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Sheltered and cosseted, Sonnet Mendoza abided by her papi’s wishes her whole life: no boys, studies first and always. Now an ER nurse in a busy Chicago hospital, medical school is so close Sonnet can taste it—just like her father always wanted. Just like she can taste all the things she wants, like Griffith Parker, the man of her dreams and her new housemate.Working “graveSheltered and cosseted, Sonnet Mendoza abided by her papi’s wishes her whole life: no boys, studies first and always. Now an ER nurse in a busy Chicago hospital, medical school is so close Sonnet can taste it—just like her father always wanted. Just like she can taste all the things she wants, like Griffith Parker, the man of her dreams and her new housemate.Working “graves” in a large hospital as a security guard while attending the police academy during the day doesn’t leave ex-Marine Griffith Parker any personal time, but after meeting the beautiful Sonnet Mendoza business as usual is anything but. Sassy, smart…and interested in him, too? Except, she’s made an art of keeping her distance, and she's been clear that her plans don't include him. But the heart wants what the heart wants. His wants Sonnet. He’ll put it on the line to win her....

Title : Sonnet Coupled
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ISBN : 9781944262686
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Number of Pages : 235 Pages
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Sonnet Coupled Reviews

  • Rosie Chapel
    2018-12-28 15:31

    Sonnet Coupled ensnared me from the first page and held me captive til the last word. Sonnet Mendoza has dedicated all her energy - her studies, her life - to becoming the best she can be. Now a nurse in a busy ER, Sonnet feels she might be on her way to honouring her now dead, Argentinian father's wishes, especially as her dream to be accepted into medical school is tantalising close. Griffith Parker - an ex-marine, attends the police academy during the day and works as a security guard at the hospital on the graveyard shift - the same shift to which Sonnet is assigned. There is no doubt he is an imposing figure but Sonnet's first impression is that he is a self-absorbed, bed 'em and leave 'em type, and anyway - what does she care, she has no time for dating. First impressions, however, can be deceiving and after Griff rescues Sonnet from a terrifying attack, their relationship takes an unexpected turn. To cover increasing costs, Sonnet has been looking for a housemate and, although had previously declined Griff's offer - unwilling to share a house with a man - the assault left her feeling vulnerable and there is no doubt Griff would scare away anyone with malicious intent. Against her better judgement, she still cannot afford any distractions, Sonnet agrees to him moving in. Griff is clearly attracted to Sonnet and while her head continues to insist this is madness, her body has other ideas and soon she can no longer fight what is patently obvious.Unfortunately, even as their connection deepens into something far more enduring, the niggle at the back of Sonnet's head refuses to shut up and, she is plagued by the belief she might have to choose between Griff and her medical career, fearing her dream might slip through her fingers. That, and the fact Griff's line of work places him at high risk, might prove one step too far. Howard's characters are wonderfully portrayed. Sonnet is spirited, driven and disciplined; Griff is focused, strong and protective - they are the prefect foil for each other. Their friends, and the occasional enemy, are just as well drawn - genuine people with their own idiosyncrasies, but who (the friends at least) want the best for each other. This story flows effortlessly without being rushed, cleverly balanced between Sonnet and Griff's relatively quiet home life and the chaos of the ER. There is just the right amount of romance and heat, and by the time I was a couple of chapters in, I had everything crossed for Sonnet to accept her dream might not end in quite the way she anticipated, but she would be the happier for it. Nope no spoilers, you'll just have to read it - it's so worth it!An easy 5 stars!I was lucky enough to receive an advanced copy of this novel and this review is my honest opinion.

  • Luciana Correa
    2019-01-11 19:22

    Sonnet Coupled is an endearing story of an ambitious young woman.Sonnet is a nurse, the daughter of Argentinian immigrants, living alone after her father's death. She receives an amazing offer-a great life opportunity that can change her future.She must be strong, determined and face tough moments  but she is ready for the challenge.What she is not ready is for love-much less if love is in the body of a hunky security guard.She is prejudiced and despises him but her body has another agenda.An unexpected event throws her through a loop and changes her mind.Will the daughter of immigrants become the weak link? Will she disappoint her father's memory and leave her career behind?Sonnet Coupled has hot scenes and a beautiful message.We can relate with the strong young woman the author built and admire her determination.The young nurse is focused and her life is worth reading and enjoying.The book is well written.  The character's mind is easy to understand as she struggles to keep focused and deal with the perks of sudden and disturbing situations.

