Show Me the Way by A.L. Jackson ~New Release Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review & Giveaway

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Show Me the Way

The first stand-alone novel in A.L. Jackson’s brand-new Fight for Me series…

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The first sexy, captivating, stand-alone novel in the brand-new FIGHT FOR ME series from NYT & USA Today Bestselling Author A.L. Jackson . . .
Rex Gunner. As bitter as he is beautiful.
The owner of the largest construction company in Gingham Lakes has been burned one too many times. His wife leaving him to raise their daughter was the last blow this single dad could take.
The only woman he’ll let into his heart is his little girl.

Rynna Dayne. As vulnerable as she is tempting.

She ran from Gingham Lakes when she was seventeen. She swore to herself she would never return. Then her grandmother passed away and left her the deed to the diner that she once loved.
When Rex meets his new neighbor, he knows he’s in trouble.
She’s gorgeous and sweet and everything he can’t trust.
Until she becomes the one thing he can’t resist.
One kiss sends them tumbling toward ecstasy.
But in a town this size, pasts are bound to collide. Caught in a web of lies, betrayal, and
disloyalty, Rex must make a choice.

Will he hide behind his walls or will he take the chance…..

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Review

Storyline: 5
Angst: 3
Tissue: 0
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 5 Stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Christina

Oh…My…I loved this book! Hello smokin’ hot, single dad Rex! The man seriously couldn’t get any better. So loving, protective, trusting, and all consuming. A man that when he loves, he loves with everything he has. His sweet innocent little girl will absolutely melt your heart!

Rynna is ready to return to her hometown and run the family business. Returning is something that Rynna never thought she would do but, at the same time wishes she would’ve done sooner. Her new sexy single dad neighbor sure has her attention and wanting to get to know him better. Rynna is a strong woman ready to over come her past and see what the future has in store for her. Rynna’s heart melts for the sweet little girl across the street, and swoons for the brooding man that is her father.

Rynna knows that if she can just crack that hard exterior that Rex has she will discover a man she can’t resist. Will Rex let down his walls? Will he finally let a women steal his heart?

This book right here hit so many sweet spots for me! I loved the push-pull Rynna and Rex had going on, I loved how they just got each other with a look. And geez oh petes…be ready when Rex finally lets go and gives into what he wants! He is a man all consumed, a man that fights for what he wants. These two totally set my kindle on fire and had me turning the pages! I really couldn’t put it down, I loved it. One thing that I like about A.L’s books is how she makes relateable characters. Fabulous job A.L.! I can’t wait to see what you come up with next in this new series. ❤

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About The Author

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A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary
romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, and BLEEDING
STARS novels. Be sure to check out her newest series, Fight for Me. The first novel, SHOW ME THE WAY, is out now.

If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.

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DIRTY FILTHY RICH LOVE By Laurelin Paige ~Blog Tour w/ Review & Excerpt

Dirty Filthy Rich Love by Laurelin Paige

Release Date: September 11th

Blurb

I’ve discovered Donovan Kincaid’s secret.

It’s dirty and filthy and rich – as dirty and filthy and rich as he is – and it haunts me as much as he ever did.

Even after knowing what I know now, I still want to talk to him, to touch him. But there’s an ocean between us, and I’m not sure it can be crossed with something as easy as a phone call or a plane ride.

Yet I’m willing to try.

He doesn’t know this yet, but this time I’m the one with the power. And maybe – just maybe – if the air were cleared and all our secrets bared, there could still be a chance for us.

And this dirty, filthy thing between us might end up being love after all.

Dirty Filthy Rich Love is LIVE

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Review

Storyline: 4
Angst: 2
Tissue: 0
Value: 4
Panty Scorching: 4
Over All Rating: 4 Stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Christina

Sabrina is left in a whirlwind when Donovan leaves the city for business. She discovered he had secrets, secrets that affect them and their relationship. Now it’s all left up to Sabrina to decide on what the out come is.

Donovan the hot brooding man that he is, has a lot of explaining to do! Why up and leave so sudden without a reason. Can he handle everything that Sabrina is offering and ready to give him? Can he move on from the past and be ready to build something with Sabrina? Gah…..so many questions, so many answers. Grab a copy and find out!

