Review: Renegade by Heather Dahlgren
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Renegade is great for those who like Rock Gods, and turning a Bad Boy into a love sick fool.
The start of the book was slow and read like a tired bored diary if I wasn’t to be reviewing I would’ve given up on the first chapter. Thankfully I had to review and it did pick up. The Book had its ups and downs for me. Granted I will warn those; this has erotic bits in it.
While this is the first book I have read from Heather Dahlgren, I'm just a hard cookie to crack with Rock band romance. Though the writing style was very pleasant for me, and I had the book finished in no time.
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I Have two different reviews for this book, the one that hit all the book platforms, It’s Nice sweet and to the point of how I feel about Renegade. If you have any aversion to raw and possible profanity please stop reading now.
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Brooklyn Adler has the life she’s planned for. Job, house, boyfriend – in that order. It’s a boring, routine life were there are no surprises and nothing is spontaneous. It’s safe, it’s mundane and she’s fine with that.
Crosby Fitzgerald, better known as Fitz from the band Renegade, has a life he never planned for. Popularity, women and success – not always in that order. Everything he does is spontaneous and exciting, because life is worth living to the fullest.
A chance meeting with Brooklyn and Fitz begins to alter both of their worlds – ensuring neither will ever be the same.
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I turn to walk to the gate and I hear, “Wait. Brooklyn, wait.” I turn around and see Fitz, running full speed toward me and I cover my mouth with my hand.
I look at Poopy and she shrugs her shoulders. “I swear I had no idea.”
Fitz reaches me and holds onto the top of my arms, breathing heavily. “Brooklyn, stay. The thought of you leaving is killing me, I can’t bare it. I want you here, with me.”
Tears running down my cheeks, I look into his blue eyes and my heart shatters in my chest. The hope I see in them makes this the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. “I can’t Fitz. I have to go.”
“You don’t get it do you? We may not have crossed any lines physically, but my heart did. I fell for you Brooklyn,” he says and starts to move in for a kiss.
I step back and shake my head as I try to contain a sob. “I can’t. I’m so sorry Fitz.” I can’t wait for him to reply because I am so close to letting him convince me that this is where I belong.
So with my heart broken, my stomach in my throat and the best parts of me left behind with Fitz, I walk through the gate that will take me back to where I came from.
| My Feels & Review |So I signed up for the ARC, Knowing full well it was a Rock Band Romance. I always have hope that a book will make me a new fan, to a certain genre. What I wasn't aware of upon signing up that this book had erotic bits in. If I was I totally forgot. If you follow my ramblings you know I don't review those bits in a book at all.
Remember what gets me going isn't going to work for you and the other way around.
I want to rave about this book just for the writing style alone, and that there was not a typo that made me go AHHH!
The Book just fell flat for me, Brooklyn didn't grab my attention at all. The first chapter of the book had me going on hell this is going to be a long one.
Upon meeting Fitz I knew I was going through one hell of a trope. I was fine with that, I just wanted the trope to be exciting.
Brooklyn did surprise me at times and Fitz made me roll my eyes more times than I care to admit. The Band members had me laughing at times.
At one point I thought the book was coming to an end, to only realize I was half way through the book. This happened a couple times, where the author wrote a great "ending" but the book continued on.
There was even a sex scene that had me blushing and running for a cold ass shower, but I felt it wasn't really needed, it was sex for sex sake. I can't stand that!
If you told me you love naughty rock band romances, I would recommend Renegade to you.
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