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(Lark Cove #3)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  6,385 ratings  ·  732 reviews
Kaine Reynolds wants nothing more than solitude. After an unthinkable tragedy destroys his family, he’s cut off all ties to his former life so he can battle his grief the only way he knows how.


So when Piper Campbell knocks on his door, rambling on about being his new neighbor, he slams the door in her face.

But Kaine’s gruff demeanor doesn’t scare her. She’s set on l
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Published November 13th 2018 by Devney Perry
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Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
Apr 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Standalone Series

#1 Tattered — 3.75 Stars
#2 Timid — 3.5 Stars
#3 Tragic — 4 Stars
#4 Tinsel — 3 Stars

Loved it! Can I get a Kaine ready to go, please?

Kaine Reynolds and Piper Campbell are retreating into their corner of the woods in hopes that living in solitary will help them hide or recover from their personal tragedy. That is until they laid eyes on each other and start getting it on. One thing leads to another. And buckle up ladies, bcs these two are about to shake your world!

I swear th
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
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TRAGIC: Is the third full length romance novel in Denver Perry’s ‘Lark Cove’ series. Each book within the series can be read as a standalone, though they do have carry on characters which appear in each book. Spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives.

Woodworking Kaine is just wanting the simplicity and the solitary lifestyle his wee cabin in the woods outside of the township 'Lark Cove' offers him. The last thing he wants is a neighbour that in a matter of days destroys the peaceful daylight ho
*****4.5 Stars!!!!*****

I loved this book!!!! I was up until 3am reading it, even though I should have been in bed!!! Kaine and Piper were a couple whom I became fully invested in right from the start! They both had pasts that were hindering them from enjoying a full life; but Kaine’s past was full on Tragic... I cried for him... and I understood why he had walls ten feet high erected around his heart. When Piper came into his life, those walls began to crumble... but believe me when I say that t

This read deserves more than 5 stars! It deserves all the magic stars!

I love a wonderful happy ever after and this one is sitting at the top of my favorites list! If ever there was a character, a hero nonetheless, that needed a happy ending it is Kaine. His journey was heartbreaking and gut clinching. I cried over his loss but I sobbed with happiness over his ultimate triumph of a past that had left him broken.


My first bit of advice is to go into this book with as little knowledge of the plot a
Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

“Head to toe, Kaine Reynolds was magic.”

If there is one author I can always count on to deliver an exceptional read, it has to be Devney Perry. I have loved each and every story in the Lark Cove series. Tragic, I would go as far as to say is my favorite, but I think I might just say that after every Devney Perry book though. It was just such a beautiful and profound story that I felt so deeply. I love to escape the reality of life and submerge myself into Lark Cove, a mountainous tow
Giorgia ~ Reads
4.5 Stars

I read this awhile ago but I recently did a quick re-read and I liked it as much if not more than the first time.

There's not much I can say because I don't wanna do a plot recap and spoil anything.

I really liked the premise of the story and how our leads meet.

I loved the heroine which is a big plus for me. The hero was also ok, if not a bit too grumpy and unforgiving..

Overall, I enjoyed the writing and the story.

I initially gave it 4 stars but I changed it this time around to 5.
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
❤4 stars ❤

Devney Perry delivers a beautiful, heartbreaking and sweet story.Get ready for an emotional roller coaster.I said this before and I will say it again this is one of the best series I have read this year!


This is a second chance romance.Kaine and Piper both have to deal with their past.My heart was aching for them.I feel this story is so romantic and I have feelings for both of them.The romance between Kaine and Piper is heavy.

Overall, it was another amazing story, I'm so excited for the
Stacey is Sassy
Her magic brought him out of the dark...

I have a confession to make…I don’t know how to be and act around people who have faced tragedy. I don’t think I’m alone with not knowing what to do or say. What are the right words to show you care? How soon is too soon to try and make them smile? Do I hug them…what if they’re not into hugs? See, I’m bad. All these things flow through my mind when I’m face to face with someone who is facing or has faced devastation. I think, therefore, I was a little over
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
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Tragic was an emotional heartfelt story that you couldn’t help but to feel an invisible tug to. This has been one of my favorite series for the year so far because it gives us so much with the undertone of a relaxed atmosphere and you literally have no choice but to be swept away in these books.

Kaine hasn’t always been a loner. Three years ago his life changed so drastically that there was no other choice but to forget his past and become a shell of the person that he once was. Having his o
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Nov 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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4.5 Stars!

