Finally fed up, Liz chose the wrong night to confront Mickey when she accidentally witnesses him committing a murder. After a terrifying escort home, she escapes, only making it a few states away before her car breaks down. Luckily for her when it does, she ends up with help from the Cole’s.
Nate Cole is done with undercover work and was planning to quit after his last assignment. Unfortunately, his boss has other plans for one of his best agents, one last case before he turns in his badge. Nate begrudgingly agrees to look it over but doesn’t get a chance to turn it down before it lands in his lap, in the form of Liz in his kitchen.
Nate knows he needs to help Liz and close this case, but can he keep his feelings out of it and keep her safe?
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Title: Beautifully Damaged
Author: Laura Pavlov
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Peyton Kroft was his forever, until the unthinkable happened. Walking away all those years ago had been the right thing to do. But, a decade later, he was ready to put the past behind him. Moving to San Francisco and hiring his first love, the city’s top designer, was a good place to start. Seeing her again stirred up feelings he thought he’d long buried. He wanted her. Just one taste of those sweet lips. The girl like a light leading him home. She’d found a way back in somewhere she could never stay. And, the worst part—he liked her there.
Jackson Vance broke her heart. He took half of it with him on his way out of town. Picking up the pieces hadn’t been easy, but more than nine years later, Peyton is living her best life. Coming face to face with her first love is not on the agenda. Emerald green eyes that see straight to her soul. Jackson Vance is beautiful, broken, and everything she’s ever wanted. He’s not a forever guy—but when their lips touch, it feels like forever. History has a way of repeating itself. The past still hovers like a dark cloud. But every dark cloud has a silver-lining.
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Laura Pavlov writes sweet and sexy contemporary romance that will make you both laugh and cry. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, mom to two awesome almost-grown kids, and dog-whisperer to a couple crazy yorkies. Laura resides in Las Vegas where she is living her own happily ever after.
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|So there it was my first Laura Pavlov book – its title ? “Beautifully Damaged”
While I am not the biggest fan of the pov it was written in and also the “now-and-then” storyline – it worked for this plot. I liked the depth of the character development and the reader could really feel the history of the leads. It was more with the present where I struggled as the book started with dropping the reader right in the middle of it. But with me it is always a hit and miss when it comes to second chance stories.
I as a reader would have never guessed the circumstances that ripped them apparat when they were younger. So the plot is surprising and never boring in any way. And for me it was quite late within the plot when reasons are finally revealed. But again that is only me because for the storyline it still worded out. For me it would have been nice if I could have felt more while reading the plot but the mixture between second chance and now-and-then would not allow me to get closer to the characters.
I always tend to wonder why these second chances appear at certain points in the life of the characters and the author here gave good and solid reasons so it felt good to be present and see it happening. Their journey was accompanied by solid secondary characters that added to the story and made it even more heartbreaking.
Still never mind my whining as it is really on a high level because the plot is a really good one and the characters are the kind of people that you want to read. The ones that deserve the second chances and their HEA. The question is if the author will grant that wish, well you will have to read the story to find out
Clara Lockhart has been hiding who she is her entire life. As a harpy, her family has only one job in the magical world: Make trouble, cause distractions. Her volatile temper and jealous streak are as much a part of her powers as her ability to detect undercurrents. The wings and claws are just an added bonus when things get out of control. She has worked hard to keep that part of herself hidden. Avoiding situations that bring out her harpie tendencies. Which probably explains why she’s still a virgin. She’s quite happy to live a life of spinsterhood, as long as she can stay away from her gorgeous new boss, Josh.
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I left my hometown unexpectedly when I was a teenager. Now, twelve years later, I am returning for my sister Alicia’s wedding. It’s time to face my past and all the people who hurt me, one in particular…Max Logan. He is now a man who has many more responsibilities to bare than when we were eighteen years old. Can I face him without the pain and embarrassment creeping back up or can we just pick up right where we left off? ~~ Abigail
I fell for my best friend. When she left on a whim, it was my fault. I never saw her off or let her know how I felt. She is now returning because her sister is getting married. I am the best man and she is the maid of honor. Our paths will definitely cross. Will she give me the time of day or treat me like I’m invisible? ~~Max
S. Donahue brings you a story of a love lost. Can the sparks between Max and Abby reignite? Pick up Maxed Out today and find out!
S. Donahue is a Philadelphia based author who penned her first romance novel Acquiring Hearts in 2013, which earned her the title Amazon Best-selling Author. In 2014 she published her popular series, The Boston Kirkpatrick’s, which includes Protecting You, Locking You and The Long Pour. In 2016, Shredded to Pieces was released. The second novel in this Series is set to be released in July 2019. She just wrapped up her ninth romance novel, Maxed Out which is set to be published on June 8, 2019. She is working hard to produce many more novels to come.
