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Who knew a sweaty photo would be good for business?
Now unwanted booty calls are coming in as fast as work orders, and Liam Chase needs to get away. Cue a job upstate. His new client is hot as hell, but he left NYC to escape attention, not to hook up with the city’s “Runaway Bride”.
With three disastrous relationships under her belt, it’s clear Claire Stevens’s judgment sucks. And what she’s feeling for America’s newest sex god? Obviously another hormone-fueled mistake.
But when she accidentally fells a tree on his truck, leaving them stranded in a winter storm with a chocolate-snatching raccoon, there’s something to be said for body heat.
Too bad neither can trust their explosive chemistry…
"I laughed throughout this book, and even had a misty eyed moment as well. The Runaway Bride and the Hot HVAC Guy where the perfect match. All in all, another great read by Sarah. Can not wait to read more from her." -Sassy Beta Reading & Review
The 48-Hour Hookup was a fun, sweet and entertaining read.
The characters were likable, endearing and kept me turning the pages with their story.
I liked Liam and Claire together, they made a cute couple who found love when they least expected it.
The epilogue left me with a heart full of f... ...more
This is a laugh out loud, hilarious romance and I loved it from start to finish!
After a client shared a photo of Liam Chase on the internet he gained an unwanted reputation as the hot HVAC Guy, with so many phone calls from admiring females he's really ready to escape. When an opportunity to do s... ...more
Finally it's Liam's turn! The fourth of the Chase brothers finds his match in a sweet and sexy story with a 'we're trapped in a snowstorm, whatever will we do to pass the time!' theme. Liam's sudden bout of internet fame due to a chance photo tagging him as the 'Hot HVAC Guy' has resulted in far... ...more
“Am I allowed to laugh at this?” Yes. Yes I am. Sarah Ballance has written a LOL love story which made me laugh more than I thought was possible. From start to finish The 48-Hour Hookup was the p-e-r-f-e-c-t read!
I’ve wanted to read Sarah Ballance and her Chase Brothers series for awhile now. Sil... ...more
What happens when the notorious Runaway Bride meets up with the Hot HVAC Guy? Sparks fly, of course!
Liam Chase needs a break. A break from the notoriety he received from an innocent photograph. So, when he has the ability to break free from New York City to head upstate, Liam cannot pack a bag fa... ...more
Slick's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
As I was reading The 48 Hour Hookup it became apparent that this was the fourth book in the series and while it didn't really affect my feelings on this book, I couldn't help thinking that I might be missing some crucial background on... ...more
Some hilarious fun with a racoon, a handyman-non-handy-man, a sexy HAVC guy, a runaway bride, a large tree branch, a snow storm, and some hot, sweaty fun. I was entertained all the way through this read.
Chase was infamous for all the wrong reasons and getting away from it all was at the top of h... ...more
This is my first Chase Brothers book. It's also my first Sarah Ballance book. I have to say I am impressed! I will have to look into getting some of the other Chase brothers on my radar... ;-)
Liam and Claire's chemistry was out of this world. I could feel their heat seeping through the pages. The... ...more
Okay, so this seems to be a new habit of mine... Find a book, start reading and then realise it is part of a series and I started on the lasted book in the series! Thankfully the books in this series can all be read as standalones.
Loved this book though. If you are looking for a quick, funny, ro... ...more
4.5 stars - Fun & sexy fast paced insta-attraction stranded romance between two infamous people that develops into an intense & supposedly temporary fling
The 48-hour Hookup is a fun and sexy fast paced insta-attraction romance that develops into an intense but supposedly temporary fling,... ...more
Originally posted on Daydreaming Books.
*I received an eARC of this book from Netgalley for the blog tour in exchange for an honest review.*
This book was so much fun to read about! I loved how funny it was at parts and I greatly enjoyed it. Plus the emotional and romantic drama was the perfect mix... ...more
I didn't think that the Chase Brothers series could get any better...but it did!!
The characters were just amazing. Poor Liam...a little socially awkward in the middle of the boisterous Chase family and the subject of a meme to boot! Although I do have to admit that I would have probably partaken... ...more
Claire's nickname is Runaway Bride, it's a title she doesn't deserve, but she is a famous person and there's nothing she can do to change people's opinions. After another disastrous relationship she goes to her uncle's mountain retreat. She inherited it when he died and wants to restore it to its... ...more
This was funny, flirty and fast-paced. The right mix if you're looking for something light to read.
I liked the characters and the setting. That cold weather, small town, and cabin in the icy woods. It was just a very enjoyable story. The addition of that raccoon was a plus!
Loved that Liam and Cl... ...more
I'm glad that the last chase brother got his HEA. I have found this series to be highly entertaining and this last book was clearly a great addition. The storyline was original even if the concept for one of the main characters has been used before. The author tweaked it and made it their own and... ...more
A hilarious and romantic story! What happens when internet sensation, Hot HVAC guy gets stranded at a winter lodge in the middle of nowhere, with the infamous Runaway Bride? Plenty of hysterical moments, and a whole lot of steamy moments too when they use their body heat to stay warm. Do these tw... ...more
This story is so cute and it had me laughing out loud at times especially when Stanley comes to visit. It also had some really tender moments between Liam and Claire. These two had both been through a lot because of social media it was perfect that had each other to help them get past it. As with... ...more
I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I somehow got my books out of order. I read this one before Ethan's book. This was a good read and I enjoyed it a great deal. It was a good read for the holidays. I will have to go back and finish Ethan's book. ...more
Of course I already love the other Chase boys/men and I couldn’t wait to read Liam’s HEA. Sarah Ballance is definitely a fabulous author and I’ve enjoyed reading her books in this series. The 48-Hour Hookup has a main plot twist, such as two semi ‘famous’ people stuck in unfortunate circumstances... ...more
Such a fun romance!
I can't even tell you how many times I laughed out loud while reading this one--there may have been some snort-laughing involved as well, but I'll never tell. The manicurist must have thought I was laughing at the TV (as if!) because every time I giggled while he was doing my n... ...more
The final single Chase Brother meets his mate with a spectacular Meet/Cute in "The 48 Hour Hookup". Liam Chase is the shy and quiet brother who is so awkward at trying to chat up girls that they think he's either an ax murderer or he makes them cry. His worst nightmare comes to pass when a girl s... ...more
Title: The 48-Hour Hookup
Series: Chase Brothers
Author: Sarah Ballance
Publisher: Entangled: Lovestruck
Release Date: September 12, 2016
Page Count: 177 pages
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5
Who knew a sweaty photo would be good for busines...
For more reviews like this, see my blog: Musings of Madjy
Aw, this one made me feel all warm and fuzzy! What a great story for getting in the holiday mood! The setting of an old lodge with snow is great, and has such potential for fun incidents (which Sarah Ballance most certainly includes.)
I have... ...more