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A Bridge Between Us

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I had always known he wasn’t mine to keep, but that didn’t change the way I loved him—quietly, gently, and from afar. ⁣

As the seasons changed, the corn stalks grew strong, and the grapevines flourished with hope. But none of it mattered, not when the soil at our feet bound us in a century-old rivalry. We’d never even had a chance. ⁣

They said life flashed before your eyes
Kindle Edition, 484 pages
Published November 19th 2020
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⭐️ 5+ "Wild One" Stars ⭐️
Wow! What an incredible experience this read was! A Bridge Between Us not only has a pair of remarkable main protagonists, but the atmosphere of this novel is spellbinding. I felt like I was among the corn fields, the grapevines and the mountains of Colorado with the descriptive segments of the enchanting setting of this story! K.K. Allen stole my breath time and time again with this book that is my new favorite of hers. This romance is simply stunning and features a
Nov 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
KK Allen’s stunning, lyrical prose never ceases to amaze and blow me away, but this book...WOW! A Bridge Between Us had my mind spinning, my emotions running wild, and kept me guessing until the very end of the book. This novel was one hell of a wild ride that I never wanted to exit. I feel as if there are no words to properly describe the abundance of feelings that I experienced while devouring this suspenseful, addictively captivating read. This is the kind of story that I love, a story that e ...more
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Jul 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Nov 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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🍂small town romance
🍂star-crossed lovers
🍂slow burn

We’ve heard tales of Orpheus + Eurydice, Romeo + Juliet, Healthcliff + Catherine, and now we have Ridge Cross + Camila Bell.
In a small mountain town, Telluride, Colorado, Camila fell enamored with Ridge the moment she laid eyes on him at 13-years-old at the local farmers market. Sneaking around their family rivalry, they meet at a bridge between their properties, sparking a gentle friendship. Through their tumul
Kandi Steiner
Nov 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: indies-who-rock
Raw. Gripping. Electrifying. A Bridge Between Us will awaken your soul and set flight to your heart. I couldn’t put it down! Allen weaves a web of angst, longing, and innocence in a way only she can. You won’t just read this book — you’ll live it.
Willow Winters
AVAILAVBLE NOW from K.K. Allen! An epic star-crossed lovers romantic suspense.
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„No matter how hard you try to fight what we are, you’ll never get away from me. Not then, not now, not ever.”

If I was to recommend a novel by K.K. Allen to a first-time reader, it would be this one. I’ve read many books from this author and loved each one, but Camila and Ridge’s story struck me the most. This book is like everything you can expect from K.K., only intensified. The beauty of young love that hits straight to the heart. The suspense that keeps at the edge of the seat until the
Nov 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
With the odds against them, a couple overcomes family rivalries, threats to their safety, and threats to their business, eliminating the bridge between them, in this new romantic suspense story.

If their families had any say, Camila Bell and Ridge Cross should have never crossed paths. But Camilla's wild spirit, earning her the nickname "Wild One', is what first catches Ridge's attention. A friendship if formed, later growing to something bigger. As a couple, I thought these two were a good match
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Considering this is the only book I had any time to read this month , I did pretty well choosing it.
A bridge between Us is a beautiful second chance romance with big Romeo and Juliet/ star-crossed lovers vibes.

Camilla Bell and Ridge Cross were never suppose to meet eachother, never mind falling in love, but fell in love they did. The Bells own a huge property and vineyard business while the rivals , Cross, own cornfields. This war has gone since f
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was ok
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I am kinda disappointed in this book cuz i really liked it till 72%. So this story is about Camilla and Ridge whose parents hate each other. They have a rivalry going on for decades but Camila and Ridge falls in love despite knowing that their parents wont accept it. And then there is also a hunter who wants to kill Camila. This story reminded me a lot about Romeo and Juliet...and i never liked them. It was okayish and was kinda interesting, i liked the hunter part and how cree
Oct 16, 2020 marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: K.K. Allen Fans, Romance
October, 16, 2020
Why Must It Be...
We Fall For The One Who We Shouldn't...
We Are Told Of A Century-Old Rivalry...
Instructed To Marshall Our Hearts Because Of It...

And Because He Wasn't For Me...
I Loved From Afar...

