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Backwoods Belle (Tennessee Grace, #2)

4.59  ·  Rating details ·  44 Ratings  ·  37 Reviews
*Written as a novel continuation/conclusion to BACKGROUND NOISE: A TENNESSEE GRACE SHORT*

She was meant to be mine. No other woman will do—but being engaged to the likes of me won't be easy. The paparazzi, the media, my fans—we're about to step into the eye of a storm.

I've run from it before, but I won't run from it again. She's my sweetheart, and no bride of mine will be c
392 pages
Published June 2nd 2017
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This is the conclusion of Ashley and Corie's story. It's low in angst and high in heat. I loved both of these characters and really enjoyed reading about them falling in love. Their epilogue isn't everything I hoped it would be but I'm sure we'll be seeing much more of them in Leo and Jill's story. I'm really looking forward to that one. I'm nervous it will be super angsty but so far I've loved what I've read from this author so I'll trust that she'll bring us another story full of love and hone ...more
4.5 stars

Backwoods Belle is such a sweet love story. If you like fairytale romances you will love this. Ashley is the perfect hero and Corie is one of the sweetest and most likeable heroines out there. Highly recommend this if you are looking for a sweet yet very steamy low angst romance.

HEA (view spoiler)
Cheating/OW/OM (view spoiler)
Any push/pull (view spoiler)
Any couple separation (view spoiler)
Carlene Inspired
ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.

Ashley knew Corie was something special the moment he saw her 5 months ago and he's spent every moment making her believe it. As a couple, their chemistry is off the charts, but they also have to deal with the everyday frustrations of the fame, the fortune, and being coworkers. Backwoods Belle is the continuation novel of Background Noise, it is a story of love and all that comes with it.

Talk about a love story, Ashley and Corie are the definition of
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Reviewed by Emma-Louise on behalf of #KFF

This book bowled me over; I fell, and fell hard, for both Ashley and Corie in the prequel Background Noise.  Backwoods Belle just cemented my love for this special couple.

This book was a continuation of where we left off, several months after Background Noise and Corie has moved to New York City and is working as Ashley Hicks Manager.

"You.  Handlin' Ashley Hicks like its second nature--like it's what you were always meant to do."

"I remember that the wo
Jun 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I first fell in love with Ashley and Corie in Background Noise. When I finished reading it, I hoped someday that I'd get to read a continuation to their story. I'm so glad my wish came true. Backwoods Belle has everything a good romance should have. It has plenty of hot and sexy scenes, but it also has lots of romantic and heartwarming moments. Ashley and Corie are such a sweet couple, that you can't help but root for them. The small town girl fell for the rock star, before she found out who he ...more
Stormi (Bewitched Reader)
Jun 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Backwoods Belle is sweet southern romance with characters who are real and honest. Backwoods Belle may be a sweet story, but RC Martin flawlessly wove in those steamy sensual scenes into Corie and Ashley's whirlwind romance. I typically choose to read suspenseful or ugly cry stories, but it was a nice change of pace to read a story full of sweet heart-warming moments and little drama. This was my first RC Martin book and it will not be my last!
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have been waiting for the continuation of Corie and Ashley's story.

We first meet them in Background Noise (which you need to read first), now we have them as their relationship blooms.

I absolutely loved these two! It may have been an insta-love, but Ms. Martin developed the characters and their relationships so well you would have thought they were in love forever!!!

Another winner!!!!
Tammy Cole
Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED Ashley!

Ashley and Corie are one of my favorite couples. I love their story. I love that Ashley is completely devoted to Corie. RC Martin knows how to craft a love story that makes you feel like you know these people by the end.

Ashley is determined that he is going to give Corie everything that she desires. To see him completely in love with her was beautiful and seeing how protective of her was sexy! Corie doesn't take anything for granted and she is head over heels in love. The chemist
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-books
Terrific Book.

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Reviewed by Emma-Louise on behalf of #KFF

This book bowled me over; I fell, and fell hard, for both Ashley and Corie in the prequel Background Noise. Backwoods Belle just cemented my love for this special couple.

