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Distraction (Club Destiny #8)

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Time doesn’t always heal a broken heart. Sometimes the only thing it does is fill the darkness with more shadows, more pain.

Dylan Thomas has spent the past decade living in the shadows, mourning the loss of his wife, his best friend, his very reason for breathing. He long ago accepted that he would never feel again, that he was damned to a world without light, without hope
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Published January 31st 2017 by Nicole Edwards Limited
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Wendy
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Everyone that knows me, also knows that I like doing shit ass backwards. So it shouldn't be a surprise that I started this series with the last book.

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I didn't matter though, because this book can be read as a stand alone without getting lost. I have read many of Nicole Edwards's books and the one thing I am always sure of even before I start reading, is that it's gonna be HOT as hell !! This book was no exception. Dylan was quite the dirty talker !!

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That however, is not all what this book is about
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Tina
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Although I'm sad to know this is the last book in this series, it was undoubtedly spectacular. This woman's writing is off the charts. This book was so emotional for me. I couldn't wait for Dylan to have his time to shine. The H/h's characters in this book are so spot on. I savoured every emotion, every kiss, every argument, every passion...all of it. I didn't want it to end. But as usual this author isn't leaving us hanging! I'm going to be a mess waiting for Trent's book! I can't wait! Oh and ...more
Teresa
Jan 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's always bittersweet starting a story knowing it's the last in it's series. We've been waiting for Dylan's story for awhile and I'm so glad it wasn't rushed as it's the perfect ending to this series.

This is an emotionally heavy book from the start, we all knew it was going to have to be with Dylan's history. He's a character I've never been that sure about, I always felt terribly sorry for him but I can honestly say I wasn't sure if I was interested in his story. I'm so glad I've taken the t
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Denise - Shh Mom's Reading ™
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Dylan gets his happy...bittersweet to see this series enjoy but I am looking forward to what Trent brings in the spin-off series planned
Nadine Bookaholic
Absolutely fantastic end to the series, can't wait for the spin off and Trent's story. This book had me crying, laughing, shaking my head, and a whole bunch of other emotions. Nicole definitely did Dylan story justice, and it was definitely worth the wait.

Full review can be found on my blog: http://nadineisobsessedwithbooks.blog...
Whispers From
Jan 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!!! Freaking loved this book! It's the last in this series and an emotional story. I laughed and even cried a little. * Plenty of wall banging, back scratching sex. Plus four way sex.* Be prepared for a cold shower.
Sarah is a widow who's husband committed suicide. Dylan is a widower who's wife died of cancer. They went to high school together and dated for a few months. They have a one night stand three years after Sarah's husband died and eight years after Dylan's wife died. They didn't see
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Kara Hildebrand (Two Book Pushers)
Distraction by Nicole Edwards is the final book in the Club Destiny series, but don't worry, in true Nicole fashion, there's a spin off coming! Nicole Edwards and Club Destiny was my first introduction to polyamory. Once I got a taste of it and Nicole's book, I was hooked. Distraction has more emotion than some of her other stories. It's full of heart, heat, sex, family and love. I laughed, cried, got hot and bothered and didn't want it to end. We've known Dylan for a while. He suffered the loss ...more
Theresa
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Everything happens for a reason, sometimes we know that reason right away, sometimes not. Sometimes never at all. I have been waiting for this book for a long time, longer than I thought it should have taken. When you read the note from Nicole Edwards at the beginning of this book, she explains the delay and work it took to write this story. This story took exactly the time needed to write it, and I’m that much more grateful for it.

In separate circumstances, Dylan and Sarah both have lost their
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Janielle Kerridge
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Nicole Edwards you have not disappointed me. I remember when I first met Dylan and he was so angry and wounded, I kept wondering how can he be happy again, what and who would it take to make him see that he's alive and there is joy to be had, and Sarah did not disappoint as his angel. I have to say Dylan and Sarah has taken hold of a piece of my heart and their journeys to get to their happily ever after was so emotional and deeply rewarding. Your honesty in the displaying all the symptoms of be ...more
Erin Lewis
Jan 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review Distraction (Club Destiny #8) by Nicole Edwards

Distraction is Dylan and Sarah's story and was a book that was a long time in coming, not only for us the readers, but for Ms. Edwards, who has made no secret of the fact that she suffers from depression. This was one of my most anticipated reads for 2017 and I was not disappointed.

