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Tequila & Lace (Saddles & Racks #2)

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Army Strong and dripping with sin ...

Paul Jackson had his dreams mapped out. He’d graduate from high school, attend college, go pro for football, marry his high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. Until his high school sweetheart threw away everything he never knew he wanted. Throwing caution to the wind, he put his country's dreams before his own.

The Army was a
Published September 28th 2015 (first published September 22nd 2015)
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Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Sep 17, 2015 Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey) rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
Quick review:

Cover: Sexy
Rating: NC-17
Thumbs Up: 4.5
Overall: It took me to an unexpected place
Characters: Well Written
Plot: A dark past with a bright future
Page Turner: Yes
Series Cont.? Yes
Recommend: Yes
Book Boyfriend: Paul

SUMMARY (50 words or less)
I love the set up for the book isn’t your typical romance. I also really enjoy the mystery/crime aspects the author injects into this series. It adds more to the story than just falling in love.

For a full review and yummy pic, see my blog post a
Jun 29, 2015 Jos rated it it was amazing
4.5 Emotional and Very Sexy Stars

I was very graciously gifted an ARC copy of this book and so I immediately dove in! I have to say, wow, I really liked the first book in this series a lot but I have to say that Paul's story moved up a notch and in a very good way:)

Paul's back story was so heartbreaking but yet, oh what a beautiful insight as to Paul's character. He was gorgeous, athletic, smart and my gosh did he know how to love and with such passion:) He had so much going for him in high schoo
Clare Allen
Sep 08, 2015 Clare Allen rated it really liked it
hot as hell a d drip drip drip. Paul believes that he has lost his one chance at love and then someone falls right into his line of vision and he falls hard. joss has one thing she has to do but didn't think that fallen in love was it. two people that help each other and do what they can for each other to. love catching up with Gabe and autumn to.
First, I want to thank author Kimberly Knight, for allowing me to be a member of the T&L beta reading crew. It was fabulous to not only get that opportunity from someone that was already on your list of favorite authors, but it was awesome to chat and break down parts of the book with the other group members as we started to read.

Now...I can't see how someone would NOT dig a KK book, but bias feelings aside, this hottie of a book was spot on for me. I loved the tale of two broken people, fi
Keri Anderson (Gilson)
Sep 15, 2015 Keri Anderson (Gilson) rated it it was amazing
I think this is by far my favorite book by Kimberly. Once I started I couldn't put the book down. Paul and Joss' story is hot, sweet and sexy. Definitely pick this one up on release day you won't be disappointed.
Jul 11, 2015 Danielle rated it liked it

Finally we get Paul's story and I have to say I think I enjoyed this book a little better then the first book in the series.

Paul was in love when he was in high school and he got his girlfriend pregnant. She ended up getting an abortion and he broke up with her and went in the army. Now years later he's an escort and still hasn't had a serious relationship. Well that is until "Andi" shows up on his doorstep as his new roommate.

Joselyn's mother sold her virginity when she was just 17 years
Sarah Larson
Sep 27, 2015 Sarah Larson rated it really liked it
Tequila and Lace is the second book in Kimberly Knight's Saddles and Racks series. I haven't read the first book in the series but fortunately this one can be read as a standalone.

Paul thought he had everything figured out his senior year in high school. He was dating the love of his life, was getting ready to go pro in football, but then his girlfriend ends up pregnant and his life starts to spin out of control. Vanessa decides she isn't ready to be a mom so she tells Paul she is going to get a
Jenny Rapp
Apr 22, 2015 Jenny Rapp rated it it was amazing
Courage, Hope, Love

This book was truly amazing and I am so honored to have been given the chance to read an Advanced Copy.

Let me just say first that this book blew me away!!! You know you are reading a good book when you feel the emotions of the characters inside yourself. There were times that I found myself holding my breath because of the events that were happening. The emotional roller coaster I was on lasted from the beginning to the end, but I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

Both Pa
Jessica Griffith
Sep 02, 2015 Jessica Griffith rated it it was amazing
I got the opportunity to beta read this book and I am so happy I did! This was a great follow up to Angels and Whiskey,I loved Paul and Joss's story :) This book feels a little shorter than typical and it reads fast. For me this was due to the fact that the story never lagged and it was driven by the characters and the conflict.
The characters are developed well as individuals and then again as they come together. You got their back stories, you got their current circumstances and then you felt
May 21, 2015 Bobbie rated it it was amazing

Kimberly Kincaid's books always surprise me. The way this book started out I thought it was going to be cute, a little fluffy and a quick read. Well, it was a quick read all right, but the last thing this book was, was cute and fluffy! If you read the first book in this series, then you had already met Paul. Paul works as an escort for a service in Las Vegas and when his roommate moves out with his fiancé, Paul gets a new roommate who happens to be the heroine of the book. Her name is Jocelyn an
May 21, 2015 Chrys rated it it was amazing

Firstly let me say thank you Kimberly for bestowing me with the privilege of receiving an early copy and allowing me to review. I am humbled.

