Tuesday, April 1, 2014

ARC Review: Dazed (Connections #2.5) by Kim Karr

Jagger Kennedy never went looking for fame, he just fell into it. After scoring a major modeling contract, his clean-cut good looks and charm catapulted his career. But when his actress girlfriend breaks his heart, he moves to L.A. to try his hand at acting. He needs to make a change, and the last thing he’s looking for is love…

Aerie Daniels is a woman in control … until she meets Jagger. Her surprising connection with him leaves her stunned, and it’s unlike anything she’s ever felt. But just when she lets her walls fall, she makes a startling discovery about him that breaks her fragile heart into a million pieces.

To keep from losing the one woman he can’t bear to be without, Jagger is willing to give up anything—including his career. But even that might not be enough to regain Aerie’s shattered trust…


Review of Dazed

First of all, I love the character name, Jagger! You just know he's gonna be swoon-worthy! What I love about the Connection series is not only are we introduced to new characters, but we still get to follow the lives of past characters--and I love River and Dahlia!

Jagger is River's cousin and his hot, a model and struggling actor. We've meet Aerie in the past books, she is Dahlia's friend and former roommate. In the previous Connection books, Aerie came across as confidant and strong. But she definitely showed a different side in Dazed. Her life was far from perfect. Her parents weren't in the picture most of her life, so she became close to her Uncle Ian and ended up having her heartbreak by her first boyfriend--which left her hesitant on future romantic relationships.

Jagger also is coming off a long-term relationship, so he has reservations of falling in love again. But when these two meet, the attraction is undeniable. They first meet unexpectedly (which I loved!) and then again at Dahlia's. These two danced around their attraction when they finally meet, but Aerie has her hesitation.  Jagger is a bit persistent and has a great sense of humor to win her over. But their relationship it's not without some drama and angst. And what book is not complete without those?

Dazed is a fabulous and quick read in the Connection series. I simply can't wait for more. Ms. Karr does an awesome in "connecting" all her characters in her books. It gives it more in each book!

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