Brash (The Cavanaugh Brothers #3) by Laura Wright ★★★★


22601876Brash (The Cavanaugh Brothers #3)
by Laura Wright 
Rating: ★★★★
Review Copy: ARC
Synopsis: The New York Times bestselling author of the Cavanaugh Brothers novels returns to the Cavanaugh’s Texas Triple C ranch as the brothers confront the painful memories of their childhood and the truth about their sister’s murder…

No matter how many fights UFC champion Cole Cavanaugh wins, he can’t rid himself of the guilt of not having saved his twin sister’s life. Now, not only is he facing his arch enemy in the ring, he’s fighting to uncover the truth about Cass’s death. But will winning both fights truly give him the retribution and absolution he seeks? Or does he need the healing power of love to finally move on with his life?

The mystery surrounding Cass’s murder also haunts veterinarian Grace Hunter. Many believe that her father might hold the key to the truth. Unfortunately the ex-Sheriff’s deteriorating mental state makes it impossible to separate fact from fiction. As Cole persuades Grace to help him unlock the elusive clues, her defenses weaken. She finds the Stetson-wearing fighter irresistible. But while the truth could free Cole’s heart, it could very well end up shattering hers.

REVIEW


The cage fighting Cavanaugh, Cole, is still in constant turmoil and guilt about his twin's murder and determined not to let anything as silly as that icky love stuff get in the way of vengeance, even if his brothers have both gone soft in the head and googley in the eyes!

Or that's what he reckons, anyway...

So we had hints about the chemistry between Grace and Cole in the last book and now we get to see that all play out! Yay! Due to a series of fortunate events, Cole and Grace end up spending some nice quality time together at Grace's house - just long enough for her to realise that big, scary Cole isn't so big and scary after all. Especially once she agrees to start helping rather than hindering his attempts to find answers about Cass's murder.

The romance, while sweet and very enjoyable, suffers slightly in comparison to the last two couples, coming together quite late on in the book. But what we lose in romance stuff we more than make up for in progress on the Cass situation, with a couple of very significant developments and a very intriguing set up for the next book, which I'm assuming will be Blue's!

Overall, another great read!

4 Stars ★★★★  A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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