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3.73  ·  Rating Details ·  59 Ratings  ·  35 Reviews
They found each other. Then the killer found them. Detective Jackson "Jax" McKenna walks into a psychologist's office and finds that the doctor bears a striking resemblance to his first love, Lainie, who disappeared ten years ago after their disastrous first date ended in violence. Dr. Elizabeth Parker is really Elaine Wilson, Jax's Lainie. She's been in hiding since the n ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published January 31st 2014 by Createspace (first published January 1st 2014)
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Richelle Robinson
Nov 18, 2016 Richelle Robinson rated it liked it

Lainie and Jax dated briefly in high school. After a situation at home Laine had to leave and never came back. They reconnect 10 years later and Lainie's pay comes back to haunt her. Jax and Laine are on the run now as they try to outsmart the killer. The story was good but I felt it was a little too rushed. I would have liked the author to slow it down so I could feel more of a connection. Jax and Lainie have been separated for 10 years and I wanted more one on one time of them getting reconnec
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Brian
Mar 07, 2016 Brian rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-by-me
Okay, I bought this book directly from the author I am darn glad I did. And to continue the honestly, I breezed this this book once before but this time I read it as if it was the last book I would ever read.

This story brings us into contact with Jackson, aka Jax, McKenna who is the epitome of the word "Jock". He has everything but the other star of the story, Lainie, real name Elaine Wilson, the epitome of word "nerd" except one, she is a beauty. the two meet when Jax gets himself in trouble an
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MadLoveBookBlog
May 21, 2016 MadLoveBookBlog rated it really liked it
Huge thanks to the author and PR company for the Advance Copy. Review to come.

I REALLY liked it.
Nicole
May 04, 2016 Nicole rated it it was amazing
This was such a good story. I read through it in just a few hours, unable to put it down. Lainie and Jax were acquaintances in high school, until Lainie's stepfather attacked her and she disappeared for her safety. Jax is a wounded detective that has to visit a psychologist before returning to duty. He happens to walk into Elaine's office, and once he realizes it's really her, he isn't letting her go. He takes it upon himself to protect her at all costs.
The story jumps back and forth between the
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Robin B
Feb 02, 2014 Robin B rated it did not like it
Shelves: jenny
1 star for DNF

I stopped,after the first chapter. It is so jumpy and just not thought out well. We have dual povs but instead of moving our timeline forward they jump back and start repeating things we already read. Also- there are several details that make no sense. And it's only chapter one.

Example: Jackson barely says,anything in his session yet a whole hour magically flies by? What happened the rest of the time? And- call me crazy- but this bugged me: Jackson ASKED the secretary for help wit
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Barb Shuler
Nov 30, 2016 Barb Shuler rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*was gifted a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review*

I liked the story of Laney and Jax. The growing budding relationship of their high school selves. The moment they have to part ways, the hard choices made. Then to have them thrust back together in the oddest of circumstances. It was a great mix of laughs, intensity and love.

For me the story was rushed at times. Then sometimes it felt a little muted. Like something was missing.

As for the audiobook itself, it was good but the
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The Book Fairy Reviews
May 20, 2016 The Book Fairy Reviews rated it really liked it
This was a quick and suspenseful romance that will have you at the edge of your seat. I liked the characters Jax and Laine were very likable. A story of young love that was interrupted by tragedy. A second chance romance that is foreshadowed with danger from the past.
I did feel that some of the emotional parts of this book were resolved to quick, I would have preferred to see a more natural way for their feelings to be resolved. It felt as if there was a rush to get to the next scene. Overall
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Hello Cupcakes
May 23, 2016 Hello Cupcakes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Invisible ~ L.A. Remenicky
“They found each other. Then the killer found them. Detective Jackson “Jax” McKenna walks into a psychologist’s office and finds that the doctor bears a striking resemblance to his first love, Lainie, who disappeared ten years ago after their disastrous first date ended in violence. Dr. Elizabeth Parker is really Elaine Wilson, Jax’s Lainie. She’s been in hiding since the night that changed both their lives. Jax discovers the truth when the killer lets Lainie know he’s
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My Secret Book Spot
Feb 03, 2014 My Secret Book Spot rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
“Invisible” by L.A. Remenicky
4 out of 5 stars

If you are looking for a quick afternoon read then this book is for you. “Invisible” tells an age old tale of unlikely young love ripped apart by circumstance only to be reunited later in life. Elaine met Jackson in high school when she was asked to tutor him. He was the popular jock and due to unfortunate family circumstances she spent her days trying to be invisible. As they get to know each other, he brings her out of her shell and she opens his ey
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Teena in Toronto
In their last year of high school, Jax was a basketball jock and Lainie was the geek who had to tutor him. As they spent time together, they got to know and like each other and went on a date. Lainie didn't have a happy home life and what happened with Keith, her stepfather, when she got home after the date changed her life forever.

