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Series: Worth the Fight #4
Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Sports, General
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Perfect for fans of Monica Murphy and Cecy Robson, Sidney Halston’s scorching new MMA romance proves there are no holds barred when it comes to seduction. As an Army brat, Violet Channing could never meet her dad’s high expectations. But in the eyes of her best friend, she could do no wrong. He even insisted that he should be her first kiss. Now Cain Sorensen is all grown up, hardened by years in special ops and always looking for a good fight. Tall, with striking blue eyes and impossibly blond hair, he’s a modern-day Viking warrior. Of course, Violet’s all grown up, too, and she’s ready to surrender to his every command. Cain knows he’s bad for Violet. His work is dangerous, and his hobbies are downright deadly. As a private mercenary and a mixed martial arts fighter, he could never let such an innocent soul into his world. And yet his most grueling combat training is no match for Violet’s killer curves, hot touch, and suggestive glances. Now all of Cain’s most explosive fantasies are coming true—but once they cross the line between friends and lovers, there’s no turning back. Praise for Sidney Halston’s Against the Cage “Against the Cage is funny, steamy, scorching—and holy hot MMA fighter, I wanted more! Five stars all the way!”—New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Toni Aleo “A steamy and fun romance that will leave readers begging for more! Sidney Halston is an author to watch!”—New York Times bestselling author Cherry Adair “Halston’s new series opener creates an organic and sensual dynamic between Jack and Chrissy that makes an easy buy-in for readers.”—Library Journal Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
ARC provided by Author/Publisher for honest review.
Where oh where do I start here…
I am a bit torn on this one for several reasons. I love the heroine, she has such a huge heart and got dealt a tough hand, but at the same time she frustrated me many times over. The hero, Cain, is sexy as sin. He’s growly and brooding and everything you come to expect in an alpha male, but he is a clueless idiot too. There were so many times I wanted to knock their heads together it wasn’t even funny.
As far as the storyline, definitely the type I love — heartbreaking, tragic, and romantic. I think the characters and story itself is going to be something readers will easily connect with, I know I did. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be shaking your Kindle at times. Then there will be those moments when your heart will clench. Definite roller coaster.
Laid Out by Sidney Halston is a great read. Emotional and sexy. Three stars for storyline and four wet panties for smut factor.