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Easy For Keeps

(Boudreaux #3.5)

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Adam Turner loves women. All women. Every shape and size, regardless of hair or eye color, religion or race, he simply enjoys them all. Meeting more than his fair share as the manager and head bartender of The Odyssey, a hot spot in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, Adam’s comfortable with his lifestyle, and sees no reason to change it. A wife and kids, plus the wh ...more
Kindle Edition, 1001 Dark Nights #41, 114 pages
Published May 24th 2016 by Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
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Sabrina
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Holy cuteness, Batman! This book had it all; the adorable little girl, the smoldering heat between her mom and the hot bartender, and the bit of suspense that kept me on the edge of my seat. The relationship that Sarah's daughter had with Adam, though, that was everything this book needed. It took it from a sweet common romance, to a fantastic story that melted my ovaries.



Adam is the bartender that we met in Easy Melody that now co-owns The Odyssey with Callie. He's your typical hot guy bartend
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Gi's Spot Reviews
For those of you that, like me, read all of Kristen Proby’s books, or in particular, the Boudreaux series, we know Adam as being Callie’s (Easy Melody, book 3) partner and bartender on Odyssey, their popular bar on New Orleans’s French Quarter.
He is the typical playboy bartender, and makes no apologies for it. The only permanent attachment he sees in his life is the bar, where he worked most of his life and always loved. Although he professes that he isn’t a ‘settling down’ kind of guy, lately h
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Maria...
"4 Belle stars"

"You're so fucking sexy. You make me crazy."

This book was pretty great and I enjoyed it very very MUCH. Because let's face it's Kristen Proby who is amazing! I like her books and she writes really H.O.T scenes that will melt your panties and make you tingle in some unknown parts of your body. What else do you need...???
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"I want to take home and strip the clothes off your sexy-as-fuck body and lose myself in you. I want to fuck you, over and over, until you can't walk for a week,
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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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As a fan of Kristen Proby, I love reading her stories since they are always so sweet, sexy, and full of heart. And in her newest installment to the Boudreaux Series, Ms. Proby once again reminded me why the south is known for it’s Southern charm in Easy For Keeps.

In this quick, sweet and charming novella, Ms. Proby transforms a bonafide playboy to a committed man. And if you have been following my reviews, then you are all aware that I
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Michelle
Oct 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Brilliant



I luvd this it was short an sweet but really good an I m delighted we got more of Adam we got to meet him first in Easy Melody which is Callie an Delcan story Adam is Callies best friend an business partner an have alway been close so we got a bit of him in book so like I said glad we got more of the sexy guy



I do like these books but there just never long enough an I read it in no time I just couldn't put it down it maybe short but it had everything in it hot steamy sexy time
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Eve (Between The Bookends)
Nov 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this one. It was SUPER short, and VERY insta-love. Both characters were likable, and the kid was adorable.

I could have done without the tip toe through Adam's past sexcapades at the beginning of the book. I don't know why authors do this? You can tell me he is a man-whore. I don't mind a good man-whore, but I don't need details and OW that he can't remember fucking in my face right at the start of the book. It takes away from the H/h's story.

Now that being said, I still like Adam a lo
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Lyndy Ann ♫
Oct 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
We met Adam the sexy bartender in Easy Melody this is his time to meet the woman of his dreams plus a little lady.

Sarah is a single mum to five year old Hailey and they are having a bad morning and Adam comes to her rescue and is a Good Samaritan. There is instant chemistry between them and Sarah takes a chance and has a one night stand with Adam.

One night is not enough for either of them so they start dating spending time as a couple and as a trio with little Hailey who is so adorable

This is a
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Jo
Mar 08, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-5-stars, gr2017

3.5 Sweet and sexy stars

Adam Turner was one of the few interesting things about Easy Melody. He’s a total manwhore, prefers his sex without strings and makes sure all the women knows it. So of course I wanted to know who the woman was going to be that makes him change his ways… ;-)

Sarah Cox has just moved to New Orleans. It’s been three years since her husband died, and it’s just her and her daughter against the world. She loves her work as a social worker, it can be dangerous but it’s al

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Shayna
Don't hurt me, but I've NEVER read any of the Boudreaux Series by Kristen Proby! I know! It's ridiculous! I really have no good excuse either. I mean, I LOVE her writing style so damn much! I think completely devouring EASY FOR KEEPS has given me the motivation to get my ass in gear and start the series. There is no more putting it off. Simply put...I NEED MORE!

