Fighting Words by Taylor Danae Colbert _ Book Review



Title: Fighting Words
Author: Taylor Danae Colbert
Genre: Enemies-to-Lovers Romance
Release Date: February 20, 2020
I was a firm believer that those “nights of
passion” people talk about—like when they refer to one-night stands or extramarital
affairs—don’t really exist. Getting “caught up in the moment” doesn’t
really happen. It’s just an excuse for a bad decision.
And I don’t have time to waste on decisions like that. Now,
it’s my time to shine in the real world. I’m moving on, never looking back on
the painful past my family and I have been trying to rebuild from.
That is, until I run—full-speed, I might add—into the man
responsible for wrecking our lives all those years ago.
And then it happens—that bad decision. And wouldn’t you know
it? I can’t stop myself. Wyatt Mills is a deadly force that I’m not ready for.
And to be honest, I don’t think he was ready for me, either. That’s what five
years of pent-up hate energy will do to you, I guess.
But Wyatt is the same guy who wrongfully accused my father
of a crime he didn’t commit. Making us lose everything. Putting our family
through turmoil. I hate his living guts.
But I got caught up in the moment.
And I want to do it all over again. 


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I think of how I
could talk about Willa so easily with her. How I didn’t feel like I had to hide
that part of my life, because she already knew about it. I think about how she
made me want to go back to Tilden, be a part of the town that made me.

But it’s too good to be true. Because our lives collided all those years ago,
and were never meant to cross again.

Author Bio
Taylor Danae Colbert is a romance and women’s fiction
author. When she’s not chasing her kids or hanging with her husband,
she’s probably under her favorite blanket, either writing a book, or
reading one. Taylor lives in Maryland, where she was born and
raised. For more information, visit


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[I received a digital arc for an honest review]

Fighting Words by Taylor Danae Colbert is a hate to love romance but so much more than that. A story about healing and forgiveness and finding your missing piece.

Five years ago a young Wyatt Mills accused Maryn Porter father of a crime he didn’t commit. He was looking for answering and even though he was wrong it changed the lives of Maryn and her family for everything. Maryn and Wyatt both lost and when their paths cross again she hates him just as much now as she did then. She has an uncontrollable physical reaction to him when they find themselves face to face again and all that hate comes out in an explosion one night stand. But now she has to see him frequently at her new job, and she can’t seem to walk away. They both have to heal from the wounds from the past and that may be easier said than down with all the history between them.

“She hates me, and I get it. But I can’t hate her back. And now I know I never will.”

I went into it with expectation of some angry hate sex and Wowzah Fighting Words does not disappoint. I think this is the best M/F hate sex I have read in a long time and I loved every second of it. However, this book is so much more than that. I was not prepared for the emotional aspect that backed all the hate. Usually a book has some mundane or trivial woman scorned type of backstory to it but this one had depth. It was a heart-rending story that intertwined the past with the present and Maryn’s inner conflict was distressing.

I’m not sure I want to heal if it means I can’t have him.”

Fighting Words was a book that once started I couldn’t put down. From start to finish it will hook you with its characters and all its emotion. Definitely a book worth reading.


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