Title: Indigo Nights
Author: Louise Bay
Genre: Contemporary/ Erotic Romance
Release Date: February 9, 2016
The only thing better than cake is cake with a side of orgasms.
Dylan James has no expectations when it comes to relationships. He uses women for sex and they use him for his money and power. It’s quid pro quo and he’s good with that. It works.
Beth Harrison has been burned. She’s tired of the lies and the game playing that men bring and has buried herself in her passion—baking which keeps her out of the reach of heartbreak. As she begins her career as a TV baker, a new world opens up to her.
Dylan and Beth both know that casual sex is all about giving what you need to get what you want.
Except that sometimes you give more than you need to and get everything you ever wanted.
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“I understood the dynamic between men and women. I got to sleep with hot women, and in exchange they got to fuck a rich guy in the hope that they’d become beneficiaries of my cash. I might be handsome, but I knew from bitter experience that if a richer guy came along, I’d be left in the taillights of the women I slept with. It just happened that now, there weren’t many richer men, which gave me a certain satisfaction. I’d made peace with the transactional nature of relationships between men and women and had no expectations. At some point in my past I’d thought that love was possible. Not anymore. It was all about giving to get.”
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This was the long awaited story about Jake Harrison’s sister, Beth, who many of us have met in previous stories. She’s nearly four years into sobriety having spent most of her time in a drunken haze due to losing her mother at a young age and unsuccessful relationships. Jake got her into a clinic and supported her alcoholism bringing her back from the brink. She loves to bake which is another part of her therapy for keeping sober and from further heartbreak. She makes a few YouTube videos of her baking and they become a hit. Beth finds herself being invited to Chicago to possibly film for a TV company.
Having read Jake and Haven’s story in What The Lightening Sees, and then Ashleigh and Luke’s in The Calling Series, we got a glimpse of Beth. It was indicated that she would get a standalone story as opposed to a series telling her story of which I was looking forward to. There was something about Beth that I liked instantly. Being aware that she was single and a recovering alcoholic, at the time I really thought she deserved to have some happiness.
Travelling first class, she notices businessman Dylan James. His good looks and moody ways with the airline staff fascinate her and she can’t stop herself from staring at him. Dylan is the kind of man who doesn’t do relationships. He just uses women for sex; however, they equally use him for his money.
Quote: Beth ~ “You know, I’m sure any number of the flight attendants, male or female, would be happy to indulge you in” – “whatever it is you’re doing.”
Dylan ~ “I’m not interested in the cabin crew. I’m flirting with you, hoping you’ll flirt back.”
When the unexpected happens, Beth and Dylan find themselves together. The cat and mouse between them was an absolute pleasure to read. I was literally taken by the palpating attraction, and regardless of her stubborn streak, what follows is a steamy sex scene making my hair curl! Get ready for more sizzling encounters because these two can’t seem to keep their hands off each other!
Quote: Dylan ~ “Oh baby, if you like how my tongue does that, I can’t wait to show you what else its capable of.”
There were times when I wondered where this relationship was going to lead to considering they live an ocean apart. Furthermore, their doubts and trust issues made me think that by continuing with liaisons, misunderstandings could cause more than one complication. Feeling the sexual tension ooze from the pages in this story packed with hotness, hurt and love had me on edge. I loved how we got to learn more about Beth’s feisty personality and I felt that she was actually stronger than she thought.
Quote: Dylan “You Googled me? You didn’t think about doing that before we had sex the first time?”
Beth ~ “Apparently I like your tight ass too much to be bothered by what Google had to say.”
Just when I think Louise has created the perfect story and couldn’t possibly invent more angst-ridden plots; yet again she has blown my mind! Full of passion, her character development of high-spirited women and sexy men is served up on a silver plate and I just adored it. But I am not going to give anything further away.
I highly recommend this read and just have to quote the best line ever. “The only thing better than cakes cake with a side of orgasms.” That had me laughing out loud. Beth bakes and has no qualms about eating the cakes she bakes. I loved that about her. Too many of us women worry about eating such things and it going straight to our waistlines. Not once did Beth worry about that.
I gave five stars for many of the above mentioned reasons. Not only was this read fantastic, it was faultless in structure, editing and flow. I got to the end and thought how on earth is Louise going to come up with another story, but I know she will. I’ve always had a burning question. Does Ms Bay know any men like her characters because if not, the lady has an amazing imagination! As always, I look forward to what comes next although I am hoping we revisit Beth and Dylan again in the future along with Jake, Haven, Ashleigh and Luke.