Release Blitz: Sex and the Stage by Ida Brady ~ 4 stars

Title: Sex and the Stage
Series: Sweet, Sexy, Scandalous Series #2
Author: Ida Brady
Genre: Short Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 15, 2021
 
After years of training, Alejandro is finally competing in the World Tango Championship. The only problem is, he’s distracted by his dance partner’s…ahem. Taking her hard and fast and up against the wall is the perfect way to settle their performance nerves. Who could blame him when Mathilda’s see-through dress leaves nothing to the imagination?
 
That face. Those thighs. That ass.
 
The blonde bombshell gets his Argentinian blood pumping. Tonight is no exception. Mathilda makes him feel like he’s king of the dance floor. So when a blast from the past attempts to cause trouble, Alé steps in, ready to protect his queen.
 
Little does he realize, his queen has already made her move.
 
 

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We are reintroduced to Alé & Tilda once more. Now married, they are competing for the title in the World Tango competition. Still as attracted to his wife as he was the day he first saw her, his confidence is riding an all-time high. However, his past isn’t quite as willing to let him be at peace.

Tilda’s emotional growth is showcased in this little bite, as is Alé’s understanding that she can stand up for herself. I liked the forward glimpse we get of Alé & Tilda’s life. Less dramatic, but still as intriguing as well as steamy, it was like an epilogue.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

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Ida Brady writes contemporary romance that promises humour, heartbreak and a happily ever after. With all the sex! She’s a lover of all things chocolate and could spend hours watching thunderstorms. When she isn’t trying to tame her intractable curls, she’s running after her little ones, usually with a book in hand. Ida lives in Melbourne with her Irish husband and their out of control collection of books. She sometimes daydreams about having a huge library in her home but will settle for stacking novels in the kitchen drawers instead.

She loves travelling with her family, observing strangers at cafés and getting lost in a good story.

 
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Review Tour: Forever and a Day by O.L. Obonna ~ 4.5 stars

ABOUT THE BOOK

Title: Forever and a Day

Author: O.L. Obonna

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Trope(s): accidental pregnancy, marriage of convenience

Publisher: Love Africa Press

Release Date: 29 October 2021

ISBN: 978-1-914226-11-3

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Their forbidden night leads to an inescapable consequence!  

Her mind-blowing encounter with a handsome stranger rocked her to the core! It was a night she would never forget. Then Mma Nwachukwu discovers that the compelling stranger she lost her virginity to was none other than Fuad Danjuma, the younger brother of her new boss! Mma is stunned, especially when she discovers the thrilling and unforgettable night has left them bound for life.  

When Fuad finds out Mma is pregnant, he is determined to do the right thing and claim her as his wife. Unfortunately, he offers her everything except the one thing she wants the most: his heart.  

The trouble is, Mma is determined to wed for love.  

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Mma is just beginning her first job. Despite her family’s problems, she is determined to be her own woman, and live her own life. A night out with her sisters sees her meeting Fuad and she ends up giving him her virginity. After an unforgettable night, she decides to leave it in the past, but then she finds out she is pregnant, and Fuad demands her hand in marriage so their baby can have a good home. She is hesitant, as she wants her marriage to be a love match.

Fuad hasn’t been able to forget the night he and Mma had. Shocked at her pregnancy, he does what he thinks is right, but warns her that she can never expect love. He is a player and believes that he will always be one. But as they plan the wedding and he gets to know his unwilling wife a little better, his mind just might change.

I enjoyed this romance. It has humor, heart and a bit of steam. It’s the first time that I am reading one like it, and I truly liked the way that the author incorporated a different culture into the story line. I had a fun time Googling the different African words as I read.

I recommend this book wholeheartedly.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

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OMO OBONNA was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She holds degrees in Creative Arts/English and Supply Chain Management. For as long as she can remember, she always wanted to tell stories about love and romance by creating and immersing readers in the romantic adventures of fascinating characters. 

