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Show Me the Way (Fight for Me #1)

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The first sexy, captivating, stand-alone novel in the brand-new FIGHT FOR ME series from NYT & USA Today Bestselling Author A.L. Jackson . . .

Rex Gunner. As bitter as he is beautiful.

The owner of the largest construction company in Gingham Lakes has been burned one too many times. His wife leaving him to raise their daughter was the last blow this single dad could ta
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Expected publication: October 2nd 2017 by A.L. Jackson Books Inc.
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    Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
    4 STARS

    You make me feel like every chance is one worth taking. Like you’re leading me out of the darkness that’s ruled my life. When I close my eyes, who I see is you. Show me the way, Rynna. Show me the way out of it. Fuck. Please, show me the way.”


    Can someone please tell me why I've gone this long without reading another AL Jackson book? Because I'm seriously disappointed it myself. This book reminded me all the reasons that made me fall in love with this author's words and made me fall in
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    A.L. Jackson
    Aug 17, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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    The first stand-alone novel in the brand-new FIGHT FOR ME SERIES!

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    Corinne Michaels
    Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Rex is mine. No seriously … MINE. Corinne and Rex are perfection together.

    ^^^ and I have a screenshot where she confirms this.



    AL Jackson’s poetic words, complex characters, emotional storyline, and off the charts chemistry made Show Me the Way one of my favorite reads of 2017. This book is absolutely perfect.

    Betul
    Sep 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
    **ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**

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    "All moments matter. We just rarely know how important they are until the chance to act on them has already passed."

    The blurb of this book summarizes this book perfectly, so I am not going further into the plot. Show Me the Way is about two broken characters, Rex and Rynna, who have been burned in the past and have a hard time trusting people, especially Rex does not want to open up and trust new women. Fortunately, Rynna was more open and went ou
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    Lea ★
    ARC kindly provided by author.

    I said it a thousand times before, but I feel like I have to say it again... A.L. Jackons is one talented writer! I just love her! She is an amazing storyteller and this was an amazing emotional journey from the beginning to the end. I was hooked from the very beginning. Her writing style is simply put, a poetry. Her words are powerful and they just flow. Pure perfection. Since I am a sucker for second chance love stories, I absolutely loved her characters and the p
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    MJ
    Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: arc, 2017-books
    I'm sitting here with tears rolling down my cheeks having read a book that is beyond touching, beyond sexy and most importantly, beyond beautiful. And once again, I am completely overwhelmed with emotion by the words AL Jackson so meticulously creates. Show Me The Way crafts the exquisite blend of two souls, once thought too broken to mend. Both Rex and Rynna have had their share of heartache, of shame, of betrayal. But somehow, that small flicker of hope that deep within their hearts is despera ...more
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    I love this author ❤

     


      


    Beneath The Covers Blog
    Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: kelly, arcs, 2017-reads
    The phenomenally talented A.L. Jackson once again delivers an emotionally charged page-turner that completely wrecked me!

    Her unique writing style and remarkable ability at story telling is above reproach. A flawless story filled with damaged and imperfect characters, Show Me the Way captivates readers with intensity, longing, anguish, and an unspoken motivation that defies all odds.

    I have not been able to think of anything else since I've finished this book. The story is raw. It's unwavering. A
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    Kathy Coopmans
    Sep 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    No words can describe the true emotions I feel after reading this book.
    I'm left in pure absolute awe.
    Rex is starving for the one thing in his life that will pull him above ground. He thinks he has it with his little girl. He does, in the way a father loves his daughter. Unconditionally.
    But, he's struggling in other ways.
    Ways you will find out when you read this soul gripping. Stomach knotting book.
    I started it t night, woke up. Made my coffee and sat around the campsite and read until late Satu
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    Amy
    Sep 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    5, Fight for Me, Stars!!

    “In my experience, joy is a choice. Life is rough. Don’t expect it not to be. But if aren’t laughin’, we’re crying. Choose to laugh. Choose what brings you joy. And when you choose you path, it may not always be the easiest one, but it’ll always be the right one.”

