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Loving Storm

(Ashes & Embers #5)

4.42  ·  Rating details ·  3,138 ratings  ·  458 reviews
(This is a sequel novella to Storm, book one - which must be read first!)

I met him in a snowstorm...
We spent forty-eight hours trapped in the back of his pickup truck.
We fought.
We touched.
We fell.

She literally crashed into my life...
The last thing I wanted was a relationship. Especially with a quirky chick who drove me insane. But something about her got unde
ebook, 120 pages
Published October 13th 2017 (first published October 11th 2017)
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Andrea Fleury
Jun 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Evie and Storm

This story is about storm and Evie getting ready for there wedding . And the family they have. It was short and sweet. It's best to read book one before starting with this one. Enjoy
Oct 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loving Storm

“Someday, I’m going to tell our kids how I saved your life after you crashed your car off the side of the road because you couldn’t even listen to the GPS.” Storm Valentine to Evie hours after meeting her. Storm

My heart surges with shock and excitement. “Holy shit, baby, are you serious?”
“I am. I took eight tests this morning.”
Storm and Evie, Loving Storm

Loving Storm is the highly anticipated sequel to Carian Cole’s first bestselling novel, Storm. This book is the exquisite rest of t
Talia (Red Hot Ink)
Loved this novella! It had been ages since I read "Storm" but since the first page it was like meeting old friends. I had completely forgotten about Evie's insecurities and Storm's past but this novella used their impending wedding to delve into their feelings and bring up some unpleasant things from their past.
It was not a sad read, though. It was pretty much one of those feel-good "what happens after HEA". And I always appreciate it. There was some external drama, but nothing unresolvable in a
Apr 15, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars
Oct 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc

**I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book provided by LWoods PR and the author. Thank you for the reviewing opportunity!**

God Save Me.

The first thing I did after Loving Storm landed on my Kindle was:

1. Freak out because it is Carian Cole people!

2. Swoon because that cover is just effing hot!

3. Reread Storm and fell in love with them all over again.

4. Immediately dove into Loving Storm right after and probably bawled my eyes out at that beautiful ending.

5. Last but not least
Gina *loves sunshine*
This is a follow up novella to book #1 about Storm and Evie. They were definitely my favorite set of characters from the whole series!! But, I just did not swoon very hard for this book, and I'm sad about that!

I know it was written to come after the other guys' stories but I would have loved this so much more had I just read it right after reading Storm. The story is just the continuation of their dating and the wedding. So it definitely lost the magic of the couple because I had forgotten all
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Swoon worthy stars!

I was given this ARC Book in exchange for an honest review.

Oh man do I love Storm! He is still my favorite of all of Carian Cole's characters. I've been so excited about this book since I heard it was coming out and now that it's here I'm just as excited that I got to read it.
This is a novella sequel to the first book Storm, and it's basically a continuation of the first book. I really enjoyed it a lot! I fell in love with Storm in the first book and could not get enough of
Bubbles The Book Pimp
Book 5 in the ashes & embers series

We catch up with Storm & Evie with this novella set 6 months after their book, on the road to their wedding.

As always..with Carian Coles writing, this novella shows the depth and love that storm and Evie have for one another...whilst teasing us with sneaky Peekies of the charachters from the other books in the series and it does not disappoint!!

Beautifully written with huge dollops of 'THE FEELS'...a pleasure from start to finish.

Lea ★
ARC kindly provided by author.

I just, love, love, love Carian Cole's Ashes & Embers series!
I've been hooked on it ever since she published her first book... so, I'll call myself a devoted fan.
Loving Storm is a novella and a sequel to Carian's first novel - Storm.
It is not a standalone and you have to read Storm prior to this... and if you haven't read it already, you just have to. Read the whole series, it is amazing!
We get to experience Storm and Evie all over again, and let me tell you, th
***5 ‘Perfect Figure Eight’ Stars***

I’ve stated this in other reviews, or at least in my head, but Carian Cole’s words are like crack and I can’t ever seem to get enough and Loving Storm was all that and more. I loved getting to see them take the next step in their relationship and get the HEA they so richly deserved. It was fun, sweet, swoon worthy and filled with all the Valentine family goodness I’ve come to love about this series, as well as the spin off Devils Wolves, but more than that
i fall in love book blog
Loving Storm was a great followup to Storm. It read like an extended epilogue (though the novella also includes an actual epilogue). Any problems that came up within the book were quickly squashed. Really this is just a lovely look at Storm & Evie's life together. You definitely need to read Storm before diving into this one. I don't think you will enjoy this one if you haven't, but if you have read Storm and you loved these characters then you should definitely give this one a go.

