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Cady Blackwell has a stalker to catch, a sketchy job to escape from and has sworn off dating after a long string of losers. She just wants to stay alive and avoid prison but she’s fighting off the advances of a rich playboy and determined to ignore a sexy stranger from her past. Playing detective isn’t easy and she has no idea who to trust but choices must be made. Cady ha ...more
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Published September 9th 2021 by Boroughs Publishing
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Jennifer Prior
Sep 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
Title: Go For Broke⁣⁣
Author: Daisy Knox⁣⁣
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Cady Blackwell is a victim of her own bad judgment: dating the biggest losers, attracting a stalker, and unknowingly accepting a job that's gotta be illegal. She can't quit until she finds a way to protect herself from being framed for her bosses' crimes, plus she wants to stay alive and out of prison. But nothing's easy when she's distracted by a charming financier and a f-boy detective. She's in way over her head, and she's fighting for her
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Becky Claxon
Sep 03, 2021 rated it really liked it
This is my first time reading this author’s books. I got mixed up some in the beginning of the book, but as I got farther along I knew what was happening. It really got thrilling in some places where I couldn’t wait to find out what would happen next. Zack and Cady met once and had a one night stand. I can’t imagine how she felt when he never called and gave her a fake number, especially since he rocked her world. You could tell she was mad after the shock of seeing him again and finding he was ...more
Patti Lucas
Sep 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed Go for Broke, the debut romantic thriller by Daisy Knox. Who does not love a romantic thriller with a happily ever after ending? Daisy Knox is a wonderful storyteller. I love how she developed the story line and the characters. I love how Daisy Knox incorporated the name of the book into the story with a simple phrase by Zack. My favorite part of the story is that it is set in Pittsburgh, and as a Pittsburgher, I loved reading the references to my hometown. I love that she w ...more
Michele
Sep 02, 2021 rated it really liked it
Nothing is going right in Cady’s life at the moment- her love life is none existent, her job is horrible and she’s got a stalker. Talk about having the deck stacked against you making you question everything in your life. On a whim, Cady emails a local reporter, Daniel, to ask questions about her stalker and a case he’s reported on. Unbeknownst to them, they set into motion a series of events that put not only them but a lot of other people at risk. Zack is a local investigator and friend of Dan ...more
Court
Sep 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
Wow, what a great read! Go For Broke combines your romance, second chances, murder mystery to the extreme, and don't forget the suspense at every turn. Cady is trying to get back to a normal way of life, but with a stalker and finding a new job, things take a turn that never seems to turn around for her. Cady reaches out to Daniel, which sets off a chain reaction that will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to see what happens with everything. Zack is a private detective and ends up meeti ...more
Payton Box
Sep 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
For some reason I didn't remember reading the blurb for this book and was in for a complete shock when I was expecting a romantic comedy and ended up with a romantic suspense. However, I absolutely love books with serial killers in them so this was a wonderful surprise!

The serial killer plot line in this book was amazing! I loved how the book handled the discovering the killer and the suspense of the scenes once the killer catches up to Cady and Zack!

Cady and Zack are super cute and I loved ho
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Karin Gesell
Sep 13, 2021 rated it really liked it
I very much enjoyed this book! First time read by Daisy Knox, but won’t be the last. I love romantic suspense, so this pulled me in from the beginning and held me engrossed till the end!
Jocelyne
Sep 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Go For Broke is a great debut romance by Daisy Knox. Cady and Zack's story is fast paced, well written, captivating, and entertaining. There is a lot going on in Cady's life! I liked the characters, the mystery, the suspense, and the romance. ...more
Jenn Allen
Sep 08, 2021 rated it liked it
There's a lot going on with this story. Cady is dealing with shady bosses, creepy phone calls, and this mix of suspense that has her investigating these issues. Zack was a one night stand that shows back up in her life and there was a lot of back and forth between then. With so much outside of them going on I couldn't connect with the characters as well I'd have liked. There is good suspense, the heart of the mystery kept my attention. I would have liked to have a bit more focus on one issue, as ...more
Lynn Stifle
Sep 05, 2021 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed Go For Broke by Daisy Knox. Cady has a stalker and she’s determined to catch whom ever it is. She’s just not sure who she can trust. She contacts a local reporter, Daniel, to ask questions about her stalker; and this leads to a chain of events happening and Daniel having to call his friend Zack, a local investigator, for help. I really liked Zack’s character and him and Cady were a perfect match. This was a quick and entertaining read and I look forward to reading more by this a ...more
Debra
Sep 05, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ANYONE!
Shelves: cool
I was provided a copy of this book and this is my honest review.

