The Deal (Off-Campus, #1)

The Deal (Off-Campus, #1)

by Elle Kennedy

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ISBN-13: 9781537356037
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/25/2016
Series: Off-Campus Series , #1
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

A New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a B.A. in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer, and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager.

Elle writes romantic suspense and erotic contemporary romance for various publishers. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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The Deal (Off-Campus, #1) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 168 reviews.
SewingTurtle More than 1 year ago
I loved this book!  I read it in 2 days and started it as soon as it came out (usually books languish in the TBR pile) . The depth of this book and the characters astounded me.  We are hit with the fact that Hannah was raped in high school (off page) within the first few pages.  Right then I knew this was not only going to be a fun and lighthearted romp.   We see so much of the relationship between Hannah and Garrett develop naturally – the romance comes after the friendship which starts out with some adversarial interactions.  They are at times annoying, funny, cute, caring and understanding but always seemed believable.   Hannah and Garrett seemed real to me.  Yes, they are in college and in some aspects they are a little older than their years (they both have been through some traumatic things in their young lives), but most of the time they seem to be typical 20 year old college students.  They sound like it, they act like it.  They have real issues, and sometimes there are arguments and some drama, but for the most part they deal with them like real people – they talk and resolve.   Their friends are a key part of their lives, but they do not overtake the main couple. We see them in so many scenarios that are part of normal college life, dealing both with challenges with each other and with other people in their lives. I also liked that they did not let the things that happened when they were younger derail their lives.  Yes, they made choices about how they were going to live and there are some lasting impacts, but mostly they are normal college juniors getting on with their lives.   I really liked how Ms. Kennedy was able to wring the emotion out of the story.  The scene where Hannah and Garrett are first intimate was awesome – it was hot, and there was obvious action, but there was also so much more going on within the plot of the book that made it even more moving.   I was at times smiling, laughing out loud, crying and cheering for our characters.  I can’t wait to read the next one in this series.  I think I liked most of the secondary characters as much as Hannah and Garrett.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm always a little hesitant buying books that are about relationships in college because the characters can be very immature. But that wasn't the case with this book. Great story, great characters & a hea!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved this book. Once I started reading it I couldn't put it down. It has love, humor & real life experiences that are not far fetched. Trust me, it was great! Enjoy
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
## Another fantastic read by Elle Kennedy. Wow, she has a talent for making us readers care deeply for her characters. Normally I don't read college stories. My own kids are in college so I find the characters much too young. However I buy everything Ms. Kennedy writes so I had to give this book a chance. Boy, am I glad I did. This book was tremendous. The hero and heroine had fabulous chemistry; their progression from strangers to friends to lovers was beautifully written. It was funny, sexy and heartwrenching all in one. My only complaint and this is HUGE for me and the sole reason I couldn't rate this book 5 stars was that we had to read the sex scenes between the hero and other women. God, that was excruciating for me. Bleh...no thanks. Will I read this again? Yep, that's affirmative...but now I will be prepared and will skip those scenes. Because the rest was stellar!
Mom2Smithboys More than 1 year ago
A great read with a disappointing end! The characters and story are engaging but I felt as though the author stopped writing about Hannah and Garrett. The ending was so abrupt with guy wins championship and kisses the girl...the end.
Anonymous 6 days ago
I really liked the story! The only thing I didn't like is how fast fast everything went but overall it was an amazing read!!!
Anonymous 11 days ago
I love Garrett and Hannah. The other characters made it complete. Read it in 2 days and barely put it down. Please read you cannot go wrong.
Anonymous 12 days ago
I+loved+it
Anonymous 19 days ago
Love this author already! First book has me hooked, I just love the storyline! Very fun & entertaining! 2nd book was great, now onto the 3rd book!
Anonymous 19 days ago
It+was+a+great++read%2C
Anonymous 22 days ago
Absolutely Loved It !!! Can't wait to read more of this series!
Anonymous 24 days ago
It took 100+ pages of teenage/college angst before the main characters even start to get together. There was no need to literally tell us every time she goes to the bathroom. Out of 343 pages the best part was in the last 40 pages! The shower scene was awesome... I truly did laugh out loud. If only the whole book could have been that good.
Anonymous 25 days ago
It was beautifully written with great characters. Loved it.
Anonymous 27 days ago
This was an awesome book. It captivated me from the first page. It was sweet, exciting and romantic. It made me laugh and cry. I could not put it down. The characters were amazing together. It was a very interesting book. Highly recommend! Gtx
Anonymous 28 days ago
So good
Anonymous 28 days ago
Really loves the characters
Anonymous 3 months ago
I+give+it+a+thumbd+up+.+I+wasn%27t++fortunate++to++go+to+collage+but+I+feel+like+I+could+totally++relate+.+I+had+similar++experiences++that+Hannah+had+in+high+school+and+ended+up+with+an+athlete+.++go+figure++
Anonymous 3 months ago
Loved ,loved this book,the writing was so fluid, there's so much laughter and truth to this storyline that I had to leave a review for this book. The characters are very beilevable and i could relate to the young muscian .I read this book in two days and I'm looking forward to the next story in the collection. Vw
Anonymous 3 months ago
Freaking loved it! It was just the right book. Things were progressing naturally and not fast like other books. Fell in love
Anonymous 3 months ago
This book is a complete story. No cliffhanger, over 300 pages , well written great story. I read this over the weekend and my only disappointment was that it ended. I will be happy to reward this author with purchases of other books in the series. After so many “free books” being so short with ridiculous cliffhangers it is refreshing to receive an entire story of likable characters and a believable story line that was emotional and at times funny!
Anonymous 3 months ago
Loved reading this book. It was funny and the witty banter was great. I loved the characters and although I don’t like series books I can’t wait to read the next one in the series. I highly recommend this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a fun light hearted romance.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. It was sooo good. I’ve read it multiple times. I like how realistic they made the character feel with her past trauma.