I received an
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ARC received for an honest review

4.5 stars

Sigh... it has been a while since I read Storm, and this novella reminded me of how much I love his book and the Ashes and Embers series.

This was the perfect addition to their story, the trials and tribulations of their relationship, and a wonderful glimpse of their love.

It was great to catch little snippets of the guys and gals of the other books in the series too, and I hope to get a little more of all of them in the future.

Can't wait for more.
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm in love with this fairytale love story.

If you left the book Storm wanting more, here is the "more" that you've been waiting for. As hot and sexy and madly in love as ever, Storm and Evie are my absolute favorites in the Ashes & Embers series.

This quick read takes you through their engagement and magical wedding with a few little surprises and an epilogue that gives you a peek into the future. We also get to spend a few moments with the rest of the Valentine family with a little Kenzi
⏃ : ✦ villainous_vixen ⏃ : ✦
Loving Storm, by Carian Cole is the fifth installment in the Ashes & Embers series. It goes back into the lives of Storm and his one and only, Evie! That being said, this is a novella.

I have been contemplating on what to say about Loving Storm, with giving it the justice it deserves. Carian Cole's writing style gives me goosebumps, you feel the characters emotions as if they were your own. EVERY SINGLE TIME! This is Carian in her true fashion, and she never disappoints. You fall in love with th
Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
Carian Cole has done it again. This might have been a short novella but each page had so much emotion. From picking a date, to finally saying I do, to eventually the birth of their first child, no one who reads this can walk away without truly understanding how much these two characters are in love. They might have met by chance in a blizzard but they are forever soulmates. The characters get deeper and deeper as the tale unfolds. This was pure romance at its best. As with all of Carian Cole's b ...more
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved it... I would say it was a nice conclusion to Storm and Evie's story but it wasn't... It was a wonderful glimpse in their lives after the end of their book.... I'm not saying goodbye because I'll see them again in the future books of the series and I can't wait for that... I had a great time with this novella and at the end I only wanted a few more pages, a little more into their common life because I simply didn't want this novella to end....
"Being your true self with someone is a massi
Apr 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 ‘happily ever after’ stars

This is a gorgeously romantic novella! A follow on from Storm, and an epilogue of sorts to Storm and Evie’s love story, this book shows us what comes after the HEA, and it’s beautiful, sweet, sexy, and functional as we get to see them get their happy ending.

Definitely not a standalone, be aware that this book has spoilers for the earlier books in the series, so read it in order if you’re able to.

It picks up as Storm and Evie are preparing for their wedding, and we get
Alecia (The Staircase Reader)
Oct 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
***ARC received for review***

I have a confession to make....This is the first time I actually picked up a Carian Cole novel to read. I know...I'm shaking my head along with you all. I cannot believe this is the first time I've read a novel by this author. What is wrong with me! Better late than never, right?

I requested an ARC of Loving Storm by Carian Cole simply due to the blurb. It was a hook line and sinker type thing. Then I received an email telling me If I haven't yet read Storm (Ashes and
Cheryl Whitty
Reviewed on Behalf of Book Addict live,
I have been looking forward to Loving Storm as soon as it was announced. The first book Storm has been one of my favourites since it was released. So before reading this I listened to the Audiobook to refresh my memory. This almost carries on from the first one, and it was wonderful edition to the series. Evie is very highly strung and it was cute to see how Storm could calm with
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Since I read the first book, Storm, the very first time, I’ve been head-over-heels, thinking this-is-my-absolute-favorite-book-boyfriend. I love his naughtiness and he’s big warm heart and he has pulled me back even more times than I can count.

