No sex outside of the game.
No disclosing the terms of the contract.
Rules were made to be broken, right?
Eight weeks ago I signed a contract. One that seemed like a good idea at the time. A handsome bachelor, luxury accommodations, and a chance to win a prize my family desperately needed. There were some rules though. Lots of them actually. Follow the script, no dating, sex, or disclosing the terms of the deal. After my self-imposed moratorium on men the last year, it wouldn’t be hard to live up to my end of the bargain…so I thought. Until I realized the deal I’d made was with the devil…and I was in love with his dirty-talking brother.
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Most romances are about the same plot told in various ways. This one is refreshingly different. I don't even like or watch reality TV , but I enjoyed this story because it gave a different type of story tension than the norm.
Vi Keeland’s Heroes are sooo sexy.
Smooth Flow, Lacked Emotional Chemistry.
✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ FOUR-STAR ✩ REVIEW ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩
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The cover model is adorable. B&W composition always catches my eye. Add the pink & white font and graphics and it pops! The synopsis piques the interest.
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POV ~> Alternating first person.
There are a lot of players vying for page time in this book. Kate and Connor are supposed to be the main couple, but sometimes it's hard to see that fact past her best friend-roommate-lawyer, his skeevy brother, the bachelor rockstar, the scorned starlet, and the boobjob barbie contestant(s). There are also plenty of smaller secondary cast members in the story as well making it all a little overwhelming to keep track of.
The chemistry between Kate and Cooper seemed magnetic, but did not feel like it should have been as intense as it was portrayed to be. Kate lost much of her sass and independence as the story progressed to Cooper, who'd become domineering and somewhat, if not passive-aggressive, controlling. It was difficult to not want to throat-punch Miles (and Tatiana); they were worse than nails on a chalkboard annoying, but the remaining dialogue and interactions were pretty enjoyable. The plot was as it claims to be. It was written well and flowed smoothly.
There were a few predictable moments, especially with the main conflicts, but not enough to deter a reader too much. The conclusion is solid. Surprisingly, this is the first book I'd read by Vi Keeland and I enjoyed the quality of writing and the way it flowed smoothly.
Rating: [R] ~ Score: 4.05 ~ Stars: 4
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