Long Shot (Last Shot #3) by Kelly Jamieson
Series: Last Shot #3
Also in this series: Hot Shot
Published by Random House Publishing Group, Loveswept
Publication Date: February 27th 2018
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Waitressing at a tequila bar on the beach in sunny San Diego may not be what Reece Kirkwell wants to do forever, but for now it’s perfect—other than the flashbacks to the tragedy she caused in Boston. And the fact that one of her bosses is a domineering, first-class manwhore who’s as stubborn as he is sexy. If he’d just listen to her, she could double his business. But it would also mean getting close to someone, and that’s a risk she can’t afford.
Cade Hardy’s partners at Conquistadors are like his brothers, but he’s the money man trying to keep them all afloat. To blow off steam, he’s been sleeping around a little. The last thing he needs is business advice from their crazy-hot new waitress. Cade can’t figure Reece out. She’s smarter than she lets on, and she doesn’t hide her disgust for his active sex life. But after he recognizes her PTSD symptoms, Cade is determined to save her . . . unless she saves him first.
Reese is a waitress in a tequila bar in San Diego. She’s there for just a short time, but she doesn’t know how long. Of course, the longer she stays, the more she wants to stay. Of course, having Cade Hardy, her boss, as eye candy isn’t hard. She just hates when all of his old conquests show up. When Reese and Cade start becoming friends and then more, Reese isn’t sure what she should do.
Cade is a good guy but has had an incredibly hard life. He loves his business partners (and fellow former Navy SEALS) but he can’t love a woman. At least, that’s what he thinks until he starts getting closer with Reese and finds that he doesn’t want just one night, he wants her forever.
This was a cute book and a great conclusion to this trilogy. I wasn’t sure how Jamieson was going to handle Cade and his many women, but I thought she did a good job of showing us what a manwhore he had been, and also showing us that he was no longer that man. I loved Cade and Reese together as they just always seemed like they were in sync.
The part of the story that dealt with Reese’s PTSD was very sad and I felt for her. I was happy to see Cade dealing with it so well and not looking down on her for her issues. On the flip side I really loved how Reese talked Cade about his family issues without pity but definitely understanding.
Overall this was a good story that I really enjoyed.
Last Shot Series
Rating: 3.75 out of 5