coming. And come it did. In the last quarter of this book SO much happened! I freakin’ love the wild ride and I cannot wait for the rest of this Ex-Con Series! Thank you to Kennedy Fox and Wildfire Marketing Solutions for the eARC in exchange for an honest review! 

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The Ex-Con Duet Series is 3 duets all interconnected in the same world 💗 
Meet Tyler, Gemma, Noah, Katie, Archer, & Everleigh from Lawton Ridge, Alabama! All of our heroes are ex-con’s and finding their HEA’s after lock up. If you love small-town, Southern romances with a side of drama and humor—this is the series for you!

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Meet Kennedy Fox: Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of Hallmark movies & overpriced coffee. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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Always Mine by Kennedy Fox

4 STARS!

Release Date: January 7, 2019

SYNOPSIS

College parties, beer, and one-night stands—that was my life.
Now, I hunt down criminals, ethically or not, but if no one’s asking, then I’m not telling. Drinking and women are still included, though I can’t seem to forget the girl who almost gave me her virginity. She would’ve until I realized she was too young, and I wasn’t looking to get thrown into jail. 

In a twist of fate, we’re reunited, except she’s no longer underage but still equally off-limits.
After ignoring her relentless advances, she starts to wear me down. I only have so much willpower when she’s around, running her smart mouth and showing off her impeccable dance moves. 

Just when my restraint starts to crumble, my poor choices finally catch up with me, putting us both in danger. 
There’s no easy way to explain why I betrayed her, but I’ll do whatever it takes to keep her safe—even if it means breaking her heart.

ALWAYS MINE is a slow-burn, intense romance wrapped up in a suspenseful beautiful love story. It’s book 1 in the Liam & Madelyn duet and must be read first.

REVIEW

Okay, I am loving this whole series. It’s a damn rollercoaster of emotions. The opening scene pulled me right the hell into Always Mine! I wasn’t expecting Liam’s personal story, which was a nice surprise. Both of them are frustratingly human at times. Plus, their banter is non-stop. AND TALK ABOUT A SLOW-BURN, the Liam and Maddie build-up has been going on since book 1 of the series, but I will not get total satisfaction until book 6–you know because it’s a series of duets. While I may not be totally satisfied, because I haven’t gotten my Liam and Maddie HEA, book 5 was pretty damn enjoyable. I’m counting down the moments until Always Yours is in my hands!!

Thank you to Kennedy Fox and Wildfire Marketing Solutions for my eARC in exchange for an honest review!

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Books 2 & 3

Truly Mine by Kennedy Fox

4 STARS!

Release Date: August 13, 2019

SYNOPSIS

𝑻𝑹𝑼𝑳𝒀 𝑴𝑰𝑵𝑬 𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒏 𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒔𝒕𝒚, 𝒔𝒍𝒐𝒘-𝒃𝒖𝒓𝒏 𝒇𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒓𝒐𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒘𝒓𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒆𝒅 𝒖𝒑 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒈𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒃𝒆𝒂𝒖𝒕𝒊𝒇𝒖𝒍 𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒚.

The night we met in the dimly lit bar, she looked like a brunette bombshell, and I wanted to learn her deepest secrets. With sun-kissed skin and soulful bedroom eyes, she was pure temptation, and I was mesmerized. 

As one drink led to two, I craved more of her playful banter and taunting lips. Resisting her wasn’t an option, and we quickly became a desperate mess of tangled limbs and hot kisses. She tasted like the sweetest sin, but I was no saint. 

Once we caught our breaths, and it became obvious that meeting her wasn’t a coincidence, everything changed. Now I must deny her at all costs.

𝐹𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠. It’s all we can ever be. 

After years of lying to myself and keeping her at a distance, I want to pull her close. Sophie’s on my mind more than ever as my instincts to protect her take over. Regardless of my attempts to help, she pushes me away and makes it clear she doesn’t need me. 

I’ll do whatever it takes to keep her safe, to show her I’m the good guy, but one night takes a tragic turn for the worse when her boyfriend and I start throwing punches. 

𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘐’𝘮 𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘮𝘶𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘳.

REVIEW

I AM HERE FOR THE DRAMA. We get a sneak peak at the end of Baby Yours of “the incident” and I knew from that I needed Mason and Sophie’s story ASAP. I got answers for so many questions I had about them in the first duet as side characters. There is definitely a theme to this series besides being roommates, and that is all the fighting-feelings-angst possible! If you’re ready for serious topics, the sloooooowest burn, and all the damn feels, definitely pick this one up. It’s torturous waiting for Truly Yours, book 2, but in the best way. I can’t wait to see where Mason and Sophie’s journey takes them.

Thank you to Kennedy Fox and Wildfire Marketing Solutions for the eARC in exchange for an honest opinion!

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Baby Yours by Kennedy Fox

5 STARS!

Release Date: May 23, 2019

SYNOPSIS: The worst day of my life happened when Brandon died. We had our entire future mapped out. 
Careers, marriage, kids—in that order. Then the universe threw a curveball and ended it all. 

As I come to terms with everything, I learn I’m carrying his baby. Now I’m living with his roommate, the guy who’s made my life a living hell the past two years. Hunter’s now the one to hold me up when all I want to do is fall. 

Knowing my religious parents will never accept the pregnancy out of wedlock, Hunter offers to be my fake husband. While I think he’s gone crazy, it’s the only plan that’ll keep them in my life. So I do whatever it takes to make our relationship believable—kissing, touching, even letting him hold me when we sleep. The lines are so blurred neither of us want to admit we’re no longer pretending. 

The guilt of what we’re doing eats me alive as I struggle to deal with my emotions. I push him away, but he pulls me closer, showing me how he’s always felt. 

Just as I begin to follow my heart, I learn Hunter’s been keeping secrets.
And I’m left to make the hardest decision of my life…

**This is book 2 in the Hunter & Lennon duet and must be read after Baby Mine. Recommended for ages 18+**

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REVIEW

I don’t even know where to begin. This duet cuddled my heart, grabbed it, squeezed it, tore it out, and then tried to put it back in. A great romance book is a rollercoaster with twists and turns of emotions, and this duet surely delivers. Hunter has that persistent love that I really admire in a male lead. Both of these characters are processing all their emotions through a huge life change, and I love their growth throughout the story. Plus, the HEA is so satisfying and deserved when you finally get it.

Also, you meet Lennon’s sisters and Hunter’s friends in this duet, which you just know are going to be in the other duets. And while the reader will get Lennon and Hunter’s HEA at the end of this duet, let’s just say they’ll also get an OMG moment for the next duet. Which means I am now counting down the days until July when I can read Truly Mine, the next duet!

Book 1: Baby Mine Review

ABOUT KENNEDY FOX

Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of You’ve Got Mail and The Holiday. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you! 

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