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Fresh Meet

(Kings of the Water #1)

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Fans call me the king of the water. I'm focused, driven, and most importantly, I win.

Life as a professional swimmer comes with sacrifices, but theyve never worried me. Im used to life with little room for anything but training, eating, and sleeping.

Nothing more, nothing less.

When a son I knew nothing about lands on my doorstepand a crazy but very beautiful nanny shortly
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Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Published March 5th 2020
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
RATING 4.5 STARS

Fresh Meet is book one in the brand new series, Kings of the Water, by Jasmin Miller. This is a single father, sports romance and it is SUCH a lovely story.

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Jace Atwood is twenty eight years old and is a competitive professional swimmer. His life is a very strict regiment of training and sleeping. He only does casual relationships. He doesnt have time for anything more. But his life changes drastically when he discovers that he has a two and a half year old son, a son that is now
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Christy
Feb 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020-four-stars
4.25 stars

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When I'm looking for a sweet, sexy, and fun story, Jasmin Miller is a go to author. Her books always hit the spot and I especially enjoyed this one.

Jace is a professional swimmer and at twenty eight, he's lived his life as a bachelor thus far. Until one day, he gets the surprise of a lifetime. He has a son. This isn't the secret baby type troupe I hate, so putting that out there right now. But regardless, Jace is now a new father to a toddler and has no idea what to do. His mom
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, arc-books
A single father romance that will swoon you away with how sweet and angsty Jasmin writes her magical characters...



As a true Jasmin reader from the start, I can officially say this is my ultimately favorite book she has written! I knew from the start I would fall in love since it's a trope romance that always melts my panties... No joke. Plus, can we take a moment to admire this cover? Someone please call 9-1-1 because now everyone's panties are on fire! Jasmin truly brought it all in this
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Dora Koutsoukou
Mar 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 💞💞💞💞 🏊♂🏊♂🌟🌟🌟🌟s❣❣❣❣

Em and Jaces journey, accompanied by adorable Tanner, was romantic, beautiful and heartwarming.

Both main characters were so likeable, having their flaws and imperfections, also relatable and rational.
The story was very well written, keeping my interest from the begging to the end, engaging and emotional, with great pace and dual pov.

The cover was absolute perfection!!!
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Nova
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow this book it was a little of everything in my opinion, there were heart breaking moments, uplifting and a whole range of emotional torment in between. I was involved with all the characters from the beginning. I am voluntarily reviewing an advanced copy of this book.

Jace is a professional Olympic swimmer and has been coasting through life but all that changes when a two year old little boy is handed to him. His life is soon turned upside down in ways that he never ever thought it could be.
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Ky reads romance
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored this book Jasmin you did it!
Reading this gave me all of the feels. Its the perfect short sweet romance for one sitting.

This book is warm, sweet, funny, witty, heartbreaking at times but oh so heartwarming all together. Lets also not forget hot and steamy 🔥.
It was the perfect mix of emotions with low angst.. but just enough to keep you turning the pages until the end.

Also when the hero gives the heroine a swoon worthy nickname.... thats what makes my knees weak. 🐞

The
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Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
I was really excited about the premise of Fresh Meet. A single dad finding himself unexpectedly attracted to his quirky nanny... that certainly sounded like my jam alright. And for the most part, it was. This was my first read by Jasmin Miller and I enjoyed the concept. I think what kept pulling me out of the story was the dialogue. It didn't always feel natural. It didn't feel consistent at times with what I'd expect to hear between two twenty somethings. I don't know, maybe it was too wordy, ...more
Amanda Steward
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gah this book yall. So many darn emotions right now. I absolutely loved this story. Just when I thought Mrs Miller couldnt get any better she outdoes herself. Jace is a swimmer (think Ryan Lochte or Michael Phelps) then youve got Em (think the yellow female wiggle from the show The Wiggles) then the sweetest little boy. The connection between these is amazing. I couldnt get enough. I FELT it and then some. I laughed and I cried. I cant go into details without giving anything away and I dont want ...more
Sophie's Reading Corner
Mar 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Jace is an Olympic swimmer and one day his whole life changes when he finds out that he's a father to a little boy, whose mother was his one night stand and recently died. He's preparing for Olympics and championships and his strict training life, doesn't make it easy to add a toddler who seeks his attention.