Oh Adam and Sarah, how I love thee...seriously! These two were EVERYTHING together! Their smoldering hot chemistry was the main driver o
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Claire
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 _ "I'm not going anywhere..." Stars!

Enjoyable, albeit expensive (if you take into account the page count) addition to the series. I liked Adam in Easy Melody so it was good too read his happily ever after. Slight continuity blip with this as well, and he introduced Sarah in the previous book as his girlfriend.

I think this one had the legs to be longer to be honest, but still an enjoyable couple of hours reading.


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Stacie
Oct 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 "Easy" Stars!

Very good, sweet story. The only probably I had is I wanted more! Happy reading!
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Denise - Shh Mom's Reading®
Oct 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed watching Adam meet his match times two
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Pam Nelson
Dec 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Easy for Keeps Stars

Oooooooo I really enjoyed this little short story!! It was perfect and fits in well with the series.

And this is where the narration was PERFECT!

*You don't have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it.*
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AJ
Nov 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars!

Another short, sweet and sexy read from Kristen Proby’s Boudreaux series, this time giving us the story of Adam – best friend and business partner of Callie from Easy Melody.

Adam is part-owner of The Odyssey, a popular bar in the French Quarter, and he enjoys every moment of his single lifestyle – doing what he wants, when he wants, and with no desire to change anything. And then Sarah and her adorable 6-year-old daughter fall into his life, and he finds himself unable to stay away
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Catherine (The Sassy Bookster)
There is nothing as fun as watching a carefree playboy meet the one woman who makes him decide to give up his man-whoring habits. EASY FOR KEEPS is a great addition to the series because it contains the sweetness, humor and sexy times that we've come to expect from Ms. Proby, but what I enjoy most about Ms. Proby's books is the low angst level.

Adam Turner is an equal opportunity lover of women and very unapologetic about it, but even he draws the line at getting involved with a single mother and
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Slick's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Author Kristen Proby offers up another smart, sexy and charming book in her 1001 Dark Nights Boudreaux novella, Easy for Keeps. At first I was a little put off by the heroine, but after learning her history it was easy to see that she was one tough, capable and self sufficient woman and she felt a man in her life wasn't a necessity. So big surprise when a sexy Good Samaritan turns this single mom's head. I loved their banter, their wickedly s
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Rebecca
May 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
I absolutely adore the easy, charming way that Kristen Proby brings readers into her stories and shares her characters and her plot lines – components that do more than paint romantic images – they shed light on life lessons and teach the importance of family, of love, of the limitless strength people are capable of when life throws chaos into their life.

Easy For Keeps – it’s quite the contradictory title because keeping anything is far from easy, but it also indicates that even when people aren
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Alaina
Easy For Keeps was a pretty fun audio to listen to. I really liked getting to know Adam in this one. His friendship with Callie was cute but I really wanted to know more about Sarah. Luckily for me, myself, and I - he wanted to know her more too!

Adam and Sarah were adorable. They were so into each other which made me smile. Sarah, poor girl, has been in a dry spell. So when Adam comes in.. it's like the gates are finally opening and a tsunami might come (lol).

Then there's the small teeny tiny f
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MamaBear2019
Oct 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love this author. And this novella is perfect!
Malinda
3.5-4 stars

This was a pretty good story. It was a bit short but I liked Adam and Sarah (and Hailey) and liked their story.

Sarah is a social worker that just moved to New Orleans for a new job and a change of scenery. Sarah grew up in Miami and married her high school sweetheart. Unfortunately, her sweetheart became a cop who got killed on the job and Sarah became a widow with a daughter, Hailey, to raise on her own.

