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Needing Him

(Bishop Brothers #2)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  1,481 ratings  ·  304 reviews
Needing Him is a full-length 100k+ words standalone novel that's filled with hilarious banter, forbidden office relations, and plenty of enemies-to-lovers drama! Let Kennedy Fox take you to the South for a fun, steamy adventure that'll surely leave your Kindles on fire!

Evan Bishop is your typical hotshot doctor.
Hardass, brooding, and all business.

Instead of working on t
Kindle Edition, 398 pages
Published April 17th 2018
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Kennedy Fox
Mar 23, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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The Kennedy Fox duo continues their Bishop Brothers series with the story of the brooding older brother Evan and the big city girl who came to work in the same hospital as him.

Evan isn’t just an attractive southern gentleman he’s a kick@$$ doctor who’s is married to his job, and it’s the only relationship he’s interested in. Except for his family he keeps everyone at bay, but when he sees a beautiful mysterious woman at his brother’s wedding he decides to throw caution to the wind. After that
“I want more than one night with you, Emily. For the first time in a long time I want…more.”

NEEDING HIM by Kennedy Fox is one of my favorite enemies-to-lovers romances that I’ve read this year AND it’s now my favorite of the series, maybe even my favorite Kennedy Fox book ever! This has got to be my all time favorite trope and the ladies of Kennedy Fox absolutely NAILED IT! Two doctors go head to head in the ER as well as the bedroom, and it is SCORCHING HOT! The banter alone makes me want to read it all
Imani Blake (Enamored Reads)
Apr 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“You’re going to be the end of my resolve.”

Where do I even begin with this book? It’s no surprise Kennedy Fox writes a book so intriguing as much as it is inticing, it wasn’t meant to be read other than cover to cover. Needing Him went BEYOND all my expectations. You always go into a KF Book thinking you’ll know exactly what you’re getting and then it ends up being something beyond your wildest imagination!

This book legit had EVERYTHING! From the perfect head butting comradeship mixed with
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 5 / 5 stars

I feel like every book in this series is gonna be better than the previous one.

I FLOVED EVAN! Oh my goodness, this man!! While Alex had been a good surprise, a player revealed such a sweet boy, Evan was an even bigger and better surprise. His past and his profession made him a very closed off guy so getting to see him unveil himself little by little was epic. He turned out to be such an epic guy. A closet romantic and just overall amazing.

Emily decided to move cities whe
Romance Schmomance (Malia)

So apparently I'm a pro at reading books within a series out of order. And I seriously love a good enemies to lovers story and this one definitely tops my list as one of my favorites! Believe it or not, this was my first read from the lovely duo, Kennedy Fox, and I've become quite the fan, so I'll be working my way through this series from the beginning.

My goodness, this is like a level 10 on the steam factor especially when Evan Bishop has a bit of that alpha streak in him. He's demanding and knows exactly what
Wendy ⏃: ✦Cheeky Chicks Blogger✦

Needing Him is book 2 in the Bishop Brothers series and thus far my favorite!

#Swoon and then cue in the epic enemies-to-lovers feels! The sexual tension is strong with this one people!! It was captivitating from the very first page. The perfect mix of sweet moments to suspense!

Dr. Evan Bishop was a broody and stubborn man with sweet tendencies. He's the perfect Southern gentleman and the ideal contender to be the father of my children. He meets his match with Emily whose equally sassy, stubborn, and keeps him/>/>Needing
Apr 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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The Kennedy Fox duo have done it again with the next book in their Bishop Brothers series. Needing Him is the story of the brooding older brother Evan and the new girl in town Emily Bell.

Evan isn’t your typical southern gentleman, yes his family own a huge working ranch. They are well known within the community but ranching life wasn't all Evan wanted. As much as he loves his family and any spare time is spent pitching in at the ranch. His calling was in a completely different field!!

He became a success
Chelsea | WithHerBooks
Dr. Evan Bishop … I COULD NOT get enough!
The incredible writing duo that is Kennedy Fox stole my heart with the second installment in the Bishop Brothers Series.

“You’re going to be the end of my resolve.” … “And to think it all started with a dare.”

So, I’d like to start by saying that I’ve been dying to get my hands on Evan’s story since the Bishop Brothers were first introduced in the Checkmate Duet Series. (Which is also amazing & a must read!) You know when you’ve hyped up a b/>
Vanessa (nessreads)
Apr 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
*ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review*

4.5 “I’ve Got You” Stars!!!

