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(Lark Cove #3)

4.51  ·  Rating details ·  1,946 ratings  ·  371 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
ebook, 360 pages
Published November 13th 2018 by Devney Perry
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Nov 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-four-stars
4.5 stars!!!

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Devney Perry's Lark Cove series just gets better and better with each book. Tragic is a fantastic read that hit me right in the feels. I loved it. 

Piper Campbell is a recently divorced New-Yorker moving to Montana for a fresh start. She loves her job and finds a great place to live that just needs a little work. The only thing wrong with the place... the neighbor. Kaine is grouchy, but  Piper can tell there is so much more to him than that. Kaine has pain. The kind that is deep. Ev
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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 hours he cr
Dri ✰
Nov 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
★ 3.5 STARS ★


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
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
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 town I have
 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 own
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
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Nov 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018, arc
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
Mary at USAT's HEA
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, 201
Jennifer Kyle
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.75 Stars
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 journey. F
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
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
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
Milica's Bookshelf
5 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
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 bird
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.

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Nov 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 magical stars

OMG I love this book so much!!! It’s a beautiful story of a woman determined to get a fresh start and a broken man who has isolated himself from the world getting a second chance at love. It’s an emotional and heartachingly beautiful story with a romance that I could not get enough of. I read this book in a day, unable to put it down, and it made me laugh, cry and swoon so hard. A truly magic read and my favourite from the series so far!

Piper is the assistant to Logan Kendrick (he
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
Nov 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
After a cheating scandal and public divorce leaves her in pieces, Piper Campbell decides that she needs a change in scenery and picks up her life in NYC and moves to Lark Cove, Montana. She's hoping the small town and scenic views will help mend her broken heart and finally move on from the past. What she gets instead is a grumpy neighbor who is easy on the eyes and Piper finds herself drawn to him. Kaine Reynold has spent the past three years living in solitude trying to forget the past but tha ...more
AC Book Blog (Anne Christine)
OMG!!! All the feels! Emotional, heartfelt, beautiful. Simply amazing! Tragic is my new favorite from this author and if you are familiar with this author her books are absolutely fabulous!!! Piper is recently divorced who moved to Montana for some fresh air and more importantly a fresh start. Everything is going seemingly well except for her new neighbor Kaine. The first time they met he slammed the door at her face! Totally rude, grumpy, and infuriating. Why is Kaine this way? Well, Piper is h ...more
Imani (Enamored Reads)
Nov 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
”She was as beautiful as she was dangerous. Just minutes around her and I was unbalanced.”

Have you ever read a book that was so shrouded in pain you could literally feel it running through the veins in your very being? Only a Devney Perry Original can do that for you.

Tragic was everything. I know that’s a common phrase in reviews but it was literally everything. It was all there. The excitement, the flourishing love, the damaged and well developed characters, and most importantly the feeling
Kelly Hulsey
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Tragic is the third book in Devney Perry’s Lark Cove series and without a doubt my favorite. It might even be my favorite book of 2018. I’m a huge fan of second chance stories but this isn’t a second chance at romance story, it’s a second chance at Life story.

Like Kaine says “I needed some magic” and Devney definitely give us magic with this book. Piper and Kaine desperately need each other and their story is so tragic it’s beautiful. Both have suffered loss and deceit. One needs healing and th
Nov 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Even Tragedy can bring the magic of love.

You know when you read a book and you find everything you're looking for and even things you had no idea you needed? Well, Tragic is like that. I'm trying to find the right words here, because I'm afraid I maight say the wrong thing that will make the book not seem everything that it is.

Tragic - this overwhelming, fullfeeling, heartbreakingly and beautifully written story - has the magic power to give you the solace for whatever problem you might have.

I’ve read every single one of Devney Perry’s books by now, and I must say, after reading this, Tragic has got to be a new top favorite of mine. It’s a story that just begs to be read, heard and savored. One that deserves to sit on that top spot. Truly, this author never ceases to amaze me. To leave me breathless and speechless with each and every one of her books. Tragic just stole my heart, wrung it dry, and revitalized it with the kind of love, hope and second chances that only Kaine and Piper ...more
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⭐⭐⭐ ALL THE STARS! ⭐⭐⭐

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Tragic by Devney Perry was magic. This beautiful book stole my heart, my breathe, my very being!!! This time around was a bit sad returning back to Lark Cove . For this book was truly heartbreaking and raw.

Kaine Reynolds. There isn't a more broken, lost, and angry man than Kaine. He's suffered unimaginable loss and pain and through that he finds a glimmer of hope and life again thanks to his beautiful and feisty neighbor. All I wanted was to hug him so tight and never let
Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh this book is so emotionally beautiful. Now that I've had a couple days to compose my feelings I can finally write my review. Devney Perry has simply blown me away once again with this book. A new favorite of mine that has me wanting to visit a Montana mountain hoping to find a rugged mountain man of my own. The angst level of this book had me tearing up more than a couple times.

Kaine, reeling from tragic events runs to Lark Cove to forget everything and everyone. Piper, picking up the pieces
Oct 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness! Tissues, you will need ALL the tissues for this one! What an absolute roller coaster of emotions! This isn’t just a story, it’s an emotional journey of pain, heartbreak, love and healing. Kaine and Piper are so perfect for each other and this is by far my favourite book of this series so far. I can’t wait to read it again and again.
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Devney is the USA Today bestselling author of the Jamison Valley series. 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 husband and two sons. Writing one book, let alone many, was not something she ever expe ...more

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Lark Cove (4 books)
  • Tattered (Lark Cove, #1)
  • Timid (Lark Cove, #2)
  • Tinsel (Lark Cove, #4)
“Piper Campbell had broken past all of my walls and made me fall in love with her. She’d worked her way into my broken heart, filling the black hole with light.” 1 likes
“Somewhere along the line, you stole my heart. I’m going to steal yours in return. Just wait and see.” 0 likes
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