Book Review: HARD TO FALL by Marquita Valentine 1



by Marquita Valentine





Wedding bells are ringing—and tempers are flaring—as the Take the Fall series continues in this sweet, sexy novel from the bestselling author of After We Fall (“This beautiful story kept me transfixed until the very end.”—Krista Lakes).

As a hardworking, hard-partying firefighter, Hayden Walker values his career and his freedom. But as the eldest son of a U.S. senator, he agreed long ago to follow in his father’s footsteps and run for office, and that means settling down and marrying the picture-perfect wife. Hayden just isn’t ready for that sort of commitment . . . not with women like beautiful, curvy Saylor Dean—the naughty bridesmaid he recognizes the morning after his buddy’s wedding—tempting Hayden to stay single forever.

The unwanted love child of a well-known politician, Saylor has always felt isolated and alone, her only solace the animal shelter she runs in Forrestville. Then she meets Hayden at her best friend’s wedding. During their impulsive and unforgettable night together, Saylor feels desired like never before—only to wake up and find that Hayden doesn’t remember his drunken proposal, or their hasty marriage, or her. But when the truth comes out, Saylor finds it’s a lot harder to fall out of love than in love.


My Rating:

5 hearts


Favorite Quotes:


Walkers are career politicians. Normally, they don’t leave office until they’re toothless and can’t remember the name of the current president.


Their love puzzle is supernaturally superglued together until the end of time.


Oh, baby, I so want you to play with my engine.   My drive shaft needs special attention.  


The only thing better than Wonder Woman panties is none at all.



My Review:


What fun! Marquita Valentine never fails to put a smile on my face and a smirk on my lips.   I adore her humorous and sexy stories, quirky characters, and witty dialogues. The character of Saylor was extra everything that makes a Marquita story special – she was exceptionally quirky, funny, and highly entertaining.   Saylor and Hayden were a cute couple with unique family connections and complications. Their chemistry snapped and sizzled and I enjoyed their story from beginning to end.


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About the Author

New York Times Bestselling Author, Marquita Valentine, writes sexy heroes that make you swoon and sassy heroines that make you laugh. She’s the author of the bestselling contemporary romance series, Holland Springs, and the new adult romance series, Boys of the South.

Marquita met her husband aka Hot Builder at Sonic when they were in high school. She suggests this location to all of her single friends in search of a good man–and if that doesn’t work, they can console themselves with cheesy tater tots. She lives in North Carolina in a very, very small town with Hot Builder and their two children.


One comment on “Book Review: HARD TO FALL by Marquita Valentine

  1. Reply Caroline Andrus Oct 21,2016 7:32 pm

    I tried to read one of her books before, but the male character swore too much for my tastes. 🙁 I do like the concept of this story though! Nice review too.

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