ARC Review: Only You by Rachel Lacey

I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
This post contains affiliate links you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.

ARC Review: Only You by Rachel Lacey
Only You
Book Info

Released: April 4th 2016
Series: Love to the Rescue #3.5
Pages: 100

“With a sexy hero and a strong heroine, overall this is a great story…”
~ Under the Covers

ONLY YOU is one of my favorite kind of stories and one I always think works great for a novella.  A second chance romance!  With the limited page count, it makes the HEA believable for me when there’s already such a big connection.

In this case, Amy and Luke were high school sweethearts but she broke up with him when he left for college thinking a long distance relationship wouldn’t work and she didn’t want to hurt more when he ended up breaking up with her in the future.

Now, years later, she’s a single mom to an autistic son and he’s divorced and living in a different place.  But he comes in to town for their friends’ wedding and wants to reconnect with Amy right away.  I liked that Luke was the stronger pursuer of the relationship while Amy was more reserved and had her doubts.  She’s definitely in a position where she has to be more careful who she lets into her life.  Her son is her primary focus and I loved that about her character.  It shows through very well.  I also happened to love the way Luke connection with Noah!  Talk about adorable!  Of course, it helped that he’s a doctor and knew how to best approach Noah.

As much as it was nice to see these two get an HEA, the story is pretty short and I wanted a bit more.  But for the enjoyment it provided as a quick read in one sitting, I definitely thought it was a good story.  Novellas are always tricky because you can’t get as invested in the characters, and there was some of that in this one for me.  But I think the combination of the rescue dog (love it!) and the real way the author portrayed Noah and the issues that parents deal with autistic kids made it a worthwhile read and added the level of depth that it needed.

ONLY YOU is a sweet small town contemporary that gives two characters the second chance they deserve after life had taken them down hard and different paths.  With a sexy hero and a strong heroine, overall this is a great story and I can’t wait to read more from this author.



Reading Order & Buy Links

Click on the covers to buy the books




About Rachel Lacey

Rachel Lacey is a contemporary romance author and semi-reformed travel junkie. She’s been climbed by a monkey on a mountain in Japan, gone scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, and camped out overnight in New York City for a chance to be an extra in a movie. These days, the majority of her adventures take place on the pages of the books she writes. She lives in warm and sunny North Carolina with her family and a variety of rescue pets.


What did you think of our review?
Let us know your thoughts in the comment box below!


 ♡ Don’t want to miss any of our posts? ♡ 
Follow Under the Covers: Facebook | Twitter | Tsu | GoodReads | Email 

Follow me


  1. Novellas are good for second chance stories… but I usually want more!…so for that reason I tend to avoid them

  2. Thanks for the review, sometimes I like quick sweet reads. They’re like pallet cleansers and good for when you have little time.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *