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Aced

(Driven #4)

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Rylee and Colton's ride continues...

One moment. Six years ago.

The night she made the world around me so much more than just a blur. Now it's the catalyst that threatens to tear us apart.

Our happily was supposed to be ever after. So why do I feel like it's slipping through my fingers?

How can one moment, when our world seemed so right, r
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Published January 11th 2016 by JKB Publishing LLC
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K. Bromberg This book will cover events that happened in the 10 years between the end of the last chapter of Crashed and before its epilogue.
K. Bromberg Thank you. I will not give an estimated date until I get further into writing it so that I know it's going to work perfectly. I'd hate to give a date…moreThank you. I will not give an estimated date until I get further into writing it so that I know it's going to work perfectly. I'd hate to give a date and then have to move it. So sit tight... I'll announce one shortly...but definitely in 2015. Hopefully before Hard Beat releases but I'm not promising anything yet. (less)

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Karen Mc
Jun 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A spellbinding and soul-searing story of epic and ever-lasting love, Aced reignites a slow burn of bleeding passion that started with Driven and continues to scorch, rendering a deep and dominant connection. It’s the click. A forever love. The kind of awe for a book that makes you giddy, nervous, and full of butterflies---a sweet ache. That book or series that shakes your soul, grabs your guts, and hits your heart so hard that you feel your emotions oozing out of you long after the book is finis ...more
K. Bromberg
Nov 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Aced is a story about what happens after you get the girl.

You know the ending already as ACED takes place in a 5-6 month time span between the last chapter of Crashed and its dual epilogue...but you don't know what happened in that ten year gap nor have you heard anything about this story per se.

The chase is over. The cocky racer already has the girl. So what is he like as a married man? What happens when they face the unexpected and the consequences of it cause a butterfly effect greater than
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Rohina
descriptionI love you.” Her voice is soft as her lips move against mine, and something about her tone makes my heart beat a bit faster. “Like head-over-heels, butterflies-in-my-stomach kind of love you . . . that’s all.”
Her words dig deep down into the places that rarely get paid attention to these days: the goddamn abyss where the demons from my childhood live. The ones that used to rule my life until Rylee came along using her fucking perfection and selfless love to help brighten that darkness, and chase
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Shayna
Colton will make you SWOON like you've never SWOONED before!

This is the happily ever after...AFTER...the happily ever after.

There won't be a dry eye in the house folks! I'm not talking a stray tear here and a stray tear there. I'm talking full-blown sobbing that you have to try to cover up so your family doesn't think you are crazy! Tissues...lots and lots of tissues is a must before you pick this book up. Happy tears, sad tears, angry tears. Your heart will break and it will mend, but the journ
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Alissa Evanson
Gahhh more of this super favorite couple and K. Bromberg did NOT disappoint!

Colton and Riley Donovan have been ACED!

ACED by K. Bromberg is now #LIVE!
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But its not all hearts and flowers but with a story like Colton's and Riley's that probably expected. We thought they found their ha
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Nancy's Romance Reads
Jun 10, 2015 marked it as to-read
Shelves: top-tbr
O.M.G. here's the cover and blurb!!! ACED is the 10 year gap book that will continue Rylee and Colton's story between the last chapter and the epilogue in Crashed!! So excited to read more of these amazing characters over the years!! Release day: 11 January 2016.

Purchase: Amazon US * Amazon UK

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Rylee and Colton's ride continues...

One moment. Six years ago.

The night she made the world around me so much more than just a blur. Now it's the catalyst that threatens to tear us apart.

Our happil
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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
5 "Framing memories" Stars!
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I was so excited to read Aced because the Driven series is one of my favourites of all time. I fell in love with Colton and Rylee's love story and how these two grow so much and stay strong throughout all the situations in their path. Of course, K. Bromberg did not disappoint!

Aced is the fourth novel in this series and it is obviously related to the previous ones (Driven, Fueled, Crashed and Raced) so I recommend you to read the whole thing before this novel. PLEASE,
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Coco.V
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Just one word: breathtaking!

Aced (Driven #5) by K. Bromberg was one of my most anticipated book this year. And it was most definitely worth the wait!

