Pages: 305 (ebook)
Publisher: Astraea Press
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Two friends. Two dreams. One night that changes everything…
Ice dancer Aubrey London scoffs at romance. She’s focused on winning a medal at the upcoming Olympics and uses that as her excuse to avoid serious relationships. But when she and longtime friend Chris Grayden are thrown together by unforeseen circumstances, Aubrey finds herself questioning everything she’s ever known about love, complicating her life both on and off the ice.
Pairs skater Emily Petrov embraces romance. She and her husband Sergei still act like honeymooners two years after their wedding. As Emily’s coach, Sergei provides constant support while she prepares to challenge for gold at the Olympics. But Sergei’s support might not be enough to help Emily overcome the one challenge she never saw coming.
With the Games only weeks away, Emily and Aubrey are on the verge of realizing their dreams. But one snowy, stormy night sets in motion a series of events that will test them in ways they never imagined, giving them more to fight for than Olympic medals.
I have been reading a few New Adult and Adult books in the past few months and when I saw that there was going to be a blog tour for Fighting for the Edge, I jumped right into it. I have wanted to read this book for a while now, so I could not say no, and I was not disappointed all.
Fighting for the Edge is the 3rd book in The Edge Series. But you don’t have to read the two books before Fighting for the Edge, you will have a better understanding of some of the other characters. I didn’t read the first two books, though I plan to really soon.
Fighting for the Edge was a charming, surprising read. I really liked the setting of the novel. How it was based on Ice Skating. It’s one of my favourite winter sports. I just love it. The costumes, the jumps, they way that they dance. just everything – well expect falling. So I really liked that I got to learn more about the sport.
I really liked Aubrey, the main character of the novel. She is really likable and somehow which I don’t know, relatable. I think that is why I felt for her so much. I wanted to hug her and tell her everything is going to be alright. Aubrey characterisation built up as the story went on. We see her grow as the novel goes on. I really enjoy this experience. Yes, I wanted to yell at her a couple of times but hey, people make mistakes too and this is which is the reason why I wanted to hit Marley in the head. Yes I understand why she is upset but come on. What she said and did was just so frustrating.
This book is told in two POV’s ,one is Aubrey and the other is Emily, a married skater. Hmm, I have mixed feelings about Emily. She is nice and I liked her but sometimes she annoyed the hell out of me. I liked the 2 POV’s. It really added the the novel and the whole dynamic of it. But as said before, Emily did get on my nerves. I also felt just so sorry for Emily. I wanted to hug her and hold her tight. I kind of guess what was going to happen, I guess you can kind of call it cliche. I also really disliked her parents, they just hit those spots of things I dislike about parents. Like I said with Aubrey we also see Emily grow through Fighting for the Edge.
Sergei is Emily’s husband and again another character that I have mixed feelings about. I liked him for the most part. But the little things that he did here and there, just made me twinge. Especially the way he treated Aubrey after she did something not that smart, I understand why but it got me so angry.
Chris, Chris, Chris, man I love Chris. Just from the start, he is just amazing okay? He is sweet and caring and he has feelings. I like that he doesn’t try and hide those feelings. He has his heart on his sleeve. I had so many different feelings throughout the novel and I blame Chris for most of them. Chris and Aubrey are just the cutest things on the planet.
I like the writing style of Jennifer Comeaux, the way she writes, pulls you in. The characterisation of the characters, was well done and I enjoy seeing them, if not all the characters grow through the novel. I was taken on a ride of emotions, good and bad. I was transported into the world of Figure Skating. Fighting for the Edge was an enjoyable read that I would recommend to someone looking for something new.
I Give Fighting for the Edge by Jennifer Comeaux 4 Stars out of 5
Have you read Fighting of the Edge? What did you think of it? If you haven’t read it, will you?
About the Author
Jennifer Comeaux is a tax accountant by day, writer by night. There aren’t any ice rinks near her home in south Louisiana, but she’s a diehard figure skating fan and loves to write stories of romance set in the world of competitive skating. One of her favorite pastimes is travelling to competitions, where she can experience all the glitz and drama that inspires her writing. Jennifer loves to hear from her readers!
Praise for the Edge books:
“Jennifer Comeaux puts you in the action, makes you smell the ice and hear the roar of the crowd during the nail-biting competitions, and she’s a master at creating first love jitters in your stomach from the steamy scenes that are so hot without being explicit.” -Christina Jean Michaels, author of Epiphany
“Both touching and suspenseful, Fighting for the Edge is a game changer that will have fans
of the series giving both the characters and the author a standing ovation once they’ve turned
the very last page. If I could pass out medals, Jennifer would earn gold for writing my favorite
romance of all time.” – Jenna at Jenna Does Books
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