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I don’t have a damn thing in common with the beautiful rich girl who walks in to my bar. She’s southern class, fancy cars, and designer shoes.
I’ve got a drunk for a mother, a cheater for a father, and a reputation for trouble I’ve more than earned.
I look the other way, pretending I don’t notice how perfect she is. She wouldn’t give me the time of day anyway. Until she shatters that first impression and shows me she’s so much more––everything I never thought I deserved.
After a lifetime of being a disappointment, I want to prove to her that I’m better than my past.
We have one tragic thing in common, and the thread that binds us together will tear us apart as it unravels.
Are we strong enough to break through the Bars Between Us?
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That prologue. It pulls you in at the very first page. The descriptive writing will have your heart racing. The first chapter will have you invested. I was absolutely blown away.
Bronn Williams knows the minute he sees Grace Monroe she is not the kind of girl to look his way twice. Women like that don’t look at men like him. His past. His reputation. Everything about him is something she is not. He’s guarded but curious. He finds himself thinking about her. Soon enough, being with her allows him to breathe a bit easier. The weight he carries seems a bit lighter. Like fire, she ignites something inside of him. Maybe, just maybe he’s worthy of friendship. Maybe even more.
Their love is the one you don’t see coming, but feel all at once. Slowly, inevitably they fall. Its tumultuous yet fascinating. Alarming yet exhilarating. Bronn is hardened by his past. His circumstances. Yet Grace is able to chip away at his walls, one door at a time. Bronn loves without abandon. His entire soul. And every fear Grace has? Bronn easily chases them away with the ferocity of his love and adoration for her. But the connection? It’s earth shattering. It threatens their foundation in ways you cannot comprehend. The author is skillful as she meticulously untangles the truth. She pushes and challenges the reader to understand how a love like theirs can even survive such tragic happenstance. Your heart is pulled in every direction. You fall and love just as deeply as Bronn and Grace. You don’t read their love or their connection. You feel it. Soul deep and bewitching, their love story is not one to be missed.
Beautifully penned, this story was one that I could not put down. It’s written with such strong emotions that as a reader I found it easy to connect to the characters and their story. The author
effortlessly captures the discord between Bronn and Grace as the truth unravels while still allowing you to bask in their beauty of their relationship. Amongst love and hope and against fear and the unknown, these two face the impossible. Though emotional at times, this story also has its lighter moments. Fantastic dialogue and witty banter, this is easily a favorite read for me this year. The art of well developed characters is not lost with this author. Grace and Bronn are simply astounding. Emotionally complex, devastatingly beautiful, this story is simply unforgettable.
The Bars Between Us was absolutely fantastic. Emotionally charged with its lighter moments, it’s the perfect love story for lovers of romance. It’s a love story about two beautiful souls against unfathomable truths. Resounding and powerful, this story will stay with me for a long time to come. Well done, A.S. Teague! I cannot wait to see what’s next from this author.
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Katy Regnery has given her modern fairytale collection a whole new look! They’re so gorgeous…go take a peek!
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~ DON'T SPEAK (The Little Mermaid) - Only 99¢ until July 30!
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Coming in 2018:
~ FRAGMENTS OF ASH (Cinderella)
~ SWAN SONG (The Ugly Duckling)
About the Author
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Katy Regnery started her writing career by enrolling in a short story class in January 2012. One year later, she signed her first contract and Katy’s first novel was published in September 2013.
Twenty-five books later, Katy claims authorship of the multi-titled, New York Times and USA Today Blueberry Lane Series, which follows the English, Winslow, Rousseau, Story, and Ambler families of Philadelphia; the six-book, bestselling ~a modern fairytale~ series; and several other standalone novels and novellas.
