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The Unlucky Ones

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Misfortune. Bad luck. Heartache.

Devon Thorpe is no stranger to any of them.

After devastating news, Devon’s life becomes a prison of responsibility, heartbreak, and hardship. All her dreams to leave her small town vanish. A prisoner of circumstance.

At her breaking point, Devon has a reckless moment in a diner bathroom with a blue-eyed sexy stranger. A single encounter wi
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Kindle Edition, 265 pages
Published March 28th 2019
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Dri ✰
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019, 2019-favorites
5 STARS

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“Sometimes life had a funny way of breaking you into tiny pieces and putting you back together. Handing you something you never thought you wanted, which turned out to be the exact thing you needed.”





OMG!!!!!
I LOVED IT SO MUCH!!!!!
So good! 💖💖💖

Este livro tem tudo o que eu gosto em uma história!
Personagens interessantes, complexos e apaixonantes.
Uma trama cativante e gostosa de acompanhar.
E principalmente uma narrativa tão fluida e envolvente que você não
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KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
Image and video hosting by TinyPic Image and video hosting by TinyPicTHE UNLUCKY ONES: Is a complete stand-alone romance novel by new to me author ‘Stacey Marie Brown’

MY REVIEW AND OTHERS: can also be found on my blog:
➽ KITTY KATS CRAZY ABOUT BOOKS

Image and video hosting by TinyPicBEFORE: From the age of sixteen Devon's family was reeling from the death of their father whom was killed in the line of duty, her mother at only forty seven had aged beyond her years and had barely held on, not long after her mother had lost her regular day to day job she'd had at the bakery. Her sister barel
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Jemima
Mar 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-5-stars, arc-2019
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Title: The Unlucky Ones 
Author: Stacey Marie Brown
Publication Date: April 1st, 2019



I did not want this book to end!
Why did it have to end?! 😩

Gosh! I really enjoyed this book. The Unlucky Ones had it all: The heartbreak, the romance, the swoony moments.... everything!
You name it, Stacey Marie Brown delivered!

I can't wrap my head around how much I enjoyed this book. Devon and Lincoln's story is one of ill-fated love, heartache, angst but also of loss, pain and survival.

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I loved Devon! She is on
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
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‘There’s nothing worse than meeting the perfect person at the wrong time.’

We were grabbed immediately by the synopsis for The Unlucky Ones, with the prologue making our hearts race, because oh boy, as sad as one part was, another was one of the hottest scenes we’ve read!

The Unlucky Ones gave us those old school romance feelings, with Stacey Marie Brown’s writing winning us over completely! This was a story brimming with heat, emotion, mystery, and secrets we were desperate to uncover! The author
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Dilek VT
2,5 stars

This book had the potential of being a captivating emotional read but the execution of it was not good enough. Still, not a bad book but it has its drawbacks… lots of them.

I liked the chemistry and connection between the hero & heroine but there was too much other stuff that was going on.

The death of one parent, Alzheimer’s of a young mother, the death of the other parent, financial problems, spoiled and selfish sister’s problems, drug addict and selfish brother’s problems, miserab
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Sabrina Lynn (Next Chapter Book Blog)
I’ve been devoured by this story.

I cried.
I hurt.
I felt the want. The need.
Devon and Lincoln. I love.

I wrote my review so many times. Never able to find the right words to explain what this book did to me. I was pulled in and unable to get out for two days. I think I highlighted the whole book. I always highlight the paragraphs or sentences that grab me. Or tug at my heart. This book was full of those.

The realness of Devon’s life hit so close to home. Her always being strong when all she wa
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Kahea


Oh, hello, FEELS.

Like the whole frickin’ messy ball of wax of feels, even the ones that have liquid wanting to spill out of my eyes when I don’t want them too...twice, not once but twice...kind of feels that leave you with a massive book hangover, but your soul is oddly rejuvenated at the same time…

I have no clue if any of that *points up* makes sense, but I devoured this book. I couldn’t/wouldn’t stop reading it. It really was everything and may just go down as my fav by the author ~ which is
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Kilikina
Apr 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First half- 5 stars. Second half- 3.5/4stars.

Addictive is the word I would use for this book. While this ultimately ended up lacking the “punch” I wanted this to have in the end, I was hooked throughout the whole thing. Plot became just a tad predictable in the second half, but overall I definitely enjoyed the grit these characters brought.

