Title: Chasing Happy
Series: Texas Desires #1
Author: Rylie Roberts
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published: September 15, 2015
Reed Prescott’s life is complicated enough before a silly little girl in outrageous high heels bites it in front of his moving vehicle. With no other choice, he forces her out of the pouring rain and inside his car. His concern isn’t necessarily with her safety, but to ward off any potential lawsuit.
Lara Hunter’s life is headed in the right direction. With a good education, a great new job, and her dear best friend, Kade, by her side, nothing can get in her way until a freak rain storm leaves her sprawled across the road in the middle of a busy intersection during rush hour traffic. When the gorgeous man in the business suit and too expensive car takes her back to his office, she’s not entirely sure she appreciates his high-handed helpfulness.
When Reed's assistant finishes with Lara, he finds his entire world rocked by the captivating beauty underneath that soggy exterior. From day one, Reed's success in business has always been fueled by a deep, unbreakable hate for his grandfather. So when the potential for love stands in front of him, can this hardened man find a way to chase his own happiness?
“Rylie Roberts's storytelling voice is great to read. I was given this book. I very much enjoy this story. I look forward to more stories from Rylie Roberts. I am so glad I got to read this book, I think you will be too. Give a new author a try; it will be well worth your time.” ~ Goodread Reviewer
“This was a solid start from a debut writer. It touched on some deeper, darker topics than I expected, and it captivated me enough that I am looking forward to more in this series.” ~ BJs Book Blog
“Captivating...Addicting...Masterful debut novel by Rylie Roberts. Rylie brings her characters to life and made me fall in love with Reed and Lara on every page. Sexy...Lustful....Passionate between the steamy scenes and meaningful topics Chasing Happy makes for an all around amazing read.” ~ Swoon Worthy Books
Chasing Happy by Rylie Robertd is one of those books I couldn't put down and was glad I had the Kindle App on my phone. Every time I had a spare moment I would continuing reading. I couldn't get enough of Reed and Lara's story.From their first fateful and somewhat dangerous meeting on a rain soaked Dallas street to their first date, I was captivated by their attraction and constant push and pull. There were times when I loved both characters and also wanted to shake them as ask what they were doing. The way everything plays out in the story you can help but get caught up in it. Chasing Happy is story of what happens if you finally give in to the possibly of loving someone. Are they able to let go and find love? You'll just have to pick it up and see.
Riley Roberts delivers a fantastic debut novel. As you're reading it, you forget that she is a new author and this is her first book. She tells Reed and Lara's story so effortlessly. She perfectly blends a contemporary romance that is sexy, funny, with a mix of dark secrets that you can't help but love. I can't wait to read more from Rylie Roberts.
Rylie Roberts is an award winning author and native Texan who loves to write and read romance. Look for her debut novel, Chasing Happy, releasing Tuesday, September 15, 2015, with more Texas Desires Novels coming soon.
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