Katy’s first modern fairytale romance, The Vixen and the Vet, was nominated for a RITA® in 2015 and won the 2015 Kindle Book Award for romance. Katy’s boxed set, The English Brothers Boxed Set, Books #1–4, hit the USA Today bestseller list in 2015, and her Christmas story, Marrying Mr. English, appeared on the list a week later. In May 2016, Katy’s Blueberry Lane collection, The Winslow Brothers Boxed Set, Books #1-4, became a New York Times E-book bestseller.
In 2016, Katy signed a print-only agreement with Spencerhill Press. As a result, her Blueberry Lane paperback books will now be distributed to brick and mortar bookstores all over the United States.
Katy lives in the relative wilds of northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, where her writing room looks out at the woods, and her husband, two young children, two dogs, and one Blue Tonkinese kitten create just enough cheerful chaos to remind her that the very best love stories begin at home.
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Keeping his eyes on mine, he calls to the barman. “Two tequilas, please.”
“Tequila,” I muse, looking over my shoulder when the salt and lemon land behind me. “Is that my challenge?”
“Crying off?” he goads, reaching into his pocket and pulling out some notes.
“Never,” I scoff, turning into the bar. I don’t know what his game is, but I want to play. With him. “You’re asking me to prove I’m sober by doing a shot?” I narrow my eyes on him, teasing. “Or is your plan to get me drunk and take advantage of me?”
He smiles to himself as he pays the barman. “You don’t look like the kind of woman who could be taken advantage of.”
“What kind of woman do I look like, then?” I challenge quietly.
He turns into me, watching me for a few moments. “I don’t know, but I think I’d like to find out.”
I hold his gaze for a few seconds, no retort coming to me. I think I want him to find out, too, just as much as I want to find out what kind of man he is. My eyes drop from his sparkling greys, down his tall, lean frame to his feet.
“Let’s play,” he says, moving in closer and pulling one of the glasses forward. I don’t mean to, but I yank my arm away abruptly when he brushes against me, startled by the tiny stabs of pleasure that pitter-patter all over my skin. The fleeting touch tells me he would feel as good as he looks, and—give me strength—he smells divine, all manly and earthy and fucking edible.
The sudden lapse in movement and talking from both of us becomes slightly awkward. I can feel him looking down at me.
“What do I have to do?” I ask again quietly, almost on a breathy gasp.
He clears his throat. “You’re not drunk?”
“Not even the slightest bit.” I raise my nose in the air.
“Good. Then you’ll smash this challenge first time.” He places a finger on the brim of one of the shot glasses. “Brace your palms on the edge of the bar,” he orders, firm but softly. I look at him, finding a serious face. “Go on.”
Frowning, I place my hands on the edge of the bar. “Okay?”
He takes my hips. He takes my fucking hips! I freeze from top to toe and swallow hard, waiting. My insides are quickly furling, my mind in chaos. “Move back a bit,” he says, pulling at them a little until I step back.
Oh, Jesus. I’m on fire. I have a strange man bending me over a bar in public, and me, Annie I’m-immune-to-men Ryan, isn’t fighting him off. It’s like he has me under a spell. What gives? I dare not look behind me. I’m not stupid enough to think Lizzy isn’t currently watching a man manipulate my body to where he wants it.
“You feel tense,” he observes, releasing me and moving back to my side.
I don’t deny it; neither do I confirm it. His big hands felt so good resting on my hips, so much so I have to resist not claiming them and putting them back where they were. “What now?” I ask, evidently struggling for air, damn me.
“Now.” He picks up his beer and grins. “I get to gloat that I had you bent over a bar within five minutes of meeting you.” He takes a swig, still grinning, and I hear the roar of a man down the bar laughing his head off.
Oh, the fucker! Part of me has admiration. Another part of me wants to slap him stupid; I don’t care how beautiful he is. And another part of me wants to rip his clothes from his body and ravish the sly bastard.
I cannot believe I fell for it! How many women has he played like a fiddle? I drop my head, shaking it to myself.
