Once Upon a Bad Boy: Sometimes in Love #3 by Melonie Johnson – Review

Once Upon a Bad Boy (Sometimes in Love, #3)Once Upon a Bad Boy: Sometimes in Love #3
by Melonie Johnson 

NEVER SAY NEVER – Sadie Gold is ready to take her career to the next level with the role of a lifetime. Finally, she can shake her reputation as a pretty face with more wealth and connections than talent. But Sadie is not prepared for the wild turn her own life is about to take. The man in charge of training Sadie for her most demanding role yet is none other than her first real boyfriend—the one who took her heart and ran away.

WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE – Bo Ibarra is as good-looking and irresistible as ever. Maybe even more so, now that everything once worked against them—Sadie’s pampered and privileged upbringing and Bo’s childhood in a family struggling to make ends meet—is in the past. But the future is still unwritten…and getting there, together, means coming clean about painful secrets and slashing through nasty tabloid rumors while trying to control the attraction that crackles between them. Maybe it’s finally time for them to walk off into the sunset and into a true and lasting love?

Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks (June 25, 2019)
ISBN-10: 1250193079
ISBN-13: 978-1250193070
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Melonie JohnsonAbout the author: A Star Wars junkie and Shakespeare groupie who quotes both Yoda and the Bard with equal aplomb, award-winning author Melonie Johnson—aka #thewritinglush—is a two-time RWA Golden Heart® finalist who loves dark coffee, cheap wine, and expensive beer. And margaritas. And mimosas. And mules. Basically, any cocktail that starts with the letter m. She met her future husband in that most romantic of places—the mall—when they were teenagers working in stores across the hall from each other. Today, they live happily ever after in the magical land midway between Chicago and Milwaukee with their two redhead daughters, a dog that’s more like a small horse, and a pair of hermit crabs. After earning her Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago, Melonie taught high school English and Theatre in the northern Chicago suburbs for several years. Now she writes smart and funny contemporary romance and moonlights as an audiobook narrator under the pseudonym, Evelyn Eibhlin.

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Review of Once Upon a Bad Boy

Once Upon a Bad Boy is the third book in the Sometimes in Love series written by Melonie Johnson and is a contemporary romance. A lovely second chance romance novel that is sure to sweep you off your feet. Sadie and Bo are all grown up but no matter how hard they try they can’t run from their pasts. Now a decade later they are back together and sparks are flying.  Can the chemistry keep the secrets from the past buried or will the ghosts of the past tear them apart?

Johnson has written a steamy romance full of sexy escape from reality. Once Upon a Bad Boy takes you away to another world full of steamy romance and drama. I have fallen in love with Melonie Johnson’s writing style and the romantic world her words create. The characters are well-developed with backstories that are so intriguing they help add an extra layer to the storyline.  I highly recommend Once Upon a Bad Boy to anyone who loves steamy romance novels with depth. ** I received a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.** 

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