  • Sherry Grant
    2018-12-23 18:44

    This is an all consuming read ladies. It took you on a journey of love, lost, ambition, self worth, goals, and so much more. I fell in love with the relationship between Sonnet and Griff. I felt like I was watching a movie the book flowed so very well. Even the secondary characters was written in the story very well. And once the sex scenes began it just kept the story reaching greater heights. And that sneaky author Roxanne gave you a twist and turn towards the end that had me cursing up a storm but was redeemed at the very end. Get this book ladies you will not be disappointed. Happy Reading!

  • Beth
    2018-12-26 14:31

    Be sure you have time for this book, meaning ... if you start it you will so not wanna put it down. so don't go and start it right before sleep or you will not be sleeping that night. Such a great read, My 1st book read, written by Roxanne. Such a great writing style, just an awesome plot, love these well developed well thought out characters, wow wee so glad to have found her books ... I am hooked. a fan for sure. you might need to google a few lines, if you are not versed in the language of Spanish. I will be reading more from Roxanne very very soon. Must read, LOVED IT!! ( :

  • Penny Worlein
    2019-01-10 17:44

    WOW!! What else can I say? This book is full of HOT, amazing chemistry between two people full of determination and self doubt. Both not looking for anything but to further their careers, when their paths cross they can't avoid the pull between them. A lot of fun and laughter, a little stress and worry, Sonnet and Griffith not only determined to finish their careers, also fight to protect their hearts and save their relationship.

  • BookJunkie777
    2019-01-10 18:20

    A romance story that shares similarities to my own including my chosen profession in relation to Sonnet's, the female lead. Neither party is actively seeking romance and try, as futile as it may seem, to remain acquaintances but soon find their mutual attraction for one another too much to resist! This story is HOT, HOT, HOT! The passion that Sonnet & Griffith display for one another will have you believing in fated love. The characters, plot, & storyline are all well developed! I didn't want their story to end! Kudos to the author for a job well done! ;)

  • Pat
    2019-01-13 14:42

    This book offers a well written storyline and the characters are so well developed that they just hooked me right into their story and kept me totally captivated throughout the whole story! Once I started reading this book I had a hard time putting it down until I was finished reading it! This was the first book that I have read from Roxanne D. Howard and it definitely will not be the last!I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.

  • Rachel Brune
    2019-01-15 20:40

    I made the mistake of starting this book right before bed, and then couldn't put it down even though my phone alarm told me it was time to go to sleep. The main characters are sexy, strong, and funny, and the supporting cast are well-drawn and fun. The action (all kinds of action!) just keeps coming. I enjoyed every minute of Sonnet Coupled, and I'm looking forward to reading more by Ms. Howard!

  • Book-Lovin-Momma
    2018-12-29 15:43

    Absolutely loved this book! Sonnet is a nurse focused on trying to get into med school. Griffith is a security officer working at the hospital but trying to get into the police academy. Can they make it work? I thoroughly enjoyed their story - it was steamy and loving with some danger added to the mix. Loved Sonnet's friends at the hospital as well - they were a fun, lively bunch. I would recommend this book and I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of it.

  • Lydia Gaona
    2019-01-06 20:41

    Where to start on this amazingly written book that I refused to put down. This book follows Sonnet Mendoza, a nurse trying to become a neuro surgeon, and her life after a tragedy that changes her world. One day while at work, she notices a new security guard who she can't take her eyes off of and can't help the tightening her her lower belly. No one has ever affected her in this way, as she is focused and determined to become a doctor, and she doesn't know why she is feeling this way towards him. The new security guard, Griffith Parker, introduces himself to Sonnet and she can't seem to focus past his yummy muscular body but is grateful that he's going to work the graveyard shift so he won't distract her. Fate gives Sonnet a hand that she never expected and she's so happy that she has this opportunity to get a residency at John Hopkins hospital. The only thing is, she'll have to work graveyard shift at the ER where the new delicious security guard is posted. Sonnet does her best to not let Griffith Parker get under her skin as he looks like he's a conceited man with all his muscles who doesn't care about anyone. One night after her shift, something tragic happens to Sonnet and Griffith shows up and saves her making Sonnet think twice about who Griffith really is. Her dad always said do not judge someone by looking at them, it's what's inside of them that counts. As Sonnet soon learns, Griffith is more than meets the eye and he has her tempted to break her own rules just by existing. Will Sonnet give in to her desires or will she stay focused and take the necessary steps in becoming a doctor, her childhood dream? This book flows nicely and is easy to follow, even though they're a few Spanish words. I started this book and it trapped me right from the beginning, hooking me that I did not want to put it down. I was crying, laughing and full of love and emotions, in which I didn't want the story to end. It does have a few sexy scenes which was written so deliciously, that I felt like I was there! What will Sonnet do? Will she be able to make it in the ER? Will she follow her dreams or will she get scared and back out? Pick up your copy today and read this awesome book by Roxanne D. Howard. Great job and I can't wait to read more of your books.

