~Book Review~ “Behind the Wheel” by A.K. Evans

My Review:

All Avery ever wanted to do was be the best drag racer out there.  And she was on her way with a new job at LT Motorsports about to start when she ran into the wall during a race.  Now she has to rebuild.  While she loves her job it isn’t all perfect.  Knox is not thrilled she is part if the team

Knox may be attracted to Avery but he doesn’t trust her since she used to work with one of LT Motorsports biggest rivals.  But when he realizes what caused her to crash, can he  push through his distrust to let his real feelings show?

While they had a rocky start they are all in.  Knox and the rest of the team quickly become the family Avery has been missing.  But a miscommunication has Knox and Avery on the outs.  Can the repair the damage or will they both end up alone?

I was able to get into this story and couple much quicker than book one of the series, which has me really excited for what is to come.

Avery is pretty bada$$ being a mechanic and female race car driver.  She’s super confident in her abilities and knowledge.  . . but is a newbie at relationships.  Knox is a real sweetie once he realizes Avery is genuine and not out to hurt LT or his friends.  He was more romantic than I thought he would be, which I loved!  This couple had a real spark that made for an enjoyable romance.  4 stars!

Title: Behind the Wheel

Series: Hearts & Horsepower #2

Author: A.K. Evans

Genre: Small-Town Contemporary Sports Romance

Release Date: December 15, 2020



Avery Sullivan is preparing to become the queen of the drag strip.  So, when the one-stop motorsports shop in town is hiring, the thrill seeker doesn’t hesitate to apply.

Knox Lee thinks his boss has made a huge mistake. A beautiful woman with as much knowledge about cars as Avery has would normally be a turn on.  But he won’t be blinded by that.  Avery used to work for the competition.

As though it’s not already tough enough to succeed in an industry dominated by men, Avery finds herself having to contend with the brooding fabricator.  Sure, he might be drop-dead gorgeous and know how to wield a rod, but that doesn’t give him a free pass to question her skills.

Seeing her determination to reach her goal, Knox soon realizes he might have misjudged Avery.  The next thing he knows, he’s working side by side with her.

And he’ll do anything to help get her back behind the wheel.




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A.K. Evans is a contemporary romance author of over twenty published novels. While she enjoys writing a good romantic suspense novel, Andrea’s favorite books to write have been her extreme sports romances. That might have something to do with the fact that she, along with her husband and two sons, can’t get enough of extreme sports.

Before becoming a writer, Andrea did a brief stint in the insurance and financial services industry and managed her husband’s performance automotive business. That love of extreme sports? She used to drive race cars!

When Andrea isn’t writing, she can be found homeschooling her two sons, doing yoga, snowboarding, reading, or traveling with her family. She and her husband are currently taking road trips throughout the country to visit all 50 states with their boys.



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