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Let Me Love You

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  134 ratings  ·  42 reviews
Twenty-three year old Ren Haynes returns home after graduating college with two goals--start his engineering career and claim the heart of his parents' thirty-one year old divorced neighbor, Stacey Williams.

Stacey is nursing her broken heart and shattered ego. Not only did her ex-husband have an affair, he got the woman pregnant. Picking up the pieces of her life isn't ea
Kindle Edition, 207 pages
Published December 18th 2017
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Carole (Carole's Random Life)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

I liked this one. I took a bit of a chance on this book since I have never read anything written by Jessica Jayne and both of the narrators were new to me. It was a gamble that paid off. It is a rather quick read and I ended up listening to the bulk of it in a single day and found it to be very enjoyable.

Stacey is a thirty-one year old divorced woman who has know Ren for years since she lives next to Ren's parents. Ren is a twenty-th
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
This was an all fine and dandy little gem. I picked it because one of my fav narrator read it but otherwise, noting special happened in this. Also, I don't really enjoy romance books that focus on characters' age as the conflict. Unless there's pedo shit going on, there's really nothing exciting/wrong about dating ppl of different age...

Pick this up if you mind a few cliches...
Anastasia シ
Review to come!

-I have mixed feelings about this one...

3.5-4 Stars
Laura Nelson (Tangents and Tissues)
This book should come with a warning, lol. Warning: May cause temperature spikes *snorts* I. Loved. It.

As you’ll all be aware by now, *whispers* I turn 4-0 this year. Oi! *points finger* I can see you all rolling your eyes at me saying, ‘Here she goes again!’, but I do have a point... *smirks* which is, that being a woman of a certain age, I find the older woman, younger man dynamic quite appealing *looks at you knowingly* As my mother used to say, ‘If I can’t get one at 40, two 20-year-olds wi
Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
I jumped at the chance to read this book, when I discovered it features one of my favourite tropes, an older woman and younger man romance. I firmly believe age should not play a factor, as long as you are consenting adults, when it comes to love.

Let Me Love You introduces Ren, a twenty-three-year-old college graduate who has been crushing on his thirty-one-year-old divorced neighbour for the past ten years. However, what he feels for now has transcend beyond a crush. He is in love with her and
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary
I truly believe one of the hardest things to rebuild in a person is their confidence. When a person experiences an event that rips through their confidence, it's a struggle to get it together again. It's even worse when you're on the outside watching them struggle because you're doing your best to help them past this hurdle and it doesn't seem to be working. At all. You could throw in the towel and walk away, give up because you don't know what else to do. Or you could hang in there because ...more
Lauren - SERIESous Books
**I received a copy of this book from Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest voluntary review. All opinions are my own and not influenced by my source.**

I really enjoyed the fact that this story was all about the romance. We don't get any unnecessary drama along the way. It's focus is all on Ren seducing Stacey and showing her that he is serious about her and in turn, Stacey reacting to his feelings and deciding if she wants to pursue a relationship with him. I found that this singular plo
book bruin
Jul 16, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
Audiobook Review

Overall 3.5 stars
Performance 4 stars
Story 3 stars

This was a sweet and sexy younger man/older woman romance. This is my first book by the author and though I did enjoy it, I do wish there would have been more back story and build up for Ren and Stacey. Even just a few glimpses into their earlier friendship/relationship within the last year or two would have been helpful to set the stage for what was to come. Instead, the story starts off with a bang (pun intended), and I felt like
Jul 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Not my usual trope, this younger man, older woman story was nothing short of hot and sexy! Ren, a recent college graduate is in love with his recently divorced next door neighbor, Stacey. When given the opportunity, Ren makes his move. Stacey is having some issues getting back into circulation, and certainly dating her younger, good looking neighbor is not the wait to start back to having a social life! She is very concerned with their age difference. This proved to be an interesting listen for ...more
Amber Goodwin
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
This a hot sexy read by a new to me author.

