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Publisher's Summary

Expect the unexpected. That's what they say, but it's easier said than done.  

How do you expect a change so huge it rocks you to your core?  

How do you prepare yourself for an event that will alter your life forever?  

One breath  

One second  

One minute  

One hour  

One day at a time, you learn to live with your unexpected reality.

©2016 Kaylee Ryan (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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sweet and flawed

This is my first time reading this author. I dont know how I feel. Its a very sweet..feel good but wants to be angsty story. I dont kinda-sotrta-do-dont really mind the first flip of the script. But once I let go and the baby is born....okay fine...lets go. I will say as a mother the aging of the baby bothered me..sometimes it was age appropriate and others not so much. Of course TH was narrating gold and Callie D was really good. The Lifetime plot twist at the end....major eyeroll and side eye for me. Im not angry I used a credit for this but I do think its better suited on audible escape package .

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4.5 baby Knox stars!!!

I really enjoyed this story, which was a surprise because some of the reviews are harsh. But I am sooo glad I decided to see for myself. I swooned hard over Ridge. He was such a great character, even though at the beginning I was not a fan. Now Kendall I loved from the very start, she was the hardworking and sassy chick, I would love to have as a BFF. Their story is sweet and yes a little heart wrenching, but definitely worth it. I absolutely adored the narration from Callie Dalton and Teddy Hamilton as well!!!

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Unexpected twists

I read in a review once that the best narrators are the ones you don’t notice. Callie Dalton and Teddy Hamilton are two of my favorite. They allow the listener to focus on the story instead of their voice. As for the story, I loved it! I’m pretty good about predicting where the pot is going but this story had a few plot twists that shocked me. I’m sure good in the form of a book but I highly recommend getting the audio version.

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Must Read...Loved it! Worth the credit...

I highly recommend this book and Ridge is one of my new book boyfriends. This book has all the feels in it and I just couldn't stop listening. Also, be prepared...its a tear jerker because you truly feel for the main characters while falling for the supporting characters too.

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Great story!!

Great story full of twists and turns. There’s 1 chapter toward the end that is kind of cheesy but overall it was a great book!

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So sweet

I cried. I laughed. I cannot remember the last time a book took me through so many emotions so fully.

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Wow!

The book details were incredibly vague so I had no idea what I was getting into. So many twists and turns but Ridge had me from the very start! Kendall’s love and devotion to baby Knox and Ridge just warmed my heart!
I’m a HUGE fan of Teddy Hamilton’s narration! His voice is so addictive! I’ve listened to many of Callie Dalton’s narrations and she’s superb! The two of them together really make a tremendous team!

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Wow!!

I never ever wrote reviews but this book was so good that I thought others needed to know too. I can’t wait for the next in the series!

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Loved Ridge - My personal perfect Alpha Male

What can I say I loved Ridge, he is all the things I'd want in a male, minus one night stands and the bets. 😉 the best part, he learned from his mistakes. Yes he had to grow up and own his mistakes and I loved that. I loved how he was super helpful to strangers and was there for his son.

(trying not to give spoilers) I was super sad about the death of a character, I really liked them and would have been happy for it to have gone another way but Kaylee still managed to save the story.

Kendall, I liked her but thought the whole survivor's guilt was a bit ridiculous seeing as how she never even knew the person or that they existed as part of their life. to me it's a case of too much empathy. And yes I believe people can have too much.

All in all, this is my favorite of the series. I have read them before listening to them and Ridge is still my favorite. ❤

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plot twist

The playboy finds a good girl and settles down. A good story. The plot twist near the end was good and unexpected.

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  • Kristie-Leigh
  • 04-11-21

Heartwarming story

This book was quite emotional and I definitely didn’t see it coming. It’s so different to what I was expecting! There’s sadness & loss, plot twists that I definitely didn’t see coming at all & the sweetest happily ever after. I definitely shed a few tears reading this one so be warned it’s a bit of a roller coaster for your emotions.

The story itself I felt was fast paced. The relationship between the 2 main characters blossoms incredibly fast and straight after tragedy strikes. I found it a little too unbelievable as I was reading it but by the end of the book after the plot twist is revealed I found it was meant to be that way for a reason.

The characters were all amazing and really likeable. The friends group was awesome and I loved how the H’s sister was a part of the group. The H was super growly & protective of the h. He was so sweet though both to the h and his baby. It was super swoon worthy. Also I loved how amazing both the families of the main characters were. They were all so supportive & I loved how in love both of their parents were. It was just so sweet!

Although I wouldn’t say this is a steamy book, there are a couple of sweet intimate scenes.

The narration was good. Teddy is always amazing! I did need to get used to the female at first but by the end I really felt she fit the character.

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  • Felicity
  • 10-22-20

Awesome

This was an awesome romance story. At the start I was a bit unsure about how the characters would meet because they don't see each other until a few chapters have passed. Waiting was definitely beneficial though because most of the facts were laid down before they met and then the rest of the story was mainly just getting to know each character. This has a HEA which is amazing and definitely leaves you feeling soft. The narration was amazing also and definitely helped give more life to the characters. The next books in the series are stories for other people but in the same setting and in that timeline (I am assuming). If you think you will like this book, I would definitely recommend it to you. I know I loved listening to it and I hope you do too. Enjoy!

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  • Amanda panda
  • 05-25-20

It was ok

The narration was very good. Enjoy both narrators. The story line was ok, and interesting plot twist.