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Book Review: Layover Lover by Jeannine Colette & Lauren Runow

From the publisher:

Flying the friendly skies has been more than just a job to me. It’s my home.

Ten years ago I ran away from everything I’ve known and vowed never to return. That is, until my flight is canceled due to weather, and I’m stuck in San Francisco. 

Fate is not on my side when I end up in an Uber rideshare with the one man I thought I’d never see again. 

Zack Hunt was my high school sweetheart, and the boy I walked away from without a note saying goodbye. Except, he’s no longer a boy. No, this man is gorgeous, intense, and heated at the sight of me. 

The anger searing off him is nothing compared to the way my heart pounds from seeing him again. Words are said. Feelings are crushed. But when he invites me in to his bar to hash out our past, I find myself following him in, desperate for more. 

The line between past and present is blurred when Zack challenges me to a dare—come back home with him to see what I walked away from. 

Call me a glutton for punishment, but I do. 

Then I challenge him right back to live a day in my shoes. 

We drive home to rediscover the past 

We fly abroad to live in the present.

When we stop moving, we realize we may never have a future. 

Layover Lover is a second chance romance, aligned by fate. Can two lost souls really find love again on a layover? Or do they need to keep flying?

Disclaimer: I was provided an advance reader copy by the publisher in exchange for my unbiased review and opinions.

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I started to read this book with zero expectations since the authors are unknown to me. It's always good to have an open mind when you're delving into a book, even more so when you're reading a series of books like the Cocky Hero Book Club Books.

I SO enjoyed this book! I was surprised by the amount of heart in this book and let me tell you this is EXACTLY what I want when I read a romance. A perfectly written sex scene is a thing of beauty and I am not discounting that at all( by the way, this book has them too....win-win!).

What I am saying is that romance novels need to have that moment when you inadvertently put your hand on top of your heart because that's exactly where you feel those words. Watching Zack and Jolene get that second chance and work through the obstacles threatening that chance was a delight. I was enchanted by the detailed descriptions of Jolene's work and I enjoyed the secondary characters, even those that came as a surprise.

Bravo for a fantastic read and five glittering stars to Layover Lover!

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