Nicole Jacquelyn

They’ve spent their lives pushing each other away, but what will happen when they need each other most?

Anita Martin doesn’t expect much from life. Growing up on the street, bouncing from one foster home to another, she learned to rely only on herself. Even after she finally found a loving family to take her in, she was still an outsider-something Abraham, one of the family’s older sons, never let her forget.

Abraham Evans doesn’t know how Ani always manages to get under his skin, only that’s she’s been doing it since they were teens. She is-and always has been-undeniably gorgeous. But he’s never met anyone as pissed off at the world as Ani.

For fifteen years, Ani and Bram have agreed on exactly one thing: they can’t stand each other-until one night when their anger gives way to passion. Yet even as Ani and Bram begin to secretly seek comfort in one another’s arms, they remain emotionally worlds apart. When Ani’s life takes a dramatic turn and she realizes she needs more than Bram can give, their fragile, no-strings relationship unravels. One way or another, Ani is determined to survive. But when Bram finally admits his true feelings, he may discover Ani has moved on without him . . .


Book 2 in a series of standalone romance reads, Change of Heart was an angsty emotional story, between two childhood frenemies that grew up together in foster care.

Ever since they were teens, they have been at war, constantly sniping at each other and riling each other up for fun. However, since they are family and are still in very close contact with their foster parents, and are working together at the family business, they have pretty much seen each other every day for the last fifteen years.

The first half of this book was love/hate/fuck galore, and since that is one of my pleasures, I devoured this book like a MOFO.

“For less than an hour, I’d forgotten what a bitch she was, but within minutes of getting her off, I remembered exactly why I couldn’t stand her.”

The second half focuses more on other issues, which are emotional and full of real issues that made the story unique.

This whole series bases itself on foster care, looking after children that are not from the same blood, and extended families. It’s something that I don’t come across that often, and it made for a touching and thought provoking read.

Feisty characters, lots of chemistry, and a real story with depth. I loved it!

Change of Heart is a standalone contemporary romance, told in dual POV. Also part of a series featuring the same family members.

ARC gratefully received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review

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About the Author

Nicole Jacquelyn

Nicole Jacquelyn is the mom of two little girls and a full time college student. She hasn’t watched television in well over a year, she still does things that drive her mother crazy, and she loves to read. At eight years old, when asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, she told people she wanted to be a mom. When she was twelve her answer changed- to author. By the time she was eighteen, when people asked her what she wanted to do with her life, she told them she really wanted to be a writer- but the odds of that happening were so slim that she’d get her business degree “just to be safe”. Her dreams stayed constant. First she became a mom, then she went to college, and during her senior year- with one daughter in first grade and the other in preschool, she sat down and wrote a story.

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