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She is a grieving mother. He is a spoiled rock idol.
The only thing they have in common is a flashy tabloid headline.
Or so they think.

Running away from her tragedies and the demise of her marriage, Hazel Alexander retreats to a friend’s Lake Tahoe cabin with big plans to drown her memories in bottles of wine. Being dragged into someone else’s messy, high-profile divorce i
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ebook, 451 pages
Published March 14th 2019 (first published March 4th 2019)
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
A brand new rockstar romance that will have you wanting more of Justice and Hazel, and their past that brings them to have a powerful connection to each other...



I have to be honest here with y'all (like if that hasn't been happening already)... I am not the biggest fan of rockstar or musician romances. Not a fan of celebrity romances either. I don't find them authentic for some reason. However, I sometimes give certain books a try because I am enticed by the synopsis. This novel was a perfect
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Naadira  Moodley (BookedMercy)
Dirty, heart-breaking and incredibly bewitching. I was enamoured from page one. This book made me feel too much. I feel raw and hungover.



Hazel has lost the most important person to her. Although it happend two years ago, the wound is still gaping open. She hasn’t even began the process of healing and that has left her without a husband. She has taken some time out and escaped to find herself again but it’s so difficult. She turns to alcohol. It’s the only thing that helps her cope and escap
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Renee ❤️My heroes are ordinary
I'm at the point where almost every rockstar book I read seems like the same recycled story, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that Rapture was something completely different.

In it, we meet two people, a cocky rockstar with a dark side who's forced to face everything in the public eye while he tries to keep his private demons at bay, and an ordinary woman who's experienced devastating heartbreak and is dealing with her own demons.

They're both damaged but in completely different ways as they
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Paula White
Feb 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
When I was offered an ARC and saw the synopsis of this book I had to read it as I love rock star books.

This is different and the not the standard rock star fair and I loved it. I like the dual perspective so you get to really know the characters.

Hazel had been through something no one should have to go through and she was broken. Justice was broken in a different way. Together they worked - loved how patient Justice was and how he was so understanding. There was everything in this book - humour
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Michele
Wow! I'm simply stunned! A debut author, really?

I fell in love with Hazel and Justice. Justice is a cocky rockstar who seems to have it all. He's always been rather selfish with women but is surprisingly caring and concerned for Hazel. Hazel is a grieving mother who is barely holding it together. Her son died two years ago and her husband is waiting for her to sign divorce papers. She is going through the motions of living and numbs her pain daily with alcohol. Fate brings them together in the
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Tracey
Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am glad I decided to read this book. It had everything that appeals to me in a book. Hazel has a tragic history and Justice is the bad boy rockstar with a bit of a train wreck backstory himself.

When they first meet Hazel is in a downward spiral. She has lost someone very important to her and doesn't know how to move on. Hazel decides to help Justice with a problem and Hazel's world will never be the same. Hazel struggles to live in the high profile life that Justice has, but when her personal
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N.N. Britt
Dec 16, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Gin
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For a debut this is an absolute stunner! I was pulled in from the start with the gripping emotion and real life issues that are beautifully written with intricacy. It's not simple and is different from most rockstar story but in a good way, although the story is just as much about a broken women lost in her sorrow as it is about a rockstar at a crossroad in his life. There are some depressing moments in the story that added weight and let you know this isn't a fluffy rockstar read. This was so r ...more
Nicky Grant
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you like ROCKSTAR romances, you will LOVE RAPTURE! Justice Cross is so different from any other Rockstar you will ever meet. If this is NN Britt's debut, I CANNOT wait to see what she has in store for us readers. It's heart wrenching, honest, and incredible. Hazel and Justice deserve the love they find after what they go through. And she can write a MALE POV like no other!
Rady Reads
Feb 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was beautiful and long ride filled with fighting for custody, divorce stress, sadness but also emotions, lust and love. 

Hazel is surrounded with her dark thoughts, barely functioning,  flushing her sorrows with alcohol to survive day after day in a hell of agony and numbness, after her son's death.

Justice is arrogant, "he has it all" musician, although on the inside fighting the demons of his past.

Both are getting divorce, his is ugly, followed by press, paparazzi and his wife's social
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Karen Venzon
Feb 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
N.n. Britt your amazing!! Rapture captured my attention from the very first page and it doesn’t allow you to let it go until it’s done!! Her loss and his battle and their need for each other was exciting and heartbreaking at the same time. You have to root for this unlikely pair to make it and to find the love they both so need along with respect, honesty and commitment to each other! They both are struggling to deal with demons and it creates a burning passion that will leave you still smoking! ...more
Andrea Beck
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I don’t tend to read a lot of rockstar romances, but once I started this story I couldn’t stop!

Hazel has endured one of the worst losses a person can face and struggles to just make it through the day. Justice has his own struggles, and when he crosses paths with Hazel both their lives take one interesting turn after another. This story pulled me in from the beginning and I only wanted more after I read the last page! Passion, angst, heartbreak, love...this story has it all and more!!!

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Lisa Aiello
Mar 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the heck of out the story of Hazel and Justice and, I'll be honest here, rock star romance is not my normal jam! I'm of the thought that you've read one, you've read them all - change the names, change the city, change the style of music, but it's all the same. Well dip me in brine and call me a pickle, this one stood out for me because the writing was beautifully done and the story was raw and full of emotions.

