REVIEW – CUFFED (Everyday Heroes, #1) by K. Bromberg

SYNOPSIS

From the New York Times bestselling author, K. Bromberg, comes a new series about three brothers, the job that calls them, and the women who challenge them.

“I hate you. I never want to see you again.”

Grant Malone is not the reason I moved back to Sunnyville—at least that’s what I tell myself. Yet, those parting words I said to him back in third grade, ring in my ears every time a townsperson brings up one of the Malone boys. I thought time had healed my wounds. I was wrong. Nothing could have prepared me for how I felt when I finally saw him again.

Twenty years does a lot to turn a boy into a man. One who hits all my buttons—sexy, funny, attractive, and a police officer. But Grant is off limits because he knows too much about my past.

But I’m drawn to him. That damn uniform of his doesn’t hurt either. It’ll be my downfall. I know it.

What’s one night of sex going to hurt . . . right?

***

I’ve always loved Emmy Reeves.

That’s why I’m shocked to see her all these years later. The shy girl I once knew is all grown up.

Adventurous and full of life, she owns my heart now, just as much as she did back then. Convincing her of that is a whole different story.

I’ll give her the one night she asks for—like that’s a hardship—but when it comes to letting her walk away after, she has another thing coming. There’s no way in hell I’m letting her go this time without a fight.

 

*****Dee’s Review*****

4 “She’s Always Been The One” Stars!

 

 

Emerson Reeves is a 28 yr. old woman who lives her life trying to escape her past. She’s made her own future & has worked hard to conquer her demons & be a strong, confident woman. Then she runs into Grant Malone. It’s been over twenty years since she last saw her childhood best friend. In grade school, his loving family became her sense of security, but then something happens, & she moves away. Emerson now lives life in the present, & seeing Grant again brings back all the bad memories from her past. He’s a reminder of all the things she wishes she could forget, from another time in her life. The only problem is the little boy she remembered is now all man. He’s a sexy police officer who is persistent & wants to reconnect with her.

 

Grant can’t believe his Emmy, the girl he always loved is back in Sunnyville. He hasn’t seen her since the 3rd grade, & now can’t stop thinking about her. He’s missed her over the years, & wants the chance to get to know her again. The shy girl he remembered is all grown up & full of life, but he soon learns she keeps everyone at arm’s length. Trusting is hard for her, & she’s shut herself off from emotion.

Grant pursues Emmy & fights for her. He’s quickly making her feel everything, and she feels like she’s spinning out of control. He’s upended her carefully constructed world. She decided he was off limits because he knew too much about her past, but one night of passion changes everything. Soon Emmy feels like she wants to run, but Grant wants her to give them a real chance.

 

-I’ve never known just how fine a line there is between want and need until this moment.

 

This was a book full of emotion & some serious subject matter. Two best friends who reconnect as adults & fall in love. It’s complicated, full of angst, and extremely hot! I loved Grant Malone, & can’t wait to get the other Malone brothers books! A cop, a firefighter, & a rescue pilot. Yum! ;))

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