Most days Rebecca Lindt feels like an imposter…
The world admires her as a survivor. But that impression would crumble if people knew her secret. She didn’t deserve to be the one who got away. But nothing can change the past, so she’s thrown herself into her work. She can’t dwell if she never slows down.
Wes Garrett is trying to get back on his feet after losing his dream restaurant, his money, and half his damn mind in a vicious divorce. But when he intervenes in a mugging and saves Rebecca—the attorney who helped his ex ruin him—his simple life gets complicated.
Their attraction is inconvenient and neither wants more than a fling. But when Rebecca’s secret is put at risk, both discover they could lose everything, including what they never realized they needed: each other
She laughed and kissed him. This morning she’d melted down. But somehow this man had her laughing and turned on only a few hours later. Everything inside her felt buoyed.
She’d forgotten what that felt like.
The Ones That Got Away was my first book by Roni Loren and I loved it! The writing, the characters, the story was amazing. So when I found out she was writing a book about Rebecca, I was eager to get my hand on this book.
Rebecca is a workaholic, divorce lawyer who is at the top of her firm, about to make partner who’s dealing with guilt from the past. Wes, is a former restaurateur who lost his business in a vicious divorce. After Wes help Rebecca after her mugging they are drawn to each other but don’t want anything serious as they both have relationship and trust issues.
The story was a constant slow simmer. They were no real drama and not heartstopping moments. There was a moment that could’ve thrown a wrench in Rebecca and Wes budding relationship but they managed to be through it. Despite their relationship starting as just a fling, feeling begin to change and they are force the deal with their past guilt and trust issues. Also dealing with the aftermath of Rebecca’s mugging.
As much as I liked The One You Can’t Forget, I didn’t love it like The Ones That Got Away. I’m still very much invested in the other characters and can’t wait for the next books.
Jenny’s REVIEW of The Ones Who Got Away – HERE