Inked Craving: A Contemporary Series Romance (Montgomery Ink: Fort Collins Book 4)

· Montgomery Ink: Fort Collins Book 4 · Carrie Ann Ryan
31 reviews

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The Montgomery Ink saga from NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan continues with a friends to lovers romance that breaks all of their own rules.

Instead of walking away with a marriage proposal, Paige Montgomery ended up broken hearted and pregnant.

Now she has to figure out how to begin her life again alone.

She refuses to fall for another man, yet every time she sees Lee Grier, her traitorous heart aches for him. It doesn’t matter he’s her brother’s best friend and wants to be her rock in the storm. She knows she has to weather the oncoming pressures on her own.

When they can no longer fight the pull between them, they’ll have to remember that passion can only shelter them from reality for so long and letting themselves fall will be the hardest step yet.


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 Montgomery Ink: Fort Collins Series:

Inked Persuasion

Inked Obsession

Inked Devotion

Inked Redemption

Inked Craving

Inked Temptation


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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 Hibbert, 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

Ratings and reviews

31 reviews
Toni English
February 21, 2022
While this is a standalone book with it's own HEA, it is part of the Montgomery world and is overrun with Montgomerys from all over Colorado, so if you haven't read any before, be prepared to be a little out of your depth. I loved that this story is completely believable in most ways. Relationships break down all the time with babies/children/pregnancies involved. People find themselves just evolving into a relationship from a completely different starting point with no clear idea of how they got there or what it means. This is exactly what happened with Lee and Paige. At the beginning they can tell themselves it just about support, but nobody really believes that. I really enjoy the realism in these books. There are no billionaires or heiresses, no multinational CEO's, just people living their lives as they can, which makes these stories incredibly relatable. I really enjoyed Lee and Paige's story, even though it didn't grab me as other Montgomery books have done. However, the twist and drama at the end felt out of place to me and it didn't feel like it added anything to the story.
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February 15, 2022
Paige thought she had found her fairytale, but things come crashing down for her on the night she thinks her boyfriend is going to propose, but instead tells her is he moving away and hadn't factored her in his thoughts or plans. Soon after she learns that she is pregnant and has to figure out where to go from there. Lee has been an unofficial member of her family since he is her brother's best friend, and has always been there in the background. Things change for them when Paige finds herself wanting to exert more independence and has a hard time letting herself lean on her family, as she always has before, but does allow Lee in more as their friendship deepens. This is a "friends to lovers" romance and I loved how we followed along as their relationship deepened and changed. We get to spend time with some of the others from this series, but they are weaved in so naturally and you can still follow along even if you haven't already read their books(of which I've only read a few). Carrie Ann Ryan has a talent for telling stories in a way where you feel like these could be real characters, in real situations- it's always such a treat!
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Nadine Walters
February 16, 2022
This is my favourite Montgomery Ink: Fort Collins SeriesThe Fort Collins Montgomerys book in the series. Paige and Lee had a bond that was in breakable. Their story is full love and heartbreaks. The light and in dark in their relationship was trying, but they grew stronger through it all. “I did my best not to only think of the darkness. And I remembered that within each dark moment, there was light. A light to remind us of what we were fighting for and what outshone that darkness.” The family unit of the Montgomery is still strong. About the book: The 4th stand alone romance in the Montgomery Ink: Fort Collins SeriesThe Fort Collins Montgomerys work hard and play harder. They know what they want and settling down isn’t it. They’re loud, a little broody, and will put their family above everything else, including their own needs. They’ve dealt with loss more than once, but when it hits again, this time cutting even deeper, these Montgomerys will have to face the fact that they’ll have to rely on others—and fall in love when they least expect it.Each book can be read as a standalone romance and is perfect for those wanting to laugh, cry, and swoon right along with the characters.
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About the author

Carrie Ann Ryan is a bestselling romance and paranormal author. She writes the Redwood Pack Series. Her titles often make the bestseller lists and include: Delicate Ink, Ink Enduring, Ink Exposed and Tempting Boundaries.

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