Moving to a new city isn’t the magic fix Lexie Travis hoped it would be. Sure, she put some mileage between herself and her feuding parents, her miserable dating history, and the memories of a life-altering injury. However, she still feels like a former shadow of herself, hiding behind her diminished confidence and her thorough disbelief in true love.
Everything changes when Lexie’s best (and only) friend drags her to a country music concert. Lexie loves country music, but she loathes the top-selling heartthrob who sold out the arena. Jack Morgan became a sensation with a string of degrading, shallow songs that she can’t stand.
After suffering through an evening surrounded by the playboy celebrity’s endless sea of admirers, a startling trauma lands Jack in the hospital, and Lexie is the physical therapist assigned to the VIP treatment of the very man she despises.
Jack is drawn to the one woman who appears resistant to his charms and who loves to check his ego every chance she gets, yet gives him the honesty he needs. She’s the opposite of his usual groupies. He can only continue his tour if he receives rehab on the road, and Lexie is the lone person Jack trusts for the job.
Reluctantly, she agrees to take the journey on his luxury coach, joining the wild cast of characters on his crew. Yes, she was given many incentives to take the assignment, but the reason she wants to ignore is the dangerous one. Jackson Morgan is growing on her. He’s shown her facets of his personality she never fathomed, and maybe she isn’t immune to his handsome charm after all.
At every turn, another challenge pushes her away from him. A woman returns from his past, along with new temptations at every concert. Jack’s manager clings to control over his artist and doesn’t like Lexie, or her growing influence. Media attention makes her want to run the other way, but she can’t escape it.
Stepping onto the tour bus is the domino that starts a chain reaction in their lives and challenges them both to change. Could they learn to believe in love and happily ever after?
NOTE: This is book one of a two-part series
Groupie was a book that sounds great in the blurb and actually follows through.
We meet country star Jack Morgan who makes a stupid decision and ends up in the care of PT Lexie Travis.
I loved the easy banter between them and how this was a true enemies-to-lovers book. Lexie is not a fan of Mr Morgan when she first meets him and an early misunderstanding just makes the situation more awkward and I love it 👀
Next thing you know, through scheming of higher ups that don't think Lexie should have a say in her own career, Lexie's forced to go on tour with Jack to keep up with his PT. Nightmare come true.
Jack on the other hand doesn't seem to immediately hate this situation, whilst not as involved with the higher up scheming, is not only the VIP in question but a tiny tiny bit of a sleazebag when we first meet him. That's not to say he's not charming and sweet, however he is what you'd expect from your typical famous male that likes women and is allowed to be openly sexual (read deviant).
I loved the supporting characters and I really think that they'd be a great cast t expand on, this is part of a duet so hopefully Muse continues their stories!
As a duet it ends on a bit of a cliffhanger so I don't really want to discuss too much of the plot but dude, that ending I did not see coming. Well towards the end I did but when I started? Heck no! Muse is the next book in this duet and I need it to see if there's anyway back from this 😱
Rating: 4 stars