Racer by Katy Evans
Publication Date: September 28th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Racer, an all-new standalone in the Real Series from New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans is LIVE!
A bad boy with something to prove.
A woman with a mission.
The race of their lives.
The love of a lifetime.
I don’t think his parents expected him to live up to his name—Racer Tate—but once he felt the adrenaline rush behind the wheel, he was addicted.
He’s the fastest, fiercest driver around.
Scouting new talent brings me to his doorstep…
but his smile sends me to my knees.
The sexy, mysterious Racer Tate is not the kind of man a girl like me falls for. He’s secretive, reckless, elusive. But his proximity pushes me beyond reason, and his kiss….
This is our last chance to win, and he is our only hope. I’m supposed to watch him—make sure he doesn’t get into trouble. But it’s an impossible task. And now the one in heart wrenching, toe-curling, soul-crushing trouble is me. Because when your heart belongs to someone, their truths become your own, and their secrets become your salvation…or your curse.
He says he wants me. He says I’m the One. But he also thinks he’ll break my heart, one piece at a time until it’s gone.
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 5 Stars
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Reviewed by Robin
Lana is scouting new talent but she didn’t count on running into Racer Tate who lets her know he’s the BEST DRIVER AROUND. Racer doesn’t lack cocky confidence and his self-assured demeanor plus gorgeous looks convince Lana to take him home to her family for a tryout. This is HW Racing’s last chance for a championship. Will Racer, a rookie, be able to conquer the Formula Racing world? And maybe Lana’s heart as well? Or will his secret make Racer lose it all?
“She’s reluctant to yield to me, to admit to wanting me, to me being exactly what she’s been waiting for, but I’ll be patient. Dad always said I was impatient as fuck, but that one day I’d find something that would make me realize just how much I wanted to be patient for.
Her name’s Lana fucking future Tate.”
Racer Fucking Tate…you definitely take after your Daddy. Omg…I can’t tell you how happy I was reading Racer and Lana’s story. From the moment Lana crashes into Racer’s life, it was such incredible, sexy tension. Racer is cocky, stubborn, sex on a stick with his confidence on overdrive. Remind you of anyone? Lana has a caregiver personality and wants to ensure her family’s Formula 1 racing team has the driver they need to fulfill her father’s dreams. I loved the drive both Racer and Lana have to be the best they can be. It was like fate drew the two together for so many reasons. This has to be one of my favorite Katy Evan’s books I’ve read in a while. We could all use a little Racer in our lives to liven things up with his special driving talent.
If you loved Remy, you can’t not read Racer’s story. Remy and Brooke raised that boy right and I wouldn’t mind reading Iris’ story. Their love story always gives me chills. And Racer managed to give me a few too.
Panty Scorching: 5
Overall Rating: 5
Katy Katy Katy!!! Sweet holy baby Jesus woman! This book….. Perfection! I have been waiting on pins and needles for MONTHS for Racer and the wait was so worth it. I felt like I was getting Remy 2.0 at first and then BAM! Racer won me over. Although I will always love Remy….. Racer won my heart. Big TIME!!!!
Lana is a sassy little thing. No matter what obstacles are thrown her way she makes the best of it. Tries her best to see the light in everything. I so admired her for this. She’s a force to be reckoned with. Having to make a miracle happen she leaves on her own to find it. And boy does she!!!! She did not expect to crash into Racer and her world implode. But… he’s a Tate. That was bound to happen.
Racer…. This. freakin’. MAN! I love him so hard it’s not even funny. He’s cocky, self confident, broody, alpha, sexy…. he is all the things! Granted he has some issues. Which I love him even more for them. He’s phenomenal. Perfection.
I seriously loved this story so much! It’s amazing. Katy done a wonderful job and I couldn’t get enough. Now I am just wondering what type of journey she will take me on next.
I’m still reeling. While people approach him, he cuts a path straight to me, his gaze penetrating and target-like; making me want to bolt.
His lips do that little upward tilt they do that seems so sexy, and for a second, I feel like I’m lightheaded.
I gulp, and then feel mad at myself for acting like some idiot as fucking devil-Racer Tate reaches me, throws himself into a seat next to me, and turns to look at me expectantly with the most gorgeous grin on his face.
I don’t know what to say.
This guy has left me sort of speechless.
“So … ” I say, staring in the distance at his beat-up mustang, then at him.
“So … ” he says too, in his deep voice, his smile a little more wicked than it was two seconds ago. He glances at my mouth.
Why am I licking my lips?
It only made his eyes narrow and darken.
I open my mouth to speak, failing to find words. He smells like sweat and soap and shampoo, and I feel my traitorous nipples push up to my top again. Why do they do that when he’s around?
“This is illegal,” I state.
His voice is husky from exertion, and his eyes glint with laughter. “That’s why it’s fun.”
I look away from his eyes, trying to focus and clear my head. He leans over and peers into my face, his face shadowed by the moonlight and his jaw now carrying a little scruff. “Are we in agreement?” he presses.
“No.” I glare and shake my head, meeting his cocky gaze. “You’re reckless, Racer.”
“So are you, Alana.”
“It’s just … Lana.”
His brows fly up in surprise. “And a bit of a liar too.”
I purse my lips, still glaring as my gaze goes back to his car. Girls are rubbing against it as if it were him, and I find it disgusting. Why are women always acting so slutty around race car drivers and bad boys?
“You crashed your car,” I say flippantly.
“You crashed my car,” he contradicts, amused.
I laugh, then scowl in his direction. “You crashed it more. I can’t believe you were making such a fuss about me crashing into you when it was just a little kiss—”
He leans in to peck my lips—fast but firmly. “That’s a kiss.”
I lose my breath.
My eyes wide.
He eases back, lips smiling as he comes to his feet and stretches his hand out to take me by the elbow and help me to my feet.
“Let’s get out of here.” He starts walking, leading the way.
“And go where?”
“Anywhere I can get my hands on you.”
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About the Author
Katy Evans is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. Her debut REAL shot to the top of the bestselling lists in 2013 and since then 9 of her titles have been New York Times bestsellers. Her books have been translated into nearly a dozen languages across the world.
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