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(Princess Presley Duet #1)

4.22  ·  Rating details ·  581 ratings  ·  100 reviews
Met her.

Got familiar.

Liked it.

A lot.

Wouldn't mind some more.

Same ol' story... they meet, roll around in the sheets, and get their happily ever after... or don't. That's how it goes, right?

So what makes us any different?

Simple. Our story involves one Presley Alexandra Beckett.
The woman who takes any and every damn thing I thought I knew and flips, twists, distorts,
Kindle Edition, 278 pages
Published April 14th 2018 by S.E. Hall (April 13 2018) (first published April 2018)
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Andrea Fleury
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ok that did not just happen. Don't stop there and make us wait. Now we have to find out what happened.go ahead drive us crazy. I loved this book. But it had to end like that. My heart is broken. Oh and the cover is very hot. I love it. ...more
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Met her.

Got familiar.

Liked it.

A lot.

Wouldn't mind some more.

Same ol' story... they meet, roll around in the sheets, and get their happily ever after... or don't. That's how it goes, right?

So what makes us any different?

Simple. Our story involves one Presley Alexandra Beckett.
The woman who takes any and every damn thing I thought I knew and flips, twists, distorts, denies and defies it until I lose track of up from down.

Just when I start to thin
OKbook Hoarder
Apr 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
We met Princess P before, now here is her story. Follow along while she falls in love with her cousin's best friend. Does everything work out for them? We will see in book two. ...more
Becky Rendon
May 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Have you ever read a book and done a complete 180 degree turn from your original thoughts? I thought this was going to be an epic comedic romance but that is misleading. It's funny and completely sucks you in but it's also got a serious shadow lurking.

Elusive is a road block. A "travel down the happy road of life at 80mph and miss the end of the unfinished bridge" kind of road block. I see it. I slammed on the brakes but only someone looking for trouble will notice it.

I spent a good chunk of th
Mocha Latte
Apr 16, 2018 rated it did not like it
SOOOOOOOOOOO that's how it's going to that.......I'm not having any good luck with books these days. maybe I should take a break. ...more
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
4 bad ass stars!! I love all the characters in this book. So much yumminess, as well!!

So this is book one in the “Princess Presley Duet”. Well I believe this ties in to many other books and since I did not read them I felt a little lost. Maybe like too many characters and too much connection I missed out on. So if you have read previous books by this author then you will be great, if not be prepared. But even with all that by the end of the book I want to know every single one of these characte
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)

Elusive was a tough book for me to rate. I really don't like Presley. By the end, you realize something happened to make her such a wall off, stone cold bitch, but its difficult to believe that someone in a family like hers had something tragic happen and NO ONE knows or called her out on her behavior. Sutton hangs around for a few weeks and he catches on, but for years no one in her family noticed?

I did like Sutton; however, I felt like he was an underdeveloped character. Why is he so dee
Badass Bloggettes
I have loved every book that S.E Hall has written and this book was no exception. Her writing is still seamless and effortless to read.

I was waiting on Princess P’s (Presley) book for a while now as I loved her from the beginning, the sassiness, the way she is devoted to the rest of her family and friends, there was something about her that just pulled me to her. This book doesn’t let me down. Presley is everything and more.

I did love Sutton though, he is so lovely and just what Presley needs ev
Ashley Jasper
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
It is no secret that I'm a big fan of S.E. Hall's writing and Elusive reminded me why I lover her words so much. It could've been Presley's sass and sweetness. It could've been Sutton, the gentle giant. But I mostly think it was the two of them together.

I loved their back and forth. The push and pull. There was absolutely no denying the chemistry. It was always simmering just below the surface waiting to bubble over. And when it did...whew hot! But it was the other things that make a relationshi
May 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
I have been wanting to read S.E. Hall for a while so when I had the chance to read Elusive, I jumped at it. This is the first book in her Princess Presley Duet and does end with readers wanting the next book now! Though this story is a standalone duet, I believe they are interconnected characters from previous books. I am excited to go back and read more of this author’s work.

