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1. Don’t sleep around.
2. Don’t kiss and tell.
3. Be nice.
4. Don’t text or call.
5. Don’t fall in love.

The rules are simple…until they aren’t.

I have everything I ever thought I could want: a nice home, a job I love, two beautiful girls, and my husband, Gabe – my high school sweetheart who still rocks my world. If you ask anyone to describe me they would say, “Oh, Mirella? She’s such a nice girl.” And I was…until a mysterious, peculiar man and his beautiful wife enter our lives. 

Weston and Bridget Hanson are no ordinary couple—they’re stunning, enigmatic, and sexy as hell. During the course of one unexpected evening, my ordinary world is turned upside down. How could it not be when Weston and Bridget propose the unthinkable? And when the unthinkable is so very tempting, giving in becomes inevitable. 

It sounds so logical and simple. Just five rules and we can all have what we desire. But the heart doesn’t follow rules, and now passion, jealousy, and confusion threaten to tear everything apart.

Two beautiful couples. Five simple rules. One hot mess.

The Ground Rules

Guest Reviewed by Rachel

✯✯✯✯1/2 Stars

‘Two beautiful couples. Five simple rules. One hot mess.

Having been very happily married to my own husband for 14 years and high school sweethearts like Mirella and Gabe I was instantly intrigued by this book. The act of wife swapping has always felt wrong and seedy to me a total taboo subject so I went into this story almost expecting to just read a few pages, realise it wasn’t for me and DNF. Oh boy was I wrong!

This is the first all-nighter I’ve pulled in a long long time; I just couldn’t put it down. I was hooked from the very beginning. I was instantly drawn to Mirella and Gabe, feeling an instant connection with this couple.

Gabe and Mirella were just an ordinary happily married couple with children, they were still very much in love and had a great relationship in the bedroom and outside until one fateful night when they meet Weston and Bridget Hanson.

Weston and Bridget are on a completely different wave length to Gabe and Mirella; they have money, style, and are very well educated. They say opposites attract and this foursome certainly did.

“I think both of us know, deep inside…our relationship is about to change.”

I’ve always believed that if you are happily married that’s it!!! Yes we may check out other people from time to time but that’s human nature, to act on such attraction is something else entirely and this book proves that if two people have such a strong chemistry, as much as you try and fight it when it takes hold of you there is nothing you can do to stop it.

I was totally swept away with the magnetic pull Weston had on Mirella. She literally had no chance. She was hypnotised by him like a moth to a flame.

‘Can someone have two soul mates? I’ve never been so confused.’

I just hope us ladies never get to meet a man like Weston in the real world as our happy little lives could be torn apart, I’m not sure I would have been able to resist him.

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