    Show Me the Way is breathtaking and all consuming. It is the kind of story that you will just want to get lost in; live in. You will want to breathe in all the words, let them be buried deep into your soul until
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    Tia Louise
    Sep 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Lyrical and beautiful, heartbreaking, and so so sexy. This is classic Jackson. One of my favorite books of the year.

    Two broken souls slowly find their way to healing in each other. Rex is smoldering and determined not to let Rynne in his heart, but his adorable little girl Frankie Leigh is just as determined to make friends. Rynne is kind but mysterious. I shed a few tears along the way... Throw in some delicious cherry pie, and it's a recipe for a Five Star Read you'll savor.

    Okay, I couldn't re
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    Annie Brewer
    THAT COVER THOUGH. Is it October yet??
    Wendy LeGrand
    Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    AL Jackson has once again blown me away with her story telling. I've been along for the ride from the early days of her writing journey and she never ceases to amaze me with how she breathes life into each and every one of her stories.

    Show Me the Way is the first book in a brand new series. The first book revolves around Rex and Rynna. Both of them have endured heartache, betrayal and loss in their lives. How they've chosen to deal with it has been laid out masterfully in the pages of this book.
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    Paige
    Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: review-needed
    4 "Little Thief" Stars

    Wonderful beginning to a new series. Emotional. Sexy. And poetic.

    Full review to come.

    ARC provided for honest review.
    Heather andrews
    Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Rex needs to dust off some of his skills because the man is just terrible at lines, "...I know Lillith and Nikki will be there. Thought it’d be cool if you came. You know, as friends,” I added way too quickly. Smooth. So goddarned smooth." Sometimes Rex needs to up his girl's confidence, "I took the fork from her and scooped some onto it. “Here. Taste.”Nearly died when she moaned around the fork, the way her eyelids drifted closed. Savoring. “See. You’ve got nothing to worry about, baby.” I like ...more
    Tanaka - The Romantic Angel Blog
    Life can be messy. Life can be dark. Life is filled with insecurities, doubt and fear. Life can be heartbreaking. But if you let love in, life can be a beautiful treasure. Show Me the Way was the definition of this. After I finished this phenomenal book, I just sat there and let the tears run down on my face. I was touched beyond any book has ever touched me. I had all my emotions drained out of me and I was left empty. Man, this gorgeous book really yanked something out of me so deep that all I ...more
    Theresa Natole
    Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: first-reads
    One word comes to mind with this book AMAZING. You can never outrun your past. You can choose to always run or face it and move on. Both Rex and Rynna have had things they want to forget happen to them in the past. Rex cannot move forward and Rynna chose to run away and never look back. But now Rynna is back stronger than when she left.

    Rex's whole life is now Frankie Leigh. He doesn't allow anyone to come before her; until he meets Rynna. For some reason she is able to penetrate those walls he
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    Kelly Emery (Beneath The Covers Blog)
    A breathtaking must-read!!

    Full review can be found at Beneath the Covers Blog --> https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

    *ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.*
    Charlene
    Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    A story that packs an emotional punch! Something happened eleven years ago to send Rynna running from her home and her grandmother, but now she's returned, and not under happy circumstances. Rex is a single Dad, incredibly gorgeous “Like Greek God with a sledgehammer gorgeous", but he's angry and hostile towards Rynna when she meets him. Luckily his adorable little girl seems to like her. Regardless of his animosity toward her, Rynna feels drawn to him, compelled to take a chance. Rex may feel g ...more
    FunUndertheCovers
    Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    A story that packs an emotional punch! Something happened eleven years ago to send Rynna running from her home and her grandmother, but now she's returned, and not under happy circumstances. Rex is a single Dad, incredibly gorgeous “Like Greek God with a sledgehammer gorgeous", but he's angry and hostile towards Rynna when she meets him. Luckily his adorable little girl seems to like her. Regardless of his animosity toward her, Rynna feels drawn to him, compelled to take a chance. Rex may feel g ...more
    Lisa VH
    Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    I was a huge HUGE fan of the Bleeding Stars series. Each of those stories was more amazing than the last. I was so sad when it ended, that I just knew that anything else would fall flat. I.was.wrong! So very wrong. This book is written with the same beautiful, almost musical style that is all AL Jackson! Rynna has officially captured my heart and is my favorite heroine. Her heart and spirit are just stunning. As I got to the end of this story, I found myself reading slower and slower to make it ...more
    Shay
    Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Rex and Rynna story pulled me in from the get go. They both had vulnerability that clutched at my heart, just gave me all the feels. Loved the secondary characters, Frankie, Ollie, Macy, Nikki, Lillith and Kale. Can't wait to see where this goes!!



