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Runaway Road

(Runaway #1)

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Londyn McCormack didn’t have a typical childhood. She ran away from home at sixteen, escaping parents more interested in drugs than their daughter. She doesn’t have loving siblings or an adorable pet. Her only family is the five other runaway kids who shared her junkyard home.

Life pulled them all in separate directions, taking her to Boston. For a short time, she thought
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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published March 6th 2020 by Devney Perry LLC
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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4.5 'I feel it. Deep.' Stars!
ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.


Well, you know you have read a good book when you literally devour it in one afternoon! Devney Perry has been teasing us about this new series and the premise of these books sounded so good. I am happy to say she did not disappoint with the first installment! In Runaway Road we start getting to know six kids (now adults) who run away from home and share a bond after suffering difficult childhoods. This is th
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Carvanz
Oh my heart!!! This book is everything wonderful and amazing! It has all the feels I could ask for and some I didn’t even know existed. Sigh. Runaway Road was exactly what I was looking for, and I didn’t even know it.


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When Londyn leaves Boston behind, she’s got the whole world at her fingertips. She’s traveling across the nation with a sense of freedom she hasn’t felt in years, if ever. But when an unexpected accident lands her in Summers, West Virginia and in the company of sexy mechanic, Brooks
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Jennifer Kyle
Apr 03, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars ✨
Syndi
Mar 17, 2020 rated it liked it
This story is showing lighter side of Miss Perry. This book is perfect for road trip where you just want to shout FREE!!

The concept of the story is simple. I am always a fan of Miss Perry' books. The story is min angst/ drama. Smooth like a highway. The characters are not develop so much but enough to maintain the chemistry. While listening to the audiobook,I can feel the sun and the wind blowing to my face.

Miss Perry done a good job bringing road trip aspect to life. Overall this is an OK read
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Curlyhairlass19
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
5 “I feel it deep” stars!

This maybe my fave Devney book yet. So fresh & different! I absolutely loved the heroine, Londyn! She was so used to running away as an escape mechanism until she couldn’t run anymore. Real, abiding, long lasting love smacked her in the face in such a short time! I love Brooks with a passion. Loved that this was a slight age gap (10 years). It had everything this girl needed, and I am VERY happy! Can’t wait for Gemma’s story!
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
4 STARS

This was an enjoyable read, it was refreshing and lighthearted.It was fast paced and I liked the storyline.It has low angst and I didn't mind it at all!

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"Now, I was running away to find peace. To find the life I needed deep in my soul. To find myself again. I’d lost me these past years."

The romance was swoon worthy , and it has the great amount of sweet and steamy moments.The connection between the characters was instant.

Overall , it was a great story!




  
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❤️Emma Book Lover ❤️
4.5 Stars


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"The wind whipped through my hair as I sped along the highway. Just me and my cherry-red Cadillac.On a runaway road"

Such a sweet small town romance. I loved this book , I loves the premise , the characters, the setting and the red cherry Cadillac.

This is a journey of self-discovery, of finding the place where you belong , this happening in a very unexpected way.
Londyn travels from Boston to California after a brutal divorce, she comes from a jun
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Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
Runaway Road is my very first Devney Perry novel and holy moly, did it knock me for a loop. Straight away, Perry's lush writing style and captivating storytelling sucked me in and had me devouring these pages hungrily. I absolutely COULD NOT PUT THIS BOOK DOWN! This beautifully immersive story follows Londyn, a woman running from old heartache toward a new life when her course is unexpectedly derailed by what I can only describe as fate. What unfolds is a story rich with romance and personal rev ...more
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
5 STARS

There was something fresh about her. Maybe it was her outlook on life or her spirit. Maybe it was that she had gone through so much and she hadn’t become jaded or cynical. Londyn intrigued me. She stirred my blood.


My heart feels so full right now. This book. GUYS. I just can't. A lighthearted, feel-good romance full of swoons and feels. I devoured this book in one sitting. I kid you not. I sat down, opened my kindle, blinked, and I was already at 80%.
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Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
This is my second time reading Devney Perry and I am quickly learning why she is a favourite among romance readers. Her writing style and her storytelling held me captive from start to finish. I devoured this book in two sittings. It would have been one if sleep didn’t prove more powerful than my need to learn how the story would unfold.

