Rating 4 Stars
What’s the story about?
“Um… Who’s there?”
Yeah. That was me, on my last date. Before you feel sorry for me
you should know that I was the one telling the jokes. Jokes as in
plural, because I didn’t stop with just one. Of course not.
Hi, I’m Chloe Scott. The most awkward single girl in the city.
But I’m going to get it together. I am.
I’m going to learn how to date like a grown up.
I’m going to have an orgasm not given to myself.
I’m going to fall in love and live happily ever after.
Right after I get out of this interrogation room.
This was absolutely one of my favourite books in this series! Trust focuses on Chloe Scott, a twenty-two year old second grade teacher and the friend of Everly, Sophie and Sandra from the previous books; and Boyd Gallagher, FBI agent and Sophie’s recently discovered half-brother.
Chloe Scott is kindhearted, completely awkward and so relatable. This story begins with Chloe sitting through terrible first date after terrible first date. She’s shy and gets so nervous that she ends up telling bad ‘knock knock’ jokes and daydreaming about how much better it would be to stay home and have a Criminal Minds marathon…
And honestly, same girl. I would much rather binge-watch Criminal Minds too.
Enter Boyd Gallagher! On one of Chloe’s bad first dates, she ends up at a sports game with a conman. FBI Agent Gallagher is closing in and interrogates Chloe to determine if she had any role in her date’s actions. Boyd finds Chloe’s nervous babbling quirky and cute, and after a few more hilarious run-ins with each other, perpetually-unattached Boyd decides he wants Chloe. But Chloe is easily scared off so Boyd offers to help her practice dating in an effort to show her how great they could be together as a couple.
This story is full of hilarious moments between Chloe, Boyd and the rest of the characters that had me in stitches. When I wasn’t laughing at Boyd’s blackmail attempts or Chloe’s disastrous dating experiences, I was swooning at the sweet, fun moments between the characters. Chloe is a lovely girl who knows who she is as a person and continually puts herself out there time and time again to find the type of loving relationship her friends have. I really admired her determination and ability to remain true to herself. As the hero, Boyd was amazing. He was so charming and patient with Chloe, understanding exactly when to push her and when to back off and let her sort things out for herself. He helped her grow as a character and in doing so, he grew too – no more avoiding commitment for this guy!
Honestly, this series couldn’t have ended on a better note!