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3 Seconds (Time for Love #6)

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A lot can happen in 3 Seconds. It's the space of time between walking onstage and stepping up to the mic. It’s that moment when your eyes meet across a crowded room and the chemistry between you is undeniable.

Bronagh has accomplished a lot in her thirty-five years. A successful pub owner and happy divorcée, she's learned to enjoy life, but have realistic expectations. Her
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Published August 25th 2015 (first published August 7th 2015)
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Wendy'sThoughts
Nov 23, 2015 Wendy'sThoughts rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Bethany Lopez Fans, Romance
4 Paying Attention to The Moments Stars * * * *
In our society we are aged obsessed...and one of the most long held practices in relationships is older man/younger woman. That has been the way and it can even be "accepted to the extreme" by society...Only recently has there been an article about the gulf of age between leading men and women in movies...

So where are you going with this, you may ask...

Well, in 3 Seconds by Bethany Lopez, she presents a love story of a woman of 35 starting and feel
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5 Star Review By Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite

Bethany Lopez' 3 Seconds is a simple, yet delicious romance. If there is a romance that grips your heart, it is 3 Seconds. Bronagh is a thirty-five-year-old woman who is successful in her career, but did not have much luck in love. She is a
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Samantha
Dec 04, 2015 Samantha rated it liked it
The read was decent and kept me entertained which is why I'm giving it 3.5 stars. I wasn't so excited that I swallowed the novel whole but I didn't have to force myself to get through the book, either. This is one of those "older, less experienced and confident women with a younger, gorgeous, and confident guy" type of reads. I like them because age truly shouldn't stop someone from forming a relationship with another person unless it is like a 16 year old boy and a 35 year old women, that is ...more
Christyn (The Book Cafe)
*I was provided an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

My Rating: 3.5 Coffee Cups

I enjoyed this book. I just wish there was more of it!! The family aspect was huge for me. I loved the dynamic between the brothers.

Bronough is a quintessential 30-something. She is focused on her career and she's done the heartbreak thing and is in no rush to get back into it. But at a concert she meets gorgeous, twenty-something lead singer Brendan. She may not want to jump into a relations
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Heather / Obsessed With Myshelf
I devoured this story and would gladly come back for seconds. Brendan is a strong leading man whose youth and former manwhoring ways are no match when love strikes. Tall, scruffy, can cook AND sing?! Add in his complete focus on Bronagh and his skills with his tongue and uhhhh, yea. He’s everything I wanted and more.

Bronagh is a bit of an older heroine, but that doesn’t mean that she’s smarter. She’s trying to move on from her ex-husband. The man who berated her appearance, treated her like an u
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Maria Rose
Aug 24, 2015 Maria Rose rated it really liked it
This sexy older woman, younger man romance is the story of Brendan and Bronagh. Brendan is a musician at heart, but with an equal passion for cooking and is finishing up his last credits for his culinary degree. A one night stand with a fiery redhead he meets after one of his concerts turns into a bit of a dilemma when she turns out to be his cooking instructor. Bronagh teaches at the culinary school but also runs an Irish pub with her father. Having an affair with a student is definitely ...more
Christy Townzen aka Tyhada
Aug 05, 2015 Christy Townzen aka Tyhada rated it it was amazing
I was fortunate enough to beta read this book. I love this series!!! It's one of my favorites. This book was amazing. I loved the characters and the storyline.
Babbling Chatter  Reads
Aug 25, 2015 Babbling Chatter Reads rated it it was amazing
Cristina's Thoughts #BabblingChatterReads
Babbling Chatter Reads 5 Hearts RatingAs the Time for Love series continues we come to a story this time around where it entails an age gape between two people: a younger man and an older woman.