I knew that smile was dangerous. A man who can bend a woman to his will so easily and so soon couldn’t be anything less than lethal. And the fact that he got me with his wicked game means hats off to him. I can’t possibly take that away from him, and since I’m lacking in the dignity department right now, I decide not to slap him. Nor will I chuck a drink over his head, or fire a load of verbal abuse at him.
I’ll do what he least expects.
I push myself up and turn to face him, unable to stop myself from smiling at his half-grin. Holding his gaze, I slowly lick the back of my hand, blindly take the salt off the bar, sprinkle a bit, and take one of the shots of tequila. But as I’m taking my hand to my mouth to lick the salt up, he seizes my wrist and takes the shot from my other hand. My heartbeat accelerates, our eyes glued to each other as he moves into me and slowly brings my hand to his mouth. I watch, gripped, as he lazily licks up the salt from the back of my hand, eyes on mine, and then knocks the tequila back. Kill me now, for I will certainly die a happy woman. His tongue on my skin. His eyes boring into mine. His hold of my wrist. I must look like a statue—unable to talk, move, or think clearly.
“There’s one more tequila,” he says, cocking his head toward the bar but keeping me in his sights. “And it’s yours.”
Oh good lord. My heart is speeding up by the second as I watch him lick the back of his hand and sprinkle some salt. Then he offers it to me. I stare at his hand, and then slowly look up at him. I could get lost in those grey glittery eyes.
“I taste good,” he whispers.
About The Author
Jodi Ellen Malpas wrote her debut series, The This Man Trilogy, in secret, worried about what people might think if they knew what her imagination was capable of. She was shocked herself. But she finally found the courage to unleash her creative streak and self-published THIS MAN – the first book of the This Man Trilogy – in October 2012. She took a chance on the story with a hero who soon became one of modern day fictions most prolific alpha male characters. Jesse Ward – also affectionately known as The Lord of The Manor, sparked incredible reactions from women across the globe and catapulted Jodi into the world of women’s fiction.
Jodi went on to self-publish the second book in the trilogy, Beneath This Man in Jan 2013, just before Grand Central Publishing, part of the Hachette Book Group, picked up the popular trilogy and the unknown Jodi. The third book of the trilogy, This Man Confessed, took Jodi to the top of the bestsellers lists, earning her the proud title of #1 New York Times Bestselling Author. This Man has since been voted one of the top romance novels of all time.
With so much love, enthusiasm and a thirst for her words from her readers, Jodi suddenly wasn’t afraid of her imagination anymore. She went on to write The One Night Trilogywith the delectable and mysterious Miller Hart, and stole the hearts of her readers once again. Her first stand-alone novel, THE PROTECTOR, released in September 2016 and has since been nominated for a Reviewers’ Choice Best Book Award. All I Am, a This Man Novella featuring Drew from the trilogy, releases June 18th, and Jodi’s next stand-alone novel. THE FORBIDDEN, is set for release in August 2017.
All seven of her published novels have hit the New York Times best sellers list – as well as the Sunday Times list and various international best seller lists. Her work is now published in over 24 languages across the world.
Jodi was born and raised in the Midlands town of Northampton, England, where she lives with her two boys and a beagle. She is a self-professed daydreamer, a mojito addict, is famous for her obsession with Converse, and has a terrible weak spot for Alpha Males. Writing powerful love stories and creating addictive characters has become her passion – a passion she now shares with her devoted readers.
Cover Reveal! A Little Bit Like Love by Brooke Blaine, Coming July 27th! #MMRomance #ComingSoon @BrookeBlaine1
A Little Bit Like Love, an all-new sexy STANDALONE MM romance from Brooke Blaine is coming July 27th!
Publication Date: July 27th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance/MM Romance
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What if you had everything in the world you wanted…except the man you’d left behind?
Jackson Davenport, the charismatic, strait-laced heir to the Davenport fortune, has a secret. One he’s been hiding since he graduated from South Haven all-boys academy—and that secret’s name is Lucas.
