Saturday, 7 January 2017

No One's Hero (Chadwell Hearts #2) by Kelly Walker

No One's Hero (Chadwell Hearts, #2)
Blurb (from Goodreads):
****This is a NA (New Adult) title. If you don't like NA Romance, please don't buy it. It will have all the things you hate: college virgins, sexy yet moody and overprotective boys, both of whom have an intense desire to rip each others clothes off while in the midst of danger. You can read this one as a standalone, even if you haven't read No One's Angel.*****

Tired of living for the one who died, Lexi Feron is ready to throw caution to the wind. For eighteen years she’s been careful not to upset her fragile family, all the while knowing she’ll only ever be half of enough. Now, she’s done with careful. College is her chance to escape, to be free. To love. To live.

Someone wants her to die.

Kevin Morrison is haunted by the one he didn’t save. The one he wasn’t supposed to love. The mistake he can never take back, but is determined never to make again. A cushy job guarding a college freshman is exactly what he needs to get his confidence back. He’s just got to keep her safe until the drug dealer out for revenge goes on trial, then he can move on and forget all about her.

She has other plans.

No matter how much Lexi insists she doesn’t need a bodyguard, especially not one as mercurial as Kevin, she might be exactly what he needs. Because despite his best efforts, the spunky girl with a smart mouth and reckless streak awakens something in his heart that he thought was lost. But what if the real danger to Lexi, is Lexi?

To save her life, he'll have to surrender his heart.

**contains mature language and sexual content. Not for readers under the age of 18. Full length novel, 70,000 words.**

No One's Hero by Kelly Walker

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

No One's Hero (Chadwell Hearts, #2)This was a new adult contemporary romance story, featuring a girl and her bodyguard.

Lexi was an okay character although she did make some decisions that weren’t in her best interests, and didn’t seem to consider that she might be in real danger.

The storyline in this was Lexi going to college, and having to take her new bodyguard Kevin with her because Axel (from book 1) was worried about her. We then got quite a slow attraction happening, which then built up to a very fast progression in the heat of the moment.

The ending to this was okay, but did leave us with a bit of a cliff-hanger.

6.5 out of 10

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