Thursday, March 10, 2016

Harley by Michelle Jo Quinn Blog Tour #5star #review

Harley by Michelle Jo Quinn
Published by: Limitless Publishing
Publication date: January 19th 2016
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

All of her life, Cadence “Cade” Williams has been lied to…
With her ailing father on his deathbed, a whispered secret sends Cadence’s life into a tailspin. Determined to either confirm or debunk her father’s claim, she sets out on a mission to grow close to the only man with evidence to set things straight. To do that, Cadence earns a position in an elite security firm owned by her father’s old army buddy, Noah “Mac” Mackinley.
Mac is the only man who could hold the evidence to support her father’s claims…
But first, she must prove herself worthy of Mac’s trust and get close enough to find the truth. Her first mission is to watch over an eight-year old girl, Harley Clark.
Harley is not an ordinary girl. She’s the daughter of a rock star…
Despite her fragile appearance, Harley has tenacity and brilliance like nothing Cade has ever seen. To everyone’s surprise—including her own—Cade forms an unlikely friendship with the beautiful wallflower.
Her first assignment just became more interesting…
When Harley’s rock star father, Jax Clark, enters the scene, Cade can’t deny the instant attraction for the self-proclaimed bad boy. Tattoos, piercing eyes, and a raspy voice that sends thousands of fans into a screaming frenzy, he’s more than just a heartthrob. Worse, Jax starts to pay her more attention than she expects.
She’s faced with a choice—get lured in by the celebrity world and lose any chance of finding out the truth, or stick to the plan and avoid Jax at all costs to earn Mac’s trust.

 I can honestly say I was surprised by this book. I didn't quite expect that the character I loved the most was a, eight year old child. A child that Cade was hired to protect. I loved the connection between these two, it was immediate and just what Harley needed.  Given her mother's behavior, she really needed a positive role model in her life and Cade was perfect. 
Jax seemed to want to do right by his daughter, now that her mother didn't want her. I liked him well enough, but he needed time to figure out how to be a father. 
The story really flowed and I got caught up in it almost immediately. I even had tears running down my face (a sign of a good book to me), but not because of any drama between Cade or Jax, but more for Harley. Like I said, I was surprised how much I enjoyed her role in this story.
This is one book you will not regret taking the time to read.  

Michelle‘s love for writing blossomed when her father gave her a diary. However, instead of recounting her daily life, she wrote stories of fictional people. Like most of her characters, she believes in Happily Ever After. Naturally, she finds harmony in writing romance.
An unabashed, self-proclaimed foodie, Michelle loves to try new food whenever she travels. She once had triple crème Brie and duck rillette for lunch on top of Grouse Mountain.  She enjoys watching foreign films and reading a good book by the fireside.
Michelle is an active member of RWA and several of its chapters. She lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and two kids.

Paperback copy of Harley + swag (US/CAN)
eBook copy of Harley + $10 Amazon gift card (INTL)

1 comment:

  1. Great review, Jodie! This sounds like a great read! Glad you liked it! :)