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I used to believe in destiny.

I was six years old when I first took to the stage, and I’ve danced every day since. It’s the biggest part of who I am. The fuel that drives me forward.

My oxygen...
My life...
My soul.

The stars were perfectly aligned, and my fairy tale had slowly begun to play out like a beautifully scripted passage from a romance novel. I was all set to live m
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ebook, 300 pages
Published August 30th 2015 (first published August 23rd 2015)
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Anne OK
Aug 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-reads
New to me author with a romantic suspense that grabbed my attention with the word "burlesque." Haven't seen that in a plot so I took a chance and was well rewarded. A warning to those who hate the love triangles: This story includes one. It's pretty evident from the get-go who's in the lead and will win the race. And readers will probably share my desire to hope that this author will follow up with a story for the one who doesn't win the girl -- because he certainly isn't a loser in any way. Tha ...more
Anne Mercier
This book. This author. Where to begin. The feels! There are so many! I love Elle's prose. The way she tells a story sucks you in and has wishing you could read faster so you could see what happens next! I've got to say, something that happened in this one I did't see coming AT. ALL. I was like WHOA. NFW! Strong heroine, brooding take-charge hero... it's sexy, it's sassy, it's angsty... this book is the real deal! Elle Brooks wound my reader love and loyalty around her little finger with her Pro ...more
TheCrazyWorldOfABookLover
Decent read. The "reveal" was glaringly obvious from the beginning and I felt it was a bit too wordy and dragged on too much for my taste.
1-Click Addict Support Group
Aug 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Reveal is the perfect title for this story. There were so many twists and turns that kept being revealed throughout the entire story. I was glued to my kindle and couldn’t swipe the pages fast enough.

Robyn is a dancer. She has been dancing her entire life.

“I’ve danced from the age of six. Ballet, tap, modern, street and anything and everything in between. It’s more than a passion; it’s an obsession bordering on insanity. If I couldn’t dance, I would cease to exist.”

When her boyfriend up and di
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Shamika
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
ARC Received from author in exchange for an honest review

4.5 Stars

What can I say above this story? It's intriguing, exciting and addicting! I loved every minute. Immediately I found myself wanting to know certain parts of the story and reading like a crazy woman. I am not the one to read ahead, but this story tempted me. Elle Brooks brings us a fascinating story and plot that has an edge and added suspense to it that I love.
Terri
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This started out ok for me although I did have feeling I read it before. Turns out I didn't. Either I read the sample or it's very similar to another book I read. Unfortunately I did a lot of skimming it just didn't cut it for me.
Jennifer
Aug 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Please please please do NOT leave this as a stand alone! I want there to be another!! Yes, I realize that is greedy as hell... NO, I do not care. Not many authors can write from three different perspectives and pull it off so fluidly. You, my dear, have achieved this feat spectacularly.

I appreciate real characters. I do not want whimsical flighty emotions. I want personalities that are relatable and life like scenarios that make you feel as though you "know" these people. Elle has developed a s
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Erin Dennis
May 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
**I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review.**

I know you aren’t supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I knew as soon as I saw the cover of Reveal that I was going to fall in love with it! It is absolutely gorgeous! I was super excited to find out that the background of the story was set at a burlesque club. How fun and refreshing is that? I haven’t read a book that had this particular theme, which made it a very unique book for me.

Elle creates an exquisite cast of characters all o
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Elizabeth (Perusing Princesses)



My GOD!! Elle's brain... I just want to crawl in there and stay forever!!!
Reveal is amazing... it is original, fresh, sexy, gritty, suspenseful... and HOT!!
You are immediately sucked into the story!!
And then you have to hang on for the ride...
The characters are amazing..
you just connect from the first page..
and you live each scene out as if you were there!!
Literally all the feels, heart stopping breathless feels!!

My review will follow publication.. but just know... You NEED to read this!!
Irma
Aug 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was everything I expected it to be. Elle Brooks is a name you can't go wrong with!
I was lucky enough to receive and ARC of Reveal!

Thanks God, because... there's no way I could've waited untill August 30th. This story! You feel!!!
I never tell about the story beacuse I belive You need to read it and to feel it for yourself. But I had my eyes on Callum the whole time. Yes, I admit it, I was cheering for him (...and maybe I even had a crush on him). He has that bad boy thing going on. Col
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Kelly 'Perusing Princesses blog'
When one door closes, another one opens and in Robyn's case a new start is definitely what she needs. Preferably one that pays well after being lumbered with a bad debt when her ex bailed and left her to clean up his mess.

