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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Review By A is for Alpha B is for Books: Book Blog for A Reason To Breathe


Love at first sight was never so dangerous.

Jack Gunnison has a problem, well, two actually, one is 5'5" and the other is a Killer.

Jennifer Stewart needs a change after losing her husband and, sending her daughter off to college. 

Moving to the high country of Colorado to restart her life and, follow her dreams, Jenn gets more than she bargained for when she attracts the eye of a killer.

Together, Jack and Jenn must figure out his identity, before he strikes again.

**Mature readers only due to erotic content and language.**

My Review

Alright all you book lovers out there…get ready. Everyone talks about the fighters, the bad boys, the firemen and the Billionaire CEO’s… Well step aside all you book boyfriends, there is a new Sheriff in town…literally. He’s hot, he’s sexy, he’s controlling, and he may be the Sheriff but to Jenn…he’s Just Jack. 

~~~~~~~~I FREAKING LOVE JACK! ~~~~~~~~

I mean seriously, have you ever read a book that made your face hurt. Well this will do it for you. My face hurt for hours from all the smiling and laughing I did while reading A Reason To Breathe. I couldn’t read it fast enough and yet I wanted to go back and reread what I just read. It’s that crazy good. 

Jenn, a widower and mother of a teenager girl who just went off to college decides it time to live her life for herself. She decides to follow a life long dream and move up into the mountains of Colorado to “live with the bears” as she says. She is a journalist and on the search for a story that will land her the job she really wants instead of writing about the latest bake sale. Jenn has a 20 year old daughter Bailey and I absolutely love the relationship they have. It reminds me a lot of my relationship with my mom. Bailey is awesome. I love her attitude and fierceness…she’s a lot like her mom and they are more like best friends. 

Jack is the Sheriff…Hott damn. Yes, realize I spelled "hot" wrong but with Jack…he deserves the capital "H" and extra “t”. That fine piece of male is all Man and all Alpha. I so could not get enough of Jack. He’s known as sort of a man whore. It’s not that he doesn’t want commitment it’s just that he hasn’t’ found that someone who is willing to deal with his crazy schedule and love him for who he is instead of trying to change him. 

“Share? I’m not sure I’m ready for any type of relationship, Jack.”

“Babe, You may not be ready, but that’s not going to stop me from changing your mind.”

Gunnison County has a serial killer on its hands and being the Sheriff that puts Jack right in the middle…and being a reporter…that has Jenn always on the trail for new information. Jack can’t stand reporters but the sexy brunette with big brown doe eyes has him reeling. What is it about her that makes him so crazy he can’t decide whether he wants to stick her in lockup or rip every piece of clothing off of her? 

“Oh God, Jack, what are you doing to me?”

“Making you burn for me.”

 This book is beyond 5 stars. It’s so Fan-Freaking-Tastic that you will be left with the biggest book hanger known to man. I finished this book a half hour ago and still have a silly grin on my face that I’m sure won’t be going away anytime soon. 

“Ride my hand, baby, feel the burn and scream my fucking name,” he ordered in a voice that could only be described as sexual possession.”

To say this book is hot is an understatement. Jenn if feisty and speaks her mind. She is independent and after living the past twenty years to please her family she isn’t about to let someone boss her around. She moved to Colorado to follow her dream, for independence and to live her life how she wants. Jack, well jack gets his way…ALWAYS! He’s not used to people, especially women, not listening to him. Women are always falling at his feet to do what he wants. He’s not used to being told no. Well, Jenn is about to change that. His bossiness may leave her with her temperature rising but she isn’t about to let him tell her what to do. 

“I can’t get you out of my mind,” he growled.
“I’m dreaming about you, your legs wrapped around my back while I pound into you.” 
“Oh, God.” 
“You’re wet in my dreams, dripping for me, I need to feel that slick heat suck me in, and clamp tight around my cock.” 
“Please, Jack, fuck me,” I begged 
“I’m not gonna fuck you, I’m gonna devour you till you scream my name.” 

Jack and Jenn are so amazing and fun to read. Their relationship is full of pushes and pulls and will leave you giddy for more. They are like a drug you won’t be able to get enough of (hence the book hangover you are going to have after reading A Reason to Breathe).

“I’m going to possess you, every fucking inch.” Breathing fast, I nodded and begged, “Please.”

“I need to taste you and make you scream,” Jack growled at my ear and then moved my panties and ripped them off my body.

Despite having a serial killer on the loose this book is so funny. I couldn’t stop laughing. It’s a natural kind of funny which is my favorite. It’s filled with witty banter and playfulness. I absolutely loved it. 

This is most definitely a reread book for me. There is no way one dose of Jack and Jenn will be enough. This may be a debut novel for C.P. Smith but honestly, it’s so good you would never imagine this is her first book. The writing is fantastic, the storyline is invigorating, and the Alpha-ness in this book is out of this freaking universe. The sex scenes are smokin’ but not overdone.

Thank You C.P. Smith for your awesomeness and Please…Please…continue writing such amazing stories like this. You have created a huge fan in me, and I can’t wait for more.

 5 Megawatt Brilliant Stars 

Reviewed by Alissa Evanson