Checkmate: This Is Beautiful by Kennedy Fox | Book Review

Title: Checkmate: This is Beautiful
Series: Checkmate Duet Series (Logan & Kayla, #2)
Author: Kennedy Fox
Designer & Photographer: Sara Eirew
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Trope: Second-Chance Romance
Release Date: September 19, 2017

The anticipated conclusion of the Logan & Kayla saga in the Checkmate Duet Series from duo of romance authors under the USA Today bestselling author pseudonym, Kennedy Fox!

This second-chance romance will have you gasping and cheering this two on from the first to the last page! Are you ready to play the final game?


Kayla Sinclair is a saint and real life Angel.
She wears her heart on her sleeve and inspires me to be a better person.
Rescuing dogs, feeding the homeless, volunteering at the local food pantry are just a few of the ways she gives back to others, although no one has ever been there for her.
Falling for her was inevitable, losing her will destroy me.

Letting someone in didn’t come easy, but she made me want to try for the first time in years.
Her bubbling personality and kind spirit make it impossible to forget a girl like her.
But when tragedy strikes and she loses all memory that our relationship ever existed, my worst nightmare comes to life.

I’ll do anything to remind her of the love we shared. I know it’ll be an uphill battle, but I won’t walk away without a fight. Whoever said all is fair in love and war never played by my rules.

Checkmate, Angel.

*Recommend for ages 18+ due to sexual content and adult language.*

**This is book w in the Logan & Kayla Saga–a second-chance romance. Must read This is Dangerous first. However, you don’t need to read any of the other Checkmate duet series to enjoy this one, but it’s recommended as they are both introduced in the earlier books.**

Checkmate: This is Beautiful (Logan & Kayla, #2) (Checkmate Duet, #6)Checkmate: This is Beautiful (Logan & Kayla, #2) by Kennedy Fox
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
➳The ending and a beginning to a second chance love story that will have your heart swooning for both Logan and Kayla, wanting more and become addicted with their writing…

➳After reading This Is Dangerous and coming back from the dead because of that ending, Kennedy Fox bring you the finale to a love story that not only breaks your heart, but it brings it back together with the chemistry of passion and adoration coming from both Logan and Kayla. After chasing Logan for so many months, and secretly loving him, Kayla got to a point in which she cannot endure those feelings to Logan due to her accident. Logan knew that he missed his opportunity to be with the one and only person that will forever fill his heart with compassion and affection. However, her not remembering him does nonstop him from taking it slow and try to conquer her heart once again to fill it with new memories and take away the old that will never come back… Or so we think…

➳Kennedy Fox bring a new story that not only as the great aspects of a second chance at loving your true soul mate, but they both also bring the idea of, how Anastasia Steele would say, “Kinky-fuckery” to the mix 😉 As Logan tries his very best to get the love and passion from the old Kayla, he also learns how to love her like she loved him and waited for him all those months. Being the gentlemen he is, Logan begins to understand that even though memories were made in the past, creating a new future with special people in your life, creating a future full of positive and negative aspects is the way to live and he does not take that for granted when encountering himself with the new Kayla after her incident. Thankfully he is still the dirty minded and talker he has always been and reminds Kayla of the true self she is keeping from him since the accident.

➳In Kayla’s mind, she sees Logan as someone whom she has to LEARN to love. Though her body tells her how strongly attracted she is to him and vise versa, her heart slowly begins to open to the idea, and most importantly, the feeling of him loving her and her loving him back;

“Every time Logan says something so sweet, my heart beats a little faster and the guilt of not being able to recall our past hits me a little harder. His love for me is so evident, I only want to be able to reciprocate those feelings. I have no doubt in my mind that I could fall back in love with Logan Knight. He’s amazing in every sense of the world…”

➳In general, this second chance love story will have you hooked with not only the magnificent drama both duet authors KF have written, but also with the compassionate and strong of endurance love that Kayla and Logan have for each other. If you want to read this book and have not read THIS IS DANGEROUS, then I highly recommend reading that novel first. It is not necessary to read the previous books from THE CHECKMATE series, but you get spoilers from this baby when reading a little bit of the lives from the previous characters.

➳ARC kindly provided by publisher, in exchange for an honest review

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Many people have asked up what’s coming after the Checkmate Duet Series. We are planning to release A WEEK WITH A BAD BOY together under Brooke and Lyra on October 19, 2017! We can’t wait! It will be exclusively on Amazon and enrolled in Kindle Unlimited.

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Early 2018 we will start releasing the BISHOP BROTHERS Series!
It’s an interconnected stand alone series that will follow Courtney’s 4 brothers! Yes, all 4! We’re so excited about this and can’t wait to tell you more. If you would like to know the titles, please CLICK HERE! We’re still in the early planning stages but will update our “coming soon” page with more info as soon as it’s set in stone.

Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox who share a love of You’ve Got Mail and The Holiday. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make your lady bits tingle and your heart melt. If you enjoy romance stories with sexy, tattooed alpha males and smart, independent women, then a Kennedy Fox book is for you!

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