My Love Never Diluted By Time Or Space...

And When The Unthinkable Happens...
When I Think My Time Is Up...
What Flashes Before Me...
Is Not The Family...
Who Taught Me to Distance...

No, It Is Him...

And If I Have A Chance...
I Will Cross To Him
And Never Look Back ...
Forgetting There Is Sup
Annie Brewer
Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, even with the suspense making my heart pitter patter at many turns and I was glad that I had one part figured out but was still second guessing myself.
Ridge and Camila was a couple that will have you rooting for them from the get-go!!

Okay honestly, this book took me places- both physically and emotionally. It was so vivid in the descriptive that I felt like I was surrounded by the very mountains and hills that were shown here- such beauty that Colorado is known f
PP's Bookshelf
Nov 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A Bridge Between Us by K.K. Allen is undoubtedly her best work till date and one of my top 2020 read. The writing is phenomenal. The details, the execution, the depth- everything was just exceptional. The emotions crippled me, overwhelmed me and filled my heart. Goosebumps and butterflies all the way. One of the best star crossed lovers romance I have ever read.

The setting of the story is beautiful. Set in vast mountains and forest, in vineyards and farmland, this story took me away to a surreal
Nov 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
THIS is how you write romantic suspense! WOW...I am completely awestruck with the phenomenal writing, breathtaking settings, and addictive storyline that KK Allen created for this book. This author told her readers that this book was something special, and she was not kidding. She has found her wheelhouse and I never want her to leave it!!!

This book is about two young star-crossed lovers - a sort of modern-day retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Their families have a feud that has gone on for generat
Nov 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
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This book was complex. It pulled at your heart strings. K.K. Allen has brought you into Ridge and Camila's world seamlessly. It was a thrilling ride for sure. It's got it all - a coming of age star cross lovers vibe, small town romance, even some suspense and whole lot of slow burning angst.

Camila and Ridge's family have a century old feud going on. The kids aren't sure what the reason is behind it, but they are d
Harloe Rae
Nov 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A Bridge Between Us is much more than a romance novel. This is a dramatic journey of acceptance, redemption, inspiration, compassion, and yes, love, that spans a lifetime. Each scene is vividly painted with dynamic detail that kept me reading until the final word was digested.

K.k. Allen executes a flawless standard of emotional storytelling that I readily devour.

A favorite read for 2020!
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"Our roots are deep, just like your vines, which adapt to every season. No matter the harsh weather, there’s always new growth.” ~Ridge

Camilla and Ridge, beings from a small town are always have been kept apart from each other...sometimes it's the century-old Rivalry, or other times it's the secrets between them that have the potential to break them
Jenifer Briggs
Nov 19, 2020 rated it liked it
I struggled with this book, which makes me really sad since I absolutely adore this author. Maybe it was the mood I was in, but for some reason I just couldn't connect with the storyline, nor did I feel the connection or chemistry between Camila and Ridge.

This is very much a modern day, Romeo and Juliet with so much racism thrown in. I did appreciate that our author placed that in this book, especially in this day and age where we are STILL fighting over racial equality, and I loved how Camila
This was one Romeo and Juliet style romance that so did not work for me. The longing and chemistry between Ridge and Camila did not ripple off the page and have me sighing in delight. Th angst in this had me shrugging.

The plot which has a smidge of mystery and danger didn't have me very engaged, and at times the writing didn't work, especially the first few chapters.

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A Highly Emotional Heart-gripping Suspense Story where the Star-crossed lovers Have their 2nd Chance with a Friendship & Love that Survived Distance, Time, Family Feuds, Secrets, Betrayal, Anger and Hate.
I knew starting this story that it'll Break my heart & it did. Then gently put it back together. I LOVE Camila & Ridge!!
#My 1st by K.K. Allen & I'm totally going for more!

This story addressed some very important social and historical issues. Ridge is mixed blood with her mothe
The Romantic Rush Blog
Nov 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Sweet and sincere coming of age story with a lot of added nuance- family feuds, cultural differences, and small town drama. The added layer of suspense and mystery created a foreboding tension- what will lead to catastrophe first? The dark and enigmatic intentions of our third POV or the tribulations of two small town star crossed lovers?

