Friday, 9 May 2014

Out of Reach by Missy Johnson

Out of ReachOut of Reach by Missy Johnson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

My best friend was dying and I was in love with his girl.

Andy and I had been best friends since we were eight-years old.
Watching him slowly fade away, ever closer to his final breath, made
me so incredibly angry. I knew there was nothing I could do to change it--I had given in to despair, but Andy had not. He had one last hand to play.

He wasn't going to simply sit back and wait for Death to claim him--not Andy. He was going to live life until he couldn't hold his eyes open any longer.

Andy didn't want to die in some sterile hospital and asked me to take him and Emily to the beach. It would be our last road trip together.

Emily. Emily was a problem for me.

I harbored a secret that would have torn our friendship apart. I was in love with Andy's girl, and had been since she'd walked into our sixth grade class, so many years ago.

So what kind of person am I? My best friend is dying, and it's
awful--but my heart still aches for his girl. I hate myself for
thinking beyond Andy's death and whether there could ever be a future for Emily and I, but I can't help it.

I'm in love with her.

Missy lives in a small town in Central Victoria with her husband, and her confused pets (a dog who think she's a cat, a cat who thinks he's a get the picture).

When she's not writing, she can usually be found looking for something to read.
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My Review

This book for me was the most heartbreaking, thoughtful book I have read.

There was times were I just was crying hysterically, I don't think I've ever had a book that's made me feel this way.

I loved the chemistry between Andy, Em & Seth. Andy was also one of those selfless people that even though he knew what was going to happen he never felt sorry for himself, but he concentrated on making sure that the two most inportant people in his life will help and love each other.

There were times that this book did have me laughing.

This book if definitely a must read, but you must be warned you better have the tissues handy because you are going to need them

Thank you to Missy for writing such a fantastic book

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Jenna “Ice” Chandler grew up as part of a motorcycle club. She considered it her home, until one wrong move made it her prison. After months of abuse, she is rescued by Chipper, who takes her to Big Clifty, Missouri, home of the Renegade Sons MC. Kiddrick “Kidd” Jones is the president of the Renegades. He knows there is something special about Ice the moment his older brother, Chipper, brings her into the club, but stays away, because she is too young. When time comes for Ice to take her place in the club, she has two choices, become an old lady or a club whore. Not believing in love and knowing a man can never be faithful, she decides to earn her spot on her back. With each passing year, Kidd's feelings for Ice grows and the urge to make her his becomes stronger. Frustrated and jealous, he finally decides it’s time to make her his. Will Ice finally thaw out and give love a chance, or is Kidd fighting a losing battle? WARNING: Renegade Lady contains adult situations some readers may find offensive. This is a raw and gritty story involving explicit sex, graphic language, violence and drug use. Not intended for readers under 18.

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  Kidd I lift the beer to my lips just as my brother comes storming toward me. “You wanna tell me why the fuck you’re not claiming Jenna, and why the hell your letting her work at The Kitty Kat?” I toss my drink, feeling it burn down my throat. “I’m giving her time to grow the hell up. Right now, she’s too damn young. If she wasn’t, she wouldn’t be so fuckin’ pissed about that shit I said. A grown woman would have known I was spouting shit,” I say, crashing my glass onto the bar. “She’s eighteen, brother. If that’s old enough for her to take her damn clothes off for our brothers, that’s old enough to be claimed.” “No shit, but it ain’t happening right now. I’ve tried claiming her, shit happened, and things went south. She won’t even let me talk to her long enough to apologize.” I shrug, anger growing inside me as I think of the way she’s been acting. He shakes his head. “Make her ass listen. You’re a man. Don’t give her a damn choice.” “I’m thinking she’s too fuckin’ young, and I’m giving her time to grow up before I put a brand on her ass,” I tell him while nodding at the prospect to give me another drink. “I understand where you’re coming from, but are you sure you can live with seeing her with the other men? She’s determined to be a club girl, not just dance.” “Fuck no.” I run my hands over my face, trying to wipe away the image of Jenna with one of my brothers. “It makes me want to rip them limb from limb just thinking about it, but I need to let her do this. Jenna needs a chance to make her own choices, live her own life. Then, one way or another, I’ll claim her.” “She’s over there right now,” he says, motioning to the other side of the clubhouse. I look up and see her sitting with Reese and Timber. Reese’s hand is around her shoulders, while Timber has a hand on her thigh. They’re not doing anything really, just shooting the shit, but seeing them together is burning a hole in my gut. “That’s what you(’ve) got to look forward to until you pull your thumb out of your ass and take what’s yours.” “I know, brother.” Just as I start to look away, her eyes meet mine. A slow smile plays on her lips before she leans against Timber and places a kiss on his lips. The entire time, her eyes never leave mine. It only takes a second for my anger to reach a boiling point. “Tell Ice she’s needed in my office right the fuck now,” I say to Chipper before turning away and stalking to the other side of the common room. I yank Skittles from the couch and pull her into my office. “On your knees.” She hesitates for a moment, then does as she’s told. My dick barely reaches her lips before the door opens. I watch Jenna walk into the room, and a huge ass smile spreads across my face.

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About the Authors

Emily Minton

Emily MintonUSA Today best selling author,Emily Minton is a Kentucky native. Raised in Missouri, her family returned to Kentucky when she was a teen. She is proud to call the Bluegrass State home. She claims she bleeds blue--Wildcat Blue! Emily has been married to her husband, David, for over twenty years. They share two lovable but irritating teenagers, Jess and Bailey. She is also the proud mom of a feisty terrier mix, Rae Rae. Emily loves to read and has more books on her kindle than most people could read in a life time, but she intends to read every single one. Nope, no hoarding problem here! Her favorite author is Kristen Ashley, and she swears Kristen’s book Sweet Dreams changed her life. Emily has co-authored two books with Dawn Martens, Whiskey Lullaby and Renegade Lady. She has also written one solo book, Windows. Many more are floating around in her head, and she hopes to get them all on paper before long. She loves sharing her dreams with her readers.

Dawn Martens

Dawn MartensDawn Martens is a young, spunky Canadian Author, who is widely known for her best-selling “Resisting Love” series that she co-authored with Author Chantel Fernando. Being a wife to Colin, and a mother to two (soon to be THREE!) beautiful little girls (Sarah (6), Grace (3), Ava on the way!) hasn’t stopped this Canadian Firecracker from pursuing her dreams of becoming a writer! She has also co-authored “Whiskey Lullaby” (book one in the Love Songs series) with her friend and fellow writer, Author Emily Minton; on top of serving as a mentor and support system for many Authors in the Indie community over the past few years. 2014 is shaping up to be a phenomenal year for Dawn, as the highly anticipated book two in the Love Songs series titled “Broken”. She will also be releasing a brand new gritty MC series, “Renegade Sons MC,” with Emily Minton, that will for sure take their avid readers on yet another mind blowing journey. Dawn’s number one passion in life is the written word, and she’s extremely thankful that she has to ability to share the ramblings from the characters inside of her head with the rest of the world! She also may or may not have the hugest girl crush on Author Kristen Ashley, who is her personal idol and helped inspire Dawn in the beginning of her Indie career.

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