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When We Kiss

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  2,064 ratings  ·  363 reviews
1 Hot Cop + 1 Bad Girl = 1 sexy new enemies-to-lovers, opposites-attract STAND-ALONE romance from USA Today bestselling author Tia Louise.

“Kiss me…
You’re too law-abiding for me.
What makes you say that?
That uniform. Those handcuffs.
Maybe I should put you in handcuffs.
Maybe I’d like to see you try…”

Tabby Green:
Preacher’s niece.
Website designer.
Bad Girl.

Chad Tucker:
ebook, 1st Edition, 291 pages
Published September 6th 2018 by TLM Productions LLC (first published September 4th 2018)
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! When We Kiss (stand-alone). The new cop in town is intrigued by the girl who is determined not to get caught!

“Chad Tucker is some kind of sex god with a magic snake in his pants. Andy the Anaconda.”

When We Kiss (stand-alone) opens up to new sheriff and former navy officer Chad Tucker meeting, in a nearly naked state, the town’s wild child, website designer Tabby Green. The story pretty much goes downhill from there much thanks to Tabby’s hate for stuffy law enfo
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a small town romance that sizzles and will tickle your funny bone!

Charming characters, a great setting, and a romance that is as sweet as can be! That’s what you get from the latest by Tia Louise. I laughed out loud one minute and was reduced to thigh clenching the next.

This super fun and witty small town romance works on every level. The comedy is spot on. The characters are vibrant and emotive. The main characters, Tabitha and Chad are polar opposites, but they can’t deny their off t
Carol [Goodreads Addict]
I was so thrilled when I heard that Tia Louise was writing When We Kiss. Have you already read When We Touch, Emberly and Jackson’s story? Well, now, it’s Emberly’s best friend and co-worker, Tabby Green’s turn, and the hot cop she just couldn’t seem to stay away from.


Tabitha Green was raised by her Uncle, the town preacher. But Tabby was not cut out for her Uncle’s strict ways. She rebelled against him and thought of herself as a bad girl, a Jezebel! That’s how she got her first glimpse of the
A.M. Hargrove
Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 Kissable Stars

This book had me handcuffed to my Kindle--I read it in one sitting because it was that good. It had everything I love in a book ... deliciously sweet romance, steamy hot sex, angst, lots and lots of humor, and the deep emotion that left me sighing. Tabby and Chad were absolutely adorable--Tabby and her bad sassy self and Chad with his sexiness, not to mention his spicy side. The chemistry between these two kept me flipping the pages until there were no more pages to flip. But I'm
Happily Mary After
Sep 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommendation appeared on USA Today’s Happy Ever After on September 25, 2018.

Tia Louise proves her versatility as a writer with her ability to transition from thrilling romantic suspense to laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, and When We Kiss is one of her funniest and sexiest books to date. Tabby and Chad’s enemies-to-lovers chemistry is a mesmerizing blend of adorable and fan-yourself-worthy hot. He’s the local sheriff, and she’s the town’s wild child who believes their differences make them inco
Sheryl  Parent
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When We Kiss by Tia Louise

OMG, I love this book. Tabby is raised by her uncle who is a preacher after her mother up and leaves when Tabby was three. Everyone think she will turn out like her mother the Jezebel. So Tabby is out to prove herself, but it’s not easy in a small town. Chad is the new deputy sheriff and meets Tabby when she is skinny dipping with a minor which she didn’t know was a minor. The chemistry between Tabby and Chad is instant, but Tabby refuses to act on it because
SBee Reviews
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
~ Another gem of a sexy-hot read from Oceanside ~

Tabby Green’s first meeting of Chad Tucker, the town’s newest member AND deputy sheriff is not one of her most stellar moments. It was, however, one of the best introductions Chad could have gotten, and one he can’t seem to get out of his mind. But clearly, this town’s Miss Drool-Worthy Bad Girl is hard to pin down and seems to be avoiding him.

Speaking of avoidance, Chad knows a lot about this, which is why he is in this small town to begin with
Mariana Lee
Aug 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I wish I could give this book more starts...five stars is not enough!!! This is a beautiful story, it’s fast paced, funny, witty, romantic, emotional, it’s everything a good page turner book should be. The characters are brilliant and well developed, the plot is captivating and interesting. Chad is just...YUM, forget all your previous book boyfriend, Chad is in a league of his own. Tabby is a fantastic character, she is what we all want to be deep down. She’s strong, independent, funny, and does ...more
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Tia Louise Fans, Romance
5 Always Believe Stars
* * * * * Spoiler Free-Free!!!
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who was left to be on her own. There was no reason given and when she was old enough to ask why...People, who had the misconception of painting her with a negative righteous brush, told her things which labeled her in her mind and the community. They meant "No Harm" but the harm was done.

