Friday, September 21, 2012

While It Lasts by Abbi Glines

While It Lasts (Sea Breeze, #3)
Read in: September, 2012
Format: eBook
Source: Borrowed
Star Rating: ★★★★★

The third installment in the Sea Breeze series. Ladies, Cage York is back..

Synopsis: From 
Maybe driving home after a few (or more) shots of tequila had been a bad idea, but hell, he did it all the time. The cops had to have been freaking bored to have pulled him over. He wasn’t even swerving! That’s Cage York’s story and he’s sticking to it.

Unfortunately, his baseball coach isn’t buying it. Cage has a free ride to the local junior college for baseball -- or he did, until he’d gotten a DUI. Now, Cage has to decide: does he drop out and give up his dream of getting noticed by a college in the SEC, and possibly making it into the Major Leagues -- or does he give in to his coach’s demands and spend his summer baling hay?

Eva Brooks planned out her life step by step when she was eight years old. Not once over the years had she lost sight of her goals. Josh Beasley, her next door neighbor, had been the center of those goals. He’d been her first boyfriend at seven, her first kiss at ten, her first date at fifteen, and her first tragedy at eighteen. The moment she’d received the phone call from Josh’s mother saying he’d been killed along with four other soldiers just north of Baghdad, Eva’s carefully planned life imploded in the worst way possible.

Cage isn’t real happy with his closet-sized bedroom in the back of a foul smelling barn, or his daily interactions with cows, but he knows that if he doesn’t make his coach happy then he can kiss his scholarship goodbye. Only a sick and twisted man would decide his punishment was to be working on a farm all summer. No hot babes in bikinis waiting to meet a Southern boy to make her vacation complete. Just him and the damned cows.

Oh -- and an uptight, snarky brunette with the biggest blue eyes he’s every seen. But she doesn’t count, because as hard as he’s tried to charm her out of her panties - he’s pretty sure she’d rather see him hung from the rafters than let him get a taste of her pretty little lips.

This time..none. There was no wishy washy feelings involved. 

Eva has gone through a hard time. She lost the love of her life and it completely crushed her. By the time Cage York shows up, she's still a hermit. Still hates pretty much any guy. But she's trying to move past it. With Cage, she moves, little by little. It starts out as disgust, moves on to attraction, blossoms into love (or lust, whichever way you want to look at it). Their chemistry was feasible and their banter entertaining. 

In my opinion, the BEST book of the series. Cage is a GREAT character and Eva the straw to his berry. An altogether too short read and I absolutely can't wait for the fourth installment in the series! 

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  1. Also just finished this book, a week ago I think. I LOVED it!!!!!

  2. Me too! Definitely the best of the series! c:


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