Quickie Book Review-Lucky Break by A.M. Arthur

Quickie Book Review-Lucky Break by A.M. Arthur

Quickie Book Review-Lucky Break by A.M. ArthurLucky Break by A.M. Arthur
Also in this series: Saddle Up, Roped In
Series: Clean Slate Ranch #4
Published by Carina Press on October 21, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Small Town, American West, LGBTQ, M/M Romance
Pages: 400
Format: eARC
Source: Carina Press
ISBN: 1488056986
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Welcome to Clean Slate Ranch: home of tight jeans, cowboy boots and rough trails. For some men, it’s a fantasy come true.

Shawn Matthews never imagined he’d be living out of his car, trying to make ends meet, but life doesn’t always go your way—he knows that better than most. When an accident leaves the Clean Slate Ranch shorthanded, Shawn is enlisted to help cook and finds himself bunked next to the sexiest cowboy he’s ever laid eyes on.

The first time Robin Butler spots the new chef, he thinks he’s seeing an actual ghost. Shawn is the spitting image of his late husband, and it spooks the hell out of him. The former rodeo-star-turned-ranch-hand does his best to avoid the soft-spoken cook—except it’s kind of tough when the man makes the best damn grub this side of the Mississippi and has a boy-next-door charm that’s impossible to resist.

Even though the tension between them practically sizzles, Shawn doesn’t do hookups and Robin isn’t ready for a new relationship. Besides, Robin can tell Shawn’s been hurt and deserves a partner who isn’t saddled with a tragic past. But chemistry doesn’t lie. Maybe finding each other—and a second chance at love—is the lucky break they both need.

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This book is approximately 99,000 words

Lucky Break was truly such an endearing story like this whole series has been. Now, this review will be much shorter because I forgot I hadn’t reviewed it so hopefully, I remember what I need to. Now this story is a M/M love, there is something about seeing two men together in romance. I can’t get enough of it. In this book, we see two people that have lived in some tough situations.

Our two main characters are:

-Shawn Matthews –is living in a not so good situation, he currently lives in his car so he can send all his money to help his grandparents. There was a scandal in his hometown where he was forced to leave. He is a cook on the Clean Slate Ranch

-Robin Butler-is a widower, talent with horses and a former rodeo star.

There is quite a bit of tension between these two especially at first, but we soon see the connection quickly form between these two. There is such an emotional feel to this book in a way that strikes a chord to the reader’s heart pretty quickly. Their growth and learning to open up to each other is what is pivotal in their story. I got quickly hooked on this couple and wanting to see them overcome what they hold back and be open to love.

Overall I had a blast with this book and truly adored seeing the core of these characters and their love story unraveling was truly beautiful!!

About A.M. Arthur

No stranger to the writing world, A.M. Arthur has been creating stories in her head since she was a child and scribbling them down nearly as long. She credits an early fascination with male friendships (bromance wasn't a thing yet) with her later discovery of and subsequent affair with m/m romance stories. When not writing, she can be found in her kitchen, pretending she's an amateur chef and trying to not poison herself or others with her cuisine experiments.