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This unlikely getaway driver never expected to help the mayor escape…

After a six-year absence, Addison Potts is back in Charleston to stir things up. And what better place to make her villainous return than her estranged cousin’s wedding? Only, the nuptials hit a snag when the bride doesn’t show, leaving Addison to play getaway driver for the jilted groom. A groom whose he
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Paperback, 284 pages
Published February 5th 2018 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Melanie
“When I woke up this morning, I didn’t plan on crashing a wedding…”

Hello, my name is Melanie and I am officially obsessed with Tessa Bailey, her characters, and her writing. Me and my friends all recently fell head over heels in love with Fix Her Up , so we knew that we had to continue on and read something else by her! And Getaway Girl was the perfect next pick!

Addison - Left town five years ago and hasn’t looked back, but recently has because of the passing of her grandmother, w
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Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
Jun 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Tessa Bailey is a nasty bitch and I LOVE HER SO DAMN MUCH FOR IT. God bless her for not shying away from doing the damn thang. I mean the main character literally (view spoiler)?????????? When I tell you I SCREAMED. We have no choice but to stan

(SIDE NOTE: I listened to the audiobook of this and tbh? It was not great. The story was fantastic, but the female narrator put on this fucking awkward porn star baby voice for the sex scenes
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Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
***Now Available***

Another new to me author. Another good book.

A story about a mayor to be, left at alter groom that seems content to be left standing and getting into a getaway car with an unknown beautiful woman. However - he isn’t looking for a quick pick me up sexapade, nope, he just wants an easy escape and he’s willing to do anything to hide that escape away from the world. He’s set his eyes on being elected to the upcoming mayor race yet he finds himself seeking normalcy from none other
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Aisling Zena
4.5 stars

Review now posted 1/4/18


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This was fucking delicious! New favourite dirty talkers!New favourite book and definitely going on my re-read list!! If you've read Tessa Bailey, you know she excels in dirty talkers and here, I can say she outdid herself. If you haven't read her, pick one of her books up asap! You can thank me anytime.

Meet my new book crush and dirty talker, Elijah Montgomery Du Pont! And the new and only entry in my dirty talkers that is female, Addison Potts! Addison decides t
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 Leo (Queen of the Rants and Spoilers)
So I'll always be honest in my reviews and......

And let me clarify that he finds out that the heroine was his ex’s cousin until he was left at the altar.

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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
5 'Elijah's Girl' Stars!
ARC provided via Give Me Books Promotions in exchange for an honest review.


Gah, this book! Gah, these characters! Gah, this couple! I am obsessed. Obsessed with Tessa Bailey's writing and the outstanding characters she creates. Elijah and Addison are purely magic together. Getaway Girl was a swoon fest: it was adorably sweet, it was sexy as heck and it was absolutely beautiful. What an amazing read! I can't stop smiling, I loved this novel soooooooooo much!

So, Getaway Gir
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Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 STARS

My best friend, my roommate, my conscience. The lines around our relationship blur immediately and fade into nothing. God. She’s nothing I’ve ever experienced.


And this book right here, is exactly why I'm so obsessed with everything that Tessa Bailey writes; her ability to create characters that I fall head over heels for and can't get enough of. And Elijah and Addison were two amazing characters!
I just realized you always untuck your dress shirt before walking in my
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Wendy'sThoughts
Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Tessa Bailey Fans, Romance
Recommended to Wendy'sThoughts by: Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 Bailey Running On All Cylinders Stars
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I have mentioned this before...I fell hard for Tessa Bailey when I read Protecting What's His (Line of Duty, #1) years ago. I discovered it when GR friend Lisa Jayne's review crossed my feed. I loved the review and quickly went click click acquiring the book. Little did I know it would lead to a binge reading of the entire Line of Duty series.

For when Tessa Bailey is in her groove...she writes the best char
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Jennifer Kyle
Apr 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 STARS! Absolutely LOVED this book! Will review soon!
Stacey is Sassy
I'm feeling giddy...and it's not just the wine talking

Tick all my boxes and call me a happy camper, I friggin LOVED Getaway Girl.

