Review: Juked by M.E. Carter

Reviewed by Elle

I’d often seen this book talked about in a book group I belong to, so when it was made free on Amazon, I decided I’d grab a copy for myself. I didn’t even read the blurb, since I’d seen so many people recommend it. All I knew about it was that it was a sports romance about a soccer (or football depending on which country you live in) player.

Juked started out great. Quincy’s world is rocked when she receives the phone call no one ever wants to get. Come to the emergency room, your sister has been in an accident. I felt instant sympathy for Quincy, especially as it turns out that her sister was her only surviving family member, and they hadn’t spoken in several months. The unthinkable happens – Quincy’s sister doesn’t make it. As bad as that is, Quincy is even more stunned when a nurse hands her a newborn baby- her nephew that she had never heard of. There’s no father on the birth certificate, so Quincy is it. The baby is hers to raise unless she wants him to go into foster care. [Read more…]