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Peacekeeper

(Montgomery Brothers #2)

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Harrison
I loved Laney Landers before most people learned to read.
Blonde hair, blue eyes that rivaled the ocean, and an invisible halo over her head.
She stole my heart the same day she threw sand in my face.
What started as a friendship grew into so much more.
I thought she’d be my forever.
But then life threw me a curveball and I changed course.
Laney moved on and found a diff
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Kindle Edition, 208 pages
Published October 22nd 2020 by Independently Published (first published October 20th 2020)
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Dora Koutsoukou
Oct 31, 2020 rated it liked it
3 ❤️❤️❤️⭐️s

A sweet and emotional second chance romance read.
The Montgomery brothers’ bond was amazing and I loved how close they were.
Harrison and Laney’s story was romantic and beautiful, and they were perfect for each other.
Very well written with loveable characters.
mila
Oct 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
CALLING ALL SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE ADVOCATES!!! no but seriously the angst and longing in this book... I may or may not have shed some tears while reading it

TW // (view spoiler)

Harrison Montgomery has only had one great love and that is Laney Landers, his childhood best friend and now ex who cannot bear to be in his presence. Five years have passed since Harrison believed it was best to let her go, but now they're back in their hometown and Harrison won't stop unti
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Brooke — brooklynnnnereads
3.5 stars

As always, Laura Pavlov never fails in delivering an enjoyable and entertaining novel. This was a second chance romance to remember which felt somewhat akin to a modern day version of "The Notebook" (house renovation and fiancé included).

This romance was steamy but really, it was more of a sweet and romantic love. I loved both of these characters and cannot wait for more of the Montgomery Brothers in the next novel.

I will say that I had some difficulty with how the fiancé was treated
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Curlyhairlass19
Oct 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
5 stars for Harrison & Laney!

This was my first LPavlov book, and let me tell you, I am hooked! This was just the type of comfort read that I needed. Such a sweet second chance romance, and best friends to lovers also. Tragedy tears these two love birds apart for five years, but they find their way back to each other in the most beautiful and real way. This book made me tear up as I empathized with the characters, especially Laney and how hard it must have been for her to reveal all that was in h
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Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 4,7/ 5 stars

I love second chance romances so as soon as I knew that the next book in the Montgomery Brothers series was Harrison and his one that got away, I was SUPER excited. And let me tell you it was one of the best second chance romances I've read in a while. The connection these two characters shared was just unreal, it was so special and beautiful. I fell in love with these two from the get-go. Harrison is such a special person. He's the sweetest, has the biggest heart. I felt so
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Victoria Weston
Oct 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is the second book in the Montgomery Brothers Series and it was an absolutely fantastic to read. This book needs 5 million stars, I loved it. I really like how this author has written this story and from book #1 and in this book to her writing style is fabulous and I really enjoyed reading it, that I read it all in one go. This book is a real second chance, best friends to lovers romance book and that is my favorite to read.

Harrison is a man that runs the company with his brothers. He
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Vera Neves (Sinfonia dos Livros)
*I received this copy in exchange for an honest opinion*

Personally, I really liked this second book in the Montgomery Brothers series. I have not finished reading the first one that brings us the story of Ford, the older brother of Harrison and Jack, but I think that each of the books in the series can be read separately, which will not affect the understanding of each one.
This second book brings us the love story of Harrison, the middle brother, and Laney Mae Landers.
They have known each other
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gretareadsromance
Oct 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-books-read


Peacekeeper was a great second chance romance!

Harrison Montgomery and Laney Mae Landers were destined from Kindergarten or so they thought. Circumstances tore them apart but when Laney returns to town to be with her ailing Mother neither of them can deny their pull.

This book was such a feel good read. It hooked me from the start and I enjoyed reading about the Montgomery brothers again. This family has been through so much and many tough issues were addressed in this book. The sensitive topics w
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Angela Dee { angelas.bookshelf }
This was my first Laura Pavlov book and I am hooked! It was a sweet second chance romance/best friends to lovers.
Tragedy tears Laney and Harrison apart for 5 years, but they find their way back to each other in a very real and beautiful way.

I empathize with Laney and can understand why kept everything bottled up over those 5 years. She and Harrison are very much alike in that sense, not wanting to hurt the one(s) they love the most.