This book had me on pins and needles. That cover and that title alone already had me bracing for impact. Even though my anxiety was through the roof, I also knew that Devney Perry would soothe the soul at the end. And she did.

It also wasn't as bad as my imagination. There is tragedy but I think the author did such a good job of showing the healing process and still give us good times to this couple and their story.

I really love the sense of family from all the side characters that th
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Nov 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Gah, the feels. ALL OF THE FEELS. I love this series. Each book has been so sweet and so tender and so heartfelt and so romantic. Devney Perry writes the best, most perfect small town romances! I can't seem to get enough, and I'll tell you that I just loved Tragic. It was deep and angsy, yet hopeful and sweet and sexy! A great, one sitting read. I highly recommend it.

And PS: The Lark Cove Series is a series of interconnected standalones. I loved ALL OF THESE BOOKS. Tragic stands perfectly by it
Mar 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
A Gentle 4 Stars

Overall an enjoyable addition to the series. I wasn’t entirely sure about the start of the book where Kaine and Piper, both having endured different types of pain, have (view spoiler), that could have put me off especially if I had been in a different mood, but luckily, I just found it slightly weird, since for me it didn’t work within the framework of these characters, outside that scene the story worked for me, as did
Happily Mary After
Oct 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
b>Interview and recommendation appeared on USA Today’s Happy Ever After on November 12, 2018.

It is a beautifully crafted love story featuring a broken hero and a resilient heroine with a bruised heart, and Perry masterfully blends a poignant and emotional plot with sexy romance and dashes of intrigue creating a riveting read that you don’t want put down.

ARC provided, but this review was voluntarily and honestly written.

Recommendation appeared @ USA Today’s Happy Ever After on November 12, 2018.
Dora Koutsoukou
Jan 28, 2020 rated it liked it
3,5 💖💔💖🌟🌟🌟s❣️

Tragic was an emotional romance read.
Kaine and Piper had a great chemistry but I couldn’t puck up on their connection.
Too much narrations and inner thoughts.
Top Favorite

“Somewhere along the line, you stole my heart. I’m going to steal yours in return. Just wait and see.”

It should be no surprise that yet another book by the incredibly talented Devney Perry has ended up on my TOP FAVORITE list for the year. Tragic is book three in Perry’s Lark Cove series and it was absolutely breathtaking! This author pulls no punches in the emotions department. That prologue just about broke me and set a deep, but tender tone for the beginning of Kaine and Piper’s journ
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
This emotional read really hit the spot! It’s the story of two broken-hearted people who find healing in one another. The storyline is engaging and was very well written.

Here’s what I loved:
Piper and Kaine’s chemistry is palpable.
The main characters are wonderfully developed and relatable
I was heartbroken for Kaine 😭
I particularly enjoyed Piper’s character. Despite her past, she’s strong willed, owns her sexuality, and knows what she wants. She’s caring and giving. Exactly the soft touch that
Lyndy Ann ♫
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 10 MAGIC STARS 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Devney Perry has done it again, she has given me Tragic my favourite read of this year.

Tragic is an emotional heartbreaking story that evolves into a wonderful love story. I was hooked from the first page until the last, it has been A LONG TIME since I have devoured a book this quick, it usually takes me a week to read a book lately but I could not wait to pick my kindle up.

I loved spending time with Kaine and Piper getting to know them individually and then as a couple
Radd Reader
Mar 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing

"I want you to always remember that you saved me.”

Kaine(33) & Piper(32). Told from dual POV. Takes place in Lark Cove, Montana. Book 3 of 4. Standalone romance, but part of a series with recurring characters. It’s not necessary to read the other books to understand this one, but they are good so why not read them too 😉

Kaine: he’s lost and his heart is shattered. After 3 years, he's still trying to cope with the loss of his baby (due to a drunk driver) and the ang
Kaine and Piper both have a past. Kaine went through a loss no one should ever have to experience and Piper is a recent divorcee who was hurt by her husband's infidelity. Piper is ready for a fresh start and to begin her new life in Montana. Kaine has been hiding from his misery for 3 years and can't move forward. The moment these two meet, it's fireworks. The chemistry is off the charts and can't fight their attraction. What I loved so much about this story was that even though they both had th ...more
Spoilers ahead, 3.5*

Piper is the assistant of Logan (H from book 1),she moves to Lark Cove after her actor husband kissed his co star and was caught. All this occurred a week after Piper found out she couldn't have kids. Devastated, Piper moves closer to her boss and his family and buys a home. Her handsome mountain man neighbor with the tragic eyes has attracted Piper more than any man ever has, when the sparks explode between her and Kaine they go from lovers to friends to lovers again but Pip
Aug 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4 1/2 "Magic Cake" Stars!

