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(Merrick Brothers #1)

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  291 ratings  ·  119 reviews
From USA Today bestselling author Prescott Lane comes a standalone second-chance romance between a Hollywood heartthrob and the small-town girl he left behind…

Sexiest man alive, scene stealer, Hollywood headliner.

That’s what the world calls him. I’ve got more colorful names for him, all of which would be bleeped out if I was on air doing my radio show. Even if he hadn’t br
Kindle Edition, 268 pages
Published July 30th 2020 by Prescott Lane
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This book brings me back all the sweetest memories of a good old romance novel.
I'm saying this because lately you can't easily find a book without angst, bully, jerk hero, weak heroine or all of these options.
Not that I don't like these books... But it's been too much in the past months.
Anyway... Back on track.

Since the beginning of the book, it's clear as day that Knox and Mae love each other. It's not a growing connection or awkward relationship.
It's a second chance
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was ok
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'Knox' is Standalone novel written by Prescott Lane. It is the first book of the new 'Merrick Brothers' and is told in dual point of view.

This was the first book that I have read by this author and I must say I am fairly impressed. There were parts of the book that were majorly boring and I could not cope to read further , but the story started out good.

Knox is a leading actor in the film industry and Mae is a simple girl living her plain
Rachel K
Jul 30, 2020 marked it as dnf
When you spend more time laughing at the characters and feel like your eyes are going to roll out of your head, you know this isn’t the book for you. So bored with all the overly used tropes authors tend to favour these days.

DNF before the halfway point so no rating.
* A review copy was provided by the author *

~ 5 Second Time Around Stars ~

Are you a fan of the Hollywood story that is also a second chance romance ? Then you should definitely read Knox by Prescott Lane. This is one of my favorites!!

I know I have said this before in my past reviews for this author, but it still stands true…. Ms. Lane has done it again, she has created a story that I was completely invested in. This story sucked me in and took me on an emotional rollercoaster ride. I don’t think
Jenn Amy
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Hollywood Romance + Second Chance Romance?! YES PLEASE!

Knox & Mae met when they were 6 years old and were friends first then they became more in their teenage years. The majority of their friendship was spent apart because Mae is the daughter of a military family and she moved around a lot. Instead of traditional letters they taped recorded their voices and sent their letters through cassette instead. This part of the storyline was the SWEETEST. I couldn’t get enough of those. Later they
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Prescott takes us on a Rollercoaster plane ride which takes off from the quiet and laid back Havens Point, Colorado and lands in the glamorous blinding lights of Hollywood, L.A. It's stuff celluloid dreams are made of.


Prescott captures perfectly, the nuanced emotions of starry eyed, second chance romance between a small town boy who makes it big & his childhood sweetheart. Knox Merrick is A perfect hero, who's heartthrob of millions but his heartbeats belong to the girl next door- Mae Sheridan.
Jul 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
Celebrity themed stories makes me wary. But the blurb of this one had a nice feel to it, I wanted to see how they would handle a celebrity and small town thing. I've enjoyed Prescott Lane's books previously so gave it a go. This also has a second chance romance childhood best friend theme to it. Knox and Mae were best friends first then became more. As Knox gained popularity the whole Hollywood scene came between them.

I appreciate that Mae that moved on no pining, they both tried to. They were w
The Book Bee
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was ok
"Love is not something to regret."

Maybe.....just maybe this was a ME issue. Maybe this was me hoping for just a little more strength in the storytelling. While the actual story could have been really amazing, there were a multitude of issues that kept me from really enjoying this one. The majority of it, unfortunately, had to do with the writing, the style, as well as the storyline as a whole. Even though the story did have some things that I enjoyed, it bugged me enough to wa
Randi (randi_reads)
This is my first Prescott Lane book and it won’t be my last. I flew through this one, invested from the very beginning. This is a second chance romance between Knox, a hot Hollywood movie star, and Mae, a girl he’s known since they were six years old. They were best friends that turned into something more until she was hurt by Knox when he announced very publicly (on the red carpet) that he was very much single—when he was very much in a relationship with Mae!