Reveal; an high end Burlesque establishment in New York City. It has a respectable reputation and the money is good; a means to an end and a great opportunity to express her love of dance -- nipple pasties be damned.

A hot coffee debacle in Starbucks paves the way to a new frien
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Elexis
May 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review from the author.
(Also purchased if that tells you how awesome this book was!!)
Elle Brooks has done it again. This book was completely on a different page than the Promises series, but was just as gripping and heartfelt.

"One more second and it would have been too late. I was pumped with adrenaline and eager to carry on and find a new target. I never spared a thought for how terrified the poor animal must have felt knowing it was being stalked. I
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Susan
Aug 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reveal by Elle Brooks

MUST READ of 2015

***ARC given for exchange of a honest review.

These books take on a whole new direction from her 1st 2 books and she blew it out of the water.

This book is the story of Robyn. Handed a really awful fate by her long term boyfriend Daniel. She is left to pick up the pieces or fall apart and that just isn't a option.

Desperate times call for extreme measures she meets 2 sexy as sin men in different locations that become her saving grace in different ways, if she w
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
3.5 stars!! I enjoyed this one, a kind of romantic suspense with a hint of a love triangle, but not...now your curiosity is piqued!! The plot kept me going, I loved Cole even though he was a bit stalkerish lol, but seriously a guy that goes to that much length to get your attention, you know he is serious and I have to admit I felt for him, a lot. He was Mr Safe, Mr Lawyer and sometimes it is the nice guys that get ignored. Callum was dark and dangerous, yet he wasn't. The total opposite of Cole ...more
Jodie Hinnen
Aug 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I want to start off by saying that Reveal was the first book I've read that has been written by Elle Brooks. And it won't be my last.

Reveal will capture you, captivate you, and consume you until you've consumed it.

The characters in the story are witty and their banter will have you laughing. That's one way I know I'm reading a great book: if while reading, I catch myself smiling like a fool or laughing out loud. Reveal is one of those great books.
D.L. Gallie
May 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book by Elle totally blew me away, I loved her first series but Reveal was simply amazing.
The twists and turns were amazing and there were a few that when they happened I said "WTF, didn't see that coming"
The characters are all amazing, the relationships are strained but so beautiful and Callum is my new book BF **swoon**
I cannot wait to read more from the amazing Elle Brooks
Kathryn Andrews
Aug 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved this story. Elle did an amazing job creating a plot line that is so different from many of the stories that are out there. I am so proud of her.

*** Review *** to follow.
Megan  ~The Never Ending Book Basket
So let's talk about how much I absolutely and whole heartedly loved Reveal by Elle Brooks. It is hands down one of my top reads of the year, and I loved every all-feeling, intense, and just downright phenomenal word of it. This is the kind of book that you don't just read...it's a book you experience every ounce of. You feel every word of this book, you live through its brilliant pages as if you're right there with its characters, and you love this book and every outstanding thing that it gives ...more
Red Cheeks Reads
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Robyn’s life comes crashing down around her when the person she thought loved her more anything, Daniel, abandons her. But it isn’t just the heartache and betrayal of Daniel leaving her that she has to contend with, but the problems and danger he left behind that is now catching up with her.

“Mom always used to tell me that a fairytale only ends when you’ve finished reading the story and close the book. I think life just closed my book.”

So with a love of dancing but no auditions working out, sh
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Twin Sisters Rockin' Book Reviews
Overall Rating: 4.5 Rockin’ ★★★★☆

What happens when the boyfriend you have loved completely with all of your heart up and leaves you? As if leaving was not bad enough, what if he also leaves his monstrous debts behind for you to take care of? What would you do? In Elle Brooks’ newest book Reveal, all the answers to these questions are revealed! Ms. Brooks skillfully created characters are well developed and so real that they could be you or me.

Robyn has always been a dancer, since she was six yea
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Emma Allsop - Perusing Princesses
5 Crowns

A new standalone romance, unrelated to the authors Promises series.

