(Halo - Book #1)
by Kimberly Knight
Kindle Edition, 332 Pages
Source: Ebook - Own
*This romance novel contains explicit content and is not advised for readers under 18*
Easton Crawford put his modeling career and good looks before his marriage until it was over. Years later, he is finally learning how to be the father his daughter needed him to be. He’s not looking for a new mom for his daughter—just nightly casual hook-ups. When his best friend, Avery, convinces him that a good way to meet a lot of single women is to go on a singles cruise, Easton finds more than just a hook-up when he meets a fellow cruiser, Brooke.
Brooke Bradley has taken care of her younger sister, Bailee, for most of their lives. While their mother was enjoying not being a mother, Brooke became the adult in the household at thirteen. She had always taken care of the people in her life, especially her boyfriend, Jared. If it wasn’t for Brooke, Jared wouldn’t know how to function throughout the day.
When Brooke’s best friend, Nicole, gives her a gift of going on a cruise without telling her that it’s a singles cruise, will Brooke find someone willing to be her constant and finally leave Jared?
Brooke and Easton learn that people are brought into their lives for many reasons. Over time, they find out what those reasons are. Some are to be a temporary acquaintance while others are there for life.
Easton Crawford married right out of high school and it did not work out so well. But Easton's life centers around his daughter Chyenne who he would do anything for. He never brings home girls and he does not really date. He does not see the point, you are only in love once right. Plus who has the time.
Brooke Bradley basically raised her little sister Bailee. They made it on their own with only each other. Brook meet Nicole in college and became best friends. Since then they have been her family Nicole, Bailee, Nicole's parents, oh yeah and Brooke's loser boyfriend Jared.
Nicole gives Brooke a cruise for the 2 of them for her birthday but Nicole tells her last minute that it is a single's cruise. Brooke figures well just enjoy the cruise but she will not cheat on her boyfriend.
Easton and Brooke met and their's a connection instantly. Nicole meets Avery, Easton's best friend and the four some are together the entire cruise of course Avery and Nicole have taken over the girls room so now Easton and Brooke have to share the guys room.
As the cruise goes on Easton and Brooke became friends. They want more together but Jared is standing in the way. Once they depart Brooke knows she needs to break up with Jared things have not been good between them for some time now and she needs more.
Brooke finds out that the pain in her shoulder might be life threatening and Easton knows he needs to be there for her no matter what. The problem is Brooke lives in Boston and Easton lives in New York with his daughter which maybe another hurdle.
Nice start to the series. Filled with love and compassion. Not too many bumps along the way so not to dramatic. It's a good start to a new series.
Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
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