BLOCK SHOT by Kennedy Ryan is now available!

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“Kennedy Ryan’s writing continues to amaze and inspire. She is a genius wordsmith and a prose poet. And in Banner Morales, she has created the perfect heroine for this day and age. Don’t miss this read. It’s everything.” — Emma Scott, Bestselling Author

Block Shot, Kennedy Ryan’s enemies-to-lovers, second-chance standalone romance is LIVE and FREE in KindleUnlimited!

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JARED

If I had a dollar for every time Banner Morales made my heart skip a beat…

The heart everyone assumes is frozen over.

Her anger is…arousing.

Every glare from those fire-spitting eyes, every time she grits her teeth,

gets me…well, you know.

If I had a dollar for every time she’s put me in my place, I’d be an even richer man.

I’m a successful sports agent because I assume “no” means you’ll think about it.

I’m sure what you meant to say is “Coming right up.”

They say even rich men don’t always get what they want,

but those men don’t know how to play the game. The trick is to keep them guessing.

Take Banner. She assumes she’s winning, but this game?

She doesn’t even know how to play.

BANNER

If I had a dollar for every time Jared Foster broke my heart, I’d have exactly one dollar.

One night. One epic fail. One dollar…and I’m out.

I’ve moved on.

I’ve found success in a field ruled by men.

Anything they can do, I have done better.

They can keep the field while I call the shots, blocking them when I have to.

And Jared has the nerve to think he gets a second chance?

Boy, please. Go sit down. Have several seats.

I’ll just be over here ignoring the man carved from my fantasies with a lust-tipped chisel.

Oh, I didn’t say the struggle wasn’t real.

But I’ve got that one dollar, and Jared won’t have me.

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Reviewed by TRACEY LOU ON BEHALF OF KFF

Another great read from Kennedy Ryan. Block Shot is a second chance love story that not everyone is lucky to have.

Banner Morales is a strong independent, intelligent kick-ass woman who takes no sh*t from anyone. My kind of woman! This journey takes you from her college years to the present day. A Girl who carries her insecurities around with her to a woman

Jared Foster. Beautiful alpha male, strong, commanding yet loves deeply. Meeting Banner in college would change his life forever. It wasn’t all about studying at the laundromat where they would sometimes meet. A pledge, a spiteful rich boy who was jealous of Banners success, and a misunderstanding was part of the reason why this couple would be separated for years to come.

When these two characters reconnect years later, both are successful in their chosen careers. How uncanny was it that they were both in the same business, sports management. Banner working her way to the top and Jared opening up his own management company with his brother and relocating to LA.

Even though Banner was in a relationship, the feelings she had for Jared was still there. Jared felt jealous when he heard that Banner seeing someone who just happened to be her client. The attraction was ever present, but would they act on it? It wasn’t going to be straightforward for these star-crossed lovers…would love prevail? Would they get there happy ever after?

What I loved about this book was Kennedy Ryan’s style of writing. It was absolutely flawless. The story flowed throughout and made it an enjoyable read. Both characters were strong, likable and at times I just wanted to fist bump with Banner who’s so feisty and dynamic. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this book to my fellow bookworms. Congratulations on a superb piece of writing. 5 stars just don’t seem enough.

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I stretch my arm toward the wall and turn out the lights.

With the light snuffed out, my other senses rise, hunting for her in the dark. The smell of her hair and her quick, shallow breaths. My sight adjusts until the heavy black curtain completely obscuring her fades to gray. Light from the outer room spills under the door, revealing just the shape, the outline of her, but still camouflaging details. I cup her cheek, taking a moment to appreciate the softness of her skin, the silky hair brushing my knuckles. I’m not an idiot. She wants the lights out because she’s self-conscious, but from my perspective, she has nothing to be ashamed of.

“I think you’re beautiful, Ban.”

“You do?” she asks, her voice hushed.

My words surprise me as much as they seem to surprise her, because I don’t say shit like that to girls. The prettiest ones usually seem to already know, which makes any admiration I’d express redundant. But Banner . . . she’s so beautiful, and I’m not sure she knows.

“I do.” I push the hair away from her face.

