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3.87  ·  Rating details ·  9,555 ratings  ·  752 reviews
From New York Times bestselling author, Samantha Towle, comes a new sexy, romantic suspense standalone novel...

Daisy Smith has spent eighteen months of her life paying for a crime she didn’t commit. Now out of prison, she has only one focus—to get back custody of her younger brother, Jesse, who is deep in the foster care system. Desperate to rebuild her life and show the
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Published October 1st 2016 by Samantha Towle Writes Ltd
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Val ⚓️ Shameless, Skanky & Bitchy  ⚓️
***Random tangent***

I just saw this review in my feed and saw that the "2/2.5 Stars" header wasn't bold - which drives my OCD sensibilities bonkers - and when I then looked at the title, I realized I had actually NO recollection of this book, the story line, and/or the characters...and I only finished it two days ago.

So that's how much I liked this book, I guess LOL. Whoops!

2/2.5 Stars

I'm definitely in the minority on this, but it just didn't do it for me.

The suspense didn't feel the least bit
Sep 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 Kas-hole Stars!

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Unsuitable is a new standalone from Samantha Towle. I’ve been a fan of hers for the longest, and let me tell you- this is like nothing she’s ever written before! It’s much more of a romantic suspense than anything. I loved Daisy, Kas, and their story!
I’m poor and a criminal; therefore, I’m beneath him. I’m beneath everyone. I’m branded for life. I was always poor. Now, I have the criminal tag to go with it. Well, aren’t I a perfect catch?
Daisy has spent the last eighteen mo
Samantha Towle
Apr 08, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
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Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦I don't really know WHY but I've always been a sucker for those stories featuring heroines who have been wronged or have been dealt a shit hand in life. And, although, the hero in this novel certainly lends a helping hand he doesn't really barge into her life as a prince on a high horse. In fact, he's a pretty major douche at the start of it all.

➦The story begins with Daisy Smith, our heroine, being released from prison after serving her 18 month sentence. What sucks is that she was set up by h
Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

”What I feel for you is debilitating and terrifying and exhilarating…and the best thing to ever happen to me. And, if you only ever believe one thing I’ve told you, then believe this; if I could love someone, then it would be you, Daisy. A million times over, it would be you.”

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Samantha Towle has gone out of her comfort zone with UNSUITABLE and I think she absolutely NAILED IT!!!! I’ve read a lot of her books and I can tell you this is nothi
Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4 Stars

Fuck, baby,” he groans before taking my mouth again. He kisses me with more intensity, bordering on crazy. And I match him stroke for stroke. We’re pulling on each other, both taking what we need.

What. The. Heck. Was. That?!!!!

I had NO idea Samantha Towle had something like this in her. This book was...something else entirely. It was nothing that I expected and everything I wanted. (See what I did there?) You know that moment when you start reading a book and you're hooked from just t
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

LIVE! Greek god?! Come again. I think my brain might have short-circuited.

Daisy Smith has spent eighteen months of her life paying for a crime she didn’t commit. Now out of prison, she has only one focus—to get back custody of her younger brother, Jesse, who is deep in the foster care system. Desperate to rebuild her life and show the system that she is responsible enough to care for Jesse, she takes on the only job available to
Cristina | CristiinaReads
Sep 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
➳What a story filled with action and drama being brought to a totally new level of excitement!

➳Samantha Towle never sees to amaze me with her writing, and she sure as heck does not disappoint with this new story of Kas and Daisy. The intensity level of drama and outstanding plot twists are absolutely incredible and such a pleasure to read.

➳Now, with the story... Daisy Smith is a pure, unique, and whole hearted human being that only looks out for the best of her younger brother, Jesse. Until t
♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
Sep 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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*LIVE! Amazon US * Amazon UK

Unsuitable surprised me in the best way possible. Such an enjoyable, different read that gave me so many aspects that I simply did not expect. It’s a Contemporary, Sexy and Suspenseful Romance about love, loss and so much more.

After spending time in prison for a crime she had nothing to do with, newly released Daisy Smith is keen to get her life back on track and, most importantly, she wants to gain custody of her younger brother. To achieve her goal, she begins work
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤

I enjoyed this story more than I expected!It was a little bit different from the other books I read from Samantha Towle.There was a twist that I didn't see it was coming and that worked a lot for me!!!