It’s been five years since that happ
Jul 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
WeCelebrity and actors....I usually like to imagine the romance possibilities but we rarely think of how hard it is to be a celebrity until you love one.

I really liked how this story laid out these two characters. It's very in depth because they've known each other since they were six. They were best friends and lovers until Knox said the wrong thing at a red carpet premiere.
Five years go by. This was the telling time....she takes her grief over break up to a career specializing in break up. Th
Three Chicks
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing

5 Stars
Review by Jen Skewes

A Hollywood love story, a second chance romance and it’s written by Prescott Lane? Sign me up!!! I think it’s been a little while since I have read a book by Ms. Lane. So, when I saw that she was releasing a new book I could not eve tell you how excited I was. I honestly didn’t even need to read the blurb, because I knew I was reading it, regardless of what it was about. And one case Ms. Lane did not disappoint! I devoured this book in one day, and it’s been a while si
Jul 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Prescott Lane does it all in this book. Second-chance romance? Check. Movie star romance? Check. Small-town romance? Check. Mystery subplot? Check.

Knox crushed Mae when he appeared to dump her during a red carpet interview five years earlier. They were childhood best friends-turned boyfriend and girlfriend, and then they're nothing. Mae has tried to forget him, but their bond was so tight, so resolute that it doesn't crumble as easily as she would like. It's the same for Knox. Mae is the standa
Books Wine and Besties
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, second-chance, famous
Knox was the type of book you get lost in. This book had me hooked right away. I picked it up and all of a sudden I was lost in this small town world .

“Love is not something to regret. Even if it doesn’t last, you should never look back and wish you didn’t love someone. Even if they hurt you. Because taking the risk to love is an act of bravery.”

I didn’t stop until I was finished. You know a book is good when you look up when you are done to see when the second book comes out. Knox and Mae were
Thuy Taylor
Jul 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
Prescott Lane writes some really heartbreaking, all the feels kind of books. This one had a little bit of suspense thrown in there. Knox and Mae were childhood friends, each others better half, until all was gone one day. Years pass, and one voice brings memories back for him and something he isn't going to let go again. He wants Mae back in his life, and he won't stop until he gets back in her good graces again.

Second chance romance with feel good, emotional moments. Hollywood life has made him
Isha Coleman
Jul 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: first-reads
Be careful when offering up your heart, because you might not ever get it back. Knox is a larger than life romance that will grab you by the heart and refuse to let go. The one that got away turns out to be not easily forgotten. Gracie and Knox are the best kind of heartache. They pull every emotion to the surface and give them the chance to breathe. From sexy to sensitive these characters know how to keep the heart invested. There is no calm, cool and collected when it comes to a Prescott Lane ...more
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a first time read from this author and I loved every minute! I loved the flow of the book. That characters were awesome and down to earth even if one of them was a big time celebrity!
The book is kind of a mystery but a beautiful love story none the less.
You know when you just know this one girl I’d the one for you?
Well after listening to Mae on her talk show on the radio after not hearing her voice in so many years Knox just had to see her again and win her back.
The problem is that M
Dreamer's Books
Mae and Knox were friends then in love during their childhood and when Mae moved away. The two kept in touch by letters until Knox listens to advice and breaks both their hearts. Five years later Mae is working at a radio station and Knox is a Hollywood heartthrob. They never forgot each other and the fire is still burning between them. Will they be able to settle their differences and have a second chance? A good read.
Erin Lewis
Jul 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 star review Knox (Merrick Brothers #1) by Prescott Lane

Prescott Lane is a relatively new author to me and I have no idea why that is. From the first to the last chapter I was fully invested in the story that she wove. Knox ticked all the boxes for me and I fell for him, hook, line and sinker.

This is a second chance at love story that was well written and I had a hard time putting it down. Knox and Mae have been friends for over 20 years and the history that lies between them of friendship and
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book. Just wow. To start with, I LOVE Mae’s drink at the coffee shop. I love her, too. and Knox is just like super swoon. He was once a jerk and he knows it. One of the best second-chance romances I’ve read!
Jayli Carmichael
Jul 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-reviewed
All my reviews are on my blog,, so you can go check those out.

