The Gamble by Kristen Ashley

Welcome to New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Ashley’s Colorado Mountain Series, where friends become family and everyone deserves a second chance.


The Gamble

by Kristen Ashley

(Colorado Mountain #1)

Kindle Edition, 629 pages
Published April 18th 2011

The Gamble – Kristen Ashley


The Gamble – Kristen Ashley




Lurved this book! I legit wish I could kick my own behind for not reading this one sooner. The entire series has been sitting on my kindle for years, but I kept putting them off until I had time to binge read them. And lets be honest, these are not shorties that I can bang out in a couple hours. It took me a couple days to read it. But, alas, I’m so happy I did.

Nina and Max are such a wonderful couple. I loved pretty much everything about this. There were a few spots were the KA speak was strong and I hated Max’s sister with a passion, but other than those minor things, it was phenomenal.

Here’s what I loved:

Perfect setup.
Great setting.
Engaging characters.
Loved the MCs.
Just enough suspense to keep things interesting.

Another fantastic read from the Queen!
I’m off to review book 2 now…

The Gamble – Kristen Ashley

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The Gamble – Kristen Ashley


Rock Chick - Kristen AshleyNina Sheridan desperately needs a timeout vacation. With a fiancé who can’t even remember how she takes her coffee, Nina wants some distance to rethink her engagement. Flying halfway around the world from England to a mountain town in Colorado should do the trick. But when she finds a gorgeous man at her rental cabin, Nina’s cold, lonely adventure suddenly heats up.

The owner of the house, Holden “Max” Maxwell is surprised by the beautiful woman who turns up at his door. But when Nina becomes ill, Max spends days nursing her back to health. A private man with a broken heart, Max finds himself drawn to the strong-willed woman. Soon it becomes impossible for Nina and Max to deny their growing attraction to one another. Yet even as these two wounded lovebirds think about taking a chance on a relationship, a dangerous secret from Max’s past emerges-and threatens to end their love for good.

The Gamble – Kristen Ashley


Kristen Ashley was born in Gary, Indiana, USA. She nearly killed her mother and herself making it into the world, seeing as she had the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck (already attempting to accessorise and she hadn’t taken her first breath!).
Kristen grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana but has lived in Denver, Colorado and the West Country of England. Thus she has been blessed to have friends and family around the globe. Her posse is loopy (to say the least) but loopy is good when you want to write.

Kristen was raised in a house with a large and multi-generational family. They lived on a very small farm in a small town in the heartland and existed amongst the strains of Glenn Miller, The Everly Brothers, REO Speedwagon and Whitesnake (and the wardrobes that matched).

Needless to say, growing up in a house full of music, clothes and love was a good way to grow up.

And as she keeps growing up, it keeps getting better.



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