A second-chance romance from the #1 New York Times bestseller of The Bet, Matchmaker and Elite series!
Love of his life.
The last person in the world he wanted to see...ever.
And now that he's working beside her every day, he can't escape her. Her scent, glimpses of her smile, even the tension in the air that makes his body hum with the kind of need he'd only experienced with one person-all of it is driving him over the edge.
Brant Wellington was certain of three things:
Alcohol wasn't going to solve this.
He really was losing his F-ing mind.
And his gorgeous ex-wife was going to be the death of him.
I need to preface this review by saying that I am a huge Rachel Van Dyken fan, and I have always loved all of her books and plan on continue to read more from her in the future.
The Bachelor Contract is the third book in this series and while by the end of the book I liked it I didn’t love it like I had the previous two books. This one deals with a whole range of issues, from miscommunications, anger, resentment, heartbreak, loss, you name it and it is probably was a part of this book. Now I need to make it clear this wasn’t a bad book by any means, I think I had a hard time because all of the characters acted very immature for the majority of the book and their actions took away from what could have been the most epic second chance romance of the year. Now yes, by the end of the book the characters did redeem themselves in my eyes, especially Brant, Nikki and Cole. I understood more how both Brant and Nikki hurt each other unintentionally with their actions due to some miscommunications as well as the other pains they were suffering through that just added to it all. I am also curious to see if we will be getting a book about Cole, especially when umm certain things are revealed.
Now while this may not have been my favorite book of the series it was still an overall good read and one that I think most people will enjoy.
NOTE: The print and ebook editions have different covers!
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Maybe that was because they’d never had any real closure. Just fighting, yelling, and then silence.
God, she’d hated the silence so much more than the yelling.
The silence crackled with tension—it was always filled with more meaning than when words were actually spoken.
It wasn’t the yelling that had killed their relationship.
It was the silence that had followed. When he had every opportunity to fix it—and didn’t.
Why was it so hard to move on? Probably because she hadn’t tried.
Instead, she’d worked. Tried to stay positive. And hoped.
Damn hope. Stupid hope.
“He’s not coming back for me,” she whispered, knowing that if she finally admitted he wasn’t coming, she would have to take her part of the blame in why. Because it wasn’t just on him to come running back. A small part of her knew that it was her job to meet him halfway. Instead, she’d ignored the need in his eyes, the desperate plea in his voice, and allowed grief to swallow her whole. Because at the time she’d needed someone to blame, and it was easier blaming him than herself.
About the Author
Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of New Adult, Regency, and contemporary romances. When she's not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor. She keeps her home in Idaho with her husband, son, and their snoring boxer, Sir Winston Churchill. She loves to hear from readers!
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