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Tessa Bailey novels always start off with this very special resonating, almost tangible chemistry between the main couple and, while Staking His Claim is (sadly) the finale of the series, it definitely follows the tradition of excellence (and over-the-top sexual tension) set by the previous four books.
[quote]“What movie is this?” he asked into her hair. Lucy’s eyes shot wide. “Back to the Future. You’ve never seen it?” “No.” “I weep for your childhood.”[/quote]
Where Daniel was playful and charming and Brent was outrageous and hilarious, Matt is intense and focused. He is a [...]
Pretending to be in love has never felt so sexy.
Brent Mason and Hayden Winstead can’t stand each other. She plans exclusive parties for her rich family’s charities. He’s a rough and tumble cop who rigs explosives for a living. Could two people be any less suited for conversation? They think not and prefer to keep it that way.
Unfortunately, their two best friends are deeply, disgustingly in love. Forced together, the mutual attraction simmering beneath the surface of Brent and Hayden’s non-relationship grows with every argument until it explodes into a scintillating night of mind-blowing sex. And it won’t be the last, as far as Brent’s concerned.
Wilde for Her by Tonya Burrows
My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
Wilde For Her starts out in romantic Key West at the wedding of Jude and Libby from the first book in the series (Wilde Nights in Paradise). Since Eva lost a bet to her best friend (Jude’s older brother) Camden Wilde, she accepted defeat like the tough homicide detective she is and goes with him to his brother’s wedding as his “date”, having no clue that Cam has been concealing some very personal feelings toward her for years. When a light-hearted shots competition leads to a night of drunken- yet very enjoyable- sex, there’s no going back to the simple friendship they had [...]