Her stories are a peek into her own version of the excitement, allure, and mystery of the age-old sentimental narrative of love, which she so beautifully and intricately weaves together into a truly engrossing read. When she’s not surrounding herself with words or reading a romance novel, you can find her in the kitchen trying out new recipes or painting with her children. In addition, she enjoys writing and recently joined the worlds of bloggers.  

She lives in London and is happily married with three children. 

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#BlogTour: Rush by @SMWestAuthor ~ #5stars

RUSH

The Trojan Series
by S.M. West
Publication Date: October 21, 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Rock Star Romance

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Rush – noun: a surging of emotion

My life is falling apart.

Fired from my job.

Blacklisted across NYC.

At odds with my mother.

The only thing good I have to hold on to is the memory of my steamy one-night stand.

Only I had no idea who Eli was…

Or that I’d end up working on his movie set.

The spark between us threatens to reignite every time we’re near each other.

But Eli wants more than just hot sex.

He has a daughter and wants a partner in life.

I’m seeking answers about my past and trying to plan my future.

Commitment is the last thing I want.

Yet, I’m unable to resist his pull and his passion.

His touch eases the turmoil in my life.

His kiss takes me to another place.

And the more time I spend with him and his daughter, 

the harder it becomes to break away.

Though when forced to choose between Eli or a chance at a fresh start, 

I’m not sure I can risk it all for love.

Review

Book 4 in the Trojan series gives us Eli’s story.

As a single father trying to separate his fame from who the man he is, Eli is struggling in the dating department. No woman he meets on his sophisticated dating app seems to fire his blood the way a recent one night stand did. He didn’t get her name, but he can’t forget her face or the way she made him feel. A twist of fate lands them on a movie set together, and into each other’s lives again. But how eager is Prudence to believe that what they have is forever?

“…we’re destined to meet and be together in every one of our lives.”

Prudence aka Pru is flailing about since the company she helped create kicked her out. Blacklisted and in-between jobs, she isn’t exactly eager to work on a movie set. But then she is introduced to one of the main actors and is shell-shocked to realise he was her unforgettable one night stand. With walls high because of her past, Pru is afraid of the life Eli promises.

“There’s a pull between us. Undeniable and electric.”

Pru and Eli’s story moves fast, but their connection is unmistakable and believable. I liked the way Eli did everything possible to give Pru the assurance that he was 100% invested in them. He never gave her any occasion to doubt him. She didn’t stand a chance!

“You can give me your worst, and Pru Edwards, I’ll still be here.”

I enjoyed this book. It’s the right amount of sweet and steamy, wrapping up the series.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

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ABOUT S.M. WEST

S.M. West writes romantic suspense and sexy, angsty contemporary romance. She’s a self-professed junkie of wine, chocolate and travel. If she isn’t writing or hanging with her family, she can be found planning her next adventure!

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#CoverReveal: Sweet, Sexy, Scandalous #Series by @the_real_ida

Series: Sweet, Sexy, Scandalous Series
Author: Ida Brady
Genre: Short Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November Releases
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Amira is desperate to do the horizontal tango with billionaire businessman, Zane; the only man who can get her off faster than her shower jets. Problem is, indulging in a night of head banging, pulse-thudding passion has only ever happened in her wildest fantasies. She’s afraid that if the worldly man of sin knew the truth, he would run faster than she could take down her panties.
After years of training, Alejandro is finally competing in the World Tango Championship. The only problem is, he’s distracted by his dance partner’s…ahem. Taking her hard and fast and up against the wall is the perfect way to settle their performance nerves. Who could blame him when Mathilda’s see-through dress leaves nothing to the imagination?
 
That face. Those thighs. That ass.
 
The blonde bombshell gets his Argentinian blood pumping. Tonight is no exception. Mathilda makes him feel like he’s king of the dance floor. So when a blast from the past attempts to cause trouble, Alé steps in, ready to protect his queen.
 
Little does he realize, his queen has already made her move.
Isabella vowed long ago never to hook up with Sebastian. Everything about him pisses her off; from his arrogant, expressive mouth, right down to his dancing shoes. But the sensual, seductive city that is Buenos Aires mocks them both. Thrown into his arms, she experiences a connection she didn’t believe existed. Suddenly, Isabella finds herself looking at the stoic man with new eyes; hungry ones.
 