First and foremost, Dr. Evan Bishop can get it. I was so excited for his book like you have no idea. At the end of Taming Him we got a small glimpse into what we could expect from him and his leading lady. And I needed to know more and couldn't wait to see what was to come.

Needing Him was a delicious enemies-to-lovers read. It has a sexy as sin bossy mouthed Doctor. And a fiery sassy heroine
Apr 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WOW! WOW! WOW! I NEVER THOUGHT I'd have a #1 KF story because I love them all and whenever I was pressured to choose I would go with This is War cause.....Travis but LISTEN. TO. ME!! Evan is my guy! Gah! Needing Him is easily my fave now. I KNEW there would be something special about Evan Bishop and I was so excited about his story but it actually exceeded my expectations! Hot as sin hero, smart & beautiful heroine, amazing banter, SWOON on level 10, hilarity....I mean, I'm STILL dying laugh ...more
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Y'all, I was so excited for Evan's story and it absolutely exceeded my expectations. The ladies of Kennedy Fox managed to make it a smutty slow burn romance, with Emily and Evan recognizing the lust and chemistry between them, but only agreeing to one night of passion. Each has walls built up high around them and follows a strict set of rules, both too aware of the damage ones heart goes through when in love. Of course, a one night stand story with
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“Never been surer of anything in my life as long as it’s with you.”

Oh Dr. Evan Bishop, if Jackson wasn't my favorite Bishop you would definitely take the cake.
So swoon worthy and broody, how could I not love him!
You Bishop Brothers are ruining me!

This is an enemies-to-lovers romance and oh boy did it not disappoint.
Emily & Evan's story was perfection!
I loved watching how they pushed each other buttons when deep down they couldn't resist the pull between them.<
Nancy The book junkie
Mar 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Rating: 4.25/5

Review to come!
Monica Graves (nightreads)
Apr 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, read-in-2018
This has been my favorite Kennedy Fox book yet! The intensity of the characters was very well written and portrayed. We could feel the *hate* they had for each other at first but the sexual tension between them overpowered everything. The suspense involving Emily made the connection between her and Evan ever stronger. This was one of the best enemies to lovers I’ve read in a long time! While I know a lot of people were ready for Evan, I am SO ready for the twins books. The fact that John comes n ...more
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-reads
I just read my FAVE Kennedy Fox book so far!!!!
I legitimately LOVED everything about this story. It has super hot, intense chemistry. EPIC enemies to lovers, angsty feels and super sweet & swoony butterfly inducing moments!

Evan & Emily are INCREDIBLE. Seriously people the TENSION between these two is OFF THE CHAIN. The whole enemies to lovers vibe in Needing Him is one of the best I've read! Honestly Evan is an arse. But I LOVED HIM! He has that alpha dominance to him too that wil
Hanna's Book Obsession
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
{I read this as an ARC in exchange for an Honest Review}
“Needing Him’ is such an amazing story! Kennedy Fox’s writing continues to get better and better. They have written a truly wonderful love story. I know I say that couples are perfect for each other a lot but Evan and Emily are Truly made for each other. They are the perfect paring. They challenge each other and protect each other. I love them so much!! They both don’t want anything serious but can’t deny the unbelievable sexual att
Apr 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review


Needing Him by Kennedy Fox is a sexy romance that has smoking chemistry, banter, great charismatic characters, and of course lots lots of steam to make your toes curl. Honestly, I will save you the trouble from reading a long review when all I want to say is go read this book. It was fun, playful,class="gr-hostedUserImg">
Apr 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Kennedy Fox always knows how to write a fun, adorable romance. While I enjoyed the first book of the series, I was excited to read Evan's story and watch the cowboy turned doctor fall in love.

Evan Bishop has worked hard to be where he is an an ER doctor. Every moment has been spent being the best doctor and helping out on his family's ranch. So when he acts out of character and spends an amazing night with a mysterious girl at his brother's wedding, Evan can't believe how much they click. But w
Apr 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kennedy Fox has done it again!! I think every book in this series is going to have my loving the next brother more than the last. LOL And I love that they are so different with their personalities and quirks.

Evan didn't follow in the same footsteps as his brothers and stay to work at the ranch. He felt his calling in another way - becoming a doctor. On his rare days off, he does go to the ranch and help out, but he's dedicate to his job and loves what he does.

