Review of Let Me (The O’Brien Family Book #2) by Cecy Robson

Let me

Let Me!

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Book Length (Est.): 244 pages

Book Description/Synopsis:  

Once he was broken beyond repair. Now this MMA contender is fighting to be a better man–for her. RT Book Reviews proclaims that the O’Brien Family series from award-winning author Cecy Robson “has the hottest brothers ever!” And in Let Me, it is Finn’s turn to discover how love can heal the deepest wounds.

A mixed martial arts star on the rise, Finn O’Brien dismantles his opponents with brutal precision. And yet beneath his fierce persona, Finn is raw from a trauma he’s buried for years . . . until the day his deep-rooted rage erupts and lands him in court-mandated therapy. Finn’s not one to bare his soul, but if talking it out means meeting beautiful women like Sol Marieles, he’ll give it a shot.

Sol is working toward her masters degree in psychology, and already she feels like she’s in over her head. With an important internship on the line and a scary family situation demanding her attention, the last thing Sol needs is Finn around to distract her. The man is ripped and seriously sexy yet it’s his troubled side that warns her to keep her distance. But their attraction is intense, and he clearly has the heat to see how far and fast their passion takes them.

Alone, Finn and Sol have been fighting to find happiness in their lives. Together, there’s no stopping them as they face their greatest challenges–not in the ring, but in their hearts.

Mindy’s Review: 

*I received this book free from Tasty Book Tours in exchange for an honest review*

Finn O’Brien is an up and coming MMA fighter. He can take anyone in the octagon and never shows fear. When it comes to his past he cannot seem to overcome the struggles of what happened to him as a child. Trying to fight the urge to drink and overcome the numbness that have become his feelings he struggles on a daily basis. The one person that seems to keep him grounded is Sol.

Sol Marieles is working towards her bachelors in psychology. When her mother becomes unstable Sol makes it her life mission to help her mother and make her feel normal again. Sol has always had a crush on Finn but does not have time for a relationship. When Finn makes her feel things that she has never felt her world gets turned upside down. When her mother takes a turn for the worse it will drive a wedge between Sol and Finn.

This was an emotional read. With Finn’s past and Sol going through rough times right now it really makes you feel for them. Two broken souls find a way to heal each other. Great read!

Mindy 4 Star 

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Excerpt:

I see the strike coming at me a split second before it connects with my skull. My head snaps back from the force, the crowds’ hollers resonating like a muffled cry in the distance. It was a good punch― lightning quick with enough impact to knock most guys on their asses. But I’m not most guys.

You hit me, I’m only going to hit you harder.

My right hand shoots up, blocking and smacking away the kick gunning for my ribs. I pivot out of the way, again, and again, and again, avoiding Easton’s arms and legs as they come at me. He’s fast, strong, with a six inch reach advantage. But he’s too eager to take me out and not pacing himself like he should. Already he’s breathing hard and it’s just the start of the second round.

I take my time to figure him out, planning each move, searching for that opening I need. Do I take a few bashes because of it? Sure. It’s part of the job. But believe it or not, it’s part of the job I look forward to.

Those punches and kicks remind me that I still feel, that I’m still human. And that for now, I’m still alive.

“Oh!” some drunk behind me yells when my uppercut finds Easton’s chin.

He staggers back, swiping the blood oozing from his lip, yet he keeps his grin. He’s trying to make like it was a lucky shot. That it won’t happen again.

Like me, Easton needs to win this match. And if he does, he’ll move up to the top ten, making him a contender for the UFC Lightweight title.

Talent aside, the guy’s a raging asshole, and so are the idiots in his training camp. They’ve been trash-talking since the moment I agreed to this match. I didn’t really care and laughed most of it off until they got personal and took it a step too far.

Again he nails me in the head. It’s not as hard as it was last time which tells me he’s getting tired. Does it hurt? I guess.

But let’s say I’m a guy who’s used to pain.

Excerpt Courtesy of:

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