ARC Review – Checkmate: This is Beautiful (Logan & Kayla, #2) (Checkmate Duet, #6) by Kennedy Fox



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A secret duo of romance authors team 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!



Checkmate: This is Beautiful
(Logan & Kayla, #2)


(Checkmate Duet #6)

by Kennedy Fox

Published September 19th 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance



The anticipated conclusion of the Logan & Kayla saga in the Checkmate Duet Series from a secret duo 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.**


I’m in love with a fictional man! Logan is so fracking amazing. I want him to be real so we can run off into the sunset, get married, and have lots of babies. Shhhh….Don’t tell the hubster. LOL

But seriously, Logan is so yummy. After Kayla’s accident, he tries really hard to do the right thing. He wants to stay close and offer her the support she needs, but also follow the advice of the medical professionals. He basically puts her needs before his, as any great guy will do. He was the highlight of the series for me.

I liked the change in Kayla. I could appreciate her struggle following the accident and was so happy when she made the decision to pursue a friendship with Logan. I have no idea how would respond if faced with a similar situation.

I had a couple minor issues, but nothing overly distracting.

Overall, a great emotional read. I enjoyed the conclusion to this duet. There was a bit of repetition, but I think Kayla’s situation lends itself to that. If you’re in the mood for a great second chance romance with a kickass hero and super sweet heroine, this is it!


ARC generously provided in exchange for an honest review.



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