Release Date: March 6, 2018 Publisher: Limitless Publishing
He was off-limits. Forbidden. I wasn’t supposed to fall in love with him…
Kyler was my boyfriend’s best friend. I never looked at him as anything more than a friend too, but that all changed when Beau deceived me.
One unexpected night, one moment of truth, and that imaginary line between friendship and lovers was crossed.
Secrets were shared. Desires fulfilled. There’s no going back now.
Our lives were changed forever…
Sandy’s 3.5 Blush Review
This was my first book by CA Harms. Being the cover whore that I am, it was the first thing that I noticed. It is sexy without being total frontal guy abs. The blurb was short but sounded very promising.
Ashlynn is the daughter of two highly successful parents. It has afforded her every convenience but she’s not a spoiled brat. Beau is her boyfriend and also happens to be the son of her mom’s best friend. He’s a dirt bag who changes personality when he drinks but everyone thinks they are the golden couple. Until the night that he cheats on her in full view of their friends. That night everything changes and she sees Beau for what he really has been all the time. Ashlynn can no longer deny what her gut has been telling her all along.
Standing off on the sidelines? Kyler who happens to be Beau’s best friend. He also happens to be fighting his own feelings for Ashlynn because of the loyalty he feels to Beau. Though Beau has not been the same kind of friend to Kyler. He’s watched from the sidelines intending to do the honorable thing. Thing is you can’t control your heart.
Things escalate quickly between Kyler and Ashlynn. These young people deal with the fallout of their relationships in a very mature way. Ashlynn lets Kyler be Kyler and Kyler does the same for her. This girl has backbone and is not afraid to show it when the occasion calls for it. I loved that about her. Kyler is swoony and I loved that about him.
The secondary characters are likeable and I wanted to know more about them. That’s not always the case. How things are hashed out in the end was just how I would want it in an ideal world. Truth is I don’t pick up a romance novel for reality. It is escapism at its finest – which is how it should be. Sexy, angsty and twisty is the perfect combination.
The highest compliment I can pay CA Harms is to say that I would definitely read another one of her books.
Rachel Loren Love of Reading – “I devoured this book!”
Lora – “The story flowed well and I found myself eager for more each time I had to stop for real-life.”
Zoe – “I absolutely adore this author and her style of writing and her book and I would recommend this book to anyone who love an epic love between two very beautiful souls.”
The sound of an approaching car gained my attention, and I got up and moved forward with purpose. Ashlynn’s car slowed to a stop just beside my bike and I barely waited for her car door to open before I moved toward her.
“What are you—”
I didn’t give her the opportunity to finish before I gripped the back of her neck and pressed her body against the side of her car. I used my own frame to hold her in place, and just before I kissed her, I saw her eyes widen in surprise.
A moan escaped her and I found it drove me. I knew she felt something.
I was so lost in our kiss, the way her hands circled my waist as she held me tighter that I didn’t get the opportunity to see it coming.
Something impacted the side of my head and I stumbled sideways, bracing myself on the side of Ashlynn’s car.
I faintly heard my name as I shook my head to clear the haze.
“You couldn’t fucking wait to swoop in and play hero, could you?” I looked up to see Beau standing between me and Ashlynn, seething with anger. “You were always trying to play the martyr when it came to me and Ashlynn. Looking for every chance you could take to jump in and be the good guy.”
“Well, someone had to be the good guy.” I stood tall and stepped toward him, closing the distance between us. “Because we all know you don’t have the ability to be the good guy. Too busy focused on every other girl besides the one who should have truly mattered.”
My words only seemed to infuriate him further, but at this point I no longer cared. It was out, he’d seen me kissing her. So even if she didn’t want this to go any further than it had, the damage was already done.
Beau gripped my shirt and I didn’t even flinch. Instead I chuckled.
“You wanna hit me?”
“Yeah,” he sneered.
C.A. Harms is like any other addicted reader. She enjoys happy endings and HEA love stories. She hasn’t always been a lover of Romance and had once been addicted to a good Mystery. Just recently she has taken on a new liking and now is a full blown Romance novel addict.
She lives in Illinois and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. You will always find her with her kindle or paperback in hand as it is her favorite pass time.