Oh boy did this book have a lot to live up to. Dirty Filthy Rich Men was….oh my gah….so good! So sexy! So much mystery! Add on top of the ending and that cliffhanger, I had to have this book! So many things left unfinished, I needed answers! Though I enjoyed the book it also dragged a lot for me. Sabrina was very indecisive in this one and that drove me crazy. Her “I don’t know what I want”, but then a few pages later they are bumping uglies…..ugh..so draining. HOWEVER, I do love Laurelin’s writing, and the characters she creates, this book was honestly no different. The connection between the characters, and the story that was told, WOW! As with all of Laurelin’s books I hope she gives the side character Weston a full story some day. I think there is unfinished business there that I would love to see told.

 

Excerpt

He took another step toward me, and I started to step back, but there was a counter behind me, so I had to stay put. And maybe I wanted to stay put. He was only a foot and a half away from me now.

“But I haven’t lied to you, Sabrina.” His gaze never left mine. “And I’m not lying when I say I don’t give a fuck about anybody else’s cunt but yours.”

We stood there, not touching, not speaking, each of us standing our ground. But I had no basis to keep my position, and it felt like he’d won so much already.

I couldn’t back down.

“Prove it,” I said.

His expression flared, his eyes growing dark and mean, and I realized what I’d done. Donovan wasn’t one to be provoked.

I’d just invited the devil out to play.

“Unzip your skirt and put your hands on the counter behind you.”

My heart hammered and my belly twisted. My panties were embarrassingly drenched all of a sudden, and I wanted him. But I stood completely still. “I didn’t—”

He cut me off. “No talking and unzip your skirt.”

My mouth slammed shut, but I still didn’t move. If I moved, I’d be asking for this. But if I talked, I’d be telling him to stop.

And I didn’t want this to stop.

I just didn’t want to ask for it because I was stubborn and stupid for wanting him in the first place.

But he would give it to me without the words, without my obedience. Because he knew me. He knew what I needed.

With his eyes never leaving mine, he found the zipper at the side of my waist and pulled it down. After that, the skirt was loose enough that all he had to do was tug it once and it fell easily to my feet. He nudged his knee against my inner leg, and automatically I stepped that foot out of the pool of material on the floor, widening my stance.

He gave a nod of praise, sending a jolt of warmth through my entire body.

Then he bent down in front of me.

Suddenly, breathing was harder than it should have been. My chest moved up and down, air passed through my mouth, but I couldn’t get enough of it to my lungs.

And he hadn’t even touched me yet.

The sight of him alone—Donovan Kincaid, one of the most powerful men in the world, down on his knees in his black Ermenegildo Zegna suit—it was overwhelming and erotic, and by the time he put his hand at the back of my knee, I was already trembling.

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DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Kendall Ryan ~Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET
Forbidden Desires Book 1
By Kendall Ryan
Release Day – Sept 14, 2017

The start to a sexy new series from New York Times bestselling author, Kendall Ryan…

She’s much too innocent for me, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting the sweet, young librarian. I’m dominating and possessive, and my control streak runs a mile wide.

The way she looks at me—like I’m one of the heroes in the books she loves, like I’m broken, and she wants to be the one to piece me back together—it only complicates things further. I’m nobody’s hero.

But there’s no denying my tragic past reads like one of her favorite literary classics. It’s raw. Visceral. Captivating. And together, we’re a perfect mess.

How am I expected to resist when the sexual sparks zap between us and set me on fire? The need to control, and claim her force my walls to come tumbling down, but when she learns my dirty little secret, will my world come crashing down with it?

The story continues in Dirty Little Promise, releasing October 9th.

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Review

Storyline: 5
Angst: 2
Tissue: 0
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 5 Stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Christina

Three names, Gavin, Emma, and Cooper. Holy smokes what a triangle these three are in, and they all know. Gavin and Emma play cat and mouse by running into each other every morning at a local coffee shop. Gavin finally makes a move after a yr of dancing around each other. He leaves his business card for Emma to find. Emma does what anyone woman would do and takes to google to find out what company he works for. Shocked and intrigued by what she finds she takes it upon herself to see exactly what his business consists of.