This girl grew up into a bright, defiant teenager, taking a stand against the assumptions and gossip her town and pre
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Who loves a sexy cop that isn’t arrogant or stuck on himself? Me.

Who loves a girl that does everything to turn her life around and goes after what she wants? Me.

Who loves a couple that has intense chemistry and has such an instant connection? Me.

Chad & Tabitha fight off attraction for over a year as they both get their lives back on track. Once Chad makes the first move, how will the journey go? Tabby is head strong and knows what she wants and that’s to get her business off the ground an
Angel Payne
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Tia Louise, who gets better and better with every book, has created a story that spoke to every inch of my heart and every corner of my soul. Layering her savvy, sexy writing voice on top of a small-town premise seems like a sure-fire win of a combination--and it IS--but this book is more than just a winning romance. The nuances of the storytelling, relayed from both Tabby and Chad's POVs (and OMG, I never thought I'd fall in love with a hero named Chad, but this hunk had me at whiskey eyes), as ...more
Alex ♈
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: strong-heroine, safe
3.75 stars

Likable MCs, manwhore and doormat were absent in this story - always a pleasant surprise 😉

Safe. No slut-shaming!!!!! No OW drama, maybe a bit and very short, but his ex was a decent woman, who already moved on and supported H's new love. They did NOT trash his ex - incredible, like an unicorn among countless books with evil exes, who beared the guilt of H's shitty actions -> BS!!! Respect, that this author didn't take the easy trope and avoided many popular CR tropes incl. slut-shaming
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When We Kiss made me feel so good. I was entertained and deeply engrossed in Tabby and Deputy Chad Tucker’s story. All thanks to Tia Louise and her flawless and captivating storytelling.
The first chapter sets the tone. Bam! I was hooked. Tabby and Chad’s connection and chemistry popped or should I say sparks flew everywhere. I felt it down to my toes. These two characters are so much fun and complements each other perfectly.

Tabby is a woman who doesn’t give a damn and if she does she tries to
Tia Louise
Jun 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Brown chicken
Never Have I Ever
Too much alcohol
So much HOT kissing
Enemies to lovers
Opposites attract

THIS BOOK seriously gave me ALL the FEELS... It’s SEXY, SASSY, full of banter and playfulness and KISSING…

Tabby is independent and fiery. Chad is the “good guy,” who’s secretly NAUGHTY--squee!!! Seriously, these two are SO MUCH FUN!!!! I think you are going to FALL IN LOVE with them...

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Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved Jackson, but that was before I met Chad.
A sexy cop and the town "bad girl".
Tabby's always tried to buck the system, to an extent. She's not all the small minds in town try to make her out to be. One thing she is though is afraid to get close to someone.
Chad is the new cop in town. He seems like a squeaky clean Captain America kind of guy but there's so much more to him than meets the eye.
These two were explosive together! I love Tabby's mouth, the lip she gives anyone who dares put her d
Ilsa Madden-Mills
Sep 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Five Sparkly Sheriff Stars! (He's a hot cop!)

When We Kiss is deliciously funny and oh so sexy.
"I Want "Andy"!
I'm adding this to my FAVS OF 2018!
Natalie  ~ The Biblioholic
Sep 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
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When We Kiss was super, super sweet! It was a small-town romance about a delusional girl and a hot AF deputy. Tabby was the local 'bad girl' who wasn't all that bad. If she's what's being called 'bad' nowadays, I'm downright wicked. Chad was the 'good guy' with a seriously naughty filling. He wasn't as 'good' as he looked. He was a man of the law, but that didn't mean he didn't have an edge to him. And Tabby was more than attracted to everything he had t
Karrie Mellott Puskas
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Chad can handcuff me any day! I’d gladly take a ride on Andy! 😂😂. I love love this book! Seriously I enjoyed reading it so much! Tabby is so much fun! I seriously want to be friends with her! But then it’d be awkward bc I’d want Chad too and I’m afraid I’d have to hurt her because he would be mine lol. That Jezebel! 😂😂😂.

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Hot cop are just to sexy !!!

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Tabby is a wild child alway has and alway will be. But she doesn't care. Life has been easy and in some it's still throwing things at her. It did throw a sexy gorgeous deputy in her life as well. Who she couldn't get out of her mind from the first time she saw him a year ago. But she wasn't goin to go there even though everything in her was telling her she could be happy with someone like Chad Tucker. But Tabby had plans and she was sticking to them even though sh
Kandi Steiner
Sep 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: indies-who-rock
This was my first Tia Louise book and I absolutely adored it! Her writing is fantastic and this small-town romance was right up my alley. If you're a fan of enemies-to-lovers romances, of tension and humor, of small-town romances, then this one is for you! Hot cop + town "bad girl" = yasssss, honey, yassss. ...more
“Everything changes when we kiss.”