Having read Distraction in virtually one read, I can understand how much this book could and would have impacted Ms. Edwards and the writing process. This b
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Mandie *Foxylutely Books!*
The final book in the Club Destiny series, Distraction can be read as a standalone.

Sarah and Dylan have both had a past filled with loss and despair and while Sarah hid herself away, Dylan found his coping mechanism at the bottom of a bottle. Having once been a short term romance at high school, both had gone down different paths and found other loves. It is the loss of their spouses that took them to separate lives. However after both their tragedies they were brought back into the same circle
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Angie
Jan 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Review Team~
I love this series, you don’t need to read others in the series to read this one but you do miss some back story if you don’t. This book deals with depression, which the author herself has. I will say at times I found myself skimming the book, it was too wordy at times, I know why it was too wordy but it was just too much for my liking. I like more dialogue in my books, I don’t like all the banter inside someone
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French Press Bookworm Blog
Feb 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing


I don't even know where to start...I loved this story. I couldn't put it down but more than that it would let me. The MCs were broken in their own eyes but simply shattered in mine. The loses they experienced previously is so raw that you fully understand that there life being a mess. I loved that it wasn't a story about how these two fixed each other or love overcoming all but rather what is like to let a single moment change your course. They had the same defining moment that lead them both on
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Lisa
Feb 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is extremely emotional and at times very heavy but it is so worth reading. I've been waiting for Dylan's story and it was definitely worth it.
Luvtoread45
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a great ending to this series!! This book was smoking hot! Dylan and his mouth the way he talks to Sarah ... and that one scene ( wow, fanning myself) holy shit !
Not only was it hot , but a tearjerker in parts also as we learn about their past! Definitely a must read!
Loved it!
Nicole
Definitely my least favorite of the series. :/
Marina Skinner
Jan 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

I'm kind of sad really that this story is the last in the Club Destiny series!
This book has been a long time coming and I'm so excited it's here!!
It touches on some rather sad subjects but doesn't detract from the overall storyline!
Yes it's a bit dreary at the start but the characters have both been through something so incredibly difficult you cannot help but feel for as well as sympathise with them!!
But as you keep on reading, there is a real sense of family and friendships not to
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Cga
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
DISTRACTION is the eighth and final installment of Nicole Edwards “Alluring Indulgence” series. I have been waiting for Dylan’s story since I read his sister’s Ashleigh’s story, “Seduction”, in 2012, and this book did not disappoint. It is heartwrenching and erotic. The prologue is enthralling. Distraction is a stand alone novel but as with all serial novels, it is better to read the whole series as characters from the earlier novels play important roles.

Dylan is a tortured soul experiencing ext
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Kali McQuillen
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-read, 2017-arc
I knew this book was going to wring me out emotionally and I couldn't have been more right. This book has so many emotions through it from like, lust, love, depression, anger, alcoholism, guilt, acceptance, etc. I mean, you name it, it's in there.

Dylan and Sarah's story is hauntingly beautiful. When life knocks you down, you have to pull yourself up by the boot straps, never give up. Even if you struggle, know that you can do it. You have to believe in yourself and have a support system that wil
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Diane
Jan 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017
Dylan's book was a long time coming but Nicole Edwards knows how to make it an exceptional book.
Being that this book draws on a huge amount of Nicole's personal experience with depression, she has brought this book justice by bringing the suffering of depression in the open.