Lead singer to Whiskey Heat, Brendan O’Malley is back from taking a temporary break from culinary school to travel around Europe. Upon his return he seeks to finish where he left off and graduate from class, to play in his band with his brothers again, and prepare for his future. With his goals in place; one night during his return to perfor
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Jody
Aug 26, 2015 Jody rated it it was amazing
As a reader, and an older woman myself, I was drawn to this older woman/younger man theme and charmed from the first page to the last thanks to a sweet and sexy hero and strong-willed heroine. Though there's a bit of familiarity to the overall storyline it was a feeling of comfort that surrounded me and made this an immensely enjoyable read. It may be the sixth installment in the Time for Love series but stands strongly on its own due to the compelling and likable secondary characters, engaging ...more
Kimberly (Kimmy Loves to Read)
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This was my first Bethany Lopez book and I will definitely be going back to read the previous books in this series. I loved this story! The plot. The characters. The fact that it was an older woman and a younger guy! Woo hoo!

But let's start at the beginning. Brendan is in a band with his brothers and is about the take the stage. It's during his set when he sees Bronagh. She's with her friends and is having a good time and Brendan c
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Jennifer LaFon - Book Bitches Blog
*Review copy received from the author for an honest review*

4 “She makes me feel like a man” stars!

Musician by night and cooking student by day meets an older, feisty, and independent red head. Bronagh and Brendan’s story intrigued me. And I wasn’t disappointed by this sexy, sweet, and quick read. Honestly, all I needed to see was “band” and I was sold on this story ;)

“I deserved this…I deserved a one-night stand with a hot-as-hell rock star.”

But, as the story progressed I became more engrossed i
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FMR Book Grind
Aug 28, 2015 FMR Book Grind rated it it was amazing
CRISTINA'S REVIEW
5 STARS

As the Time for Love series continues we come to a story this time around where it entails an age gape between two people: a younger man and an older woman.

Lead singer to Whiskey Heat, Brendan O’Malley is back from taking a temporary break from culinary school to travel around Europe. Upon his return he seeks to finish where he left off and graduate from class, to play in his band with his brothers again, and prepare for his future. With his goals in place; one night dur
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Lori ~ BF Bookies
Aug 24, 2015 Lori ~ BF Bookies rated it it was amazing
3 Seconds is book #6 in one of my favorite series, and let me tell you, it just keeps getting better & better! This book is more proof as to why I’m a big fan of this author. Again we are given an amazing story with characters that are so real, you just want to wrap your arms around them and squeeze!

Ms. Lopez has made the hero in this book a VERY sexy one. He’s also very smart, very talented, and isn’t’ afraid to go after what he wants. Brendan sings in a band with his two brothers… he is al
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Cathy Geha
Nov 17, 2015 Cathy Geha rated it really liked it
Older woman younger man story but Bronagh is not a cougar – nope – she has been married and divorced and has her own business but at times she seems much younger than her 35 years on earth. Brendan is 26, lead singer of Whiskey Heat, never been in a relationship and is in his last year of culinary school. Bronagh wants one hot night of passion and Brendan provides it after Whiskey Heat performs one night. Little did they know that they would see one another again – in the class Bronagh will be ...more
Fee (Ebook Addicts)
Aug 27, 2015 Fee (Ebook Addicts) rated it it was amazing
I am in love with this series. Each book gets better and better and I love how we get insight to the characters we meet throughout the series.
Brendan is a 26 year old singer in a band and training to be a chef. He has never had a relationship before, ever! Along comes Bronagh – in the 3 seconds it took for their eyes to meet across the crowd he knew he was done for.
Bronagh is older that Brendan. She is 35 years old, been married and is a chef as well as owner of a pub with her dad.
After their ni
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Melissa King
Aug 27, 2015 Melissa King rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Ms. Lopez has out done her self with her recent story "3 Seconds". She has given us another amazing story with real, relatable characters. One that will not only warm your heart, but keep you guessing throughout the whole journey.

Brendan is one third of his brotherhood trio. Aside from the band, he is currently at home finishing his last semester of culinary school. During a concert he looks down and sees a girl that we'll later know as Bronagh. He doesn't now anything about her except that he h
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Susan
Aug 10, 2015 Susan rated it really liked it
8 seconds

Bronagh is a successful chef once married to a renowned chef in France but it did not work out. She is now divorced, back home in the states and owns a very successful pub which she runs with her father.
Brendan, one of three brothers is now home after attending culinary school in France he and his brothers play in a band together and enjoy this time with each other. On one of these nights while they are playing at a venue Brendan sees Bronagh in the audience and there is an instant att
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Terry Moskowitz
Aug 16, 2015 Terry Moskowitz rated it really liked it
I receive this book in return for an unbiased review.

