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Catching Saul

(Thrill of the Chase #1)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  50 ratings  ·  43 reviews
Saul Chase has no secrets from Lowri Connor…
…it’s a shame the same can’t be said about her.

When Saul’s fiancée dumps him a month before the wedding, his best friend, Lowri, brings the tequila and a shoulder to cry on. After 17 years, they have supported each other through countless break-ups and shared EVERYTHING—except sex. The first rule of having a best friend who is
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Published September 4th 2018 by Cat's Pyjamas
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T.A. Douglas
Nov 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Consider me chasing down those Chase brothers! Can’t wait to read more. Whenever I got a spare moment, Saul and Lowri is where my mind wandered to. What was going to happen next? I love that there wasn’t too much backtracking with their relationship. It felt real. After knowing and loving someone for so many years, time isn’t really a factor. There was the perfect amount of emotional inner debates for me as I can often find myself skim reading other romance novels - no where near the case here. ...more
Dani Stowe
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Saul is in a tough place in his life and who better to be there for him than his best friend, Lowri. But at the time these friends each realize they have feelings for one another, it is at the same time people from their pasts have realizations of their own. Will their pasts destroy what Saul and Lowri have come to acknowledge about each other? 5-stars.
Peter Thomson
Aug 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Catching Saul is the first novel in a new Angela Stevens romance series featuring the members of the affluent Vermont, Chase family.
Saul is the eldest, an acclaimed architect with his own developing business designing and building cabins. He has spent his life so far going through romances in pursuit of true love and happiness, ignoring the person under his nose and at his fingertips for years who was made for him.
Vintage, steamy romance from Angela Stevens. I fell in love with Lowri. For me she
Jasmin Quinn
Oct 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Sunday Afternoon Indulgence

How many of us have had that friend for whom we’ve felt the pull of attraction, but the timing was never right and then the years slipped by and we think we’ve missed the opportunity? Still it’s hard to let go of what could be….

Angela Stevens book, Catching Saul, is a sweet romance between best friends, Saul and Lowri, who have known each other since junior high. They’re now 30 and Saul has just broken up with his fiancé. Both have cared for each other for years but
Sep 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
A great friends to lovers read, focusing on the relationship between long term friends Saul ,and Lowri. Saul is engaged to be married but gets dumped by his fiancé and turns to Lowri. Lowri has been keeping secrets from Saul, and it was fascinating to see their relationship change and develop into more lovers than friends. A guaranteed ‘happy ever after’, this was a fun read and great escapism. I happily spent the weekend in Saul and Lowri’s company; I can’t wait for the next book in the series.
Sep 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
really enjoyed this heartfelt story! It was a fun read with a little suspense and wonderful passion. I liked the characters and the story-line. Soul and Lowri are made for each other. Great friends with wonderful chemistry! This is the first book I have read by this author and look forward to reading more of her work.

*I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book.*
Sep 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first book from this Author that I have read, it is the first book in the Thrill of the Chase series and I will be watching for the next book. Saul Chase and Lowri Connor have so much to get through before they can be together. I would recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Sep 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
They have been friends forever. When his fiancé breaks off their wedding one month before hand, Saul begins to rethink his friendship with his best friend Lowri. She is everything he is looking for and because of that rule don't sleep with your friend or you will ruin the relationship he begins to wonder about just what does he have to lose. In fact they are made just for each other and she was right there before his very eyes if only he had paid attention. I am a sucker for happy endings.

I rece
Sep 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was a great friends to lovers romance this is the first book in the new series and I cannot wait to read more, I really like both Saul and Lawri they were great characters and had so much history this was a fantastic read it held my interest and kept me reading late into the night.
Sep 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
A truly enjoyable read that is very well written and full of suspense that keeps you needing to turn the pages! Exciting, intense,emotionally heartfelt, passion filled sexy chemistry and engrossing twists! An amazing must read!
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
The book is a good romance read. The book is a good start to the beginning of the series. The story is a well written read. The characters are good. The story is a fast paced and romantic read.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An amazing friends to lovers romance! 💞💗🔥💞

I adore this book! 😍

Saul and Lowri have been best friends since she was fifteen. They've been there for each other through everything... well, not quite everything. Lowri has two secrets that she's kept from Saul. But she's trying to tell him the big one, she just can't find the right time.💖

This book is really well written and has some pretty big twists and turns in it. I found myself really connecting with both characters and going along their emotional
Aug 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
What a lovely start to what I hope will be a long series.

Fast paced and romantic, this book and it all.

I loved the history between Lawri and Saul and could feel their bond from the very beginning.