I loved this story. A second chance at a beautiful life after unimaginable tragedy. Kaine and Piper both stole my heart. Happy reading!
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Lark Cove is a beautiful town set beside a lake, the perfect place to get away for a holiday break or to permanently call home. Kaine Reynolds moved here several years ago after a tragic accident ripped his happiness away from him. He has been living in a cabin a little bit out of town, enjoying the peace and quiet that comes with country living. Kaine only goes into town when necessary so has not made any connections with the locals since he arrived there. He prefers the solace of his cabin and ...more
Apr 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really like this series! The first book was really good. The 2nd book I liked just not like I did the first book. This 3rd book though, might be my favorite!

Piper is escaping to Montana from New York to get away from all the reminders of her failed marriage. She is Logan’s (from the first book) assistant and starting her new life in Lark Cove. I love HGTV so going through the remodel of her new home was fun.

Kaine is Piper’s grouchy hermit of a neighbor and even though they had a rocky start
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Jan 20, 2019 rated it really liked it

4.5 emotional stars

‘How do you forgive someone who stole a piece of you? How did you forgive someone who you loved and trusted completely but hadn’t hesitated when the time came to stab you in the back?’

Devney Perry sure has a way with words and emotions. Tragic completely pulled at our heart strings and we were so caught up in the tragedy of this story that we shed a few tears. Chock-full of grief, raw human emotion, and a heated swoony romance, this story truly stole our hearts. And oh to be b
Milica's Bookshelf
4 Magic Stars!
This is my favorite book in Lark Cove series so far!
Kaine Reynolds is a shattered man who's learned to live in selfimposed insolation, until he meets his new neighbor, Piper.
Piper Campbell is a strong, sexy woman who is determined to start a new life after a long divorce. She’s moving to Lark Cove and on the first day, she meets Kaine with who she felt a strong attraction, which none of them could ignore for a long time. They started no-strings-attached sexual relationship which re
Natasha is a Book Junkie
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“He had a tragic allure, one that screamed sorrow and loss. I knew that pain all too well.”

Every time I start reading a new Devney Perry book, I am instantly reminded of how much I love her writing style, and how polished her stories always are. We are back in Lark Cove, Montana with a heartfelt tale of loss, healing, true love, and second chances at finding happiness, and quite possibly one of Perry’s most emotional—and sometimes painful—romances to date.

Continue reading this rev
Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
4.5 Stars!!


I thoroughly enjoyed this sexy and down-to-earth romance!! An engaging and beautiful story with a very relatable heroine. If you love stories with Alpha heroes, you’ll love this one!! Highly recommend.

"I used to work with rock and roll turned up to eleven. That was before. Now, the only sounds I allowed in my shop were those from my power tools. I tolerated the forest’s noise but would close the overhead door if the wind blew too loudly in the trees or the
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“She needed strong partner. Someone sure. Someone as sturdy as the wood slabs in my shop. Not because she couldn’t stand on her own, but because a weaker partner would pull her down. She needed someone to lift her higher. Someone like me?”

“I was falling in love with my grouchy, tormented neighbor. I was falling for a man who was sweet and kind. I was falling in love with a man who had a little magic of his own.”

“I always maintained that line in the sand. There were no lines anymore. I would cros
Danielle S.
Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Piper & Kaine are such an amazing couple!

Kaine Reynolds ran from his shattered life, he needed an escape from the total devastation that was his world. He found the perfect place for him, his secluded mountain.

Piper Campbell ran from her shattered life, she needed an escape from the ultimate betrayal of her husband. She found that in the tranquility of Lark Cove. It’s exactly what she needs. Peace, quiet, beauty and a fresh start.

What she wasn’t expecting was the brooding, grumpy, sex on a st
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Devney is a USA Today bestselling author who lives in Washington with her husband and two sons. Born and raised in Montana, she loves writing books set in her treasured home state. After working in the technology industry for nearly a decade, she abandoned conference calls and project schedules to enjoy a slower pace at home with her family. Writing one book, let alone many, was not something she ...more

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