The Storm

R.J. Prescott
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From USA Today best selling author R.J. Prescott...

Marie Kelly is a survivor who doesn’t know when to quit. Against all odds, she’s living a life she never dreamed she could have. It was enough… until a stubborn fighter makes her want more.


Irish charmer Kieran Doherty has been a fighter at Driscoll’s Gym for most of his life. He’s been content to let his best friend take the spotlight, now it’s his turn to make a name for himself in the world of heavy weight champions. Falling in love is the one thing he vowed never to do, but meeting Marie changed everything.


It’s easy to imagine a happy ever after when the sun is shining. But when the storm comes, and all hope seems lost, they both learn that if you want something badly enough, you have to be willing to fight for it.

The Storm is a companion novel to The Hurricane  and The Aftermath

Strong language and scenes of a sexual nature mean that it is intended for readers aged 18+.

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About the author

 R.J. Prescott is a USA Today best selling author who lives in Wales with her fire fighter husband and two crazy sons. Her debut novel The Hurricane became an international best seller and finalist in the Debut Novel category of the Goodreads Awards.

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R.J. Prescott
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Mar 21, 2017
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Fiction / Romance / Sports
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