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Stand: A Bleeding Stars Stand-Alone Novel

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Publisher's Summary

From NYT and USA Today Best-selling Author A.L. Jackson comes the next seductive, unforgettable Bleeding Stars stand-alone novel...

Zachary Kennedy has never been known as a fighter, but he'll never regret fighting for her...

I'm Zee Kennedy.

Quiet. Reserved. Predictable.

When my brother died, everyone thought I was just the good guy who stepped up to take his place in the band.

No one knew what I was hiding. The one thing I've been fighting for.

For six years, I've never lost focus.

Not until one chance encounter with Alexis Kensington.

Now she's become my greatest temptation.

I knew better than to touch her, but now that I've had a taste, I can't get enough.

Her kiss becomes my air. Her body, my salvation.

She needed a savior and somehow she became mine.

Taking her was a betrayal. But keeping her means risking everything.

One look at Alexis Kensington, and I know she's worth the fight.

Will my past continue to keep me down or will I finally find the strength to pull myself up and stand...

©2017 A.L. Jackson (P)2017 A.L. Jackson

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  • CAROLYN
    newark, New Jersey, United States
    17/06/17
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    "SIMPLY OUTSTANDING ON EVERY LEVEL"

    A.L.Jackson is a phenomenal author.. she gives you a gripping masterpiece that's full of intense feels, has wonderful multi-layered characters, gives you detailed descriptions for each and every scene, her writing is, at times, almost poetic and you can feel the zing of chemistry between the h/h. In this final book it's Sunder's sexy celibate drummer Zee whose turn it is to get a HEA.. but he's emotionally damaged by his actions seven years earlier and he can't forgive himself or lay to rest the demons that haunt him still. However, when he courageously and selflessly saves a damsel in distress, he will eventually be saved too.. but it won't be easy, it won't be without a lot of heartache, it won't be without a shocking twist.. and it won't be without finally forgiving himself. But it will definitely be worth it.

    Alexis has a serious situation.. and it's becoming more and more dangerous too - her twin sister got lured into the seedy underworld of drugs so Alexis only sees her when she wants money.. whether it's to buy more drugs or for her greedy pimp Alexis doesn't know. But, every time she tries to talk her twin into getting help, unfortunately Alexis hits resistance.. her sister's in too deep and is constantly afraid - but Alexis still lovingly tries to save her. This backfires on Alexis big time one evening with dire consequences but thankfully a total stranger hears her screams, comes to her rescue, puts his own life on the line and saves her. Then he vows to always protect her but, despite their chemistry, he's determined not to bed her, won't share his secrets, can't love her or let her in. However, they have a lot more in common than that frightening evening but getting to know the man, getting to know his truths and getting to know the demons that are tormenting him is an impossible challenge.. but Alexis isn't going to give up.. not on him or her twin sister.

    It's a tragic tale, an emotional and powerful plot.. and it's a beautiful love story all rolled into one very addictive and compelling book. The chemistry between both the h/h and the other band members/wives/kids really came across so well and they eventually became one big happy family in the end. The emotional struggles that Zee went through because he didn't feel worthy of Alexis were all in vain because, in the end, love and Alexis beautiful soul, saved the sinner from himself. Dual POV and wonderful narration means this book, like all the others from A.L. Jackson, was very addictive, entertaining, emotionally gripping, multi-layered and beautiful.

    Worth a credit? Absolutely yes.. and it's with a heavy heart that I say adeu to all the members of Sunder and their wives.. each and every one of your Bleeding Star stories have touched my heart.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Jonella A. Moore
    Indiana, USA
    17/06/17
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    ""No Fear, Just Life""

    This final book in the Bleeding Stars series was just awesome writing. I was so glad to finally see Zee get his story, which explained a lot of the missing pieces in the tapestry that the brilliant AL Jackson has created. I love that he found Alexis and that she helps bring him out of the darkness that haunted him ever since his older brother died. The love story is poignant and heartwarming. This has been one of the best audiobook series I've ever listened to, but you should listen to the books in order so that you don't lose all the pieces and get confused. The narration was perfect and the ending was too.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Kimberly McFadden
    Philadelphia, PA
    20/07/17
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    "Lush, Languid and Captivating"

    Jackson pulls you in and you don't want it end. The prose conveys the feelings and mood of each scene in exquisite detail so you can see and feel what's going on.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Theresa Talbot
    Levittown NY
    01/08/17
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    "My Two Pennies"

    Love the narration with Zachary and Andi they express such emotion throughout you're hanging on every word and feel exactly what the characters are going through. The Bleeding Stars Series is absolutely incredible and you NEED to read them all and learn each of the boys in Sunder's story. You don't need to read them in any particular order but I have as they were released and I have been waiting for Zachary aka Zee's story. Alexis meets Zee under particular circumstances where you can see it in both a good and not so fortunate way but from that a beautiful story is created and blooms. The story keeps you on your toes and is consistent with the pace. I enjoyed his story and seeing the rest of the band members around is always a perk. Highly suggest you one click not only Stand but the entire series. This is my unbiased and voluntary review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Precisa
    Texas
    28/07/17
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    "Great Series"

    Love the story and the Narrators, Sabastian York is my fav but boy how I've grown to enjoy Zachary Webber voice, Andi Arndt always ROCKS she is so AWESOME! This story had all my emotions on alert... laughing, crying, smiling, angry....... great Story love all the characters

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Stephanie
    18/07/17
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    "Amazing book and series!!!"

    This book is amazing. I love Zee and Alexis. I honestly can't pick a favorite book in this series cause I love them all. I love all the characters and how they are with each other. I love all the twists the stories take. It is a must read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    15/07/17
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    "beautiful story"

    love heartbreak its everything u want in a book sex wow just wow loved it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • MissiGAA
    14/07/17
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    "Great Series!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I just loved this whole series. The family bond is so great between the band and all their stories intertwine. One of the best I've ever read and the narrators were awesome!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    GRETNA, LA, US
    11/07/17
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    "My First Review..."

    After listening to hundreds of audio books, I felt the need to review for the first time. Not only was this a fantastic read of a beautiful story, the narration was perfect! I search out books narrated by Zachary Weber. He captures the essence of every character allowing you to hear the emotion in his narration. Of course Andi Arndt is always perfect as usual. This was a great ending to a series that manages to deliver the HEA while providing depth and character development absent in most contemporary novels. Can't wait to see what A. L. Jackson has in store for us next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • rando213
    09/07/17
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    "Amazing!"

    A love meant to be. Soul mates. Zee and Alexis each with their own story steered together with their own tragedies find happiness and love. Their family behind them all the way. A suspenseful, alluring story that takes its twists and turns to keep the reader reeled in.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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