An all night romp fest is exactly what she needs to get him out of her system. Who cares if her hot nemesis is keeping secrets. She’s definitely not the curious type. One scandalous night of passion. Then they go their separate ways.
 
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#BlogTour: Not Seeking Mr. Right by @natashamoore ~ #4stars

NOT SEEKING MR. RIGHT

by Natasha Moore
Publication Date: October 11, 2021
Genres: Adult, Entangled: August, Contemporary, Romance, One Night Stand, Opposites Attract

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Ginny Colburn can’t believe she’s been dumped by her wedding date. And everybody knows it.

So when a cute, younger man serving champagne to the guests flirts with her, she decides to really give the guests something to talk about and flirts back. But the incredible, rebound, one-night stand gives her more than great memories. A few weeks later she’s holding a positive pregnancy test.

Josh Anderson finally has his degree and is ready to make his mark on the world, but then he finds out he’s going to be a father. He’s too young to settle down and Lakeside is way too small for his big dreams. Ginny doesn’t expect him to stick around anyway and makes it clear she’s ready to be a single mom, but Josh won’t run away from his responsibilities.

But just as they’re starting to think maybe what they have is real, Josh gets a job offer he can’t refuse. Surely Ginny can’t follow a guy half her age across the country just because they’re having a baby together… Can she?

Review

This romance was sweet and I truly liked it.

The author gives us an emotional journey as Ginny & Josh juggle impending parenthood, their age difference and the desire to be more than just co-parents. They struggle through small town gossip, family expectations, misunderstandings and the desire to “do the right thing”. I liked watching as their relationship grew from a one night stand to one where they began to put one another first.

I recommend this read. There’s a lot that’s going on in it, but it’s a wonderful, heartwarming read.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book, which I received via NetGalley.

ABOUT NATASHA MOORE

Natasha Moore fell in love with the written word as soon as she could read. She’s the author of more than twenty romances, and believes that stories of love and hope are important. Love can happen at any age and she often writes about vibrant and passionate characters finding love later in life. She’s a snowbird, spending the winters in sunny Florida, and the rest of the year in beautiful western New York with her real life hero who is happy to tell everyone that he’s her inspiration.

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#BlogTour: Enemy Down by @writercatfox ~ #4stars

ENEMY DOWN

by Cathryn Fox
End Zone, #1
Publication Date: June 8, 2021
Genres: New Adult, Sports, Romance, Contemporary, Romance, Enemies to Lovers

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SYNOPSIS

A regimented life on the track is the reason I’m a Kingston College scholarship student.

But a wayward football—thrown by Christian Moore, the rich guy who ruined my reputation in high school—threatened to rob me of my future.

Desperation drove me to do something foolish.

Something that put my body in the hands of the guy I hate.

I didn’t want to like his touches. I didn’t want to crave him.

But everything in the way he devoured me turned me inside out and made me forget this was just a game.

Now I fear he’s going to ruin me again…in ways there will be no coming back from.

Review

Maize has a lot riding on her last year at college. On a scholarship, she can’t afford any distractions or mistakes. But when she’s in the wrong place at the wrong time, and the unthinkable happens, she finds herself at the mercy of her old high school nemesis, Christian. As she struggles to separate past Christian from present Christian, she finds that he continually surprises her.

Christian Moore doesn’t remember when he stopped disliking Maize Malone. But ever since he helped cause her accident, he finds himself unable to stop liking her. And being in close proximity to her day and night is doing a number on his control. Will he have the courage to show her that he’s all in before their arrangement expires, or will he have to watch her walk away from him?

I liked the push and pull between the couple. They had chemistry in spades, and they were relatable as well as easy to like. I liked the suspense/forbidden aspects of the book, but felt that the author didn’t exploit them enough. I also wanted a little more by way of ending for the book.