  • Erica Lynn
    2019-01-15 16:40

    Okay... I'll be the first to admit I adore Roxanne D. Howard. She's one of the first people I met when my first book got signed with Loose Id, LLC, and we became quick friends. She'll always hold a special place in my heart.Why am I saying all this? Because I'm SO darn PROUD of her. Roxanne, babe, I LOVED THIS BOOK!Sonnet Mendoza is a nurse who has always wanted to be a doctor. When the opportunity for a scholarship to medical school at Johns Hopkins presents itself, she's out of this world excited and determined. This is what she's been working so hard for.In order to get the experience she needs, she has to work graveyards in the ER, where she meets the security guard, Griffith Parker. He's gorgeous and built, and Sonnet is positive nobody could love him as much as he does. But, of course, first impressions aren't always as they seem.I definitely recommend picking up this book. It's packed full of heart, humor, and deliciously sexy moments. Everything a person could want! <3

  • M. Tasia
    2018-12-28 21:38

    Loved this book. The characters were so well written that you felt their fear, happiness and hope. I became so invested in the story that I didn’t put it down. In the end you’re rooting so hard for Griffith, a man that any woman would be lucky to have, and Sonnet a beautiful, intelligent, kind ER nurse. The secondary characters are also well written and bring lots of life to this amazing story. I highly recommend this read.

  • Brandy
    2019-01-17 22:34

    This story was hot!! The story had a character that was very sheltered and it made for a story that was sweet and hot. Griffith was so strong and while he had some problems of his own the story would not have been the same with out them.

  • Michelle
    2019-01-03 17:22

    Sonnet Mendoza an ER nurse is looking for a housemate to cover costs. Griffith Parker is a security guard at the same hospital Sonnet works at. Griff rescues Sonnet from an attack one night and she feels vulnerable. She accepts Griff as a housemate thinking that having him there will help her feel safe. Will Sonnet and Griff's relationship turn into something more than just roommates. Sonnet Coupled by Roxanne Howard is my first book by this author and I really enjoyed reading it. This is a well written story with well developed characters and plenty of emotion. I really enjoyed the main characters. Griff instantly had a connection with Sonnet and she cautiously grew to love him. I loved their journey from start to end and I look forward to reading more books by this author. I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book.

  • Brandy Love
    2018-12-20 22:46

    Smoking hot! I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review, and I wasn't disappointed! The sex scenes steal the show, but the heart of this novel are two people who grow as they open up and learn about each other. Tender, funny, and erotic, this love story excites and delights.

  • Lizzy Black
    2018-12-30 16:31

    Wow! I'm blown away!This book is the first I have read from this author and OMG i want more!Sonnet Coupled is a beautifully written romance story with plenty of heat and just the right amount of suspense and action to help keep the reader intrigued.This story concentrates on the characters of Sonnet Mendoza and Griffith Parker.Sonnet is a nurse with dreams of going to medical school and becoming a surgeon. Her life is thrown a curve ball when one day after work she is attacked. It puts her life into perspective and makes her more determined than ever to fight for her future.Griffith is a security guard at the hospital where Sonnet works. He is a hard working and strong man. His path in life crosses with that of Sonnet and from that moment on his life changes forever. He too has strong ambitions for the future. Underneath his strong exterior lies a vulnerable and fragile individual who longs to be loved and wants to belong. Has he found this in Sonnet? Will their future together be happy and easy or full of challenges? I cannot get enough of this book! I cried when it finished. The supporting characters were fantastic and helped to compliment an already truly amazing story.I highly recommend this book! I cannot sing it's praises enough. Please bring us more of Sonnet and Griffith.One of the best books I have read in this genre. Sonnet Coupled stole my heart with every word written!Fantastic!!

  • Elizabeth
    2019-01-06 19:36

    Wow! I'm blown away!This book is the first I have read from this author and OMG i want more!Sonnet Coupled is a beautifully written romance story with plenty of heat and just the right amount of suspense and action to help keep the reader intrigued.This story concentrates on the characters of Sonnet Mendoza and Griffith Parker.Sonnet is a nurse with dreams of going to medical school and becoming a surgeon. Her life is thrown a curve ball when one day after work she is attacked. It puts her life into perspective and makes her more determined than ever to fight for her future.Griffith is a security guard at the hospital where Sonnet works. He is a hard working and strong man. His path in life crosses with that of Sonnet and from that moment on his life changes forever. He too has strong ambitions for the future. Underneath his strong exterior lies a vulnerable and fragile individual who longs to be loved and wants to belong. Has he found this in Sonnet? Will their future together be happy and easy or full of challenges?I cannot get enough of this book! I cried when it finished.The supporting characters were fantastic and helped to compliment an already truly amazing story.I highly recommend this book! I cannot sing it's praises enough. Please bring us more of Sonnet and Griffith.One of the best books I have read in this genre.Sonnet Coupled stole my heart with every word written!Fantastic!!