Ren has just graduated from college starting out in his internship. Stacey is the neighbor next door he has known and lusted after since he was 13.

Stacey is newly divorced. Trying to get use to the idea of being single when Ren returns from college. Stacey does not see Ren coming. He can't want her. She can't let him in and do this with him.

Ren has persistance. But will he be able to win Stacey over? Will the obstacles they face be able to be overcom
April   ♥"LOS" ♥
Mar 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audiobooks
This is the first book that I have listen to by this author and I was more than happy with it. It’s not a typical May/ December romance and I really enjoyed the fact that the woman was the older participant. And there is nothing better than Joe Arden playing a 20 something man who knows what he wants in a woman and isn’t afraid to go after it.
Apr 14, 2018 rated it liked it
Does age really matter when it comes to love? The heart knows what it wants and after all, it only matters to the couple concerned, not everyone else's perception!

Ren has just graduated and has taken an engineering job in his home town with his focus on earning the love of a woman eight years his senior.

Stacey is an author whose husband left her for a younger woman. After ten years of marriage, her confidence is shattered.

Ren has crushed on Stacey for as long as he can remember. Only, it's no l
Jul 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
If you are looking for a sexy little read, this is the one for you. Ren has recently graduated from college and has been hot for his next door neighbor, Stacy, since he was 13. Well, Ren is all grown up and Stacy is newly divorced. He is set on finally making Stacy his after all the years of longing. This is a sexy take on the May December trophe. The emotions and dynamic amongst the characters is realistic considering the circumstances and the chemistry between Ren and Stacy is hot!!
Dec 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: caffinated
Easy reading about a new graduate with love interest to the divorced women next door. Ren Haynes has waited years for an opportunity to experience true love. Stacey Williams is an author who is dealing with the betrayal of her husband. Will their attraction to each other be strong enough to overcome their age difference. "A copy of this book with no requirement for a review. Comments here are my honest opinion." ...more
Mar 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a fun, hot little read for me. If you just want a moderately quick and angsty read, Let Me Love You is right up your alley!

I think my favorite part of this story was the back and forth. Ren is a super determined man who really knows what he wants and I found the convincing that he had to do to get Stacey to see that they could work was perfect in every way.

I think the taboo part of being so close to his childhood home kept my attention...I was just waiting for his momma to go all Momma
Bibliophile at large
Dec 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
have always been drawn to may-december romances. Probably because they are a classic example of never giving up and that anything is possible. Sad that in real life, not all younger guys can act with such maturity and have a definite idea on what they truly want
Readers looking for a quick yet immensely satisfying read will get just that with this older woman/younger man romance. Years of being next door neighbors, years of finding a connection and a level of comfort as friends, has slowly become something more. While some might frown upon the age difference I found these two a delightful duo whose romance swept me off my feet.

Stacey is still trying to recover from the end of her marriage and her ex starting a family with someone else. Just when she tho
Jul 12, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, audiobook
It had been a while since I last listened to an audiobook. I already planned on starting listening to them again with my maternity leave coming up. And I was thinking it would be perfect to listen to more audiobooks when our baby girl is born. So when I saw a sign up to become a part of the Caffeinated PR Audiobook service it felt like destiny. Soon after signing up the sign up for ‘Let Me Love You’ came along and I was super excited when I received the email which allowed me to start listening ...more
Laura Hampton
Apr 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first chance I have had to read a book by this author and I rather enjoyed this quick, some-what refreshing read. It is not often that you fina storyline about a younger man and an older woman and that is just what you get with Let Me Love You.

Ren Hayes has just graduated college and is ready to start his adult life. Returning home and finding work was an easy choice for him. The driving force behind his decision is Stacey. She may be eight years his senior, but that has not stopped
Sunny Shelly Reads
3.5 Stars

Enjoyable older woman/neighbor romance from a new-to-me author. Ren has always had a bit of a crush on Stacey, but chalked it up to teenage hormones. When he comes back home after graduating college, however, and Stacey is now divorced, Ren sets out to show her that their age gap means nothing when it comes to what he feels in his heart.

