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Just Fall

(The Fall #1)

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3.61  ·  Rating details ·  182 ratings  ·  35 reviews
Alternate cover edition of: ASIN B00H4OO8RQ

How far would you go to save everything?

Life hadn’t dealt Lauren St. John a fair hand, yet she considered herself lucky to be living on the majestic shores of Lake Michigan running the business her parents worked their whole lives to create... Until now.

Facing the possibility of losing The Grandview Inn and her relationship with J
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Kindle Edition, First Edition, 117 pages
Published November 22nd 2013 by Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Sheraka
Dec 04, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A well deserved 4.5 stars!!!!

***Cliff hanger at the end*** ***A must read***

Annica Rossie is a new Indie author and wow, what a great book. The book kept you on edge and when I thought I knew what Lo’s fiancé was doing, was wrong…so wrong. I can’t wait to read book two and find out what happens in this beautiful journey.

How do you get over the one? The best friend that you had feelings for but that friend deserted you when you needed them the most?

Lo had everything that she could ask for, famil
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Helen Stothard
Dec 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm getting so frustrated with getting into a book and the story not ending. This book wasn't really wowing me to start with, but then I'm tired and not feeling at my best, and then wham! It threw such a spanner in the works it woke me up and grabbed my attention. Sadly a few pages later it finished, without finishing the story and as far as I can tell book two isn't written yet. That leaves me frustrated.

I would have scored this 3 or 3.5 thanks to the ending but that spanner in the works was so
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Miria Vanessa
Dec 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 *****

This book is so sweet, fun and sexy at the same time, it's hard to tell where to start!!

First of all, the characters are fantastic and well-developed. You get to know them right from the start but they also evolve and deepen as the story progresses. Lo is a successful, independent woman who is quite content with her life. Parker is a famous poker player. Emphasis on the word player .Lo's world shattered some years back, Parker entered panic-mode and never came back to The Grand, Lo's h
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Sue Ellen Robertson
Jan 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Do you know what I love about being reading is finding the authors that let out amazing debut novels and let me tell you this is definitely one of those. The author quickly wraps you up in her story and keeps you entertained all the way to the end leaving nothing out. I love the way she has set up the characters to make you fall in love with them starting out with the hard working and independent Lo, who has had to work for everything that she has and trust me it has not been an easy battle. Yet ...more
Amazeballs Book Addicts
This book was a great quick read. It's an erotic/contemporary romance and is approximately 36,000 words. It's part one in a series. Annica Rossi, is a brand new indie author. She really hit it out of the park with her debut novella.

In the story Lauren St. John (Lo) is struggling to keep The Grandveiw Inn open. She is dating Jake Kennedy but we see very little of him in the story. Parker Blackwell shows up at the Grandview Inn with his Aunt and Uncle. Sparks fly between Parker and Lo. Parker ha
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Tnt Reviews
Jan 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
I received a copy to this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Great start to a new series. Lauren, Lo, is trying to save her family inn from a vindictive, money hungry stepmother. Parker is a womanizing professional gambler. They grew up together. Life events have caused them to grow apart. Now they’re back together, but can they put aside their pasts to start a new future?

This was a very emotionally charged book. I wasn’t sure if I liked Parker or not. I’m still not sure. He i
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Amy
Dec 03, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Stars

This is debut novella. Annica Rossi did an AMAZING job for her first book. Just Fall was great. I loved the characters. Well all but Jack. Not that he really did anything bad but I just didn’t care for him. I loved Lo and her ways. She had me laughing at her comebacks and the things she said. As for Parker I have mixed feelings. I liked him till the whole lawyer thing happened and now I kind of dunno about him. I want to like him but I will have to wait till book two to decide that.

The
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Lisa
Dec 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Well let me see where do I start with Just Fall. I received this as an ARC copy for an honest review and I can tell you it will be. Just Fall is a fun romantic book about Lauren and her inn and how she is doing everything in her power to keep it because it was her parents dream. When a boy from her past shows up her aurora turns upside down. She is still upset with him yet feels drawn to him, however she is engaged. Lauren has to make a huge choice to save the inn, herself, her fiance, or the ma
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Eye Candy Bookstore
I'm an idiot because I didn't pay attention to the fact that this was book one in a series. I would have geared myself up for the inevitable cliffy had I done so. Lol! Either way, I really liked this book a lot. I admired the spirit and tenacity to be her own person and have what she wanted out if life in Lo. Parker was the sexy hot consummate bachelor and Jake was just an insensitive asshole. That all being said, I'm looking forward to the next part of the story and what's to come for Lo and Th ...more
Amy Collins
Jan 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Freak-ing..amazing!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Can't wait till book 2!!!
Jessica *The Lovely Books*
Jan 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Cute story!!!

