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When Rivals Fall

(Bayshore Rivals #1)

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Rivals since before birth there’s never been a time when my family hasn’t hated the Lockwoods, and their daughter Harlow.

Two years ago she set us up, tainted our family image, ruined my brother’s life. She made it personal. It was no longer just a rivalry between our parents.

Now she’s here, at Bayshore University, no longer in her families clutches and without their prot
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Published July 12th 2019
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
<3 5 stars <3

"𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐲’𝐯𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬𝐧’𝐭 𝐚 𝐝𝐚𝐦𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐈 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐝𝐨 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦..."

This my first book from these authors and I really like it, it was a quick,sexy, read with angst,tension and passion.I'm new to this Reverse Harem trope and I really like it, it's the second book and I find this trope fun and sexy!Moreover, it has another trope I like bully romance!

Harlow is trying to not draw attention to herself but the boys have other things in mind. Sullivan, Banks and O
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Nikitasbookreviews
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Okay I just finished this book and i don’t even know what to do with myself right now!

J.L and Cassy did such an amazing job with this book!
I literally thought something was going one way and i suspected someone else of doing something and the BAM! turns out i had it all freaking wrong! or did i? At this point I’m mindfucked so i have no idea! Guess i will find out in book 2!

The emotions in this book had me on edge the whole time! I could literally feel harlow’s pain like it was my
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Christina (The MasqueReader)
Jul 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
HOLY HOTNESSS!!! Can I have the Bishop Brothers? Because the authors have written 3 freaking sexy as sin alpha males that I need! Although, I screamed at them enough in this book that I wanted to throw my tablet so many times!!! I also screamed at Harlow, I wanted her to be stronger. I feel like she was made of more than she showed! This book made me an emotional fool!

Harlow is doing everything she can to escape the toxicity that is her parents. Being their pawn through life to do their dirty w
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 Mary~❤️~DBO

★5 Stars★

When Rivals Fall is my first book from these two amazing authors, and most definitely won't be my last. I am a sucker for menage books, and recently I discovered RH (reverse harem), and the new trend, bully romance genre, and I love it...I adore it. I try to read every book that I find.

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For me, the best books are the ones that I go in blind...I am never disappointed. Obviously, this masterpiece isn't an exception. I didn't even know this book was an RH. I just saw that it was a bully r
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Catreena
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, booksprout
WHEN RIVALS FALL (Bayshore Rivals 1) C. Hallman & J.L.Beck
Cassandra Hallman J.L.Beck
#reverseharem #collegebullyromance #reverseharembullyromance #hatelove #rhreads #drama #lies #booksprout #arc #arcreader #comingsoon #tbr #cliffhanger

Heartbreaking, rollercoaster of emotions.

POV:h

O.MG!! What another great page turner!
Harlow thinks that now she's at college she's away from the drama that was going on at home.
But the drama that is called the Oliver, Sullivan and Banks Bishop, brothers that h
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Kasha  Graham
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow just WOW

Step into the collage life of Harlow Lockwood, escaping her past, running from her family’s rivalry with the Bishops, a fresh start in a new place. That all falls apart when her hopes are crushed when she realizes that the 3 Bishop brothers have followed her and are relentless, making her life a misery as revenge from what she blindly had done to the youngest of the three. Juggling collage, friendship, rumors, the Bishop’s, mixed emotions and conflicted feelings. How much can a perso
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Maria
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this book, but I don’t like that it ended on a cliffhanger. I just hope this is not going to be a 3-4 or even 15 books before we figure out how it ends. This is about Harlow, a rich daughter of parents whom are planning to outdo another rich family that has three boys. The three boys/men are Sullivan, Banks and Oliver. The three brothers are very like-able in my opinion even if they are bullies as they show a side of human to their meanness. Sullivan is brother that is framed by Harlow at ...more
W. Charron
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh.My.Holy.Hell!🔥Those Bishop boys, Y’all.
The angst and frustration they cause. 😡Yep, the type that seriously makes you want to throw punches and your panties their way. At.The.Same.Dame.Time! 🤬Oliver(the oldest) Banks(the middle) and Sullivan( the baby) are all gorgeous and brooding, but different in their own way. They all share one common thing. A love/lust/hatred thing and a thirst for revenge for Harlow Lockwood. Oh Harlow, how I’d love to be that beautifully broken , yet strong and comple
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Clara Atkinson
Jul 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When Rivals Fall
(Bayshore Rivals Book One) by Cassandra Hallman, J.L. Beck

Let me first say this about the book before I begin, Lord have Mercy be still my heart! What!#!? What!#!? What!#!? Just Happened I am BLOWN AWAY!! Ya'll have damn done it again and it wrecked me. I'm still thinking about everything and everyone with a whole new light! Bravo ladies you started this series with a bang!
Now that I got that out ......

