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(Bossy Brothers #5)

4.37  ·  Rating details ·  121 ratings  ·  78 reviews
Bossy Brothers: Alonzo is an enemies-to-lovers trope that can be read as book five or as a standalone story.

Tara Tanner and I are not a couple.
We don’t do real life. We don’t do real numbers. We don’t do real names.
We do phone sex, and text sex, and email sex.
Everything about our ‘relationship’ is a lie.
You call it catfishing, I call it being careful. And I do not
Published January 13th 2020

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Melissa B
Holy smokes the hotness level in this book was scorching!!! As soon as this book hit my tablet I was consumed by these characters, by this story and the banter. Alonso and Tara were nothing short of freaking incredible and their story was filled with lies, secrets, off the charts chemistry and so much sexiness!! I love that we get to revisit all the characters from the previous books and that they all entwine together. We are finally getting answers to the questions that have been running ...more
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, 2020-favorite
I loved Alonzo and Tara’s story. Actually, I’ve loved each of the standalone novels in author J.A. Huss’ Bossy Brothers series, but I definitely love Alonzo’s story most.

From the first page to the last, this book is serious fun. Sexy banter, lovable characters, secrets, lies and many twists and reveals made Alonzo a page-turner. The story starts as a sexy, electronic version of pen pals looking for more and turns into a bit of an adventure/thriller. I just couldn’t put it down!

Alonzo might
Jennifer  Tyronney
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Alonzo is the next book in the Bossy Brothers series (although it’s a sidestep) as we fall into the world of the Dumas brothers and boy, is it a great place to be. This story is made even more incredible with the arrival of some faces we already know and love, who bring a whole new level of chaos to Key West.

We start with Alonzo Dumas, the adorably gorgeous, dirty as all hell, tatted up fisherman - SLASH - safe, charming, full on sex talking accountant, Lonnie....(there’s a lot going on
YES! I enjoyed everything in this story! Alonzo sure knows how to talk and things sure move quickly lol. I can definitely tell this is a branch off from the "J" bossy brothers series. I love the mystery behind Alonzo and Tara. This story added something extra for the Bossy Brothers series as a whole. Things are starting to be revealed. But there is ease of reading this one without the first 4 books. Ohhh, the ending, it was so sweet, but I also want more lol! I don't even know who is my fave at ...more
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bossy Brother Alonzo is an epic ride for full of kinky fun, truths, lies and twists that only Julie Huss can bring.This story brings new characters intertwined with some old places and familiar faces. What you believe to be true is anything but.

Tara and Lonnie have been online dating for quite sometime. Their phone escapades are panty melting and erotic. Their banter is hilarious and sexy but they both long for something more. When Lonnie tries to share some truth, things go off the rails
Wendy LeGrand
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Wow, I was not expecting Alonzo's story to be THAT! I pretty much expected there to be a lot of secrets and lies between him and Tara, because the blurb tells us that right off the bat and yes, there are lots of those. But then there's SO MUCH MORE! Julie is the queen of the twists and turns and hitting the reader with things out of left field, and yeah, this story has all of that!

So Alonzo is quite the dirty talking, hot as fuck tatted up fisherman!! And he's been catfishing Tara for the past
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Long distance phone friends Tara and Lonnie spend two years playing cat(fish) and mouse, as the identity behind the identity weaves a very tangled web that's bound to snag, in spectacular fashion. The small world gets smaller as three friends from Colorado road trip to Florida. Tara and Alonzo find their live, in person connection even more intense, and handholding on the beach is so romantic(!) Yes, there are a lot of issues to unpack, but this couple makes the pain worth the gain. Loved it!
Linda (un)Conventional Bookworms
Alonzo finally gave me some answers! And I truly loved those answers - even if, of course since this is a Huss book, there are more questions too! - because there are some connections that are finally being made.
I thought Alonzo and Tara were a pretty unlikely couple, but at the same time, their romance was both cute and hot, too.
Courtney Green
I Received this ARC from Author for Honest Review.
I Give this Book a 4/5 Star Rating.

HEA(?): Yes!

Heat: 5/5
Romance: 3.5/5
Suspense: 3.5-4ish/5
Drama: 3-3.5ish/5

No Spoilers.
This was surprisingly a very fast read, and it light hearted. What a Great Read, I cant wait to buy this book! I love this universe!
Tara & Lonnie are my favorites so far!