There are no words to accurately describe the feelings and emotions that were constantly in my heart all the way to my toes, while reading this book.

Driven series is one of my all-time favorite series and one of the best I ever read. I love Rylee and Colton to pieces. Once more, their connection captivated me; their unconditional love, their unb
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Catarina
4,5 “Only Sheets” Stars

In the book that we were all waiting for (I know I was!!), we have the events that took place between the end of Raced and the epilogue.
Despite their HEA the road still wasn’t the easiest one for them, especially when the past keeps on haunting them and Rylee’s miraculous pregnancy brings unexpected problems.
But the thing about couples that healed together is that they’re used to fight for them.

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I know I may biased, because there will never be such thing as too much R
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Michelle
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
So we have a vague blurb, so this review is following suit to avoid any chance of spoilers. First thing you have to know is this is not a standalone. This bridges the gap in Crashed from the ending to the epilogue, so new readers – do not start here, but please start!

What I loved the most about this series has always been how tragically broken Colton was. His transformation over the trilogy was my favorite experience to be a part of, especially the moments in Crashed when it all came to a head.
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
5 ACED IT STARS

Bromberg just keeps giving more and giving better. Aced is like an unexpected gift. Of course we all know that Colton Donavan has already claimed the checkered flag for life but what was unknown was that the path to that victory lane was even rougher than previously thought.

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Aced brings a happily married Colton and Rylee. A married couple who are each other’s everything. So many demons have been battled but some are still hard to keep at bay. With the knowledge of a new life on t
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Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
“You’re only alive if you bruise.”

WOW. I finished ACED a while back, but it has taken me some time to write a review because of the raw emotion in this book and the feelings it awakened in me. Although I connected with Colton and Rylee from the very first book in this series, this time around the couple are experiencing "real-life" trials and tribulations that I think almost anyone can relate to.

Rylee's experience in this book touched me so deeply that I had to distance myself from this book
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✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰

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An absolute #5StarMustRead for fans of Colton Donovan ☺
I LOVED IT
Lots of cute, funny, sexy moments, and many more exciting and suspensy and verrrry moving moments - I couldn't put it down!
For new readers - it might even be possible to read this without having read any of the books in the #Driven series - BUT - pfff - why would you want to miss those amazing books!
I suggest reading #ACED as book #8 because we meet almost all other characters in this book!
Even my darling Rockstar Hawkin shows up
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Denise - Shh Mom's Reading®
Jun 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars this was a wonderful look at marriage and all it take to keep your happily ever after!
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Sophie  **2 Greek Girls Reading**
Soooo good!!

May come back with a review! ;)
Melissa_lifeinthebooks
Colton and Rylee have come so far, in this book we see them happily married and expecting their first child. But soon they have to face challenges when a video of them in an intimate moment is released to the public. Rylee is under a lot of stress because of the negative impact this video is having on her life and Colton is dealing with issues from his past on top of feeling guilty for the video. I really enjoyed this story, loved watching Colt and Rylee deal with all the challenges that are thr ...more
Heather / Obsessed With Myshelf
Driven fans better buckle up – Bromberg delivers this missing piece hard & fast, making for a deliberately bumpy ride.

One thing was certain: my eyes were glued to the page, I ignored all life responsibilities while reading and I was engrossed & engaged in all things Colton & Rylee.

This sequel (can I call it that?) gives you all the little links and pieces you want without diluting your love for either character. I adored Colton’s ability to step up when needed and his desire to prote
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Eni
5++ stars

This book was so emotionally beautiful.
I loved every moment of it !!


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Really?Really?

OMG I CAN'T WAIT !!
SO EXCITED.


Lea ★
5 stars*****

Ok, so if you haven't read Driven series before, do yourself a favor and do that.
Have in mind that this is not a standalone.
Driven is one of my favorite series ever!
If you like this genre, Rylee and Colton are probably on your list of best romance couples.
I always wanted to know what happened in the gap between the end of Crashed and epilogue.
K.Bromberg just knows how to do it, and she nailed it again!
This was a great conclusion to the series.

Loved it!

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Sep 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was so honest and raw and achingly beautiful. I love Rylee and Colton's perfectly imperfect love story.