Both characters were complex and they had their own demons to deal.But I loved them both!!Daisy was a fantastic heroine!!I loved the fact that she was sassy and strong!Kas was somthing else!!! He was an arse at the beginning but also smart,hot and cocky!!

Like I said this is a diffe
Apr 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"You've made me feel again, Daisy. You've made me feel... and I fucking hate that."

What a great story that was. I loved it. A lot of angst, push and pull, mystery, and whole lotta sexiness.

I especially loved this Greek God Kastor Matis aka Kas-hole. And oh man, did he deserve that nickname! Definitely hero extraordinary.

And Daisy - strong and very likeable. She wasn't afraid of him and didn't take his shit, girl knew how to stand her ground and call him on it.

What started as an employer - empl
Sep 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I adore Samantha Towle’s books, so naturally, I couldn’t wait to read Unsuitable. I didn’t even know what it was about, I just knew I had to read it regardless. I was so surprised by Unsuitable it wasn’t what I expected from Towle, but I LOVED IT!

Daisy is raising her brother Jesse, doing the best she can to take care of him and herself. The struggle is real for her, but it’s just the two of them now that her dad died and her addict mother abandoned them. Daisy will do anything to keep her family

4.5 "...a million times over" stars

Well, this was quite different...
I liked it, even though at parts i wasn't instantly swept away, but it merely gradually entered my soul *sigh*

About the story...

Daisy May Smith had a rough life, parentless, taking care of her little brother Jesse from when she was 16 years old, but she made it somehow – working beside schooling, making Jesse her no.1 priority. But then she made a mistake, of falling for a wrong guy, of falling into a trap of misconception and
Dee Montoya
4 STARS****

(ARC kindly provided by author in exchange for an honest review)
(BR with Mel)

I really enjoyed this new book by Samantha Towle. Unsuitable was seductive, thrilling and totally unexpected.

"You wreck me."

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Daisy Smith has been in jail paying for a crime she didn't commit, for the last eighteen months of her life. She's lost everything after trusting the wrong people, her whole life has been destroyed after she was wrongly accused, and what hurts her the most is having lost the most imp
Dilek VT
“I once thought of Kas and me as totally unsuitable for one another. We were unsuitable.”

UNSUITABLE took me by surprise. I was expecting something good, having read the blurb, but the book far exceeded my expectations. It was amazing.

Sometimes a book starts so well that I feel afraid something will happen and spoil it all for me and I was scared that would happen here too because everything was so good all the time. But despite my worries, it just got better and better and there was nothing t
Katy Loves Romance ❤️
5+++++ AH-MAZING stars
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Omg omg Sam has outdone herself here. I love sams books she does emotional, angst in the best way and raw love and well we totally got her best here... I am not joking when I say I haven't been reading a great amount recently that said once I started this I couldn't stop until I finished, it was delicious and unputtadownable..

So what's it about?
Daisy has spent the last 18 months paying her time in prison for a crime is didn't commit. She lost her little brother Jesse and
3 Stars

Overall Opinion: Eh, this was just ok for me. I thought the overall premise was interesting, but it just didn't fully engage me like I wanted it to. I was frustrated with the ending for sure (see below closure section), but that was really my biggest complaint. I'm not sure how to describe it other than -- I didn't hate it, but I didn't love it either...just meh really.

Brief Summary of the Storyline: This is Daisy and Kas's story. Daisy just got out of prison after being wrongly convic
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
★★★★4 Stars★★★★

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When I first read the prologue, I knew this was going to be a completely different read and you know what? I was right. A strong heroine accused of something she didn't do, a complex hero that tested my patience but made me feel for him, and a mystery that connected them years in the making had me flipping the pages so fast, my arms got a work out.

At the age of Sixteen, Daisy has been on her own raising her little brother and trying to provide a good life for the both of them.
Alex is The Romance Fox
UNSUITABLE by Samantha Towle blew me away!!!
The author has created a compelling story of love, heartache, loss, healing, pain, compassion, and characters that damaged, complex, broken that moved and touched me.

