A Lie for a Lie (All In, #1)

A Lie for a Lie (All In, #1) From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Pucked Series Comes A Romantic Comedy About Instant Attraction, Second Chances, And Not So Little White Lies Sometimes I Need An Escape From The Demands, The Puck Bunnies, And The Notoriety That Come With Being An NHL Team Captain I Just Want To Be A Normal Guy For A Few Weeks So When I Leave Chicago For Some Peace And Quiet, The Last Thing I Expect Is For A Gorgeous Woman To Literally Fall Into My Lap On A Flight To Alaska Even Better, She Has Absolutely No Idea Who I AmLainey Is The Perfect Escape From My Life My Plan For Seclusion Becomes A Monthlong Sex Fest Punctuated With Domestic Bliss But It Ends Just As Abruptly As It Began When I M Called Away On A Family Emergency, I Realize Too Late That I Have No Way To Contact LaineyA Year Later, A Chance Encounter Throws Lainey And Me Together Again But I Still Have A Lie Hanging Over My Head, And Lainey S Keeping Secrets Of Her Own With Than Lust At Stake, The Truth May Be Our Game Changer Ughhhh I m upset I went into this thinking I was going to get a cute, second chance romance set in Alaska and instead I got view spoiler an accidental pregnancy story set mostly in Chicago hide spoiler After being in such a slump of starting any of my ARC s, I am finally starting this beauty and what a way to go FameSongs have been written about it People have done Almost Anything for itBut What if you have itAnd you Never feel like a Normal Person EverWhat if an Opportunity HappensA woman who has No Clue of your FameLiterally Falls in Your LapOh, the TemptationTo Just Be with HerNo Fame or TrappingsJust two people On FireBut then Life Happens as it doesParting without the Right WordsHe has No Clue how to Reach HerThese two Cross Paths once againA year has passed with each having Secrets of Their OwnWill they make the Sacrifice and Trade A Lie for a Lie All In, 1 October 15th, 2019For Reviews, Free E books and Giveaways Yayy I m not a regular guy Being a professional hockey player in Chicago is like being Britney Spears in Vegas I m a big fan of the author s romantic comedies While there are many funny moments in A Lie for a Lie, that s not what is most memorable for me It s the feels that got me in this one Yes, he s a chick magnet and he s earned his bad reputation But, it s gotten kind of old not knowing who is just after his money and fame Can you blame him for enjoying the attention of a beautiful woman who doesn t know who he is Just a regular guy and a regular girl with no expectations Sounds like a great vacation, right Freedom to explore and relax and enjoy being together It was all of that until it wasn t. Talk about a rude awakening Neither expected their time in their love nest to end quite so abruptly It wasn t their intention to never see or talk to each other again But, they kinda procrastinated about sharing their personal details with each other Yeah, they were so LustStruck that every time they were together their clothes fell off and their brains turned to mush.I read the synopsis, so I knew they were going to get separated and not be able to contact each other But that didn t keep me from being as upset as they were when it happened They seemed so perfect for each other that I was already planning their wedding when the carriage turned back into a pumpkin and I realized my fairy godmother magic wand was only in my mind.I didn t take a full breath until he found her again and the big reveal happened Could he convince her to hear him out Would they still feel the same about each other after so long apart Who am I kidding with that question Once you ve experienced their vacation in Alaska you ll know the answer As expected, it s as if someone has flicked a lighter in an ocean of gasoline But, the true question is if she ll allow herself to forgive him for the lie Will she give in to her feelings that are still there, even if she chooses not to admit it There s so much that happens that I can t tell you about Just prepare in advance knowing you won t be able to stop reading once you start You have to go all in and understand that bookmarks are for quitters and book hangovers are a part of life I m so thrilled this is only the first installment of a new series and can t wait for The line forms here 4.5 starsA Lie for a Lie by Helena Hunting is such a good read I ended up reading it in one sitting as I couldn t put it down.I loved watching RJ Rook and Lainey s relationship unfold, they have amazing chemistry and from the first meeting I knew they belonged together RTC 5 star Review A Lie For A Lie All In 1 by Helena Hunting I loved the Pucked series so when I heard there was a spin off series planned I was so excited and couldn t wait to read.RJ needs to escape the chaos of Chicago and being an NHL team captain where better to go than Alaska Imagine his delight when he meets Lainey and realises she has no idea who he is.When their passionate interlude ends abruptly, neither expect to meet again since they neglected to swap contact information However fate has other plans for RJ and Lainey.Will Lainey be able to forgive RJ his lies, or will she run from the feelings he brings out Will Rook forgive Lainey A Lie For A Lie is a second chance at love story which ticked all the boxes for me as RJ and Lainey s story unfolded.The chemistry between RJ and Lainey was intense, almost electrifying I fell hard and fast for RJ, Ms Hunting has given us a story that had me falling head over heels for him I also loved how feisty, sassy Lainey is, she was a fabulous match for RJ I love Ms Hunting s style of writing, she ensures that her characters are not perfect and I found it easy to relate to RJ and Lainey.From start to finish Helena Hunting wove together a story that I simply could not put down, she had me totally engrossed and staying up way past my bedtime This was an entertaining, at times humorous story with angst, secrets and lies.I cannot wait to learn about these characters and I look forward to reading in the aeries.I received an copy of this book through the publisher via Netgalley A Lie for a Lie is a spin off trilogy set in the same world as Hunting s Pucked series You see cameos of a lot of old favourites While you don t need to read the Pucked series before reading A Lie for a Lie, I do recommend the Pucked series because it s outstanding.This book was stunning Absolutely stunning A beautifully told second chance romance that left me giggling and crying happy tears.It holds everything you would expect in a Helena Hunting book It s laugh out loud hysterical, the chemistry leaves you swooning, sexy enough to make you melt, and stellar dialogue that can pull at the heartstrings.What I loved most about this was how beautifully Hunting handled Lainey s social anxiety It was all written in such a relatable and genuine way.I won t reveal too much of the plot because it s best to go in blind Just know that the story is remarkable and a must read to all romance readers.