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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Dirty Rich Cinderella by Lisa Renee Jones - Blog Tour





Title: Dirty Rich Cinderella Story

Author: Lisa Renee Jones

Release Date: May 23, 2018




A new sexy standalone from Lisa Renee Jones…


SEDUCED FOR A NIGHT. TAKEN FOREVER.

With only nine months left at Stanford, and despite being top of her law school class, Lori Havens takes leave to care for her sick mother. That means she juggles three jobs, the best of which is researcher for novelist, and syndicated columnist of "Cat Does Crime," Cat Summer.

One evening after finishing up her work at Cat's apartment building, Lori has an encounter with a sexy stranger, and does something out of character. She goes home with him. The night is perfect, he's perfect, wealthy, powerful and from out of town. Morning comes, and despite their connection, Lori leaves before he finds out she's far from the equal he believes her to be. She's not a charity case and she's not after his money. She will make her own. In other words, she leaves before her prince charming finds out she's no princess.

Flash forward a few months, Lori's mother is healing, and Cat's husband, Reese, has merged his firm with another and Lori lands an internship there, with school credit and scholarship money.. Everything is falling into place. That is until fate reveals a wicked twist of events and Lori walks into a conference room to find her new boss, Cole Brooks, one of the partners, is her one-night prince charming. One sizzling shared look across a boardroom, and it's clear: this man is not done with her. It's not long before Lori is informed that she'll be working high profile cases with her one night prince charming which will require long nights and travel, starting immediately.

 



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Five Stars 
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This splendid romance novel is hot and compelling. 

Cole is a successful attorney. He is charismatic, sexy, rich and knows what he wants. 

Lori gave up her law studies due to a family crisis. She holds more than one job with the ultimate aim of going back to finish her studies and realise her dream of becoming a successful attorney.

When Lori bumps into Cole by accident, they are both mesmerised. Cole invites her to coffee, but she declines. As luck would have it, after meeting with her best friend that evening, she meets him again. Here is that spark again! They decide on a one night stand even though Lori worries about her reputation. He is from out of town and going back tomorrow, surely it's safe to indulge in a fantasy with this sexy alpha! The night is much better than anticipated, but Lori makes a run for it in the morning. The thing is that he is rich and she struggles to make ends meet. No way, is she going to be a gold digger. Cole does his best to find her, to no avail.

Lori is now the lucky recipient of a scholarship and she is over the moon. At last, things are beginning to look up. Well, it's quite short lived, when she discovers that her new boss is his truely! Cole! The look that passes between them is enough to set the place on fire. She then finds out that he is her mentor and she has to work with him on all cases. Now that he has found her, he isn't about to let her slip away again. Lori is independent and wants to succeed on her own merit. Sleeping with him might look like she is having preferential treatment. Will she cave in or will she continue to resist because of her fear of becoming dependent on someone else?

Cole is my hero. He is kind, considerate and means what he says. Lori is loyal and always thriving to honour her commitments, but when it comes to make a firm commitment to Cole, she is very indecisive. There is a lot of "I want you, I want you not". Anyone else would give up! Cole's patience and understanding are commendable. This novel is addictive, romantic and sensual. Marvellous! 

I was kindly issued with an eARC and the views expressed are my personal opinion.






I own you.

With those words, my words, my intent in the air, and my fingers still tangled in Lori’s hair, I kiss her, a deep, possessive kiss meant to claim her, take her, make her mine, if only for this night. And she knows it too, because when my lips part hers, she pants out, “No one owns me.”

“Then, sweetheart, you’ve never been properly fucked.” I slide my hands under her jacket, settling my palms on her shoulders.

“I guess that depends on how you define properly.”

I turn her to face in the opposite direction, dragging the jacket down her arms and tangling it around her wrists, and then I lean in close. “As dirty as possible,” I promise. “And with you on my tongue, in as many ways as we both find possible.”

“Is this how you own me?” she demands. “By binding my arms?”

“As much as I’d like to have you at my mercy, sweetheart,” I say, tossing the jacket aside, and turning her to face me, “I’m selfish enough to want your hands and mouth fully available, in any way, shape, or place you so choose to use them.” I walk us backward, toward the oversized chair made perfectly for the kind of hot, wild fuck in our near future, before my hands fall from her waist. “I want to watch you undress.”

“When do you undress?” she challenges.

