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Rush Too Far : A Rosemary Beach Novel : Book 4 - Abbi Glines

Rush Too Far

A Rosemary Beach Novel : Book 4

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Published: 6th May 2014
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Everyone in Rosemary Beach thinks they know how Rush Finlay and Blaire Wynn fell in love. But Rush is back to tell his side of the story...

Rush has earned every bit of his bad-boy reputation. The three-story beach house, luxury car, and line of girls begging for time between his sheets are the envy of every guy in Rosemary Beach, and Rush handles it all with the laid-back cool of a rock star's son. All he needs are his best friend, Grant, and his sister, Nan. Until Blaire Wynn drives into town in her beat-up pickup truck with a pistol under her seat.

The Alabama farm girl instantly captures Rush's attention once he discovers that the angelic beauty is his new stepsister, but he vows to keep his distance. Even if she needs his help. Even if he craves her. Because Rush knows why Blaire is all alone in the world, forced to ask for help from the father who abandoned her three years ago. And he knows if he gets too close it will destroy Nan, who has a secret connection to Blaire. He has every reason in the world to stay away from her. Find out why he doesn't.

About the Author

Abbi Glines is the author of bestselling series like The Vincent Boys, SeaBreeze and Too Far all of which have had titles on the NYT bestseller list. A devoted booklover, Abbi lives with her family in Alabama.

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3.0

Interesting Narrator

Pros

  • Well Written

Cons

  • Disappointing

Best Uses

  • Younger Readers

Comments about Rush Too Far:

I was excited to read this book. I'd not read an Abbi Glines novel. I met her a few months ago and she was so incredibly lovely. Very sweet and down to earth.

This book is the story of Rush and Blaire and contains the events of Fallen Too Far. The difference is Fallen Too Far was from Blaire's perspective and Rush Too Far is all about Rush. No previous knowledge of this series or characters are necessary to enjoy this book. I've read companion novels before where we get to see the other side of the story but never have I read the male view of things before reading that of the woman.

To be honest I think I would have enjoyed this novel more had I already known the characters and got to see Rush though Blaire's eyes. Rush is rather crude and crass at times. He's preoccupied with how innocent Blaire is and how he doesn't want to taint how pure she is. But then in the same thought thinking of all the dark and depraved things he wants to do to her. Don't get me wrong - it's pretty hot but I couldn't quite understand why Blaire wanted him. Their relationship seemed to be based on the idea of who Rush thinks Blaire is and how badly he wants to be with her.

Their chemistry is off the charts. The best parts of this novel are the scenes where these two are together - whether it be catching the other in a compromising situation or how lovely they are when they are finally act on their feelings. Rush is a little rough around the edges but once you get past his preoccupation with Blaire's purity, he is an interesting and complicated character. His relationships with women, his siblings and his mother are all rather complex and they go a long way to explain his somewhat twisted view of women and the way the world works.

It took me a little while to get into this book but by the end - I wanted more! I finished it last night and today I rushed out to buy Never Too Far because I can't help but want to know what happens next for Blaire and Rush and I want to know now!

If you enjoy steamy new adult novels with a different kind of narrator and a family which put the fun in dysfunctional - this book is for you. There are characters to fall in love with, some to despise and a romance which isn't conventional and will keep you wondering just what is install for these young lovers.

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ISBN: 9781471122309
ISBN-10: 1471122301
Audience: Children
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 6th May 2014
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19

Abbi Glines

Abbi Glines was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She grew up in the small town of Sumiton, Alabama where she left the summer she turned eighteen. She didn’t get far… she chased her high school sweetheart down to the coast and she’s been there ever since.

Abbi now lives in the quaint southern town of Fairhope, Alabama with her three children and husband Keith (the high school sweetheart she chased after). Her life is never dull and Keith always makes sure there is another “experience” for them to explore.

Books published by Abbi include The Vincent Boys and the USA TODAY bestseller The Vincent Brothers, Breathe, Because of Low, the USA TODAY bestsellers While It Lasts and Just For Now, The Existence Trilogy that includes the USA Today Bestseller Ceaseless, andThe New York Times bestseller and Wall Street Journal bestseller Fallen Too Far. Currently she is working on Never Too Far, the sequel to Fallen too Far.

When Abbi isn’t locked away in her office typing away she is hauling her kids to and from their many social activities. You could say her second job is the Glines Kids personal chauffeur. It’s a rather illustrious job.

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