Ten years later, Lainie is a psychologist and has changed her name to Elizabeth Parker. Jax is a cop who needs counselling after a recent shooting and Dr. Parker is r
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ACSquared Book Blog
I really enjoyed this book! I love how it was more than just a romance story, and everything was different than any sort of "typical" romance story. There was a thriller side to this book and I really enjoyed that! It was a great combo of the genre's I like! I Also like how we got to see the background of Jax And Lainey's story, it was so in depth and a great background to the present day.

Lainey is someone who every girl can admire. From the beginning I liked her, she was smart, she was blind t
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

So this book is about Lainies the uber school nerd who is hiding behind baggy pants and huge nerd glasses from the world. She wants to be "invisible" from the world becaue things at home are not so great. Then there is Jax who is the untimate school jock. Girls are all over him and he loves it. Well Jax is in trouble with his coach for a failing
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Liz
May 20, 2016 Liz rated it really liked it
Invisible starts off with a really interesting premise. Told in the first person, we first meet Elizabeth Parker and she’s a psychologist whose next patient is a man from her past, Jax McKenna, a detective injured while on duty. He tells her that she reminds him of someone from his past, and that’s because Elizabeth is really Elaine “Lainie” Wilson, and it’s been ten years since they’ve last seen each other when their first date ended in violence at the hands of Lainie’s drug boss stepfather.

One
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Bella's  Blog
Jun 05, 2016 Bella's Blog rated it it was amazing
I've read a few books by L.A.Remenicky and I must say that I've thoroughly enjoyed them all. Ms Remenicky has given us another great story that will suck you in and keep you there from start to finish and then leave you wanting more from this author. Ms.Remenicky has written characters that feel so real that as you read about them you start to feel their pain ,and at the same time you can feel the love that they have for each other. Invisible is Elaine and Jax's touching story. They both known e ...more
Maria Vickers
Nov 21, 2016 Maria Vickers rated it really liked it
Invisible by L.A. Remenicky is a story about Elaine, who is hiding from someone, and Jax, who has loved her for 10 years...even after she disappeared. Fate stepped back in and brought these two together, but something else lurks out there too. A killer has been set free and in hunting her. Can Jax save her? Will Elaine disappear out of his life again?

This is an audiobook review. So Let me break the book down into the two parts. First the story. 3.5 stars. There were parts of the story I think w
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Lauren Ngo
Jan 23, 2014 Lauren Ngo rated it it was amazing
This can get spoilery but I'll make it as clean as I can. This story broke my heart. The pain. the heart breaking, the running away, all of it tore at my heart but the love between Jax and Lainie was like sunshine on a cloudy day. Jax is recovering from the shooting that left him more helpless then he's like. He has no idea what the future holds for him the psychologist office of Dr. Elizabeth Parker. Now Elizabeth Parker or rather Elaine Wilson has never had a constant in her life other then he ...more
Elle
Feb 23, 2014 Elle rated it really liked it
Invisible by L.A. Remenicky

I received this book for an honest review.

The only thing I have negative to say about this book is that is was short and sweet. If you are looking for a quick read then this is it.

Elaine Wilson wanted nothing more than to be invisible to her step father until she left for college, and she was most of the time. Being extremely smart, the principal asks for her help to tutor Jackson McKenna. Agreeing to help him with his grades was an easy task until feelings came int
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Magic Within the Pages
Reviewer: Donna
Rating: 3 Stars

Invisible is about Elaine and Jax. They both knew each other from high school and after Elaine is asked to tutor Jax in Geometry, Jax asked her out on a date which she is really happy about. The incident that happened after the date changed Elaine's life forever and that was her step dad Keith. After coming home from her date with Jax, Keith lays in to Elaine and beats her with a baseball bat and she ends up in hospital with Keith being arrested. She has to disappea
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Jamie
Apr 28, 2014 Jamie rated it really liked it
I love second chances of any kind. A good had her/him and lost her/him and then found them again is probably one of my favorite types of stories.


And that's just what this one is!



Then:

Add a super nerdy girl and a jock who eventually fall for one another and you have a book that I'm happy to read!



Lainey doesn't have the easiest life. On top of a horrible family life, her social life is non-existant. She's a nerdy, quiet girl who is basically a social outcast.



Jax is a jock who needs tutoring. W
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Cheri
May 21, 2016 Cheri rated it really liked it
We've all heard of high school romances. This is not one of those. Oh, Jax and Laini fell for each other in high school, however not many have gone through what they did to have it end so horribly. Ten years later Jax, (the Jock) is now an honored Detective undergoing his physc release evaluation. Who is his Doctor? None other than the long lost girl friend he has never forgotten. The disguise might have worked if she hadn't received a threat from the monster who separated them so long ago. Onc ...more
Corrine Pickering
May 15, 2016 Corrine Pickering rated it it was amazing
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Invisible - L A Remenicky

4.5 Stars

Wow, this isn't my usual genre so I wasn't expecting such a roller-coaster of emotions, I loved this book! Some great twists and suspense along with a lovely romance, I even shed a few tears at one point ... and I don't cry!