Runaway Road introduces the reader to Londyn a woman has been through a lot. Because of an unideal home situation, she ran away at age 16. She spent five years l
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Radd Reader
“Promise me if you ever need anything—a friend, a place to crash for a week, a piece of pie—you’ll use that phone and call me.”

Characters
Brooks (33 owner, Cohen Garage):
The following words/phrases were used to describe Brooks: mature, confident, sexy, gentleman, protector, kind, generous, loving, stunning

Three things about Brooks:
- After 16 years, he still has dinner with his parents every Monday night.
- Comes from a close-knit, loving family
- He has a teenage son

Some quotes about Bro
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~Dawn~TUG
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE THIS BOOK!! Here is a little something about me, I love a story of redemption and when it's a woman that was scorned by a dipshit of a man, it's even better. I adored every single word, tension filled moment, all things Brooks, and I want a rock to share my dinner on, RIGHT NOW. It's funny, I have been with my hubs for 25+ years and he is my best friend and partner BUT these stories fill me with hope; hope that if he loses his damn mind and gets himself in a compromising position I will f ...more
Rachael*Caribbean*girl*bibliophile
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Londyn ran away from home and eventually ended up crashing at a junkyard with other runaways. She left, worked and then met and married her wealthy husband. From there her life turned around, she got an education, never had to worry about a place to sleep or a job .....until she walked in on her husband cheating. Six months later she's done with Boston,she jumps into the Cadillac she once slept in and set off on a road trip with her eventual destination being to find her boyfriend
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Wendy ⏃: ✦Cheeky Chicks Blogger✦
ALL THE STARS!

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Omg you guys!! Runaway Road by Devney Perry is probably my favorite from her to date!! It was so wonderful. Just what my heart needed and it warmed my soul completely.

The story starts off with Londyn McCormack. She just went through a divorce and she decides to leave Boston behind her. She jumps into her cherry-red '64 Cadillac convertible and hits the road. In search of herself as she makes her way to California to find an old friend.

Londyn has been running most of her lif
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Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: March 6, 2020
Actual Rating: 4.5 stars

Small Town | Contemporary Romance

Here we have another winner from Devney Perry! It's really no surprise that I loved this book. I've been reading her books since she published her first one and haven't been able to stop since. There's just something about her worlds that always puts a smile on my face, and this is no different with Runaway Road. While I did find myself missing the Montana scene, I think Devney can write her characters into
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Lyndy Ann ♫
Devney Perry has done it again, Runaway Road is a wonderful start to what will be another great series.

Londyn’s journey in the Cadillac was a voyage of discovery, who knew a flat tyre could lead to so much happiness.

I loved everything about Londyn and Brooks, they are a great match for each other, and the town of Summers sounds so idyllic.

As I have read all of Devney’s books, I knew who the culprit was, I guess are minds are synced after all this time, what I also enjoy about Devney’s writing st
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Somia
Aug 02, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Divorced and finally free Londyn leaves Boston behind, traveling across the US in her fabulously restored Cadillac. An unexpected accident with her car has her landing in Summers, West Virginia. Here she meets sexy mechanic - Brooks Cohen. Their attraction is instant and friendship quick, but Londyn is determined to leave as soon as her car is fixed.

The dual POV works well, this was a nice and easy read.

The perpetrator of the vandalism surprised me and had me rolling my eyes.

An enjoyable light s
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Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Feb 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a wondrous journey of self discovery, this story is. I wish I had the guts to do it, maybe I'd have found myself sooner.
"Now, I was running away to find peace. To find the life I needed deep in my soul. To find myself again. I’d lost me these past years."
London McCormack packs her belongings in two suitcases and a duffle bag, gasses up her 1964 Red Cadillac DeVille Convertible, which she's restored from a junkyard and was her old familiar home and bids goodbye to her old life with Thom
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Feb 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
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‘My divorce had been brutal and heartbreaking. It had been the nuclear bomb to my life I’d needed. It was forcing a fresh start. Besides, I was good at starting over. I’d done it countless times in my twenty-nine years.’

Runaway Road by Devney Perry was a beautiful, sweet and well-written story about letting go and finding yourself. Realising what’s important and learning from the past. Embracing love. Devney Perry is one of those wonderful Authors where we pretty much know what we’re going to ge
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Natasha is a Book Junkie
Feb 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“I was running away to find peace. To find the life I needed deep in my soul. To find myself again.”