Brendan and his brothers were playing in there band when he saw her across the bar. In those 3 seconds his life is going to change.
Bronagh owns an Irish pub she decides to go out with her friends to see a band and when she she's him her life will also be changed.

I fell in love with the story immediately. Brandan and Bronagh are destined to be together even though they have their disagreements and don't always see eye to eye. It was good to see
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N. Kuhn
Aug 22, 2015 N. Kuhn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: na, contemporary
*I received this book in exchange for an honest review*
I'm loving this series. The relationships are actually built on something. It's not your typical love at first sight. They are everyday people with every day issues. I loved Bronagh. These books are always witty and romantic.
"What part of what I just said made you think, 'yay' was an appropriate response?" I asked.
Cass looked at me like I was a moron.
"Um, the part where you went home with that stud from the bar, and finally used your vagi
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Shaunna Armstrong
Aug 26, 2015 Shaunna Armstrong rated it it was amazing
Bronagh's one night stand rock her world and she doesn't want to forget it, but she sneaks out the next morning never looking back. After a failed marriage she is focused on her life managing a pub with her Dad, and taking over teaching a class. The last thing she expects is to see her one night stand as a student in that class. Brendan Rock Star/Chef has never wanted someone more than the girl that ran out on him. Even with their age difference he might be ready to settle down for this one. ...more
Dedi
Nov 16, 2015 Dedi rated it really liked it
This book was just one of those really sweet, and, at times, hot books. I really enjoyed it and enjoyed both main characters, but what I really loved were the brothers and their relationships with each other. Even thought this book easily read as a stand alone I definitely want to read the books that came before this one and will continue to read the ones after.

**Copy received by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**
Nicole Smith
Aug 26, 2015 Nicole Smith rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good enjoyable read. These two characters think they know what they want, but with the help of friends and family they realize what they truly want. Bronagh's one night stand soon walks back into her classroom. Brendan's younger age to Bronagh has her having doubts. Can Brendan show her he has what it takes to make it work? But there is one big hurdle to get over that may be the deal breaker for Bronagh.
Tracy Lundy-Munn
Sep 08, 2015 Tracy Lundy-Munn rated it really liked it
3 Seconds is the sixth book in the Time for Love series by Bethany Lopez. I have loved this series starting with book 1 and I love how each book reaches out and keeps your attention from beginning to end. The storyline was solid and well thought out. The characters were fabulous and had great chemistry. Bethany did a fabulous job of keeping the secondary characters stories a huge part of this book. This being a standalone book with a happy ending just makes this book that much better.
Stefanie Nelson hetland
Aug 08, 2015 Stefanie Nelson hetland rated it it was amazing
I was lucky to receive an ARC from this author. I have loved all the previous books in the series but this one might be my favorite. Love how the characters from the other books make a small appearance. These two characters in the book work through life situations and realize their true love for one another.
Stephanie Carr
Sep 14, 2015 Stephanie Carr rated it it was amazing
I just keeps getting better with each book! Can't wait for Brady's story to come out. Thank you again for the great reads!!
Andrea
Sep 09, 2015 Andrea rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awesome addition!

Great book! This was a great addition to this series! Brendon was awesome and so was Bronagh. I look forward to Brady's story!
Ashley
Aug 25, 2015 Ashley rated it really liked it
Review to come!
Courtney
Aug 27, 2015 Courtney rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
3.75 Stars.

Review to come
Andrea Doss
Sep 09, 2015 Andrea Doss rated it really liked it
Great addition to the series!
Laurie Treacy
Aug 24, 2015 Laurie Treacy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2015
I love this series and I'm glad author Bethany Lopez is giving readers Brendan and Bronagh's story.
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