Reading this sequel only made me fall even harder.

As any of Carian Cole’s books, this one was well written, emotional, sweet and well constructed.
I couldn’t honestly have wished for a better sequel.

Thank you for once again making me swoon and sigh. You
Becca Stanfield Vernon
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Storm, wow he is so much more than a sexy broody man. Carian can make you swoon hard for these bad boys of music! I loved seeing more of Storm & Evie's hea. This was a short quick read with so a nice glimpse into their future. This only problem I had was it was just too short & I wanted more about everyone!! The Ashes & Embers crew are full of hot sexy swoony men who find wonderful other halves. I highly recommend this book, but only after reading books 1-4 of this series, especially book 1. ...more
Heather andrews
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Storm doesn't care who he tells his plans for his woman to, "Storm winks at me from across the kitchen. “We’re going to christen every room when you guys leave.” Storm can admit when he's wrong, “Baby, I’m sorry I yelled at you. This really caught me off guard.” I loved this book, I loved seeing the gang again and I loved seeing Storm and his woman.
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is like the sweetest hug that you never want to let go of! I thoroughly enjoyed this book and wished it would never end! From then silly humor (I.e. getting evie her favorite juice) to the incredible love felt throughout the book... you will love this follow up novell from the very first page! Great job carian!
Kimm Salter-brown
Oct 06, 2017 marked it as to-read
This book did not disappoint. Carian captured the essence of the characters all over again reminding me why I fell in love with them in the first place. A truly great sequel to Storm.
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A definite 5-star read.

Once again, we have another amazing book from Carian Cole.

In Loving Storm, we get to catch up with Storm and Evie. I really enjoyed reading about them after Storm ended.

I loved how each character had softened personality-wise. They seemed to have healed each other just by their love for one another. Their connection to each other is stronger than ever.

Do not be swayed by the fact this book is a novella. It still takes you on an emotional ride. Which is something that Caria
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: faves
I LOVE Storm!! This was an easy, lighthearted read that gives us more Storm and Evie. Who doesn't want that?! Love everything about this couple, as well as the rest of the A&E gang. ...more
So of course after I did my umpteenth reread of Storm, I had to keep going and reread this one. On its own it’s kind of short but absolutely wonderful to catch up with Storm and Evie but when read concurrently, it makes for a great extra long book. And since I read them more as one extended book this time rather than 2 different books, since Storm gets 5 stars, Loving Storm of course gets 5
Since I reread Storm, I simply had to reread this one :-)


Since I reread Storm, I simply had to reread
Cyndi Becker
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm not new to Carian Cole but until last week I hadn't started the Ashes and Embers series. It wouldn't matter if I had read the series ages ago but I'll say it was pretty great to go from reading Storm straight into Loving Storm. Carian Cole delivers an utterly charming, fun, sexy and heartfelt read in this is follow-up. You will want to have read Storm first though because
for one, Storm Valentine is a pretty amazing guy. But also because the events preceding are the launching point for this
Tara Horowitch -Sexy Book Divas
*I received an ARC for an honest review.*

Loving Storm is the sequel to the first book in the Asher and Ambers series. It’s heartwarming, and amazing written. I’ve missed these two characters and I’m happy we got more of their story.

Storm is still the sweetheart and amazing man he was in the first book. As a Evie seemed to grow more, she isn’t as uptight she was before. And that’s a good thing, I like this new side of Evie.

In all this was a great sequel and I can’t wait to see what happens nex
Tessa Amburgey
Jun 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As always, Carian gives us what we want. A sweet, loving wrap up of one our favorite couples. The story is cute, and tells us what all we've been itching to know about how Storm & Evie's life turns out. There are still plenty of questions burning through my mind! I can't wait for the next bite of this awesome, crazy family. Storm is just as wonderful as always but I think he gets even better with this tid bit. love, love, love. ...more
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I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.

My first novel in the Ashes & Embers series, Storm, was published in September of 2

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