Emma is a mousey (but beautiful) librarian that is taken back by the offer Gavin and Cooper offer her. Who is this Cooper you ask? Cooper is Gavin’s equally panty melting brother. They are completely different from either other. Where Gavin is brooding, commanding, and domineering, Cooper is sweet, cocky, and compassionate.

Will Emma take their offer? Who will appeal to Emma more? Gah! You so have to read to find out!!!

Well, well, who knew Kendall Ryan could take her sweet/sexy books to the next level! Dirty Little Secret is by far the dirtiest book I have read by her, and boy did I LOVE IT! I was sucked into the characters and the story between them. Such a tangled mess they find themselves in. At the end Emma finds out new things about Gavin, and now I can’t wait to see how Gavin, Cooper, and Emma’s story wraps up! Thanks goodness Dirty Little Promise releases next month!! I’m not sure how long I can wait to see what happens next! 5 smutty stars from me. ❤

 

About The Author

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine. She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

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TOYING WITH HER by Prescott Lane ~Blog Tour w/ Review,

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Toying with Her by Prescott Lane
Release Date: August 17th
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Toying with Her, an all-new standalone from Prescott Lane is available NOW!!!

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No one said finding love was easy, but when you invented the world’s best selling vibrator, it’s near impossible. Yep, that’s right. That little toy hidden in your bedside table is my brain child. It’s aptly named Woman on Top. And you know what they say . . . it’s lonely at the top.

So I’m headed home to my Southern roots. It’s supposed to be an extended Summer vacation — nothing more. But Rorke Weston has other plans for me. Plans that not only involve me being on top, but also underneath him.

It’s been said you never forget your first. For me, that’s definitely true. No night has ever lived up to the one I spent with Rorke.

He’s turned into quite a man. Tan from the Southern sun, and stubborn as the day is long. And there’s nothing sweeter than the swipe of his tongue.

Rorke wants his chance. The one we never had. But that was a long time ago. When I still believed in Prince Charming and Happily Ever Afters. Even ten years later, I feel a pull. And it’s not simply Rorke yanking down my panties.

Do second chances really happen? Or is my heart simply toying with me?

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Review

Storyline: 4
Angst: 1
Tissue: 0
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 4
Over All Rating: 4 Stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Christina

If you have ever read one of Prescott Lane’s books you know that your in for all the feels. Toying with Her was just the same. She has the ability to have you swooning, crying, laughing and set your undies ablaze all in one book. It’s why I love to read her books, you never know what to expect on the next page.

Sterling is from a small town and now that she is back from New York for the summer all eyes are on her. You see, Sterling has invented a world famous vibrator and her home town hasn’t taken to it so well. Gossip flies and emotions are high, some love it some hate it. One person that is more than excited to see Sterling back in town is Rorke. Sterling knows that if she wants to stick to her non-relationship ways she needs to stay far away from the only man that has ever brought her pleasure.

Rorke, oh Rorke. Boy is he what a southern man is all about. He puts family, his woman, work, and god first. His back story is a sad one that pulls on the heart strings, a lot. I totally swooned for Rorke, and now that Sterling is back in town she is all star-y eyed too.

I more than enjoyed the sparks between these two characters. I loved their story and what each of them brought to the plot. The chemistry, sexual tension, childhood memories, and how they just complete each other just did it for me. As usual I would recommend this book to fellow readers, and I can’t wait to see what story Prescott has up her sleeve next.

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Excerpt

I know exactly where I want this kiss to go now. We don’t even have to move from this spot. I can take her right up against the door. My lips hover over hers, her chest rising and falling, my cock hard as a rock and pressed against her stomach. The warmth between her legs calls to me, and I bend my knees, pushing into her. She grinds right back.

“Just a kiss,” I whisper, unsure whether I’m telling myself or her.

We never just had a kiss. We went from kissing to sex in the same breath. And while I want her naked in my bed, I want her for more than one night this time, more than just this summer. I want that more. I’m not going to make it easy for her to dismiss me, dismiss this as a one-night stand or a summer fling.

I’m not going to make it easy for her to leave me. I’m going to make it damn near impossible.

