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The Storm

(The Storm #3.5)

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THE STORM is a CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE NOVELLA from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling author of THE MIGHTY STORM.

STORM (noun)—a turbulent disturbance; a disruption or dispute.

Jake Wethers’s life is perfect. He’s married to the woman he’s always loved, and they have three beautiful children. The Mighty Storm is still going strong, and his reco
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Kindle Edition, 108 pages
Published December 23rd 2015 by Samantha Towle Writes Ltd
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Christine Ray It will release December 23rd (Jake's birthday) and is going to be from Jake's POV. That's all she's given so far.
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Nov 24, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)


Christy
Jan 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!

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Jake and Tru are one of those couples that are truly meant to be. Their story is unforgettable. I’ll never forget reading TMS and the way it made me feel. When I heard we were getting more Jake and Tru in the form of this novella, I was ecstatic! Jake, Tru, the rest of the band… seriously, I couldn’t wait! Then I started reading, and I got a bit nervous. Jake and Tru’s life is as perfect for them as it can be. And the thought of it getting ripped apart hurt my heart.

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As nervous as I
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J o d i  B i b l i o p h i l e ♥
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HOLY FUCKING FUCK!!!!! What a fucking ride that was!

What the fuck can I say about this fucking book?!

Only that it fucking killed me but in a way that healed me so much.

I am a HUGE fan of this woman and these books.

They hold a very special place in my heart and I'm very protective of theses characters.

I remember I was visiting my friend from out of town and we was sitting on her sofa chatting away and I checked my Facebook and it was a video of Samantha Towle with some exciting news...

She was g
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Catarina
4,5 Stormy Stars

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Not only Jake and Tru are one of my favorite book couples ever, the Mighty Storm series is also one of those that I keep re-reading over and over again because I just can’t let go.
When I’ve heard a novella about them were being released this month, this little book automatically became one of my best Christmas presents.
In this small, but completely packed of emotions, novella we’ll see Jake and Tru face adversity one more time, and once again making us remember why we fall in
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Katy Loves Romance ❤️
4.75 stars

Holy mother of god.. How do I begin to review this...

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I'm keeping this short and sweet, I ADORED the storm books, seriously unputadownable for me. Intense love stories hit me good, and Tru and Jakes story did just that. Before I go on just know that THERE IS NO CHEATING ok, this is not a story about going back in time, it's not about broken hearts and opening old wounds. But more so about healing old wounds in the best way possible. If your worried about having a story re-kindling the
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S.M. West
5 JAKE STARS

I can’t say too much as you really need to experience this for yourself. If you’re a die-hard Jake Wethers fan, and you know who you are, you`ll LOVE this! Jake just gets better with age.

And Tru and Jake are stronger than ever and Jake`s love for her is just perfection!



"...the first, last and only woman I will ever love, Tru."


When I heard Samantha was giving us this gift, I was worried because I didn't want anything to mess with Tru and Jake. But I must say, this novella was needed
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Beverly
Dec 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
As soon as Samantha announced she was releasing The Storm I was all over wanting to read this one. However, I never anticipated all the feels wrapped up in such a little package!

Storm made me laugh, cry and fall even more in love with these characters. This is such a tough review to write without any spoilers and this is definitely a story you don’t want spoiled. I can tell you that while I never would have anticipated this read, after reading it I can’t imagine The Mighty Storm world without it
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
Keeping it short and sweet...It is Jake Whethers....enough said! Jake and Tru have been through it all and they have their HEA. This, for me, was an epilogue...a bump in the road that led to an even better future. I started thinking this was going to break my heart, and yes, while I did cry it was not over a perfect love harmed, but for the new discoveries from the past that brought the Mighty Storm full circle! Still one of my all time fave rock-star romance reads, now with just a little bit mo ...more
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***3 Stars***

I'll get right to the point. Was this enjoyable? Yes(ish). Is this a story that needed to be told? No.

There's no way that I can talk about this novella without spoiling anything, so I'll split this quick review into two parts: no spoiler and spoiler.