When a work trip takes Jackson back to his old stomping grounds, memories of the year he shared with Lucas come crashing to the surface. With growing pressure from his father to settle down and take over the family business, Jackson knows he’s on borrowed time, and sets out to find the free-spirited daredevil he once knew.
But Lucas isn’t the same man he was eight years ago.
One night. A shattered heart. And an endless parade of nameless faces. Lucas Sullivan is South Haven’s ultimate playboy, a reputation he’s honed since the only boy he ever loved left without a trace. To the world, he’s brash and confident, an in-demand artist who spends his days designing one-of-a-kind pieces and his nights as king of the downtown scene.
Many have tried and failed to get past the barrier he’s carefully constructed, but it’s the shy, studious boy he once coaxed out of his shell who still haunts him.
Maybe it was a mistake. Maybe it was lust. Or maybe…it was a little bit like love.
About The Author
You could say Brooke Blaine was a book-a-holic from the time she knew how to read; she used to tell her mother that curling up with one at 4 a.m. before elementary school was her ‘quiet time.’ Not much has changed except for the espresso I.V. pump she now carries around and the size of her onesie pajamas.
She is the author of Flash Point, a romantic suspense standalone, as well as the co-author of the erotic series, A Desperate Man, with Ella Frank. The latter has scarred her conservative southern family for life, bless their hearts. Licked, a romantic comedy, will be released November 11th, 2015 and is the first in the L.A. Liaisons series.
If you’d like to get in touch with her, she’s easy to find - just keep an ear out for the Rick Astley ringtone that’s dominated her cell phone for ten years.
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Blog Tour: The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez, Stacy's review and Pre-order for Book 2! @AlyMartinezAuth
Well thanks a lot Aly Martinez!!! I'm dead now. Omg WHAT JUST HAPPENED!?!?!????????? I NEED THE SECOND BOOK ASAP!
Ok. So, after A heartbreaking prologue I had a feeling that this book was going to get to me, plus I've seen a lot of buzz about this series on Facebook and Twitter and Goodreads. I was worried though because books that have a lot of buzz sometimes fall flat and this book definitely did not fall flat! In fact, it’s just the opposite. Full of intrigue, and mysterious characters, and one HUGE plot twist, this book is just what you need, especially if you’re a sucker for cliffhangers, because WATCH OUT.
If I'm honest it took a while for me to get into the first 35% or so of the story. It was just a little slow for me, which is totally understandable considering we needed to get to know the characters and back stories etc... but once all those technicalities got out of the way it was like BAM, you're on a roller coaster ride of this beautifully difficult courtship between two people who are so obviously damaged. But, at the same time they desperately need something to hang on to. Something to take them out of their darkness while at the same time, remaining in the darkness. Their relationship is short and choppy, and some might call it insta-love-ish, but I didn't see it that way at all. I think Aly Martinez did a great job of making their short term relationship seem deeply rooted and they had a very close emotional connection. Both grieving different types of loss, but dealing with insurmountable pain.
Charlotte and Porter have this invisible connection. It's magnetic and sweet and awkward, and it's hard not to fall in love with them out of sheer agony for what they're going through. But neither of them want to force their baggage on each other, so it's interesting to see how they get around that while at the same time trying to slowly integrate their lives.
There's not really much more I can say, because practically everything is a spoiler. All I know is that I need book 2 immediately because Aly Martinez left like the biggest cliffhanger EVER!! In all seriousness, what a great start, this series is going to be super popular!
THE BRIGHTEST SUNSET (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2) Coming July 27th
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
Words destroyed me.
“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”
“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”
“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.
Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.
In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.
“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”
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About The Author
Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.
Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.
She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.
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#ReleaseBlitz ~ The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez is NOW LIVE! #Teasers and #Preorder for Book 2! @AlyMartinezAuth
Today we are sharing the release for The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez. It is the first book in a contemporary romance duet, and is it available to read for FREE on KindleUnlimited!