Elaine (Lainey) tries to keep herself hidden from her stepdad. Jackson (Jax) the schools basketball heart throb takes an instant shine to the quiet reserved nerdy girl who tries to keep herself to herself and hide under her big glasses and b
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Rebecca Austin
May 06, 2016 Rebecca Austin rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-s, review-author
Dr.Elizabeth Parker has a secret she is keeping but all that is about to change when her new client is someone from her past. Detective Jackson McKenna was the jock back in high school that saw beneath Elaine Wilson's baggy clothes and fell for the girl hiding underneath and when he realizes that Elizabeth Parker is Elaine Wilson he doesn't want to lose her again.

One night in the past their lives changed and Lainie was gone and now it seems like her life is once again in danger and Jackson vows
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2OCC Reviews
Nov 14, 2016 2OCC Reviews rated it really liked it
Shelves: marie
Invisible by L.A. Remenicky is a story of blooming young love torn apart and then reclaimed later in life. Elaine/Lainey meets Jax in high school and due to circumstances beyond their control they are torn apart. Lainey goes on with her life and becomes Dr. Elizabeth Parker, hiding from her past.

Years later, Detective Jackson McKenna ends up in Elizabeth’s office and again due to circumstances beyond their control they are thrown together to fight for their lives and their love.

L.A. Remenicky ha
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The Pink Bookshelf
Dec 02, 2013 The Pink Bookshelf rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Almost immediately, this book grabbed on and wouldn’t let me go. It has been a long time since a book has kept me wondering what was going to happen next and reading like my life depended on it. Absolutely amazing. This story was wonderfully heart breaking. I say that like it’s a good thing because it is!!! I felt the pain of the characters but I could also feel their love. I loved the characters so much. They were perfect for each other. Jax is so sweet and caring. He’s genuine. Lainie is absol ...more
Vickie White
They found each other. Then the killer found them...

An action packed, suspense filled read that I devoured in one sitting.

Detective Jackson “Jax” McKenna walks into a psychologist’s office and finds that the doctor bears a striking resemblance to his first love, Lainie, who disappeared ten years ago after their disastrous first date ended in violence. Dr. Elizabeth Parker is really Elaine Wilson, Jax’s Lainie. She’s been in hiding since the night that changed both their lives.

Jax discovers th
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Karen Harper
May 13, 2016 Karen Harper rated it it was ok
I received an ARC of Invisible in exchange for an honest review.
When I read the synopsis for Invisible I was excited because I love a contemporary romance which contains “more”, in this case, a bit of suspense. I loved the story and the characters, but the pacing put me off.
I prefer a book that is written from dual points of view because I love to get inside the characters’ heads. I don’t just want to read about what happened; I want to know what the characters are thinking and feeling. I also d
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Bonnie Rediske-
Nov 25, 2016 Bonnie Rediske- rated it liked it
Jax is all jock turned into sexy detective. He lost his love before it could really take flight. He has struggled holding Laney on a pedestal for years.

Laney is the quiet little wallflower Who has been asked to help Jack's stay on the field. She hides who she is from everyone so that she isn't hurt anymore. She's forced to go even further into hiding due to circumstances beyond her control.

These two love birds are thrown back into each other's lives at a time when they need each other the most.
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A. McCarty
Invisible is one story that will stick with me for a long time. I am glad I got to read this one.

In the story we follow Jackson aka Jax on a journey to protect the one who has always stuck with him in a sense theough the years.

Elaine aka Lainie has been in hiding for ten years. When her past catches up to her, she will do anything to get away.

Lainie and Jax are two characters you can easily fall in love with. The journey is one you will want to read.

I loved it and really enjoyed reading it. I ca
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Thai Holman
Nov 02, 2016 Thai Holman rated it really liked it
Action, drama , suspense in a fast read. Loved it. This was unique and different and can be read fast. But I do wish it was longer. I still enjoy this story.
The book doesn't have a dull moment and really keeps you entertained.
4 stars recommend it.
Especially if you need a book to read within a few hours that keeps you trapped into the story.
K.  Ramjohn
May 20, 2016 K. Ramjohn rated it liked it
Invisible was a sweet second chance romance with some suspense added to the mix. It was a quick and easy read. We got the both the present day and flashbacks story from both the main characters points of view. The dual POV was a bit repetitive but only at the beginning of the story. However LA Remenicky did a great job of holding my attention as I read this novel in one go.
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An avid reader all her life, she finally put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) during NaNoWriMo in 2012 and has never looked back. When she’s not typing away on her latest story with music playing in the
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