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The Bosun

(Love Is Blind #3)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  109 ratings  ·  73 reviews
⁠Fresh off her divorce, Stella needed to get far away from her lying ex-husband, the pitying looks and hometown gossip.

With the help of her best-friend, they embark on an epic girl’s trip.

Let the “Get Stella’s groove back,” plan begin.

Breathtaking waters of Spain, check.
Chartered yacht, check.
Steamy ex-Marine, check.

One forbidden night under the stars leaves Stella w
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Published April 29th 2021 by Harlow's Ink, LLC
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
The Bosun is book three in the Love is Blind series by Harlow Layne. This can be read as a complete stand alone. But, I did very much enjoy getting to spend time with Ryder and Lexie from book two, The Model, and see how they are doing.

a ship's officer in charge of equipment and the crew.

Remy St. James is twenty six years old and is an ex-marine. When Remy got out of the Marines, he was in a very dark, bad place. He didn’t want to go home to his dad. So he took a job workin
Brittany (happy.ending.always)
This is one of the most beautiful, emotional, raw and captivating books I have ever read. This book will give you all the feels and then some. I was intrigued and on the edge of my seat by everything that happened between these two characters.

The book shows the characters as individuals going through their life struggles. The ups and the downs that they face. Then the book showcases the struggles the two have as a couple. Will they work, won’t they work? Are they better off together or separate
Ashley Munoz
Apr 21, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I devoured this book, it's completely unputdownable. The angst and gaps between their relationship had me on the edge of my seat. This book literally had nearly every trope that I adore, no spoilers but you're in for a treat. ...more
Amy [Book Addict Reviews]
The Bosun hit me in an unexpected way. I wasn’t expecting to feel so many emotions when reading it.

Stella is newly divorced and she is ready to move on and live her life starting with a trip to Spain with her friends. She doesn’t expect to have a little vacation fling with one of the works on the boat. Remy left the military and started a new life in Spain working on a yacht. The moment him and Stella meet there is an instant connection.

I instantly fell in love with Stella. She is one of those
Erin Lewis
Apr 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Star Review The Bosun (Love is Blind #3) by Harlow Layne
Having read a few books by Harlow Layne, I was excited to dive in to The Bosun, book three in the Love is Blind series. This was an entertaining read that ticked the boxes for me which is a little surprising as age gap romance is not really a trope I usually enjoy.
Reeling from a painful divorce and needing to escape her hometown, Stella jumps at the chance when her best friends suggest they charter a yacht and explore the coast of Spai
jaclyn malkiewicz
Apr 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely unputdownable! I devoured this book and did not regret any minute of sleep I lost! I kept thinking this is "How Stella got her Groove Back" but its so much more!!! An age gap healing of hearts that is sure to warm your soul and beg for a happily ever after!

I could not stop rooting for Remy and Stella even after all the road bumps, pot holes, and detours they encountered. Remy is a man of gold who doesn't know his worth and still has demons creeping up from his past. And Stella is the
May 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Book 3 in the Love is Blind series by Harlow Layne and let me just say, what an amazing read. Loved Stella and Remy. Their relationship wasn’t a conventional one since she was older but it was perfect for them. Love doesn’t see age when it is right. The path to the HEA wasn’t without bumps and bruises but once they get there, it was worth all the struggles. Harlow has a way to create a world and characters that will pull you in from page one and not let you go even after you finish their story. ...more
Apr 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just can't even with this book!! It took me a a rollercoaster ride of emotions! Several times I wanted to smack Remy upside the head!! Though I did adore him right from the start. But it was Stella that stole my heart in this one. The Bosun was so much more than I could have ever expected. It was emotional, hot as heck and a beautiful story. ...more
Amanda Davanzati
The Bosun was so good! It was emotional, impactful, and sweet all wrapped in to one. This book was definitely one I enjoyed and would tell people to read!

