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Tucker (The Family Simon #1)

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  3,836 Ratings  ·  251 Reviews
When all hope is gone, can love still find a way?

Tucker Simon has given up on love. After a tragedy, it’s just not in the cards for him, and he wishes his family would get off his back. He’s fine—or at least he thought he was–until a family wedding forces him to address a few things, namely his date, Abby Mathews. She’s been put in the ‘friend’ category, mostly because she
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2014 by Juliana Stone
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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FREE on Amazon US today (11/21/2015)

Another one with lots of reviews and high rating. Stand-alone book 1.

When all hope is gone, can love still find a way?

Tucker Simon has given up on love. After a tragedy, it’s just not in the cards for him, and he wishes his family would get off his back. He’s fine—or at least he thought he was–until a family wedding forces him to address a few things, namely his date, Abby Mathews. She’s been put in the ‘friend’ category, mostly because she deserves so
Doina Condrea
Now that I've finished the book I understand what was making it unenjoyable..Tucker is very very dumb and Abby has to suffer as a result. I mean, he's not only suffering but he made a trip to a different country for a woman who got pregnant on purpose just to trap him and he's acting like that's the love of his life (EW). There was a great effort to make him sound all "alpha" but he didn't have the guts to do what has to be done and Abby is so weak she keeps glossing over things.
Anyway, rant ove
Nov 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
The hero's wife got on a plane and vanished three years ago but he needs a date to a family wedding (I do not get the date for a wedding thing. If it's a long term girl/ boyfriend, okay, but just a date? Weddings are one place where I'd think you would be more comfortable going alone. But that's just MHO.) So he takes the heroine, his best friend, who just happens to be a bartender at his favorite bar. Who already happens to be 3/4 of the way in love with him. And the story wends on its merry wa ...more
 Anna (Wicked Book Blog)
A really good book- excellent story line, captivating, funny and with a dose of sap.
What it lacked for it to be perfect was the actual sex scenes :) I know, I know I'm just a total smut reader and didn't get my kick enough out of it. Hence the 4.5 stars rating

Tucker is technically still married. His wife got lost in a plane crash four years ago and till this day there haven't been any signs of her surviving it.
So all in one he gets to drown his sorrow and misery in lots of alcohol infused drin
Nov 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a pleasant surprise

I picked this up on bookbub. A pleasant surprise. But most of my favorite people came from a freebie on Amazon. And I fell in love with Tucker and his family. Abby is a strong woman. And she makes me want to be a better person just because she is. I'm totally invested in this series and Ms Stone is now on my autobuy list. I can't wait for Cooper's story. A solid 5 stars.
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Favorite Quote: “Couldn’t he see what was inside of her? Why couldn’t he see?”

Tucker Simon lost his wife, Marley, when her plane went down over the Atlantic. Unable to locate her body, Tucker has lived in a sense of limbo for three years. He has avoided his family and relationships, choosing instead to involve himself with women who don’t expect more than sex. When he receives an invitation to his cousin’s wedding and his mother offers to find him a plus one for him to take
Just my personal opinion. I tried, but this read just couldn't keep my attention. Character development wasn't happening for me. And in all honesty I just couldn't get into it. I don't like dnf, I always try to finished & give my honest opinion on a one to the next
May 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a good read with an interesting plot and well developed characters. There are some twists and turns that add interest, as well.

The e-book has three or four editing/proofing problems...knew for knee, a character's name wrong, and the use of "this here" several annoying times.

I will, however, look for the other nooks in this Simon Family series.

