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Dare to Take

(Dare to Love #6)

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She was off limits,
But he couldn't resist.

There are just some guys you don't touch--even someone as innocent and inexperienced as Ella Shaw knows that. But when her brother's best friend is up for grabs and willing, she can't resist. After all, she's wanted him for years...

On leave from the army, Tyler Dare is just looking for a little fun, but his best friend's sister
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Published May 3rd 2016 by CP Publishing
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Richelle Robinson
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh man I absolutely loved this book from beginning to end! I finished it in 4 hours and I'm so sad it's over. The chemistry between Ella and Tyler was off the charts! I love that they have a history and a strong connection to each other. I felt so many emotions while reading. I smiled, laughed, gasped and teared up while reading this book. It was just everything I love in a romance book!! The storyline was good and I didn't see the twist coming at all! The story had romance, comedy and angst. I ...more
Wendy Hodges
Apr 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was a free copy for an honest review.
Another great addition to Carly's Dare To series, both Tyler and Ellie has trust issues, both let down by their fathers in a big way. On top of that Ellie has always had an interest in Tyler from a young age, but she always thought it one sided and he broke her heart. Now she needs help, someone is targeting her and she doesn't know why. A great story with a bit of mystery thrown in to keep it interesting, we get glimpses of the rest of the Dare family a
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Marci
Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Dare to Take is a second chance romance and the last in the Dare series. Like the rest of the series, it does NOT disappoint! From the first chapter, I was hooked, and I could not put the book down. The suspense kept me on the edge of my seat!

The characters were complex, believable, and likable. Tyler is the co-owner of a security company with a lot of baggage from his past. Ella is the assistant to a fashion designer and best friend to Tyler's little sister Avery. When Ella ends up hospitalized
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IrishdaisylovesRomance
Apr 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, steamy
Tyler Dare, ex-army turned Security Company Owner is one hot alpha male, but what do you expect having two older brother's Ian and Scott fall hard and fast before him. After being asked by his sister (Avery) to go to St. Lucia to rescue her best friend Ella, Tyler knows deep down he can't refuse, because himself and Ella have a history, a history that has had an impact on her life today. Ella Shaw is used to doing things by herself and finds it difficult to trust, when Tyler turns up on the Isla ...more
Geri Reads
May 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
My first Carly Phillips in 16 years, and I’ve forgotten how skilled this author is in writing steamy but heartfelt romances. Dare to Take reminded me of that.

The story is quite simple. Years ago, back when Ella was only 18, she snuck into Tyler Dare’s bed and spent one passionate night with him. The aftermath was one of Ella’s most humiliating experience in her life. She never really got over it. Tyler for his part didn’t handle the situation well. His potent reaction to young and off-limits Ell
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DARE TO TAKE is penned as the sixth novel in the DARE TO LOVE series but can be read as a STANDALONE, which is the way I myself enjoyed this lovely romantic and very sexy story. This installment of the Dare to Love series focuses on Tyler Dare and Ella Shaw, respectively the brother and best friend of Avery Dare whom fans of the series will have met in a previous story. It's about second chances, love and healing with a beautiful erotic prose that had me catching my b
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The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
I liked Ella in the previous book so I was excited for her to get her HEA. I was not so sure about Tyler...and to be honest, even by the end, I still wasn't 100% sure he was good enough. But, overall, a good story! Full review on The Book Disciple ...more
Eileen
Apr 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Dare to Take is Book 6 and the last story in the Dare to Love Series by Carly Phillips. This is the story of youngest son Tyler Dare and Avery Dare’s best friend Ella Shaw. This is a story of second chances. Or maybe it’s a story of your best friend’s older brother. Yet, it might even be an enemies to lovers story. Could it possibly be all of the above?

One evening, eighteen year old Ella Shaw steps over the line and throws herself at Tyler Dare, her crush. Tyler unintentionally hurts Ella afterw
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Stand-alone book 6.

BLURB:
She was off limits,
But he couldn't resist.

There are just some guys you don't touch--even someone as innocent and inexperienced as Ella Shaw knows that. But when her brother's best friend is up for grabs and willing, she can't resist. After all, she's wanted him for years...

On leave from the army, Tyler Dare is just looking for a little fun, but his best friend's sister is off limits. Yet unable to deny how sexy and alluring she i
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Candace
Apr 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves a great romance
Some much joy and sadness!