Devney Perry kicks off an exciting new series with the story of a woman who, following a painful divorce, sets off on a cross-country road trip, chasing the one thing she lost along the way—herself. It’s a fresh, sizzling, deeply satisfying read that once more solidified my love for Perry’s brand of storytelling, delivering everything I always know I’ll find in her books—emotion, inten
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Anne OK
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-reads
Another fabulous story from Devney Perry. Once again, she leaves me with a smile on my face and a happy heart. "Runaway Road" was a joy ride -- complete with a strong and wild spirited heroine and a handsome and big-hearted hero. I loved the combination and their story. Londyn ("with a Y") and Brooks have the type of love that proves there's no defense to a love that is destined.

In small town USA, you'll always find the best and the worst and, of course, everyone knows everyone else's business,
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Sophie's Reading Corner
3.5 STARS

Londyn has a nice life , she's gone from rugs to riches and now she's leaving it all behind, after her divorce is being finalised to take her car back to a childhood friend. On the way there though destiny has other plans and puts her into Brooks' way.

Brooks didn't expect to find Londyn. He had been trying to stay away from women because of his past experience and now not only he's attracted by this new woman in his hometown, but he must help her get away from there as soon as possibl
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Amy
Feb 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Runway Road is the first book in the all new Runaway Series by Devney Perry. Runaway Road follows the story of Londyn & Brooks. Life hasn’t always been kind when it comes to Londyn. Londyn has always wanted a better life than the one she was given. At 16 years old, she ran away from home and her parents were too strung to care. Living on the run was anything but glamorous, but somewhere along the way, she found a new normal. She thought she found some where to lie her head permanently, only to h ...more
Bookgasms Book Blog
Feb 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shelly, missy
Runaway Road was like a deliciously decadent romance bite. It's short and sweet and satisfying, even as it leaves you hungry for more of the series.

This is a lighter side of Devney Perry. That is, there is still plenty of emotion, and even a little suspense, but the pace is quick and the angst level is relatively low and that left all the room in the world for me to fall head over heels for Brooks and Londyn.

And so, head-over-heels I went. For a short book, there's a surprising amount of depth
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Seline
Mar 06, 2020 rated it liked it
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Catherine Cowles
Reading Runaway Road feels like coming home. Heartfelt, tender, with a side of finding yourself again. Devney Perry has me falling hard for this soul-warming new series and I can’t wait for more!
JESSI ☾
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, 2020-tpam
I felt this book in my soul!! Devney Perry kicked off her Runaway series with Runaway Road and it is showing a whole new side to Perry. This is my third series that I am reading from her and every time I am blown away not only by how versatile she is but how she always pulls you in no matter the story.

Londyn was the heroine that we all needed. She is so used to running away that when she ends up in a small town in West Virginia after a minor mishap she starts to fall for the small-town charm an
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Michele
4 1/2 Stars...

Runaway Road was just the book I needed right now. It wasn't too heavy on the drama and angst. It left me feeling upbeat and the characters were ones I could actually like. It was an absolute winner! Let's just say to somewhat quote Ms. Perry...."I felt it...deep."

First of all, I'm pretty sure Brooks is just about perfect. Devney Perry wrote a male lead that isn't falling all over himself to sleep with every woman he sees, who has a strong moral compass, is hard working and values
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Weronika -  Little Steamy Reads
„You need to be free.”


Queen of small-town romances did it again! She created such a heartwarming and uplifting story that after finishing it I was sitting with the biggest smile on my face and with my heart full. Runaway Road is an epic tale about finding what you’re searching for in the most unexpected place. It’s a journey to get free from what’s holding you back and to start live the life you want for yourself. It’s captivating, addicting and completely unputdownable. I’m delighted with t
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Sarah/DragonflyReads
Feb 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-review
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Leave it to Devney Perry to create a beautiful road trip romance! Runaway Road, book one in the Runaway series is the perfect standalone. It's not connected to any of her previous stories and set in a brand new destination...Summers, West Virginia!

After the demise of her marriage, Londyn finds herself leaving behind her life in Boston to set out for California. She's got one thing on her mind, getting her car to its rightful owner. Only car trouble leads her to an extended stay in small tow
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