“Uh . . . thank you.” Her laugh isn’t much more than a breath. “The lights are out, so I’m not sure that compliment counts.”

“I know your face by heart. You have seven freckles here.” I swipe a finger over the straight bridge of her nose and drift down to caress her full lips and the tiny dent in her cheek her smile displays. “And a dimple right here.”

I explore the smooth skin of her nape, under a heavy fall of hair.

“Now I want to know your body, too,” I say softly. “Take off your clothes for me, Banner.”

After a sharply indrawn breath, she raises her arms. The rustle of her clothes—the sweatshirt, jeans, socks, shoes—being discarded whisper in the dark. I approximate her by touch, reaching for her arms and closing my fingers around the softness, the velvety skin. I lower my head and run my nose along her neck, discovering.

“You always smell so good.” I’ve wanted to tell her that since the first night we studied here.

“Pretty Pastel,” she replies, her laugh low, nervous.

“What?” I pause.

“The smell. It’s my dryer sheets. The scent is Pretty Pastel.”

“I like it.” I resume my exploration, running a palm over her shoulder, her collarbone until I find the soft, full weight of her breasts, testing them in my hands, cupping them, holding them, brushing the nipples with my thumbs until they pebble and her breaths come harshly.

“You like that?” I ask.

I see her head nod in the semi-darkness. “Yeah. It feels good.”

Her touch startles me in the best way, her hand finding my face, traveling over my mouth, eyes, and hair. I sense her approach, feel tiny pants of breath on my lips, and anticipation has me panting, too, shortens my breath and sharpens my senses. Her mouth seeks mine, eager and sweet when she kisses me. Her pleasure, her excitement matches, answers, fans mine.

I guide her back down to the couch, and with a hand at her shoulder, urge her to stretch out. I’d shave points off my GPA for a glimpse of her, but she doesn’t want that. I get it, so I settle for a taste.

 

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A Top 30 Amazon Bestseller, Kennedy Ryan writes about women from all walks of life, empowering them and placing them firmly at the center of each story and in charge of their own destinies. Her heroes respect, cherish and lose their minds for the women who capture their hearts.

She is a wife to her lifetime lover and mother to an extraordinary son. She has always leveraged her journalism background to write for charity and non-profit organizations, but enjoys writing to raise Autism awareness most. A contributor for Modern Mom Magazine and Frolic, Kennedy’s writings have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, USA Today and many others. The founder and executive director of a foundation serving Atlanta Autism families, she has appeared on Headline News, Montel Williams, NPR and other media outlets as an advocate for families living with autism.

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BLOG TOUR ~ DIRTY HEADLINES by L. J. Shen is now available

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“Dirty Headlines is a fantastic enemies to lovers office romance with a perfect filthy asshole hero that I wish I’d written myself.” – Laurelin Paige, New York Times bestselling author

Dirty Headlines, an all-new sexy, enemies-to-lovers romance from bestselling author L.J. Shen is LIVE!

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Célian Laurent.

Manhattan royalty.

Notorious playboy.

Heir to a media empire.

…And my new boss.

I could have impressed him, if not for last month’s unforgettable one-night stand.

I left it with more than orgasms and a pleasant memory—namely, his wallet.

Now he’s staring me down like I’m the dirt under his Italian loafers, and I’m supposed to take it.

But the thing about being Judith “Jude” Humphry is I have nothing to lose.

Brooklyn girl.

Infamously quirky.

Heir to a stack of medical bills and a tattered couch.

When he looks at me from across the room, I see the glint in his eyes, and that makes us rivals.

He knows it.

So do I.

Every day in the newsroom is a battle.

Every night in his bed, war.

But it’s my heart at stake, and I fear I’ll be raising the white flag.

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Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

Where do I start? I friggin loved this book!

Celian Laurent. Heir to a media empire. Gorgeous, sexy, overbearing, grouchy like most men and overly confident. He had an air of authority about him and a commanding presence that turned heads wherever he went. Every girl’s dream man. Or so you would think.

