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Between Us and Forever

3.56  ·  Rating details ·  281 ratings  ·  61 reviews
Between Now and Forever

Once upon a sultry summer night, a princess and a pariah shared a forbidden kiss that neither would ever forget.

But, very quickly, Carter and Elizabeth learn that there are some rules, that even love won’t allow them to break.

Ten years later he’s back in town.

He’s no longer the outcast

She’s no longer the sweetheart.

And, this time, nothing will get be
Published July 2019 (first published April 1st 2019)
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Mindy Lou's Book Review
This was a really good start but I wanted so much more. I’ve never read this author, so this was a good teaser for me to pick up more of her books.
Tracy  C
Apr 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
loved it and I want more!!! I hope the ebook has added content because I 1 clicked that bad boy!
Steph's Romance Book Talk
5 Stars / 5 Steam Fans

So three out of the five episodes I was fanning myself so this story earned its five steam fans!! Now this is also one of the sweetest second chance novellas that I have read in a minute. It is short but hits everything that I am needing in my current reading situation. Carter and Lizzy had a history when they were in high school but ten years has past and both have lived lives apart. When Carter comes back to town he seeks Lizzy out and oh was it a reunion. This story was
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Super enjoyed this! Cannot wait to read more of Dylan's books! ...more
Well for me first Dylan Allen a good start...I am very intrigued.
Maybe this story is not really intended to be novella..I don't know do these two get whole book but this was waaay too short for such a complicated plotline.

If you like a rockstar, second chance romance check this book out;

Gi's Spot Reviews
3.25 Stars

♥ ♥ ♥

I listened to the professionally narrated audiobook on the Read Me Romance Podcast for FREE!
Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
This was a good story with only two issues, one minor, one major.

The minor issue for me was him thinking in his head that her eyelashes were like feathers. I just don’t think guy’s in general think that way. However, he is a songwriter so I’ll forgive it. It just took me out the story, feeling out of place.

The second and major problem was the hand burning. Blisters were mentioned, which suggest 3rd degree burns which need more than a bandage. Even a burn without blisters is extremely painful. A
This is my first Dylan Allen book. Omg, I loved the serenade scene, I almost felt like I was there. Love this cover too.

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May 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-me-romance
🎧 Read Me Romance 🎧

Second chance romance deliciousness, I really enjoyed Carter & Lizzy’s story.
My only quibble? I wanted more!
Part of the Rivers Wilde series - which to be fair I’ve not yet read, so that’s on me - I felt like their story kinda started in the middle. Don’t get me wrong, there was enough detail to stand-alone, I’m just a greedy inquisitive asshole with unanswered back story questions, damnit. LOL.
Jessica T.
An okay second chance romance. I didn't really like the female narrator for this one and I would have liked some more info on the heroine's first marriage. ...more
Steffi De Ceuster  ♥
Work out listening.

It was a fun workout session with this in my ears.
It's actually pretty sweet! I only wondered about why 10years. On the one side I understand because her situation, but on the other 10 whole years. That's a long time waiting...

Super sweet!
Dec 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobook
From read me romance podcast; I listened to the audio version. Author Dylan Allen is a gifted storyteller. This is a very sweet, short, first love and reunion story and a part of forever trilogy, which looks like bittersweet in true Dylan Allen fashion. I will definetly read them.
Listened to on the Read Me Romance podcast. Didn’t really enjoy the male narrator. He was ok, but when he attempted the female character, it through me off and didn’t pay as much attention.
Besides that, cute second chance romance story that was enjoyable.
Joey Love
Jul 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great second chance romance.
Every girl needs a Rockstar ex boyfriend to pull her on stage and serenade her in front of millions of people. *swoon*
Apr 06, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3 Stars

