Author: Penelope Ward
Release Date: Out now go get it!
Reviewer: Tanya Rae
Stars: 4.5 ☆☆☆☆.5
Stepbrother Dearest is the first book that I have read by Penelope Ward and I loved it. I needed to find out how it was going to end and it does have an HEA. Stepbrother Dearest is another book I couldn’t put down until I was finished reading it. Talk about being conflicted love and having to try and reject the taboo of loving each other after all you are almost related. There is a lot of angst and reasons you shouldn’t fall in love and fighting those feelings in Stepbrother Dearest. I have provided you with the book description from Amazon so no need for me to summarize what has already been said. I look forward to reading more from Penelope Ward.
Book Description from Amazon:
You’re not supposed to want the one who torments you.
When my stepbrother, Elec, came to live with us my senior year, I wasn’t prepared for how much of a jerk he’d be.
I hated that he took it out on me because he didn’t want to be here.
I hated that he brought girls from our high school back to his room.
But what I hated the most was the unwanted way my body reacted to him.
At first, I thought all he had going for him were his rock-hard tattooed abs and chiseled face. But things started changing between us, and it all came to a head one night.
Then, just as quickly as he’d come into my life, he was gone back to California.
It had been years since I’d seen Elec.
When tragedy struck our family, I’d have to face him again.
And holy hell, the teenager who made me crazy was now a man that drove me insane.
I had a feeling my heart was about to get broken again.
Stepbrother Dearest is a standalone novel.
**Contains graphic sexual content and harsh language. It is only appropriate for adult readers age 18+
She grew up in Boston with five older brothers. She spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family friendly career.
Penelope lives for reading books in the new adult genre, coffee and hanging out with her friends and family on weekends.
She is the proud mother of a beautiful 10-year-old girl with autism (the inspiration for the character Callie in Gemini) and a 8-year-old boy, both of whom are the lights of her life.
Penelope, her husband and kids reside in Rhode Island.
She is currently working on her fifth novel and loves friend requests from readers!