Back For More by Sylvia Kane, 425 Madison Book 7

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For Kurt Owens law school came first, but now that he’s back in the city, he can’t deny the sparks when he sees his best friend’s sister for the first time in years. Corina Davies needs a job and takes Kurt up on his offer to be his new assistant. Summer in the city is about to get a whole lot hotter. The seventh book in the beloved 425 Madison Avenue, is now live. Read Back For More by Sylvia Kane today!

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Summer in the city…

Kurt

She’s smart, hot, and funny. My dream girl.

There’s just one problem. She’s also my best bud’s little sister.

The sparks have always been there, but law school had to come first. Now, we’re all back in the city and the same sparks fly every time I run into her.

She needs a job and I need an assistant at the law firm. What could go wrong?

I don’t know if I can hide my feelings any longer.

I know I shouldn’t go there, but I can’t help it.

Corina

My brother’s back in town, and I offer to share my awesome apartment. Imagine my surprise when his best friend Kurt walks in.

He’s still tall, dark, and handsome, and I can’t deny the pull.

Working together only complicates things. Long days and nights in the office can be dangerous.

When we’re not at the office, he’s always hanging around my apartment. To see my brother. Yeah, right.

All I know is, summer in the city is about to get a lot hotter.

 After all, 425 Madison Avenue is the perfect place to fall in love.

*Each story is completely standalone.

My review:

This was a decent book, but not my favorite in the 425 Madison series. Kurt and Corina have known each other forever since he’s her older brother’s best friend. She’s always had a crush on him and it turns out that was mutual, but Kurt was afraid of ruining his friendship with her brother. Things heat up quickly between them, though, and they can’t deny their feelings for long.

This book kept me interested; it isn’t a bad book by any means. I just wasn’t really feeling the connection to the characters like in others of this series. I did appreciate the cameo by Savannah from Two For Holding (while other residents of 425 Madison can make appearances in other stories, these are true standalones). I know there has to be tension and a conflict to overcome in a story, but these two seemed to manufacture their own conflict where one didn’t exist and I was as exhausted by their secret as they were.

Rating: ♥♥♥

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Excerpt

Copyright @ 2019 Sylvia Kane

“I’m here for Corina Davies in 1205,” I respond, my nerves rattling even louder than five minutes ago when I was seized with the instinct to see her.

“Is she expecting you?” he asks, resting his hand on the phone.

I shake my head. The guy must think I’m a weirdo for just showing up like this. He’s going to call her for sure.

Sure enough, he picks up the phone. “Ms. Davies, you have a visitor,” he says, and then looks back at me. “Your name?”

I almost turn around to walk back out into the night, but I stay rooted to the spot. “Kurt. Kurt Owens.”

“Kurt Owens. Thanks.” He turns to me again and nods. “Go ahead. Have a good evening.”

I head for the elevator, and my heart rate rises with each step. She’s gonna think I’m fucking nuts for showing up like this at midnight. And why am I doing this again? What do I hope to achieve by interrupting whatever relaxing activity she’s enjoying at this time of night? I don’t know, but the thought of seeing her makes my palms sweat. I remember that skirt she wore, and how soft her legs looked. My cock twitches at the memory of her silky-smooth legs. Fuck. Down, boy. We’re not here for that.

I step into the elevator and before I know it, I’m standing in front of her door, my hand in the air. What am I going to tell her? What’s my excuse for showing up here so late? At the very least, I have to admit it to myself—I just want to see her. I have to see her. There’s no denying the spark that flew between us the other night. All those years hadn’t done a damn thing to kill our chemistry.

It sure is ballsy to just show up here. Maybe I’ve had a bit much to drink, but I’m not drunk. I’m not slurring or falling over myself. She won’t notice.

Finally, I knock. She’s expecting me, because she opens up right away. Seeing her knocks the wind out of me. Her hair rests over her shoulders in this sexy, yet natural way; she has a hint of makeup, but not much. She doesn’t need any. She’s still a natural beauty, just like she was all those years ago.

A light pink, silk robe clings to her body and ends just above the knees. She ties up the belt, very tight, as if afraid it might slip off any minute. Or that I might see what’s underneath. I try to push the thought from my head.

“Hi,” I say, hoping I don’t look as awkward as I feel. I’m standing in her doorway, without any good reason whatsoever, like a doofus. She’d be perfectly justified in turning me away with some excuse about going to sleep or whatever. But, she doesn’t.

