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Dirty Irish

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I debated on how to rate this one, and eventually settled on 3 stars. The writing was repetitive for the first 50 or 60 percent of the book. Sean and Leah liked each other, but couldn't have each other. Over and over again. Also, I didn't count, but "the hair on the back of my neck stood on end" had to be used at least 10 times. I did like Sean and Leah together when they weren't in their own way, but when the drama happens Leah WAY overreacted. Sean was in pain, and maybe losing the thing that he'd worked his whole adult life for, and he did say somethings that were not nice. Should it have been held against him like he belittled her the whole time they were together? Not in my opinion. I really thought Leah was going to be this take no crap heroine, but she ended up passive and running at the first sign of trouble. The ending was very sweet, and I was happy to see these 2 get their HEA. 
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This book had lots of potential, but I don’t feel like it was enacted as well as it could have been. Sean had to get married to due what his father's will decreed and for his brothers to not lose their inheritance as well if he did not comply. I got all of that and the fake engagements scenario but I have to say that I did not like Leah, I tried but she annoyed me to no end. She made such a big deal how she's doing what she's doing for her family but yet she wasn't thinking of that whenever Sean was trying to put his family first. It leaded to a very sweet and endearing end to their tale.
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This is one of those books that I had completely forgotten was on my shelf, read, and still might have a few lingering thoughts about. The book starts out really really well with Sean's and Leah's storyline. Sean employs Leah to help him find a wife and low-and-behold he might be the one he didn't see the whole time. There were a few character flaws, which we all have. But, have them, and the whole not being able to recognize what is right in front of them drove me a little crazy.
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My life has revolved around the two things I've always loved: whiskey and rugby. Now the marriage clause in my Da's will has me putting both on the back burner if I want to save the Murphy's Pub empire and find a wife. As the last brother to get married, I need a little help, and that's where my sister-in-law's American best friend, Leah, comes into the picture. She could use a little Irish luck after the deceitful things her ex did to her that brought her to Ireland. With her take-no-shite-attitude, she's just the type of girl to help me find a wife. That is, if I can remember she’s the matchmaker and not the match.
This was a decent read that I got through rather quickly. It was pretty predictable. Both characters were ok. 
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A big thank you to NetGalley and Entangled Publishing for the ARC. I am voluntarily reviewing this book. This is the third in a series, but reads well as a stand alone.  I have not read the first two books. This story takes place in Ireland.  It's Sean and Leah's story.  I didn't like Leah for some reason, just couldn't see it.  So that put me off the whole story almost.  I did finish it and was surprised that I did like the conclusion. 3 stars
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3 stars
This was not my favorite series. I was not a fan of the female lead, which makes it hard to like the book as a whole. For me, it was just ok.
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I received a Netgalley copy for review purposes.

I so wanted it to be Leah for Sean since they first met in Straight Up Irish. Sean was so different throughout the story than I had expected. There was more to him than a playboy rugby star. Leah was always my girl. She's so stylish and spunky I love it.  

Both of them are a little edgy and have the biggest hearts. I loved them trying to figure out their relationship to each other. Great story for the final brother in the series.
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I just was not a fan of this book. It sounded so good in the blurb I read, but I ended up not being able to connect with either of the characters. Sean and Leah just seemed so cliched to me. The story revolves around a clause that was included in Sean’s father’s will. In order for him and his brothers to inherit the family business. Both his brothers have found their happily ever after, so it falls to Sean to find a wife so they can keep the business. The book takes place in Ireland, where Sean plays rugby and Leah is living after leaving the US, where she had a failed relationship and business of her own. There were a number of things that were off-putting to me about this book, though I hesitate to mention them for fear of spoilers. Let’s just say the tropes in this one didn’t do it for me. And I was so turned off by Sean and his language. I don’t mind when a character uses profanity, but it seemed to me that almost every other word out of his mouth was a curse. It just got so tiresome and made Sean sound less intelligent. I’m afraid I wouldn’t recommend this book.
Note: I received a copy of this book in return for an honest review.
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In Dirty Irish, Sean and Leah have an instant connection at the wedding of Leah's best friend and Sean's brother. They remain in the friend zone. After disappointing failures at home, Leah ventures to Dublin for a fresh start. Sean hires her as an assistant. Can they keep things professional under mounting mutual attraction?
  This is a great addition to the Murphy Brothers series. It can be read as a standalone but why would the reader want to miss out on the fun of the previous books? Sean was adorable. Leah was a little too stubborn for my liking at times but that contributed well to the story. I love the characters and the banter. I would recommend this series to other romance readers. Thanks Entangled Publishing and NetGalley for the ARC of this title.
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3.5 Stars for Dirty Irish 
Meagan Vernon is a new author to me and although I struggled a bit with Dirty Irish I really think I would like to go back to the beginning of this series and read them in order because I’m sure if I had read this series from book one I would have enjoyed this book so much more. 
Sean Murphy needs a wife and time is running out if he wants to inherit he needs to get married and to be honest  he would much rather be playing rugby than becoming company president however he can’t let his brothers down because the stipulation of the will is they all need to be married.....
Sean met Leah at his brothers wedding and the attraction was instant but she turned down his advances because she is not ready for a relationship, getting her heart broken once was enough. 
Leah moves to Dublin to start afresh and that’s when Sean starts to pursue her.....
This book has some great characters and some fun banter but I do feel you need to read the previous  books to get the best out of Dirty Irish
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I admit I have not read the previous books. I thought this book was ok. It kept me reading even though I didn't like Leah.