Camila and Ridge are two unlikely and forbidden friends- one a plucky, adventurous if slightly reckless daughter of a winery entrepreneur, the other an outsider
Nov 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This talented wordsmith has made herself a must-read for me with the two previous books of hers I read, but this book is on a different level. It's more. So much more (and more on that later).

Star-crossed lovers Camila Bell and Ridge Cross have everything working against them. Their families have been in a Hatfield/McCoy style feud for generations, and Camila intends to change that. She and Ridge have plans and dreams of ending the feud and their two families living peacefully and working togeth
Evelyn Taeyra
What an audacious start to a book — 𝑰 𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒉𝒐𝒘 𝒌𝒏𝒆𝒘 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝑹𝒊𝒅𝒈𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑰 𝒘𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒃𝒆 𝒇𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒔, 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏 𝒊𝒇 𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔 𝒅𝒊𝒅𝒏’𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒖𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒃𝒆. 𝑬𝒗𝒆𝒏 𝒊𝒇 𝑹𝒊𝒅𝒈𝒆 𝒅𝒊𝒅𝒏’𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒖𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒃𝒆. 𝑰 𝒘𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒈𝒓𝒐𝒘 𝒐𝒏 𝒉𝒊𝒎 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒕𝒘𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒚 𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆 𝒂𝒕 𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌𝒔, 𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒍 𝑰 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒔𝒐 𝒅𝒆𝒆𝒑𝒍𝒚 𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒍𝒊𝒇𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅𝒏’𝒕 𝒑𝒖𝒔𝒉 𝒎𝒆 𝒂𝒘𝒂𝒚. At 13, Camila barged into Ridge’s life and inserted herself right in the centre of it. They should have been enemies, but Camila had too much light in her to let the darkness of a silent war that started a cen ...more
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It's not easy being the children of feuding families, but Camila and Ridge manage it with grace, somehow forming a beautiful friendship turned much, much more. But, though their emotions are strong, there are obstacles upon obstacles to be overcome. Will their bond be enduring, bridge all the hate and feud that stand between their families?

I'm not sure how the author always manages to draw me in to her beautiful stories, but she does it every time.
Debby (Alwaysbooking)
Nov 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Wild Ones can’t be tamed stars!!

Holy moly slow burn deliciousness …. that was fantastic. I loved the chemistry, growing up together, family drama, secret romance, horrible background stories, mysterious danger, etc. This had everything you could possibly hope for and more.

Camila is everything you want in a female protagonist from the beginning on, she’s feisty and headstrong. She leads with her heart and loves every minute of life. I do see throughout the book where she does get beat down a l
Caroline F
5 heart-thumping-stars!! Gosh, this story! It was beautiful, scary, angsty and so romantic filled with love, friendship and hate that spans well over a decade.

"I would grow on him like the twisty tree at our backs, until I was do deeply rooted in his life that he couldn't push me away again if he wanted to."

Camila Bell is a law unto herself. She's fearless, direct, and adventurous to the core. When Ridge Cross comes to live with his father, their life-long enemy on the neighbouring land, she do
Sarah  - Kindle and Koffee Book Blog
First time reading this author and this really was one of those will they won't ever get their act together. I love books that start out when the male and female leads are early teens, the innocencene and teenage angst was trown at us in spades. They grow to be friends and eventually as they mature those feelings become more. Unfortunately for these two, their families were never going to allow it.

Great writing and great characters, I loved how Camila never really lost that dare devil tomboy str
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Nov 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Excellent drama-filled romance…

This felt like a family saga as well as a romance as family feuding intertwined in the lives of two individuals who loved each other despite the odds. How their love played out was a mastery of discovery and choices made with obstacle after obstacle in their path. Told from beginning to end, spanning many years, I was lost in all the drama and twists and turns… Camila and Ridge were likable characters in their Romeo & Juliet-like roles, each strong enough to weathe
Rhonda Ziglar
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 WOW, JUST WOW STARS!! All I can say is wow, just wow!!My brain is fried....this book was wow, just wow!!! Camila and Ridge touched heart, body and soul all the way through. You must read this is so worth your money and time.
Athena D.
Nov 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 STARS

A Bridge Between Us by K.K. Allen is a MUST read that will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ARISTOCRACY!!!
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