Hot New Release: 4 Stars for Lucky Number 11 by Adriana Locke!

Lucky Number Eleven

A standalone best friend’s little sister romance by USA Today Bestselling author Adriana Locke

Genre: Romantic Comedy, Sports Romance
Cover Designer: Kari March Designs –
Release Date: September 7th, enrolled in Kindle Unlimited
Series: Complete STANDALONE

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People say not to believe the things you read in magazines, but you know what? Most things you’ve heard about me are probably true.

I totally banged the reporter in the locker room after the championship game last year.

Those pictures in Expose from last summer? Those were not modified.

I’m also not really six-foot tall. (But let’s keep that between us.)

Now, I know you’re wondering about that last Expose headline—the one about me and my teammate (and ex-best friend) Finn Miller’s sister, Layla James. That one is a little more complicated.

Here’s the thing: I’ve played football my whole life. If there’s one thing I know, it’s how to adjust when the game changes. And if there’s one thing I always do, it’s find a way to win.

Granted, the stakes are higher. The playbook has changed. There’s more on the line than (another) MVP title. But guess what hasn’t changed? Me. I’m still Branch “Lucky” Best and I’m not about to fumble this one.

Grab a seat and a subscription to Expose. I’m about to make some headlines. (Again.)

A sexy, swoon-filled standalone novel.

My Review:

4 Stars!

I can’t even with this book! I love a good sports romance and I love a good manwhore even more. I got both with this sexy, sweet, best friend’s sister romance!

Branch is unapologetically living his life like the star he is. He has been seen with multiple women and caught in some compromising positions, but he eats up the attention. He is straight up that he does not do committment. Then he meets Layla, his best friend’s sister, and suddenly he is seeing things in a new light. Except, Layla doesn’t date athletes… period.

I tend to be cautious with these manwhore turned good guy by love books, so I admittedly I went into this with a bit of skepticisim. Fortunately, I came out the other side happy I was able to read this. Locke has an uncanny knack for making you love her heroes. Branch was a bit of a butthead in the beginning, but it was a pleasure to read as he realized there was more to life than one night stands.

You’re going to want to oneclick this one!



“One question,” Poppy interjects, looking at Branch. “What position are you?”
“I typically like the bottom so I can watch—oomph,” he says, getting another elbow from Finn. “Wide receiver. Why?”
Looking at Poppy, I can’t help but laugh as her eyes light up.
“You got a problem with wide receivers?” Branch asks.
“You do,” Finn interjects, giving me a narrowed glare. “They aren’t any better than quarterbacks.”
Branch looks from me, to Finn, and back to me. “Why do we not like quarterbacks?”
“My sister was dating Callum Worthington.”
“No shit?” His face puckers like he just bit into a lemon. “How in the hell did that cocksucker end up with you?”
“He didn’t. We’re not together anymore.”
Branch’s eyes heat, the look causing my pulse to quicken. “I’m not a bit sorry to hear that.”
“You better forget you heard any of that,” Finn warns. “This is my sister, Branch. Not a cheerleader or reporter or some chick from a dating app. Got it?”
“Finn, relax,” I say, shoving a swallow past the lump in my throat. “I appreciate the big brother spiel, but I can handle myself.”
“I know you can,” he says, pulling his gaze away from Branch. “But you can’t handle him.”


Author Info:

USA Today and Amazon Top 10 Bestselling author Adriana Locke lives and breathes books. After years of slightly obsessive relationships with the flawed bad boys created by other authors, Adriana has created her own.

She resides in the Midwest with her husband, sons, and two dogs. She spends a large amount of time playing with her kids, drinking coffee, and cooking. You can find her outside if the weather’s nice and there’s always a piece of candy in her pocket.

Please contact Adriana at She loves to hear from readers.

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