Sorry peoples, this is not going to be a long review because...WINE!!! Yes, it's Saturday night, and I'm treating myself to a glass of wine.

So, this is the kind of book where I get everything I want when I read a contemporary romance. There are highs and lows that took me from giddy grins to tears pouring out of my eyes. These characters, this storyline and the emotion
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Melanie (mells_view)
First, huge shout out to Sonal for talking about this book nonstop on social media, because if she hadn’t... I probably wouldn’t have taken a chance on it. Which would have been a book addict tragedy because....

Getaway Girl is hands down the most unique best friends to lovers story I have ever read. The gist of the plot is one I’ve read before, but absolutely NOT in the way that Tessa Bailey weaves the story of Addison and Elijah. These are the characters we are usually narrated to dislike, but
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Natasha is a Book Junkie
“Not loving you would have been crazier than loving you at first sight.”

Just when I was in dire need of a book to jolt me out of a reading slump, this beauty came into my life and made me forget the whole world around me. It was my first encounter with Tessa Bailey’s sublime storytelling, but from the very first page, I knew I was going to fall head over heels in love with her writing. The perfect balance of angst, heart, and headboard-rattling sex, I was utterly besotted by these ch
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Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
Originally posted at Booklovers For Life

I’ve found a new book to add to my favorites of 2018 list, and Getaway Girl is IT! I absolutely LOVED this friends to lovers romance!! We have a mayor hero who’s self-conscious about his bubble butt and a fierce, dirty-talking heroine who saves him after his bride ditches him at the altar. It’s sweet, incredibly sexy (it’s Tessa Bailey, after all) and all-around the perfect friends to lovers romance – I highly recommend this for those who love trope!

I have
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Kat Valentine
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a awesome entertaining read,I laughed my ass off so much with this great read. Addison and Elijah are such awesome characters. Addison is a strong woman and I loved her.Elijah and Addison had great chemistry!!! Tessa Bailey is a great writer and this was a great read that has me hooked from page one.
Princess under cover
Oct 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Much as I hate to say it, this one kinda dragged on. I wasn’t as involved in it as the quickies I’ve been reading...

The kinky butt stuff was fun tho. I do love a firm round man butt!
Alyssa
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-releases
***Review posted on The Eater of Books! blog**

Getaway Girl by Tessa Bailey
Publication Date: March 26, 2018
Rating: 4 stars
Source: eARC provided by publicity company

Official Summary:

This unlikely getaway driver never expected to help the mayor escape…

After a six-year absence, Addison Potts is back in Charleston to stir things up. And what better place to make her villainous return than her estranged cousin’s wedding? Only, the nuptials hit a snag when the bride doesn’t show, leaving Addison to pla
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Damjana
May 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars!

It was so refreshing to read about hero who is not total asshole. Okay, I love first class assholes and alpha males, but it was refreshing to read about nice and kind guy with filthy mind. This was my first Tessa Bailey's book and it took me by surprise how hot she can write. I loved chemistry between Addison and Elijah and the way story developed.
Story_girl
4.5 stars

After seeing a lot of reviews on goodreads speak highly of Tessa Bailey as an author, I decided to jump into this book to see for myself and I WAS BLOWN AWAY BY IT!

Addison is every reader's dream of a feisty heroine but it was Elijah who stole the show for me! He is an absolute gentleman, polite, respectful and well mannered. But inside the bedroom it's a whole other story *wink* *wink*

These 2 characters are complete opposites who are perfect for each other. I would highly recommend
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Malene
Sep 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 - 4 Stars

I had such a great time reading The Getaway Girl. Addison is a hoot with very unique job which I enjoyed. Elijah is one sexy and very kind man. Damn he wooed me with his southern charm and his dirty mouth in bed. Their friendship evolves a great pace and their chemistry is palpable. What went on in Addison’s tiny Christmas apartment was definitely a highlight of mine. Them making Christmas ornaments and just enjoying each other’s company was wonderfully written. The pace slowed half
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Nadine Wilmschen
1.5 stars

Everybody seems to like this book, but I honestly don't know why.

