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Review: The Only One by Lauren Blakely

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From New York Times Bestselling author Lauren Blakely, comes THE ONLY ONE, a sexy new standalone novella in her One Love Series, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure you grab your copy today!

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About THE ONLY ONE:

From the New York Times bestselling author of THE SEXY ONE comes a romance about fate and second chances.

Let’s say there was this guy. And he gave you the most mind-blowing night of sex in your life. And you never saw him again.

Until ten years later.

Now, it turns out he’s the ONLY ONE in all of Manhattan whose restaurant is available for my charity’s event.

The trouble is, he doesn’t recognize me.

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This woman I’m working with is so damn alluring. The first time I set eyes on her, I’m captivated and I can’t get her out of my mind. Even if it’s risky to tango with someone I’m working with, she’s a risk I’m willing to take.

The trouble is, she won’t give me the time of day.

But I’m determined to change that.



This is the story of Penny and Gabriel’s second chance at love.  They met 10 years prior while she was traveling in Europe after college and he was holding a summer job in Barcelona.  They had 3 days of romance and passionate love to never see each other again.  Now he’s a restaurant owner in New York where she manages an animal shelter and, as fate has it, they happen to meet.
Even in a short story, Lauren Blakely can really pack beautiful romance and the steamiest sex you can find and sparkle it with witty remarks and heartfelt quotes.  I really enjoyed everything about this novella.  Penny was young and naïve when she met Gabriel in Barcelona and he was strong and impulsive.  Upon meeting again, they still have that incredible connection, but the years have made them stronger in character and they are able to rekindle their passion and find the way through their true feelings.
“I want her. I ache for her. My head spins, dizzy with desire that’s lived through the years.  Set on a low flickering flame, like a blue light, it’s now hot and fiery once more.”
If you like romance and are on the lookout for a fast, sexy read, you should definitely consider this story.  It won’t disappoint.

4.5 Book Corner Stars 
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        author-pic-lauren-blakelyAbout Lauren Blakely: Since self-publishing her debut romance novel CAUGHT UP IN US over three years ago, Lauren Blakely has sold more than 1.5 million books. She is known for her sexy contemporary romance style that’s full of heat, heart and humor. A devout fan of cake and canines, Lauren has plotted entire novels while walking her four-legged friends. She lives in California with her family. With thirteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than seventy times. Her bestselling series include Sinful Nights, Seductive Nights, No Regrets, Caught Up in Love, and Fighting Fire as well as standalone hit romances like BIG ROCK, MISTER O, WELL HUNG, and THE SEXY ONE which were all instant New York Times Bestsellers. In January she’ll release FULL PACKAGE, a standalone romantic comedy. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter! laurenblakely.com/newsletter.     

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