Stealing Home (St. Michaels Duet, #2) by Harlow Cole

Stealing Home (St. Michaels Duet, #2)

Ashley: I’ve given up. On my childish dreams. On getting out of this town. On love. On him. On everything. I’m barely treading water. Brayden: I’m the man with it all. The pinstriped jersey covering my back garners easy cash, flashy cars and fast women. My gilded name drapes over the city in neon. I have everything. Everything, except the thing I crave most. Ashley Foster. There’s one addiction I never tried to beat. They say you can neve...

Details Stealing Home (St. Michaels Duet, #2)

TitleStealing Home (St. Michaels Duet, #2)
Release DateAug 1st, 2019
GenreSports and Games, Sports, Romance, Contemporary, New Adult, Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance

Reviews Stealing Home (St. Michaels Duet, #2)

  • Jennifer
    What an ending and what a duet! It was that fantastic. It’s the perfect sequel, a truly wonderful and epic conclusion to Ashley and Brayden’s whirlwind story. This book is a raw, emotional, passionate and angsty read. A story that is so unique and special. It's both heartbreaking and heartwarming and at times quite confronting.Ashley and Brayden have not had an easy road to love and while there were many factors affecting them being together,...
  • Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛
    Disclaimer: I received an Advance Reader Copy at no cost from the publisher/author. All opinions in my review are my own. Good lord, I feel like there is a hurricane wreaking havoc on my insides right now. There are just so many emotions overpowering me. I can literally feel the turmoil roiling around inside me. All the feels. All of them, okay?This is one of those books that you read and have absolutely no idea what to do with yourself once it i...
  • Ellie
    So, yeah. Read part one - forgot to mention in my review that it was a cliffy. I can't be blamed for that, though. There was too much shit in that shitshow more important to pass along than the fact that there was MORE.Because honestly, a reader with good sense would have run screaming from a continuation of this sexist, anti-feminist stew of twat-brained morons and misogyny.I, however, have clearly taken leave of my good sense in favour of masoc...
  • Ariadna Basulto
    Harlow Cole has brought it home with this fantastic continuation and conclusion of Brayden and Ashley’s story. Overflowing with passion, angst, love, and so many other emotions, Stealing Home was everything I could have wanted for this couple and more. Once again author Harlow Cole masterfully infuses so much emotion into her story that it has a way of spilling over and wrapping the reader in it. Through flawlessly placed details and exceptiona...
  • Wendy Livingstone
    This is the 2nd part of this phenomenal duet, and Brayden and Ashley’s story continues. I never thought that this gifted author would be able to surpass the perfection of “Interference”, but my word; it has been achieved!! This is a truly beautifully written story which is filled with angst, passion, emotion, and is a raw, gritty and thrilling, poignant love story which pulls at the heartstrings. I was completely enthralled throughout this ...
  • Shirley Cuypers
    Original reviewThis book was provided by the author through Give Me Books Promotions in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Harlow Cole and Give Me Books Promotions!Stealing Home is the second book in the St. Michaels Duet and continues the story of Brayden and AshelyStealing Home was yet another amazing book and the perfect sequel for this series. Interference, the first book, ended with Brayden saying ‘I love you’ to someone and I was ...
  • Aysha
    overall a good series even though I felt like the first one was drawn out and the backstory should not have been that long. I think because I read both books back to back I still had leftover anger for Brayden so I felt like Ashley accepted him back way early in the 2nd book, that I wanted to smack her.also, her seeing his picture with someone and that text when she picked up his phone not knowing who the girl was to Brayden and still going ahead...
  • Brandy Roberts
    I was really happy with how stealing home turned out it isn't a standalone you need to read book one first . This is a second chance romance let me just a lot of stuff happens in book one that frustrated me beyond belief to were I didn't know if I wanted to read this one but I was happy that I gave this one a chance . The hero really redeemed himself in this one my heart really broke for a certain character I hope he finds happiness . I can't wai...
  • Tanja Kezmic