Donahue lives with her husband of 19 years and their 8-year-old son in the city of Brotherly Love. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, read, shop and spend her summers at the beach.
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*Explicit sex scenes
*Ben is not a dark MC romance
How to Lose a Fiancé by Stefanie London
Release Date: June 17, 2019
How to Lose a Fiancé, Book #2 in the Greek Billionaires contemporary romance series by USA Today Bestselling author Stefanie London.
Sophia Andreou has always been the “good daughter” who tried to keep her domineering father happy. She followed the rules and did everything that was asked of her. But this time, her father is asking too much. The family company is crumbling, and her father has arranged a marriage to a Greek billionaire who can save their property business. What?! Umm no thank you. If Cinderella can dress up to win a prince, surely Sophia can do the opposite and ditch hers…
Dion Kourakis has come a long way from being an orphan with only a single friend to his name. Now he runs a billion-dollar investment company and has the respect of everyone in Europe. His charming personality covers a lot of emotional scars, including his desire to make his mentor proud. Dion doesn’t exactly want a bride to go along with his next business deal, and he plans on letting the lass down gently when they meet…
Only, his future bride has turned out to be nothing like what he thought she’d be. She’s quirky and has a habit of turning up to social events in strange outfits. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out what she’s up to, but the harder she tries to convince him she’d be an awful wife, the more he wants to convince her they’d be perfect together.
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He expected some hesitation from her over the marriage thing. Hell, he’d hesitated himself. It had taken him a full two weeks to process her father’s offer—or rather, ultimatum—and come to grips with the idea of marrying a stranger. Seeing his mentor, Elias, hooked up to half a dozen different machines after having a fall in his home, with tubes coming out of every orifice, had finally pushed him over the edge.
Closure was now within Dion’s grasp, he could shut the final page of his father’s book. He wanted that feeling so bad he could taste it…so bad he would marry a stranger.
“We have plenty of time to get to know one another.” Dion motioned for her to follow him outside. “Your father told me that you’ve been working in the family business.”
“That’s right. I’ve been doing some general admin,” she replied. “And I have my own virtual assistant business, too.”
The sun had set some time ago, but the lights dotted around the garden brightened the front of the house. He unlocked the car and held the door for her.
“Ah, so you’re a businesswoman. I’m sure we’ll have a lot to talk about, then.”
“Sure, although it’s not real passion in life, to be honest.” She looked at him expectantly, as though wanting an invitation to elaborate.
“What would you rather be doing?” he asked.
The car’s engine rumbled as he pulled out of the circular path in front of the four-car garage. A warm breeze carried the salty tang of the ocean into the car.
“You know, I’m really passionate about taxidermy.” Sophia nodded as though this was the most normal thing to say. “There’s just something about animals that fascinates me.”
“Taxidermy?” He frowned. “Like, stuffing dead animals?”
“Stuffing or mounting,” she said. “It includes both.”
Was she for real? Her expression didn’t reveal even a sliver of amusement.
“I see it as a way to prolong an animal’s life,” she explained. “I know it might seem a little strange, but trust me. When I bring my collection over, you’ll see how wonderful it is.”
He gulped. “Your collection?”
“Yes, I have a huge collection. Squirrels and racoons and a couple of cats that I found. Strays, you know. Lots of people think they have time for a pet and then they just dump them. I even have a fox. She’s a real beauty. I was thinking we could put her in the living room. Or maybe the foyer, so she can greet guests.” She clapped her hands together. “Baroness Sasha Foxington III would absolutely love that.”
Baroness. Sasha. Foxington the fucking third.
Was he in a nightmare right now?
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Originally from Melbourne, Australia Stefanie now lives in Toronto, Canada with her wonderful husband. She loves to read, collect lipsticks, watch zombie movies, and drink coffee.
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Sophia reluctantly agrees to an arranged marriage to protect her mother. She flies out to Corfu to meet her soon to be fiancè but she has a plan.
Dion wants to buy Sophia’s fathers company for personal reasons and if that means a bride being in deal then who is he to say no. He wants the company more than anything else. I didn’t even mind that he is a millionaire. He did act like it and he doesn’t have a string of women.
I rarely wander into the rom com genre there is just something that rubs me the wrong way. Keeping a balance where it is funny but not going over the line to ridiculous is a difficult feat. I found that this applied here. The plot was a bit thin and could have had more depth. But rom com is meant to be fluffy. The writing is excellent and engaging.
I was enjoying it up until the 28% mark and then I hit a snag. The heroine was about to do something stupid but she managed to backtrack but in the end it all blew up in her face. She knew it was a bad idea yet she did it anyway.
I liked it but if you love rom coms then this is the book for you.