I never read anything from Daisy Knox so this was my first one. I liked this one though! From steamy romance scenes to terrifying situations. Psychological stalker stories have never held an interest to me, but I'm glad I read this story! Bravo!
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Kristi
Sep 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
This story had a lot going on. It was filled with secrets and lies and so many questionable characters. An enjoyable drama and suspense read.
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Can’t wait to read more from this author! Cady has the worst luck in the world – not only does she have a stalked and nobody takes her seriously, but her employer is doing illegal things and has the potential to frame her. Fed up, she starts to investigate things and finds that someone has linked her stalker to a serial killer, and determined to not be murdered, she meets with this person to get more information. Skeptical of everything and not knowing who to trust, she finds that Zack, someone ...more
Allen Johnson
Oct 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Daisy Knox is a tease. And Go for Broke is the biggest tease of all—and that’s good. Written in first person, present tense, the teasing is immediate and deliciously in-your-face.

It’s not just the way she teases out the danger swirling around her like a cyclone of impending doom. It’s the way she metes out the foreplay in agonizing surges. After the innuendos, after the intense flirtation, after hot lips nearly brushing, our heroine, Cady, admits, “A breathy little moan escapes me when his body
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Cheyenne
Sep 10, 2021 rated it liked it
This book was intense!!!! I enjoyed how I felt like I was part of a crime investigation through the whole thing while also falling in love with the characters.

Cady was such a sweet character and I couldn’t imagine being in her shoes while feeling like you are constantly being watched.

Zack is such an amazing boyfriend always protecting her and doing everything he can to make sure she is safe. I also love how he brought her into the fold of his friends to protect her even further.

This story has a
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Trisha Mae
Sep 08, 2021 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
DNF

I tried so hard to get into this book but it just wasn't my thing. Stopped around 30%.
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Jenny McClinton
Sep 05, 2021 rated it really liked it
I received an E-ARC copy of ‘Go For Broke’ by Daisy Knox in return for my honest review. Thank you to Grey’s Promotions for my copy.

This book follows the main character Cady Blackwell, who is working in an office job which she believes maybe involved in illegal activity. She is unlucky in love and has given up on dating.

Unsettling events seem to start happening around her home making Cady feel like she may have a stalker, she decides to take action and investigate.

Soon she becomes entangled wit
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Wendy Livingstone
Sep 13, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: good-story
Cady is sweet and seems to have everything going wrong in her life, with a job she hates, having sworn of dating, and acquiring a stalker. Cady contacts a local reporter Daniel about her stalker situation, and he asks a friend Zack who is an investigator, to check out Cady, who he knows. With Zack’s help and support, Cady grows in confidence, and the chemistry between them is undeniable, and they complement each other perfectly. This is a good story which is filled with emotions, mystery, trust, ...more
Carla Hoenshel
Sep 20, 2021 rated it it was ok
As always, I would like to first thank Grey's Promotions for my Advance Copy in exchange for my honest review.

If you are confused by the range of reviews for this book, there is a reason. As hard as I tried to like Go For Broke by Daisy Knox, I just couldn't for a multitude of reasons. The plot developed so slowly that it took three chapters and over 20% of the book to get any kind of grasp of what was going on. There were too many points of view and too many subplots to be able to even guess h
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Rekha O'Sullivan
Sep 03, 2021 rated it it was ok
Thanks to the publisher for an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Unfortunately, I could not get into this book. Usually books of this genre grab me right away but not this one. I struggled to find the chemistry between the couple and the mystery seemed a little contrived.

If you are looking for graphic descriptions of sexual situations this might be the book for you but I did not finish it.
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I love these characters and the heat and suspense in their story.
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