Wednesday, September 3, 2014
ARC Book review: Texas Twist (Texas Montgomery Mavericks #4) by Cynthia D'Alba
ARC ebook copy provided by publisher through the author.
Real bad boys can grow up to be real good men.
Texas Montgomery Mavericks, Book 4
Hit hard by the death of her parents, Paige Ryan needs to figure out what to do with her life. She moves to Whispering Springs, Texas, to be near her step-brother. But just as she starts to get her life on track, the last man she ever wanted to see again sends it right back off the rails.
Cash Montgomery was on the cusp of having it all. Three bull riding titles, fame, fortune and respect from his family. Until a bad bull leaves him injured, angry and searching for comfort at the bottom of a bottle. With nowhere to go, he moves into his sister-in-law's old ranch house in Whispering Springs which he's surprised to find already occupied.
As Cash rebuilds the dilapidated home and Paige starts out on her medical career, their old friendship begins to reemerge and sparks are ignited. Paige knows that Cash is nothing but a heartache waiting to happen. But maybe this bad boy has grown up to be a real good man?
Warning: Watch out for falling lumber, falling in holes, and falling for the wrong guy again. You can leave your hard hat on
I actually sat down and read this entire book on one sitting. It reads fast and the story moves along well. That in itself makes it a good read for me. The characters that bring it to life just tops everything off. Cash was on a life high. He was at the top of his world in his profession as a bull rider. He was set to retire after winning one more season and then it all fell apart when one of the nastiest bulls on the circuit threw him and then pommeled him into the ground. He let all pain and disappointment of this work at his body and his soul and took up drinking. Not to far from being a alcoholic his family tries to help but setting him up in Travis ( Cash's brother) wife's old ranch home is just what he needs. Especially when getting there he finds out that Travis's wife Caroline has already rented it out to Paige. Paige has degrees in nursing and psychology so Travis fixes it up so both can stay and maybe Paige can keep an eye on Cash. The family doesn't know it but Cash and Paige already have a history together. Cash broke Paige's heart seven years earlier. Doesn't take long for sparks to fly between the two. Some of it pure lust and some of it pure fear. Each one of them is dealing with the past. Some more recent and some seven years old. It's fun to watch it all play out with the two of them along with some of the other exciting things going on in family. A fun sexy enjoyable read you can't put down.
Find out more about the series and the author here cynthiadalba.com