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4.46  ·  Rating details ·  63 ratings  ·  35 reviews
Lexi is a vivacious, quirky, and fiercely independent woman with enough attitude and wit to intimidate even the most confident of men.

Levi is a sexy-as-hell, cocksure, smoldering hot marine blessed with smooth swagger and cool confidence to charm the panties of any woman.
All it takes are a few chance encounters to get these two tangled up in one wild ride of scorching hot
Published January 11th 2016
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Melissa Mendoza
Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: alpha-book-club
Title:Resplendent Rush
Author:Bella J
Series:Resplendence, Book #2
Publisher:Liquid Silver Books
Release Date:January 11, 2016
Genre(s):Contemporary Romance
Page Count:200
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

Lexi is a vivacious, quirky, and fiercely independent woman with enough attitude and wit to intimidate even the most confident of men. Levi is a sexy-as-hell, cocksure, smoldering hot marine blessed with smooth swagger and cool confidence to charm his way in
Nov 28, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Lexi is a vivacious, quirky, and fiercely independent woman with enough attitude and wit to intimidate even the most confident of men.

Levi is a sexy-as-hell, cocksure, smoldering hot marine blessed with smooth swagger and cool confidence to charm the panties of any woman.

All it takes are a few chance encounters to get these two tangled up in one wild ride of scorching hot passion, and a whole lot of complications.

But what starts out as nothing more t
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Resplendent Rush by Bella J. I had been waiting for this book ever since I read her debut novel Resplendent Ruin. When I thought nothing can surpass Knox & Juliette’s story, she surprised me with Lexi & Levi. And what a surprise it was, holy smokes this book is not at all predictable, it will leave you wanting more. Just the perfect combination of scorching hot chemistry & drama to keep you captive. This review will be short because I don't want to give away
Dec 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: authors-i-love, arcs

You see, I met this couple, they were in this book I LOVED called Resplendent Ruin.. their names were Lexi and Levi. They were explosive with their sexual chemistry and easy banter. They were sweet, sexy, HOT, but there was something there that had warning written all over it. Something that said- we need our own book!! Luckily, they are the brain child of Author Bella J and she didn't just give them a book, but a beautiful and sexy story!

When two people meet
1-Click Addict Support Group
Jan 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Funny and sexy, this a fun-to-read story about two people with foibles and hang-ups aplenty who allowed love to let them grow. Lexi was commitment-phobic but Levi was determined to scale her defenses with everything in his arsenal—including rock-hard abs, buns of steel and a talent for cooking. Naked chef? Yum!

For me, the dialogue between Lexi and Levi made up the bulk—and the best—of the story. Well, their sex-capades were pretty hot as well. Okay, scorching…they were scorching hot! The sexy ba
ConnieMarie Need Epic Reads
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
What the... ? I cannot believe that's how this ended...mouth left wide open.

Lexi and Levi have an addiction to each other that is felt in all the pages, while I wish we had a little more ... I don't mind cause my imagination fills in the blanks.

Usually I have a very hard time reading third person POV but the way Bella J does it, it makes it feel more of a dual POV. I like that I get into both their heads. I need both POV, at one point I needed more of one POV and was left hanging.. But it didn't
Feb 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016-arc

5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

This was unexpected in the way the story played out. Days after and I'm still trying to wrap my head around a few things. Yeah, um, yeah. Let me start over here.
I loved how the story kinda backtracked and we got to see how Levi and Lexi met and the start of their relationship. It was good to get a better sense of them after meeting them in RR1. I immediately fell in love with Lexi then. She was funny and was very curious about her story. Levi also intrigued me. So
Stef - British Book Binge
Jan 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
Wow I loved Levi and Lexi!!!

My second read from this author and I am looking forward to more like maybe Jax and Kim haha.

I knew who the bad guy was pretty soon and I got to the point I was like "Noooo". I can't believe it ended like it did I am left craving more!!

The relationship between Lexi and Levi is great, they are fun and sarcastic and had great chemistry. I'm glad we got to see a bit more of Knox and Juliette as well.