My full review will be up on my designated blog tour stop day on the 11th:)
Ashley Lenderman
Feb 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
***3.5 Starts***













This was a fun, hot, romance story! It was very comical at times too! 


I was literally laughing out loud while reading this!  







Lauren "LO" St. John works her butt off trying to keep her family business up and running. After her father died he left the The Grand Inn to her. LO is having a hard time with finances to keep it running. She
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Amie Morgado- We Stole Your Book Boyfriend
This book had me from the moment I read there was a friendship from their younger years that is now coming back into play. I am a sucker for the whole old friends that never admitted their love finding each other again as adults !!

Lo has so many life struggles going on at this point in her life. Her parents have both died , her business is suffering , she has a horrible step mother screwing her relationship is is struggling from it all. So of course in walks the 1 guy that 7 years ago as a boy
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Megan Decker
Jan 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"Shh, you don't have to say anything. I already know the answer. I'm the right man for you, Lo. I always have been. I know you don't see it now, but you will soon enough."

I think what I loved most about Annica Rossi's debut novella, "Just Fall," was her fierce character development. Both Parker and Lauren were intense and neither one of them were willing to back down for anything, or anyone.

Parker Blackwell is an alpha male to the extreme. He knows what he wants and right now that's his old fla
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Chelsea
ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review

The story is a bit interesting from the start, I enjoyed reading Parker's pov because it feels like he's just talking to me. But he only got to have one chapter and that's it.

The characters in the story are not well developed. Even Parker's supposed love for Lauren is just too shallow. "I've always loved you, Lo" hello? I mean is that for real? Coz action sure speaks louder than words, and your previous actions proved otherwise.

I've a
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Livingbetweenbooks
Jan 21, 2014 rated it really liked it

(I received a copy to this book from the author in exchange for an honest review)

4.5 minibooks

Hello guys, i just going to say that I really like this book. It is sweet, sexy and easy to read. I think this author made a really good work with all the characters. Usually I use to hate the half of the characters from a book but I think their are pretty good developed . The beginning of this story is just awesome you know, I started and I just couln't stop. I won't give u any spoiler because you have
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Fran Gray
Feb 14, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
How could it end like that?!?!

❤️❤️Spoilers❤️❤️

Parker and Lauren are explosive!!
Lauren and Parker are childhood frienimies who never took the time to admit their true feelings before Parker high tailed it out of town. When brought together by meddlesome family they explode in love/lust. Still afraid to come to terms with her abandonment issues Lauren and Parker walk away this time from each other. When Lauren's anticipated future continually falls apart in front of her what can she do...but acce
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Wendy Atwood
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. The story taking place in Michigan attracted me to the book. This is a steamy novel so if you don't like those kinds of things beware. The characters are quite lovable.


My one critique was the editing was a bit spotty and the book ended as a cliffhanger I don't like waiting to read what happens, however this story was good and I plan on definitely reading the sequel. Well done Ms.Rossi
❤️Melanie G.
Jan 28, 2014 rated it liked it
This was a nice start to a series. It was sweet, sexy and Parker was HOT!! This first book seemed to lay the foundation of the story but the ending is where it seemed to begin. Quick and easy read, with a cliffhanger. There is to be a second book and I have a feeling that one will be the meat & potatoes of the series. ...more
Holly Bargo
Morally ambiguous.

I enjoyed the novella until the heroine agreed to prostitute herself to save her hotel. The hero is a slimeball, too, for his role in pushing her toward that choice. Honestly, my sympathies are with the ex-fiance. I won't be reading the sequels.
Dina
Feb 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
I got this book as a freebie and so glad I did.
I loved the characters, their chemistry, and their story. It was a little predictable at times but I loved it. I can't wait for the sequel to come out!
Angie
Feb 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
It's a cliffy. Have the second book (Falling Free) ready. Good quick read for me and couldn't waste any time getting into book two. Have no idea when the 3rd book will come out so that bugs me, but definitely a great story.
Amanda M
Jan 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
Awesome. Well written. Read in one morning
Kimberly
Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When's the next book?

Great short story from Annica Rossi. I'm ready for the next book to find out what happens between Parker and Lo. Vegas!!!
Anita
Feb 01, 2014 rated it liked it
Quick read. Can see the direction the relationship will go. But I'm getting tired of books ending with a cliffhanger.
Michelle Hereford
Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Need book 2 please!
Cindy Ternes
Just fall

wish the book would have gone another chapter or two with Parker an d Lo falling in love and getting married
Candice felts
Jan 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
omg i cant believe it ended with a cliff hanger ughhhh
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Michigan debut author, Annica Rossi, describes herself as a “serial mompreneur”. She spends her days creating customized gifts for those who have found their real life Happily Ever Afters, and by night she entertains her overactive imagination by penning sexy escapes that pack plenty of heat.

Her writing features smart, strong-willed women and their equally determined male counterparts whom they ju
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