Read Me Romance podcast

The story itself was okay, but like another reviewer said it had some cheesy moments. For me, it was especially in the ending sex scene.
Aug 22, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This was a total miss for me. I read this through the Read Me Romance Podcast. I did not like the main characters at all. I felt that they had no connection
Apr 05, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Listened on the RMR Podcast!!
Nov 06, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Carter and Elizabeth had met years before and he promised he would come back for her...10 years later he shows up where she is working. I enjoyed the story line but felt that there were moments when I missed something because it would go from one scene to the next and it felt like I'd missed a "page" (listened on podcast) but overall cute, sexy, fun story. ...more
Oct 10, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Listened to this book on Read Me Romance Podcast.
This was an ok second chance romance between the girl left behind and the guy who left to become famous. There are a ton of loose threads about what happened before, which I'm guessing is going to be in The Forever Trilogy... making this a teaser. Which might be fine if I was already familiar with the author, but instead just leaves me a bit unsatisfied.
Jul 14, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Apr 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this and actually would have been okay if the podcast had ended on Thursday instead of Friday. That's unusual in a story that I like - I usually want more. And it's not that I didn't enjoy Friday's chapter - I did - but there was something so beautifully romantic about Thursday's that it would have been the perfect ending for me. I mean, I teared up listening to it!

This is a second chance romance between high school homecoming queen down on her luck and high school reject/ignor
Resch Reads
Apr 26, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was stupidly adorable. I'm usually not a big fan of second chance romances but this was super sweet. Lizzy and Carter fall right back into love without missing a beat. There romance was emotional, quick and endearing. From teenage lovers to strangers and back to lovers, they have excellent chemistry and I really enjoyed Dylan Allen's writing. It was effortless and truly focused on the romance while giving me enough information to maintain the story line.

I only have 2 grievances, one b
3.5 stars!

I listened to this book on the read me romance podcast.

Two things I usually avoid when reading romance are books with a fame or celebrity aspect (I find 'normal' heroes much more relatable), and second chance romances, because I hate that they spend so long apart. That is why I was so surprised that I enjoyed this book!

The writing and characterisation was great, and the chemistry between the characters was really believable. The concert scene was SO romantic and sweet, it really won me
Katie Pedersen
Just like most of the other RMR audiobooks, this one was alright. The female narrator irritated me often, and of course the story had some pretty cheesy moments. The overall story was cute and the author wrote each chapter really well in terms of leaving a cliffhanger after each day. I really appreciated the dramatic pause between each episode which shows how perfectly written this was for the podcast.
Carol Dawn
Apr 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I did enjoy this book. It was super sweet which is actually what I look for in these types of books. I wasn't a big fan of the sex scene but I think that might have been the female narrator. I didn't really like listening to her chapters. I enjoyed the storyline but she just didn't bring it to life. At times it felt like my Alexa was reading. This was a beautiful story, though. And even at times had me in tears. ...more
Apr 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Second chance romance all wrapped up in a quick and steamy listen! Dylan Allen has given Carter and Lizzie their chance at happily ever after and it's a wonderful story. Just long enough to show us how much emotional pull these two have ten years after their first kiss, it's fun and flirty. Aaron Shedlock and Tracy Marks, with their chemistry bring this novella to life. Shedlock as the hot rock star with his mind set on his woman and Marks as the one he is after give us a passionate listen. ...more
May 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Method: audiobook

Rating: 4 stars

H rating: 4

h rating: 3.5

Drama: 2

Thoughts: I enjoyed it, but felt that I needed more than a concert for the girl, as an apology for 10 years gone. Explanation for why she has the scar. I really liked this as what I am assuming is an intro to a series.
Apr 06, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was just okay for me. I didn’t really feel the connection between the characters and the female narrator didn’t do the best job. It was difficult to tell which character’s voice she was speaking in and she did not have a pleasant tone.

I listened to this for free on the Read me Romance podcast.
Kimberly / Love Notes Book Blog
3.25 stars. Quickie review- This was another audiobook read from the Read Me Romance podcast. I liked the story, but was left with many questions and felt disappointed more was not explained about the story. There needed to be much more to the ending and the heroine's back story, because it was mentioned and not ever explained. Also, the female narrator's voice sounded like a robot. No thanks. ...more
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