“We have one condom, sweetheart. Let’s make it last. Undress for me, Lori.”

Her teeth scrape her bottom lip, and for just a moment, her eyes cut, but not before I see the flicker of nerves in her stare. And right then, I know that I’ve read her accurately up to this point. I know that her control is both a necessity and a wall that protects her. I know that no one has made it safe for her to leave those things at the door. No one has ever seen her really truly naked and the only way that happens, is to do exactly what I’m doing. Push her out of her comfort zone, pull her into the moment, where she forgets the walls, and lives nowhere but here in the moment. That’s the place where nothing exists but the two of us.

Her eyes meet mine again, and I see the decision in them. She’s not going to run like she did on the street tonight. She unzips her skirt, and caresses it down her slender, but curvy hips. It pools at her feet, and she kicks it aside, allowing me to admire her long legs in lacy thigh-high hose, my gaze catching on the slender strip of lace in the vee of her body.

Her fingers catch on the hem of her blouse, and she tries to hide the small, inhaled breath of courage she draws before pulling it and her loose bra over her head. She tosses it, and stands before me, creamy pale perfection in nothing but silk and lace, her breasts high, full, nipples puckered to a pretty pink that will soon be in my mouth. “You’re beautiful,” I say. “Come here.”

“Quid pro quo,” she declares. “I’m naked, you’re naked.”

We’re still doing the push and pull, but I don’t mind, not when my mouth is soon to be all over her body, which means her mouth will soon be all over my body. I don’t want her kneeling before me unless it’s to put her mouth on my cock. That’s not my goal, not this time, at least. It’s to own her, and that means she is so damn present, she can’t think, she can only feel. That takes trust and I decide to meet her halfway. I sit down and take off a shoe, showing it to her before setting it down.

“So now I get a socked foot?” she teases, and I can feel a hint of her tension easing away, her comfort in her own skin begins to settle into place. I can feel her easing into me and the night, letting me glimpse the real woman, not the stranger.

And I find that I surprise myself by how much I want to know this woman, not just fuck her.

“The pants don’t come off with the shoes on,” I tell her, and by the time I’ve removed the second shoe, she’s standing in front of me, every creamy white, naked inch of her. She grabs it and tosses it.

“Now the pants,” she orders, making it clear that she’s no submissive, that she can hold her own, and I fucking love it. “Or the shirt.”

I reach for her hips and walk her between my legs. “You’ve distracted me,” I tell her, my lips brushing her belly, my tongue drawing a circle. She trembles beneath my mouth, and I glance up at her. “You’re owned when you can think of nothing but the person you’re with. Nothing but what they might do to you now, and in the next moment.” I twine the string at her hips in my fingers. “Or where they might lick, kiss, or touch.” I drag her panties down her legs and then lower my mouth to her sex, where I let my breath tease her. “Tell me to lick you,” I order.

Her fingers curl around the material over my shoulders. “No.”

I bite my bottom lip and shake my head. “That’s too bad, because I really wanted to know how you taste.” I nip her hip and when she gives a surprised yelp I lave the wound with my tongue, glancing up at her. “Do you want me to—?”

“Yes.”

“Say it, Lori...”







New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series.

In addition to the success of Lisa's INSIDE OUT series, she has published many successful titles. The TALL, DARK AND DEADLY series and THE SECRET LIFE OF AMY BENSEN series, both spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists. Lisa is also the author of the bestselling WHITE LIES and LILAH LOVE series.

Prior to publishing Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by the Dallas Women's Magazine. In 1998 Lisa was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.



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Bitter Sweet Surrender by Q B Tyler - Blog Tour


BITTERSWEET SURRENDER

by Q.B. Tyler

Publication Date: May 24, 2018
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Womens Fiction



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I was in a relationship with two men and neither were giving me up.


That thought flashed through Charlotte's brain like a bright neon light as she followed her husband out of her marriage counselor's office.


The office where she'd sat twice a week as she tried to repair the glaring problems in her marriage.


The marriage that she'd fought hard to save to a man that wasn't fighting alongside her. She'd been lied to, ignored and used as a pawn to climb his ladder to success. Charlotte was broken, not just her marriage.


But, then she met Dr. Montgomery and everything changed.


They say love is patient and kind of course, but what happens when that love comes at the cost of everything?