I enjoyed this book much more than I expected to. After how bitterly disappointed I was with the first book, I must say that my faith is restored, and I am definitely looking forward to more from the series.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

ABOUT CATHRYN FOX

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Cathryn Fox is a wife, mom, sister, daughter, and friend. She loves dogs, sunny weather, anything chocolate (she never says no to a brownie) pizza and red wine. She has two teenagers who keep her busy with their never ending activities, and a husband who is convinced he can turn her into a mixed martial arts fan. Cathryn can never find balance in her life, is always trying to find time to go to the gym, can never keep up with emails, Facebook or Twitter and tries to write page-turning books that her readers will love.

Cathryn also writes New Adult Paranormal under Cat Kalen.

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#ReviewTour: The Pediatrician’s Twin Bombshell by @juliettehyland ~ #4stars



The Pediatrician’s Twin Bombshell
Juliette Hyland
Published by: Harlequin Medical Romance
Publication date: May 25th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

The wrong time…
…to meet Mr. Right?

Why is pediatrician Tessa all work and no play? Well, she’s far too used to people not believing in her. Still, Tessa can’t resist one—incredible!—night in nurse Gabe’s arms…and the chance to feel wanted. But it’s not just Tessa who is battling her past. Widower Gabe has his own scars to heal. So when Tessa discovers she’s pregnant, he’s determined to look after her! But is Tess ready to trust Gabe?

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Tessa Garcia is feeling low after reflecting on just how much her failed marriage has affected her entire life. But Gabe Davis is a welcome blast from the past to change all that. Can she let go of the pain of her past in time to ensure that their new life together would work out fine?

Gabe is pleasantly surprised that his one night with Tessa has brought on a compelling desire to stay close to her. He sees his future with her clearly, but isn’t sure that she does. Determined to make her realise that things between them despite their unorthodox circumstances, will his eagerness drive her away instead of straight into his arms?

This is a good, light and comfortable read. Tessa faces a lot of the challenges that modern women face when they decide that they want the best of both worlds. The author did a great job of capturing each partner’s fears as well as their chemistry in a charged, fast-paced environment.

Fans of surprise baby/accidental pregnancy romance tropes will enjoy this read. I recommend it.

I voluntarily read & reviewed an ARC of this book.

Author Bio:

Juliette Hyland believes in caffeine, hot drinks and happily ever afters! She lives in Ohio, USA, with her prince charming, who has patiently listened to many rants regarding characters failing to follow the outline. When not working on fun and flirty happily ever afters, Juliette can be found spending time with her beautiful daughters, giant dogs or sewing uneven stitches with her sewing machine.

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#ReleaseBlast: Nanny I Want to Mate by @authormiakayla

Title: Nanny I Want to Mate

Series: The Brisken Billionaire Brothers #1
Author: Mia Kayla
Genre: Single Dad Romance
Release Date: December 10, 2020

Single dad.
Two words that force me out of bed every morning.
Because two little girls depend on me.
Because my family’s company depends on me.
As CEO, I have to show up, lead, be present.
As Dad, there’s no room for error, not when it comes to raising my girls.
I’m no longer the same man, just a shell of a person I once was, going through the motions every day. Not seeing, barely breathing.
Until Becky Summers, the new nanny.
She makes me see life in color when it was muted gray before.
She brings a smile to my face when I swore I forgot how to.
She makes me believe that there’s more to life than going through the motions.
Reasons why I shouldn’t date Becky:
She’s my kids’ nanny.
I’m her boss, and I shouldn’t cross that line.
She has secrets she’s hiding.
Reasons why I should:
Because … I think I’m falling in love with her. 
Nanny I Want to Mate features a single dad raising two sassy little girls, a sweet nanny, two overprotective uncles, a ton of love and laughs and a happily-forever-after that will leave you smiling and sighing and swooning all in one sitting. No cheating. No Cliffhanger. Grab it today.

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Most of the time, she can be caught on the train with her nose in a book sporting a cheeky grin because the main characters finally get their happily-ever-after at the end. 
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#ARC #Review: Take A Number by @amydawsauthor ~ #5stars

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The only problem? Highly flammable chemistry.
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Title: TAKE A NUMBER
Author: Amy Daws
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: October 15, 2020
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Fake dating the cute owner of a bakery Dean is an investor in sounds kind of messy…but messy can be fun.