This is a beautifully written story, and I can't wait to read m
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jordane
“Laney Mae Landers, I have loved you my entire life. I loved you when you threw sand in my face. I loved you when you loved me too. I loved you when I pushed you away. And I love you today.”


i love them so much <3333
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Kindle Crack Book Reviews Cheri
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Peacekeeper, by Laura Pavlov, is the second installment in the Montgomery Brothers series of interconnected standalones. Harrison reconnects with Lainey after pushing her away years ago. Lainey comes home after being away for five years to take care of her sick mother.  Lainey has to make some hard decisions about her current life in Chicago. Can she move forward, find true happiness, and heal from her past?  Will Harrison make her see that they should be together?

This second chance childhood fr
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Kalie Phillips
Oct 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, arc, favs-of-2020
I absolutely devoured this book, I just kept saying “one more chapter” until the next thing I know it’s 1am and I’m finished. Thats how you know this was a damn good book!! honestly been so long since I was so lost in a book I stayed up reading like this!
Harrison and Laney have such a beautiful and pure love story. I fell for each character separately, and then fell even harder for them together. I love how deeply they cared for one another! How deep the roots of their friendship goes. I love c
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konstantina  avouri
Oct 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
tw// rape

I basically read anything under the best friends to lovers category and this one also had the second chance trope so of course I had to read it !! This is my first time reading this author's work and I'm in love with the writing and her characters. I loved the family dynamic in this book and how the brothers had this really special bond between them.

Laney was such a sweetheart but also a badass. After she got her heart broken she didn't just give up and she moved on and became stronger.
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A.BookNerd.Bookseller&Bibliophile.Blog
Harrison Montgomery has found himself uninterested in relationships since he ended things with the love of his life, Laney Landers. Now, 5 years later, Laney has walked back in to his life and he knows, he can’t let her get away this time. Old wounds are hard to heel though.

This second chance romance by Laura Pavlov sent me reeling in my emotions as I felt so much of what Laney and Harrison were going through. These characters were well written and you find yourself hoping things work out even
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Laura Pavlov
Oct 06, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
PEACEKEEPER is now available!!

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Harrison 💗
I loved Laney Landers before most people learned to read.
Blonde hair, blue eyes that rivaled the ocean, and an invisible halo over her head.
She stole my heart the same day she threw sand in my face.
What started as a friendship grew into so much more.
I thought she’d be my forever.
But then life threw me a curveball and I changed course.
Laney moved on and found a different happily ever after...
While I wallowed in grief an
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Alison
Oct 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was super lucky to receive an early copy of this book to review. This was Harrison’s story and man does it break your heart. So much heartbreak in this book, but in saying that there’s also so much build up and love to counter it. I love Har and Laney’s second chance. Laney had some things she was struggling with and it was written beautifully how she overcame them. Harrison is just has a heart of gold and you are definitely rooting for him to get his girl back! Laura is really good at throwin ...more
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)


US / WW

When Harrison let Laney go, he knew he'd never get another chance with the love of his life. But now she's back to care for her mother. Is there a slim possibility she'll forgive him? Does she still love him as he's always loved her?



When Harrison let her go, Laney was devastated and hasn't come home for long periods. Vut now she's back to be with her mom and she knows she'll have to see Harrison. She hopes he's not expecting anything from her, certainly not a second chance, because he
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Lucy Joyeux
Oct 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
I've got this book as an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

I've read the first book in the series Peacekeeper a while back and in-between I had a lot of different books too, so it was just a teeny tiny bit hard to remember what exactly happened in the first book, not that it mattered. But with the way Laura writes, within 2 chapters I was in and remembered it all.

