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Choosing the Right Man: Sullivan Brothers Nice Girl Serial Trilogy #3 (CAN'T RESIST series)

Choosing the Right Man: Sullivan Brothers Nice Girl Serial Trilogy #3 (CAN'T RESIST series)

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by Violet Duke
The one she never thought she could keep.

The one she never hoped she could have.

A decision she never dreamed she'd have to make.

The third and final book of the Sullivan Brothers "Nice Girl Trilogy" that began the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling CAN'T RESIST series.

"Emotional, sexy, and so unique. I


The one she never thought she could keep.

The one she never hoped she could have.

A decision she never dreamed she'd have to make.

The third and final book of the Sullivan Brothers "Nice Girl Trilogy" that began the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling CAN'T RESIST series.

"Emotional, sexy, and so unique. I could NOT put these books down." -- NYT Bestselling Author Carly Phillips

"Found my heart melting at every turn...I was put through an emotional roller coaster I wish I could ride again and again." -- Coffee and Characters

NOTE TO READERS: This is Book #3 in a three-part 600-pg SERIAL (also available as a bundled box set). This is NOT a standalone. There ARE sex scenes in every book. You WILL be lost if you start with this one. Each book in the trilogy has a separate story arc in the greater love triangle, and need to be read in order. Book #4 (the other brother's happily ever after) is a standalone novel that can be read on its own.

BOOK 1: RESISTING the Bad Boy*
BOOK 2: FALLING for the Good Guy*
BOOK 3: CHOOSING the Right Man*
BOOK 4: FINDING the Right Girl

*Also available as a three-book bundle -- the Nice Girl trilogy boxed set

Editorial Reviews

New York Times Bestselling Author - Lexi Ryan
Praise for Nice Girl to Love:
"A sexy, often emotional treat that will resonate with the 'nice girl' in all of us."
-- Lexi Ryan, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Lexi Ryan
Praise for Nice Girl to Love:
"A sexy, often emotional treat that will resonate with the 'nice girl' in all of us."
-- Lexi Ryan, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Lauren Blakely
Praise for Nice Girl to Love:
"A heartfelt, fast-paced, and fun read!"
-- Lauren Blakely, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
New York Times Bestselling Author - Lauren Blakely
Praise for Nice Girl to Love:
"A heartfelt, fast-paced, and fun read!"
-- Lauren Blakely, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author

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New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Violet Duke is a former professor of English Education who is ecstatic to now be on the other side of the page writing wickedly fun contemporary romance novels. Her books have been Top 10 bestsellers on Amazon, B&N, and iTunes, and have been featured on IndieReader and GalleyCat as breakout hits. When she's not arguing with her story characters or feeding her book-a-day reading addiction, Violet enjoys tackling reno projects with her power tools, trying pretty much anything without reading the directions first, and cooking 'special edition' dishes that laugh in the face of recipes. She lives in Hawai'i with her two cute kids and similarly adorable husband.

Find the latest on her books and weekly fan giveaways at www.facebook.com/VioletDukeBooks

