Review + Giveaway: CLOSE TO YOU by Kristen Proby @Handbagjunkie

Review + Giveaway: CLOSE TO YOU by Kristen Proby @Handbagjunkie

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Review + Giveaway: CLOSE TO YOU by Kristen Proby @HandbagjunkieClose to You by Kristen Proby
Series: Fusion #2
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks
on August 9, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby comes the second novel in her sizzling Fusion series.

Camilla, “Cami,” LaRue was five years old when she first fell in love with Landon Palazzo. Everyone told her the puppy love would fade—they clearly never met Landon. When he left after graduation without a backward glance, she was heartbroken. But Cami grew up, moved on, and became part-owner of wildly popular restaurant Seduction. She has everything she could want...or so she thinks.

After spending the last 12 years as a Navy fighter pilot, Landon returns to Portland to take over the family construction business. When he catches a glimpse of little Cami LaRue, he realizes she’s not so little any more. He always had a soft spot for his little sister’s best friend, but nothing is soft now when he’s around the gorgeous restauranteur.

Landon isn’t going to pass up the chance to make the girl-next-door his. She’s never been one for romance, but he’s just the one to change her mind. Will seduction be just the name of her restaurant or will Cami let him get close enough to fulfill all her fantasies?

my thoughts I love EVERYTHING about this series!!! Close To You by Kristen Proby was ADDICTING, SEXY, and oh so ROMANTIC!

“I want you to open your eyes for me, sweetheart. I want you to look at me when I push inside you.”

I just recently discovered Kristen Proby’s work, and I gotta tell you, I think I’m in LOVE! Each release is better than the last. Each book brings me closer and closer to complete and utter joy! Proby is quickly jumping up the ranks of TOP AUTHOR for me. With CLOSE TO YOU, she just blew me away! This is Cami LaRue and Landon Palazzo’s story and OH what an EPIC story it is. We got a taste of these two in book one of the incredibly FUSION series, Listen To Me, and ever since I finished that book, I’ve been on the edge of my seat waiting to get my greedy little passionate hands on CLOSE TO YOU. It DID NOT disappoint! If anything, it was better than the first, which is saying something, because the first book WRECKED ME too! I’m just beside myself while I’m writing this review. The minute I turned the last page, I wanted to start all over again. This book took my heart and squeezed it over and over again. This friends-to-lovers/second chance romance took me to my happy place from the start of chapter one. Not only do you feel the love between Cami and Landon…you feel the love and the togetherness of Cami and her girlfriends. This group of women is GOALS for sure! They are always there for each other and the banter between all of them is just plain hilarious. I can’t wait to see what awesomeness Kristen gives us next. Could it be Kat and her sexcation adventures? I can’t wait to find out!

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About Kristen Proby

Kristen was born and raised in a small resort town in her beloved Montana. In her mid-twenties, she decided to stretch her wings and move to the Pacific Northwest, where she made her home for more than a dozen years.

During that time, Kristen wrote many romance novels and joined organizations such as RWA and other small writing groups. She spent countless hours in workshops, and more mornings than she can count up before the dawn so she could write before going to work. She submitted many manuscripts to agents and editors alike, but was always told no. In the summer of 2012, the self-publishing scene was new and thriving, and Kristen had one goal: to publish just one book. It was something she longed to cross off of her bucket list.

Not only did she publish one book, she’s since published close to thirty titles, many of which have hit the USA Today, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists. She continues to self publish, best known for her With Me In Seattle and Boudreaux series, and is also proud to work with William Morrow, a division of HarperCollins, with the Fusion Series.

Kristen and her husband, John, make their home in her hometown of Whitefish, Montana with their two pugs and two cats.

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  1. I did have a dream job. I was a computer programmer for 20 years, but now I am retired. It was a fun and exciting job!

  2. I have a had a bunch of jobs and have a job, but no, this is not my dream. I would love to be a tour guide. I want to see the world!

  3. I am not already doing this, but I would love to be a mystery shopper. It would be so exciting to spy and report back to the company’s in order for the stores to give better customer service.

  4. My dream job is to be involved in something language- or publishing-related. Sadly it’s not the case at the moment.