Bring on book 3 :)
Lesley Edwards
Feb 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Book 2 in the series and wow just wow,it gets better and better.
This is Lexi and Levi's story and believe me it's super hot,steamy and intense.
Include a wayward brother and a couple of nasty bad guys into the plot and the story becomes explosive.
The ending just leaves you wanting more and I can't wait to see were this story takes us in book 3.
5** brilliant stars.
Nikki  Malan
Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Resplendent Rush (book 2) by Bella J
Lexi is the perfect 5 foot 4 spitfire of a woman. She has enough sass and spark to light up the whole of New York. Levi, is a sergeant in the marines who is dripping with hotness. When Levi bumps into Lexi, he has no idea that this little “Petite” bombshell is going to blow his world apart. What starts off as a one night stands eventually turns into more. We get to understand each character and you will fall for Levi with his protectiveness over Lexi. At time
Jan 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Even better than book 1, Resplendent Rush lives up to it's name!

Resplendent Rush is book two of the Resplendence series and opens with a flash back to a little more than a year ago when Lexi met Levi, when an accidental collision reversed the course for both of their lives. Lexi is a huge character. Vivacious, fearless, sassy and classy. I enjoyed her even more this go round. Short and an absolute fire cracker, it was so easy to root for her come what may. Levi was a really great hero. Cheeky an
Claudia Cardoz
Sep 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Each book just makes me fall more in love with this series. Like a delectable bar of your favorite chocolate, you want to keep on savoring it and don't want it to end. Lexi and Levi, They are made for each other. This couple is one of those couples that you just can't imagine them with anyone else. I was very intrigued in book one to read their story and am oh so glad to have gotten my hands on this beauty. This book just doesn't need a description. If you love a good romance, one that sucks you ...more
Reviews from the Heart
Mar 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is the second book in the Resplendence series and I enjoyed this one even better than the first, which is really saying something since I loved that one too! This is Juliette’s sister Lexi and her boyfriend Levi’s story and I liked the fact that it’s a bit different than the standard love story I typically read. Usually, the two people find each other and fall in love, but in this case that’s already happened. In fact, it happened prior to the first book in this series where we were first i ...more
Just Let Me Read ~ Kathy
Mar 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars
Resplendent Rush by Bella J is the second book in her Resplendence Series. Each book features a couple within a network of friends and/or coworkers, families and interconnected in some way and while this is book two, it’s not necessary to read the first book but I’m telling you now that you should read it or you’ll be missing out. This book is about Lexi and Levi but as with Ruin, the first book, you get to know the secondary characters well. There is also some follow up on Juliette and K
Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

After reading Resplendent Ruin, the first book in the series, I knew that I was going to adore Lexi and Levi together. Their personalities charmed me and left me waiting impatiently in anticipation to read their story. Levi and Lexi are funny with their quick wit and sexy banter and make you fall in love with them immediately. Bella J outdid herself with this dynamic duo and their antics. They pull you in and won't let you go. Resplendent Rush i
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Bella j has knocked it out the ball park yet again with this next book in the series this is Levi and Lexis story and it doesn’t disappoint…one hot alpha man….check, one feisty spirited woman…check you just know the sparks are going to fly!!
Lexi is love shy she doesn’t believe in it or happily ever afters seeing her own parents marriage she decides love and all that goes with it makes you miserable.Levi is a marine hes cocky,knows what he wants and has the confidence to get it.As soon as he sets
Dec 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The 2nd novel in the Resplendence series by Bella J. is quite different from the first one but just as good. This story takes us back to see the beginning of the romance between Lexi and Levi; Lexi being the sister of Juliette and Levi being Knox's best friend from the 1st novel. Then we jump forward to see how their relationship progresses after the end of the novel between Juliette and Knox.

Lexi is very anti relationship because of watching her mother manipulate her father, her sister and try
T.M. Payne
Jan 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Book: Resplendent Rush (Resplendence #2)
Author: Bella J.
Publication Date: 1/11/2016
Reviewed by: Tammy Payne- Book Nook Nuts
My Rating: 5 Stars

Lexi is Juliette’s sister and she has sworn off any kind of relationship other than simply having a good time. Well all that is about to change. Levi runs into Lexi at a club and from that moment on he knows she will be his. Turns out Levi is a friend of Knox her sister Juliette’s husband. And then enter Jax who turns out to be Levi's younger broth
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Bella J could not have chosen a better fitting title for this novel because...what a RUSH!
Lexi is Juliette's (heroine of Resplendent Ruin) sister, and she is a real spitfire with attitude and confidence like no other. And when she meets Levi, one smoldering hot marine, it's fireworks all around.
They are hot, they are heavy and they are just fantastic together. This book is completely different from the first novel in the series, but just as good... maybe even better!
The sexy banter between
Mar 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
I knew I was going to love Lexi Mason when I read about her briefly in Resplendent Ruin. She's a fun, carefree and a young woman out to make a name for herself in the design business. She meets Levi Buchanan who challenges her in ways she never expected. Their love is strong and while they don't know what the future holds, they're happy with how things are. When things take an unexpected turn they find out love may not be enough. I'm looking forward to book 3 in this series, although all of them ...more
Jan 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow can't believe it surpasses book one.

