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One Night

(Lighter Ones #3)

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  1,538 ratings  ·  300 reviews
Aleatha's "Lighter Ones" are all stand alone lighter romances guaranteed to make you smile, possibly shed a tear, and definitely enjoy the ride! They may be read in any order.


A sweet, fun, and sexy stand-alone romance from New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig.

One night to remember

Is that too much to desire?

One night for fun, passion, and a chance t
Paperback, 1st Edition, 212 pages
Published September 5th 2017 by Romig Works LLC
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Aleatha Romig This is another stand alone. All new characters. I do want to revisit the Jones though!

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Aug 29, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

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One Night is a stand-alone romance that’s on the lighter side, especially for Aleatha Romig. It’s sweet, sexy, and a lot of fun to read. This is one of those books that kept a huge smile on my face and had me laughing out loud along the way.

Amanda’s best friend convinces her to go on a blind-date…. even though Amanda isn’t comfortable with this, and it’s been a long time since she’s been on a date, she decides to go. She doesn’t expect much to come out of this blind date, but what
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****3.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

As I contemplate the possibility of a future, it all frightens me. I’m scared to be happy. I’m scared to bring all the separate parts of my life together because if I do, it could all implode. Or worse, it could be perfect and then it could disappear.

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If you’re looking for a low on angst steamy read, this one just might hit the spot. This was my second Aleatha Romig book and although at times I really enjoyed it, there were just a few thin
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★


One night to remember.
Is that too much to desire?
One night for fun, passion, and a chance to remember what it’s like to be woman.
I’m not looking for love.
There’s a man in my life who loves me with all his heart. He has beautiful blue eyes, is three foot tall, and calls me mommy.
He’s my whole world and I’m his. Fate took away his daddy.
Sep 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Amazon US * Amazon UK

This is my first Aleatha Romig read and it did not disappoint. I really enjoyed getting to know these characters and they kept me intrigued from start to finish. The story was evenly paced and I fell in love with the writing. I've heard that I must be crazy to not have read this author before now and I completely agree with that now. I will definitely be reading more of her.
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕

Every once in a while you crave that light hearted,feel good romance that’s going to put you in a good mood and “One Night” hit all the right spots.

One Night doesn’t end with a kiss. It begins with one.

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs that you can ever imagine and when you’re a widowed single Mom like Amanda Wells, that job is all the more tougher. Working hard for five years straight and making her son her number one priority is the only thing that Amanda cares about and
Alex ♈
2.5 stars

I liked the premise of this book. I’m a sucker for sweet romantic stories with a single mother and cute kid.
But I also need some substance and depth.

I picked up some new posh lines, so my reviews were more refined.
So, watch me!

I missed character development and their connection.
The story was too predictable and lacked depth.

Well, back to Alex’s style.

I didn’t dislike MCs, but they were shallow. Sorry, but not sorry.
It took me 5 days to finish this book. I read 4 others in between. It
Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
Sep 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
3,5 to 4 « really sweet »stars


One Night is a story written by the lighter, sweeter side of Aleatha Romig.

In One Night you won’t have twisted and commending males manipulating the female character. You won’t have a complicated plot either or millionaires.


One Night is a very sweet story about real characters who battle in the day to day life.


Mandy/Amanda is a young widow trying to raise her five years old son the best she can. She has an incredibly supportive family and
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
4 "Beautiful" Stars

I love a story that makes you feel good, puts a smile on your face, and is just pure romance. One Night is a sweet, wonderful second chance romance where happily ever afters can and do come true.

A widowed mother with a little ex athlete turned One "Fateful" Night and so the story begins. This is a blossoming romance with not a lot of angst. Malcom and Mandy meet and decide that One Night is all they will have but at the end of that night......fate
Sweet, sexy, adorable and funny read that made me want to face palm on the desk because… I’m just like that.

No seriously I have no clue what is wrong with me. I should know better than this that fluffy, rom-coms aren’t for me. But you just too make sure I’ve made the same mistake for about the two hundredth time. I predict it will happen again. Cause I seem to be an idiot.

The blurb sounded promising.

Single Mum looking for love? Check.

Cute kid? Check.

Interesting Hero? Check.

And yet I am utt
Aug 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
One Night is in Aleatha’s Lighter Ones series and they are absolutely perfect for readers who are not into more suspenseful, angsty reads. This series just keeps getting better! I really enjoyed One Night!