Adam is the co-owner of a bar in New Orleans with his best friend, Callie (the h
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Angy Potter - Collector of Book Boyfriends
Audiobook review

Story: 4 stars four-stars
Performance: 5 stars five-stars
Overall: 4,5 Stars four-half-stars

“Love can knock your door anytime!”

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. The story is awesome. This is the kind of romance I always want to read. The guy who thinks he doesn’t want a relationship, the girl who thinks she doesn’t have time for a relationship because she’s only focused on her family and her job, and then, they meet and all their priorities chan
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Brenna
This is one of my favorites of the Boudreaux series so far --full length novels included! I really liked Adam when we met him in Easy Melody as Callie's best friend and the bartender at the Odyssey so I was hoping we'd get to see his love story since he was so anti-relationship. I love how Sarah and her daughter just come out of nowhere and he couldn't get enough. He was there and didn't freak out about commitment or anything and it was just natural and so cute. The social work aspect with Sarah ...more
Theresa
What a sweet novella...we meet Adam in an earlier book "Easy Melody" and I absolutely loved his character...he is a sexy bartender with an alpha personality that revs up the chemistry of his character...in this short story he meets Sarah a no nonsense single parent who knows how to take care of herself (my favorite quote is, "This single mom stuff is not for pansies.") and her 5 year old daughter Hailey (who is absolutely adorable; I cracked up as she spoke about her kindergarten boyfriend...too ...more
Marieke ~ Marieke's Books
May 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, romance
“Sarah?” “Yes?” I say, coming out of my own stupor, mortified that he has this effect on me. “What can I do for you?” “That’s a loaded question,”

Sarah is living the life of a single mother. After losing her husband all she does is working and taking care of her daughter Hailey, dating isn’t anywhere her top priorities. When she meets Adam as a result of one of Hailey’s disappearing acts, the attractive man awakens feelings she has buried deep inside after the death of her husband. Adam is a
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

When I pick up a book by Kristen Proby, I know I am in for perfection and the best ride that romance offers. I fell in love with this author a long time ago with the With Me In Seattle series and since then, I haven't looked back. This newest novella in the Boudreaux series by this author just reminds me why she is one of my very top favorite authors.

Easy for Keeps was the perfect blend of romance, steam, sweetness, and passion. This is one of those books that you can't read just once. O
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Maree Repa
Jun 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have so thoroughly enjoyed this series and when I eventually found this addition to it I just had to leap at the chance. This book featuring with a staff member, Adam Turner of The Odyssey. The most ever popular New Orleans hang out in the city. How simply he is just a complete playboy.

Adam is gorgeous and I'd quite loved by the women in town too. Especially when Callie Boudreaux, the co -owner of this establishment decided the times for closing. He just wasn't pleased at all! After meeting a
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HeatherP
Oct 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, arc
I'm so excited that Adam got his story! I was intrigued with him from the other books in this series. This is a great novella with all sorts of swoon worthy scenes that Kristen is a pro at.

My heart broke for Sarah and what she had gone through. I'm so glad Kristen wrote her as a strong woman and a fantastic single mother. That made me very happy.

Adam, my sexy bartender. An amazing friend to Callie, sexy ladies man. When he commits he goes all in and it's so so good.

I love this series and I lo
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Nina
May 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Really nice book! Easy flow and I loved the characters! Sarah is a badass, little "Belle" is a mass of cuteness and Adam was.... Well I was not expecting him to to like this after reading Easy Melody!! Great read!! Recommended ...more
Jo
Oct 09, 2015 rated it liked it
Sweet sweet sweet.

A simple story, a widow met a guy after years. It's a good timing for both, a playboy to settled down, a single mom n widow restarts her life engine.

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Kristen Proby has published more than fifty titles, many of which have hit the USA Today, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists. She continues to self publish, best known for her With Me In Seattle and Boudreaux series, The Big Sky Series, as well as others.

Kristen and her husband, John, make their home in her hometown of Whitefish, Montana with their two cats and dog.

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