    The first book almost ended me but this one finished me off to declare that I FRICKING LOVE this duet. This second book is all about doing it all in ordered to bring back the ONE to you. This story is mainly about how struggling with guilt can sometimes blind you to see the light at the end of the tunnel. When I finished the first book I was not a big Brayden fan to be honest. But I had a feeling that he’ll change his life around so he could be...
  • C
    Really good duet! Stealing Home is a good conclusion to Ash and Brayden’s story 💙
  • HeartBreaker
    You know that feeling when you read a really good book that ends on cliffhanger and then author comes back with the second book and you are completely blown away?That's exactly how I felt while reading this.I was afraid that the second book won't be as good as the first one,but rest assured because Stealing Home is one freaking amazing book.After that tragic end of Interference ,book #1 in St. Michaels Duet,Brayden has left town.Before he fled th...
  • Joyffree
    Raw - Emotional - A breathtaking journey of loss, hope, and forgiveness that will stay with the reader long after the final page is closed."When you’re hurt, sometimes it’s best to dress your own wounds and clean yourself up, before you reach a hand back and help the guy who fell beside you.”Brayden comes home while he rehabilitates his injury. His return isn't welcomed by all. For some, it only reignites memories and rekindles the betraya...
  • Reviews from the Heart (Kimberly Anne)
    5 GAZILLION STARS201I am literally trying to figure out where to start on this whole review, because I have so many thoughts consuming me, so please bare with me. My mind can not process the fact that this duet is this authors debut. It is mind boggling to be honest. Harlow Cole's writing is something you see from a seasoned author, not from someone just starting off. I have honest to God, not seen such passion used in writing before. This author...
  • Jennifer Pierson
    Stealing Home is the conclusion to the St. Michaels Duet, so YOU MUST READ Interference (Book 1) FIRST, as it tells the story of how Ashley & Brayden got to the place did in this book. It's a complicated past, so again, I cannot stress enough that you have to read Book 1 FIRST! I'm not really into giving too many details as it would totally come out as spoilers, especially if you didn't read the first book yet, but Brayden has a big mountain to c...
  • Misty (Reds Romance Reviews)
    In this compelling sequel to Interference readers will rejoin Ashley and Brayden on their heartrending journey, and bare witness to their emotionally charged reunion. As soon as I my eyes started to digest the words on the first page, my heart started to remember the hurt and agonizing pain from the past and I knew this one was about to reek havoc on my heart all over again. Watching these two try to come to terms with their past, embrace this se...
  • Kelly
    Ashley and Brayden are not the same kids they used to be. Ashley is struggling to hold her life and her family together. Brayden is a big shot baseball player who has injured his shoulder and has come home to get back his girl. This book broke my heart and pieced it all back together. I couldn't blame Ashley for how she reacted after seeing Brayden again and I loved how Brayden fought for Ashley's forgiveness. This book hit a raw spot with me and...
  • Shannon
    WOW!!! All the stars to Harlow Cole for Stealing Home, the second book in the St. Michaels Duet. Stealing Home picks up after a lot of loss and hurt and when it seems like things between Brayden and Ash can never be repaired. This book takes you through the emotional journey of growth and acceptance and ultimately forgiveness. While nothing was the same for any of the characters coming out of Interference, Brayden's determination to care for and ...
  • Melliane
    Mon avis en FrançaisMy English reviewI had a good time with the first volume, even if I was very surprised to have something more YA. Of course, there was also a lot of drama that allowed us to understand how our characters got there. How they came to this first chapter of Volume One. And I admit that at the end, I was really curious to find out what was going to happen, what Ashley and Brayden were going to do because things are far from simple...
  • Kari Hansen
    I had my doubts that Brayden would be able to redeem himself what happened in the first book of the duet, but we soon realize that he is no longer that man. He may appear to have it all with the illustrious career, wealth and beautiful woman inside he is broken, and everything seems immaterial without Ashley. He is determined to show Ashley that he can be the man she needs so that they can have their second chance.Ashley has been struggling since...
  • Jo
    Wow.This is an exceptional conclusion to Ashley and Brayden's story. The first book in the duet was so strong in its storytelling, that I was fully prepared for this to be an anticlimax.It wasn't. Quite the opposite. The author certainly didn't let up in the delivery. A wide variety of emotions played out (including a few tears) as I was reading, and I loved every second of it.The broken boy that Brayden was in book 1 is not in evidence. Instead,...