She stands back to let me in.

“Hi, Kurt.”

I love the way my name sounds on her lips. Her lush, rosy lips. So smooth and kissable.

Author Info:

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If you love naughty romances about irresistible men who love their women fiercely, you’ve come to the right place. Sylvia’s books include a sprinkling of angst, introspective and lovable characters, and a healthy helping of steam. She lives in Toronto with her husband, their two young kids, and an adorable Maine Coon who follows them around like a guard dog when they go for walks!

 

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About the 425 Madison Series

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Welcome to 425 Madison Ave the perfect place to fall in love. Nine delicious romances set in fast-paced & sexy NYC just waiting for you to read.

The series features stories from some of your favorite romance authors: Leigh Lennon, MK Moore, Allie York, Aubree Valentine, Kay Gordon, Lauren Helms, Sylvia Kane, Katy Ames, and C. Lesbirel.

Join these authors as they come together, each with a standalone romance for you to enjoy.

Featuring some of readers’ favorite tropes: second-chance romance, best friends sibling romance to a good ol’ enemies to lovers romance. We’ve got you covered with a sports romance, a fake relationship and even an ugly duckling or two. Don’t forget a brother’s best friend and falling for your soul mate. Maybe a little love triangle as well. Each tale offers you something new, something different. After all, 425 Madison Avenue is the perfect place to fall in love.

For more information, visit the series website ➝ www.425madisonseries.com

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Did you miss the first five books in the series? You can read them here:

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Book #2 – https://rebrand.ly/LMLY_425Madison

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Book #4 – https://rebrand.ly/TFH_425Madison

Book #5 – https://rebrand.ly/BF_425Madison

Book #6 – https://rebrand.ly/LUC_425Madison

The next book in the series is coming soon! Add it to your Goodreads shelf today!

Accidentally in Love by Katy Ames

An Ugly Duckling Romance

Release: 6/27/19

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The Marriage Effect by Karla Sorensen

Title: The Marriage Effect
Author: Karla Sorensen
Genre: Sports Romance
Release Date: June 12, 2019
Logan Ward doesn’t want any more women in his life.
Being a football player and legal guardian to his four younger sisters means his playbook is full. However, one of them just landed in the hospital, which gives his brother the shot he needs to challenge Logan for custody.
 
Legal counsel says there’s only one thing Logan can do—find himself a wife.
Paige McKinney doesn’t always think things through.
 
Like walking away from her modeling career without a thought of what might come next. She really doesn’t think it through when she proclaims herself Logan’s fiancé at the hospital, simply because the sexy—albeit grumpy—football player forgot his cell phone at a party and security won’t let her pass. It’s not her fault it was overheard by the worst possible person.
A bargain is struck, and a fake marriage is the perfect solution. But the simple solution creates a whole new problem: they’re not as different as they seem. The reluctant groom has fire inside him, and his impetuous bride is about to light the match.

My review:

I admit, when I first started this book I wasn’t expecting much. How many ways can the fake marriage trope be executed? But this one was one of the best yet. Logan needs a wife to keep custody of his four younger sisters. Paige needs a husband to collect an inheritance. On paper, it’s the perfect plan. But Paige wasn’t counting on bonding so much with the girls.

The sisters made this book. They are hilarious and chaotic and sweet and fiery, and dealing with a lot in their short lives. They are good for Paige and she is good for them. And of course there’s the main part of the story: Paige and Logan. SO good together. I love how they see each other so clearly, through the screens each put up to hide from the public. And the ending of the book is a perfect movie ending.

Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥

 

“… this story is a tasty recipe for sweet sports romance, that you won’t regret breaking your diet for!!” – Mells_View

 

“There is just something so completely consuming about the way this author can write a story.” – BooksandBandanas

“1000 Stars for Karla Sorensen newest book The Marriage Effect. Karla has written one masterpiece y’all are going to flip for!!” – Andrea Britton

 

Well, let’s see … I’m a wife and a mother. If the things that I write bring a smile to someone’s face, then I’ve done my job. I am obsessed with Outlander (both the books and the show). I’m almost exclusively a romance reader, which means some people will never consider me a literary snob. If I could meet one historical figure, it would be Jane Austen. I received my Bachelors in Public Relations and worked in health care marketing before I had my babies. I hate Twitter. I do it, but I hate it. Also, if you want to get on my good side, bring me wine and I’ll love you forever.
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