Fix Her Up ( Hot & Hammered #1) by Tessa Bailey [audio book] [arc review]
|Fix Her Up- Tessa Bailey|
New York Times bestseller Tessa Bailey launches a super sexy new series featuring the blue collar men who work for a HGTV-esq house flipping business. And its first book is nothing short of perfection!
After an injury ends Travis Ford’s major league baseball career, he returns home to start over. He just wants to hammer out his frustrations at his new construction gig and forget all about his glory days. But he can’t even walk through town without someone recapping his greatest hits. Or making a joke about his… bat. And then there’s Georgie, his buddy’s little sister, who is definitely not a kid anymore.
Georgette Castle has crushed on her older brother’s best friend for years. The grumpy, bear of a man working for her family’s house flipping business is a far cry from the charming sports star she used to know. But a moody scowl doesn’t scare her and Georgie’s determined to show Travis he’s more than a pretty face and a batting average, even if it means putting her feelings aside to be “just friends.”
Travis wants to brood in peace. But the girl he used to tease is now a funny, full-of-life woman who makes him feel whole again. And he wants her. So damn bad. Except Georgie’s off limits and he knows he can’t give her what she deserves. But she’s becoming the air he breathes and Travis can’t stay away, no matter how hard he tries...
This book was adorable and hilarious. The opening scene between Travis and Georgie had me in a fit of giggles. It was the perfect rom-com for a sunny summer's evening.
Georgie is a clown for a living. Nope, you did not read that wrong!
The amazing, strong minded, sassy heroine works as a clown and runs children's birthday parties. She wants more though, she wants to start her own event company, but because she is a one woman show she has to turn down jobs often. On top of that everyone in town still see her as the family's little sister. Travis return gives her an opportunity to be seen differently...
Travis was a broody, moody, main character. His past and his injury has him in a low place in life. But once he starts to get himself back on track it is hard not to fall for him with Georgie. He defended her and helped her every step of the way, even when he didn't have too.
Their romance progressed beautifully and there was a lot of chemistry between them.
Last but definitely not least, I 'read' this one on audio with Libro (by choosing Libro.fm over other audiobook services you have the choice to support a local bookstore. I am of course supporting the one I work at!). I LOVED the narrators for this one. Perfection!
“Fix Her Up ticks all my romance boxes. Not only is it hilarious, it’s sweet, endearing, heartwarming and downright sexy. It’s a recipe for the perfect love story.” – Helena Hunting, New York Times bestselling author of Meet Cute
*this book contains a LOT of mature content.