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Forsaken Trail

(Runaway #4)

4.34  ·  Rating details ·  1,560 ratings  ·  325 reviews
Aria Saint-James has planned the perfect getaway: sweatpants, takeout and two weeks alone with her sister and nephew. Nowhere on that list is wearing a low-cut dress and uncomfortable heels to attend a wedding where she knows neither the bride nor the groom. Toss in her nemesis, Brody Carmichael, and her road trip to Arizona is officially a bust.

But at least there is champ
Kindle Edition, 222 pages
Published December 29th 2020 by Devney Perry LLC
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❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books

'FORSAKEN TRAIL' is the fourth book in Devney Perry's 'Runaway' series. Spoken in 'dual perspectives.'

Brody was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, never wanting for anything. Whereas Aria barely had two pennies to rub together and lived like a homeless person in a junk yard. What could these two possibly have in common?

I went into this one not having read the others in this series and was worried I wouldn't be able to connect with the storyline and characters but I had nothing to wo
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
One night of pretending. Then we’d go back to what we were good at. Hating.

I feel like I have been waiting for this story for so long! I've been completely enraptured with the Runaway series since book one, and the Cadillac saga continues with Aria's road to a HEA.

Aria and Brody have been dancing around each other for years. They started off on the wrong foot and it's only continued from there. There's certainly no love lost between them but there's plenty of chemistry. They c
Spoilers ahead

The fact that this was a baby from a ONS read already gave it a star because that's my jam but this was honestly one of the better ones of this series. Shortest review I've probably ever written lol.

No cheating
Enemies to lovers
H didn't seem to be a manwhore
h had had I think 4 relationships.
h had been almost raped as a teen
No others in the time between them having sex and finding out she's pregnant(one of the most important aspects for me so yayyyyy)
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4.5 'The exception to his rules' Stars!
ARC provided via Valentine PR in exchange for an honest review.

Devney Perry’s Runaway series is almost finished, now with her second last installment called Forsaken Trail. Let me tell you, I have thoroughly enjoyed the previous books so I am not surprised that I also loved this one. I love how Devney writes, the worlds she creates and the amazing characters she gives us. And I love me a good surprise pregnancy romance! The tension between Aria and Brody wa
Jan 01, 2021 rated it really liked it
Review to come
5 stars!

OMG, what a gorgeous read! An enemies-to-lovers story with a surprise baby element, it’s romance trope crack, and a beautiful story with a fun, functional and chemistry-filled love story that had me captivated from start to finish. I loved it so much!

This is the fourth book in the Runaway series, and Aria is the fourth of six former teen runaways to take a road trip in an old Cadillac, passing it from one to the next, as the car makes its way from Boston to California. We met Aria in th
Sophie's Reading Corner
Dec 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Aria is the next person to get the Cadilac and she's taking it to her sister to Arizona. She knew that her boss, Brody, wouldn't be there, so when she sees him there, she doesn't get too happy about it, since their relationship isn't the best. However, she ends up finding herself going in a wedding with him and after that she falls into bed with him. Things get complicated when they get a surprise out of this...

This book was seriously PERFECT! It's definitely my favorite book in the series! I di
Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
Dec 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020
LOVE THIS! Aria and Brody’s love story is super delightful. Aria and Brody were nemesis turned housemate within a couple of months thanks to a surprised wedding date and a one-night stand that followed. Aria did not expect to be anywhere near Brody when she visited her sister in Arizona. Brody was summoned to his ex-fiancé’s wedding and he desperately need a gorgeous woman in his arm. Since Aria’s sister Clara was sick, she got the job  If Aria and Brody didn’t kill each other before they left ...more
Dec 30, 2020 rated it it was ok
I ended up reading this even though the rest of the series disappointed me. This wasn’t any different. I’m still going to read the next book because of Karson and I wouldn’t be surprised if that book also disappoints me but I’ve been intrigued by Karson since the first book and I’m going to read it whether it will be good or not.

Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.I had a blast with the previous books in the Runaway series and have been looking forward to reading Forsaken Trail. Perry did not disappoint. She delivered a well-written enemies-to-lovers tale, which left me smiling from ear to ear at its conclusion.

In Forsaken Trail, the road trip with a certain Cadillac continues and job of taking it to its next destination
There are no words to express how wonderful this book was. From the first page it consumed me. Even as Brody and Aria bickered and glared at one another, I could feel the lightning current that sizzled between them. The build up to their eventual truce was excruciating and this author knew just how to amp up the heated suspense until that final moment.

