Series: Wedding Dare #2
Genre: Contemp Romance
Publisher: Entangled Brazen
Publication Date: 6/9/14
Rating: 5 stars
He’ll own her from the very first touch.
Julie Piper and Reed Lawson have nothing in common. She’s a people-pleasing sorority girl hiding behind her perfect mask. He’s a take-no-prisoners SWAT commander who isolates himself from the world. But when they’re forced together at their friends’ posh destination wedding, one thing is clear—Reed wants Julie more than he wants his next breath. Which is why he’s not about to stand by when she’s dared to seduce another man.
Julie wants neat, tidy sex, so she could get back to what she does best—making everybody else happy. She never expected to slip into a dark bedroom and have her mind blown by rough, demanding hands, and a sinfully filthy mouth—neither of which belong to the best man.
One night should have been all Reed needed to get the blond temptress out of his system, but when one taste is nowhere near enough, he’ll be forced confront the effects of his hellish past. One that may push Julie away forever...just when he realizes he can't live without her.
I, and hopefully some of you, are not new to the Brazen line by Entangled Publishing and know that you can expect a certain level of steam in each title, but usually also a cast of characters that make you fall in love with the story and it goes by incredibly fast. Tessa Bailey has hit me with the good stuff before, and I can say that Baiting the Maid of Honor did not disappoint in the least!
Julie and Reed are part of this wedding party among best friends from college, which for this Wedding Dare series is a pretty cool idea. These authors each took a couple out of the same bridal party, and each gave them their own brand of romance writing. Did I tell you already that Tessa can seriously write a dirty talking alpha male that will make you swoon? I didn't....well, let me tell you...Tessa Bailey can be crowned a Queen of a dirty talking alpha male. I will take one Reed Lawson and a side of Colton please?
So, I apologize by all of the name dropping, but each person is introduced in this installment (which is technically numero dos) and we're gearing up for the big wedding. Julie is the friend who is the planner. She takes charge, and makes sure that everyone else is okay, but you're left wondering if anyone really takes care of her...
Reed Lawson is a fecking SWAT team captain in Atlanta, and has his own demons that he fights daily. He is my 18th (Hey, I won my reading challenge!) Man-in-Uniform of the year, and is ranking high is taking care of his girl...Don't be fooled though that there isn't some drama, misunderstandings, anger, being pissed off, wanting to throw your kindle for a certain two people to get their heads out of their you know where's...or a really well written title that I must recommend to you. I'll let you get to it, while I go find out what Samanthe Beck has in store for me with Best Man with Benefits!
The Wedding Dare Continuity
About Tessa Bailey
I'm Tessa and I live in the crazy, loud, overcrowded borough of Brooklyn, New York. I love it here. This city is a constant source of inspiration, which is why I've decided to set my most recent books in the Line of Duty Series here.
I moved to New York when I was eighteen, the day after I graduated high school. Threw my suitcase in the back of a Chevrolet Cavalier and drove across the country to find my adventure. I'm still finding it, little by little.
Thank you for being a part of it.