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Title: Stepping Over the Line 
Author: Laura Marie Altom
Publisher: Loveswept
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 31, 2016


If you love the stepbrother romances of Sabrina Paige, Caitlin Daire, and Krista Lakes, you’ll fall hard for Laura Marie Altom’s tale of forbidden love—a red-hot novel in her Shamed series featuring two tortured souls with an unbreakable bond.

As the chief legal counsel for dot-com billionaire Liam Stone, Garrett Marsden has grown accustomed to being universally loathed. In fact, he welcomes it. Because the bigger the fight, the easier it is to run from his desire for someone he can never have: his stepsister. But when Garrett flies back to Julep, Mississippi, for Savannah’s med school graduation, a steamy encounter makes all his wildest dreams come true—and leads to his undoing. Because that’s when he meets Savannah’s boyfriend. . . .

Five years later, Savannah Boudreaux couldn’t be happier as a small-town Southern doctor and single mom to a young son. There’s only one thing missing. Her stepbrother, Garrett, has just been released from prison, and although he may be a free man, he’s become a bitter shadow of the kind and caring man who once came to her rescue. Now Savannah will cross the line to save Garrett from himself: to prove that he can live his life, love whoever he wants . . . and be a wonderful father to their son.

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***ARC Provided by the Author for an Honest Review***

Stepping over the line by Laura Marie Altom is the first novel that I have had the privilege of reading by this author and I have to admit I really did enjoy it.

This wasn’t one of the usual down and dirty stepbrother novels that I have read previously, it was one that touched on the taboo side of it. To say I found this refreshing was an understatement.

In the book you meet Garrett and Savannah Marsden, brother and sister, but only by marriage. When Garrett was fourteen years old his father marries Savannah’s mother but he finds himself instantly attracted to her. Because of the fact that their parents were now married, he believes that there can never be anything more between them.

Fast forward to Savannah’s graduation dinner and subsequent doctors internship, and Garrett discovers that the attraction is mutual. Savannah, using her intoxication as bravery, consummates that attraction in a moment of lust. That one moment will throw her life into a turmoil she could have never of anticipated.

What happens next is a variety of twists and turns that sees you thinking that you know how it will end, only to find out that the author has other plans. 

Will Savannah and Garrett end up together, well that you will have to read the book to discover. This one I would highly recommend as it is not your typical romance read. It has the ability to keep you on your toes and hanging on until the very end. 

For me this is a five star read

Reviewed by Stacey J

Author Bio

Laura Marie Altom is the author of more than forty books in three different genres. Now that her kids are in college, Altom spends her days writing and chasing after a menagerie of pets: a mini long-haired dachshund named Cocoa, a Yorkie named Chewie, a mutt named Sweet Pea, a giant kitty named Foxy, and Domino—a black-and-white stealth cat she rarely sees. She’s happily married to her college sweetheart (go Hogs!), and when night falls, she steals a few romantic moments for herself with her own hunky cover stud. 

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