Winding my hand in her long brown hair, I lower my head, letting my breath tickle the skin of her neck. Her body trembling, gently I trail kisses up her neck, letting my tongue linger ever so slightly. She tries turning her head down to me, desperate for my lips, but I grip her hair a little tighter, controlling the moment.

“Rorke,” she begs breathlessly.

I know she’s used to being in control. Hell, the woman is responsible for more orgasms than any man could ever be. Lifting my head to look in her eyes, I say, “I know you’re used to being in control of your pleasure. But that ends right now. When you need an orgasm, I’ll provide it. When you want a kiss, I’m your man. You may be the woman on top, but I’m the man holding you up there.”

About The Author

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Prescott Lane is the Amazon best-selling author of Stripped Raw. She’s got seven other books under her belt including: First Position, Perfectly Broken, Quiet Angel, Wrapped in Lace, Layers of Her, The Reason for Me, and The Sex Bucket List. She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and holds a degree in sociology and a MSW from Tulane University. She married her college sweetheart, and they currently live in New Orleans with their two children and two crazy dogs. Prescott started writing at the age of five, and sold her first story about a talking turtle to her father for a quarter. She later turned to writing romance novels because there aren’t enough happily ever afters in real life.

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THE SOUL MATE by Kendall Ryan ~Blog Tour w/ Review

 

THE SOUL MATE
By Kendall Ryan
Release Day – August 14, 2017

From New York Times Bestseller Kendall Ryan comes a sexy new stand-alone novel in her Roommates series.

The smoking-hot one-night stand I was never supposed to see again?

Yeah, well, I might be pregnant, and he’s my OB-GYN.

Get ready to fall head over heels madly in love with the hottest OBGYN doctor you have ever met! This full-length standalone contains the most hilariously awkward lady-doctor visit, lots of playful banter and some good ol’ fashioned baby-makin’!

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Review

Storyline: 4
Angst: 1
Tissue: 0
Value: 4
Panty Scorching: 4
Over All Rating: 4 Stars
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Reviewed by Christina

This was one of Kendall’s books that had me all swoon-y for a hot as hell lady doctor. Mason is pour perfection! He is one of those men that every single lady hopes and dreams for but for some reason only exist in our wildest dreams. Caring, compassionate, he loves with everything he has, always giving a hundred percent. He is just one of those characters you fall hard and fast for, total swoon material!

Bren is left reeling from the one night stand she had with Mason. He consumes her thoughts and she wonders what it might have been like if she hadn’t given him the slip the morning after. No note, no name, no phone number….was it a mistake or the right thing to do?

Bren soon comes face to face with her mystery one night stand in what I consider the most horrifying way possible! He is the doctor currently looking at her HOO-HA and shit just got real!!! Both Mason and Bren know why she is at his office. Is she pregnant? Is their hot as hell one night of tearing up the sheets about to become a lifetime tied together?!

Gah, for me Kendall did it again with a fast paced, fabulous summer read! I loved the characters and what each of them brought to the table. The way Bren and Mason fit together just worked for me, and they were destined to have more than just one night together. I loved how the characters developed through the story and how they found out what they really wanted in life. As always I would love to read more about these characters and also Mason’s doctor friend Trent. *Wink, wink Kendall* I would recommend this book for all of the readers looking for something that isn’t to in-depth. It’s a fun, flirty, fast paced book that I read in one day. Bren and Mason are a great addition to the Rommates series!

About The Author

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine. She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

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Crave: Part One by E.K. Blair ~Release Blitz w/ Review

 

Title: Crave: Part One
Series: Crave Duet #1
Author: E.K. Blair
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 14, 2017
Blurb
Kason and Adaline.
From the moment they met, they started to fall. Neither of them predicted just how far the drop would be, though.
Loving Adaline was all Kason had ever wanted to do. But layer by layer, he started to unravel, forcing Adaline to face an addiction she never could’ve imagined.
This is what happens when one person loves beyond the craving and the other craves beyond the loving.
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Coming Soon
Crave: Part Two releases October 16
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Review

Storyline: 4
Angst: 4
Tissue: 1
Value: 4.5
Panty Scorching: 4.5
Over All Rating: 4 Stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Christina

Kason and Adaline, everything starts out perfect until the crave, need, want for Kason becomes more than he knows how to handle.