Let me say I loved Paul Jackson from Whiskey and Angels so when I knew his story was next it was a no brainer to want to read about him and who would capture his attentions. None other than Josie Marquez, an undercover FBI agent.

6% in and I'm swallowing thickly saying OH NO!
8% in snickering at Paul and laughing then another
Brandi Flanagan
Sep 14, 2015 Brandi Flanagan rated it it was amazing
Let me start by saying I LOVE LOVE LOVED this book!! It was hot hot hot!! I usually get chapters and snippets here and there while Kimberly is writing.. This time NOTHING!! She wouldn't even talk about it. Talk about killing me slowly! Once I got my little hands on this baby I couldn't put it down!! I stayed up until the wee hours of the morning reading about Paul and Joss. This book pulled my heart in every direction.. Broken and full all at the same time. Their story is devastatingly beautiful ...more
Apr 27, 2015 Marisa rated it it was amazing
##This was given to me in exchange for an honest review##

It just keeps getting better! I thought Angels and Whiskey was an awesome story, but this was so, so good. Paul is broken from a relationship in high school relationship vowing to never love again. Joss is sold by her prostitute mom on her 17th birthday. Years later Joss has become FBI while Paul is an escort. They meet when she's assigned as his roommate as she's undercover. He falls for her but she pushes away because of her past. This s
Apr 22, 2015 Stacy rated it it was amazing
I LOVE PAUL!!!! He is a sweet and sexy man that I fell in love with in the first book. Then this one comes along and just makes me fall harder for him. I loved this book and am honored once again that I was able to beta read and then get the whole story early. I couldn't wait to be able to read it all in one setting and I pretty much did that when it was finished. The characters were great and the story flowed and pulled you in wanting to know what was coming next. Can't wait for the next book. ...more
Jennifer G.
Tequila and Lace Review

5 stars
Dual POV

I enjoyed this books, as much as I enjoyed the first one.
I lovedddd Paul and Joss. Breaks my heart what she had to go through at 17. Her mom was a cruel woman.
I applaud her with the choices she has made in her life. I think they were perfect choices! I am also so glad of who she arrested, which led her to who she needed to be rejoined with again. That was awesome.
I'm also so glad that Paul doesn't give up easy, lol
They are just perfect!!!
Looking forward t
Jul 19, 2015 Diane rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015
Paul left and joined the military after school when his sweetheart broke his heart. He never thought he would find somebody that could ever fix his broken heart.

Joselyn had a terrible childhood and left it after an incident that happened on her birthday. Now she us trying to help the problem.

Paul and Joselyn find themselves in a situation that they thought would never happen and can't seem to fight it.

Kimberly has written another great book and I had the privilege to beta read.

If you loved Gabr
May 21, 2015 Tanja rated it it was amazing
I didn't think it was possible but I might just love this book a bit more than Angels and Whiskey. Paul crept into my heart from the very first chapter and I was hooked. Love how to broken souls get together and help each other heal. Hot hot hot...drip drip drip...loved every minute of this book, definitely a must read!!

Really enjoyed the inclusion of Gabe and Autumn in the book, seeing how their love has flourished and grown.

Thank you Kimberly
Nicole Daley
Sep 25, 2015 Nicole Daley rated it really liked it
I can always count on a Kimberly Knight book to bring out a lot of emotions for me, and this one was no different. I fell in love with Paul and wanted him to get his HEA so badly. From the first page I read I wanted to see how the book ended and where she was going to take the story. I laughed , I teared up and I swooned over Paul, Cant wait to see whats next for this series!
Mar 21, 2017 Danni rated it liked it
Everything was going good until the last few chapters. Just felt rushed and did really tie anything up. Was she able to get any real closer with her brother? What did Bryce think when he learned that she was his sister? And the situation with Vanessa is he really okay? What did she have to tell him? I don't know. I just feel like something was missing from the story. I doubt with Seth's story we get any answers.
Books Laid Bare
Sep 28, 2015 Books Laid Bare rated it it was amazing
This is Paul and Joss’s story and it is a short sharp read.
I liked the fact that characters didn’t hang around, they were keen to have their story told and the scenario that surrounded them meant that their story was one that I needed to hear.
The story was well put together and the characters were ones that were both eclectic and engaging.
I loved the fact that the author gave their whole story pride of place, that we not only got to see what was occupying them t the minute but also what had shap
Feb 15, 2016 Sheila rated it it was amazing
Paul works as an escort. Joselyn is as an undercover FBI agent. You can imagine the difficulties, right? When Paul finds out hes getting a new roommate from Saddles & Racks named Andy, he assumes it's a guy working as an escort just like him and just like his previous roommate who moved out and to be with just one woman. Instead it's "Andi with an I" (Joselyn's undercover name) and she barges in and turns his world upside down. He immediately loves her sassy-ness and spunky attitude.

