Monday, June 22, 2015

Review & Excerpt Tour - Hard To Let Go by Laura Kaye

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My Thoughts

This might be my favorite book in the Hard Inc. series. I absolutely loved Beckett. Reading all of the other books, I wanted to know more about him. I was especially excited that his story would be the one to end the series. Add Kat and the guys getting to the bottom of what started it all and I was hooked. Kat is Nick and Jer's sister who has come to them with a secret of her own and is ready to give up her career to help them. Both will put her and those she cares about in danger. I love that Laura makes you feel like you're right in the mix of things drawing her readers in with such strong sexy characters that have flowed throughout the series. You can't help falling for the guys and those they fall for within this story full of suspense and redemption. Laura pulled out all the stops with this book. Tying everything up with a pretty bow. I loved every minute of every page and wish it wasn't over.

I give Hard To Let Go 5 hearts!

About the Book

Beckett Murda hates to dwell on the past. But his investigation into the ambush that killed half his Special Forces team and ended his Army career gives him little choice. Just when his team learns how powerful their enemies are, hard-ass Beckett encounters his biggest complication yet—a seductive, feisty Katherine Rixey. A tough, stubborn prosecutor, Kat visits her brothers’ Hard Ink Tattoo shop following a bad break-up—and finds herself staring down the barrel of a stranger’s gun. Beckett is hard-bodied and sexy as hell, but he’s also the most infuriating man ever. Worse, Kat’s brothers are at war with the criminals her office is investigating. When Kat joins the fight, she lands straight in Beckett’s sights . . . and in his arms. Not to mention their enemies’ crosshairs. Now Beckett and Kat must set aside their differences to work together, because the only thing sweeter than justice is finding love and never letting go. 

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Angel. Beckett called her Angel.

Kat could barely breathe, and it had absolutely nothing to do with the 250-pound linebacker currently lying on top of her.

He’d called her Angel.

Why? All they did was fight and annoy the shit out of each other. Where had the term of endearment come from?

Maybe it was just the haze of lust and epically good sex talking. That could totally be it. She wondered if he even realized he’d said it.

But it was still confusing as hell. She’d been so mad at him last night that she hadn’t even wanted to be in the same room with him. And she’d promised herself that after all the bullshit he’d said, this wasn’t happening again. Not ever.

Now, here she lay. His cock still tucked inside her, his body covering her, his arms holding her. And a part of her didn’t want it to end. Because he’d also apologized. More than that, he’d made it clear that he’d flown off the handle because he was worried about her. Which was downright sweet, really. In a totally fucked-up Beckett Murda kinda way.

Honestly, he was, at once, the sexiest, most attractive man she’d ever known—and the most confusing and infuriating.

He’s rough around the edges, but he’s a good guy. Beckett just takes a while to let anybody get close …

That’s what Marz had said. Could it be that Beckett’s whole strong-silent-grouchy routine was just … some kind of defense mechanism? If so, a defense against what?

And did it really matter?

She laid there for a long moment, surrounded by Beckett’s heat, his soft breath playing over her ear.

Yeah, on some level it did matter. Because there was something between them. Clearly. Maybe it was just pure animal attraction. Except he’d given her glimpses that there was something more to him. Something deeper. Something that spoke to her heart. All of which played as much of a role in the fact that they kept ending up naked together—or partially naked, anyway—as the fact that he fucked her better than she’d ever been fucked in her life. At least, it explained why she kept giving in.

“Beckett?” she whispered, not possessing the energy to speak much louder.

No answer.

“Beckett?” she said again.

Holy shit. The big, hard-ass jerk had fallen asleep? Holding her.

Aw, crap. That was kinda sweet, too. Proving that her heart was such a sucker. Because she didn’t want to wake him up. She didn’t want him to get off of her. All she wanted was to listen to the call of her exhaustion and close her eyes.

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About the Author 

 Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over twenty books in contemporary and paranormal romance and romantic suspense. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.        

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  1. Love this series!! Can't wait to read Beckett's story!!

  2. Sad this story is coming to an end.. So glad I preordered