No spoiler:

If you're wondering if Samantha Towle went in and messed up Jake and Tru's HEA, the simple answer is NO. Not even a little bit. She just further cemented that this couple is rock solid. They are capable of handling anythin
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♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
★★Teaser from the author!!★★



#TheStormIsComing Dec 23d #JakeAndTru

ARC GIVEAWAY on the author's FB page--> https://www.facebook.com/230032170346...

Lyndy Ann ♫
Feb 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5***** The Storm was fantastic I loved catching up with Jake and Tru. Jake Wethers is my no1 Rock star so this was a bonus for me.

This was 50/50 for me 50% of it made me so happy I laughed when reading the family time with Jake, Tru and the kids so funny I love little Belle.

The other 50% broke my heart I cried, so heartbreaking what happened even though it so sad it brought a missing piece back into the band's life.

The bonus chapter OMG I'm glad I waited until after Christmas to read this thoug
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I don't know what it is about the lads from the Mighty Storm, but whenever Samantha Towle puts pen to paper and writes about her boys (whether it be Jake, Tom, Denny or Jonny ), she creates something special, something almost magical. There's this depth, this emotional attachment you can't help but feel right down to your very soul and there are not
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NinaReader
Jan 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 "Of course because it's Jake" Stars!



Standing in the doorway, I watch her...the first, last and only woman I will ever love. Tru. And my heart fucking breaks at the sight. It breaks because I know I'm about to break hers.

So this is easy. My top book boyfriend who I'll love forever and ever for his naughtiness, his panty melting sexiness, his possessiveness, and his big heart is back with a little story in his POV - um yeah...I'm going to LOVE IT! For a quick minute, I was a bit worried th
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Beatrice ~ Confessions of a Pinay Bookaholic
The final novella is written in Jake Wethers' point view and I finished it in one sitting. It's lovely to see all the characters in this series got their happy ending. Can we just talk about how adorable Belle is? I swear she's so cute and funny! I laughed so hard because of her. Lastly, that bonus chapter in the end shattered my heart. 😭💔 I'm going to miss these characters.
Michelle
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Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
A beautiful novella about Tru and Jake Weathers, their life, their family, their extended family and a big surprise that takes everyone by surprise. A surprise that will shake their core and test their love and their commitment to one another.

It's told in Jake's POV and getting in his head and reading his thoughts is wonderful. If you are a fan of Jake and Tru, then this is a great "little extra" that Samantha Towle gave to her "Jake and Tru- True Fans". You will love minute of every word!!!

So m
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rheeza
Aug 13, 2015 rated it liked it
UPDATE:
**3.75 STARS**
REVIEW TO FOLLOW
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JAKE WETHERS, THE LOVE OF MY LIFE IS BACK!!


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A NOVELLA IN HIS POV!! Am I excited? In Jake's word, ABSOFUCKINLUTELY!!! I want my JAKE NOW!!!



Claire Robinson
Jan 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shit-hot-series
4 - "Hindsight - it's a motherfucker, ain't it?" Stars!

I am always a little sceptical when an author revisits a couple that we previously left living their happily ever after. I have no issue if a novella adds something to the overall series or story, but more and more recently a lot of these types of books seem to be financially motivated more than anything.

Sam has 'added value' to Jake and Tru's story, although to be honest this isn't a story that hugely focuses on them... To understand why, y
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L*Take Me To My HEA*
It's different from what I thought it would be . Does that even made sense? :) I was expecting a somewhat extended epilogue. But it was still a great read.And so a thought occured, I hope the children will have their own books. :Dxx
Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
“Hindsight— it’s a motherfucker, ain’t it?”

SO happy to read this gem of a story! I remembered why Jake and Tru and The Mighty Storm are among my favorite characters. Emotional, witty and sexy, The Storm is a must-read for fans of The Mighty Storm series.

I absolutely LOVE when my favorite characters are brought back for a little "something more." If done well, I can't get enough. And Samantha Towle has written a perfect novella that captures the essence of Jake, Tru and The Mighty Storm. There
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Fanny
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was ok



Hace años que lei esta serie, pero cuando descubri esta pequeña novela no me pude resistir a leerla, al haber pasado tanto tiempo no recordaba demasiado de la historia de Tru y Jake, pero si me acuerdo de que me hizo pasar un rato entretenido.

