Up Close and Personal

A feel-good, will-they-won’t-they rom-com and a fresh twist on your favourite movie The Bodyguard!

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Pub Date 12 Jun 2020 | Archive Date 09 Sep 2020


She can’t let him out of her sight…

Sizzling chemistry, a page-turning will they/won’t they romance and the hottest twist on one of your favourite movies…

British actor Zac Edwards is the latest heartthrob to hit the red carpets. Hot, talented and rich, he sends women wild…all except one.

Close protection officer Kat Parker hasn’t got time to play celebrity games.  She has one job: to protect Zac from the stalker that seems to be dogging his every move.

Zac might get her hot under her very starched collar, but Kat’s a professional – and sleeping with Zac is no way part of her remit…

She can’t let him out of her sight…

Sizzling chemistry, a page-turning will they/won’t they romance and the hottest twist on one of your...

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Wow. This one blew me away. Zac Edwards is a movie star who has a stalker. Kat is an ex-army bodyguard with a past trauma whose job it is to keep him safe. In order to do that she needs to keep him at arm's length but the sizzling attraction between them is making it difficult. But there are other aspects that will challenge them both. It's funny, sexy and has elements of danger and mystery to keep you on the edge of your seat. I devoured this in one sitting, not only engaged with the attraction between the main characters but trying to figure out what was really happening and whether Kat would manage to figure it out and keep them both safe. I also really enjoyed the refreshing twist on the traditional bodyguard trope - with her being the kick-ass bodyguard and Zac feeling frustrated and inactive. However, she was portrayed to be very capable but still vulnerable which made her relatable and it was great to see Zac suffered from insecurity.. Sadly, it ended all too soon for me and I felt a little bereft when I got to the final page.

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I really enjoyed this book, more than I thought I would actually! At first I thought it just seemed like a gender swap of The Bodyguard but then I changed my mind and thought it was actually just a light fluffy read.

I was happy to be proven wrong on both counts as I felt both characters struggling with secrets of their past and with their feelings for each other.
Throw in the sinister twist and it makes for a bloody good read.

I think I need my own Zac Edwards!

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Up Close and Personal by Kathryn Freeman is a fun and easy read that sweeps you up into the world of Hollywood, movie sets and celebrity life.

The female bodyguard and the male actor is a refreshing take on a plot device used many times before. The story is bursting with romance, intrigue and quite a bit of angst which makes it the perfect page turner to sit and read in one sitting as you become so absorbed in the story.

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