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by LJ Greene
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
What is YOUR passion?
When an uncharacteristically rash decision lands law school graduate Melody Grayson in San Francisco’s dicey Tenderloin District, she comes face to face with a dangerously tempting man who embodies every mistake she swore she would never repeat. Passionate, sexy, and far more insightful than she’d care to admit, he causes her to question everything she thought she knew about her future. Now she’ll have to decide where the bigger risk lies: in the intriguing but uncertain path he’s offering, or the prudent one she has been working tirelessly to pursue.
Up-and-coming, Irish-born musician Jamie Callahan is no stranger to chaos; he’s lived a lifetime of it. But in the fall of 2004, when the music industry is on the verge of massive upheaval, the life he aspires to could come at a heavier price than he’s prepared to pay. And while Melody may be the ideal person to help him navigate the gambles he must take, a relationship with her might be his biggest gamble yet.
SOUND EFFECTS is a standalone dual POV adult contemporary romance that captures the gloriously unpredictable nature of life, in which the path from who you are, to who you’re meant to become may not be a straight one. It may also have a few bumps. Sexy, humor-filled, and relatable, Sound Effects is a story about living passionately, staying true to yourself, and finding that one magic person who makes the journey of self-discovery an adventure worth taking.
“Can I call you?” he asked softly.
I slumped the top of my head into his broad chest, and his arms came around me.
I had arrived at a junction, and no small one. I could easily answer no and go back to a life that I knew would be prudent. The road more traveled is always the safer one. But tonight I had glimpsed the other, a gloriously uncertain path that would take me far beyond my comfort zone, embodied by a man whose heartbeat was fast and strong beneath my cheek.
What promise did that road hold? And who would I need to be in order to walk it? I didn’t yet have the answer, but I closed my eyes and took the first step, anyway.
“Yes,” I told him.
I wasn’t naïve. I knew exactly what I was agreeing to. Not just a phone call, not just another date or another gig to attend. But joy and heartache. Pleasure and pain. Life for those brave enough to really live it.
In the cool of the evening, I slid out of his grasp and started for the waiting cab.
“Mel.” I turned at the sound of his voice. “What did you think of the show?”
I smiled. “It was…exceptional.”
HOT!! HOT!! HOT!!
I truly enjoyed reading this book!! It was very hard to put down!!
Although this book is book two of the Ripple Effects Book Series, it can absolutely be read alone. But maybe why would you want to read it alone? If book one is anything like book two than count me in!! LOL!!
This book was such a fun, hot, sexy read filled with excitement, love, romance, adventure, and passion! This book was well written and thoroughly researched.
This book has strong, well developed characters that are honest, realistic, and totally relatable.
Melody Grayson is a smart, confident, headstrong woman, who is organized, cautious, and on a well detailed and thought-out plan for her future. Jamie Callahan is an up-and-coming Irish born singer who constantly takes risks, doesn’t plan, and lives life each day by day. Jamie is basically the complete opposite of Melody. However, when these two meet there are fireworks and Melody learns that maybe every minute of the day shouldn’t be planned out, that there’s more to life out there, and that living your life requires trying new things and taking chances. They say opposites attract right?
I am definitely more of a Melody. I am a huge planner and I make lists for like everything lol. I have met some Jamie’s – not quite the full package, but close. Finding that person who looks at life differently and inspires you to think outside the box and take chances – well isn’t that what your better half is supposed to do? Help make you a stronger person that is passionate and loves life?
This book is a true love story, as it not only focuses on the good times; it touches on the hard and difficult times that real couples face. It isn’t all butterflies and rainbows all the time. After the confetti settles, Jamie and Mel still have to work at their relationship.
I am new to L.J. Greene’s works, but this definitely won’t be the only book of hers that I will be checking out!
I absolutely recommend this book if you are looking for a fun, hot, sexy read filled with excitement, love, romance, adventure, and passion!
**Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.**
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LJ Greene is a self-professed obsessive multi-tasker who writes really boring stuff by day and lets her inner romantic fly by night. This California native is married to the most amazing man and has two beautiful children, not old enough to read her books. (They probably wouldn’t want to anyway on account of the “Ew, gross” factor.) She’s an avid reader of all genres with an embarrassingly large ebook collection, and a weird penchant for reading the acknowledgements at the end of a novel. She's also a music lover with no apparent musical talent, a travel enthusiast, and a cheese connoisseur.
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