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Choosing the Right Man: Sullivan Brothers Nice Girl Serial Trilogy #3 (CAN'T RESIST series) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 92 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Perfect ending! Ended exactly as I was hoping but so much more than what I was expecting. I've never laughed and cried so much before in a series. This is one of my favorite series of all time!
MsChris1161 More than 1 year ago
Wow!! I can't express how much I loved this book! Violet Duke has fast become one of my favorite authors and I will never hesitate to purchase one of her books! I was on pins and needles waiting for this 3rd book in the series to see how Violet would work it all out since I loved both Brian and Connor (as did Abby!) and, as I've come to count on, Ms. Duke does not disappoint her readers! Of course it helps that Abby chose the man I wanted her to be with! ((Big Smiles)) Because of the nature of this ending, I am not going to spoil this book for other readers, but I will say I eagerly encourage any romance lover to read this (and of course the first two) book. You won't be sorry and you will find a story with well-developed characters you will easily come to connect with, sympathize with, laugh with (and at), cry with, and love. You will see them make sacrifices and demonstrate loyalty we all hope to find in our friends, family and lovers. And you will be fanning yourself reading the heat and passion that comes off the pages in such a delightfully descriptive way. In other words, you will not be disappointed and you will agree Ms. Duke's books are worth every penny!! I have to also confess, I enjoyed the first two books of this three-part series Nice Girl to Love so much I put off reading CHOOSING THE RIGHT MAN for a few days after I received it, because I knew with the investment I had in these characters a part of me would be sad to see it end. I'm sure there are other fans out there with similar thoughts. I am happy to say I was soooo pleasantly surprised to find there will be a new book. FINDING THE RIGHT GIRL will tell the new love story of the guy Abby doesn't choose. A Happily Ever After for everyone(and you wonder why I say Violet Duke never lets me down!) all wrapped up to take away our sympathy for the other guy!! *I received this book from the author for an honest review.
arlenadean More than 1 year ago
By: Violet Duke Published By: V.D. Age Recommended: Adult Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: 5 Series: Nice Girl to Love #3 Review: "Choosing the Right Man" by Violet Duke was the third series in 'Nice Girl to Love' for this author. This was indeed my favorite of this series YES! Ms. Abby was once and for all having to choose between these two brothers,...Brian or Connor. Who will it be? This was really some decision because Abby loved both of the brothers and then there was the attachment of Brian's daughter Skylar. This was definitely a emotional time for Abby as well as the two brothers. The author did a wonderful job with giving the reader such well developed characters that worked so well together only to give us a awesome read that you simply could not put down until the end. If you are looking for a for a 'fast paced, fun romantic read' ...this series: 'Nice Girl to Love ...1...2..and 3 would be recommended to you as a excellent read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Review by Danielle @ Coffee and Characters Yet another emotional roller coaster I kid you not. I don't know why Violet Duke is doing this to me. I thought Book 1 and 2 were emotional but oh boy book 3 takes the cake. I have no idea how Abby decided between Conner and Brian because I couldn't even decide who I wanted her to end up with. Violet made me love them both and it was just so unfair. I was being pulled in so many directions because Conner loved her and she loved him but so did Brian and what about Skylar?! That little girl wants Abby to be her Mom sooo bad and Abby wants to be her mom too. Ahh this was so rough! My heart was in knots the entire time! Huge praise for Violet Duke for writing yet another exceptional love story that had me biting my nails and on the edge of my seat. I could not put this one down and THANK GOD there is hope for the Sullivan brother that did not find love with Abby to find love with a certain someone else. I cannot wait for book 4 to come out.
ljtljtljt More than 1 year ago
Great Book!! This is the third and final book in the Nice Girl to Love series and it is fantastic. I enjoyed the first two books very much, however, this story is the icing on the cake. It is so good I read it in one evening because I could not put it down. The writing is top-notch and the richly developed characters are authentic, funny and very likable. Abby Bartlett is on cloud nine. She is finally a PhD after years and years of hard work and study. In addition to finding a new job, she has another huge problem. Brothers, Connor and Brian Sullivan are in love with her. Abby and Connor had a one month fling that evolved into true love and lust. Connor is a known playboy, but somehow Abby has burrowed her way into his heart. Brian has been Abby's best friend and rock for years. After years of friendship, Brian finally realizes that Abby may be the second true love of his life. When Brian's wife was diagnosed with cancer, Abby stepped him to help and as a result, became a surrogate mother to their daughter Skylar. Which brother is Abby in love with? The hot, sexy attorney that swept her off her feet and makes her heart race? Or the handsome, sweet educator that truly understands her and makes her heart melt? Both men are wonderful in their own way and devise a dating method in order to help Abby make a decision. I loved this book! Not only are the primary characters tangible, the secondary characters have personality and wit, which provides some comedic release during some angst driven moments. I am truly looking forward to he the author's next series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So I started reading Resisting the Bad Boy, Became a team Connor fan<----great book! Then I read Falling for the Good Guy<-----amazing book, thought that there was no way Abby would end up with Brian in a realistic and practical way......I was wrong! Than I was team Brian. I was conflicted with how the series would end, and had my opinions about how Choosing The Right Man was going to end. Violet Duke puts closure to the hot and steamy relationships Abby has with the two brothers (and surprisingly does not end up looking in any way like a two-timing S word chick. Great Read throughout.
