Review: CHECKMATE: THIS IS RECKLESS by Kennedy Fox @kennedyfoxbooks

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Review: CHECKMATE: THIS IS RECKLESS by Kennedy Fox @kennedyfoxbooksCheckmate: This Is Reckless by Kennedy Fox
Series: Checkmate Duet #1
Published by: Self Published
on February 28, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Introducing book 1 in the new Checkmate Duet Series from a secret duo of bestselling authors! This friends to lovers romance will have you swooning and laughing from the first to the last page! Are you ready to play the game?

Drew Fisher is the type of guy every girl wants.
Noble police officer by day, charming prince by night.
He has no idea the effect he has on women, especially me—his little sister’s best friend.

I’m the blonde Southern belle who lives up to the cliché, except I have my own quirks. I’m smart as a whip, can change my own oil, and recite The Pledge of Allegiance backward, but he doesn’t see that girl.

It’d be easier to forget him if he wasn’t my roommate and if the first thing I saw in the morning wasn't his shirtless body covered in tattoos. I’ve crushed on him since the day we met, but he’s made it perfectly clear where we stand. Just friends.

I know I need to move on and accept that his feelings will never be mutual, but every day he smiles at me, I’m left dreaming of what if.

He has girl issues, and I’ve got a crush I can’t deny.
We’re friends, but I want more.

One drunken hookup leaves us with much more than a platonic friendship. Pretending it never happened proves to be more difficult than anticipated.

A crazy ex-girlfriend, a dangerous war of stolen glances, and passionate kisses leads to the most reckless battle yet. I won’t be a pawn in his game, but I’ll play by his rules if it will show him I’m the one worth breaking them for.

Checkmate, Prince Charming.

*Recommend for ages 18+ due to sexual content and adult language.*

**This is book 1 of 2 in the Checkmate Duet Series--a friends to lovers romance. Highly recommended to read the Checkmate Duet, This is War and This is Love first, but not necessary. This can read as a standalone duet.**

Kennedy Fox, if your goal was to shock and surprise me, congratulations! If your goal was to top your last book, well, congratulations again! If your goal was to drive me absolutely BONKERS with that ending of yours, well, you little devils, you fucking succeeded! Even though I kinda hate you right now, I’m still so damn proud of you! THIS IS RECKLESS was phenomenal! Of course my last comment has to be, TRAVIS who?! YEP! I did it! Drew Fisher is the new KING!

“God, Court…where have you been all of my life?”

“I’ve been waiting for you.”

Kennedy Fox has upped the ante in the SWOON department with THIS IS RECKLESS! Seriously, if you loved Travis King, you are going to go absolute BONKERS for Drew Fisher! And Courtney, OMG! She is FANTASTIC! I want to be her friend, her confidant, and the person she calls when she needs help burying a body. She is who I strive to be in this life. She’s confident. She’s hilarious. She’s loyal and she’s feisty as hell. Drew and Courtney are quite the pair in and out of the bedroom. The feelings were pretty blatant from our heroine, but with Drew, his feelings slowly developed throughout the story and it was absolutely beautiful. And the sexual tension? HOLY SHIT people! It was OFF THE CHARTS freaking HOT! Don’t be surprised if you walk away with singed pages!

If you read the first Checkmate Duet with Travis King and Viola Fisher, you will not be surprised that Mia Montgomery (Drew Fisher’s on and off again girlfriend), is still in the picture driving us all bat shit crazy! She is the ever-so-present thorn in everyone’s side and it doesn’t look like she is taking a hike anytime soon. She’s the villain in this story as well, and boy, does she make it interesting. Be prepared to throw what ever reading device you have because honey, it’s NOT pretty.  And just an FYI…this new duet can be read as a standalone. You DO NOT have to read This Is War and This Is Love to absolutely enjoy the beginning of Court and Drew’s story. Although, I do recommend both of those books because they are FANTASTIC as well! And…these two make hilarious appearances in this book. 

I’ll say it over and over again…KENNEDY FOX rocked the HELL out of the start of this new duet! They had me hook, line, and sinker from the very start. THIS IS RECKLESS is fast paced, angst-ridden, and SEXY as SIN all the way through! I couldn’t get enough. Be prepared for an ending that will drive you MAD! But don’t forget that Kennedy Fox brings it home EVERY SINGLE TIME!

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Other Books By Kennedy Fox

Checkmate: This is War http://bit.ly/2cwSYAc

Checkmate: This is Love http://bit.ly/2fPE4a5

About Kennedy Fox

A secret duo of romance authors team up under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox who share a love of You’ve Got Mail and The Holiday. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make your lady bits tingle and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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