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The Hitchhiker

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The Hitchhiker
"You can run, but can you hide?"

Life was perfect.
I was on top of the world winning one case after the other leaving no survivors in the wake of my devastation. They may see a pair of long legs in Louboutin heels, but remember my name when I'm finished with them.

Caitlin Winslow, the best, cut-throat defense lawyer in California.
I never play to los
Published March 2017
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Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)

descriptionThis cover is bloody AWFUL. It looks like two dudes on the cover. And although the title font is attractive it is much too large and throws off the composition in my opinion.description

I tried I did, but there is no redeeming this hero for me. I don't give a flying fuck whether he gets an HEA or not. In fact, I think I would prefer he get killed and the heroine who seems to be a genuinely nice person find someone worthy of her because this asshole isn't even in the same realm as worthy.

I knew there was goi
Kate Phoenix
I tried I really did. I loved the beginning and then somewhere along the way it just went wrong. The plot is good with murder, mayhem, betrayal, lies and secrets coming to light.

I put it on hold @ 44% and after messaging with Eve I decided to pick it up again. Well people I hit the 75 % mark and I just can't do it. For me it was like watching a bad B movie. I don't mind the Heroes being d$cks but he took it to a whole another level. He claims the heroine takes her back to his place and after ma
Christina Szczepan-santos
Feb 23, 2017 Christina Szczepan-santos rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book.
Katch is an alpha dirty talking man, who is the absolute best.

Caitlin, how I love her strong will and super snark.

I can't even say how many times I busted out laughing reading this book.

OK now time to be vague, That TWIST!!!! My hell!
my emotions were all over the place. when you get there you will be everywhere!

This book is opposites attract in the very best way. So many lol moments, gasp moments, swwooooon sex times, my hell! It was amazing to me.

Go one click this!
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Mar 11, 2017 Philomena Callan Cheekypee rated it it was amazing
This was such a good read. Like I wanna just curse and tell you all you gotta read it.

Katch Sterling. Oh Katch. I rarely drool over men in a book. To be honest I wouldn't be able to name my top five. However I'm adding Katch to my very short list. He's hot. He's a killer. He's 100% alpha male and I'm claiming him as mine. Yep I might be a little twisted in wanting him. In fact if I thought he'd stop and give me a ride I'd go and hitchhike now:)

I should really be jealous of Caitlin Winslow but I
Mar 15, 2017 Amanda rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!!! Gah!!! So good. I was sucked in from chapter 1. It's a perfect mix of funny and angsty and sexy. It's full of intrigue, and holy guacamole that twist. Whoa.

Y'all... I can't even with Katch. He's all the things I look for in a book boyfriend. Sweet and sexy, broody and badass, humorous and hung, fierce and foul-mouthed. I could go on and on.

Caitlin is amazing. Strong and sarcastic and snarky and she's a bit of a bada** herself. She had her own issues and it was good to see he
Lydia H
Mar 10, 2017 Lydia H rated it it was amazing
First off, this is a romantic suspense that leans towards the darker storylines, so consider this a slight warning (although it is NOT a dark romance). The Hitchhiker's plot is NOT all sweet and soft so yes, there are f-bombs and yes, Katch and Caitlin's relationship is not heart and flowers either. There are things that will most likely make some readers cringe, and I understand why. But I also feel that if readers truly understand WHO Katch is, then they know why he did certain things he did i ...more
Laura- BookBistroBlog
Mar 02, 2017 Laura- BookBistroBlog rated it really liked it
Reading the title alone for this book had me very intrigued. Learning that it was 2 mysterious people making up the author name had me even more interested. Seems to be the trend going on right now with people writing books and not revealing who it really is. I personally don’t understand why but to each their own….

The Hitchhiker was a good book that certainly had its fair share of twist and turns!

Caitlin Winslow, was a young teen attending a party when she is dealt with devastating news. News
Angela James
Feb 26, 2017 Angela James rated it it was amazing
Eek! Holy smokes, that was amazing! So many twists and turns I never saw coming, one hot asshole and a hella strong woman! These two could not be more opposite in so many ways but both, stubborn headstrong explosive characters that ignite these pages with some fiery passion! I flove this book! And Katch Sterling has stolen my heart! I can't wait for more from this dynamic duo!
Mar 21, 2017 Ciru rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf
I tried...I really did.

DNF at Chapter 7.

The writing in this book seems stillted/eratic/characters seem to be having multiple personalities. I just couldn't handle Caitlin. First, in almost every scene she's portrayed as a snob...which I hope she'll change by the end of the book for those reading on, but she came off as majorly an ungrateful little bitch.

