Avett Walker and Quaid Jackson’s worlds have no reason to collide. Ever. Quaid is a high powered criminal attorney as slick as he is handsome. Avett is a pink-haired troublemaker with a bad attitude and a history of picking the wrong men.
When Avett lands in a sea of hot water because of one terrible mistake, the only person who can get her out of it is the insanely sexy lawyer. The last thing on earth she wants to do is rely on the no-nonsense attorney who thinks of her as nothing more than a nuisance. He literally has her fate in his hands. Yet there is something about him that makes her want to convince him to loosen his tie and have a little fun…with her.
Quaid never takes on clients like the impulsive young woman with a Technicolor dye job. She could stand to learn a hard lesson or two, but something about her guileless hazel eyes intrigues him. Still, he’s determined to keep their relationship strictly business. But doing so is becoming more impossible with each day he spends with her.
As they work side-by-side, they’ll have to figure out a way to get along and keep their hands off each other—because the chemistry between them is beyond charged.
I was very excited to read this book. I always love Jay’s writing, but more than that I love the way she is able to redeem characters you thought you didn’t like. I knew this was gonna be one of those books from the time that Avett was introduced in Rome. I was not disappointed either. This story was so beautiful to read, the characters so real, and the journey so bumpy that I could not put this book down. Even when it was over I wanted more of Avett and Quaid.
If you have read Jay’s previous series, Marked Men, you are probably familiar with Avett and Brite Walker. Brite is the owner of The Bar and Avett is his daughter that works there. In the earlier books she is a handful, she is basically capitol TROUBLE all the time. I was so intrigued by her character in those books, so i was insanely excited to read this story. Jay’s writing has a tendency to make you root for the underdog and make you love a character you thought you hated. She was able to do that to both main characters in this book and it was a fun beautiful journey that this book has entered my top books of 2016.
Avett Walker has made a lot of bad decisions that have landed her in some pretty hot water. Quaid Jackson is a guy that seemingly has it all together, but underneath he is damaged and hurt which has made him cold. When these two meet there are major sparks and they keep being drawn together like a moth to a flame, no matter how hard they try to stay apart. Quaid wanted to save Avett from herself and every bad thing out there. Avett thought she destroyed everyone around her. These two together create a powerful hurricane, that if they can weather together will change them forever.
There was so much hope, passion, love, forgiveness, danger, family, and romance packed into this book it was hard to put down. This book was full of the feels, with a touch of action, a whole lot of romance and steam, and an incredible journey to find yourself. I highly recommend checking out the Legal Eagle and the Hurricane.
ARC provided by the Publisher, via Edelweiss for an honest review.
My mountains are still standing after my hurricane blew through them.
He looked like temptation and ruin, not salvation and redemption.
Don’t worry, Sprite, bad decisions make for good stories.
I’m always going to jump and think the risk is worth it. That’s part of who I am.
You’re the best bad decision I ever made, and you are, by far, my favorite story to tell.
I guess at the end of the day it’s better to have nothing with the right person than to have everything with the wrong person, isn’t it?
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Jay Crownover is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men and The Point series. Like her characters, she is a big fan of tattoos. She loves music and wishes she could be a rock star, but since she has no aptitude for singing or instrument playing, she’ll settle for writing stories with interesting characters that make the reader feel something. She lives in Colorado with her three dogs.
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