Amanda is a single mom and hasn’t dated since she lost her husband years ago. Her bestie wants to set her up on a blind date so she can get back out there, but she is reluctant since she isn’t looking for anyone. She does end up agreeing just so she can feel like her old self for one night. Whe
Carlene Inspired
4.5 Stars
ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.

I love my romances dark, suspenseful, and filled with angst. Sometimes though, I just want a book that makes my stomach have butterflies and has me believing that easy, breezy sort of love does exist. One Night is exactly that; Aleatha Romig had me believing that chance meetings with the perfect man are possible, that love is only a cancelled blind date away. Mandy is a widow who has been out of the dating game for years, her world revolves
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
A series of fortunate events leads to a second chance at happiness!

The last thing Amanda wants to do is get setup on a blind date. Her main focus in life is on her young son, Jase. She’s perfectly content being the best mother she can be. When she meets a sexy stranger while waiting for her blind date, she decides to let go for just one night of fun.

What I loved: This story really does read like a series of fortunate events. It’s super cute, full of emotion, and sinfully sexy. I’m loving the lig
4 here and now stars
“You said you want one night. One night doesn't end with a kiss. It begins with one.”

Super sexy and a whole lotta sweet, a story of wanting more but blinded by fear of what more could mean. Too much at risk, but too good to give up, what choice is there but to enjoy the ride and see where it will all take you. Mandy and Malcom has a natural chemistry that you can’t help but cheer on. It was both endearing and frustrating as they battle with their emotions, mainly
Stacey is Sassy
A little too perfect...

While I liked One Night, it was just a wee bit too predictable, eye-roll worthy, and the hero was just a little too perfect. Don't get me wrong, I like it when a hero is a good man, but in this case, he said and did EVERYTHING right. He was good looking, patient, kind, sensitive, thoughtful, and sexy. While all of that is sweet and very appealing, it's hardly realistic. I should know as I have a near perfect husband but even he bugs the bejeesus out of me sometimes. I coul
Aug 28, 2017 rated it liked it
"You said you want one night. One night doesn't end with a kiss. It begins with one."

This is a light, quick read. The book is well written and the story flows smoothly. One Night is engaging and enjoyable to read. The romance between Malcolm and Mandy is sweet and leaves your heart smiling. If you're looking for easy and fun, this book is for you.

"Come this way... we have moments to live."
Sep 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 fateful stars

One Night was such a light, sweet and feel good book that will leave you smiling and swooning even after you're done reading it. The first time I was able to read the blurb of this book, I immediately got hooked and captivated. I wanted to know more about it. I mean, we're talking about a single mother and an ex-hockey player here! I certainly had high hopes for this book and I wasn't disappointed at all. Leatha just proved yet again that her lighter side can leave an impact
This book was silly and it made me laugh a lot. And I'm sure it wasn't the purpose of the book. Oh well..
There was a mixing of writing that didn't fit the book. Metaphors that sounded out of place. Poetic descriptions. But they made me laugh.
Like "his fingers in my "behind ". Lmao. Really?? Behind?! The most unfit word ever.
The hero was really good. Patient, loyal, respectful.
But at the same time too cheesy. Sugar overload.
I just realized there's no balance: either the male mc is a jerk or a
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review


A sweet, sexy and fun romance!!! Aleatha Romig is back at it again bringing forth a lighter love story in One Night. Well given the title of this book, it was one night where a young widow after five years goes on a blind date for one night and meets a man who wants more than one night. So can one night turn into more nights?


Amanda Wells is a young widow raising her five year old son after losing her husband to an IED explosion in Afghan
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

This is my first book by Aleatha Roming who normally writes darker, grittier books, a genre I’m not a fan of, so I was excited to finally get to read an author I had heard so much about. I loved everything about One Night and I could easily see why people enjoy her work; her writing is fluid, it is intelligent, and the humor in this book made me laugh out loud. Twists and turns, a blind date “gone wrong,” and complications abound in this story, but through it all two people find the time to get
Beneath The Covers Blog
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, 2017-reads, alison
A sweet and sexy love story about finding love once again

Amanda was not looking for love. After losing her husband the only thing she wanted to concentrate on is her son Jason. What happens when she goes on a blind date just to appease her friend? Malcolm was tired of the groupies and one night stands. All he wanted to do was take a break from dating. But when he thinks his blind date isn't going to show and meets Mandy instead, he's already second guessing his "no more dating" policy.