Then, the apple shampoo bit. Aiiiiii...No! The way it was put into the book, that that would be her flash back trigger was very flimsy. How do y
Sassy Southern
Mar 15, 2017 Sassy Southern rated it it was amazing
This book had me hooked from the start! There were so many twists and turns that just when I thought I had things figured out something new would happen. While I am new to the world of MC it is fast becoming one of my favorite genres and this book did not disappoint. There was danger, excitement, sadness and happiness all wrapped up into an amazing story. Opposites definitely attract when Caitlin and Katch meet. She is a feisty, fancy lawyer from LA and he is about as rough as they come. When he ...more
Sarah Pie
Mar 15, 2017 Sarah Pie rated it it was amazing
Holy motherfucking hell! I had no idea what to expect with the Hitchhiker, but I was blown away by this book. I loved the storyline and definitely didn't see that twist coming.

The characters were amazing. Katch is just so badass but it's his soft side that grabs your heart. And Caitlin, I loved her sassy attitude and smart mouth. I can't emphasize enough how much I respect strong female characters and Charlie Lee knocked that out of the park in this book. All of the women were strong, smart and
Feb 27, 2017 Chrissyvs rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!!! It owned me from beginning to end. I fell in LOVE with Katch....he really is such an alpha(love this!!), SO flipping sexy, a dirty talking HAWT man!!
Caitlin was amazing! She is smart...and smart mouthed.....she was great!LOL
What can I say other then I LOVED these two together! I have never rooted for two people in a book like this before. I loved that you never knew what was going to happen next. The twists & turns made it impossible to want to put this book down. I re
Lauren Lascola-Lesczynski
Feb 23, 2017 Lauren Lascola-Lesczynski rated it it was amazing
Wow...this book! All the drama, all the secrets, all the twists, all the SEX!!!!!!!!
Katch...what can I say about this tall, handsome stranger, who forcefully tries to sweep Caitlin off her feet, even while trying to play the big bad wolf.
Katch is not your typical everyday that I mean he does not follow rules, he does not ask permission, he takes what he wants, he does what he wants, when he wants, and how he pretty much you do as he says...or you hit the long dusty road to n
Mandie *Foxylutely Books!*
It was the title that drew me into this one and then the blurb sealed it as it sounded right up my street for a fabulous read. Unfortunately it did not live up to my own hype.

Caitlin is a kick ass lawyer and has built her way to the top. Her relationship with her father is none existent although it is partly down to him of who she is today. After the loss of her mother some sixteen years previously, she lost the side of her with hope and love. Fast forward six months and her father has been mur
Sarah - Musings of the Modern Belle


The Hitchhiker is a fantastic debut for the newest secret author duo, Charlie Lee. There is enough suspense and plot revelations to keep readers engrossed in the story, and enough steam and romance to appease romance lovers.

This story starts out with a bang, and has the heroine of the story, Caitlin, fleeing for her life. On her way to her cousins, she is picked up by Katch. He is literally her complete opposite in every possible way, but you kn
Mar 17, 2017 Tash rated it really liked it
Reviewed @ Confessions From Romaholics
Review copy kindly provided by the author in exchange for a honest review

He was my employer and I’m just the nanny.

But my heart told otherwise…..

Unplugged is the first book in a duet. What this story appears to be, the typical forbidden, angst and against the odds new adult story. However it is far from just that, it a heartwarming sweet book as well. Ivi Kert, is a girl with simple dreams to change the world . Now aged 22 she is still eager as ever though
Mar 19, 2017 Debbie rated it it was amazing
What an amazing book!! I have fallen head over heels in love with Katch! The man is hot sex. He's got a mouth on him that would have me melting in a puddle at his feet.

Caitlin is running. Turns out that whoever killed her father is after her. So when her car breaks down in the middle of the night, Caitlin finds herself with no other option but to hitchhike to get to the safety of her cousin. Enter Katch, the sexy man who picks her up. And let me tell you, the sexual attraction and chemistry betw
Tiffany Willams
Mar 14, 2017 Tiffany Willams rated it it was amazing

"I'm not afraid of you."
"You should be."


I loved this book soooooo much!!
Charlie Lee hit it out of the park with this debut!

Caitlin and Katch were sizzling right from the start! The love/hate relationship was on point!

These two people are so different, but so much the same without even knowing. I loved seeing everything unfold.

"Are you afraid of anyone?"
"Not until you."

This book was so full of suspense and drama!
I had no idea what was coming up on the next page, and I loved th
Diane Holtry
Mar 07, 2017 Diane Holtry rated it it was amazing

An intense read with action, suspense and heat pulsating off the pages!
Katch Sterling is rude, crude and has an attitude; he's an enforcer whose temper flares at the strike of a match.
Caitlin Winslow is a strong, independent lawyer who enjoys the finer things in life. Events unfold throughout her life that have her on the run, seeking safety. But when she's left stranded and Katch crosses her path, neither of their lives will ever be the same again. Will they survive one a
Shari Kay
Mar 07, 2017 Shari Kay marked it as skip-it
Hell to the no (view spoiler) eff that
Lauren ♥ Inked in Chapters
I'm not usually one to DNF... But I did at 19%.
2OCC Reviews
Feb 21, 2017 2OCC Reviews rated it it was amazing
Shelves: jessica
The title is what got me interested in reading this book. Then I scanned the description and it sounds amazing. I love the idea be being picked up by a killer (with out knowing) and not having any idea what's going to happen.