"You know the day is going to be crap when the hair tie on your ponytail isn't right. Two loops around is too loose, and three loops is too tight. The day is doomed."

This novel has a little bit of everything for everyone. It has the small-town celebrity hero, second-chance romance, and an adorable relationship.


Sexiest man alive, scene stealer, Hollywood headliner.

That’s what the wo
Sep 01, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Jul 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When I read the book description of ‘Knox’ a little while ago I knew this was a book I wanted to read. One of my all time favorite movies is ‘Nothing Hill’, and I just love the whole Hollywood/ normal guy/woman thing. So this book sounded perfect.

In ‘Knox’ we meet Mae Sheridan. Mae is just a normal woman, living in a small town near a beautiful lake. Mae has her own radio show every Sunday, and she loves her normal life. But when the guy who broke her heart five years ago contacts her, her ‘life
April Symes
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Knox by Prescott Lane is a amazing second chance romance between a Hollywood movie star and the girl whose heart he broke-- now she's this high rated talk show host whose show is all about-- you guessed it-- relationships, breakups and men. Knox and Mae's relationship started when they were younger. They knew each other starting when they were 6 years old. Their relationship spans 20 years and they started off as friends then as they grew older then their relationship became more romantic. When ...more
Jenifer Briggs
Jul 31, 2020 rated it liked it
This was my first read by this author, and even though I didn't hate it.. I didn't really like it either. The beginning was really good and that alone was worth the three star review, but after the 35-40% mark, it just got boring to me and I honestly struggled finishing.

So Knox and Mae have known each other forever: they grew up together, fell in love, and thought that they would always be together.. until Knox screws everything up so completely, and the two don't have any contact with one anoth
Aug 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
I really wanted to give it a 1 star. It gets a 1.5 because it didn’t make me angry (didn’t care enough about the characters or story) and its not as bad as other cliche books with horrendous writing, just mostly predictable writing and extremely terrible execution. It wasn’t outright dreadful, just very basic and cliche. I got sucked in by the blurb and like the other Prescott books, it’s slow, boring, simple and the MCs are not very likable or exciting. It’s just meh. Everything happens way to ...more
Jul 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Knox was the very first book I have ever read written by Prescott Lane and it will absolutely not be my last. I am such a sucker for a second chance love story and this one definitely grabbed me by the heart. I thought the pacing was perfection and I was able to fly through the book. Take a Hollywood heartthrob and a love advice radio DJ and you have quite the story. Just because Mae and Knox found their way back to each other didn’t mean everything was going to be tied up into a nice bow. They ...more
Jul 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was my first book by Prescott Lane and I really enjoyed it. Knox and Mae were childhood best friends that became a couple. When he became a famous actor he hurt her publicly and they broke up. Five years later Knox comes back to their hometown to win her back. Mae doesn’t take him back easily. She makes him work for it and he does. Mae was a strong independent woman and I really liked her. There was a small bit of suspense in the story which I also really enjoyed. I will definitely be readi ...more
Jul 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Knox and Mae have known each other for the majority of their lives. Visiting her grandmother at five Mae provides Knox solace when he needed it most.

This encounter sparks a long time friendship. Their relationship spans over the ocean as Mae is a military daughter and spends a large time overseas. For years they posted each other tape-recorded letters back and forth. As time past they met again in person and sparks ignited. They thought they could try to build a life together but a misunderstand
Aug 09, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
This is my first read from the author and I really enjoyed it.

I loved how the story starts, how Knox just come swooping at the moment he heard Mae's voice through the radio. He straight just asked her for a second chance. I loved how I can truly feel his love for her, that it never ends even after 5 years since they broke up. I loved how their friendship started and lasted that long even when they lived worlds apart. But it's definitely not easy for Knox to prove to Mae that he's not going to sc
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Prescott Lane is the USA TODAY bestselling author of ALL MY LIFE.. She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from Centenary College with a degree in sociology. She went on to receive her MSW from Tulane University, after which she worked with developmentally delayed and disabled children. She married her college sweetheart, and they currently live in New Orleans with their two ch ...more

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