  • Brooke
    2018-12-20 20:23

    This book is HOT, HOT, HOT!!! So much detailed sex! There is also a really good story line to all this sex. It's the type of book that I didn't want to put down. Sonnet and Griffith have amazing chemistry and you can tell right from the beginning that they belong together.

  • Michele Del Rey
    2019-01-13 22:29

    Sonnet and Griffith were so hot together. Sonnet had so much to struggle through and Griffith was there to help her. What a ride, from beginning to end it was all the feels.

  • Sarah Lockhart
    2019-01-02 20:34

    I really loved this book! I loved the main characters and their passion. Such a fun book from a great author. Very steamy and I totally recommend it.

  • Jenny
    2019-01-03 20:23

    Sonnet Mendoza is smart (she wants to be a doctor) and is working night shift at a Chicago hospital as an ER nurse.She is looking for a roommate - enter ex Marine, now Security Guard - Griffith Parker.Although attracted to him, Sonnet keeps her distance, until she is attacked one night and Griffith comes to her rescue.'Sonnet Coupled' is well written and flows without trying to hurry the story - or the reader - along to the end.Is there a HEA? Read the book to find out.I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

  • Kari Hansen
    2018-12-21 17:42

    Sonnet is an ER nurse and is close to fulfilling her deceased father’s dream for her to be a doctor by being accepted into medical school. Griffith is a security guard at the hospital while he attends the police academy and when he sees Sonnet being assaulted he comes to her rescue which ultimately leads to them becoming roommates. As they become close Sonnet is concerned that he may be a distraction towards her dream but will Griff be able to convince her that she doesn’t have to school between being a doctor and him and that she could have both? The story has a good combination of chemistry and suspense that will draw you in. I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader copy of this book.

  • The Book Junkie Reads . . .
    2019-01-07 21:43

    Beautiful. Sexy. Sweet. Sonnet was the young woman that had the over, over protective father that set a path for her and she followed it. Well, until she couldn’t. Or should that be wouldn’t. Sonnet was the dutiful daughter even in death. She followed the path that was set for her by her loving and protective father. He wanted better for his daughter. She was so close to achievement. Then a few setbacks take place. None of which she could have imagined. Now needing comfort and security she accepts a housemate to help out with expenses and security. In comes Griffith. He had his own path that he wants to follow. And the sexy, sweet, alluring Sonnet was not part of them, until she was. I got no less that what I expect from Roxanne. I got me a sexy, sweet, slightly erotic read with two people that didn’t count on the other one coming in to their lives at-this-point-in-time. I loved the characters and the backdrop. Two set and determined individuals that need to attain their goals. Find that to be together may mean a little sacrifice and understanding. Come get caught up in the lives of Sonnet and Griffith. Find the choices they make turn them into something so much more when its all done.

  • Jessica Zeleskey
    2018-12-23 14:19

    I was gifted a copy of this book in return for an honest review. This book is your normal girl meets boy, boy wants girl, girl wants boy but neither say anything for a bit. What I will say is that even though the book is a typical romance (by no means is this a bad thing) the story line between the characters and what they do for a living is way different they any book I have read. The book is very well written with few to no typos. The story line kept the book moving and was easy to get locked into. Once you pick the book up it is hard to put it down. The story line flowed very nicely and keep the reader hooked. My only complaint that I do have and it might be a personal one, I don't know Spanish and there was a few lines that were said in Spanish though out the book and maybe in the beginning there could have been a page that has a translation or maybe have it translated when the Spanish was written. Other wise I feel like I might have missed something funny or important. Now don't get me wrong I love the idea of changing it up, just would have helped with maybe some translation.This is a review from Naughty Girl Book Blog. 4/5 stars.

  • Char Davis
    2019-01-08 19:44

    This is a beautiful story of a Veteran that had a very damaging upbringing and also has PTSD from his service in the Marines.,An Sonnet the hard working young nurse that is working hard so she can become a Dr. A specialist. When Sonnet mets Griffith he's got vthe body of a god an she judges him without knowing he m.Sonnet thinks because he is so fine he must be into himself an she soon finds out how wrong she is. Will Griffith an Sonnet find love? Will they find that love trumps all and if you want it to work you'll find away. I loved this story so much. Can wait to read whatever's next by this a!mazing author!