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The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)
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Synopsis:Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience. “You’re pregnant.” “It’s a boy.” “Your son needs a heart transplant.” Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Lies. Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun. Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky. “He’s gone.” For ten years, the darkness consumed me. In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise. “Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”
The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2)
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You won't want to miss this amazing series!
AUTHOR INFORMATION:Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children. Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person. She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.
Hate to Love You, an all-new standalone from New York Times Bestseller Tijan is coming August 28th!
Hate to Love You by Tijan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: August 28th
Rule #1: No hot guys.
It might sound ridiculous. I get it. It kind of is, but college was supposed to be my sanctuary. It was my place to start over. The rumors, the whispers, and the jealousy I endured through high school would all be gone.
No one would know me at college.
Rule #2: No drama.
I’d major in pre-law. I’d make a few loyal friends. Everything would be easy breezy. No one was going to use me or hurt me. I wouldn’t let them.
Rule #3: New year. New place. New me.
And all because of Shay Coleman.
Football captain and quarterback, he was the big guy on campus. The cocky guy in my political science class with a smirk. I hated him on sight . . .
. . . and he was about to break all my rules.
About The Author
Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing a new YA series along with so many more from north Minnesota where she lives with a man she couldn’t be without and an English Cocker she adores.
To find what to read next of hers, go to www.tijansbooks.com
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Release Blitz: The Unrequited by Saffron A. Kent! #5StarReview #Excerpt #Teasers @SaffronAKent @GiveMeBooksBlog
When I read the blurb for this book I knew I had to have it, anything forbidden that has a warning with cheating in it, and I'm already sold. And right from the beginning of the book the angst has already started because you have no clue what's up with this girl. She's naturally mysterious and that transfers over well in to the writing, I was immediately smitten with this book because the story was very magnetic and full of curiosity right from the start. The Unrequited forces you to hunker down and get cozy, because once you start you won't come up for air until you reach the end.
Thomas Abrams and Layla Robinson are two scorching souls who radiate from their forbidden desires and beg you to come along on their deviant journey. It's relentless, exhausting and so deliciously addictive, I WANT MORE. I NEED MORE.
Thomas is a dark poet of sorts, a college professor who is as mysterious as he is broody, and Layla is a young inquisitive college student who is immediately drawn to this man, it's almost as if she took some sort of potion because she is under his spell whether he wants her to be or not. And he is definitely unavailable.
These are two lost and lonely souls who see their own pain in each other, and when the slow burn of their depravity comes in to fruition, it's one of the most erotically torturous things I've read in a long time! There's this one scene that will leave you breathless, and I'm not even kidding, It's one of my favorite scenes. The way Thomas talks to Layla is dirty, so dirty, and he teases her relentlessly. This author knows how to build you up slowly and slap you in the face when she's done with you. My heart was beating faster and faster right along with these characters and I wanted to stay lost in their world for as long as possible. You are mean, Saffron Kent! But I loved every minute.
I should feel guilty for liking this, because Layla is all kinds of naive and makes rash decisions like they're going out of style, and Thomas is knowingly taking advantage of her but, I DON'T CARE. Why? Because it's fiction and I'm throwing out the rule book because I like it. I like how these two make decisions based on their insecurities, I like how they play little games with each other to take away the pain. I like it all!
This story was so many things to me, it's erotic, rude, mesmerizing, hot and cold, fascinating and dark, and bright, so bright! If you need a book to wake you up THIS is the book. I fell in love with these characters harder than I thought I would, and I loved the originality in the writing. This was my first book by this author but it won't be the last!
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I’m hit by a storm of desire to kiss him better. It’s a tornado, an avalanche in my body, and in one breathless moment, I decide to go for it. It’s okay. I can take the blame for it later.
I break the rules and reach up and kiss him. A feathery peck on his plump lips, it’s a kiss of solidarity, a kiss that intends to tell him I understand—but one isn’t enough. It only manages to ratchet up my lust. So I give him another, this time on the corner of his mouth, and then another one on his jaw.
