Love After All by Jaci Burton – Review & Giveaway

Love After All by Jaci Burton -Review & Giveaway


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Love After All
Hope series – Book #4
by Jaci Burton
Release Date: March 31, 2015

Love After All

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High school math teacher Chelsea Gardner has the perfect plan. She’s tired of dating all the wrong men, and after years of frustration, she’s developed a foolproof list of requirements for finding “The One.”

Bar owner Sebastian “Bash” Palmer finds Chelsea beautiful, smart and fun, but he thinks her list is ridiculous and unnecessary. Intent on proving Chelsea is looking for love in all the wrong ways, he offers to help her find the “perfect” man.

Chelsea knows Bash isn’t the right guy for her—he barely meets one of her criteria—but there’s something about the charismatic man that has her yearning for things that are most definitely not list approved.

Because sometimes, a relationship that looks totally wrong on paper can turn out incredibly right…



Love After All by Jaci Burton is the 4th book in her wonderful Hope series. Chelsea Gardner is our heroine in this story, as it begins with her writing her list for finding the perfect man. Chelsea has not has success in meeting Mr. Right, and now she has set high standards for what she expects him to be. As she sits by the local bar, waiting for her friends. Bash Palmer, the owner of the bar, spies her writing something. Teasing her, he tries to find out what she is doing. But Chelsea doesn’t bite and hides the list. Of course, Bash being known as a womanizer and workaholic would automatically not meet Chelsea’s standards on her list. He is a friend within her group of friends, but the wrong man to date.

Bash does find and read the list, and decides to play along and help Chelsea find someone who would be meet her requirements. Chelsea’s friends, who are either married or engaged laugh at her list, not to mention they think Bash is great, and would be great for her.

What follows is a fun charming story of Chelsea dating different men, who meet what she is looking for, but there was no chemistry. While she continues to search, Bash and her become even better friends, with benefits. Bash is fun loving, handsome, sexy, and has no interest in any kind of permanent relationship, having had a bad experience in marriage. In a short time they start a sizzling relationship that is not meant to be anything more than fun and sexual. They had so much chemistry together, as it was off the wall. But both refused to look further then the fling they thought it was.

Their friends were the ones who saw what was happening between them, though they were stubborn and blind to their feelings. Chelsea at first was a little annoying with that list, but it was nice to watch her slowly fall hard for Bash, as no one she met was able to give her the feelings she had with Bash.

Bash knew early on how he also was falling in love with Chelsea, but his fears of anything more scares him. They both have a blast with each other, not to mention the flaming sex. When Chelsea acknowledges her feelings, it will be Bash who will panic and hurt her.

Will Bash and Chelsea overcome their issues? Will their friends help them see the light? You will have to read this fun story to find the answers. Love After All continues the trend of fun, hot sexy romances, friendships in Hope. I love the comradery between towns friends and family. You can’t go wrong reading anything by Jaci Burton.

Reviewed by Barb

Copy provided by Publisher



Jaci & her Publisher are graciously offering a paper copy of Love After All to ONE (1) lucky commenter at The Reading Cafe.

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47 thoughts on “Love After All by Jaci Burton – Review & Giveaway

  1. Thank you for sharing your review. I would love to read this book! I completed all of the above, except for TSU, since I don’t have an account there.

  2. Great review Barb. Love Jaci’s books starting reading her fro [m the reviews here at the Reading Cafe. Thanks Jaci for the chance to win this.

    I follow TRC on all the above sites.

  3. Thanks for the review, Barb. It sounds like a great story. Please enter me in the giveaway. I like TRC on goodreads and FB and also get notifications. I also like the author on FB.


  4. reading that review tells me that I want ot read this books and the whole series!

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  5. Great review Barb. I have this series sitting on my Kobo awaiting me but I haven’t got time to get to it. Too many other books I want to read first. Aaaaaaaa the pain, LOL!

  6. Great review! Done to all. My Twitter handle is @LeyaWicked. My name on the other sites are the same as here. Thank you Jaci and publisher for the donation! Thank you Barb for a chance to win!

  7. Would love to read this. Thanks for the review.

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  8. I love Jaci’s Play by Play series and I just picked up the first book in this one and am super excited to start it!

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  9. Good review! I’ve been looking forward to this book. I already like and get notifications on Facebook, follow on Twitter, follow on Goodreads, like on Tsu, and follow Jaci Burton on Facebook. Thanks for the giveaway!

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