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(Bossy Brothers #5)

4.35  ·  Rating details ·  582 ratings  ·  159 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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Even better than I expected! Dirty from the start and so humorous.

I can’t believe I waited so long to read this book. I had planned to read it from the time I first heard about it when I got the promotional materials for the release of the book back in January but at the time it was too late to sign up for the ARC and review it, so I put it on my TBR and I just have been a bit too busy since then.

However, I did recently sign up for the ARC of the next book, in the series and they offered this on
Feb 13, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 stars!
Melissa  ❤️ bookaddict_fanatic
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 throug ...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 loo
Kitty Thomas
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
So now I'm caught up on Bossy Brothers until Tony comes out in audio. Loved this one! Unexpected fast-paced and fun plot. I am SOOOO glad Alonzo wasn't (view spoiler) because I was worried for a minute. JA Huss just keeps getting better. Now I just have to manage to wait a few weeks for the sequel to Bully King. ...more
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 he
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 spect
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
Jessica Alcazar
This story was amazing on all levels. Tara and Alonzo both made me all kinds of happy like all the frikkin time and in true JA Huss style, the story was convoluted, twisty and surprising at times. I loved their relationship from start to finish. It was refreshing and new. I can't say it was relatable (LMAO) but it did not read OTT at all! Very impressive! ...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 story yo
Christine Griggs
Loved this book so funny and lots of secrets and twists in this story Tara and Alonzo are made for each other they lied to each other and have hot phone sex and eventually meet and wow the chemistry but the lies and the past comes between them can they have a life together. Loved the EOBS
so many characters from other books and worlds that Julies created so looking forward to meeting them again and all the new ones too
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.
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! ...more
Jan 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
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.
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. ...more
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 h ...more
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 e
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 ad
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 read
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
Sandy S
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars--ALONZO is the fifth instalment in J.A. Huss’ contemporary, adult BOSSY erotic, romance series. This is Alonzo ‘Lonnie Derringer’ Dumas, and Phoebe ‘Tara Tanner’ Covington’s story line. ALONZO can be read as a stand alone but I recommend reading the series in order for back story and cohesion.

NOTE: I have not read any of the previous story lines, and I felt a little lost going into this particle arc of the series.

Told from dual first person perspectives (Lonnie and Tara) ALONZO follow
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 catfish
Jan 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm in awe

This author... I'm running out of ways to describe how amazing this author is. I've been on this ride since the beginning, so to see all the Easter eggs in the story and then can see how a bazillion books later (exaggeration, but I'm trying to make a point) those same eggs/puzzle pieces fall in to place truly boggles my mind. If Gandalf was a real wizard (and female) then he would be this author. I don't know how she does it. And even though I've been around since the beginning, and I
Tara and Alonzo have been having a long distance relationship for over two years. Yet, they have never met. That is going to change as Tara travels to Florida to call out her man. Tara and Alonzo has so many secrets between the two of them, can a relationship even work? Huss does a fabulous job of guiding the reader into the wrong I know where this is going, then pivot to what the heck just happened.

Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed Tara and Alonzo’s story much more then I anticipated. It was steamy, sweet and funny. Tara and Alonzo have had a strictly fake phone sex relationship for 2 years both deceiving the other that all changes when they actually meet and deal with the sexy fallout of meeting and trying to weed through the half truths. There was lots of twists in this story but one thing that was in abundance was how utterly sexy it was!
Sep 30, 2020 rated it it was ok
So this started weird but I was intrigued as to where it was going. We get a long distance relationship with two people who have never met both basically lying & catfishing each other & live for role playing at anytime. Anyway the h’s past pushes her & the H together and then we get drama. Can human trafficking ever be for a good cause because in this book that what we get with a twist. Overall I didn’t love this book, didn’t really like it but it was a decent read to pass the time. The ending w ...more
April   ♥"LOS" ♥
I should know by now that this author will always leave me a little confused but wanting more. The way in which the various series, books and characters intertwine is simply incredible.
Obviously I’m going to need to get the next book and continue the story.
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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 toxic ...more

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