Tia Louise never fails at bringing a huge smile to my face with her SWEET and SEXY romances! When We Kiss is a scorching HOT, enemies-to-lovers standalone romance based in a small town between the town’s bad girl and the deputy sheriff. Doesn’t that sound right up your alley? Low angst, a HIGH heat factor, and romance seeping off of every single page, Tia’s latest standalone gave me all the feels…all the time! I couldn’t put it down! Tabby and Chad are so da
Apr 02, 2021 rated it really liked it

Nothing special. Strong 3.5*
Cute, funny, and hot when needs to be.
I almost dnf when I reached 28%(or near for it) bc nothing really happened. Yea they started dating and felt some attraction for each other that I couldn't feel - at all. Also, I did not like Tabby at the beginning, she was so irritating. But Chad was a sweet, caring cop who really helped me to keep my eyes on the pages so somehow I reached half of the book. That was when I started to enjoy their chemistry, and realize Tabby is no
✴ Cindy ✴

It was an okay read. Nothing special. Tabby worked hard to overcome her parentage. She had a goal of seeing the world and then of course she met a man. Chad joined the Navy and got to do his traveling before he met Tabby. He didn't ask her to stay in Oceanside with him, but after she fell in love with him, what choice did she have? She was knocked up within a few months, all be it happily. There was just something in me rooting for her to go on with her plan and travel. Why does her plans
Heather Blair
Apr 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: seeing-red
3.5 rounded up.

This is well-written book. A very well-written book. I loved Tabby and Chad, their romance was sweet, hot and adorable.


Do romances really have to take the sacrifice-your-dreams-for-man-and-baby turn? Still? In 2019? I'm so over that. After everything Tabby went through to be independent and strong, it just left a sour taste in my mouth. Along with the portrayal of that single, older woman who traveled and was independent as this aging sexual deviant, I was so disappointed.
Known as the bad girl in their little town, Tabby does nothing to dissuade the moral upright citizens of their belief. When she is caught breaking into the motel’s pool area she’s prepared to play it to the hilt until she lays eyes on the new sheriff’s deputy. A year later and on the path that leads to financial success and plans to travel the world, she absolutely refuses to let Chad Tucker, aka hot deputy, derail her agenda.

Chad has had his eyes on Tabby from the first night he saw her in her
Harloe Rae
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Tia Louise has captured ALL my favorite romance elements, packaged them up, and titled it When We Kiss. I’m crazy about this swoony small-town romance! This author knows how to reach in and hit the feels button. Once I started, there was no stopping. I devoured each scene like the most delicious meal, until every bite was enjoyed. I’m left soaring on a euphoric high, totally satisfied.

Where are all the hot cops in my town? For real. I’d love for Deputy Tucker to check in on my shop each day. Ch
Michelle Claypot_Reads
One of my favourites of 2018 - 6 star read for me!!

This is one of those stories that had me smiling from the first page to the last. Books like this are why I enjoy reading romance. Straight into my 2018 Favourites ❤️

Chad is book boyfriend perfection and Tabitha (Tabby) is my kind of heroine - smart, funny & full of sass. I loved that we got both POVs & that the characters were honest & less than perfect.

This small town story touches on some tough subjects but does it all in a way that has you
Sep 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was HOT HOT HOT!
The only issue I had with this was at times, I felt like the sexy times were overshadowing the budding relationship. But I’ve been a fan of Tia’s for a while and I’m still a fan now. I can’t wait to read more from her.

Thank you to Tia and Happily Ever Insta for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Chelé-----4 The Love of Books
I can't believe this is my first (solo) written book by Tia Louise and it was fan freaking tastic! The push and pull, the humor, the banter, the steamy hotness!!!

Tabby is a free spirit, independent, a wild child. It can't be easy being the niece of the town's preacher. People judge, they make comments, they give her looks and I absolutely love the way she deals with them. She's a bad ass through and through. Strong, loyal, beautiful and feisty. She's also an incredibly talented web designer.

DNF at 15%

Could not stand the heroine. I was hoping she would be more bad ass when described as a "bad girl" but I found her to be a giant brat with no respect. I'm sure it continues on with some good character development but I just couldn't get past the angsty teenager behavior. Skinny dipping in someone else's pool? Are you 14?!
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