My joy:
As with all of the Dare to Love Series, this edition takes you right into the story, like you are actually a part of it. Carly Phillips storytelling is Romantic, Funny, Emotional and Sexy as hell.

Tyler, like all the Dare siblings, has a few residual emotions scars due to Daddy's betrayal of the entire family. Tyler sees things as a teenager and well as an adult that would scar anyone. He is closed off, cautious, emotionally distant and feels he makes all the wr
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Jennifer
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ella Shaw is mugged in St. Lucia while a hurricane is bearing down on the island and her best friend Avery sends her brother, Tyler Dare, to the island to help Ella get home safely. What Avery doesn't know is that Tyler took Ella's virginity when they were younger. Throwing them together brings back old feelings for both Tyler and Ella.

Once back in Florida, Ella is being followed and someone has tried to break in to her apartment. Tyler moves her into his home for safe keeping. But is either of
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Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Originally posted at Booklovers For Life

I’d previously never read a Carly Phillips book before Dare to Take, but I wanted to read this one because I’m a sucker for the best friend’s older brother trope! I actually zipped through this book so fast – it’s a fun, quick-paced second chance romance that I’d definitely recommend for lovers of the trope!

Ella’s had a crush on her best friend’s brother, Tyler, for ages – but the one night they were together? He shot out of town without even saying goodby
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Elizabeth (Perusing Princesses)
So this book can be read as a stand alone, but it is part of a series.  I did enjoy reading it, but I think I would probably enjoyed it much more if I had read the other books first.

This book is about Tyler and Ella.  Ella is Tyler's sister BFF.  They have known each other since they were little.  She has crushed on him for years!! One drunken night while she is staying over at Tyler's parents home, she gets it in her inebriated head to show Tyler just how much she wants him.  Tyler being a horn
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Shayna
I admit, I was a Carly Phillips virgin before I started DARE TO TAKE, and I must say, I would like MORE please! I was nervous going into this, seeing that this was book #6 in a well established series, but after being assure that it could be read a standalone, I was all in. I agree that DARE TO TAKE can be read as a standalone, however, I can't help but feel like I would have 5 STARRED this baby if I had a little bit more background with Ella and Tyler. That is not to say, I didn't enjoy it, bec ...more
Theresa
Apr 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Tyler Dare is tasked to go save his sister (Avery's) best friend Ella on a island that is being hit by a hurricane. The problem is their history that they share that no one knows about. Plus there are strange things that keep happening to Ella.
Can Ella and Tyler help each other work through there past and family history and history together to possibly have a chance together. These two are great together.
This is the final installment of Carly Phillips Dare family and it is again shows her grea
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Pennie Morgan
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Tyler and Ella get their second chance after their horrible night many years ago that did not end well. Now, Ella is stranded in St. Lucia and a hurricane is predicted. Tyler is sent to rescue her and sparks ignite. WOW! Sparks not only ignite but these two have so much chemistry and yet both are determined to remain independent. Yea, right. It was so much fun to watch these two fall...I am really looking forward to the spin off and hope we get a look back occasionally at this family.

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Florence
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As much as I hate to see this series come to an end what a way to finish.. Tyler has lived with too much guilt for too long and it is about time he let it go and start living but that is easier said than done. Ella has always been in love with Tyler but the past has a hold on her that she has trouble overcoming. . when Ella is in danger Tyler will do anything to protect and prove to her that he wants and needs her.. Seeing everyone including his mom come full circle and being happy and attached ...more
MG *Bury Me with My Kindle.. & a REALLY Long Charger*
4 stars

First of all, I technically listened to this book vs read it, which is saying something because normally I can't stand listening to books when the (mostly female) readers try to make different voices and their "man voice" ends up sounding like someone's great aunt who used to smoke 3 packs a day

BUT Sophie Eastlake was definitely better than average. I was also a little iffy when it comes to listening to a steamy scene being read by someone with a "refined" voice...

...but that was not an i
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Melissa Mendoza
Apr 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: alpha-book-club
Title:Dare to Take
Author:Carly Phillips
Series:Dare to Love Series
Publisher:CP Publishing
Reviewer:Melissa
Release Date:May 3, 2016
Genre(s):Contemporary Romance
Page Count:175
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5
Blurb:

She was off limits,
But he couldn't resist.

There are just some guys you don't touch--even someone as innocent and inexperienced as Ella Shaw knows that. But when her brother's best friend is up for grabs and willing, she can't resist. After all, she's wanted him for
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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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I recently discovered Carly Phillips late last year and ever since then I knew this author would make her way into my auto one-click list. And in her newest release, Dare To Take, Ms. Phillips has once again taken the hearts of her readers.