There comes Millie. A girl who shows up for the nanny position in a tutu, crazy hair and steals his son's heart as it seems. Since he didn't find someone else,he hires her as a nanny and
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Halle Reads
Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-reads
4/5 Stars 🌟

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▪▪▪ Chase that dream like the devil's right on your heels because you deserve it. You deserve the world ▪▪▪

This story was so incredibly sweet and heart warming. Jace lives, eat and breathes swimming currently focused on competing at the Olympics. What he is not expecting is to become the sole provider for a son, 2 and a half year old Tanner, he didn't even know he had

After losing her job working as performer on a popular childrens tv program Emilia (Millie) applies for a job as a
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Ilaria 81
Mar 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Nice hot athlete single dad romance
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*ARC PROVIDED IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW*

WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO SAY EXCEPT THAT THIS BOOK WAS SWEET AS FUCK?! THIS BOOK WAS EXACTLY LIKE DOWN TOO DEEP AND OH BOY HOW LONG I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR SOMETHING SIMILAR.

If the capital letters didn't tell you how much I love this book then biss, I don't know what to say.

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I love single parents' books, I crave them for some reason. If you add athletes, sure as hell you got me. It's the first book I read that isn't about football or hockey and I found
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Seline Mustafa
Mar 06, 2020 rated it liked it
3 stars

First time reading one of this authors books and I liked it. The characters were likable and the writing was good. I wouldnt say this book was anything special but it was better than some other books that had the same storyline.

Overall this book was an okey read and I would continue to read other books by this author in the future.
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Courtney
Mar 01, 2020 rated it liked it
Received ARC from BookSprout for Honest Review.
I Give this Book a 3.5/5 Star Rating, Listing as 3.

HEA(?): Yes
Heat: 3-3.5ish/5
Romance: 5/5
Funny & Cuteness Factor: 5/5
Drama: 3.5-4/5
Suspense: This one is a little hard to give a rating for some reason, 3(?)/5.
No Spoilers.

This is not a bad book, it was pretty good. The only thing that weirdly bugged me was the whole first few chapters of the book, the flow and pacing was just...off. I kinda wish that it was paced slower to get a better grasp of
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Kathleen Bradbury (Bulfon)
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It Grabbed My attention and focus so strong I could not put it down. A word of advice when you get your copy. Grab a snack, a comfy seat, kick back and relax. You will not be moving until you finish this bad boy here. Remarkable job. Thanks for sharing.

"I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book."
JudyAnnLovesBooks
Feb 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Jasmin Miller, where have you been all my book loving life???? I dont even know where to begin. This book is one hell of an incredible read. Fresh Meet is so many things and all of them good.
✳ Its a sexy sports romance featuring Jace, a sexy as sin olympic swimmer. His life evolves around his training and little else until the night that changes everything. Discovering he is a father to a baby boy named Tanner will forever change his life in ways he cannot even begin to imagine. Tanner is a
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Bonnie
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This story about Emilia and Jace was so real, I could not help but become emotionally invested. These characters, along with Tanner, the sweet little boy, were so well written.It was refreshing to watch the dynamic between them develop and grow. The story brought out all kinds of feelings...love, fear, pride and anger, but the resolution was well worth it. Jasmin Miller is a new, to me, author an d I look forward to reading more from her.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am
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Athena
Feb 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 STARS

I love a good single dad romance and throw in that it was a surprise child, even better. I found that this story was cute and sweet, especially how Jace acclimated to being a father and accepting the new nanny, Em. I enjoyed reading about Jace's relationship with his son, Tanner and how the three of them became a unit and a family.

I highly recommend reading this, it is definitely a MUST read. Fresh Meet by Jasmin Miller will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ELITE!!!
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Shelby
Mar 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Jace is an Olympic swimmer and has been called the King of the Water for his amazing swimming abilities. Hes never been tied down or had the desire to settle down because thats more responsibility than hes looking for. But one day he learns that a girl he hooked up with 3-years who has died and Jace has a son he never knew about who has suddenly been put into his care. In order to balance his career and new-found parenthood, Jace is in desperate need of a new nanny.

