#RSFave & Review | Provoke by Rachel Van Dyken

#RSFave & Review | Provoke by Rachel Van DykenProvoke by Rachel Van Dyken
Series | Seaside Pictures #3.7, 1001 Dark Nights #121
Release Date | April 14, 2020
Published by 1001 Dark Nights
Genres | Contemporary, Rockstar Romance
Format | ARC
Buy | Amazon
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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken comes a new story in her Seaside Pictures series…
The music industry called me a savant at age sixteen when I uploaded my first video and gained instant fame. And then Drew Amherst of Adrenaline became my mentor, and my career took off.
Everything was great.
Until tragedy struck, and I wondered if I’d ever be able to perform again. I fought back, but all it took was a falling light to bring it all back to the fore. So, I walked away. Because I knew it wasn’t just stage fright. It was so much more.
The only problem?
Drew and the guys are counting on me. If I can’t combat the crippling anxiety threatening to kill me, I might lose more than I ever dreamed of.
Enter Piper Rayne, life coach, with her bullshit about empowerment, rainbows, and butterflies. She smiles all the damn time, and I'm ninety-nine percent sure there’s not a problem she can’t solve.
Until me.
She was given twenty-one days to fix me. To make me see what’s important. What’s real. The problem is, all I can see now is her. The sexy woman who pushes me. Provokes me.
Only time will tell if she’s able to do her job—and I can make her mine.
**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**


When it comes to Rachel’s Seaside series, I’ll take anything that I can get. And I just about devoured Provoke and as far as novellas go, Rachel definitely did a solid job with giving us so much in a limited amount of pages.

The plot will definitely home for a lot of people, but I think Rachel did a phenomenal job of going about this storyline. Braden, at the height of his career was struck by something so tragic it was tough for him to come back from. The fear, guilt and anxiety of that day lives so deeply inside of him, how will he be able to come back from it.

Braden and his life coach, Piper, are quite the duo.  There was no doubt that she’d be the one to help him heal from his emotional trauma and move forward with his life. And it’s absolutely a beautiful journey, he is a survivor and he really honed on that to hopefully help the families that were affected by this to heal as well.

Rachel adds in some comedic tones through not only Braden’s bright personality, but from the supporting cast as well. There’s so much to love about each and every one of them.

Truly a great addition to this series and for once when it comes to the novellas in the 1,001 Dark Nights, you can definitely read this as a true standalone. However, I can’t recommend this series enough.

major thank you to the pr for the complimentary copy in consideration for a review. this does not affect my opinion of the book or review.

About Rachel Van Dyken

Rachel Van Dyken is the New York TimesWall Street Journal, and USA TODAY Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she’s not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.

She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband and, adorable son. She loves to hear from readers!