RELEASE REVIEW: Baby Yours by Kennedy Fox

Baby Yours  (Hunter & Lennon, #2)

Roommate Duet Series

By Kennedy Fox

Release Day:  May 23

The worst day of my life happened when Brandon died.
We had our entire future mapped out.
Careers, marriage, kids—in that order.
Then the universe threw a curveball and ended it all.

As I come to terms with everything, I learn I’m carrying his baby. Now I’m living with his roommate, the guy who’s made my life a living hell the past two years. Hunter’s now the one to hold me up when all I want to do is fall.

Knowing my religious parents will never accept the pregnancy out of wedlock, Hunter offers to be my fake husband. While I think he’s gone crazy, it’s the only plan that’ll keep them in my life. So I do whatever it takes to make our relationship believable—kissing, touching, even letting him hold me when we sleep. The lines are so blurred neither of us want to admit we’re no longer pretending.

The guilt of what we’re doing eats me alive as I struggle to deal with my emotions. I push him away, but he pulls me closer, showing me how he’s always felt.

Just as I begin to follow my heart, I learn Hunter’s been keeping secrets.
And I’m left to make the hardest decision of my life…

**This is book 2 in the Hunter & Lennon duet and must be read after Baby Mine. Recommended for ages 18+**

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My Review

What comes after a tragic death…a life cut way too short? How do loved ones move on, especially given the fact that something special was left behind, which is both a blessing and a curse in remembering the one who was lost?

This is exactly the situation that Hunter and Lennon must contend with after losing Brandon and discovering that Lennon is pregnant with Brandon’s baby – a baby she very much wants but is also bittersweet because the baby’s father will never be able to meet her. What makes things even more trying is the fact that Hunter and Lennon have strong feelings for each other – ones that have always been there but have never been acted on due to Brandon’s role in both of their lives and the fact that Lennon was very much in love with Brandon despite her attraction to Hunter.

Hunter and Lennon’s already complicated relationship becomes even more so due to Lennon’s parents’ religious beliefs and Lennon’s fear of their reaction to her baby news. And because these two have never really shared their true feelings for each other but must pretend to be married and be in close proximity to one another, not only in the apartment they share but also when they visit Lennon’s parents, there’s a slew of sexual tension, guilty feelings, and awkward situations that occur and work to redefine the parameters of their relationship and if their future will be together or apart.

Both characters struggle internally to move on from their shared tragedy, to accept their feelings for each other, to process the information that is revealed, and to understand that it’s okay to want a life together and to be happy in that life. But while they deal with these issues, it makes sense that they would second guess their decisions…to rethink what they want…to question if a chance to be together is something they should act on even while living with their memories of Brandon.

I have to admit…I always rooted for Hunter, even when it was clear, at that point, that his future would only include Lennon as his friend and the love of his best friend’s life. And, when circumstances changed, I cheered Hunter on even more, hoping that these two loss and damaged soul could find their way to each other…to heal each other, reveling in the future that they so deserve to share.

I very much appreciated the fact that there was no added drama to this already complicated relationship. Hunter and Lennon had enough to sort and work out between them, so while there was a bit of outside interference, the focus was on their attempt to work through their respective feelings as well as deal with some fallout due to a few secrets that were still undiscovered at the beginning of Baby Yours.

The path that Hunter and Lennon take to their happily ever after is one filled with highs and lows, self-recriminations and self-revelations, as well as the constant push and pull that exists between the hero and heroine, but through their struggles, I never doubted that they would give themselves fully to each other despite the baggage and scars that they carry and that’s the true definition of being someone’s forever.

4.5 Poison Apples

Baby Mine (Hunter & Lennon, #1)

Roommate Duet Series

By Kennedy Fox


I saw her first.
Blonde. Gorgeous. Feisty.
I was smitten. 

But it didn’t matter because she chose him and he was my best friend and roommate. I’d never be able to compete with that, so I pushed her away instead. It was easy when she lived hours away, and I didn’t have to see her every day, but then she moved in with us.
Now, I’m screwed.

To her singing in the shower every morning, dancing in the kitchen while she makes coffee, and doing yoga in our living room, I can’t stop thinking about her in all the wrong ways. She’s not mine and never will be, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting to push her against a wall and claim her mouth.

She’s constantly on me for making messes, bringing chicks home every weekend, and being a smartass when their PDA gets on my nerves. Considering neither of them know how I feel, it’s not fair for the way I act toward them. I should move out so I can get over her for good; however, the selfish part of me can’t let go.

But then the unthinkable happens…
When my best friend dies in a motorcycle accident, the two of us are left to grieve our loss together. Instead of pushing her away, I pull her closer.

Just as we come to terms with our new reality, she finds out she’s pregnant with his baby.
And I’m left to make the hardest decision of my life…

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Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of You’ve Got Mail and The Holiday. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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