This book was a continuation of where we left off, several months after Background Noise and Corie has moved to New York City and is working as Ashley Hicks Manager.

“You. Handlin’ Ashley Hicks
Jennifer Pierson
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
First I must state for the record that THANK GOODNESS this is a full length book! I fell hard for Corrie and Ashley in Background Noise, but really wanted to call this brilliant author names after the tease. She came through in a HUGE way, and while I'm on of those serious fan girls that will NEVER EVER get enough of anything she writes, I can say my serious addiction was fed well for now. (Will always be impatiently waiting for her next mastepiece). Like a broken record, (yes I'm that old to re ...more
First of all, if you haven't read the prequel novella, Background Noise, grab it (it's free) and devour it first. Ashley Hicks is a rockstar you want to get to know. Trust me. A southern gentleman wrapped up in a sexy guitar god package? What's not to love? Corie, the batista he met in a small Colorado town while he was hiding from a TMZ type scandal, certainly knows she has found her one, and their story couldn't be sweeter - made better with copious amounts of frosting.

This book picks up short
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
We first met Ashley and Corrie in Background Noise, that was a short story, released as a part of an anthology for charity. I fell hard for this hot rocker with a smooth southern charm. He never got caught up in the "fast money and even faster women" world that usually follows this lifestyle. He has a heart of gold and wants to share it with Corrie, the strong woman who he happened to meet by chance, and fell for immediately.
Backwoods Belle is is their love story. How their relationship progress
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Yes! Yes! Yes! We have Ashley & Corie’s complete story. We met them in Background Noise with the teaser of a novella. I have to say it was worth the wait with Backwoods Belle. RC Martin writes poignant stories full of hope and love. I really enjoy the couples she creates with all of their instant chemistry and passion.

I strongly recommend that you read Background Noise to know where these two came from and where we left them. Backwoods Belle is their life now. We see the love they share and
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This story is a continuation of the book background noise.I absolutely love Ashley and Corie ,they compliment each other so well you can just tell that they are truly meant for one another.They has so much passion, love and respect for each other it's a true fairytale people dream about.It is relatively drama free and takes you through Ashley and Corie's life together as a new couple in the public eye .It really is a sweet and I love how you can see that Corie loves Ashley for him and not his fa ...more
May 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
ARC kindly provided by author.

Backwoods Belle is another endearing story by RC Martin. There's not a book by this author that won't melt my heart, with heroes that will make me a swoony mess and heroines that love their heroes hard, who stand up for them through thick and thin and will bring them to their knees with their sweet hearts and strong minds.
This book is the continuation of Corie and Ashley's HEA. Their story started in Background Noise (which you MUST read first) and here we get to se
Natasha Carrere
Jun 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-finished
Oh how much I loved this book! R.C. Martin is quickly becoming an author I'll one-click no matter what.

I feel in love with Corie and Ashley in Background Noise and couldn't wait for their story to continue. Once Corie decides to move with Ashley to his home she is thrown into world without any privacy. But oh my gosh the hot, sexy, overwhelmingly wanton desire that these two have for each other will make you melt. Their love story is one of my favorites out of all the books I've ever read so fa
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book picks up from where the novella Background Noise left off. Corie ups and leaves her small town to begin a new chapter in her life with Ashley. She begins a job with Ashley Hicks enterprises and finally seems to find herself.

I really enjoy how in Background Noise we see how the relationship between Ashley and Corie began. She didn't realize who he was at first and was able to see him for who he is and not what his stardom could give her.