Stella is a sweet but also strong women who is trying to find happiness after being cheated on. Remy is just trying to get through each day after having strong guilt being in the military. The connection between these characters is one that is instant. There was a sense of comfortability when Remy and Stella first meet. These two are very down
Apr 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another winning story from Harlow Layne. Remy and Stella do not have an easy path to get to their HEA. Their story has lots of ups and downs. Strong and believable main characters make this story relatable and interesting secondary characters make it fun. Loved it!!!
Mar 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
This is a steamy age gap romance. Stella is moving on and trying to put her divorce behind her. Her friends take her away on a yacht off the shores of Spain. Enter Remy, the sexy bosun of the yacht. Their attraction is instantaneous. They get to share one unforgettable night before circumstances pull them apart.
Stella is gorgeous inside and out, she is sexy and strong, moving past her divorce and going after what she wants and needs from life. She has some kick-ass friends who are there to suppo
Wendy *cr8zysockbookblock*

OMG y’all! Flutters of excitement, this book gave me butterflies 🦋 and goosebumps and so many moments of fan myself goodness! 😍

So, Harlow Layne is MY GIRL an absolute reaper of Reverse Age Gap! SHE KILLS IT EVERY DANG TIME!
Intern, The Model and now The Bosun! GAH! My heart is so full though, y’all! Holy Moly Harlow Layne sure put me through the ringer though as always. Lol

There are so many unexpected gems in this book, it will give you everything you are yearni
Skye Yanovsky
Apr 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Emotional & Steamy!!!

The Bosun is an emotional & steamy reverse age gap romance in a bit of the same vein of How Stella Got Her Groove Back. In The Bosun, this Stella is taking a luxury vacation on a yacht off the coast of Spain. Healing from divorce, she’s looking to relax and recharge...she didn’t expect to find the young and sexy Remy working on the yacht. Instant attraction and chemistry ensue but the trip has to end and Stella has to return to reality.

Unexpected and surprise circumstances
SWOON! My heart went through the wringer with this one. Stella and Remy pulled every last emotion from me. The steamy build up and undeniable connection they had for each other made my body burn and my heart melt. And I loved how the yacht experience reminded me of one of my favorite guilty pleasure tv shows, Below Deck Mediterranean. It was heartbreaking, fun, sexy, angsty, and downright unforgettable.

Stella is the older woman who practically falls head first into something unexpected with a y
Marni Ortiz
Apr 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Omg , what a phenomenal book !! Harlow has delivered one of the most emotional, and captivating stories I have read in a very long time . Not that I would expect any less . Every down I sit down to read one of her books I know I am going to fall in love with the characters ( I tend to get extremely invested not only in the characters but the story as well , especially when I’m reading one of my favorite authors.. The Bosun is not only emotional and full of steam but it is also a reverse age gap ...more
Amanda Baker
Apr 29, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Bosun is book three in the Love is Blind series. The Bosun is a reverse age gap, first responder, and military romance. The book is a standalone novel but has characters from the other Love is Blind books. A bosun is a ship's officer in charge of equipment and the crew. Remy is the bosun on a luxury yacht and Stella is recently divorced and escapes to a vacation on the same yacht.

The chemistry between Stella and Remy is instant and off the charts! These two are hot and their banter and conn
Me_myself_and_romance_ Books
This by far is my favourite of harlows books. It kept me enthralled from the first page and it was easily devoured within a day. This is a insta attraction second chance romance full of so much sizzle I had to fan myself quiet a bit.

When Stella is invited to a trip after a really bad break up with her ex husband her best friends tries to make her forget and escape. I loved the dynamic between Penelope and Stella, she’s the sort of best friend you want by your side. Both Remy and Stella had past
Romance Reader 2020
Apr 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I had the privilege of getting an early copy of this book before it was released. Our main characters are Stella and Remy who meet when Stella spends a holiday on a yacht in the Mediterranean where Remy is the bosun.

