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The Rally

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A cross-political romance that takes you on a rollercoaster of emotion through a heart-racing Trump rally.

When rookie lawyer Madeline Mathews travels to Emerson Arena to make sure nothing goes wrong at a Trump rally, she runs into Jake, an old flame from law school. He disappeared after a night of passion with Madeline, leaving her confused and broken. But what she doesn't know is the true reason he vanished and started working on the Trump campaign.


What follows is three days of politics, secrets, and Applebee's visits. Through a barking therapy dog and campaign groupies, Madeline and Jake come together again. But can they find love again in this cross-political romance?


The Rally tackles the sensitive topic of politics in a great way. Madeline and Jake bicker over politics but never cross a line to personally attack one another. Adams also captures the reality of an out-of-control political rally. When I started this book, I was worried there would be a lot of debate about politics and that it would overpower the story and characters. Instead, Adams worked political debate in so seamlessly, that it moved the story forward rather than back.


I wish that The Rally was longer. There was so much buildup in the beginning and it hit a glorious high far too soon. That high crashed to an all-time emotional low almost immediately, which can be both good and bad. The tension and suspense kept me on the edge of my seat, but it was too jarring. The climax and ending were predictable, though romantic.


Readers who enjoyed Meg Cabot's All American Girl and want something a little more adult will definitely enjoy The Rally. I also recommend this to readers who enjoyed Falling for Gracie by Susan Mallery.


Overall, it's worth the read. At 30,000 words, you can comfortably get through it in a day or two. I recommend this to anyone looking for a fun easy read to get through on a weekend.

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About the author

Betsy Adams lives with her family in a coastal town on Long Island (New York). She is the creator of the Americans in Love romance series. In these books, couples challenged by the issues of our day try to find their happily ever after. view profile

Published on June 30, 2020

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30000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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