Book Review:

Things We Never Got Over (Knockemout Book 1)

Bearded, bad-boy barber Knox prefers to live his life the way he takes his coffee: Alone. Unless you count his basset hound, Waylon.

Knox doesn’t tolerate drama, even when it comes in the form of a stranded runaway bride.

  • AUTHOR:  Lucy Score
  • 4.5 stars (151,650 ratings)
  • 4.2 on Goodreads (563,492 ratings)
  • Genre: Romance | Thrillers & Suspense | Summer Reads | Teen & Young Adult | Kindle Unlimited Eligible | Alpha Males | Adult Romance | Romantic Comedy | Adult Fiction | Romantic Suspense | Suspense | Opposites Attract | Contemporary Romance | Women's Fiction | Contemporary Fiction | Wedding
  • Pages: 562
  • Publication: January 13, 2022

Discover “Knockemout”: Unravel Secrets, Embrace Love, and Embark on Naomi’s Journey of Hope and Unexpected Bonds!

In “Knockemout”, a fictional small town in Northern Virginia, the air is abuzz with lively characters and delightful banter, intermingled with simmering chemistry. This book brings to life Naomi Witt, a character whose life undergoes a tumultuous twist, compelling her to embrace unexpected challenges and embark on an impromptu journey to Virginia. Leaving behind a meticulously planned life, her adventure unravels the secrets of a twin sister and a hitherto unknown niece, Waylay, leaving her grappling with an unfamiliar reality.

Naomi’s narrative, skillfully woven by the author, delves deep into the intricacies of relationships and self-discovery. Stranded amidst the chaos, she finds solace in the warmth of a tight-knit community that embraces her, albeit initially mistaking her for her notorious twin sister. The nuanced portrayal of her interactions, especially with Knox Morgan, a grumpy, tattooed entrepreneur, adds a flavorful twist to the tale.

Knox’s rugged exterior conceals a tender heart that yearns for connection, making the dynamic between him and Naomi an enthralling read. His unexpected transition from a resentful stranger to a caring companion unfolds elegantly, with moments of passion and tenderness that warm the reader’s heart. The author seamlessly intertwines elements of humor, drama, and romance, crafting a compelling narrative that keeps the reader captivated till the last page.

“Knockemout” resonates deeply with readers who appreciate a delightful blend of romance, self-discovery, and unexpected familial bonds. It’s a heartfelt tale of overcoming adversity, embracing change, and finding love in the most unexpected places. The author’s vivid storytelling, rich characterization, and keen sense of timing make it a delightful read, leaving one yearning for more tales from the charming town of Knockemout. The captivating love story between Naomi and Knox, intertwined with Naomi’s personal growth and the wholesome community embrace, paints a picture of hope, love, and resilience, making it a highly recommended read.

Lucy Score

Born in The United States


Genre: Romance

Influences: John Fante, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Zadie Smith, and more.

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About the Author 

Lucy Score is an instant #1 New York Times bestselling author. She grew up in a literary family who insisted that the dinner table was for reading and earned a degree in journalism.

She writes full-time from the Pennsylvania home she and Mr. Lucy share with their obnoxious cat, Cleo. When not spending hours crafting heartbreaker heroes and kick-ass heroines, Lucy can be found on the couch, in the kitchen, or at the gym.

She hopes to someday write from a sailboat, oceanfront condo, or tropical island with reliable Wi-Fi.

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