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Cuffed by K. Bromberg
Series: Everyday Heroes #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: Inkslinger PR
“I hate you. I never want to see you again.”
Grant Malone is not the reason I moved back to Sunnyville—at least that’s what I tell myself. Yet, those parting words I said to him back in third grade, ring in my ears every time a townsperson brings up one of the Malone boys. I thought time had healed my wounds. I was wrong. Nothing could have prepared me for how I felt when I finally saw him again.
Twenty years does a lot to turn a boy into a man. One who hits all my buttons—sexy, funny, attractive, and a police officer. But Grant is off limits because he knows too much about my past.
But I’m drawn to him. That damn uniform of his doesn’t hurt either. It’ll be my downfall. I know it.
What’s one night of sex going to hurt . . . right?
I’ve always loved Emmy Reeves.
That’s why I’m shocked to see her all these years later. The shy girl I once knew is all grown up.
Adventurous and full of life, she owns my heart now, just as much as she did back then. Convincing her of that is a whole different story.
I’ll give her the one night she asks for—like that’s a hardship—but when it comes to letting her walk away after, she has another thing coming. There’s no way in hell I’m letting her go this time without a fight.
Cuffed was phenomenal! Diving in, I knew this story was about second chances and childhood friends being reunited after something happened in the past. But, I mistakenly assumed that this story was going to be a light-hearted romantic comedy.
Cuffed devastated me in ways I didn’t expect and left me in tears and a book fog when I had to put it down. When I stepped away from the story, I felt as if I was still in the story and I was experiencing what they were. I was sad and just had a strange lingering feeling around myself from the story, I was literally stuck in a book fog that I couldn’t shake until I finished the story.
“He brings calm to the chaos spinning out of control around me and withing me.”
The devastation and sadness I felt while reading Cuffed, was trumped by the joy and empowerment of overcoming difficult trials in life. I think this the best story I have read by K. Bromberg at this point. Even if I felt ill to my stomach at times, the triumph I felt for so many of overwhelming that it brought tears to my eyes.
Cuffed is brilliantly written and a must-read story that may hit some people harder than others, it deals with the grittier side of the world that we all would rather pretend doesn’t happen.
Heads Up. Wings Out.