Norah Donahue wants bakeries not babies, but her matchmaking mother won’t stop trying to play Cupid.

Dean Moser is a cocky stock market savant whose friends are all settling down, leaving Boulder’s infamous ladies’ man all alone.

When Norah needs a fake date for her parents’ anniversary party, her new silent investor is the perfect guy for the job. It seems like a foolproof plan…

That is until Norah decides to break her biggest rule and lock lips with Dean in the middle of the party to spite her meddling mother.

Turns out that Dean and Norah’s chemistry is sizzling hot, and mixing business with pleasure could turn out to be a recipe for disaster.

Or maybe they can have their cake and eat it too

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The Wait With Me series is simply amazing!

In Take A Number, we finally get Dean’s story. Dean – the metrosexual best friend of Kate and all-round do-gooder player. Offering to help a friend out by being her fake boyfriend turns into the best relationship he’s ever had, but he knows he’s not good enough for her… But can he be?

Norah Donahue is super-focused on expanding her bakery business. She does NOT have time for her mother’s matchmaking shenanigans. Dean Moser is someone she already knows and couldn’t possibly ever fall for. She’s not into babies and weddings, anyway, and certainly not with him, of all people… Right?

Norah & Dean’s story will certainly get you in your feelings as pastry and cookies take on new meanings. I wholeheartedly recommend this hot, funny and sweet read.

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“This is a disaster,” I groan and turn to prop my elbows on the bar. “Can I get another champagne, please?”

Dean sidles up next to me as the bartender fills my glass. “What’s up, sugar? I think your dad likes me.”

I pin him with a warning look. “If you add tits to the end of that sugar, your balls must have a death wish.”

“Why so cheery?” Dean asks, hunching over the bar to sip his brown liquor out of a rocks glass. “Did your mother give you a puppy again? That Elaine.”

“My mother invited Nathaniel here tonight,” I state flatly.

“The perfect teeth guy?”

“Yes.”

“So, what’s the big deal?”

I pin him with an accusing look. “She gave him the impression I was here for him. Like I was some lonely sack who couldn’t get a date even if I wanted to. Jesus, this is embarrassing.”

“Relax.” Dean turns to face the party and rests his elbows behind him like he doesn’t have a care in the world. “We’ll just have to break some of your rules.”

“What do you mean?” I grab a nut from the bowl on the bar and chew on it nervously.

“Well, if you want this guy to steer clear, then a little PDA might be in order.”

“What kind of PDA?” If he says kissing, I’ll spontaneously combust.

Dean seems to read my mind and rolls his eyes. “Relax, sugar cake, I mean a little…affection. Maybe we dance. Maybe I put my arms around your waist or play with your hair a little. Or maybe we get practically pornographic, and I waffle your fingers.” He laughs casually. “Something to show your mother this Nate guy doesn’t have a chance.”

I nod thoughtfully as I process what Dean’s just said. He mentioned touching me so casually like it’s no big deal. I suppose it isn’t since he seems to flirt with anything that walks. But I’ve been out of the game for a while now, and I can count on one hand the number of people I’ve been affectionate with, and even those were years ago. Is this really something I can pull off?

“Norah, drink the rest of that champagne. It’s going to be fine.”

I close my eyes, letting his words sink in while feeling anything but fine. “Okay, just promise you won’t try to kiss me. I’m barely holding it together as it is, and if I have to worry about you breaking the ultimate rule, I won’t survive this night.” I tip the rest of the champagne into my mouth.

“Relax, I won’t tongue thrust you in front of all your parents’ friends. I’m a mountain manwhore, but I draw the line at lip raping.”

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#BlogTour: Trust Fund Fiance by @Naima_Simone

TRUST FUND FIANCE BY NAIMA SIMONE

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An intriguing proposal mixes romance and finance…

His friend needs a fiancé to claim a fortune.