Judith, or as she liked to be called Jude was a young Brooklyn girl, caring and strong who had the weight of the world on her shoulders. A cheating boyfriend, mounting medical bills and a dad battling a terrible disease. After catching her boyfriend in a compromising position, Jude decides that for one night she just wants to forget everything and the gorgeous Frenchman may just be the one to make her forget.

After a night of debauchery and unbelievably smoking hot sex Jude does something she’s never done before and it’s not something she’s proud of. But desperate times make for desperate measures. And she didn’t think she would ever see him again. Well, think again!

With a bit of luck Jude lands herself a new job. Armed with her favorite coloured chucks adorning her feet she meets her new workmates and her new boss who looks shockingly familiar. Yup, the Frenchman with the fake French accent turns out to be her new boss and just as American as she. Shock, horror! Not only is he not French, he’s engaged as well. Could things get any worse?…

Celian comes with a lot of emotional baggage in this book. A mother he hardly sees, a father that likes to dally with anything with a pulse and a sister who tragically died. A cynic who doesn’t believe in love or marriage, hence a marriage of convenience in his not too distant future.

That one night was never going to be enough. Jude had gotten under his skin and she was on the verge of falling in love with someone promised to another woman. And yet, they still couldn’t keep their hands off each other. Will Celian come to his senses and ditch his girlfriend. Will Jude get her happy ever after?

I was totally hooked from the get-go, I couldn’t put this book down. This was a story that started with passion and ended with love. It was well written and flowed continuously throughout.

I’m a big fan of this author because she brings me everything I look for in a book. Excitement, passion and twists and turns. Congratulations and thank you for a most enjoyable read. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending anyone and everyone to read this book. Until next time.

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He had an American accent. Not French. American.Smooth. Familiar. Ordinary. He fired out sentences at the speed of light. I heard him, but I couldn’t listen. Shock gripped my body as the pieces of the puzzle fell into place. My dirty one-night stand was my boss. My lying, American boss. And now I had to deal with that—hopefully for a very long time, because I desperately needed this job.

Someone snapped their fingers, and my gaze shot from Célian’s face to Grayson.

His forehead had crumpled into a frown. “You look like you’re trying hard not to cry or having a really intense orgasm. I’m hoping for you that it’s the latter and some kind of a weird-slash-awesome condition. You okay?”

I nodded, scraping up a smile. “Sorry. Zero orgasms happening under this dress. I just zoned out for a second.”Lies. I was about to orgasm just remembering how good Célianhad felt parting my thighs with his big, callused hands and dipping his tongue into my slit.

Then words stopped streaming down on everyone’s heads like a scalding shower, and I realized that indeed there was something worse than hearing Célianspeak in his perfect American English. And that was not hearing him speak at all. Because now the icicles were pointed at me like a cocked gun.

I glanced up to meet his gaze. He stared at me for exactly one second before his focus snapped to Grayson. “Am I understood, Gregory?” he asked.

Gregory?

“Crystal clear, sir,” Grayson bowed, his voice trembling at the edges.

Célian jerked his chin toward me. “Your cover girl material is going downhill.”

God. Damn. Bastard.

He recognized me, and I knew it. His eyes had kindled, melting the ice and growing darker the minute our gazes mingled. He remembered, and maybe it killed him that I was here in the same way it buried me.

I want my iPod back, my gaze told him. I had over three thousand songs on that thing, and they were all too good to be wasted on that jerk.

“Jude Humphry. Junior reporter. It’s her first day,” Grayson highlighted, almost pleadingly. He shifted in my direction, as if he might need to physically protect me from the sharp-tongued, suited monster.

I suppressed a smile when I realized I’d told Célianmy last name was Spears. Well, he certainly wasn’t a Timberlake. He was a Laurent. An American monarch through and through. A billionaire, a powerful force, and judging by our one and only encounter—a raging playboy.

This man was inside you, I internally shrieked. And not just once. His cock was buried so deep in you, you screamed. You can still taste the salty, earthy flavor of his cum.You know he has a freckle on his lower back. You know what sound he makes when he empties inside a woman.

I internally thanked my mind for ruining my panties in public, and nodded. “Pleasure to meet you, sir.” I offered him my hand, my face flushing with embarrassment at my choice of words.