Este libro es corto y se lee en nada de tiempo pero en algunas ocasiones pense que era bastante innecesario, no aporta nada a la historia, honestamente si lo lei es porque tenia tan pocas paginas que era ideal para este momento en el que me apetecia leer al
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Polly
Jan 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I'm not going to lie, I begged Samantha for this book early and then I forgot to even review it!! I'm sorry!
I also had to promise to not call Tom a dick again...sigh
It was worth it ;)

I love getting a peek into the future of one of my fav couples, Tru and Jake. It made me want to re-read all over again.

There was a bit of angst to this one but it was well done. I can handle angst when my couple isn't messed with.

Over all a great little novella, with a little heart break, a little steam, and a
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Maya
Wow, whan an emotional read! I never knew a novell could have such depth, but since we are talking about Samantha's book, that shouldn't come off as a surprise.From the wonderful start to the bitter sad end, this book is an emotional roller coaster. And I loved it!!!

It all starts with Jake finding out a secret that could ruin everything he's worked so hard for. His family could be torn up and what's even worse, he could lose his blissful life with Tru. In times like those, the couple either make
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Beverly
I didn't know I needed this story until now.

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If you already read it you know what I mean. If you haven't read it, What Are you waiting for?

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Everything was perfect and of course the story was about something totally unexpected, but we needed it!

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Amazing, beautiful and unforgettable!
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Paige
This was a seriously fantastic way to end this series. Getting Jake's pov was so fun. He's in love with Tru and his whole life and it was beautiful to see how well everyone was doing. The twist was unexpected but added so much depth and meaning to the overall series. Honestly I just wanted more. I wished a few parts would have gone into more depth but for a novella this was exactly what The Mighty Storm needed. I applaud Samantha for staying true to the story line and the characters and bringing ...more
Christine
Jan 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was a truly enjoyable short read.
Jake and Tru with their three kids what a wonderful perfect family. When kids have their say in a story it brings it all to life more. So funny especially the Goldfish moment.
I liked getting the last moments from Johnny and getting to know Storm a bit.
Everything came together nicely.
This was one of those feel good books although a little sad it leaves a warm fuzzy feel and a smile on my face.
Really loved all these guys in all The Storm series.
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OMG Samantha Towle, what did you do to us???
This was soooooo amazing!
Such a beautiful novella!!!

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I cried all through the book - I have to buy a new couch - waterdamage!!!!

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If you loved the first 3 books you will fall in love with Jake and the rest all over again now.
But please stock up on tissues before you start reading!!!!

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Spoiler Whore-Momoa
Dec 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015, samantha-towle, arc
4.5 stars

For a novella, The Storm packed a huge punch! The emotions that Jake and his POV evoked from me brought happy and sad tears. The Storm is set in the future. Everything is going well for Jake and Tru. They're happily married with three children and each are still successful in their own right. When a phone call comes upon Jake, everything will change. Secrets will come out and all lives will be affected. It's a secret that Jake will have to deal with but with Tru always at his side, Jake
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Francoise
Dec 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015-reads, rock-band
OMG, when I saw that Jake Wethers was back, I just couldn't wait. To say that I was not disappointed is an understatement, I loved every minute of this story, told in Jake's POV, and read it in one sitting.

The Storm takes place several years after the end of Wethering the Storm. Jake and Tru have three kids, JJ, Billy and the adorable 3 years old Belle. Jake's life is perfect, his family is everything to him, his band is still going strong and he manages his own label. But then he receives a cal
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Viviana
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I'm so happy that "The Storm" was such an amazing experience!!! I was hooked from the beginning. I did not put it down. This novella had all my emotions going. I did get misty eye several times. I couldn't help it! I really enjoyed Jonny's chapter. That added a sprinkle of sugar for his character. Over all this was another home run from Samantha Towle! Jake is definitely one of my top Book boyfriends!!! He is the full package. I'm hoping that in the future there will be more from the mighty stor ...more
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Samantha Towle is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.

A native of Hull, she lives in East Yorkshire with her husband, their son and daughter, three large furbabies, and their small grumpy cat.

She is the author of contemporary romances, The Storm Series, The Revved Series, The Wardrobe Series, The Gods Series, and standalones, Trouble, When I Was Yours, The Endi
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