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Brody and Aria both took me by surprise. Their back stories were nothing that I was expecting. Just as I settled in to comfortably finish their st
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Dec 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The book is penultimate story in the Journey Home in Red Cadillac chronicles. It's Aria St James’s turn now to let the car show its magic and take her home, to her heart, her destiny and her HEA.
"Our lives had been harder than they should have been, harder than my parents had planned. We’d walked a rocky, rough road. Maybe it was time to switch directions. To forge a beaten path. And find out if there was a rainbow waiting at the end of my forsaken trail."


But there's a teenie bit problem.
Bookgasms Book Blog
Dec 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: missy, shelly
I think I might have a thing for surprise pregnancy tropes.

There's something about the emotional punch of it all and, y'know, seeing an alpha hero brought to his knees by the prospect of an adorable little baby.

And y'all? I really really liked this one.

Brody and Aria's chemistry leapt off the pages at me. I was charmed by the way their "enemies" sparked and sizzled into lovers. Their banter was flirty and fun, and I completely bought into the more emotional side of it as well. I lost time in th
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Dec 22, 2020 rated it really liked it

4.5 Stars

“What are you doing?” I asked as he inched closer…” I’m going to kiss you.”

Oh gosh, we LOVED Forsaken Trail! Aria and Brody’s (oh Brody! Talk about major swoon material!) story is our favourite so far! We loved everything about this book – the enemies to lovers, the surprise pregnancy, and the gorgeous romantically clueless alpha hero. The execution, the banter, the bickering, and the way these total opposites worked on their differences held us spellbound.

‘One sentence. One answer. And
Weronika -  Little Steamy Reads
„I’m tired of feeling lonely.”

Did I mention that I am completely crazy about this series? Yes? Well, so I'll say it again. Runaway series is my addiction. And the Forsaken Trail might be my favorite book now, it was so incredibly good. I was super excited for Aria's story and Devney did a stellar job with delivering it. This surprise pregnancy romance was captivating, emotional and impossible to put down!

Aria is a real spitfire- direct, honest and feisty. She's also stubborn and in constant
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Dec 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020


4.5 Stars

“What are you doing?” I asked as he inched closer…” I’m going to kiss you.”

Oh gosh, we LOVED Forsaken Trail! Aria and Brody’s (oh Brody! Talk about major swoon material!) story is our favourite so far! We loved everything about this book – the enemies to lovers, the surprise pregnancy, and the gorgeous romantically clueless alpha hero. The execution, the banter, the bickering, and the way these total opposites worked on their differences held us spellbound.

‘One sentence. One answer. An
Gretchen  (About That Story)
Forsaken Trail was such a beautiful, heartfelt story! I loved every single thing about it. I loved the banter, emotion, and build as Aria and Brody came together. I hung on every word. There was such a perfect flow and I was pulled in the entire time.

I loved Aria so much and the amazing strength and grit she had to tackle things head on. I instantly loved Brody as well but the more I learned about him, the more in love with him I fell. There was a fantastic antagonism between them with great ver
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
4 Stars

I am so in love with this series...and add in the fact of a surprise pregnancy? I couldn't be more excited about snatching this book up!

But...this wasn't my favorite of the series...UGH...I so wanted it to be. 🥺. Don't get me wrong. I liked the book, I really did but I felt it was too fast and didn't really develope the characters. I just wanted more.

I can't wait till the next and last book of this series! It's going to be THE ONE!
Dec 30, 2020 rated it liked it
2.75/ 5

this book felt like i was running a marathon because the pacing of this book was too fast for my liking. but aria saint james and broderick carmichael are cute. also, i just know clara is going to have a sweet + soft happy ending with karson in the next book.
❤️Emma Book Lover ❤️
2.5 stars

Unfortunately this one was a big miss for me. I loved all previous books, I was looking forward for Aria's adventure,because I loved her in Quarter Miles, but in her own book I wanted to bitch slap her big time.
Maybe another reason I didn't liked this book so much was the trope used (view spoiler) .
About the characters, as I said I didn't like Aria not one bit, she is proud, stubborn, overdramatic and just plain cold. Whenever she spoke with Brody sh
Keri Loves Books
Dec 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
An epic trip to reunite six teens who became family. It will traverse miles and ignite romance along the way. This series is a MUST READ! So many feels with love story's that will make you swoon.

