Review: Too Hard by Alexa Riley



Published April 5th, 2019

Blurb: Harlow Harrison has just moved into a new apartment. The only problem is that Harlow thinks she can do everything on her own when it’s better to leave it to a professional After a disastrous water leak and an emergency call, the man that comes to her rescue might be more than she can handle.


Butch Barton is busy running his company and raising his adopted twin sons. They’re almost ready for college and he doesn’t know what he’s going to do with himself when they’re gone. One night on an emergency call he meets a young woman who calls to every dark place inside him. He’s old enough to be her dad and he has to keep his distance. The only problem is, Harlow doesn’t agree and it won’t take long for her to break down his resolve.


Warning: Butch isn’t too old to find love and Harlow isn’t too young to be taken like she wants. Find out what happens when these two finally give in to what their bodies have been begging for.


May be spoilers:

Too Hard has 15 chapters and 2 epilogues and is about Harlow and Butch.

We meet Harlow how makes her sink worse when she doesn’t listen to her friend, so she calls for help and that’s where Butch comes in.

He’s helping a friend and he’s a father to his twin nephews. He’s been celibate for many years as he’s just been raising his boys and working on his company.

They both are attracted right off the bat. He thinks he’s too old for her. There is a little push/pull in the beginning for this reason, but it doesn’t last very long.

They were pretty cute together and after they do get together, the boys take to her pretty quickly. Such a great read. Few steamy scenes that were pretty good. No ow/om drama, no separations, no cheating, little daddy/little girl talk-not a lot. Great story.

Epilogue is 2 months, then 3 years out, they are happily married with his twins and with a kid of their own.

We see a little glimpse of Nellie and the twins story which is next. Can’t wait.

Great read. I gave it 4 out of 5 stars.  Thanks for reading. Hope you check it out.  You can get it on KU: Too Hard

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Goodreads shelves: celibate-hero, daddy-talk, epilogue-kids, epilogue-married, faithful-since-meeting, fast-read, get-together-stay-together, hea, instalove-lust, love-how-he-loves-her, no-cheating-between-mcs, no-ow-om-drama, no-sex-scenes-with-ow-om, push-pull, read, safe-for-me, short-to-the-point, steamy, virgin-heroine

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