#Romanceopoly Review: Repeat by Kylie Scott

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#Romanceopoly Review: Repeat by Kylie Scott
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4 Stars


Book Info

Released: April 9 2019
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 

“She’s witty, sexy and smart, which is exactly what I am looking for in a contemporary romance.”
~ Under the Covers

Clementine Jones doesn’t know much. She literally had to be reminded of her own name. After a street mugging that left her with amnesia, she has no idea who she was and definitely no idea who she is. But she’s going to find out. Tracking down the tattoo artist who did the beautiful piece she has, the last thing she expected was a such a hostile greeting. Only, he isn’t just the artist who did her tattoo, he is her ex-fiancee.

This is one of my first romanceopoly 2020 reads and I picked it up to fulfill the “read a second chance romance” challenge. What better way to set up a second chance than with amnesia? I mean, as long as you forget about the medical realities of course. This is my second book by Scott and although she doesn’t grab me and make me want to immediately read her entire back list, I do like her style. She’s witty, sexy and smart, which is exactly what I am looking for in a contemporary romance.

I really liked the mixture of tropes, we have amnesia, second chance, enemies to lovers and even a little epistolary touch in their text message exchanges. It all came together to create a great story that was cleverly built up as Clem discovers why her and Ed’s relationship fell apart and they both need to discover if there’s enough love between them to start again.

As well as the relationship development between Clem and Ed, we also go down the road of self-discovery as Clem tries to find out who she now is. She’s a completely blank slate and rather than repeating the mistakes from the past, mistakes that contributed to her and Ed’s break up, she is forging a new road. I loved seeing her become more certain of herself as she explores new avenues in her life.

There’s also a small suspense plot in this, not much and it only really gets focussed on at the end of the book. But, it clears up some mysteries, although, it wasn’t hard to guess what was happening. Part of me wasn’t sure about the necessity of it’s inclusion, but the more I think about it, the more I don’t think that it was needed, certain things wouldn’t have happened if it weren’t for nudges from outside sources.

I really enjoyed this, it worked really well as a standalone romance and I recommend picking this up if you want a second chance romance with a great twist.
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About Kylie Scott

Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She demands a happy ending and if blood and carnage occur along the way then all the better. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

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Elizabeth

I like the idea of and would like to read about Clem finding herself.

Sophia Rose

This was my first book by the author and I loved it. Someday I’ll read more. Yeah, this was perfect for a second chance read.

Shari

Haha, glad I sent you the free audio version to hook you onto her writing!

Timitra

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on it Suzanne

Kathleen Bylsma

I think it’s a great review and I’ll read the book.
Have you read Kylie Scott’s Stage Dive and Dive bar series? Superb!

Amy R

I really enjoyed this book, I listened to the audiobook.

Kathleen Bylsma

Great review and I love Kylie Scott’s books…Congratulations to her for sweeping the awards on Oz!