The characters are drawn superficially and behave completely a-typically. No normal person talks, lives or does things like they do.



He is the mayor-to-be who is left at the altar and she is the girl of questionable origin. Could've been good. But it isn't.

She helps him escape from his wedding after his bride has disappeared and takes him home. Who does something like this? Helping him escape is one thing but letting him
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Gi's Spot Reviews
4.25 ‘So Darn Clueless’ Stars


OH MY.... Getaway Girl is pure Tessa Bailey Gold!


Spectacular setting, unforgettable and overall kickass heroine, and a true southern gentleman with not so polite - yes, please *cue fanning myself* -, but panty scorching manners behind closed doors.
Getaway Girl made me laugh, made my heart clench, made me cry, made me hot and left me with a smile on my face and glowing happiness in my heart! Much like Addison herself, I felt I could fly. What a RIDE! I simultaneousl
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Kim
Sep 18, 2018 rated it liked it
I liked this book but the last third or so was kind of... I don’t know. It wasn’t too bad, but I felt like a few things weren’t necessary, drama-wise I mean.

There are also a few really dirty things in here so be prepared. I’m not a prude but I don’t think I’ll be trying those things out myself any time soon.... Those who enjoy it: go for it and have a blast.

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Elle's Book Blog
May 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, standalones
Release Date: February 5, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Romance. Southern Romance.
Actual Rating: 3.5-4 stars

The Getaway girl is an original friends to lovers romance with a kick. Having not read many books about grooms being left at the alter, I knew this book was one that I needed to give a chance. And honestly, I am glad that I did. While the characters were not among my favorite in the romance world, they certainly stand out among so many and I don't think I will forget them for a long time.
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Shayna
“We could keep arguing. Or you could open your legs like a good girl and get a nice treat. Which is it going to be?”

Elijah Montgomery Du Pont, you dirty, dirty man! You guys are going to absolutely FLIP over these characters! It was love at first page for me, like it is with most Tessa Bailey romances that I read. Her words bring me such joy and with every new release there is a brand new set of characters to fall HARD for.

Elijah and Addison were absolutely PERFECT together! Addison’s ‘don’
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Geri Reads
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My favorite Tessa Bailey book so far!

LOVED IT!!


ARC provided by the author
Julie Zantopoulos
Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Holy hell, Tessa! Another insanely steamy read (though a significantly crappier audiobook-seriously, the female voice actor's voice was horribly babyish and also a smidge whiney...and the guy, the odd southern drawl-yeah, no. Skip the audio and read this one...but holy hell, read this one!

Addison is back in town to settle her grandmother's affairs after she passes away (honestly, the gmoms gotta stay alive in the books I'm reading from now on!) but then she ends up at her cousin's wedding. She
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Re-read 5/31/18


First person, Dual-POV, HEA. Standalone.

It's Tessa Bailey so OBVIOUSLY this was a long-awaited one clicker for me. And ohhhh did it live up to the hype I created. It might be one of my favorite Bailey books to date. Which is saying a lot because I'm basically obsessed with all of her characters.

But from the very beginning Addison and Elijah are so special.

He's so inviting up close. A man who could double as a human shield. Or a furnace. He's just radiating warmth and capabilit
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Bindi Boo
Mar 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.75 stars

Wow, wow, wow! This was a bloody good read.
What do you do when you think you may have fallen absolutely in love with the one man that may be absolutely wrong for you? Would the polite, hot and recently jilted mayor running for election actually fall for the dark haired, boot wearing possible nemesis of the town? Elijah and Addison meet in the worse possible way and he finds an escape being with her. Together they develop a friendship and soon Elijah realises Addison is all he needs in
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Mandy
Mar 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this book. This was a cool new storyline that I haven’t read before. It’s funny and heartwarming, and sooo steamy!

Elijah seemingly has his future all laid out. He’s looking to fill his fathers shoes as Mayor, and he’s getting married to someone who runs in the same social circles and understands the ins and outs of being in politics. He’s ready to move into the next stage of his plans. But when he’s left at the alter on his wedding day he’s left confused and questioning everythin
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