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  • Posted February 4, 2012

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    Great romance!

    We'll admit it, we're both huge suckers for a good romance story. This book definitely dished out the romance, which made us both happy!

    Mandy has a lot of baggage: her fiance' dumped her when he found out she had breast cancer. She's still dealing with the emotional trauma of going through cancer and hoping she doesn't relapse, while also building herself up after the love of her life leaves her.

    Enter Justin, friend of Mandy's ex and yummy man extraordinaire. He's always been attracted to Mandy and he intends to woo her (did we just say "woo"?). :)

    Justin does exactly what he plans on doing, sweeps Mandy off her feet and makes both of us swoon with his romantic notions.

    But that's not all, you see, Justin has a paranormal element to him. Something that tore his own mother and father apart. Something that he's secretly worried Mandy won't accept.

    As the story goes on, Mandy's ex becomes involved and things just get all sorts of complicated.

    We loved this book and definitely recommend it to fellow romance lovers!

    We received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 29, 2011

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    Must Read!!!!

    I liked this book, I would put it in an urban fantasy, romance genre. I loved the character development, I really felt like I knew the characters and that we'd been friends for awhile now.

    It's been a year since Mandy found out she had cancer, she's gone through the treatment and had her breast removed. She's very cautious about "living" and fears that the cancer will come back. Ty has had the hots for her ever since he met her but unfortunately his bestfriend snagged her first. The jerk then dumps her, after he has proposed, because of the cancer. Because of that Mandy cuts off all ties with Ty, not wanting to come between friends. Turns out the jerk slept with one of Mandy's friends not long after dumping her and Ty (such a gentleman) dumps his friend (smart man). That's all I will say so I don't give too much away. :)

    I really hated that it had to end, it just flowed so well. Definitely one of my faves and I will probably end up reading it again and again.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2012

    Recommended

    Don't let the number of pages run you off. I really loved this book i am not a big SiFi fan or paranormal fan at all but i started reading this book and could not put it down. The relationship between Mandy and Justin was something woman only dream about. Once you start it you will not just want to finish it you will need to finish it. It was a good buy for 99cents

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 29, 2011

    Recommend - an enjoyable read

    The Calling was a very enjoyable read. It provided a mixture of the paranormal into everyday life. I would have liked to see a little more of the paranormal and demigod brought into the story, but that is a personal preference and it was still a good read.
    Ashley Willis did a good job in creating her characters. She made it possible for us to feel for them as and what they were going thru. They had strong chemistry, which enhanced the emotional rollercoaster they were both on as they have so many things to overcome in their pasts and with their relationship. Add in a jealous ex-fiance and the alpha male mix just gets stronger and better.
    Characters: With Mandy, Ashley did a great job showing how cancer can affect someone not just as they are going through it, but long after and in ways that many people would never understand. Ashley did a very good job showing how Justin shouldered the weight o his guilt from events passed and how it effected him in his daily life.
    This book was definately worth the read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2012

    highly recommend

    what a well-written and interesting story

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2012

    Very romantic and hot!

    Hot romance and great story! Recommended read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2011

    Excellant book

    Very good & holds yoir interest

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2013

    Had Potential

    The plot seemed interesting, but I could not connect with the main character. After reading 30 pages, I skipped to page 800 to read the last 50 or so pages; however, I was not able to read more than a few pages without closing the book on my Nook.

    The book was too slow for me.

    As for the main character, some scars are meant to be reminders for what we have overcome.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2013

    Loved it

    Great love story. I loved Justin and Mandy together. Would like a second story on their future and how the kids turn out with their powers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Great read

    I absolutely loved this book. Im a sucker for a good romance and this one did not disappoint.

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  • Posted February 5, 2013

    Loved this love story! I was worried it was going to be doom an

    Loved this love story! I was worried it was going to be doom and gloom because of the Cancer back ground story, but I was so wrong. It was a wonderful story about relationships, love, trust and a lost love. The story was over 700 Nook pages and it went very fast. Highly recommend this story, many twists and a different type of paranormal story. Great job Ashley!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2012

    Great story

    Something new and I really enjoyed this book. Would be really cool if there was another book focused around different characters and different greek gods!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    Loved it

    Great love story with a little twist.. want more

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