Friday, 6 December 2013

BLOG TOUR - Breathless by Rachel Brookes


Synopsis
One look from Savannah Rae was all it took for Tate Connors to fall.

From the first moment he laid eyes on her, his world was irrevocably shaken. He’s willing to accept that his life will never be the same again, but when she has to leave for New York the distance becomes more than either of them expected.

Tate is left alone with not only an empty bed but also a thousand thoughts running through his head. Insecurities soar as he wonders if he could ever really be the kind of man Savannah deserves.

When the demons of his past continue to threaten the future he so desperately craves, Tate knows he has to make the ultimate choice. Risk destroying his relationship and his family with one life changing decision, or gamble on fate and hope the past stays exactly that…the past.
Amanda's review of Just Breath - Book One
 
    This is a wonderful debut book for Rachel Brookes.  Let us start with the characters.  Savannah is one of the wild girls, you know the ones that party and drink and have random hook-ups?  The girls who think with their lady parts and not their brains... Savannah has been put to the test with life, dealing with her parents and her boyfriends death and this is why she becomes the way she is.  Until that one night she meets Tate... Tate is the male equivalent to Savannah, and they work so well together, even if they don't always get along.
 
    Not only are the main characters excellent but all the characters in the book leave you wanting to wish you were in their world.  Tanzi is the best friend you wish you had, and her boyfriend Jack well their relationship is what everyone wants, and then Mr. Davenport I'll just leave you to decide on him :). I commend Rachel for a well thought out book and for once, not going the same route, for giving a heroine who is damaged but strong. 

I give this book 5 stars
 
Breathless - Book two
 

    Breathless is a great read as well, only this time your in Tate Conner's mind, and let's be honest who doesn't want to be in Tate's mind? He's funny, he's sexy, he's hot... but he's damaged.   This book shows you so much into Tate and its great.  I love seeing how much Tate really does care for Sav... in the first book he could come across as an ass, but now that Sav is pregnant and they are going to have a baby and its in his POV you can see that his is going to be a great dad, and that the love he has for Savannah is true and real.
 
 
     I love being able to see his relationship with his twin Tanzi as well, it shows you how close the two of them really are and it makes me wish I was a twin.  I love this book and I am looking forward to the next book in the series.  Overall the book was great, it made me laugh, cry, get angry, and in my eyes a book that can pull so many emotions from you is worth the shot at reading.   Good job with this book Rachel!

I give Breathless 5 stars





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Just Breathe (Breathe #1) by Rachel Brookes
    

Rachel Brookes


Rachel Brookes is from a coastal town on the east coast of Australia where beaches, kangaroos and surfers roam free. She writes angsty love stories with a pinch of craziness, a dash of drama, a cup of romance and a spoonful of sexiness… oh and the main ingredient hot guys. 
Rachel sometimes forgets to eat, sometimes forgets to sleep and sometimes can’t remember the last time she cleaned her apartment but that’s because she is in a long term relationship with her laptop and is constantly writing. 
When she does step away from her laptop she can be found taking too many photos, making scrumptious cocktails, laughing at Adam Sandler movies and spending her time with her amazing family and friends. 
With her first novel, Just Breathe, due to be released in July 2013, her dream of releasing a book will become reality. With another three books already taking up her mind, she cannot wait to start this crazy ride.


Giveaway
-$25 Amazon Gift Card
-Swag pack from Rachel Brookes
-eBook copy of Escaping Me by Elizabeth Lee
-eBook copy of Keep Me Still by Caisey Quinn
-eBook copy of The Broken by Ker Dukey
-eBook copy of Tears of Tess by Pepper Winters




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