Emily Bell has grown up
Apr 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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My Rating: 5 Stars

I did not think that I could like a Bishop brother more than I liked Alex, but it has happened folks. It has happened in a BIG WAY. I didn’t know that I needed a dirty talking, broody Doctor in my life until I read Needing Him. So thanks for that Kennedy Fox, I need to rethink all of my life choices now.

At the end of Tamin
Brittany from Can’t Quit Books
Welcome back to the land of the Bishop brothers! These characters, their families, and the friends that love them are quickly becoming one of my favorite series.

Emily is wanting a fresh start at a new hospital. Evan is called “undateable.” When one wild night ends in a misunderstanding, the adventure begins. Who knew they would have to see each other every day? Their dislike for each other continues to grow until the chemistry simmering between them cannot be contained.

Emily is a product of he
Apr 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Kennedy Fox nails it with Needing Him. It’s full of hot as fuck chemistry, throw in some suspense and I’m in book bliss.

Their initial meeting is full of hotness but it’s what happens after that had my insides giddy. You see I love a romance that has some lust hate in it and this one definitely had that.

Once these two cross paths after that “one night” the tension is palpable. But it’s mixed with passion and I could seriously feel that it was only a matter of time before these two combusted. An
Lisa (lifeinlit)
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-arc
THIS BOOK, you guys! I love these Bishop Boys so hard!!!! I can’t get enough. When I found out Kennedy Fox was going to give these hot boys their own books, I was ecstatic! And I’m happy to say they’ve kept their end of the bargain. These guys are incredible!

Evan is a smoking hot doctor that hasn’t had the best of luck when it comes to romance. After having his heart broken, he’s decided to stick to focusing on his job alone, not letting his feelings come into play at all. At all. Th
Jenny Prose
Apr 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
3. 5 Stars

I'm sad to report that I didn't LOVE this book. It's a shock, even too me. I've been a fan of Kennedy Fox from the very beginning, but this book, like the one before it, missed the mark. This book felt repetitive, predictable, and long-winded. The story was completed about 65% through but kept going. The character of Evan I fell in love with in book 1, but he changed so much that he no longer resembled his previous character. This book also built up the other Bishop brother
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, reviewed
Needing Him is the second book in the Bishop Brothers series by Kennedy Fox. This enemies-to-lovers doctor romance has to be one of KF best books. I don’t think I have laughed so much in any of their books.

Emily Bell and Evan Bishop met at Alex and River’s wedding; Evan dared Emily to catch the River’s bouquet, the best way to start a drunken wedding one night stand. First funny part happened the morning after with clothes being taken and having to call for help. Two days later, Emily starts he
Tre Talbot
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I adored Evan and Emily’s story, this is a standalone in a series so you can read them in any order you’d like. I personally am going in the release order, Taming Him was great BUT Needing Him is my favorite of the brothers yet. I thought this was a great romance with a bit of suspense mixed in. Seeing all the characters together was great and getting a tease of the other brothers has me intrigued. I love how at the end of the stories we get closure yet a cliffhanger, a tease if you will to the ...more
Steph's Romance Book Talk
5 Stars / 4.5 Steam Fans

I LOVED THIS BOOK!! Evan & Emily were sexy, funny, swoony, and just plain loveable! I love these Bishop Boys and family!

This specific video review will be included in the March 2019 wrap-up.

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Tracy- OMGReads
Apr 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
Needing Him is book 2 of a series, but can be read as a standalone. This is the story of gruff Bishop brother, Evan and the new girl in town, Emily.

Needing Him was a great story. I was sucked in right away by Emily, and so intrigued by Evan and his past. I loved Emily. She was a spitfire, and held her own against the formidable Dr. Evan Bishop. Evan was hard to get into. He was broody and a hard nut to crack. There were several times where I found myself really hoping Emily would put him in his
Jessica Alcazar
Needing Him has one of my favorite plot set-ups .... wild night with a stranger but SURPRISE, not really LOL It's lends to some of the best sexually tense books I've ever read and this was no exception! Evan and Emily have some serious tension .. the good kind of tension. It's borderline love/hate but really more like lust/hate and their chemistry was unmistakable. I felt it in the words I read. I didn't just read this story, I felt it. Mad props to the author for that one!

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Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up to write under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of Hallmark movies & overpriced coffee. When they aren't bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that'll make you blush and ...more

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Bishop Brothers (4 books)
  • Taming Him (Bishop Brothers, #1)
  • Chasing Him (Bishop Brothers, #3)
  • Keeping Him (Bishop Brothers, #4)