Hearts are never Bullet Proof!
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Book Length (Est.): 96 pages
“Being one of the good guys is not my thing.”
Bianca Sutherland isn’t at an exclusive Eyes-Wide-Shut style orgy for the orgasms. She’s there because the only clue to her friend’s disappearance is a photo of a painting hanging somewhere in Bisu Manor. Determined to find her missing friend when no one else will, she expects trouble when she cons her way into the party—but not in the form of a so-hot-he-turns-your-panties-to-ash former boxer.
Taz Hazard’s only concern is looking out for himself and he has no intention of changing his ways until he finds sexy-as-sin Bianca at the most notorious mansion in Ft. Worth. Now, he’s tangled up in a missing person case tied into a powerful new drug about to flood the streets, if they can’t find a way to stop it before its too late. Taking on a drug cartel isn’t safe, but when passion ignites between them Taz and Bianca discover their hearts aren’t bulletproof either.
*I received this book free from Netgalley on behalf of Barclay Publicity in exchange for an honest review*
Bianca Sutherland has been working with Taz Hazard at a gym to learn some moves to keep herself out of danger. His name was given because he is the best in town. When Bianca finds out that her friend has disappeared and no one is willing to go out and find her Bianca is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. What she didn’t expect was to open her heart to Taz.
Taz Harard is an ex-boxer that only looks out for himself and he likes it this way. Running into Bianca at mansion in Ft. Worth where every man wants a piece of her sends his jealousy into full force. Taz has been attracted to her since the first day she walked into his gym. Now that he is caught up in her missing person case just to keep her safe all bets are off. When they get a taste of a drug that is about to flood the streets there is no holding back their true feelings for each other.
This was a fun short read. Even though this was a short read the storyline did not lack any hotness. This is just a prequel into the new B-squad series. I am excited to read the next book in the series Brazen.
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Bianca Sutherland was screwed and not in the way her hot trainer was thinking—or the way she’d fantasized about involving the tightly-wound hottie.
The dude was a certifiable control freak, but with his tawny skin, light green eyes, curly black hair, and trim beard framing thick lips, he was devastatingly sexy. Add to it the hard, muscular powerful body of a boxer who never really stopped training and it was no wonder that she had a hard time concentrating when he told her what to do when it came to punching, jabbing and delivering a killer uppercut.
She was good with that at the Devil’s Dip Gym, but here, when she was a woman on a mission? Oh, hell no.
Of course, this was what she got for jumping in blind when she found out Gidget Harms was missing and no one was doing a damn thing to look for her. So she’d made yet another deal with the devil, otherwise known as Taz Hazard, the hottest man with the most ridiculous name in Ft. Worth.
His strong fingers played on her hip, sending little electric jolts over her skin “Let me do the talking.”
“I can speak for myself.” Damn, she hated not being able to hide the hungry want in her voice. Focus, Bianca. “I have questions for them.”
“Trust me,” he said as he moved his hand so it cupped the back of her neck and his thumb stroked the sensitive spot behind her earlobe. “This isn’t the time.”
Watching the Davies-Smythes approach, the hushed crowd parting automatically for them as if they were demigods, Bianca fought not to melt into a puddle at Taz’s feet. “I may not get another chance.”
His hand tensed. Someone wasn’t used to being defied. Poor hot boy doesn’t like to hear no. What a shocker.
“Why do you need to talk to them?”
“None of your business.” The last thing she needed was to be patted on the head like a dumb little girl by one more man when she explained that Gidget wouldn’t have just run off.
“What are you into, Kitten?”
“Keep asking that question and you’ll get my claws.”
“That smart mouth of yours really needs to get put to better use.” He sighed. “Follow my lead and you’ll have access to them anytime you want.”
Right, because she couldn’t possibly manage to get a few answers herself. After all, it’s not like she managed to get an invite to the most exclusive Eyes Wide Shut lifestyle party in the state of Texas by herself. She was well on her way to getting her state private investigation and security contractor license. Mr. Sexy But Bossy may not realize it, but there was a helluva lot more to her than some poor little rich girl.
“I had a plan of my own already,” she said, unable to keep the annoyance out of her tone. “Make your introductions and you’re welcome to wander off.”
Determined dominance radiated off of him in waves. “You’re not getting rid of me while you’re in this house.”
Refusing to be cowed, she raised her chin. “Then don’t expect me to keep my mouth shut.”
“Bianca,” he said in a harsh whisper that wobbled on the edge of losing control. “I know them. You’re new. Anything that comes from you will be suspicious. What do you want to know?”
Damn. Why did he have to make a quality argument? The Davies-Smythes were only a few yards away from where she and Taz stood. She had half a heartbeat to decide. She couldn’t explain it, but her gut went with Taz. Mutinous bastard. “Their art collection.”
If he had questions, he didn’t have time to voice them before the couple stopped in front of them. Both were tall, sexy and pale as her mother’s wedding China and yet they were as untouchable as an emerald under glass. And these two ran sex parties? Chalk one up to looks being deceiving.
“Mr. Hazard, it’s always a good night when you honor us with your presence,” Amelia said, her honeyed upper-class British voice like a cheese grater against Bianca’s skin. “Won’t you introduce us to this lovely creature?”
As if Bianca hadn’t been vetted six ways to Sunday and already ponied up a cool ten thousand dollars for a previsionary membership into Bisu Manor. She barely managed not to roll her eyes.
Taz gave her a wolfish smile that made her knees buckle. “This is Kitten.”
“Just Kitten?” Oliver asked, curiosity mixed with something darker in his gray eyes.
“Yes, my little exhibitionist has a shy side.” Taz shrugged his broad shoulders. “I find the contradiction… arousing.”
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