Kristen Proby returns to the blog with the second in the Romancing Manhattan series, this one is Quinn’s story in
All It Takes
Quinn is a successful attorney who believes in work hard and play infrequently because of the first option. He and his brother and brother-in-law have a practice in Manhattan with a client who claims to own a park in the Bronx – an integral neighborhood playspace. His ‘proof’ of ownership is a 100+ year old IOU that has yet to be authenticated or validated. But, the holder is determined to claim ownership and start development.
Sierra and her sister are still recovering from their grandfather’s death and the will reading: discovering that they had both been left significant bequests was beyond their expectations. But, with the claim against the park property, Sierra is determined to use her skills and experience as a city attorney to fight the claim – even going so far as to ‘team up’ with opposing council to discover the veracity of the documents
This was fun – from the relationship between Sienna and Quinn to the ones with their families and the underlying deception about the documents coming to light and life. The story was full of the issues of trust and challenge that both brought to the table – but their underlying ‘rightness’ for one another shines through clearly. Throughout it all, there were moments to laugh, sigh and even want to shake both of them, but the ‘determined to get to the real truth” sense from them both was clearly evident. Proby added in moments from the other family members to ‘check back in” and gives this story a sense of ‘fate’ for the pairing of Sierra and Quinn, even as they both try to fight it…..to no avail.
Title: All It Takes
Author: Kristen Proby
Series: Romancing Manhattan #2
Also in this series: All the Way
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Family Saga, Humor elements, Mystery Elements
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks
Published on: 30 July, 2019
Source: Publisher Via Edelweiss
Audio Length: 5 Hours: 59 minutes
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby’s second novel in her Romancing Manhattan series delivers the sizzling story of a playboy who’s vowed never to commit until he meets the one woman he’s tempted to break his promise for.
Quinn Cavanaugh doesn’t do anything halfway. He drives fast, works hard, and plays even harder. And the word “commitment” doesn’t exist in his dictionary. He has no plans of settling down with one woman for he needs to be free to move on to the next big thing—whatever or whoever that may be. Each party knows the score going into it, and it’s all been working out fine. That is, until a sexy new colleague enters the scene.
Sienna Hendricks doesn’t give much thought to Quinn and the revolving door leading to his bedroom. She’s way too picky about who she shares her time or her body with and screwing around with a colleague isn’t part of her plan either. Quinn doesn’t intimidate her. And unlike most other members of her sex, she doesn’t melt into a puddle at his feet whenever he’s near. Most importantly, she has no issues telling him no.
But for a man who has the world at his feet, Quinn isn’t accustomed to being rejected. And he’s not about to let that change—no matter how persistent Sienna is. To his surprise, Sienna is everything he thought he’d never find. Pursuing her, and convincing her he's changed, is going to be the biggest challenge of his life. One he’s completely up for….
A copy of this title was provided via Publisher Via Edelweiss for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own responsibility.