Beautifully Awake Riley Mackenzie Nook Kobo Ibooks

Beautifully Awake Riley Mackenzie Nook Kobo Ibooks

by Riley Mackenzie, Lori Sabin

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BN ID: 2940148461227
Publisher: Riley Mackenzie
Publication date: 09/29/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,173,546
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Riley Mackenzie~Authors

Yep. That's an “s.” There are two of us!
We’re East coast girls separated by Long Island Sound who met in Physician Assistant School and have been besties ever since. We can safely say that thirteen miles of water does not get in the way because we talk or text, no exaggeration, at least 150 times a day. No, really, we do—about everything and nothing. Shockingly, we never (we mean never) run out of things to say. Umm, ever. We definitely laugh A LOT and we’re a tad sarcastic. And if we’re being totally honest, one or two people might have, on occasion, used our names and ‘dramatic’ in the same sentence. But it’s hard to trust the sources since they married us.

It only took twelve years, two husbands, five kids, two dogs, and a two-week vacation in Cape Cod later to decide the romance world needed a splash of medicine. Write what you know.
So you can easily find us at 4 o'clock on Bank Street beach with a glass of cold Prosecco brainstorming. And guaranteed if we bump into you, literally, it’s only because our iPhones are glued to our hands (totally out of our control) either writing or editing our next novel (and yes, it is possible to do from your iPhone, we mastered it … damn those straight quotations).

When we are not working on our book or reading the latest angsty romance on our kindles, you basically name it and we have it going on. Soccer, lacrosse, golf, swimming, dance, gymnastics, football, chess, baseball, basketball, skiing, ice skating, school, homework, and more school.
Oh yeah, did we forget to mention our careers in medicine?

Needless to say, we realized fast that something had to go, so we opted for sleep. It’s completely overrated (yet so AMAZING) and delirium makes everything funnier. Good thing we share a brain and can pretty much complete each other’s sentences (definitely weird, we know), otherwise it might have taken us two years to write Beautifully Awake rather than one.

So that’s our story, who we are … just add AUTHORS to the list!

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Beautifully Awake Riley Mackenzie Nook Kobo Ibooks 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books ever written. I could not put it down. Please write more.......this book rocked and since my nook I've read four hundred and this is one of my favorites.
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Wow. Just an incredible book. I loved the characters, the story line, the banter between Blue and Chase and all the supporting characters as well. This one i will read again. Everything read so real and the way Chase spoke to Lili was every girls dream. Best book i have read in a long time! WITH NO CONTINUATION! Love it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow...probably best book I have read in over a year! Over 350 pages. Gripping, HOT, and so good you wont want to put it down. Absolutly loved it. You won't be disappointed.
dls03 More than 1 year ago
What an amazing love story. Thank God no cliff hangers and hope to read more from other characters.
MeganRC More than 1 year ago
Great book from Riley Mackenzie! The characters were well written and the story line was very engaging. I had a hard time putting my tablet down and finished in less than a day. Chase and Lili are on fire from the very beginning. There are a lot of steamy scenes that will get your blood boiling. They both have some baggage. Lili is kind, compassionate, driven, and has a strong will. Chase is this seriously sexy neurosurgeon that is possessive, protective, sweet, playful, and dotes on Lili. They definitely felt like real people to me and their story was a real page turner. Even the secondary characters felt like they were real people and not just fictitious characters. The characters and plot were well put together. I was drawn into the story from the very first line and eagerly read the book to find out how everything would play out. I really liked this book and look forward to the second one. This was a great 4 out of 5 stars!
BookwormBrandee More than 1 year ago
**4.5 Stars** Beautifully Awake was an intense and very emotional read. There were a few things that were reminiscent of other books I've read, but that didn't make it any less enjoyable! The two ladies who are Riley Mackenzie have created very likable characters whose stories I definitely became invested in. Lili Porter is an amazing heroine. She encompasses many admirable qualities - she gives an awful lot of herself to others - her friends, co-workers, even the hospital security guards. And she gives even more to her patients. But she doesn't allow anyone - particularly men - anywhere near her heart. Three years ago, she had her heart ripped to shreds and she's been 'sleep-running' ever since. Dr. Chase Colton - ladies, here's your new book boyfriend. Chase is a complex and multi-layered man. He's a young, hot-shot neurosurgeon. He expects a lot of himself and his team and he's very intense where his job is concerned. Exacting - that's a good word to describe Chase. He's also kind and compassionate...the kind of doctor you want if you're having your brain operated on. When Lili is assigned to Chase's team as the case manager, their chemistry lights things up. But neither is ready for the effect they have on the other. Chase isn't any more emotional available than Lili is. However, the pull between these two is magnetic and irresistible. As the walls come down around both their hearts, the result was powerful. Both Lili and Chase have reasons for protecting themselves emotionally. As those reasons were revealed, it broke my heart for both of them. But I couldn't help but wish they'd been more open with one another. Honesty is always the best policy. Of course, that would eliminate angst. ;) Chase was really the more broken of the two, in my opinion. They both make huge strides in growing emotionally and it was so moving to watch them go from sleep-running to being beautifully awake. The supporting characters were richly developed. They added so much in character development for Lili and Chase, as well. I was thrilled to find at the end of the book that another book is coming - Asher's story - and I can't wait. Lili's best friend, Sierra, provided the comic relief needed to ease the tension in the story. Asher revealed layer after layer of Chase's troubled past, without meaning to. The other doctors, particularly Guy, added depth to the hospital setting. The detail included in relation to the hospital - surgeries, medical supplies, terminology, etc., made the story all the more robust. Note to Riley Mackenzie - that epilogue...ladies, that was cruel! You know what I'm talking about... Beautifully Awake was an amazing read. The only reason it's not getting 5 worms is that I felt it dragged a bit about 75% through. I started thinking, 'geez, stop having sex and talk!' I know! But it picked back up and went out with quite a bang. I adored this book. I feel like it speaks to the intractable nature of the human spirit. And it definitely made me believe in the healing power of love! **I received an eARC of the book as part of a blog tour in exchange for an honest review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not original but what made it worse was that I felt the story was a combination of FSOG, CROSSFIRE AND GABRIEL. Very disappointed.
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