Book Review: Hold on (The `Burg #6) by Kristen Ashley

I have loved all the books in The 'Burg Series and thought it ended in a fantastic way with Hold On. This was a passionate, emotional, and drama filled story and I was invested the entire time!

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Hold On (The 'Burg #6) by Kristen Ashley

Since she was young, Cher Rivers knew she was not the kind of girl who got what she wanted. A girl who could hope. A girl who could dream. She knew a happily ever after just wasn't in the cards for her.

In love for years with the last bastion of the 'burg's eligible bachelors, Garrett Merrick, Cher worked hard at making him laugh. Being one of the guys. Having him in her life the only way she could. All this knowing he was in love with another woman.

The Merrick Family is known for loving deep. So when Cecelia Merrick was murdered, it marked the Merricks in a way none of them recovered. Both Cecelia's children found love. Both turned their backs on it. But Garrett "Merry" Merrick knew in his soul the woman he divorced years ago was the one for him.

Until the night when Cher took Garrett's back and things changed. The Merrick family loves deep. They also protect fiercely. And with his eyes finally open, Garrett sees the woman who truly is for him and he goes after her.

5 out of 5 stars

Hold On was an exceptional read. I loved watching Garrett and Cher come together and being a part of the roller coaster ride of them falling in love. It felt like such a full journey with incredible details and an amazing build. I loved being back in the `Burg!

I was thrilled to finally dive into Cher and Merry’s story. I liked learning about their past, where they were at in life and what they were dealing with, and what they believed they deserved. I felt for these two, cheered for them, got mad at them, and was caught up in it all. I loved Cher’s strength and determination and her ability to keep moving forward. Merry was fantastic. He was the perfect combination of alpha and sweet and gave me butterflies. I loved the back-and-forth tension between them in the beginning, the smokin’ hot scenes that were cold shower inducing and the emotion mixed in with it all.  They experienced so much growth over the course of the story, there were so many heartfelt moments between them that had me hooked and I was excited for what would come next. 

There's an epic cast of characters and I loved revisiting favorites from the series and seeing all the wonderful bonds the men and women have. I loved Cher’s son Ethan and seeing the relationship between him and Merry grow. Thanks to all these different people and situations, I got choked up more times than I can count. KA always writes a great epilogue and I thought this one was brilliantly done. It was all I could do not to cry.

There was drama, emotion, and outside sources creating problems and I enjoyed the ride. I was captivated the entire time. I loved all the little hints being laid out, setting up a really great ending. This is one of those stories I wanted to read slowly and savor but at the same time I couldn’t get through it fast enough because I wanted to know the outcome. This was a heck of an ending to the 'Burg series and I loved every second!

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The 'Burg Series
For You (#1) – Amazon | My Review
At Peace (#2) – Amazon | My Review
Golden Trail (#3) – Amazon | My Review
Games of the Heart (#4) - Amazon | My Review
The Promise (#5) – Amazon | My Review
Hold On (#6) – Amazon

I loved all the books in The 'Burg series and would definitely recommend each and every one. What's a series you would recommend? Let me know!

Book Review: Hold On by Kristen Ashley | About That Story