Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Rock Chick by Kristen Ashley (Rock Chick #1)

Indy Savage, cop's daughter, rock chick and used bookstore owner, has been in love with Lee Nightingale, once bad boy, now the man behind Nightingale Investigations, since she was five years old. No matter what ingenious schemes Indy used to capture his attention, Lee never showed an interest and Indy finally gave up. Now Indy's employee, Rosie, has lost a bag of diamonds and bad guys are shooting at him. When Indy gets involved, Lee is forced to help. Complicting matters, Lee has decided he's interested, Indy's decided she's not. But she can't seem to keep Lee out of her life when she's repeatedly stun gunned, kidnapped and there are car bombs exploding (not to mention she's finding dead bodies). Indy's best bet is to solve the mystery of the diamonds before Lee. Lee's challenge is to keep Indy alive and, at the same time, win back her heart.

Initial Thoughts:
Kristen Ashley has become one of my favorite authors, and Rock Chick is the first in her bestselling Rock Chick series. Badass girls and macho men? I'm SO in.

The Pros:
I loved how this story has a history. It's not a boy meets girl, girl falls in love with boy, boy realizes he can't live without the girl, they live happily ever after, kind of story. Indy and Lee have known each other their entire lives. That adds a special something to the book.

Nightingale Investigations... can I work for you? And hang out with your bevy of macho men hotties?

Indy and Ally are hilarious. And huge troublemakers. This book had me laughing at many points.

Kristen Ashley's use of language varies between characters. It feels like they are really speaking to you.

The Cons:
Indy could be annoying at times. I wanted to just grab her by the shoulders and say "STAY OUT OF IT!"

I didn't quite get the whole "Rock Chick" thing. Are they groupies? Are they not? Are they stuck in the days of 80's hair bands?

The Wrap Up: 4/5
I really liked this book. Funny, action packed, with a side of romance. I couldn't wait to read the next in the series.

Favorite Quote:
"Your grandmother used to say that you were two souls separated in heaven. She mainly meant you were both trouble and deserved each other."

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