But they both know it’s about more than money…

Ezekiel Holloway’s proposition could save his friend Reagan Sinclair’s inheritance and give her the freedom she craves. But when family scandals force Ezekiel to end their fake engagement, the heiress comes up with a counter-proposal—and they elope to Vegas after all! Is there something more than mere convenience at stake here?

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“Marry me.”

Ezekiel stared at Regan, struck speechless. Dozens of questions bombarded him, and he mentally waded through them, finally settling on the most important one. “What?”

“Marry me,” she repeated, closing the short distance between them, not stopping until her hands fisted the lapels of his suit jacket, her thighs braced against his and that honeysuckle scent embraced him like a long-lost lover.

He swallowed a groan at her nearness, at the feel of her body pressed to his. Lust, hot and hungry, punched him in the gut, then streamed through him in a swollen flood. Desperate to place distance between them so he could f*cking think, he gripped her hips to set her away from him. But touching her backfired. Instead of pushing her back, he held her close, his body rebelling and taking control. Two weeks. It’d been two long weeks.

“Reagan,” he rumbled.

“No, Zeke. Don’t give me all the reasons why we shouldn’t. I don’t care. Do you know where I just came from?” she asked, switching topics with a lightning speed that left him floundering. Between that and his *ick finding cushion against her stomach, he couldn’t keep up. “I just left a restaurant where my father arranged for me to have lunch with Justin McCoy.”

“The hell?” His grip on her tightened. Douglas had set her up with that a**hole?

“Yes.” Reagan nodded as if reading his mind. “Apparently my father considered him a more suitable match than you. A man who uses and throws away women for his own gain rather than you, a man who has been nothing but honorable and unfailingly kind and respectful. I had enough. I walked away from him and his machinations. I’m through allowing him to run my life, to make choices for me out of guilt and loyalty.”

Guilt? What the hell did that mean?

Shoving the questions aside for the moment, he refocused on her. “I understand your anger, believe me, I do, but take a moment and think this through before you make a mistake you can’t take back. This decision will cost you your inheritance. It could damage your relationship with your parents. Is this rebellion worth that? Because you’re not in…” He couldn’t finish that sentence. Couldn’t fathom it.

“No, Zeke, I’m not in love with you,” she assured him, and he exhaled a heavy breath. Even as an unidentifiable emotion twisted in his chest. “And maybe this is a little bit of rebellion on my part, but it’s so much more. I’m taking control—of my choices, my mind, my life. I respect you, Zeke. But this isn’t about you. It’s about me. About finally becoming the woman I’ve been too afraid to own. So, from now on, I’m making my own decisions,” she continued. “And that includes you. I choose you, Zeke. And I want you to marry me.”

Jesus, did she know what a delicious temptation she was? How he’d fought following after her that evening he’d let her walk out of his house? That had required strength he hadn’t realized he possessed. Doing it a second time…

No, she might feel certain here in this office, but she was still upset. Could feel very differently in the morning, hell, hours from now. Maybe after they talked this out, she would see—

She rose on her toes and crushed her mouth to his.

Oh f*ck.

His control snapped.

Like a flash fire, the press of her lips to his poured gasoline over the lust that had been steadily simmering. He took possession of that sweet siren’s mouth, claiming it with a thrust of his tongue. Possessing it with a long, wet lick. Corrupting it with an erotic tangle and suck that left little to the imagination about what he wanted from her.

And he wanted it all. In this moment where the lines between platonic friendship and desire incinerated beneath his greedy mouth and her needy whimpers, he wanted everything she had to give him.

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ABOUT NAIMA SIMONE

Published since 2009, USA Today Bestselling author Naima Simone loves writing sizzling romances with heart, a touch of humor and snark. Her books have been featured in The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly, and described as balancing “crackling, electric love scenes with exquisitely rendered characters caught in emotional turmoil.”  She is wife to Superman, or his non-Kryptonian, less bullet proof equivalent, and mother to the most awesome kids ever. They all live in perfect, sometimes domestically-challenged bliss in the southern United States.

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