A flirty standalone novel* from New York Times and international bestselling author Elle Kennedy!
One night with him will change her life...
Between her waitressing job, volunteer work, and college classes, there are never enough hours in Maggie Reilly’s day. Especially not for a relationship. Luckily, she’s got the perfect arrangement: a lover she meets three or four times a year. But when she shows up at the hotel expecting to hop into bed with one man, she accidentally ends up with another—Ben Barrett, Hollywood’s most notorious bad boy.
Ben, determined to lay low after another scandal, just wants some much-needed sleep. What he gets is a scorching make-out session with a gorgeous, naked redhead. He won’t accept her apology, but what he will accept is a place to hide out…and if there’s some hot, no-strings sex involved, why the heck not?
But Ben soon discovers that one week with his sassy, bed-hopping waitress is definitely not enough. He wants more. A lot more.
Now he needs to convince relationship-averse Maggie that a bad boy might be oh so good for her—and the best thing that’s ever happened to both of them.
* Previously published in 2008, Bad Apple (formerly Midnight Encounters) features almost entirely new content, including a point-of-view switch. Enjoy this new version of an old favorite!
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A good book
Elle Kennedy is a new author to me and I couldn’t wait to read Bad Apple.I really enjoyed the story of Maggie Reilly and Ben Barrett and found myself totally invested in them achieving their happily ever after.
This book was hot and steamy as the chemistry between Maggie and Ben intensified as the story progressed. The banter between them was amusing and had me laughing out loud at times.
I loved how Ben was able to help Maggie realize that she could relax the rules she had imposed on herself and live life a little without compromising whilst Maggie’s support of Ben was heart warming.
The connection between Maggie and Ben was not only physical but emotional and that brought additional layers to their story which I really enjoyed. Maggie and Ben really do complement one another if only Ben can convince Maggie to take a chance on a bad boy.
Although not a particularly long book, Elle Kennedy certainly packed a lot into it and I will be reading more from her as soon as possible.