Expiry Dating by Isobel Reed

Book & Author Details:

Expiry Dating
by Isobel Reed
(Bluestone Series, #2)
Publication date: February 21st 2023
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance


Sparks start more than a fire… They start an explosion.

Alice is not happy. Her ex screwed her over, literally. One day her mother is dreaming of a white wedding, the next, Alice is hurling hardbacks at a naked boyfriend caught in bed with her best friend. So she did the only logical thing she could think of. She got the hell out of there. In fact, she left the country.

It’s not long before she discovers the perks of small-town living, and she even finds herself a job. There is just one thing stopping this all from being perfect though. One infuriating person she just can’t seem to shake. Brady Mitchell. It figures that the hottest man she’s ever seen also just so happens to be the most annoying one on the planet.

Brady is back home and trying to come to terms with life outside the military. Adjusting to a new job and new limitations from his injury, he expected to settle into a slower pace of life, maybe even a quiet one. That was until Alice Hart came bulldozing into his world. The woman was anything but quiet. Loud, angry and sexy as hell, yes. But definitely not quiet.

Alice and Brady ignite inside and outside the bedroom. But will they survive the burn?

EXPIRY DATING- the second book in the Bluestone Series is a funny, wild romp along the lines of Stephanie Berget’s cowboy romances or Sarina Bowen’s True North series. EXPIRY DATING features a retired marine and the feisty young woman who steals his heart. While it is a part of a series, Expiry Dating can be read as a standalone. Grab your copy today.



AMAZON: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BQNTQ7MW
KOBO: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/expiry-dating
BN: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1142866444
APPLE: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id6445191554


Expiry Dating is the second book in the Bluestone series by Isobel Reed.  Wow!  I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved this contemporary, small-town romance!  Brady and Alice’s journey is full of fire, grit, and spunk!  These enemies-to-lovers set the page on fire with their instant connection.  Brady Mitchell is settling into a new life outside the marines.  Brady is different now, and he is trying to positively face a future that is scary and unknown while battling injuries, both mental and physical.  Alice left England to live with her sister and new brother-in-law at his ranch.  Alice’s longtime boyfriend cheated on her with her best friend.  Sufficient to say Alice has major trust issues!  Can Alice soothe Brady’s tormented soul, and can Brandy restore Alice’s faith in love?

I loved the characters, the storyline, and the backdrop of this book!  Brady and Alice caught my attention on the first page.  Brady and Alice’s romantic journey had me breathless and in tears one moment and laughing and smiling the next.  This rollercoaster of romance thoroughly entertained me the entire time.  This was an attention-getting page-turner, and the book kept my rapt attention.

I was utterly impressed with the creativity and organic emotions of this book.  I am going back to read Alice’s sister’s story in the first book.  Brady and Alice are on my favorite couples list!  I cannot wait for Ace’s story!  This romance gave me all the feels, and I happily turned each page.  Isobel Reed has created an emotional, heartfelt romance, and I can’t wait to see where she takes us next!

I voluntarily read and reviewed an advance copy of this book through Netgalley and the publisher.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.


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Isobel was born and raised in London. She still lives along the River Thames with her husband and her substantial book collection. Ever the hopeless romantic, she fell in love with the genre from a young age and was inspired to write her own stories. When she’s not feasting on romantic comedies or binge reading her hoard of contemporary romance novels, Isobel is writing.

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