Far From Destined: A Contemporary Romantic Suspense

· Promise Me Book 3 · Carrie Ann Ryan
33 reviews

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan continues her sexy new contemporary stand-alone series with a broken heart and the shattered soul that can heal them both.

Macon Brady remembers every moment he lay on the ground, a bullet in his chest, his life bleeding out with each pulse. Yet his nightmares aren’t the only thing keeping him up at night.

Dakota Bristol left her ex with nothing but the clothes on her back and her child in her arms. She’s been hurt before and wants nothing to do with the shadows in Macon’s eyes. The problem? Her son loves him, and the more time she spends with the man, the more she’s afraid she’ll come to love him just as much.

Danger always comes back to haunt those who run. It was a lesson Dakota learned before. Now, it might be the man she refuses to fall for who makes the greatest sacrifice of all.

**There is a bonus epilogue exclusively in the audio and ebook editions!**


Read what others are saying about New York Times bestselling author, Carrie Ann Ryan:

“Count on Carrie Ann Ryan for emotional, sexy, character driven stories that capture your heart!” – Carly Phillips, NY Times bestselling author

“Carrie Ann Ryan’s romances are my newest addiction! The emotion in her books captures me from the very beginning. The hope and healing hold me close until the end. These love stories will simply sweep you away.” ~ NYT Bestselling Author Deveny Perry

“Carrie Ann Ryan writes sexy emotional romances that'll make you cry and fan yourself from the heat, especially because of all that sexy ink.”

–#1 NYT Bestselling Author Lauren Blakely

 “Once I started reading, I couldn’t stop! This is definitely going in my re-read pile!” 

–NYT Bestselling Author Susan Stoker

"Carrie Ann Ryan writes the perfect balance of sweet and heat ensuring every story feeds the soul." - Audrey Carlan, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

“Carrie Ann Ryan never fails to draw readers in with passion, raw sensuality, and characters that pop off the page. Any book by Carrie Ann is an absolute treat.” – New York Times Bestselling Author J. Kenner 

“Carrie Ann Ryan knows how to pull your heartstrings and make your pulse pound! Her wonderful Redwood Pack series will draw you in and keep you reading long into the night. I can’t wait to see what comes next with the new generation, the Talons. Keep them coming, Carrie Ann!” –Lara Adrian, New York Times bestselling author of CRAVE THE NIGHT

"With snarky humor, sizzling love scenes, and brilliant, imaginative worldbuilding, The Dante's Circle series reads as if Carrie Ann Ryan peeked at my personal wish list!" – NYT Bestselling Author, Larissa Ione

"Carrie Ann Ryan writes sexy shifters in a world full of passionate happily-ever-afters." – New York Times Bestselling Author Vivian Arend

“Carrie Ann’s books are sexy with characters you can’t help but love from page one. They are heat and heart blended to perfection.” New York Times Bestselling Author Jayne Rylon

Carrie Ann Ryan's books are wickedly funny and deliciously hot, with plenty of twists to keep you guessing. They'll keep you up all night!” USA Today Bestselling Author Cari Quinn

"Once again, Carrie Ann Ryan knocks the Dante's Circle series out of the park. The queen of hot, sexy, enthralling paranormal romance, Carrie Ann is an author not to miss!" New York Times bestselling Author Marie Harte

Read the Entire PROMISE ME Series:

Forever Only Once

From That Moment

Far From Destined

From Our First


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Other readers of Carrie Ann Ryan’s books enjoyed books by: Corinne Michaels, Susan Stoker, Natasha Madison, Chelle Bliss, Chelle Sloane, Sally Thorn, Christina Lauren, Colleen Hoover, Talia Hipbert, Helena Hunting, Elle Kennedy, Kristen Callihan, Penny Reid, Kristen Ashley, KA Tucker, Melissa Foster, Bella Andre, Piper Lawson, Jean Oram, Sarina Bowen, and Jay Crownover

33 reviews
Erin Lewis
October 22, 2020
5 star review Far From Destined (Promise Me #3) by Carrie Ann Ryan I know this is hard to believe but Carrie Ann Ryan is a relatively new author to me and I have no idea hwy that is. I was drawn in to Macon Brady and Dakota Bristol’s story and I had a hard time putting it down. What an emotional roller coast of a read this one was. Both Macon and Dakota are trying to come to terms with their pasts and yet when it comes back to haunt them, they will both dig deep and come together to overcome what fate has put in their path. The chemistry between them is intense and too hard to resist and when they come together it is explosive. Their road to happiness will be rocky, but they journey will bring them together and forge a strong bond. The strength, determination and courage that they need was huge and I was really cheering for these two to get the happily ever after they both deserve.
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Jackie Wright
October 24, 2020
I haven’t read many books by this author and with each book I pick up I’m left thinking why haven’t I come across her before now and after reading Far From Destined ( Promise Me #3) I have made a promise to myself to read more of Carrie Ann Ryan’s work as soon as time permits. Macon Brady and Dakota Bristol’s story intrigued me, it captivated me, it drew me in as I joined their emotional journey and I fell hard and fast for a couple who have become very special to me. Both needing to come to terms with the past before they move forward with the future but the road to happiness can sometimes be a bumpy one and when the past comes back to haunt them they need to unite and stay strong together. This is one of those books where you find yourself wishing and hoping for a HEA, it’s emotional at times, it’s a heartfelt romance and it has an adorable little 6year old boy who delivers his own classic one liners. I can’t wait for more in this series and I will also be playing catch up with previous books I have missed. Loved everything about this gem of a read.
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Dar Good
October 17, 2020
Ahh, that ending and bonus epilogue gave me all the warm and happies! I mean, thank goddess because Dakota and Macon had put me through the wringer. Both so independent yet you could see they needed help so much. Both pushing others away, not wanting to be a burden. Both ignoring and actively avoiding the sparks that flared between them. Like all their friends and family, I kept wanting to nudge them, then push them, or trick them, until they got together. They could only hold out so long. The heat between them was amazing and the connection was perfect. And then bad things starting happening, not between them, but to Dakota. The panic Dakota felt, the fear Macon had, it was palpable and radiated off the pages as their big bad presented. These two had such inner strength though and their love only cemented those strengths together. Macon and Dakota ended up together, and happy, with family, and love <3
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