It’s not enough, these small, barely-there touches. I want more, but I won’t take it. I’ll be good; I’ll only give.
Abruptly, he fists my curls and stops me. I look at him fearfully, ready to apologize—not for the kiss, but for being the kisser. His gaze reflects passion, stark, raving need, and I shiver, despite wearing layers and sweating with his heat.
“Are you trying to kiss me, Layla?” he rasps, flexing his fingers on my makeshift ponytail.
He couldn’t tell? Blush rises to the surface and I know I’m glowing like a neon sign. Swallowing, I nod. “Yes.”
He inches closer to me, still not touching—as impossible as that is—but infinitely closer. “You want to kiss me, Miss Robinson, you do it right.”
Oh God, does he have to call me that? Now, here? My spine arches on its own and my heavy tits graze the contours of his shuddering chest.
“H-How?” I ask innocently, belying the daring action of my body. His stern, professor-y voice is doing things to me, making me wild, uncontrolled.
For a second, he’s silent, just watching. I’m afraid he’ll back out from whatever this is, whatever insanity we’re about to commit—but then I sense the shift in the liquor-laced air as he opens his mouth and growls, “Like this.”
About The Author
Writer of bad romances. Coffee Addict. White Russian Drinker. Imaginary Ballet Dancer and poetess. Aspiring Lana Del Ray of the book world.
I'm a big believer in love (obviously). I believe in happily ever after, the butterflies and the tingling. But I also believe in edgy, rough and gutsy kind of love. I believe in pushing the boundaries, darker (sometimes morally ambiguous) emotions and imperfections.
The kind of love I write about is flawed just like my characters. And I hope by the end of it, you'll come to root for them just as much as me. Because love, no matter where it comes from, is always pure and beautiful.
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This was a really cute second chance romance, Eden and Coop were together at the age of 18 but, couldn't keep up with a long-distance relationship so they mutually ended things. Eden was just getting into the business of being a model/actress in Hollywood, and Coop wanted to stay home in Georgia and grow his landscape architecture business. Both weren't willing to give up on their dreams so that's why it didn't work. But, this is first-love stuff we're talking about here, and that doesn't just go away. Not even after 14 years.
Eden decides to go back home to Georgia for some R&R and to get away from paparazzi and the media surrounding her break-up with her cheating fiancé, and when she gets there she realizes that the estate that she thought her grandmother left solely to her, is in fact a shared property with Coop and now they must find a way to live in the same house without killing each other.
I love the premise of this trope and it was entertaining, but in the beginning, there were some things that bothered me about the Eden’s behavior, like acting childish about their arrangement. In the grand scheme of things, I was pleased with her character overall but, I found myself shaking my head at her more than once. By the end I really liked Eden, but there was just something about her character that I couldn't connect to. I'm not sure if it was her sense of entitlement in the beginning or not, because I thought I got over that. Maybe my subconscious couldn't see past it, I guess I'll never know!
I really loved Coop and the way he handled Eden's attitude. That, combined with the chemistry these two had made the banter very cute and snarky. And when it came to the sexy times I was pleasantly surprised that Coop has such a dirty mouth and a kinky side. No too much though, it was just right.
This was my first book by this author and I was very impressed by her writing, I just think something was missing for me personally. But if you're looking for a quick, sexy, summer read, I think this book would be great!
About The Author
Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released more than 30 books and has been featured on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists on multiple occasions.
A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.
Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or a combination of the two.
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Big News! The official movie trailer for Hollywood Dirt is here! #TrailerReveal #AlessandraTorre #Book2Screen
BIG NEWS! The official movie trailer for Hollywood Dirt is here!
When Hollywood comes to a small Georgia town, the cautious locals don't know wh at to expect. Feathers ruffle, secrets bloom, and sparks fly in this funny and se xy romance, inspired by the New York Times Bestseller.
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