Knox Bauer's life has unraveled to the point of no return. Fighting to fill the emptiness inside himself, he seeks solace in unfamiliar beds with unfamiliar women. As guardian to his three younger brothers, he can't seem to do a thing right. But this can't go on...they look up to him in every way and all he’s done lately is prove how messed up he really is. Needing a change, he attends a local Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting, where he finds himself tempted by the alluring instructor, McKenna.
When I Break is book 1 in a new mini series by bestselling author Kendall Ryan.
Warning: Contains a stubborn alpha male with addiction issues and loads of sexual tension between two damaged characters. Read at your own risk.
5 Amazing Stars!
Where to begin. I could start off with how much I absolutely loved this story and need more of Knox and McKenna, or with how undeniably sexy this story was. I loved Knox from the very beginning. He is the type of guy who puts up a front to protect those he cares about and doesn't want to let anyone in. He is a sex addict and deals with his pain in the form of sex, in which he finds completely normal. After all, it is just sex, a completely natural thing especially for a man who looks as gorgeous as he does. Knox finds himself in a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting that is mandatory, but what really sets off his temptations is the Beautiful McKenna who is the counselor.
What no one knows? Why McKenna always places herself in situations where she is helping others. She feels as if that is the only way to forgive herself for what happened in her past. A past she has a hard time living with at times but doesn't share with others. McKenna finds herself drawn to Know like a moth drawn to a candle. She wants to help him, to make him see that his worth is so much more than he gives himself credit for. After discovering that Knox is the guardian to three younger brothers, and is actually a good guy, she can't deny that there is something more to just helping him. She wants to be around him as often as possible. She feels a calm when he is around, but there is only one problem. She is his counselor, and it breaks all the rules to give into her temptations that scream for her to jump into the bed with Knox.
Can Knox give up his ways with using sex to cope? Will McKenna move forward with her life and forgive herself? Guess you will have to read the book to see what will happen, and I will be patiently (sitting on the edge of my seat) waiting for book 2 to come out. Let's just say, I finished When I Break in a very, very quick amount of time. When I put the book down I was so excited but of course sad. I wanted more, needed more. You have done it again Kendall! Written a book that makes me feel all "giddy' on the inside. Never wanting to stop reading, wanting to know each character and to know everything about their lives. To see what will happen next with their relationship. I absolutely LOVED this book! It is one of my absolute Favorites by Kendall Ryan and I can't recommend it enough!
Now that you are finished reading this review, what are you waiting for?! Go now, go buy When I Break and I hope that you love it just as much as I did, as well as fall for that sexy man Knox! ;) <3
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Kendall Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the contemporary romance novels, HARD TO LOVE, THE IMPACT OF YOU, RESISTING HER and WORKING IT.
She's a sassy, yet polite Midwestern girl with a deep love of books, and a slight addiction to lipgloss! She lives in Minneapolis with an adorable husband, two naughty puppies, and a brand new son.
She enjoys being naughty, reading, and anything girly.
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