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(Breaking the Declan Brothers #3)

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“Some guys call, some date, and some guys, they might even get married. But, sweetheart, I ain’t any of those guys...” ~ Zeke Declan

Every girl in Galveston County knows about Zeke Declan’s rules and has agreed to them or is considering them.
Rule #1 Don’t call him. He’ll call you.
Rule #2 He doesn’t date.
Rule #3 No sleepovers.
Rule #4 Absolutely, no virgins.

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ebook, 200 pages
Published January 22nd 2016
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NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***5 "Ride the Lightning!" stars***

‘I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.’ Oscar Wilde.

I love this series... I really do...
But i think that Zeke's book was the best of them all!!!

As you already know, everything started when three best friends decided to go to Bayou to spend the summertime and each one of them had a mission...
To break one of the Declan brothers...
The thing is that yes, they broke them, but the boys ma
Jan 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75 my game. my win stars

Zeke Declan is a man who comes with his own set of rules. Rules you must obey if you want to play:
Rule #1 Don't call him. He'll call you.
Rule #2 He doesn't date.
Rule #3 No sleepovers.
Rule #4 Absolutely, no virgins.

Lurlene is the woman who has been tasked to break each and every one of his rules. What does she have that the others don't, a mind to say no and the sexy teacher vibe to entice his appetite.
She’s the adversary to my rules. She’s here to
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nr-2016
4 Rules Are Meant To Be Broken Stars!

I've been dying for the youngest Declan brothers story. I was super excited when this landed on my kindle! I loved it!

Zeke the broken manwhore with a set of rules he never breaks.

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Lurlene is a very sweet teacher who teaches English. One day she's out enjoying the view at the park when a guy that's been out jogging sits next to her. He's got a hat pulled down low on his head but she's still able to see his beautiful eyes. When he starts quoting poems she'
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Feb 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading Zeke and Lurlene's story. Zeke is the know for his promiscuity and he even has a set of rules the ladies must abide by. Lurlene's not a fan of his rules and decides she's going to make him break them. I'm not a big fan of the general premise of the three friends being there to "break" the Declan brothers but this story was otherwise entertaining. There's are two parts where Zeke does things with other women after meeting our heroine and while the first could be explained as him ...more
Tpagirl Loves Romance
Zeke was the third and final book in the Breaking the Declan Brothers by Kelly Gendron.

All three books overlapped and began with three best friends going to the Texas Bayou for the summer. Each friend had a Declan Brother in their sights. Two grew up there and had history but one, Lurlene, was the new girl. Her task was to pursue and bring to heal, the best lay in Galveston County, Zeke Declan.

Gendron briefly retold parts of the story from the previous books from Lurlene and Zeke’s perspective a
Jan 25, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: netgalley
Zeke is the youngest of the Declan brother's that co-owns the family bar. He is a notorious ladies man, but he had 4 rules that a woman has to agree to before he takes them home: 1. He'll call you, don't call him, 2. No dates, 3. No sleeping over, and 4. no virgins. And then he meets Lurlene, and she's determined to break every single rule.

I was really looking forward to this one after reading the first two in the series, but I felt a little let down by this one. I knew Zeke was going to be a re
Jan 25, 2016 rated it liked it
ARC received for review

I was expecting so much more from this book after the first two. This one starts off back at the beginning of Jax's and goes through Slate's and then more. I was expecting a whole lot more heat from the best lay in Galveston County. Then the book just ended. At least she's starting a new series with Lurlene's five very hot brothers.
Jan 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
4.5 stars!

ARC kindly provided by Book Enthusiast Promotions via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review

This is the story of Zeke and Lurlene. If you have already read the previous two books of the series, then you already know that the three friends plan to "break" the three Declan Brothers and in this book it's Lurlene's turn. The story is really my favorite of the three of them. The plot is moving fast. The writing is really good. I love that the story starts in the beginning of the summ
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Review in english and portuguese.
Resenha em inglês e português.
4,5 stars

I like the other books, JAX and SLATE. But since the beginning something was telling me ZEKE would turn out to be my favorite. And I was right. This book was the one I enjoyed the most.

In the second book, SLATE, the story start where the first one ended. But with ZEKE we go back to the beginning when the girls arrive at Rayna hometown to spend the voc
1-Click Addict Support Group
Feb 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh, man, ZEKE! This boy just about killed me with his heartbreaking past and caring, loving nature. He was one thing on the outside, and another, softer thing on the inside and…

Sigh. That about sums it up.

