Tuesday, November 8, 2016

[Release Blitz + Review + Giveaway] Calculated Risk by Rachael Duncan


Title: Calculated Risk
Author: Rachael Duncan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 7, 2016

 





I thought the ring on my finger would do the trick and keep men away. All I wanted was to save my heart from shattering--again. The truth is, I'm not married. The ring was just a ploy--a ploy to keep me safe, protected from pain.

But then Marcus Riley came along with his goofy pick-up lines, and he saw right through the facade. He knew the truth, and he wanted me. God help me, I wanted him too--in so many ways. But love is a risk, a painful, scary risk. One I'm too afraid to take.

Unless...
He's the one risk worth taking.
But it just might come at a price. 











"Once again, Rachael Duncan has delivered a novel that is impossible to put down with witty characters, suspense, and a few plot twists that will have you laughing, crying, holding your breath, begging for mercy, and/or throwing your Kindle." -5 star review from JB McGee

"Calculated Risk did not disappoint, its was beautifully written, full of love, angst, heartbreak and some suspense." -4.5 star review

"I read this book within 4 hours! I love everything about this book!!" -5-star review







I want to yell. I want to cuss. I want to hit and lash out at them in the most violent of ways, but I’m too broken. Because in the last few minutes, all of my dreams came crashing down. What I once thought was perfect was all a lie. A repulsive, cut you to your soul kind of lie.














4.5 Stars!

The story has laughs, secrets, suspense, twists & turns, and heartbreak.

This is Lydia and Marcus’s story. Lydia is not really willing to trust any man after a bad relationship. She is wearing a ring to keep the men away. Marcus who is a cop in their small town wants Lydia. If he has to jump through hoops and tear down steel walls around her heart he is going to. Lydia tries to resist but with his cheesy pickup lines and fierce determination is breaking down her walls. But what happens when the walls are all down will Marcus end up causing her to put the walls back up or will he prove he is the one for her? Can one lie destroy everything they have built? Will this couple survive that one lie or is it over?

I loved these characters and also the side characters. I felt I was able to connect with the characters and the story was a great read.

I highly recommend this book.
 




Stalker: Caught ya. My brows furrow in confusion as I try to figure out what he’s talking about. After several seconds and still no clue, I text him back. Me: Caught me what? Stalker: Thinking about me. With a grin, I respond. Me: What makes you so sure I was thinking about you? Stalker: Because I was thinking of you.




Rachael Duncan is an Army wife and mother to two beautiful girls. She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and went off to graduate from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in political science. With initial plans to work in politics, she moved to Washington, D.C. and worked on Capitol Hill for a House Representative. After a short time, she realized it wasn't for her and began pursuing other careers until she started writing. She's the author of Tackled by Love, The Lies and Truth Series, and Hopeless Vows.












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