Book Review: Appealed by Emma Chase @emmachseAppealed by Emma Chase
Series: The Legal Briefs #3
on January 19, 2016
Genres: Romance
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When Brent Mason looks at Kennedy Randolph, he doesn’t see the awkward, sweet girl who grew up next door. He sees a self-assured, stunning woman…who wants to crush the most intimate - and prized - parts of his anatomy beneath the heels of her Christian Louboutins.

Brent has never let the loss of his leg in a childhood accident affect his ability to lead a fulfilling life. He sets high goals–and then he reaches them.

And now he has his sights set on Kennedy.
When Kennedy looks at Brent Mason, all she sees is the selfish, Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue-worthy teenager who humiliated her in high school to join the popular crowd. A crowd that made those years a living hell.

She’s not a lovesick social outcast anymore - she’s a DC prosecutor with a long winning streak behind her. Brent is the opposing attorney in her next case and she thinks it’s time to put him through a little hell of his own.

But things aren’t exactly working out that way.

Because every fiery exchange has her wondering if he’s as passionate in the bedroom as he is in the courtroom. Each argument and objection only makes him want her more. In the end, Brent and Kennedy may just find themselves in love…or in contempt of court.

APPEALED is a sexy, humorous romance about first crushes, second chances and the final verdict of the heart.


Emma just has a talent for the male voice. Appealed has closed the series with no objections from this reader!

“I’ll wait. Because you’re worth waiting for. You always were.”

The facts are clear… Brent is laying down the law. He has set his eyes on the prize and nothing will get in the way.  As he relives the past with the only woman to capture his heart, Brent soon learns that unlike the law, love isn’t always black and white.

This well written story will pull at your heart strings.  Emma finds the perfect balance between the past and present.  Although you want to feel sorry for them both, Emma doesn’t allow us to.  These characters, at their core, have strength. Choosing to take difficult situations and push forward. These two charters are living the present based on their past and they will soon learn that the only life to live is in the present.

I just adore this series. I have to say that Sustained was a top read of 2015 for me.  All three books are worth the one click.  Emma has continued the fire she set with the Tangled Series and I see no stopping in her future. I look forward to more strong male characters and infectious storylines.


About Emma Chase

By day, Emma Chase is a devoted wife and mother of two who resides in a small, rural town in New Jersey. By night she is a keyboard crusader, toiling away the hours to bring her colorful characters and their endless antics to life. She has a long standing love/hate relationship with caffeine.

Emma is an avid reader. Before her children were born she was known to consume whole books in a single day. Writing has also always been a passion and with the 2013 release of her debut romantic comedy, Tangled, the ability to now call herself an author is nothing less than a dream come true.

1 comment on “Book Review: Appealed by Emma Chase @emmachse”

  1. I have never read the books of Emma Chase, but I’m really curious to read this serie. Do you think I can read Appealed without reading the other books first?

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