Hazel, a young mother, still mourning the loss of her son, and in impendin
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Mer Mama
Mar 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A compelling book about finding color amidst darkness. Britt is a wonderful storyteller.
Jite
Jan 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
A word of advice, just block a few hours off to zone out with this novel, you’re going to need it! This was an absolutely unputdownable read. I wouldn’t say it’s typically my preferred style of romance but I was won over the depth of the emotion and situations portrayed in this novel. I was beyond impressed that this is a debut novel.

The premise of this novel is Hazel, a former housewife struggling to come to terms with the death of her young son meeting Justice, an international rock superstar
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Judy
Feb 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is definitely not a rainbows and unicorns romance. This story is not your typical happy go lucky book. This book has grit, lots of grit. The characters have some heavy things going on in their lives. Some are self imposed and some are a tragic twist of fate. And they both have a big challenge when it comes to the two of them getting together. Hazel and Justice have a lot of issues to work through and demons to slay. Watching them struggle to grow as individuals and as a couple was fascinati ...more
Bianca Behrens
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Jennifer Pierson
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Rapture was totally an emotional ride that had angst for days. I just noticed that it was N.N. Britt's first book, and I was shocked, because I would have never guessed after reading it. So let me get to it. Hazel has come to her friend's Lake Tahoe cabin to get away from her life which has completely fallen apart after losing her young son, and while her friend wants her to get out, Hazel plans to drown her sorrows in alcohol. When she goes into a bar for a couple of drinks one night, she ends ...more
Joanne Ragona
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 Solid Stars for this debut novel!

Excellent debut novel from author N.N. Britt. I loved Justice and Hazel’s story. They were both very broken characters dealing with loss and heart break. Although very dark at times, the writing was so powerful that I could feel the angst and turmoil within these main characters. The story that developed kept me riveted and rooting for happiness and tranquility for Hazel and Justice. I really enjoyed this book.
Ashley Munoz
Mar 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was so well written, I'm shocked that this is her debut. This is a story about two people living a version of themselves that they don't want to live. One because of grief and the other, a nasty divorce that's making headlines. While it took me sometime to adjust to the brokenness in Hazel, her transformation was truly worth the wait. Same with Justice. I love that they each have a battle to fight and win, I love that we get to see them change into who they want to be. This was a well ...more
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I’m a huge fan of rock star romances and decided to take a chance on debut author N.N. Britt. I admit that I was lured in by this author’s background as a music journalist, photographer, and metal fan.  She’s a fellow metalhead, so I had to check her out. I’m thrilled to say that N.N. Brit didn’t disappoint. Rapture isn’t a typical cookie cutter rock romance. Without regurgitating the synopsis, I'll top-line it. Justice is the front man for a super popular band called The Deviant. He hides behin ...more
T. Rosado
Mar 09, 2019 rated it really liked it

3.5 Stars

While not usually drawn to rock star romances, the story depth that the blurb hinted at had me anticipating a great read. By the way, I understand a great blurb can be difficult to write and Rapture's had the perfect balance of creating interest without giving away too much story. I was correct in my prediction of story depth. Both the hero and heroine are dealing with varying degrees of personal trauma and it's subsequent fallout. As I read the first 20 chapters, I was tentatively exci
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BooksCastleIgnite
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was so blown away with this amazing book, especially knowing that this was the authors first published book!!

So congratulations 🎊🍾🎈 on your first debut!!!

Rapture by N.N Britt is very highly recommended, especially if you looking for a book that will break you emotionally.

Hazel and Justice has a very special place in my heart and I believe every details of them was created perfectly.

I can still feel like I’m sitting next to Hazel listening and understanding, while grieving about all the stru
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Sassy Southern
Mar 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Rapture is the debut novel for this author and I was completely blown away when I found that out. This book was amazing from the writing, to the characters, to the story line and I was completely hooked.

Hazel's situation was heartbreaking. Seeing her falling apart and hiding from the world, I desperately wanted to find out what might help her deal with all of her pain from losing her son. Her emotions were made so real throughout the book and the author definitely took me on a roller coaster of
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Jen
Mar 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book! The characters were interesting as was the storyline. It has been a long time since I have wanted to stay up to 2am to see what happens next. Great read! I can't wait to read more from this author!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Tammy
Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Geez this was a good book, I WANT MORE.

I had a hard time putting it down. I thoroughly enjoyed the building of the relationship between Justice and Hazel - they made each other better - she helped him truly be himself, despite all the trappings of rock stardom; he in turn helped her get over the loss of her son to cancer.
I hope there is another book to this story - there certainly could be.

Awesome.
Christina Szczepan-santos
Mar 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love a good Rockstar romance book. Wow this one sucked you in. What an emotional rollercoaster.
Can't wait to read more from this author
Cleida R
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Wow...what ride!
I'm still reeling from this book!
This book has touched me so deeply.
Heart-warming, sad, the chemistry between Justice and Hazel was so hot and omg 🔥🔥 🔥🔥🔥what steamy read...and almost surreal. This book is worth every word written, and I hope you all have chance to read it.
🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰
Karen Sedgman
Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
So this was N.N. Britt's debut novel and what a debut it was, l will most definitely be reading more by this author! l so enjoyed Rapture, this story will hook you in! Justice & Hazel's journey was intense, with heartache, and some very sexy steamy moments! Fantastic ending! So worth the read!
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N.N. Britt is a Los Angeles-based music journalist and photographer whose articles appeared in numerous publications. Her photos have graced t-shirts, billboards, and CD covers. When she is not writing or drinking coffee, she is probably reading or attending a heavy metal show.

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“Letting go doesn't mean letting go of his memories. It means letting go of the pain. You get to keep the rest.” 0 likes
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