This story
Whether it's the darker side or the lighter side of Aleatha Romig, she pulls me under her spell EVERY SINGLE TIME! If you ask me which side I prefer, I couldn't give you a direct answer because I love them both for different reasons. When Ms. Romig goes dark, she goes DARK, and when she goes light, she gives us beautiful, sexy, and sweet stories like ONE NIGHT - where we can laugh, cry, and blush from head to toe. Amanda and Malcolm's story was so full of HEART and HEAT. I enjoyed their journey ...more
Jan 05, 2019 rated it liked it
I really liked One Night, but I definitely didn't love it as much as I loved Aleatha Romig's book, Plus One. While I did like Amanda A.K.A. Mandy, she did really annoy me at times; especially when it comes to the fact that she didn't even want to tell Malcolm what her son's name is. I can understand Amanda/Mandy being hesitant to introduce Malcolm to her son, but that just seemed too ridiculous, as far as I'm concerned. The fact that Amanda/Mandy wanted to keep so many details about her life a s ...more
Aug 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
Amanda Wells is a widowed mother who has focused only on her son and work for five years. She has not really been living her own life. Malcolm Peppernick is an ex-hockey player who is new to town and is starting over in a new career and slower paced life.

They are brought together at the hands of friends or perhaps fate, and they end up spending one amazing night together. Neither was looking for love or more. Amanda allows herself to let go without the fears holding her back. But that was all t
Tia Louise
Aug 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Aleatha continues to please with her 'Letha "lighter side" romances.

ONE NIGHT is more sweet and sexy angst as opposed to the comedy of PLUS ONE--and it's equally enjoyable!!!

Mandy is a military widow with a cute kindergarten-aged son Jase. She's pretty closed off to love in the beginning, so her friends decide to set her up on a blind date...

This is were smokin hot Malcom "Pep" Peppernick appears. An ex-Hockey jock turned coach, he is sex on a stick, and he and Mandy have immediate chemistry.

Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Sep 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-2017
One Night (Lighter Ones) by Aleatha Romig
4 stars!!!

“Yes, the nun has left the building.”

One Night is the newest release in Aleatha Romig’s lighter side series and I have to say they are just as addictive as her dark reads. One Night was a fantastically cute, honest, swoon worthy romance, one that will have you heart melting on many occasions, where a little kid will steal your heart and where the warm and fuzzies will take over your entire being. This was a quick, easy, unputdownable
Sep 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Aleatha, you have WOW'd me again with your writing. One Night is another book from Aleatha's lighter side and I am loving it. While I absolutely love and will always read Aleatha's darker and more suspenseful reads, she's definitely got a knack for the lighter reads too.

One Night is a sweet, fun and easy story to read. I was smiling the whole time and I read within hours of starting it. I couldn't put it down, I didn't want to. I love both Malcolm and Mandy (Amanda). These two are sort of starti
Aug 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rated 3.5 Stars

One Night is a cute, sweet read that although I found enjoyable was at times irritating for instance the heroine I didn't fully like her and the hero I felt like some of the things he said/thought didn't ring true for a male character.

ARC provided by author in exchange for a honest review
Aug 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“I don’t want us to be strangers, but lovers, friends, soulmates, and everything in between.”

The lighter side of Aleatha Romig has just knocked my socks off! One Night is sweet, sexy and the kind of romance that you just can’t help but fall in love with.

One Night follows the story of Malcolm and Mandy. From the moment I started reading Mandy and Malcolm’s story, I couldn’t help but fall helplessly in love. From the writing to the story-line to the unforgettable characters, this book quickly stol
I read this previously under the authors pen name of Jade Sinner- does anyone know if there is additional sorry in this version?
Karen Mc
Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing

When you finish a romance, one you CONSUMED in one night, and are still GLOWING and GIDDY like a school girl with her first crush, you know it's a super star of a story. ONE NIGHT by Aleatha Romig delivers a dual dose of HEAT and HEART, a HEADY HIT felt everywhere!!!

One night was all it took for me to devour Aleatha Romig's latest sensation. One night and I SMOLDERED. One night and I SWOONED. One night was all it took for One Night to OWN EVERY OUNCE OF ME. One night and I was a GONER for this h
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Aleatha Romig is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana, USA. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of over thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist ...more

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