Midwest Fighter by Jennifer Ann
Series: Kendall Family Book 2
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance
Release Date: June 29th, 2016
James Kendall has spent his entire life being protective of those he loves. When unforeseen tragedy strikes, he finds solace in the boxing ring. But when the pressure of being the family leader causes his anger to spiral out of control, hurting those he vowed to always protect, his rockstar brother-in-law sends him to New York to cool down and train with a boxing legend.
New York socialite Sharlo Rockford was raised in the lap of luxury, but with an absent dad and drug addict of a mum, she can hardly classify her childhood as happy. Still, she’s able to remain upbeat as well as a loyal friend even after her last boyfriend was unfaithful, she was traumatized in a home invasion, and her flatmate married America’s hottest rockstar. With so much going on in her life, it’s a miracle Sharlo can still be the rock everyone around her needs.
Following a chance meeting, James and Sharlo are unable to shake each other from their thoughts. When they reunite, it’s with a bang…literally. But when James feels an obligation to return home to run the family business, he questions if his feelings for Sharlo are strong enough to fight for, or if he’d be better off throwing in the towel and admitting defeat.
Little does he know, fate is about to deliver one helluva sucker punch.
Warning: This book involves the whirlwind love affair between a brooding boxer and a strong, witty British heroine. If you’re looking for an entertaining read with knicker-melting sex scenes, then sit back and enjoy the ride.
James Kendall – I love you!!
I knew from the very instant I finished Charlie and Evelyn’s story that I would be waiting on pins and needles for James and Sharlo. Jennifer Ann can spin a story like no other. I was sooo in love with Charlie it was unreal. I wasn’t far behind with James. From the first (very emotionally charged) chapter I was hooked in, loving every minute, every word of the book.
Characters – Sharlo, the feisty Brit. She is Evelyn’s best friend. She grew up wealthy but with really crappy parents. Shes the caretaker, the one who makes everything right for everyone else. Happy go lucky Sharlo. Oh, how I loved her.
James is Evelyn’s older brother and he is WAY protective of her and to that end Sharlo. He had some issues in book one with Charlie but got over them in the end when he realized how much Charlie loved Evelyn. James is absolutely everything I look for in a male character. Hes huge, kind of growly and mean – except with Sharlo, hes all lovey with her. Alpha in bed, protects her like a bear. YUMMMMY.
The story is Jennifer Ann at her finest – emotional, tragic at times, sexy, steamy – you name it.. this book has EVERYTHING! It brings back all the elements from Brooklyn Rockstar (book 1) and even gives us glimpses into Sofia’s story (book 3). I just cant wait!
Jennifer Ann nailed this one just like she did Brooklyn Rockstar. AMAZING!! 5***** WickedGoodStars!
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About the Author:
Jennifer Ann is the pen name used by Jen Naumann when writing steamy romance novels with complex love stories. Like her characters, she’s in love with the city of New York and can often be found either there or at concerts, rocking with the best of them. On the rare occasions she realizes she’s no longer a spring chicken, you can catch her driving a tractor alongside her husband in southern Minnesota while trying to keep up with the madness of their four active children.
Jennifer also writes YA paranormal under Jen Naumann.