Author: Ruthie Knox

Completely by Ruthie Knox

Posted September 27, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | | 0 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.

Completely by Ruthie KnoxCompletely by Ruthie Knox
Series: New York #3
Published by Loveswept on September 26, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eARC
Source: NetGalley
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two-half-flames

Beneath her whole “classic English beauty” appearance is an indomitable spirit that has turned Rosemary Chamberlain into something of a celebrity mountain climber. But after an Everest excursion takes a deadly turn, Rosemary is rescued by her quick-thinking guide, New York native Kal Beckett. Rosemary’s brush with death brings out a primal need to celebrate life—and inspires a night of steamy sex with the rather gorgeous man who saved her.

The son of a famous female climber with a scandalous past, Kal Beckett is still trying to find himself. In the Zen state of mind where Kal spends most of his time, anything can happen—like making love to a fascinating stranger and setting off across the world with her the next morning. But as their lives collide in the whirlwind of passion that is New York City, the real adventure is clearly just beginning. . .

 

 

                  

Ruthie Knox is an auto-buy, go-to author for me in contemporary romance. It’s crazy how she does it. The characters aren’t all realistic or ordinary which is something I find more believable. Some are rich, wildly successful people and some famous people.  But it isn’t about the money or the power. Although, I prefer the strong women she writes. It’s about the ideas, the hopes and dreams, and their FEELINGS. Those are authentic. They aren’t all good or bad; they have both tendencies, like real people.

Mostly these people are a mess. They are in the most difficult, awkward, and unhappy situations in their work and / or personal life. The relationships sometimes seem unworkable, for various reasons, and it hurts because you care. You want the HEA. And then really, it is simple. Love. LOVE is Completely.

When the primary focus is love and not the other stuff, everything works. Who doesn’t want someone who loves them, who supports them (not with money), encourages and accepts who they are?  This isn’t to say everything is easy, or goes well  all the time,, but loving completely as the first choice makes every other decision easier.

It was amazing to see the characters from other stories in the New York series. Even the secondary characters are vibrant with life. Ruthie Knox, you you engage my mind and my heart is caught as well. Truly, Madly and Completely, all the are highly recommended. Go, read them.

 

About Ruthie Knox

New York Times bestselling author Ruthie Knox writes contemporary romance that’s sexy, witty, and angsty—sometimes all three at once. After training to be a British historian, she became an academic editor instead. Then she got really deeply into knitting, as one does, followed by motherhood and romance novel writing.

Her debut novel, Ride with Me, is probably the only existing cross-country bicycling love story. She followed it up with About Last Night, a London-set romance whose hero has the unlikely name of Neville, and then Room at the Inn, a Christmas novella—both of which were finalists for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award. Her four-book series about the Clark family of Camelot, Ohio, has won accolades for its fresh, funny portrayal of small-town Midwestern life.

Ruthie moonlights as a mother, Tweets incessantly, and bakes a mean focaccia. She’d love to hear from you, so visit her website at www.ruthieknox.com and drop her a line.

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Madly by Ruthie Knox

Madly by Ruthie Knox

Posted March 16, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments

       Ruthie Knox is one of my favorite authors. I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve read which is almost all, including by Robin York.  They are just amazing! But what does that mean and why do I enjoy them so much? It’s the everyday, real characters. They make me feel. They have problems and fears and do stupid and embarrassing things. I care about them; I hurt for them; I root for them. They make me laugh. The story is rich with various relationships and family issues creating an interesting, emotional journey. Madly is the follow up to Truly in the New York series. Truly was a free serial on Wattpad for a year before it was published. You can read my 5 star review here.  Madly […]