Would I read this one again?  Probably not but I might read the previous or future books at some later time.
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irty Irish is a cute read--it has a really strong start, with Leah and Sean determined to resist each other at the same time they're going forward with a crazy plan that continually pushes them together--always a solid plan, right? ;) Once Leah figures something out (not going to spoil it, but you'll know it when it happens) things fall apart more than a little; fortunately Sean pulls a pathway to an HEA out of his pocket (almost literally!) and saves the day for a cute ending that almost makes the reader forget how crazy the two of them were making you just a few pages earlier... ;)

This is the third book in the series, and for the most part this wasn't a problem--it's pretty easy to figure out who's who and what's going on with the brothers, their company, and their father's infamous will. I do kind of wish I'd read the series from the beginning, though, just to get the impact of the brothers learning about and coming to terms with all of those details--I'll bet Ms. Vernon really piled on the drama there, and I'd love to see all of those brothers scrambling, not just Sean...

Rating: 3 1/2 stars / B-

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Despite my preference for more suspense in my books, I have really loved this series. This book wrapped up the series so well. Leah was such a refreshingly unique heroine. She was completely perfect for Sean, and I love how he had to work for her because unlike most women, she didn't fall at his feet. Getting to catch up with Sean's brothers and their girls was fun too. The story was a great balance of humor, emotional struggles, and burning hot chemistry with an off beat amazing couple.

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This was the last book in an awesome series that i need to read from the beginning. 
I immediately fell in love with the sexy sweet Sean. He was so sweet and perfect and had so much chemistry with Leah. Their story was a riveting and fast read.
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the last book in the murphy brothers series finds rugby player sean on the hook for fulfilling his end of the bargain in the marriage requirement of his family's inheritance. one thing that has always been difficult for me in this series is rationalizing why the grandfather would have put a ridiculous codicil like this in his will, especially given that a family business was at stake.

the plot of dirty irish basically involved sean getting his brother's wife's friend, leah, on board with helping him organize his life and find him a wife. except from the get-go he's pretty clear that he wants to explore things with leah. and she doesn't want to for reasons.

i don't know. there were some really amazing moments here between these two characters, but then out of left field everyone would be acting like a crazy person or in ways that didn't seem to fit the previous scene. anyway, so there's things that happen and in the end it's one of those books where the hero kind of has to give up everything he wants in order to get the girl. and like even though things wrapped up satisfactorily i somehow felt supremely unsatisfied by how it all resolved. like the happily ever after between the leads was good, but their life circumstances didn't feel like they would have really worked. i guess i would have solved things a bit differently and while how the author did it isn't bad, i couldn't help feeling kind of let down by the ending.

**dirty irish will publish on june 17, 2019. i received an advance reader copy courtesy of netgalley/entangled publishing (embrace) in exchange for my honest review.
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this is going to be a short and sweet review. This isn't my first Magan book, but it is the first in this series. It did start out a bit slow for me and finally picked up around the halfway mark. The book is basically about building relationships with family, friends and people who can become more. It is filled with feisty attitudes and fun banter. 
I love Magan's banter between the characters, and the overall feel how the story played out. It fun and enjoyable book without the trails of drama and other annoying tropes.

I give it 4 stars!
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The third book in this series.

Sean need to find a wife - he is the last of his brothers to get married - or they will lose the familty business.

He recuits Leah as his assistant and wants her to help find him a wife - trouble is he would rather that Leah was his wife.

A fun and entertaining read.

I received an ARC of this book in exchange for a voluntary and honest review.
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This is the third and final book in the Murphy brother series. Here we get Sean's story about how he needs to complete the clause from his father's will. Not only is he the President of the family business, but he's also a star rugby player and trying to find a wife (his father's clause). If you've read the other books in the series, then you're already familiar with Leah. She's has a huge heart when it comes to helping Sean which is leading to growing chemistry between the two. I love Sean and Leah together. They're very sweet despite everything that is going on. This book will melt your heart and you won't be able to put this one down. I highly recommend this book to anyone.  

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Sean is the last single Murphy brothers, which means he's watched the others find their HEA. Granted, each of their stories started with being forced, to be honest, to get married to secure their family's legacy, but it ended up working out for them. Will it for him? He loves playing rugby, and is darn good at it, however, being so focused on his career means little free time. Not that he's been lucky in dating, or prone to commitment, anyway.

Thankfully, his new bartender, and Fallon's friend, Leah, a recent Dublin transplant, agrees to be his personal assistant. Her task? Helping him land dates in order to find one he can marry. Sounds perfect, right? Except the chemistry between the two of them is strong and undeniable.

Yeah, this won't be awkward at all.

One-click now and follow along as two people must take a chance on what they could have or risk losing it forever.

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While I enjoyed this story in the beginning, I was a little unhappy with the way it eventually ended.

I loved Sean. He was a little slow on the uptake about family, love and relationships. However, you could see he genuinely tried to be supportive, and looked out for the people he cared about. I liked Leah at first, especially her sass, but after awhile her "poor me" attitude turned me off.

You could tell both of the main characters were attracted to each other, and the author did a good job of building the relationship to include more than just sexual chemistry. I didn't like that Leah got everything she wanted and some, while Sean had to give up what he was truly passionate about.

The epilogue, however, was good, and tied up the series quite nicely.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book, which I received via NetGalley & Entangled.
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