The Lockwoods and the Bishop families have been nasty bitter rivals for dec
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Whoo Gives A Hoot
Jul 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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When Rivals Fall by J.L. Beck and C. Hallman set my heart on fire and it burnt bright as it swooned in overdrive the entire time I inhaled this addictively captivating story. I generally don't read this genre because I am usually a one person kind of gal, but holy freaking goodness did I find myself falling head over heels in love with the Bishop brothers, Oliver, Banks, and Sullivan. Although I think my heart has an even softer spot for Oliver and
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Maria
Jul 14, 2019 added it
Despite all the emotional roller-coaster that this story put me through I couldn't help loving it

It took me some time to write review for this book as reading it I was very confused as toward my feelings. Normally I do not go for the reverse harem stories. What is more the amount of cruelty and bullying in this book is very high. But all the twisted situations and turns that I hadn't seen coming made this story line very very interesting. Soon I was immersed by the plot and couldn't put the read
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Stephanie Ditmore
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG! Holy crap! What a mind bending, spine tingling, intense read. Family rivals, lies and secrets have pushed two families to the brink and revenge is on the minds of the one family who had taken the brunt of Harlow’s family and now they are coming for her. Oliver, Sullivan and Bank’s have plans for Harlow and she has no idea what’s coming he way. These three have lost everything at the hands of her father and they won’t stop until they are sated with their revenge, but can they hide the feelin ...more
E Loprete
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Really Ladies!!!! When Rivals Fall, Book 1 is the newest series by JL Beck and C Hallman. What an exciting, emotional read that will hold your interest from beginning to end with all of the drama and twists and turns that surrounds Harlow and the Bishop brothers. This story was filled with revenge, betrayals, family rivals and so much more as the brothers seek revenge as they put their plans into action to break Harlow and make her life a living hell for the damage she and her family has done to ...more
Heidi
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMFG!! Where do I start!? I finished this a bit ago and I am still reeling. Josi and Cassy literally knocked this out of the park! The emotions this evokes from me was.... I have no words. It took me on one heck of an emotional rollercoaster. I had so many feels while reading it. My heart is broken. Harlow has endured so much in this first book. The ups and downs she has had to deal with would make some people quit. Not her, she is one strong girl and she proves it. No matter what, she doesn’t w ...more
Tammy
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Brace yourself now, because this book is going to rock your world!!! It took me more than a day to get over my book hangover and try to form a decent sentence to express my thoughts. If you think I'm kidding, then dive right in and you will soon know what I'm talking about! Harlow made me want to shake her and then quickly hug her. She made me want to scream and at times my heart would break for her, and I felt my eyes tearing up. The Bishop brothers (all 3) made me want to slap them across the ...more
Jayne
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I find myself saying this a lot with these two authors, but here I go again. You guys rock one hell of a story, that’s for sure. You both appear to have access to an endless stream of creativity, and I love it. When Rivals Fall is another really engaging and interesting story. I’m learning to not be surprised.

This is the story of Harlow and Oliver, Sullivan, and Banks, three brothers bent on revenge. Why? Because in the past Harlow did an unspeakably cruel act to Sullivan, which cost him dearly.
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OMG, this book. I am not quite sure why authors are writing Young Adult lately but I have to say J.L. and Cassandra are kicking ass with it. When Rivals Fall is a brilliant book about two families that are bound and determined to destroy each other. Too bad the children are in the middle.

Right before everyone leaves for college and to do their thing, Harlow does something so bad to one of the Bishop boys that they are bound to make her pay.
Harlow doesn't know until it is too late
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Brittani
Jul 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
SO!

First up - how beautiful is this cover? I admit to being a tinnyyyy bit of a cover snob *hides face*. I can’t help the way that I am! Lol I try not to be but it’s hard when you see a cover that’s so gorgeous, and not feel drawn to it! <3

Second - bullymances are all the rage right now and I admit to loving them :D Sometimes, depending on the story, I do struggle if the FMC doesn’t defend herself enough or fight back as much as I’d want her to so I did feel some frustrations with Harlow in
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Shaley- Pretty Little Book Blog
WHAT. JUST. HAPPENED. This book had me hanging by a thread! I wanted to slap the crap out of the Bishop Brothers at times. My god!

When Rivals Fall is a reverse harem, bully romance story. Harlow vs. Not one, Not Two, but THREE smoking hot Bishop Brothers.. Oliver, Sullivan, and Banks.. And. They. Are. Mean.

There are two tropes that I love to read. 1. Bully romance and 2. Reverse Harem. Anything and everything bully romance and RH. Then to have them both put together in the same book? YES. PLEAS
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Fay (Funkybooklover78) Moore
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh em gee 🔥
The bishop brothers are hot

Sullivan
Banks and
Oliver hate Harlow with a vengeance..
Because their families hate each other with a passion

Harlow father uses her to set them up and once she realises, she turns her back on her parents and goes off to college without their knowledge...
But the bishop brothers follow and they’re intent on getting revenge ...

𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐲’𝐯𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬𝐧’𝐭 𝐚 𝐝𝐚𝐦𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐈 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐝𝐨 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦...

Every taunt
Every touch
She wants them... all of th
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Allison Kathleen
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was the first book i have read by Cassy Hallman and JL Beck, and what a book to start with!! I finished this book about a week ago, and I still have not recovered. Bully and Reverse Harem Romances have always been my favorite tropes, but this duo takes it to the next level! I love The main Character Harlow. She is a strong female lead, but she also has her weak moments when it comes to the boys, Sullivan, Oliver, and Banks. She loves hard, but ultimately it leads to her down fall.
The Boys.
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Simone Stephanie
I wasn't impressed with The Bet by these two authors, but i still wanted to give this book a chance since the description really caught my attention. But well, this book didn't impress me much either. I thought the heroine was extremely weak and all of the characters were really missing more character development and more insight in their background stories. Take Harlow's new "friend" Caroline. She is described as a friend by Harlow, but we know nothing about her and the only places she shows up ...more
Anne
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG SPEECHLESS WHAT AN EMOIONAL ROLLERCOASTER ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!!!!!!

WOW WOW WOW THIS IS A FANTASTIC READ.
Talk about an emotional rollercoaster. This is a absolutely brilliant read. It had me on the edge of my seat. Shouting at the book, wanting to protect Harlow. But also feeling the pain of the brothers Oliver, Banks and Sullivan. But its not just about the past, something is really wrong, very wrong! And it left me guessing about the possible friend / not friend who can Harlow trust??? so
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Candy Edwards
Jul 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book should be 10 stars! It was so exciting and riveting! I couldn't put the book down! It was so addictive! There has always been a rivelry between the Bishops and the Lockwoods. The Bishops have three college age sons. There is Oliver, Banks, and Sullivan. The Lockwoods have one daughter, Harlow. Harlow has done her father's bidding for far too long. One night she found out the aweful truth. She chooses a college far away from her family to get a fresh start on life. Her best friend, Shel ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Jul 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in a new series and what an intense and twisted introduction this is! The Bishop’s and Lockwood families have been enemies for years, and when the Bishops are finally destroyed they are out for revenge. Harlow was an innocent pawn in her families’ dealings, and now she is finally away from home she just wants to live her life without her domineering family. Unfortunately the Bishops’ have a plan of revenge in place, and will not rest until Harlow is destroyed now that she ...more
Jenny
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
OMG! What is that ending! The suspense is killing me! I need to read the next book, right now!

From page one, I am once again hooked with these authors work. I couldn't describe it. They have this unmistakable, magical way of luring me in with their story, it's freaking insane LOL.

Anyway, for me this story feels like a lot like a build up to the next book, what with the way we were just given a glimpse of their backstory but still manages to give a hint of mystery and loads of question for me to
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Stefanie Jenkins
Jul 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of this book and ended staying up until 2 am to finish it. I seriously could not put it down.

The twists and turns keep you in the edge of your seat the entire read. There were moments reading in bed I thought I was going to wake up my husband when I yelled “omg!” or “what!”

Sullivan, Banks and Oliver have their heart and mind set on seeking revenge on Harlow for the actions she had taken previously for her family. Willing to do anything to break her, the boys will have you rea
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Brittany Hively
Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Bully Romance is the new thing. Not sure why or how that got started, but it is the trend and it's what everyone wants.

When Rivals Fall is my first read from the co-writing authors and I was not disappointed. The cover draws you in, but the story hooks you.

The thing I loved about this story is that it's not just guys being jerks and girls fawning over them for being jerks, it's so much more. It's a history between the characters, it's a troubled tale passed on from parents to children with fal
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Sabrina Wannet
Jul 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Harlow a rich family's daughter is a girl manipulated by her own father to make the lives of the family bishop to a hell. At age 16 she had to put a bag in de pocket from Sullivan the youngest son, this is how the book starts. Harlow hope for a new and beter life when she goes to college hunderds of miles away. Nothing is less true then that, her life is to get worse and sexual. Do the brothers hate her or love her? destroying her or protecting her? Many questions like these will pop your mind w ...more
Brittney Lathan
First let me just say amazing book.

Harlow Lockwoods is a young woman that is in a family long live rivalry. Do as she is told. But she finally has found her breaking point. She goes all the way to the other side of the country for college. For a new start in life.

The Bishop brothers are the rivals. Oliver, Banks & Sullivan Bishop. They have been in a rival with the Lockwoods. They might be taking blows. But the brothers fight back harder.

The reverse harem of this story is just amazing. The
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