After her husband left her for a younger model, Stacey is less confident about herself these days, and basks in Ren's attention and affection. But when
May 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
The moment I read the synopsis on this book, I knew I had to read it. Personally I think if the older younger dynamic is done right, it can be a pretty damn good story. This was definitely a good story. Ren and Stacey had good chemistry. I liked that there was a friends turned to lovers thing going on between them. Sometimes I feel like authors that try to write this plot rush through the actual courtship, but because they were friends first it made it flow much better. I loved how Ren never gav ...more
Lisa Mandina
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Between 3.5 and 4, so I rounded up. This was a quick read. I do like the older women stories as they aren't as common as all the older, wiser men stories seem to be. But as an older woman who likes younger men, I enjoy when I find one of these stories that are enjoyable. And this was a pretty good one. It was definitely very sexy, and had very realistic moments with Ren's family, as well as how Stacey felt when it all happened. But it also had some humorous bits that I enjoyed as well. I definit ...more
Apr 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book was a real treat from beginning to end. Though fast-paced, it manages to impact you with all the feelings the main characters experience as they face their feelings for each other while dealing with the possible fallout from others around them.

I liked that the author didn't try to complicate things more than necessary, and the emotions in the novel were realistically portrayed by the different characters. This is a fun, sexy romance that I definitely recommend!

I voluntarily read & revi
Virginia Smith
Jan 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Love this story from beginning to the happy ending .Who would not want to be loved the way Ren loved Stacy!
Stacey Timmons
Jun 26, 2018 rated it liked it
I gotta say, out of all the books I've read these last several years, I've never read an older woman and younger man. So I was intrigued to read this book. Excited really but there was just to much emphasis on her being 8 years older, (her 31, him 23). It annoyed me all the way throughout the book. It was brought up in nearly every chapter.

I loved Ren! He had his head screwed on and he knew what he wanted and who he wanted. And that was his hot neighbour, Stacey. He's just got through with coll
May 26, 2018 rated it really liked it

When I hear about a age gap romance where the woman is older than the man , I grab it right away; because, there are more written where the men are older than the women.
I enjoyed reading Let Me Love You. It's a sweet, romantic , not overly angsty love story. The development , plot , conflict resolution and ending was like a Valentine's Day box of chocolates.
Kate A
Apr 27, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads
Rating 3.5/5

This is a really sweet story, I like it when a book features an age gap where the woman is older because I feel like it shouldn’t really be an issue but people still tend to look badly on it for some reason.

You could easily see the chemistry between these two as soon as Ren made his feelings known, I do wish there had been a bit more of a build up to that though. I felt like that in a few situations in this story, this was quite a short book but I think the author could have added mo
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This was quite an enjoyable read! I loved the interaction between the two main characters, and the realistic back-and-forth between them as the nature of their relationship changed. The peripheral characters were interesting as well...

While I enjoyed the story as it was unfolding, the beginning where their history was laid out seemed really clunky and stilted...

But once the story to
Mar 11, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
Not what I was expecting.

Mar 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Let Me Love you is a well written older woman/younger man romance.  Stacy and Ren have known each other for some time and as he's grown Ren's crush develops into more.  Stacey, a recently divorcee, hadn't thought of her neighbors' son in a sexual way, until now.  Ren and Stacy have a friendship of sorts that grows into a relationship after Ren graduates from college.  Given their situation, if it wasn't for the age difference, their relationship is pretty normal.  They are two people who care ab ...more
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JESSICA JAYNE is a born and raised small-town Ohio girl, who moved to the Sunshine State after graduating from college with an English degree. She attended law school and passed her bar exam on the very first attempt. She met the love of her life in a romance novel sort of way. They married and have three beautiful (and sometimes crazy) kids.

Jessica loves to travel and travel often! She’s jumped o

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