Love was a force that took no prisoners when it decided to strike and Charlotte had been hit, hard.


By a man that wasn't her husband.


By the very man who was supposed to save her marriage. 

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Excerpt

"Did you come?" 

My head whips toward his, my cheeks on fire at the three words uttered from that perfect mouth. "What did you say?" 

"The last time you and your husband were intimate, did he make you come? Did he take care of your needs? The few times, what a year that you make love, does he even care about your pleasure?" 

"I don't see how that's relevant or any of your business!" 
I snap, simultaneously trying to channel the lust coursing through me into anger.

"Anything between you and Mr. Wells is my business, Charlotte." It's not lost on me that he continues to call my husband Mr. Wells but now I'm Charlotte. And Jesus if it doesn't sound good coming from his lips. I find myself wondering how it would sound while he's coming before I can stop myself. I clench in response to the pornographic thoughts playing through my mind on a loop. You're blushing, he says, snapping me from my thoughts.

I put my hands to my cheeks in an effort to soothe the fire. "A man other than my husband just asked me about my orgasms. Excuse me if I'm all out of sorts." 

"You're thinking about coming," he says and I detect a hint of darkness in his words. "You're thinking about coming now." 

"You don't know what I'm thinking." I look straight ahead not daring to look at the man next to me who's dangerously close to invading my personal space.

"That is incorrect. I know exactly what you're thinking. Your body betrays you, Charlotte." 


ABOUT Q.B. TYLER



Write. Wine. Work. Repeat.

A look inside the mind of a not so ex-party girls escape from her crazy life. Hailing from the Nations Capital, Q.B. Tyler, spends her days constructing her happily ever afters with a twist. Romantic comedies served with a side of smut and most importantly the love story that develops despite inconvenient circumstances.



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Monday, May 21, 2018

Reality Gold by Tiffany Brooks - Blog Tour







Reality Gold
Tiffany Brooks
Published by: Dunemere Books
Publication date: May 22nd 2018
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

“There are only two ways to survive Internet infamy: drop offline and play dead or give everyone something bigger and better to talk about. I’ve tried the first strategy. Now it’s time to try the second…”

A year and a lifetime ago, Riley Ozaki was just an ordinary high school junior in San Francisco, stressing over boys and grades.

But an ill-conceived editorial in her school paper brought her an internet avalanche of public-shaming and ruined her life.

Now Riley’s on a helicopter dropping into a deserted island with nineteen other teens, to star in a reality show that will be her redemption. She has no other choice.

National attention was what got her into this mess, and only the same level of exposure can get her out. Besides, Riley has a few tricks up her sleeve.

With a cast of vivid characters who will stop at nothing to win the show, a cursed island setting, and a priceless treasure waiting to be discovered, Reality Gold will drop readers right into a scheming web of lies, love, and betrayal.



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Playlist for Reality Gold, by Tiffany Brooks

Playlist is on Spotify as “Reality Gold Soundtrack” 


Billionaire
 (featuring Bruno Mars) / Travie McCoy

Round Here / Counting Crows

Oops I Did It Again / Britney Spears

I Bet My Life / Imagine Dragons

Maybe / Ingrid Michaelson

Counting Stars / OneRepublic

UnPretty / TLC

F**kin’ Perfect / Pink

Fallin’ For You / Colbie Caillat

I’m Yours / Jason Mraz

Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
 / Green Day

Let Her Go / Passenger

Shut Up / The Black Eyed Peas

Stereo Hearts (featuring Adam Levine) / Gym Class Heroes

You Found Me / The Fray

Never Let You Go / Third Eye Blind

Who Says / Selena Gomez 





Author Bio



Tiffany Brooks lives in San Francisco with her family and a bunch of pets, who luckily don’t object to being featured on her Instagram. The best thing about living on the west coast is she can find out what happens on Game of Thrones three hours ahead of air time. That, plus not having winter weather, means she’ll never move back east, although that doesn’t stop her New England family from asking when she’ll be moving “back home” to NYC or Connecticut. Reality Gold, her debut novel, kicks off the Shifting Reality Collection, a YA trilogy.






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Bound (#2 A Magnus Blackwell Novel) Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor - Excerpt Tour





Bound
Alexandrea Weis & Lucas Astor
(A Magnus Blackwell Novel #2)
Published by: Vesuvian Books
Publication date: April 17th 2018
Genres: Adult, Supernatural

Magnus Blackwell’s past is about to catch up with him.