Everyone was looking at us, and there were at least fifty people in the room. Célian—if that was even his name—ignored my outreached hand. Instead, he turned his face to the man beside him. “Mathias, any other words of wisdom?”

Mathias? Wasn’t that his father? Just how cold was the man with the icy blue eyes?

“I think you touched everything,” said the big boss—and he did have a heavy French accent, so at least the lie had a seed. Mathias stared at me placidly, like he could read the secret his son and I shared on my face.

Célian spun toward me, uncuffing his cufflinks and rolling his sleeves up his veiny forearms. “Accounting can go back to their unfortunate line of work. Couture is excused from this meeting—though not forgiven for their horrid blog. Miss Humphry?” He snapped his fingers impatiently.

He was already waltzing down the narrow hallway, knowing I’d chase him like a puppy, and no doubt taking pleasure in that fact.

“I have a bone to pick with you.”

Bone, boner—same difference, right?

I shot Grayson a please-save-my-butt look. His eyes said, I would but I still have a life to live.

I followed Célian down the hall, my Chucks slapping the floor in a hurry. He sliced through the throng of accountants, then stopped at a corner office, opened the door, barked “Out!” to the man inside, and tilted his head for me to go in. I did. He closed the door, and it was just the two of us.

Two feet of empty space between us.

 

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L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets people’s’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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“Dirty Headlines is a fantastic enemies to lovers office romance with a perfect filthy asshole hero that I wish I’d written myself.” – Laurelin Paige, New York Times bestselling author

Dirty Headlines, an all-new sexy, enemies-to-lovers romance from bestselling author L.J. Shen is LIVE!

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Célian Laurent.

Manhattan royalty.

Notorious playboy.

Heir to a media empire.

…And my new boss.

I could have impressed him, if not for last month’s unforgettable one-night stand.

I left it with more than orgasms and a pleasant memory—namely, his wallet.

Now he’s staring me down like I’m the dirt under his Italian loafers, and I’m supposed to take it.

But the thing about being Judith “Jude” Humphry is I have nothing to lose.

Brooklyn girl.

Infamously quirky.

Heir to a stack of medical bills and a tattered couch.

When he looks at me from across the room, I see the glint in his eyes, and that makes us rivals.

He knows it.

So do I.

Every day in the newsroom is a battle.

Every night in his bed, war.

But it’s my heart at stake, and I fear I’ll be raising the white flag.

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Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

Where do I start? I friggin loved this book!

Celian Laurent. Heir to a media empire. Gorgeous, sexy, overbearing, grouchy like most men and overly confident. He had an air of authority about him and a commanding presence that turned heads wherever he went. Every girl’s dream man. Or so you would think.

Judith, or as she liked to be called Jude was a young Brooklyn girl, caring and strong who had the weight of the world on her shoulders. A cheating boyfriend, mounting medical bills and a dad battling a terrible disease. After catching her boyfriend in a compromising position, Jude decides that for one night she just wants to forget everything and the gorgeous Frenchman may just be the one to make her forget.

After a night of debauchery and unbelievably smoking hot sex, Jude does something she’s never done before and it’s not something she’s proud of. But desperate times make for desperate measures. And she didn’t think she would ever see him again. Well, think again!

With a bit of luck Jude lands herself a new job. Armed with her favourite coloured chucks adorning her feet, she meets her new workmates and her new boss who looks shockingly familiar. Yup, the Frenchman with the fake French accent turns out to be her new boss and just as American as she. Shock, horror! Not only is he not French, he’s engaged as well. Could things get any worse?…

Celian comes with a lot of emotional baggage in this book. A mother he hardly sees, a father that likes to dally with anything with a pulse and a sister who tragically died. A cynic who doesn’t believe in love or marriage, hence a marriage of convenience in his not too distant future.

That one night was never going to be enough. Jude had gotten under his skin and she was on the verge of falling in love with someone promised to another woman. And yet, they still couldn’t keep their hands off each other. Will Celian come to his senses and ditch his girlfriend. Will Jude get her happy ever after?

I was totally hooked from the get-go, I couldn’t put this book down. This was a story that started with passion and ended with love. It was well written and flowed continuously throughout.