Kindle Crack Book Reviews Cheri
I don’t feel anything but lucky after reading The Unlucky Ones. This unputdownable emotion-packed romance is total Kindle Crack! This was the first time I read anything by Stacey Marie Brown and definitely not my last time.
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Apr 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
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description

‘There’s nothing worse than meeting the perfect person at the wrong time.’

We were grabbed immediately by the synopsis for The Unlucky Ones, with the prologue making our hearts race, because oh boy, as sad as one part was, another was one of the hottest scenes we’ve read!

The Unlucky Ones gave us those old school romance feelings, with Stacey Marie Brown’s writing winning us over completely! This was a story brimming with heat, emotion, mystery, and secrets we were desperate to uncover! The author
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SinfulSoulRead
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If I could describe “The Unlucky Ones” in one sentence from this book I would use:

„I need one moment of happiness before life consumes all of me”.

The Unlucky Ones is an exceptional story about two broken souls who at the tragic point of their life share a reckless moment together. And this short encounter gave them strength and memories to fight with cruel reality for years… and sealed their fate. Because even the thickest and highest mental wall won’t stop you from recognizing your soulmate.

Af
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2OCC Reviews
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ashlee
Wow this story is heartbreaking. Poor Devyn from the age of 16 has to grow up very quickly. Her father dies in the line of duty at 16, her sister gets pregnant soon after by a dead beat, and a few months later Devs mother develops Alzheimers at a very young age which means it's very progressive and they don't expect her to live long, and to lose her mind quickly. On the same day Dev finds this horrible news out her boyfriend of a few years accidently texts her that she's cheating on her with her ...more
Ashlee
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The unlucky ones

Wow this story is heartbreaking. Poor Devyn from the age of 16 has to grow up very quickly. Her father dies in the line of duty at 16, her sister gets pregnant soon after by a dead beat, and a few months later Devs mother develops Alzheimers at a very young age which means it's very progressive and they don't expect her to live long, and to lose her mind quickly. On the same day Dev finds this horrible news out her boyfriend of a few years accidently texts her that she's cheating
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Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
I enjoyed reading The Unlucky Ones... this author a new to me author.

What starts off as hot bathroom sex becomes something more as these characters navigate the ups and downs of life and fate and what is given to you only makes you stronger.

Devon and Lincoln have lives riddled with guilt, sadness, betrayal...but their luck turns around in some sense when they meet each other.

Five years have passed since their first meeting and they find themselves in the same town where now Devon is working at
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Michelle
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs
4-4.5 stars. Devon Thorpe’s life just keeps getting more complicated, with extra responsibility added. She just found out some bad news that will affect her plans for the future, not to mention the other stuff that added to the pile. Her day is historically awful and she’s too young for these burdens but someone has to take charge because it won’t be her sister. Yet one distraction in the diner bathroom was a bright spot for a few minutes to help her forget her worries.

I liked Devon because she
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Kalli Bunch
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I recently finished reading The Unlucky Ones by Stacey Marie Brown. When it was done, I had to pause a moment and reflect. This book was not only brilliantly written and breathtaking, it was heartbreaking. The Unlucky Ones is one of her Contemporary books and I knew it was going to be good. Hell, I knew it was going to be great. But I didn't know it would affect me the way it did. I didn't expect the tears that quietly fell. I didn't expect my heart to clog my throat. I didn't expect to feel the ...more
Sissy's Romance Book Review
THE UNLUCKY ONES by Stacey Marie Brown is the story of Lincoln Kessler and Devon Thorpe.
Devon from her early teens where her father was killed, to her mother being diagnose with a rare Alzheimer to her sister making bad decisions. To add to the hurt of that time her boyfriend had been cheating on her...so in a weak moment she has a hot encounter with a man in a diner. Then only to see him getting arrested by her Uncle. Now all these years later she is 22 years old with her mother getting worse t
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Anna
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars. I could not put this book down! The Unlucky Ones is a gritty, emotional read with a great storyline and remarkable characters. Devon is one of the strongest heroines that I have ever seen in a book. She experiences such heartbreak and grief, yet she perseveres. She is a responsible girl who is loyal and loving to her family, but be continually puts everyone else before her. Lincoln is an interesting hero. He blows hot and cold when it comes to Devon and he has secrets that he keeps hi ...more
Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛
Disclaimer: This review MAY contain spoilers. I received an Advance Reader Copy at no cost from the publisher/author.