Dylan's book might be the last book in the series but it has brought a great segue into the next book of a new series for Trent. This book shows that time can't heal all wounds but the right person with you at the right time
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Elaine
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nicole-edwards
Nicole Edwards out done herself again the final book in her Club Destiny series. If you ever meet her cover model Alfie he was definitely her Dylan Thomas, I heard his voice throughout this book. Yes depression is a serious issue and Nicole made this very much part of this book.
Dylan lost his wife and had a serious issue with it and Sarah also had someone in her life with a bi polar disorder that took his own life. But with all that happened in their life's they found each other again. Now what
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Catherine  Wright (Cat's Guilty Pleasure)
I was so excited and sad to receive this book, I knew it was the end of a series I love so much. I was on the verge of tears throughout most of this story and hot and bothered the other half. Dylan and Sarah both lost their spouses and were both struggling with living their lives day by day. After many years these two reconnected and became friends and then something happened to undo that. Three more years pass by and they run into each other again. I truly loved this story and I could feel each ...more
Kim Johnson
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It was awesome to finally get Dylan's (and Sarah's) story. I really enjoyed this finale to the Club Destiny series. Looking forward to Trent's story and the spin-off series. Nicole is one of my go to author's. She is an automatic 1 click for me. I own all of her books. This one did not disappoint. Loved it.
Renee
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Dylan Thomas has suffered and has been mourning the loss of his wife for a decade now. He knows that he will never feel again. That is world would no longer be filled with light or hope. Until one night when what was suppose to be a distraction, a way to forget for a while turned him upside down and his world titled on its axis. He's finally able to pull himself up by his boot straps and live again. Sobriety though comes one day at
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Rebecca
Feb 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Dylan and Sarah’s journey to happiness in Distraction is a multilayered process…one that actually started three years ago, after Dylan used her body and never looked back. During that timeframe, Dylan and Sarah focused on their own lives, working through their grief, processing the pain and anger they’ve never truly dealt with and finding a way to manage the overwhelming feelings of loss and abandonment that constantly threaten to consume them and break them even further.

Thankfully, Dylan and Sa
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Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Feb 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Thoughtful and sexy, an emotional end to a great series…
A series end is always bittersweet for me and this one provided the emotional gut-punch that I hoped for (and dreaded). Dylan’s story was a long, hard road and Sarah could be seen as his salvation. Sarah wasn’t heart-whole either, though, so this was not going to be a simple romance… With both coming from places of deep loss their journey together was going to be a mine field – and I felt every high cloud and low bump on the way…
Dylan:
“Dyla
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Kristy
Feb 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Nicole Edwards never disappoints!!!!
Marcia
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Nicole Edwards never disappoints!! And boy, oh boy, did the Club Destiny series go out with a bang!! What an absolutely perfect ending to this very spicy, sexy, emotional, and just all around enjoyable series!! I totally love the fact that the first book in the series is Conviction and that the last book is Distraction, because if you put the two together you get...CD...i.e. Club Destiny!!! Very sneaky, Nicole Edwards, but I love it.

Distraction is the perfect title for Dylan Thomas' story. We f
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Marybeth
Jan 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Well as sad as I am that this is the last book in this series, I must say Dylan & Sarah’s story is absolutely phenomenal. Deeply emotional and intensely gratifying, I was drawn in from the beginning and stayed all-in throughout. I felt everything these characters were feeling, and isn’t that why we read?
Dylan and Sarah are such well developed characters and both have such a gripping back story. They have a lot more in common than just the fact that they were friends and dated 20 years ago i
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Jill
Jan 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Distraction is the much anticipated final book in the Club Destiny series. While this is the eighth book in the series it can be read as a complete stand alone, but this is literally one of the best erotic romance series out there and I can't recommend it enough. Please be aware this book does contain some steamy sex of the ménage variety (female with multiple male partners).
Sarah Fulton has known heartache and loss after becoming a widow unexpectedly. While practically raising her nephew - Jake
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New York Times bestselling author Nicole Edwards launched her professional writing career in July of 2012. Having been an avid reader all of her life and a huge fan of creative writing, it seemed the likely path for her to take. Since then, she has released more than forty books and has no plans to stop. As her full-time career/hobby, Nicole writes steamy contemporary and erotic romances.

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Other Books in the Series

Club Destiny (10 books)
  • Conviction (Club Destiny, #1)
  • Temptation (Club Destiny, #2)
  • Seduction (Club Destiny, #3)
  • Infatuation (Club Destiny, #4)
  • Devotion (Club Destiny, #5)
  • Perception (Club Destiny, #6)
  • Entrusted (Club Destiny, #7)
  • Untitled (Club Destiny, #9)
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