Review // Nobody Cares Unless You're Pretty by Lani Lynn Vale

October 26, 2022

Nobody Cares Unless You're Pretty by Lani Lynn Vale

Finally realized that I wasn't asking too much. I was just asking the wrong person. ~ Wake to Dutch

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Nobody Cares Unless You're Pretty by Lani Lynn Vale

Nobody Cares Unless You're Pretty by Lani Lynn Vale

Standalone - Gator Bait MC #1
Release - November 1, 2022
Genre - Contemporary Romance / MC romance elements
Dual POV - 1st person
Heat - 4 out of 5 / several descriptive scenes
Format/Source - eARC provided by Uplifting Author Services
Length - 257 pages
Publisher - Indie

The problem with Wake was that he was understandable.

He was the type of villain that literally scared the absolute sh*t out of you because you knew that under the right circumstances, you could end up exactly like him.

Which, sadly, was the case for me.

I’d done the exact same thing as Wake, and now I was a murderer just like him.

Did I know that I did wrong? Hell yes.

Did I regret that? Hell no.

Did I plan on changing a thing? Also, no.

Was I falling in love with a man that should scare the shit out of me? A resounding hell yes.

My Two Cents

4.5 "Spousal Privilege" stars

Nobody Cares Unless You're Pretty was the perfect introduction to the Gator Bait series!

After meeting Wake Westfield during the craziness of Bram and Dory's story, I was excited to see that he was getting his own book. Not only that, but it would be in a new, undiscovered town with completely new characters. And to say that these people are already compelling would be an understatement. Getting to know them here was such a treat!

So there's Wake, who had served time for killing the man who thought it was okay to touch his daughter. And he didn't stop there. Oh no... He wanted everyone to feel as safe as his daughter did, so he went on a spree and started killing all of the pedophiles in the area. I know I shouldn't condone his behavior, but... I can't help myself!!

Then there's Dutch, who met Wake by asking him how to get away with murder. It was love at first sight, for both of them. If only their story was that easy.

Terror and corruption were rife in the town of Accident, and it was up to these two and their friends to fight against it, by any means necessary. There were plenty of laughs, tender moments, and tons of love interspersed with bits of suspense and mystery, making this a book I couldn't put down.

I had to know what happened next.
I needed to know that my peeps were going to be okay.
And behind all of that, I was also rooting for Dayden and Lolo. Tell me these two weren't adorable?!

New series. New stories. New characters. I'm definitely gonna be here for all of it!

The Author

Lani Lynn Vale is married to the love of her life that she met in high school. She fell in love with him because he was wearing baseball pants. Ten years later they have three perfectly crazy children and a cat named Demon who likes to wake her up at ungodly times in the night. They live in the greatest state in the world, Texas. She writes contemporary and romantic suspense, and has a love for all things romance. You can find Lani in front of her computer writing away in her fictional characters world...that is until her husband and kids demand sustenance in the form of food and drink.

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  1. I loved reading this review! This author has the best titles.

    1. Thanks hon! xo
      And yes, she really does. I'm always excited to see what her books will be called in each new series lol

  2. I am so happy that you ended up loving this one here. I haven't read this author before, but I have been itching to read more MC romance. I don't know if I should start with one of her other series or wait on the release of this one haha

    Great review. It sounds like this book worked for you in almost every way! Love seeing that.

    1. This book would definitely work well as an introduction to this author.

      Thanks so much, Renee! xo

  3. I would have been rooting for them too! LOL Awesome review, babe! ❤️


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