Checkmate: This is Effortless (Drew & Courtney, #2) (Checkmate Duet Book 4)

Published April 25, 2017 by bookbesties


Introducing book 2 in the new Checkmate Duet Series from a secret duo of romance authors who teamed up under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox! This friends to lovers romance will have you swooning and laughing from the first to the last page! Are you ready to play the game? 


Courtney Bishop is as sugary sweet as her famous blueberry muffins.
Southern belle at heart, Cali girl by choice.
She barged into my life and easily became my best friend.
All was great as roommates and just friends, but then I fell for the girl who could chop firewood, deliver baby calves, and bail hay without breaking a sweat.
She’s the perfect mixture of sugar and spice, and I love her.

Being more than friends and trying to build our future isn’t as easy as it sounds.
Moving forward and creating memories is all I want for us, but when the past continues to come back and haunt me, I’m not so sure she’ll stay for the ride.

Loving her is easy, but losing her will break me. Burning passion combined with an undeniable chemistry constantly pushes and pulls us together. In the end, I’ll prove we’re worth the fight, even when the game is far from over.

Checkmate, sweetheart.

*Recommend for ages 18+ due to sexual content and adult language.*
**This is book 2 in the Checkmate Duet Series–a friends to lovers romance. You must read book 1, Checkmate: This is Reckless first. Highly recommended to read the Checkmate Duet, This is War and This is Love first, but not necessary. This can read as a standalone duet.**

I couldn’t wait to read this book since I was left waiting to see how  the story would unfold with Drew and Courtney in book one! I found the love between these two magical and had me turning each page and rooting for them.  It says it can be read as a standalone but I fell you won’t get the backstory if you don’t read the first one(Checkmate this is Reckless. Click for review) first. Courtney and Drew still have a lot of obstacles on their road of  love.  Kennedy throws you off kilter because just when you think their love is going to be easy, BOOM think again. I am officially not a Mia fan and could not believe how she turns out! It was overall a great read and definitely not a predictable  plot or ending! It will have you turning each page and not wanting to stop! This, like all her others is a must read!

Well done Ms. Fox!

stars 4

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