The Hot One by Lauren Blakely

March 15th, 2017 Kimberly Review 46 Comments

15th Mar
The Hot One by Lauren Blakely
The Hot One
by Lauren Blakely
Narrator: Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber
Length: 6 hours and 14 minute
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: Author
Purchase: Amazon | Audible
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Narration: 4.5
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Ever notice that sometimes a guy will do something really stupid, like let the love of his life slip through his fingers?

Yeah. I'm that guy. But the moment I run into the woman I once loved madly, I’ve got one goal and one goal only—a second chance. The plan? Go big or go home.

Fine, at first glance, stripping naked at my ex-girlfriend's place of work might not seem like the brightest way to win her heart again. But trust me on this count—she always liked me best without any clothes on. And you've got to play to your strengths when you're fighting an uphill battle. As a lawyer, I know how to fight, and I'm prepared to fight hard for her. Because sometimes you need a second chance at first love.

He's the one who got away . . .
The nerve of Tyler Nichols to reappear like that at my job, showing off his rock-hard body that drove me wild far too many nights. That man with his knowing grin and mischievous eyes is nothing but a cocky jerk to saunter back into my life. Except, what if he's not . . .? I've tried like hell to forget him, but maybe I'm cursed to remember the guy I fell madly in love with eight years ago. Lord knows I’m not over him, so what's the harm in giving him a week to prove he's changed in the ways that matter?

After all, how do you resist the hot one…

Audiobook Humor SEXY Sweet

After all, how do you resist the hot one…

I always know I am in for a good time when I listen to A Lauren Blakely novel. THE HOT ONE narrated by Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber is a second chance romance that will leave you smiling. A chance encounter in Central Park opens the door to a second chance and Tyler is determined to make the most of it. Sexy, fun and adorkable I devoured THE HOT ONE.

Caffeinated Reasons to grab your earbuds and devour The Hot One

If like me, you love second chance romances that are realistic, sweet and transforming you will love THE HOT ONE. From the reasons for the initial breakup to the renewed courtship dance Blakley had me smiling, swooning and laughing out loud. Blakley hooked me in Central Park and had me smiling at the way these two met again.

Dual perspectives deliver all the feels. We get inside both Delaney, and Tyler’s head offered us a deeper connection. Both characters are loveable, and it was fun hearing their thoughts, mainly Delaney’s as she tried to decide whether to trust Tyler. I love that both are successful and confident. Blakley skipped drama and miscommunication with this romance and instead gave us a book boyfriend to swoon over. The man groveled and laid his soul bare.

Deliciously witty banter, snark, and heat! Whether you are listening or reading, you will love the chemistry between Delaney and Tyler. It felt genuine, and when Blakley turns up the heat, you melt.

Courtship, six-toed cats, wigs, and heat fill the pages offering the reader an excellent escape. I loved seeing other characters from previous books. Both Tyler and Delaney are well grounded and have strong friendships. It was fun seeing them seek advice. I laughed as Tyler’s friends urged caution because the more I got to know Tyler the more, I knew he would throw caution to the wind.

Zachary Webber was a new to me narrator. Sebastian York usually narrates for Blakley, but Webber delivered.  I enjoyed his tone and will seek him out on other audios. Andi Arndt captures Delaney making this enjoyable from start to finish.

Believe in the magic of second chances and grab THE HOT ONE for your very own.

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About Lauren Blakely

Lauren Blakely

Since self-publishing her debut romance novel CAUGHT UP IN US three years ago, Lauren Blakely has sold more than 1 million books. She is known for her sexy contemporary romance style that’s full of heat, heart and humor. A devout fan of cake and canines, Lauren has plotted entire novels while walking her four-legged friends. She lives in California with her family. With nine New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller List more than three dozen times. Her bestselling series include Sinful Nights, Seductive Nights, No Regrets, Caught Up in Love, and Fighting Fire. She recently released BIG ROCK, a sexy standalone romantic comedy that became an instant New York Times Bestseller. In the late spring, she’ll release MISTER O, another standalone romantic comedy.

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46 Responses to “The Hot One by Lauren Blakely”

  1. cindy

    I love it when characters from previous books reappear, it is one of my favorite things! Great review, thanks for sharing.

  2. Nick

    I’ve tried reading books by this author and she doesn’t work for me. I can’t seem to get into her writing though I’m always intrigued by her plots and characters. I’m glad that this one was enjoyable for you, Kim. The banter and heat especially sound great. I love Zachary Webber’s voice! It’s so soothing! 🙂
    Great review!

  3. Debbie Haupt

    Whaaaa, no Sebastian York. Okay Kim I’m taking your word that he’s good and from the sample it sounds good. Thanks for the fab review. i LOVE Lauren Blakely such wonderful stories

  4. Lily B

    This sounds fun. I like second chance romance when it’s done right and you don’t want to throttle one of the characters. Glad you are enjoying audiobooks so much Kim <3

  5. Angie

    I tried a Blakely book and didn’t enjoy it, but I do love me some Zachary Webber narration. I’m glad you enjoyed this one! 🙂

  6. Heidi

    A little disappointed Sebastian isn’t narrating. Six toed cats and wigs? Now that is interesting.

  7. Geybie's Book Blog

    Hilarious!!! I cant stop laughing reading the blurb and your review. LOL.
    I think I’m gonna love this one. Thanks for sharing, Kim. Awesome review, as always. 😀

  8. Melissa (Books and Things)

    I wasn’t thinking this one was for me with that blurb, but you said that it felt realistic and he laid his soul bare. Hm… Totally rethinking it and I really might try this one! Brilly review!

  9. Sophia Rose

    This one does sound cute and light with a bit of sexy. Need to read more of her books- or maybe listen since they are good narrators.

  10. Cyn

    Yay! Glad you enjoyed this one! I’m always excited for more Blakely! Glad the new narrator worked out for you, too! Great review, Kim!

  11. Michele

    I still have not grabbed a Lauren Blakely book. I really hope to get to one soon! This one sounds like so much fun; I love the snark. Thank you for the wonderful and fun review!