An evil force has seized New Orleans. Pestilence, suffering, and darkness cloak the city. The citizens are scared and need their mambo to guide them, but Lexie Arden can’t help anyone. A diabolical presence has taken Lexie’s power and severed her ties with the other side.

Magnus Blackwell is fighting demons of his own. Torn between his devotion to Lexie and a spirit from his past, Magnus’s loyalty is put to the test. He must revisit his sins to uncover the key to the hatred ripping the city apart. If he doesn’t, Lexie’s reign as mambo will end.

Their search for answers leads them deep into the darker realms of voodoo—until a desperate Lexie does the unthinkable, and Magnus can do nothing to spare her from her fate.



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Drumbeats drifted across the water. Sweat beaded Lexie’s brow, rolling into her eyes, and her hands curled, digging her nails into her palms. Her eyes fell on the glassy surface of the swamp.

The water—something headed her way across the water.

A cloud of mist rolled and built in the center of the swamp in a spot surrounded by cypress knees rising out of the water in a circle. The fog resembled cotton candy as it congealed to fluffy clouds. Then it moved, heading toward her on the shore.

Lexie’s rapid breathing burned her lungs, and a hammer pounded in her head as fear ripped through her gut.

The first glimpse of him came as an outline against the cloud. A trace of a hand, a hint of a face. 

He solidified with every passing second. Blond tossed hair lifted in the breeze; concise red lips stood out from tanned skin. The mist carried him closer, and when his face fully formed, the fear cleaving her in two instantly vanished. Back in his casual jeans and fitted T-shirt, Kalfu stepped from the cloud, and his bare feet touched the boggy ground in front of her.

“I told you we would meet again.” 

He took her hand and an icy dread shot through her core.

The light around him changed, and utter darkness radiated from Kalfu’s eyes, turning her stomach. It filled Lexie with a mind-numbing hopelessness and sent her resolve adrift on a dank, dark ocean.

The binds keeping her trapped magically lifted, and she crashed to her knees.

She scurried back from him. “What was that? You touched me and … I can’t describe it.”

“You wanted to know me. It’s why you’re here.” He raised his arms displaying a cold, empty grin. “In my world.”

“How did I get here, Kalfu.”

“Kal. Remember?” He crooked his finger. “Follow me.” 

He led Lexie from the knoll, and the weight holding her in place disintegrated.

They walked toward a thick cloud. The mist split in the center and parted. A white stone bench and table appeared. Moonlight lit the swamp around them, highlighting the beauty of the clumps of knotted cypress trees, pools of stagnant water, and patches of mossy ground.

Lexie scanned the swamps for any signs of life. Her jaw muscles tightened as her mind raced with how to stay ahead of the evil spirit. She could never embrace such a dark entity, but then the promise of her lost power nudged her determination aside. How could she resist him when so much was at stake? Her power meant everything. It was the only way for her to stay mambo.

He motioned for her to have a seat across from him.

Lexie eased onto the bench, careful to press the rim of her short nightshirt around her thighs.

“Yes, before you ask, you’re dreaming.”

She rested her jittery hands on the table. “Okay, I’m dreaming, but why here?”

He raised a pointed finger in the air, and the music of the swamp clamored around them. The din of crickets, owls, bugs, even the hissing of water resonated in her ears until it became so loud she could not think. When he lowered his finger, the sounds died away.

Kalfu sat back on his bench, watching her. “I’m at home in the swamps.”

She crossed her arms, tucking her hands into her sides. 

“You should get out more.”

He laughed, and the black water around them rippled. 

The small waves painted with shards of moonlight carried across the swamp for as far as the eye could see.

Lexie admired the play of light and dark, momentarily swayed by the beauty of his imaginary world.

“That is what fascinates me about you, Lexie Arden. Your spirit. It makes you a formidable mambo.”

The mention of her title fortified her will. She could not play a passive game with the spirit of darkness. She needed to fight him.

“I can also see through bullshit a mile away. Why am I here?”

His sly grin added a malevolent glimmer to his eyes. “Ah, there is your courage. Once most people see my true inner self, they cower before me, beg me to spare them, or offer some sacrifice to grant their wishes, but not you.” He tapped a single finger on the table while keeping up his sinister, vacant stare. “You challenge me.”


