Wickedly sexy James Bowen is a bad boy of the highest order — tattoos and attitude included — which unfortunately ranks way up on Tate’s not-a-chance-in-hell list, right there along with skydiving naked over Teheran and juggling Ebola vials just for kicks. But what the heck, she’s on holiday, the guy is absolutely irresistible, and she needs to unplug from her life. With her dad and brother gone, Tate is left to deal with the family restaurant, which is fast going down the drain. Her employees are acting out, her boyfriend has bailed out, and her very own private stalker is emailing her to death with lovely threats of doom, fire, and dismemberment. So yeah, maybe a little holiday fling is in order. Strictly sex though, and no follow-up whatsoever.
She hadn’t counted on her take-charge holiday fling having an opinion of his own and stubbornly sticking around, before and after the sex, making himself at home in her life. There is definitely more to James than meets her prejudiced eye, and even if she’s not ready to look deeper, James isn’t prepared to permit her not to.
Reviewed by Jenny and Gitte
I Love Love LOVED this story !!! I couldn’t put it down..you wouldn’t want to put it down..it had the amazing, sexy, gorgeous, tattooed, dirty talker James in it!!!!! He was almost too perfect..but then fictional characters can be just that can’t they?!!!
BIG SIGH …. ♥ ♥ James ♥ ♥ …
Right I digress…
James and Tate’s story is an intense love story about two passionate people who are marked by heartbreak, grief and loss who find in each other what they are missing and set upon a journey of healing and self discovery!
Tate is mourning the tragic death of her brother and father, she has shoved that in a drawer to open later but it marks her every decision and thought process – she has a need to be in control at all times. She is struggling to keep her family’s Italian restaurant open and Aidan the man she thought she loved has abandoned her just when she needed him the most.
Tate’s Mum is in a retirement home in Florida and whilst visiting her from Boston she meets ♥James♥ (also from Boston)who is there visiting his Dad. Tate immediately has James down to be the ultimate tattooed alpha bad boy to stay away from…but she succumbs to his charms and agrees to a quick holiday “sex-mance”…Yeah right like that was ever going to work!!! I have to admit that Tate really got on my nerves by the end – BIG time…but I got the reasons for why and what motivated it and she redeemed herself!
James has his own past and hang ups so is fine with the whole “no strings attached” although he isn’t happy with how Tate has painted him as a “black hole wrapped up in fancy, frilly giftwrap” – Tate
Tate does her best to push James away when she realizes that actually he wants more. But ♥James♥ gorgeous, funny, HOT, protective bad boy James isn’t going anywhere!!! I absolutely and completely head over heels fell for James..did I already tell you that??!! Well I did!!!
This book was gripping, it was funny, it was emotional and umm it was very very naughty and yummy!!! I LOVED it!!!!
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