Dream Maker Book Cover Dream Maker
Dream Team
Kristen Ashley
May 26, 2020

Two broken hearts find love and healing in each other in this sexy contemporary romance spin-off from the New York Times bestselling author of the Rock Chick and Dream Man series.
Evan "Evie" Gardiner has spent her whole life being the responsible one in her family, but enough is enough. It's time to pursue her own dreams. Evie's finally going to finish that engineering degree she's been working toward. But first she needs to come up with the money to pay for tuition. Working as a dancer at Smithie's club seems like the perfect solution to her problems . . . until her family lands in yet another scrape and comes to Evie for help. Only, this time, her family's recklessness is risking more than her dreams-it's endangering her life.
Daniel "Mag" Magnusson knows a thing or two about desperation and disappointment, but no one notices that his good looks and quick wit hide the painful memories that haunt him. When Evie's family puts her in danger, Mag insists on offering Evie his protection. He has the skills to guard Evie's life, but as they grow closer, Mag realizes he'll need to come face-to-face with his demons to prove himself as the man who will protect her heart.

“I have it on good authority me being a dork is cute”

Dream Maker by Kristen Ashley is what I have been WAITING for! I fell in love with Kristen Ashley’s books years ago when I was exploring my newfound love of the Romance genre. The Rock Chicks series holds a close place in my heart because they showed my then naive self that romance doesn’t have to be about a damsel needing rescuing, sometimes the damsel DOES the reducing! (Maybe after getting kidnapped a couple times, but you know what I mean). I think all of her fans were heartbroken when the series came to an end and were frothing at the mouth waiting for whatever spin-off she would bless us with. Luckily Kristen Ashley is amazing at incorporating characters from past books in her new creations so we knew whatever we would get, we would see our old friends again. 

That brings us to the reason you are here… Dream Maker! This begins the next generation of badass ladies who despite many obstacles are able to kick butt and take names. This story has the same winning formula that made her previous series a success to include a feisty heroine, an ultra Alpha hero, a girl-gang not to be messed with and all the crazy hijinx KA stories are known for! 

Our heroine Evie is what some would call a… nerd. She’s beauty and she’s brains and to finance her education she takes a job dancing at the infamous Smithies. Her co-worker Lottie has the brilliant idea to match up all her girls with her boyfriend’s commando teammates. Mag is the lucky man handpicked for Evie and after an awkward first date that turns into a recon mission it is obvious that they have an undeniable connection. Mag is over-protective, Evie just wants what’s best for her family and together they are a force to be reckoned with. Their chemistry is the same combustible energy you’re used to seeing with KA couples with just enough angst to keep them humble. 

If you’re new to Kristen Ashley’s books you wont get to experience the same excitement as the KA veterans with all of the cameos from past characters but this is a great introduction to get you ready to devour her past series. 

If you like some Sass paired with your Alpha this is just what you need! Just be prepared to fall down the Kristen Ashley worm hole, cause once you start it’s impossible to stop! 5 well deserved Stars!