Hard To Forget by Bella Jewel ~Release Blitz, Review & Excerpt

51eQ47lA25L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Delaney is a professional bodyguard who’s spent years trying to prove herself in a male dominated industry. Now she’s facing her greatest challenge yet.

Bad boy billionaire Jax Shields has made plenty of enemies on his climb to the top, and now his life is at risk.

When he hires a bodyguard, he never expected to put his life in the hands of a petite woman with a big attitude. Jax demands the best in everything, and he doesn’t think Delaney has what it takes to protect him. He’d rather have her on her back then covering his.

Will Delaney be able to prove herself to the most arrogant—and devastatingly handsome—man she’s ever met?

*This book is a standalone that contains a HEA*


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Panty Scorching -4
Angst – 4
Tissues – 0
Storyline – 4
Value – 4
Overall – 4
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

This is a quick, fast paced, solid book. It has a little bit of everything to the storyline….love, drama, mystery and angst.

Delaney is a female bodyguard and gets no respect from her fellow male co-workers. When she finally gets a case and can prove to all of them she can do just as good of a job as a man can, she gets Jaxson Shields. Yum, yum, yum….rich, hot hotel gazillionaire…and he does not want a woman bodyguard and he makes no bones about it but Delaney forges forward proving she can do a good job!

Needless to say, not only does Delaney save Jax when there is an attempt on his life, she is getting under his skin….which naturally starts to form an attraction between the two of them…Is this a relationship that can be built on or is it just a fling? Can Delaney keep her head in the game?

The love scenes were smoking hot and the story moved at a fast paced…while it was not a long book it was still packed with enough drama to totally keep me reading until it was done….if your looking for a quick read that holds your interest, this book is it….the whole series is worth checking out…


“On your feet, try again. If you want this, Laney, you have to work hard for it.”

I get to my feet and yell, “I do work hard. Harder than these other naturally built, naturally muscled, naturally able to take down a criminal, men! I don’t have the muscle you guys do, so I work a whole lot harder than them.”

“I don’t doubt it,” he says, jumping from one foot to the other. “But you still need to prove to me that you can do it.”

“Fine,” I grunt.

Then I lunge at him, swinging my right arm. He goes to swat it away and I grin, swinging my leg up and turning my body, swiftly hitting him in the hip. He grunts and spins around, throwing a punch towards my stomach. I take a few steps back and the moment I stop moving he lunges at me, all six feet of terrifying male. I think quickly and drop down low, catching him around the thighs and using all my body strength to drive my shoulder into the soft flesh there.

“Fuck, I have balls, woman!” he grunts.

“You never said I had to play fair.” I pant, shoving my shoulder harder into his groin. “You just said I have to take you down.”

“Without making me infertile,” he barks, using his foot to kick mine out from beneath me.

I go down, my face falling right into his groin as my legs go out from beneath me. My open, gasping mouth hits his . . . well . . . manly parts and I let go quickly, stumbling back onto the mat. I screech to the high heavens as laughter fills the room, and I realize everyone just saw my mouth cover my boss’ dick. I stick my tongue out and start rubbing it frantically. “Gross, oh God!”

“How does boss cock taste?” Devon, another one of the team members, yells out through laughter.

“Shut up, Dev,” Nak barks, but I can hear the humor in his voice.

I look up at him, standing over me. “Why did you do that? I just got a mouthful of . . . of . . . ugh, oh my god.”

He smirks. “I didn’t know you were going to try and take a bite, sweetheart.”

“I wasn’t trying to take a bite,” I yell, standing and continuing to rub my fingers over my tongue as if that will do anything.

“Looks like princess has a new move.” Kyle laughs from the sidelines. “So tell me, Laney, are you going to take down a guy by having a bite of his dick? I guess it’s an effective method. Whatever works for you. You are only a girl, after all.”

My cheeks burn and shame rises in my belly. They think I’m a great big joke. All of them are standing there, laughing, so sure I’m never going to be a part of their team.

“How do sweaty balls taste?” someone else yells out.

“Aw, stop it,” Kyle croons. “Princess is upset.”

They’ve called me princess since the moment I joined the team, and right up until now I’ve been okay with it—I took it good-naturedly. Not today, though. Anger bubbles in my chest and shame rips through my veins, making my whole body feel tingly and hot. I shoot daggers at Kyle, and before I think about it, I charge towards him.

His eyes widen for a split second before he takes a step back and his hands go up. He’s not quick enough, I catch him around the waist and he stumbles backwards, losing his footing. His big body sways and it’s not hard to shove once more with all my might and take him down. We go together, me landing on top of him. I straddle his hips and lift a hand, slapping his face so hard his head swings to the side.

“Who’s a princess now, jackass!” I bark.

Then I get off him, glaring at the rest of the team as I storm into the elevator.

Catch Up On The Series

51-SgiQkrEL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Hard To Fight (Aplha’s Heart #1)

Grace is a bounty hunter who wants to be taken seriously, but her boss refuses to believe that a woman can bring down a dangerous criminal. She finally gets a chance to prove herself when she’s given the case of a lifetime: capture Raide Knox and bring him to justice.

Raide is a dangerous fugitive on the run…and the sexiest man Grace has ever met. Catching Raide won’t be easy. He’s not the kind of man to go down without a fight. Raide is more intense and frustrating than any man she’s ever had to deal with, and the instantaneous attraction that sparks between them is undeniable. One thing is for sure…it’s going to be a case they will never forget.
**Hard To Fight is a full-length standalone romance with a HEA**

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519wyLJZQUL._SY445_QL70_Hard To Break (Alpha’s Heart #2)

Quinn has spent her whole life working in her dad’s garage, leaving her more comfortable with a carburetor than a curling iron. Her world is turned upside down when her beloved garage is bought by none other than world famous, sexy as sin, custom car builder, Tazen Watts. He’s the one man she can’t stand…even though he makes her hotter than a high performance engine in top gear.

Tazen has no use for Quinn, at least not professionally, and he’s making sure she knows it. But there’s a spark between them that she’s finding hard to ignore. She’s determined to prove her talent is as impressive as her sassy mouth. When she finds out Tazen is hiding a secret that could bring down his career and everyone involved in it, she wonders: is falling for him is going to be worth the risk?
*This book is a standalone that contains a HEA*

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About The Author

bella_Bella is a fun loving Australian and a multiple USA Today bestseller. She spends her days in sunny north QLD with her husband and two adorable daughters. She’s been writing since she was fifteen, and after her success with her debut novel, Hell’s Knights, she has been head down, bum up creating new stories. She is the author of the MC Sinners series, Number Thirteen, Enslaved by the ocean, Where Darkness lies, Life after Taylah, Angel’s in Leather, The Jokers’ Wrath series and ‘Til Death. Her next novel, Step-Lover is due for release in early March 2015.

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