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Lucas Astor is from New York, has resided in Central America and the Middle East, and traveled through Europe. He lives a very private, virtually reclusive lifestyle, preferring to spend time with a close-knit group of friends than be in the spotlight.

He is an author and poet with a penchant for telling stories that delve into the dark side of the human psyche. He likes to explore the evil that exists, not just in the world, but right next door behind a smiling face.
Photography, making wine, and helping endangered species are just some of his interests. Lucas is an expert archer and enjoys jazz, blues, and classical music.

One of his favorite quotes is: “It’s better to be silent than be a fool.” ~Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)

Alexandrea Weis is an advanced practice registered nurse who was born and raised in New Orleans. Having been brought up in the motion picture industry, she learned to tell stories from a different perspective and began writing at the age of eight. Infusing the rich tapestry of her hometown into her award-winning novels, she believes that creating vivid characters makes a story memorable. A permitted/certified wildlife rehabber with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, Weis rescues orphaned and injured wildlife. She lives with her husband and pets in New Orleans.


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Friday, May 18, 2018

Not Marriage Material by Violet Page - Blog Tour







Author Name: Violet Paige

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: 5/16





BOOK ONE

Tick-tock…that’s the sound of my biological clock.

I have a plan to have a baby on my own, but one night with my old high school crush changes everything.

Professional athlete. Player. Billionaire. I don’t care.

There’s nothing I want more than a baby, and he’s ready to give me exactly what I want.

There’s just one tiny catch.


Jeremy

If I want to inherit the family fortune I need a wife and a baby.

No one said anything about love.

Let’s make this simple.

Evie is gorgeous, single, and our chemistry lights the sheets on fire.

I’ll make her my wife. She’ll have our kid.

Only I never expect to want more of her.

Now I spend the nights making sure my name’s on her lips and her naked body is next to mine.

We have to convince everyone this marriage is real, but what if the tables turn on me?

What if there’s nothing fake about us?

I’m the man meant to keep this family together, and I’ll do whatever it takes to prove it to her.


BOOK 2

It’s official…I’m a fake wife in a fake marriage.

But we’re going to have a baby,

And nothing is more real than that.


Jeremy

I swore things would be simple.

No strings. No love.

But on our honeymoon, we barely come up for air, and that’s when I realize Evie is my wife in every way.

I can’t get enough of her. I don’t want to.

Now she’s having my baby.

I’m not sure I can be the man she needs me to be.

But I swear, I’ll do what it takes to keep our new family together.




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USA Today Bestselling Author, Violet Paige, is a wine and coffee-loving mama who loves sports and writes about the delicious men on and off the field. When she's not writing, you can find her baking and spending time at the beach with her family. Open a book, raise the score and enjoy the men of Violet Paige.




Thursday, May 17, 2018

No Cowboy Required by JoAnn Sky - Blog Tour



No Cowboy Required

by JoAnn Sky
Publication Date: May 14, 2018
Genres: Adult, Entangled: Bliss, Contemporary, Romance





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SYNOPSIS


Grace Harper is a pro at handling the unexpected, which comes in handy when she inherits the ranch she ran away from years ago, along with a young, autistic stepbrother she's never met. And because nothing ever goes easy for her, Grace finds her frustrating, sexy ex-flame, Noah, taking care of JJ. But if she's getting out of this nowhere town, she'll have to find a way to keep from throttling Noah, without kissing him first.


Noah Taylor may be enemy number one to Grace, but she needs his help. He knows the girl he used to love is still there, beneath the heels and fancy clothes, so hell help her, and keep his distance like she says she wants. Only the more time they spend together, the closer he wants to get. Graci has no intention of staying, but she belongs in his arms, he just has to prove it to her.

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5 Stars
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I like the theme of this story. Autism doesn't very often appear in novels and this one projects the main aspects of one of the autistic spectrums.

Grace was heartbroken when she left home seven years ago. She is now a successful photographer in New York.

Noah runs his own IT business and is caregiver to Grace's autistic stepbrother, JJ who is ten.

Grace has returned home to sort out the farm left to her by her father and to plan her stepbrother's future. She is surprised by what she sees. The ranch is no longer the same and Noah, her ex best friend and childhood sweetheart happens to be JJ's caregiver. Old memories surface, but she has a plan that she has no intention of changing it. She no longer belongs here. New York is her home. So she thinks!