Sexy, heartfelt, and swoonworthy are the words that comes to mind when reading a Carly Phillip’s book. And Dare To Take was no exception. This book was S-E-X-Y and had one of my favorite tropes. That’
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Ella has been in love with Tyler Dare since she was a little girl.
But he only ever saw her as his little sister's best friend.
Until he came home from the Army one day and the little girl was not that little anymore.
But after a very sexy night and a very disastrous morning after, they never really talked to each other again.
But now Ella needs Tyler's help - she's stuck in a hospital in St. Lucia and a storm's coming and she doesn't have her passport or any money and some bad people seem to be aft
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Jennifer
* A review copy was provided by the author for the Blog Tour *

~ 4 Stars ~

FULL REVIEW Now Posted ::

Dare to Take was an enjoyable and quick read. It is second chance romance but also a forbidden story between a man and his love for his sister’s BFF. This book had a little bit of everything. We had some laughter, love, suspense and a little bit of drama to keep the reader turning the pages.

Dare to Take is the 6th and I believe the final book in the Dare to Love Series by Carly Phillips. It
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Amy Rogers
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
You always want what you can't or shouldn't have. It's alluring and gets your hormones racing. Tyler and Ella are burning up the pages in this book with their undeniable heat for each. Succumbing to their night of desires and passion leads them the next day in the least expected way. Now Ella needs Tyler again but for a totally different reason. A thrilling story that will keep you consumed and on the edge of your seat! ...more
Donna Flint
Apr 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ella wanted Tyler since she was in high school, but he was her brother's best friend, thus off limits. That doesn't stop her from sneaking into his room one night. Tyler didn't handle the aftermath very well and he broke Ella's heart.

Years later, Ella is stuck on a tropical island in another country with a hurricane coming through. Tyler flew there to help bring her home after someone mugged her and stole her passport.

Once they get home, strange things started happening to Ella. Can she and Tyle
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Nance
Review to be written soon...
Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
What's that thing they say about Murphy's Law? Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong? Yeah, that about sums it up for Ella Shaw. Working on location on a Caribbean island, Ella is mugged, her passport and identification stolen. Alone in the hospital with a concussion and no way to get home, and as if the fates haven't crapped all over her enough, now there's a hurricane headed straight for her. Who swoops in to bring her home and protect her from the unknown threat following her around but T ...more
Laura Smith
Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
ARC given by the author for an honest review.

Even though this is Book #6 in a series, it can be read as a standalone. Carly Phillips is a New author to me and I absolutely fell in love with this book.

I loved the connection between the two main characters, Ella and Tyler and felt the passion with them from the start.

Ella and Tyler both have a history together and one that didn't end very well. When Ella gets stranded away from home, Tyler goes out to get her and bring her home. The pair defini
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Heather andrews
Apr 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
These Dare men are quite the alpha guys, they don't like being disturbed when it comes to alone time with their women, and Tyler is no exception, "he rolled onto his back with a loud groan. “Whoever it is, it’d better be a effing emergency,” he muttered and dragged himself out of bed. No shame whatsoever, he strode naked to her side of the mattress..." I really enjoy this series, the Dare men are one of a kind. ...more
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog
Apr 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-arc



4.0 Short Stuff Stars!!!

Dare To Take is a lighthearted, fast paced,sweet and adorable read with a little angst but full of love and romance which undeniably warmed my heart and made me swoon and laughed and at the same time made my heart leaped a bit that follows the story of Tyler and Ella - both an adorable and sweet character with Tyler in his alpha sexiness that made me smile and fall in love. Ahhh just perfect for my day!

To be real honest, I regret that I read only this book in
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Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.

Having never met the Dare family or read any of Carly Phillips books, I had no idea what to expect but the blurb intrigued me and I adore “friends to lovers” stories. Now having experienced the Dare family, I am officially in love. They are hot, funny, and always have each others backs. As far as fictional families go...they rock! Dare To Take is a standalone novel and you need not have read all the prior books, but you will most likely want to
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NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller, Carly Phillips gives her readers Alphalicious heroes to swoon for and romance to set your heart on fire. She married her college sweetheart and lives in Purchase, NY along with her three crazy dogs: two wheaten terriers and a mutant Havanese, who are featured on her Facebook and Instagram. The author of 50 romance novels, she has raised two ...more

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