LOVE TAKER – An Erin McCarthy Review

**ARC received from the author for an honest review**

Take one part southern charm, mix in some Hollywood drama, and a dash of girl next door and you’ve got the basics for McCarthy’s closer in the Nashville Nights series “Love Taker”. Elle is the last and final Hart sibling left; her sister found love and her stubborn brother found his soulmate. How come Elle keeps finding the bottom of the barrel? What’s a girl to do when she’s down other luck but call her best friend, Tucker.

Tucker’s the down south good-ole-boy cop I didn’t think I had a thing for but boy was I WRONG! I wish we had gotten a bit more of Tucker in the previous novels but it was so worth waiting! He’s just the right amount of sweet and caring to make any girl swoon. But when it comes time to convincing Elle she belongs with him…oh that man has no problem taking charge!

Nashville Nights entire series got better with each story McCarthy told. But I loved Elle’s story so much! It’s not always easy to go from best friends to lovers. You’ve got to risk it all or you could lose it all. These two fought each other so hard but fought even harder FOR each other by the end. The perfect feel good story to end any tale!

30194174.jpg The Nashville Nights series is burning up backstage in this sensual friends-to-lovers novel featuring a good-guy cop and a woman who’s been looking for Mr. Right in all the wrong places.

Pretty-boy musicians are a fixture of the Nashville country scene—and Elle Hart, hairdresser to the stars, is beginning to think that they’re all total pricks. Elle’s dating choices have been a disaster, but at least she has Tucker. Though he’s easy on the eyes, no one would ever accuse Jason Michael Tucker of being a pretty boy. The humble and handsome sheriff’s deputy from Elle’s hometown has always been there to comfort her—until the evening their friendship unexpectedly leads to the best sex Elle has ever had.

Tucker has been lusting after Elle since they were an item as teens, but he knows that their wild night of passion is a one-time thing. He’s an old friend, nothing more, and they’re too different to become a couple just because they’ve knocked boots. After all, she hates being back in their hometown, and he’s not so fond of the big city. But when Elle comes to Tucker with news that changes everything, he must help her come to grips with her traumatic past—or risk losing her forever.




Check out  books 1 & 2 of the Nashville Nights Series

Heart Breaker

Dream Maker




USA Today and New York Times Bestselling author Erin McCarthy first published in 2002 and has since written over sixty novels and novellas in teen fiction, new adult romance, paranormal, and contemporary romance. Erin is a RITA finalist and an ALA Reluctant Young Reader award recipient, and is both traditionally and indie published.
When she’s not writing she can be found sipping martinis in high heels or eating ice cream in fleece pajamas depending on the day, and herding her animals, kids, and amazing renovation-addicted husband.


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