Review ~ Against The Tide ~ Nikki Groom ~ reviewed by Donna


~I was happy until I met him.
I was content until I met her.
~That’s a lie. I was lonely.
That’s a lie. I was incomplete.
~He was nothing but a handsome distraction.
She was nothing but a pretty pastime.
~That’s untrue. He changed my life.
That’s untrue. She altered my world.
~I blame him.
I blame her.
~I blame myself. He wasn’t to know.
I blame myself. It wasn’t her fault.
~I don’t want to need him.
I hate that I want her.
~There’s no easy solution.
There’s no going back.


After reading Nikki’s first two books Holding Aces and High Stakes and absolutely LOVING them, you can only imagine how excited I was to get my hands on this book. Yet again I had my mind blown! The quality of Nikki’s writing keeps everything fluent and smooth.


Megan found herself in the middle of a mess when she was naive and ignorant to some wrong doings around her, the less she knew the better right? Her long time sweetheart turned into a stranger so she wanted an out.


Introducing Finn the hotty across the club. Going through a rough time himself feeling responsible for his sister and his mum.


One night of letting loose turned into something more.


Finn and Megan had such a magnetic pull between them you couldn’t help but hold your breath and wait for the outcome! Nikki’s writing again keeps you captivated and intrigued with all the feels, I laughed and cried and everything in between, as if I was there with the characters watching everything play out before my very eyes.


The supporting characters were charismatic, Harley, Kyle and Jamie my ultimate faves! The camaraderie between the boys is at times hilarious, and there were a few times I would have spat my drink out laughing (if I was drinking) at the bluntness of Jamie, who doesn’t have one of ‘those’ friends?


The plot twists were totally unexpected and kept you reading on as fast as you possibly could.

The thing that stood out the most for me was the raw emotions created. Not only was the scene set in enough detail for you to picture it like a movie but the moods flitting across the pages were intense and awe inspiring.

Thoroughly enjoyed this Nikki, Thank You and keep them coming! ❤


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