Millie recently lost her job
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Karina
Mar 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the book I needed to break my book funk. I had been DNFing every book I had picked up. This is the first book that Ive read by this author and if her other books are like this it wont be my last. I loved Millie and Jace. They were sweet to each other and Jace was so compassionate towards Millie. The way he cared for her and defended her was just so sweet. Where can I find me someone like that ? Sure they had their moments where a conflict was brought about and there was some ...more
Jess Anne
Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
Thank you Jasmin Miller for this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Jasmin is hands down one of my favorite authors. So when I saw she released a new book, I knew I had to read it! And let me tell you, it did not disappoint. Oh my goodness, I loved this book so so much!!

Jace is a professional swimmer and living his bachelor life to the fullest. Until the day he is surprised to find out he has a son. Jace is now the sole caretaker of his son. Between being a new father and his busy life, he is
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Cassidy (cassidyreads)
Mar 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is absolutely adorable! If you like single dad romances, they one is for you. The characters is this book were all great and I enjoy every minute reading this book!

Full review to come
Sian’s Reading Adventure
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fresh Meet by Jasmin Miller
Kings of The Water #1

I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of Fresh Meet and for that Im very grateful. Release Date is 05/03/2020!

When I learned about Tanners existence two months ago, I never would have thought I could enjoy this.

I love a single dad book and when I learnt that this book had a single dad I couldnt wait to read it. Plus everything else Ive read by Jasmin has been amazing so I was sure this would be no different.

This book follows Jace Atwood and his
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Jessica
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this one!
This is my first story by Jasmin Miller and it did not disappoint. The blurb sounded interesting and featured my favorite troupe - a single parent so I figured why not give it a shot.

Jace finds out he is a father when his sons mother passes suddenly and a lady knocks on his door. This is his son who he knew nothing about. Yikes! He hires Em to be his sons nanny. This is after his son responds wells to her and after he thinks she looks crazy the way she is dressed.
This is not a
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Samantha
Feb 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
* I received an ARC from the author*

Fresh Meet is Jasmins newest book about a single dad who is a professional swimmer. Let me first just say single dads are my kryptonite and I love a good book with babies 😍

The story follow Jace and Millie. Having discovered he is a single father and being a professional swimmer Jace needs a nanny. Enter Millie who is the perfect human ever! She is so sweet with Tanner and he loves her instantly

I loved how baby Tanner could sign at such a young age! It very
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Donna
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Not only was this cover lickable but this story is delicious. The heat and steamy level was off the charts with all the buildup. It will take you through so many emotions and leave you with sadness that the story is. over But, it ended with a HEA that was the greatest. There was so much heart in this book with each character dealing with so many trials. I loved that Jasmin Miller took a trial and turned it around to show that you can achieve your hearts desire if you keep striving for the goal. ...more
Tracey Vuolo
Feb 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fresh Meet is such a breathtaking, swoon worthy, tug on your heart strings story that is unforgettable. Everyone needs to read this book for the race, the ladybug, the tattoos and the tutu alone. Then there is Tanner, his adorable son, who I wish could be mine. Em and Jace have amazing chemistry and I could not get enough of them. They did make me crazy when all hell broke loose, but the angst made their connection even stronger. Fresh Meet took my heart on a tidal wave and it was a fantastic ...more
J. Ockenhouse
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Jace and Em were written in the stars and luckily fell to earth for us to be able to get to know and experience a true love story. Not only do they complete the other but they make you envious of the power their love has, I'm surprised my electricity didn't cut out from it.

The only thing that might tie them is little Tanner. Bless that boy, he had me laughing and in aww constantly.

Jasmin has a way to bring their story to bright, brilliant, sunny yet at times cloudy life. A beautiful story of
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Gretchen
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fresh Meet was a great story about a surprise single dad and the nanny. Jace is a good guy surprised by a child he knew nothing about. Enter Emilia with her crazy clothes and dreams of a TV show and you have a book you can't put down! Jace and Emilia's relationship is not without its troubles but I loved reading about how they put their little family together.
Emma
This book was just amazing! The characters were so good and it was just an amazing journey to go on with these characters.

I voluntarily review an advanced copy
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