Noah is very good at understanding JJ's behaviour and Grace has a lot to learn. She wants to keep her distance from Noah, but she needs him and as they spend time together, Noah wants her back. Will she be able to put her affairs in order and carry on as planned or will she change her mind once she understands why Noah behaved the way he did seven years ago?

This story really pulled at my heartstrings. JJ is a sweetie. Noah is patient, caring and loyal. Grace is stubborn and can be irritating at times, but she has good reasons. The project involving JJ's talent is innovative and emotive. I devoured this enchanting romance and absolutely loved it.

I was kindly issued with an eARC and the views expressed are my personal opinion.



ABOUT JOANN SKY





JoAnn Sky writes adult contemporary romance and young adult romance with a magical twist. As J.A. Sky, she writes children's books. For more information about her children's stories, go to: www.dogsandbooks.com.


JoAnn is a member of Romance Writers of America and its YARWA and Golden Network chapters. Her manuscripts have seen success in various RWA-sponsored contests, including as a Golden Heart® finalist in 2014 (YA category) and 2017 (Contemporary Short category). Originally from the Midwest, JoAnn currently lives in northern Nevada with her husband a.k.a. love of her life, three teenage children, and three crazy rescue dogs.



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Don't Hold Back by Renee Dominick - Blog Tour

Don't Hold Back

by Renee Dominick
Publication Date: May 14, 2018
Genres: Adult, Entangled: Scorched, Erotic, Contemporary, Romance




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SYNOPSIS


There's only one man for wild child Jenna McCaffrey, her best friend's sexy grouch of a brother. For years, she's wanted to get her hungry hands on the straight-laced professor and break his careful control. She'd come so close once But now, her friend's wedding party ranch getaway is the perfect opportunity for a do-over. And poor Rob won't know what hit him.


Professor Rob Lindgren is close to attaining his final dreamtenure. Unfortunately, the university's morality clause is making his life hell. He's dying to let loose, and a weekend away from home is just what he needs, until he sees Jenna. She's exactly as he remembers, still brash, still bold, still damn near irresistible. And Rob is tired of fighting


Too bad they can only have one wicked weekend together. No way will Jenna's wild ways ever fit in Rob's perfectly planned life

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There she was, his template for the wrong woman, only today she wasn't wearing a prom dress and boots, or a graphic T-shirt and low-top Chucks. Or barely there pajamas. Today she looked, practically practical.

"She's changed, hasn't she," Natalie said, tapping him beneath the chin.

Rob firmed his jaw. No. Yes. God, yes. She'd cut her long, unruly hair into a dark, sleek style that barely brushed her shoulders, for one thing, and she was wearing a blouse fitted enough to show off her enticing shape. His fingers curled. He'd made himself familiar with that shape once. Only once.

"Thus, the drool," Natalie muttered, her eyes on her phone. "Give in, Rob. Stop being so bullheaded." 

He glared at his sister sidelong. "I have no idea what you're talking about." 

"Your particular forms of self-denial are ridiculous." 

He glanced over at the crowd again. "Fine," Jenna looked different, on the surface. But he'd bet a future slightly-larger-but-still-cramped office she was the same underneath. Fearless when she should be cautious, playful when she should be serious, and passionate when cool calculation would serve better. And her cowboy boots were pink.

A cloud of dust announced the arrival of Chloe and Dave's limo. When they emerged from the vehicle, dancing and groping each other, the bridesmaids engulfed them in a shrieking knot. All but Jenna. She stood apart, frowning down at her phone. 

There was one thing he could admire about her. For all her brashness, she didn't scream her excitement. She saved whispers for that. 

Shit. Rob stepped to the rear of his limo to grab his bag and his Stetson, in case he needed a shield. He had to give Chloe a kiss hello, then he would haul his ass to the barns and contemplate his future alone. Away from people, and far away from bad influences like Jenna McCaffrey.





ABOUT RENEE DOMINICK



Renee Dominick is the spicy alter ego of a Seattle-area writer. She loves the energy of a vibrant, big city, and adores everything about Italy (except maybe squid ink). Besides writing, she gets her thrills skiing, especially at Whistler, and walking down forested roads hoping to encounter local wildlife, black bears excluded.


Her travels, real and imagined, inspire all of her stories.



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