[Reading] ➾ Collide (Romance Revisited #2) By Melanie Stanford – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

Collide (Romance Revisited #2) When Their Worlds Collide, Neither Will Be Left Unscarred.Suffocated By Her Small Town Life, Maggie Hale Runs Away To Las Vegas To Pursue Her Dream As A Contemporary Dancer But Vegas Doesn T Turn Out Like She Imagined She Doesn T Make It Into Essence Dance Theater And The Only Job She Can Find Is Working In A Greasy Diner Again Jay Thornton Wants To Quit Enforcing And Own His Own Boxing Gym One Day But His Loan Shark Boss Saved Him From The Streets As A Kid And He Owes The Man Everything Cutting Ties Isn T So Simple When Maggie Pledges To Pay Back A Friend S Loan, She Becomes Jay S Next Mark Sparks Fly Between Them, But Choosing Each Other Could Mean The End Of Both Their Dreams.COLLIDE Is Inspired By Elizabeth Gaskell S NORTH SOUTH


10 thoughts on “Collide (Romance Revisited #2)

  1. says:

    A country girl dreaming of somethingout of life heads to big city lights to make her dreams to be a professional dancer comes true A hard bodied enforcer trapped in his work for a dangerous, ambitious boss has dreams of buying his friend s boxing gym and teaching the sport The pair collide in this tempestuous and fiery opposite side of the tracks romantic suspense Devoured it in two sittings Collide is book two in a series, but it easily works as a standalone story since it has very li A country girl dreaming of somethingout of life heads to big city lights to make her dreams to be a professional dancer comes true A hard bodied enforcer trapped in his work for a dangerous, ambitious boss has dreams of buying his friend s boxing gym and teaching the sport The pair collide in this tempestuous and fiery opposite side of the tracks romantic suspense Devoured it in two sittings Collide is book two in a series, but it easily works as a standalone story since it has very little connection to the previous novel and novellas Even the connection to Elizabeth s Gaskell s classic, North and South, doesn t mean the reader has to be familiar with that story either, though it certainly made it engaging seeing the parallels.I loved this story and particularly the situation...


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    Stanford brings her A game as she melds a fantastic cast with heart pounding action and smart plot If you loved Gaskill s North and South this Romance Revisited novel is one you do not want to miss I stayed up all night reading an advance copy and I am walking around today with a book hangover What a stellar read Even if you haven t read North and South, you will certainly be captivated by this stand alone, suspenseful, contemporary romance J D Robb fans will enjoy this one too The Stanford brings her A game as she melds a fantastic cast with heart pounding action and smart plot If you loved Gaskill s North and South this Romance Revisited novel is one you do not want to miss I stayed up all night reading an advance copy and I am walking around today with a book hangover What a stellar read Eve...


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    This started off relatively intriguing Maggie, a pastor s daughter, decides that she really must take a shot at dancing for a particular studio in Vegas Yeah, I m giving it that premise for free Jay is an enforcer for a loan shark, mainly out of loyalty and a sense of obligation for bringing him off the streets as a kid Maggie s roommate s boyfriend is in default on a loan and thus our two protagonists meet.A...


  4. says:

    Figuring out how to retell Elizabeth Gaskell s NORTH SOUTH wasn t easy, but hopefully worth it in the end


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    I loved this fabulous retelling of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South The contemporary setting of Las Vegas is perfect for this story and helps make the main characters Maggie and Jay, and their romance, particularly relevant for modern readers.I am a fan of Melanie Stanford s writing, and this book was as captivating and enjoyable as I had hoped it would be Although this is the second book of the Romance Revisited series, it definitely works as a standalone There is a surprise cameo and bri I loved this fabulous retelling of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South The contemporary setting of Las Vegas is perfect for this story and helps make the main characters Maggie and Jay, and their romance, particularly relevant for modern readers.I am a fan of Melanie Stanford s writing, and this book was as captivating and enjoyable as I had hoped it would be Although this is the second book of the Romance Revisited series, it definitely works as a standalone There is a surprise cameo and brief reference to previous characters which will delight readers who have read the first book, Sway, but will not confuse those who have not I was a bit concerned that I wouldn t be able to like Jay, since he is an enforcer for a loan shark He beat up a client in his first scene, and ...


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    I thought this author did a great job comparing Vegas life to North and South Great similarities between both If you love North and South then you ll appreciate all the work that went to this contemporary adaptation of it This was good and I was torn by the conditions and all the misunderstandings Life is messy and painfulI and the author did a great job with that I did want the story to go a little deeper But having said that I really did enjoy the story over all I recently bought her ot I thought this author did a great job comparing Vegas life to North and South Great similarities be...


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    Collide is not a re telling of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South in the sense that there are many differences between the two books At first, I was a little sceptical about setting Jay Thornton and Maggie Hale in Las Vegas, in the middle of corrupt cops, fights, boxing gyms, dancing and lent money, but after having loved Melanie Stanford s re telling of Persuasion Sway , I was all in, and she didn t disappoint.Maggie is tired of her life in Hillstone, and after her long time boyfriend Collide is not a re telling of Elizabeth Gaskell s North and South in the sense that there are many differences between the two books At first, I was a little sceptical about setting Jay Thornton and Maggie Hale in Las Vegas, in the middle of corrupt cops, fights, boxing gyms, dancing and lent money, but after having loved Melanie Stanford s re telling of Persuasion Sway , I was all in, and she didn t disappoint.Maggie is tired of her life in Hillstone, and after her long time boyfriend proposes, she feels caged, with no future, and runs away to Vegas to fulfil her dream of entering the most prestigious Dance Acad...


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