I absolutely loved Sutton. He was all kinds of sexiness, but also sweet, caring and so very patient. I loved his charact
Oct 17, 2018 rated it liked it
I’m glad I waited until book 2 came out to pick this up, having heard it ended on a cliffhanger. There was no good reason to split this into 2 books. This first book was better than the second one as far as content goes.
Dec 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Presley and Sutton are hot hot hot when she lets him in but she keeps pushing him away. He isn't giving up so easy on her. part 1 of duet was great cannot wait to read2 ...more
French Press Bookworm Blog
Apr 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 stars

I love this who squad and their parents. This one while I enjoyed I felt a little let down that it wasn’t a complete story( I know I went in knowing it was a duet) I felt like it could have been complete. I love that I’m already invested and I’m dying to know what the heck is going on. I loved getting to see everyone else and I just might have to do a re read of this series because Dane is simply yummy
AC Squared Book Blog
Apr 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sawyer is my favorite book boyfriend of ALL TIME, so I was super excited to read Paisley's book because of him. I love how much he was in it, and just how adorable he is as a dad. Even better, Paisley is JUST LIKE HIM! I love it so much!!! I loved every single thing about it!

Poor Sutton just keeps trying and Paisley is pushing so hard! He really seems to know what he wants in life, he even meets her entire "criteria", but she's still so hesitant. I can't wait until the next book to finally get t
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was waiting for Presley’s story and SE Hall did not disappoint!

This book had me laughing hysterically, wanting to throw my kindle, and it kept me on the edge of my seat. The writing was great. And definitely had the SE Hall vibes I look for when I read any of her books!

While Presley is moody and snippy and some may not like it, I love her personality! I’m dying to know more about what is truly going on with her. And while yes she does make me want to throw my kindle...she also makes me want
Kara Hildebrand (Two Book Pushers)
Elusive is SE Hall's the first book in the Princess Presley Duet. I have read all of SE Hall's books and I'm a huge fan of the woman and her writing! Sawyer Beckett is one of my favorite book boyfriends of all time. All time, people! And this is his daughter's story. My blog partner asked me if it was weird to read his daughter and it's not! Enough time has passed and the Crewss kids are in their twenties and Sawyer is now my age. YAY! I still love him so much. I was laughing out loud every time ...more
Sep 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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If you’ve followed The Evolve Series and book one of The Full Circle Series, you’re definitely familiar with Presley, aka Princess P. She’s a spit fire, a loyal member of the squad, and loves her family more than anything in the world. But she’s closed off and doesn’t really open up to other’s outside of her family. Enter Sutton, the one guy who seems to get under her skin, and no matter how much she tries to deny it, she can’t stay away. Sutton is also en
Britt The Hatters
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I forgot how much I love this family. Presley’s book brought all that home for me. Between dying from laughter, heartwarming family bonds, swoon worthy romance, and of course making me sob Elusive made for an incredible and addictive read. I was flying through the pages oblivious to the world around me. This may be my favorite book by her yet!

Presley is so complex. There’s much more behind that front of tough, wild, and commitment free that she wears like armor. My heart ached for the girl I ca
Melissa Parnell
May 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sutton!! That is all. I don't know how she does it, but S.E. Hall always manages to add a new book boyfriend to my list everytime I read one of her stories. This was definitely no exception. I think she just created a character that rivals Dane and Keaton for me which is definitely saying something if anyone knows how highly I value them. Sutton is charming and funny and sweet and I fell for him reading from the first time he was introduced in the story. Presley is perfect for him and has to be ...more
Nikki  Malan
Oct 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Sutton Ellis is an enigma of sorts. He is in tune with his inner feelings, he is a thinker, he is romantic, tolerant, and he tries to look for the good in most people until they push him to his tipping point. At the same time, he is larger than life and manly in more ways than one. Presley is the girl that sends out so many mixed signals but Sutton is sure that he is starting to understand her. He knows she is keeping something from him and those around her. Presley comes across and feisty and y ...more
Mary Keiser
Nov 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Hot Shot

Obviously I need to know how this all ends because wow, this book was a lot to digest. I adore Sutton, every little or big thing about him, I just can't get enough of Sutton. Bless his heart as well because he couldn't have picked a more complicated and untrusting girl in Presley. I have to add that I enjoy most of the banter between these two, some seriously funny back and forth, but most of its just pure passion. Princess P, whom I've always thought was just a sassy, smart a$$, has rea
Emily Goodman
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
SE Hall is strikes rom-com gold again with her super sizzling Elusive, book one of her Princess Presley duet featuring our rowdy girl Presley and her beloved Squad. SE Hall always manages to give the perfect amount of banter interlaced with sexy, swoonworthy moments that'll have you claiming your next book boyfriend. With Presley and Sutton's story, it was no different.

