HEY THERE FRIENDS, I HAVE ONE MORE FOR YOU TODAY! NO MORE HIDING BY RENEE STEVENS IS A WONDERFUL BOOK AND I HAVE MY REVIEW, LINKS, AN EXCERPT, AUTHOR BIO AND LINKS, AND EVEN A RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY, SO LET'S GET TO IT!
OH HOW TRUE IS THIS QUOTE FOR THIS FAMILY! I LOVE EM! HERE IS MY REVIEW:
No More Hiding by: Renee Stevens
reviewed by: Becky
Phillip Jorgensen tried to live the straight life and ended up divorced. But he wouldn’t trade his two kids, Jacob and Samantha, for the world. His ex-wife has kidnapped them and he's been searching for them for six long years. But he’s not giving up—never, not for anything. His twin brother has encouraged him to start living again, but how is he going to find romance with all his baggage?
When he meets Vance Pierce at the new gym, Phillip sees a chance to find some happiness.
Phillip has to explain the whole sordid mess to Vance and pray that he understands that he’ll never stop looking for his children. That’s easier said than done. Telling Vance might be risky. Is their connection strong enough to convince Vance to stay? Or will he think that Phillip is too damaged to love? This is Phillip's chance at the life he never thought he could have. But is it possible?
As a parent, what this father goes through is unimaginable, but the way the story is told you see the strength in this man, in this whole family really. This is my first Renee Stevens book and I love her style, so trust me it won't be the last.
Phillip denied his true self and married a woman, but he wouldn't trade his two kids, Sam and Jacob for anything. When his ex-wife kidnapped them his life turns into a nightmare, he will never stop searching though, he would rather die than give up on his kids.
When he meets Vance he wonders if all of his baggage will push Vance away, though he may be surprised. This book is full of feelings, for lack of a better way to describe it, you will run the gamut of emotions while reading it.
When Vance learns Phillip's story will he run or will he stay and fight for a family he didn't even really know he wanted? Phillip has been living a nightmare for 6 years, but will this wonderful man been given the gift he longs for most, his family complete with the love of the man of his dreams?
You must read this one friends, you will be in love with this book just like I was! Thanks Renee for ensuring the first book I read of yours would not be the last!
the 5 symbol of strength rating :)
I DID THE STRENGTH SYMBOL RATING BECAUSE THIS LITTLE FAMILY HAS THAT IN SPADES! HERE ARE THE LINKS:
Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00Z8VLNC0
Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00Z8VLNC0
Amazon AU: http://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B00Z8VLNC0
Bree was pulled away from him, and he was doused from head to toe in ice-cold water. He wiped his face and turned, only to be met by his brother’s laughing face.
“Hey there, little brother.” Robert smirked and pointed the hose at him.
“You’re so going to pay for that.” Phillip advanced. He was already drenched. It wasn’t like Robert could get him any wetter. “And you’re how much older? That’s right, ten minutes.”
“I’m still older.” Robert grinned evilly. He covered the tip of the hose with his thumb, and the ensuing spray engulfed Phillip. “Do you really think you can best me?”
“I think so,” Phillip answered with a mischievous grin as his gaze settled on movement behind Robert. Bree and Corey had gotten their hands on the other hose and were sneaking up on their dad. “You are going to get so wet,” Phillip warned. Seconds later the kids turned the hose on Robert, causing him to drop his own hose as he yelled in surprise. Phillip dove for it and proceeded to help them drench their dad. “You give yet?”
“Never.” Robert roared playfully. He launched himself at his brother, sending them both sprawling in the mud and struggling to gain control of the hose. Childish laughter reached their ears and water showered down on them, courtesy of Bree and Corey.
“On the count of three, you get Bree,” Robert whispered to his brother as they wrestled in the mud.
“Sounds good.” Phillip kept his own voice low enough that he couldn’t be overheard. They maneuvered until they were in a position where they could get to their feet quickly.
“One… two… three,” Robert yelled, and Phillip lunged to his feet next to Robert.
I LOVE THIS EXCERPT; PHILLIP AND HIS BROTHER HAVE SUCH A GREAT RELATIONSHIP! NOW FOR A BIO ON RENEE AND HER SOCIAL LINKS:
Renee Stevens first started writing in her teens but didn’t get serious about being an author until her mid-twenties. Since then she’s written a number of contemporary stories, as well as delved into the paranormal. When not writing, or spending time in the outdoors, Renee can usually be found working on GayAuthors.org in her capacity of admin and Anthology Coordinator.
Renee resides in Wyoming with her wonderfully supportive husband and a menagerie of four-legged critters. Making the most of the nearly constant negative temperatures and mounds of snow, Renee spends much of the winter months in hibernation with her laptop, the voices in her head keeping her company while her husband works. When she needs a break from writing, Renee takes to the sewing machine to design, and make, beautiful quilts.
When the snow finally disappears, usually around May or June, Renee can be found in the great-outdoors. She spends her time on the mountain, at the lake, and just anywhere that she can do some camping, take some photos, and ride the four-wheelers with her hubby. Once back at home, it’s back to writing.
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