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Love is the worst complication…
After a failed marriage and quitting her high-pressure job, Carrie Steinhem is ready for uncomplicated fun. Love? Not what she’s looking for. She’d rather crash a wedding with her friends and find a hot hookup. The bride’s father is onto her, though. But just as her night out veers toward public embarrassment, a sizzling stranger sweeps in and claims Carrie as his date.
Potential hookup? Check. If she doesn’t get cold feet first.
Ryan Burton is on the fast track to a promotion…assuming he can avoid distractions and nail this new account. Except the woman he rescued at a friend’s wedding ends up not only being his new neighbor—she’s his client’s ex-wife. And his client has every intention of winning her back.
Carrie and Ryan would love to leave complicated alone, but when two people share a duplex and irresistible chemistry, temptation—and love—is right around the corner…
"This book had me hooked from the very beginning." ~ Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
I felt like reading a romance book and luckily had requested this one from netgalley, so it was waiting for me on my kindle. It certainly did the trick!
Carrie is recovering from a failed marriage and a bad move to New York when she and her friends decide to crash a wedding. Before they a... ...more
“She was making changes in her life, big ones. Jumping back into the dating scene was just one of them. Slowly, she reminded herself. Perhaps not jumping, but dabbling. Toes first. One at a time.”
For a couple with instant chemistry and obvious attraction for each other, a... ...more
Rosalie's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
This book had me hooked from the very beginning. Opening with a real life group of girlfriends that are Wedding Crashers can only lead to hilarity. Carrie Steinhem is with her friends, trying to get ideas for a wedding that has to be planned... ...more
Ryan and Carrie are strangers who meet at a wedding that Ryan's a guest at and Carrie is crashing. Their chemistry is phenomenal. Neither can stop thinking of the other. Oh wait! They are neighbors! Unbeknownst to each other, each have ties to the account Ryan happens to be working on.
I wanted a... ...more
I enjoyed Going All The Way.
The storyline was entertaining, I liked watching the relationship develop between Carrie & Ryan.
They had great chemistry and together they made a lovely couple.
What I loved most from this fun & entertaining read? Riley the dog, loved him & his anti... ...more
I could relate to a lot in this new book coming out. Overwhelmed - wanting to change careers - needing a break from it all - recently divorced - wanting a man but not necessarily a relationship... This book has all of those factors and a whole lot more that made it an enjoyable read I could get i... ...more
Funny, quirky and very enjoyable book. I loved Carrie and Ryan. The starting was brilliant and overall story was quite interesting.
Ryan helps businesses and moves from city to city because of his job. Carrie is taking a break from everything and trying to find her "bliss". They meet by chance and... ...more
GOING ALL THE WAY is a charming, fresh, funny, and compelling story about finding happiness and love. As she was getting out getting out of her car to crash a wedding party, Carrie Steinhem turned her ankle, and a handsome stranger prevented her from falling on her face. Carrie, along with her fr... ...more
An Irish Setter. Beautiful to look at!
Ah – just when you thought you were safe – you really should never own property with your ex-husband (Stu) – and when he owns the other half of your duplex – (semi-detached) then you are in trouble.
And then there is the dog Carrie ends up getting asked to bab... ...more
This was a good book. When I read the last page (great epilogue!), I realized I didn't always like the hero and heroine, but I still enjoyed the story. For me, liking the main characters can make/break the book. In this case it wasn't so black and white. The only way I can think to explain it is... ...more
This is a contemporary one . Have read 2 of the authors stories and loved them . Our hero is Ryan and our heroine is Carrie . This story had it all (wedding crasher moments ) a pet and some conflicts to add spice .
We have Carrie going back home . Carrie was in New York but she was run out and sh... ...more
A sweet, feel good romance with a dog you can't resist!
Carrie Steineim has just moved back home to San Francisco after a divorce and a highly stressful job. She is looking forward to exploring who she is and what she wants to do with her life, however when her friends and her crash a wedding, she... ...more
This was a good but slightly odd romance story about how one woman decides to give up her high powered career and has decided to find what makes her happy. In doing so, she ends up moving back into a duplex she owns with her ex-husband –now she and her ex aren’t getting back together but she need... ...more
This book opens up with Carrie and her friend crashing a wedding and she is knowing that they are going to get caught. When the father of the bride is starting to figure things out she bumps into a hot and sexy guy, Ryan. But no names please after a much needed check of both of the merchandise in... ...more
This is a wonderfully sweet story that just left you feeling good. Carrie is back in San Francisco trying to put her divorce and the stressful job she left behind her, oh and have a little fun. Something her life has been lacking the last few years. When she crashes a wedding and is about to be b... ...more
This is a sweet love story with just enough of a twist to make it feel fresh and engaging. I loved Carrie and Ryan's story and how Riley played an integral role in their lives. If you are looking for a feel good love story with a HEA, you will love this book. I found myself smiling while reading... ...more
Carrie and Ryan in a wedding and the chemistry exploded btw them but Carrie who now is gain again the course of her life runs away only to discover that he is her new neighboor. Carrie is an artist who had a failed marriage and her ex wants her help in his business to add that Ryan works there as... ...more
I love dogs. I think I feel in love with him before the characters. I love Ryan's take charge attitude. And carries artistic ness. They make a great love story. Add a dog makes it all better. Finding ur true passion. ...more
**3.5 stars rounded up**
The old clichés..."I need to find myself.", "I need some me time.", or "It's not you, it's me." Usually you automatically think they're convenient excuses to avoid a pursuer. In Carrie's case, they're legitimate. Carrie has recently returned home after leaving her job in N... ...more
After a failing marriage and stressful career push Carrie Steinhem to her limit, she decides it's time to walk away, and leave it all behind and set out on a trip of self discovery. She is ready to live life on her terms and not let those around her dictate what she should or shouldn't do, she's... ...more
I enjoyed this fun quick read by Cynthia Cooke. I thought that there were times that it was slow for me but, it did pick back up towards the end and did not disappoint with its ending. The only slight problem I had with this story is that we learn a lot about Ryan and Carrie, but I sort of felt l... ...more
Reviewed at Keeper Bookshelf
Going All The Way is a fun, charming romance – but the best character of all has to be Riley, hands down. Sorry, Carrie and Ryan but that energetic pup is absolutely adorable.
Carrie had been rescued from discovery as a wedding crasher by the most delectable stranger.... ...more
Going All the Way was a fun quick read. I loved the wedding crashing element, it was a great way to introduce Carrie and Ryan. I loved the chemistry between them right off, the closest scene was hot. I loved the byplay between the two as they navigated living next door to each other, being attrac... ...more
Going All The Way is a cute, fun and easy read. The story begins with Carrie and her friends at a wedding but the exciting part is they are wedding crashers and of course she has a crazy sweep you off your feet moment with a hot guy. There's more that happens but I dont want to leak any spoilers.... ...more
This is a great book; written by Cynthia Cooke. After a failed marriage and quitting her job, Carrie Steinhem is ready for uncomplicated fun, when her and her friends crash a wedding to find a hot hookup she wasn’t ready for the bride’s father to catch her crashing the wedding. When a se... ...more