Presley is a feisty one. Hell bent on having her way and caving to no man, Presley meets her match in Sutton and his relentless
Nikki Costello ***Crazy Cajun Book Addicts Blog***
S.E. Hall has once again struck gold with Presley's (Princess P) story Elusive. I love this lady's writing style she writes beautifully and her books and storylines immediately pull you in.

So Presley is all grown up but believe me when I say she is still and always will be daddy's little princess. She's strong, very sassy and family is everything to her. She's never really been into the whole dating game but after an encounter with her cousins best friend Sutton he seems to have weedled his way
Sam Lewis
May 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I first experienced SE Hall's writing when I read Pretty Instinct. That book has stayed with me for a few years now. It just goes to show how much staying power her words have. I am so in love with Presley and Sutton in SE Hall's Elusive, Book 1 of the Princess Presley Duet. The love was instant. Their will they/won't they relationship kept me hooked. I also fell in love with Presley's family. They are close knit and quite the comedians. Several times I laughed out loud. Comedic relief exactly w ...more
Linda Cotter
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When you've read a series like Evolve, you think the author can't top it. Then, with the release of Embody, you have high hopes that the second coming of Crew, the Squad, will be able to hold their own against their parents' books. I can tell you that not only has JT kept up to what we expected, being that he's Dane's son, but Presley is holding her own (and with a father like Sawyer, let's face it, we were either getting totally sassy, or total recluse).
Presley and Sutton's story has definitel
Apr 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
That ending??? I just can't..... Nope. Can't think about how that ended!!! Ugh!! And how long do I have to wait until the next book is out??

Any book that involves this crew of characters is one of favorite reads. The relationship between this family is crazy AF! You will love every page of it! (Until you get yo the end! 🙄)

Sutton is one fine as hell man. He is a huge guy with an even bigger heart. So many times I wanted to slap Presley because really? Who gives Sutton the brush of??? Just ask H
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh where to start with Sutton and Presley.....this book had my emotions all over the place from the very start.

Presley is a princess there is no doubt about that one, and honestly there were MANY times I wanted to shake her or smack her upside the head. She is her own worst enemy, but there is clearly a lot more to her story than we have seen so far.

Sutton is, well, amazing but at the same time I wanted to shake him as well and tell him to stop being walked all over. He is a wonderful man and
Becca Whaley
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So I bought this one on Release Day, but quickly learned it ended on a huge cliffhanger. So I held off, as much as it killed me to do so. I knew I couldn’t handle half of their story. Thank God I waited. Princess Presley holds so much in, she fakes happiness to everyone around her. There is something horrible from her past holding her back. Sutton is everything she needs to bring her back to life. He’s the man to demolish all her walls and help conquer all her demons, if only she would let him i ...more
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Holy Cliffhanger Batman! Couldn’t put it down

Book 1 of 2
Told from both POVs

I was sucked in from the first page and can’t wait to keep reading. I have loved every book in the larger series this book aligns too. And any time Sawyer Beckett makes an appearance in a book you know it will be epic.

This book is the perfect mix of funny, hot, emotional and angst filled.

I don’t want to give anything away so I’ll keep this a little vague. Sutton has wanted Presley since the moment he saw her.
Beverly Southern Babes Book Blog
Holy mother of all cliffhangers!! I need to know what happens! Ah Presley and Sutton. Just wow. SE Hall has really don’t it this time. She brought me in and I never wanna be let go. Jesus these two. So back and forth. Of course we get the Squad and their crazy antics along with the Crew. But seriously Presley.... I just want to hug the hell of out that girl. And Sutton... please just stay who you are and do what you have to do.

Im not giving anything away. If you’ve read anything by this author
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S.E. Hall is the New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of the Evolve Series, the Full Circle Series/a spinoff of the Evolve Series, standalone contemporary romances Pretty Instinct, Pretty Remedy and Unstable, and her Smokin' Hot Shorts- Laid Over and Full Body Check, published in multiple countries and languages.

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