Fave so far! Tough Love by Lori Foster

Posted February 19, 2016 by Jennifer in Book Review | | 2 Comments

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Fave so far! Tough Love by Lori FosterTough Love by Lori Foster
Series: Ultimate #3
Published by HQN Books on August 25th 2015
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense, Sports Romance
Format: eARC
Source: NetGalley
Audio | Goodreads
four-stars
three-half-flames

Vanity Baker loves a good, clean match, but she's not above playing a little dirty. She's wanted Stack "The Wolf" Hannigan from day one. Seems as though the best way to corral the famously commitment-phobic fighter is to insist on keeping it casual. And her plan works—deliciously well—until Stack's past steps out of the shadows.

Stack learned early to stay free of attachments. But with sexy, forthright Vanity, he's the one always left wanting more. Then his troublemaking family comes back into the picture, threatening everything Stack cares about—Vanity included. Suddenly he realizes they're much more than friends with benefits. He's ready to go to the mat for her…but will it be in time to protect the woman who's tamed him for good?

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read it, track it is a way for me to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.

Tough Love is my favorite book in Lori Foster’s Ultimate series. (My least fave book cover though. LOL)

Stack and Vanity is a great couple. It was fun to watch them get their HEA, their story is sexy, sweet and fun and like previous stories in the series has a bit of suspense to keep you on your toes.

I think I enjoyed Tough Love more than the previous book, Holding Strong because Stack wasn’t over the top alpha like Denver was. And I like Vanity more than Cherry. So over all the couples were different and I connected with this pair more and felt like their romance wasn’t just about the heat between them.

About Lori Foster

Since first publishing in January 1996, Lori Foster has become a Waldenbooks, Borders, USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly and New York Times bestselling author. Lori has published through a variety of houses, including Kensington, St. Martin’s, Berkley, Silhouette and Samhain. She is currently with Harlequin.

Lori believes it’s important to give back to the community as much as possible, and for that reason she ran special contests in conjunction with a publisher, facilitating many first sales for new authors. She routinely organizes events among authors and readers to gather donations for various organizations.

Lori hosts a very special annual “Reader & Author” event in West Chester, Ohio. Proceeds from the event have benefited many worthy causes, including the Hamilton County YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter, the Animal Adoption Foundation, The Conductive Learning Center for children with spina bifida and cerebral palsy, and The One Way Farm, Children’s Home.

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2 responses to “Fave so far! Tough Love by Lori Foster

    • She’s quickly becoming one of my faves for contemporary. You might like this series and some of her others on audio since they are narrated by Jim Frangione. And he narrates the Love Undercover series that this one spined off from. I plan on going back and reading that one at some point.

      I really her Buckhorn series. The first 4 books are on audio and I really like Isabelle Gordon’s narration for those.