In Backwoods Belle, we get to see them grow and bu
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, 5-star-read, arc
Backwoods Belle is the continuation of Background Noise. In this book we get to read about Ashley and Corrie's relationship and how it grows into a true love story. Together they are perfect and bring out the best in each other. These two went on quite a journey of twists, drama and angst to get to their HEA. This is a sweet, heartwarming, hot, sexy well written book. I could not put it down and I look forward to reading more books by this author. I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy o ...more
Jun 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read

Oh I enjoyed this modern Cinderella story! There are some steamy hot scenes too. You will fall in love with this love story. I borrowed this book from Kindle unlimited
Kingston Westmoreland **Unbound Book Reviews**
Loved it! I was lucky enough to get an ARC for a very honest review. First, Background Noise will need to be read before reading this book. In Background Noise we meet Corie and Ashley. It's a very short novella that will wet your appetite and trust me you will want to then dive into this book immediately. It hooked me and it will also hook you.

This couple and this story is the perfect mix of sweet, passionate and really scorching heat. The chemistry between this couple for off the charts from
Ann Kelly-Uhryn
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***ARC received in exchange for an honest review*

This book is a continuation of Background Noise. It happens a few months after the end of the previous novella as we follow the love of Ashley Hicks (guitar God) and his Corie (current manager)

When reading this story I couldn't help but smile and at times gaze dreamily at my husband. This couple is definitely a power couple and becomes America's Sweethearts! They are a couple you strive to be!

There's no relationship drama, which for once is refres
Jennifer McCarthy
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read an arc for an honest review.

I fell in love with Corie and Ashley in Background Noise (must read first). There relationship moved quickly but they fell dee in love. While they were pushed by negativity by the world trying to get a piece of Ashley they kept their relationship together because of their deep feelings for each other. Ashley's was such a swoony hero. The constant reminders of why he fell in love with Corie were so beautiful and I really felt his connection. Corie adapted very w
Heather Merriman
Jun 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Make sure you read the prequel, Background Noise before reading this book. It's free at the moment so grab it! Backwood's Belle starts out right where Background Noise leaves off. I love watching how Ashley and Corie's relationship progresses!! They have such a sweet and super sexy relationship!! Even through all the publicity and drama their love stands strong. I really enjoyed this book and can't wait to read more by R. C. Martin!! I received an early copy and voluntarily left my honest review ...more
Hengy Etebar
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Backwoods belle

Amazing, beautiful, wonderful and enjoyable read. Loved every page, sentence and words. Couldn't put the book down.

Msg. Martin, thanks for an amazing read and I can't wait to get guarded.

Thanks again - Hengy Etebar
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Backwoods Belle follows on from Background Noise so definitely read this book first.
I fell in love with Ashley and Corie in the first book and if it was possible I loved them even more in Backwoods Belle! They are both so down to earth and what you see is what you get. A bonus too that Ashley is super sexy and swoon worthy with his southern charm!!
You won't regret reading their story! 5* from me. Looking forward to reading more from RC Martin!!
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

We first met Ashley in Mountains & Men and he was a nice guy. He pops back up in Background Noise where he meet Corie for the first time. You should read that first to best enjoy this story.
Backwood Belle is the journey of Ashley and Corie's relationship in the eye of the media.
I have to say I fell hard for Ashley he ticks all of my boxes. He is a humble country boy, treats his girl like she is a princess and he is a rock star who knows how to dominate the bedroom what is there not
May 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Whew besides going at it like bunnies these two have a great story. Ashley is just Ashley to Corie, that's all that's it no question about it. But when they are thrust into the real world with a vicious ex and the press can Corie take the heat. A well written fairytale where the "average" girl gets her dream.

This author writes a hot and passionate book where her characters are real and old school and have normal insecurities. Well written with the sarcasm that doesn't seem forced and plenty of
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book gave me all of the feels with the well written storyline and the great characters that pulled me right into their story and kept me totally captivated until the very end!

I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was provided an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Wow was I a happy camper. I got more of our beloved Ashley. Swoon worthy characters are Ms Martin's specialty I believe. As always her words pull you in and never let go. I can't recommend this one enough. Magnificent
Lisa Cheney
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I first fell in love withe Ashley and Corie where background noise left off, there story is so sweet and loving and sexy. i loved seeing how they both are dealing with life and being that he is a star how they handle what comes with that, always being in the spot light. i enjoyed reading about them and loved the journey that you were able to take us all on. thank you for such a wonderful book
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