From the
Amanda Ridings
Jul 31, 2015 Amanda Ridings rated it really liked it
I purposely waited to read Angels & Whiskey until I had this book in my hand and I'm so glad I did. I really enjoyed the 1st book but it was nothing compared to this one. Paul and Joselyn had both been through hell when they were younger and then is about them finding some happiness.

In the beginning we meet Paul when he is still in high school. He is a star football player, has a beautiful girlfriend and everything is looking good for him. Then it all went to hell in one moment. He left his
Kerri McLaughlin
Sep 21, 2015 Kerri McLaughlin rated it it was amazing
I had the honor of reading an ARC of Tequila and Lace and let me tell you now, this is a book you don't want to miss out on. It is book two in the Saddles and Racks series and although it can be read as a standalone, I recommend reading Angels and Whiskey first because 1) that is when we first meet Paul Jackson and 2) in Tequila and Lace we get to catch up with Gabe and Autumn and see how they are doing.

With all of that being said, this might be one of my favorite KK books. I fell in love with b
Alison Phillips
Aug 02, 2015 Alison Phillips rated it it was amazing

Joselyn Marquez’s life changed the night of her seventeenth birthday. A forty-eight hour roller coaster trip sent her running for her life. She was homeless, and her family had disappeared. All odds were against her

Paul Jackson had his dreams mapped out. He’d graduate from high school, attend college, go pro for football, marry his high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. Until she threw away everything he never knew he wanted. Throwing caution to the wind, he put his country’s dreams
Reflections of a Book Geek
Sep 28, 2015 Reflections of a Book Geek rated it really liked it
Shelves: r, arc-from-author
This book is all about Paul who we met in Angels and Whiskey, book one of the series. He was a real heart throb in the first story so I knew we were in for a real treat when I heard he was one of the main characters of Tequila and Lace.

The story itself features some intense issues. We find out all about how Paul got his heart broken before he decided to leave for the Army and how he dealt with those issues. Then we have the heroine Joselyn, who has also suffered some horrible past misfortunes du
May 22, 2015 Sara rated it really liked it
I was gifted an ARC for an honest review.
This is the first time I've had the opportunity to read a book with the intent of writing a review and it forced me to think about how I would explain to somebody why I liked/disliked the book, rather than just feeling it for myself. So here goes...

Paul was such a lovable (and sexy) character from the first book of this series. Of course, any good playboy has his own troubled backstory and Paul is no exception. His heartbreak only makes you love him more.
Nikki Costello
May 21, 2015 Nikki Costello rated it it was amazing
I received a complimenty copy of this book through Crazy Cajun Book Addicts for an honest review.

Tequila and Lace is another fabulous read from Kimberly Knight she has this great writing style and characters that you take straight to your heart.
Paul had it all in high school a beautiful girl at his side and a great football career ahead of him and then a quickly as that its all taken away from him in heartbreaking circumstances he's forced to turn his back on everything and start a new life. Jo
Sep 28, 2015 Aly rated it really liked it
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Tequila & Lace. Wow, it was certainly an intriguing read that deals with difficult situations. That was certainly not the happiest of books. Both Paul and Jocelyn have had a difficult life and it's not gotten any easier for either of them. Although it was great to see their interactions. They certainly weren't like most interactions and stood out in my mind.

And there were moments you were just screaming at the characters to do
Hopelessly Hooked on Books
Jun 29, 2015 Hopelessly Hooked on Books rated it it was amazing
Let me start off by saying I LOVE Kimberly Knight and her writing!!! Ok, with that said, Tequila & Lace is nothing short of her amazing writing!! In Angels & Whiskey, I always wondered why Paul was so "into" his "work" and now I know. (sorry, you need to read this fantastic book to find out for yourself). And not only do we find out a lot more about Paul, but in walks Joss/Andi. Andi is undercover for the FBI and her job lands her at the front door of Paul-sin on a stick!! Hot and sexy a ...more
Johnnie-Marie Howard
Sep 28, 2015 Johnnie-Marie Howard rated it really liked it
Shelves: r2r
MUST READ!!! This story will blow your mind and of course leave you wanting more and craving more after all the twist on just about every page and the ending that makes your jaw drop is anything to go by then you know the next story is just going to be as amazing in every way; ok that is my hope at least. I'm only giving this story a 4 star as I felt like some things were missing about the characters and that more details about them could have surfaced, over all it was a really fantastic read.

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