I’ve read each of the books in the Breaking the Declan Brothers series, and I’ve really, really enjoyed them. They’re quick reads, sexy and fun, but with a dose of heartache and angst that just propels the story to the next level. Zeke, the third and final book, is no exception.

Zeke Declan i
The Smutbrarians
Jan 21, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: earc
Panty Scorching 3
Angst -0
tissues - 0
Storyline - 3
Value - 3
Overall -3
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Ladyballs

Hmmm....not really sure how I felt about this book. It wasnt bad but it wasnt great either. If it hadn't been for the decent sex scenes to carry me through this short book I probably would have stopped. The storyline was just ok and I definately felt the lack of chemistry between the two main characters. It almost felt forced...

Lurlene and her two friends head out for the summer to the two friends
2.5 stars

this was a hard one to rate. While I enjoyed the character build up and chemistry between main leads. I am not a fan of h fighting his feelings and being with other women or kissing other women to make h jealous. once h & h start something I don't like them to be with other ppl. its a form of cheating in my eyes. Hence the low rating.
Three Chicks
Feb 09, 2016 rated it liked it
Review by Trinette Dungee

There are rules to being with Zeke Declan, rules that anyone he takes home has to agree to. He doesn’t give out his number, he doesn’t date, he doesn’t spend the night (and neither will they) and he most certainly does not do virgins. Oddly enough, women agree to these rules and he’s never had a problem…until Lurlene.

I’ve been waiting for Zeke’s story! Zeke’s story is the third installment of the Breaking the Declan Brothers series. You know that saying, “I’m a lover, n
Jan 25, 2016 rated it liked it
I kind of wanted more from this read...I am trying to figure out why it went by so fast. I know good reads and when they are over before you know it that means it was a good book...right? I don't know how to explain it. I felt that Slade and Jax were able to have more time invested in their stories and with this read you definitely had to have read the first two books in the series to understand. Zeke is still hot and he is the one with all the rules. Laurelen is on a mission and who can blame h ...more
Heather andrews
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm thinking Zeke normally isn't a cuddler but he'll make and exception for Lurlene, “if that is what you want, yes. But I gotta warn ya, when I press against you, you’re going to feel how my body reacts to your ‘beautiful,’ and you’ll find no need to question whether or not I want to eff you.” Lurlene is quite the handsy woman, "I run my hands down his shorts, grab his fine a**, and yank him hard against me. “Ah,” his arms tighten, “what you think you’re a tough girl or something?” I enjoyed th ...more
Emma Allsop - Perusing Princesses
4.5 Crowns

Book 3 in the Breaking the Declan Brothers series. This book can be read as a standalone, and is told during the time frame of both Jax and Slate, but I recommend you also read them. They are both really good reads and you will get to know both the main protagonists in Zeke that little bit more. If anything it makes for a much more rounded story.

Lurlene is spending the summer on the Bayou for one reason; to help her friends Emmie and Rayna in their mission to break the mighty Declan b
Feb 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Be still my heart…an inked up MC who can quote great literary minds, kick ass and take names in the MMA cage and who's known as the "best damn lay in Galveston County?" Yes please!!

When Lurlene's friends Rayna and Emmie coerce her into spending the summer in their hometown of Bayou Vista, TX with the goal of breaking the three Declan brothers, Lurlene is skeptical. After all, she doesn't know Zeke Declan from Adam, and besides, she's a virgin. According to the notorious "rules" that Zeke has in
Jan 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Are you ready to get laid by the best lay in Galveston County?

Before sleeping with Zeke Declan, you have to know and to agree to his rules:
Rule #1 Don’t call him. He’ll call you.
Rule #2 He doesn’t date.
Rule #3 No sleepovers.
Rule #4 Absolutely, no virgins.

But Lurlene is about to break them one rule at a time. Thanks to her friends, she was in for the summer vacation of her life in the Bayou with the challenge to “break” Zeke Declan and his rules. Lurlene or Lulu to her brothers knew she can break
DJ Sakata
Favorite Quotes:

“Mom says the gym smells yucky, but I like it. Smells like Dad's leather jacket, sweat, and a little like my oldest brother, Jax's room. Mom says that smell is puberty. I'm not sure what puberty is, but ever since Jax got it, he got some muscles and he shot up a few inches too. I want some puberty. Mom says I'll have to wait a few more years before I get it. I hate being the youngest. I'm always the last to get anything.”

