Confirmed bachelor Joe follows the rules. Determined Gracyn gets what she wants. When a single indiscretion turns into more, who is responsible for telling Gracyn’s father?
I was doing my job as a cop when I rescued Gracyn. But I should have known better than to bring her back to my cabin. Kingsbrier’s princess has a reputation for getting whatever she wants. I’d never considered she’d be interested in someone as old as her father. I wasn’t attracted to a younger woman until that night. Now I’m in bed with the devil, trying to keep my buddies from finding out that she’s everything I ever wanted.
Joe was another one of my parents’ friends not worth paying attention to until he saves me from myself. It was only supposed to be one sinful night. Now, I tempt fate each time I go back for more. I’ve fallen for a much older man and we’re treading in gray waters. To keep him I’ll have to come clean to my family. But does friendship eclipse love?
Joe and Gracyn <3 A sweet and steamy age gap
I enjoy Jody’s books about the Kingsbrier family. The matriarch Rose and her husband Ross were parents to quintuplets that all got their own books. This book is about Gracyn, the daughter of one quintuplet and step-daughter of another. Her backstory is very complicated but also beautiful. She’s an amazing character. So strong and independent and willing to fight for those that she loves. In her story she falls for her fathers’ close friend Joe.
Joe is a police officer and quite a bit older than Gracyn. When they see each other for the first time in years, Gracyn decides she wants him and is willing to put in the work to get and keep him. I loved the progression of their relationship. It’s not easy to fall in love with someone who is older. Especially not someone who is best friends with your parents. I liked how Jody addressed these concerns and situations in the book.
This couple is so sweet together. I loved Joe’s character! He falls in love with Gracyn but is prepared to live his life without her if that will fix things so that she will be happy. He was single for years, and his observation was that he was waiting for her to come along he just didn’t know it. Even waiting for her for so long, he would be prepared to walk away if that’s what she needed from him. The ending of their story was wonderful! I hope to see this beautiful couple in other stories about this family.
I received a copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Grammatical errors and the story wasn’t engaging enough. I couldn’t feel their passion. Won’t be reading this author again.