Lexy is a sexy smart woman who refuses relationships so, why can't she get rid of that smoking hot one night er Levi. What follows is Heat, Danger and Scorching Sheet......umbrella Page turning mysteries.

I really recommend you read in order as it gives you info you may otherwise not have. BELLA J please keep this coming

Was given this book in exchange for my honest review........Loved It
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a good book.

I have to say I feel in love with Lexi in book number 1 with all her spunk. I love Levi and Lexi together they make the perfect couple. Can't wait to read about Jax and Kim in the next book.
Spunky N Sassy
SNSBAH Rating: 4.0

~~~~~~~~~~Lindsey's ★★★★ Review~~~~~~~~~~

I love books where the people fight the love and being drawn to each other in the process. The harder you fight for it the more likely you are to have something you never expected.
Sandra Hearn
Mar 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved Bella J's debut novel, Resplendent Ruin, so I eagerly began what is an even better second book, Resplendent Rush. I love her characters, they are so entertaining with great banter and full of passion.
Can't wait for the next book!
Sammy ❤️Just Let Me Read Blog ❤️
Resplendent Rush, book 2 in the Resplendence series, was a well-written, deliciously hot story that had me cracking up and left me wanting more. This story focuses on Lexi, Juliette's vivacious and colorful sister, and Levi, the ultra sexy Marine who becomes captivated by her. Levi and Lexi are two people who are in no way looking for love. When they crash (literally) into each other one night at a party, they begin an unexpected journey that neither of them saw coming.

I loved Lexi's character f
Mar 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Resplendent Rush is the second book in the Resplendent Series from Bella J. It can be read as a standalone but the entire series revolves around a group of friends and each book is about a different couple. Book one Resplendent Ruin is amazing but gives you a glimpse of the other couples too.

Lexi is a fiercely independent, hard working, party hard, take no crap kind of girl. She however has no interest in falling in love or letting
Sharon Richmond
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Resplendent Rush ( Resplendence # 2) by Bella J. is Levi and Lexi's story. Another great story!!

The story starts with a 4of of July party where Lexi and her bestie Kim are at. And tequilla shots will cause one of them to be shocked senseless, lol by none other than Mr. Emerald Eyes himself, Levi, swoon.

Lexi specializes in interior design and her top client is Reed, (whom I didn't like) Reed is not who he seems to be and has his own plans for Lexi. grr you have no idea how rotten this guy is.

Apr 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I was up until 5am finishing this book because I could not put it down!!! The story of Levi and Lexi is funny and sexy and wild and heart-breaking and I'm not ashamed to admit I even shed a few tears while reading this AMAZING book. My favorite part of the book is a little bit long but bear with me, it's worth reading every word and I dare you not to fall in love with Levi after reading this!! Levi says this to Lexi when they are about to be intimate. "Every morning I wake up and see your beauti ...more
Treena Ross - Rockstar Book Muse
Aug 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Romance Suspense Lovers
4.5 Stars WOW WOW WOW

I loved this book and this story. I thought I knew where this was going but nope the author took me on another ride instead. I love Lexi and Levi, as far as I am concerned we all need a Lexi in our lives she is so full of life it is fabulous.

I like how I got to know how Lexi and Levi met and how their relationship progresses. I got some updated info on Knox and Juliette and of course Levi's estranged brother Jax come on???

I love how Bella once again makes a man a hero Levi m
D.B. Canavan
Apr 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Resplendent Rush by Bella J. is the second book in the Resplendent Series. This is Lexi's and Lexi's story.
I enjoyed that the writer incorporated the main characters, Juliet and Knox from book 1, into book 2. Not only do we get to take Lexi and Lexi's journey, we got to see what happens with her sister Juliet.
Lexi is petite, feisty and independent. Levi is a funny, sexy, hot as hell marine. When the two cross paths, their chemistry is hot and explosive. The only problem, Lexi refuses to let her
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All the way from Cape Town, South Africa, Bella J lives for the days when she’s able to retreat to her writer’s cave where she can get lost in her little pretend world of romance, love, and insanely hot bad boys.

Bella J is a Hybrid Author with both Self-Published and Traditional Published work. Even though her novels range from drama, to comedy, to suspense, it's the dark, twisted side of romance

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