Genre: Contemporary Romance, Suspense
Book Length (Est.): 248 Pages
The Rocking Romance books are a COLLECTION not a SERIES, so there is no need to read them in order. Different characters, different settings. All involve rock star main characters.
It was one of those mornings for newspaper-writer/photographer Hope Creswell. The alarm clock didn’t go off and she cut her finger on broken glass. Not one to let such things get her down, Hope headed into her assignment meeting with excitement, only to leave it stunned. Her new assignment is to trail the sensational rock-star, Chase Hatton, for an article. Chase Hatton! No one knows the power that name holds for her. No one knows of the childhood friendship that blossomed into romance, only to abruptly die on the night of Hope’s senior prom. No one knows of the ache that still fills her heart.
What starts out for Chase Hatton as an average publicity trip to Chicago suddenly becomes complicated when his manager tells him that Hope Creswell will be interviewing him in the morning. He had spent eight years trying to forget Hope, and now she would be in his penthouse in a matter of hours?
When Chase opens the door to his penthouse and finds Hope on the opposite side, his heart begins beating a rhythm the rocker has yet to capture in any of his music. The smoldering embers of their former romance are fanned by their mere proximity. Will they both be burned again? Can Hope ever trust her heart to Chase after what he did? Can Chase bear to see her walk out on him a second time? And what about Hope’s boyfriend, Phillip? Where does he fit into the picture that Hope is developing?
*I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*
Abandon All Hope is a story filled with misunderstandings, wrong decisions, and one hell of a happy ending. I absolutely love the way this book ends!
Chase knew he was in trouble the moment he heard Hope’s name. He may have tried to not want her, but it was obvious to everyone else he did, and once he realizes it…nothing holds back a determined man.
“Can’t you see I still love you? I’ve always loved you. Why can’t the past just stay in the past?”
Hope didn’t think her day could have gotten worse, but then she’s given an assignment she really does not want…interviewing Chase Hatton, the man who broke her heart on prom night. The man she still thought about, even though she’d never admit it. And the man she would fight a losing battle against her emotions for, because she didn’t want to risk being hurt again.
“She knew now, with conviction, whatever he asked of her she was powerless to deny him, and at that moment, she truly had no wish to deny him anything.”
This has a little suspense and a whole lot of heartbreaking romance. It’s filled with moments where Chase and Hope keep getting thrown together and put into situations that force their feelings for each other to the surface. And since they have a past together there are also several flashbacks that only add to the storyline.
My Favorite Moment: When Chase misses his cue on stage. The announcement and call he makes immediately following only served to make the moment more perfect.
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