This is the story of Daisy, has suffered some really hard knocks in her life. Abandoned by her mother, she's left to look after her younger brother. When she's set up by her boyfriend for a crime she did not commit, she's imprisoned for 18 months for the crime. When she's released, she's
Dec 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.74999 Stars

I swear, if I could draw up a bar graph or a pie chart to demonstrate exactly what I loved and what I didn't love about this book, then no one would question why my rating is so kooky. But because I can't really be assed calculating numbers on on a systematic flow chart to create this stupid imaginary graph; I'm just gonna have to try to explain this in rambly words. So forgive me for yet another useless review ahead! But just for the record; my pie chart would have been the bomb.

Oct 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crazy-rich
3.5 Stars

Daisy's plan is to just keep her head down, work as hard as possible, and pray she can get her little brother back. After serving eighteen months in jail for a crime she didn't commit, she has no time for anything other than making sure she stays out of trouble. But her new boss has the ability to push her limits and makes her job one she wishes she could walk out on. Especially when she learns Kas's secrets and they put her in more danger than she ever dreamed she could be in.
Bindi Boo
Oct 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

WOW! This book was fantastic! I was super intrigued by the blurb and decided to just jump into it although i had a very long list in my TBR list to get through. I have only read one book by this author and have kept a close eye on her books since then. Her writing was amazing. I've only had rare occasions where i get super- involved in the main characters, but my eyes actually brimmed with tears many times reading this book. Daisy, is no doubt my favourite character in this book.

J o d i  B i b l i o p h i l e ♥
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I've just finished Unsuitable by Samantha Towle and my heart is so full right now.

Seriously this bird has been fucking superwomen with this book! Seems like only yesterday that I got emailed chapter one.

But what a fucking ride it’s been.

Kas and Daisy!

These two have literally stolen my heart. They have both been through so much that it had me on the edge of my fucking chair.

I was nervous as fuck, like sweating nervous reading some scenes. I just wanted them to be together god damn it! They deser
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

After Daisy is released from jail for serving time for a crime she didn't commit, it doesn't take long for her to find a place to live and a place to work. Little does she realize that her place is employment is going to bring her a lot more than just a paycheck.

Daisy's parole officer gets her a job being a maid at the Matis estate. Cleaning she can do...dealing with a jerk is definitely trying, that is, until she sees a different side of Kastor Matis.

Kastor Matis has quite a history and
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
After loving The Ending I Want, I couldn’t wait to read more books by Samantha Towle. I loved Unsuitable, but The Ending I Want is still my favorite. This novel was hot, beautiful, a little mysterious and a little suspenseful.

Daisy and Kas are incredible characters. Daisy is just released from prison where she was for a crime she didn’t commit. She wants to rebuild her life and get her little brother back. Daisy is determined, sweet, sassy, friendly and loving. Daisy isn’t afraid to say what sh
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Sep 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
4.5 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)
(BR with Patty & Dee)

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Daisy Smith grew up in London & didn't have much opportunity in life. Her mother leaves Daisy & her brother Jesse when Daisy is only sixteen. Daisy raises her little brother alone trying to avoid foster care. She adores Jesse & thinks of him as her child. When she makes the mistake of trusting the wrong person it costs her her freedom & her brother. Daisy is arrested & spends eighteen months in prison for a crime sh
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
I liked this.. but I didn't quite love it. I had a hard time connecting to Daisy and Kas. Kas more than Daisy. The plot line was good. Lots of twists and turns. And there are things you just don't see coming, but I just... I don't know... I struggled. That said, I would definitely recommend you try it. I think I'll be in the minority.

ARC provided in exchange for an honest review
Oct 03, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ku

I don't know... it might be me.
It was OK.
My last two books were so disappointing.
I also don't feel like writing a review about this :(
A better get back to M/M action.
3 Kas-hole vs Kas-nice stars

I don't know how I feel about this book.


I have mixed feelings, and I can't decide if I liked it or it was just a mehhhh kind of book for me!


My review isn't really helpful, I know guys but I can't put my finger what didn't work for me in this book!I liked how strong and determined heroine was and I think she overshadowed the hero so Kas was an ok character for me. And the storyline was a mix of drama, action and too meany details for my liking. I was hoping to read Ka
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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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“What I feel for you is debilitating and terrifying and exhilarating…and the best thing to ever happen to me. You are the best thing to ever happen to me. And, if you only ever believe one thing I’ve told you, then believe this; if I could love someone, then it would be you, Daisy. A million times over, it would be you.” 4 likes
“Daisy…I…Jesus…I…you wreck me. It’s you…it will only ever be you.” 1 likes
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