The beginning of the book got me a tiny bit confused, as does every book, since there is a "story" already going and we get in. But
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Thuy Taylor
Oct 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Book 2 in the Montgomery Brothers series. Childhood best friends to lovers, Harrison and Laney have a very special relationship and connection. They loved each other hard and was ready for the next step in their lives after high school but sometimes fate has other plans. This changed everything for them after that. Its been years since they've seen each other but she is coming home and she is going to be working at the family winery. Harrison has missed Laney everyday since they've been apart bu ...more
Lisa Albright
Oct 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ahhhh... it was so wonderful to visit the Montgomery brothers again. I really love this family the author created and I enjoy the camaraderie and sense of community they have with their friends and neighbors.
Harrison and Laney were so fun and their chemistry was fantastic. They obviously belonged together and how they found their way back to each other was pure magic. Her writing draws you in and makes you feel like you are a part of their inner circle of friends too. The banter between the bro
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BP34
Oct 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in the Montgomery Brothers Series and is Harrison and Laney's story. I strongly recommend that you read the first book so you won't miss a lot of the family dynamics. The three Montgomery brothers are close and there's a lot of interaction between them. Laney and Harrison were sweethearts since kindergarten and true soulmates until he did something that split them apart and broke her heart. He knew it was best that he let her go five years ago. But when she returns to tow ...more
Michele McMullen
Oct 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Another wonderful Montgomery brother has arrived. We now have Harrison and Laney. This couple grew up as best friends and were destine to be so much more. Young love, promises and then life pulled them apart. They now have a second chance when Laney comes home to care for her mom but it isn't so easy. Laney is now engaged to another man. Harrison is ready to work to take back their future. This couple is sweet, funny and has such an electricity between them. We also have the dynamic funny Montgo ...more
Jennifer
Oct 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Peacekeeper is a beautiful and emotional second chance romance that will hit you with all the feels. Harrison and Laney have such a beautiful and pure love story and I fell in love with these two from the get-go and was really rooting for them.

I really enjoyed this book and I love Laura’s writing. It always pulls me in and has me hooked. This book is an emotional read and had me on a roller coaster for these two characters and their journey to a well-deserved HEA. They had awesome chemistry, the
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Heidi  Eddinger-Cook
Oct 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is my first book by Laura Pavlov super excited I got to read an ARC of this book.
Laney was preparing for her wedding and have an amazing job. She found out her mother was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer and she put her live on hold to go be with her mother. There one issue about Laney going back home to help her mother Harrison Montgomery her best friend, her first love, her first everything!! She was keeping a secret from everyone of why she hadn't come and visited since her break up
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Payton Box
Sep 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Harrison and Laney's story was beautiful. Laney had a rough time after leaving Napa and I loved how her going home made her see the changes she needed to make in her life. It takes a lot of courage to stop and change the progression of your life and as the story goes on we see just how strong Laney really is. I loved Harrison and how open he was about his feelings in the sotry but not so open to his family until they pushed. He had a lot of grief to work through and I'm glad we got to see him gr ...more
lowkeyreader
Oct 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
I have been curious about Har-bears's story. He's the more grounded brother amongst the three. His story is even more emotional than Ford's story because he always has been the guy who kept to himself. And also because of what Laney had gone through after their break up. I like that their story shows more of the Montgomery family's support especially their mom. There's more of it compared to Ford's story. And Jack, as always, the teasing brother. I loved it!

I can't wait for Jack's story now!
Janice
Oct 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful love story, so happy, I’d never read any of Laura Pavlov’s books, but I’m so going to read everything that’s published now! I’m sad cause I really want to see Jack-ass to meet his match!
World Of Books 65
Laura Pavlov has produced one of the best brother romance series I have read this year! The Montgomery Brothers are uniquely different but fiercely protective of each other and their mom after losing their father fives years before. All three brothers are still holding on to the pain of their loss, each are dealing it with it in a different way!

Ms Pavlov has managed even though each story can be read as a standalone is to involve all three brothers in each story; which I loved and which for me h
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briereadsbooks
Oct 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Are you looking for a sweet and cute second chance romance?! Look no further because Laura Pavlov has you covered!

“I used to want all those things, because I wanted them with you. Without you, none of those things sound appealing.”

Harrison Montgomery and Laney Landers have been best friends since Kindergarten. They also dated throughout high school and into college. When Harrison’s father dies, he realizes that he needs to drop out of college and stay home to help take care of his grieving mot
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Giulia (g_bookishlife)
Rate: 4.5/5

“Harrison Montgomery held all the memories of my past. Of both happy times and sad times. I always thought he was my forever. But things weren’t always as they seemed.”


This was such a sweet and swoony second chance romance. Peacekeeper is the second book in the Montgomery series and although this can be read as a standalone, I would recommend to read the first book “Legacy” to give you a backstory on the characters.

This is a beautifully written story filled with family, love and hope
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