I Love J.A. Huss’s Books! I Will Always Buy Them! :D
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Alonzo is one complicated sexy man. Tara is one strong compassionate woman. They both have secrets. There connection is amazing. They fit together perfectly. This book sucked me in from the start. I could not wait to see what would happen next. Loved all the twists and turns in this story.
Oh Wow...this book gives all the feels! Buckle up and get ready for this wild and fun ride! Alonzo Dumas is Jesse Boston’s brother in law. He runs Dumas Deep Sea Fishing but that’s not his only job. On the side, Alonzo might also be considered a catfisher as he started chatting with a Tara Tanner two years ago under a completely different profile. It’s okay though since they live far far away from each other so she won’t ever find out...right? Well, that is until she goes to Florida and she isn’ ...more
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gosh, I can't even with this guy. Is Alonzo a super cocky guy? Oh heck yes he is. He'll be the first one to tell you that he is a hot mofo and that he could pretty much have any woman he wants. However, there is a depth to him that I found absolutely surprising and wonderfully endearing. Tara is probably every guys dream. She is confident, sexy, smart and not afraid of grabbing what she wants. But I suppose sometimes that's easy when you aren't face to face. Who is catfishing who? What is each ...more
Tami czenkus
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was SO excite to get my hands on Alonzo, I FREAKING LOVED IT!!!
J.A Huss is truly brilliant with the way she write her stories, she makes you "think" you know what is going to happen THEN.... She throws another plot twist and BAM you're even more hooked that before.
I don't even know how to explain my reading experience of Alonzo, except to say that it is TRULY an experience reading. Throughout the entire story I was on the edge of my seat as more of the suspense unraveled, only to have more
Veronica LaRoche
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Another 5 Star read that will have you glued too your kindle and loving Lonnie & Tara. I absolutely love Lonnie and Tara’s story and their secrets WOW. Lonnie and Tara had me hooked from page one and I absolutely love seeing Vann Vaughn and of course the Bossy Brothers. It’s no surprise that I’m a HUGE FAN of all JA’s work and of course I knew I would absolutely FLOVE this book. JA is an author that you are guaranteed a good mind f*ck, amazing characters and a
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I thought this book will leave "The Bossy Brothers" behind and focus on the Dumas clan. But I was in for a surprise!

Lonnie is such a sweet guy but filthy at the same time so of course he found a siren to match his appetite but kind heart. Contrary to his appearances he is actually the sweetest guy. But at the same time I loved how ballsy he got with Johnny when needed. And his annoyance and "don't give a damn attitude" with Jesse was so funny. And oh boy, Jesse grows in my eye with every book
Christine Griggs
Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just loved this book Alonzo and Tara are made for each other. Each has their secrets and live miles apart from one another but they have a connection and the phone sex is HOT. And when they meet WOW.
So many twists in this story and so many funny things. The coming together of so many families and the upcoming book will be epic.This book is so well written and links up to other wonderful books and fabulous characters in the other series that Julie has written and I am so looking forward to
Jenny B
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Alonzo and Tara's story is so full of passion, banter and feels and everything I love in a book. ALonzo is the perfect rough alpha - the kind that makes me swoon. Put these two characters and you have an intense and incredible story that I could not put down.
Jan 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
As stated this can be read on its own, I read book 1 but then jumped straight into this one and had no trouble understanding what was going on, It took me a little while to get into their story but once I did I really love getting to know them. This was a very hot read from Julie and can't wait to read her next book.

Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss
Nightbird Novels
Jan 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
4.5 Stars

Tara Tanner has a dirty little secret, and his name is Lonnie Derringer. She and the dirty talking accountant have been involved for the better part of two years... but have never met in person. But while phone sex with Lonnie is better than any of the real men she has ever been with, when Lonnie starts acting weird, Tara starts to wonder just how well she really knows her fantasy man...

Alonzo Dumas is definitely NOT a boring accountant. And even though he has been essentially
Jan 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
This book started off hot, hot, hot. A no holds bar type of phone sex relationship that lasted 2 years between our 2 main characters, Lonnie (aka Alonzo) and Tara. It brought us back to a town that has played a big part in past JA Huss books that past readers will love. But don't worry. Alonzo is a complete standalone with all new characters with a few Bossy brothers making an appearance in this spinoff focused on the Dumas family in the Keys.

Tara and Lonnie are fun and sexy and are a pure joy
Susie Price
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Holy Smokes These Two are Smoking HOT! This is book 5 is the Bossy Brothers. It can be read as a stand alone B U T I would want it all, but that's just me. This is so far to me the only one that could be read out of order though but makes so much more sense in order and things are becoming clearer and if you haven't read the other books well you might not get all that!!

