Friday, 30 May 2014

The Second Time I Saw You by Pippa Croft

Publishing 22nd May 2014 Penguin

What They Say:

It's  the beginning of a new term at Wyckham College, Oxford, and a fresh start for Lauren Cusack. Her fingers were badly burnt when a whirlwind romance with gorgeous English aristocrat, Alexander Hunt, became too hot to handle - and now she's determined to keep her distance.

Her resolve is shaken when Alexander appears on her doorstep - he's been completely torn apart by some devastating news. Lauren knows that she should stay away, but their chemistry is undeniable and she soon finds herself back in Alexander's arms.
Can Lauren handle the drama that comes with Alexander Hunt? Or will she have to sacrifice the most exhilarating passion she's ever known . . .

What I Say:

I would like to thank Shaz @Fictionaddictionbooktours and Pippa Croft for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.

Lauren is back at University in Oxford after the Summer and then end of her tempestuous affair with Alexander, determined to get on with her life things don’t go to plan.  Alexander enters her life again.

Boy this is a steamy book and I so wished I’d been more organized (a big kick from someone to get myself in to gear would have been most helpful) I wish I had had time to read book 1 first, my mistake, but you can still read this book as a standalone and at first opportunity I will be reading The First Time We Met and this one again.

You can see Lauren grow in this book and insomeway change, she went through so much, with her relationship with Alexander and it can’t help but change you.

I loved the relationship between Alexander and his sister, having a brother myself, we don’t quite have that explosive of a relationship but have had in the past.

Really enjoyed this book and looking forward to book 3 later in the year.

4.5 out of 5 Stars

Jo xx

About the Author

Pippa Croft is the pen name of an award-winning romantic novelist. After studying English at Oxford, she worked as a copywriter and journalist before writing her debut novel, which won the RNA's New Writers' award and was later made into a TV movie. She lives in a village in the heart of England with her husband and daughter.

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The First Time We Met

The First Time We Met is the first novel in the sizzling new Oxford Blue romance series from Pippa Croft.

When US Senator’s daughter Lauren Cusack arrives at the enchanting Wyckham College of Oxford University, she hopes to mend her broken heart by throwing herself into her studies.
But then English aristocrat Alexander Hunt walks into her life and everything changes. Handsome, brooding, and with his own dark past to escape, Alexander is exactly what Lauren doesn’t need – but she finds herself helplessly drawn towards him.

Both Alexander and Lauren know that they should stay away from each other . . . but sometimes desire is so powerful that it conquers all else.

Giveaway on tour Overall giveaway on tour will be 1 x Kindle Voucher for The Second Time I Saw You plus signed postcards.

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  1. Fab review Jo.

    Thank you for supporting Pippa on tour.


  2. Lovely blog and a really great give-away, thank you xxxx