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Cherry Beats by Vicki James

Cherry Beats Book Cover Cherry Beats
Vicki James
Rock Star Romance
16th September 2019

Bon Jovi.
Bryan Adams.
Presley West.
My favourite men of music.
Only one of them within reach.

The night before Presley West was due to leave our small town of Hollings Hill, all of my high school fantasies came to life. He finally wanted me. Eight years I’d spent pining, and now I, bar-tending Tessa Lisbon, was going to make damn sure I made that night count before the music industry stole him.

Never screw your idols. That’s what they say, right? Well, I did, and I did it well. So well, I somehow managed to screw my own heart in the process.

He gave me one night to convince him to stay. In the end, I begged him to go.


But that’s the thing about rock stars: they do what they want, when they want, and forever didn’t end up being as long as I expected.

Presley was back, and with his face, voice, and music now everywhere I turned, I officially had nowhere left to run.

Tracey’s Review

I have to admit rock star romances aren’t always a must read for me, but I was recommended Cherry Beats by two fellow book bloggers and I am so glad I listened to them!

It was jam packed with emotions and attitude, what you would expect from Rock stars. The writing was amazing, as you would predict from the amazingly talented Vicki James, who happens to go by as Victoria L James as well.

Cherry Beats has to be one of the best Rock Star romances that I have read and if this author intends to write more in this genre I may just be converted to Rock Star romances. It was a gritty romance that hooked it’s cords into my heart. Filled with awesome chemistry between Presley and Tessa, which gave my goosebumps as I fell in love with their story.

Tessa has been in love with Presley for years, but she just hasn’t been able to voice the words. She is beautifully flawed and often these flaws held her back from taking what she wanted. She is a strong, independent woman, who ultimately wants the man she loves to love her back.

Presley, stole a tiny bit of my heart each page that I turned over. He was not shy from saying and doing what he wanted. This character certainly knew how to beat a drum and the impact he had on the people surrounding him.

Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed Cherry Beats, which was a nice surprise for me. It had a great storyline, relatable characters and a freaking awesome playlist!!