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    Michelle
    Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    What a crazy story of events, that bring two people together and link them forever. Fate has a crazy way of working and a Hell of a lot of patience.
    Jen
    Sep 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    I love second chance romances stories. This one was so much more. I connected with the characters,and felt their story. It was beautiful. My heart hurt for Rynna and for Rex too. Their stories tugged at your heartstrings. There were so many different feels in this book. My heart got invested, and the ending left a smile on my face. I can't wait to read more in this series! I loved it!
    deb22luvsbooks
    Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    Wow! Amy solidified why she is one of my favorite authors!

    On the heels of the fantastic Bleeding Stars series comes another series from her to look forward to! Set in small town America, these characters will steal your hearts.

    In the debut installment (each book a connected stand alone) Show Me the Way, we meet Rynna, a girl who left the small town she grew up in after an extremely traumatic experience. She returns only after her sweet grandma passes away and leaves her the pie diner that was a
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    Amanda Howard
    Sep 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    I think A. L. Jackson could write instructions on how to put a bookshelf together and i would stay up all night reading it! Ok... so let's just say I was really scared to leave my world of Sunder and venture out into the new unknown of Amy's mind. Even though I have read prior series and know without a doubt her other stuff rocks just as much as the Bleeding Stars series, it's just so hard to move on and let those Sunder boys go damn it!!! Lol. Sooo anyways let's get to Mr. Brooding Hotness aka ...more
    Angel
    Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
    A NON SPOILER REVIEW.....

    I'm not entirely sure how I'm going to review this without spoilers. But I'll do my best. This review will NOT re-tell the blurb or the story in anyway, it will just explain what I loved about it and how I felt while reading it.

    First of all be prepared to fall in love with not one, not two, not three but FOUR of these characters. Each one of them gave something so heartfelt in their own way.

    Let's start with Frankie, a little girl so vibrant and full of life she will ste
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    Heike
    Show me the way by A.L. Jackson

    What a great start into a new series! This is Book #1 in the Fight for me series. And look at this cover <3 swoon….
    I love second chance romances but this book was so much more. My love goes to Rynna who came home after years and not only got a second chance but so much more!
    Both characters had their fair share of headache, A.L. Jackson found words to bring this characters close to me, to find a way to bring love that that I felt while reading, I got caught in t
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    Jennifer

    * A review copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review *

    ~ 4.5 Little Thief Stars ~

    FULL REVIEW to come closer to Release Day.... Another GREAT read by AL Jackson. You'll want to 1-click this one when it's live!!!




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    Michelle
    Sep 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: arc
    This is a sweet, quick romance set in a small town in Alabama. Rynna ran from the town when she was 18 after a traumatic event. She returns to save her grandmother's bakery and finds a grumpy but beautiful single dad living across the street. Rex has demons and only has room in his life for his daughter, Frankie Leigh.

    I guessed the twist early and also the suspense elements, but the romance and adorable Frankie were enough to keep me reading. I really enjoyed the side characters and hope they ge
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    A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

    Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, and BLEEDING STARS novels. Watch for A.L. Jackson’s upcoming novel, SHOW ME THE WAY, the first stand-alone novel in her brand new FIGHT FOR
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