Review: The Offer by Karina Halle♥

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Synopsis:
She thinks he's an arrogant playboy.
He thinks she's an uptight prude.
But he's about to make her an offer she can't refuse.

Nicola Price used to have it all – a great career, the perfect boyfriend, an excessive shoe collection and an apartment in one of San Francisco’s best neighborhoods. But when she gets knocked up and her asshat boyfriend leaves her high and dry, Nicola’s perfectly crafted world comes tumbling down. And stays that way.

Now, Nicola is the proud single mom to a five-year old daughter and living a giant lie. She can barely afford their ghetto apartment and all the men she dates run when they hear she comes with a child. She’s struggling and scared – and nowhere near where she thought she’d be at age thirty-one.

Her saving grace comes in the form of a tall, handsome and wealthy Scotsman Bram McGregor, the older brother of her friend Linden. Bram understands a thing or two about pride, so when tragic circumstances place Nicola at rock bottom, he offers them a place to live in the apartment complex he owns. It’s pretty much the perfect deal, so as long as she doesn’t mind living beside Bram, a man that, despite his generosity, seems to antagonize her at every turn.

But nothing in life is free and as Nicola gets her feet back on the ground, she discovers that the enigmatic playboy may end up costing her more than she thought.

She might just lose her heart.
Those McGregor brothers are nothing but trouble... 

My Review:
This has been one of my most anticipated reads of 2015. I read The Pact not too long ago and when I heard there would be a book for Bram- let's just say I was very excited. Needless to say I loved this book and the many things it taught me.

Nicola was in serious need of some help having just been fired from her job. She had lost her only source of income, lives in a terrible neighborhood alone with her daughter and is often too prideful to ask people for help. Thankfully, Bram doesn't need to be asked. He saw how she struggled and therefore, made her an offer that couldn't be refused. They tip-toed around each other for a while but I really did like them together. There was always this tension in the air whenever they were both in the same room. Sometimes it was a good thing while other times- not so much. Bram is certainly no angel and he never pretends to be one. He knows that he has a reputation as an asshole, man-whore and many other things. He knows he has made plenty of mistakes within his lifetime but he is determined to show people how much he has changed. He knows it will take a while to prove himself but he is determined to show everyone that he is not who he once was and that he has been working so hard to turn his life around for the better.

This book is bound to show you that people do deserve second chances. It shows you that even the most amazing people are still human and they can still make mistakes like the rest of us. Although some may seem more unforgivable than others. We all do things we are not proud of at some moment within our lives. It makes you open your eyes and see that people CAN change, they just have to want to make that change. They have to make the first step and even those who you least expect to better themselves can surprise you. It also teaches you that it's okay to accept help. It's okay to push your pride to the side and do what is best for you and your loved ones. It just gets you hooked from the very first page.

I read the entire thing just waiting for the other shoe to drop. I felt like there was something missing and I was so anxious to find out what that puzzle piece was. I don't like posting spoilers in my reviews but let's just say this- holy crap. My jaw hit the ground and what happened just left me baffled and lost for words. Then again- it was perfect. Everything began to make so much sense. I don't know what I was expecting, all I know is that I am very happy with what I got. I absolutely loved this book and I loved getting to see glimpses of the rest of the characters from The Pact. I am very, very happy with this story and the way everything happened and especially the way it all wrapped up.


Meet The Author
Karina Halle

2 comments:

  1. Ah! I bought this the day it was released I haven't read the Pact or The Offer but I have heard nothing but good things about them. I really need to get to them soon.

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    1. DO IT. They are so good. The Pact because I have a thing for best-friends-to-lovers books and this one because...well there's the review lol. I reviewed the pact in my first post here! lol You can look at that one if you'd like!

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