Stella is going through a challenging moment in her life. Fresh from a divorce she’s trying to get her life back after years of putting her dreams to the side to support her now ex-husband. She gets an invitation to spend a well-deserved break travelling on a posh yacht through the S
Jackie Wright
Apr 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I haven’t read the previous books in this series but that’s about to change because this book is an entertaining read that captivated me from the start.
This book can certainly be read and enjoyed as a stand-alone.
Stella is trying to get her life back on track after a painful divorce so when one of her best friends suggest chartering a yacht to sail around Spain she jumps at the opportunity. She thought she was heading for a relaxing, fun cruise exploring new places what she actually got was a
Apr 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Well i thought i loved Ryder and Lexie story but nope Remmy and Stella story has totally swooned my heart.

From the moment Remmy and Stella met on the yacht there was sparks flying.

Stella was getting over her divorce and her friends took her on a holiday away when she met Remmy as he worked on the Yacht.

Remmy saved Stella from going over board even though it was his fault she went over as she was all heart eyes for him.

They lost contact when she left her holiday and was sad for a long time.

Apr 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
God this book, it will grab your heart and squeeze and not let go. It hit me straight in my feels and had me laughing, crying, mad, and swooning all at the same time. Stella and Remy are perfect for each other!! This is must read from the very talented, Harlow Layne, as she weaves her magic again through another perfectly written story. She is a go to author for me every time! Be sure to grab a copy of this book. You won’t be disappointed. I voluntarily reviewed an advanced copy of this book.
Agata Jędrzejewska
It’s a beautiful and touching romance which proves that what is meant to be - will be. It was a game of false words (rumors), hidden sufferings and giving yourself a chance. It makes us remember that we never should stay just on first impression and that sometimes others hurt us to save us (however we didn’t need saving). But most of all it shows us that communication is a key in every relationship. You should speak, you should check the informations given to you by someone else and you should n ...more
Apr 28, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Harlow Layne continues with an angsty and enjoyable read. I think this is my favourite out of all the books in the series. I couldn't put it down. It was so relatable and addicting. Stella and Remy definitely hit the spot for me, they gave me all the feels. The chemistry between them is off the charts and the storyline is filled with funny, steamy and emotional moments. I loved it and it's a must read! ...more
Rhonda Ziglar
May 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 BEAUTIFUL STEAMY STARS!! Stella and Remy are beautiful together...these two will make your heart soar. What a beautiful story with lots of steam to make you flip pages. This author's stories are phenomenal, her words are so elegant like writing the perfect song. You must read this book. ...more
The Bosun is just downright amazing. I couldn't put it down, had me on the edge of the seat the whole time!

The chemistry between the main characters was to die for. The overall emotions was what you would expect from it.

I highly recommend this book for everyone who loves angst types of books.
Kelly Russ
May 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Another 5 star read from Harlow. Emotional and steamy all rolled up into one!! I absolutely loved it.
Karen Sedgman
Apr 21, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Bosun was a fantastic read! Loved the age gap, slow burn/insta-love, all the feels this story brought! Wonderful characters! Awesome ending!
Alicia Andrews
Apr 27, 2021 rated it really liked it
The Bosun is an amazing read full of heartbreak and love. It is an age-gap, insta love, second chance romance that is beautifully written. Harlow always knows how to pull you in with her words and makes you fall in love with the characters. Could fate play a role in bringing this them back together or was it meant to be just one night?
Pretty_Book_Whore  Narissa
A seriously scorching hot fast paced intense romance! Harlow turned a broken man and woman into two amazing characters that were more than meant for each other!
Stella, a divorce woman and Remy, a veteran, come together in this tale of love at first sight and fate finding ways to get them together!
You will devour this book and not want to put it down!!!
Sandie Chraponski
Apr 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Harlow Layne has written a beautiful story of two unlikely people and the love they share. This is a story with all the things you want in a good romance plus a little bit more.

Stella and Remy don’t work on paper, they are in two totally different places in life, but just because it doesn’t make sense doesn’t mean it shouldn’t work. Their journey is not an easy one, and timing is everything.

This is a steamy, rocky romance but it will be worth it in the end. It features some secondary characters
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