cdlacombe2 More than 1 year ago
Wow, oh my gosh. Well first of all, I loved Connor and Abby in the first book. I could tell Connor was falling in love with her and then at the end, he lets her go and sends her into the arms of his brother. I was like, what?? That is where the second book comes in. Even after loving Connor like I did, I was starting to love Brian and Abby together in this book too. Brian and Abby were just so darn sweet and it looks like she is starting to love him and she has always loved his daughter and then at the end of that book, bam, Connor is back. And now I was like, oh man, what now?? And that is where this book begins. Both Connor and Brian have declared their love for Abby. Now she has the job of deciding who she wants to spend the rest of her life with. Some of the things that they do to try and show her that they are the one she belongs with are just too funny. My heart actually breaks for all 4 of them while they are on this journey. When she is with Brian and Skylar, Connor is sad and when she is with Connor, Brian is sad. No matter who she chooses, someone is going to be hurt but it will still be a win, win for Abby because they both love her. Well, after reading this book and knowing who she chooses makes my heart sing. I was so happy. For the one she doesn't choose, let me tell you that there is going to be a spinoff book in a couple of months for him to get his HEA, because this book does end on an HEA for Abby. So, do you want to know who she chooses?? Read the book, lol. You will not be disappointed!! And Connor and Brian's mom in this book was just so darn hilarious!! I was given a copy of this book for an honest review and I loved it. I can't wait to read the spinoff. Great job Violet.
Luckylady More than 1 year ago
This is the third book in this series and even though you don't have to read the first two I would highly suggest doing so. I don't think you would be disappointed. A friend recommended them to me and I would gladly pass on that recommendation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
With the Nice Girl books. I was even more thrilled when she chose the guy I was rooting for. I will definitely be re-reading this series. Love this book!
My_Peace More than 1 year ago
In the third book of Nice Girl to Love - Choosing the Right Man, Abby is going to have to make a choice between brothers Brian and Connor. In Falling For the Bad Boy (book 1), Abby had a month of bliss with Connor, the bad boy brother of her best friend Brian. When the month was over, he let her go...and didn't come after her. Brian, in Falling for the Good Guy (book 2), finally realizes the extent of his feelings for Abby go far beyond the friendship they've always had. Seeing her with his brother was just the push he needed to try to win her over, and make her see that they could have so much more together. In Choosing the Right Man, things come to a head, and Abby finds herself caught between the two brothers. She loves them both, but who is she in love with? Even Abby can't make up her mind. Both brothers want her. Connor is much deeper than he appears. His bad boy persona is all in the past, and he's struggled with his own family issues. He wants the chance to show Abby how good they are together. He needs to be honest with his feelings and show her who he really is. Abby is drawn to him, just the thought of him makes her heart race. Abby has known Brian forever...they're best friends and she's seen him through some very rough times, being a second mother to his daughter Skylar. She is attached to both Brian and Skylar...she knows everything about Brian, the good and the bad. She has loved Brian as a friend forever, will she be able to love him as more than that? Brian and Connor come up with a way to spend time together with Abby separately, giving her a chance to figure out who her future will be with. It is an emotional, overwhelming time for Abby. There are so many factors that influence how she feels, who she really wants to be with, and who she thinks she should be with. No matter who her heart belongs to, someone will be hurt. Abby is going to have to decide with her heart what is best for her, who she wants to spend forever with. The characters in the book are very well developed and all of them work well together. We get some insight into all of them...how they feel and what they are going through. I do think you need to read the first two books in this series to get a good understanding of their backgrounds. Violet works the plot of 2 brothers wanting the same woman perfectly. When Abby is spending time with each brother, there is not a lot of comparing the brothers, which worked really well. She focuses instead on the feelings each of the characters are experiencing. There is very little sex, although there are certainly moments that have the pages smoldering! I certainly don't mind well written sex scenes (which Violet does write very well!), but that wasn't what this book was about. I was really relieved there were no sex comparisons between the brothers, that would have just been too weird for me! Violet writes Choosing the Right Man in such a way that there is no discomfort or weirdness about Abby having been with both brothers and now trying to choose between them. Choosing the Right Man was a fast paced, fun romantic read. It does have its serious side too though...something that makes it even harder for Abby to choose, and you find yourself hoping she'll pick who you would! I loved Choosing the Right Man!! Thank you Violet for another great read! I think Abby made the right choice! I love how Choosing the Right Man ends, and you will too, regardless of who you're hoping Abby will have her happily ever after with. We are left with enough to be very sated readers, but looking forward to Violet's next book!
SullyGirl More than 1 year ago
So, I didn't read book 2 until book 3 was out, and then I had myself a marathon! It was a nail biter and I probably did a lot of screaming and yelling while reading, as I had picked my "team" already. I loved Skylar and Connor...I was less enamored with Abby and Brian. I was frankly glad it was over and I doubt ill ever willing read a series with cliffhanger! But as always, the dialog, pacing and story were wonderful!