I’m a big fan of this author because she brings me everything I look for in a book. Excitement, passion and twists and turns. Congratulations and thank you for a most enjoyable read. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending anyone and everyone to read this book. Until next time.

About L.J. Shen

L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets people’s’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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THE DOCTOR by Nikki Sloane is now available!


Title: The Doctor

Series: Nashville Neighborhood #1

Author: Nikki Sloane

Genre: Erotic/Forbidden Romance
(Older Man/Younger Woman)

Release Date: August 29, 2018

 

For years, he was a part of my life. I watched him rush to the hospital countless times, his beautiful surgeon hands racing to save lives.

After all this time, I can’t escape the truth.

I want Dr. Lowe.

Lust chokes each moment we’re together. He promises to fulfill my fantasies—every dirty, naughty desire we can dream up.

Only, I can’t have him.

He’s confident. Experienced. Seductive.

And he’s my ex-boyfriend’s father.

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REVIEWED BY TRACEY LOU ON BEHALF OF KFF

After reading the blurb for this book, I was looking forward to reading it. A taboo storyline. Girl meets boy etc, only this boy is a man at least 20 years older and is the father of her boyfriend. This is definitely going to be an interesting read.

Cassidy is in a relationship with Preston and they are both home for the summer from university. Preston is staying with his dad who is a busy doctor at the local hospital. Preston is an immature selfish kind of guy. His relationship with his father is rather strained due to happenings in his childhood. His relationship with Cassidy seems to be heading in the same direction.

Cassidy felt that her relationship with Preston had changed recently and that they both wanted different things. Add that to her growing attraction to Dr. Lowe. A bolt out of the blue! Just looking at Dr. Lowe was making her shiver; those telltale signs her body was giving her and showing made her realise just how attracted she was to him. The feelings were so intense she couldn’t ignore it. Did she want to? Was the feeling mutual? She wasn’t sure.

When push comes to shove, she made her move and the outcome was the realization that the feelings and attraction she felt was in actual fact, mutual. Would this couple act upon their feelings, knowing that whatever the outcome, Preston would not be happy? The stigma surrounding the age gap was another thing they would have to contend with. Were they both ready to move forward and declare their feelings to the world knowing the upset it would cause? Read and you shall find all the answers you are looking for because you know I can’t divulge that information.

On a side note, I would just like to say that I felt this story could have had more depth to it. The storyline was ok but to me, it just seemed to skim the surface. The sexual content was high and certainly well written but yet again, I felt there was too much of it. I know right! How can a book have too much sex in it?

Maybe less sex and more depth is the answer.

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Nikki Sloane landed in graphic design after her careers as a waitress, a screenwriter, and a ballroom dance instructor fell through. For eight years she worked for a design firm in that extremely tall, black, and tiered building in Chicago that went through an unfortunate name change during her time there. Now she lives in Kentucky and manages a team of graphic artists. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America, is married with two sons, writes dirty books, and couldn’t be any happier.

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BLOG TOUR ~ BOSSY NIGHTS by Liv Morris is now available!

Bossy Nights, an all-new “sizzling and sexy” office romance, from USA Today bestselling author Liv Morris is now AVAILABLE!

I’ve landed in New York City with my resume in one hand and my V-card in the other. The resume? I’ll give to any man on the street. The other? Well . . . I won’t settle for anything less than lightning bolt chemistry and so far no one has flipped that switch.

Until I meet Barclay Hammond, CEO of the most prestigious publishing house in NYC and the city’s most eligible bachelor.

He’s commanding.

Charming.

Gorgeous.

And my new boss.

The raw attraction between us is off the charts. Late nights together in the city, the looks he gives me across the boardroom table make him impossible to resist. I want him to be the one and he wants me too…

There’s only one BIG problem. Sleeping with your boss is strictly forbidden at Hammond Press.

Who knew losing it would be so complicated?

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Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

What can I say about Barclay Hammond? Gorgeous, impeccably suited and booted, ruthless, rude and an arrogant playboy, just how I like my male characters.