“His brows draw together as if I'm a book he's reading and
Mandie Foxylutely
This is the third book in the Breaking The Declan Brothers series and we finally get to find out all about the youngest brother, Zeke and how Lurlene finally tames him.

The story is told in a parallel time as the other two books so you do get glimpses of what has already happened to the other brothers. Now we get to understand just what had been snippets of Zeke in those books.

Zeke is the youngest brother and at first I was thinking he was shallow and not somebody I thought I would pine for like
Lorena  Garcia -- Brittany's Book Blog
**Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review**

Oh wow, Zeke Declan is really one HOT specimen of a guy. He has his rules and he NEVER breaks them, not until Lurlene comes into the picture that is.

Zeke tries and I mean he tries really hard to act like a hard ass with Lurlene, he doesn't take her bait and as much as he wants to bed this beautiful girl, he just won't. But it seems like Lurlene is here to break all of Zeke's rules. The question is, can she break them????

Lurlene is a little spit
Jan 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Title: Zeke
Series: Breaking the Declan Brothers
Author: Kelly Gendron
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 200
Heat Level: 3 out of 4 flames
Overall Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by Kay the Snitch Bitch

I had been waiting for this book for a while now. I just had to see the final Declan brother fall. I was so not disappointed either.

Zeke is a fighter like his brothers. They had to be after the death of their parents, a fire that almost killed one of them and their views regarding love. Zeke is r
Reflections of a Book Geek
Jan 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r, arc-from-author
4.5 stars

I really enjoyed reading Slate so I was a little dubious about weather Zeke could top his older brothers story but I have to say Zeke stole the show!!

I couldn't wait to delve into Zeke and Lurlene's story after finishing Slate. I knew it was going to be good but I got more than I bargained for. This book really enthralled me and I couldn't set it down, I was reading it everywhere I could get two seconds.

Zeke is the ultimate playboy with his set of rules, he won't break them for anyone
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
*I received this book as an ARC from Book Enthusiast Promotions via NetGalley. In return I will give my honest review*
This was my favorite of the series!! It was one of my all time favorite books!!
Zeke is the best lay of Galveston county and if you want to take a ride on the Lightning you have to abide by his rules.
Lurlene is all American good girl, English teacher and...a virgin. These two meet and one of the "rules" Zeke never sleeps with a virgin. But this may be the girl that changes all t
Renee Entress
Jan 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 star

I was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, naughty fun, panty melting alpha, and heartbreak.

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first
Jax (Breaking the Declan Brothers #1)
SLATE (Breaking the Declan Brothers #2)

This is Lurlene and Zeke’s story. Zeke has rules he lives by. With these rules no one gets close and no one gets hurt. What happens when he starts breaking all of his rules for a woman who is supposed to be his friend? Lurlene having
Feb 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is a good book. I really enjoyed it and it was a great finish to the Declan brothers. I was a tad shocked about the ending...I mean it turned out like I thought but not really. I don't want to give away the end so I can't explain.

If you wanted the hot sex the other stories had it really isn't there. It is more story then that. There is a great deal of hurt and tragedy in this book. I would have given it five stars, but the guilt and the trauma does not go away with one telling of the story.
Nini K!
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle-copy
5 Stars!

Zeke is the last remaining Declan brother and Lurlene's mission.

It was so much fun to see the two of them interacting together. The chemistry between Lurlene and Zeke was perfect and all the teasing... loved it!

But as in the previous book every one of the Declan Brothers hide a secret and Zekes was so sad and heart wretching...

But in the end everything turned out just fine.
Kelly Gendron gave me the HEA I wished for this Series.

And during this book we meet one of Lurlene five brothers,
The Book Fairy Reviews
Jan 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Zeke Declan has met his match!!! Lurlene has come to the Bayou to break him and his silly rules. Zeke quickly realizes that she is no match for him and his wall of rules that keep him from hurting himself and the women he is with.
This book is exciting and beautiful, I mean Kelly gives us a MMA fighter that BAKES!!!!!
yes nothing more sexy than a man that ill bake you peach pies and take you on a row boat ride to take in the scenery. Oh and yeah blow your mind with a simple KISS. I loved it. The
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USA Today Bestselling Author, Kelly Gendron is best found tucked away in a quiet suburb in upstate NY writing her steamy, blush producing contemporary romances. But, when she’s not creating HEA stories, you may find her at her day job with her nursing cap on a little sideways. If you Google Kelly, she’ll pop up there as well. And please google her. Kelly loves to hear from her readers and to meet ...more

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