My whole fucking world. My Rylee. My son. My everything.
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My boys. My family. My husband. My everything.
Mirjam
Aug 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica, romance
Oh, hell yeah, Colton is back! Although the beginning was a bit annoying for me (I get, I would be mad too if this happened..) I really liked Aced. I loved to read about Colton trying to make sense between his feelings and what his mind thinks that should happen (heck, he is the notorious bad boy after all!)
I especially loved his inner monologue. Having something very private become public makes Rylee very panicky. Colton becomes the fierce protector of his family with his sexiness but quirky at
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Wil Loves Books!
Oct 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I while reading Down Shift I realized I never read Aced even though I bought it on release day. Since I was curious about Zander's adoption I went for it. Well, I loved it for the most part, Colton definitely makes the book. I still don't like the fact that this is just a snippet of few months of those 10 years and that i still have tons of questions. But overall, this is pretty good.
Bing
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Waiting for this book felt like being at the airport waiting for a beloved family member's flight to land. You kept on checking that you had the information right, wringing your hands with anticipation of what you knew for sure will be an awesome reunion. Regardless of the long passage of time not seeing each other and meeting other people whom you've come to love, you knew without a doubt said family member is different. He will always stand out, he will remain in your thoughts and nothing will
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Jun 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Aced (Driven #5) by K Bromberg
4.5 stars!!

“You can’t control this, son. The only thing you can do is to turn your words into wisdom.”


Aced was a book that I had been eagerly anticipating since K Bromberg first hinted that it could be on the cards. This was the book that the fans begged for and demanded and K Bromberg was willing to write. This was a book for the fans and K Bromberg delivered.

“We’re far from perfect. We’re perfectly imperfect.”


Colton and Rylee have their very own place in m
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Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I was so flippin’ excited about Aced and it was even more amazing than I expected! I couldn’t read it fast enough!

We get to see the time between Rylee’s pregnancy and Ace’s birth so make sure that you read the Driven Trilogy first before you read Aced. (And if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!?)

Colton, still one of my all-time favorite book boyfriends, continues to make me swoon!

“Fucking Rylee. My breath. My life. My kryptonite.”

And sweet, sweet Rylee, there could never be a more pe
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Mary Baird
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Where do I even begin? I’ve loved Colton since I first opened the pages of Driven and he caught Rylee falling out of that closet. What a happenstance beginning for those two!

Arrogant. Rogue. Rebel. Not to mention the dirty talking playboy who met his match with Rylee Thomas. We know from Crashed that these two get their Happy Ever After but do we know what they had to go through to get there? ACED will answer this question and many more that we’ve had in our thoughts. Kristy feeds us with a gold
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Sumedha (the wordy habitat)
Added as an afterthought (at least, that's how I feel), Aced starts six years after Colton and Rylee's wedding, when Rylee finally becomes pregnant.

Can we talk about what's not cool for a second? Making up a disappointing story to a really good trilogy, for one. Also, taking the main character, Rylee, who I really thought was amazing and making me dislike her. I loved Rylee and Colton but after reading this book, I'm having feelings against Rylee, and I really wished I had not read it. Waiting m
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Lover of Romance
Jan 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance

Aced is the final conclusion to Colton and Rylee's beautiful tale....a story of struggles and triumphs....of challenges both physical and mental and learning to overcome them in the midst of your happy ever after.

This was such a heartbreaking and emotional book for me. Not what I expected for the finale to be honest but I was riveted in this story. I wouldn't say that this book is my favorite but there were many aspects of the story that I
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Other books in the series

Driven (8 books)
  • Driven (Driven, #1)
  • Fueled (Driven, #2)
  • Crashed (Driven, #3)
  • Slow Burn (Driven, #5)
  • Sweet Ache (Driven, #6)
  • Hard Beat (Driven, #7)
  • Down Shift (Driven, #8)
“Being a parent is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. It’s made me question my sanity more times than you can imagine,” he says dryly, and I know many of those times were because of me. “And there are times that you have to bite your tongue so hard you’re not sure if it’s going to be in one or two pieces when you open your mouth. It’s exhausting and you’re constantly doubting yourself, wondering if you’re doing the right thing, saying the right thing, being the right thing.” 7 likes
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