on May 26th 2015
Hot chicks and cool ink have been my life, my everything, for the past five years. But with one phone call that bliss is totally shot to shit. Don’t want to hear it. Don’t want to deal with it. But oh yeah, it’s coming for me. The motherfucking past. And who’s along for the ride? You’re never gonna believe it. That’s right, another blast from my past. The one and only rejection. Blondie. Hey…maybe it’s not all bad. Maybe I can finally get her - legs up and back to the mattress, that is.
Yes, I’m getting married. And yes, it’s to ‘Buttons.’ I’m not embarrassed and I don’t think it’s a failure. Unfortunately, my bestie doesn’t agree. In fact, she thinks she has to rescue me. But ladies and gents, I’m beyond help. I’m cooked. I just want to fade into the Santa Barbara’s overly polished woodwork. If only a gorgeous tatted, foul-mouthed problem from my past would stop showing up and showing off what I’m never going to allow myself to have.
Length: 30,000 words
Note: This is a New Adult book
This is my first book in this series, and I think I will go and read the first two. I know Vincent was probably annoying to many readers, but I found his antics very amusing. I just knew the over-sexed steez covered up some deep seated emotional baggage and so I was just waiting to get to the bottom of his need for multiple women.
I found the writing to be very sexy and humorous. I was chuckling my way through the book. This is probably one of the only novellas I’ve read that didn’t feature insta-love and I am amazed that the author wove a nice story in less than 100 pages. I thought it was a brilliant execution because this book fit in everything that I normally expect in a full size novel especially with regards to the plot and character development. We had what appeared to be a weak heroine Lisa and an aloof hero in Vincent, and they managed to grow by the end of the book. Both characters found the courage to make good changes in their life. Don’t get it twisted, there was a good amount of sex in this one, but it didn’t over power the story.
I have read this author before with her PNR/UF series, but this particular book was really smooth. I enjoyed this book more than anything I’ve read from Laura Wright and I will have to listen to the prior books in the series.
*Special thanks to Netgalley for the e-book given in exchange for an honest review.