Piper Renee Knight was sole proprietor of two coffee shops located in Austin, Texas. Lights Out Coffee began two and a half years ago as a joint venture with her father, Macarthur "Lights Out" Knight, former boxing great turned businessman. Joe and Piper meet during Joe's second visit to her shop and exchange coffee and banter. They both agree to take their attraction furt...more
Piper is the daughter of a famous boxer and the proprietress of two coffee shops. Joe is a IT tech guy who wanders into her shop to grab some coffee. The two are young, healthy twenty-somethings who are immediately attracted to each other and flirt outrageously, much to the amusement of the rest of the coffee house regulars. But just as they are on the cusp of taking their relationship to a h ...more
The basic break down for this story, if you want to keep it that simple. But of c ...more
I was really thrown off by the reviews this book got. I think most of them are so very off. Joe was a very likable character to me and so was Piper. As usual Ruthie Robinson tells a very beautiful love story, and I was so happy to get another peek at Reye and Stephen's HEA. A couple of the reviews claimed this was a repeat of the Reyes Gold plot, and I couldn't disagree more. The hero here was a brooding alpha type that eventually succumbs to a feisty yet sweetly compa ...more
WOW! I guess there's a doormat for every a$$hole around. I've had so many eye-rolling moments and more WTF?? moments through out the story and that's not good, there needs to be a balance. Joe really handed Piper the JERK card too many times to tolerate. Why not have a real competition for Joe, why is it he was allowed to whore around but she not have ...more
I read this book because I loved Reyes gold and I wanted to hear joes story.good dialogue and well written but it takes literally forever for them to get together. I loved the story and how it took them sometime to work it out but it took a really long time. Plus I have a problem with reading yet another book where a girl is deprecated in love with a guy who is just like " meh..ok"
I grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. Attended Clark College as an undergrad, and completed my Masters at the University of Texas in Austin. Both of my degrees are in Economics. After working in the Banking industry, I am now doing what I love - telling stories.
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