Caitlin was ruthless. Not in the killer sense but in the sense that she didn't seem to ever backdown and kept her back bone intact even when things were looking so bleak.

Katch may be this bada$$ killer but deep down, the is amazing! His words flow right off the page and tu
Samantha Schafer
Mar 11, 2017 Samantha Schafer rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, mc
I wanted to love this book, i really did! I'm sad that I did not. 3.5 stars

Yes there were some twists and turns in there but the overall writing on the story I couldn't get past. I get annoyed when writers use the same phrases and words throughout books. So maybe I am the only one that noticed but God, goddamn, lord, Christ, and Jesus was used wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too much. I don't care if these authors are religious or not. THESE WORDS WERE OVER USED!

These was a scene in the book that I feel l
Karrie Mellott Puskas
Feb 23, 2017 Karrie Mellott Puskas rated it it was amazing
I can't believe this story I just read! I had to sit on it for about an hour before I could write this review! Whoever Charlie Lee is I want to say Well Done! Wow!

Caitlin is ruthless! She is amazing! She really has so much going on and she stays strong. I love how she fell in love with shopping at Target!

Katch is phenomenal. He totally shocked me! I didn't know if I was going to like him. He is a little mysterious at first but his layers got pulled back and I started to slowly like him. Who kne
Crystal Solis
Feb 27, 2017 Crystal Solis rated it it was amazing
I was so excited to read this book. I'd been impatiently waiting for this bad boy, and I was FINALLY able to get my grubby hands on an ARC. This book was definitely worth the wait, these two authors definitely delivered one great story.
Caitlin was a strong, no nonsense woman that did not let anyone push her around. I love that she didn't cave to what Katch wanted when she first met him. She definitely had a strong attraction to this man, but she didn't swoon and cave to his *$$holery. She rea
Abigail Davies
Feb 27, 2017 Abigail Davies rated it it was amazing
As soon as I saw this book and read the blurb, I knew I NEEDED to read it! And holy smokes am I glad I did!

Caitlin is the posh, rich girl. A shark in the courtroom and cut throat, only she's been made that way, lied to her entire life.

Katch is the rough, hot, bad guy. A full on cave man with a beard that you just want to run your hands through!

From the first couple of pages I was hooked and when I first meet Katch, I actually fist bumped! Holy smokes he's H O T!

There was so many different thread
Kimberly Anne ~ Reviews From The Heart
3.5 stars

Am I the only one that has been anxiously awaiting the release of Charlie Lee's debut? No? Well, the wait is over.

The Hitchhiker was an exciting read full of twists and turns that kept me on the edge of my seat. Full of heart pounding moments that left me begging for more, the book is full of heat, and, believe it or not, heart.

I love a bad boy, and Katch hits all the right buttons. He's sexy and mysterious with a little, no, a lot, of bad boy mixed in. Caitlin is strong and independen
Joy Novel Thoughts
Mar 13, 2017 Joy Novel Thoughts rated it it was amazing
"I'm a hitchhiker in my life once again, scouring for help on a dark, lonely path."

This story hit the right spot at the right time, I've read plenty of stories that promised 'suspense' and didn't deliver, but man did this story deliver and I have a new 'go-to' author! This book will have you invested in the story from the beginning, from the time that Caitlin is walking down the highway until you read the last word.

"I'm my own. I kill to protect. You've just officially become my next assingment.
Mar 21, 2017 Sue rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. I don't know who the two secret authors are who teamed up to write this but I really liked their style and it read like some of my favorite biker romances.
It started off a bit rough but as the story unfolded, I forgave the lapses in judgement by Katch and Caitlin and just went along for the bumpy and thrilling ride.
The storyline was twisted and full of surprises and the romance was steamy and satisfying. If you like a good biker story with a lot of family drama and crazy adven
Erika PBookHavenBookBlog
Mar 07, 2017 Erika PBookHavenBookBlog rated it really liked it
"My vision blurs, my soul dies, and my heart cracks into irreparable pieces, and in this moment, the new Caitlin Winslow is introduced to the world."

The banter between Caitlin and Katch is immediately addictive. I wasn't real thrilled with him until about halfway through the story when he redeemed himself. He's pretty overtly Alpha, and does some incredibly jerky stuff, but he eventually got to me. The suspense and mystery surrounding these characters had me searching for answers and my jaw drop
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