Series: Loving on the Edge, #2
Author: Roni Loren
Published: July 3, 2012
Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance
Source: Goddess Fish Promotion
Reviewed by: Marq
summary from Goodreads
Her first love has returned, and he's brought a friend... After running away from home and the boy who broke her heart, Evan Kennedy has kick-started the perfect new life with her celebrity fiancé. So what if said fiancé prefers guys? She knew the deal when they got engaged. And with her ticket to The Ranch, an exclusive resort where any fantasy can be satisfied, she can find someone to fulfill her less-than-traditional desires on the side.
She just never expected that man to be Jace Austin, her old heart-breaker—all grown up, hard-bodied, and holding out a collar. She knows it’s a world-class bad idea—especially since Jace has brought along his buddy Andre, who’s every bit as irresistible. But if they can stick to the no-strings rules, so can she.
Too bad Jace has never been so good with rules. Evan is convinced “forever” is a word used only in greeting cards, but Jace and Andre have one last fantasy of hers left to fulfill. It’s time to go big or go home. And neither man has ever been a fan of going home.
I really enjoyed Melt Into You. Even though it's only the 2nd book of the series (with a novella in-between) it's my favorite book so far. We met Jace in book 1 and I instantly liked him. He owns a sex store called Wicked. He's the black sheep of the family and loves it. Too bad his father doesn't and their strained relationship affects Jace's relationship with the rest of his family. When Jace was 19, his family hosted a 16 year old foster girl, Evan. The attraction was there and undeniable and though Jace tried to do the right thing, he gave in to temptation and Evan ran away. Fast forward 12 years and Evan's life is picture perfect. She's engaged to Dr. Dan, a successful psychiatrist and is about to have the stability and life she's always wanted. Until she runs into Jace and threatens everything.
I love The Ranch. Can I go visit? I kid. I don't think I have the balls. The history between Jace and Evan is complicated and rich. They both feel guilty about their one night stand but for different reasons. It's an uphill battle with Jace and Evan trusting each other enough to open up. Throw in sexy Andre to stir the pot and make things even more complicated.
I was hesitant about buying the menage turned romance story. I always feel like someone ultimately gets left out of the emotion and the loving. Ms. Loren expertly spends equal time and plot with Jace/Evan, Andre/Evan and Jace/Andre. I was wondering how Jace's and Andre's relationship would be handled and I thought it was done well. It made sense and I was satisfied.
I love this series and can't wait to read book 3. From the preview, I think it's Grant's book - the owner of The Ranch. I was kinda hoping it would be Wyatt, Jace's brother. Wyatt is wound tight and it looks like he needs a lot of Ranch in his life.
Definitely check out this series. It's sexy and hot with great characters and plot. There's a great balance between the sex and the romance that I really love and think is hard to do. You care about these characters outside the bedroom and this is why I enjoy this series so much.
Roni will award an eBook copy of "Still Into You" to one randomly drawn commenter at every stop and a Book Grab Bag - Autographed copy of CRASH INTO YOU along with these books: Raziel by Kristina Douglas, Blood Stains by Sharon Sala, The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons, and Deadly Valentine by Justine Davis and Cindy Dees to one randomly drawn commenter during the tour (US/Canada only). The host with the most comments (US/Canada only) will win an Erotic Book Grab Bag - containing Explosive by Beth Kery, Tease Me by Tracy Wolff, Strip Search by Shayla Black, and Forbidden Heat by Opal Carew.
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