Adaline, Ady to her friends moves from Texas to Florida with her mother. Moving for any high schooler isn’t easy. Having to find new friends and learning how to fit in, ugh so glad those days a long over for myself. Ady does find a few friends in some guys, and in their small group Kason catches her eye right away.

Kason hasn’t had an easy life, growing up with a single mother that works two jobs to keep them afloat. Kason also works to help his mother. He has never known the life of luxury that his friends and classmates have. He is a boy some would say is from the other side of the tracks, but Kason has plans for his life. By getting into the “rich kids school” he is given a better chance to go to college and make something of himself.

Kason does everything he can to stay away from Adaline but just like a moth to a flame he is drawn to her. The connection is strong and he is tired of fighting it. He just has so many questions running through his head. Can he be her everything? Can he fight the compulsions that he craves so bad? Will loving and being with her be enough or will he always need just a little more?

So I’m going to let you in on a little secret…..this was my first E.K. Blair book *gasp*. I must say, I fully enjoyed myself. Crave is a mature young adult book that held my attention and kept me wanting more. It deals with adults situations that I’m not going to go into because that is a huge part of Kason and Adaline’s story.  I loved how well developed the characters were and how the story flowed so well. There were a few times that things got repeated more than once and I found myself lightly going over those, but other than that I can’t wait for part two! I can’t wait to see how Kason and Adaline’s story concludes.

Author Bio
E.K. Blair, takes her readers on an emotional roller coaster with her dynamic and intense writing style. Noted for her ability to create fleshed-out characters that will
evoke a realm of reactions, you can be assured that her stories will linger with you far beyond the last word.
 
A former first grade teacher with an imagination that runs wild. Daydreaming and zoning out is how she was often found in high school. Blair tends to drift towards everything dark and moody. Give her a character and she will take pleasure in breaking them down, digging into their core to find what lies underneath.
 
Aside from writing, E.K. Blair finds pleasure in music, drinking her Starbucks in peace, and spending time with her friends. She’s a thinker, an artist, a wife, a mom, and everything in between.
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The Forbidden by Jodi Ellen Malpas ~Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review, Excerpt & Giveaway

forbiddenBlog1[1]A new story of dangerous temptations from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the This Man trilogy.

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Annie has never experienced the ‘spark’ with a guy – the kind of instant chemistry that steals your breath and blindsides you completely. Until a night out with friends brings her face to face with the wickedly sexy and mysterious Jack. It’s not just a spark that ignites between them. It’s an explosion. Jack promises to consume Annie, and he fully delivers on that promise.

Overwhelmed by the intensity of their one night together, Annie slips out of their hotel room. She is certain that a man who’s had such a powerful impact on her and who could bend her to his will so easily, must be dangerous. But she’s already in too deep. And Jack isn’t only dangerous. He is forbidden.

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Review

Storyline: 5
Angst: 5
Tissue: 3
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 5+ Stars
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Reviewed by Christina

You guys!!! You see this book? EPIC. BLOODY BRILANT! I absolutely LOVED it! I had the hardest time putting it down to get daily chores done. The characters Annie and Jack just sucked me in and I devoured their story! Their story does contain what some would consider triggers but for me it just made me read faster, I had to know what what going to happen.

Jack in many ways I would compare to a beaten dog. One that has had the life sucked from it and just sits there and takes it. Unsure of how to escape, and only knows how to handle the physical blows said dog knows is coming.

Annie is a young sought out after architect. She has her sights set on the top and that is where she is headed. Landing big jobs one after another all she has time to do is work, so when her friends declare a fun night out Annie agrees. Who knew a drunken night out and a run in with a sexy stranger would forever change Annie’s life.

All the twists and turns The Forbidden takes you on is soooo worth the journey. Jodi Ellen Malpas I hope you’re no longer scared of stepping out of your comfort zone, because this is by far one of my FAVORITE reads of 2017! So damn good! All the angst and sex scenes in this book had me turning pages and antsy to see how these characters stories would unfold. I can’t tell you enough…buy the ebook and a paperback…you will want this in all forms. Absolutely FABULOUS read and one of my top 5 reads for 2017!!!

