Friday 1 February 2019

✪ THE LIFE WE WANTED ✪ Kelsey Kingsley ✪

© Bianca ✰ 

• 31 January 2019
• A Just-Found-Out-He's-The-Dad-Of-A-Teenager / Rock-Star-Romance☺
Daisies & Devin Spin-Off
(about Devin's Drummer Sebastian!)
• standalone

 4.25 Stars
Sebastian Moore thought he had it all.

A drumming gig with one of the world’s biggest up-and-coming stars. The looks and charm to get him any woman he laid his eyes on. All the friends he could ever ask for.

But something was always missing.

That is, until he receives a letter, telling him that he’s a father to a fifteen-year-old boy.

Now, with the addition of his son, a love interest he never expected, and a whole new set of responsibilities, Sebastian finds himself happier than he’s ever been.

But old habits die hard, and when life finally gives him everything he wanted, he’ll have to find a way to keep his past from ruining the present.

Sebastian is the drummer in Devin's band. (From the book Daisies & Devin)
He's happy in his rock-star-single-guy life.
But he's also lonely. Now that the current tour is done, he's all alone in his house.
That's when he receives a letter from someone named Tabitha.
Telling him he's the father of 15 year old Greyson.

Tabby is Greyson's aunt. Her sister died in a car accident two months ago and now Tabitha is responsible for the moody grieving teen.

Hot Rock-Star meets uptight but very sexy Real Estate broker who used to be a fun concert goer before her flighty sister had a kid and she had to be the grown-up in that scenario.

Let the fun times begin! ☺

I just love #RockstarRomances!
Even though this is more of a small-town romance. A story about three people who never planned to be this new little family. But suddenly they kind of are. But also not really, at least not yet - there's a lot to overcome and fight through.

I absolutely adored Sebastian as a hero. As a rock star. As a fun and carefree guy. But then he's suddenly a dad and it's like he's finally found his place in life. It was beautiful to watch him fall for his son and vice versa.

It might sound bad... but the only thing I didn't love in that whole scenario was Tabby. She got on my nerves so much that I wanted to stop reading a few times. Especially once she decides she wants to start dating that Roman guy? WTF?! I really almost DNF right then and there. This whole Roman thing didn't need to be in this book at all. They had enough problems without that. Ugh.

I loved the story. And I kinda liked Tabby too here and there - she really tried for Grey ... but she just wasn't my kind of person.
I really adored Sebastian and Grey and the whole new family the boy got with his new dad.

It was a great rock-star-small-town-daddy-romance. Lots of music moments and daddy/son moments and chinchilla moments and band mates moments. I really liked those! It wasn't sexy enough for my tastes :/
It took them too long to get it right - well - it took Tabitha too long - but it was still a great book!
Could've been better ... at least it was a rock star thingy - if this would've been a ... baseball romance or something else weird? It wouldn't have gotten 4.25 stars from me. I just have to love love love the hero and the heroine for a book to be my kind of book.

THE LIFE WE WANTED was an adorable, sweet, frustrating & beautiful love story.
Run to your nearest amazon for your own Sebastian - he'll be sold out in no time!


Daisies & Devin

Holly Freakin' Hughes

When I was a wee lassie, I was told by my preschool teachers that I was a natural at storytelling. When I was just a little older than that, an old friend's mother said to me, "Kelsey, one day your books are going to be on the shelves at the library." 

Well, Diane, I don't know if my books are ever going to be on the shelves of libraries, but I'm sure as hell going to try. 

When I'm not writing stories destined to be bestsellers, I enjoy devouring TV shows, listening to every type of music there is and going to concerts, reading pretty much anything (with a soft spot for romance and certain books located in 18th century Scotland), obsessing over makeup, and pretending to workout. 

I also have a fondness for cats, my family, tattoos, and a really good French fry.