Contessa Holly, or as she is known, Tessa, arrives from a small southern town to the big and bright lights of New York City. She has one week to find a job. She brings determination and a whole lot of sassiness with her. I like her already! 🙂

Their paths cross unexpectedly but the encounter leaves a lasting impression on them both. Tessa is young beautiful and inexperienced and that is a fact that doesn’t go unnoticed by Barclay. Still, it doesn’t deter him. It was fate that Tessa was looking for a job and Barclays company Hammond press was hiring. Only there was going to be a big surprise for the two of them.

This was the start of a beautiful love story. It wasn’t going to be straightforward but then, when is it ever? He knew he couldn’t be with her, yet he didn’t want her to be with anyone else. Jealousy was a trait that reared its ugly head more than once in this story. They were fighting a losing battle as they both succumbed to their feelings.

Unbeknownst to Barclay, Tessa was offered a job with his company, what she didn’t know was that there was a rule about interoffice relationships.

“If you want to date someone here at Hammond, they have to be on the same level as you. Your equal.” Which left her with a dilemma. Will she choose her dream job or will she choose Barclay? Will they get their happy ever after?

This is the first time I’ve read a book by this author and I thoroughly enjoyed Bossy Nights. As soon as I started it, I couldn’t put it down. The story flowed throughout, and both characters were likable. Personally, I felt the ending was a little rushed, but I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this book to fellow readers and friends. How else would they know how things end if they don’t one-click? I look forward to reading more of her work.

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“Where are we going?” She turns a curious eye toward me, tilting her head to the side. I glance over my shoulder as I guide her a few steps away and around a corner.
“Trust me?” She nods, and I point to the closed door in front of us.
“The cloakroom?” she asks with a teasing smile.
“Shush,” I whisper, twisting the handle to see if it’s locked. It moves in my hand. I’m in luck.
I open the door wide enough for us both to slide inside, then leave it cracked a few inches so a sliver of light streams in. Aside from a few empty hangers on a rod, the room is bare.
“What are we doing in here?” Tessa asks, but her eager eyes give her away. She wants me as much as I want her.
“I need something from you before we join the others.” I lean forward and speak into her ear.
“What’s that?” she breathes.
“This.” I place my hands on her back. She shivers at my touch, following with a sweet sigh. My fingers trail over her velvety skin, lingering at the simple hook connecting her lone strap. If only we had more time. “Your skin’s so smooth and silky.”
I bend down and kiss her lips, and she returns it with a passion matching mine. Tessa links her fingers behind my neck, and we are lost in each other. Minutes later, when we both need to draw in a breath, I move my lips down her neck and over the exposed curves of her breasts.
“I want to taste all of you,” I say against her skin, and feel her pulse racing like mine.
Dropping to my knee, I bring my hands to the back of her toned legs, and trace the delicate skin behind her knees. Her muscles flex and release in anticipation. With a feather like touch, I inch up her thighs, finding the lacy edge of her panties. “Has anyone touched you here?”
“No one,” she blows out between labored breaths. She gazes down at me with eyes full of desire, but there’s a tentativeness in them I can’t ignore. My touches, and the promise of more between us, are new and unchartered territory for her.
I rise to my full height, changing our position. Looking down at her, I wonder if this beautiful woman is ready for what I want to do to her and what we can be together. I have to ease her into things, build her confidence. It should be her decision to freely give into the passion and trust me. Let me make her mine. I won’t push her from the base of the mountain to the peak in one night.
“I want to be the first. Are you okay with that?” I run my fingers over the curve of her shoulders.
“Yes, please,” she begs.

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Bossy Nights, an all-new “sizzling and sexy” office romance, from USA Today bestselling author Liv Morris is LIVE!

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I’ve landed in New York City with my resume in one hand and my V-card in the other. The resume? I’ll give to any man on the street. The other? Well . . . I won’t settle for anything less than lightning bolt chemistry and so far no one has flipped that switch.

Until I meet Barclay Hammond, CEO of the most prestigious publishing house in NYC and the city’s most eligible bachelor.

He’s commanding.

Charming.

Gorgeous.

And my new boss.

