Title: Love Unexpected
by Louise Bay
Previously Titled: Love Rehab
Release Date: December 7th
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Ever wanted to fast forward to your happily ever after?
My name is Mackenzie Locke and I’m a loveaholic. I haven’t got a handle on men. Not even a little bit.
So I staged an intervention and booked me and my two best friends into Love Rehab, complete with a love shaman, horse therapy and a bunch of stones that promise to change my life. I’m not leaving until I’m cured.
Lesson #1: the first night of your stay, don’t have a one night stand with the hottest guy you’ve ever seen in your life.
Lesson #2: make sure your one night stand isn’t planning on sticking around, teasing you, tempting you right back into his Levis.
Lesson #3: Whoops. I forgot this one. I was too busy daydreaming about Blake McKenna’s mouth on mine and the way his five o’clock shadow feels on my thighs.
So maybe I’m not the best student. Maybe I wasted my time and money on Love Rehab. But I can’t help that I want to spend every minute with Blake, naked under the stars. Perhaps he can teach me every lesson I ever needed to learn.
Love Rehab is a such a sweet, fun, and insightful romance, and honestly, who would have thought that a trip to rehab could be so darn sexy???
‘Lovaholic’ Mackenzie thought that she loved too much. She desperately tries to be the perfect girlfriend, but continuously it has never been enough…
‘All you need is love, my ass. Fuck you, John Lennon, you lying asshole.’
It took Mackenzie’s trip to Love Rehab where all distractions were stripped away for her to face the true problem at hand, AND of course it helped that she met her ‘Uncowboy‘ Cowboy Blake while there. No strings and sneaky romantic sexcapades aside, Blake was just what she needed. He accepted her for who she was, listened to her, what she liked, what she wanted, and wanted to know about the real Mackenzie deep down. He saw how much she guarded her carefree and wild side, which he completely adored about her, and patiently waited for her to open up with him.
Not feeling the normal relationship pressures of being perfect in her ‘no strings attached’ relationship with Blake, Mackenzie was finally able to just be herself with a man. Unbelievably, this is something that she has never done before, and she finally realizes that relationships aren’t about being perfect but more so about being true, genuine, and honest with each other in order to find a real love to last a lifetime.
There is always a ‘wholesomeness’ that I feel when reading Bay’s stories, and topped off with her humor they just feel good to read and tend linger with me. She truly has such a knack in creating heroes that melt my heart, and I just loved how genuine Blake was and how he adored Mackenzie. Together they were both so witty and fun loving, and the dual POV also really helped me to know and understand both of their characters better and pulled me into the story even more. The passion between Blake and ‘Red’ was just smoking hot, and this was truly such a sweet romance!
Love Rehab was funny, and definitely sexy, and there was a lot more to the story with the insightful journey of finding yourself – I definitely recommend this charming read!
*** 4.5 Stars for Me! ***
*** ARC kindly provided by the author in exchange of an honest review ***
About the Author:
USA Today bestselling author, Louise Bay writes sexy, contemporary romance novels – the kind she likes to read. Her books include the novels Faithful and Hopeful and the novella series’ The Empire State Series, What the Lightning Sees and Calling Me. The novels and together the series are stand-alone although there are some overlapping characters.
Ruined by romantic mini-series of the eighties, Louise loves all things romantic. There’s not enough of it in real life so she disappears into the fictional worlds in books and films.
Louise loves the rain, the West Wing, London, days when she doesn’t have to wear make-up, being on her own, being with friends, elephants and champagne.
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