Series: Bachelors of the Ridge
Author: Karla Sorensen
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 25, 2018
There’s one thing you should know about Tristan Whitfield: he’s been in love with Anna for years.
There are two problems with that: she has no idea, and she’s married. Or at least, she was.
Anna Callahan knows three things about her brother’s friend, Tristan: he’s quiet, incredibly handsome, and has a smolder that could set the room on fire.
For years, it wasn’t difficult for Anna to overlook all of that. But when Tristan is the solution to a work problem that could derail her career, he is anything but easy to ignore.
To Tristan, the fact that the object of his affection is suddenly single means he should tread lightly. Be the friend she needs until she’s ready for more and hope the risk pays off.
Because it’ll add up to the one thing he wants: her.
“Tristan isn’t just angsty or emotional. It’s absolutely spellbinding. From the first word to the very last, I was hooked. An epic finale to one of my favorite romance series ever.” – Bestselling Author Kandi Steiner
“I devoured this book in one sitting. Karla hit every emotion imaginable. I got mad, I laughed, I cried, my heart ached, and by the end, it was filled with joy. Tristan’s story is the perfect ending to an incredible series.” – Author Kathryn Andrews
Louisa’s 3.75 Blush Review
I am sad to say that this was my first book by Karla, therefore, the first book I read in this series. When I saw the synopsis, I was sucked in immediately and maybe should have seen that it was part of a series. I don’t regret reading the book, but regret missing out on the previous books because these boys (and their women) seem to have one heck of a past. I would have loved to go into this book knowing all there was about them. I also think knowing the past of Anna and Tristan would have given me more insight. So I can’t fault that on the author but myself.
Tristen, my god this man is a saint. He has spent years watching Anna from afar. Watching and wondering what it would be like to make this woman smile. She’s spent years in a loveless marriage while Tristan watched which had to be heartbreaking. Tristan being a really good guy, kept his distance and only wished and imagined how it would feel to touch, love and be with Anna.
Anna, this woman had such good intentions. Staying with Marcus was the right thing to do. Not giving up on her marriage when she knew deep down that it was over. Co-existing with him to not give up so easily.
Finally, Anna is free and Tristan again is the good guy and makes the decision to be just her friend. Be there to support her as she heals. The angst is at its all-time high in Tristan and Anna’s story, the slow burn a bit slow for me at times, but damn when they did find each other, I just wanted more and more.
I enjoyed these two characters and was captivated by their story from the first page to the last. I guess going back and reading the other boys is in my future because Karla Sorensen’s writing was intriguing and I didn’t want it to end. So for me Tristan is the beginning and for others, it’s an end.
Well, let’s see … I’m a wife and a mother. If the things that I write bring a smile to someone’s face, then I’ve done my job. I am obsessed with Outlander (both the books and the show). I’m almost exclusively a romance reader, which means some people will never consider me a literary snob. If I could meet one historical figure, it would be Jane Austen. I received my Bachelors in Public Relations and worked in health care marketing before I had my babies. I hate Twitter. I do it, but I hate it. Also, if you want to get on my good side, bring me wine and I’ll love you forever.