The raw attraction between us is off the charts. Late nights together in the city, the looks he gives me across the boardroom table make him impossible to resist. I want him to be the one and he wants me too…

There’s only one BIG problem. Sleeping with your boss is strictly forbidden at Hammond Press.

Who knew losing it would be so complicated?

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Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

What can I say about Barclay Hammond? Gorgeous, impeccably suited and booted, ruthless, rude and an arrogant playboy, just how I like my male characters.

Contessa Holly, or as she is known, Tessa, arrives from a small southern town to the big and bright lights of New York City. She has one week to find a job. She brings determination and a whole lot of sassiness with her. I like her already! 🙂

Their paths cross unexpectedly but the encounter leaves a lasting impression on them both. Tessa is young beautiful and inexperienced and that is a fact that doesn’t go unnoticed by Barclay. Still, it doesn’t deter him. It was fate that Tessa was looking for a job and Barclays company Hammond press was hiring. Only there was going to be a big surprise for the two of them.

This was the start of a beautiful love story. It wasn’t going to be straightforward but then, when is it ever? He knew he couldn’t be with her, yet he didn’t want her to be with anyone else. Jealousy was a trait that reared its ugly head more than once in this story. They were fighting a losing battle as they both succumbed to their feelings.

Unbeknownst to Barclay, Tessa was offered a job with his company, what she didn’t know was that there was a rule about interoffice relationships.

“If you want to date someone here at Hammond, they have to be on the same level as you. Your equal.” Which left her with a dilemma. Will she choose her dream job or will she choose Barclay? Will they get their happy ever after?

This is the first time I’ve read a book by this author and I thoroughly enjoyed Bossy Nights. As soon as I started it, I couldn’t put it down. The story flowed throughout, and both characters were likable. Personally, I felt the ending was a little rushed, but I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this book to fellow readers and friends. How else would they know how things end if they don’t one-click? I look forward to reading more of her work.

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OFFICE PLAYER by Eden Summers is LIVE!

We’re thrilled to share the release of Eden Summers’ all-new Comtemporary Romance, OFFICE PLAYER

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Blurb…
Dean doesn’t do love.
But he does do women.
Lots of women.
Until Beth piques his interest and distracts him from his A-grade player ways.
She’s sexy, smart, and sassy as hell.
She’s also an employee and entirely off limits.
Supposedly.
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Beth doesn’t break rules.
But she does daydream about it.
All the damn time.
And Dean Sutherland is the biggest rule she shouldn’t break.
Luckily, she’s not that kind of girl.
Usually.
So why is she sliding her drunk ass into his car, accepting a ride home?
Why is she inviting him in for “coffee”?
Beth doesn’t break rules.
Nope. Never.
Not until now.

 

3.75 Stars ~ Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

Dean Sutherland is a player, hence the title of this book. He has it all, wealth, good looks and the charm that goes with it. He is the son in Sutherland & Son which keeps him busy during the day and leaves him to play at night.

Beth was an employee of Sutherland and son and enjoyed her job. What she didn’t like was being stuck between father and son. Being propositioned by a man old enough to be your dad and the owner of the company sent her into a tailspin.

One kiss. It was one drunken one but she hasn’t been able to forget it and neither had Dean. He thought it was the beginning of something good; however, Beth came with insecurities and turned tail and ran.

Finding out his father had made advances spurred Dean on to make his move. And this was beginning of their story. An office romance that would have a happy ending or one that would completely destroy them both.

This short story was told in a dual POV which made it more interesting. Seeing and listening to Dean added a whole new dimension to the book.

This was not my first read by Eden Summers but would just like to say that even I could tell that this was one of her early works. Reading her recent work over the last year or so I could see a maturity in her writing that was absent in this one. I enjoyed the story although I would have liked to have seen more depth to it.

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Meet Eden Summers…

Eden Summers is a bestselling author of contemporary romance with a side of sizzle and sarcasm.

She lives in Australia with a young family who are well aware she’s circling the drain of insanity. Eden can’t resist alpha dominance, dark features and sarcasm in her fictional heroes and loves a strong heroine who knows when to bite her tongue but also serves retribution with a feminine smile on her face.

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