Great character build up from the start, Catfishing huh, well that is only the first little bread crumb the rest well its...told
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When you are looking for the very best and I mean THE very best in sexy intrigue, look no further than J.A. Huss! I swear the woman has my heart racing from all things passionate as this story starts and then it just beats faster as our couple is caught up in a puzzle that is all kinds of incredible. Alonzo Dumas and Tara Tanner have this chemistry even from two thousand miles away as they engage in some of the sexiest phone sex I've ever read. Even as they continue to lie to one another about ...more
Jammie Bebout
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What do you get when you combine a hot AF dirty-talking, yoked-out, tatted-up fisherman masquerading as a mild-mannered accountant with a sexually adventurous, equally dirty-talking former PI masquerading as a librarian? Well, let’s just say you’ll have to read the book to find out, but one thing’s for sure. It will be monumentally sexy, the kind of sexy that threatens to melt your chosen reading device and inspire some truly concupiscent (oh hell, let’s just say filthy) fantasies. This book as ...more
Courtenay Bennett
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Holy smokes!!! There is so much I want to say about this book... let me try to order my thoughts here.
First of all - if you’ve ever read Julie’s books before, you know she is a master of suspense and intrigue, and, as with so many of her series’, the story goes deeper every time.
I loved the siren/sailor theme throughout this one. It’s there right from the start, and it’s always the perfect amount, never feeling overdone.
I loved the (really original) way Alonzo and Tara’s relationship started. I
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

OMG, I freaking love the uniqueness, and originality author JA Huss shows on each one of her mind-blowing stories, and this book is just that!

Alonzo (Bossy Brothers, #5) can be read as standalone. This story is fun, sexy, and hilarious right from the begining. Alonzo and Tara's connection is fiery hot, their banter sexy, fun and flirty. The hiding secrets, lies and revelations will bring with them twists that'll take you on a roller coaster ride that'll keep you turning the pages until you have
Theresa Scerbo
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Bossy Brothers Alonzo by JA Huss

Wow, what a terrific story, I’m just loving all of the Bossy Brother stories! I’m a stickler for reading books in a series (standalone or connected) in order- but you can absolutely start with Bossy Brothers Alonzo. I promise you’ll fall in love with Tara and Alonzo, I sure did! And if you are new to JA Huss, let me be the first to welcome you! It’s a wild ride, these characters will stay with you long after the last page has been read and you’ll hold the stories close to your heart. Neither
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bossy Brothers: Alonzo by JA Huss had me hooked from the start. Tara and Alonzo’s story was an enemies to lovers romance full of steamy chemistry, lies and secrets. They have been “dating” for a while now and their phone sex will leave you breathless. Yet they are not being truthful with each other. When they finally meet and realize there is so much more between them, things take another surprising turn!

I loved Tara and Alonzo so much. They were great characters that had a lot of chemistry and
Debra Rowland
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Lonnie Derringer is a sexy, dirty talking accountant, or is he? He’s been catfishing the sexy, pencil skirt wearing librarian called Tara for two years. They have both been lying about who they are and have dangerous secrets. They have a connection though that is more than just sexual. As circumstances bring them together the secrets unfold and their true identities are discovered, and the threat of danger to them both brings together the Dumas clan and the Bossy Brothers.
This is book 5 of the
Sharon Betts
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Although book 5 in the Bossy Brothers series, this can be read and enjoyed as a stand alone. Alonzo is a fisherman. One with secrets. So he has been dating Tara the librarian for 2 years, but they've never met. It's all been phone dates. And that's where the story starts, with some very hot phone dates. But then things change, Tara makes a two thousand mile road trip, and....
This book has lots of hotness, right from the start. It's entertaining, fast paced, funny, serious, and with a JA Huss
Sammie Lynn
Jan 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
JA Huss is at it again. First, let me start by saying this is a complete standalone! With that being said, as a die hard JA Huss fan ... Man did it feel good to be back in Fort Collins. I loved everything about being back including Tara and her personality. And Alonzo just makes me swoon. I dig everything about his lying ass. The banter and feelings between the makes the book beyond enjoyable and the plot made it a page Turner for sure.
This story was full of mind boggling twists and turns
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J.A. Huss never wanted to be a writer and she still dreams of that elusive career as an astronaut. She originally went to school to become an equine veterinarian but soon figured out they keep horrible hours and decided to go to grad school instead. That Ph.D wasn’t all it was cracked up to be (and she really sucked at the whole scientist thing), so she dropped out and got a M.S. in forensic ...more

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