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Excerpt

“Thank you for your help,” I say quietly, studying him, definitely detecting that he’s deep in thought. Don’t ask, don’t ask, don’t ask. I need to get back into my apartment without engaging with him, which could prove tricky when he’s blocking the doorway and looking like he has no intention of shifting to let me in.

“Annie,” he breathes. “I’m struggling so badly.”

“I’m not doing this.” I swallow, pushing my way past him. He grabs me by the top of my arm and holds me in place. “Let me go, Jack.”

“I’ve already told you I can’t do that. Annie, I’m drowning here. I’m going out of my mind, and the more time I spend with you the fucking worse it’s getting. Listening to you, talking to you, sharing a passion with you that goes way beyond the amazing time we had in bed together.”

“You have to forget!” I yell, knowing anger is the only way forward. Be angry with him. Let it dominate me and rule me, because the alternative scares me to fucking death.

He pushes me into the hall and slams the door behind us, forcing me to back up. “No,” he says, straight and even. “No,” he repeats, moving one more step forward, except this time I don’t retreat. Because I can’t. Because he has me locked in place with those grey eyes, and now they’re back to their full glory. Sparkling, even if it’s with anger. He reaches for his shirt and starts unbuttoning it before shrugging it off and throwing it to the floor, revealing the chest that’s haunting me.

I quickly look down at the pile of material, my mind reeling. His chest. His perfect damn chest. “What are you doing?”

“I have no fucking idea.” He reaches for me and slides a hand around my neck, pulling me to him. Our chests meet, and my determination to repel him vanishes under our connection. Wrongs turn into rights. Conflict turns into craving.

“I can’t get you out of my head, Annie.” His forehead meets mine, his palm massaging away the tightness in my neck muscles, softening me up until I relax in his hold. “I want you all over again, and I can’t even find the will to worry about how much more that’ll make me want you.” He breathes down on me. “I’ve played that night on repeat. I’ve dreamed of holding you in my arms again. I’ve craved the sound of your voice, the feel of your touch, the softness of your lips on mine. I know I shouldn’t want you. But I do. Nothing has ever made me feel this insane with need. Nothing has taken up so much space in my head. I can’t fucking help it, Annie.” His grey gaze sinks into me, my heart steadying to an even thrum. His head starts to shake mildly, his splayed hand moving up to the back of my head and fisting my hair. “I don’t want to help it,” he growls. “I want you. I don’t care how wrong it is.” His clenched fist tightens, gripping my hair harshly. “I know I’ve been on your mind since I fucked you every which way in that hotel room. Stop denying it. Don’t insult me and tell me you don’t crave that amazing feeling all over again. I can see it in your eyes every damn time I look into them. You. Want. Me.”

It’s me who moves in first. All me. I lunge forward and smash my lips to his, the magnetic force winning. His words winning. Jack winning. My heart winning. I coax his mouth open with hard, hungry kisses. I’ve lost my mind to a craving too powerful to fight off. And, like Jack, I don’t care how wrong it is.

Lost.

Yet as he walks me backward until my back slams into the wall, I feel found again.

I cry out, and Jack moans. We’re clumsy and desperate. He’s pushing me up the wall with the force of his kiss, then he’s rolling away, taking me with him until it’s his back slamming into the wall. It’s the elevator all over again. The atmosphere is sizzling. I’m on fire. He scoops me up, pinning me to him, and carries me into my bedroom. I focus on him. Only him and the return of feelings that I’ve fantasized about since that unforgettable night. All the guilt is abandoning me, and I let it, unprepared to let anything stop me from taking the forbidden.

About The Author

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Jodi Ellen Malpas was born and raised in the Midlands’ town of Northampton, England, where she lives with her two boys. Working for her father’s construction business full-time, she tried to ignore the lingering idea of writing until it became impossible. She wrote in secret for a long time before finally finding the courage to unleash her creative streak, and in October 2012 she released This Man. She took a chance on a story with some intense characters and sparked incredible reactions from women all over the world. Writing powerful love stories and creating addictive characters have become her passion, a passion she now shares with her devoted readers.

 

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