The journey continues and I am still as invested in this story as I was when I finished book one. This enemies-to-lovers, surprise baby romance was everything you could wish for. The banter was a build up to an incredible connection that led to an explosive coupling and a surprise that would bring them t
Vanessa (nessreads)
Dec 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Am I surprised that I loved this book so much? Absolutely not. I thought I already had a favorite in this series, but Aria and Brody quickly changed that, this book definitely became my favorite.

Aria was just amazing. I loved her fire and especially her sass. She’s come a long way and has made a life for herself. She can be stubborn and want things a certain way, but it’s understandable given what she’s endured. She has such a caring heart and I just loved her and her strength so much.

From the v
Dec 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Forsaken Trail is my favorite book of Devney Perry’s Runaway series, and now one of my favorite books of 2020! I knew I made that list too early.

Accidental pregnancy is my absolute favorite trope and Devney killed it with Aria and Brody’s story. Aria has her guard up and rightly so, being how she’s raised. Brody is clearly looking for love and he’s one of the best cinnamon roll heroes out there.

The love, the humor, the angst, and the sexiness...GAH! Forsaken Trail had it all and I didn’t want
Dec 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
While I enjoyed this book, I really wish it was longer and steamier! Like I know Perry can write a hot sex scene - hello Coppermith Farmhouse 😈 - but this and her other new releases have been lacking the sexy times and I’m not here for that!!
* A review copy was provided by the author *

Wow!!! What another great addition to this series. I fall in love more and more with this series the more books that come out. I am going to be sad after the next book comes’s the last one and the end of the journey for these friends and their Cadillac.

I have been intrigued about Aria and Clara since they were introduced. They had a bit of mystery about them and their past. I was excited to delve into their lives.

This story is about Aria and a
Ruth’s Romances
Dec 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Aria had a lasting effect. She walked into your life and you struggled to remember what it had been like before you’d seen that first smile.”

What You’ll Find:
✔️Road Trip Romance
✔️Enemies to Lovers
✔️Surprise Pregnancy
✔️Banter and Steam
✔️Dual POV

One Cadillac. 6 Runaway teenagers. Now all grown up, living separate lives across the country. They come together again, to each take a turn travelling across the country to see that the Cadillac that was once Karson’s home, make it back to him
Kandace Denys (bookish_kayy)
Dec 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This Cadillac has taken us all over the United States, and is finally in Arizona, so close to its final destination.
Aria is stubborn and kind of hot headed, and clashes terribly with Brody, but that’s the recipe for magic.
I love this series more and more. The backstories of the characters, the bonds they’ve formed and the love they’re finding along the way is absolutely riveting.
This series is an absolute must read.
Dec 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing

4.5 stars
I absolutely loved this continuation of the Runaway series. Brody and Aria were just perfect together. My only complaint is that it wasn't longer. I'm so excited to read the final book. Hurry up, March!
Nov 02, 2020 marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: Devney Perry Fans, Romance
November 2, 2020
How Was My Well Planned Getaway...
Railroaded Into What It Became...

Who Thought Having Me...
Be In Close Proximity...
With Brody Carmichael...
At A Wedding Of People...
I Don't Even Know...
Was A Good Idea...

And, Please Don't Even Talk About The Free Champagne...

Because I Blame EVERYTHING...
On The Champagne...
Because Why Else Would I...
Scratch That Itch...
I Had For Brody Carmichael...
My Mortal Enemy...

Although, Scratching Hit The Target...
Something Else Happened Too...
Now I am Havi
Fel (whatfelreads)
Dec 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
easily my favorite book in this series - & i say that about all of them ?? whoops.

Devney really impressed me with this one. I’m not really a huge fan of the surprise pregnancy troupe, but this was well executed & super beautifully written. I also can’t say enough about how every single book from Devney gets better & better??

Aria & Brody were different but also the same in so many ways. hard headed, always right, unable to see where the other was coming from - but as the story & their relations
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Devney is the USA Today bestselling author of the Jamison Valley series. Born and raised in Montana, she loves writing books set in her treasured home state. After working in the technology industry for nearly a decade, she abandoned conference calls and project schedules to enjoy a slower pace at home with her husband and two sons. Writing one book, let alone many, was not something she ever expe ...more

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“I know that for the rest of my life, I’d hold on to her. Above all else, Aria was the endgame.” 1 likes
“I won’t let you fall.”
“You say that and it’s sweet. But you don’t get it.”
“Get what?”
“I need to do this on my own.”
“Understandable. Think of me as a safety net.”
“I’ve never had a safety net.”
“You do now.”
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