Feb 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good story! Can't wait to read Jack's story when it is available!
Marisela Chavez
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness I just loved Tucker and Abby story!! I just couldn't put this book down.
Although I enjoyed this book at the beginning, I got really annoyed with the plot about 3/4 of the way through. Not because the "twist" annoyed me, which it did, but because it was so predictable. I ended up walking away and only finished it now, over a month later, to clear it out of my kindle. Not a bad book overall but way too ridiculous to do more than kill time with.
Mai Lewis Buwee
Mar 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I'm new to Juliana Stone and absolutely loved this felt the chemistry between Tucker and Abby. The highs and lows and twists were put together well. The background story well developed. Let me just say that Abby was awesome. Loved her and I loved that she wasn't a pushover. She stands up for herself and she isn't afraid to be honest with Tucker. Tucker asks Abby for a favor - to attend a wedding with him as his date for several reasons.
Abby, already in love with Tucker, agrees and hop
Apr 29, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 I probably would have given this a high star rating if it was a little longer. There was a good and interesting story here, I feel, but the big conflict and the climax was tied up too quickly and neatly. There was a big process that had to happen before the resolution of HEA could occur. And it was just a small paragraph that was kind of glossed over and meaningless. But whatever. It was a nice, if short, read. The characters were great, I liked them all very much and as I said the story was ...more
Mar 19, 2015 rated it did not like it
I've read worse, hence the one star instead of zero (what do you do, if you somehow do finish a book that you really, really disliked?).
Before giving a "free" e-book, please have pity on those readers (I suppose I'm not the only one) who are extremely annoyed with grammar mistakes and typos. If I notice them, so would a few beta readers BEFORE publishing. Or was it free because it was unfinished?
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Such a beautiful story about a broken heart and soul that belongs to tucker. He does everything in his power to not have to feel again. It little does me know Abby is just the thing he needed it takes him sometime to open that Part of him again but it's a beautiful story. Little bit of drama in it. But it was good.
Aug 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ARC review

For honest review. Tucker and Abby are cute couple through so much that they are going through love was there. Their families were by their side and with heart cake come hope.
Oct 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
❤finding a new series that I like. I enjoyed this one and look forward to reading more about the Simon family. Great characters, some hot moments and a good storyline without too much angst. Sweet tender with some sizzle just how I like it. ...more
Apr 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Sweet read, nice balance of drama and romance with a wee bit of mystery thrown in, I do love a series about brothers, will definitely keep my eye out for the next book which is about Jack.
Shelly Bell
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I devoured the book last night! I smiled the whole time I was reading it. Even when it made me cry!
Denise Smithson
Aug 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: purchased
I'm really glad my buddies over at SBC suggest this book and I can't wait to read Jack's book! Tucker and Abby are a great couple and I hope we get to see more of them in Jack's book.
Sep 23, 2016 rated it it was ok
really nothing new...why do I bother!
Michelle the Romance Witch
Mar 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
wow a plot twist of a plot twist! loved it. can't wait for the rest of the clan to get stories
Marissa Chavez
Feb 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Tucker and Abby's story gave me all the feels! Such a beautiful story and I loved it!
4.5 This was great. I didn't even realize that this was a spin off until Betty Jo walked onto the pages. This Simon family will draw you in and make you want more. I cant wait to read the next book.
Heather Mckenna
Jan 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ahhhh Tucker! I loved Tucker. Once again Juliana has hooked me in with her series and now I have to wait to read about all the other brothers. The wait is going to kill me!

Nov 29, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I already had the hots for Tucker after meeting him in his brother's book, but he won me over in this one. Still considering it overall though. Review coming soon!

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USA Today bestselling author and 2015 RITA® winner JULIANA STONE fell in love with books in the fifth grade when her teacher introduced her to Tom Sawyer. A tomboy at heart, she splits her time between baseball, books, and music. When she’s not singing with her band, she’s thrilled to be writing young adult as well as adult contemporary romance—books that have garnered starred reviews from Publish ...more
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“I love you Abigail Mathews, and I want to grow old with you. I want to watch you paint. I want to watch you sleep. I want to watch your belly grow large with our kids. I want a family. I want a dog. Hell, I’d even consider a cat, because I know you like the one in the office. For you, I’d do anything.” He shrugged. “That’s all I got. I want you, and I think that this could be our home.” 1 likes
“and tossed his crumpled invitation in front of him. He used his index finger to push the offending invite a couple inches away and glared at” 0 likes
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