Aylewysis More than 1 year ago
Love/hate the book. (But definitely love it more than hate!!) Can't wait for more from Violet Duke!!
rvingmillers More than 1 year ago
Amazing...so glad I found this author!  This book was perfect for the final story in this trilogy.  Can't wait to read future books by Violet Duke.
MoonAngel23 More than 1 year ago
I was on edge waiting to find out what would happen in this final installment of the series. I'm very happy Abby ended up with who she did, though I did feel bad for the other brother. Another well written book, a few minor grammar/editing errors but again still nothing to detract at all from my enjoying this story. I would whole-heartedly recommend the series (and yes, if you're interested, just buy the set all at once, you're not going to want to wait to find out what happens). This author has now found a place on my "buy anything that comes out that she wrote" list!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who does she choose brian or connor? I cant get the book but i want to know!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These three books had my heart pumping! Great ending!
JessicaTX More than 1 year ago
Connor...Brian...wait Connor...no Brian... Okay so in Choosing the Right Man we follow Abby,Connor, and Brian. It's starts where it left off in Falling for the Good Guy. Abby finds herself torn between the two men she loves. Connor is the infamous bad boy who realizes he is capable of loving and Brian is the best friend who realizes his feelings for Abby have gone beyond friendship. My,my how do you choose?! Connor and Brian come up with a way for both of them to hang with Abby in order for her to choose which one she wants. I applaud both men because sharing her the way they did shows just how much they both love her. I feel like most men wouldn't even try.  From 75% on I think I had tears running down my face. I may be a big baby but I found the story bittersweet. I wouldn't want to be stuck in between two men knowing that in the end I would end up hurting one of them. This is where Abby and I differ. She chose to date both men but I would have gave both of them up. I would feel way too guilty hurting someone but I wouldn't feel guilty if it was myself I was hurting. Sounds terrible...it's just the way I work unfortunately.  As always the characters are awesome. They feel so real and going into Choosing the Right Man, they feel like family.  There is a HEA with a fun little surprise in the end. (Well surprising for me!) Lets just say I am happy and leave it at that;) I fully recommend these books! They make you feel good and not to mention they are so sweet and romantic. Oh and also a little steamy! You'll see why. Go get the book and see what I am talking about.    *i was given a copy by author for a review*
Anonymous 7 months ago
This ending was so much more than I expected. It was quite the emotional story overall. Highly recommended
heater_28 7 months ago
In this final book of the Can't Resist serial, Abby is finally going to have to choose between brothers Brian and Connor. There is no doubt that there are good arguments for both men, but it comes down to who is going to make Abby happier in the long run? Abby is in the position that no woman wants to be in. She has two wonderful men that she has feelings for and both want her to be in a romantic relationship with them. Brian has been her best friend for years and is a comfortable choice, not to mention his adorable daughter Skylar that Abby is so close to. Then you have Connor who seems like the unlikely choice, but there is really more to the bad-boy than most outwardly see and the draw to him is incredibly strong. In order for her to make a decision, Abby needs to spend time with both men separately. While it's an emotional and overwhelming time for her, Abby finally realizes that there is no way that someone is not going to be hurt in this situation. She has to follow her heart and make the decision that she feels is best for her and her future. While this is a bit of an unconventional story, Violet Duke does a masterful job of balancing all of the characters and making sure that their voices are heard and understood. This was a quick moving book and kept me engaged from the very beginning. This was a fitting end to this well written serial!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These where short stories to say the least. First book free, 2nd & 3rd $3.49 and the bundle was $7? Really. This author could have made this "series" into 1 book. But no she is after money and that is a shame. The 3rd book was rushed and less then 100 pages.
mimipeggy More than 1 year ago
Awesome reads in this serial! Wow! A lot going on in this book. Conner is back in Abby’s life. He wants Abby for life. So does Brian. He’s convinced he’s in love with Abby and they would make a great family with Skylar. He wants Abby to be Skylar’s new mom. He even has built something special in his back yard for her. Brian and Conner both are willing to fight for Abby. Literally. They come up with a solution to the problem. They want to share Abby for date weeks until she decides who she’s really in love with. Both men try to win Abby by having special date weeks with her. And Skylar gets upset when she sees Conner and Abby together. You just have to read this book to see how Brian holds up against the grip Conner has on her. There are a lot of different happenings in this book. There are snags that they come up against. But in the end, you will see who Abby figures out that she’s in love with. You will also see what the other guy has starting up. I would recommend this series to everyone who like romance, or just likes to read. This book did bring tears to my eyes at one point. There’s a really sad part in it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Violet Duke,once again sweeps the reader into the book and holds you captive untill the end
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read the first and second books , witch were short, not happy having to pay that much for a little over a hunderd pages ,to read the ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't wait to read Brian's story!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago