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Just Once: A friends to lovers Romance (Just Friends Book 1)

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They were the very poster children for the boy and girl next door, if a couple of streets apart.

Friends for longer than forever. They’d walked to school together. He’d protected her from the bullies when they teased her about her glasses. She’d tended to his cuts and bruises when he fell. He pushed her to try new things. She snuck looks at him when he wasn’t looking.

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Kindle Edition, 38 pages
Published January 16th 2019
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Natalie The Biblioholic
Faye has loved Terry for forever. He's utterly clueless. She's just about done waiting on him to finally notice her. Whatever it takes, she just wants one night with him (or so she thinks). Who cares about his girlfriend?

I read this in about 10 minutes and it was 10 minutes well spent. Faye was relentless and I loved her for it. Terry was baffled and he put up a token fight, but it seemed that this attraction was bubbling beneath the surface, for both of them, for quite some time. And dang, when
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 Mary~❤️~DBO
Jan 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: a-m, arc-dbo
 

★4 Stars★

Just Once it's a short friends to lovers a little fun romance story. The story is great and with potential, a little rushed I might say, but it's OK for a short story.

Faye and Terry are best friends since...forever...since they were kids, they were neighbors, they went to school together, they were together almost all the time. Now they have grown and they're in college.

Imagini pentru best friends gifs

It's New Year Eve and Faye and Terry are studying together, at least Terry is. Faye is dreaming with her eyes open.
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Laura
Jan 30, 2019 rated it liked it
Loved the cover. Figured I’d love the book.
Unfortunately it just wasn’t for me.
It’s just a short little story of pretty much pure porn.
I openly cringed while reading, “please sir can I have some more”.
I’m sure some will love it, just not me.
Casey ~BookObsessionConfessions~
This was an extremely short friends to lovers romance, and although it lacked in length, it showed a lot of potential. Since it was only 30 something pages, the story felt a bit rushed, but the author didn’t skimp on the sexy times.

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Faye has been in love with her childhood friend Terry for years. During a late-night study session, she decides to make her move, even though Terry has a girlfriend that he’s supposedly in love with. I did have an issue with a certain part of the book where Terry tell
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Amy M. (Amy Loves Reading Blog)
Being my first read from this author I’m definitely intrigued by his writing! It is a short read and you jump right into the drama with this friends to lovers read. I was only put off by one aspect of this book and it’s not the authors fault but my own personal opinion which I try not to take that out on my rating.

The book is written in a different point of view than I use to and took me a minute but I quickly got the gist after the first chapter. I do have to say that Faye is like most typical
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Lorraine - Rainey Day Book Reviews
Title: Just Once: A friends to lovers Romance (Just Friends Book 1)
Author: L.M. Mountford
Reviewer: Rainey Day Book Reviews - Lorraine Leatham
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They were friends since they were children. He’d protected her from the bullies. She in turn tended to his cuts and bruises when he got scrapes.

Faye had loved Terry forever, but he was oblivious. He's her closest friend, but he doesn't notice her like that. He's got a girlfriend. He doesn't want her as his girlfriend. He's taken. Plain and sim
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Ree
Jan 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
This short, sexy read starts right off in the middle of a friendship between two people who are attracted to each other but afraid to make a move for fear it might be the wrong one.

You feel the angst of Faye's unrequited love and the frustration that Terry's seeming oblivion is causing her. You feel Terry's confusion, as well as his clear desire to do the right thing.

I like the writing style of this new-to-me author. Though the book is short, he did a great job of showing how close the relations
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Shantel Parsell
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: not-it-2019
Just from the beginning I could relate with the situation that Faye is in. Loving someone that you just can’t have. I was in the same but with my childhood best friend. He would always admire other girls that had no traits that would remind him of me. It is something that does indeed hurt. You can feel the hurt that Faye is feeling with Terry being with someone, being able to feel that pain takes me back and makes me feel exactly the way I did when I was in her shoes. It did go a little fast sin ...more
Book Boyfriend Whoarder Mari
Jan 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a short intro book by LM Mountford

I liked it, it was straight to the point, without any critical thinking.

Yes it was short. But Mountford promised a continuation of this story so he better provide.

Faye is in love and lust with her childhood best friend Terry. Terry feels the same. They give in one night and fireworks explode. HOT. Although if my high school kids talked that dirty I’d have a heart attack lol! It’s unclear their age so I’m speculating. Don’t take me serious on it. It is
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United Indie Book Blog
Jan 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a short story. Terry and Faye are childhood friends and are in college together. Faye has had a crush on Terry since she was a child. With time passing she realized she was in love with him. Its been hard for her seeing him date. I think we can all relate to having a crush but we dont know if they feel the same. Life is full of surprises. Its what we make of it. What did Faye make of her time with Terry? I really enjoyed this book, really wish it was longer. Thank you United Indie Book ...more
Mari
Feb 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a short story. Terry and Faye are childhood friends and are in college together. Faye has had a crush on Terry since she was a child. With time passing she realized she was in love with him. Its been hard for her seeing him date. I think we can all relate to having a crush but we dont know if they feel the same. Life is full of surprises. Its what we make of it. What did Faye make of her time with Terry? I really enjoyed this book, really wish it was longer. Thank you United Indie Book ...more
Terri Handschumacher
This was a really quick and steamy read. It became really steamy once Faye made her move on Terry, that is. The way that the story jumped from one POV to another, gave you a chance to see that the attraction was definitely not one sided. They both wanted each other so bad that once they came together there was no holding back.
I liked this story, so don't let the rating that I gave give you the wrong idea. I only wish that theor story wasnt broken up into little parts. I would have loved to have
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Michele
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was so much fun! Terry and Faye were a match from early on in their lives. The questions is to be b.c series for life and not be anything more or risk it all on a single night? What to do? Will they risk it? Pick up your copy to find out! So worth it! I am eagerly waiting for more from this author! A definite must read. I am voluntarily leaving my review after reading an advance reader copy of the book.
Lisa
Jan 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Faye and Terry are best friends who have taken care of each other since their childhood. Faye has feelings for Terry past their friendship but doesn't act on it for fear it would ruin their friendship. She can only take so much, and when Terry gets a girlfriend she decides she will take matters into her own hands. A quick easy read filled with drama, passion, love, and crazy good chemistry. Only wish this story was longer so we could enjoy more of their journey together.
Sassy Southern
Jan 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a very quick interesting read but it was so quick that I wouldn't really call this a book. It was really a quick peek into a moment of time between Faye and Terry. It did make me want to know what is going to happen next between the two of them so it will be interesting to see other books that this one leads to. - Alisa
Lager & Lefse Book Blog
The premise of the book was good. It was extremely relatable, but it is a very quick read, so the setup and ending are rushed. The 😉meaty😉 middle is well described and you can feel the longing coming each character. The next book is called Just friends which will continue the story about Faye and Terry.
Kristi
Jan 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Can friends hookup once without consequences? Faye and Terry are best friends that have been secretly attracted to each other. Neither one of them has acted on their feeling until one New Year's Eve when their close proximity gets too be too much. Just Once is a hot and sexy quick read that will leave you wanting more.
Elle Liston
this isn't your typical friends to lover romance, this one has a twist where the guy, Terry, has a girlfriend. the story itself was quick but i would've liked more of a resolution and i wasn't too fond of the 'cheating' aspect. but it was a quick friends to lover romance for anyone wanting something easy to read.
Roxanne MacKay
Jan 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This short story grabs you right from the beginning and leaves you wanting more. It starts off being calm and mysterious and quickly increases the heat too intense and spicy hot. Looking forward to the next one.

I received a free copy of this book from the author and am voluntarily leaving a review.
BookLover
Jan 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Hot! Hot! Hot!

Best friends to lovers romance. Quick steamy read that you will thoroughly enjoy if you love some hot action. It definitely drew me in with each word 🔥 the ending slays me, but I know more is coming! Read it. You won’t regret it.

I was given an ARC copy and this is my own opinion.
Amy
Jan 16, 2019 rated it liked it
Lunchtime quickie - you know I love these!

Faye and Terry have been BFF's for awhile. Now in college together it's time to hit the sheets. Faye realizes that Terry isn't going to put the moves on her, so she takes it upon herself to show him a good time. By the time the story ramps up, it's over! WHAT? Thankfully there is a sequel to the book that I will be looking forward too!
Lynn Stifle
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
So HOT!! This is a quick steamy sizzling read. Terri and Faye are best friends that hide their attraction for each other, both afraid to act on it. After a night of passion, will they be able to remain friends? I'm looking forward in seeing what happens in book #2. If you're looking for a hot and titillating read, then this book is for you.
*ARC provided for honest review*
Ola Adamska
Jan 05, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: reviewed-2019
Its a shortie but a Good set up for a next novel. Faye is in Love with Her best friends Terry. It was well written with Her thoughts. The needs The Love, everything she needs from him.
But can she have it?
This story would work even better imo when ot would be longer. But with 16 pages its solid 3 stars.
Julie's Book Land Reviews
This was a short read which only took me less than an hour. It was a little bit dirty but all so good. I can't wait for the next book called Just friends which continues the story about Faye and Terry. So give this author a chance and read it. BTW this was the first book I've read from this author. I got this as an arc in exchange for my unbiased opinion.
Leanne Best
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A hot friends to lovers story. Faye & Terry have been friends since early childhood and have both been silently crushing on each other. After a steamy one night stand will they be able to remain friends / lovers?? Looking forward to book 2.
Courtnay Gray
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Holy hotness!! I need more of these two like, now!! This WILL melt your eReader for sure!! This was the first book I’ve read by L.M. Mountford and it won’t be the last!! Can’t wait to see what happens next with Terry and Faye in Just Friends 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Kelly
Jan 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Best friends to lovers romance. This is a quick steamy story of best friends Faye and Terry who have known each other forever. Both hating to take a chance in losing their friendship over their attraction to each other. Super hot and can't wait for the next one!!!! 💋
Jennifer Richey
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Terry and Faye are bestfriends but the only thing Is terry is unavailable but will one night together change anything? This hot erotic friends book will blow your mind and I can’t wait to see what this author comes up with next!
 Tania
Jan 07, 2019 rated it liked it
2.5 stars
A quick short read about two bestfriends whom have the hunger and urge to hook up. The book was good, but it was also lacking in many ways.. This was my first read by this author, the 16 page novella has potential.
Denise Scott
Jan 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a short story of best friends Faye and Terry who have known each other forever . Both hating to take a chance in losing their friendship over their attraction to each other . Perfect if you want something to read but not getting into an involved story .
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