Stacey Marie Brown knows how to write a story that will pull on your heartstrings. I consumed this story at lightning speed. I was engaged in this story from start to finish.

The book really starts off with a bang and jumps right into the emotions. I think that starting the story in the thick of things really made the sorrow real and impactful. You get up close and personal with De
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Romance Schmomance (Malia)


I definitely couldn't wait to share my review for Stacey's newest release, The Unlucky Ones. Everyone and their mom (or dad) needs to read this one ASAP. I am completely blown away, but I'm really not surprised at all. Stacey is definitely moving all the way to the top as one of my most favorite authors out there. Her stories easily suck you in, from her paranormal and emotional contemporary reads. There's only so many authors out there that I love that can truly pull off writing PNR and contemp
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Kristine
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't think my heart can take these rollercoasters anymore. Wait, who am I kidding. I loved it, bring it on!

Life can be messy, hard, complicated, to some more than others. It's how you deal with everything that makes you and shapes you.

I might have emotional whiplash after this one but those changes couldn't have come at a better time in the story. It keeps you on your toes and gets you deep into the story.

Each character here beings their own baggage and pain. That being said, even through
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*~Alicia~*
Apr 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Devon has been through so much for someone so young. She does something out of character and that sets off a train of events years later. This book had it all. I swooned, was swept up in the suspense, there was a moment in the book where my jaw about hit the floor. This was such a great book by Stacey Marie Brown, this one will be going to my favorites shelf. Well done!
Camila Matuella
Achei que teve muito de outros personagens e muito pouco do casal principal.
Seria muito pedir mais do Lincoln e menos da irmã de Devon??
No geral o livro foi bom, mas faltou algo...
Fiquei com uma sensação meio agridoce...

Bom, mas não tão bom...
Nikki Archer
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such a heartbreaking story. Sad these characters are so realist Gripping fast pace read. I enjoyed the unlucky. One. A must read.
Lorelei
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I could NOT put this book down! It gripped me right from the start and I was hooked! Devon has to be so strong all the time, so responsible, but with one completely out of character decision, she has a chance encounter that will have an effect on her for years to come. Little does she know how strongly that is reciprocated. I absolutely LOVED Lincoln and Devon! ***Warning*** This book is an emotional roller coaster and will have you in tears quicker than you would think possible . This book is d ...more
Courtney Payne
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To read my full review please go to https://opinionatedbw.blogspot.com/
The title should really have given me a hint about what was to come, but I swear guys, nothing can prepare you for the devastation that the characters go through over and over again.
Jennifer Shiflett
Such a great book. I loved every single word. Longer review to come.
Kiki
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I read this book, there was a part where I LITERALLY dropped the kindle and my hand went over my mouth with the OMG moment. I was invested in these words from the first chapter. The author seriously did an amazing job with her storytelling of two souls who were destined to meet. The mystery and suspense about KILLED me. I group read this with my friend on a girls weekend and we gasped and swooned and just really enjoyed reading this sizzling page turned. This book was steamy, intense, all t ...more
Rosanna
Mar 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Can I give this book a zillion stars? Because that’s how I feel right now.
As with every single book that I read by Stacey I’m super exited to read it and then I’m sad that it’s over so suddenly. She’s that amazing!

From the first line in the book that Lincoln says he’ll suck you in.
“Open your eyes, Freckles,”he demanded, his voice making every nerve in me quake. “I want those eyes on me.” In the bathroom of a diner right before he took her.

After hearing horrible news about her mom’s illness an
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Anna
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars. I could not put this book down! The Unlucky Ones is a gritty, emotional read with a great storyline and remarkable characters. Devon is one of the strongest heroines that I have ever seen in a book. She experiences such heartbreak and grief, yet she perseveres. She is a responsible girl who is loyal and loving to her family, but be continually puts everyone else before her. Lincoln is an interesting hero. He blows hot and cold when it comes to Devon and he has secrets that he keeps hi ...more
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Stacey Marie Brown is a lover of hot fictional bad boys and sarcastic heroines who kick butt. She also enjoys books, travel, TV shows, hiking, writing, design, and archery. Stacey swears she is part gypsy, being lucky enough to live and travel all over the world.