Robyn finds herself backed into a corner with no where to go. Her long-term boyfriend has up'd and left her which in itself is devastating enough, but to top it off he has also left her to face huge debts and a scary loan shark determined to get his money. As a professional dancer in NYC, jobs are seriously hard to come by, she is struggling to make ends meet, never mind having extra to pay off the debts that Daniel left
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Badass Bloggettes
Reveal by Elle Brooks, OMG the title basically describes the book in one word.

Elle has a way of keeping you going with this story, it was like going around a rollercoaster but in an amazing way, there is no way I could even move from my Kindle it was that good.

So we have Robyn who is a dancer, she has basically grown up doing that and she loves it. She comes into a problem the minute her boyfriend disappears; she finds that he has run up so much debt that the loan sharks are coming after her. Sh
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Heavenly
May 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Copy gifted by the author in exchange for an honest review.

Only two words: Elle Brooks. This should tell you everything you need to know.

Elle is amazingly talented author. And to be honest she is fairly new also! But every single time I read her book I have so many emotions. Love, friendship, lust, heartache, sadness...everything! I thought that her Promises Series is the best ever (it is the most reread series by me), but now? Now I think a new series was born that will be a really close behind
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Tiffany
Aug 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed on Behalf of Give Me Books

Reveal is the perfect title for this story. There were so many twists and turns that kept being revealed throughout the entire story. I was glued to my kindle and couldn’t swipe the pages fast enough.

Robyn is a dancer. She has been dancing her entire life. “I’ve danced from the age of six. Ballet, tap, modern, street and anything and everything in between. It’s more than a passion; it’s an obsession bordering on insanity. If I couldn’t dance, I would cease to e
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4.5 Stars!

Love angst and happy endings? Then this is the author for you. She is semi new to me in the indie book world and I find myself coming back to her books, over and over. So hey, I click with her writing. She writes from her soul, creating a breathtaking romance. She writes with such passion and intensity that she sucks you in from page one and before you know it, the book is over.

This book was amazing. I devoured this book in one sitting. I typically steer clear of love triangles but I a
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Carla
Aug 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
*I was given a copy of this book as a gift from Stephanie's Book Reports in exchange for an honest review.

Robyn is a dancer who is struggling to make it in New York City. She is happy and in love right up until the moment her boyfriend, Daniel, disappears leaving her to face a couple of evil loan sharks whom he owes a lot of money. Of course, Robyn tells them that she doesn't have that kind of money, but they don't care. They want their money, and they make it clear to Robyn that they will be ho
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Tracy Santoria
Aug 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It took me a few days to be able to write this review. I wanted to do it justice without giving away any spoilers. Elle Brooks is probably one of my top authors of 2015. If you haven’t read her other books yet I suggest you do! I originally wanted to read this based on the sole fact that I loved the author’s work, she tends to make you feel all of the feels. Well, Reveal is definitely not like the rest! To say I was stunned is an understatement (but in a very good way).

Boy meets girl. Boy wants
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Monique
Sep 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Robyn is down on her luck. Her boyfriend, Daniel, has skipped town leaving her with a 10K debt. She is in desperate need of a job to pay it off before they come collecting. In need of a much desired coffee, before an audition, she heads to her local Starbucks. Unfortunately, she spills said coffee all down the front of the cute guy in line with her. Cole wants to buy her another cup but she must hurry to make the tryout. She misses out on that job but gets the opportunity to interview at a local ...more
CDBW
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-arc
5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

This was my first Elle Brooks read. She will be at a signing in Jan 2016 and I wanted to read a couple of her books before I meet her. So when the opportunity to sign up for Reveal's release and blog tour presented itself, I jumped at the chance. Initially, I signed up for the ARC but with things going screwy on Amazon, I just opted to buy it. I'm usually hesitant purchasing books by an author I've never read but my bestie loves her. That was all I needed to know
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Trish -  Novels In Heels
Aug 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-reviewed
5 Suspenseful, Sexy & Revealing Stars

Elle Brooks – what a fabulous, original, and absorbing story. So different to your other work that it really had me transfixed from cover to cover.

I loved Robyn’s story. It’s new, sexy, suspenseful, funny, gritty, intriguing and addictive.
The plot twists and turns are brilliant and the suspense and edginess to the plot was what had me hooked for more.

Robyn is down on her luck and is having a really bad run at life. Will it ever get any better for her? Sh
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