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4* Review Crazy,Undercover,Love – Nikki Moore

 This new novel from Nikki Moore was my Friday Read. Here’s what it’s about :

Uber-feisty career girl Charley Caswell-Wright travels to Barcelona for a weekend assignment as PA to the gorgeous Alex Demetrio, CEO of Demetrio International.

But she’s there under entirely false pretenses: to get her life back on track. Having lost the job she worked so hard to earn, she’s determined not to give it up so easily, especially when she didn’t deserve to lose it in the first place.

Mr Dreamy CEO is her only chance of clawing back her career – and her reputation. So she has to keep things strictly professional… boy, is she in trouble!

 

Crazy Undercover LoveMy Review

‘Crazy, Undercover, Love is jam-packed with complex emotions.’

Charley takes a job as a temporary PA and accompanies Alex Demetrio; billionaire and CEO of Demetrio International on a business trip to Barcelona. The perfect setting for little workplace dalliance perhaps but all is not what it seems.

Charley has an agenda of her own after a workplace scandal left her reputation, finances and life in tatters. Alex on first acquaintance is the stereotypical sexy, arrogant alpha male unhappy that Charley is a woman when he only employs male assistants. Charley’s instant attraction to her temporary boss makes her want to know more despite the risk to her plan. The man behind the facade is complex, frustrated, secretive and vulnerable.

Cleverly interwoven flashbacks reveal why Charley took the job without slowing the story’s pace. Close proximity and sizzling chemistry deliver the required sensual heat between the unlikely couple.

 

Written in the 1st person from Charley’s point of view it’s easy to connect with the misjudged heroine although her introspection is a little overpowering towards the end. Alex’s motivations are harder to fathom and add to the plot’s numerous twists and turns. I did guess his deepest secret well before he revealed it creating dramatic irony.

The structuring of the plot over the four-day trip made for easy reading. The ending was too drawn out for me but it was a good one.

 

I received a copy of this book from Harper Impulse via NetGalley

 

Crazy Undercover Love by Nikki Moore

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


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Release Day Blitz: Hard to Hold – Incy Black – 5* Review

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Today is release day for debut author Incy Black. I  have already read and reviewed ‘Hard to Hold’ which is a great read  as you will see from my review below. Here’s an introduction to the story:

‘Anna Key Marshall is about to get what she’s always wanted: a baby. Granted, it’s through a sperm donor instead of her ex-husband, but you can’t have everything. She has no idea why someone wants her dead, but she’ll do whatever it takes to protect her unborn child—even if it means turning to her ex, the Black Ops specialist who broke her heart.

Five years ago, British Intelligence agent Nick Marshall slammed the door on the woman who betrayed him. But now Anna’s back in his life with a vengeance, pregnant and full of attitude. He’d like nothing better than to walk away, but with her life on the line, he has no choice but to do what he does best—protect her at all costs.

As old wounds resurface, Nick begins to doubt his version of what went down with Anna so long ago. And he begins to believe they might have a second chance together. But with Anna’s would-be killer on the loose—it will take the full force and fury of his protective instincts, fueled by a powerful love he can’t leave behind, to hold on to the woman he still loves.

Read Excerpt of Hard to Hold

My Review

Hard to Hold’ is a gritty, fast paced story. It will keep you on the edge of your seat, reading long into the night. This dark tale is full of missed chances, wrong choices and lives blighted by traumatic pasts. The question is can they save their future?

Action and suspense colour every scene building to an explosive climax.

There is plenty of sensual heat between Anna and Nick. Hot love scenes the only positive of their volatile relationship. Anna is a great character, intelligent and driven. Like the mythical Phoenix she creates a successful life out of the ashes of her failed marriage. Nick is more in touch with his dark side and believes he is unworthy of true happiness. No wonder these two fight whenever they are in close proximity.

‘Hard to Hold’ is a unique blend of angst and sensual romance interwoven with nail-biting suspense. Graphic visual imagery depicts the often violent action and there is a particularly menacing antagonist. This will appeal to those who like me prefer their romantic suspense dark and twisty.

I received a copy of this book from the author/ Entangled Ignite via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Find out more about Incy Black 

 

It took a swan dive from a roof to convince Incy (aged 5) she wasn’t an avenging fairy and that no, she most certainly couldn’t fly. Bruised but undefeated she retreated deeper into her make-believe world populated with the brave and the poisonous.
When not fighting injustice and righting wrongs on ‘Planet Incy’ she works as a Marketing Director. (Unfortunately, her law degree languishes unused, the distinction between good and evil proving too worrisome in real life.)
Her five children are well versed in what scares her (most things) and delight in pushing her neurotic buttons—at their peril.

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