I'm looking forward to more Chase stories. Hopefully Nate is up next.
Lisa White
Sep 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow a great emotional read. Some books hint & don't deliver but Lowri's secret is big & it's an important issue to raise awareness to. I'm really looking forward to the rest of the series.
If you loved Lemon Drops & Love you'll like this book too.
Gail Atkins
Sep 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Saul and Lowri have been best friend for over half of their lives. Both have their own lives but an invisible rope tries them together.
When their paths meet again, unbeknown to each other they begin to have thoughts about each other. But neither want to take it furthero as they'd risk losing their friendship.
A great easy read, with some adult themes. A romantic novel dealing with friendship, love and secrets.
Katie Hansen
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It was an amazing story that I feel in love with the minute I started to read it. I recommend that you read it for yourself and see why I did.
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)
When Saul's dumped by his fiancée, he turns to his longtime best friend, Lowri, for comfort. Saul and his family are Lowri's home. They've sheltered her from her father's abusive ways for years, and think of her as family. All those years, though, of friendship, and Lowri's keeping a few secrets from Saul. Can their friendship survive when Saul finds out her big secret? Can they successfully navigate the slippery slope of friends morphing into lovers? And will Lowri's past, in the form of her ad ...more
Sue Wallace
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Catching Saul by Angela Stevens.
Saul Chase has no secrets from Lowri Connor…
…it’s a shame the same can’t be said about her.

When Saul’s fiancée dumps him a month before the wedding, his best friend, Lowri, brings the tequila and a shoulder to cry on. After 17 years, they have supported each other through countless break-ups and shared EVERYTHING—except sex. The first rule of having a best friend who is a girl is never, NEVER date her.

But after arguing with his ex-girlfriend, Saul gets drunk a
Marie Bourgery
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Saul Chase and Lowri Conner have been best friends for years. There was some underlying attraction, more on Lowri’s part, but they never acted on it afraid to mess up their friendship. At the beginning of the book Saul just broken up with his fiancée Elaine, who left him for her ex, but she keeps coming back trying to mess up his life. Saul and Lowri decide to move forward with a romantic relationship, but she doesn’t tell him she’s married to Marcus, who she only spent a few weeks with before s ...more
Susi Wright
Oct 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
I was already a fan of this author's paranormal fantasy series, so I knew I could rely on her writing style and storytelling. I love true romance and there is plenty here, with a solid plot to give it substance. The story gravitates around two well-developed characters, best friends, Lowri and Saul. The reader is taken along on their exploration of their relationship. There are twists as secrets from Lowri's past pop up and she struggles with her troublesome addict brother, Charlie. Things escal ...more
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lauri and Saul had been best friends since forever and told each other everything and supported each other. Only one thing they never told the other - that they wanted more than just friendship, but did not dare to risk it, afraid of losing the friend.
When Saul's fiancée leaves him just shortly before the wedding, Lauri moves in with him to help him make the transition. Living together brings back all the feelings they tried to hide and finally they come out.
A really nice story - well-written an
Ann Holden
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the first book in this series, but I am reading it third and found it is a standalone with some overlapping characters. Saul is just a great guy from a wonderful family. Lowri not so much. And she has secrets she’s keeping from Saul and no one she can really call family, including her brother. I enjoyed the three I have read and I am looking forward to reading the rest of the series. Most of the characters could be real people you know. There is some action and some sex, but the story of ...more
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It’s a good thing Lowri shares Saul's family! Elaine, Saul's fiance dumps him and returns to her ex, Kelvin. Lowri returns from chaperoning Saul's baby sister on a six month tour. Elaine has crushed on Saul who she's known for 17 years. Saul is absolutely oblivious although he checks her out. Elaine has a couple of secrets which may/not affect any more involved relationship she may have with Saul. This was a delightful story. Saul's family is fun, loving and amazing. In other words, a typical fa ...more
Frances Pearson
Sep 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
I found this novel a satisfying, quick and easy read. The characters and story are engaging right from the start, and their actions don’t feel unrealistic or very badly-judged. I was really rooting for Saul and Lowri from the start and as I don’t want to give any spoilers, I’ll just say the plot was more exciting than I expected - some parts of the story had me gripped, and I read the whole book in one day.

I hope to read more about the Chase brothers (and sister and mother!) in future instalment
Karen Galloway
Oct 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Fantastic Read

I voluntarily reviewed an arc of this book. I very much enjoyed reading “Catching Saul”, It is an enjoyable, engaging, friends to lovers book with an intriguing, captivating, well written storyline that had me hooked from the beginning, I didn’t want to put it down. The great, interesting characters, Saul & Lowri, are lovely and engaging and have great interaction and chemistry that held my attention from start to finish. I really liked and enjoyed reading about them. Angela Ste
Mar 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Romantic at heart

This has so many things that are great about it that I couldn't not give it 4*. The characters were well written. They had depths that made me feel an emotional bond towards them. Lowri was an interesting characters because she kept many things hidden but claimed that Saul was her best friend. I felt bad for Saul because her secrets could hurt him. The family was so cool and so supportive. Overall a great book
T. Vang
Aug 09, 2019 rated it it was ok
Slow and drags on forever!

Not really my cup of tea. I liked it at first. What I thought was annoying was when the hero slept with his ex even though he realizes that he was in love with his best friend. Ugh. I could not finish this book. Sorry. I hate alot of drama and this book had too much drama. Too much love triangles. Annoying as heck. I just want to say to the author that she needs to learn how to edit and pare down
Sep 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
He was dumped just a month before his wedding and he turns to his best friend who had always been there. There was just one rule never have sex with her. Then he thinks any not get together but he is about to learn she had kept three secrets from him. What are they? Can he forgive ner? See what will happen
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I just love a book jam-packed full of secrets and attractions! Catching Saul does not fail to deliver! I loved the book! It was really well written and the characters were great! I would highly recommend this book to all!!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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