Beneath This Man (This Man #2) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

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Beneath This Man (This Man #2) by Jodi Ellen MalpasBeneath This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas
Published June 2013
Series: This Man #2
Genres: Contemporary Romance
four-stars
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Jesse Ward drowned her with his intensity and blindsided her with his passion, but he kept her away from his dark secrets and broken soul. Leaving him was the only way Ava O'Shea could survive.

She should have known that Jesse Ward is impossible to escape--and now he's back in her life, determined to remind her of the sensual pleasures they had shared. Ava is equally determined to get at the truth beneath this man's steely exterior. That means letting herself get close to the Lord of the Manor once more. And it's exactly where Jesse wants her--within touching distance...

The Party (The Proposition #0.5) by Katie Ashley

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The Party (The Proposition #0.5) by Katie AshleyThe Party by Katie Ashley
Published February 2014
Series: The Proposition #0.5
Genres: Contemporary Romance
three-stars
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Coming off a break-up with his latest “friend with benefits”, the last thing Aidan Fitzgerald needs is a family hassle about his bachelor status. But after standing up as godfather for his great-nephew, Mason, that’s just what he gets at the Christening Party. Escaping the wrath of his father and sisters, he wants nothing more than to get to the company Christmas party. There he knows he can knock back a few stiff drinks and find some new no-strings-attached girl to take home for the night.

The last thing Emma Harrison wants is to attend another party—least of all one at work. After throwing the annual life celebration for the anniversary of her fiancée, Travis’s, death with close friends, she’s finally gotten to the courage to take matters into her own hands and become a mother. Convincing her slightly inebriated best-friend, Connor, to be her sperm donor was a lot easier than she thought, and all that’s left now is to start the process. But at her best friend and w.. (Read more)

Adult-content rating: This book contains content considered unsuitable for young readers 17 and under, and which may be offensive to some readers of all ages.

This Man (This Man #1) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

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This Man (This Man #1) by Jodi Ellen MalpasThis Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas
Published October 2012
Series: This Man #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance
four-stars
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Young interior designer Ava O’Shea has an appointment for a first consultation at The Manor with the owner, Mr Jesse Ward. She is expecting nothing more than an overweight, cravat wearing, well-to-do countryman, and on arrival, nothing would suggest otherwise. How wrong could she be?

This Man is devastatingly handsome, charming and confident. He is also a conceited, hedonistic playboy, who knows no boundaries. Ava desperately does not want to be attracted to him, but she can’t control the overwhelming affect he has on her. Every instinct is telling her to run, so she does, but Jesse Ward is not so willing to let her go. He wants her and is determined to have her. She knows she is heading for heartbreak, but how can she run when he won’t let her?

Naked (The Blackstone Affair #1) by Raine Miller

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Naked (The Blackstone Affair #1) by Raine MillerNaked by Raine Miller
Published August 2012
Series: The Blackstone Affair #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
five-stars
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Brynne Bennett is living the good life. An American art student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s putting her life back on track with school and lots of hard work. When ultra successful London businessman, Ethan Blackstone, buys her nude portrait, he isn’t taking ‘no’ for an answer.

He wants Brynne in his bed and makes plans to keep her there no matter what. His dominant nature captivates and ensnares despite the demons she carries inside her. But there are secrets in this relationship. Huge ones. Can Ethan free Brynne from the past that has marked her? Will Brynne let him or will the specters tormenting her resurface to destroy them both…