Review: Just What I Needed by Lorelei James

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The second sexy novel in the Need You series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Mastered Series and the Blacktop Cowboys® Series.
 
Trinity Carlson might be having the worst day ever. And that was before she started drinking in a dive bar, right across from her ex and his new girlfriend. So when she finally decides enough is enough, she grabs hold of a hot, blond stranger and gives him the kiss of his life.

Walker Lund never expected that a chance at love would hit him right on the mouth. Since the moment his brother decided to settle down, Walker has been dodging his family’s hopes that he’ll do the same.  He’s never been interested in following in anyone’s footsteps. But when he discovers his sexy assailant has given him a fake name and number he suddenly finds himself in the mood for a little hot pursuit…

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MY REVIEW

Just What I Needed by Lorelei James
Trinity & Walker
VERY SWEET ROMANCE
4 Stars

This is my first book by Lorelei James. It’s comical, lovable, and very well rounded. Usually the books I read are so damn dark and gritty, that it was nice to read something with less chaos.

Trinity is an artist, sometimes struggling, but making ends meet. She keeps her family at arms length and rightfully so. They not only treat her like the “redheaded stepchild,” but they barely even acknowledge her presence.

Walker is from the infamous “Lund” family, but similar to Trinity, he keeps his distance from them for fear of getting the third degree on his dating life from his Momma, or getting roped into helping one of his sibs or cousins.

The supporting character cast is pretty huge. Walker has a ton of family… brothers, sisters, cousins, Mom, Dad, etc. Trinity has her friend Gen… I loved this girl… always pushing Trin to make decisions out of her comfort zone and opening her eyes to the bad juju going on around her.

So, to wrap this up… I found the story very well written and the characters exceptionally developed. The dialogue flowed and felt natural. The tension leading up to the climax was good. It’s 367 (kindle version) pages long and just a little bit too vanilla for my taste, but still good none-the-less.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Lorelei James is the NY Times and USA Today Bestselling author of erotic westerns in the Rough Riders series and the Blacktop Cowboys series, erotic romance in the Mastered series, contemporary romance in the Need You series, and the New Adult Rough Riders Legacy series, as well as several stand alone novels and novellas. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota–yes, by choice–with her husband, and Copper, their crazy corgi who has made life more interesting during these first empty next years…

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