NEW RELEASE & REVIEW!!! ~ All In by Sidney Halston

Title: All In: Iggy’s Story
Series: A Worth the Fight and Panic Crossover #1
Author: Sidney Halston
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 9, 2019
Abby: He was my best friend. My first kiss, my first love, my first everything really. But then he walked out of my life and didn’t look back. It was sudden, and I was devastated. All I knew was that Iggy had enlisted in the Army—and that he was leaving me—likely forever. But that was twenty years ago, now my life is in shambles and I don’t just have myself to worry about…

Iggy: I still think about her. Every time I walk through the doors of my club, Duality, I’m reminded of what I’m missing. Every time I take a man to the mat at the Academy, it hurts, but not as much as the pain of losing her. Every time I suit-up to fly overseas knowing I might not come back, the regret comes raging back. Life has been hell. But it’s a hell I’ve chosen. I’m happy enough, now. But if she’s in trouble, I can’t stay away. I won’t stay away. I’ll protect her and her children with my life, and if she’ll let me stay, I’ll promise to never leave again. 

 

I have to be honest about two things. First, the blurb for this book pulled me right in because it has all the elements I LOVE in a second chance romance. Second, I groaned when I opened the book to see it was in first person POV. It is my least favorite way to enjoy a book and still, All In was more than a little bit enjoyable.

When the story began I was pretty much Team Abby because there was no excuse for leaving the way he did. No. Matter. What. And even though I warmed up to Iggy well before the end of the story, because how could I not since he was so incredibly amazing with the kids, with Abby and even her sister, Claire. Iggy is a proper book boyfriend and yeah, I may have developed a teensy weensy little crush. Still, when I found out WHY he left for real, I wanted to throttle him.

But the mark of a truly good story for me, is that despite the fact I thought his excuse was crap, I forgave him too. A lot of times the hero doesn’t do anything to deserve a second chance but Iggy did long before we found out about his stupid move.

The secondary characters, Oscar and Lili, Claire and Tim, Jack, Slade and the rest, turned this simple love story into a well rounded good time!

 

❝All In was a fantastic read.❞ – Reviews from the Heart

❝This is a great novel with a well planned story! Definitely a five star read!❞ – Jenny (Goodreads)

❝You will fall in love with these characters! Great book!❞ – Cassie Ashford

 

I’m done. He’s sweet, but I’m over this game, no matter how nice he’s trying to be. If years of speech therapy can’t fix me, this guy is certainly not going to. “Iggy.” That’s as close as it’s going to get at the moment. I’ll go home and practice but for right now, I’m done.

“Iggy?” he repeats, and I shrug defeatedly. “Iggy. Yeah, I can live with that.” He winks at me. “Later, Abby.”

And then he walks away with a smug look on his face.

USA Today Bestselling author, Sidney Halston lives her life with one simple rule: “Just Do It” 

 

And that’s exactly what she did. After working hard as an attorney, Sidney picked up a pen for the first time at thirty years old to begin her dream of writing. Having never written anything other than very exciting legal briefs, she found an outlet for her imaginative romantic side and wrote the successful New Adult series, Seeing Red and Seeing Black. That first pen stroke sealed the deal and she fell in love with writing. Currently on sale is the bestselling contemporary romance series, Worth the Fight and Panic Series, as well as Romantic Suspense series, Iron Clad Security.
 
Sidney lives in South Florida with her husband and children. She loves her family above all else, and reading follows a close second. When she’s not writing you can find her reading and reading and reading… She’s a reader first and foremost.
 
When she’s not writing or reading her life is complete and utter chaos trying to balance family life with work, and writing (and reading). But she wouldn’t have it any other way., she found an outlet for her imaginative romantic side and wrote Seeing Red, among four other novels currently in the works, including the sequel to Seeing Red. That first pen stroke sealed the deal and she fell in love with writing.
 
Sidney lives in South Florida with her husband and children. She loves her family above all else, and reading follows a close second. When she’s not writing you can find her reading and reading and reading… She’s a reader first and a writer second. 
 
When she’s not writing or reading her life is complete and utter chaos trying to balance family life with work, and writing (and reading). But she wouldn’t have it any other way.
 
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