  • Tania's Book Blog
    I was anxious for this conclusion and I wasn’t disappointed. This ending made me falling in love with both Brayden and Ashley even more. It’s still very emotional much more than Book 1 but you get to see their growth especially Brayden. Lots of secrets come full circle, issues from the past are resolved but what I enjoyed was that it wasn’t instantly. It took lots and lots and lots of groveling and proving himself to Ashley that he was a di...
  • Ladawn Presas
    Stealing HomeBy Harlow ColeBoy does this title match the book. Stealing home is the best scariest baseball play and life play there is. This book is what true love is all about. “I promise to stay away from your brother, but I won’t promise to steer clear of you. We both know I couldn’t if I tried.”Be still my heart! That line. Damn it hes growing on me too!Stay. Stay. Stay.NOTESI hate being left in suspense what happened? Tell me now dam...
  • Sassafrass (Candace)
    Brayden stole my heart again while he stole home! This book picks up a few years after Interference ended. Stealing Home was the perfect conclusion to this amazing duet! I loved every moment of it. Brayden is atoning for his sins, trying to fix what’s broken, and make wrongs right again. Ashley is fighting him tooth and nail and rightfully so. Family isn’t always blood and when it looks like all hope is lost, sometimes we have to swallow our ...
  • Jenna Tomlinson
    Start about finishing strong!This is the first duet I actually enjoyed. THE FIRST!I don’t think I’ve finished the other duets I’ve tried either....STEALING HOME tugged me into it with the introductory:“I am a ghost ship now. Abandoned at sea. Left to pray the stars will lead me home.”—————————-“I am the the ashes left behind to smolder and wonder if I’ll ever get another spark.”I don’t think I’ll ever be able...
  • Michelle Groover
    Like the first book, the sequel had me feeling a wide range of emotions! You feel all the emotions as you continue Ashley and Brayden’s story. I needed tissues a couple of times. The book picks up a few years from where the first book left off. And just like that you are right back in St. Michaels wondering what will become of Ashley and Brayden’s relationship, especially due to how things ended in book one. And like real life it takes a whil...
  • Polly Smith
    What’s Gonna Be Next??First of all, I NEVER read duets because I can hardly stand that cliffhanger ending. Stealing Home was the exception to my rule! Interference was just so beautiful that I HAD to keep reading. This story wraps up the most beautiful love story of Brayden and Ashley. In this 2nd book of the duet, Brayden fights soooooo hard to get back to Ashley (Soot, his nickname for her that makes me just swoon). He has so many wrongs to m...
  • BookLover
    This story was one I will remember forever. Harlow Cole got me hooked with Interference and I had to read Stealing Home. The way this story was written was just beautiful and well planned. This couple has become one of my favorite couples I have read about. It is a story that is filled with emotion and steaminess. Harlow Cole is a must read author that tells stories like she’s sipping fine wine. The story flowed and created a world that I want ...
  • Allison
    I am so grateful that I was able to read these books one after the other. This author is amazing, both with the writing and the story development. I cried about as much as Brayden did. There was a lot going on in this book—a lot of strands of things that needed to be worked out. At times it felt like too much, and that there was a little too much that ended up being perfectly orchestrated back to Mrs. F, who reminded me a lot of the wife who di...
  • Pamela Stephenson
    Stealing Home, the second book in this amazing St. Michaels Duet, is pure perfection! Harlow Cole has seriously given me the worst book hangover! I couldn’t put this book down because I simply had to know if Brayden and Ashley were fixable. Harlow Cole peels the layers of an onion like a surgeon as the reader reads revelation after revelation as this story unfolds. Emotions are high and the angst is real as Brayden executes his plan to bare him...
  • Lindsay
    An absolutely OUTSTANDING conclusion to a magnificent duet!! OHHH MAN I was counting down the days until this released, and on August 1, I immediately downloaded. I was not disappointed! This was a beautiful conclusion to Ashley and Brayden's love story. I truly cannot wait to read another Harlow Cole story, she is a phenomenal writer - she just has a way of taking your heart and twisting and squeezing every emotion out of it, before filling it b...