The Dark Space by Mary Ann Rivers and Ruthie Knox

The Dark Space by Mary Ann Rivers and Ruthie Knox

Posted June 26, 2015 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments

This is one of the first books published by the new Brain Mill Press which is headed up by these two favorite authors of mine.  (I rode a bit of RAGBRAI with Ruthie’s family last summer very briefly.)   I have really enjoyed all their work.  I wish them success in their new venture. The Dark Space is a long novella or short story about students in a different sort of college class at the senior level. These students are in their last semester before graduation.  Like many of the authors’ previous work in new adult, there is a very emotional sense of things.  It is unusual and not typical.  I like that but not everyone will.  It highlights the uncomfortable aspects of personal connections and […]


Review: Along Came Trouble by Ruthie Knox

Review: Along Came Trouble by Ruthie Knox

Posted September 5, 2013 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

  Ellen Callahan is a lawyer and single mother who could do without all the current drama surrounding her twin, megastar brother Jamie, and his girlfriend who lives next door. What she resented even more was the bodyguard Jamie dispatched when the paparazzi started getting out of hand. Caleb Clark, fresh out of the Army and Iraq, thought this would be an easy assignment but he hadn’t yet come up against a woman as stubbornly independent as Ellen.  Nor had he expected it would be so hard to resist mixing pleasure and business. For a time, Ellen’s stubbornness started to wear a little thin but the more I learned about her past relationships, I began to warm up to her character. She had many layers […]


Review: How to Misbehave by Ruthie Knox

Review: How to Misbehave by Ruthie Knox

Posted February 2, 2013 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments

I just absolutely love Ruthie Knox! Is my good to for contemporary romances ever since I read About Last Night and everything I’ve read of hers I’ve enjoyed whole heartily. So I had high hopes when I started reading How to Misbehave. Ruthie didn’t let me down. How to Misbehave is a quick and satisfying read to start Knox’s Camelot series.  It’s a story with the promise of a HEA for the couple which I hope we get to see again in the other books to come in the series since they are about the heroine’s siblings. Amber is a “good girl”, she does everything that is expected of her. She’s a good daughter, student and now she is looking to mix things up in […]


Review: Naughty and Nice by Knox, O’Keefe, Sloane

Review: Naughty and Nice by Knox, O’Keefe, Sloane

Posted December 8, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

ROOM AT THE INN by Ruthie Knox After falling in love with Ruthie Knox’s other books, I knew I had to read Room at the Inn for a little holiday hotness and cheer. I’m slowly getting into Contemporary Romance and Knox is one of the authors that is on my audio buy list for the genre. She knows how to write a story with heart. Her couples not only have hot sex but their is a real romance between them and a great plot in each of her books. Room at the Inn is a great holiday romance where a couple that have been on and off over the last few years get a second chance to make it work. I love that Carson and […]


CR Review: Ride with me by Ruthie Knox

CR Review: Ride with me by Ruthie Knox

Posted October 19, 2012 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments

Ruthie Knox sucked me in with her book, About Last Night and when I saw Ride with Me I knew I had to read it. Where the couple in About Last Night get together really fast and then learn about each other as they go, Tom and Lexie get to know about each other and then get together. Both books and couples are hot.Lexie puts an ad in the paper looking for a riding partner for her cross country bike ride. Tom just wants to get out on the open road and away from people. But thanks to Tom’s sister he now has a riding partner. And to his surprise Alex is a girl and also goes by the name Lexie. The two are complete opposites […]


Review: About Last Night by Ruthie Knox

Review: About Last Night by Ruthie Knox

Posted June 25, 2012 by Jennifer in Book Review | 3 Comments

Let me tell ya About Last Night, it was freaking hot and entertaining. It’s the first book in a long time that I started and finished in one day. I could not put it down. It starts off fun and flirty. Nev, an US gal living in London rides the subway everyday to work and she sees other regulars and has nicknames for them. One is a sexy guy that looks all business and no fun that she has nicknamed, City. After agreeing to go on a blind date that her friend pretty much blackmails her into, Cath finds herself drunk and alone in the subway station trying to get home after the date does bad. Lucky for her City finds her and helps her […]